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Shashana Brown

All the Bristol death and funeral announcements from the past week

The loss of a loved one is often difficult to comprehend and can be one of the most painful experiences one has to face in life. That is why each week friends and family members can pay tribute so that their legacy and memories live on.

Some of these tributes are sent to the Bristol Post to be publicly shared on the pages of the newspaper and online, in the form of death and funeral notices. These messages are a way to remember and reflect on the treasured moments of those who are no longer with us.

Below are the funeral announcements in the Bristol area from March 24 to April 1. Anyone who wishes to send a tribute to a relative or friend, find out funeral details or leave donations in memory of any of the people featured in the following list, can visit the Funeral Notices website and search for Bristol Post.

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They include the former landlord of a seaside pub and a woman who lived to the incredible age of 104.

Ken Flickera

A very special dad and grads. What are we going to do without you? Back in our mum's arms again after so long apart. We will love you forever. Deb, Dan, Jake and Meg xxxx

Funeral service to be held at South Bristol Crematorium on Thursday April 14 at 9.30 am. Flowers or donations in memory of Ken to Cystic Fibrosis.

Alan Howarth

Alan sadly passed away at St Peter's Hospice on March 13, aged 81. Alan's funeral will be held at 3.45 pm on Monday, April 11 at Canford Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations to St Peter's Hospice can be given on the day of the funeral. All enquiries please contact Co-op Funeralcare, 1 Cleeve Wood Road, Downend, Bristol BS16 2SF, Tel: 0117 957 5500

Margaret Rose Skuse

Passed away peacefully at home. Peace at last. Beloved mum to Keith, mum in law to Pip and nan to Zoe, Ian and Scott. Memorial service at 11 am on Friday, April 1, 2022, at St Luke's, Brislington. No flowers please but donations to Alzheimer's Society, Bristol.

Brian Southworth

Passed away peacefully at Beaufort Grange Nursing Home, Stoke Gifford March 20, 2022, aged 83. A much-loved husband, dad, grandad and great grandad who will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by Edith, Chris, Dave, Tony and all the family. Funeral Service to be held at Westerleigh Crematorium (Waterside Chapel) at 3.30 pm on Friday 8th April. No flowers please, donations if desired to Cancer Research UK c/o F. Woodruff Funeral Directors, 118-120 Station Road, Yate BS37 4PQ.

Kenneth William Spreadborough (Ken)

Passed away at Gracefields Nursing Home on March 14, 2022, aged 95. He will be sadly missed by family and all who knew him. Ken's funeral will be held at 11.30 am on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at Westerleigh Crematorium, Woodland Chapel. Family Flowers only. Donations, if wished, to the RNLI, can be given at the service. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Roy Preddy Funeral Directors. TEL: 0117 9562834

Louis Henry Firth

Peacefully in Bristol Royal Infirmary Louis, aged 94. Dearly loved husband of the late Jean, a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. The funeral service is to be held on Wednesday, April 13 at 3pm at South Bristol Crematorium. Family flowers only please and donations to British Heart Foundation or Royal British Legion. R Davies & Son 3 Chessel Street BS3 3DS Tel 0117 963 7848

Lloyd Kirkland Fisher

Passed peacefully away at Southmead Hospital on March 13, aged 87. Beloved husband of Gwnette, much-loved brother, father, stepfather, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. The funeral service will be held at St Mary Magdalene Church, Lockleaze on Friday 22nd April 2022 at 12pm, followed by burial at South Bristol Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to R Davies & Son 381 Gloucester Road Horfield, Bristol, BS7 8TN Telephone: 0117 9424039.

Mavis Doreen Froude (Coggins)

Mavis passed away on March 14 at age 87. She will be missed by everyone. Funeral Service at South Bristol Crematorium on Wed April 6 at 3pm, after at Sarton Club to celebrate Mavis' life and to celebrate Mike's life, due to covid we were unable to do this. All Welcome.

Gwendoline Gibbs (Née Filer)

Passed away peacefully on March 10 2022, aged 104. Beloved wife of Kenneth Gibbs - now at peace together. Mother of Raymond and Roslyn, grandmother of Rebecca, James, Jonathan and Marie. She was much loved and will be sadly missed. The funeral service will take place on April 7 2022 at St Albans Church at 10.30 am followed by burial at Shirehampton cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Gwendoline for St Peter's Hospice may be given on the day or sent c/o R. Davies & Son, 63 Westbury Hill, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol BS9 3AD.

