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


Joan Margaret

Passed away peacefully 25th April 2021 aged 84 years.

Much loved wife of Phillip, devoted mum to Paul and Alison, mother-in-law to Caralyn and Stephen. Cherished grandmother to Sarah, Matt, Ryan and Kristy, great grandmother and auntie.

Funeral service on Thursday 13th May at 1:15pm.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Dementia UK c/o L.W.Clutterbuck Ltd.


Elizabeth Diana “Liz”

formerly of Slimbridge, passed away peacefully on 18th April 2021 aged 81.

Much Loved Mother and Grandmother.

Enquiries about the funeral arrangements to L. W. Clutterbuck Ltd. 01453 542754.

Flowers welcome and may be sent c/o L. W. Clutterbuck Ltd. 24-26 High Street, Cam, GL11 5LE


Derek Francis

26/04/1931- 08/04/2021

Derek was born in Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, he was the eldest of 3 children.

Growing up Derek loved music, cars and football, training as a mechanic on leaving school. At the age of 18 he joined the RAF, travelling Europe playing for foreign dignitaries and the

Queens Coronation as part of the RAF Band.

Derek and his wife Mary started their married life by moving to Dursley where he worked for R.A Lister and was a member of Listers Band.

Derek loved and lived, to care for and cherish his family and close friends. Derek had 4 Children, 10 Grandchildren, 17 Great Grandchildren and 3 Great Great Grandchildren.

He was privileged to have 5 generations of family whom he loved dearly.

Derek will be sadly missed, never forgotten and greatly loved always.