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 November 23 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.
Monday, November 23
Ronald George Cakebread
Passed away suddenly at George Eliot Hospital on 12th November 2020 aged 89 years. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him, but forever in our hearts and memories. The funeral will take place at Canley Crematorium, Cannon Hill Chapel on Tuesday 1st December at 10.30am. Due to current restrictions attendance at the service is by invitation only please. Donations can be made on-line in lieu of flowers to Alzheimer’s Research UK if desired. For any enquiries please contact Grimmett and Timms Funeral Directors (02476) 674746
Ann Frances Clutterbuck
Passed away at home on the 16th November 2020, aged 69 years. Loving and devoted wife of Raymond, mother of Matthew, Laura, Becki & Aimee, grandmother of JJ, Phoebe, Chloe, Noah, Max, Freya, Bella & Mollie. A private funeral will take place on Thursday 3rd December at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Coventry, followed by committal at Canley Crematorium. It would be lovely if you could remember Ann at this time. A gathering to celebrate Ann’s life will be arranged at a later date. Kind donations for Macmillan Cancer Support in memory of Ann would be greatly appreciated. Please donate via the link annclutterbuck.muchloved.com Any enquiries please contact Henry Ison & Sons Funeral Directors, Kenilworth, on 01926 258626.
‘Rena’ Devoted and loving Wife to Jim and Mum to Angela, much loved Mum-in-Law to Keith and cherished Sister-in-Law to Cathie. Rena sadly lost her life to Alzheimer’s Dementia and slipped away peacefully on Monday, 9 November, aged 82. A loyal and giving friend to many, who will be sadly missed. Our hearts are heavy, but her love will live on forever – “thank you for giving us so much Rena, Mum”. “A special mention and thank you” to the care staff at MHA Charnwood House Nursing Home, Beake Avenue, Coventry for their support to Rena and family. A private funeral will be held on Monday 30th November at 1.30pm in Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium, which is by invitation only. Please express through A J Lloyd Funeral Directors if you wish to attend. Floral tributes delivered to A J Lloyd Funeral Directors, 656 Allesley Old Road, Coventry CV5 8GB or donations if desired can be made to the Justgiving page www.justgiving.com/fundraising/angela-andrews38 to help us find a cure for the disease which sadly took her life. A celebration of her life will be arranged when we no longer have restrictions, due to the pandemic. All enquiries to A J Lloyd Funeral Directors, 38 Wallace Road, Coventry CV6 2LX, tel: 02476 331 900
Tuesday, November 24
Peter (The King) Allsopp
Peter ALLSOPP (THE KING) Devoted husband of Mavis. Much loved dad of: Jeffrey, Gillian, Gary, Darren, Wendy and Dean, father-in-law, grandfather, great grandfather and beloved big brother of Pearl. Peter spent much of his life at Palm Tree Avenue and sadly passed away on the Isle of Wight surrounded by members of his loving family on Wednesday 18th November 2020, aged 87. A true gentleman, Peter will be remembered for his abiding love and generosity of spirit. He will be greatly missed by his many good friends, not least his pals from The Bell Green Club. Due to current Government restrictions, a family only service will be held on the Isle of Wight. Date to be announced. Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened. Elvis has left the building but will remain in our hearts forever. xx
‘Tony’ Of Robert Road, Exhall Passed away on 13th November 2020, aged 87 years. Devoted Husband to the late Eileen, loving Dad to Christine and Linda, Dad-in-law to Fred and Paul, proud Grandad to Lee, Jamie, Jonathan and Rebecca and Great-Grandad to Lily. A private funeral service will take place at the Heart of England Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Diabetes UK may be sent c/o Devall & Son Funeral Directors or made online via www.devallandson.com. Devall & Son Funeral Directors, The Green, Attleborough, Nuneaton, CV11 4FJ. Tel: 02476 375665.
