Each week, people across the area pay tribute to their loved ones in the pages of the Coventry Telegraph. We have gathered the messages posted over the week commencing April 25 in one place.

Heartfelt messages are submitted by friends, family and loved ones as a way of saying goodbye to those they have lost. Written tributes 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.

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Monday April 25

John Carver

Dearly beloved husband of Helen, much-loved father of Sarah and Reuben. Passed away peacefully at Hawthorne House on March 24, aged 73 years. Deeply missed by all of his family and friends.

Funeral service was held on May 5 at 1.30pm at Canley Crematorium and Cemetery, floral tributes welcome. Enquiries to Henry Ison and Sons, 76-78 Binley Road, Coventry, CV3 1FQ. Tel: 02476 458665.

Georgios Haralambou

George was a devoted husband of Jeanette. A loving father of Androu and Yoka. A special grandad of Annieka and Jennifer. Father-in-law to Kerry and Paul. A beloved great-grandad to Everly. Passed away peacefully on March 27, aged 93 years. George will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Funeral service was held at the Coventry Greek Orthodox Church, Westwood Heath Road, CV4 8GP on May 4 at 11am. It was followed by a burial service at Canley Gardens at 12.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in memory of George and will be divided between the Coventry Homeless fund and the Syrian and Ukraine refugee fund.

Donations can be made via www.heartofenglandcoopfunerals.co.uk. Further information may be obtained from the funeral director at the Heart of England Co-op Funerals, 11 Lower Holyhead Road, Coventry, CV1 3AX. Tel: 02476 225826.

Robert Edward Bell

Bob passed away suddenly at home, aged 76 years. Beloved partner of Kath, younger brother to Dorothy. Much-loved stepdad to Mick and uncle to Robert. Loving grandad and great uncle.

Funeral service was held at Canley Crematorium, Cannon Hill Chapel at 3pm on May 10. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Cancer Research UK. Heart of England Co-op Funerals, 46 Warwick Road, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 1HH. Tel: 01926 856699.

Terrence Edward Taylor



Terrence Edward Taylor
Terrence Edward Taylor

Terry passed away peacefully at home on March 31, aged 80 years. Loving husband to Margaret, father to Sarah and stepfather to Claire and Graeme. Grandad to Thomas and Harry, step-gramps to Finley and Everley and brother to Brian.

Funeral service was held at the Heart of England Crematorium, Nuneaton on May 5 at 10.15am. Family flowers only but donations if desired are for The Stroke Association via the following link: www.terrencetaylor.muchloved.com. All enquiries C/O Heart of England Co-op Funerals, Park House, Riversley Road, Nuneaton. Tel: 02476382535.

Mary Elizabeth Dean



Mary Elizabeth Dean
Mary Elizabeth Dean

Sadly passed away on April 4, aged 102 years. Now reunited with her beloved husband Walter. An extremely proud and loving auntie, great auntie and great-great Auntie. Mary was much loved and will be sadly missed.

Funeral service was held on May 6 at the Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium at 9.45am. Flowers are welcome. Donations if desired in memory of Mary to benefit the Herald Lodge Care Home, who looked after Mary so well.

Donations can be made online at maryelizabethdean.muchloved.com. For all enquiries, contact Heart of England Co-op Funerals, 10, High Street, Bedworth, CV12 8NF. Tel: 02476 314823.

George Kenneth Gibbs



George Kenneth Gibbs
George Kenneth Gibbs

Ken passed away peacefully on April 13 in Hinckley House Care Home, aged 95 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Dianne, much-loved dad to Keith, Sheryl, Carol and Ken, father-in-law to Rob, Roger, Julie and the late Fred. A proud grandad and great-grandad.

Funeral was held on May 5 at the Heart of England Crematorium Nuneaton at 4.15 pm. Family flowers only. Donations are to benefit Alzheimers UK via www.heartofenglandfuneralcare.co.uk. All enquiries to Heart of England Co-op Funerals including A.J.Murray 48 Lower Bond Street, Hinckley, LE10 1QU. Tel: 01455 233974.

Tuesday April 26

Michael Anderson



Michael Anderson
Michael Anderson

Sadly passed away on March 30, aged 65 years old. Beloved husband to Jeanie (D). Loving father to Michelle, Martin and David. Cherished grandfather to Mackenzie, Wentworth, and Jacob. Father-in-law to Paul, Anna and Lita. Beloved son of Leslie (D) and Mary (Molly) (D). Brother to Lesley, Christopher (D) and Sandra (D). Brother-in-law, uncle and friend.

Funeral service was held at St. Thomas More RC Church on May 4 at 11.30am. It was followed by committal at Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium at 1pm. Flowers welcomed or if preferred a donation for The British Heart Foundation. We as a family would like to thank everyone for their kind condolences. A. Pargetter and Son Ltd. Funeral Directors, City News, Lamb Street, Coventry, CV1 4AE. Tel: 02476 223343.

Phelim Brady



Phelim Brady
Phelim Brady

Sadly passed away at home on April 18, aged 77. Cherished husband of Kathleen, loving father to John, Phelim and Neil, wonderful father-in-law to Vanessa and Kelly, devoted grandad to Luke, Ryan, Jack, Leah, Connor, Chloe, Danielle and Kian, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many.

Reception into Christ the King RC Church was held on May 4 at 6pm. Requiem mass was held on May 5 at 2pm. Interment will take place in Ireland. Family flowers only but donations if desired for the British Heart Foundation to A Pargetter and Son Ltd., Funeral Directors, City Mews, Lamb Street, Coventry, CV1 4AE. Tel: 02476 223343.

Patricia Castle

(Née Kendrick) Formerly Murray. Passed away peacefully on April 11, aged 80 years. Loving mum of Elizabeth, John and Peter, devoted nan to Roisin, Daniel, Becky, Callum, Carson-Raine and also Amy-Beth. Mum-in-law to Gary. She will be sadly missed.

Funeral service took place on May 3 at 11am in Heart of England Crematorium, Nuneaton. Family flowers only, but donations, if desired for Mary Ann Evans Hospice, may be sent via www.ajlloyd.co.uk. All enquiries to A J Lloyd Funeral Directors ‘The Old Barn’, 656 Allesley Old Road Coventry, CV5 8GB. Tel: 024 7627 4444.

David John Farndon



David John Farndon
David John Farndon

(Pop/Dobbin) Much-loved dad to Fraser and Sharona. Dear father-in-law to Nikki and Sean. Adored grandad to Joe, Declan, Same and Esme. Treasured brother to Pamela and the late Pauline. Reunited with his beloved wife Marilyn on April 14, aged 63 years. David will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends

Funeral service was held at the Heart of England Crematorium on May 6 at 12.30pm. Flowers can be sent in loving memory of David to J.E. Hackett and Sons, 93 Leicester Road, Bedworth, CV12 8AH. Tel: 024 76 313 326.

Glenda Josephine Lewis

Passed away peacefully on April 17, aged 81 years. Beloved wife of David. Loving mum to Tracey and Hayley. Much-loved Nan to Matthew, Lewis, Ethan, Giverny and Ellis. Loved granny of Jack and Easton. Mother-in-law to Paul and Dane. Sister to Dennis. Glenda will be sadly missed by all family and friends.

Funeral service to be held at Heart of England Crematorium on May 11 at 11.45am. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired payable to Cancer Research UK in memory of Glenda Josephine which can be made via J.E. Hackett and Sons website (make a donation) or by post to J.E. Hackett and Sons Ltd., 93 Leicester Road, Bedworth, CV12 8AH. Tel: 024 76 313 326.

Jim Moroz



Jim Moroz
Jim Moroz

Passed away peacefully in hospital in Carlisle on April 14. Jim of Lazonby, Cumbria (formerly of Coventry and surrounds). Beloved husband of Marian (nee Noonan) and much-loved son of the late Igor and Mary. Aged 71. Funeral service was held on May 6 in Longtown, Cumbria. Contact Richardsons Funeral Directors. Tel: 01768 891189.

