Dennis, George T.Died
Fr. George T. Dennis, SJ, 86, died on March 7, 2010 at Good Samaritan Hospital in San Jose, California. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, on November 17, 1923, he entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate in Los Gatos, Calif., in 1941. Fr. Dennis was ordained a priest in 1954.
In 1966, Fr. Dennis accepted an offer from Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., where he taught courses in medieval and Byzantine history and Greek paleography. In 1986-87, he was a visiting professor at the Pontifical Oriental Institute in Rome. He retired in 1994, but continued teaching several more years. Fr. Dennis’ list of publications encompasses 8 books and 51 articles in scholarly journals.
The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 15 in Sacred Heart Chapel at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos.