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() KEATING Eileen,...

KEATING Eileen, (née Cornish) of Enmore Road, Taunton, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 27th of December 2010, aged 67 years. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 11th of January at 10am. All enquiries regarding donations c/o the funeral directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton. Tel 01823 338369.

() BARTON. Anthony...

BARTON. Anthony Brooke died peacefully 26th December 2010 aged 79 after a long illness. Husband of Rosanna, loved father of Daniel and Thomas and grandfather of Charlie, Molly and Elene. Will be much missed. Funeral at Taunton Deane Crematorium 4th January at 4pm. Family flowers only, donations in memory of Tony to Amnesty International c/o Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, TA3 5EB.

() FARLEY Janette...

FARLEY Janette (Jan) of The Cottage, Halse, Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 21st December 2010, aged 70 years. Beloved Wife of John, a much loved Mother of Anita, Ambrose and Jacquie and a dear Grandmother of James, Katherine and Grace. Funeral Service to take place at Bathealton Parish Church on Thursday 6th January 2011 at 11.30am, followed by private cremation. Flowers or donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN.

() KEYTE. Leslie...

KEYTE. Leslie MBE. Beloved father and grandpa, formerly of Trull, died peacefully late on Christmas day at St Margaret's Hospice Bishops Hull. Funeral service at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 7th January 2011 at 10am, followed by a celebration of Leslie's life at The Meryan House Hotel, Bishops Hull. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for St Margaret's Hospice may be left at the chapel or sent to Grandfield and Son, Funeral Directors, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, TA5 1HZ.

() STEPHENS Peacefully...

STEPHENS Peacefully on December 23rd. Thomasina aged 85 years, beloved wife of the late Gerry, much loved Mum of Dermot and Anthony, the Gran of Emma, Lisa and Leon. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium onThursday 6th January at 11.30am. Family flowers only please but Memorial donations for the Children's Hospice South West, may be sent to Pring & Son, Funeral Directors, Hemyock, EX15 3RJ

() BARRATT Mike...

BARRATT Mike of Cromwell Road. Passed away suddenly at home on the 19th December 2010, aged 69 years. Much loved husband of Jill, dear dad to David and Lee, Paul, Mat and Ian, much loved grandad to Aysling and Niall and great grandad to Freya. Will be deeply missed by all. Funeral service takes place on Thursday January the 6th at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 11.00am. Family flowers only by request please.

() HASTE Freda...

HASTE Freda Dorothy of North Petherton, passed away suddenly on 25th December, aged 74 years, loving mum and nan. The funeral service to be held at St Peter's Church, North Newton, on Wednesday 5th January at 11.30am, followed by burial in the Churchyard. Flowers or donations for the Beacon Centre Fund may be sent to A W Waterjohns and Son, Clare Street, North Petherton, Bridgwater, TA6 6RG.

() HOLT. Benjamin...

HOLT. Benjamin Thomas. Formerly of West Monkton, passed peacefully away at Mountbatten Nursing Home on 23rd December 2010, aged 93 years. A beloved dad who will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service takes place Monday 10th January 2011 at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 11am. Family flowers only by request. A retiring collection in memory of Benjamin for West Monkton Parish Church or alternatively send c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Rd, Taunton, TA2 7PW.

() HITCHEN Janet...

HITCHEN Janet passed away peacefully on 19th December 2010 at Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton, aged 80 years. Funeral service will take place at St Johns Church, Staplegrove on Tuesday 4th January 2011 at 11am followed by private cremation. Family flowers only but donations if desired for "Breathe Easy" may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() WOODVINE. Joan...

WOODVINE. Joan Irene passed away peacefully at Calway House, Taunton on 23rd December 2010 aged 89 years. Dearly loved mother to Geoffrey and Jill and grandmother to Edward, Caitlin and Rowena. Funeral service will take place today, Thursday 30th December at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Joan for The Alzheimer's Society may be given at the service or forwarded c/o Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors, 95 Galmington Road, Taunton, TA1 5NP.

() MOON Pat...

MOON Pat of Wilton, Taunton, passed peacefully away at St Margaret's Somerset Hospice on Tuesday 21st December 2010, aged 80 years. Beloved wife of Tom and a much loved mother and grandmother. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 31st December at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please by request, but donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

() SHIER Melvyn...

SHIER Melvyn Douglas of Taunton, passed away at his home on Thursday 23rd December 2010 aged 64 years. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium Chapel on Wednesday 5th January 2011 at 11.30am followed by interment. Family flowers only by request but donations in memory of Melvyn for 'British Heart Foundation' may be given at the service or sent to E White and Son, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() TRICKER. Kenneth...

