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Announcements for February 2003

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COOMBES -Philip John aged 81 of Higher Wynford Farm, Maiden Newton, passed away peacefully at home on 25th February after a bravely fought illness. Loving husband of Marge, dear father of Denise and Adrian and much loved Grandad of Russell, Abigail, Victoria and Amy. Funeral Service will take place on Thursday 6th March, 2pm at St Mary's Church, Maiden Newton. Family flowers only, but donations if desired to Cancer Care, Dorset c/o AJ Wakely and Sons 01308 423726.


WARRE - William (Tom), peacefully in Dorset County Hospital on 26th February. Beloved Partner of Joan, loving Father of Steve, Grandad of Hannah and Charlotte. Dearly loved by all of Joan's children. He will be sadly missed. For details of the funeral arrangements, please telephone Joan on 01308 427794. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Cancer Research c/o AJ Wakely and Sons 01308 423726.


DENBURY - Christopher. Born Weymouth 1934, died Southampton February 2003. Studied Poole College of Art. Royal Academy Schools Silver Medal. Funeral Monday 3rd March at St Mary & St Mellor, Amesbury.


DENNING - Richard Charles (Dick). Peacefully at Abbey View Nursing Home, Sherborne on 25th February 2003 aged 82 years. Loved father and grandfather. Funeral service at Weymouth Crematorium on Thursday 6th March at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations if wished for Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (R.A.B.I) may be sent c/o Grassby Funeral Service, 8 Princes Street, Dorchester, DT1 1TW. Tel: (01305) 262338


HAYWARD - (Formerly Wood). Florence Vera. Passed away peacefully in the Dorset County Hospital on Monday February 24, 2003, after a short illness. Deeply missed by her dearly loved husband John, her loving son Roland and dear grandsons Mark & James. Forever in our hearts. Funeral service at St Frances of Assisi Church, Littlemoor, Weymouth on Friday March 7, at 2.30pm, followed by interment - Springfields Cemetery Broadwey. Flowers may be sent to Stocking Funeral Service, 22 Crescent Street, Weymouth (DT4 7BX) or a donation given to CancerCare Dorset c/o the Funeral Director. Enquiries Tel: (01305) 785915.


CHARLIE DURANT To our little fella on your first birthday. Love Mummy and Daddy XX


JYMMEE WHITE Happy 1st Birthday. Lots of love ~ Mummy, Daddy, Mickie and Lewis XXXX

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PAM GREEN would like to thank all the staff on Ridgeway Ward for all the wonderful care they took of her during her long stay in DCH. Also many thanks to husband Jim & daughters & their families for their care & kindness, also our lovely friends who visited & sent get well cards and messages. Everyone has been so kind and caring. Many many thanks.

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Congratulations SUSAN & NIGEL WINSHIP On the birth of Amelia Alice Nancy A new Terras supporter. Love ~ Your Grandparents and all the family.


SIMON HOON & GWEN KOHLER Are pleased to announce the arrival of Annabel Jane on 15th February in Abergavenny.


SHEON McBRIDE Congratulations on your 18th birthday. Good luck in everything you do. Enjoy your party. All our love Mum, Jason, Dad, Charlotte, Peter, Chloe and Kaylie XXX.


EDWARDS - Elsie. Peacefully in Dorset County Hospital on 24th February. Dear sister of the late Vera Edwards. Her funeral service will be held on Thursday 6th March at St Andrew's Church, Preston at 2.30pm, followed by interment in the Churchyard. Floral tributes or donations for 'Preston Surgery Amenity Fund' may be sent to Cotton & Son, Milton House, 1 Milton Road, Weymouth. Enquiries Tel: (01305) 76 76 76


BOWER & URQUHART Hayley and Rod are pleased to announce their engagement on 16th February whilst on safari in Kenya.


DABBS - Julia and family would like to thank everyone who attended Ada's funeral and sent messages, flowers and donations. A special thanks to Father Kieran for a lovely service. Please accept this as our personal message of thanks.


BAKER - Tony. Another year, another birthday. You are with me today and every day. Ride High Tony. ~ Bill.


ANDREWS - Leonard. In memory of a true and loving friend, never to be forgotten. George and Phyl Larter.


