Funeral notices for those who have died in Cambridgeshire this week

Janet Olive Philpott
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Losing a loved one is a heartbreaking and difficult time. Like other local media outlets, CambridgeshireLive publishes death notices, tributes and funeral announcements to help spread the word.

These notices provide details on funerals and fundraising and often pay tribute to health staff and carers. To see the full list of family announcements, you can visit the website operated by our partners funeral-notices.co.uk.

See below for the funeral announcements from Cambridgeshire this week (Saturday, June 29 to Friday, July 5).

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Malcolm Anthony

Cambridge.

"Of Ely formerly of Cottenham, passed away peacefully at the Orchards Care Home, Ely on Sunday 16th June 2024, aged 81 years. Loving husband of Merrielee and father of Richard and James.

"Funeral Service at Fenland Crematorium, March on Tuesday 16th July at 2.30 pm. Family flowers only please, but if desired, donations made payable to Alzheimer's Research UK, may be left at the service or sent c/o R. J. Pepper & Son Family Funeral Directors 14 Prickwillow Road, Ely, Cambs, CB7 4QT Tel: 01353 665300."

View the funeral notice here.

Elsie Violet Dockerill (formerly Vale)

Cambridge.

"Of Haverhill and formerly of Horseheath. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 9th June 2024, aged 89 years. A dearly loved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

"Funeral service at Horseheath Parish Church on Monday 15th July at 11.30am followed by cremation at Cam Valley Crematorium, Great Chesterford. Family flowers only please, but if wished donations for Teenage Cancer Trust may be sent c/o H. J. Paintin Ltd, 60 Withersfield Road, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 9HE."

View the funeral notice here.

Ethel Friday

Meldreth.

"Sadly passed away on 17th June 2024 aged 93 years. Wife of the late Ralph, Mum, Grandma and Great Grandma who will be greatly missed.

"Funeral service to take place at Cam Valley Crematorium on Friday 12th July at 11.00am. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Ethel will be gratefully received for the British Heart Foundation and can be made on Ethel's In Memory Page at www.peasgoodandskeates.co.uk or sent to Peasgood and Skeates 45 Moorfield Road, Duxford CB22 4PP."

View the funeral notice here.

Helen Edith Chapman (nee Wescott)

Cambridge.

"Wife of the late Sidney William Chapman, passed away peacefully after a long illness at Fitzwilliam House Care Home, Cottenham. A loving Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Friend, who will be sadly missed by David, Kevin, Graham, Alison and their families.

"The service will take place on Wednesday 24th July at Cambridge City Crematorium, in the West Chapel at Noon. Donations if desired are to The Alzheimer's Society Coop Funeralcare 34 James Street, Cambridge, CB1 1HX."

View the funeral notice here.

Glynis Fenwick

Over.

"Passed away peacefully on June 28th 2024, aged 74 years. Much loved Wife of Richard, dearly loved Mum of Peter, Andrew and David, also a loving Nanna of Katie, Sophie, Adam, Erin and Thomas. Glynis will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

"Funeral Service at Cambridge City Crematorium, West Chapel, on Friday July 12th 2024 at 12 noon. Family flowers only, donations if desired made payable to Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, may be sent c/o F W Cook Funeral Service, 49 Church Street, Willingham, Cambs, CB24 5HS. Please wear bright colours."

View the funeral notice here.

Linda Fletcher (nee Pearse)

Duxford.

"Sadly passed away on 19th June 2024 aged 77 years. Funeral service to be held at Cam Valley Crematorium on Wednesday 10th July at 3.00pm. All friends welcome. It is the family's request for a relaxed non black dress code. Family flowers only please.

"Donations in Linda's memory will be gratefully received for East Anglian Air Ambulance and can be made via her In Memory Page at www.peasgoodandskeates.co.uk or sent to Peasgood and Skeates, 45 Moorfield Road, Duxford CB22 4PP."

View the funeral notice here.

Patricia Touhey

Duxford.

"Patricia died peacefully on Monday 24th June 2024 aged 89 years. Funeral service to take place on Thursday 11th July, Cam Valley Crematorium at 10.00am. All enquiries to Peasgood and Skeates, 01223 833463."

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Cynthia June Constable

Cambridge.

