Fr James C. Feeney, SCJ, died aged 52 at Bourtreehill. Irvine, Ayrshire, where he had been parish priest since 1976. He was professed as a member of The Sacred Heart Fathers on 12th September, 1950, and studied at Saint Joseph's College Melees, Cheshire, where he was ordained on 8th December, 1956.
Mr Francis Hoey, BEM died on Easter Sunday aged 83. He was a member of a family well-known in Sunderland and Luton for strong Catholic activities. With his brother Michael Hoey was one of the early members of the Catholic Workers College, now Plater College, Oxford.
Mr Hoey was a founder member of Council 354 of the Knights of St Columba at Luton After 34 years at Vauxhall Motors he was awarded the BEM for his outstanding contribution to industrial relations. He and his late wife celebrated their Golden Wedding in 1977. He leaves two daughters and nine
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Sir Ralph Hodsoll, has died at Twyford Abbey, aged 77. He was educated at the Dominican school at Hawkesyard and joine dthe Order in 1924, the year the school moved to Luton. He was ordained at Oxford in 1930. After working for a degree in theology and for a London University degree in Classics, he spent the next 30 years at Laxton, during eight of which he was headmaster. Layton became a flourishing Polishy centre. and Fr Ralph went to Edinburgh in 1968. He taught at St David's High School, Dalkeith, becoming head of the classics department. He retired in 1975.
Fr Austin Foreman has died. aged 79. He was born in Leadgate. Co. Durham and educated at St Cuthbert's Grammar School, Freshfield, Burn Hall, Roosendaal and Mill ill. He was ordained priest in Mill Hill on July 9. 1939 and was appointed to Kodok, now Melakal.
From 1947 to 1954 he was Society Superior and Pro-Prefect. In 1954 he became spiritual director in Roosendaal and in 1959 rector in Courtfield. An appointment to the Falkland Islands in 1963 had to be cancelled because of ill health and he was instead asked to be organiser, first in Mill Hill, then (1968) in Los Angeles and finally
■ 19791 in Glasgow.