Charles Brooke died peacefully at home on 2nd June, surrounded by family. Beloved husband of Victoria, father of Marcus, Nicholas, Sophie and Lucy, grandfather of James, Georgina, Tommy and Manu. Funeral Service to be held at All Saints Church, Woodchurch at 2 p.m. on Tuesday 27th June and afterwards at home. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Marie Curie.
  • OULD

    Una. Died peacefully on 31st May 2023, aged 87 years. Much loved wife of Adrian and James, mother to Alison and Richard, stepmother, grandmother of six, wonderful mother-in-law and friend to many. A Celebration of Una’s life will take place at All Saints’ Church, Ryde, Isle of Wight on Wednesday 21st June at 12 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations to Mountbatten Hospice may be sent c/o H.V. Taylor and Son Ltd, Ryde, Isle of Wight. Tel: (01983) 562082.
  • McGHEE

    John Robert, known to many as Rob or Bob by many at Downside Abbey and his Bermondsey connections, died recently aged 88. All enquiries to: wgbush.eastleigh@ dignityfunerals.co.uk

    Anthony, died on 9th May aged 85. Much loved husband, father and grandfather. Funeral Mass at 11.30 a.m. on 13th June at Our Lady & St Peter, Wimbledon Park. Family flowers only.
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    Michael passed away on 29th May 2023, aged 87 years. Dearly loved and loving husband, father, father-in-law and grandfather. Funeral Service on Thursday 15th June, at 11.30 a.m. at All Saints Church, Brailsford, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 3AA. Enquiries to W Jones & Son, Funeral Directors, Brailsford, Ashbourne. Telephone: 01335 360319.

    Hanna-Luise Charlotte of Holford. Peacefully in Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton on 26th May 2023, aged 91. Loving wife of the late Nicholas Hezlett and mother to her dearly loved late sons from her previous marriage to Lt Col Mark Darley (deceased) Ian, Gerald and Denis.  Private burial followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at St Mary’s, Holford, Bridgwater TA5 1RY on 21st June 2023 at 2.30 p.m. Any further enquiries to Grandfield & Son, Funeral Directors. Tel:

    Victor died suddenly aged 71 on 5th June 2023. Beloved husband of Isabee, adored father of Catherine, Ned and Sussy, and grandfather of Ezra, Rohan, Teddy, Leo, Walter and Finbar. Funeral in London to be announced, all welcome.

    Paddy Blake. Paddy died peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday 30th May. Beloved husband/'Angel' of Wendy, much loved and respected father to Jemma and Sam and Grampa to Benjamin, Ed, Luli, Alex and Anouska. His Thanksgiving will be at St John's Wimbledon Village on 14th June at 3 p.m.
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    George died peacefully on 6th June 2023 aged 89. Beloved husband to Helen, loving father to Peter, Andrew and Caroline and adored grandpa to 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Private service in Old Hunstanton, Norfolk.

    Harvey Lawrence, aged 80, died on 22nd May 2023. Retired Lloyds Underwriter. A much loved husband, father and grandfather. Funeral and service of thanksgiving for Harvey’s life will be held on Monday 26th June. All enquiries to P & S Gallagher. Tel: 01444 451166. Family flowers only please but donations if desired to the British Heart Foundation.
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    William Birkett (Bill) on 27th May 2023 aged 87 years. Devoted husband to Di, beloved father and grandfather, lover of animals and friend to all. A Service to remember Bill will be held at 12.30 p.m. on Thursday 22nd June at the Haltemprice Crematorium, Willerby, East Yorkshire. Family flowers only please but donations to the Royal British Legion would be kindly appreciated and may be left at the service. Any enquiries please to Rudstons of Hessle, The Chevin, Beverley Road,

    Audrey, on 22nd May on the IOW aged 92. Sister of the late Fr Ken. All enquiries R&P Everson.  Tel: 01983 755733.

    Simon Gough, on 23rd April 2023 at home in Shaftesbury, aged 91. Much loved by sisters Maire and Dawn, nephew Bobby and late niece Jane. Please contact Peter Jackson FS for information. Tel: 01747 833 757.

