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Rev. Dr. Albert J. D. Aymer

Friday, November 5, 2021
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Notice of Death - Rev. Dr. Albert J. D. Aymer

Retired Elder
Date of Death: 11/5/2021 | Date of Birth: 12/23/1936; | Clergy
We have received word of the death of the Rev. Dr. Albert Joseph Daniel Aymer on Friday, November 5, 2021.  He is survived by his former wife, Shirley; three daughters: Margaret Aymer Oget (spouse Laurent), Valerie Elizabeth Aymer, and Ann-Marie Millinette Aymer (spouse Kristen Claire Foley); and his grandson, Gabriel Albert Charles Oget.  The first of three memorial services will be held at South Orange-Vailsburg United Methodist Church in South Orange, NJ on December 11, 2021 at 11:00 am.  An additional memorial service and interment will be held at Ebenezer Methodist Church in St. John's, Antigua on January 6, 2022 at 10:00 am.  A celebration of life and legacy will be held at Hood Theological Seminary in the Spring of 2022, and will be announced once scheduled.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to The Albert J. D. Aymer Endowed Scholarship Fund, Hood Theological Seminary, https://www.hoodseminary.edu/donate/donate-now.

While Rev. Dr. Aymer’s relationship with the Western North Carolina Conference was only during retirement, beginning with his transfer from Greater New Jersey in 2014, he had a 20-year relationship with Hood Seminary, first as the Dean from 1994-2001, and then as President, 2001-2014.  Prior to that, Dr. Aymer served for fourteen years as Associate Dean at Drew Theological Seminary, and pastored local churches in New Jersey.
 
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