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Harry Raymond Forrest
Forrest—Harry Raymond Forrest, 92, on May 26, 2023, peacefully at home at Medford Leas retirement community in Medford, N.J. Harry…
Local Quakers Offer Support After Maui Wildfires
August wildfires on the Hawaiian island of Maui claimed approximately 100 lives and devastated the historic town of Lahaina.
Robin Daniel Hofvendahl
Hofvendahl—Robin Daniel Hofvendahl, on July 19, 2023, at Ben Lomond Quaker Center in Ben Lomond, Calif. Robin joins parents Ben…
Ellen Elizabeth Baker, a.k.a. Lenel de Emma
Baker—Ellen Elizabeth Baker, a.k.a. Lenel de Emma, 62, on December 22, 2022, in Richmond, Calif. She died as she lived:…
Welcoming Worshipers by Adopting Trans-Affirming Minutes
Some U.S. Quakers have adopted minutes and official statements explicitly affirming transgender people.
Sailing for Peace
Interviews with Caroline Wildflower and Helen Jaccard.
Martha Jane Menk
Menk—Martha Jane Menk, 71, on August 3, 2022, peacefully, following a prolonged journey with Parkinson’s disease, in Richmond, Va. Martha…
Marjorie Ellen Nelson Perisho
Nelson—Marjorie Ellen Nelson Perisho, 83, on December 29, 2022, of a stroke, in State College, Pa. Marjorie was born on…
Peter Mullineaux Schantz
Schantz—Peter Mullineaux Schantz, 82, on July 26, 2022, of Alzheimer’s disease, in Atlanta, Ga. Peter was born on October 22,…
QuakerSpeak, April 2023
What to expect at a Quaker memorial service.
A Friends Journal report on virtual meetings.
JoAnne Dill Burns
Burns—JoAnne Dill Burns, 80, on July 1, 2022, in Newport Beach, Calif. JoAnne was born on March 10, 1942, in…
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