It is my sad duty to inform you the passing to the Grand lodge above of Worshipful Brother and Excellent Companion Andrew Douglas Gray PPrGReg 20th March 2023 (aged 78).
W. Bro Andy was Initiated 10/04/1980 into Ivel Lodge L6846 and elected an honorary member in 2017, founder of the Clifton Hundred Lodge L9242 and exalted into Ivel Chapter C6846 on 24/04/1984 becoming an honorary companion in 2022.
Bro Andy was fighter, having survived heart problems and throat cancer, but sadly, lost his fight to a lung infection and passed away peacefully in his sleep in Hospital.
W. Bro & E Companion Andy enjoyed a full and active masonic career, he will be sorely missed by all his lodge and chapter members.
I am sure that you will join with me in offering our sincere condolences to his family at this very sad time. I have sent a condolences card to his daughter Debbie on behalf the Provincial Grand Master, executive and Brethren of the province.
The funeral is on Wednesday 26th April 2023 3:15 pm at Bedford Crematorium, Norse Road, Bedford MK41 a guard of honour will be formed, followed by a reception at the Biggleswade Conservative Club, St Andrews Street, Biggleswade SG18 8BA.
Requiescet in pace
Yours sincerely and fraternally
Mike Fitz-Gerald – Provincial Grand Almoner