Beloved Mother of Victoria and Sarah, Nanny of Jessie, Eva and Henry and Sister of Maggie. Passed away peacefully at home on 13th November, aged 77 Years. Will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. The Funeral Service will be held at Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium, on Wednesday 2nd December at 11.30am. Please note that due to current restrictions the service will be by invitation only. Family flowers only. Donations may be made in memory of Agnes to Macmillan Cancer Support. These may be made via www.heartofengland funeralcare.co.uk Further information may be obtained from the Funeral Director at: The Co-operative Funeralcare 11, Lower Holyhead Road Coventry ,CV1 3AX. Tel: 02476 225826
Doris Mary Pitham
Reunited with her beloved husband James Edward on 6th November 2020, aged 89 years. A much loved mum to Neil, Alan, Gary and Roy. Mother in law to Betty, Carol (dec) and Debbie. A dear nan, great nan and sister. The funeral service will take place on Friday 4th December, 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 2.45pm to remember Doris. Donations if desired payable to RNIB (charity for the blind) in memory of Doris 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 313326,
David William Price
Dave Passed away suddenly on the 4th November at the age of 84 years. Loving husband of the late Kath Price, much loved Father to Darron and Beverly, Amazing Grandad to Lewis and Leon and Great Grandad to Baby Grace. He was also a kind and and loyal long time partner to Hellen. A star that will shine above always, he will be greatly missed by all families, friends and neighbours, Family flowers only. Family of Dave have asked if you would like to make a donation in Dave’s name please make these payable to Myton Hospice in cheque form to Henry Ison and Son Funeral Directors, Daventry Road, Coventry, CV3 5HF TEL 02476 504650
Wednesday, November 25
Grace ( Nee Ferry ) Jakeman
Passed away peacefully at the hospital of St Cross Rugby on 15th November 2020 aged 77 years. Beloved wife of Barry, much loved mum of Vanessa, Paul and Matthew, a very dear mother in law to Anthony and a treasured granny to Isabella, Max, Nessie, Amelia and Ella. Grace will be deeply missed, but fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends. The funeral service will take place on Thursday 3rd December at 11.30am at Christ the King Catholic Church, Coundon followed by committal at Canley Crematorium. Due to current restrictions the funeral service is by invitation only. Donations to Parkinson’s UK in memory of Grace would be greatly appreciated c/o A. Pargetter & Son Ltd, City Mews, Lamb St, Coventry. CV1 4AE. Tel 024 7622 3343
Constance May Reid
(Connie) Beloved wife of Jack (deceased), mother to Jill and Heather, mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother, passed away peacefully at Abbey Park Nursing Home on 19th November 2020 aged 97. Private funeral on Thursday 10th December at 10.00am at St Martin-In-The Fields Church, Coventry, followed by cremation at Canley Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in Connie’s memory to St Martin-In-The-Fields Church, Coventry, c/o The Co-operative Funeralcare, 46 Kenpas Highway, Coventry, CV3 6BP.
Died on 15th November peacefully at Myton Hospice. He will be missed dreadfully. Loving husband to Julia, father to Amanda and Samantha, grandfather to Bethan. Due to the current restrictions the Funeral Service will be by invitation only and is to held at Canley Crematorium on 4th December at 12.15pm. Family flowers only, any donations may be made direct to The Alzheimer’s Society. All enquiries to Co operative Funeralcare, 46 Kenpas Highway, Coventry, CV3 6BP. Tel. 02476 411806
06.10.1957 – 11.11.2020 Dearly beloved Wife of Philip, much loved Mother of Jason & Lauren, adored Grandmother of Angel & Archie, loved Sister of Norma. Passed away 11th Nov 2020. This caring, brave and lovely lady will be deeply missed by all her family, friends & everybody who had the pleasure to meet her. Many thanks to all who were involved in her life. For anyone wanting to pay their respects the Funeral Cortege will be leaving the home address on Henley Road at 10.10am Wednesday 2nd December. Enquiries to Henry Ison & Sons 76-78 Binley Road, Coventry, CV3 1FQ Tel. 02476 458665
Thursday, November 26
Much loved wife of Ken and mum of Tracey, Ailie, Clayton & Kerry, dear mother in law of Nicola, Pup & Paul; dearly loved nanny of Natalie, Aaron, Gemma, Liam, Naomi, Ashley, Reece, Vanessa, Lewis; great nanny to Zain, Connor, Zack, Ziva, Isabelle, Chloe & Callum; step nanny to Tom & Georgia, sister, auntie and friend to many, passed away peacefully on 15th November 2020, aged 85 years. Due to the unforeseen circumstances at this time we cannot have the funeral service we would have wanted and sadly attendance is by invitation only, however there will be a live stream service available for those who wish to join us remotely. Enquiries or donations if desired payable to Myositis UK, can be made via J E Hackett and Sons website (online donation) or by post to J.E Hackett & Sons Ltd, Longford Bridge, Coventry, CV6 6BH. Tel: 024 76 367 149
Joan Ellen Nellie Jessie Gauld
Devoted Wife of the late Ronald. Loving Mother of Julie and Lesley. Mother in Law to Geoff. Grandmother of Stacey. Passed away peacefully on 7th November aged 84 years. The Funeral Service will be held at Charter Chapel Canley Crematorium on Thursday 3rd December 2020 at 10:00. Further information may be obtained from the Funeral Director at: The Co-operative Funeralcare 11, Lower Holyhead Road Coventry CV1 3AX Tel: 02476 225826
(Floss) Beloved Wife of Terry. Passed away in the Haven Nursing Home on the 16th November 2020, aged 73 years. Floss will be very sadly missed by all. Funeral Service to take place at the Heart of England Crematorium Nuneaton, On Wednesday the 9th December at 1.15pm. Due to current restrictions attendees are limited. Flowers may be sent to W Smith & Sons Funeral Directors, Avenue Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4JT. Telephone 02476 382124 wsmithandsons.com
Siobhan Mary O’Keeffe
O’KEEFFE Siobhan Mary Passed away suddenly on the 21st November 2020 aged 59 years. Much loved daughter of Mick and Mary and special niece to Teresa. Loving sister to Tony and Jim. Aunty to Megan, Kane, Ayla and Cerys. A private funeral service will be held on Monday 7th December 2020 at St John Vianney RC Church followed by burial at Canley Garden Cemetery. Family Flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers in aid of Mary’s Meals can be made on line at www.heartofengland funeralcare All enquiries c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 11 Lower Holyhead Rd, Coventry CV1 3AX. Tel 024 76225826.