Jadwiga Strumidlo



Jadwiga Strumidlo
Jadwiga Strumidlo

Passed away peacefully at home on April 16, aged 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Stanislaw, loving mother of Adam, Christopher, Paul and Victor and a much-loved mother-in-law and Babcia.

Requiem mass service took place at St. Stanislaus Kostka RC Church on May 6 at 11am. It was followed by an interment at London Road Cemetery. Family flowers only but donations if desired for Cancer Research UK to A. Pargetter and Son Ltd. Funeral Directors, City Mews, Lamb Street, Coventry, CV1 4AE. Tel: 02476 223343.

Patricia Ann Ward

Beloved partner of Bill, much-loved mum of Mandy and Nickie, cherished nan of Taylor, Kelly, Lewis, McCauley, Lacey and Kiera and a dearly loved great nan of Scarlett and Bump. Passed away peacefully on April 9, aged 75 years.

Funeral service was held at Church of the Risen Christ, Wyken on May 10 at 1.30pm. It was followed by interment at Lentons Lane Cemetery. Floral tributes may be sent care of J.E. Hackett and Sons Ltd., Longford Bridge, Coventry, CV6 6BH. Tel: 024 76 367 149.

Colin Thomas Burdett



Colin Thomas Burdett
Colin Thomas Burdett

It is with great sadness that we announce the loss of Colin. Loving husband, father and grandfather to Pat, Simonne, Will and Georgia.

A loving goodbye and celebration of life was held in Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium, at 11.30am on May 3, followed by an afternoon reception at The Old Hall. Floral tributes are welcome and are to be sent to A.J. Lloyd Funeral Directors by no later than 9am on May 3.

Donations, if desired, to a charity of your choice would be appreciated in honour of Colin. All enquiries to A.J.. Lloyd Funeral Directors ‘The Old Barn’, 656 Allesley Old Road Coventry, CV5 8GB. Tel: 024 7627 4444.

Desmond Douglas



Desmond Douglas
Desmond Douglas

(Des) Devoted husband to Jean, adored dad to Sarah and much-loved granddad to Erin, Des was a wonderful brother, uncle, and friend to many, he will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Funeral mass to be held at 10.30am in Christ The King R/C Church, Westhill Road, Coventry on May 19 followed by committal in Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium. Family have requested no flowers be sent but donations in Des’ memory be made to a charity of your choice. All enquiries c/o Henry Ison Funeral Directors, 188 Allesley Old Road, Coventry, CV5 8GJ. Tel. 02476 713643.

Wednesday April 27

Helen Geraldine Day

(Nee Beddow) (Gerry) Passed away on April 11 peacefully at University Hospital Coventry, aged 76 years. Gerry will be greatly missed by all her family and many friends. A service to celebrate her life was held at Rainsbrook Crematorium, Ashlawn Road, Rugby, CV22 5QQ on May 5 at 1pm. Family flowers only.

Donations if desired to Myton Hospice and Warwickshire and Northampton Air Ambulance may be given on the day or c/o Revel Funeral Service, Bretford House, Bretford, CV23 0JZ. Tel: 02476 544953.

Robert Joseph Lock

(Bob) of Burbage formerly Coventry. Passed away peacefully on April 19, aged 98 years. Beloved husband of the late Jean, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

Funeral service took place at the Barsby Service Chapel, G.Seller, Hinckley on May 9 at 11am. It was followed by a private family committal. Flowers are welcome. Any donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the ‘Donations Fund’ which will be directed, in memory of Bob to Parkinsons UK, c/o G.Seller ‘Independent Funeral Directors’, 75 Upper Bond Street, Hinckley, LE10 1RH. Tel: 01455 637457 or online at www.gseller.co.uk/obituaries/

William Newey

(Bill) Much-loved husband of Margaret, dad of Clive, stepdad of Michael, Ann-Marie, John and Allison, grandad and great-grandad, passed away peacefully on April 20, aged 88 years.

