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WESSEX ROYALE HOTEL Can offer free room hire for our recently refurbished, fully air conditioned function room. The ideal venue for that special party, occasion, wedding, birthday, Christening. New selection of menu and function packs available. Please telephone 01305 262660
STUART BURLEY Happy 30th Birthday Babes Still football obsessed! Lots of love
always ~ Sarah xxx
CONGRATULATIONS MUM You've reached the big 'Eight-O' You were born in the last Millennium, and that's a long, long time ago. We hope you had a great time last night. All our love Liz, Mick, Mark, Michael & Becca xx
MY GREAT NAN EILEEN BENNETT is 91 today! Lots of love ~ from Your Ruby. xxx
BROOKLYN ANDERSON A little star was born 6 years ago today, beautiful & precious in every way. Love Mummy, D, Jaques & Harry xx
PETER SAPSWORTH Happy 60th Birthday. Love ~ Karen & Lee xxx ---------x---------- Happy Birthday Grandad Lots of love ~ Grant, Ellie & Millie xxx
BILLY CALF Happy Birthday. Lots of love ~ Shannon, Daniel and Tracy xx
JAKE PITNEY Happy 8th Birthday ' Ronaldo'' Loads of Love Mom, Dad, Kiera and Chloé xxx
CLAUDINE DURRANT Passed away unexpectedly at home on 29th January 2008, aged 92 years. Loving wife of the late Donald. Mother of Odette and Erik and devoted Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Her funeral service is to take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Thursday 7th February at 3.15pm. Any enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare, 130 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, DT4 0JS. Telephone: (01305) 772789
BRYAN EDWARD TARRANT Passed peacefully at Dorset County Hospital on 26th January aged 83 years. Devoted husband of the late Isabella, much loved mother of Brian, Edna, Stuart and the late Roy, treasured grandad of Daniel, Mark, Caren, Samuel, Lisa, Claire and Ewan, cherished great nampa of David and Zachary. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Bryan's funeral will be held at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 6th February at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please, but donations may be made payable for the Royal Horticultural Society and sent by cheque only c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 130 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, DT4 0JS. Tel: (01305) 772789
ROBERT HOARE Passed away peacefully at Portland Hospital, on 29th January, 2008, aged 95 years. Husband of the late Cath, also a dear dad, grandad and great grandad. His funeral service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium, on Wednesday 6th February at 3.15pm. Family flowers only please,but if desired, donations can be made for Portland Hospital c/o Rose Funeral Service, 35 Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, DT4 9LY. Enquiries Tel 01305 785832 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
KEN BEST "60" To a special Dad and Grandad Love Paula, Pete, Leoni, Tanita, Hannah Melissa, Kenny, Gemma, Fern, Sarah, Ricky, Myles and Cole XXX
RHETA (CONNOLLY) MOGASHA Margaret, Sheelagh, Tom, Evelyn & the Mogasha family would like to thank all who attended the celebration of Rheta's life and for all the cards and messages of sympathy received, also for the donations given to Weldmar Hospice (£350 so far) in her memory. Many thanks also go to all at Portesham Surgery, the Joseph Weld Hospice, all members of the Cancer Care team, our friends and neighbours who have helped and supported us through these last few years. To Jane Cotton and her team for their care and the Rev. Pam Thomas for her prayers and the lovely, moving service.
ISOBEL WHY Happy 10th anniversary darling All my love Terry XX
MICHAEL HETHERINGTON Remembering you with love today and everyday With love Sara, Emma, Dean, Jake and Max
MICHAEL HETHERINGTON My beloved son, three long weary years have passed but you have never left my heart and thoughts. Love you for ever and ever your broken hearted Mum
BROOKS & CADBY To Andrew & Georgina a beautiful baby boy JOSEPH WILLIAM 8lb 12ozs Born in London on 26th January 2008
FRANK DAMEN Treasured memories of a loving Husband, Dad & Grandad who passed away 2 years ago today. Love from Pearl, Eric & Tina, Linda & Dave, Hayley & Bradley xx
JAMES O'BRIEN Is 18 today! Happy Birthday Love Mum and Dad xxx
ROGER KING Christine and Andrew would like to thank all family and friends for their kind messages and cards of sympathy. Thank you to Joseph Weld Hospice for all their care and attention given to Roger, to the Prince of Wales Road Surgery and also the Respiratory Medicine and Alex at Dorset County Hospital. To Rev Sally Bedborough for conducting such a fitting service. Special thanks go to Pauline and Doug for looking after Bertie. Finally to Andrew of Grassby Funeral Service for all the arrangements Please accept this as our personal message of thanks.
