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April 17, 2007

Reginald H. Fuller, a prominent New Testament scholar and former professor of New Testament at the Virginia Theological Seminary (VTS) died April 4 in Richmond, Virginia from complications of surgery for a broken hip. He was 92.

 

Fuller was born in Horsham, England, on March 24...

April 11, 2007

Charlotte Louise Berry Winters was the oldest living American female World War I veteran until her death March 27 at a nursing home near Boonsboro, Maryland. She was 109.

 

A member of All Saints' Episcopal Church in Frederick, Maryland, and a Daughter of the King, Winters was a...

February 8, 2007

Christopher Den Blaker, an ardent layperson in the Episcopal Church, died February 3 at his residence in New York City, of complications due to pneumonia. He was 57.

 

His remains were cremated on February 6. A service of celebration and thanksgiving for his life will be held...

February 6, 2007

Jamaican diplomat Angela E. V. King, former United Nations assistant secretary general and special adviser on gender issues and advancement of women, died February 5 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City after battling with breast cancer. She was 68.

Funeral...

January 29, 2007

The Rt. Rev. William Gillette Weinhauer, fourth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina, died Friday, January 26 in Asheville, North Carolina, his home for the past 34 years. He was 82.

The second son of Nicholas Alfred and Florence Anastasia (Davis) Weinhauer, he was...

December 17, 2006

Brother Justus Richard Van Houten, SSF, principal of Newton Theological College and lecturer in liturgy, sacramental theology, and church history, died suddenly on December 13 while traveling in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. He was 58.

Van Houten became ill while on a week's break...

December 4, 2006

Yvonne McBean, a longtime employee of the Episcopal Church Center in New York City, died on December 2, aged 66.

McBean, who retired in 2005 after 43 years of service, started her career with a letter of recommendation from then-Bishop Reginald Heber Gooden of the Missionary District...

November 30, 2006

Born on August 11, 1922 in Quincy, Illinois, he was ordained deacon in March, 1953, and priest in 1954. He was assistant at St. Paul's in Oakland, California, from 1954-1955 and became rector of St. Christopher's in Hobbs, New Mexico, and St. Mary's in Lovington, New Mexico. Both churches were...

October 27, 2006

Ellen D. Washington, a prominent lay woman in the Diocese of Washington, died October 25 as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident.

Washington, a member of St. Philip's Church, Laurel, was an active member of the Union of Black Episcopalians; co-convener of the Southern...

October 23, 2006

William G. Andersen, Jr., former executive director of the Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF), died peacefully at home on October 20, following a battle with cancer.

Andersen joined the Foundation in 1987 and served as its executive director from 1992 until 2005.

During his tenure, the...

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