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() AUSTIN

AUSTIN Hilda. Passed peacefully away in Musgrove Park Hospital on 18th March, aged 91. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral to be held at Taunton Crematorium on Wednesday 30th March at 10.30am. Family flowers only, donations to Moorhaven may be sent to the Co-operative Funeral Directors, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton.

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chambers Hilda formerly of Sycamore Walk, Creech St Michael passed peacefully away at Hamilton Park Nursing Home on 22nd March 2005 aged 97 years. The funeral service takes place at St Michael's Church, Creech St Michael on Thursday 31st March at 2.30pm followed by interment. All enquiries c/o the Funeral Directors, Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton. Tel 01823 338369.

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CASE Maurice of the Octagon, Taunton, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Saturday 19th March 2005, aged 78 years. Beloved husband of Gwen and a much loved dad and grandad. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 30th March at 11.00am. No flowers by request but donations if desired for the Alzheimers's Society may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton TA1 1TP.

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SUNSHINE Bill of Whitmore Road, Taunton passed peacefully away at St Margaret's Somerset Hospice on 21st March 2005, aged 76 years. A beloved husband of Brenda, dearest father of Julie and son-in-law Peter and grandad to his darling grandaughter Tara. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 1st April at 12.00. Family flowers only have been requested, but for those wishing to remember Bill, donations for St Margaret's Hospice may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5EB.

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ROWLAND George of Brookside Close, Trull passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 14th March 2005, aged 86 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 30th March at 12.30pm. Donations if desired for the Childrens Ward (Musgrove Park Hospital) may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

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RIDER Joan Margaret of The Old Stores, Halse, Taunton, suddenly on 16th March 2005, aged 69 years. Beloved wife of Ken and a much loved mum of Carol. Funeral service to take place at St James Parish Church, Halse, on Thursday (today) 24th March at 2.00pm followed by burial in the Churchyard. Donations if desired for St James Church may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

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HILLING John of Essex Drive, Galmington, Taunton died peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 19th March 2005 aged 76 years. A very much loved husband of Irene, devoted and loving dad to Susan and a wonderful grandad to Leanne, Ryan and Kayley. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 29th March at 3.00pm. 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.

() TOWNSEND.

TOWNSEND. Harold, aged 90 years, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 20th March 2005. Service of Thanksgiving to take place on Tuesday 29th March 2005 at 10.30am at St Peters Church, Staple Fitzpaine, Somerset, followed by interment in Churchyard. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for St Margaret's Hospice may be sent c/o E. White and Son Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

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BEATON. Jessie, widow of Leonard passed peacefully away at St Margaret's Hospice on 20th March 2005. Funeral service at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 31st March at 2.30pm. Flowers and or donations for Cancer Research UK c/o E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

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NUTKINS. Ivy Lilian (formerly of Neroche View, Hatch Beauchamp) passed peacefully to rest on 18th March 2005 at Robins Close Nursing Home, Wellington, aged 87 years. Much loved and will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service on Thursday 31st March 11.00am at Hatch Beauchamp Baptist Church followed by interment in the family grave. Family flowers only please however donations in lieu may be made to Hatch Beauchamp Baptist Church and given at the time of the service. Enquiries please to: The Funeral Director, Leonard E Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY. Tel: 01823 272122.

() WILLSHIRE.

WILLSHIRE. Francis Gerald 'Frank' of Creechbarrow Road, Taunton. Passed peacefully to rest on 19th March 2005 at the Musgrove Park Hospital, aged 82 years. Dearly loved brother of Grace, Ted, Marie, Ruth and Robert, and a much loved uncle. Funeral service on Friday 1st April, 11.00am at the Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only please, however donations if desired may be made to the British Heart Foundation. All enquiries and donations please to the Funeral Director, Leonard E. Smith, 1 Haydon Road, Taunton, TA1 1SY. Tel: 01823 272122.

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BROWN. Mary widow of the late Victor Brown, passed away peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 17th March 2005, aged 93 years. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium today Thursday 24th March at 3.00pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Kingston St Mary Church may be sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

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SNELL. Myra. On 15th March 2005 passed away in Poole Hospital aged 94 years. Beloved wife of the late George, ex Somerset Constabulary, dear mother of Robert, John, Heather and Marion, a loving grandmother and great grandmother. All enquiries to Tapper Funeral Service. Tel 01202 673164.

