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  • John Woollard

    WOOLLARD JOHN Sadly passed away on 20th January 2015 aged 76. A devoted Husband, Father and Grandad. Funeral to be held at Three Counties Crematorium, High Garrett on Tuesday 3rd of February at 4pm. All Welcome. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Parkinsons UK c/o Co-operative Funeral Services Kelvedon or at service. read more

  • MARGARET SWANSTON RIDDLE JARVIS (NEE McBAIN)

    JARVIS (née McBain) Margaret Swanston Riddle Late of Bovills, Little Clacton, died peacefully on 25th January surrounded by the care, love and support of the staff at Silver Springs, Thorrington. A huge thank you to Shirley, Jayne, Magda and Susan. Margaret will be sadly missed by her Daughters, Nichola and Caroline, by her Grandchildren Charles, Nicholas, Francesca, Gabriella, Antonia and Amelia and her Great Grandchildren, Charlotte and Isaac. Funeral service at Colchester Crematorium on Tuesday 24th February at 12.30 pm. Donations, if desired, made payable to Dementia UK may be sent to Hunnaball of Colchester, York House, 41 Mersea Road, Colchester CO2 7QT. read more

  • BRIAN MAY

    MAY Brian Passed away suddenly at home on 13th February 2015, age 75 years. Beloved Husband to Rose, Father to Jonathan, Gina, Sue, Stephen and Christopher. Father-in-Law to Patrick, Grandad to Emma and Hannah. Friend to Ged and many more. Sadly missed. Funeral service will be held at Colchester Crematorium on Monday 9th February 2015 at 3.30pm. Flowers welcome. read more

  • Sheila Mary Mortlock

    MORTLOCK Sheila Mary Passed away at Stronvar Care Home on 16th January aged 94 years. A much loved Mum, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Funeral service to take place at Weeley Crematorium on Wednesday 18th February 2015 at 11.00am followed by a celebration of her life at The New Church, Queen St, Brightlingsea at 12.30pm. All very welcome at both services. No Black please, bright colours. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Essex Air Ambulance c/o Kembles Funeral Service, 16 High Street, Brightlingsea. read more

  • DORIS GRACE BELL

    BELL Doris Grace (née GOODWIN) Passed away peacefully at home on 8th January 2015. Devoted Wife of the late Jock, beloved Mother to Sue and Diane, Sister, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Will be sadly missed by all. Funeral Service to be held at All Saints Church, Brightlingsea on 13th February 2015 at 11.30 am followed by cremation at Weeley Crematorium at 12.30 pm. Afterwards at Black Boy, Weeley. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Marie Curie or The Dogs Trust c/o Kemble Funeral Service, High Street, Brightlingsea. read more

  • KATHLEEN HANNAH ABREY

    ABREY Kathleen Hannah Passed away suddenly on 15th January 2015, aged 91 years. Widow of the late Arthur Abrey, dearly loved Mother of Lynda and Lesley, Mother-in-Law to Bobby and David, Grandmother to Helen, Robert and Richard, Great Grandmother to Anna and Caitlin. Funeral Service to take place at Weeley Crematorium on 17th February at 1.15pm. Family flowers only, but donations, if desired may be made to Arthritis Research UK, c/o Co-operative Funeral Service, 56 St Andrews Road, Clacton. CO15 3AP. read more

  • Anne Elizabeth Stanmore

    STANMORE Anne Elizabeth Died suddenly at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Romford on 16th January aged 73 years. Much loved Wife of Alex and loving Mother of Simon. Loved and missed by Angela, Granddaughters Molly and Alice, her Family and many Friends. Funeral service to be held at St. Marys Church, Wivenhoe on Friday 6th February at 10:00am. Family flowers only, but donations if desired to Brightlingsea Hospice Support Group may be sent c/o Hunnable of Colchester, York House, 41 Mersea Road, Colchester, CO2 7QT. read more

  • Jane (Marion Jane) Butcher nee Strouts

    BUTCHER Jane (Marion Jane) née Strouts Peacefully at Springfields Residential Home on 7th January 2015 aged 98 years. Dearest Mother to Sarah, Roger and the late Marcus. Much loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium on Tuesday 17th February at 11.45 a.m. Family flowers only, but donations to Bransby Horses, Lincoln, may be sent c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Service, 89 Wimpole Road, Colchester, CO1 2DB. read more