    John Terence. Died peacefully on 4th June at home. Beloved husband of Elizabeth, father of Christopher and Caroline, grandfather of Laura, Matthew, Alexander, Hannah and Grace. Funeral at St Mary's Church, Alderbury, Salisbury, SP5 3DW on Saturday 24th June at 2.30 p.m.

    Una died peacefully at home on 1st June 2023 aged 93. Beloved wife of the late Peter, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be greatly missed. Private cremation. Celebration of Life Service at 12 noon on 21st July 2023 at St Martin’s Church, Wootton, Kent CT4 6RP. No flowers. Donations to Pilgrims Hospices, Canterbury, www.pilgrimshospices.org

    Nicola Jane (née Hart) beloved daughter of John and Marjorie and adored mother of Melissa and Richard, died on 8th May aged 62. Funeral Service at North Oxfordshire Crematorium at 12 noon on 21st June, followed by a burial at Windrush Cemetery, Witney. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to RAF Benevolent Fund, Dogs Trust and The People's Mosquito may be sent c/o Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors Ltd, 135 Burwell Drive, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5LP. Tel: 019

    Hon Alastair died peacefully on 20th May 2023, aged 86. Much loved father of Martha and Christian, husband of Virginia, grandfather to Hope, Ferdie, Humphrey, Eliza and Rose. Funeral Service at St James Church, St James’s Gardens, Holland Park at 1.30 p.m. on 15th June 2023. Family flowers only, but donations, if wished, to www.pembridgehospice.org/donate or www.mssociety.org.uk

    Kate. Died on 18th May 2023, aged 87. Much loved wife of the late Rowan, mother of Dominic, Sarah and Tom, stepmother to Edward, Alastair, Piers, Rowena and the late Auriol and grandmother. Private funeral. Service of Thanksgiving on Wednesday 14th June at 11.30 a.m. at St Mary's Church, Broughton, Hampshire.

    In loving memory of Erika Brigette Helga, a German girl smuggled through Russian occupied territory disguised in a British Army uniform in 1946 to marry her British soldier. Wife of the late Major Harry Addis 11th and Royal Hussars. Sadly passed away on Thursday 25th May 2023 and will be missed by her son Ray and family.  Funeral Service to take place on Tuesday 20th June at Gloucester Crematorium at 2 p.m.

    Peter Richard died peacefully on 30th May 2023, aged 85, in Connecticut, USA. Greatly loved father, grandfather, uncle and brother.

    Peacefully at home on 31st May 2023. Raymond Geoffrey CBE, aged 85. Beloved husband of the late Rosalie, loving father to George and Eleanor and the late Katherine. Grandfather to Hanna and Martha. Donations, if desired, to RNLI.

    Wanda Renée. Gifted linguist and translator. Much loved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many. Died peacefully at home on 17th May 2023 - Norway’s National day of celebration, aged 93 years. Private family funeral in Melrose. A Thanksgiving Service will be held at St Mary’s Church, Holy Island on Thursday 7th September at 1 p.m.

    Ann, much loved mother and grandmother, died peacefully at Charing Court Care Home on May 21st 2023, aged 91. Her two daughters were with her. Family funeral and flowers only. If desired please make donations to the charity Parkinson's UK (please make cheques payable to the charity and send to TW Fuggle & Son Funeral Directors, Tenterden, Kent).

    James Philip de Havilland died peacefully at home on 28th May 2023 after a short illness, aged 85. Much loved husband of Carol, father of Bill and Vicky and stepfather of Kate and Andy and grandfather of seven. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Memorial service to be arranged.

    Nicolas died peacefully at home on 26th May 2023, aged 88. Beloved husband of the late Diana McAndrew, dearly loved father of Charles, Mark and Fiona and grandfather of seven. All enquiries to William T. Fraser & Son. Tel: 01463 243232.

    Anthony David Cureton passed away peacefully on 9th May 2023, aged 86 years. Tony will be dearly missed by his friends in Moreton-in-Marsh and Ealing, and his family. A Funeral Service will take place at Oakley Wood Crematorium on Tuesday 20th June 2023 at 2 p.m. Donations for National Star may be sent direct to sullivanfunerals.co.uk /donations Enquiries to Julie Sullivan Funeral Directors. Tel: 01608 637430.

