In Sympathy AAPC members and the association office extend
deepest sympathy to the following AAPC members and their
Marcus G. Smucker, 82, of Lititz, PA, and
member of AAPC since 1981, passed away on October 29, 2014.
He had been a Fellow in AAPC.
The Rev. Thomas Beveridge, husband of Amy
Beveridge, former Director of the Connecticut Conference Ruth
Dudley Resource Center, died suddenly last Sunday, October 12th. An
ordained elder of the United Methodist Church, he had recently been
serving as Ecumenical Associate at Christ Church Cathedral
(Episcopal) in Hartford. He had been a Fellow in AAPC.
Joe E. Luther, 71, of Mt. Pleasant, NC, passed
away on September 8, 2014. He has been a member of AAPC since
April 1, 1981, and was a Diplomate/Retired.
Rev. John (Johnny) Edward Hinkle, Jr., 80, of
Arlington Heights, IL passed away at his home on Thursday, August
28, 2014. Rev. Hinkle was a Diplomate/Emeritus with the
American Association of Pastoral Counselors. Rev. Hinkle served as
a missionary for the United Methodist Church to the Philippines
1960-1964 establishing a church in Iligan City, Philippines.
He was a member of the faculty at Garrett-Evangelical from
1972-1999. He served on the National Committee for
Psychological Assessment for the UMC from 1980-2000. A viewing will
be held on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Community United
Methodist Church in Vincennes, IN from 9:00 AM-10:30 AM with the
funeral and burial to follow. In lieu of flowers, please make
a donation in Rev. John Hinkle's name (Advance #0079Z) to Global
Ministries, P.O. Box 9068, New York, NY 10087-9068 to support
current and future mission work around the world with a special
focus on the Philippines. You can donate online at the
following web address on behalf of Rev. John Hinkle: http://www.umcmission.org/2014missionary.
John F. (Jeff) McConaughy, 85, AAPC
Fellow/Retired of Atco, NJ, passed away Wednesday, July 30,
Rev. Dr. Robert Lee Heiliger passed away
peacefully, surrounded by close family, Sunday, January 19, 2014.
The Reverend Dr. Dorothy Maddox Owens,
69, of Nashville, TN died September 14, 2013. She was an AAPC
Fellow, and practiced as a certified clinical pastoral therapist
and adjunct assistant professor in the School of Medicine at
Vanderbilt University until she retired in 2005 due to health
concerns from a rare form of Leukemia.
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.