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MORSE. Harold William, aged 95 years passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Wednesday 16th March 2005. Service of Thanksgiving to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 24th March 2005 at 4.00pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for Wellington House Residential Home may be sent c/o E. White and Son Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton. TA1 3HN.

() ABRAHAM.

ABRAHAM. Edith Clara (Ede) of Bishops Lydeard passed peacefully away at Dene Barton, Cotford St Luke on 16th March 2005, aged 82 years. Dearly loved mother of Martin and daughter- in- law Mandy and loving nan to Jenna and Shannon xxx. The funeral service took place on Wednesday 23rd March. There were family flowers only, donations if desired for Dene Barton may be sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. Martin, Mandy and family thanks everyone for their messages of sympathy, attendance at the funeral and for donations received. Special thanks to all the staff of Dene Barton for all their care and attention. Please accept this as our acknowledgement of thanks.

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BURT. Hazel May passed away on 16th March 2005, aged 75 years. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium today Thursday 24th March at 11.30am. Flowers may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton.

() WYNN-JONES.

WYNN-JONES. Grace Marie (Marie) née Hembury, aged 71 years. Passed peacefully at home on Saturday 12th March 2005. Service of Thanksgiving to take place on Monday 21st March 2005 at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 1.30pm. Flowers or donations if desired for the PDSA or Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o E White and Son Funeral Directors 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

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() BRANFIELD.

BRANFIELD. Florence R. (Flo) formerly of Wiveliscombe passed peacefully away at Seaton on Saturday 12th March 2005 aged 93. Loving mum, gran and great nan. Funeral service at St Andrew's Church, Wiveliscombe on Monday 21st March at 2.00pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired to St Andrew's Church Fund at the service or c/o Hansfords, Funeral Directors, 6 Townsend, Beer, Devon. EX12 3LH.

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POTTS. Bryan Richard passed away suddenly at his home 104, Priory, Wellington on 5th March 2005 aged 35 years. He will be greatly missed by all his loved ones. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium today Friday 18th March at 11.00am. Family flowers only, donations if desired for The Bus Ministry may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton. Ta1 3HN.

() EASTERBROOK.

EASTERBROOK. Alfred William (Alf) of Burnham-on-Sea, formally of Henlade, passed away on Saturday 12th March 2005, aged 95 years. Beloved husband of the late Joe (Ivy) and father of Brian. Dad, you will be greatly missed by us all, but we are happy knowing you will be at peace in the garden of Heaven. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 22nd March at 11.00am. All enquiries to R Millard and Son, Highbridge, Telephone 01278 793078.

() MURPHY.

MURPHY. Joan Marian. Late of Bernard Taylor Homes, Taunton. Passed away at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford on Saturday 12th March 2005 aged 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Maurice Murphy, dear mother of Sheila (deceased) and Susan, and a loving grandmother and great grandmother. The funeral will be held at Banbury Crematorium on Friday 18th March 2005 at 2.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to The Stroke Association, Stroke House, 240 City Road, London EC1V 2PR. The interment of Joan's ashes will take place at North Petherton Cemetery on Saturday 19th March 2005 at 2.00pm.

() CORMACK.

CORMACK. Kathleen (formerly of Oakfield Drive) passed away peacefully at the Rosary Nursing Home on 12th March 2005. Funeral service will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 22nd March 2005 at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for St Hugh's Church, Durleigh may be sent to H. Biffen and Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater.

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PUNCH. Graham of Taunton passed away peacefully at Deane Barton Hospital on 12th March 2005, aged 50. Loving son of Harold and Sheila and brother to Stewart. Funeral service will be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 22nd March 2005 at 11.30am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Albemarle Centre, Taunton may be sent to H Biffen and Sons Ltd, Funeral Directors, 32 Wembdon Road, Bridgwater. Tel: 01278 423333.

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Read. Stella Mary (nee Doddington). Born in Trull 1916 of the Rowland family. Died peacefully at home in Shoreham, Sussex on 12th March 2005 after a series of strokes. Funeral arrangements, Nigel Dengate, Funeral Director, Sackville Road, Hove, Sussex.

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GREENFIELD. Jean Catherine of Abbey Close, Curry Rivel, passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Tuesday March 8th aged 73 years. A loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral Service takes place Tuesday March 22nd at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 12.30pm. Family flowers only, cheque donations if desired for either the British Heart Foundation or The Stroke Association may be left at the service or sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 32 Priorswood Road, Taunton, TA2 7PW.

