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November 10, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Bishop Douglas Edwin Theuner, the eighth bishop of New Hampshire, died peacefully in his sleep while in hospice on Nov. 8, according to a post on the diocese’s website. Theuner was 74.

Theuner was born on Nov. 15, 1938, in Bronx, New York, to Grace Elizabeth...

November 5, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. William B. Spofford, the fourth bishop of the Diocese of Eastern Oregon, died Nov. 5 at age 92.

Spofford, who retired from Eastern Oregon in 1979, was living in Portland, Oregon, and died in his apartment there, just after receiving the Ministration...

November 5, 2013

[Forward Movement] The Rev. Edward S. Gleason, editor and director of Forward Movement from 1995 to 2005, died Thursday, Oct. 31.

Known to many Forward Movement readers by his initials, E.S.G., Gleason led Forward Movement into the early days of the digital transformation. A gifted...

October 29, 2013

Retired Bishop John-David Schofield, who was then bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin and then-House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson talk Feb. 10, 2007, after the end of an all-day meeting of Episcopalians in Lodi, California. The meeting occurred 10...

October 17, 2013

Good morning. My name is Elsie Dennis Dofelmier, and I am James’ mother. I felt it was appropriate for me to do the eulogy today. I brought him into the world, and I want my words to carry him out to the next world. Thank you, my family, and when I say that, I mean everyone here with us today...

September 17, 2013

[Diocese of Los Angeles] The Rev. Canon Cyprian William Fields, whose priesthood included ministries in Los Angeles, Washington D.C., New York, New Jersey and New Orleans, died on Sept. 12. He was 89.

Requiem Eucharist is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, at St. Philip’s Church,...

August 11, 2013

Felipe (Phillip L) Sanchez Paris, who was for a brief period acting director of elections for the City & County of San Francisco, died at home peacefully in his sleep July 31. Born in Gary, Indiana in 1941, he graduated from Georgetown University and the University of Southern California from...

August 8, 2013

“I do enjoy life,” Sr. Constance told the Canadian Churchman newspaper in 1977, encouraging senior citizens to take risks and try new things. “And I’m just going to go on. Seize the day, that’s my motto.” Photo: Anglican Journal

[Anglican Journal] Sister...

August 8, 2013

[Anglican Journal] The Rev. Patricia Reed, who made history by becoming one of the first six women to be ordained priests in the Anglican Church of Canada, died on Aug. 1. She was 93.

Ordained on Nov. 30, 1976, Reed served in the former diocese of Cariboo until her retirement.

She...

August 7, 2013

Editors note: Story updated Aug. 9 with location, date of funeral services.

[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland press release] The Rt. Rev. David Keller Leighton Sr., 11th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland 1972-1985, died on August 7, 2013 at the age of 91. He was born January 22,...

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