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6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« on: November 26, 2009, 03:08:02 AM »
Tuesday, December 1, will be the sixth anniversary of the repose of our friend and brother, John Royce. Long-time forumites will remember John, who posted here as ' Hypo-Ortho and at ByzCath as Orthodox East.

John was 63 when he died suddenly, having been ill for only a short time. He passed away at his computer reading the forums, which he so enjoyed and where we enjoyed his posts.

As has been said many times, John was a gentleman and loved both his Faith and his Church. As many of us prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, everyone please give thanks to God for the time that John spent among us.

O Lord, You took from this world the soul of our friend and brother, Your servant John, leading him to rest in a place of light, happiness, and peace, where there is neither pain nor suffering, neither grief nor sighing.

Prayers that Christine and all of John's family are comforted on this anniversary by happy memories of John and the belief that he is with his God.

May his memory be eternal.
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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2009, 03:10:26 AM »
Tuesday, December 1, will be the sixth anniversary of the repose of our friend and brother, John Royce. Long-time forumites will remember John, who posted here as ' Hypo-Ortho and at ByzCath as Orthodox East.

John was 63 when he died suddenly, having been ill for only a short time. He passed away at his computer reading the forums, which he so enjoyed and where we enjoyed his posts.

As has been said many times, John was a gentleman and loved both his Faith and his Church. As many of us prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, everyone please give thanks to God for the time that John spent among us.

O Lord, You took from this world the soul of our friend and brother, Your servant John, leading him to rest in a place of light, happiness, and peace, where there is neither pain nor suffering, neither grief nor sighing.

Prayers that Christine and all of John's family are comforted on this anniversary by happy memories of John and the belief that he is with his God.

May his memory be eternal.

Amen!
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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2009, 03:11:01 AM »
Memory Eternal!

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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #3 on: November 26, 2009, 03:59:24 AM »
Memory eternal!
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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #4 on: November 26, 2009, 06:20:51 AM »
+Eternal Memory
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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #5 on: November 26, 2009, 08:12:36 AM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #6 on: November 26, 2009, 09:01:24 AM »
Memory eternal.
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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #7 on: November 26, 2009, 09:06:38 AM »
Memory eternal!
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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #8 on: November 26, 2009, 09:48:54 AM »
Memory eternal!
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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #9 on: November 26, 2009, 10:18:40 AM »
Eternal be his memory!

John was a wonderful man, who was able to teach many through his postings.
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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #10 on: November 26, 2009, 11:35:10 AM »
Memory Eternal.
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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #11 on: November 26, 2009, 12:59:24 PM »
Lord Have Mercy

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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #12 on: November 26, 2009, 03:20:04 PM »
Memory eternal! Christ is risen!

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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #13 on: November 26, 2009, 04:33:24 PM »
+Memory Eternal.  May God give him rest with His saints.
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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #14 on: November 26, 2009, 10:44:14 PM »
Prayers of remembrance for a old friend...
An old timer is a man who's had a lot of interesting experiences -- some of them true.

Grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.

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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #15 on: November 27, 2009, 12:20:41 AM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #16 on: November 27, 2009, 01:22:03 AM »
May His Memory Be Eternal...Amen Amen
Peace and Comfort to Family and Friends Grant Oh Lord Amen .....

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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #17 on: November 28, 2009, 04:30:50 PM »
May he rest in Light Perpetual.. 

It's hard to believe it's been six years since his passing.  I remember him with great warmth.  He was a gentleman.

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Re: 6th Anniversary, John Royce - 'Hypo-Ortho'
« Reply #18 on: November 28, 2009, 05:29:56 PM »
"Eternal Memory."  (He was before my time on the forum.)
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