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In Memoriam: 02.27.2009
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who have recently gone home to be with the Lord. Notices were received from February 23-27, 2009.

Ruth Benson passed away February 20 in Tampa, Florida. She was the wife of the late Joseph D. Benson. Together they served in Florida.

Walter E. Cottrell passed away February 17 in Ashville, Ohio. He was a former minister in the Church of the Nazarene. He was married to the late L. Roberta Cottrell.

Leo N. Guffnett passed away February 27 in Sacramento, California. He was a retired minister in the Church of the Nazarene, having served in Washington and California. He was married to the late Vera Guffnett.

Joan MacDonald passed away February 18 in Moncton, New Brunswick. She was the wife of retired elder Harold C. MacDonald. Together they served in Ontario and New Brunswick, Canada.

Marguerite M. Nielson passed away February 16 in Salisbury, Maryland. She was the wife of the late John B. Nielson. Together they served in pastorates in Vermont, Maine, Kansas, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. Her husband also served at Nazarene colleges in Ohio and Germany, as well as at the Nazarene International Headquarters in Kansas City.

Mary J. Thomas passed away February 15 in Coarsegold, California. She was the wife of the late former Nazarene minister Chester M. Thomas. Together they served in California.

Note: Click on names for full stories or local online obituaries (if available). To submit an entry of a minister or church leader, send to submitnews@ncnnews.com.
--Compiled by NCN News
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