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Family Messages – 3rd July 2019 Edition

ALLSOP, AMY & DOKA, ARBEN: Lots of love to our beautiful daughter Amy for her wedding to Arben on Tuesday July 2nd. Love you lots Mum, Dad, Simon & Andrew XXX.

WHITE, CYRIL & CONNIE (SHEARS): Congratulations on your Diamond Wedding 4th July. Love Robert, Dawn, Hannah & Luke XXX.

REID, STEVE & LIZ: Wishing my dear brother and sister in law a very happy 45th wedding anniversary. Love from Jan XHappy 45th wedding anniversary to wonderful parents. Love always,from Tracey and Paul XXHappy BIG anniversary Nan and Grandad. All those years together and no crime committed!! Love and hugs from Tyler and Charlie Brown XXHappy 45th anniversary.Love from Karen, Steve, Liam, Toby and Billy XX

PALMER, ELLIE: Happy birthday for the 3rd July. Lots of love Mum, Mark, Jake & Ellie-Mai XXX.

DEQUIDT, SAMUEL: Happy 18th birthday. Lots of love Mum, Dad and Emily XXX.

GERRISH, JOANNE MARGARET: It is with much sadness that the Gerrish family announce the sudden passing of Joanne Margaret Gerrish nee Copp  (known to all as Margaret). After a brief stay in hospital she slipped away at 5:30pm on Tuesday 25th June surrounded by her family. We all have another angel to watch over us but will miss her dearly. Details of her funeral will follow once the arrangements have been made. Please keep Terry, Darren, Karl and the family in your thoughts at this difficult time.

COOMBS, JENNIFER (JENNY) Nee Bryant: Passed away at Blenheim House Nursing Home on Monday 24th June 2019 aged 83. Cherished wife to the late Cyril, dearest mum and best friend to daughter Jayne, loved mum-in-law to Barry. Much loved nan to Katie, Helen, Robbie and Barry, very special ‘Great Nanny Jenny’ to Ellis, Sophia, Roan, Livvy, Cammy, Teddy and Tilda. Dear sister to Kay, Richard and their families. Her love will live in our hearts. Special thanks to the girls who loved and looked after her in her final weeks. Funeral to be held at West Wiltshire Crematorium on Thursday 11th July at 1:00pm. Family flowers only please.

COURT, NICHOLAS:  of Melksham sadly taken from us on 22nd June, aged 27 years. Very dearly loved son of Angelika and Peter and a dear brother of Sylvie. Funeral service Friday 12th July, 2pm at St. Michael’s Church, Melksham. Donations if desired are for Mind c/o D.J.Bewley.

CAMBOURNE, RAY: Of Whitley passed away peacefully at Seymour House, Chippenham on 18th June, aged 90 years. The funeral service took place on Monday 1st July, at Haycombe Crematorium, Bath, c/o D.J. Bewley Funeral Directors.

REDSHAW, MARY: Of Melksham passed away peacefully on 16th June aged 96 years. A dear wife to the late Jim, and a loving Mum, Nan and Great Nan who will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. The funeral service is to take place on Thursday 4th July 12 noon at St Michaels Church, Melksham. Flowers in memory of Mary will be greatly received by DJ Bewley Funeral Directors.

PEARCE, GWENDOLEN IRENE (nee painter): Passed away on 15th June 2019 aged 93 years.  Widow of the late Edward. A loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be sadly missed.  Funeral service at West Wiltshire Crematorium, Semington, on Thursday 4th July at 1.45pm.  No floral tributes please, donations if desired to support Parkinson’s UK and all enquiries may be sent: c/o: Paula Winchcombe.

WARD, PETE: Of Melksham. Passed away at home after a long illness on the 9th June, aged 82. Dearly loved husband of Sylvia, father of Stephen, Carol, Sheila and Jacqueline, grandfather of eight and great grandfather of two. Funeral to be held at Semington Crematorium on 10th July at 2:30pm. Donations if desired are for Wiltshire Air Ambulance and the R.N.L.I C/o  Co-op Funeralcare, Melksham.

REDSHAW, MARY ANN: 1922 – 2019. Thank you for your love and kindness Nan. Rest in peace my love. Your boys John & Adam XXX.

SMITH: BRIAN: Of Melksham, one year gone by since you slipped away on 05.07.18. We love and miss you every day. Your loving wife Maria; children Susan and Steve, Andrew and Natasha; grandchildren Samuel, William, Kayleigh, Shannon; and great grandchildren Ralphy and Darcey XX.

HIGGINS, DAVID: 10th July. Remembering you on your birthday. Treasured memories Dad XXX.

RALPH, ALF: 29.6.10. Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near. Still loved, still missed, and very dear. Love Lorna, Sue, Ang, Dar, all grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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