In Memoriam

May They Rest in Peace

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Andall, Jonathan
OP 1996

Died 30th September 2019, Aged 41.
Brother of Hogarth (OP 1988) and Colin (OP 1994). Jonathan had been living in Guyana.
Ball, Benedict
OP 1988

Died 11th November 2018, Aged 49.
Barnes, Dai
Staff 2005-2014

Died 2nd August 2019, Aged 48.
After teaching at St Benedict’s for nine years where he was head of IT, Dai went to Oundle School where he became Head of Digital Strategy. We offer our thoughts and prayers to his family at this time.
Bennett, Brian
Staff 1988-2003

Died 7th June 2016, Aged 66.
Brian taught Biology at St Benedict’s from 1988, becoming Head of Biology in 1997.
Bicknell, Peter
OP 1955

Died 2001, Aged 63.
Peter was living in Australia at the time of his death.
Boscarelli, Corrado
OP 1977

Died 8th March 2016, Aged 55.
Uncle of Alex Dupuy (OP 2019)
Bushby, Mark
Staff 2005

Died 29th September 2019.
After teaching music at St Benedict's, Mark went to Notting Hill & Ealing High School and then to Queen Anne's School before joining St Joseph's College, Reading, first as Deputy Head Pastoral and then most recently as Head of the Prep School.

Codd, Raymond
OP 1966

Died 17th January 2019, Aged 71.
Brother of Brian (OP 1963). R.I.P.
Ray was Head of School in 65-66 and in the same year he achieved high ranking in the CCF – he was a Senior Under Officer. He excelled at all games, ending his school career as Captain of the Rugby 1st XV, Captain of the Cricket 1st XI, Captain of Athletics and Cross Country. After he left School, he went to St Luke’s College in Exeter where he again shone in Rugby and later played for and captained Rosslyn Park and Middlesex; in the early 70s he had trials for England and Ireland and captained The Barbarians. Ray taught at Haileybury, Whitgift and finally at King’s Taunton where he was Head of PE and Games and where he completed his teaching career.
Coffey, John
OP 1959

Died 18th July 2017, Aged 76.
Son of Brian Coffey (Senior School Staff 1955-1965).
Coke, Peter
OP 1960

Died 16th Month 2015, Aged 72.
Brother of Henry (OP 1972).
Costello, Dermot
OP 1998

Died 25th March 2019, Aged 49.
Brother of Aidan (OP 1983) and Eugene (OP 1986) and son of Denis (Staff 1961-1995). To them and his wife Liz and his children Niamh and Conor we offer our deepest sympathy.
Cox, Patrick
OP 1958

Died 15th January 2018, Aged 76.
Davies, Robert
OP 1959

Died 7th April 2017, Aged 76.
Deacon, Andrew
OP 1967

Died 21st January 2017, Aged 68.
Devenish, Michael
OP 1968

Died August 2016, Aged 66.
Brother of Robin (OP 1961); Michael was a well-known and respected architect, living in Skipton.
Downes, John (Kerry)
OP 1948

Died 11th August 2019, Aged 88.
Duggan, Michael
OP 1948

Died 22nd January 2019, Aged 86.
Michael was a retired solicitor – a sole practitioner. He and his wife, Maeve, moved to Shropshire in 1983 and finally settled in Wales in 2007. Michael loved his work and it was always a source of pride to give his best. Although, failing in health, he was delighted to receive, in December 2016, from the President of the Law Society, a Certificate of Congratulations on completing fifty years on the Roll of Solicitors.
Everett, David
OP 1958

Died 30th September 2017, Aged 77.

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