Rev. J. K. McCormack, 72, teacher at LoyolaThe Rev. John...

February 17, 1997

Rev. J. K. McCormack, 72, teacher at Loyola

The Rev. John K. McCormack, who taught for 22 years at Loyola College in Baltimore, died of pneumonia Thursday at Loyola Center, the Jesuit residence at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia. He was 72.

Born in Washington, Father McCormack graduated from Gonzaga High School in 1942 and entered the Society of Jesus that August. He studied theology at Woodstock College and was ordained in 1955.

He earned a doctorate at Gregorian University in Rome in 1960 and taught psychology at the Jesuit seminary in Shrub Oak, N.Y. He came to Loyola College in 1967 and spent 22 years as a faculty member, assistant prefect of studies, dean of studies for the evening college and assistant to the vice president for academic affairs.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 7: 30 p.m. today in the community chapel of Loyola Center, 5600 City Ave., Philadelphia.

Father McCormack had no immediate survivors.

Pub Date: 2/17/97

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