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Deaths

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08 March 2024

BENNETT. — On 14 February, the Revd Alan Robert Bennett, Assistant Curate of Asterby with Goulceby (1965-67); St Peter’s, St Albans (1967-70); Rector of Banham (1970-72); Chaplain to the Forces (1972-77); Priest-in-Charge of St Mary Magdalene’s, Colchester (1977) Team Vicar in the Colchester Team Ministry (1977-81); Rector of Colne Engaine (1981-88); Vicar of Christ Church, Whittington (1988-96); Priest-in-Charge of Stoke Ferry with Wretton (1988-89); Vicar (1989-96); Hon. Assistant Curate of Wimbotsham with Stow Bardolph and Stow Bridge with Nordelph (1996-2000); aged 92.

CROSS. — On 22 February, the Revd Stephanie Cross: Team Vicar in the Wheatley Team Ministry (2005-11); Rector of Aston-le-Walls, Byfield, Boddington, Eydon and Woodford Halse (2011-20); aged 70.

GODWIN. — On 1 March, the Revd David Harold Godwin: Assistant Chaplain of the London Hospital (1975-79); Royal East Sussex Hospital, Hastings (1979-86); Gloucestershire Royal Hospital (1986-94); Over Hospital, Gloucester (1986-92); Gloucestershire Royal Hospital NHS Trust (1994-2002); Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (2002-05); Hon. Canon of Gloucester Cathedral (2003-05); aged 78.

HUMPHREY. On 2 March — the Revd Derek Hollis Humphrey: Assistant Curate of Havant (1972-75); Holy Spirit, Southsea (1975-78); Vicar of St Thomas the Apostle, Finsbury Park (1978-88); Christ the King, South Patcham (1988-2003); Hon. Assistant Curate of Clayton with Keymer (2003-05); Bolney (2005-07); Lurgashall, Lodsworth and Selham (2007-10); the Good Shepherd, Portslade (2010-15); St Andrew’s, Tangmere, and Oving (2016-18); aged 86.

MATHERS. — On 30 January, the Revd David Michael Brownlow Mathers: Assistant Curate of Christ Church, Bromley Park (1970-73); Vicar of Bures (1973-80); in the Episcopal Church of Brazil (1980-82); Priest-in-Charge of Old Newton with Stowupland (1982-86); Vicar (1987-90); St Peter’s, Thurston (1990-2011); Rural Dean of Ixworth (1994-2003); Hon. Priest-in-Charge of Laughton with Ripe and Chalvington (2011-17); aged 80.

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