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Obituary: THE REVD JONATHAN SIDNEY PEEL

Obituary: THE REVD JONATHAN SIDNEY PEEL

THE Revd Jonathan Sidney Peel, who died on 11 December, aged 77, had an unusual and distinguished life, being a page at Queen Elizabeth II's coronation, imprisoned in Congo-Leopoldville, holding a variety of distinguished positions in Norfolk, and latterly ordained as a priest in Norwich diocese

Obituary: THE REVD CYRIL GORDON PAYNE

THE Revd Cyril Payne, who died on 27 December, aged 88, will be remembered by many people for his huge dedication to the Church, and in particular for the healing ministry; for his long participation in church and local choirs; and for his love of all things to do with the clergy life

Obituary: Louis ANTILL LEWIS

LOUIS Antill Lewis, who died on 17 December, aged 82, was one of the best-known Anglo-Catholic laymen of his generation

Obituary: CANON PAMELA DORA SKELTON

THREADED through Pamela Skelton's life were the themes of adventure, creativity, fairness, connection, faith, and family. Together, they produced the colour and energy that sparked change and debate throughout her ministry in the Scottish Episcopal Church

Obituary: FR GLEB YAKUNIN

Obituary: FR GLEB YAKUNIN

FR GLEB YAKUNIN, who died on 25 December, aged 80, was an inspiring figure for thousands in the West for a quarter of a century. From him they learned of the relentless persecution of the Church and his ceaseless bravery in opposing it

Obituary: THE RT REVD MICHAEL HARE DUKE

Obituary: THE RT REVD MICHAEL HARE DUKE

THE Rt Revd Michael Geoffrey Hare Duke, who died on 15 December, aged 89, was Bishop of St Andrews, Dunkeld & Dunblane in the Scottish Episcopal Church for 25 years

Obituary: SIR HENRY FREDERICK ROSS CATHERWOOD

Obituary: SIR HENRY FREDERICK ROSS CATHERWOOD

SIR FRED CATHERWOOD, who died on 30 November, aged 89, was a 20th-century advocate of the kind of socially responsible and politically involved Evangelicalism which had been so influential in the previous century

Obituary: DR RUTH ROSEVEARE

SHORTLY after the end of the Second World War, Ruth Roseveare, who died on 16 November, aged 96, offered herself for missionary work in India. The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (SPG), which accepted her offer as a medical missionary, sent her to St Stephen's Hospital at Delhi in 1946

Obituary: JOHN HEPWORTH HOLROYD

JOHN HOLROYD, who died of cancer on 29 November, aged 79, was a remarkable example of the layman who, while holding down important public positions, found time to serve the Church as well

Obituary: PETER JAMES MIDDLEMISS

PETER MIDDLEMISS, who died on 19 October, aged 71, worked for the Church all his life, but remained a deeply committed layman, avoiding the attempts of several bishops to lay hands on him. He was a Reader for 47 years

Obituary: BARONESS JAMES OF HOLLAND PARK

Obituary: BARONESS JAMES OF HOLLAND PARK

THE term "national treasure" is over-used, but, if anyone deserved it, it was surely the novelist P. D. James, Baroness James of Holland Park, who died on Thursday of last week, aged 94, after a long and creative life. She was much loved and admired

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