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All the funeral announcements in Bristol this week

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Margaret 'Maggie' Welsh (nee Smith)

Passed away at home on 11/11/22 aged 73. Much loved mother to Amy & James, adoring wife to late husband Richard. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her. RIP Sweet Maggie x

Betty Irene Weeks

Of East Harptree, widow of the late Maurice Weeks, passed away peacefully, aged 94 at Paulton Hospital. Mum, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great Great Grandmother. Sadly missed by family and friends. The Funeral Service will be held at South Bristol Crematorium on Tuesday 22nd November at 12.00 noon. A touch of colour would be appreciated. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for The League of Friends of Paulton Memorial Hospital or HCRG Care Group for Connections Day Centre, Radstock, are being accepted in Betty's memory by Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors, 2, The Vinery, Harford Square, Chew Magna, BS40 8RD. Telephone 01275 332565. Our thanks to the staff at Paulton Hospital for their exceptional care.

Mary Thomas

Passed away at the Bristol Royal Infirmary on 16th October, aged 88 A lovely lady who will be missed by family and friends. Her funeral was held on Friday, November 18.

Peter Singleton

Of Temple Cloud passed away on 2nd November, aged 90 years. Funeral Service and Cremation at Haycombe Crematorium, Bath on Monday 21st November at 2.30pm. All are welcome to join the family afterwards at The Boat House, Bath. Family flowers only please and donations if desired for the National Trust to Bryan G. Bishop Funeral Service, Farrington Road, Paulton, Bristol. BS39 7LW.

Kathleen Powell

Passed away peacefully on 22 October 2022, aged 93 years. Family home at Batcombe, Somerset, latterly of Frome, Somerset. The funeral service will be held at Mendip Crematorium on Wednesday 23rd November 2022 at 3.30pm Any queries, please contact Co-operative Funeralcare, 1, Nunney Road, Frome, BA11 4LA. Telephone 01373 473426.

David Hearse

Passed away peacefully after a short illness on November 2nd 2022, aged 71 years. Beloved Husband of Maureen, much loved Uncle of Jason and Christine, Wayne and Nicky and Amanda and Gordon, their families and Brother in Law Arnold. He will be greatly missed by all of his family and friends. The Funeral Service will be held at St Mary's Church, West Harptree on Thursday 24th November at 1.30 pm followed by Cremation at South Bristol Crematorium at 3.00 pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Cancer Research UK are being accepted in David's memory by Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors, 2, The Vinery, Harford Square, Chew Magna, BS40 8RD. Telephone 01275 332565.

Joy Cox

Passed away peacefully on November 7th 2022, aged 93 years. Much loved Mum of Ian, Jeremy, Jonathan and Julian, Daughters-in-Law Hilary, Helen and Debbie, Grandchildren and Great-Grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends. Her funeral was held on Friday, November 18.

Nicholas 'Nick' Lock

Passed away peacefully on 3rd November 2022, a week after his 77th birthday, after years of struggling with Parkinson's Disease and Dementia. Nick was formerly Managing Director of N.R. Lock (Electrical) Ltd for 45 years and a part-time lecturer at Brunel Technical College. He was also Chairman of the Board of Governors at Charborough Road Primary School and a governor of Filton High School for several years. Having moved to North Devon in 2008 he and his wife Tricia moved back to North Bristol two years ago to be closer to family. Nick was adored by all his family and will be dearly missed. His funeral service will be held at St. Peters Church in Filton on Monday 21st November at 12:30pm. There will be a gathering afterwards to celebrate his life at BAWA on Southmead Road. Family flowers only please. Anyone who would like to donate, please help in the search for a Cure for Parkinson's in Nick's memory (https://cureparkinsons.org.uk). Thank you. All enquiries to Thomas Davis, 21-23 Gloucester Road North, Filton, Bristol, BS7 0SH. Tel: 0117 931 2212

Jean Hicks

Of Street passed peacefully away at Arthurs Court Nursing Home on 6th November 2022 aged 93. Dearly loved and missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service at St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Glastonbury on Tuesday 29th November at 12 noon, followed by cremation at Mendip Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for Children's Hospice South West may be made online (via funeral-notices.co.uk) or forwarded to Forsey and Son, Funeral Directors, Willowfields, Lowerside Lane, Glastonbury BA6 9GY.

