In Sympathy AAPC members and the association office extend
deepest sympathy to the following AAPC members and their
The Rev. Dr. Sandra Kruschwitz Hamilton,
64, of Glen Allen, went home on Saturday, May 31, 2014, following
long illnesses. An Elder in Full connection of the United Methodist
Church, Virginia Conference, Sandy served as a pastoral counselor
and faculty member at the Virginia Institute of Pastoral Care
The Rev. Warren H. Deane, Sr., 86, of
Portsmouth, passed away Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at Webster at Rye
after a lengthy illness.
Lewis C. Johnson, AAPC Fellow and longtime
Pastoral Psychotherapist, Pastor and Parish Consultant, passed away
March 7, 2014. A celebration of his life will be held on
Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 3 pm at the Cathedral Church of St.
John the Divine in New York City.
Mother of Ron McDonald, AAPC Diplomate,
Lois Lee King McDonald, died December 19, 2013, in North Little
Mother of Jim Hightower, AAPC Diplomate
died on December 15, 2013.
Edward Johnson, Jr.,87, father of Kyle
Johnson, AAPC Member, died December 11, 2013, in Little
The Rev. Homer A. Bain, Ph.D., died on November
10, 2013, at the age of 82. Dr. Bain, an ordained Methodist
clergyman, served as Director of Education at the Ecumenical Center
for Religion and Health, San Antonio, Texas, for 33 years. He also
co-founded San Antonio's Metro Alliance and coordinated the San
Antonio chapter of Contemplative Outreach. Dr. Bain pioneered
Spanish language pastoral education in the U.S., Mexico and Puerto
Rico. Visitation will be held Friday, November 15, 2013, from 5
p.m. to 9 p.m. at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South. A Reception
will be held at 11:30 A.M. on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at
Colonial Hills United Methodist Church ("CHUMC"). Funeral
services will follow at 1 p.m. at ("CHUMC").