Tributes have been paid to 34 Plymouth people including a former police officer in the latest death announcements.
A total of 43 touching messages have appeared announcing the deaths and funerals of all those who have passed away.
Six other heartfelt messages have been posted into the funeral notices section of PlymouthLive’s sister title, The Herald, to remember loved ones lost on their birthday or anniversary of their death.
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Phyl Sylvia Ainsworth
Mrs Phyl Ainsworth BEM. Sadly passed away Wednesday 9th September 2020 Devoted and long serving Life Time President of The Federation of Plymouth & District ex Services Associations. Her commitment to the causes of the Federation for Veterans and serving Service personnel was very much appreciated and will be missed by all. A true lady. From The Federation Members
Passed away at home on 11th September, 2020 aged 70 years. Beloved and devoted husband of Jean and a loving father and grandfather. A private, family service will be held at Weston Mill Crematorium on Tuesday, 29th September.
All other enquiries to: Co-op Funeralcare 61 Exeter Street Plymouth PL4 0AH Tel. 01752 303800.
Jack James Bradley
Passed away at home 14-09-20, aged 31. The Rose Beyond The Wall A rose once grew where All could see, sheltered Beside a garden wall. And as the days passed Swiftly by, it spread its Branches straight and tall. One day a beam of light Shone through a crevice That had opened wide,the rose bent gently towards Its warmth, then passed Beyond to the other side.
Now you who deeply feel Its loss, be comforted, The rose blooms there, Its beauty even greater Now, nurtured by God’s Own loving care. Loved and missed by Mum – Joy x, brother Adam x Dad – Kerrigan x -Allison x + Becca x And all extended family ‘Shooting stars burn brightest’ ‘Spectacular’ XXX X Private cremation. Celebration of his life when appropriate.
Robert James Brain
Sadly passed away on 9th September 2020 at St. James Lodge, aged 82 years. Loving father of Caroline and Richard, he will also be sadly missed by his partner Rachel and her family. ‘Pop’ will be especially missed by Lyla and Evan who adored him. A private family funeral will be held. Family flowers only please. All enquiries to Walter C Parson Crownhill, PL6 5DY. Tel: 01752 767676
Molly Jacqueline Bray
Jacqueline Née Kent On August 22nd 2020, aged 93 years. Sadly missed by all her family. Funeral on Monday 28th September Service at Weston Mill Crematorium at 3.30pm. Everyone welcome. All enquiries please to Walter C. Parson St Judes, PL4 8PJ Tel: 01752 665438
On September 16th 2020 in her 90th year. Loved and sadly missed by all her family. A private Funeral will take place. Family flowers only please, donations if desired made payable to Cystic Fibrosis Trust or Children’s Hospice South West (Little Bridge House) may be made online at wcpltd.com or sent to Walter C. Parson St Judes, PL4 8PJ Tel: 01752 665438
Sadly passed away on 9 September 2020. Devoted husband to Wendy. Loving Dad to Steven & Clare, Father-in-law to Julie & Greg Much loved grandad to Jessica, Megan, Tom, Lauren, Samuel & Olivia Loved by all, will always be remembered. https://albertcollier.muchloved.com
A special brother who will be fondly remembered, always in our hearts. Love Colin, Jenny and family xx
It is with deep regret that we announce the passing of our mother (late of Torpoint) in the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Dorset, on Monday 7th September, after a short illness, age 92 years. Beloved wife of Franciszek (dec). Treasured mum of Franceska and Katrina. Loving Nan to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Much respected medium, mentor and lifelong President of Hillsborough Spiritualist Church, Plymouth. Private funeral service at Bournemouth Crematorium at 2pm on Thursday 24th September. The funeral will be streamed for mourners unable to attend and further information of this may be requested from family or undertakers. Donations in lieu of flowers to Bournemouth Spiritualist Church Flower Fund C/O Harry Tomes, 31/33 Tower Road, Bournemouth. BH1 4LA We will be arranging a Celebration of Life when we are able. Reunited with dad at last. Fran and Trina
Phyllis Gwendoline Eastel
Kitt Passed away peacefully in her sleep aged 96 years. She will be sadly missed by all of her family. Lots of love. Susie (daughter) & Steve
Graham George John Elford
On 15th September aged 89 years. Devoted husband to Ann; proud father to David and Martin and daughters-in-law Christine and Alison; grandad to his adored Claire, Jane and Amy. “…the fever of life is over…” Funeral at St Mary’s, Plympton, on 2nd October 2020 at 10.30am. Covid restrictions apply. Family flowers only. Donations if desired may be paid directly to Children’s Hospice Southwest. All enquiries to Co-op Funeralcare, Glen Road, Plympton, Plymouth. PL7 2DE. Tel: 01752 208059
David John Evans
Sadly passed away on Sunday 20th September 2020 aged 79 after a short illness. Unfortunately, due to Covid restrictions only invited family may attend Funeral Service on Thursday 1st October at Weston Mill Crematorium at 12.15pm. Please visit Dad’s online Tribute (davidjevans.muchloved.com) to share thoughts and if desired donate to St Luke’s Hospice who kindly helped care for Dad. Family flowers only please. Loved & greatly missed by Son – Martin, Daughter in law – Tricia & Granddaughters – Martha & Lorna xxxx
01/04/1941 – 20/09/2020 David dearest brother of Malcolm and Maureen and deceased partners. Loving Uncle to Tricia deceased, Philip and Christopher and families. There are no words, broken hearted Maureen xxx RIP
Thelma Minnie Ferris
Peacefully passed away on 18th September 2020 at Merafield View Nursing Home, aged 98. Wife of Jack (deceased). Mother of Tony (deceased), Mark and Robert. A much loved grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother to many. There will be a private service. All enquiries to Co-op Funeralcare, Glen Road, Plympton, Plymouth, PL7 2DE. Tel: 01752 208059
Passed away peacefully at Furzehatt Nursing Home on 20 September 2020 aged 90. Beloved wife of Charlie (deceased). Loving mother of Kathryn, Jon and Juliet. Mother-in-law to Paul (deceased), Lysette, Keith and Shane. Grandmother of Jon and Lewis. Great Grandmother of Gabriel and Christopher. A private family funeral will be held. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, may be made payable to St Luke’s Hospice Plymouth in Meg’s memory. All enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare, 72 Pomphlett Road, Plymstock, Plymouth PL9 7BN Tel. 01752 482900
Sylvia Irene Jean Hawke
Nee Tweedle Passed away peacefully at Burman House Care Home, Norfolk (Formerly of Plympton), after a long battle with Alzheimer’s, on the 10th of September 2020, aged 81. Beloved Wife of Raymond (Dec) Mother of David, Michael (Dec) and Theresa. Grandmother of Michael, Dani, Kirsten, Stephi, Alex and Tasha. Great Grandmother of Emily, Amelia, Felix and Benji. A private family funeral will take place at Weston Mill Service Chapel, on the 28th of September, followed by interment at Drake Memorial Park. Flowers welcome. Donations, if desired, may be made payable directly to the Alzheimer’s Society in Sylvia’s memory. All enquiries to – Co-op Funeralcare 61 Exeter Street Plymouth Pl4 0AH 01752 303800
The precious times we spent together, Will live in our hearts for ever and ever. From your loving Sister Margaret, and family.
John Raymond Henning
Passed away peacefully 19th September 2020 aged 86 years. Beloved husband to Anne, loving father to Guy, Paul (deceased) and Ian, much loved brother to Peter and Betty (deceased) and a loving grandad and great grandad. A private funeral service will be held. Donations in memory will benefit St. Luke’s Hospice, Plymouth via: www.funeral-notices.co.uk. Knapman Family Independent Funeral Directors 20 Mannamead Road Plymouth PL4 7AA Tel: 01752 603552
Patricia Pauline Henwood
Passed away peacefully at Derriford Hospital, aged 89. Dear sister-in-law to Yvonne, Neil and June. Rest in peace dear Pat, now reunited with Reuben.
Our special auntie. A lovely lady with a kind heart and a huge personality. Thank you for all of the love and laughter we have shared over the years. Lovingly missed, always remembered. Until we all meet again, Maureen, George (deceased), Cathy, Doug (deceased), Hayley, Steve and all of the family. xxxx
John Hollins of Peverell, Plymouth passed away on 10th September 2020. Beloved husband of Carol (deceased), loving father to Laurel and Tara, father-in-law to Graham and Tim and proud gramps to Jake and Sam. Loving, generous and fiercely independent, John could often be found walking with his guide dog Emlyn in Central Park. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. A private funeral will be held on 28th September. Family flowers only please. Donations are for The Guide Dogs for the Blind and can be sent to Plymouth & District Funeral Services, Tel. 01752 407100
Janie Pretoria Kapcia
Passed away peacefully at Woodland Villa Care Home on 1st September 2020, aged 106 years 2 weeks before her 107th birthday, formally of Fleet Street, Keyham. Beloved wife of Zdislaw (Zec) deceased, devoted mother of Keith (deceased) and loving grandmother, sister, aunt and great aunt and treasured friend to many. Due to Covid-19 regulations the number of mourners are restricted. The service will be available on a web-cast. please contact either Walter C. Parson or Gillian Rowe for details. Janie’s final journey on 28th September will take her to Fleet Street, pausing at No.12 at 1.50pm, her home for more than 50 years. Family flowers only please, donations if desired made payable to St Luke’s Hospice may be left online at wcpltd.com or sent to Walter C. Parson Crownhill, PL6 5DY Tel: 01752 767676
Our thoughts are with his wife and family at this moment in time. Brother John and his Wife Pat
Reunited with Mum, Dad, Brother Robert, Jim and Sister Claire.Our Memories of you, will be in our hearts forever. Brother to Eddy and Michael, Brother to Kath, Jean, Rita, Sheila and Sylvia. Uncle to Deena, Brother-in-law to Phil, Les and Steve. Loved and missed by all friends and partners. Please keep that lovely smile in Heaven Sadly missed by all your loving Family
Passed away peacefully at Derriford Hospital on 15th September 2020, aged 95 years. Beloved wife of Jack. Will be sadly missed by family and friends alike. A private funeral will be held. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, made payable to St Luke’s Hospice may be left online at wcpltd.com or sent to Walter C. Parson Crownhill, PL6 5DY Tel: 01752 767676
81, of Plymstock passed away peacefully at Devonshire Nursing home on Tuesday 8 September 2020. Loving husband of Pamela for 26 years, Dad of Gary and Joanne, partner of Jackie in his later years, grandfather of Olivia, Ioan and George. Tony loved sailing and worked in the building industry until his retirement. We have many happy memories. He will be greatly missed. Our thanks to the Staff of Devonshire House for their kindness and care. Funeral Service will take place on Wednesday 23rd September at Efford Crematorium. Due to ongoing restrictions, only invited family are allowed to attend his funeral. Donations, if desired, to Dementia UK. To obtain a live link to the funeral or if you have any other enquiries, please contact: Co-op Funeralcare 72 Pomphlett Road, Plymstock, PL9 7BN Tel: (01752) 482900
Tony Dear nephew of David (deceased) and Carole. Fond cousin of Douglas and Camilla. Resting where no shadows fall. Sleep well Tony. xx
Wendy Dawn McCormack
Nee Moore Suddenly passed away at home on Sunday 13th September 2020, aged 71 years. Beloved wife of John. Loving mother of Donna, Tracy, Anna and Kirsty. Nan and great nan to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Ceremony close family only due to current restrictions. Enquiries to Earl of Plymouth, PL2 3AA. 01752 605550
Treasured memories of our childhood days at Modbury Town. Always in our hearts. Condolences to John and all Wendy’s family. Love Great-Aunty Gwen, Hurrell, Cousins Jennifer, Ronald, Lynda, Edna, Karen, David, Victor and Families Until we meet again. God Bless. xxx xxx xxx xxx
Margaret Jane Mitchell
Formerly Dailey née Stephen. Peacefully on 8th September 2020 at Derriford Hospital, aged 89 years. Beloved wife of Sonny (Sam) (dec). Loving Mum to Christopher and Susan. Loving Stepmother to David and Daphne. Proud Nan and Step Nan to all her grandchildren and great children. Will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral on Tuesday 29th September Service at Efford Crematorium at 2.00pm. Immediate Family flowers only please, donations if desired made payable to British Heart Foundation may be made online at wcpltd.com or sent to Walter C. Parson St Judes, PL4 8PJ Tel: 01752 665438
Maggie Sadly passed away after a short illness at Derriford Hospital on Friday 4th September aged 82 years. Long time and devoted partner of Dallas, mum of David and Vanda, mum in law to Debbie and Nick (deceased), step mum of Carl (deceased) and Martin. Loving Grandma to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Private family service due to Covid on Wednesday 23rd September 2020 at Weston Mill Crematorium 15.30. We will be arranging a celebration of her life when we are able. Donations can be made to Plymouth Dialysis Centre care of Coop Funeralcare Plymstock. Maggie you are now free from pain and at rest love and miss you Dall and Fly XXX