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FARRANT Virg formerly of Orchard Close, Trull passed peacefully away at the Manor Nursing Home, Bishops Hull on 14th March 2005. The Funeral Service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Tuesday 29th March at 11.30am. Enquiries regarding donations can be made through the Funeral Directors Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton. Tel: (01823) 338369.

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DAVIES Trudy of Leigh Road, Priorswood, Taunton passed peacefully away at St Margaret's Somerset Hospice on 12th March 2005, aged 48 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 21st March at 10.00am. Family flowers only have been requested but for those wishing to remember Trudy 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. Grateful thanks are expressed to Sue Melhuish and all the nursing staff at St Margaret's Hospice for all their loving kindness and care shown.

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HILLIER Jack of Bilberry Grove, Taunton passed peacefully away at Popham House, Wellington on 15th March 2005, aged 83 years. The funeral service takes place at Stoke St Mary Parish Church on Thursday 24th March at 2.30pm followed by cremation. Donations if desired for St Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

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ROBERTS Douglas of Kilkenny Court, Taunton passed peacefully away at Dene Barton House on 12th March 2005 aged 85 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Wednesday 23rd March at 11.00am. Flowers may be sent to the Funeral Directors, Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

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FULTON Cynthia Mary. On 12th March peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital, aged 84 years. Devoted sister of Tony and Daphne, dearest mother of Ann, Rob and Jane and greatly loved grandmother of James, Mark, Alistair and Lydia. The funeral took place on 17th March. Donations if desired for the Children's Hospice (South West) may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

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SHERWIN Harry of Pitt Farm, West Buckland died peacefully at Frethey House Nursing Home on 13th March 2005, aged 79 years. A much loved husband, father, grandfather and brother who will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends. Cremation private. A service of celebration will take place at West Buckland Parish Church on Tuesday 22nd March at 3.30pm. Family flowers only have been requested but for those wishing to remember Harry, donations for Arthritis Research may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton, TA3 5EB.

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TOTTERDELL Mary of Beanland, Oldway Lane, Wrantage and formerly of Higher Wrantage Farm passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 13th March 2005, aged 80 years. The funeral service takes place at St Peter and St Paul's Church, North Curry on Monday 21st March at 11.30am. Family flowers only have been requested but for those wishing to remember Mary donations for the Friends of Frenchay Hospital (cheques payable to Nigel Ford) may be sent to the Funeral Directors Nigel K Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton TA3 5EB.

() LAY

LAY Lilian 'Lily' of Eastleigh Close, Wiveliscombe, suddenly at her home on 10th March 2005 aged 86 years. Wife of the late Bob Lay and a much loved mum, nanny and great grandmother. Funeral service took place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Thursday 17th March. Donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN.

() MOORE

MOORE Mary of Oake, Taunton, wife of the late Ron Moore, passed peacefully away at St Margaret's Hospice on 14th March 2005 after a short illness borne bravely with courage and dignity. Beloved Mum of Tina and Martin. Funeral service to take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 21st March at 3.30pm. No flowers by request but donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

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O'MAHONY Denis Frank of Hereford Drive, Taunton passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 10th March 2005, aged 56 years. The funeral service takes place at Taunton Deane Crematorium, today, Friday 18th March at 9.30am. Any enquiries c/o the Funeral Directors Nigel K. Ford, North End, Creech St Michael, Taunton. Tel: 01823 338369.

() LINTERN.

LINTERN. Donald Arthur died peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on 9th March 2005, he will be sadly missed by family and friends. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Friday 18th March at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please but donations for St. Margaret's Somerset Hospice may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139, East Reach, Taunton TA1 3HN.

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ORCHARD. Benjamin (Ben) of Stoke St Mary passed away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 6th March 2005, aged 79 years. Funeral service to take place in Dorchester, day and time to confirm. Any enquiries to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN. Tel: 01823 272183. The family would like to express their grateful thanks to friends and neighbours at Stoke St Mary for all their care and support.

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DARCH. Joan passed peacefully away after a bravely fought illness on 4th March 2005, aged 81 years. A much loved aunt, great aunt, sister and friend, she will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Funeral service to take place on Monday 14th March at Holy Trinity Church, Taunton at 10.30am followed by cremation at Taunton Deane Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations if desired for St Margaret's Hospice may be sent to E White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton, TA1 3HN.

