A Tribute to Mr. Donald Seery


On March 10, 2022, Luis P. Untalan Middle School lost one of its long-time teachers. Donald Seery, team Leopard's 8th Grade science teacher, passed away at Guam Memorial Hospital after a long illness. He taught at LPUMS since 2011 and previously taught at Agueda Johnston Middle School. He was 89.

Mr. Seery lived on Guam since 1973 and was an avid photographer. According to his travel website, he was a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and a graduate of the University of Georgia and Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas. Through the years, many of his photographs have graced the walls of restaurants, hotels, and our school offices. He was a published author, printing four photo books about Guam and it's people:

May Mr. Seery rest in peace. Last respects will be on Saturday, April 2 at the Guam United Methodist Church. View his obituaries for more information.

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Mr. Seery's Message

Wildcats Bid Farewell to Mr. Seery

On April 2, we said goodbye to Mr. Seery and celebrated his new life. Last respects were held at a service at the Guam United Methodist Church in Mangilao. His co-teachers, staff, and administrators were among the pall bearers and guests. The Honorable Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero and the First Husband also came to pay their respects. Mr. Seery is buried at the Guam Memorial Park in Leyang, Barrigada.

Science Content Rep Tony Gumataotao shows the wreath donated by faculty, staff and admin.

Mr. Seery's viewing at the Guam United Methodist Church.

From left: Counselor Dhyana Edwards, Science teacher Tony Gumataotao, Science teacher Eric Garrido, Math teacher Alejandro Manalac, Assist. Principal Cora Elane, Principal Agnes Guerrero, Science teacher Vincent Aguon, ESL Coordinator Liezl Chen, Robotics teacher Rozalyn Pama, and former co-teacher Christine Pama.

From left: Assistant Principal Cora Elane, Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero and Principal Agnes Guerrero.

Pall bearers Mr. Aguon, Mr. Garrido, Mr. Gumataotao and Mr. Manalac.

Mr. Seery's Legacy

Mr. Seery published four Guam books on his nearly 50 years of living on Guam.

Reflections of Tumon
Hafa Adai Guam- A Visit to the Villages
Reflections of Tumon: The Guam Sunset Book
Biba Manamko: A Memory and Legacy of Guam's Seniors

Since the 1980's, Mr. Seery also directed numerous expeditions of Indonesia and Thailand.  View Mr. Seery's travel website