Former Philosophy Faculty Member Rev. Joseph Quane, SJ, Dies at 95

Former Philosophy Faculty Member Rev. Joseph Quane, SJ, Dies at 95

A funeral Mass was celebrated in the Campion Center Chapel of the Holy Spirit Jan. 19 for Rev. Joseph F. Quane, SJ, '27, MA '33, a former member of the Philosophy Department faculty who died Jan. 16 at the Campion Health Center. He was 95.

Fr. Quane, a native of Roxbury, entered the Jesuit novitiate in Lenox following his graduation from BC and, after additional studies at Weston College, returned to BC in 1945. He taught ethics for 25 years, until his retirement in 1970. In 1998, Fr. Quane celebrated his 60th year as a priest.

He leaves a sister, Rita Marie Quane, of Watertown.

Fr. Quane was buried in the Jesuit Cemetery in Weston.

-Sean Smith

 

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