Here are the death announcements carried in the Gazette this week.

John Baker

Passed away peacefully on January 29, 2021, aged 98 years.

A loving husband and father who will be sadly missed by all family and friends.

A private Service will be held.

Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, for The RNLI may be made online at or sent c/o E. A. Dodd & Son Funeral Directors, St. Saviours, Exeter Road, Ottery St. Mary, Devon EX11 1RE.

Robert (Bob) William Beaven

From Thornbury, latterly lived in Bristol.

Passed away suddenly on January 18, 2021, aged 53.

Son to Jean and the late John Beaven.

Brother to Kate, David and Margaret.

Uncle to Alan, Amber, Jack and Alistair.

Brother-in-Law to Mike, Nicola and John.

Taken before his time, much loved and sadly missed.

Funeral at Memorial Woodlands on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 2.30pm.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions by invitation only, with family flowers.

Donations to the British Heart Foundation.

Sheila Mary Begg

Of Cam passed away peacefully at home on February 9, 2021, aged 93.

Beloved wife of George, much loved, mum, grandma and great grandma.

A private funeral service will take place on Monday, March 1 at 12.30pm.

See for more details.

Donations, if desired, to the Cheltenham Cobalt Unit can be sent to c/o L. W. Clutterbuck Ltd., Funeral Directors.

Doreen Elizabeth Cole

Of Berkeley, sadly passed away at the Hollies on Wednesday, February 3, 2021.

Private funeral service to be held at the Union Chapel, Berkeley, on Tuesday, February 23, 11am.

Enquiries to L.W. Clutterbuck Ltd.

Frederick Delrosa

Passed peacefully away on February 4, aged 75 years.

Who will be dearly missed but lovingly remembered by all of his family and friends. c/o F Woodruff Funeral Directors. 118-120 Station Road, Yate, Bristol.

Jean Gilmour

Passed away peacefully on January 27, aged 79 years.

Dearly missed but lovingly remembered by all her family and friends.

The funeral service will be on Friday, February 26, at Westerleigh Crematorium at 3.30pm.

Family flowers only.

Donations in Jean’s memory for The Orders of St John Care Trust (cheques made out to charity) can be sent c/o Dursley Funeral Directors, 35e Parsonage Street, Dursley, Glos. GL11 4BP.

W.S. (John) King

Formerly of Melbourne Drive, Chipping Sodbury.

Passed away peacefully on February 9, 2021, at The Steppes Care Home, Nailsworth, aged 96 years.

He will be greatly missed by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Due to the ongoing Covid restrictions the family will hold a small private funeral.

Family flowers only, donations in lieu may be sent for (and made payable to) Sue Ryder c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ, or donate online at:

Josephine “Jo” Margerison

Died peacefully on February 1, 2021.

Devoted wife of Jeremy for more than 50 years and much loved mother of Nicholas and Johnnie and granny to Mia, Max and Alexa.

She will be greatly missed.

Private cremation, with a service of Remembrance later.

Family flowers only.

All enquiries please contact Grimes and Goscombe 01453 843451.

Dr Peter Marshall

Of Thornbury, died February 11, 2021, at home with his family, after a long illness, stubbornly fought.

Loving husband of Anne, proud and loving father of Jane and Peter and a kindly loving grandpa to Janey, Adam, Lydia, Phoebe, Ross and Todd.

Due to Covid restrictions, no celebration of his life at present.

Thanks to Sirona Nurses and the wonderful team from St Peter’s Hospice who cared so diligently for him at the end of his life.

Donations if wished to St Peter’s Hospice or a charity of your choice.

Martin O’Driscoll

Of Ireland, Yorkshire and Dursley, passed away peacefully at home, on February 6, 2021 aged 71 years.

Much loved husband to Kathryn, father to Lizanne and Wayne, grandfather to Nahum, Rose and Thelma and great grandfather to Riley.

A service will be held on Thursday, February 25, 1pm, with livestream details available via

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu are for The Lewy Body Society c/o L.W.Clutterbuck Ltd, Funeral Directors 01453 542754.

Brian Francis Pead

Of Woodmancote, Dursley, formerly of Nympsfield, born and raised in Berkeley.

Husband to Heidi and father to Adrian, Amanda, Gregory, Catherine, Shanon and Alexander.

Died peacefully aged 87 at home surrounded by family, following a short illness on January 15, 2021.

A limited funeral will take place at Westerleigh Crematorium on February 24 with a Wake to follow later in the year.

The family welcome anecdotes and memories for the service and requests to attend which can be conveyed via email to

Flowers can be sent c/o Dursley Funeral Directors, 35e Parsonage Street, Dursley, Glos GL11 4BP.

Glenys Eileen Pegler

Sadly passed away at home on February 9, 2021, aged 82, after a brave fight against illness.

The cremation is to be held in Gloucester on Thursday, February 25, at 1pm.

Due to current Covid -19 restrictions, attendance at the funeral will be by invitation only.

Any donations in Glenys’ memory in lieu of flowers may be donated to Golau Cancer Foundation funding cancer research (

John Vivian Pullin

Passed away peacefully on February 4 at home after a brave battle with illness aged 79.

Due to Covid a family funeral will be held at Aust on Friday, February 26.

Later in the year the family plan to arrange a memorial service to celebrate John’s life.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to PROPS Bristol or the Meningitis Research Foundation c/o L & J Gulwell Funeral Directors, 1 Quaker Lane, Thornbury, Bristol.