ROGER MILLER Would like to thank all family and friends who helped him celebrate his Birthday. Many thanks for your present of a trip on the Orient Express.

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MR & MRS GRUBB and MR & MRS CASWELL Have great pleasure in announcing the wedding of Bobby and Jodie at All Saints Church, Wyke Regis on Saturday March 1st at 3pm. All friends welcome at the church.


CECILIA DAVIS C to Kim her husband and many friends. It is a month since you left me on January 29th at our home in Callosa D'en Sarria. Our last kiss was at the funeral in Villajoyosa. I miss you my love, when will the hurting cease. The Senior Dragon sends her love as do I forever.

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FOX Eric's family would like to thank everyone for their support and kindness during recent weeks, since their sad loss. The cards, letters and messages of sympathy have been a great comfort. Special thanks to those who braved such awful weather to attend the Thanksgiving Service. Thank you also to Rev. Alan Wicken for his support and lovely service, and to Grassby Funeral Service for their sympathetic and efficient assistance. Please accept this as our personal message of thanks.


WIFFEN - Winifred ( Win). 27th February 2002. Always in our thoughts and remembered with great love. ~ Les, Sheila, David, Dawn, Simon, Jane, Jacky, Clive, Anthony, Hannah, William, Hope, Hugh and Alice. None shall part us from each other, one in life and death we are.


EAST Gill, Adrian and Kirsty are proud to announce the safe arrival of Larissa Elizabeth East, born on 20/2/03, weighing 8lb 12oz. Thanks to everybody at the Maternity Unit.


CHEESEMAN & EACOCK On February 24th 2003, to Gordon and Hayley, a son, Callum Lee. Brother to Catherine and Jarred, a welcome grandson for Alan and Lorraine, nephew for Tara and cousin for Melissa and Dylan.


LEANN & DAN Congratulations on the birth of your baby son Joshua (Josh) 10lb 1oz on February 25, thanks for our first grandson - much love Mum and Colin xxx. Thank you for our new nephew - Sadie & Stuart, Kerry and Bod. Thank you for our little cousin - Abbi, Megan and Holly.

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BEN & HELENA STEADMAN Are pleased to announce the safe and speedy arrival of ETHAN JOSHUA Tuesday February 25th 2003 at Dorset County Hospital weighing 8lb 4oz. Congratulations and love from both families xx. Grateful thanks to the SCBU at DCH.


ROGERS - Mark. Forever young still missed. Love ~ Michelle, Nick, Amie, Luke and Shannon xxx.


ROGERS - Mark. We lost you so tragically and suddenly, we didn't have time to say our goodbyes. We love and miss you every day son. Love ~ Mum & Dad x x x


JENNY HARDING Happy 18th Birthday. Good luck for the future. Lots of love ~ Mum, Dad, Daniel, Nick, Scott, Molly, Tara and Milo xxx.


HAPPY 18th CATHERINEWATCH Happy Birthday. Love ~ Mum, Dad, Simon, Karen, Nan and Grandad xxx.


JENNY HARDING Best wishes on your 18th. Good luck for your future happiness. All our love ~ Auntie Yvonne, Uncle Laurie, Auntie Les, Uncle Pete and all the families.


BILLY JANES Happy 1st Birthday. Love ~ Mummy, Daddy, Cameron, Jessica-Anne and All x x x x x


STEED - Vera would like to return thanks for the cards and floral tributes received for her late husband Henry.


LOCK - Ernest. Philip and Gill would like to thank all family and friends who sent cards or messages of sympathy and staff at Dorset County Hospital for their care during his illness and all who attended the funeral. Also all who made donations to CancerCare Dorset. A Special thanks to Canon Hugo for conducting the service and to Peter Lem and the staff at the Co-operative Funeral Service for their help and care at this time. Please accept this as our message of thanks.


GARDNER - The family of the late Dorothy Gardner would like to thank all her friends who attended the funeral service and gave donations for Easton, Portland, Methodist Church. Special thanks to the Rev'd Chris Briggs for the very fitting service and Peter Cotton, Funeral Director, for making all the arrangements, his help and advice. Please accept this as our personal message of thanks.


