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Deaths

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02 February 2024

BRONNERT. — On 24 January, the Revd Dr John Bronnert: Curate-in-Charge of Parr (1971-73); Team Vicar in the Parr Team Ministry (1973-85); Vicar of St John the Evangelist, Weston, Runcorn (1985-98); aged 90.

GOUGH. — On 20 January, the Revd Frank Peter Gough: Assistant Curate of Attenborough with Chilwell (1970-73); Rector of Barrow (1973-77); Priest-in-Charge of St Mary’s, Summerstown (1977-88); Rural Dean of Tooting (1980-88); Assistant Southwark Diocesan Secretary (Pastoral) (1988-93); Tutor and Chaplain of Whittington College, Felbridge (1993-98); aged 91.

GRAHAM. — On 22 January, the Revd Alfred Graham: Assistant Curate of Bickenhill with Elmdon (1961-64); Vicar of St Lawrence’s, Kirkdale (1964-70); Stapleford (1970-83); Vicar of Burton Joyce with Bulcote (1983-95); Burton Joyce with Bulcote and Stoke Bardolph (1995-97); aged 89.

LEADER. — On 29 December 2023, the Revd Janette Patricia Leader: Vicar of St Barnabas’s, Wellingborough (2001-12); Hon. Assistant Curate (Assistant Priest) of Werrington since 2023; aged 77.

ROBERTS. — On 31 December 2023, the Revd Andrew Alexander Roberts: Assistant Curate in the Swanage Team Ministry (1985-87); Team Vicar (1987-94); Team Rector in the Bridgnorth, Tasley, Astley Abbotts, Oldbury and Quatford Team Ministry (1994-2009); Prebendary of Hereford Cathedral (2003-09); Rural Dean of Bridgnorth (2005-09); Priest-in-Charge of Upton Cressett with Monk Hopton (2008-09); Morville with Aston Eyre (2008-09); Acton Round (2008-09); aged 74.

SMITH. — On 28 January, the Rt Revd David James Smith: Assistant Curate of St Francis’s, High Heaton, Newcastle (1962-64); Curate-in-Charge of St Mary Magdalene’s, Long Benton (1964-68); Vicar of Longhirst with Hebburn (1968-75); Vicar of Monkseaton (1975-82); Rural Dean of Tynemouth (1980-81); Archdeacon of Lindisfarne (1981-87); Hon. Canon of Newcastle Cathedral (1981-87); Vicar of Felton (1982-83); Suffragan Bishop of Maidstone (1987-92); Bishop to HM Forces (1990-92); Bishop of Bradford (1992-2002); aged 88.

STEWART. — On 13 January, the Revd Marcus Patrick Michael Stewart: Hon. Assistant Curate of South Hinksey (2000-01); Combined Forces (2001-04); Chaplain to the Royal Navy (2004-07); Chaplain of HM Prison Elmley (2009-10); Hon. Assistant Curate of St Peter-in-Thanet (2009-10); Chaplain to Kent Police (2009-10); Lead Chaplain of Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2010-12); Pilgrims Hospice, Thanet (2012-15); East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (2015-17); aged 57.

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