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 September 21 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, September 21

John Dennis Huckvale

‘Dennis’ Passed away peacefully on the 5th September 2020, aged 83 years. Beloved husband of the late Catherine. Loving Dad of Debra & Alan. Much loved Grandfather of Amy, Neil, Richard & William. Father-in-law to Colin and Lisa. Great Grandfather to Alfie and Ferne. Funeral service to be held at St Marys, Walsgrave on Thursday 1st October 2020 at 10:15am, followed by the committal at Canley Crematorium. Donations if desired to Zoe’s Place & Help For Heroes to be sent direct to the charity. Enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare, 184 Ansty Road, Coventry, CV2 3EX. 02476 650619.



Ian Peter Scally

‘Scall’ Passed away on the 26th August 2020, aged 50. Beloved Son of Kathleen and Roger, loving dad of Daisy. Much loved brother of Graham. Dear uncle of Ben. Sadly missed by all of his family and friends. The funeral service will take place at Rainsbrook Crematorium (Avon) on Friday 25th September at 12.00pm. Due to the Virus attendance is by invitation only. Family flowers only, but donations if desired to Heads Together via www.heartofengland funeralcare.co.uk All enquiries to the Co-operative Funeralcare, 184, Ansty Road, Coventry, CV2 3EX

Cissie Whittle

Reunited with her beloved husband Jim on 13th September 2020, aged 96 years. Dear sister of Ivy (deceased), Ernie (deceased) and Rosalie, loving aunt and great aunt. Due to the current restrictions the family are having a private service on Monday 28th September at Canley Crematorium. Enquiries or donations if desired payable to ‘Zoe’s Place’ 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

Tuesday, September 22

Sidney James Cockerill

‘Jim’ Of Cressage Road, Coventry. Dearly beloved husband of the late Avril, much loved father of Angela, Father-in-law of Barry, also a dearly loved grandfather to Karen, Claire, Steven and Helen and great grandfather to Sian and Ryan. Passed away peacefully at Phil Mead House on 1st September 2020 at 98 years. A very special gentleman, treasured memories will be in our hearts and thoughts forever. Funeral service at Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium on Tuesday 29th September 2020 at 13:45pm, prior to interment at Canley Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to The Firefighters Charity to be sent via sidneycockerill.muchloved.com Enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare, 184 Ansty Road, Coventry, CV2 3EX, 02476 650619.

Reverend Kenneth Newborough

Beloved husband of Janet. Dearly loved Dad to Philip, Adrian and Anthony. Dear Father-in law to Pamela, Elaine and Laura. Proud Grandad to Emily, Victoria, Michael, Claire, Rachel, Megan, John, Ella and Sophia. And Great Grandad to Edward, Charlotte and Isabel. Passed away peacefully at home on 10th September 2020 aged 83 years. A private funeral will take place at the Heart of England Crematorium Nuneaton on Friday 2nd October at 2.00 pm followed by a Memorial service at the United Reformed Church Nuneaton at 3pm. Due to current restrictions at this time we cannot have the service we would have wished for, places are therefore limited. Please tel: 024 76387065 to express interest in attending the memorial service. Family Flowers only. Donations if desired are to the Mary Ann Evans Hospice in memory of Ken can be made via J.E.Hackett and Sons website, directly with Mary Ann 024 7686 5440 or by post to J.E.Hackett & Sons Ltd, 93 Leicester Road, Bedworth CV12 8AH tel 024 7631 3326.

Maureen Mary Brown (ne Markham)

Maureen Mary of Pelynt and formerly of Polperro and Coventry passed away peacefully after a short illness at Derriford Hospital Plymouth, on 13th September 2020 aged 82 years. Beloved wife of Alan, loving Mum of David and Debbie, sister of Tony and Kevin and much loved Grandma to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Private Funeral Service to be held at Glynn Valley Crematorium, Bodmin. Family flowers only, but donations if desired to Cornwall Air Ambulance. All enquiries to Richardson Funeral Directors, No 3 Barbican Rise, Barbican Road Looe PL13 1QQ Tel: 01503 264755

Pauline Hanson

Passed away peacefully on 8th September 2020 aged 87 years, loving Wife of the late Stan. A much loved Mum of Mark and Miles and special Grandmother to Kathryn, Matthew, Rachel, Lily, Mitzi and Baxter and Great Grandmother to Lydia, Elsie, Arlo and Noah. Pauline will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. A private funeral will take place on Tuesday 6th October at the Heart of England Crematorium at 2pm. Flowers welcome and may be sent c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 38 Bilton Road, Rugby, CV22 7AL. Tel-01788 576099.

