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Announcements for March 2011
() Jean Bains
JEAN MARGARET BAINS Michael and Jean's family wish to thank all who sent cards or messages of sympathy and attended her funeral at St Mary's Church, Dorchester. They thank also the Marie Curie and Wimborne Agency Nurses and Care South Day Carers for the care they gave to Jean during her illness at home. Thanks also to Grassby's for their funeral arrangements. Finally to Keith Kellaway and his wife for a warm welcome and refreshments at D.T.F.C for Jean's family and friends after the church service.
PEGGY BARTLETT Peacefully on 28th March 2011 in her sleep at Greenbushes Nursing Home, Dorchester, aged 93 years. Beloved wife of Bob, much loved mother of Susan, grandmother of Jeremy and great grandmother of Richard. Will be very sadly missed by all who knew her. Her Funeral Service will held at Holy Rood Church, Wool on Thursday 7th April at 11.30 am followed by interment. Flowers to Woods Funeral Service, 11a Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1EW. Tel: (01305) 250425.
WILLIAM HARRY DAVID WELCH (DAVID) Peacefully at Dorset County Hospital on 27th March 2011 aged 73 years. Much loved Husband of Jill, dear Brother of Peggy and the late Bet, Uncle of Mary, Margaret, Marion and Maureen and Great Uncle. Son-in-law of Pat. Funeral service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Monday 11th April at 1.45pm. Family flowers only please, but if desired donations for Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance may be sent c/o A.J. Wakely & Sons, 91, East Street, Bridport. DT6 3LB
ANGELA NANKIVELL Angela passed away peacefully on 28th March 2011 aged 72 years. Wife of John, mother of Vanessa and Mark and Adrian. Also grandmother to Daniel, Sophie and Nathan. Angela's funeral will be a Service of Thanksgiving at St. Aldhelm's Church, Spa Road, Weymouth on Wednesday 6th April at 2pm, followed by light refreshments in the church lounge. Please dress for a celebration, dark clothing will not be necessary. Family flowers only please, if desired donations can be made for Weldmar Hospicecare Trust c/o Rose Funeral Service, 35 Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis DT4 9LY Enquiries Tel: (01305) 785832 or email email@example.com
CLARK Malcolm David Peacefully at home on 25th March 2011 aged 73 years. Much loved husband to Rachael, stepfather to Kevin, also brother to Pat, Jill, Maxine, Susan, Roger and families. Funeral service on Monday 4th April at St. Peter and St. Paul Church, Cattistock at 2pm, followed by interment in the Churchyard. Family flowers only please, donations if wished for British Heart Foundation or RNLI may be sent c/o Grassby Funeral Service, 8 Princes Street, Dorchester DT1 1TW. Tel: (01305) 262338.
CHANGE OF DATE JOYCE EDNA JAMES Died peacefully after a short illness on 22nd March 2011 aged 88 years. Dearly loved sister of Kenneth and sister in law of Valerie. Much loved by all her family. Funeral service will take place at St Ann’s Church, Radipole on Wednesday 13th April at 2.30pm. Flowers may be sent or donations given for The British Heart Foundation or Cancer Research UK and sent c/o A.J. Wakely & Sons, 91, East Street, Bridport. DT6 3LB
GWENNETH RUSSELL (née Croxall) 15.9.1930 - 13.3.2011 To all my many friends - thanks for everything and remember the good times we had.
() PAM CHARLES
PAM CHARLES On March 25th 2011 peacefully at home in Luston, Herefordshire aged 81 years. Much loved Wife of Keith, loving Mother of Sue and Amanda, a devoted Grandmother and Great Grandmother and wonderful friend to so many. The Funeral Service will take place at Holmer Church, Hereford on Tuesday April 5th at 12.30 p.m. followed by Cremation. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Emmanuel Hospice, Romania and Macmillan Cancer Relief may be sent to Bayley Brothers (Hereford) Ltd, 17/19 Cotterell Street, Hereford HR4 0HH. For those who wish to attend the Service in Hereford a coach has been arranged from Weymouth. Please telephone Amanda on 01568 615817 0r 07595499399 if you would like a seat.
JULIUS AND EMMA GORMAN gave birth to a son Louis James on 26th March at University College Hospital, London, first grandchild of Julia, Simon and Jan.
() DONNA KELLY
KELLY - Donna. Always in our thoughts, always with us in our hearts, always and forever. We love and miss you ~ Your beloved family xxx
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ERIC LESLIE COE Unexpectedly on 23rd March 2011 at Dorset County Hospital. Beloved husband of Barbara, much loved Father of Helen, special Grandad of David and Emma and loving Brother of Audrey and David. Private Cremation. A Thanksgiving Service will be held at Broadmayne Methodist Church on Wednesday 6th April at 4pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired may be given for Queens Avenue Surgery, Dorchester and sent c/o Woods Funeral Service, 11a Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1EW, 01305 250425.