TRICKER. Kenneth Lee of Curry Rivel passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton on 17th December 2010 aged 73. Much loved father, grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral service at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 31st December at 10.30am. Family flowers only. Donations if desired made payable to Cancer Research UK may be forwarded to Forsey and Son, Funeral Directors, Pound Pool, Somerton, TA11 6LZ.

() SOUTH Colin....

SOUTH Colin. Suddenly at his home in Chard on the 10th of December. A dearly loved brother, he will be missed so much by all his family. His funeral service has taken place. A memorial service will take place in Chard at a date to be announced. Very grateful thanks to all his carers over many years. Thanks are expressed for a comforting and uplifting service given by Warwick Lydiate and also to Nigel Ford and all his staff for all their help at this sad time.

() SYMES. Maisie....

SYMES. Maisie. Passed away peacefully on 21st December 2010, aged 93 years. Formerly of the Crown and Sceptre Hotel, Taunton. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service at Weston Crematorium on Friday January 7th at 11.30am. Family flowers only, donations, if desired to Save The Children, c/o Mason's Funeral Directors, 47 Drove Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 3NN.

() MASLAND Helen...

MASLAND Helen formerly of Milverton, passed away after an illness borne with great dignity at Musgrove Park Hospital on 17th December 2010, aged 71 years. Beloved wife of David and a dedicated and respected mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. A service of thanksgiving will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium, this will be followed by burial. For those wishing to remember Helen, donations for RNLI or the Devon and Somerset Air Ambulance may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB. The family would like to express their sincere thanks to all who have cared for Helen at The Beacon Centre at Musgrove Park Hospital, please accept this as a personal acknowledgement.

() LINDSAY Robert...

LINDSAY Robert William of Upton St Leonards, Gloucestershire, died 12th December 2010 after a long illness at Longfield Manor Nursing Home, Sussex. Beloved husband of the late Rita, father to Peter and Simon, and grandfather to Charlie and Jacob. Funeral service and cremation at Gloucester Crematorium on 7th January 2011 at 12 noon. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired may be sent for the Salvation Army c/o SC and BS Cocks, Funeral Directors, 59 Hucclecote Road, Gloucester GL3 3TL.

() MARTIN Millicent...

MARTIN Millicent Mary formerly Barnes (née Hotchkis) of Taunton previously of East Africa and originally of Leigh Court, Angersleigh Taunton, died on 27th November 2010. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 5th January at 12 noon. Please send flowers c/o Nigel K Ford, Funeral Directors, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

() WITNEY Jean...

WITNEY Jean of Lambrook Way, Taunton passed suddenly but peacefully away at her home on 16th December 2010; aged 73 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 7th January at 11.30am. No black attire by request. Family flowers only have been requested but for those wishing to remember Jean, donations for Children with Leukaemia (Great Ormond Street Hospital) may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5EB.

() RALPH. Alan...

RALPH. Alan William of Dunkeswell Abbey passed peacefully away after a short illness at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton on December 20th aged 85 years. All enquiries to W H Berry and Son. Funeral Directors, Brookfield, Churchstanton, Telephone 01823 601386.

() WARREN Bernard...

WARREN Bernard Charles of Taunton, passed away at his home on Monday 20th December 2010 aged 82 years. The funeral service will take place at All Saints Church, Trull on Tuesday 4th January 2011 at 2.00pm followed by a private cremation. Immediate family flowers by request but donations in memory of Bernard for 'All Saints Church, Trull' or 'The Beacon Centre Musgrove Park Hospital' may be given at the service or sent to E White and Son, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() PARISH. Walter...

PARISH. Walter John (Jack). Owing to the recent weather conditions, the funeral of the above has had to be rearranged for Friday 31st December at 1pm at The Crematorium.

() PIPER. Reverend...

PIPER. Reverend Kenneth John of Brent Knoll, formerly headmaster of Wellsprings Primary School, passed peacefully away at home on December 19th 2010, aged 81 years. Beloved husband to Pam, loving dad of Mary, dog lover and friend to many. Unforgettable, unforgotten. The funeral service takes place at the Parish Church of St Michael, Brent Knoll, on Friday December 31st at 2.00pm followed by interment. Only clergy taking part are to be robed. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for The British Lung Foundation or Combat Stress, may be sent to Ashley Edwards Funeral Directors, 10 Church Street, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 3AF. Telephone 01278 794304

() WEBB Ronald...

