Please pray for the repose of the soul of Brother A. Stephen Rusyn

1939 -2020

Born John Joseph Rusyn in Brooklyn NY on 15 February 1939

Entered the Barrytown NY Novitiate on 16 February 1957

Received the Religious Habit and Name August Stephen on 14 May 1957

Pronounced Perpetual Vows at Manhattan College in Riverdale NY on 1 September 1964

Died at Lake Winona Manor in Winona MN on 17 November 2020

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS

A private interment will take place at Christian Brothers Center Cemetery – Narragansett RI

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on a date yet to be determined.

Brother Stephen died peacefully on Tuesday after a brief respite in hospice care.

The District of Eastern North America remembers Brother Stephen with memorial liturgies according to the tradition of the Institute. Through their prayers, communities and individuals entrust Brother Stephen to God’s loving care.

May he rest in peace.

ASSIGNMENTS

1957–1962
Washington DC
De La Salle College (scholasticate)

1962–1973
Providence RI
La Salle Academy

1973–1980
Oakdale NY
La Salle Military Academy

1980–1981
Providence RI
La Salle Academy

1981–1982
Pawtucket RI
Saint Raphael Academy

1982–1988
Newport RI
Salve Regina College

1988–1991
Winona MN
Saint Mary’s College of Minnesota

1991–1994
Providence RI
Providence College, CCRI, and Bryant College

1994–1997
Sacramento CA
Christian Brothers High School

1997–2020
Winona MN
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota