Each week people across Coventry pay tribute to their loved ones in the pages of the Coventry Telegraph.
We have gathered the messages posted over the week commencing August 24 in one place here.
The messages are submitted by friends, family and loved ones as a way of saying goodbye to those they have lost.
These provide comfort to the nearest and dearest of those who have passed away.
You can also post your own announcements and notices to us through this website.
You can see all of the announcements below.
Monday, August 24
Keith Adrian John Bewick
Sadly passed away at University Hospital on 14th August. Amazing Husband to Dot, adored Dad to his girls Claire and Kellie and a brilliant Grandad to Miley, Cooper and Lily. Forever loved. Funeral Service to take place on Tuesday 8th Sept at 12.15 in Charter Chapel Canley followed by Burial in Canley Gardens Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in Keith’s memory can be made to MAAC. Enquiries via Grimmett & Timms, Tel: 02476674746
Margaret Mary Bernadette Dunleavy
Passed away suddenly but peacefully on the 14th August 2020. Loving Wife of Alec, devoted Mother to Linda and Carol, a treasured Sister, and an adored Grandmother & Great-Grandmother. Berry will be sadly missed by all that knew her. Funeral service to take place on the 8th September 2020, family flowers only. Donations if desired made payable to Cancer Research UK. Enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare 02476 665676.
Peter Trevor Hewitt
Beloved dad of Wayne, much loved grandad of Michael and Samantha. Passed away peacefully on 15th August 2020, aged 92 years. The funeral service will take place at Canley Crematorium on Thursday 3rd September 2020 but due to the current restrictions only immediate family are to attend. However, those who cannot attend may wish to pause for a while at 11:15 am to remember Peter. Floral tributes may be sent care of J.E. Hackett & Sons Ltd, Longford Bridge, Longford Road, Coventry CV6 6BH. Tel 76 367 149
Tuesday, August 25
Mark Raymond Avery
Son of the late Mary and Ray. Dad of Martin, Grandad to Kyan. Brother of Jackie and Dean (deceased), Brother in law and uncle. Passed away on 11th August 2020, aged 54 years. Due to number restrictions, the family will be having a private cremation service at Canley Crematorium. Enquiries to J.E Hackett & Sons Ltd, Longford Bridge, Coventry, CV6 6BH. Tel: 024 76 367149.
Jeffery William Barnes
Ex Courtaulds Passed peacefully away at home aged 82. Beloved husband, father and grandpa, sadly missed by family and friends. Donations in his memory if so desired for Marie Curie and any enquiries may be made to J. P Springthorpe & Co Funeral Directors, Castle Lodge, South Street, Ashby de la Zouch, Leics, LE65 1BR. Tel. 01530 417310.
Mavis Ann Rea
Passed away peacefully on 16th August 2020, aged 81 years. Dearly Loved wife to John, beloved mother, and grandmother. Mavis will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. Private funeral service, enquiries to Revel Funeral Service. Donations if desired in memory of Mavis to Butterfly Conservation / Rough Collie Rescue may be sent c/o Revel Funeral Service, Bretford House, Bretford, CV23 0JZ. 02476 544953
Wednesday, August 26
Ronald Ron Harrison
Beloved husband of Lynda, Brother of John, Brother in law of Ann, Anthony and Margaret, Uncle to Liesl and Andrew, Amanda, Dawn and Anita, Tracy, Karen and Paul. Passed away peacefully on 28th July 2020 aged 75, after a long struggle with Chronic Kidney disease. Funeral service will take place at St Margaret’s Church, Wolston on Wednesday 9th September 2020 at 12noon followed by a burial at Shilton Cemetery. Sadly, due to the current restrictions the church service will be a private service, however you are welcome to join the family at the Cemetery. A celebration of Ron’s life will be held afterwards at The Royal Oak, Brandon. Immediate family flowers only please. Donations if desired to be made payable to ‘UHCW Charity’ (to benefit the Renal Patient Fund) can be made via J.E Hackett & Sons website (online donation) or by post to J.E Hackett & Sons Ltd, Longford Bridge, Coventry, CV6 6BH. Tel: 024 76 367149.