Funeral service was held at Canley Crematorium in the Cannon Hill Chapel on May 5 at 12.45pm. Family flowers only, donations, if desired payable to The Alzheimers Society, can be made via J.E. Hackett and Sons website (make a donation) or by post to J.E. Hackett and Sons Ltd, Longford Bridge, Coventry, CV6 6BH. Tel: 024 76 367 149.

David Thomas Proctor



David Thomas Proctor
David Thomas Proctor

David Thomas Proctor, loving husband of the late Olive, the love of his life. He was the best, kind and most wonderful dad of Shaun, Julie and Kevin, adored grandad of Callum, Keston and Loren, and great-grandad to Arthur, a dear father-in-law to Steve and Emma. Passed away at home, as he wished with great courage and dignity on April 2, aged 87 years. Reunited now at long last safe in the arms of Olive, we will love and miss you always. How lucky are we, that makes saying goodbye so hard. Rest now dad.

Funeral service was held in Holbrooks Evangelical Church on May 6 at 11am. It was followed by the burial at St. Paul’s Cemetery. All enquiries to A.J. Lloyd Funeral Directors, 38 Wallace Road, Coventry, CV6 2LX. Tel. 024 76331900.

Shay O’Sullivan



Shay O'Sullivan
Shay O’Sullivan

Passed away suddenly on April 14, aged 70 years. He was a much-loved husband, dad, grandad and friend to so many. He will be truly missed by all.

Shay was received into St John Fisher RC Church on May 8 at 6.30pm. Requiem mass took place on May 9 at 10am. It was followed by the committal in Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium. Family flowers only, but donations, if desired in memory of Shay to Prostate Cancer Research via www.justgiving.com/fundraising/shayosullivan1

Thursday April 28

Raymond Owen Buckler

Much-loved husband of Edna, dearly loved dad of Roydon, brother, uncle and friend to many. Passed away peacefully on April 15, aged 91 years.

Funeral service was held at the Heart of England Crematorium, Nuneaton on May 4 at 2.45pm. Family flowers only, donations, if desired payable to ‘W.N.A.A’ (Air Ambulance), can be made via J.E. Hackett and Sons website (make a donation) or by post to J.E. Hackett and Sons Ltd., Longford Bridge, Coventry, CV6 6BH. Tel: 024 76 367 149.

Clive Roche Qpm

Clive passed away at home on April 14, aged 78 years, with his family by his side. Much-loved husband to Jan, father to Frith and Kendra, and grandfather (Poppa) to his two grandchildren Farley and Lula. We wish to thank the Arthur Rank Hospice Charity for the wonderful care Clive received at home during his final few days.

Funeral service in celebration of the life of Clive was held at St John the Baptist Church, Keyston at 12pm on May 10. Family flowers only. Donations to Arthur Rank Hospice Charity 1133354 to be collected at the service.

Pamela Ruddick

(Nee Kendall) Much-loved wife of the late James. Devoted mother of Paul, Carl and Bob. Mother-in-law to Catherine. Grandmother to Stacey, James, Terry, Matthew, Steven and Caroline. Great-grandmother of Oliver, Esme, Lucy, Isabella, Jamie, Sienna, Albie and Lando. Sadly missed by all family, friends and all those whose lives she touched. Passed away at University Hospital Coventry on April 3, aged 85 years.

Funeral was held at Canley Crematorium, Charter Chapel, Coventry on May 5 at 12.15pm. Donations in lieu of flowers to The Royal British Legion, Supporter Care, Haig House, 199 High Street, London, SE1 1AA. All enquiries to the Co-operative Funeral Care, 184 Ansty Road, Wyken, Coventry, CV2 3EX. Tel: 02476 650619.

