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(In Memoriam) PAMELA WEBB

PAMELA WEBB Passed away 30th April 2005 A much loved wife, mum and nan. Still very sadly missed by John, Lynda, Patti, Paul, Russell, Samantha, Jade and Jack X

(Deaths) PETER TOOMBS

PETER TOOMBS Sadly passed away on 21st April 2013 aged 53, wonderful and loving father to Lisa and Jenny. His funeral will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Thursday 2nd May at 1pm. All friends welcome

(Deaths) Pamela June Mead

Pamela June Mead (nee Gosling) Passed away peacefully at Dorset County Hospital on the 22nd April 2013 aged 75 years. Widow of John, much loved and sadly missed by her children, Sarah & Mark and her sister Margaret, brother Maurice and families. Funeral Service to be held at St. Andrew's Church, Preston on Tuesday 7th May at 11.00am followed by Interment at Portland Cemetery. Family flowers only but donations, if desired, for UNICEF may be given at the Service or sent c/o A. G. Down, 66 South Street, Bridport, DT6 3NN.

(Deaths) Victor Brown

VICTOR BROWN (Vic) Aged 91 years peacefully at Poole Hospital on Tuesday 23rd April 2013. Devoted husband of the late Phyllis and a much loved dad, grandad and great grandad. Funeral Service at Poole Crematorium on Wednesday 8th May at 10.30 am. No flowers by request please, donations if desired for the Wool Surgery Charity Fund and the RAF Benevolent Fund may be sent to Albert Marsh Funeral Directors, St Michaels Road, Wareham, BH20 4QU. Tel: 01929 552107

(Acknowledgements) John Ovens

JOHN OVENS Muriel and family would like to thank everyone who attended John's Funeral, sent cards, messages and donations for Weldmar. We would also like to thank Stockting Funeral Service for the Funeral arrangements, Reverend Pat Jones for the lovely service, Weldmar nurses and district nurses for their care. We were overwhelmed by the love and support shown. Please accept this as our personal message of thanks.

(Birthdays In Memoriam) Gary Hayward

GARY HAYWARD ~*~ There will be no laughter this year just gentle tears of love, for someone who we held so dear is now at peace with God. Missing you loads ~ Your loving family and friends.

(Deaths) ROBIN RECORD

ROBIN RECORD In loving memory of a much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Cliff, Pauline, Lois, Faye and Families. You will be forever in our thoughts

(13th Birthday) MEGAN LITTLE

Dorset Echo: MEGAN LITTLE MEGAN LITTLE (Meegan Ruby - Grace) 13 Today! Lots of love ~ Mum and Jess xxxx

(Acknowledgements) Mona Swaffield

MONA SWAFFIELD The family of the late Mona would like to thank everyone who attended her Funeral, for the cards, kind messages of sympathy, and for the donations made to British Heart Foundation and Elderly Cat Care in her memory. Special thanks to Sam Wilding and the staff at Rose Funeral Service for their care and compassion. Please accept this as our personal message of thanks.

(Birthdays) FREEMAN FREEMAN

To My Dearest Angel Have a Great Day ~ All my love ~ Your P.M. xxxx

(In Memoriam) GRACE HEAL

GRACE HEAL To a wonderful Mum. One year has gone since you left us. Missing you so very much, thinking of you every day. Love always Brenda, Terry and Family

(In Memoriam) DOROTHY SAMWAYS

DOROTHY SAMWAYS (née Mortimer) My dearest Wife and much loved Mother of Richard and Carol. Five long years have passed and the memory of our lives together and the love you gave us will never fade. Your loving Husband ~ Charlie

(Deaths) Peter Harris

PETER HARRIS Peacefully at home on 21st April 2013, aged 82 years. Sadly missed by Jean and all the family. Private Burial followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at St Nicholas Church, Sydling St Nicholas on Wednesday 8th May at 2.30 pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired to be divided between Cancer Research and Asthma UK. Cheques for donations to be made payable to FUNERAL DONATIONS ACCOUNT and sent c/o Grassby Funeral Service, 8 Princes Street, Dorchester, DT1 1TW. Tel: (01305) 262338