Passed away in Milton Keynes Hospital on 18th November 2020, aged 85 years. Much loved sister of Vera and Doris (deceased) and aunt of Jill. The Funeral Service will take place on Friday 11th December 2020, 10.45am at the Oak Chapel, Crownhill Crematorium, Milton Keynes. Due to Covid restrictions, please contact Funeral Directors if you wish to attend. Family flowers only please, donations for Macmillan Cancer Support can be made through H W Mason & Sons Website:- www.hwmason.co.uk Tel 01908 611112.
Ivy Ellen Randle
Ivy Ellen Randle (Nee Rowley) of Bulkington Passed away peacefully on 16th November 2020 aged 96 years. Dearly loved and remembered always by all her family. The funeral service will take place on Monday 7th December 2020 at the, Heart of England Crematorium, Nuneaton at 10:15am. Floral tributes are welcome. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare, Park House, Riversley Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5QS, 02476 382535.
Friday, November 27
Shelley (Neé Hunt) Arthers
ARTHERS Shelley (neé Hunt) Passed away peacefully at home on the 22nd November 2020. Wife of John, Mum of Karen and Andrew (deceased), Gran of Catherine and Robert. Private funeral, no flowers, donations in memory of Shelley for Mary Ann Evans Hospice to A Pargetter & Son Ltd, City Mews, Lamb Street, Coventry CV1 4AE (02476 223343)
Harold Eric “Eric” Avery
AVERY Harold Eric “Eric” Went to be with his Lord on the 20th November 2020, aged 83 years. Loving and devoted husband of Betty, father of Rosslyn, Carolyn and Julian, Grandad to Samuel, Christopher and Kaitlyn. A private funeral will take place on Wednesday 9th December at Canley Crematorium, Charter Chapel, followed by a Thanksgiving service at Canley Community Church, Coventry. It would be lovely if you could remember Eric and his family at this time. Kind donations for Global Care in memory of Eric would be greatly appreciated. Any enquiries please contact Henry Ison & Sons Funeral Directors, Kenilworth, on 01926 258626.
Wife to Victor (deceased), loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother, died in hospital on 15th November aged 91 years. She will be greatly missed. Now at peace, goodnight and God bless. Funeral service to be held in Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium on Monday 7th December 2020 at 11:15 am. Family flowers only, but donations in memory of Valerie for Myton Hospice may be sent directly to the charity. All enquiries to A J Lloyd Funeral Directors, 38 Wallace Road, Coventry CV6 2LX, Tel. 024 76331900.
Passed away on the 21st November 2020, aged 80. A private Cremation is to take place. Donations if desired may be made direct to the Warwickshire and Northampton Air Ambulance or Acorns Children’s Hospice. All enquiries to Co Operative Funeralcare, 46 Kenpas Highway, Coventry, CV3 6BP, Tel. 02476 411806
Don Passed away peacefully on 17th November 2020, aged 87 years. Beloved husband of Joan, loving dad of Gail and Adrian and father-in-law to Dave and Fiona. Funeral service to be held at Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium on 2nd December 2020 at 10am. Please note that due to the current restrictions, the service will be by invitation only. Donations if desired to Alzheimer’s Research UK, these may be given via Don’s memorial page donaldjones.muchloved.com Enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare, 184 Ansty Road, Tel:02476 650619
Devoted Wife of the late Islwyn, much loved Mother of Andrew, Mother-in-law to Kerry, Gran to Alex, passed away peacefully in hospital on 12 November after a short illness aged 82 years. Deeply missed by all her Family and Friends she will always be in their hearts.
