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Mr John Abbott

7th April 2011

It is with great sadness that we announce that Mr Reginald John Abbott died on Tuesday 5th April 2011 at 8.30am after a short illness.

John has been very much involved in the life of the diocese for a number of years having been the Lay Chair of the Fordham and Quy deanery, Chair of various committees such as School's Executive, the Schools Organisation and Resources Group, Board of Patronage. He was also a member of the Board of Education, the Board of Finance and the Investments Committee. John also served for a number of years as a District Councillor and had been Chairman of the District Council.

John is survived by his wife Judith and the two children, Helen and Michael and grandchildren Matthew, Christopher, Thomas and Freddie.

Sarah King
Bishop's Office