Brother Thomas Myron Collins, FSC (Patrick John Collins) of the District of San Francisco New Orleans died on the afternoon of Wednesday, December 3rd, in Napa, CA. He was 83 years old. May he rest in peace.
Brother Myron was born on January 20, 1931, in Berkeley, CA. He received the habit of the Brothers of the Christian Schools on August 14, 1949, and made his profession of final vows on June 24, 1956.
Funeral Mass will take place on December 13, 11 a.m. PT, with burial to follow. Both will take place at Mont La Salle, Napa, CA. A luncheon reception will be held after, also at Mont La Salle. Cards and notes may be sent to the attention of Brother George Van Grieken, FSC, Director of the Holy Family Community, Mont La Salle, 4405 Redwood Road, Napa, CA, 94558-9708.
B.S., St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA, 1954
M.S., Chemistry, Fresno State College, Fresno, CA, 1962
08-1950: Scholasticate, SMC, Moraga, Student
06-1954: San Joaquin Memorial HS, Fresno, Teacher
06-1956: Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, Study
09-1956: San Joaquin Memorial HS, Fresno, Study
06-1958: Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, Professor
06-1971: Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge, Study
07-1973: Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, Asst. Professor
07-1979: Sangre de Cristo, Santa Fe, NM, 100-Day Retreat
12-1979: Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, Asst. Professor
07-1994: Bethlehem Univ., Palestine, Professor
03-1998: Saint Mary’s College, Moraga, Sabbatical (health care)
08-1998: Bethlehem University, Palestine, Professor
07-2004: Saint Mary’s College Community, Chemistry tutor
07-2011: Holy Family Community, Mont La Salle, Retired