Irene Patricia McDonnell
(Pat) Passed away 14th November 2020 aged 78 years after a long illness bravely borne. Dearly beloved wife of Ralph. Much loved Mum of Steve, Chris & Mandy. Mum in law to Annette, Sue & Lee. Dear loved Nanny to Robyn, Teal, Tate & Kale. Dear friend to Janet & Gill and their families. Funeral service to take place on 4th December at 10.30am in Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium. Due to the current circumstances the funeral is by invitation only. Enquiries c/o Franklin & Hawkins Funeral Directors, 333 Tile Hill Lane, Coventry CV4 9DU Telephone 024 7647 3000
Snowy Passed away on Tuesday 17th November 2020, aged 80 years. Beloved Husband of Pat, dear Dad to Belinda and Gary, Father in Law to Julie and loving Grandad to Le-Sharn, Kez, Megan and Joe. Private funeral service to be held at Heart of England Crematorium on Wednesday 2nd December at 2:45pm. Family flowers only but donations if desired to Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance, may be made online via www.devallandson.com or be sent c/o Devall & Son Funeral Directors, 1 Jubilee Crescent, Radford, Coventry CV6 3EX Tel: 024 7660 0649.
Beloved Husband of Janet. Loving Dad of Kim Dearly loved Grandad of Isla and Stacey. Much loved Great Grandad of Hayden, Alfie, Amiel, and Lacey-Grace. Loved Brother and Brother in law. Passed away peacefully on 19th November 2020 aged 81 years. Thank you to all the Mary Ann Evans Nurses for your loving care of Dennis. The funeral service will take place on Monday 7th December 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 3.30pm to remember Dennis. Donations if desired payable to Mary Ann Evans Hospice and Guide Dogs in memory of Dennis which can be made online: dennisparsons.muchloved.com or by post to J.E.Hackett and Sons Ltd 93 Leicester Road, Bedworth, CV12 8AH, Tel 024 76 313326,
Passed away peacefully on the 15th November 2020, aged 75 years. Funeral Service to take place at Oakley Wood Crematorium, North Chapel on Monday 7th December at 10.00. Due to the current situation attendance is by prior arrangement. Donations if desired may be made direct to Marie Curie. All enquiries to Co Operative Funeralcare, 46 Kenpas Highway, Coventry, CV3 6BP. Tel. 02476 411806
Vera Joyce Smith
‘Joyce’ Beloved wife of the late Ron. Cherished mum of Lynda & Bryan. Adored nana of 4, great nana of 4. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. Passed away peacefully on 12th November 2020, aged 87 years. Due to current restrictions Joyce’s family will be having an invitation only service for her at The Heart of England Crematorium. Donations if desired payable to Macmillan Cancer Support via J E Hackett and Sons website or by post.
Sadly passed away on 9th November at UHCW. She will be sadly missed by Husband Graham, Daugher Mandy, Son David, Grandchildren Rebecca, Sky, Lottie, Henry and James, and Great granddaughter Alayah. Please feel free to send flowers on the 3rd-4th December to A.J. Lloyd Allesley Old Road, CV5 8GB Thank you.
David Charles Yeoman
Mad Dave the Bus Driver Dorothy, Neil, Dean and Janine are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and step-father. Funeral service to be held on Monday 7th December in Cannon Hill Chapel Canley Crematorium at 10:30 am. Due to Covid restrictions attendance is by invitation only. Donations to Cancer Research can be made online via funeral-notices.co.uk Enquires to A J Lloyd Funeral Directors ‘The Old Barn’ 656 Allesley Old Road Coventry CV5 8GB. Telephone 024 7627 4444.
Saturday, November 28
Passed away peacefully on 11th November 2020. A much loved Dad, Grandad, Brother & Friend. A private Funeral Service will take place on Monday 7th December at 1.30pm in the Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium. Enquiries to Henry Ison & Sons, 76-78 Binley Road, Coventry, CV3 1FQ Tel. 02476 458665
Peter John Thomas Stratton
Passed away peacefully on 21st November 2020, aged 90 years. A much loved dad to David, Jane and Steven. A dear grandad and great grandad to Thomas, Harriet, Lauren, Eleanor, Emily, Molly, Joshua, Cameron and Finnley. Now reunited with his beloved wife Marjorie. The funeral service will take place on Monday 7th December 2020 but due to the current restrictions only immediate family are able to attend. However, those who cannot attend may wish to watch a live stream video of the service from home. Please contact J E Hackett and Sons on 02476 313326 for the link to the service. Family flowers only donations if desired payable W N A A (Air Ambulance) or Cancer Research UK in memory of Peter 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
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