The Rev. Canon Thomas Taylor Parke (1964), Rector of Bethesda Episcopal Church, died peacefully at home, March 5, 2012, after battling pancreatic cancer. He is survived by his wife, Allison; her daughter Kassandra Frua de Angeli of Milan, Italy; his mother-in-law, Mickey M. Vassallo; his children from his first marriage to Barbara Fisher, Jonathan and Emily; his grandchildren, Jackson Taylor and Penelope Anne Crawford. The Rev. James J. McNamee III (1964), who had pastured St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Annapolis, and had been president of Ecumenical Campus Ministry in Baltimore, died March 9, 2012, of cancer at his home in the Ambassador Apartments in Tuscany-Canterbury. He leaves no immediate family.
The Rev. Richard Clark Rodgers (1940), died March 14, 2012 at his home in Tucson, AZ, where he had retired after his career as an Episcopal Priest in Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. He is survived by his wife, Lillian, and children, Richard, Stephen, Greg, and Mary, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.