COSTANTINO TOGNONI (priest)
Aparecida do Norte – 22.7.1945
Rio Claro (S. Cruz) – 9.10.1965
He completed his studies at Rio Claro, Ribeirão Preto and S. Paulo. He obtained the degree in pedagogy at Campinas. He taught the professed students and was superior in Ribeirão Preto. He was first provincial councillor and after provincial superior. In 1958 he was elected general councillor and went to Rome.
At the end of 1964 he returned to Brazil to be provincial for the second time. He was tragically killed in the accident of a lift that broke and fell to the ground from the bell tower of the church of S. Cruz in Rio Claro. He died together with Fr Di Leonardo and one builder.