ESTHER JANE NOTHER (JENNY) Passed peacefully away at Maiden Castle House Care Home, Dorchester on 23rd March 2011, aged 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Frederick and a much loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all her family. Her Funeral Service will be held at Dorchester Cemetery Chapel on Tuesday 5th April at 2pm, followed by interment. Flowers to Woods Funeral Service, 11a Icen Way, Dorchester DT1 1EW. (01305) 250425.
COLLEEN QUINN Happy 30th Birthday Lots of love All the family xxxx
() ANNE WAITE
ANNE WAITE Formerly of West Close, Chickerell. Passed away peacefully at North Hants Hospital on 26th March. Beloved wife of the late Leonard, loving mother of Christine and the late Anthea. Mum-in-law to Richard and John. Loving nan to Martin, Helen, Sarah, Darren and Andrew, Great nan to Kate, Elliot and Ethan. Will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral Service at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 6th April at 4pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired may be made payable to British Heart Foundation and sent by cheque only c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 130, Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth DT4 0JS. Tel 01305 772789
() Reg Hillyar
REG HILLYAR Reg passed peacefully away on 26th March 2011. A very loving Husband to Marjorie, Dad and Grandad to Mark, Sue, Natalie, Thomas and little Joe, very much loved by all the family. Funeral and celebration of his life Thursday 7th April 3.15pm at Weymouth Crematorium. NO DARK CLOTHES PLEASE. Family flowers only please, donations to the Dorset Air Ambulance C/O Cooperative Funeral Service, 31 Gt Western Road, Dorchester DT1 1UF
MARGARET ELIZABETH CHALKER Peacefully in her sleep on 23rd March 2011 in her 85th year. Beloved widow of Terry. Loving mum of Jane and a dear granny and great nan. Funeral Service at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 13th April at 12.15 pm. Family flowers only please, Donations may be given to The National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) c/o Dennis Mould at Stockting Funeral Service, 22 Crescent Street, Weymouth DT4 7BX. Tel: (01305) 785915.
Constance Mary Dale CONNIE Suddenly but peacefully in the Dorset County Hospital on 27th March 2011 surrounded by her loving family and friends. Much loved wife and soulmate of Graham, loving mum of Mark and Rosie and a devoted grandma to William and Matilda. A Service to Celebrate Connie’s life will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 6th April at 10 am. No mourning clothes Family flowers only. Donations may be given and cheques made payable please to FUNERAL DONATIONS ACCOUNT for the Digital Mammography Appeal at Dorset County Hospital c/o Dennis Mould at Stockting Funeral Service, 22 Crescent Street, Weymouth DT4 7BX. Tel: (01305) 785915.
() KEN CARLEY
CARLEY - Ken died peacefully at Dorset County Hospital on Thursday 24th March aged 92 years, much loved Cousin and Uncle and beloved Husband of the late Marjorie. A Thanksgiving Service for his life will be held at Weymouth Crematorium on Thursday 7th April at 11.30am. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for the Stroke Association may be given at the service or sent c/o A.G. Down, Funeral Directors, 66 South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NN.
() JAZZI KIBBEY
JAZZI KIBBEY 16 TODAY! Happy Birthday Lots of love Mum, Phil and all Family XXX
() RAY DENNING
DENNING – Ray. Died peacefully on 22nd March 2011 aged 74 years. Dearly loved Husband of Betty and a much loved Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. A Thanksgiving Service will take place at The Bridport United Church on Thursday 31st March at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations for The Weldmar Hospicecare Trust may be sent c/o A.J. Wakely & Sons, 91, East Street, Bridport. No black clothes please.