Wednesday, September 23

Margaret Chuter

Sadly passed away on 12th September 2020, peacefully at home, aged 76 years old. Loving wife to Gary and devoted mother to Andrew. A treasured and loyal friend to so many! Maggie will be sadly missed, never forgotten and always in our hearts. Due to Covid-19 regulations, entrance to church and chapel is by invitation only. Service to be held in Christ The King Church on Wednesday 30th September 2020 at 10:30am followed by committal in Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium. Family flowers only, but donations if desired maybe sent directly to The Alzheimer’s Society in memory of Margaret. Enquiries to A J Lloyd Funeral Directors, 38 Wallace Road, Keresley, Coventry CV6 2LX, tel: 024 76 331 900

Elizabeth (Betty) Clarke (ne McGarry)

Elizabeth (Betty) Passed away at home on Sunday 30th August 2020 aged 75 years, beloved Wife of the late Pete and devoted Mum to Denise & Michelle & mother-in-law to Martin & Andy, a much loved Nan to Zoe, Sophie, Emma & Bradley & Great-Nan. Daughter of the late Dennis & Ivy McGarry and beloved sister to Joan, the late Theresa, John & Tom. She is much loved & will be sadly missed. Due to the current situation attendance to her funeral must be restricted to close family and friends but donations if desired to The National Brain Appeal can be sent via elizabeth-clarke-1944-2020.muchloved.com Any flowers or enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare 10 High Street Bedworth CV12 8NF Tel 02476 314823



Clifford Keatley

Passed away at home on 9th September 2020, aged 90 years. Devoted husband of almost 60 years to the late Margaret neé Johnson. Beloved dad to Steph, treasured Grandad to Ruth, her husband Steve and their daughter Blythe. He will be greatly missed and remembered with much love by all his family, friends and neighbours. Due to present restrictions the funeral is by invitation only, to be followed by a memorial commemoration at a date to be arranged. Family flowers only, donations in his memory may be made through J.E.Hackett and Sons, 93 Leicester Road, Bedworth, CV12 8AH, 024 76313326 for Macmillan Cancer Support and Nuneaton Cricket Club.

Phillip Spruce

Dearly beloved Husband of Christine. Much loved Father of Steven, Tina and Sally. Adored Grandfather of Beth. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 15th September age 72 years. Due to current restrictions, the service will take place for family members only on 30th September at Canley Crematorium. Donations, if so desired, to Myton Hospice via funeral-notices.co.uk All enquiries c/o Henry Isons, 188 Allesley Old Road, Coventry. CV5 8GJ Tel 02476 713643



Patrick Joseph Treacy

Passed away in hospital 12th September 2020. Aged 83. Beloved husband of the late Rosemary, loving dad, grandad & great-grandad. Will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service to be held Friday 2nd October. Floral tributes if so desired can be sent c/o Maton & Sons Ltd 35 Raglan St. Coventry CV1 5QF 02476 225191



Roy Daffern

Of Waverley Avenue, Nuneaton. Passed away peacefully on 14th September 2020, aged 88 years. Devoted Husband to the late Greta, special Friend to Ann, much loved Cousin to Roger, Gillian and David and a dear friend to many. A private funeral service will take place on Friday 2nd October. Flowers may be sent c/o Devall & Son Funeral Directors, The Green, Attleborough, Nuneaton, CV11 4FJ. Tel: 02476 375665. www.devallandson.com.

John Lewis Ensor

(Of Burton Fields Farm) Beloved Husband of the late Glenys, much loved Dad to Susan and Alison a very special Grandpa of Emma and Tom. Passed away on 16th September 2020, aged 82 years. John will be very sadly missed by all of his loving Family and many Friends. Funeral Service to take place at the Heart of England Crematorium Nuneaton, on Wednesday 30th September at 1.15pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Alzheimer’s Society or Warwickshire Northamptonshire Air Ambulance. Online at wsmithandsons.com or may be sent to W Smith & Sons Funeral Directors, Avenue Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4JT. Telephone 02476 382124

Thomas Hall

Nuneaton, sadly passed away on 12th September 2020 in hospital. Loving husband to Marion, much loved Dad to Kay, Ann, Colin and Steve. Grandad to his beloved grandsons Mark and David, their partners Becky and Yvonne and Great Grandad to baby Scarlett. Funeral to be held at the Heart of England Crematorium on 29th September 2020 at 11.45am – family flowers only, donations if desired can be made online to the Air Ambulance via www.thomasedgarhall.muchloved.com. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare, Park House, Riversley Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5QS 02476382535

