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() O' CONNOR...

O' CONNOR Patrick, of Taunton. Former landlord of the Railway Inn passed away peacefully at st Margaret's Hospice on 18th December 2008 aged 65 years, after a long illness. Beloved husband of Cindy and much loved father of Adam, Robin and Sharon and grandfather to Charlotte. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 9th January 2009 at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only please but donations if desired may be sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7PW. 

() THORNE William...

THORNE William Henry passed away at Dene Barton Community Hospital on Saturday 13th December 2008, aged 91 years; he will be sadly missed by all his family. The funeral service will take place at The Temple Methodist Church, Taunton on Tuesday 6th January at 12.00 noon followed by cremation at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Temple Methodist Church may be left at the service or alternatively may be sent to E. White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors 138/ 139, East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

() BAKER Edwin...

BAKER Edwin Charles of Obridge, Taunton, passed peacefully away at St Margaret's Hospice on Saturday 20th December 2008, aged 71 years. A much loved husband, dad and great-grandad who will be greatly missed. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 30th December at 11.30am. All friends welcome. Family flowers only, but donations if desired for St Margaret's Hospice may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() SHIPWAY Maureen...

SHIPWAY Maureen Hilda passed peacefully away at Cedar Lodge Care Home, Taunton on Tuesday 16th December 2008, aged 82 years. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium today Wednesday 24th December at 11.30am. Flowers or if preferred donations for the Alzheimer's Society may be sent to E. White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139, East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. The family wish to thank Cedar Lodge for the care and kindness shown to Maureen. 

() BESLEY Mary...

BESLEY Mary of Spencer Avenue, Taunton, passed peacefully away at Netherclay House, Bishops Hull, on 19th December 2008, aged 79 years. The funeral service takes place at St Andrew's Church, Rowbarton, on Tuesday 6th January at 11.45am, followed by cremation. No flowers by request, but donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5EB. 

() WYATT Jean...

WYATT Jean of Lyngford Place, Taunton passed suddenly away at her home on Saturday 20th December 2008 aged 76 years. A much loved mother to Paul and grandmother to Abigail, Benjamin, Rachel and Jonathan. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 31st December at 12.00 noon. Any enquiries to Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street Taunton, TA1 1TP. Tel: (01823) 321077. 

() BERE David...

BERE David John, peacefully at home on 19th December 2008. Much loved husband, father and grandfather. Funeral at St Joseph's Church, Bridgwater on 31st December at midday. Family flowers only. Donations to St Margaret's Hospice. 

() HIGGINS Keith...

HIGGINS Keith Douglas of Priorswood, Taunton, suddenly on 13th December 2008 aged 54 years. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 30th December at 12.30pm. No flowers please but donations if desired for SURE may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA11TP. 

() GOODCHILD Roger...

GOODCHILD Roger of North Petherton passed away at his home on 21st December, aged 67 years. Loving partner of Tracy, father to Jeremy and grandfather to Yana and Rohan. Roger will greatly be missed by all his family, friends, colleagues and patients. The funeral service to be held at St Mary's Church, North Petherton on Friday 2nd January at 10.30am followed by cremation at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice, Taunton, Marie Curie Cancer Care and North Petherton Surgery Equipment Fund may be sent to A W Waterjohns and Son, Clare Street, North Petherton, TA6 6RG 

() JENKINS Bill...

JENKINS Bill of Ruishton, passed peacefully away on December 17th, aged 76 years, with his wife and daughter by his side. Loving husband to Enid and loving father of Linda and grandad to Josh. The funeral service to be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday December 30th at 12.00noon. The family request no black please. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for the Lewy Body Society may be sent to Nigel. K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. 

() MANSELL Olive...

MANSELL Olive May passed peacefully away at Chelston Park Nursing Home, Wellington on 21st December 2008 aged 97 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 5th January 2009 at 11.30am. All enquiries c/o Funeral Directors Nigel. K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton. Tel (01823) 338369. 

() HOPKINS Michael...

HOPKINS Michael (Mike) of Tone Bridge House, Creech St Michael passed suddenly away at his home after a long illness on 20th December 2008 aged 79 years. Sadly missed by all his loving family. The funeral service takes place at St Michael's Church, Creech St Michael on Tuesday 30th December at 10.00am. Family flowers only but donations if desired for the Stroke Association may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel. K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5EB. 

() WOOD Kathleen...

WOOD Kathleen May (Kate) formerly of Raswell Farm, Broomfield, passed peacefully away on December 16th aged 84 years. A loving Mum to Gordon and Liz, Jenny and Mark and a loving Granny and Great Granny. The funeral service to be held at St Mary and All Saints Church, Broomfield on Monday December 29th at 12 noon. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for The Alzheimer's Society may be sent to A.W Waterjohns & Son, Clare Street, North Petherton, TA6 6RG. 