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FOSTER. Charles George 'Charlie' of Luxborough, suddenly at his home on Tuesday 8th March 2005, aged 78 years. Beloved husband of Gwen and a much loved father, grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral service to take place at St Mary's Church, Luxborough on Thursday 17th March at 2.30pm followed by burial in the Churchyard. Family flowers only but donations if desired for St Mary's Church, may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN.

() CULVERWELL.

CULVERWELL. Peter of Crowcombe passed suddenly but peacefully away on March 6th. The beloved son of Leslie and Eileen. Funeral service at Crowcombe Parish Church on Monday 14th March at 11.00am followed by burial. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Williton Hospital may be left at the Church or sent to Grandfield and Son, Funeral Directors, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, TA5 1HZ.

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SMITH. (née Ferris) Kathleen Irene of Coleford and formerly of Wiveliscombe passed peacefully away on 5th March 2005 in the Forest of Dean, aged 85 years. A much loved mother, hip and granny who will be greatly missed. Funeral service to take place at St Andrew's Parish Church, Wiveliscombe on Friday (today), 11th March at 12.30pm followed by burial in the family grave. Family flowers only but donations if desired for the Mothers Union at the Church of the Good Shepherd may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN.

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MAY. Joyce of Wellington passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on Sunday 6th March 2005, aged 91 years. Beloved mum of Judy and Susan and their families. Funeral service to take place at the Wellington Baptist Church on Wednesday 16th March at 2.00pm followed by cremation. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for the League of Friends (Musgrove Park Hospital) may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

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TIMMS. Peter. Peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on Saturday 5th March 2005, aged 70 years. Funeral service to take place at the Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 14th March at 12-00 noon. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for either Musgrove Leukeamic Group or Haematology Oncology Day Unit (MPH) may be given at the service or sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

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GARLAND. Ralph Clifford suddenly but peacefully at Musgrove Park Hospital on Sunday 6th March 2005, aged 87 years. A loving husband, dad and grandad. Funeral service to take place at Stoke St Gregory Parish Church on Tuesday 15th March at 12.00 noon followed by burial. Flowers if desired may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP. (By 10.00am please).

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McSHERRIE. Doreen. Suddenly at home on Thursday 3rd March 2005, aged 64 years. Sadly missed by all her family. Funeral service to take place at the Taunton Deane Crematorium (Today) Friday 11th March at 4.00pm. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for the Donkey Sanctuary may be sent c/o Taunton Funeral Service, 55 Bridge Street, Taunton, TA1 1TP.

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DAVEY. Lily formerly of Wellington Terrace, Wiveliscombe, passed peacefully away at Popham House Residential Home, Wellington, on 8th March 2005, aged 100 years. A much loved mother, gran and great-gran. Funeral service to take place at St Andrew's Parish Church, Wiveliscombe on Wednesday 16th March at 12.00 noon followed by burial in the family grave. Family flowers only but donations if desired for St Andrew's Church and Popham House may be sent c/o Anthony James Funeral Director, 30 Lion d'Angers, Ford Road, Wiveliscombe, TA4 2PN.

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PAYNE. Kenneth of Nether Stowey passed suddenly but peacefully away on 5th March, aged 77 years. The beloved husband of Barbara, dearly loved father of Andrew, Rodney and daughter in law Teresa, grandfather of Sarah Jane and brother to Joe. Funeral service at St Mary's Church on Thursday 17th March at 2.00pm, followed by cremation. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for the Children's Hospice may be left at the Church or sent to Grandfield and Son, Funeral Directors, Nether Stowey, Bridgwater, TA5 1HZ.

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MIST. Iris Blanche passed peacefully away at Musgrove Park Hospital on 6th March 2005, aged 90 years. Loving mother of John, Julia and Maureen. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium on Monday 14th March at 2.00pm. Flowers may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton.

() GRANDFIELD.

GRANDFIELD. Cyril Ernest passed peacefully away at home on 4th March 2005, aged 83 years. Dear father of Gary, Kevin and Cyril and father-in-law to Marigold and Linda, he will be sadly missed by all his family. The funeral service will take place at Taunton Deane Crematorium Chapel on Wednesday 16th March at 2.00pm followed by burial within Taunton Deane Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to E. White and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, 138/ 139 East Reach, Taunton.

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