LINDA JANE OSWELL Passed away peacefully at Hereford County Hospital on August 13th, 2020, aged 90 years. Much loved Wife to the late Jim, devoted Mum to Mandy and Ian. Grandma to Emily, Tilly Katie and James and Great Grandma to Theo. Linda was a Teacher at St Peter’s girls and Thomas St Cantilupe Schools from 1964 to 1990. The Funeral Service will take place at Hereford Crematorium on Thursday, September 3rd at 11.15 a.m. If anyone wishes to pay their respects to Linda, the Funeral Cortege will make its way up Salisbury Avenue, Tupsley at approximately 10.45 a.m. Any donations kindly given are for The Alzheimer’s Society. All enquiries to SA Evans, 23-24 Gaol Street, Hereford, HR1 2HU. Telephone: 01432 273736.
LESLIE JAMES SHERGOLD Passed away peacefully on August 22nd, 2020 aged 91 years. Loving Husband of Audrey, Grandad to Nathan. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, September 9th, 2020 at Stretton Sugwas Church at 2pm. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Leslie are for Macmillan Cancer Nurses. Enquiries to Dawe Brothers (01432) 274066
VERA BIRD Of Kimbolton, formerly of Leysters. Mum passed away peacefully on August 21st, 2020 at home with family, aged 95. Loving Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Friend, who will be sadly missed. Now re-united with Ted. A private funeral service will take place at Kimbolton Parish Church, followed by burial in the churchyard where a small gathering will attend due to the ongoing covid precautions. Donations in memory of Vera will be given to St Michael’s Hospice. Enquiries to A H Caldicott & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Market Street, Tenbury Wells, WR15 8BH. Tel: 01584 810281.
CHRISTOPHER LESLIE DAVIES “Les” Passed away peacefully at home on 21st August 2020, aged 91 years. A much loved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Private family funeral. In lieu of flowers, donations if desired to Weobley and Staunton on Wye Surgery Equipment Fund. Enquiries to Dawe Brothers (01432) 274066
ERNEST CHRISTIE FARQUHAR ‘JOCK’ Passed away peacefully at Hereford County Hospital on August 24th, 2020, age 84. Beloved Husband of the late Ann Farquhar. Much loved Father, Father in Law, Grandfather and Great Grandfather who will be very sadly missed. Due to current restrictions private Family Cremation. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Dogs Trust. For further enquiries, please contact Bayley Brothers Funeral Directors, 17-19 Cotterell Street, Hereford HR4 0HH Tel : 01432 272465 Funeral Directors Stonemasons & Sculptors
OLWEN RITA FIELD (nee GWINNETT) Passed away peacefully at Royal Bournemouth Hospital on August 21st, 2020. Loving Mother of Howard, Nicholas and Roderick also much adored wife of her late Husband Geoffrey. Funeral to take place at Bournemouth East Cemetery on September 8th, 2020 at 12 pm. Donations to Macmillan Cancer Support.
IDA A. JOHNSON (nee BOTT) Dearly loved matriarch (98 years young) passed away peacefully at home on August 25th, 2020, with her Sons Ian and Ben nearby, who along with their Wives Sally and Jan, six Grandchildren, six Great Grandchildren and her Sister Jean are mourning her loss while celebrating her zest for life. Born at Bodenham, Leominster, Ida grew up on Upper Hill Farm Breinton, attended Hereford High School for Girls and played senior hockey for Herefordshire Ladies. Enlisted in the WRNS (1941) and within a month was promoted to Leading Driver. While serving at Tilbury & Chatham Docks met Ben Johnson R.N. Married at Breinton in December 1944, before Ben was posted as a COA to HMS Belfast (Far East Fleet). After leaving the Navy, work took the family to Tewkesbury and then Stafford where Ida joined the WRVS, later becoming Borough Organiser. In 1968 she joined Staffordshire C.C. as a Welfare Officer working mainly with the elderly and folks with physical disabilities, retiring in 1986 as Senior Aids & Adaptations Officer. She enjoyed local outings and holidays throughout the UK and Europe, was in Iran when the 1978 revolution started, later visiting New Zealand and Canada. In 1993, a few years after her husband died, Ida moved to Ewyas Harold to be nearer her extended family and spent 27 years back in the county she was so fond of. Funeral will be at Hereford Crematorium on Friday, September 11th at 15.45 (30 limit due to Covid regulations). Webcast link: https://obitus.com/ Username Sepa3418 Password 319318 For more information contact Ben Johnson (07951 639188). Family flowers only, donations to Midlands Air Ambulance & RNLI c/o Golden Valley Funeral Services, Unit 3 Wormbridge Court, Herefordshire, HR2 9DH.
DOROTHY MARGARET MASON nee Lewis/Stead 3rd August 1929 to 25th August 2020 Passed away in the Hereford Hospital in her sleep after a short illness. Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Further details from Bayley Brothers Funeral Directors, 17-19 Cotterell Street, Hereford Tel: 01432 272485 DONALD ALEC PHILLIPS 03.01.1932 – 01.09.2020 Passed away peacefully at Bromyard Community Hospital. Donald was a much loved Uncle to his Nieces and a good Friend to many. He will be missed by all who knew him. Reunited with his Parents Alice and George and Brothers Ernie, Alan and Percy. Special thanks to the staff at Bromyard Community Hospital and Bromyard Home Care. Funeral service at Hereford Crematorium on Friday, September 11th at 2.15pm. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the Midlands Air Ambulance may be sent to Emma Bouston Funeral Services, 3 New Road, Bromyard HR7 4AH (01885 489900)
ANTHONY WILLIAM RUSSON “TONY” Sadly passed away on August 14th 2020, aged 68 years. A much loved brother of Sue. A loving Uncle and Great Uncle of Simon and Ali, Luke, Thomas and Jack. Donations if desired, are for The Midlands Air Ambulance which can be made online via anthonyrusson.muchloved.com. All enquiries to: Dawe Brothers 01432 274066