() CLAYTON John...

CLAYTON John formerly of Beech Hill, Wellington passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 20th December 2008 aged 83 years. Much loved father of Christine and Jane. Grandfather of Mark, Stacey and Emma, Martin and Vanessa. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 6th January at 10.00am. Flowers may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel. K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5EB. 

() GADD Phyllis...

GADD Phyllis of Upton, suddenly but peacefully at her home on 16th December 2008, aged 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Clarence Gadd. Funeral service to take place at St James Parish Church, Upton, on Monday 29th December at 2.00pm, followed by burial. Flowers or donations if desired for St James Church may be sent c/o Anthony James, Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN. Tel: (01984) 624149. 

() WEBBER Dulcie....

WEBBER Dulcie. Passed away suddenly at home on 17th December 2008, aged 84 years. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.The funeral service will take place at St Mary's Church, Hemyock on Wednesday, 24th December at 11am followed by cremation at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Devon Air Ambulance, c/o Pring & Son Funeral Directors, Culmstock Road, Hemyock, Cullompton, Devon EX15 3RJ. 

() COUSINS Des....

COUSINS Des. Suddenly at home on 14th December. Much loved husband of the late Joan, beloved father of Dawn and grandfather of Fleur and Joel. Funeral service at Taunton Crematorium on Friday 19th December at 10am. Family flowers only by request. 

() SEARLE Edwin...

SEARLE Edwin (known as Eddie) passed away at his home in Wellington on Friday 12th December 2008 aged 81 years. Loving husband of Jean, father of Pamela and Deborah and grandfather of Emily, Hannah, Rachel, Cherry and Stuart. Service will take place at St. John The Baptist Church, Wellington on Monday 22nd December at 12.45 pm followed by cremation at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for the Gurkha Welfare Trust may be given at the service or forwarded c/o Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors, High Street, Wellington, TA21 8RF. 

() STANSMORE Helen,...

STANSMORE Helen, peacefully at home on 11th December 2008. Loving Mum of Janet, Alyson and John and grandmother to Rachael. Sadly missed by all her family and many friends. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 22nd December at 11.30am. Family flowers only, but donations if desired to R.S.P.C.A c/o Hedley Price Funeral Directors, Mart Road, Minehead TA24 5BJ. Tel: 01643 703111.  

() HUBBARD Elizabeth...

HUBBARD Elizabeth Mary, aged 86 years. Much loved wife of Dr Mark Hubbard. Unexpectedly on Monday December 8th 2008. Deeply missed by the whole family. Funeral on Thursday December 18th at 12.30pm in St Michaels and All Angels Church, Caldecote followed by cremation at Cambridge City Crematorium in the East Chapel at 1.45pm. No flowers please. Donations made payable to Caldecote Parish Church would be welcomed and may be sent c/o Cambridge Funeral Services Ltd, 617 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, CB5 8PA. Tel: 01223 415255. At a later date the ashes will be interred in St Mary's Church Yard, Cossington Near Bridgwater. 

() POCOCK Ron,...

POCOCK Ron, better known as 'Taff', passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on December 8th, aged 77 years. Beloved husband, dad and friend, he will be long and sorely missed. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday, 22nd December at 12 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations to the Royal British Legion can be left at the service or sent c/o Funeral Directors M. Regan, Pound Hill Cottage, Knapp, North Curry, Taunton TA3 6BH, 01823 490224.  

() STACEY Barbara...

STACEY Barbara Joyce (Sukie) passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 14th December 2008, aged 85 years. Beloved wife of Bernard and a dearly loved mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 19th December at 10.30am. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for Somerset Unit Radiotherapy Equipment (SURE) may be given at the service or alternatively may be sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.  

() CHESTER Marjorie...

CHESTER Marjorie Felicity of Taunton passed away at her home on
Thursday 11th December 2008, aged 65 years, loved wife of John, mother of Stephen and Mark and grandmother of Frank. The funeral service will take place at St. Mary Magdalene Church Taunton today Thursday 18th December at 2.30pm, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only by request, donations in memory of Marjorie for MIND may be given at the service or sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139, East Reach Taunton TA1 3HN.  

() ADAMS Lilian...

ADAMS Lilian of Creech Heathfield passed away peacefully on December 15th 2008 aged 94 years. Funeral service to be held on Monday 22nd December at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 9.30am. Leonard E Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY. Tel: 01823 272122. 