COOK - Elsie Kathleen. Passed away peacefully at her home in Weymouth on February 20, 2003 after a long illness bravely borne. At peace at last. Dearly loved mother of Terry and will be greatly missed by her beloved son - not gone, will remain in his heart forever. Funeral service at Weymouth Crematorium on Tuesday March 4 at 2pm. Flowers may be sent to Stockting Funeral Service, 22 Crescent Street, Weymouth. Enquires Tel: (01305) 785915


MARSH - Suddenly at home, Percy John (Bob) of Askerswell, aged 87 years. A much loved uncle of Ella, Jean and Sylvia and Fred of U.S.A. Funeral service to be held Friday 28 February, 2003 at 2.30pm at St Michael's Church, Askerswell followed by interment. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for St Michael's Church, Askerswell are being accepted c/o A.G. Down Funeral Directors, 66 South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NN. Tel: (01308) 422643.


LEWIS - Brian John. 27.02.29 - 23.12.2002. Happy memories of all those birthdays we spent together Brian dear. I miss you so much. Love always ~ Cherry.


GIBBS - George Thomas (Tom) passed away peacefully in the Dorset County Hospital on February 22, 2003 aged 79 years. Beloved husband of the late Babs, father of Terry and sister-in-law Eunice. Funeral service at St. Nicholas Church Broadwey on Thursday March 6th at 2pm followed by interment - Springfield Cemetery Broadwey. Flowers may be sent to Stockting Funeral Service, 22 Crescent Street, Weymouth. Enquiries tel: (01305) 785915.


LAMPKA - Duncan John. On 24th February aged 44 years. Dearly loved brother of Helen and favourite uncle of Alice and Connie. He will be sadly missed by us all. His funeral service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 5th March at 12.30pm. Flowers and enquiries to J.W Rose Funeral Service, 35 Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, Weymouth. Tel: (01305) 785832


PINNIONS - Kathy passed away at Goldcrest Residential Home (formerly of Granville Road) on Saturday 22 February. Dear mother of Jane, mother-in-law to Roy and dear Nan to Kathy and Howard. Funeral ceremony to be held at Weymouth Crematorium on Tuesday 4 March at 3.30pm. Family flowers only please, but donations if required to 'Weymouth PAWS' may be sent to Cotton & Son, Milton House, 1 Milton Road, Weymouth, DT4 0AZ. Enquiries Tel: (01305) 76 76 76.


CALLUM LANE Happy 2nd Birthday! Lots of love from ~ Mummy, Daddy and Megan x x x


ERIN MILLER Happy 11th Birthday 'Pest'. Lots of love ~ Nan and Grandad xxx.


MARGARET PERRY - 16 to 60 - Happy Birthday. Thank you for being my wife. Love ~ Dave.


LINDSEY STEEVENS Happy belated 21st. Welcome home. Love ~ Mum, Mark, Bodbod & Pebbles


McLAREN - Colin and the family of the late Ray would like to thank everyone for attending the funeral service, especially the Mayor and ex-Mayors of Weymouth & Dorchester, the Glider Pilots Regimental Association and the Casterbridge Male Voice Choir. Also thank you to the Rev. Pam Thomas and everyone who sent flowers and donated to the Joseph Weld & Trimar Hospice Trust in Ray's memory.


ELEANOR-ROSE CHUTTER Happy 6th Birthday Darling. Love from ~ Mummy xx, Daddy xx and Bump! xx


GORDON - Frances. Dearest Mum, Granny, Great Granny. You left us all so quietly, without any goodbyes, but "We'll Meet Again". Goodnight, God bless ~ Ann, Alan, Heather, Tony, Paul, Annabel, Phillip and Molly.


WICKS - Joan. 4 years have passed since you left us but you are still loved and very much missed and in our hearts always. From ~ Pete & family.


GORDON - Frances. I never knew that morning, what sorrow the day would bring, when a heart of gold stopped beating and I couldn't do a thing. With silent thoughts, tears unseen, I wish Mum your absence was only a dream. ~ Peter and Reta.


GORDON - Frances. Our dear Mum and Gran. We never said good-bye, just goodnight , God bless. At rest with Dad. Loving happy memories of you both will stay with us forever. ~ Fay, Vic and family.

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