John Edward Talbot, fondly known as Ted

adly passed away on 26th October 2022 aged 94 Years. The funeral service is being held at Canford Crematorium on Thursday 24th November 2022 at 3.45pm. Donations in memory of Ted can be made on the day to Macmillan Cancer Support using the donation box provided. R. Davies & Son Funeral Directors, 2, Pembroke Road, Shirehampton, Bristol, BS11 9SQ 0117 982 3188

Brian Charles Hammond

Passed away 28th October 2022, aged 67. Dearly Loved and missed Dad to Lynn, Tina and Stacy, a much loved Father-in-Law to Shaun and Andy and a loving Grandad, Brother and Uncle. The funeral will be held at Westerleigh Crematorium, Woodland Chapel, Tuesday 29th November at 2:30pm. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for RNLI c/o H G Harris funeral Home, 2A Victoria Street, Staple Hill, Bristol, BS16 5JS.

Jeremy 'Jerry' Ashmore

Passed away peacefully at home on the 26th October 2022, aged 63 years. Much loved by all who knew him. Funeral service to be held at South Bristol Crematorium on Monday 28th November at 3pm. Family flowers only but donations, if desired, for The British Heart Foundation may be left at the service or forwarded to: W. B. Gibbs & Sons, Funeral Directors, Riverside, Henton, Wells, BA5 1PD. Tel: 01749 672450.

Peter White

Sadly passed away 3rd November 2022. Beloved husband, Dad and Pops. Will be missed by all who knew him. The funeral will take place on Tuesday 22nd November at 12:00 midday, at Canford Crematorium, followed by refreshments at Shirehampton Football Club BS11 0EA We would encourage people to wear bright colours because that's what Pete wanted. Family flowers only but donations welcome to www.thebraintumourcharity.org/donate/

Ben Nicholls

(Of Shipham, formerly of Compton Bishop) Passed peacefully away on November 8th, 2022, aged 82 years. A much loved Husband to Hazel and Dad to Rebecca. He will be sadly missed. The funeral service takes place at The Parish Church of St Andrew, Compton Bishop, on Monday, November 21st at 2.00 pm. Followed by interment Family flowers only please, donations if desired for the Royal British Legion, may be given online at ashleyedwards.co.uk, or sent to Ashley Edwards Funeral Directors 10 Church Street, Highbridge, TA9 3AF Telephone 01278 794304

Pam Gass

Of Highbridge Passed peacefully away at her home on 7th November 2022, Aged 88 years. Dearly loved Wife of Eric and a much loved Mum, Nan, Great Nan and Sister. She will be sadly missed by all family and friends. The Funeral service takes place at St John's Church, Highbridge on Thursday 1st December at 12.00 noon Family flowers only please but donations if desired for the National Autistic Society may be sent to R Millard & Son Funeral Directors, 6 Springfield Road, Highbridge, TA9 3AH Tel 01278 793078

Robert Graham Miscandlon

Died 3rd November 2022 aged 86 years. Cremation at 11:15 on 2nd December 2022 at Bristol South Crematorium. Sadly missed by John, Paul and Jackie Anstice

Anthony 'Tony' King

Sadly passed away 22nd October 2022 aged 70. His funeral service will be held at The Immaculate Conception Church, Clevedon on Monday 21st November at 11am. Family flowers only but donations will be warmly received for The British Heart Foundation c/o L. Bennett & Son 156, Old Church Road BS21 7TU or via lbennett.co.uk

Betty Rosemary Bennett

Passed away at Southmead Hospital on 6th November 2022. Funeral Service to be held on Monday 28th November 2022 at Haycombe Crematoriun at 10.45am. Wake to be held at The Globe, Pennyquick, Newton St Loe, Bath BA2 9BB All enquiries to E C Alderwick & Son Ltd, 71 High Street, Hanham, Bristol, BS15 3DG.