() DORE Christine...

DORE Christine of West Street Dunster passed away suddenly at home on 10th December 2008 aged 77 years. A lovely lady who will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to be held at Minehead United Reform Church on 22nd December at 1.00pm. Family flowers only but donations in memory of Christine are being received for Diabetes UK and The United Reform Church and can be left at the service or sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW. 01823 272139. 

() PEARCE Eileen,...

PEARCE Eileen, passed away peacefully at Immacolata House, Langport on December 12th aged 90 years . Beloved wife of Fred, and Mother to Pamela and Richard, Grandmother to Tiffany and Robert and Great-grandmother to Ashley and Kaitlyn The funeral service will take place on Monday December 22nd at Taunton Crematorium at 1 pm. Family flowers only please, but donations in lieu if desired for the Alzheimer's Society by retiring collection or c/o The Funeral Director Philip Peppard, Langport and District Funeral Services, The Old Bank Building, Langport TA10  

() DERBE Iris...

DERBE Iris Mary of Spencer Avenue passed away peacefully at home on 14th December 2008 aged 88 years. Much loved mum, mother in law and nanny. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 23rd December at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be left at the service or sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare. 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW. 01823 272139 

() MACASKILL Suddenly...

MACASKILL Suddenly on December 12th, 2008, Louise (Marshall) Macaskill of London in her 43rd year. Beloved wife and best friend of David Macaskill. Loving mother of Megan and Matthew. Cherished daughter of Ray and Gloria Marshall of Sidmouth, England and daughter-in-law of George and Margaret Macaskill of Woodstock. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Cremation has taken place. A celebration of Louise’s life will be held at the Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Thursday, December 18th, 2008 at 7.00pm, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be made at condolences@
westview
funeralchapel.com. 

() GOULD Gwen,...

GOULD Gwen, of Priorswood, passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 10th December 2008, aged 81 years, she will be sadly missed by all her loving family and those who knew her. A service of thanksgiving for Gwen will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 19th December at 3.30pm. Please do not feel obligated to wear black or to dress in formal attire. Family flowers only but donations for the Diabetic Association are being received by the Funeral Directors, Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.  

() TURNER Cyril...

TURNER Cyril Bernard, of Axbridge, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 11th December 2008, aged 80 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 23rd December at 11.00 am. Flowers may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. Tel: 01823 338369.  

() CORNISH Roy...

CORNISH Roy of Eastleigh Road, Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Friday 12th December 2008 aged 87 years. A much loved brother of Pat, uncle to David and June, Great uncle to Sarah, Michael, James and Morgan and a great friend to Mavis. Funeral service to take place at St Johns Church, Staplegrove on Friday 19th December at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() PEACH Jackie...

PEACH Jackie of Hestercombe, Taunton passed peacefully away at St Margaret's Somerset Hospice on Friday 12th December 2008 aged 63 years. A much loved Mother of Mark her devoted son, greatly missed by all who knew her. Funeral service to take place at St John's Church, Park Street, Taunton on Friday 19th December at 10.30am. Family flowers only by request but donations if desired for St Margaret's Hospice (Taunton) may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street Taunton, TA1 1TP.  

() HILLIER Dave...

HILLIER Dave (David John) of Bishops Lydeard passed suddenly away at his home on Monday 15th December 2008, aged 44 years. A dearly loved son of Elaine, brother of Yvonne and Louise, brother-in-law to Mark and Spencer and a much loved uncle to Robert, Jon, Lewis, Katie and Aaron. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 23rd December at 11.30am. Flowers or donations if desired for the PDSA may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() FRY William...

FRY William John "Jack" passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton on 8th December 2008, aged 72 years. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium (Today) Thursday 18th December at 3.00pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. In loving memory of a much loved husband, dad and grandad.  

() PRYDE Janet...

PRYDE Janet of Wiveliscombe died peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 10th December 2008, aged 67 years. Wife of the late George Pryde, beloved mother of Sam and devoted grandmother of Pippa and Jemima, she will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. A service of thanksgiving will be held at St Andrew's Parish Church, Wiveliscombe, on Monday 22nd December at 10.30am. Family flowers only, but for those wishing to remember Janet, donations for Ups and Downs (a charity that is of great support to the family and to Pippa) may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. Tel: (01823) 338369. 

() NACEY John...

NACEY John of Thales and JPG Disco passed peacefully away at Musgrove park Hospital, Taunton on Monday 15th December 2008 aged 52 years. A much loved father and brother. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 19th December at 9.30am followed by burial. Flowers or donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. 

() PENDLETON Christine...

