The Rev. Sheldon Flory, 83, died Sept. 9, 2010, after an extended illness.

He was rector of St. Margaret’s Church, Belfast, during the 1960s, an award-winning poet, Episcopal chaplain of Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, R.I.

He leaves his wife, Beth Bishop Flory; first wife, Jane Livsey Flory; children, Christopher, Susan and Sarah Flory; and grandchildren, Lee Flory, Hannah and John Graham, and Philip and Timothy Davey.

Contributions in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 or