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Christine WEBB

December 1947 - May 2021
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Suddenly on 29th May 2021 aged 73 years. Much loved Mother of Louise and Sharron. Funeral service to take place at High Street Methodist Church, Witney on Tuesday 22nd June at 1pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Thames Valley Air Ambulance, may be sent c/o Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors Ltd, 135 Burwell Drive, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5LP. Tel: 01993 702000.

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Funeral Date:
22nd June, 2021 1:00pm
Funeral Location:
The Methodist Church, High Street, Witney, UK

Frederick (Rick) Rickards, Sqn. Ldr. RAF retired

August 1929 - May 2021
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Rick took his final flight from this world aged 91 on 31st May 2021. Beloved and devoted husband to Kathleen and loving father to Julie and Stephen. Rick will be greatly missed by all who knew, respected, and loved him. Kathleen, Julie and Stephen, his close family and four grandchildren will dearly miss their Grumpy. Private cremation, no flowers, however donations if desired to Alzheimer's Society or RAF Benevolent Fund may be sent c/o Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors Ltd, 135 Burwell Drive, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5LP. Tel: 01993 702000.

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Eamon BULL

February 1960 - May 2021
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Of Leafield

Sadly passed away on Thursday 27th May 2021, aged 61. He was very well known for his love of vintage items and successfully ran West Oxon Steam and Vintage Show held in Ducklington. He also had a huge passion for ska dancing and was known worldwide as being part of The Twotone Brothers. He was the best Dad, Son, Brother and Partner and very much loved. He will leave a huge hole in the hearts of his family and friends. His funeral is to take place in St Michael’s & All Angels Church, Leafield on Wednesday 16th June at 2pm. Due to Covid restrictions numbers are limited within the church, but please feel free to pay your respects whilst Eamon is on his final journey coming up Witney Lane. Any donations are welcome and will be gratefully received by Katharine House Hospice may be sent c/o Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors Ltd, 135 Burwell Drive, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5LP. Tel: 01993 702000. www.petersmithandson.co.uk

Funeral Date:
16th June, 2021 2:00pm
Funeral Location:
St Michael's and all angles church leafield, oxfordshire

DAY Mary Joan

March 1940 - May 2021
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Passed away peacefully in the early hours of Saturday 22nd May 2021, aged 81 years.

A much loved and devoted Partner, Mum, Nan and Great Nan. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

Funeral service will take place at Ducklington Church on Wednesday 9th June at 11.00 a.m..

Family flowers only but donations in lieu for The Stroke Ward at the John Radcliffe Hospital (cheques payable to Oxford Hospital Charities) may be sent c/o Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors Ltd, 135 Burwell Drive, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5LP. Tel: 01993 702000.

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COOKE John Frederick

May 1934 - May 2021
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formerly of Elmstead Market and Colchester, sadly passed away on 29th May 2021, aged 87 at the J R Hospital, Oxford after a long illness.

Much loved Husband to Irene, Brother, Brother-in-Law and Uncle.

Private family cremation will take place.

Donations if desired for ward 7A J R Hospital may be sent c/o Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors Ltd, 135 Burwell Drive, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5LP. Tel: 01993 702000.

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Vera Irene HAZELL

March 1930 - May 2021
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(née Godfrey) passed away peacefully on 20th May aged 91 years.

A much loved Mum, Mother-in-Law, Nan, Great Nan, Friend and Neighbour. She will be greatly missed by all.

A private funeral service will take place on Monday 7th June.

Family flowers only but donations in lieu may be made to Smile Train.

All enquiries c/o Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors Ltd, 135 Burwell Drive, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5LP. Tel: 01993 702000. www.petersmithandson.co.uk

Ronald "Ron" HUGHES

September 1941 - May 2021
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Suddenly on 19th May 2021, aged 79 years.

Much loved Husband of Bonnie, loving Dad to Jayne and Phil
and devoted Grandad and Great Grandad.

Larger than life and twice as funny.

Private funeral service has taken place.

Dates for a wake to follow.

All enquiries c/o Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors Ltd, 135
Burwell Drive, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5LP. Tel: 01993 702000.

George Frederick TOOLEY

September 1938 - May 2021
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passed away peacefully after a short illness on 11th May at Freeland House aged 82 years.

Loving husband to the late Jill, Father to Mark and special Friend to Pauline

He will be sadly missed by all. A private funeral service will take place on Wednesday 2nd June.

Family flowers only but donations in lieu to Dementia UK may be sent c/o Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors Ltd, 135 Burwell Drive, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5LP. Tel: 01993 702000.

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GODFREY Ivy

May 1939 - May 2021
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“ Bubbles “ Ivy Joan Peacefully at the John Radcliffe Hospital on 5th May 2021 aged 81 years.

Loving Wife of the late Norman, she will be greatly missed by all her family and her many friends.

Funeral Service to take place on Wednesday 26th May at 11.30 at St Bartholomew’s Church Ducklington with a limit 50 people

Family flowers only please donations for Sobell House if desired may be sent

c/o Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors Ltd, 135 Burwell Drive, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5LP. Tel: 01993 702000.

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WOODWARD Keith

May 1949 - May 2021
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of Blakes Avenue, Witney, Passed away peacefully on Wednesday 12th May 2021 after a short illness aged 71 years, surrounded by family.

A devoted husband to Denise, loving father to Stephen, Richard and Chris and Grampy to Rhys, Jade, Amber, Ben, Zack, Mackenzie and Ezra.

The funeral service will take place at St. Mary’s Church, Church Green, Witney on Tuesday 1st June at 2pm.

The procession will pass by The Plough (High Street, Witney) on the way to the church, to commemorate his 12 year stint as Landlord.

Keith will be laid to rest in Windrush Cemetery at the conclusion of the church service.

If anyone is considering sending flowers, the family would welcome donations to Cancer Research UK instead.

These may be sent c/o Peter Smith & Son Funeral Directors Ltd, 135 Burwell Drive, Witney, Oxon, OX28 5LP. Tel: 01993 702000. www.petersmithandson.co.uk

PITT Alison

December 1966 - May 2021
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of Witney

NHS Nurse - 36yrs

 

Passed away peacefully in the early hours of Thursday May 13th, 2021, aged 54 years.

 

Much loved wife, mum, sister, daughter, friend, and colleague. Will be sadly missed by those whose lives she touched and gave so much and asked for so little in return. You will be remembered and carried in our hearts always.

Due to current government restrictions, a private funeral service will take place.

Family flowers only

Donations to Sobell House https://justgiving.com/fundraising/alison-pitt1966

 

All enquiries c/o Peter Smith & Son, Funeral Directors Ltd, 135 Burwell Drive, Witney, OX28 5LP Tel: 01993 702000

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