Gill Gibon (Fricker Farmiloe)

She suddenly passed away on March 14 2022. Dearly loved mum to Loraine and Claire Nan to Chris, Katie and Ethan, Sister to Martin. Forever in our hearts. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 31 at 3 pm at Canford Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for the British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o Daffodil Funerals 50 High Street, Shirehampton, Bristol. BS11 0DJ

Edna Lilah James (Nee Knowles)

Passed away peacefully at Horfield Lodge Nursing Home on Marc0h 8 2022, aged 96. The Funeral will be at the Church of the Good Shepherd on April 5 at 11.30 am followed by burial at Canford. Goodnight, God Bless a wonderful and brave mum. Love forever Linda and Dave. Family flowers only please and donations to BRACE. Enquiries to: R Davies & Son 381 Gloucester Road BS7 8TN 0117 9424039

Patricia Aileen Johnson (Wild)

Born March 17, 1930, and passed peacefully on March 8, 2022. Much loved daughter of John and Edith Wild and brother of David. She is survived by her husband Paul to whom she was devoted. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Service to be held at Holy Trinity Church, Westbury on Trym Bristol at 11:30 on Wednesday, April 6, followed by cremation with close family at Canford Crematorium at 12.45pm. No flowers but you can make donations in Patricia's memory to The Royal London Hospital League of Nurses Benevolent Fund (Charity Number 261295)

Lucy Martelette

The family wish to announce the death of Mrs Lucy Martelette who passed away peacefully on March 12, 2022. Funeral to be held at Canford Crematorium on April 6 at 11 am following onto the County Cricket Ground, Neville Rd, Bristol for the wake.

Michael David Mead

Passed away on March 5 2022. A very loving Brother, he will be sorely missed. Loved and remembered always by Pat, Brian and Diane. Funeral to be held at Westerleigh Crematorium - Woodlands Chapel Friday, April 1, 2022, at 1.45 pm. Flowers to be delivered to Coop Funeralcare Church Road Redfield BS5 9JR or Donations in memory of Michael to the British Heart Foundation.

Maxine Power

Passed away peacefully, at home, on the morning of March 17. Maxine was a wonderful daughter, beloved sister and a fantastic auntie to her nieces and nephews. She joins her dad and Nan and will be sorely missed by everyone that knew her. A celebration of her life will be held at South Bristol Crematorium on April 13 at 10.30 am. Family flowers only but donations can be made to St Peters Hospice who have helped care for her for the last few months

Valerie Joan Stainer Nee Hartnell

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Valerie Joan Stainer (née Hartnell) Aged 82 years. Valerie will be greatly missed by her Husband Alan, Son Mark and all the family. The Funeral will take place at South Bristol Crematorium on 6 April at 11.15. There will be light refreshments at The Tythings afterwards BS13 8HA

David Ian Watson

He died suddenly at home on Sunday, February 20, 2022, aged 75. He will be dearly missed by his wife Eileen and all who knew him. Funeral for family and close friends only. Donations, if desired, in memory of Dave, to Cancer Research UK c/o L & J Gulwell 1 Quaker Lane Thornbury BS35 2AD.

John Malcolm Rogers

Passed away peacefully at Arthurs Court Nursing Home, Street on Tuesday March 15, 2022, aged 80. Beloved husband of the late Patricia, dearly loved father of Martyn, Paula, Jayne, Tracy and Suzette and much-loved grandfather and great grandfather who will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

The funeral service will be held at Sedgemoor Crematorium, Stretcholt, Bridgwater on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 1.00 pm. Family flowers only, donations, if desired for Parkinson's UK (Mendip Branch), can be made online at www.mfranksandsons.co.uk (announcements) or cheques payable to the charity can be forwarded to M Franks & Sons Independent Family Funeral Directors, Bath Road, Ashcott, Bridgwater, TA7 9QT. Telephone 01458 210627.

Donald Herbert Brown

Passed away in Southmead Hospital on March 9, 2022. A much-loved husband, dad and grandad who will be greatly missed by Stephen, Janet, Dawn, Steve, Rebecca, Sarah, Gemma and Lauren. Funeral service to be held at Westerleigh Crematorium, Waterside Chapel at 11.45 am on Wednesday 13th April 2022. Family flowers only, please. Donations for the Oldland Third World Water Project, St Anne's Church may be made via the retiring collection at the crematorium or through The Co-operative Funeralcare, 65-73 Church Road, Redfield, Bristol BS5 9JR

Heather Mary Goddard (Ebby)

Passed away peacefully at home on March 19, 2022, surrounded by her loving family aged 79. Beloved wife of Mike, much loved mum of Richard and Julia, mother-in-law of Fay and Roger, treasured granny of Amy and William. She will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.

The Funeral Service will be held at St Katharine's Church, Felton at 12 noon on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. Casual attire preferred. Family flowers only, donations, if desired for MIND, are being accepted in Ebby's memory by Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors, 2, The Vinery, Harford Square, Chew Magna. Telephone 01275 332565.

David Reginald Gould

Passed away peacefully aged 79 in hospital after a long illness on March 16, 2022. David will be missed by his wife Janet, sister Sheila and his family and friends. The funeral service is to be held at Mendip Crematorium on Tuesday, April 12 at 11.30 am. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be left at the service or forwarded to: W. B. Gibbs & Sons, Funeral Directors, Riverside, Henton, Wells, BA5 1PD.

Iris Joyce Michael

She sadly passed away on March 4, 2022 age 91yrs. A very special mum, Nan and Great Nan. Nothing can replace you, nothing ever will. In life we loved you dearly, in death, we love you still. God bless. Daughters Christine and Sue, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral service Monday, April 4 at Bristol South Crematorium at 3.45 pm.

Margaret Harding

Passed away at home surrounded by her family on March 17, 2022, aged 84. Beloved wife of the late Brian, much loved mother of Andrew and Anna and grandmother of Oliver, Lucy, Grace, Victoria, Rebecca and Amy. She will be sadly missed by her family and many friends. A private family cremation will be followed by a service of thanksgiving at St James' Church, Ashwick on Wednesday, April 13 at 12 noon. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Dorothy House Hospice c/o E Emery & Sons, Funeral Directors, Oakhill BA3 5BG. Tel 01749 840350.

Pauline Vivienne Walter (Nee Wilcox)

Peace after much pain, gone to celebrate Bill's birthday and look after Deb. Loving wife, mother, grandma, sister, auntie and friend. Good night, sleep tight. Love Kerry, Ruby and Bob. The funeral service is to be held at Canford Crematorium on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at 3:45 pm. All welcome. Family flowers only please, but donations to the R.N.L.I. may be made on the day.

John Owen

John Owen of Burnham-on-Sea former landlord of The Royal Artillery Arms, passed away on March 20, 2022, after a short illness aged 79. A beloved husband, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all the family. The funeral service is to be held on Monday 4 April 2022 in the Chapel of Sedgemoor Crematorium at 4pm. All who wish to attend are welcome. Donations in lieu of flowers to benefit St. Margaret's Hospice may be sent to Macbeth Funeral Services, 4 Regent Street, Burnham-on-Sea. TA8 1AX Telephone: 01278 497463.

John Ernest William Gumbleton

Passed away peacefully at his home in Paulton on Saturday, March 12, 2022, aged 79. A loving Husband to Claire, dad to Karen and Sean and granddad to Roxy and Lottie. He will be missed by so many. A funeral service is to take place at Mendip Crematorium on Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 1:30 pm. Donations are being collected for Dorothy House and William Budd, RUH. Family flowers only, please. All enquiries to William Adlam Funeral Service, 68a Locks Hill, Frome, BA11 1NH. (01373 452100).

Dorothy Boreham

Passed away peacefully at Weston General Hospital on March 19, 2022, aged 91. Reunited with her beloved husband Frank. She will be greatly missed by children Philip, Michael and Alison, daughter-in-law Jackie, grandchildren Ian, James, Stephanie and Jonathan and great-grandchildren Juliette and Susannah.

A service to celebrate Dorothy's life will be held at Weston Crematorium on Wednesday, April 6 at 11.30 am. There will be an opportunity after the service for you to share your favourite photo of yourselves with Dorothy, so please bring a photo with you to the service. These will be going into a memory book for the family. No flowers please by request, donations if desired are being received for the RSPB, National Trust or Alzheimer's Society made online at www.dorothyboreham.muchloved.com or sent to C V Gower Funeral Directors, The Square, Winscombe, BS25 1BS, Tel: 01934 842945.

Brian George Henry Hosken

Sadly passed away on March 20, 2022, aged 94. A much-loved Husband, Father, grandfather and great-grandfather who will be missed beyond all measure. The funeral service is to be held at South Bristol Crematorium on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at 11.15 am. No flowers by request, but donations, if desired, may be made to the Alzheimer's Society on the day. Wife, Hilda and Son, Michael.

Henry Charles Payne (Harry)

Sadly passed away on March 13. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. The funeral service is to take place at South Bristol Crematorium on Friday, April 8, 2022, from 2-15pm. Family flowers only donations if desired to Alzheimer's Society may be given.

