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Deaths

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10 April 2015

BALCH. - On 30 March, the Revd John Robin Balch: Assistant Curate of Fulwood, in charge of St Luke's, Lodge Moor (1971-76); Vicar of St Paul's, Erith (1976-93); Rural Dean of Erith (1990-93); Priest-in-Charge of Fairlight (1993-94); Rector of Fairlight, Guestling and Pett (1994-2001); aged 77.

BARKER. - On 18 March, the Revd Brian Wallwork Barker: Chaplain of St Andrew's Cathedral, Singapore (1955-58); Priest-in-Charge of the Ascension, Singapore (1958-61); Vicar of St John's, Ipoh Perak, Malaya/Malaysia (1962-64); St James's, Ashton-under-Lyne (1965-71); Rector of St Nicholas's, Burnage (1971-85); Rector of Heaton Reddish (1985-91); aged 88.

EVANS. - On 5 April, the Revd Geoffrey Bainbridge Evans: Vicar of Skeldon with Leeds (1967-71); Chaplain of St Bridget's, Paramaribo, Surinam (1967-71); St Peter and St Paul, Morawhanna, Guyana (1971-73); St John's and St Mary Magdalene's, Izmir and Bornova, Turkey (1973-94); Archdeacon of the Aegean (1978-94); Canon of St Paul's Pro-Cathedral, Valletta, Malta (1978-97); Cathedral Chapter of the diocese in Europe (1997-2000); Chaplain of St Nicholas's, Ankara (1985-91); in Istanbul (1987-89); of All Saints', Rome (1994-99); in Moscow (1999); Priest-in-Charge of St Nicholas's, Ankara (2000-11); aged 80.

HIGGINS. - On 27 March, the Revd John Higgins: Vicar of St Andrew's, Bordesley (1980-83); Bishop Sitton and Stanton Drew and Stowey (1983-2009); aged 70.

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