WEBB Ronald of Milverton. Aged 79 years passed away peacefully at home on the 10th December. Much loved husband, dad and grandad to Jinnie (Thelma), Graham, Colin and their families and friends. Funeral is Wednesday 29th December at 11am at Milverton Church. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for PDSA and British Legion to, Paul Fudge, 3 Cups Yard, Bullford, Wellington, Somerset TA21 8DE

() JONES Cynthia...

JONES Cynthia of Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital after a short illness on 18th December 2010. A much loved mum and grandma. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 29th December at 1:30pm. Family flowers only have been requested but donations if desired for SURE may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB

() MARTINE-MURPHY Tania...

MARTINE-MURPHY Tania of Ilminster Road, Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 16th December 2010, aged 24 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 6th January at 12.00. All enquiries c/o the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton. Tel: 01823 338369.

() WADE John...

WADE John of Tudor Park, Cheddon Fitzpaine passed peacefully away at his home on 18th December 2010; aged 81 years. A dearly beloved husband of Jose and a much loved father and grandfather who will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 30th December at 11.00, followed by a thanksgiving service at Canon Street Pentecostal Church at 12.30pm where all friends are welcome to attend. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Action overseas may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

() FISHER Joyce,...

FISHER Joyce, passed peacefully away at Ruishton Court Nursing Home on Tuesday 14th December 2010, aged 85 years. A dearly loved mother to Derek and Neil and a much loved grandmother. The funeral service took place on Wednesday 22nd December. Grateful thanks to all the staff of Ruishton Court Nursing Home for their care and attention.

() GRABHAM Ruby...

GRABHAM Ruby of Lane Estate, Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Friday 17th December 2010, aged 84 years. Widow of the late Sidney, a much loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral service to take place at Pitminster Parish Church on Thursday 30th December at 12 noon. Family flowers only, but donations for The Beacon Centre, Musgrove Park Hospital may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP

() IVES Ivy...

IVES Ivy Maud passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 16th December 2010, aged 89 years. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 29th December at 2.30pm. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Moorhaven Care Home may be sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() HEYWOOD Harold...

HEYWOOD Harold James passed away suddenly at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton on 14th December 2010, aged 87 years. Funeral service will take place at Holy Cross Church, Thornfalcon, on Thursday (today) 23rd December at 2pm followed by burial within the churchyard. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Holy Cross Church or R.A.B.I. may be sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN

() LITTLE May,...

LITTLE May, passed away peacefully after a short illness at Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton on 16th December 2010, age 53 years. Loving wife of Paul, mum to Nick and Chris, grandmother to Freddie and Courtney. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 29th December at 11am. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Beacon Centre (Musgrove Park Hospital) may be sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() KEAT Vera...

KEAT Vera Moreen (Moreen) of St George's Residential Home, Taunton, passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on her 91st birthday on 16th December 2010. Widow of Tom to whom she was married for 62 years. A wonderful mum to Jan and her late sons John and Phil. Mother in law to Martine and Peter, loving grandmother to Arnaud, Catherine, Daniel, Chloe and Matt and a very special great grandmother to Madison and Jax. She will be greatly missed by all her family and many friends. Funeral service to take place today, 23rd December, at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 11am. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired, for Calibre talking books may be made through the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford of North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5ED. Tel: (01823) 338369

() ROSE. Fred...

ROSE. Fred of 63 Galmington Road, Taunton, died peacefully on Wednesday 15th December 2010, aged 94. Beloved father of Peter, brother to Irene, daughter in law Sue, grandfather to Martin and James, recently great grandfather to Thomas.

() GOODWIN. Evelyn...

GOODWIN. Evelyn Doris died peacefully at home on 16th December 2010. Beloved wife and mother, nan and "little nan". Sadly missed by Cyril, Jennifer, Evelyn, Johannah and their families. The family extend much gratitude to the staff at Coleridge Ward, Musgrove Park Hospital, The Hospice and The Care At Home team for their support and help during her last acute illness. Funeral service will take place today, Thursday 23rd December at 3:30pm at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Floral tributes or donations for The Beacon Centre, Musgrove Park Hospital and St. Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be given at the service, or forwarded c/o Thomas Brothers Funeral Directors, 95 Galmington Road, Taunton, TA1 5NP.

() SPARKS Almina...