Iris Royston

Iris was the most special, loving and caring person. She will always be in our hearts. God Bless you. Husband Allan, children Rachel, Scott, Rebecca and Matthew. Grandsons Tyler, Michael, Bradley and great-granddaughter Eliza. xxxx

Leslie Whiteway

Passed away at Bristol Heart Institute on March 23, 2022, aged 91 years. Beloved Husband of Mary, much-loved dad of Simon, Laura and Nigel and father in law of Janet, treasured grandad of Cara and Nick and great-grandad of Freddie and Marlowe. He will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends.

The Funeral Service will be held at South Bristol Crematorium on Wednesday, April 13 at 3.45 pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for The Royal British Legion, Whitchurch are being accepted in memory of Leslie by Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors, 2, The Vinery, Harford Square, Chew Magna. Telephone 01275 332565.

My dear brother, I will always miss you so very much. Reunited with mum and dad and Sister Kathleen. God Bless you. From Rene, John and family. xxx

Mary Challenger

Passed away peacefully on March 20, aged 86 and is now reunited with Ron. Funeral service to be held on Thursday, April 7 at South Bristol Crematorium at 10.30 am Donations for Dementia UK may be sent c/o L J Guyan 12 Charlton Road BS31 2JA.

Anne Muriel Griffins

Sadly died on March 15, 2022, aged 86 at Weston General Hospital. She will be deeply missed by all her dear friends. Anne's funeral service will be held at Weston-super-Mare Crematorium on April 6, 2022, at 3.30 p.m. Informal clothing preferred. Flowers are welcome and donations in lieu, to Weston Hospicecare, will be warmly received by The Elms Funeral Directors. All enquires to The Elms Funeral Directors Limited, 50 Baker Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 3AQ. Tel: 01934 616006.

Ann Need (Seavill)

Passed away peacefully on March 10 at Southmead Hospital aged 82. Much loved Wife of Peter, now at peace together. Mother of David and Michael. Grandmother of two grandchildren. Will be sadly missed. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 21, 2022, at Canford Crematorium, at 1.30 pm. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Ann can be made to PDSA. R Davies & Son Funeral Directors 2 Pembroke Road Shirehampton Bristol BS11 9SQ 0117 982 3188.

Pamela Edith Ann Davies (Gowing)

Sadly and unexpectedly lost on March 10, 2022, but now happily re-united with husband Frank. You will be missed by your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, hopefully, you are now at peace. Love Hazel, Jane, Joe, Yasmin, Frankie, Rosie & Effie. The funeral takes place on April 26 at 11.15 am at South Bristol Crematorium. All family and friends are welcome. Family flowers only, contributions welcome to the Alzheimer's Society and Royal British Legion.

Sue Griffin (Shirley)

Passed away on March 13, 2022, aged 88. A dearly loved wife to Tony for 65 years and wonderful mother to Jerry (deceased) Becky, Roz & Jon and her five grandchildren Robbie, Lydia, Harry, Max & George. She will be sorely missed - her love, kindness and generosity knew no bounds.

May she deservedly now rest in peace with her Lord. Funeral on March 31 at 2.30 pm at Weston-Super-Mare Crematorium which will also be available via web link at www.wesleymedia.co.uk/webcastview Pin 634-8011. Donations if desired to benefit Muscular Dystrophy are being gratefully received by the funeral directors. All enquiries to Groves Family Funeral Directors, 115 High Street, Worle, North Somerset, BS22 6HB. Tel: 01934525042.

Joyce Ethel Puddy

Died peacefully on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at Glastonbury Care Home, aged 89. Dearly loved wife of the late David, mother of Jeffrey, Elizabeth and David Edward, and a beloved grandmother and great-grandmother - she will be sadly missed. Funeral service at Mendip Crematorium on Tuesday, April 5 at 10.30 am, followed by a Thanksgiving Service at Holy Trinity Parish Church, Street at 11.45 am. Family flowers only.

Donations, if desired, made payable to Dementia UK or Diabetes UK, may be made online (via funeral-notices.co.uk) or forwarded to Forsey and Son Funeral Directors, Willowfields, Lowerside Lane, Glastonbury BA6 9GY.

Mary Washborne

Passed away peacefully on March 21, 2022, aged 91. A much-loved mum and grandma and wife of the late John Washbourne who will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by Sheridan, Mark and Blaine. Funeral service to be held at St. Mary's Church, Yate on Monday, April 11 at 2 pm Family flowers only, please. Donations to British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o F. Woodruff Funeral Directors, 192 Badminton Road, Coalpit Heath, BS36 2SX Tel: 01454 778838.

