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John Vincent Redmond
Passed away peacefully at home on October 31 surrounded by his loving wife, Nina, and his two boys William and Samuel, aged 70 years. The Funeral Service will be held at St Andrew's Church, Chew Magna on Friday, November 25th at 1.00 pm. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for The Salvation Army are being accepted in John's memory by Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors, 2, The Vinery, Harford Square, Chew Magna, BS40 8RD. Telephone 01275 332565
Mary Bridget Parfitt
Passed away peacefully on October 26 2022. Beloved wife of 52 years to Andrew. Much loved Mum of Maureen and Tanya. She will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends. The Funeral Service will be held at South Bristol Crematorium Chapel on Wednesday November 23rd at 1.30 pm followed by Burial at 2.15 pm. No black by request. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Brain Research UK and Kidney Research UK are being accepted in Mary's memory by Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors, 2, The Vinery, Harford Square, Chew Magna, BS40 8RD. Telephone 01275 332565
Michael John Bird
Of Hinton Blewett, passed away on October 22, aged 80. Reunited with Audrey and Nicholas. Funeral Service at St Margaret's Church, Hinton Blewett on Tuesday 15th November at 1.00 pm followed by interment. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance & Teenage Cancer Trust to Bryan G Bishop Funeral Service, Farrington Road, Paulton, Bristol, BS39 7LW.
Ronald Albert Starr
Passed peacefully away at Southmead Hospital, aged 96. Will be sadly missed by all. Service to be held at Canford Crematorium on Tuesday 15th November at 11:15am
Frederick Stephen Parsons
(St Anne's) Sadly passed away on Friday October 14 2022 at Bamfield Lodge Care Home aged 80 years. Beloved Husband of Joan. Much loved Uncle to Susan and partner David, Garry and wife Deborah, Susan's daughter Lauren and family and Garry's sons Luke and Josh. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service Monday 28th November 2022. Service to be held at St Cuthbert's Church, Sandy Park Road, Brislington, Bristol, BS4 3PG at 12pm. Followed by cremation at South Bristol Crematorium at 1.30pm for close friends and family only. If you would like to make a donation in Freds memory, please consider Parkinson's UK or Dementia UK. Family flowers only please. A donation box will be available at the church. R Davies & Son, 10, Gilda Parade, Whitchurch, Bristol. BS14 9HY
Janet Ann Woods
Passed away at home on 13th October 2022 aged 83 years. She will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered by all her family and friends. A funeral service will be held at Christ Church Nailsea on Friday 18th November at 1.30pm followed by cremation at South Bristol Crematorium at 3.00pm. Family flowers only but donations will be warmly received for Macmillan Cancer Support and/or Breast Cancer Care. These can be made online at www.aedavey.co.uk or sent c/o Arthur E Davey 82 Silver Street, Nailsea BS48 2DS. Tel 01275 852307
Sally Jane Hickey (nee Taylor)
Passed away suddenly October 30th, 2022, aged 55 yrs. Sally our beautiful darling daughter loved and cherished by her family. Rest in peace in God's care, a special angel. Love you always and forever until we meet again, God Bless you. Mum and Dad, Shaun and Kath, Darren and Lisa, Emma and Neil and families xxxxx
Rosemary Anne Cooke
Passed away peacefully in her sleep 28th October 2022. Survived and loved by sons Andy and Dave and step son and step daughter Steve and Linda. Funeral at Canford Crematorium 2nd December 2022 at 13.30. Flowers to Westbury-on-Trym Co op Funeral Directors 20 High Street, BS9 3DU
Roderick John Connors
Sadly passed away on 28th September 2022 aged 90. Rod will be missed by all of his family and friends. Funeral to take place at Our Lady Of Lourdes & St Bernadette Church Kingswood on Tuesday 15th November 2022 at 11.15am followed by a committal at Westerleigh Crematorium Woodland Chapel at 1pm. Family flowers only please.
Janice 'Jan' Linda Brice (nee Pople)
My beloved wife passed away peacefully on Tuesday, November 1 2022. No words can say how much Jan will be missed and a shining light has gone out in my life. Jan was a caring mother, sister and nanny. All those who knew Jan are welcome to join us at Westerleigh Crematorium for her funeral on Tuesday 29th November 2022 at 11am. A celebration of her life will take place at Westerleigh following the service.