SPARKS Almina Daisy of Perry Elm, Wellington passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on Sunday, 12th December 2010, aged 85 years. A much loved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. The funeral service will take place at Holy Cross Church, Sampford Arundel on Wednesday, 22nd December 2010 at 12 noon. Family flowers only, but donations to Wellington Stroke Club may be left after the service or sent c/o H Tredwin and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 15 & 17 North Street, Wellington, TA21 8LX.

() DUNHAM MIchael...

DUNHAM MIchael (Mike) of Cashford Gate, Taunton passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 6th December 2010, aged 75 years. Mike will be greatly missed by his loving family and all who knew him, reunited with wife Sue who passed away just 11 months ago. A service of thanksgiving for Mike will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 21st December at 1.00pm. Donations for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent to The Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB, 01823 338369.

() POWELL. Frank...

POWELL. Frank peacefully after a long period of poor health. Beloved husband of Colleen, much loved dad, grandpa, brother and cousin. Special thanks to Dr Smart and all the staff at French Weir Health Centre and for all the kind messages from so many. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on 20th December at 1pm. Family flowers only, donations to Taunton Bowling Club which can be left at the service or sent c/o The Co-operative Funeralcare 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW (01823) 272139

() LANG Graham...

LANG Graham passed away suddenly at his home on 9th December 2010, aged 68 years. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 22nd December at 11am. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Diabetes UK may be sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() HEYWOOD Harold...

HEYWOOD Harold James passed away suddenly at Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton on 14th December 2010 aged 87 years. All enquiries regarding funeral arrangements may be made through E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138-139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN, Tel 01823 272183.

() HORTON Diana,...

HORTON Diana, passed away at her home on Monday 13th December 2010, aged 88 years. Funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 29th December at 2.00pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for The Alzheimer's Society may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

() WINTERBOURN Eddie,...

WINTERBOURN Eddie, passed peacefully away on Tuesday 14th December 2010, aged 87 years. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 22nd December at 2.00pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for The Salvation Army may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

() WEBB Ronald...

WEBB Ronald of Milverton. Aged 79 years passed away peacefully at home on the 10th December. Much loved husband, dad and grandad to Jinnie (Thelma), Graham, Colin and their families and friends. Funeral is Wednesday 22nd December at 11am at Milverton Church. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for PDSA and British Legion to, Paul Fudge, 3 Cups Yard, Bullford, Wellington, Somerset TA21 8DE

() BIRD Joyce...

BIRD Joyce Elizabeth of Taunton, passed away at Elizabeth House, Taunton, on Friday 10th December 2010, aged 58 years. Loved and missed by her husband Mike and all her friends. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 20th December 2010 at 10.30am. Family flowers only by request but donations in memory of Joyce for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be given at the service or sent to E White & Son, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

() PARISH. Walter...

PARISH. Walter John (Jack) of Moorhaven, formally of Bowood Road, Taunton aged 86 years. Died peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 9th December after a short illness. Funeral to take place at The Crematorium, Tuesday 21st December at 2.30pm. Family and friends welcome.

() ROSEWARN Sylvia...

ROSEWARN Sylvia May, widow of Harold, passed peacefully away in hospital on 8th December 2010, aged 90 years. Dearly loved mother of Peter and Margaret and loving gran to Duncan and Jessica. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 17th December at 3pm. Flowers may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN

() EVERLEY Olive...

EVERLEY Olive Barbara of Baymead Close, North Petherton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Friday 10th December 2010, aged 83 years. A devoted mother of Patricia, Colin and Julie who will be sadly missed. The funeral service takes place at Creech St Michael Parish Church on Wednesday 22nd of December at 2pm followed by burial. Flowers or donations for the Diabetes UK may be sent to A.W. Waterjohns & Son, Clare Street, North Petherton, TA6 6RG

() SAUNDERS. David,...

SAUNDERS. David, date of birth 2nd January 1981. A troubled boy who ended his life 7th December 2010. Peace is now with you. x

() STONE Violet...

STONE Violet (Vi) passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital Taunton on 12th December 2010, aged 88 years. Funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 21st December at 10am. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Beacon Centre (Musgrove Park Hosptial) may be sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN

() WHISLER Mandy,...

WHISLER Mandy, formerly of Taunton, passed peacefully away at Mount Edgcumbe Hospice, St Austell, on Monday 13th December 2010, aged 73 years. Greatly loved and much missed by all her family and friends. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 20th December 2010 at 9.30am. Flowers if so desired or donations in memory of Mandy for 'Cornwall Hospice Care' may be given at the service or sent to E White and Son, Funeral Directors, 138/139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

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