"Passed peacefully to rest on Thursday 20th June 2024 aged 95 years. Loving Wife of the late Ray, much loved Mum to Sue and Mother-in-law to Steve. Grandma to Charlotte and Steph. Great Grandma to Jack, Maisy, Mila and Isla.

"Funeral service and committal to be held at the Cambridge City Crematorium, 12 noon West Chapel on Tuesday 16th July 2024. Family flowers only please, donations made payable to CamSight may be left at the service or forwarded to Richard Stebbings Funeral Service Ltd, Kendal House, Cambridge Road, Impington, Cambridge CB24 9YS. Tel : 0223 232309."

View the funeral notice here.

Janet Olive Philpott

Janet Olive Philpott
Janet Olive Philpott -Credit:funeral-notices

Cambridge.

"Passed away peacefully at home on Monday 17th June 2024, aged 85 years. A dearly loved and devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, a Sister & Aunty who will be greatly missed.

"Janet's Funeral will take place on Tuesday 16th July 2024, at Cambridge City Crematorium in the West Chapel at 11am. Flowers or donations are welcomed, donations if desired are to The Arthur Rank Hospice. Coop Funeralcare 34 James Street, Cambridge, CB1 1HX."

View the funeral notice here.

Stephen Roy Pattison

Stephen Roy Pattison
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Cambridge.

"Passed away peacefully at Arthur Rank Hospice, on Tuesday 18th June 2024, aged 66 years. Loving Husband to Sonia, Devoted Dad to Sophie and Sam, Father in law to Kevon and Zoe, and a loving Grandad.

"A private family funeral has taken place. All donations if desired may be made directly to The Arthur Rank Hospice for their fantastic care. Peasgoood & Skeates 164 Histon Road, Cambridge, CB4 3JP 01223 791060."

View the funeral notice here.

Donald (Don) Silvey

Cambridge.

"Of Great Abington, died suddenly but peacefully at Addenbrooke's Hospital on Sunday 2nd June 2024, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of Valerie. He loved his garden and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

"Funeral service at Cam Valley Crematorium, Great Chesterford (CB10 1FE) on Tuesday 9th July at 11.00am. Family flowers only please, but if wished donations for Macmillan Cancer Support or ACT (Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust) may be sent c/o H. J. Paintin Ltd, 43 High Street, Linton, Cambridge, CB21 4HS."

View the funeral notice here.

Mac Dowdy

Cottenham.

"Emeritus Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge passed away peacefully at Hilton Park Care Home on Friday 21st June 2024 aged 95 years. Devoted husband to the late Biddy, father to Nick and Simon, grandpa, father in law, uncle and cousin.

"Funeral service to take place at All Saints Church, Cottenham on Monday 8th July 2024 at 14:00. Family flowers only, but donations should they be desired to go to Camsight. All enquiries to Ely Funeral Service, 4 Tower Road, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4HW. Tel No 01353 666566."

View the funeral notice here.

Gwyneth Gerloch

Cambridge.

"(25th June 1948 - 20th June 2024) Dearly loved wife of Malcolm (dec). Gwyneth was a woman of many facets. She was generous, hospitable, intelligent, loyal, loving, and supportive, with a treasure trove of stories about travel, work experiences, and fascinating people.

"After a vibrant life in Cambridge UK, Gwyneth and Malcolm embarked on a new chapter in Australia in 1999, where the created a home that radiated warmth and love, a place where memories were made and shared. She will be greatly missed by her wider family Jo, Mike, Freddie and Luke, many friends and her extensive bear family.

"Gwyneth's friends are invited to celebrate her life at 3.00pm on Friday, 5th July 2024, at Norwood Park Crematorium, Mitchell, followed by refreshments and reminiscences at her home. Livestreaming is available Norwood Park Website: www.norwoodpark.com.au/service-streaming/."

View the funeral notice here.

Darren Christopher Smith

Darren Christopher Smith
Darren Christopher Smith -Credit:funeral-notices

Cambridge.

"Sadly Passed away peacefully with loved ones by his side at Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge on 12th June 2024, aged 56 years. Much loved Brother, Uncle, Friend and Colleague. Darren will be sadly missed.

"Funeral service to be held at Cambridge City Crematorium, East Chapel on Tuesday 16th July 2024 at 2.30pm."

View the funeral notice here.