Canon Griffiths died in the early hours of 28th September at Lincroft Meadow nursing home in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, aged 94. He was the oldest priest in the Diocese. He was ordained in 1950, serving at Norwich, Lowestoft, High Wycombe and Marlow, from where he retired in 2002, though he remained resident and active there until the last couple of years spent at Woodstock.

Bishop Peter (now Emeritus) will celebrate the Funeral Mass at 11.30 am on Thursday, 17 October at St Peter’s Church, Marlow followed by a burial in the church grounds. There will be a reception afterwards in the Pugin Rooms of St Peter’s Church, Marlow.