(Deaths) Sheila Margaret Riglar

SHEILA MARGARET RIGLAR Peacefully on 19th April 2013 at Dorset County Hospital, aged 84 years. Widow of Raymond. Funeral Service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Thursday 2nd May at 11.30 am. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Weldmar Hospicecare Trust may be sent c/o Grassby Funeral Service, 8 Princes Street, Dorchester, DT1 1TW. Tel: (01305) 262338

(Acknowledgements) DINKY NEWLAND

DAISY (DINKY) NEWLAND Terry , Sandra and Family would like to thank everyone for their messages of sympathy following the sad loss of Dinky. Our thanks to everyone who attended the funeral service and made donations to Help The Heroes in her memory. Special thanks to all the staff at Primrose Lodge Care Home for their wonderful care of Dinky. Thanks also to Rev. Ian Hobbs for his kind words and The Co-operative Funeralcare for the funeral arrangements. Please accept this as our personal message of thanks.

(Deaths) FRANK SLATER

FRANK SLATER (Flight Lieutenant RAF) Formerly of Buckland Newton, passed away peacefully on 20th April at Yeatman Hospital, aged 90 years. Dearly loved Husband to Norah and much loved Father to Les and Sandra. Also a beloved Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Service will take place at Yeovil Crematorium on Friday 3rd May at 11.20am. Family flowers only, but donations, if desired, for RAF Benevolent Fund c/o Bracher Brothers, Newell, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 4EZ. Tel: 01935 813479.

(18th Birthday) GEORGE HIGGINS

GEORGE HIGGINS HAPPY 18TH BIRTHDAY Enjoy your day Love Granny Neese and Grandad Pete

(18th Birthday) George Higgins

Dorset Echo: George Higgins GEORGE HIGGINS HAPPY 18TH BIRTHDAY Wishing you health, wealth and happiness always All our love Mum, Dad, Jack, Gran & Grandad xxxxx

(Deaths) Len Stockley

LEN STOCKLEY "The Weymouth Potter" Has passed peacefully away after a long illness, courageously borne on 24th April 2013, aged 75 years in the company of his family. Dearly devoted husband of Ann, loving father of Calton, Darran, Hillary and Jane. Much loved grandfather and great grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. A Celebration of Len’s life will take place on Thursday 2nd May 2013 at 12.15 pm at Weymouth Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations if desired, may be made payable to Alzheimer’s Society and sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 130 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, DT4 0JS. Enquiries Tel: 01305 772789

(Deaths) Patrick Gordon Partridge

PATRICK GORDON PARTRIDGE Unexpectedly but peacefully at Dorset County Hospital on 24th April 2013, aged 65 years. Beloved husband of Gillian, much loved dad of Claire, Vicci and Paula and a dear grampy and friend. Funeral Service at St Mary's Church, Charminster on Wednesday 1st May at 2.00 pm. Family flowers only please, donations if wished for the Greenwood Centre with any cheques made payable to Funeral Donations Account may be sent c/o Grassby Funeral Service, 8 Princes Street, Dorchester, DT1 1TW. Tel: (01305) 262338

(Deaths) John Bryon

JOHN BRYON Passed away at his home on Portland on 22nd April 2013, aged 86 years. Gone to be with his beloved Dot. Loved dad of Caroline and Matthew and grandad to Fay and Joseph. His Funeral Service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Thursday 2nd May at 1.45 pm. Family flowers only please but if desired, donations can be made for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity or Save the Children c/o Rose Funeral Service, 35 Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, DT4 9LY. Enquiries Tel: (01305) 785832 or Email: info@rose-funeral.co.uk