Beloved wife of the late Bert, loving mum of Anthony, Beverley and Mandy and a much loved mother in law, nana, great nana, sister and auntie. Passed away peacefully Sunday 16th August aged 97 years. Funeral service will take place at St. Nicholas Church on Wednesday 2nd September, followed by committal at Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium. Family flowers only but donations if desired for R.N.L.I or British Legion to A Pargetter & Son, City Mews, Lamb Street CV1 4AE, Coventry (02476 223343)
Martin Frank Thomas
62, of Fillongley, passed away on 17th August 2020 at George Elliot Hospital. Beloved husband to Karen, much loved Dad to Mark and Andrew and Devoted Grandad to Emma, James and Ollie. He will be greatly missed but always in our hearts. Due to present restrictions, an invitation only service will take place at Canley Crematorium on 4th September at 3.45pm. Family flowers only with donations made to either Warwickshire Air Ambulance or The British Heart Foundation via www.heartofenglandfuneralcare.co.uk All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare Park House Riversley Rd Nuneaton Tel 02476 382535
Passed away 9th August. Funeral Service at Canley Crematorium, Cannon Hill Chapel, Friday 28th August, 10:30 am
Pauline Patricia Burrows
Sadly passed away peacefully on 16th August 2020 aged 66. Dearly loved wife of Harry, devoted mum of Marc & Craig & mother in law of Danielle & Hayley Much loved & sadly missed by grandchildren Bobby, Walter, Savannah, Sienna & Eve Always remembered sister of Julie, Kathleen & brother Dermot. Funeral to take place on Thursday September 10th 2020, due to the current restrictions, the service is by family invite only. (Call Marc 07946891044 for information) Reception to follow from 12pm at The Coronation Club, Keresley Donations for Myton Hospice will be gratefully received via www.heartofengland funeralcare.co.uk
Thursday, August 27
Ian Findlay Burnett
Loving husband to Gloria, a devoted father to Lisa and a much loved grandad to Findlay, Spencer and Ella. A special father in law to Andy. Passed away peacefully on 12th August 2020 aged 72 years. Funeral service to take place on 3rd September at 10:30am in Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium. Due to the current circumstances it is invited guests only. Floral tributes can be sent c/o Franklin & Hawkins Funeral Directors, 333 Tile Hill Lane, Coventry CV4 9DU Telephone 02476 473000
Passed away peacefully on Thursday 13th August 2020. Loving wife of Jim, devoted sister to Bob, John, Jerry, Albert, Ann, Bernadette. Also Pat, Katty and Mary (all deceased). Will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Funeral service will take place at Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium on Thursday 3rd September at 1.00pm. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Cancer Research UK to A Pargetter & Son, City Mews, Lamb Street CV1 4AE, Coventry (02476 223343)
Mary Theresa Ennis
Beloved Wife of the late Joseph Ronald ENNIS, much loved mum of Christopher (Helen) and Anne (Robert). Cherished grandma of John (Megan) and Hannah (Matthew). Treasured sister of Frances Owens and the late Michael and Edward Owens. Lifetime member of the Coventry CHA Rambling Club. Passed away 8th August 2020, aged 84 years. A Private Cremation Service to be held at Canley Crematorium. Flowers and enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare, 46, Kenpas Highway, Coventry CV3 6BP 02476 411806
Lisa Harrison Nee Mallin
Lisa Passed away on 13th August aged 49 years. We had perfect plans and dreams but were left with just sweet memories. Loving mother, sister, daughter and partner. Love you forever. NSNO . Mum, Dad, Joshua, Jessica, Joel and Alan. Funeral service to be held on Thursday 3rd September in Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium at 1:30pm. Floral tributes may be sent c/o A J Lloyd Funeral Directors, 38, Wallace Road, Keresley, Coventry, CV6 2LX – Tel: 024 7633 1900.
Steven Anthony Martin James
Sadly passed away suddenly on 6th August 2020. Beloved son of Brian and Helen, brother to Tracey and Julie and a much loved brother-in-law, uncle, nephew and cousin. Steven will be sadly missed by all his family, friends, work colleagues and neighbours. The funeral service will take place on 4th September 2020 at 1.00pm, in the Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium, this is by invitation only due to the current restrictions. Family flowers only please, donations if desired can be made to The Tiny Tim’s Children’s Centre. All enquiries to Henry Ison & Sons, 76-78 Binley Road, Coventry, CV3 1FQ Tel. 02476 458665
Geoffrey Martin Kiley
‘Geoff’ Sadly passed away on the 6th August 2020, aged 66. Beloved brother of Jacqueline, Raymond & Brian. Father of Richard & Jade. Uncle of James & Lee. Will always be in our hearts. The funeral service will take place at Canley Crematorium (Charter Chapel) on Thursday 3rd September at 11:30 and afterwards at Walsgrave Club, Woodway Lane. Donations for MIND direct to charity or flowers welcome. Due to NHS track & trace, if you wish to attend please contact The Co-operative Funeralcare, 184 Ansty Road 02476 650619.
Passed away peacefully at UHCW on Saturday 15th August 2020 aged 91, surrounded by her family. Dearly beloved wife of the late James (GR), much loved mother of Christine, Seamus, Matt, Sean, Sammy and Martin, dear mother-in-law to Pat, Carmel (deceased), Jeanette (deceased), Kathy, Kim and Eileen. Loving Granny to Kelly-Ann, Sean Patrick, Margaret Ann, Kevin, Matthew, Peter, Michelle, Kieran, Ryan, Kara, Jamie, Sinead, Daniel, Mia and Orlagh and devoted Granny Annie to her precious great grandchildren. Requiem Mass to be held at Sacred Heart RC Church, Harefield Road on Friday 4th September at 12noon, followed by interment at Canley Garden Cemetery. In accordance with Covid19 Government guideline restrictions we are limited to a small number of family in church. The service will be live streamed through Facebook and all are welcome to gather outside the Church adhering to social distancing. Flowers may be sent to A Pargetter and Son, City Mews, Lamb Street, Coventry, CV1 4AE (Tel 024 76223343) Our Lady Queen of Heaven, St Anthony and St Pio pray for her.
Passed away peacefully on 15th August 2020, aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Margaret. Devoted father of Lynne and Adrian. Adored grandad of Jamie, Robert, Isabella, Theo and Franklin and a sadly missed father-in-law of Mark and Lisa. Funeral service to take place in Cannon Hill Chapel on Wednesday 9th September at 12 pm. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, attendance is by family invitation. Family flowers only please, but donations in memory of Brian may be sent direct to either Cancer Research UK or British Heart Foundation. All enquiries to A J Lloyd Funeral Directors, The Old Barn, 656 Allesley Old Road, Coventry CV5 8GB. Tel:- 024 7627 4444
Passed away at home on 20th July 2020 aged 83 years. He will be greatly missed by all that knew him. Due to current restrictions there will be a private family service at Rainsbrook Crematorium Rugby on Monday 7th September. For any enquiries please contact Grimmett and Timms Funeral Directors 02476 674746.
Friday, August 28
Monica Jean Anderson
Passed away on the 17th August 2020, aged 63 years. Thank you to all the caring and compassionate staff at Allesley Hall Care Home. Jean was the beloved wife to Michael, loving mother to Michelle, Martin and David, cherished nanny to Mackenzie, Wentworth and Jacob, Mother in law to Paul, Anna and Lita, loved daughter to Monica (d) and Thomas (d), sister, sister in law, auntie and friend Funeral service at St Thomas More’s Church, Coventry, followed by Canley Crematorium on Thursday 3rd September. Sadly, due to current government regulations both services are immediate family only and invited guests. Family flowers only, donations for Cancer Research UK to A Pargetter & Son, City Mews, Lamb Street, Coventry CV1 4AE (02476 223343)
James Joseph Byrne
Passed away peacefully on the 19th August 2020, aged 82. Beloved husband of the late June, much loved dad of Susan and Mark, father in law of Bryan and Cheryl. Beloved grandad of Paul, Lydia, Kerri, Leah and great grandad of Lilly, Harry, George and Daisy. Much loved brother and brother in law of Breda, Ged, Phyllis, Tony, Chris, Pam, and Betty. Sadly missed by all of his family and friends. The funeral service will take place at Canley Crematorium (Charter Chapel) on Thursday 3rd September 2020 at 10am. Family flowers only, but donations if desired to St John Fisher RC Church via www.heartofengland funeralcare.co.uk All enquiries to the Co-operative Funeralcare, 184, Ansty Road, Coventry, CV2 3EX
Passed away peacefully on 17th August 2020 aged 82 years. Beloved husband of Jill, father of Tracy, Nicole and Linsey, much loved grandad, great grandad, brother and father in law. Funeral by invitation only. No flowers. Donations for Diabetes UK – Coventry branch medical detection dogs to A Pargetter & Son, City Mews, Lamb Street CV1 4AE, Coventry (02476 223343) Those who cannot attend the funeral may wish to pause to remember him at 12.30pm on Friday 4th September.
