The Rev. Marjorie Hall Davis, 86, of Granby, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 24, 2019, surrounded by her family at her home.
Following a career in neurochemistry, The Rev. Davis attended Hartford Seminary and Yale Divinity School and received her M. Div. from Yale and was ordained in the United Church of Christ in 1986. She worked for over 20 years as an Interim Minister in the Hartford area and as a pastoral counselor at the Pastoral Counseling Center of West Hartford.
Her love of learning, science, and religion also led her to teach as an adjunct faculty member at Hartford Seminary and to become involved with the Institute on Religion in an Age of Science (IRAS). She served as a council member and as President of IRAS and also served on the steering committee of the Religion and Science Group of the American Academy of Religion. She was active in the UCC Science and Technology Working Group, and the Ecumenical Roundtable on Science, Technology, and the Church, and was a Fellow of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors.
She was the beloved wife for 19 years of Karl Edward Peters.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 30, 12 Noon, at the South Congregational Church, 242 Salmon Brook St., Granby, CT. Burial will be private at In Memoriam Cemetery, Wallingford. Memorial donations may be made to IRAS, c/o David Klotz, Treasurer, 82 Goose Lane, Coventry, CT 06238, the Star Island Conference Center, 30 Middle St., Portsmouth, NH 03801 or to South Congregational Church, 242 Salmon Brook St., Granby, CT 06035.
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