(Deaths) Tom Lewis

TOM LEWIS Has passed suddenly but peacefully at home on Friday 19th April 2013, aged 71 years. Loving husband to Elsie. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. A Celebration of Tom’s life will take place on Thursday 2nd May 2013 at 2.30pm at Weymouth Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations if desired, may be made payable to Marie Curie Cancer Care and sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 130 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, DT4 0JS. Enquiries Tel: 01305 772789

(In Memoriam) roy ferguson

FERGUSON - Roy. 28/04/2003. There is a smile I always remember of the one I loved so dear. Love ~ Pauline xx

(In Memoriam) Alan Coleman

COLEMAN Alan darling, time can make the flowers grow, time can melt the ice and snow, but time can't stop me loving you. Hazel x

(Engagements) Tom and Maddie Head and Furk

Tom Head and Maddie Furk Congratulations to my son and Maddie on your engagement on April 20th 2013 (Tom's birthday). With all our love from Mum and best man brother Aaron Head xx

(In Memoriam) Len Rose

LEN ROSE 23.11.32 - 27.04.11 Remembering our very special Dad and Grandad. We treasure the memories of the times we spent together and miss you so much. All our love David, Michelle & Josh xxx

(80th Birthday) NORA DEAN

NORA DEAN Happy 80th birthday dear mum. Lots of love ~ Jan, Rich, Tony & Kathryn and family xxx

(Deaths) Mary Rhoda Harding

MARY RHODA HARDING The Funeral Service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 1st May at 2.30 pm. Family flowers only please, but if desired, donations for 'Alzheimer's Society' may be sent to Cotton & Son, Milton House, 1 Milton Road, Weymouth, DT4 0AZ Enquiries Tel: (01305) 76 76 76

(30th Birthday) Raymond Phillips

Dorset Echo: Raymond Phillips RAYMOND PHILLIPS (Guppy) Happy 30th to the best daddy ever Love ~ RJ, Eli, Shelby, Lily, Mia & Reggie & Wife Lisa xxx

(Acknowledgements) Alan Scott

ALAN SCOTT Jeanette, Greg, Julian and family would like to thank everyone who attended the service and for the letters and cards of condolence and flowers received for the loss of Alan. All donations received for Brain Tumour UK have been greatly appreciated. We are fortunate to know so many people who care and have shown kindness and help during Alan's long illness. Dr Waldron and the staff at Westhaven Hospital were wonderful in caring for Alan, they helped make life bearable at a difficult time. Thanks also to all staff at Joseph Weld Hospice, the Marie Curie Nurses, Father Tony Ball for conducting the service and Co-operative Funeralcare for taking care of the arrangements. Please accept this as our personal message of thanks.

(Deaths) Phyllis Smith

SMITH - Phyllis. Widow of the late Jim. It is with great sadness and broken hearts that on 19th April 2013, our beloved Mum, Nan and Great Nan passed away at Westhaven Hospital. The funeral service will be held at St Edmund's Church on Friday 3rd May at 1pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to The Joseph Weld Hospicecare Trust or Julia's House. Enquiries to Abbott & Rees, Funeral Directors, Abbotsbury Road Weymouth, DT4 0LY. Tel 01305 780380

(Deaths) ROY WOOLRIDGE

ROY WOOLRIDGE Passed peacefully away in Dorset County Hospital on 22nd April 2013, aged 91 years. Funeral details to be announced. Enquiries to Woods Funeral Service, 11a Icen Way, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1EW. Tel: (01305) 250425

(Deaths) Hazel Olive Telfer

HAZEL OLIVE TELFER Passed peacefully away at Dorset County Hospital on Thursday 11th April 2013, aged 78 years. Wonderful and loving mother to Sally, Simon and James and grandmother to Bradley, Sam, Jack, Finlay, Lucy and Ollie. Her Funeral Service will take place at St Andrew's Church, Preston, Weymouth on Monday 29th April at 11.00 am, followed by private interment. Flowers are welcome or donations can be made for the R.N.I.D. (Royal National Institute of the Deaf) c/o Rose Funeral Service, 35 Shrubbery Lane, Wyke Regis, DT4 9LY. Enquiries Tel: (01305) 785832 or Email: info@rose-funeral.co.uk