Patricia Gloria Walker



Patricia Gloria Walker
Patricia Gloria Walker

(Windsor) (Pat) Much-loved wife of David for 54 years, passed away after many health problems on April 6, aged 77 years. Mother of Elizabeth, Ian (Deceased) and Matthew. Mother-in-law to Mark, Didem and Louise. Grandmother to James, Joshua, Molly, Jack and Lottie. Former Deputy Matron at Canley Day Nursery and Carer for Coventry City Council.

Cremation service to be held at Canley Crematorium Cannon Hill Chapel on May 11 at 3pm. For video link details contact Liz on 07758215348. Thanks to all the many friends of Pat for their love and support. Family flowers only, but donations are welcomed to Macmillan Cancer Support.

Friday April 29

Grahame Joseph Baker

Beloved husband and best friend of Sue. Died peacefully on April 13 following a short illness, after a courageous, dignified fight with Alzheimers surrounded by his loving family. Loving father to Gary and Sophie, Claire and Losco. Adored grandad to Fletcher and Kayleigh, Kelly and John, Jessica and Gerome, Daniel, Jack and Thomas. Great-grandad to Amaya, Molly and Isaac. With sincere thanks to all his wonderful friends and professionals who helped us all on his journey.

Funeral service was held on May 9 at Charter Chapel Canley Crematorium at 10am. No flowers. Donations may be made in memory of Grahame to the Alzheimers Society, Coventry via www.heartofenglandcoopfunerals.co.uk. Further information may be obtained from the funeral director at the Heart of England Co-op Funerals, 11 Lower Holyhead Road, Coventry, CV1 3AX. Tel: 02476 225826.

Joyce Kay



Joyce Kay
Joyce Kay

Joyce sadly passed away on April 11, aged 92. A devoted wife to Jack for over 70 years. Loving mother to Steve and Pete, mother-in-law to Shelia (RIP) and Sue. Nan to Andy, Nikki, Amanda, Liam and Shaun. Great-nanny to Isla, Joel, Alice, Harry and Florence.

Cremation was held at Canley Crematorium on May 9 at 3.15pm. Flowers, if desired, to Heart of England Coop, Lower Holyhead Road.

Patricia Anne Langbridge

Passed away peacefully on April 21, aged 74 years. Loving wife, mother and mother-in-law. Will be sadly missed.

Funeral service was held on May 10 at 1.30pm in Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium. Floral tributes and donations if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Support may be sent via www.ajlloyd.co.uk. All enquiries to the funeral directors, The Old Barn, 656 Allesley Old Road, Coventry, CV5 8GB. Tel: 024 7627 4444.

Theresa Mclintock

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, on April 18, aged 90 years. May her soul rest in peace.

Reception into Holy Family RC Church was held on May 5 at 6pm. Requiem mass was held on May 6 at 12pm followed by interment at St. Pauls Cemetery. Family flowers only but, donations if desired for CAFOD to A. Pargetter and Son Ltd., Funeral Directors, City Mews, Lamb Street, Coventry, CV1 4AE. Tel: 02476 223343.

Danuta Okarmus Burley

Peacefully at home on April 24. Thanksgiving service at Ealing Abbey on May 20 at 1.30pm. No flowers but donations welcome to Macmillan Cancer Support. Enquiries to A. Galla Funeral Director.

Leslie John Owen



Leslie John Owen
Leslie John Owen

Devoted husband of the late Jean. Father of Denise and Gary. Father-in-law of Kim. Loving grandad of Craig, Rachel, and Gavin. Special great-grandad of Courtney, Riley, and Lily. Brother of Jean. Passed away peacefully on April 1, aged 86 years.

Funeral Service was held at Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium Coventry on May 6 at 3.15pm. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in memory of Leslie to the British Heart Foundation via www.heartofenglandcoopfunerals.co.uk. Further information may be obtained from the funeral director at The Heart of England Co-op Funerals, 11, Lower Holyhead Road, Coventry, CV1 3AX Tel: 02476 225826.