    Pamela Mary who passed away peacefully on 30th April 2023 aged 71. A much loved wife, mother and granny, who will be sadly missed by all. The Funeral Service is to be held at St Lawrence Church, Chobham on Tuesday 13th June 2023 at 11 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Pam are to The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity via: alangreenwoodfunerals.com or c/o Alan Greenwood and Sons Ltd, 1 Anchor Hill, Knaphill, Woking, Surrey, GU21 2HL. Tel: 01483 487889.
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    Jonathan William (retired Captain BA and Church Organist), of Winkfield, Berkshire died on Thursday 25th May 2023. Beloved husband to Madeline, father to Susannah and grandfather to Harry, Emily and Olive. He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends. Private family funeral, with a service of celebration at a later date.

    Agatha (née Vasquez) died peacefully at home on 22nd March 2023, aged 102. Widow of Lt Col Bill Hepworth-Taylor OBE. Dearly loved mother of Veronica, Anthony and Sally, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral has already taken place in April.

    Christopher Wharton, on 25th April aged 77, after a short illness. Much loved husband, brother-in-law, cousin and friend. Funeral at the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, Sawbridgeworth, at 2 p.m. on 9th June. Donations if desired to Flying Scholarships for Disabled People or RNLI. All enquiries to John White Funeral Directors. Tel: 01327 359266.

    Elizabeth died on 23rd May 2023 after a long illness. Beloved wife of the late John 'Jack' Hickish, mother to Toby, Alexandra, Leo and James. Grandmother and great grandmother. Private cremation. Thanksgiving Service at 11.30 a.m. on Friday 9th June at St Mary’s Church, Alderbury, Wiltshire, at which garden posy’s are welcome. Any donations to Salisbury Hospice please. A later memorial service at St Martin's Church, Lewannick to be arranged for September.

    Charles,  FAAV, FRICS. Sadly passed away at home on 13th May, surrounded by his loving family. Charlie’s Funeral will be on 31st May at 2 p.m. at St Michael's Church, Blackawton, TQ9 7BA.  Any enquiries to Kingsbridge Funeral Directors. Tel: 01548 856340.
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    Peter George, of Fifehead Magdalen, Dorset at the age of 94 ½, on 12th May 2023 after a short illness. Peter was the beloved husband of his late wife Marjorie and of Helen, father of Stuart and Nicholas, father-in-law of Elizabeth and Sylvia and brother-in-law of Chela and Sheila. He will be very sadly missed by all his family and many friends, and remembered for his sense of humour. Enquiries to Peter Jackson F/S. Tel: 01963 362570.

    Peter. On 15th May, aged 81 years, formerly of Loretto, Shiplake and Sherborne Schools. Private funeral. Thanksgiving Service at Holy Trinity, Minchinhampton, Glos, GL6 9BP on Friday 23rd June at 12 noon. Colourful clothes please. All enquiries to Fred Stevens FD’s. Tel: (01453) 832188.

    Sybil Gillian died peacefully on 19th May 2023 in Amesbury Abbey Nursing Home, aged 95. No flowers please but donations to the Woodland Trust.

    Annie died peacefully on 16th May shortly before her 65th birthday. Beloved daughter of the late Geoffrey and Peggy, adored sister of Marion and Di, much loved aunt and great-aunt and friend to many. Cremation to be held on Monday 5th June at 2 p.m. at Taunton Deane Crematorium, TA1 5NE. No flowers but donations in appreciation of their help and care to the Longforth Unit, Wellington House can be sent c/o Nigel K Ford Funeral Directors, 45 Station Road, Taunton, TA1 1NZ. Tel: 01823 338369.

    Isabelle de Coux (née Royce) peacefully on 13th May 2023, at Eastbourne Hospital. Loved wife, mother and grandmother. Enquiries to Tester & Jones Funeral Services. Tel: 01892 611811.
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    Martin Elis died peacefully on 21st May 2023, aged 85. Much loved husband and father of Lilleba and Anniken. Rest in peace.