Stephen John Archer
Stephen, of St Annes, passed peacefully away on October 23, 2022, aged 59 years. Beloved son of Dorothy and the late James, Father of Danny-Jo, Brother to Kevin, Timothy, Michael, and Paul. He will be sadly missed by all. The funeral service takes place in the Woodland Chapel at Westerleigh Crematorium on Wednesday 23rd November 2022, at 1.45 pm. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for The Foundation for Liver Research, may be given online at ashleyedwards.co.uk or sent to Ashley Edwards Funeral Directors 10 Church Street, Highbridge, TA9 3AF Telephone 01278 794304
In loving memory of a devoted father, grandfather, husband and brother. Just Ter. We will miss you so much Dad, always there, always reliable, always laughing, we were so lucky to have you for so long. Now with Mum Mary, and daughter Julie, RIP Dad, Love you millions. Sarah, John, Juliette, Leon, Hollie, Dan, Dexter and Vinnie xxx
Geraldine 'Gerry' Smart
Passed away peacefully at John Wills House Care Home, Westbury on Trym, Bristol on Saturday October 29 2022 aged 87 years. Geraldine's funeral service will take place at Prestwold Natural Burial Ground on Wednesday 16th November 2022 at 11.30am. Family flowers only, donations if so desired to be made payable to British Heart Foundation via G E Gamble & Sons Website www.gamblefunerals.co.uk/obituaries/. Further enquiries c/o G E Gamble & Sons, Independent Family Funeral Directors, 57 High Street, Syston, Leicester, LE7 1GQ. Tel: 0116 260 7500
Pamela 'Pam' Joan James (nee Padfield)
Pam, of Chilcompton passed away at home on October 27 aged 86 years. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to be held at Mendip Crematorium on Friday 18 November at 1.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations for Dorothy House Hospice and Alzheimer's Research UK may be left at the crematorium or sent to the Funeral Directors. H H Evans Funeral Directors, Tyndale House, 20 Winterfield Park, Paulton. BS39 7RY
Kathleen Marina Heal (nee Edmunds)
Kathleen, of Wells, formerly of Godney passed away peacefully at Bath Royal United Hospital on Friday October 28 2022 aged 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Trevor, dearly loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother of Maxine, Martin, Shirley and their families who will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. A private family cremation will be followed by a 'Celebration of Kathleen's Life' that will take place at Christ Church, Coxley on Tuesday 22nd November 2022 at 12.30 pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired will be shared between Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance and National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society can be left in the collection box after the service or paid directly online at www.mfranksandsons.co.uk (announcements). Cheques payable to the charities can also be forwarded to M Franks & Sons Independent Family Funeral Directors, Bath Road, Ashcott, Bridgwater, TA7 9QT. Telephone 01458 210627
Winifred May Hanks
Winifred sadly passed away on October 4 2022 aged 93 years. She will be missed by all of her family and friends. Service to take place at Westerleigh Crematorium Woodland Chapel on Wednesday 16th November 2022 at 2.30pm. R Davies & Son Funeral Directors 49 High Street Kingswood Bristol BS15 4AA
Michelle Rose Gaskin
Passed away peacefully at Southmead Hospital on Sunday October 23 2022 aged 65 years. She will be sorely missed by all of her family and her many friends. Now reunited with her beloved Paul. A service of celebration is to take place at Resound, Emersons Green on Wednesday 16 November at 2pm. Donations to benefit Cancer Research UK and Encountering The Fathers Heart may be given on the day or sent on to Groves Family Funeral Directors, 115 High Street, Worle, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS22 6HB. Telephone 01934 525042.
Robert Charles Baxter
Passed away peacefully on October 31 2022, aged 89 years. Beloved husband of the late Maggie Baxter, much loved Dad of Stephen and Jill and treasured Grandad of Jordan. The Funeral Service will be held at South Bristol Crematorium on Thursday, November 24th at 9.30 am. Flowers or donations for The Margaret Garrett Memorial Fund are being accepted in memory of Robert by Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors, 2, The Vinery, Harford Square, Chew Magna, BS40 8RD. Telephone 01275 332565.