Winifred Blanche Jacobs
Sadly passed away on 13th August 2020. With the Angels now mum, but always in our hearts. God Bless. Private family cremation
Raymond Peter Kelly
Passed away peacefully on the 15th August 2020, aged 82. Beloved husband of the late Ann, much loved dad of Dave, Steve and Neil. Dearest father-in-law, loving grandad and great-grandad. Due to current guidelines a private family service will be held on the 4th September 2020. Donations in lieu of flowers if desired can be given to your chosen charity in Ray’s name. All enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare, 184 Ansty Road, Coventry, CV2 3EX 02476 650619
David Thomas Lloyd
(of Wolvey) Beloved Husband of Dorothy, loving Father to Sue and the late John, proud Grandad of John, Mike, Rachel and Helen, Father-in-law to Richard and Liz. Passed away on 19th August 2020, aged 88 years. David will be very sadly missed by all of his loving Family, friends and Peugeot colleagues. Funeral Service to take place at the Heart of England Crematorium, Nuneaton, on Monday 7th September at 11.45am. Due to current restrictions attendees are limited and on an invitation basis. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Cancer Research UK Online at wsmithandsons.com Sent directly to the charity or via W Smith & Sons Funeral Directors, Avenue Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4JT. Telephone 02476 382124.
Aged 82 of Walsgrave Coventry. Dearly loved wife of Alan. Much missed mum of Helen. Loved nan of David and Paul. Passed away at home on July 26th. Will be sadly missed.
Saturday, August 29
Teresa Margaret Bawden
Nee MULLAN A loving Daughter of Terry and Patricia, much loved Wife, Sister, Niece, Cousin and a wonderful Friend to all. Most of all a beautiful Mother to Mary, passed away on the 9th August aged 50 years. She will be sadly missed by all. Private funeral service will take place on Friday 4th September at 10.30am in the Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium. Please wear something yellow in memory of Teresa. Family flowers only please, donations if desired can be made to Macmillan Cancer Support or to Mind. Enquiries to Henry Ison & Sons, 76-78 Binley Road, Coventry CV3 1FQ Tel. 02476 458665
Martin Ian Bayliss
Passed away at home on 19 August 2020, in the loving care of his family, aged 69 years. Beloved husband of Carol, loving father of Martin, Gareth and Ian, and much loved grandad of Dan, Ed and Kate. Immediate family and invited guests will attend a service to celebrate Martin’s life at Canley Crematorium (Charter Chapel), on Friday 4th September at 12.15pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the Motor Neurone Disease Association direct to the charity. Enquires to The Co-operative Funeralcare. 184 Ansty Road Coventry. CV2 3EX Tel – 024 76650619
John Charles Blyth
Sadly passed away 21st August 2020. Loving husband of Jenny. Beloved father of Sam and Lizzie and adored grandad of Charlie, Mollie and Joe. Funeral service to take place in Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium on Thursday 10th September at 11:30 am. Due to COVID-19, attendance by family invitation. Family flowers only but donations in memory of John can be sent directly to Cancer Research UK. All enquiries to A J Lloyd Funeral Directors, The Old Barn, 656 Allesley Old Road, Coventry. CV5 8GB Tel: 024 7627 4444
Passed away peacefully in her sleep on 16th August 2020 at Abbey Park Nursing home aged 94. A beloved Wife to Thomas (dcd), Mum, Nan, Great-Nan and sister who will be sadly missed by all. Funeral service to take place on Monday 14th Sept at Our Lady of the Assumption Church Coventry at 12.30pm followed by cremation at Charter Chapel Canley. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Maureen can be made to Brain Tumour Research. Enquiries via Grimmett & Timms. Tel:02476674746