PENDLETON Christine of Upper Holway Road, Taunton passed peacefully away at her home on 14th December 2008 aged 58 years. A dearly beloved wife of Peter, loving mum to Ryan and Paul and nanny to Eve, Archie, Charlie, Jaimie, and Rosie. She will be greatly missed by all her family and many friends. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 23rd December at 12.30pm. Family flowers only have been requested but for those wishing to remember Christine donations for the MacMillan nurses may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.  

() GADD Phyllis...

GADD Phyllis of Upton, Taunton, peacefully but suddenly at her home on 16th December 2008. Beloved wife of the late Clarence Gadd. Funeral service to take place at St James' Parish Church, Upton. Any enquiries regarding funeral arrangements to Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe TA4 2PN. Tel: 01984 624149.  

() CULVERWELL Stanley...

CULVERWELL Stanley James of Winchester Street Taunton passed away peacefully at home on 9th December 2008 aged 87 years. A beloved husband of June, father of David, Andrew, Geoffrey and grandfather of Hayley, Laura and Robbie. Also missed by daughters in law Shelley and Gail. Sadly missed by us all. Rest in peace. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 19th December at 2.30pm. Family flowers only but donations in memory of Stan are being received for The Royal British Legion, and can be left at the service or sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW. 01823 272139. 

() FLATT Hugh....

FLATT Hugh. December 7th 2008, after a short stay in Williton Hospital, five months after his wife Doris. Aged 91 years. A memorial meeting is to be held Saturday 31st January 2009 at The Quaker Meeting House, Wellington, at 2.30pm. If you are planning to attend, please contact Jane 01984 624898.  

() WHITE Kenneth...

WHITE Kenneth John of Taunton passed away peacefully on 2nd December 2008 at Musgrove Park hospital aged 81 years. Funeral service to be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 11th December at 10.00 am. Family flowers only. Donations for S.U.R.E c/o Leonard E Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY.  

() SATTLER Sonia...

SATTLER Sonia passed away suddenly on 7th December 2008 aged 67 years. Will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service will take place at Wellington Methodist Church on Thursday 18th December at 2.00pm followed by interment at Wellington cemetery. Floral tributes or donations to the RNLI or Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance may be sent c/o Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors, High Street, Wellington, TA21 8RF. 

() STOREY Isabelle...

STOREY Isabelle (Izzy) died December 2008 aged 88. Funeral arrangements being made for 19th December. Enquiries: Green Undertakings 01984 632285. 

() GIBBONS Eric...

GIBBONS Eric Roy. Suddenly at home in Wellington. Beloved son of the late Cyril and Daisy and loved brother of the late Terry. Funeral arrangements to be decided, but the service will take place at Upottery. All enquiries to Des Hawkins, Paul Fudge Funeral Directors, Wellington. Tel: (01823) 662363. 

() FIELD Frederick...

FIELD Frederick Joseph (Fred), formerly of Bishops Lydeard passed peacefully away at Weston Super Mare General Hospital on Thursday 4th December 2008, aged 78 years. Funeral service is to take place on Monday 15th December at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 3.00pm. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory of Fred for the Children's Ward at Musgrove Park Hospital can be left at the service or sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton TA2 7PW. 

() MCBRIDE Barbara...

MCBRIDE Barbara Ethel (Mac), passed peacefully away on December 2nd, aged 90 years. Mother of Janie and mother-in-law to Michael. Funeral service at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 12th December at 2.30pm. Enquiries to Grandfield & Son, Funeral Directors, Nether Stowey. Tel: 01278 732219. 

() VENN Dennis...

VENN Dennis formerly of Newley Farm on 5th December 2008 aged 94 years. A service of remembrance and praise at Taunton Baptist Church, Silver Street, Taunton on Monday 15th December 2008 at 2.15pm. 

() Morgan Constance,...

Morgan Constance, widow of George Woosnam Morgan, died peacefully at home on 6th December. Funeral at All Saints Wootton Courtenay 12 noon Wednesday 17th December.
 

() RICHARDS Gerald...

RICHARDS Gerald Ernest of Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Friday 5th December 2008 aged 74 years. A beloved dad, great grandad, great great grandad and good friend who will be sadly missed by all. Funeral service to take place on Monday 15th December at Taunton Deane Cemetery Chapel at 11.00 am followed by interment. Family flowers only by request. Donations in memory of Gerald for Cancer Research U.K can be left at the service or sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW.  

() GOSS Madeline...

GOSS Madeline passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 3rd December 2008, aged 82 years, she will be sadly missed by all her family. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 16th December at 1.00pm. Donations if desired for The British Heart Foundation may be sent to E. White & Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139, East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. 

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