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This is to let you know that Eugene Gebler (1960-1967) died recently.  

May he Rest in Peace

It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the death of Michael Anthony Hewson (Sammy) on 26th April, shortly after reaching his 100th birthday.

May he rest in peace.

It is with great sadness that we have been informed of the death of Sir Hugh Rossi, a former pupil and Governor of the school.
He was MP for Hornsey/Hornsey and Wood Green 1966-92.
He died on 14th April 2020.
May he rest in peace.

Dear Fathers, Deacons and Colleagues,
With sadness I write with news of the death earlier today, 7 April, of Fr John O’Halloran.  Fr John died peacefully at home, in Nazareth House, Finchley.
Fr John was born in London on 11 September 1924 and Ordained to the Priesthood for the Diocese of Westminster at St Joseph’s, Wealdstone by Bishop George Craven on 29 June 1957.
Sympathy is extended to Fr John’s family and friends, and to the Clergy and parishioners of his former parishes in the Diocese, to those who remember him from his years on the staff at Finchley High School, and to the Sisters and residents at Nazareth House.
Fr John was a member of the Deceased Clergy Association.  Funeral arrangements will be made in accordance with the protocols necessary due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Details of a Memorial Requiem Mass, and an obituary, will follow in due course.
We pray for the repose of Fr John’s soul:
Lord Jesus, our Redeemer,
you willingly gave yourself up to death so that all people might be saved and pass from death into a new life.
Listen to our prayers, look with love on your people who mourn and pray for Fr John.
Lord Jesus, holy and compassionate, forgive his sins.
By dying you opened the gates of life for those who believe in you.
Do not let our brother be parted from you, but by your glorious power give him light, joy and peace in heaven where you live for ever and ever.
May the soul of this faithful Priest rest in peace.  Amen.
With kind regards,
The Diocese of Westminster


 The Albanian association is the focus for our alumni. They have their own clubhouse in Summers Lane, have several football teams who play in local leagues, organise an annual dinner at the school and an annual commemorative mass for deceased members.

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Many of our alumni are generous in both their financial contributions to the school and in contributing to events such as careers days. Many are very successful in their various fields but below are some of our notable former pupils:

Finchley Grammar School