RIP: The Rev. Robert B. McFarlane

The Office of the Bishop has issued the following notice:

Jan. 29, 2020

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are saddened to inform you of the death of the Rev. Robert B. McFarlane in Lynn, Mass., on Jan. 26, 2020. Bob was an assistant at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul from 1958 until 1960, rector of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Marlborough from 1960 until 1966 and an assistant at St. Mark’s Church in Southborough from 1966 until 1970.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday, Jan. 30, from 4 until 8 p.m. at Solimine Funeral Home, 67 Ocean Street, Lynn. The funeral will be will be held on Friday, Jan. 31, at 11 a.m. at St. Stephen’s Memorial Church, 74 South Common Street, Lynn. Clergy are invited to vest, white stoles.

May the soul of God’s faithful servant departed rest in peace and may light perpetual shine upon him.

Faithfully yours,

The Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates
The Rt. Rev. Gayle E. Harris

Condolences may be sent to his family:
Mrs. Susan McFarlane
21 Euclid Avenue
Lynn MA 01904

Memorial donations may be made to:
All Care Hospice
210 Market Street
Lynn MA 01901


Methuen Memorial Music Hall
PO Box 453
Methuen MA 01844