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Deaths

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30 July 2021

BAIRD. — On 12 June, the Revd William Stanley Baird: Assistant Rector of Dunganstown (1959-64); Assistant Curate of St Columba’s, Knock (1964-69); Curate-in-Charge of Kilwarlin (1969-71); Rector (1971-72); Warden of the Church’s Ministry of Healing, Ireland (1972-79); Rector of Drumcondra with North Strand and St Barnabas’s, Dublin (1979-91); Dublin Diocesan Director of Ordinands (1984-99); Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin (1988-99); Rector of Swords with Donabate and Kilsallaghan (1991-99); aged 88.

EASTWOOD. — On 23 March, the Revd Colin Foster Eastwood: Assistant Curate of St Cuthbert’s, Darlington, in charge of All Saints’, Blackwell (1970-75); Vicar of Eighton Banks (1975-81); St James’s, Sutton (1981-99); aged 86.

HARRISON. — On 20 April, the Revd Ruth Margaret Harrison: NSM of Baddiley and Wrenbury with Burleydam (2002-08); aged 87.

HUTTON BURY. — On 7 February, the Revd David Hutton Bury: Auxiliary Minister of Clane with Donadea and Coolcarrigan (1997-2000); Mullingar with Portnashangan, Moyliscar, Kilbixy, Almoritia, Killucan, Clonard and Castlelost (2000-05); Clane with Donadea and Coolcarrigan (2005-10); Priest-in-Charge of Geashill with Killeigh and Ballycomon (2010-17); Canon of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Meath (2010-17); aged 76.

JAMESON. — On 14 April, the Revd Dermot Christopher Ledgard Jameson: Rector of Kilkeel (1957-62); Donaghcloney with Waringstown (1962-79); Prebendary of Dromore Cathedral (1977-83); Rector of Kilbroney (1979-93); Treasurer of Dromore Cathedral (1981-83); Precentor (1983-90); Chancellor (1990-93); aged 93.

JONES. — On 2 July, the Revd Kingsley Charles Jones: Priest-in-Charge of Great Wollaston (1974-77); RAF Chaplain (1977-83); Vicar of Colwich with Great Haywood (1983-94); Vicar of Winshill (1994-2001); Priest-in-Charge of St Aldate’s, Finlay Road, Gloucester (2001-11); aged 76.

LABDON. — On 17 June, the Revd John Labdon: Priest-in-Charge of St Mark’s, St Helens (1987-97); aged 88.

LAING. — On 7 April, the Revd William Sydney Laing: Rector of Carbury (1965-68); Finglas (1968-80); Warden of the Dublin Diocesan Guild of Readers (1971); Rector of Tallaght (1980); Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin (1990-94); Rector of St Mary’s, Crumlin, Dublin, with Chapelizod (1991-97); Prebendary of Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin (1994-97); aged 88.

LOUIS. — On 8 July, the Revd Peter Anthony Louis: Assistant Curate of Radcliffe-on-Trent (1975-80); Head Master of the Blue Coat Comprehensive School, Coventry (1980-85); Vicar of St Francis of Assisi, Welwyn Garden City (1985-2008); Chaplain of Oaklands College (1993-95); Hon. Canon of St Albans Cathedral (2004-08); aged 80.

LUNN. — On 19 July, the Rt Revd David Ramsay Lunn: Assistant Curate of North Gosforth, in charge of St Aidan’s (1959-63); Chaplain of Lincoln Theological College (1963-66); Sub-Warden (1966-70); Vicar of St George’s, Cullercoats (1970-75); Rector (1975-80); Rural Dean of Tynemouth (1975-80); Bishop of Sheffield (1980-97); Hon. Assistant Bishop in York diocese (1999-2014); aged 91.

