Deaths

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24 June 2016

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BELL. — On 23 May, the Revd Francis William Albert Bell: Curate-in-Charge of Ballyhalbert (1963-71); Ardkeen (1967-71); Rector of Ballyhalbert with Ardkeen (1971-95); Missions to Seamen Chaplain (1971-95); Rural Dean of Ards (1973-81); Canon of St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast (1989-95); aged 88.

COOPER. — On 6 June, the Revd Cecil William Marcus Cooper: Bishop’s Vicar and Librarian of St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny, and Ossory, Ferns & Leighlin Diocesan Registrar (1962-64); Assistant Cu­­rate of Knockbreda (1965-67); Assist­­ant Editor of The Church of Ireland Gazette (1966-82); Editor (1982-2000); Rector of Mag­hera­droll (1967-82); Diocesan Registrar of Down & Dromore (1981-90); Rector of Drumbeg (1982-2000); Canon of Down Cathedral (1986-2000); Pre­cen­tor (1990-91); Chan­cellor (1991-2000); aged 84.

DAVIES. — On 9 May, the Revd Harvey James Davies: Hon. Assist­ant Curate in Caldicot Rectorial Benefice (2010-11); Hon. Assistant Curate (Associate Vicar) of Chep­stow (2011-12); aged 76.

DAWKINS. — On 12 June, the Revd Alan Arthur Windsor Daw­kins: Vicar of Slade Green (1959-61); St Mary with St Paul, Cray (1961-63); Rector of Pebmarsh and of White Colne (1963-66); Curate-in-Charge of Mount Bures (1965-66); Vicar of Westgate-on-Sea (1966-74); Herne Bay (1974-83); Canter­bury Diocesan Adviser for Mission and Unity (1976-91); Hon. Canon of Canterbury Cath­edral (1979-91); Priest-in-Charge of Chilham (1983-85); Chaplain of St John’s Hospital, Canterbury (1996-2007); aged 89.

HODDER. — On 17 June, the Revd Trevor Valentine Hodder: Vicar of St Anne’s, Colchester (1974-96); aged 85.

JOHNSTON. — On 27 May, the Revd William Derek Johnston: Vicar Choral of St Columb’s Cathedral, Derry (1968-73); Rector of Killinkere with Mullagh and of Lurgan with Munterconnaught and Loughan (1973); Billis Union (1973-84); Diocesan Glebes Secretary of Kil­more (1977-2003); Rector of Annagh with Drumallor and Cloverhill (1984-86); Prebendary of Kilmore Cathedral (1985-89); Rector of Annagh with Drumallor, Cloverhill, Drumgoon, Dernakesh, Ashfield and Killesher­doney (1987-99); Arch­deacon of Kilmore (1989-2003); Rector of Lur­gan with Billis, Killin­kere and Mun­terconnaught (1999-2003); aged 76.

LONG. — On 9 April, the Revd Dr Samuel Ernest Long: Rector of Dromara and Garvaghy (1956-85); Rural Dean of Dromore (1970-85); Pebendary of Dromore Cathedral (1981-85); Treasurer (1982-85); 98.

MOORE. — On 17 June, the Revd Clive Granville Moore: Chaplain to the Forces (1957-61); Rector of Stone (1961-69); Chaplain of Joyce Green Hospital, Dartford (1961-69); Curate-in-Charge of Writhlington (1969-71); Rector of Radstock (1969-71); Radstock with Writh­lington (1971-83); Rural Dean of Mid­somer Norton (1981-83); Crew­kerne (1983-92); Rector of South Petherton with the Seavingtons (1983-95); Preben­dary of Wells Cathedral (1990-95); Rural Dean of Crewkerne and Ilminster (1993); aged 84.

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