ANDREW BLACKWELL (Peef) So tragically and suddenly taken from us on 14th March 2011. Rest in eternal peace. Love Aunty Debbie, Uncle Alan and family
JOYCE EDNA JAMES Died peacefully after a short illness on 22nd March 2011 aged 88 years. Dearly loved sister of Kenneth and sister-in-law of Valerie. Much loved by all her family. Funeral service will take place at St. Ann’s Church, Radipole, on Monday 11th April at 2.30pm. Flowers may be sent or donations given for The British Heart Foundation or Cancer Research UK and sent c/o A.J. Wakely & Sons, 91, East Street, Bridport. DT6 3LB
CYNTHIA MARIA MARTIN (Formerly of Winterbourne Abbas) Passed suddenly but peacefully away in Yeovil District Hospital, aged 78 years. Beloved wife of the late Jim and much loved sister of Harvey, Adrian and Ivan. A Service to Celebrate her life will be held at St. Michael's Church, Winterbourne Steepleton on Friday 8th April at 2pm followed by interment. Family flowers only please but donations if desired may be given for Julia's House and sent c/o Woods Funeral Service, 11a Icen Way, Dorchester, DT1 1EW. (01305) 250425
MEMBURY RICHARD OWEN ROBERT (DICK) Peacefully on 18th March aged 67 years. A dearly loved Dad, Brother, Grandad and Friend. Funeral service will take place today - Tuesday 29th March, 2.40pm at Yeovil Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations if desired are to be divided between St. Margaret's Hospice and the Weldmar HospiceCare Trust c/o WS Brister & Son, 100 Lenthay Road, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 6AG. Tel: (01935) 812647
ANDREW BLACKWELL Nina and Chris Tidby are devasted to announce the tragic, untimely loss of their only son on 14.3.11. Son, Brother, Father of 3, Uncle, Nephew and Friend to everyone. You may have been taken from us all, far too early but you have left us with some wonderful memories. Rest in peace our beautiful, wonderful boy. Love Mum and Chris XXXX
ARNOLD - Andy. Loved and missed every day, Nathalie, Donna, Shaz, Connor and Brooke.
ARNOLD - Andy. Two years gone by, so loved and missed every day, our hearts broken - Steve, Dencehog
BLACKWELL - Andrew. Much loved grandson of Brian and Julianna Tidby, taken from us so tragically. Memories of your laughter will be with us forever xx
ARNOLD - Andy. Still rocking to Dylan Bruv. Love and miss you - Ken.
() daniel park
PARK - Daniel. Passed away 6 years ago today. Always in our thoughts. From Brian, Katie & family.
() DANIEL PARK
PARK - Daniel. 6 years have passed. Like falling leaves the years go by but love and memories never die. From your loving wife Shirley and daughters Tiffany, Margaret and Ann xxx
BLACKWELL - Andrew. Nephew to Nicola and Robert, cousin to Naomi and Jonathan. We will all miss you dearly xx
ANDREW BLACKWELL 26.10.73 - 14.03.11 My big brother tragically taken from me far too young. I hope you're happy now and away from anyone else who can hurt you. I wish I could have stopped you and wiped away your tears, I wish you'd come back and tell me you're ok. You have left my heart shattered...and I never told you how much you mattered. Goodnight bro - love you Sally, Mark, Connor, Lillie, Oscar xxxxxx
() VERA TOULSON
VERA TOULSON The family of the late Vera would like to thank everyone who attended the funeral service, for all cards and messages of sympathy and donations received for Breast Cancer Research and the British Heart Foundation in memory of Vera. Our thanks also to Greg Scott and his team of Co-operative Funeralcare for his sensitive handling of the arrangements.
() LEO KETLEY
Georgina Coker & Meri Ketley 'the little man has arrived' Leo born 21st February. A welcome 8th grandchild with love from two very proud grandparents Gillian & Gary. Special thanks to the lovely midwifes on duty.
HODGES - Patricia. The family would like to thank everyone who came to Pat's funeral, also to Rev'd Tony Ball for the moving service. Thanks to the staff at DCH, The Bridges Surgery, Lauren and Diane, and Buxton House for looking after her so well. Thanks to Sam at Rose Funeral Service for all the arrangements.
