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Death in our diocesan family: The Rev. Arthur "Terry" Wing

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The Rev. Arthur K. "Terry" Wing IIIWith sadness we share the news of the death of the Rev. Arthur K. "Terry" Wing III, 88, on August 1, 2022.

After his ordination to the priesthood here in the Diocese of Newark on Dec. 1, 1961, he served at St. Luke’s, Montclair (Curate 1961-1965); St. James', Hackettstown (Vicar 1965-1969); St. Paul's, Englewood (Associate Rector 1969-1971); and St. James, Upper Montclair (Assistant Minister 1977-1982).

He also served the diocese in the Department of Christian Education (1963-1973) and the Committee on College Work (Class of 1967), and as a Trustee of the Bishop Anand Resource Center (Class of 1982) and Vice Chair of the Commission on Christian Education (Class of 1983).

His full obituary can be read here.

Terry is survived by his wife, Joan; his sons, Arthur (Robin) and his wife Sharlene, and Dan and his wife Yvette; and grandchildren Adam and his wife Harriet, and Sarah and husband Brian Shoyer. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law Delight and Paul Dodyk, and nieces and grandniece and nephews. His third son John passed away in 2004.

Services will be held at 11:30 AM on Friday August 19 at Bristol Glen, 200 Bristol Glen Drive, Newton, NJ. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial donations be made to Planned Parenthood or Episcopal Relief and Development.

Condolences may be sent to Joan Wing, 200 Bristol Glen Drive, Apt 322, Newton, NJ  07860.

Good and gracious God, the light of the faithful and shepherd of souls, you sent your servant Terry to be a priest in your Church to feed your sheep with your word and to guide them by his example; give us the grace to keep the faith he taught and to follow in his footsteps. We entrust him into your unfailing mystery of Love and Hope through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.