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The Reverend Warren Deacon was born January 5, 1955 and died on Thursday, October 6 in Victoria after lengthy and serious health challenges and recent surgery.

 The funeral for the Rev. Warren Deacon, will take place on Saturday, November 12 at 2:00pm at St. Peter's Anglican Church in Victoria, BC (3939 St. Peter's Road). If anyone would like to send flowers to be displayed at the service, they may have them delivered to Deborah Deacon, at 3-1165 Meares St. Victoria BC. V8V 3J9 and she will bring them to St. Peter's on November 12..  

Warren was educated at Simon Fraser University where he graduated with a BA in 1980, the Vancouver School of Theology, where he graduated with an MDiv in 1985, and Western University where he obtained a Bachelor of Law in 1991. 

He was ordained to the diaconate on November 24, 1984, at Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver by the Right Reverend John Snowden, Bishop of Cariboo and ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Snowdon, June 9, 1985, at St. Michael and All Angels, Prince George.

Warren served as a student minister at Barkerville in the Diocese of Cariboo in 1983, and in 1984-85 as a student intern at Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver. He was Assistant Priest at St. Michael and All Angels, Prince George, 1985-1987; Priest-in Charge at Moraviantown First Nation in the Diocese of Huron, 1990-1992; Rector of Church of Cleopas, Kamloops, 1992-1997; Priest-in-Charge of St. Alban and St. Hilda, Diocese of Cariboo in 2000, and Priest-in- Charge of Grace Church, St. Catherines, in the Diocese of Niagara, 2001 to 2003. He served as Planned Giving and Stewardship Consultant to the Dioceses of Cariboo and Kootenay from 1997 to 2000. Warren also practised law between 1992-2000 in Ontario and BC.

Warren moved to this diocese from the Diocese of Niagara in 2003 and was Rector of Christ the Redeemer, Cloverdale, 2003 and 2004.

Warren had recently returned to ministry as a supply priest at Two Saints Ministry in Victoria.

He is survived by his four children, Nicholas, Megan, Deborah, and Elias.

Funeral details are to be confirmed.

We give thanks for his ministry in our diocese and in the Anglican Church of Canada