NAOMI COX (AURA) Naomi would like to thank everybody for their continued support in the opening of Aura Hairdesignandstudio
ALEX GRANT Happy 13th Birthday. Love from Mum, Dad and Samantha
MEIR JENNI & ANDREW Congratulations on the birth of your beautiful baby daughter ELSIE MARTHA on 24th January. A precious sister for Fraser and a welcome addition to the family. Many thanks to all at DCH. Lots of love Mum & Dad Coombs and Mum and Dad Meir. xxx
BOB HILL Happy 60th Birthday grandad. Love you. From Conor & Tyler xx
HARRISON DENNIS Happy 1st Birthday little man, have fun! Love Mummy, Daddy, Robyn, The Boy's, Poppy & Ruby xxx
MAGDALENA & MATTHEW BARGE Are delighted to announce the arrival of OLIVIA LISA 0n 23/01/08 weighing 7lb 1oz. "In the arms of Mother Nature"
BOB HILL Happy 60th Birthday darling. Love you lots. From wife Tina, Stacey, Adam, Billy & Gemma xx
HARRISON DENNIS Happy 1st Birthday BuddyLove Corey, Kaiden and McKenzie
NATHAN GILLHAM & CHANNI CRABB On the birth of CHLOE LEIGH With lots of love ~ Mum, Damian, Nan, Grandad, Callum, Shannon, Kev & Stan
JACK HENDY Congratulations on passing. Pimp your ride! Thanks to Marcus from Gold Driving School.Love all the family.
STACY THOMSONHappy 21st Still dressing up Have a great evening Lots of love ~ Mum, Steve and Nanci xxx
BEATRIX HARRIET (TRIXIE) CHILCOTT Peacefully on 26th January 2008 on her 94th Birthday. Much loved aunt to her nephews and nieces and families, and sadly missed by all her friends. Funeral service at Weymouth Crematorium on Monday 11th February at 2.30pm. No flowers by request, donations if wished for Weldmar Hospicecare Trust may be sent c/o Grassby Funeral Service, 8 Princes Street Dorchester, DT1 1TW. Tel: (01305) 262338
JOHN ENGLAND On 27th January 2008 peacefully at Dorset County Hospital after a short illness, aged 78 years. Beloved husband of Glad, much loved father of David and Pamela and to Jocelyn and Iain, and loving and dearly loved grandad of Hayley and Kerry. Funeral service at Weymouth Crematorium on Monday 4th February at 11.30am. Family flowers only please, donations if wished for either Royal British Legion Cerne Abbas District Branch or League of Friends of Dorchester Hospitals may be sent c/o Grassby Funeral Service, 8 Princes Street, Dorchester, DT1 1TW. Tel: (01305) 262338.
SHAUN RYAN Suddenly, but peacefully on 29th January 2008 at Dorset County Hospital after a short illness bravely borne, aged 66 years. Very much loved husband of Heather and loving dad to Paul and Sarah, Martin and Katie, David and Nadia and Christopher, granpy to Matthew, Ben, Joseph, Billy, Bump and Amelia and best friend of Poppy, Tilly and Ronnie. Funeral service will take place at St. Laurence Church, Upwey on Wednesday 6th February at 12.45pm, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only, but donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o Grassby Funeral Service, 8 Princes Street, Dorchester, DT1 1TW. Tel: (01305) 262338
THOMAS HENRY BIRD "Tom Bird" Passed peacefully away on Sunday 27th January, 2008, after a short illness, at Dorset County Hospital. "A peaceful end to a long and happy life." "Jesus I Come" Devoted husband to Vera for 65 years, loving father of Andrea, Hazel, Graham, Geoffrey, Colin and their husbands, wives and fiance; Andy, Mike, Jane and Lainey. Much loved Grandfather of Wallace, Sharran, Michelle, Claire, Mariska, Sarah, Kate and Jo. Also Great Grandfather of Shane, Jake, Maya, Ellie, William, Rosie, Chloe, Eden, Henry and Lily. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. A Service of Thanksgiving and Celebration for Tom's life will take place at the Methodist Church, Wyke Regis, on Monday 4th February at 12 noon, followed by Interment at Wyke Regis Cemetery and afterwards a gathering for refreshments at the Wyke Regis Methodist Church Hall, Portland Road, all are welcome. Family flowers only please, but if desired, donations can be made, in Tom's memory for the "House of Hope Bethlehem" (a charity for the mentally, blind and physically handicapped in Bethlehem), by cheque only, payable to Funeral Donations Account c/o Rose Funeral Service, 35 Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, Weymouth, DT4 9LY. Enquiries Tel 01305 785832
JACK BECKLEY Of Tolpuddle, formerly of Gussage St. Michael. Passed peacefully away at Dorset County Hospital on 25th January 2008, aged 84 years. Loving husband of Brenda, much loved by all his family. He will be sadly missed. Funeral service to take place at St John the Evangelist Church Tolpuddle on Wednesday 6th February at 12.00 noon followed by a committal at Poole Crematorium at 2.30 pm. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu may be given for WDGH NHS Trust c/o Woods Funeral Service, 11A Icen Way, Dorchester, DT1 1EW. Tel: 01305 250425.
