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The Revd Dr Andrew Wakefield RIP

 

It is with great sadness that we announce that The Revd Dr Andrew Wakefield died suddenly on Wednesday 26 October following a heart attack.

Andrew had served all his ministry in the Diocese of Southwark and was a great ambassador for the Church in many different civic contexts.  He had recently been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity, by the University of Roehampton, for 30 years of service to Wimbledon. He was Chair of Merton Chamber of Commerce, Chair of Merton Community Plan, and Chair of the London Civic Forum and Merton Council has opened a book of condolence.    

He will be greatly missed by many.  May he rest in peace and rise in glory.  

Details of funeral arrangements will be announced when they are known.

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