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    The Upper New York Conference of The United Methodist Church


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    Clergy Retirees

    Class of 2020-2021
    Class of 2019
    Class of 2018
    Class of 2017


    Class of 2020-2021

    Congratulations to the Upper New York clergy members who are retiring! Thank you for your service and commitment to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. There are more than 70 clergy retiring in 2020-2021. Click here to watch their farewell messages upon retirement.

    Sue Acker
    Peter Agnew
    Heather Allport-Cohoon
    Stephen J. Andrews
    Joseph Auslander
    Wilfredo J.R. Baez
    Sylvia Barrett
    Everett J. Bassett
    James Brand
    Sally A. Buyea
    Pamela R. Carey
    Patricia L. Carpenter
    Inell R. Claypool
    Holly A. Coty

    Barbara DeAngelis
    Robert DeFelice
    Richard J. Demers
    Lawrence R. Eastlack
    Glynn N. English
    Penni Farrington
    Carol Finke
    Cathy Fox
    Matthew Golibersuch

    Karen S. Grinnell
    Keith E. Griswold
    Jodi Haier
    David B. Hays
    Bruce N. Hazard
    David B. Herrmann
    Thomas B. Hester

    Susan Holland
    Karyl Hopp
    Janet A.M. James
    Carol D. Jubenville
    Moon H. Kim
    Roselynn K. Kingsbury
    David W. Kofahl
    Beth J. Kottemann
    Thomas M. Kraft
    Lawrence G. Lake 
    Bonnie M. LeValley
    Jeffrey E. Long
    Jeff Losey

    DeeAnne L. Lowman
    Marian F. Luce
    David D. Masland
    Jeffrey A. Matthews
    Sunny K. Mauser
    Katherine S. Merriman
    Timothy M. Middleton Sr.
    Margaret Morin
    G. Ewart Morris
    Wayne A. Mort
    Brooke R. Newell
    Manilla Olga Case Owen
    Richard Peters
    Timothy D. Phelps
    Adrienne L. Phillips
    Sheila M. Price
    Ruth E. Reppert
    Paul J. Rowley
    Sundar R. Samuel
    Gary M. Spraker
    Nancy J. Stanley
    Jeff M. Stratton
    Westley Tessey
    Joellyn W. Tuttle
    David M. Underwood
    Valerie Valentine
    William W. Vallet
    Meredith Vanderminden
    Duane F. Watson
    Eileen S. Wenner
    Cynthia J. Wenzinger
    Stephen John Wiggers
    Debra L. Wollaber
    Robert C. Wollaber
    Evelyn A. Woodring
    Diane Woodworth Wright


    Class of 2019

    Congratulations to the Upper New York clergy members who are retiring! Thank you for your service and commitment to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. There are more than 30 clergy retiring. Click here to watch their farewell messages upon retirement.

    Iola Aaron
    Beth O. Benham
    Denise M. Bowen
    Barbara A. Brewer
    Patricia Ann Bush
    Daniel Paul Carr
    Jeffrey  Brian Childs
    Willson Alan Delamater
    David C. Derk
    Diane E. DiLuzio
    Mary T. Drake
    Gary L. Freeland
    Jeffrey D. Hale
    Deborah J. Hamlin
    Mark C. Harrison
    Brian S. Homan
    Janet Marie Hubbard
    Judith Johnson-Siebold
    Richard  Kempton
    Eric G. Kerwath
    Jackie Ann Rose Kraft
    Francis A. Loan
    Lynn R. Lockwood
    Joy Lowenthal
    Stephen  G. Maddox Sr.
    Jessie M. L. Marafioti
    Diane E. Prentice
    William C. Prentice
    Jacque Ruth
    Natalie Whitlock Scholl
    Lauren W. Swanson
    A. Susan Townsend
    Hyun Joo Yang


    Class of 2018

    Click here to watch farewell messages.


    Class of 2017

    Click here to watch farewell messages.


    With more than 144,000 members, the Upper New York Annual (Regional) Conference of The United Methodist Church comprises 865 local churches and 91 new faith communities in 12 districts, covering 48,000 square miles in 49 of the 62 counties in New York state. Our mission is to “live the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to be God’s love with our neighbors in all places."