  • Barbara Ann Lawson

    LAWSON Barbara Ann Passed away on 17th January 2015 at Alderwood Care Home aged 76 years. Much loved Wife of Don, Mum of Graeme, Sister, Aunt and Cousin. Forever in our hearts. Funeral service to be held on Thursday 5th February 2015, Colchester Crematorium at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired to Alzheimers Research UK or Alzheimers Society c/o Eustace King Funeral Directors, 87 Church Road, Tiptree, CO5 0HB Tel: 01621 819145 read more

  • GEORGE POLLEY

    POLLEY George Passed away peacefully on 19th January 2015 aged 99 years. Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium on Monday 9th February at 09:30. At George’s request – no flowers please. Any enquiries may be made c/o East of England Co-Operative Funeral Service, 89 Wimpole Road, Colchester, CO1 2DB. read more

  • Malcolm Ringland

    RINGLAND Malcolm Aged 79 years. Suddenly in the Stroke Unit at Colchester General Hospital on Wednesday 21st January 2015. Dearly loved Husband, Father and Grandad. Service of Thanksgiving to be held at St Mary’s Church, Wivenhoe on Monday 2nd February at 1.30 pm followed by interment in Wivenhoe Cemetery. Family flowers only please but donations if desired to RNLI C/O Kemble Funeral Home 59 High Street, Wivenhoe CO7 9AZ. 01206 822880 read more

  • Vera Cranmer formerly Baine (nee Baker)

    CRANMER Vera Formerly BAINES (née BAKER) 4th January 1937 - 5th January 2015 Sadly passed away aged 78 years. Dearly loved and missed by all her Family and Friends. Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium on Monday 9th February at 2:45pm. Flowers or donations. All enquiries to Hunnaball of Colchester 01206 760049 read more

  • FLORENCE EDITH VIOLET GOGGIN

    GOGGIN Florence Edith Violet Florence, aged 91, passed away peacefully at home in Brightlingsea on 10th January 2015. Much loved Mother to Lynda McClure and Alan Goggin, Sister to Ernest Rogers in California, Mother-in-Law to Mary and James, Grandma to Benjamin, Luke & Thomas, Great Grandma to Harry, William, Grace Florence and Oliver. Missed and cherished by us all. With sincere thanks to St. Helena Hospice, Marie Curie Nurses, CARE UK and Colne Medical Centre for their loving care. Funeral Service will be held at Weeley Crematorium on Thursday 12th February at 11.45 am. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, made payable to Brightlingsea Hospice Support Group, c/o Kembles Funeral Services, High Street, Brightlingsea. read more

  • Theresa Winifred (Joan) Clarke

    CLARKE Theresa Winifred (Joan) of Alresford Passed away peacefully at Loganberry Lodge on 18th January 2015, aged 90 years. Much loved Wife of the late Eric and Mother to John, Patricia and Susan. Mother also to the late Philip, who died after a brief illness in Belfast on 30th December 2014 and who is sadly missed. His funeral took place on 3rd January in Armagh. Private committal at Weeley Crematorium on Wednesday 25th February at 12.30, to be followed by a memorial service at St Andrew’s Church, Alresford at 1.30. All friends are welcome. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the Alzheimer’s Society or St Helena Hospice, c/o Hunnaball of Colchester, York House, 41 Mersea Road, Colchester, CO2 7QT. The family would like to thank the staff of Loganberry Lodge for their care of Joan in her last weeks, and Bluebird Care for their support of her at home over the last four years. read more

  • LEN STEVENS

    STEVENS Len Passed away peacefully on 9th January, 2015 at Colchester General Hospital. Husband to the late Julie. Dad to Keith, Janet & Sue. Grandad & Great Grandad. Great friend & companion to Mary and Sid. The Funeral service to take place at Weeley Crematorium on Wednesday 18th February, 2015 at 3.30pm. Flowers or donations, if desired, payable to Royal British Legion may be sent c/o. John. J. Smith Funeral Services, 1a Tower Street, Brightlingsea, CO7 0AL. Tel: 01206 308400. read more

  • Vivian Burton D'WIT

    D'WIT Vivian Burton Passed away peacefully on Thursday 22nd January 2015 aged 98. Much loved Uncle of Laura, Uwe and Colin, Great Uncle of Matthew, Andrew, Gavin and their families. Funeral to be held at St Peter and St Paul Parish Church in West Mersea on Wednesday 4th February 2015 at 2pm. Donations in aid of the PDSA c/o Co-operative Funeral Services, 44 Kingsland Road, West Mersea, CO5 8RA. read more

