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In Sympathy

In Sympathy AAPC members and the association office extend deepest sympathy to the following AAPC members and their families:

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 (VIPCare).

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 Rock, Arkansas.

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 Rock. 

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").

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