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Deaths

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13 October 2017

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CURRIE. — On 29 September, the Revd Alan Richard Currie: NSM of Haydon Bridge and Beltingham with Henshaw (2000-05); St John Lee and Warden with Newbrough (2005-08); Hexham since 2008; aged 59.

PEARCE. — On 28 September, the Revd John Frederick Dilke Pearce: Rector of St Paul’s, Lower Homerton (1963-81); Prebendary of St Paul’s Cathedral (1970-97); Curate-in-Charge of All Souls’, Clapton Park (1972-77); Rural Dean of Hackney (1974-79); Vicar of All Souls’, Clapton Park (1977-84); Vicar of St Barnabas with St Paul, Lower Homerton (1981-85); Team Rector in the Hackney Marsh Team Ministry (1985); Priest-in-Charge of St Simon’s, Upper Chelsea (1985-99); Area Dean of Chelsea (1988-89); Rector of Limehouse (1989-97); aged 85.

SITCH. — On 1 October, the Revd Keith Sitch: NSM of St Edward’s, Romford (1975-78); St James’s, Kidbrooke (1978-2010); aged 77.

SLATER. — On 4 October, the Revd Philip David Slater: Hampshire County Adviser in Religious Education (1969-74); Education Advice Officer for Gosport and Fareham (1974-82); Hon. Assistant Curate of Bishop’s Waltham (1976-82); Vicar of St Leonard’s, Bulford, Figheldean and Milston (1982-93); Rural Dean of Avon (1985-95); Canon and Prebendary of Salisbury Cathedral (1991-95); Vicar of Avon Valley (1993-95); Vicar of the Close, Salisbury Cathedral (1995-2002); Chaplain of Godolphin School (1995-2004); aged 90.

SMITH. — On 19 September, the Revd Geoffrey Cobley Smith: Vicar of Walberswick with Blythburgh (1972-85); Rural Dean of Halesworth (1981-85) Rector of St Mary’s, Newmarket, with St Agnes’s, Exning (1985-2000); Rural Dean of Mildenhall (1986-2000); Hon. Canon of St Edmundsbury Cathedral (1987-2000); aged 87.

WICKS. — On 6 October, the Revd Susan Lynn Wicks: Team Vicar in the South Carlisle Team Ministry (2003-12); Vicar of Harraby since 2012, aged 51.

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