(Deaths) Ronald Edward Ellis

RONALD EDWARD ELLIS “Ron” Passed away after an illness bravely borne at Dorset County Hospital on 24th April 2013, aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of Janet and loving father of Tracey and Karla. Ron will be greatly missed by his grandchildren Hayley, Rhonwen and Jake and all his family and friends. A Celebration of Ron's life will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 8th May at 11.30 am. Family flowers only please but any donations if desired, may be made payable by cheque for ‘Multiple Sclerosis Society' or 'Weldmar Hospicecare Trust’ and sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 130 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, DT4 0JS. Enquiries Tel: (01305) 772789 Bright colours preferred, mourning clothes optional.

(Deaths) Louise Sarah Marsh Whitfield

LOUISE SARAH MARSH WHITFIELD “MARSH” Of Puddletown Passed peacefully away on 22nd April 2013 at Marley House Nursing Home, aged 92 years. Dearest wife of the late Jack, loving mum to Terry and the late Peter and mother-in-law to Maureen and Chris. Much loved nan to Barry & Anita, Vikki & Rob, Gavin & Kim and Jodie & Terry, great nan to Jazmine, Tia and Thomas. Funeral Service at Weymouth Crematorium on Friday 3rd May at 2.30 pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for Fortuneswell Cancer Trust may be sent c/o Woods Funeral Service, 11a Icen Way, Dorchester, DT1 1EW. Tel: (01305) 250425

(Deaths) Roy Smith

ROY SMITH Passed away peacefully, aged 60 years on 22nd April at his home, with his beloved wife Sandra at his side. He will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends. His funeral service will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Friday 3rd May at 10.45 am. Family flowers only please but if desired, donations for Weldmar Hospicecare Trust may be sent to Cotton & Son, Milton House, 1 Milton Road, Weymouth DT4 0AZ Enquiries Tel: (01305) 76 76 76

(60th Birthday) Tessa Holtom

Tessa Holtom Happy 60th Love Jo, Andy, Carolyn & Adrian Happy Birthday Grandma Love Logan

(Diamond) Len & Mary Crabb

LEN AND MARY CRABB Congratulations on your Diamond Wedding Anniversary With love from all the Family xxx

(Deaths) George Wagstaff

GEORGE WAGSTAFF On the 20th April peacefully at Dorset County Hospital, aged 92. Dearly loved dad of Jane, June and Sally-Anne, grandad to Jamie and Kirsty, great grandad to George and Millie. Will be very sadly missed but always remembered by his family and friends. Funeral Service to take place at Poole Crematorium on Friday 3rd May at 9.30 am. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Help for Heroes c/o Colin J Close Funeral Service, Peel Close, Salisbury Road, Blandford, DT11 7JU. Tel: (01258) 453133

(In Memoriam) pearl copp

PEARL COPP 25/4/2010 Mum, remembering you is easy I do it every day, But missing you is a heartache That never goes away. No matter how life changes, No matter what I do, I will always have the memories Of the years I spent with you. God bless you Mum Lots of love ~ Dave xxx

(Deaths) MARGARET SMITH

MARGARET SMITH (née Cannon) Passed away peacefully at Westhaven Hospital on 18th April, aged 94. Dearly loved wife to Douglas, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Akela to 3rd Wyke Regis / Weymouth South Cub Scouts. 'Mad' swimmer into her 80's. Funeral at Weymouth Crematorium, Friday 3rd May (family only). All welcome to celebrate her life at Easton Methodist Church at 1pm. No flowers please; donations welcome to Save The Children. Grateful thanks to staff at Westhaven for sensitive, loving care.

