La Salle Community Mourns the Passing of Former Principal

La Salle Community Mourns the Passing of Former Principal

La Salle is grateful for the impact Hugh McNicholas had on our students and program. May he rest In Peace!

CarabelloC@LSCHS.ORG

La Salle College High School celebrates the memory and mourns the passing of former principal Hugh McNicholas. Mr. McNicholas died peacefully at Pennsylvania Hospital on December 23, 2018 at the age of 95. Mr. McNicholas was principal from 1969 to 1972 (vice principal the prior year) and previously served as a teacher of English, Social Studies, and Religion at La Salle from 1951 to 1963. A member of the Institute of the Brother of Christian Schools while he served at La Salle, Mr. McNicholas was known as Brother Gratian of Jesus, FSC during his first posting to La Salle. A talented teacher and curriculum innovator, Mr. McNicholas was recognized by a grateful student who sponsored the naming of the Brother Gratian of Jesus Environmental Center in his honor. Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Wednesday, January 2, 2019
Viewing: 9:00 am
Mass: 10:00 am
Old Saint Joseph's Church
321 Willings Alley
Philadelphia, PA 19106

La Salle is grateful for the impact Hugh McNicholas had on our students and program. May he rest In Peace!


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