Giguere, SS (1917-2003)
Robert J. Giguere, S.S., 85, a Roman Catholic
priest and member of the Society of St. Sulpice (Sulpician Fathers) for
years, died of cancer February 10, 2003, at his residence in Mountain View, California.
He taught for one year (1945-1946) at St. Charles College in Catonsville, Maryland, and then completed his year of
(1946-1947) at Catonsville before being assigned to California. Father spent the next 55 years of his
as teacher/professor at St. Joseph's and St. Patrick's Colleges
1981-1987); St. Patrick's Seminary (1954-1967); Santa Clara University
(1966-1968); and College of Notre Dame, Belmont, California
(1968-1971). He was
associate chaplain for the St. Ann's Stanford University Newman Center in Palo Alto, California, from 1954 until 1989, and served as
the Little Sisters of the Holy Family from 1949 until 1989. He
teach at St. Joseph's
College and St. Patrick's Seminary and Theologate until he was 82.
was born in 1917 in
Chicopee, Massachusetts, graduated from Holy Cross College in
Massachusetts, in 1939, received an M.A. in Literature at Boston
1941, and was ordained a priest on the Feast of the Transfiguration,
1945, at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. He
the Sulpician Seminary (Theological College) in Washington, D.C., where he received a Ph.D. in
Philosophy from the Catholic University in 1950.
are no surviving family
members, Father Giguere is survived by the many people whose lives he