Raymond Cyril Hall

Beloved Husband of Barbara, much loved Dad to Patricia and Martin, Father-in-Law of Sam and Adriana, a very special Grandpa to Jacob and Isaac. Passed away on 15th September 2020, aged 87 years. Ray will be very sadly missed by all of his loving family and many friends. Funeral Service to take place at the Heart of England Crematorium, Nuneaton, on Friday the 2nd October 2020 at 2.45pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for the CCU at George Eliot Hospital. Online at wsmithandsons.com or may be sent to W Smith & Sons Funeral Directors, Avenue Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4JT. Telephone 02476 382124

Yvonne Harper

Of Gadsby Street, Nuneaton. Passed away unexpectedly on 1st September 2020, aged 57 years. Daughter of the late Grenville & Mary and Sister of the late Neil. Yvonne will be sadly missed by all of her friends. A private funeral service will take place at the Heart of England Crematorium. A memorial service will be held at a later date. No flowers by request please, donations if desired to Coventry Cat Group and ITU at George Eliot Hospital 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.

Kay Louise Lobley

Of Rutland Avenue, Stockingford. Passed away peacefully at home on 15th September 2020 aged 51 years. Adored Wife of Stephen, special Mum to Ross and Kelly, cherished Daughter, Daughter-in-Law, Sister and Auntie. Kay will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. A private family funeral service to take place on Tuesday 6th October. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Mary Ann Evans Hospice, 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.

Brenda O’Brien

Brenda Of Church Lane, Nuneaton. Passed away peacefully on 20th September 2020 aged 93 years. Beloved Wife of the late John (Jack), much loved Mum of Robert and Jonathan and a dear Mother-in-law, Grandma and Great Grandma. A private family funeral will be taking place in Nuneaton. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the League of Friends, George Eliot Hospital, 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.

Annie Parkes (ne Bacchus)

Annie Sadly passed away on the 28th August 2020, aged 94 years. Beloved wife to Reg, loving mother to Anne and Janice. Grandma to Lisa and Matthew and Great Grandma to Rebecca and Jacob. Dinner lady at Herbert Fowler School. She will be sadly missed. A private ceremony will be held on Friday 2nd October 2020 at 11:00am the Heart of England Crematorium. Family flowers only but donations are being received for The British Heart Foundation in her memory via www.annieparkes.muchloved.com All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare, Park House, Riversley Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5QS 02476382535

Terrance Edward Upton

‘Terry’ Of Peake Avenue, Nuneaton. Passed away peacefully at home on 11th September 2020, aged 84 years. Husband to Cynthia, Father to Warwick and Marc, Father-in-law to Carole and Donna and Grandad to Benjamin, Chloe, Gregory, Sarah, Patrick and Liam. A private funeral service will take place at the Heart of England Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance (W.N.A.A) 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.

Molly Frances Wetton

‘Molly’ Of St Nicolas Park Estate, Nuneaton. Passed away peacefully on 5th September 2020. A devoted Wife to the late Dennis, loving Mother to Denise and Mark and a much loved Grandma and Great-Grandma. A private funeral service to take place at Our Lady of the Angels Roman Catholic Church. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Macular Society 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.

Tony Wood

Formerly of Knebley Crescent, Nuneaton. Passed away peacefully on 6th September 2020 aged 72 years. Devoted Husband to Heather, loving Dad, Grandad and Great-Grandad, who will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Private family funeral service to take place. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Renal Unit George Eliot Hospital, 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.

Thursday, September 24

Myrna Barrett

(nee Adams) Passed away peacefully on 16th September 2020, aged 74 years at Bede Village Nursing Home. Much loved and devoted wife to Peter, loving and caring Mum to Lee and Robert. Cherished Nana to her grandchildren Luke and Mia, and a dearest Sister and Auntie. Myrna will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday 6th October 2020 at 12 noon, Canley Crematorium but due to the current restrictions only immediate family are to attend (invite only). However, those who cannot attend may wish to pause for a while at that time to remember Myrna. Family flowers only.

Elizabeth Calcott

Dearly loved wife of Alan, proud and adored mother of Sam and Sarah and mother-in-law of Guillaume, loving and much loved Grandmother to Charlotte, Harriet and Amelie. Died 18th September 2020. Funeral service to take place at 1pm on Tuesday 29th September at Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium. Flowers welcomed or donations if desired for UHCW Charity c/o A. Pargetter & Son Ltd. Funeral Directors. City Mews, Coventry.