Maggie To our dear mum We little knew that morning that god was going to call your name, In life we loved you dearly, in death we do the same, It broke our hearts to lose you, you did not go alone, For part of us went with you, the day god called you home, You left us peaceful memories, your love is still our guide, And though we cannot see you, you are always at our side, Our family chain is broken, and nothing seems the same, But as god calls us one by one, the chain will link again. With all our love David and Debbie XX To Dear Grandma, With tearful eyes We watched you and saw you pass away and although we love you dearly we could not make you stay. Loving you forever forgetting you never. All our love Sam, Abby, Elly, James and James. XX Hugs and kisses Great Grandma Love Jude and Dolly XX
Aged 89 Born at Brazacott near Launceston. Loving mother of Julian, wife of the late Nigel and daughter of the late William and Louisa. Service to be held at St Edward’s Church, Eggbuckland on 25th September 2020 at 10.30am (to be streamed live on YouTube & Facebook) thence burial in the Churchyard. Service to be led by the Rev Chris Routledge and members of the congregation of St Edward’s. No flowers by request, donations if desired made payable to either Gables Dogs & Cats Home or NHS Charities Together may be made online at wcpltd.com or sent to Walter C. Parson Plympton, PL7 1QW Tel: 01752 343848
Death is a pain no one can heal, love is a memory no one can steal. With love Nina, Don, Viv, Bri, Lin & families x
Retired Police Officer, sadly passed away 17th September 2020 aged 82 years. Much loved husband of Valerie, treasured father of Mark and Tina (deceased) and daughter-in-law Beverley. Fun and loving grandfather to all his grandchildren. Loved forever and greatly missed. A private funeral service will be held at Ford Park Cemetery on Wednesday 30th September at 1.30pm. Family flowers only, donations in lieu can be made for the work St Luke’s Hospice, Plymouth via www.funeral-notices.co.uk Enquiries to: Knapman Family Independent Funeral Directors 20 Mannamead Road Plymouth PL4 7AA Tel: 01752 603552
Nee Eustice Passed away peacefully at Seymour Court Nursing Home on 10th September 2020. Much loved mother of Marlene and Richard, sister to Betty and John, grandmother to Thomas and Rebecca. Funeral service to be held at Weston Mill Crematorium on Friday 25th September at 12.15pm. Any floral tributes to be delivered to Plymouth & District Funeral Services, Tel. 01752 407100
Ruth Mary Toy
Passed away at Seymour Court Nursing Home on Thursday 17th September 2020, aged 82 years. Beloved wife of Leo, loving mum of Beverly, Martyn & Geoffrey (deceased), mother-in-law to Pete & Sue, and grandmother to Corrine. She will be sadly missed by all her family. A private funeral service will take place at Weston Mill Crematorium on Thursday 1st October. Family flowers only please. All enquiries to Co-op Funeralcare, 12-14 Morshead Road, Crownhill, Plymouth, PL6 5AJ. Tel: (01752) 303830
On Sept 11th 2020 at Derriford Hospital age 95 years. Much loved husband of the (late) Joan and Father to the (late) Josephine, Joani and son in law Roger. Will be sadly missed. A private funeral will be held at Efford Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations may be given to Soroptimist International Plymouth All enquiries to: Coop Funeralcare Plymstock 01752482900
Evelyn Ruby Wills
Ruby Passed away peacefully after a short illness at Derriford Hospital on 21st September 2020 aged 102 years. A much loved Mum, Gran, Great-Gran, friend and neighbour. Sleep well. All enquiries to Co-op Funeralcare, Glen Road, Plympton, Plymouth, PL7 2DE. Tel: 01752 208059
1940 – 2020 Sadly passed away peacefully. Loving wife to Ron, bestest mum ever to Debbie and Tracey, wonderful nan and great-nan to all her grandchildren. Loved unconditionally, never to be forgotten. Rest In peace. Private family funeral.
My sister. Remembering you is easy Jean, I do it every day. It’s just the pain of losing you, that will not go away. Love and miss you always Linda, Paul, Lee, Lyndsey, Finley and Darcie R.I.P xxx
Never more than a thought away, Love and miss you every day. From Patsy, Alan, and the boys xxxx
Those we love the most never go away, they still walk beside us each day. Christine and Family xx
24th September 1990 Thinking of our darling Rebecca on her birthday. Loved and remembered always. Mummy, Daddy, Connor, Asha and Luke xxxxx
Keith Alan Daly
Birthday wishes to you, dear son. Remembering with love the times passed we helped you celebrate. Love and miss you every day. Mum, Dad and Family xxx
David Horace Ham
Happy birthday up in heaven, from your wife here down below. I love you and miss you and want to let you know. Love always Barb. xxx
81 Today! 25.09.1939 – 11.09.2019 Thinking of you on your birthday, with sadness in our hearts, for a very special someone, from whom we had to part. Love Always Daughter Michelle, Son In Law Peter, Grandchildren Peppar, PJ, Ryan & Great Grandchildren Ellis & Tilly xxxxxxxx
nee Baskerville In loving memory of a dear wife, mum and nan. Doris died 20th September 2018. Mum, your smile is gone forever and your hand we cannot touch, we have so many memories of a mum we love so much. Your memory is our keepsake with which we will never part, God has you in his keeping but we have you in our hearts. So sadly missed by all your loving family xx
Lynch Passed away 30/09/10. Loved and missed every day. Your loving Husband Graham xxxx