Gloucestershire death notices and funeral announcements made in the last week

Mr Zadeh is among those whose death has been announced this week
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Peacefully on 12th June, Anne of St.Davids, formerly of Gloucester. Beloved wife of the late Henry, dearly loved mother of Elisabeth (Buffy) and Charles, a much loved grandmother and great grandmother. A private family funeral will take place in Llanhowell Church, but there is a warm welcome for all to attend a Service of Thanksgiving for Anne's life on September 13th at 10.30am in St. Davids Cathedral. Donations, if desired for Ty Hafan c/o W.G.Bernard Mathias & Daughter, 64 New Street, St.Davids, SA62 6SU

Malcolm Gerald (Archie) COLTMAN

(Archie) Fell asleep on 29th May 2024, aged 69 years. Beloved husband to Tina, loving dad to Jamie, Russell, Grant and Aaron and families, brother-in-law to Christine, Kalvin and Mary, much loved grandad and great-grandad. Well known and respected member of Caradon Mira fishing club and popular allotment holder. Will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. Funeral service followed by interment at Cheltenham Cemetery, Oak Chapel at 2pm on Wednesday 10th July, for those who wish to follow cortège at 1pm from Welch Road. Donations for Maggie's or Cheltenham Open Door may be given online at or sent c/o Mason & Stokes, 54 Hewlett Road, Cheltenham GL52 6AH


Passed away peacefully at home with her son by her side on 2nd June 2024, aged 92 years. Loving Widow of John and cherished Mum to Jonathan, Jane and Joanne. Wonderful Mother-in-Law to Janet and Peter. Beloved Granny to Jason, Jordon, Adam, Luke, and Sarah. Great-Granny to Arlo and Rose. Joyce will be greatly missed by all her family. Funeral service at Gloucester Crematorium on Friday 28th June at 2.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Royal Airforce Benevolent Fund. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare 338 Barton Street Gloucester GL1 4LE Telephone 01452 522676


Passed away peacefully on 17th June aged 97 years. Much loved Mother, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Wife of the late Noel. Funeral to be held at St Mary's Church, Prestbury on Wednesday 3rd July at 12 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Dementia UK may be left in the collection or sent care of Alexander Burn Funeral Directors 22 Church Road, Bishop's Cleeve, Cheltenham, GL52 8LR. Tel. 01242 673300

Paul (Aka The Brake Disc Man) HERNIMAN

(Aka The Brake Disc Man) of Five Acres, Coleford Passed away peacefully at Home on 6th June, aged 86 years. Much-loved Husband to Anita. Paul will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Funeral service will take place at The Forest of Dean Crematorium on Wednesday 26th June at 2:30pm. By request, family flowers only. If desired, donations to Dementia U.K would be appreciated and may be given online at, placed in the donations box at the Crematorium or sent to Ernest Heal & Sons Funeral Directors, 5 South Road, Broadwell, Coleford, Glos. GL16 7BH. (Please make cheques payable to Ernest Heal & Sons Donations Account).

Elizabeth Mary (Betty) LOWE

(Betty) Peacefully at home on 10th June 2024, aged 87 years. Reunited with her beloved husband John and sons Dave and Barry. Nanny Betty to Jessica and Ben. Sadly missed by her family and friends. Funeral service at Cheltenham Crematorium, Oak Chapel on Wednesday 3rd July at 3 pm. Donations give in her memory for Juvenile Arthritis Research may be given online at or sent c/o Mason & Stokes, 54 Hewlett Road, Cheltenham GL52 6AH


Of Swift Road and formerly of Stroud Road, Gloucester. Passed away peacefully after a short illness on Saturday 1st June 2024 aged 71 years. Devoted husband of Audrey, much loved Dad and Grandad. Gary will be sorely missed by all who knew him. Funeral service to be held at St Swithun's Church, Hempsted on Friday 28th June at 11 am. Family flowers only donations if desired for the Scoo-b-doo Neonatal Unit may be given on the day or sent c/o John Hall and Sons Funeral Directors Churcham GL2 8AS. Enquiries please tel. Gloucester 750489

Gillian Ann PORTER

sadly passed away on Thursday 30th May 2024 at Gloucester Royal Hospital after a short illness, aged 86 years. Beloved wife of Peter for over 64 years. Her funeral will be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Friday 28th June 2024 at 12.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Gillian are being collected for The Cats Protection League.

Clare Louise SELWAY (of Norton)

(of Norton) Passed away suddenly at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on 10th June 2024, aged 55 years. Darling Daughter to Sally and the late Michael, and much loved by her partner Mark. Funeral to take place at St Mary's Church, Norton on Monday 8th July at 1pm, followed by burial. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Scoliosis Support and Research, Cancer Research UK or St Mary's Church, Norton may be sent c/o Goodwins Funeral Directors, 8 Old Cheltenham Road, Longlevens, Gloucester GL2 0AW

Brian George SHRUBB

I am very sad to say, my loving husband Brian George Shrubb passed away peacefully on 13th June 2024 at Cheltenham Hospital surrounded by all of his family. His Funeral service will take place at Cheltenham Crematorium on Thursday 4th July 2024 at 10.00am. We would like to request family flowers only and any donations to Linc, Leukaemia and intensive Chemotherapy fund, donations can be sent direct to Alexander Burn Funeral Directors. Alexander Burn Funeral Directors, 23-24 High Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, GL20 5AL

Stephen (Steve) TOMPKINS

(Steve) Sadly passed away on 5th June 2024, aged 80 years. A loving husband of Ann and a wonderful father to John, Anthony and the late Sarah Tompkins. Proud grandfather to Kayleigh and Kieran, beloved father-in-law to Julia and Yvette. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He had many stories to tell of a life well lived. His cremation will be held in private with a family only interment at a later date. Donations given in memory of Steve through the online newspaper notice will go to Macmillan Cancer Support. Enquiries to W. S. Trenhaile Funeral Directors, Apostle House, 175 London Road, Cheltenham, GL52 6HN.


Aged 81 years Suddenly passed away on Wednesday 12th June. Beloved husband of the late Jan. Much loved father to Ellen and Paul. Cherished grandad to Dean, Sean and Glenn. Adored great grandad to Aurora. Mike will be deeply missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service will be held at Gloucester Crematorium Chapel on Monday 8th July at 11.00am, followed by burial at Coney Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations if desired may be given on the day for WRVS or Age UK. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare 338 Barton Street Gloucester GL1 4LE. Telephone 01452 522676.

Yacob (Jack) ZADEH

(Jack) Owner of Bistro Bacchus from 1975 - 1998 Sadly passed away at home on June 7th, 2024 aged 84 years. Honouring his wishes his body has been donated to medical research at Bristol University Medical Centre. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. If you would like details please e-mail

In Memoriams

Dad If we could have a lifetime wish and one dream that could come true. We would pray to God with all our hearts just to see and speak to you. You've left behind our broken hearts and precious memories too. But we've never wanted memories we only wanted you. Love and missed by all your family Liz, Eamon, Noreen, Trish, Alex, Fee, Jack, Daisy, Ruth, Dan, Gemma, Taran and Elizabeth

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