  • Evelyn May (Eve) Coope

    COOPE Evelyn May (Eve) Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 20th January 2015, aged 92 at Colchester General Hospital. Beloved Mum to Jacqueline and Son-in-Law Roy. Re-united with Husband Denis and Sister Patricia. Funeral service to take place at Colchester Crematorium on Wednesday 11th February 2015 at 1.15pm. Flowers or donations, if desired, to PDSA c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Service, 89 Wimpole Road, Colchester, Essex CO1 2DB. read more

  • GEOFFREY CATCHPOLE

    CATCHPOLE Geoffrey Passed away in hospital on 18th January 2015 aged 83 years. Sadly missed by all. Geoffrey’s funeral service will take place at St Mary Magdalene Church, Thorrington on Thursday 12th February at 1.00pm followed by Weeley Crematorium at 2.00pm. Flowers may be sent to Geo. Paskell Funeral Services, 15. High Street, Manningtree, CO11 1AG. read more

  • Lilian Christina Knight

    KNIGHT Lilian Christina Passed away peacefully at Juniper House on 16th January 2015 aged 91. Beloved Wife of the late Tom Knight. Deeply loved Mum to her four Children and their Partners, adored Nan to her five Grandchildren and their Partners, very special Grandma to her eight Great Grandchildren. Her smile will be missed by all who knew her. A private family cremation will be followed by a celebration of her life at St. Mary’s Church, Lawford where she worshipped for many years on Wednesday 11th February at 12.30pm, to which all are welcome. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, payable to Barchester Care, Juniper House, Brackley, who gave Mum such wonderful care during her final months, c/o Geo. Paskell Funeral Services, 15 High Street, Manningtree, CO11 1AG. read more

  • Pansy Margaret Beecroft

    BEECROFT Pansy Margaret Very peacefully passed away in Scarletts Residential Home On 20th January 2015 Aged 83 years. Funeral Service to take place at Colchester Crematorium Chapel On Monday 2nd February 2015 at 9.30am. Flowers are very welcome. All enquiries to East of England Co-operative Funeral Service, 33-35 Long Wyre Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1LH Telephone: 01206 767675. read more

  • Thelma Stang

    STANG Thelma Passed away suddenly at home. Loving Mother to David and Richard. Will be greatly missed by all her friends and colleagues. Reunited with her Husband Norman. Funeral will take place at St James the Less Church on Monday 9th February at 11 0’clock. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Essex Air Ambulance or St Helena Hospice c/o W H Shephard, 93/94 High Street Colchester, CO1 1TH read more

  • Colin Hill

    HILL Colin Passed away in hospital after a long illness bravely borne, on 21st January 2015, aged 77 years. A much loved Husband, Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad who will be sadly missed by many. The funeral service will take place at Weeley Crematorium on Tuesday 10th February 2015 at 11.00 am. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired to The British Lung Foundation may be sent c/o R Gwinnell & Sons, 351 Holland Road, Clacton on Sea. 01255 815600. read more

  • Kenneth (Ken) Steward

    STEWARD Kenneth (Ken) Mary, Chris and Karen would like to thank all who attended Ken's funeral and for all the lovely cards and kind words of sympathy. Thank you also for the kind donations to Cancer Research and to Alan Wright for the beautiful service. Please accept this as our only, but sincere acknowledgement. read more

  • Lee Braddon

    30Lee Braddon Best wishes and love on your 30th birthday. Love always Mum and Dad and family. xxxx read more

  • Betty Louise Rayner

    RAYNER BETTY LOUISE Who passed away on 1st May 2013. Always loved and remembered especially on her birthday 1st February. Cliff and Family read more

  • Robert Bob Marriage

    MARRIAGE Robert (Bob)30.09.1940 - 01.02.1995 Treasured memories of a very dear Husband, Dad and Grandad on the 20th anniversary of his passing. Loved and remembered always, Wife Penny, Steven, Sharon and families. xxx read more

  • Nick Arnott

    ARNOTT Nick 31st January 1998 Forever in our hearts and thoughts. Love Dad, Jane, James and Alex. read more

  • Edward John (Ted) flower

    In Loving Memory of Edward John FLOWER (Ted) 31.10.1925 - 31.01.2001 read more

  • James Kenneth Jim Smith

    SMITH James Kenneth (Jim)February 1st 2010 Treasured memories of a very dear and loving Husband. In my heart you will always stay, Loved and remembered everyday. Your loving Wife Gwen. read more

  • Dennison Sprack

    SPRACK Dennison 02.02.2002 In loving memory of a dear Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Loved always Brenda read more

