Deaths

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02 August 2019

BEARE. — On 15 March, the Very Revd William Beare: Rector of Rathcormac (1964-68); Marmullane with Monkstown (1968-76); Cork, Cloyne & Ross Diocesan Curate (1976-82); Rector of Stradbally with Ballintubbert, Coraclone, Timogue and Luggacurren (1982-99); Canon and Prebendary of St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny and of St Laserian’s, Cathedral, Leighlin (1988-90); Chancellor (1990-92); Precentor (1992-999); Prebendary of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin (1995-2008); Dean and Rector of Lismore with Cappoquin, Kilwatermoy, Dungarvan, Kilrossanty, Stradbally and Kilmacthomas (1999-2008); aged 85.

CLYDE. — On 5 March, the Revd Dr John Clyde: Rector of St Barnabas’s, Belfast (1974-80); Holy Trinity, Belfast (1980-89); Bishop’s Curate of Acton and Drumbanagher (1989-94); Rector of Desertyln with Ballyeglish (1994-2002); aged 79.

DUNCAN. — On 3 February, the Ven. William Albert Duncan: Head of Trinity College Mission, Belfast (1961-66); Rector of Rasharkin with Finvoy (1966-78); Ramoan with Ballycastle and Culfeightrin (1978-96); Archdeacon of Dalriada (1993-96); aged 89.

FREE. — On 22 July, the Revd James Michael Free: Rector of St Patrick’s, Tobago (1954-58); Diego Martin (1958-62); Vicar of St Barnabas’s, Knowle (1962-67); Pilning with Severn Beach and Northwick (1967-75); Curate-in-Charge of Lydiard Millicent with Lydiard-Tregoz (1975-82); Hon. Canon of Bristol Cathedral (1976-82); Residentiary Canon, Precentor and Sacrist (1982-83); Bishop’s Adviser for Mission (1982-87); Canon Treasurer of Bristol Cathedral (1983-90); Bishop’s Officer for Mission and Evangelism (1987-89); Hon. Priest-in-Charge of Haselbury Plucknett, Misterton and North Perrott (2003-05); aged 94.

HEWITT. — On 20 September 2018, the Revd William Patrick Hewitt, Vicar of Flookburgh (1983-87); St Matthew’s, Barrow-in-Furness (1987-90); Lowick and Kyloe with Ancroft (1990-96); Rector of Ford and Etal (1990-96); Rural Dean of Norham (1991-96); Rector of Fanlobbus with Drimoleague, Drinagh and Coolkellure (1996-2007); Prebendary of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, and of St Colman’s Cathedral, Cloyne (2000-13); Rector of Bandon with Rathclaren, Innishannon, Ballinadee and Brinny (2007-10); Youghal with Ardmore, Castlemartyr and Ballycotton (2010-13); aged 70.

JONES. — On 8 December 2018, the Revd Graham Joseph William Jones: Assistant Curate of Kilternan since 2018.

LAWSON. — On 23 January, the Revd Robert William Lawson: NS Assistant Curate of Celbridge with Straffan and Newcastle-Lyons (2008-11); the Dublin Group since 2011; aged 58.

MEDHURST. — On 24 February, the Revd Leslie Medhurst: Rector of St Mark’s, Belfast (1990-97); Helen’s Bay (1997-2005); aged 62.

MOXON. — On 28 July, the Very Revd Michael Anthony Moxon: Minor Canon of St Paul’s Cathedral (1974-81); Sacrist (1977-81); Warden of the College of Minor Canons (1979-81); Vicar of Tewkesbury with Walton, Cardiff (1981-90); Chaplain to the Queen (1986-98); Chaplain of the Royal Chapel, Windsor Great Park (1990-98); Chaplain of Cornwall Fire Brigade Headquarters (1998-2004); Dean of Truro and Rector of St Mary’s, Truro (1998-2004); aged 77.

OSBORN. — On 15 July, the Revd John Geoffrey Rowland Osborn: Assistant Master of the Royal Grammar School, Lancaster (1968-70); Principal of St Margaret’s School, Seria, Brunei (1970-75); Vicar of Tockholes (1975-77); Blackburn Assistant Diocesan Director of Religious Education (1975-77); Bath & Wells Diocesan Director of Religious Education (1977-83); Director and Secretary of the London Diocesan Board for Schools (1983-95); Prebendary of St Paul’s Cathedral (1986-95); aged 86.

PERDUE. — On 10 December 2018, the Very Revd Ernest Cope Todd Perdue: Dean of Residence, Trinity College, Dublin (1960-68); Curate-in-Charge of St Mark’s, Dublin (1966-68); St Stephen’s, Dublin (1968-69); Rector of Rathmichael (1969-76); Careers Counsellor of Wicklow Vocational School (1976-82); Assistant Chaplain of Kings’ Hospital School, Dublin (1977-80); Assistant Curate of Taney (1980); Prebendary of St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick (1982-87); Rector of Limerick (1982-87); Killaloe with Stradbally, Clonlara, Mountshannon, Abingdon and Tuomgraney (1987-95); Dean of Killaloe, Kilfenora and Clonfert (1987-95); aged 88.

RUSK. — On 8 February, the Very Revd Frederick John Rusk: Rector of St Matthew’s, Broomhedge, Lisburn (1959-65); St Simon’s, Belfast (1965-78); Connor, Down & Dromore Diocesan Inspector of Religious Education (1964-66); Rector of Ballymena (1978-88); Prebendary of St Saviour’s Cathedral, Connor (1984-86); Treasurer (1986-90); Rector of St Nicholas’s, Belfast (1988-98); Precentor of St Saviour’s Cathedral, Connor (1990); Chancellor (1990-95); Dean of Connor (1995-98); aged 90.

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