For death notices

Nigel Guthrie RIP

The FAOBA has been informed of the death of Nigel Guthrie on Monday 29 August 2022.  Nigel attended Carlekemp from 1947 to 1953 and was a regular attendee of the Old Boys dinners.  Nigel enjoyed reminiscing with his fellow OBs. We pass our sympathy to his wife and family. RIP

Stephen Orban 1974 – 2018

News has been received of the unfortunate passing of Stephen Orban, one of the OBs from the last days of the school. Stephen was at the school from around 1989 until it closed. He died on 20th September 2018 in Cleveland, USA. He was born Oct. 4th, 1974 in Naples, Italy, while his father was…

Fr Aelred Grugan RIP

It is with regret that we inform OBs of the premature passing of Fr Aelred Grugan age 67.  Fr Aelred was one of the last novices to enter the monastery and was ordained in 1981. He was a very popular monk who was involved in the school as Junior Housemaster and was the last headmaster of the school…

Christopher Dunn RIP

We are informed of the sad passing of Christopher Dunn, an OB who attended the school in the 1950s. Christopher’s funeral will take place at St Columbkille’s Catholic Church in Rutherglen on Thursday 21 June at 1pm. His body will be received into the church on Wednesday evening.

Andrew Basigara RIP

We have been informed of the very sad and very premature passing of one of our old boys – Andrew Basigara who passed away on 16 October 2016. We have only just been informed.  Andrew was in his late fifties and died of bowel cancer.  He occasionally attended the Old Boys reunions. Andrew was a fantastic…

Francis Davidson

Rev Dom Francis Davidson, OSB RIP

The Old Boys Association have been informed of the recent passing of one of our headmasters, Fr Francis Davidson. Fr Francis died at Ampleforth Abbey very peacefully on Monday 9 April. His funeral arrangements are provided.  Should any Old Boys wish to attend his funeral, they are kindly asked to contact the Abbot’s Office ( Funeral…