EILEEN DAVIS Passed peacefully away in her sleep at Avenue House, Dorchester, aged 83 years after a short illness. Beloved wife of the late Roy; very much loved mum of Rodney, Joyce, Brian, Peter, Christina, Dawn, Linda, Jeana and Kevin; and very dearly loved gran and nan to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her funeral service will take place at St John the Baptist Church, Woodsford on Thursday 31st January at 3.30pm followed by interment. Family flowers only please but donations if desired may be given for The Alzheimer's Society and Julia's House (cheques made payable to Woods Funeral Service) c/o Woods Funeral Service, 11A Icen Way, Dorchester, DT1 1EW. Tel: 01305 250425.
BARTLETT - Herbie. Peacefully, on 27th January, 2008. Much loved sweetheart of Marilyn. Funeral Service will take place at Dorchester Cemetery Chapel, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester, on Monday 4th February at 2.00pm, followed by interment at Poundbury Cemetery, Poundbury Road, Dorchester. Bright, cheerful clothing please. Family flowers only, but donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o Grassby Funeral Service, 8 Princes Street, Dorchester, DT1 1TW. Tel (01305) 262338
IAN DUFFIE & CHERYL WELLMAN Congratulations on your engagement. It's wonderful news. Wishing you every happiness for your future together Lots of love Mum, Simon, Jackie, Olly, Lucy, John and families
DOROTHY EMILY TURNER Passed suddenly but peacefully away on 25th January 2008 in Dorset County Hospital, aged 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Roy, much loved mother of Valerie and Jean; dearest nan of Sophie, Tom, Ben and Sarah and great grandmother of Isobel and Finley. Her funeral service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Monday 4th February at 12.15 pm. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired may be given for The British Heart Foundation c/o Woods Funeral Service, 11A Icen Way, Dorchester, DT1 1EW. Tel: (01305) 250425.
SQUIBB - Roy. Sadly passed away on 21st January at the age of 57 years. Dear husband of Gini and loving dad to Ben and Rob, and eldest son of Roy and Margaret. Roy's funeral will take place at the Bridport Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's witnesses on Monday 4th February at 1.30 pm, followed by a gathering to celebrate his life at A.G Downs, to both of which all are welcome. Family flowers only, but donations may be made to the Bridport congregation of Jehovah's witnesses.
DAVID TOWILLS Formerly of Weymouth Passed away at home in Gibraltar on 22nd January after a long illness David, the devoted husband of Maria Louise and the loving father of Andrew, was put to rest in Gibraltar, his adopted home.
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OTTER - Betty (nee Sweet). Passed away January 23rd 2008. Loving sister of David and sister-in-law Christine. You have left us dear Betty but your smile and laughter will be with us always. Good Night. No more pain or suffering.
BARNES - Joy. On 23 January 2008 aged 86 years. Formerly of Rackmead, Watery Lane Broadwey. Funeral service will take place at St Laurence Church Upwey on Tuesday 5 February at 12.00 noon, followed by interment in the Churchyard. Flowers welcome but if preferred donations for Perennial - Gardeners' Royal Benevolent Society may be sent c/o Grassby Funeral Service 8 Princes Street Dorchester DT1 1TW. Tel (01305) 262338. Cheques for donations to be made payable to Perennial.
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GUSH - Rita. Loving memories of a dear sister. Love ~ Annette xxx
DEVON HARVEY Happy 13th Birthday Teenager Enjoy your
special day Lots of love ~ Mum and Dad xxx
SID BRAY Treasured memories of a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. We miss you so much. If tears could build a stairway and memories a lane I would walk right up to Heaven and bring you home again. Love Pam, Heather, Alan, Jane and all your family
MILLIE SHORT Happy 2nd Birthday to our beautiful little girl Love always ~ Mommy and Daddy xxx
ELAINE MEDWAY Happy 18th Birthday. All our love ~ Dad, Bridgette, Ryan, Claire, Jake and Ozzy. xxx
CYRIL HAMON Passed away peacefully in his 101st year. Widower of Florence, father to Nanette, Malcolm, Christopher & Robin, father-in-law to June, Carol & Debbie. Loving grandfather and great grandfather. Will be sadly missed. Funeral at Weymouth Crematorium on Tuesday 5th February at 11.30 am. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Professor Saint Fund (Sark) c/o A J Wakely & Sons, 91 East Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3LB.