David, of Witcombe, Yate, South Gloucestershire passed away peacefully on the morning ofOctober 28 at home, his funeral will be at Westerleigh Crematorium on 25th November at 1.15pm. His family will be happy for anyone who knew him to come along and join us afterwards at The New Inn Westerleigh. Donations if desired to Marie Curie c/o F. Woodruff Funeral Directors 118-120 Station Road Yate. BS37 4PQ Tel: 01454 320005.
Marlene Grace Phillips
Beloved Mum, Grandma and Great Grandma. Passed away peacefully, will be greatly missed by all. Funeral service to take place 3pm Wednesday 16th November at Canford Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Age UK and Admiral Nurses Co-op Funeralcare 24 High Street Keynsham Bristol BS31 1DQ
Edward William Marshalsea
Passed away peacefully at Avon Lodge Care Home on October 25 2022 aged 88 years. Funeral service to take place at Westerleigh Crematorium (Woodland Chapel) on Monday November 28 at 10.45 am. Family flowers only please donations if desired for Masonic Charitable Foundation Cheques to be made payable to THE RELIEF CHEST SCHEME. All enquiries c/o E C Alderwick & Son Ltd 71, High Street, Hanham, Bristol BS15 3DG Tele; 0117 935 3746
Kelvin Charles Keith Knight
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on October 27 2022 aged 90 years. Reunited with Molly. Will be sadly missed by Debra, Hayley and family. The funeral service will take place at Westerleigh Crematorium (Waterside Chapel) on Monday November 28 at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for British Heart Foundation. All enquiries to E C Alderwick & Son Ltd 71 High Street, Hanham, Bristol BS15 3DG Tele: 0117 935 3746
Nora, of Farmborough, passed away peacefully on October 26, aged 89 years. Private Cremation, family flowers only please, donations if desired for Alzheimer's Research UK, to Bryan G Bishop Funeral Services, Farrington Road, Paulton, Bristol, BS39 7LW.
Kenneth 'Ken' Richard Kear
Passed away on October 16th. He was 91 years old and had grieved for his late wife Dorothy since her death in May 2020. He will be sadly missed by his daughter Karen, his son David, his wider family, and all who knew him. The funeral will be on Thursday 17 November at Westerleigh Crematorium , Waterside Chapel at 1.15pm. Family flowers only please, but donations to Cancer Research UK will be welcomed. Further details are available from: E. C. Alderwick & Son, 11 Regent Street, Kingswood, Bristol BS15 8JX
Maureen and Tony Hutchins
To my Auntie Maureen & Uncle Tony. You have gone but memories are forever. Love to Jo & Liz From Nigel, Pam, Kimberley & Roxanne
To my Sister and Brother in law. Together now and always. Lovely memories of days gone by. God Bless. Love to Joanne & Liz. From Sister Jean
Passed away peacefully after a long illness on Thursday October 27 2022 at Quarry House Care Home, Fishponds, aged 90. Beloved wife of late Warwick Helps, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Will be sadly missed. The Funeral service will take place at Westerleigh Crematorium, Westerleigh, Bristol on Monday 28th November at 11.45am. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Noreen to Cancer Research UK C/O H G Harris Funeral Directors, Cavendish House, 2a Victoria Street, Staple Hill, BS16 5JS
Passed away at Southmead Hospital on Friday November 4 2022 after a long illness, now at peace. Geoffrey will always be remembered by his two brothers Grahame and Alan and all of his close family members and friends. We have lost a dear brother, he will never be forgotten. Funeral service is yet to be arranged.
Margaret 'Maggie' May Clark
Passed away on the 31st October 2022 aged 89 years. Truly loved by friends and family. Her strength, kindness and zest for life will be missed by all who knew her. The funeral service and burial will take place on Tuesday 22nd November at Frenchay Quaker Meeting House at 10.30am. Donations can be made on the day for Bristol Dogs Home in memory of Maggie.
Iris Jean Carter
Iris Carter late of Pucklechurch, passed away on the 16th of October 2022 at the age of 87 years. Her funeral will be held at Westerleigh Crematorium in the Woodland Chapel on the 21st of November at 14:30. Donations in lieu of flowers to be sent to St Peters Hospice and Great Western Air Ambulance
A much loved wife to my brother Jim, sister, mother and grandmother. Lots of great and happy memories which will stay with me always. Funeral service to be held at Westerleigh Crematorium on 29th November at 11am Rest in Peace Janice. Love from your Brother-in-law Michael
Passed away peacefully on 23rd October, aged 85. Lovingly remembered and missed by Nigel, Paula, David, Sarah, Ben, Kais, George, Colin, Hilda and Daphne. Funeral service is at Chipping Sodbury Baptist Church on Monday 21st November at 1pm, followed by refreshments. Then a cremation at 4.15pm at Westerleigh Waterside. All welcome. Just family flowers but donations sent to "Rights for Residents" would be gratefully received.