  • Dr Peter Wilson

    Dr Peter WILSON Sincerest thanks from Bette and Family to all who attended Peter's funeral for the many letters, cards and very generous donations to the Alzheimer's Society. Special thanks to Dr Rudra and staff at Tiptree Ward CGH and also Blackbrook House Dedham. read more

  • Fred Smith

    SMITH FRED Molly would like to thank friends and neighbours for all their kindness, words of sympathy and cards, for the donations received in memory of Fred for St. Helena Hospice. Special thanks to Revd. Peter Evans for the lovely service and also Hayley at John J Smith Funeral Service for all her kind help. read more

  • Gerrard Michael Hughes

    HUGHES Gerrard Michael Passed away suddenly at home on 26th December 2014 aged 85 years. Gerrard Hughes of Mile End Road, Colchester, who was the newly found Brother of Michael, the late Phyllis and also a dear Uncle to his many Nephews and Nieces. Gerrard's funeral service is to be held at Colchester Crematorium on Friday 6th February 2015 at 10.15am. Flowers are welcome and donations if desired in memory of Gerrard will be gratefully received for Barnardo’s. For all enquiries please contact East of England Co-operative Funeral Service, 89 Wimpole Road, Colchester, CO1 2DB Telephone: 01206 793 492 read more

  • Robert George Peter (Bob) Hollock

    HOLLOCK Robert George Peter (Bob) Sadly died on 8th January 2015 Aged 84 years. Much loved Husband, Dad and Grandad. Will be greatly missed by family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Co-operative Service Chapel, Wimpole Road, Colchester at 2.30pm on Wednesday 4th February. Family flowers only please, but donations if so desired to St. Helena Hospice c/o Co-operative Funeral Services. 33-35 Long Wyre Street, Colchester. Tel: 01206 767675. Or online at www.justgiving.com/Bob-Hollock/ read more

  • Frances Lillian Mary Thomas

    THOMAS Frances Lillian Mary Passed away peacefully at Delamer Care Home on 14th January 2015 Aged 98 years. Frances will be greatly missed by all her family. Funeral to take place on Monday 9th February 2015 1.15pm at Weeley Crematorium. Floral tributes to be sent to East of England Co-op Funeral Service, 77-79 High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze, CO14 8AB. read more

  • Anthony 'Tony' Constable

    CONSTABLE Anthony ‘Tony’ 29 Nov 1931 – 7 Jan 2015 Passed away peacefully at home. Beloved Husband of Betty & Dear Father of David, Mary & Paul. Much loved Grandad of Charles, Cecily, Charlotte, Ben & Fred and Great Grandad of Jack Funeral Service to be held at Colchester Crematorium on Wednesday 11th February at 11.45 am. Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Tony for St Helena Hospice or Marie Curie Cancer Care may be sent c/o East of England Co-Operative Funeral Service, 89 Wimpole Road, Colchester, CO1 2DB read more

  • Thomas Anthony Gadsby

    GADSBY Thomas Anthony "Tony" Loving Husband, Father & Grandfather. Sadly passed away at home on January 8th 2015 Aged 72 years. Funeral service to be held at Colchester Crematorium on Friday February 6th at 2:00pm. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired in memory of Tony may be made at the service or be sent payable to St Helena Hospice or The R.S.P.C.A.(local branch). C/O Abbey Funeral Service, 23 Drury Road, Colchester CO2 7UY. Tel:01206 366632 read more

  • Capt. Ronald Richard David 'Ron' Wood

    WOODCapt. Ronald Richard David 'Ron' Died on 21 January 2015 aged 86 years. Father of Nicola and Sarah, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Funeral yet to be arranged. Donations if desired to Inclusively Digital. Details from Geo. Paskell, Manningtree 01206 396709. read more

  • Sheila Johnson

    JOHNSON Sheila Stephen and family are grateful for the kind messages of sympathy and support following the sad loss of Sheila. We would like to extend our thanks to all who attended the funeral service and also for the donations made to the chosen charities. read more

  • JANE ANITA HEAP (NEE SHORT)

    HEAP Jane Anita (née Short) 22nd May 1969 - 4th December 2014 Jane's family wish to extend their sincere thanks to the many friends and colleagues for all the help and messages of support following Jane's death. Thanks to all the staff at Colchester General Hospital for their care and kindness to Jane. Thanks also to everyone who donated to Headway Colchester. Special thanks to Reverend Peter Evans. Please accept this as our only but most sincere acknowledgement read more

  • Maragaret Ann Gourlay

    GOURLAY Margaret Ann 28th January 2014 Mum Gone are the days we used to share but in our hearts you're always there Forever in our thoughts Love Annette and Paul xx read more

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