(Deaths) WILLIAM BERNARD RALLS

WILLIAM BERNARD RALLS Passed peacefully away in Dorset County Hospital, on 17th April 2013, aged 79 years. Loving husband to the late June, father to Ian, Karen, stepfather to Carole. Loving grandfather to Natalie and brother to Leslie. Funeral Service at St Andrew's Church, Okeford Fitzpaine on Monday 29th April at 3pm, followed by interment. Family flowers only please but donations if desired may be given for the Stroke Unit at Dorset County Hospital by cheque made payable to Woods Funeral Service and sent c/o Woods Funeral Service, 11a Icen Way, Dorchester, DT1 1EW. Enquiries Tel: (01305) 250425

(Deaths) DORIS FOTHERGILL

DORIS FOTHERGILL Has passed peacefully away at Maiden Castle House on 22nd April 2013, aged 84 years. Loving wife to Peter, cherished Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She will be sadly missed. A celebration of Doris’s life will take place at Weymouth Crematorium on Wednesday 1st May 2013 at 10.45am. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired may be made payable to The Diabetic Society and sent by cheque only c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 31 Great Western Road, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1UF Tel: 01305 266888

(Deaths) ALFRED TRICE

ALFRED GEORGE TRICE “ALF” Has passed peacefully away at Westhaven Hospital on 21st April 2013. Loving husband to Anita. He will be sadlly missed by all his family and friends. Alf's funeral service will be held at Weymouth Crematorium on Monday 29th April 2013 at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired may be made payable to RNLI Poole and sent by cheque only c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 130 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 0JS Tel: 01305 772789

(Deaths) ROBERT TAYLOR

ROBERT TAYLOR Rob passed away peacefully at home in the comfort of his family on Wednesday 17th April 2013, aged 75 years. Deeply loved Husband to Margaret; Much loved and respected Father to John & Mark and their partners Claire & Louise; proud Grampy to Daniel & Gemma Brother to Harold and his wife Helen; and much adored companion to Roxi, Alfie & Harvey. Rob's Funeral Service will be held at Weymouth Crematorium on Friday 3rd May at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please but donations can be made to Marie Curie Cancer Care, c/o Stockting Funeral Service, 22 Crescent Street, Weymouth DT4 7BX. Enquiries: Tel: (01305) 785915

(Deaths) EDWARD EVANS

EDWARD RUSSELL EVANS On 18th April 2013, aged 95 years. Husband of the late Doreen and Father of David, Lloyd and Gareth. Funeral Service will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Blackdown on Friday 3rd May at 2 p.m. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for The Samaritans c/o. A. J. Wakely & Sons, 7 North Street, Beaminster. DT8 3DZ.

(In Memoriam) CLIVE NOEL BECKETT

CLIVE NOEL BECKETT 7 Dec 1923 - 24 April 2012 Remembered and missed every day by your loving wife Edna, son Nigel, daughter-in-law Sally, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Treasured memories and missing you more than words can say

(Acknowledgements) Maurice Duncan

MAURICE FRANCIS DUNCAN Jean, Kieran, Gareth, Natalie, Jackie & Family would like to offer sincere thanks to everyone for their cards, messages and donations and those who attended Maurice's Funeral. He would have been overwhelmed by the number who attended. Sincere thanks to Sam, Andrew and their Team, of Rose Funeral Service, for making sure everthing ran smoothly and their support to the Family. Also to Rev. Christopher Briggs for his support and the lovely service carried out for Maurice. Our thanks also go to the South Portland Working Mens Conservative Club and staff. Please accept this as our personal and heartfelt message of thanks.

(In Memoriam) JOHN GAULTER

JOHN GOULTER In loving memory of my beloved husband who passed away 4 years ago on 24th April 2009. You are always in my thoughts and missed so much. The love we shared will never die. God Bless you. All love as always ~ Jenny XXX

(In Memoriam) Sandy Archibald

SANDY ARCHIBALD Remembering my daring husband, 8 years have passed. Your still missed so much, your loving wife Pegs xxx

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