Jean White (nee Marguerite)
Passed away peacefully at home on the 25/10/2022 aged 92. Hayley, Geoff, Isobel, Luke, Colston, Kingsley, Leila, Tom, David, Katie, Abi and Emma would like to thank all relatives friends and neighbours for their shared support, love, cards and prayers which have greatly upheld them following the loss of a very dear mother and grandmother. Her funeral will be at Horfield Methodist Church Bristol on Monday the 28th November at 11am All welcome x
Condolences to Sally, Diane, Tracy, Nicola and Alison. From Ann and Geoff Gorton
Val, of High Ham, passed away peacefully at home with her family around her on 4th November 2022 aged 90 years. A loving and devoted Mum of 5, Nan to 10 and Great Gran "Nanny Val" to 12. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. A funeral service will be held at Sedgemoor Crematorium on Saturday 19th November 2022 at 1pm. Immediate family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Marie Curie and St. Margaret's Hospice can be made online at www.hbiffen.co.uk or sent to H Biffen & Sons Ltd. 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater Tel: 01278 423333
Gordon 'Gordy' John Thomas
It is with great sadness to announce that our much loved husband, father and grandad Gordon, has peacefully passed away in the early hours of Wednesday 12th October. Service will be held Friday 18th November, 11.00am at Westerleigh Crematorium Waterside Chapel, followed by reception at Longwell Green Community Centre. In lieu of flowers, family request that donations be made on day of service for Dementia UK. Rest in peace Dad, our memories will stay forever. Love you always Dad. XXX
Elaine Songer (nee Brewer)
In loving memory of my sister Elaine who passed away on the 4th November 2022. Always in our hearts, we will always remember the lovely times we shared with you and your family. With all our love, Phil, Sue and family
Beatrice Olive Russ
It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Olive on Friday 21st October 2022, aged 97 years. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday 29th November at 11.30am St Luke's Church, Brislington, Bristol followed by the committal at 1pm Holy Trinity Church, Doynton. Donations in memory of Olive are in favour of St Luke's Church may be given after the service. Flowers welcome. R Davies & Son Funeral Directors, 10 Gilda Parade, Whitchurch, Bristol, BS14 9HY 01275 833441
Bernard John Pepworth
Aged 91, passed away peacefully at home on 21st October 2022, beloved husband, dad, grandad and great-grandad who will be greatly missed. Family flowers only, donations in Bern's memory to St.Peters Hospice. A celebration of his life will be held on Friday 25th November, 10.15 am at Memorial Woodlands, Bristol, BS35 3TA.
Catarina James (nee Gallinari)
RIP to a Dear Daughter, Sister and Aunty, always in our thoughts for ever, passed away 9th November 2022 from a brave short battle with cancer.
Former journalist and sub-editor of the Western Daily Press. Passed away peacefully on the 6th November 2022 aged 86 years. A much loved husband to Miriam, father and grandfather. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. A service to celebrate Neill's life will be held at Weston super Mare Crematorium on Monday 28th November at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for the RNLI (Weston Branch) may be sent c/o C V Gower Funeral Directors, The Square, Winscombe, BS25 1BS. Tel: 01934 842945. Personal tributes and donations may also be made at www.neillgraham.muchloved.com.
You were the best sister anyone could have wished for. Always there whenever I needed you, will never forget you. Rest in peace. Love brother Peter, Phyllis and family
George Frederick M.B.E. B.E.M.
Brenda and family would like to announce the sad loss of George on October 13th 2022, aged 92 years. He will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends. The Funeral Service will be held at South Bristol Crematorium on Monday, 21st November at 1.30 pm. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for The Residents Activities Fund at Stanton Court Nursing Home are being accepted in memory of George by Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors, 2, The Vinery, Harford Square, Chew Magna, BS40 8RD. Telephone 01275 332565.
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