Beloved off-licence owner among 27 Leicester Mercury death notices
Touching tributes and loving words have been paid to many in this week’s Leicester Mercury death notices. The emotive words are for much-loved family members, beloved community members and the dearest of friends.
In all, there are 27 notices in this week’s notices spanning recent days, weeks and months. Among those who died young after bravely fighting illness while another reached the grand old age of 99.
Tributes are also paid to a well-known off-licence owner who became valued in the Earl Shilton area. This complete list is in alphabetical order.
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Donald (Don) Edward ANDREWS
Don died at the Leicester Royal Infirmary on Monday, May 29. Don was the dearly beloved husband of Annie and father of George, treasured brother of Lyn and Janis.
Judith Ann BLACKWELL
Judith died on Tuesday, June 3 after a period of illness. She will be immeasurably missed by all of the family.
Barbara Mary BROWN
Barbara passed away peacefully at Docking House Care Home on Thursday, June 8, aged 99 years. She was a dearly loved mother to Sheila and the late John, and grandma to Peter and Mark. Treasured by all who gave her help and support over the past few years.
Keith Donald Barrie (Barrie) CAULFIELD
Barrie died on Wednesday, June 7, aged 85 years. He was the loving Husband to the late Phyllis, loving father to Jayne, Julie, Peter, Steve, Robert, Angela and the late Andrew. Loving grandfather to all.
Edith CHINNERY (Robinson)
Edith passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 14 at Pinderfields Hospital. Greatly loved by family and friends.
Brian John CLULEY
Brian died at Honeysuckle Farm Care Home on Monday, June 5, aged 73 years.
Mary Elizabeth COX
Mary passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 20, aged 90 years. Mary was the daughter of the late Bill and Violet. Mary will be sadly missed by those who loved and knew her.
Kenneth (Ken) DENSHAM
Ken died peacefully at home on Thursday, June 15, aged 87 years. Beloved husband to Gloria, father of Helen and the late Sarah.
David passed away at home on Thursday, June 8, aged 84 years. David will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Sandra Joyce GAMBLE
Sandra passed away peacefully at Glenfield Hospital on Monday, June 12, aged 80 years. Beloved wife to David, mum to Mandy, David and Craig, Grandma to Liam and Shaun, auntie to many nieces and nephews. Sandra’s loss will be deeply felt and her memory cherished by all who knew her.
Kathleen HENDERSON (Boland)
Kathleen passed away suddenly on Sunday, June 4, aged 78 years. A wonderful wife, mum, granny and mother-in-law to Rob, Kelly and Jon, Charlie and Gracie and Molly, Darren and Jenny.
Hazel HOLMES-TAYLOR (née Lewitt)
Hazel died after a brief illness at Hinckley and Bosworth Hospital on Wednesday, June 7, aged 97 years. She will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by her daughter Dianne her two sons Nigel and Julian, her son in law Alan, her daughters in law Angela and Rebecca, her granddaughters Nicola, Carla and Olivia, grandson Andrew, great grandsons Jack and Freddie and great granddaughters Gabriella and Ella. Hazel was born in Heaton Norris in Stockport, Manchester and lived in Leicestershire for most of her life, moving to Barwell in 1969 from Luton to run an off-licence with her husband Sydney. On retirement, she moved to Earl Shilton and became actively involved in the St Peter and St Paul Church and its community.
Kevin David JOHNSON
Kevin passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loved ones on Sunday, June 4, aged 49 years.
John (Ex Bsc) (JK) KILLINGLEY
JK passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 17 at Bosworth Court Care Home, aged 93 years. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, much loved dad of Jayne and Richard, father in law to Malcolm and Helen and uncle, great uncle and great great uncle to many.
Tom died on Friday, June 2, aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of his late wife Joy, dad of Andrew and Wendy, father-in-law to Suzanne & John and a devoted grandfather and great-grandfather. Will be dearly missed by all his family and friends.
Frederick Charles Arthur (Fred) MOORE
Fred passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 15, aged 88 years. Beloved husband to Sheila and a treasured Dad, Grandpa and Great Grandpa.
Francis Joseph (Frank) NICHOLAS
Frank died on Monday, June 12, aged 88 years. Reunited with much loved Wife Pam. Dearly loved Father to Sharon and partner Stu. Grandad to Kelvin. Loved by Nicky. Beloved Great Grandad to Chantelle, Mason, Jessie Mai and Jayden. Great Great Grandad to Luca. Will be sadly missed by all family and friends.
Pamela May O’SHEA
Pamela May passed away on Tuesday, May 30, aged 88 years. Beloved wife to the late Malcolm, much loved mum to Susan and Judith. Mother-in-law to Ian, adored grandma to Annabelle, Katie and Kirsty.
Anne Doreen POULTON
Anne passed away at home on Friday, May 26. A cherished Mum to Paul. Beloved Nanna to Sarah, Richard, Ryan and Jessica. Great Nanna to Ryley and Peyton and companion to Roger. Anne will be deeply missed but forever remembered by all her family and friends.
Tereasa passed away peacefully at the Leicester Royal Infirmary on Sunday, June 4, aged 75 years.
Cyril Lewis (Lewis) REED
Lewis, of Kirby Muxloe, passed peacefully away in hospital on Friday, June 2, aged 81 years. Lewis was the former Pharmacist of Newbold Verdon and was the beloved husband of Ann, dearly loved Dad of Sarah, Nick, Kate and Dominic and a devoted grandad of Ruby and Max.
Barbara Christine SAMBROOK
Barbara died after a short illness at Northfield House Residential Home on Monday, June 12, aged 91 years.
Patricia Florence SHUTT
Patricia, of Barrow Upon Soar and formerly of Leicester, passed away on Friday, June 9, aged 89 years.
Brian passed away on Monday, June 5, aged 80. He was the beloved son of the late Walter and Edith Louise Simmons and the most cherished Brother to Pauline. Brian was a lovely man with a gentle soul, and a special friend to many. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
Richard Trevor SQUANCE
Richard died on Wednesday, June 14 at LOROS Hospice after a long battle with illness, aged 71 years. Dearly loved and missed forever by his wife Jennifer, son Adam, daughter-in-law Sarah and Grandboys Joshua, Finlay and Theo.
Graham John STEVENSON
Graham passed away peacefully in hospital, on Monday, June 12, aged 72 years. Sadly missed by his family and friends.
Brenda passed away peacefully at the Leicester Royal Infirmary on Saturday, June 10, aged 84 years. Loving wife of Brian, devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.