‘Kind, funny and loyal’ dad among 16 people in Derby Telegraph funeral notices this weekend
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John Bryce WILCOX
It is with great sadness that the family of John Wilcox announce his passing on Saturday 10th June 2023, aged 75 years. John passed away peacefully at home in Barrow on Trent, with his wife Hazel and his children Joanna, Laura and James by his side. As a kind, funny and loyal man, he will always be lovingly remembered with huge affection by his family and friends. All that knew John are very welcome to join the family in celebrating his life at the funeral service which will take place at Trent Valley Crematorium, Aston on Trent, DE72 2AF on Tuesday 4th July 2023 at 1.30pm. Please wear colours rather than black in celebration of John’s life. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired are invited for Cancer Research UK. These can be made online at www.georgesimnett.co.uk or may be given at the service. All enquiries to George Simnett Family Funeral Directors, Walker House, 65 High Street, Chellaston, Derby, DE73 6TB Tel: 01332 690211.
Peter Leslie O’KEY (Pete)
O’KEY Peter Leslie (Pete ) Of Hartlepool (late of Allestree, Derby) Passed away peacefully at The Royal Derby Hospital on Tuesday 13th June 2023, aged 88 years. Much loved husband to Eileen, father to the late Vince, Nick and Mike. Father in law to Sue and Fiona. Grandad to Dominic, Steven, Daniel, Lizzie, Grace, Jennifer and Josephine. He will be sadly missed by us all. Requiem Mass to be held at St Mary’s RC Church, Derby, on Wednesday 5th July 2023 at 1.00pm followed by the committal at Markeaton Crematorium, Main Chapel. Donations in lieu of flowers are invited for Treetops Hospice. These can be made online at www.georgesimnett.co.uk or given at the service. All enquiries to George Simnett Family Funeral Directors Dalley House, 4 Blenheim Parade, Allestree, Derby, DE22 2GP. Tel: 01332 985150.
O’MEARA Marion Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday 6th June 2023, aged 88 years. Much loved mum to all her children and a loving grandmother. Marion will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday 28th June, 10.00am at Nottingham Road Cemetery Chapel followed by the burial. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu will support Cancer Research UK and may be left at the service. Enquiries to Wathall’s 01332 504027
Rodney (Rod) PARKE
(Rod) Passed away peacefully at The Royal Derby Hospital on Thursday 18th May 2023, aged 78 years. A much loved brother, cousin, uncle and great uncle. Rod will be sadly missed by all who knew him. A funeral service for Rod will be held at Trent Valley Crematorium, Aston on Trent on Tuesday 27th June 2023 at 11.30am. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired can be made to a charity of your choice in memory of Rod. All enquiries to George Simnett Family Funeral Directors Williams House, 77 Sitwell Street, Spondon, Derby, DE21 7FH Tel: 01332 661195.
Passed away peacefully at Bankwood Nursing Home on Saturday 17th June 2023, aged 86 years. Beloved wife of Alan, much loved mum of Kathryn and Ian and an adored nanny to Lorna, Amy, Daniel and Ben. A service will be held at Markeaton Crematorium (Main Chapel) on Friday 14th July at 1.30pm. Family flowers only however, if desired, donations can be made at the service and will be given in Beryl’s memory to Parkinson’s UK. All enquiries to Central Co-op Funeral, Birchover Way, Allestree, Derby DE22 2QN 01332 550033
Passed away peacefully at Rykneld View Nursing Home with family by her side, on Saturday 10th June 2023, aged 82 years. Much loved wife of the late Barry Richards, dearly loved mum of Craig, Sharon, Tina and the late Paul, a wonderful mother-in -law, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister to Sonny (Tony). The family would like to thank ALL at Rykneld View Nursing Home for their care and compassion over the past year. She will be sadly missed by all. A funeral service will be held at Trent Valley Crematorium on Monday 3rd July at 12:30pm. Donations if desired to Rykneld View Nursing Home Residents Fund and may be made at the service. All enquiries please to Wathall’s Tel. 01332 752377.
Nina Angela SCREATON
of Repton, Derbyshire formerly of Widmerpool, Nottinghamshire. Loving mum of Mary, Jane and Helen. Passed peacefully away on Sunday 18th June 2023 at home aged 93 years. The funeral service will be held at Trent Valley Crematorium on Wednesday 5th July at 11.30am. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers if so desired for the British Heart Foundation and The Air Ambulance. Any enquiries may be made to: J P Springthorpe & Co Ltd Castle Lodge, South Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire, LE65 1BR, 01530 417310
Gavin Lyndon SHACKLOCK
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Gavin Lyndon Shacklock on 10th June 2023 at 70 years of age. A beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, Gavin will be dearly missed by all who knew him. A service will be held at Trent Valley Crematorium on Thursday 29th June at 1:30pm
Roy Walker SMITH
aged 90 years of Bishop Norton passed away on 1st June, 2023. Much loved husband of Brenda. Father of Kevin, Karen and David. Grandfather and brother. A service of Thanksgiving for his life will be held at St Peter’s Church, Bishop Norton, on Tuesday 27th June at 12:00noon followed by burial. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, made payable to Dementia UK, may be sent to J Marshall Funeral Directors, 51 Queen Street, Market Rasen LN8 3EN
Passed away at the Royal Derby Hospital on 25th December 2022, aged 55 years. Enquires to Jackie Slowinski. 01332 787097
Ena died at home on 7th June 2023, aged 88 years. Thanksgiving Service at Ashbourne Methodist Church on Tuesday 4th July at 2.30pm. Family flowers only, please. Donations to Scripture Union. Our beloved Mum is now at home with the Lord. (2 Corinthians 5 v 8) Enquiries to Wathall’s 01335 300205
of Horsley Passed away in hospital on 2nd June 2023, aged 89 years. A much loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service will take place at St Clement’s Church, Horsley on Thursday 6th July at 2.00pm followed by interment in Ripley Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Leila to be divided between Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance and RNLI, which may be given by retiring collection after the service (cheques payable to Gillotts Funeral Directors Donations Account) or sent to Gillotts Funeral Directors, 1a, Abbott Street, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7QD. Tel: 01773 713921.
