LAMA, Michael P.
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Reverend Michael P. Lama, 67 of Claremont passed away on March 14, 2012 at Pomona Valley Hospital. He served as a Catholic Priest for the Diocese of San Bernardino for 28 years.
Born in Pasadena, California he attended Elementary School in San Marino and was a graduate of San Marino High School in 1963. After high school he earned his AA from Pasadena City College and later attended Airlines Schools Pacific in Covina. In 1980, he entered the Sacred Heart School of Theology in Hales Corners, Wisconsin, completing his studies in 1984. On December 12, 1984 Fr. Michael was ordained by The Most Reverend Phillip F. Straling, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of San Bernardino and Riverside. He went on to serve the parish communities of St. George in Ontario from 1984-1987; St Margaret Mary in Chino from 1987-1990; Precious Blood Church in Banning from 1990-2002 and Christ The Good Shepherd in Adelanto from July 2002 until June 30, 2011. He is survived by his brother Steve Lama and his wife Lori; Nieces Michele Smith and her husband Richard, Sheri Farber and her husband Mike; Grand Nieces and Nephews, Richie Smith; Thea and Chloe Farber; Brian Evans and many friends.
Visitation will be on Sunday, March 18, 2012 from 4:00-6:00pm with a Vigil at 6:00pm at Mt. View Mortuary Chapel, 570 E. Highland Ave, San Bernardino. Mass of the Resurrection will be on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 1:00pm at Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, 2525 N. Arrowhead Ave, San Bernardino. Interment will be on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 11:00am at Resurrection Cemetery in Montebello. Please visit www.mtviewsanbernardino.com
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Published in Pasadena Star-News on Mar. 17, 2012