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Deaths

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15 October 2021

BLACKBURN. — On 1 October, the Ven. John Blackburn: Chaplain to the Territorial Army Volunteer Reserve (1973-76); Combined Forces (1976-99); Hon. Chaplain to the Queen since 1996; Archdeacon for the Army (1999-2004); Deputy Chaplain-General to the Army (1999-2000); Chaplain-General (2000-04); Hon. Canon of Ripon Cathedral (2001-04); Vicar of Risca (2004-13); Lower Islwyn (2013); aged 73.

COONEY. — On 26 September, the Revd William Barry Cooney: Assistant Curate of Wolverhampton (1973-75); Rugeley (1975-78); Vicar of Sneyd Green (1978-87); Rector of Sandiacre (1987-2011); aged 74.

CROSSLEY. — On 21 September, the Revd James Salter Baron Crossley: Chaplain of Doncaster Royal Infirmary (1975-92); Doncaster Royal Infirmary and Montague Hospitals NHS Trust (1992-95); Chaplain’s Assistant of Tickhill Road and St Catherine’s Hospitals, Doncaster (1975-92); Hon. Assistant Curate of Intake (1978-95); aged 82.

HUGHES. — On 12 September, the Revd Carol Lindsay Hughes: Priest-in-Charge of Langley Mill (1997-2002); Rural Dean of Heanor (1999-2006); Priest-in-Charge of Oakwood (2006-11); aged 70.

MAUDSLEY. — On 29 July, the Revd George Lambert Maudsley: Chaplain of the Barn Fellowship, Winterborne Whitechurch (1977-83); Vicar of Salford Priors (1983-94); Rural Dean of Alcester (1987-92); Hon. Canon of Coventry Cathedral (1991-94); aged 94.

MOSS. — On 2 October, the Ven. Leonard Godfrey Moss: Assistant Curate of Cheam (1963-67); Vicar of Much Dewchurch with Llanwarne and Llandinabo (1967-72); Hereford Diocesan Ecumenical Officer (1969-83); Vicar of Marden with Amberley (1972-78); Marden with Amberley and Wisteston (1978-83); Prebendary of Hereford Cathedral (1979-97); Canon (1984-91); Hereford Diocesan Social Responsibility Officer (1984-91); Archdeacon of Hereford (1991-97); Priest-in-Charge of Marden with Amberley and Wisteston (1992-94); aged 89.

PEARCE. — On 4 October, the Revd Iris Rose Pearce: OLM of Parkstone with Branksea (2000-03); Chaplain’s Assistant of Poole Hospital NHS Trust (2000-03); Hon. Assistant Chaplain of Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (2003-20); Hon. Assistant Chaplain of the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust (2020-21); aged 94.

POWELL. — On 5 October, the Revd Frank Powell: Assistant Curate of St Andrew’s, Netherton, Dudley, in charge of St Peter’s, Darby End (1956-60); the Good Shepherd, West Bromwich (1960-66); Curate-in-Charge of St John’s, West Bromwich (1960-66); Vicar of the Good Shepherd with St John, West Bromwich (1966-69); St Leonard’s, Bilston (1969-72); St Leonard with St Luke, Bilston (1972-76); Curate-in-Charge of Hanbury (1976-82); Vicar of Hanbury with Newborough (1983-86); Basford (1986-92); Prebendary of Lichfield Cathedral (1987-92); aged 92.

SYKES. — On 4 October, the Revd Alan Roy Sykes: NS Assistant Curate in the Richmond Team Ministry (2008-18); aged 68.

WALLIS. — On 6 September, the Revd John Anthony Wallis: Assistant Curate of St George’s, Leeds (1965-69); Missionary with the Overseas Mission Fellowship in Korea (1969-74); National Secretary of the Overseas Mission Fellowship in Scotland (1975-78); Home Director of the Overseas Mission Fellowship (1978-89); Hon. Assistant Curate of St Nicholas’s, Sevenoaks (1978-89); Chaplain of St John and St Philip, The Hague (1989-95); Vicar of Emmanuel Church, Northwood (1995-2001); aged 85.

WRIGHT. — On 17 September, the Revd Alan Richard Wright: OLM of the Quidenham Group (1996-2004); aged 90.

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