Alwyne Royce (Al) WALKER
(Al) It is with deep sorrow that we announce that Alwyne (Al) passed away on Friday 9th June 2023 at the Royal Derby Hospital. Now reunited with his beloved Wife Lilian, adored and treasured Dad to Julie, loved Father-in-law to Chris, Son to the late George and Ethelwyn, Brother to the late Cedric and Melvyn, Brother-in-law, uncle and a friend to many. The funeral service will be held at Markeaton Crematorium on Wednesday 28th June at 2pm, dress code: bright colours welcome. Floral tributes welcome or if preferred donations to RSPCA Derby Branch in recognition for Alwyne’s love of dogs. All enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare, Sinfin, Derby 01332 271088
Passed away suddenly at home on Saturday 3rd June 2023, aged 89 years. Cherished and devoted Husband of Jean. Treasured Brother of Maureen and beloved Uncle of Diane, Geoff, Chris and Amy. A service will be held at Markeaton Crematorium (Round Chapel) on Friday 30th June 2023 at 1pm. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made in loving memory of Alan and will be forwarded onto the RSPCA. A donations box will be provided on the day. Further enquiries to Central Co-op Funeralcare, Mickleover. Tel: 01332 517301 Email: [email protected]
Gillian Elsie WILLIAMS
12 June, 2023. Peacefully at Cerrig yr Afon Nursing Home, Y Felinheli and formerly of 3, Tegfan Terrace, Llandegfan, Anglesey, North Wales, previously of Newbold, Chesterfield, aged 87 years. Beloved wife of Huw, and devoted and loving mother of Suzie and Gareth; dear mother-in-law of Jason and loyal sister of Tony and the late Cis. Funeral on Tuesday, 27 June, 2023. Public service at Bangor Crematorium at 1.30pm. Family flowers only, but donations will be gratefully accepted in memory of Gill towards Haulfre Residential Care Home, Llangoed, Anglesey. Further enquiries to Roberts & Owen, 15 Bangor Street, Caernarfon, Gwynedd. LL55 1AT. 01286 678658.
Peter William WOOD
of Ashbourne suddenly on 6th June 2023 aged 80 years. Dearly loved Husband of the late Freda, loving Partner of Carole and a much loved Dad of Mark and Nicola, Grandad and Great-Grandad. Service and Cremation at Markeaton Crematorium (Main Chapel) on Tuesday 27th June at 11.00 am. Family flowers only, donations if desired may be given for Intensive Care Unit at Royal Derby Hospital or British Heart Foundation. Further enquiries to H Lee and Son Funeral Directors Ashbourne (01335 342530)
Basil ALLEN (Bas)
(Bas) Cherished memories of a dear dad who passed away sixteen years ago tomorrow. Always in our hearts, forever in our thoughts. Your loving son Leigh, Cheryl and Family xxx
June Evelyn HANRAHAN (née Smith)
(née Smith) Passed away 19th June 2011. In loving memory of a dear sister. We speak your name with love and pride, We smile through tears we try to hide, You left a place no one can fill, We love and miss you and always will. Kevin, Kenneth, Peter, Ian and Lorraine xxx
Elizabeth & Arthur MOORLEY
In loving memory Elizabeth at rest June 18th 2010. Arthur at rest July 8th 1989. Treasured memories of a precious mum and dad, grandma, great-grandma, grandad and great-grandad. We keep you close within our hearts and there you will remain, to walk with us throughout our lives, until we meet again. Loving you always, forgetting you never. Betty, Roy, Mark, Sue and Lexi xxxxx
18th June Happy Birthday my darling June. You are my ever lasting love and words cannot express how much I miss you, on your special day and every day. All my love, Kenny xxx
Happy Birthday to dearest Ellen. We cannot celebrate with you in person but we hold you very dear in our hearts and thoughts. Your loving Husband Graham, Anthony and Dianne, Jessica, Jordon and Anna, Brothers, Relatives and Friends.
Vera Marjorie TWELL
Birthday memories of a dear sister who passed away 5th February 2012. Always remembered by her brother Brian, sister-in-law Ruth and nieces Kay and Sally
Patricia Mary CLEMENTSON
World War Two Veteran – Women’s Auxiliary Air Force from 1942-1946. Pat’s family would like to thank all those who attended her funeral on Friday 16th June 2023 at Bramcote Crematorium. The family would also like to thank all the staff at the Herons Residential Home for their kindness and looking after Pat during her illness. A big thank you also to Danni and Hannah at Gillotts Funeral Directors, and Trent Valley Golf and Country Club for their services towards Pat’s funeral.
Sylvia FEARN (Nee Walters)
(Nee Walters) Sylvia’s family would like to sincerely thank everyone who has supported them with their messages of sympathy, cards and donations to Cancer Research, and to all who attended the funeral service. You will always be remembered during this difficult time. Alan and family
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