    Henry Michael (Major General, CB, CBE) died peacefully at home on 17th May 2023 aged 95. Much loved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral Service will be held at the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Wylye, Wiltshire on Tuesday 20th June at 2 p.m. Family flowers only.

    Susan Barbara. Susan of Lidgate, Suffolk passed away peacefully on Monday 8th May 2023 aged 80 years. Beloved mother, sister and friend who will be sadly missed by all. The Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday 31st May 2023 at 11 a.m. at St Mary's Church, Lidgate. Family flowers only please. If desired donations can be made via Susan's In Memory page at www.peasgoodandskeates.co.uk/donate-in-memory or cheques can be made payable to Alzheimer's Research

    William Montague (Bill) a much loved and loving brother, uncle, father and grandfather, died peacefully on 11th May aged 83. Donations in lieu of flowers to the British Heart Foundation, please, through Henry Paul Funerals Pembury TN2 4NY.

    Harry James, aged 88, died peacefully in hospital on Saturday 13th May 2023. Beloved husband of Sally and loving father of Caroline, Simon and James. Dearest Bampa to his ten grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and dearly loved dog Poppy. Funeral to be held at St Nicolas Church, Itchingfield, on 5th June at 2 p.m. No flowers, donations to Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.

    Juliet Anne (née Siddall) passed away peacefully on 15th May 2023 at Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford. Beloved wife of Derrick and dearly loved by their daughter, Fiona. Private family funeral. Donations, if desired, to the British Heart Foundation.

    Rev Nicholas Timothy died peacefully at home on 14th May 2023, aged 69. An enormous loss to his beloved family, many friends, colleagues and St Thomas' community. All enquiries to Unwins, Wells. Tel: 01749 679927.
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    Group Captain Trevor Francis Dole (Retired) died peacefully at home on 23rd April after a long illness borne with great courage. Much loved husband of Gilly, father of William and Lucy and loving grandad to Louisa, Fergus and Stanley. Funeral on 2nd June at 11 a.m. at St Catherine’s Church, Preston-next-Faversham. No flowers please. Enquiries to John Kemp F/D, 26 Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AH.

    Richard Bilton. Peacefully on 7th May 2023, aged 85 years. Father of Nick and Nigel, partner of Shelagh, grandfather of Mabel and brother of Alison and Annabel. A true gentleman and a good friend to many. Memorial Service at St Bartholomew's Church, Wilmslow, Cheshire on Tuesday 13th June at 12.30 p.m. Donations if desired to 'Lancashire Cricket Foundation'. All donations and enquiries to Albert R Slack Ltd, Wilmslow. Tel: 01625 525063. www.cheshirefunerals.co.uk

    Jane Oriana Mary (née Pollen) died peacefully on 9th May 2023, aged 81. Wife of the late Roger, mother of Simon, Selina and Max, and loving grandmother of Felix, Mia, Finn, Molly, Tom, Joshua and Jaime. Funeral will be held at St Aldhelm's Church, Cross Hayes, Malmesbury, Wiltshire at 2 p.m. on Friday 9th June. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, made payable to St Aldhelm's Church may be sent c/o L. E. Perry, Ridgeway Coach House, 13 Hampton Street, Tetbury, Gloucestershire,

    Elizabeth died on Tuesday May 16th, aged 88. Beloved mother and grandmother. Private cremation. Funeral date to be announced. Donations to Alzheimer’s Society, Scott Lodge, Plymouth PL2 3DU.

    Carol Ann (née Rooney) (Brotherton; Roberts) died on 19th April 2023, aged 80, after a short illness. Much loved mother of Suzanne, Charlotte and James and adored grandmother of 6. There will be a funeral on 31st May 2023 in Effingham. No flowers please. Donations to Blood Cancer UK c/o Sherlock & Sons. Tel: 01306 882266.

    With great sadness Phil, Tess and Jen announce their much loved father Derek von Bethmann-Hollweg has died. He passed peacefully surrounded by family at King's Hospital in London on 25th April 2023 aged 88 years. His Funeral will be held at St Peter's Upper Church, Pembury, Kent on Friday 2nd June at 2 p.m. Enquiries to E.R. Hickmott & Son. Tel: 01892 522462.
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