<div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif;font-size:small;color:#000000"><img src="cid:ii_itxxxgzi0_157989c39a43d89d" width="412" height="117"><br></div><div class="gmail_quote"><div dir="ltr"><span><div dir="ltr" style="margin-left:0pt"><br></div><span><div dir="ltr" style="margin-left:0pt"><table style="border:none;border-collapse:collapse"><colgroup><col width="134"><col width="490"></colgroup><tbody><tr style="height:0px"><td style="border-width:0px;border-style:solid;border-color:rgb(0,0,0) rgb(255,255,255) rgb(0,0,0) rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:top;padding:7px"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:right"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">DATE:</span></p></td><td style="border-width:1px 1px 1px 0px;border-style:solid;border-color:rgb(255,255,255);vertical-align:top;padding:7px"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"></span></p><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif;font-size:small;color:rgb(0,0,0);display:inline">​7​</div> October 2016<p></p></td></tr><tr style="height:0px"><td style="border-width:0px;border-style:solid;border-color:rgb(0,0,0) rgb(255,255,255) rgb(0,0,0) rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:top;padding:7px"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:right"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">MEMO TO: </span></p></td><td style="border-width:1px 1px 0px 0px;border-style:solid;border-color:rgb(255,255,255);vertical-align:top;padding:7px"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The Loyola Schools Community</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:0px"><td style="border-width:0px;border-style:solid;border-color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:top;padding:7px"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:right"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">FROM:</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0px;border-style:solid;border-color:rgb(255,255,255) rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:top;padding:7px"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Maria Luz C. Vilches, Ph.D.</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br></span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Vice President</span></p></td></tr><tr style="height:0px"><td style="border-width:0px;border-style:solid;border-color:rgb(0,0,0) rgb(255,255,255) rgb(0,0,0) rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:top;padding:7px"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;text-align:right"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">SUBJECT:</span></p></td><td style="border-width:0px 1px 1px 0px;border-style:solid;border-color:rgb(255,255,255);vertical-align:top;padding:7px"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Demise of ROBERTO M. PATERNO</span></p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">______________________________<wbr>__________________________</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">We extend our condolences to the family of</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> Ms. Jhoanna Michelle G. Paterno</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">, Instructor of the Department of English, on the demise of her father-in-law, </span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-weight:700;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">ROBERTO M. PATERNO</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">, who passed away on 2 October 2016 at the age of 79. </span></p><h3 dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:14pt;margin-bottom:4pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:400;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Roberto, also known as “Bombit,” was a true-blue Atenean (GS ’48, HS ’52, College ’56), and was one of the protégés of Fr. Horacio de la Costa, S.J. (1916-1977). He went on to graduate studies in the United States, getting an M.A. in History from Georgetown University and a Ph.D., also in History, from Harvard University. He taught with the Ateneo’s Department of History for several years before settling into a corporate career with the Manila Electric Company (Meralco).</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-weight:400;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br></span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-weight:400;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><br></span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-weight:400;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">It was after his retirement that Roberto took on the formidable task of gathering and editing the works of his mentor, Fr. de la Costa. The four-volume work </span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-weight:400;font-style:italic;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Horacio de la Costa, S.J.</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;font-weight:400;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> was published in 2002, and went on to win the Manila Critics Circle’s National Book of the Year Award in History and Essay that same year.</span></h3><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">It was for this work, “</span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">for editing Fr. Horacio de la Costa&#39;s writings with passion and dedication, thus making his texts accessible to present and future generations,” </span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">that Roberto was recognized by the School of Humanities earlier this year, on the occasion of the centenary of Fr. de la Costa’s birth.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The wake was held at the Santuario de San Jose in Greenhills, San Juan. There will be a </span><span style="font-size:14.6667px;background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"><font face="georgia" style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">12:00 NN mass on Sunday 9 October, </font></span></p><div class="gmail_default" style="font-size:small;display:inline"><font face="georgia, serif" color="#00ffff">​</font><font face="georgia, serif" color="#0000ff">in the Church of the Gesu, Ateneo de Manila University, ​</font></div><font face="georgia" style="color:rgb(0,0,0)">with Fr.  Catalino G. Arevalo, S.J. as main presider.</font></span><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:14.6667px;font-family:georgia;color:rgb(0,0,0);background-color:transparent;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Please keep Roberto and his bereaved family in your prayers.  </span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height: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