One of life’s most excruciatingly difficult experiences is losing a loved one. Grieving any form of loss can be painful and can impact a community of many who loved and cherished them during their time alive.
For those seeking to heal and as well as sharing an uplifting memory in their in honour, respects can be paid in the form of a public tribute. Some of these tributes have been shared on the pages of the Bristol Post and our sister titles, both in newspapers and online, in the form of death and funeral notices.
Below we have listed people who were remembered this week, between April 16 and April 21. 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.
Mary Williams - Passed away on Wednesday, April 6th 2022, aged 88 years. Beloved Wife of the late Gordon Williams. Much loved by all of her family, friends and neighbours. She will be greatly missed. The Funeral Service will be held at St Mary and St Peter's Church, Winford on Thursday, April 28th at 2.30 pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for St Mary and St Peter's Church, Winford and The British Heart Foundation are being accepted in Mary's memory by Michael W Rowe Funeral Directors, 2, The Vinery, Harford Square, Chew Magna. Telephone 01275 332565.
Stuart Francis Ham - Formerly of Alston Sutton. Passed away peacefully on 9th April 2022, aged 76 years. He is much loved and will be sadly missed by his family & friends. A service to celebrate Stuart's life will be held at St Gregory's Church, Weare on Tuesday 26th April at 1.00pm. Stuart's family have requested bright colours to be worn. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance Service may be made online at www.stuartham-2022.muchloved.com or sent to C V Gower Funeral Directors, The Square, Winscombe, BS25 1BS. Tel: 01934 842945.
Bob Gosling - (BobGoz, Gozi, GoziBob) Bob passed away peacefully at home on 12th April 2022. He will be sadly missed, but lovingly remembered by family and friends. Funeral arrangements will be announced soonest. Will miss you always, with love and respect from June, Harry, Sally & Callum. In memory of Bob and to support people in UK with Epilepsy, donations to the Epilepsy Society instead of flowers can be made to www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Bob-Gosling
Constance Beryl Martha Dauncey - (Beryl) Aged 95 years of Hornblotton. On 7th April 2022, peacefully at Castle House Nursing Home, Keinton Mandeville. A dearly beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Funeral Service at St Peter's Church, Hornblotton on Tuesday 3rd May at 11a.m. followed by interment in the Churchyard. Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Beryl are being invited for St Peter's Church, Hornblotton c/o Harold F Miles, Funeral Director, South Cadbury, BA22 7ES. Telephone. (01963) 440367
Lorraine Andrews - Passed peacefully away at home on Sunday April 3rd. Lorraine will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Funeral service to be held at South Bristol Crematorium on Tuesday May 3rd at 12.45pm No flowers please but donations in Lorraine's memory may be sent to St Peters Hospice. all enquiries to L J Guyan 01179863268.
Ronald George Cox - of Meare formerly of Sand Bay & Wick St Lawrence passed away peacefully at Yeovil District Hospital on Friday 8th April 2022 aged 85 years. Dear husband of the late Heather, much loved dad of Suzanne, Beverley and Katie, loving grandad of George, Elizabeth, Alice, Trude and Giles and great grandad of Alfie and Beatrice who will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral Service will be held at St Mary's Church, Meare on Thursday 28th April 2022 at 11.30 am followed by Committal Service at Sedgemoor Crematorium at 4.00 pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for The Derek Mead Health Room (Junction 24) 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
John Cocking - The funeral of John Cocking will take place on Tuesday 26th April at 3pm at South Bristol Crematorium. No flowers please, donations to ' Help for Heroes'.
Alan Arthur Pruett - Alan Arther Alan sadly passed away at home on Wednesday 6th April, aged 89 years. Alan will be greatly missed by Richard, Andrew and their families. He will be fondly remembered for his love of BCFC and being a proud member of the senior reds. Funeral service is at Bristol South Crematorium, on Tuesday 10th May at 14.15, Please wear something red, Dad will appreciate that! No Flowers please, all donations for St Peters Hospice who were very supportive in their care of Dad and Mum (Freda)
Rosemary Ann Harris - (Formerly Rankin Sennett) died on the 1st April 2022 at Kingfisher Lodge, Saltford Bath. She is deeply missed. We will be celebrating her life at Haycombe Crematorium (top chapel) on Wednesday 4th May at 11.00 am. She will be having a humanist ceremony and we will be wearing colourful clothes to reflect her love of colour throughout her life. No flowers please, as these will be provided by the family. However, donations to Dorothy House Hospice Care will be gratefully received.
Paul Yeo - Paul Yeo of Long Ashton, retired engineer, member of Brunel Lodge, passed away on 7 April after a courageous battle against cancer. His funeral will take place at All Saints Church, Long Ashton, Bristol on 12 May at 12.45.
John Edward Salvidge - of Radstock, formerly of Holcombe. Passed away peacefully at St Teresa's Nursing Home on 28th March, aged 84. Treasured Husband of Claire, dearly loved Father of Donna, Sharon and Lewis. Grampa and Great Gramfer. Funeral Service at St. Andrews Church, Holcombe on Thursday 28th April at 12.00 noon. Private family interment. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Border Collie Spot to Bryan G Bishop Funeral Service, Farrington Road, Paulton, Bristol, BS39 7LW.
Dr Sujit Kumar Lahiri - Retired Consultant and Anaesthetist from Southmead Hospital Bristol. Passed away peacefully on 7th April 2022 aged 86 years. A much loved Father and Grandfather who will be sorely missed. Funeral service will take place at West Wiltshire Crematorium on Monday 9th May at 10.45am. Donations if desired will be given to Dorothy House Hospice.
