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Deaths

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15 April 2016

BRETHERTON. — On 3 April, the Revd Donald John Bretherton: Vicar of St Jude’s, Thornton Heath (1962-70); Herne (1970-82); Rural Dean of Reculver (1974-80); aged 97.

FAGAN. — On 10 April, the Revd John Raymond Fagan: Vicar of Shuttington with Amington (1979-91); Priest-in-Charge of Stonnall (1991-97); Chaplain of HM Young Offenders Institution Swinfen Hall (1991-97); Assistant Curate of Stonnall (1997); Resident Minister of Elford (1998-2007); aged 83.

McCRORY. — On 31 March, the Revd Peter McCrory: Rector of Kenn with Manhead (1972-74); Kenn (1975-78); Bishop of Southwark’s Domestic Chaplain (1978-81); Vicar of Kew (1981-2000); Rural Dean of Richmond and Barnes (1984-89); Hon. Canon of Southwark Cathedral (1990-2000); Rural Dean of Burnham and Walsingham (2011-14); aged 81.

PEARCE. — On 26 March, the Revd Clive Pearce: Vicar of St Anselm’s, Hatch End, since 1973; Prebendary of St Paul’s Cathedral, London since 2008; aged 75.

RICHARDS. — On 6 March, the Revd Anthony Francis Richards: Vicar of Christ Church, High Wycombe (1959-63); Curate-in-Charge (1963-67); Vicar of Terriers (1963-73); St Stephen’s, Cinderford (1973-80); St Paul’s, Clacton-on-Sea (1980-93); New Zealand (1988-89); aged 89.

SAUNDERS. — On 17 March, the Revd Richard Charles Hebblethwaite Saunders: Chaplain of St Paul’s, Agra, and Tutor of St John’s College, Agra, India (1946-49); Vicar of Thornton le-Street with Otterington, Thornton-le-Moor and Thornton-le-Beans (1949-52); Eastwood (1952-62); St Ambrose’s, Bristol (1962-75); Curate-in-Charge of All Hallows’, Easton, Bristol (1965-68); Rector of East Bristol (1975-77); Priest-in-Charge of Colerne and of North Wraxall (1977-82); Rural Dean of Chippenham (1980-82); Hon. Canon of Bristol Cathedral (1982); Canon Emeritus since 1982; aged 98.

SMITH. — On 3 April, the Revd James Harold Smith: Priest-in-Charge of Bothwell (1965-67); Chaplain of Royal Hobart Hospital (1969-76 and 1977-85); Chaplain of St Christopher’s Hospice, London (1986-87); Assistant Chaplain of Brook General Hospital and Greenwich District Hospital (1987-92); Australia (1992-94); aged 85.

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