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In Memoriam: The Right Rev'd George B. Fincke

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Bp George Fincke
Bp George Fincke

Prescott, AZ;

The Right Rev'd George B. Fincke

November 21, 1953 - December 3, 2016

The Right Rev'd George B. Fincke died on Saturday December 3, 2016 while in hospital in Prescott, Arizona. His wife Ann was by his side. Bishop Fincke was making a slow recovery froma recent illness and was looking forward to a four hour pass from the hospital to attend church on Sunday at All Saints Church, Prescott, where he was the rector. He passed from this life quietly on Saturday. Arrangements for the Requiem Eucharist are incomplete at this time but will be announced in a few days.

Update: The Requiem Eucharist for Bishop Fincke will be celebrated on Saturday, December 31, 2016, 1:00 p.m. at All Saints Church, where he was the Rector. Interment will follow immediately in the parish's columbarium. The Most Rev'd Walter H. Grundorf, Presiding Bishop of the APA will preside.

The Most Rev'd Walter H. Grundorf, Presiding Bishop of the Anglican Province of America, writes, "I instituted Bishop Fincke as Rector on October 16, 2016 at All Saints Church in Prescott, Arizona. It was a happy day for him with Ann and other family there for the occasion and a grand feast afterward. It was not long after that the Bp. Fincke was hospitalized. Pray for the sweet repose of his soul and for the comforting presence of the Holy Spirit for Ann and the family. Rest eternal, grant unto him, O Lord, and let light perpetual shine upon him."

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