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January 30, 2013

Trudy Vertucci-Ardizzone, religious educator and author, died on Jan. 9. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she began her professional career as a special education teacher and clinical social worker. After her marriage to Joe Ardizzone and the birth of their daughter Francesca, the family...

January 28, 2013

[United Thank Offering] It is with sorrow that the United Thank Offering Board announces the passing of Sarita Jana Redd, president of the Board from May 2009 to the present, on Jan. 26. Sarita served on the UTO Committee beginning in 2008 and helped the transition from Committee to Board....

January 27, 2013

[United Thank Offering] It is with sorrow that the United Thank Offering Board announces the passing of Sarita Jana Redd, president of the Board from May 2009 to the present, on Jan. 26. Sarita served on the UTO Committee beginning in 2008 and helped the transition from Committee to Board....

January 17, 2013

[Grace Cathedral] Michael Tedrick, a longtime and well-loved cathedral congregant, died the afternoon of Wednesday, January 9, 2013. Michael served as missionary to Jerusalem, to Liberia, and most recently to our companion diocese in Curitiba, Brazil.

Michael Tedrick was born November...

January 16, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Dr. Diogenes Allen, a distinguished scholar in the field of the philosophy of religion, and the Stuart Professor of Philosophy emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary, died on Jan. 13, 2013, at the age of 80 in hospice care at Chandler Hall, Newtown, Pennsylvania....

January 14, 2013

The Reverend Canon James Elliott Purdy was born on September 24, 1913, in Bath, New York, and died on January 6, 2013, at The Evergreens in Moorestown, New Jersey.

Preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Eloise Hughes Purdy in 2009; his brother, Edward; his sister, Frances Irene...

January 11, 2013

[Denver] Colonel Fitzroy Newsum died January 5, 2013. Newsum was a member of the cadre of African American pilots now famously known as the Tuskegee Airmen. In 1989, Col. Newsum received the Brigadier General Noel F. Parish Award for outstanding achievement on behalf of the Tuskegee...

January 6, 2013

[Denver] Colonel Fitzroy Newsum died January 5, 2013. Newsum was a member of the cadre of African American pilots now famously known as the Tuskegee Airmen. In 1989, Col. Newsum received the Brigadier General Noel F. Parish Award for outstanding achievement on behalf of the Tuskegee Airmen Inc...

January 2, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] A memorial service will be held Jan. 12 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Somerville, New Jersey, for Canon John Wood Goldsack, chancellor of the Diocese of New Jersey, who died suddenly on Christmas Eve.

Goldsack, 65, was a lawyer in Plainfield, New Jersey, who...

November 26, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Funeral services will be held Nov. 28 for the Rt. Rev. George Edward Haynsworth, 90, retired missionary bishop of Nicaragua and former assistant bishop in the Diocese of South Carolina.

Haynsworth died Nov. 24 after suffering a heart attack the day before. He...

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