Roger Parham

Of Martyrs Close, Coventry. Passed away peacefully on April 10, aged 72. Loving husband of Avril, much-loved dad of Nicola and Paul, and father-in-law to Nina. Fun loving granddad of Max, Dannielle, Fearne and Zachary.

Funeral service at the Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium, Coventry on May 10 at 1.45pm. Family flowers only. Donations can be made to the Alzheimers Society via the family or https://rogerparham.muchloved.com

Jack Pears



Jack Pears
Jack Pears

Passed away peacefully on April 21, aged 88 years. Much-loved husband of the late Josephine, dearly loved dad of Julien, Jonathan and Jay, dear father-in-law of Mick and Debbie, devoted grandad of Rosie, Jade and Jack, great-grandad of Saffie, Rae, Dylan and Luca and friend to many.

Funeral service to be held at Canley Crematorium in the Charter Chapel on May 6 at 1.45pm. Floral tributes may be sent care of J.E. Hackett and Sons Ltd., Longford Bridge, Coventry, CV6 6BH. Tel: 024 76 367 149.

Paul Benedict Radburn

Passed away on April 18, aged 78 years. Paul will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

Funeral service was held on May 6 at 1pm at Our Lady of the Assumption RC Church. It was followed by the committal at 2.15pm in Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium. All enquiries c/o Franklin and Hawkins Funeral Directors, 333 Tile Hill Lane, Coventry, CV4 9DU. Tel: 02476 473000.

Mac Randle

(Malcolm John) Passed away peacefully at home on April 4, aged 92 years He will be sadly missed by his wife Pat and all his family and friends.

Funeral service was held on May 6 at 10am at Oakley Wood Crematorium North Chapel. Family flowers only but donations if desired can be made to Music For All. All enquiries via HJ Dawson Funeral Director. Tel: 01926 427464.

Margaret Thompson



Margaret Thompson
Margaret Thompson

Passed away peacefully on April 21, aged 85 years. Beloved wife of the late Hugh and partner of Geoff, much-loved mum of Teresa, James, David, Michael, Paul, Mark and Helen, dear mother-in-law of Sam, Iain, Sue and Michaela, cherished nan too many, a piece of all their hearts has been taken, especially Tia.

Funeral service to be held at St Pauls Church, Foleshill on May 20 at 1.15 pm burial to follow at St Pauls Cemetery. Floral tributes may be sent care of J.E.Hackett and Sons Ltd, Longford Bridge, Coventry, CV6 6BH. Tel: 024 76 367 149.

Adrian Wells

Passed away on April 5. Funeral service was held on May 6 at the Heart of England Crematorium, Nuneaton at 10.15am Family flowers only.

Donations if so desired are for Mary Ann Evans Hospice may be sent to Heart of England Co-op Funerals, 10 High Street, Bedworth. All enquiries c/o Heart of England Co-op Funerals, 10 High Street, Bedworth. Tel: 02476 314823.

Saturday April 30

Ellen Dorothy Littlewood

Dearly beloved widow of Ronald James Littlewood. Loving mother to Linda and Susan, devoted grandmother and great-grandmother.

Passed away peacefully on April 12, aged 89 years. Funeral service to be held at St Georges Church, Coundon on May 11 at 10am, followed by interment with Ron at London Road Cemetery. Flowers to A Pargetter and Son Ltd, Funeral Directors, City Mews, Lamb Street, Coventry, CV1 4AE. Tel: 02476 223343.

Joyce Lomasney

(Saxton) Passed away on April 18, peacefully at Te Hira Care Home Rugby, aged 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Ted. Mum of Son Geoff and partner Lita, daughter Ann and son-in-law Eric. Grandma of Tracey, Stephen, Stuart, and Carl, and respective partners, Roger, Jade, Rupert, and Ness. Great-grandma of Corey, Rosa, and Rafferty.

A service to celebrate her life will be held at Rainsbrook Crematorium, Ashlawn Road, Rugby, CV22 5QQ on June 1 at 2.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Dementia UK, via the website link: joycelomasney.muchloved.com





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