Gordon Arthur Cox - (Aka Harry) of Priddy formerly of Redhill, passed away suddenly on April 9th 2022, aged 74 years. A much loved companion to Christine, and Brother to Mary, Christine, Donald, Royston and Valerie. He will be sadly missed. The funeral service takes place at Mendip Crematorium on Thursday, April 28th at 4.30 pm. No flowers please, but donations if desired for The British Heart Foundation, Cancer Research UK and Guide Dogs for the Blind may be given online at ashleyedwards.co.uk or sent to Ashley Edwards Funeral Directors 10 Church Street, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3AF, Telephone 01278 794304
Richard Joseph Wynne - Richard Joseph Wynne "Dick Wynne" Sadly passed away on Saturday 9th April 2022 aged 82 years. Much loved Dad to Amber, Peri and Colin and Grandad to 8 Grandchildren. Long term trader at Bristol Corn Exchange Exchange Stamps. Will be missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him. Funeral details Monday 9th May 2022 Service to be held at 11.15am South Bristol Crematorium. All welcome. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired to Young Lives vs Cancer in memory of Richard.
Alan James Williams - Alan James Williams sadly passed away on April 5th 2022, aged 81, following a lengthy illness. A much loved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather, he will also be deeply missed by his dear friends and fellow football fans. Funeral for family and friends only. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Alan to Cancer Research UK.
Ralph John Taylor - Formerly of Downend Ralph passed away at Beaufort Grange Care Home on 8th April 2022 aged 77 years. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday 10th May 2022 at Westerleigh Crematorium, Waterside Chapel at 3:30pm. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Ralph for Parkinson's UK may be given on the day. All enquiries to Roy Preddy Funeral Directors, Mangotsfield, 0117 9562834.
Molly Louisa Sims - Much loved wife of Eddie & Mum of Carolyn & David passed away 28th March 2022. Funeral will take place at Holy Trinity Church Kingswood on Wednesday 4th May at 12.00 noon followed by committal at Westerleigh Crematorium at 1.15pm. Family flowers only. Donations to HTK & Great Western Air Ambulance. Enquiries to: Roy Preddy Funeral Directors: 0117 9562834
Stephen Piper - (of Woolavington ) (formerly of F.W. Piper & Sons) Passed away suddenly after a short illness on April 18th 2022, aged 76 years. A much loved Husband, Step-Father, Grandad, and Great Grandad. He will be sadly missed. The funeral service takes place at Sedgemoor Crematorium on Tuesday, May 10th at 4.00 pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for Alzheimer's Society and The British Heart Foundation may be given online at ashleyedwards.co.uk or sent to Ashley Edwards Funeral Directors 10 Church Street, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3AF. Telephone 01278 794304
Michael McCarthy - Passed away on 13th March suddenly at home. Rest in Peace Mike. Love you forever. Brothers Martin, Kevin and Andrew Love you Mike. Sister-in-laws Jenny and Kim Funeral service to be at St. Barnabas Church on 5th May at 1pm followed by burial at Whitchurch Cemetery.
June Little - We understand you needed a much longer sleep but we will miss you every day that you are not by our sides. Thank you for being the best auntie in the world. Love you millions xxx Kath & Paul, Teresa & Roy, Bridgette & Glen and Daniel, Katie & family. The funeral will be held on Thursday, 5th May at 1.30 pm at South Bristol Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if desired in June's memory to Dementia UK c/o Clevedon Funeral Services, 29 Old Street, Clevedon, BS21 6DA.
Rosemary Margaret Leddra - (Née Barron) Rosemary passed away peacefully at St Monica's Care Home, aged 90. Wife of Bert Leddra - now at peace together. Much loved mother of Geoff, Mike, Liz and Rowan, grandmother of Zoe & Josh. She will be sadly missed. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday 4th May at St Peter's Church, Henleaze at 12 noon. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Rosemary for the Children's Society may be given on the day or sent c/o R. Davies & Son, 63 Westbury Hill, Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol BS9 3AD.
Clifford Jefferd - (Cliff) Cliff sadly passed away on 31st March 2022. Finally reunited with his wife Joan. The service will be held on Wednesday 27th April at South Bristol Crematorium at 2:15pm. No flowers please, donations welcomed to Marie Curie. www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ clifford-jefferd
Gordon Harris - (Gord) Taken so suddenly from us on April 10th. You have been so strong for us all. How proud we all are of your bravery. Never lost your sense of humour. Love you always until we meet again, wife Ann x Arrangements Westerleigh Crematorium May 16th 11.45am.
John Windham Gerrett - Passed away peacefully on 20th April 2022 aged 92 years. He is much loved and will be greatly missed by his family & friends. A service to celebrate John's life will be held at St Andrew's Church, Banwell on Monday 9th May at 12.30pm. Flowers or donations are being received in memory of John for the RSPCA and may be made online at www.johngerrett.muchloved.com or sent to C V Gower Funeral Directors The Square, Winscombe, BS25 1BS, Tel: 01934 842945.
Muriel Allen - Formerly of Warmley Muriel passed away on 8th April 2022 aged 86 years. A dear Mum, Grandma and Great Grandma will be missed by her family and friends. Now at peace with her husband Rex and son Robert. Funeral service will be held on Friday 20th May 2022 at St Barnabas Church, Warmley at 10am followed by committal at Westerleigh Crematorium, Waterside Chapel 11.00am. Bright colours and everyone is welcome. No flowers please. Donations in memory of Muriel for Great Western Air Ambulance and Macmillan Cancer Support may be given on the day. All enquiries to Roy Preddy Funeral Directors Mangotsfield 0117 9562834.