We regret to inform you that the Revd Canon Stanley Prins died peacefully on 28th June following a short illness.

During his lifetime, Stanley served across our diocese and was much liked and respected. He was husband to Marion, father to Lucy, Kath and Simon, and grandad to Lucas, Megan, Sam, Josh and Dan.

He was former Vicar of Humshaugh, Simonburn and Wark and previously of Chapel House, St Thomas' Newcastle and Benwell Newcastle, also former Padré to 101st (Northumbrian) Regiment Royal Artillery. He retired to Bardon Mill.

His funeral will be held at St Peter's, Humshaugh on Monday 16th July at 2pm. Refreshments will be served in the village hall afterwards. Retiring collection will be for The Children's Society and SSAFA.

Please hold his family in your prayers.