RICHARDS - Dennis George. Formerly of Weymouth and Portland. Passed away suddenly in Spain on Monday 21st March. Much loved husband of Robina and father of Marvin and Deborah. Father-in-law of Richard and adored grandfather of Emily, Jordan and Monty. Great grandfather of James. He will be so sadly missed by all his friends and family
ROBERT CHARLES CLEAVER (BOB) Died peacefully at Dorset County Hospital on 23rd March 2011 aged 76 years. Husband to his late wife Christine, much loved father to Mandy, Lisa, Michael, Nicola, Mark and Robert. Also brother to Paul and Jane and a loving grandad and great grandad. Funeral service on Tuesday 5th April at Weymouth Crematorium Chapel at 11.30am followed by interment in Weymouth Cemetery. Flowers welcome or donations if desired payable to Lem Funeral Client Account. The family would like to invite everyone for light refreshments at Weymouth Golf Club after the service. All enquiries to Lem Funeral Service, 132 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth DT4 0JY. Tel: (01305) 776444
WILFRID GAIUS VINCENT Died peacefully at Dorset County Hospital on 13th March 2011, aged 93 years. Beloved husband of Ivy, dearly loved father of Sally and Gaius, and much loved Grandfather and Great Grandfather to Robert, Francesca and George. The Funeral Service will take place at St Peter and Paul's Church, Cattistock at 2pm on Tuesday 29th March, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired, for Barnardo's Children's Charity may be sent c/o A. J. Wakely & Sons, 91 East Street, Bridport DT6 3LB
() PETE WOOTTON
PETE WOOTTON Treasured memories of our Dad who passed peacefully away on 14th March 2011. You will be sadly missed and remembered always. Funeral service at Weymouth Crematorium on Tuesday 29th March at 1pm. Love ~ Jackie, Lorraine, Steve, Mark, Julie and families X
SHEILA GROVES Has passed peacefully in Dorset County Hospital on 20th March, aged 82 years following a short illness fought bravely and with great courage. Devoted wife of the late Walter Groves, much loved mum of Ronnie and Johnnie, special grandmother of Lucy, Walter, the late Isabelle and the late Blanca. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Sheila's funeral will be held at Weymouth Crematorium Chapel on Thursday 31st March at 4.00pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired may be made payable for RNLI (Weymouth) and sent by cheque only c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 130 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, DT4 0JS. Tel: (01305) 772789
() JOHN FIELDER
JOHN FIELDER O.B.E., C Eng. MIEE John died peacefully at Joseph Weld Hospice on Tuesday 22nd March 2011, aged 68 years. Loved husband of Penny, cherished dad of Paul and Clare , father-in-law to Julie and treasured grandad John to Alison and Louise. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. His Funeral Service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 6th April at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please but if desired, donations can be made for Weldmar Hospicecare trust c/o Rose Funeral Service, 35 Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, DT4 9LY. Tel: (01305) 785832 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
() MARK JOHNSON
MARK "BECKSY" JOHNSON Happy 40th old man! All our love Jess, Chay & Bo xx
() SANDRA JONES
SANDRA PATRICIA JONES Passed peacefully to rest at the Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester on 21st March 2011 aged 65 years. Beloved wife of Leonard, loving mother of Donna, Tracy and Marina and a treasured Nan. Funeral service will take place at the Weymouth Crematorium on Thursday 31st March at 3.15pm. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, may be sent to R.N.L.I c/o Abbott & Rees Funeral Directors, 247 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth DT4 0LY. Tel 01305 766711
CAROLINE ETHERINGTON (NEE LEGG) Peacefully on 22nd March 2011 aged 46 years at Salisbury Hospice after her long, brave and courageous fight. Much loved Wife of Lee, devoted Mum to Jodie and Ryan, beloved Daughter of Carl and Pam, Anne and the late Bob, Sister of Paul and a dearly missed Daughter-in-law, Sister-in-law and Aunt. No mourning clothes please, bright colours preferred. Funeral service at Cranborne Parish Church on Friday 1st April at 10.30am. Family flowers only please, but donations are to be divided between a Trust for Jodie and Ryan and the Salisbury Hospice Care Trust. Please make donations payable to Nicholas O'Hara Donations Account and forward to Nicholas O'Hara Funeral Directors, 5 The Old Pottery, Manor Way, Verwood BH31 6HF. Tel (01202) 882134
GEORGE WILLIAM VERRALL Passed peacefully away in Mount Pleasant Care Home, Weymouth on 22nd March, aged 95 years. Beloved Husband of the late Marjorie, a much loved Father to Bryan, Father-in-Law and Grandfather and a special friend of Maureen. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Funeral Service at Weymouth Crematorium on Friday 1st April at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu for Great Ormond Street Hospital and Red Cross may be sent by cheque payable to Woods Funeral Service, c/o 11a Icen Way, Dorchester, DT1 1EW Telephone 01305 250425
STANLEY KENNETH MUSTOE 22nd September 1920 23rd March 2011 Peacefully at The Dorset County Hospital, aged 90 years. Devoted husband of the late Bessie. Loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. John & Brenda, Pete & Sue, David & Becky, Andrew, Martin, Jenny & John, Jessica and James. Funeral Service at St Andrew's Church Preston on Friday 1st April at 3pm, followed by Cremation. No flowers by request please, Donations may be given to Macmillan Cancer Support c/o Dennis Mould at Stockting Funeral Service 22 Crescent Street Weymouth DT4 7BX. Enquiries tel (01305) 785915
PETER DAVID HORTON Died peacefully at home, aged 65, on March 22nd after a long battle with MS. Partner of Diana. His funeral service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium Chapel on Monday 4th April at 11.30am. Family flowers only please, but if desired, donations for 'MS Society' may be sent to Cotton & Son, Milton House, 1 Milton Road, Weymouth. DT4 0AZ. Enquiries Tel: (01305) 76 76 76
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() ERIN MORRIS
ERIN MORRIS Happy 1st Birthday to a special Niece. Lots of love and kisses ~ Auntie Emma, Uncle Jon, Harry and Samuel. xxx