John Wortley

Obituary of John Trevor Wortley



Rev. Dr. John T. Wortley

John Wortley, born in Yorkshire, England in 1934, for many years professor of medieval history at the University of Manitoba and a life-long priest of the Anglican church, died on Thursday, August 22, 2019 in Winnipeg, peacefully and at peace. Left to celebrate and love John are his wife, Jan Roberts; his children and their spouses, Anne-Marie and Robert; Joel and Laura; Adrian and Kathleen; his grandchildren: Tyler, Bridgette, Roxanne (Braelyn), Natasha, Kiera, Thea, Robert, Hillary and Quade; Jan’s children, Stephen and Christine; and Sylvia’s daughters, Elin and Jill and their families; his Yorkshire family; Marilyn Boyd; and many wonderful friends. He is predeceased by Sylvia Scott Wortley; parents, Alfred and Hilda Wortley; and brother, Colin Wortley. Memorial service and reception will be held on Tuesday, September 3 at 2:00 pm at the Parish Church of St. Luke, 130 Nassau Street North, Winnipeg. No flowers please.


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