Peter John Westlake

Passed away peacefully on March 20, 2022, aged 86. Much loved husband of Margaret. Father of Deborah and Andrew and Grandfather of Kara and Freya. He will be very much missed by everyone who knew him. The Funeral will be at Westerleigh Crematorium in the Woodland Chapel on Wednesday, April 6 at 4 pm. Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Peter can be made to support the work of the British Heart Foundation. Enquiries to: R Davies & Son, 381 Gloucester Road, Tel 0117 9424039

Major Margaret Goudding

Passed away peacefully at her home in Street on Friday 18th March 2022, aged 78 years. Funeral Service at The Salvation Army Hall, Street on Wednesday, April 20 at 10.30 am. Family flowers only, donations if desired, made payable to the Salvation Army (Street Corps) may be forwarded to Forsey and Son Funeral Directors, Willowfields, Lowerside Lane, Glastonbury BA6 9GY.

Brian Edgar Wilson

Passed away on March 16, 2022, aged 96. Sadly missed by his sister Sheila, and her children, Elaine and Duncan. He was a loving brother and uncle and was a true gentleman for all of his life. He left us with many happy memories. Inquiries to HARP Funeral Services Ltd., The Harp Funeral Home, Swansea Road, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 1HS. Tel: 01685 385538.

Charles George Ian Roseman

A much-loved husband of the late Janet, father of Joanna, Elizabeth and James, very proud Grandfather to nine and Great Grandfather to eight, passed peacefully away on March 24, aged 90 after a brave fight against dementia. A service of thanksgiving for his life will be held at Memorial Woodlands, Alveston, BS35 3TA at 12.15 pm on Monday, April 11 (bright clothing preferred). Private cremation to follow. Family flowers only but donations in lieu to Brace Dementia Research.

June Marion Prout

She passed away on March 17, 2022, aged 87. She will be sorely missed by friends and family. Funeral service to be held at Westerleigh Crematorium, Waterside Chapel on April 19 at 11 am. Donations instead of flowers are to be made to the Wallace and Gromit Grand Appeal in memory of June. Roy Preddy Funeral Directors Roy Preddy Funeral Directors 2, Cossham St Mangotsfield Bristol BS16 9EN.

Tony Payne

Passed away on March 24, 2022, aged 72. He will be sadly missed by Brother Pete, Christine and all his Family and Friends. Funeral Service is to take place at South Bristol Crematorium on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at 12.00 Noon. Casual Wear Requested. Family Flowers Only. Donations, if desired, may be given to St Peters Hospice.

Ken Flicker

Passed away at the BRI. A wonderful Brother, affectionately remembered by Reg & Anita. RIP

Jean Margaret Creed

Passed away peacefully at Southmead Hospital on March 11, 2022, aged 89 years. Funeral service to take place at Christ Church, Hanham on Tuesday, April 19 at 12.00 pm followed by a committal service at Westerleigh Crematorium (Waterside Chapel) at 1.15 pm The family invite you to join them afterwards at the Kendleshire Golf Club to share memories of Jean. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired for The Salvation Army, can be sent c/o E C Alderwick & Son Ltd 71 High Street, Hanham, Bristol BS15 3DG Tel: 0117 935 3746.

Brenda Christine Brown

A brilliant mother and good friend. Thanks for the love and all the good times we had. You will be greatly missed, and never forgotten. Rest in peace Your loving son Andrew

She passed peacefully away on March 16, aged 89. Brenda will be very much missed by her family and friends. The funeral service is to be held at St Johns Church, Keynsham, on Thursday, April 14 at 11.30 am. Followed by a private family burial at Keynsham Cemetery. No flowers, please. Donations for Help For Heroes may be sent c/o L J Guyan 12 Charlton Rd, Keynsham, BS31 2JA.

Gillian Mary Davis (Jill)

Died peacefully at home on March 23, 2022, surrounded by her wonderful, caring family Barnaby, Dominic, Matthew, Sophie, Beth, Kate, Naomi, Chris and her ten grandchildren. She was also a widow of the late John Davis. The funeral is to be held at St Mary's Church, Stoke Bishop at 2.30 pm on Wednesday, April 13. Family flowers only please but donations, if wished, to St Peter's Hospice, can be sent c/o Thomas Davis Funeral Directors, 123 Stoke Lane, Westbury on Trym, Bristol, BS9 3RW

Jean Seviour

Peacefully passed away on Monday, March 28 at home, aged 90. Beloved wife of the late John Seviour and much-loved mother of Jane and Melanie and grandmother to Ben and Alex. The funeral service will take place at Sedgemoor Crematorium, Bridgewater on April 11 at 2 pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance.

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