Mum, Grandmother and my Best Friend, there are no goodbyes for us, where ever you are you will always be with us, in our hearts and thoughts for ever.

Rest in Peace Mum, Caroline, Mike, Mitchell and Tom xxx The tear in my eyes I can wipe away, the ache in my heart will never go away. Miss you always, Your Son, Darren, Dawn and Hollie xxxx

My Mum, memories of you will stay with us forever. Rest in peace Love Julie, Dave and Family

Sonia Margaret Wilkinson (nee White)

Passed away peacefully Friday 11th November 2022, aged 96 years. Beloved wife to the late Harry Lightowler. Much loved mother of Fiona, Anne, Pamela. Also Grandmother, Great Grandmother, she will be greatly missed by many. Funeral service to be held on Monday 12th December 2022 at 1:30pm at Canford Crematorium, Canford Lane, Bristol, BS9 3PQ. No flowers by request, but donations if desired to St. Peter's Hospice Bristol.

Joan Webber

Passed away peacefully on 31st October 2022 at Southmead Hospital, aged 89. Widow of Lewis, now at peace together. Much loved sister of Pam, beloved auntie of Roger and Angela. Jo Jo to Mike, James, Dan and Kate. She will be sadly missed by family and friends. The funeral service will take place on Thursday 1st December at Canford Crematorium at 11.15 am. Family flowers only please but donations if desired can be made to Cancer Research Uk. You are welcome to join us for a wake after the ceremony at The Eastfield Pub in Henleaze. Any queries please contact R Davies and Son. 63, Westbury Hill, Westbury-On-Trym, BS9 3AD. Tel: 01179628954

June Tonkin

Sadly passed away on Tuesday 25th October 2022. The funeral will take place at: Canford Crematorium on: 22nd November 2022 at 10am. Lovingly remembered by: Sister Iris, Sons: Pete,Tim, Mark and Tracey, Ann and Claire.

Helen Patricia Simpson

In loving memory of Helen Simpson, who passed away on Sunday 23rd October, 2022. An incredible Mum, an amazing friend, a talented and creative crafter, an inspiring gardener, and so much more. You will be forever missed. 1953 - 2022.

Brian John Scull

Passed away peacefully on November 12th 2022. Once more with his beloved Ruth. Much loved Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad. He will be sadly missed and loved forever.

A Celebration of Brian's life will be held at South Bristol Crematorium on Monday, December 5th at 2.15pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Children's Hospice South West are being accepted in memory of Brian by Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors, 2, The Vinery, Harford Square, Chew Magna, BS40 8RD. Telephone 01275 332565

A very beloved family man, earned his Angel Wings on November 12th 2022. Will be missed forever by Julie, Roxy, Racquel, Bradley, Ella, Rory, Matt, Debbie and Gala xxxxxxx

Dad, Gramps, Great Grampy Brian. Fell asleep peacefully on November 12th 2022. Our Hearts are broken in two. Loved and missed forever, Sandra, Daniel, Gemma, Maddison, Jamie-Lee, Frankie-Rae and Trev xxxx

Dad life won't be the same without you and your wicked sense of humour. I miss you so much and all those precious memories I have will be treasured forever. Love you Dad, Yvonne xx

Kathleen Olive Sawtell

Passed away peacefully on November 15th 2022. She will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends. The Funeral Service will be held at South Bristol Crematorium on Tuesday, December 6th at 2.15pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Southmead Hospital Charity and The British Heart Foundation are being accepted in Kathleen's memory by Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors, 2, The Vinery, Harford Square, Chew Magna, BS40 8RD. Telephone 01275 332565.

