Francisco John OP
* Birth in
Death of Father John Lopez Francisco, O.P.
News has been received of the death of Father John Lopez Francisco, O.P., in Manila on 22 May 1974.
Father John was born in China 49 years ago. He came to Hong Kong at an early age and received his education at La Salle College.
Inclined to the priesthood even in his youth, he joined the Dominican Order in Hong Kong after World War II and, on completion of his studies, was ordained at the Catholic Cathedral.
Subsequently, he served in the missions in the Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan, including period as Principal of Rosaryhill School.
He is survived by his widowed mother, a sister and two
brothers in Hong Kong, a brother, Father Thomas, O.P., in Manila, a sister,
Sister Maria Asunta, O.P. (formerly on the Catholic Centre staff) in Macao, and
a brother in Brazil.
7 June 1974
◆ 先賢錄－－香港天主教神職及男女修會會士 (1841-2010), 天主教香港教區檔案處, 2010.