Gloucestershire death notices and funeral announcements made in the last week

Generic image of a gravestone -Credit:BPM
Generic image of a gravestone -Credit:BPM

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Sadly passed away on 16th April 2024. Aged 74 years. Much loved, he will be greatly missed by Patricia, Joanna, Christopher, Gemma, his Grandchildren and all Family and friends. A small private family funeral service was held on Tuesday 30th April 2024. Those wishing to make a donation in Pete's memory for Guide Dogs or R.N.I.B please send all donations to SC And BS Cocks Funeral Directors 59 Hucclecote Road Hucclecote Gloucester GL3 3TL 01452 617 892 For all enquiries please contact SC And BS Cocks Funeral Directors.

Tanya Gillian DAVIES (Bridgman)

(Bridgman) Died peacefully on 30th April 2024. Much loved Wife of Paul & family; Matthew, Annabel, Hebe & Edgar; Natasha, Dan, Gavin & Hudson. Who will be sadly missed. Memorial service in celebration of Tanya Davies will take place on Tuesday 28th May at The Memorial Woodlands at 10:45am. Family flowers, donations in Tanya's memory may be made to St Peters Hospice C/O F Woodruff Funeral Services, 192 Badminton Road, Coalpit Heath, BS36 2SX


Sadly passed away unexpectedly at home on 23rd April 2024, aged 78. Loving father to Stephen, Tracey and Kelly. Proud Grandad Pops to Ruby, Amber, Elliott, Molly and Cal. Funeral service will be held on Friday 24th May at 1pm in St Mary's Church, Temple Guiting. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the Pumping Marvellous Foundation may be left in the church collection or can be sent care of Alexander Burn Funeral Directors 22 Church Road, Bishop's Cleeve, Cheltenham, GL52 8LR. Tel. 01242 673300

Brian Henry FUSSELL

The Death of Brian Henry Fussell, born 11/09/1930 died 10/03/2024 aged 93 years old. Brian lived in Berkeley Street, Eastville, Bristol as a child with his father Harold, mother Olive and brother Colin. He married Cynthia in 1954 and they had their first daughter Susan in 1956. They moved to Queens Road, Keynsham in 1957 where they had their second daughter Julie in 1958. He worked for Bristol Council as a Rent Collector in the Longwell Green, Hanham and Kingswood area. He had a second job in the evening running a Youth Club in Keynsham until 1963 when he moved to Yate. He started a Youth Club in Old Sodbury for the youth of the area. In 1968 he went to college in Leicester for a year to do a Diploma in Youth work. When he came back to Yate he worked at Kingswood High School before taking up a job as Youth Leader at Fromeside Youth Club, Winterbourne where he stayed until 1989 when he retired. In 1976 his wife Cynthia died in a car accident in Italy whilst they were on holiday. In the late 1980's, he married Diane and in 1989 when he retired they went to live in Denia, Spain until he died on Sunday March 10th 2024. He is succeeded by his wife Diane, his brother Colin and Colin's wife Mary, his daughters Susan and Julie, his grandchildren Seren, Natasha and Scott, Natasha's partner Ben, Scott's wife Natalia and his Great Grandchildren Aria and Sebastian.

Beverley Cliffe HODSON OBE

14th June 1951-27th July 2023 A service of celebration for her life will be held at 6pm on Thursday 13th June 2024 at The Buffini Chao Deck, The National Theatre, South Bank. London SE1 9PX. If you wish to attend please RSVP to

Pamela (Pam) MAYO (Nee Payne)

(Nee Payne) Of Matson Gloucester Sadly passed away peacefully on May 1st 2024 aged 83 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Tom, much loved mum to Gary, Sara and Vicki mother-in-law to Moe, Dave and Dave a loving grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and auntie who will be sadly missed by all her family and many friends. Service at Gloucester Crematorium on Thursday 23rd May at 1.30pm. Family flowers only, donations in memory of Pam are invited for Gloucestershire Kidney Patients Association (G.K.P.A). and may be left in the collection box on the day. All enquiries to Beechwood Funeral Services Tele: 01452 306917

Gerald (Gerry) PULLIN

(Gerry) of Abbeydale, Gloucester Died peacefully at home on Friday 26 April, aged 95. Husband of the late Pat, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Much loved and missed by us all. Former Chief Officer at Gloucester Prison. 'In charge to the end.' Funeral service: 2.15pm on Monday 20 May at Upton St Leonard's Parish Church, Churchfield Rd, Gloucester, GL4 8AT, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o Michael Gamble Funeral Directors Station House, Station Road Stroud GL5 3AR or online at

Eileen Mary WATSON (Mantle)

(Mantle) Passed away suddenly at home on 12 April 2024 aged 74. She will be so dearly missed by all her family and friends. Donations if desired, in memory of Eileen, To Diabetes UK c/o F Woodruff Funeral Directors. 118 -120 Station Road Yate Bristol, BS37 4PQ. Tel: 01454 320005

Michael Brian John WICKENS

Passed away peacefully on the 26th of April in Cheltenham hospital with his children by his side. Leaves a loving wife, six children and brother. He'll be fondly remembered by everyone he ever met, as a truly unique person with an incredible character. His humour, love and massive integrity will be sadly missed and revered. In his words he wanted to be remembered as an ordinary man who loved horses. Thanks to all the staff at Hunters Care Home, Cirencester for the last seven years, and the ward staff at Cheltenham General Hospital for the caring and attentive treatment in his last two weeks. Funeral to be held at Gloucester Crematorium on 16th May at 12.30. If you're planning to attend Wake afterwards, please email

Birthday Memoriams

Heavenly birthday wishes Dad. Love Julie, Yvonne & families.

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