John Parton Rees

Sadly passed away on Thursday 10th November 2022 aged 79 years. Dearly loved husband of Christine. Much loved Dad to Son Andrew and Daughter Adoranne. Known as 'Bob' to Sapphire and Ruby. John will be missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him. Funeral details Tuesday 13th December Service to be held at Counterslip Baptist Church 11.30am followed by the committal at South Bristol Crematorium 12.45pm John's preference was for black not to be worn, unless this is your normal choice of colour. All welcome. Immediate family flowers only please, donations if so desired to St Peter's Hospice in memory of John. R Davies & Son Funeral Directors 10 Gilda Parade, Whitchurch, Bristol, BS14 9HY 01275 833441

Jane Ellen Poole

Passed away peacefully following a short illness on November 12th 2022. A cherished Daughter, Sister, Auntie and Sister-in-law. She will be greatly missed. The Funeral Service will be held at South Bristol Crematorium on Wednesday, December 7th at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only, donations if desired for The Stroke Association are being accepted in memory of Jane by Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors, 2, The Vinery, Harford Square, Chew Magna, BS40 8RD. Telephone 01275 332565.

Amy Grace Parish

Passed away peacefully on 4th November 2022 aged 102 years. Much loved Mother, Aunt, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She will be sadly missed by all her family and others who knew and loved her. The funeral service will be held at St. John the Baptist Church, Pawlett on Wednesday 7th December 2022 at 12 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to St. John the Baptist Church, Pawlett and The Village Hall can be sent to H Biffen & Sons Ltd, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater. Tel: 01278 423333.

Doreen May Odey

Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday 29th October aged 89 years at Southmead Hospital. Doreen will be missed forever by Husband Gordon, Sons Nigel and Chris, Daughter Mandy, Son in Law Nigel and Nicky. The funeral will take place at Westerleigh Crematorium in the Woodland Chapel on Monday 28th November at 4:00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations can be made on the day, to the charity 'Kids' which provides support to children with special needs. A donations box will be made available. Funeral arrangements can be entrusted to Roy Preddy Funeral Directors. Those able to, are invited to the New Inn at Westerleigh after the service to continue celebrating Doreen's life.

Joyce Knapp

Passed away on the 11th November 2022 at Heathwood Care Home, aged 91 years. Now reunited with her beloved husband, Ron. A special thank you to the staff at Heathwood Care Home in Weston-super-Mare for all the care they have given to Joyce. Funeral service to be held on Friday 2nd December 2022 at South Bristol Crematorium at 10am. Donations for Dementia UK may be made at the funeral service or sent care of Thomas Davis Funeral Directors, 3 Gateway House, Rodney Road, Backwell, North Somerset, BS48 3HL. Tel: 01275 400328

Judith Gibbons (nee Farr)

It is with regret we announce that Judith Gibbons passed away on 30th October. She died peacefully at home following a short illness. A loving mother and grandmother, she will be deeply missed by her sons Neil and Dominic and families.

Geoffrey William Dando

Sadly, passed away in Southmead Hospital on Friday 4th November 2022, aged 89. A devoted Husband to Eileen, loving Father to Nerissa and Robert and cherished Grandad to Kayleigh, Seana and Adelyn. Funeral Service to be held at the Waterside Chapel, Westerleigh Crematorium on Wednesday 7th December at 1.15 pm. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, on the day or directly to The British Heart Foundation. Enquiries: Roy Preddy Funeral Directors: 0117 9562834

John Beer

Passed away peacefully, aged 75 years surrounded by his loving family. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends. John's funeral service will take place on Friday 2nd December 2022 12.15pm at Weymouth Crematorium. Please come as he would have known you. Family flowers only please but donations for Blood Cancer UK may be sent to Grassby & Stockting Funeral Service, 22 Crescent Street, Weymouth, DT4 7BX Enquiries. Tel 01305 785915