Rev. Frederick Paul Tollini S.J.
1934 - 2019
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Rev. Frederick Paul Tollini S.J.
Sept. 27, 1934 - Feb. 9, 2019
Los Gatos, CA.
Passed to the Lord on Saturday Morning February 9, 2019 at the hospital in Los Gatos. Fred was born 27 September 1934 and reared in San Francisco. At the age of 18 years he entered the Jesuit Novitiate at Los Gatos California. Ordination to the priesthood followed on June 4, 1965. After receiving a Ph.D. in Theatre arts from Yale University, he moved to Santa Clara University in 1971 to spend 41years in teaching and promoting theatre arts in the Drama Department. During his tenure Fred also traveled extensively and kept perfecting his photographic skills. He was also an avid violin player. He retired in 2015. Numerous nieces and nephews survive him. He loved them very much and they loved him very much.
Santa Clara University will celebrate a Memorial Mass on Tuesday Evening Feb 19, 2019 at 7:00pm.
Sacred Heart Jesuit Center will celebrate the Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning Feb 26, 2019 at 10:00am followed by the burial at the Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
In place of flowers, please send donations in memory of Fr. Fred P Tollini SJ for Sacred Heart Jesuit Center to the Jesuits West Province P O Box 68 Los Gatos CA 95031 or call (408) 884-1632 or donate on line at Jesuits

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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Feb. 17, 2019.
Memorial Mass
07:00 PM
Santa Clara University
Funeral Mass
10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Jesuit Center
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November 15, 2019
ornella longaretti
February 19, 2019
19 February 2019

I just learned of Fr. Fred Tollini's recent death. I had known him personally when I was a student at Santa Clara University. I was also afforded the opportunity to work for the Jesuit Community at the Sacred Heart Jesuit Infirmary at the Novitiate in Los Gatos.
I noticed that services would be held tonight at the University Mission Church. Please do know that Fr. Tollini will always be remembered for his contributions and scholarly dedicated to so many.

Sincerely Yours In Christ,

Janice Cregan
University of Santa Clara Alumni
Class of 1980
Janice Cregan
February 18, 2019
Fred (Fr. Tollini, SJ) was a caring and sharing classmate in out years together at Saint Ignatius High School. Reading his obituary it is obvious he continued these traits his entire life, both as a minister of faith and as a professor. Obviously he will be missed by all; but he has assumed his right place in heaven.

Don German (SI Class of 1952)
Donald German
February 17, 2019
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.
Darling-Fischer Chapel of the Hills
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