Grieving Wall

This is a note of deep appreciation for the life and work of the Reverend John Vannorsdall the 4th Chaplain to serve Yale University. He was a man of abundant grace and authentic humility who touched many lives through his powerful preaching and gentle pastoral care. May God bless his family with the comfort of loving memories during this time of loss.

-Sharon Kugler

Reverend John Vannorsdall lifted me up when I was laid low by grief, and taught me to be community-minded when I was isolated by sorrow. I am forever grateful for Reverend Vannorsdall’s wisdom and generosity. Truly, to be in his presence was to know kindness and compassion are with us.

-Camille Thomasson

Rita Cropley was my mother in law. She was the nicest, most thoughtful and caring person I knew. I felt honored and loved by her and feel so very grateful I had her in my life.

Always in my heart and forever missed,
Love your daughter in law,