MITCHELL. — On 16 March, the Revd George Alfred Mitchell: Curate-in-Charge of St Anne’s Mission District, Belfast (1951-52); Rector of St Matthew’s, Lisburn (1952-58); Carrickfergus (1959-70); St Comgall’s, Bangor (1970-88); Canon of St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast (1978-88); aged 97.

ORMEROD. — On 14 July, the Revd Henry Lawrence Ormerod: Assistant Curate of Thundersey (1964-68); Canvey Island (1968-72); Vicar of Stanground (1972-77); Rector of Stanground with Farcet (1977-81); Team Rector in the St John and St Andrew Team Ministry, Swindon (1981-90) North Wingfield, Clay Cross and Pilsley Team Ministry (1990-97); Hon. Assistant Curate of the Ironstone Benefice (Drayton, Hanwell, Horley, Hornton, Shenington with Alkerton, and Wroxton with Balscote) (1988-2003); aged 86.

PALMER. — On 14 July, the Revd David Michael Palmer: Rector of Ramoan with Ballycastle and Culfeightrin (2000-10); Magherally with Annaclone (2010-20); aged 68.

PINNINGTON. — On 24 July, the Ven. Suzanne Jane Pinnington: Vicar of Cottingley (2000-08); Hon. Canon of Bradford Cathedral (2004-08); Rector of Houghton-le-Spring (2008-18); Monmouth Diocesan Director of Mission since 2018; Archdeacon of the Gwent Valleys since 2018; aged 55.

PORTER. — On 10 June, the Revd John Dudley Dowell Porter: Assistant Curate of Tettenhall Regis (1962-65); RAF Chaplain (1965-69); Vicar of Wombourne (1969-75); St Peter’s, Rickerscote (1975-81); Priest-in-Charge of Whitmore (1981-85); Maer (1981-85); Chapel Chorlton (1981-85); Rector of Chapel Chorlton, Maer and Whitmore (1985-92); Team Rector in the Wednesfield Team Ministry (1992-2000); Priest-in-Charge of St Anne’s, Haughton (2000-03); Hon. Assistant Priest of Headington Quarry (2003-04); Priest-in-Charge of Nord Pas de Calais (2004-06); aged 88.

ROSKILLY. — On 23 April, the Revd Dr John Noel Roskilly: NSM of Bramhall (1975-86); Chester Diocesan Director of Counselling (1984-93); Vicar of Capesthorne with Siddington and Marton (1986-91); Bishop of Chester’s Officer for Non-Stipendiary Ministry (1987-93); NSM of St Paul’s, Macclesfield (1992-93); aged 87.

SHUFFLEBOTHAM. — On 13 June, the Revd Alastair Vincent Shufflebotham: Vicar of St Paul’s, Tranmere (1969-71); St Paul with St Luke, Tranmere (1971-78); Neston (1978-97); aged 88.

SIDEBOTHAM. — On 10 July, the Very Revd Stephen Francis Sidebotham: Assistant Curate of St John’s Cathedral, Hong Kong (1964-69); Precentor (1969-70); Vicar of Christ Church, Kowloon Tong (1970-76); Dean of St John’s Cathedral, Hong Kong (1976-83); Archdeacon of Hong Kong (1978-83); Rector of St George’s, Gravesend (1983-94); Chaplain of Gravesend and North Kent Hospital (1983-94); Priest-in-Charge of Rosherville (1991-94); Rural Dean of Gravesend (1991-94); Warden of the Acorn Christian Foundation (1994-99); Tutor of the Ming Hua Theological College, Hong Kong (1999-2003); Dean of St John’s Cathedral, Hong Kong (2003-05); aged 86.

STRONG. — On 16 July, the Revd John David Strong: Chaplain of Malvern College (1965-71); Rector of Welford-on-Avon with Weston-on-Avon (1972-79); Vicar of Nailsworth with Inchbrooke and Shortwood (1979-2001); Rural Dean of Tetbury (1983-2000); Hon. Canon of Gloucester Cathedral (1991-2001); aged 87.

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