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23 May 2014

BEECH. - On 8 May, the Revd Derek Charles Beech: NSM of Horsley and Denby (2002-11); Ambergate and Heage since 2011; aged 65.

GAMESTER. - On 19 April, the Revd Sidney Peter Gamester: Assistant Curate of Holy Trinity, Worthing, in charge of St Matthew's (1961-69); Rector of St Matthew's, Silverhill, St Leonards-on-Sea (1969-86); St Mark's Bexhill (1986-93); aged 86.

LEVICK. - On 23 April, the Revd Brian William Levick: Team Vicar in the Hemel Hempstead Team Ministry (1971-77); Vicar of Firbank, Howgill and Killington (1977-83); Hon. Assistant Curate of Sedbergh, Cautley and Garsdale (1977-83); Vicar of Cononley with Bradley (1983-90); Methodist Minister (1983-90); Assistant Curate of Kettlewell with Conistone, Hubberholme and Arncliff with Halton Gill (1990-93); Hon. Assistant Curate of New Sleaford, Lincoln Diocesan Ecumenical Officer, and Ecumenical Officer of Churches Together in Lincolnshire and South Humberside (1993-97); aged 83.

MARTIN SSF. - On 19 May, the Revd Brother Martin (John Morrell Coombe) SSF: Member of the Society of St Francis since 1949; Curate-in-Charge of Hillfieldwith Hermitage (1959-66); Assistant Chaplain of Ellesmere College (1966-69); Chaplain of Ranby House School, Retford (1969-71); Vicar of St Benedict's, Cambridge (1971-85); Provincial Secretary SSF (1986-94); Secretary for Mission SSF since 1999; aged 89.

WHITLEY. - On 13 May, the Revd John Duncan Rooke Whitley: Vicar of St Mary the Virgin, Ware (1961-71); Canon Missioner ofSt Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh, Chaplain of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, and Diocesan Education Officer (1971-74); Hon. Assistant Diocesan Supernumerary since 1974; Assistant Chaplain of Lothian Primary Healthcare NHS Trust (1995-04); Team Vicar in the St Columba's Team Ministry, Edinburgh, since 1999; aged 84.

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