Dennis Dean

(b.24.06.31) Passed away on the 20th September 2020. Loving and devoted husband to Margaret (deceased). A precious dad to Susan and David (deceased) and father-in-law to Ian, a wonderful grandad to Darren, Nicole & Carl & a special great grandad. We will love you until the end of time and you will be forever in our hearts. Funeral service to be held in Charter Chapel Canley Crematorium on Friday 2nd October at 10:45 am. Invitation only Flowers and/or donations to Myton Hospice c/o Henry Isons Binley Road CV3 1FQ. Tel 02476458665



Pamela Elliott

In loving memory of Pamella Elliott 15/9/1939 -11/9/2020 She will be truly missed and forever in our hearts. Selena, David, Janet, Karl, Michael, Colin, Anthony, Paul & Audley All her grandchildren & great grandchildren. A private funeral service, by invitation only, will take place at Canley Charter Chapel on Thursday 1st October 2020 followed by burial in the cemetery. Flowers will be accepted by The Co-operative Funeral Care 11 Lower Holyhead Road, Coventry. CV1 3AX

Ronald Douglas (Ron) Fitzhugh

Passed away peacefully on 10th September 2020 to be re-united with his beloved wife, Connie. Loving Father to Ady, Paul and Vicki and a truly devoted Grandad and Great Grandad. Funeral service will take place on Friday 2nd October at 10.30am in the Cannon Hill Chapel, Canley Crematorium. Due to restrictions, the funeral service is by invite only. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired for Myton Hospice or Macmillan Cancer Support to A Pargetter & Son, City Mews, Lamb Street, Coventry CV1 4AE (02476 223343)

Denice Gately

Passed away on 28th August 2020. Partner, daughter, sister, auntie, cousin, friend and working colleague of many. Funeral will take place on 25th September, in Hertfordshire. Denice will be greatly missed by all.

Michael (Mick) Mongan

born in Ballygowan, Co Mayo. Eire Beloved husband of the late Margaret. Dearly loved dad to Tom, John (Deceased), Mike, Marg and Angie. Devoted grandad, great grandad, father in law and uncle. Passed away peacefully on 11th September 2020, aged 89 years. Due to the current restrictions on numbers Michael’s family will be having an invitation only service for him at Precious Blood and All Souls RC Church on the 1st October 2020, followed by cremation at Canley Crematorium. A celebration of Mick’s life will be held at a later date. Family flowers only, donations if desired payable to Cancer Research 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 367149



Jean Lillian Moore

Ex Jaguar and Unipart spares employee. Sadly passed away on the 8th September 2020, aged 97 years. Beloved wife to the late Ron, loving mother to Alan and mother-in-Law to Christine. A wonderful and loved Grandmother to Dafydd and Emma A private service will be held on Thursday 1st October 2020 – 1:45pm at the Charter Chapel, Canley Crematorium. Family flowers only but donations are being received for Volunteer Friends in her memory via www.jeanlilianmoore.muchloved.com. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare, Park House, Riversley Road, Nuneaton, CV11 5QS 02476382535

Friday, September 25

Mary Josephine Allcoat

‘Josie’ Passed away peacefully in her sleep on September 10th 2020, at Town Thorns Care Centre aged 90 years. A funeral Mass for Josie will be held on October 8th at St Josephs Church, Monks Kirby followed by a service of Committal at Canley Crematorium. Family flowers only, however donations to Cancer Research UK would be gratefully received. Enquiries via Grimmett & Timms Funeral Directors 02476 674746

Pauline Kay

Formerly of Poolside Gardens and Montes Court. Passed away on 19th September 2020 aged 90. Pauline was a primary school teacher in Coventry, having been deputy head at Spon Gate and head teacher at Little Heath. She is fondly remembered by niece Elizabeth, family and friends. In accordance with Pauline’s wishes, the funeral will be by direct cremation with no ceremony, flowers or donations. Enquiries c/o Franklin & Hawkins Funeral Directors Telephone 02476 473000

Nigel Liney

Died suddenly on Sunday 6th September 2020. Much loved Husband, Father, Father in Law and Grandad. He will be sadly missed. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday 30th September at Bubbenhall Church and afterwards at Oakley Wood Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations if desired in memory of Nigel to be made to Diabetes UK. Any enquiries contact WG Rathbone, 30 Clarendon Avenue, 01926 425331.

Joan Palmer

Age 90. Died in Manchester on September 16 2020. Tax Officer (H.G) for many years in Coventry. Mum of Christine, Mother-In-Law of Dave, much loved Grandma and Great-Grandma,

Pamela Rudge

Beloved wife of the late Albert. Dearly loved mum of Glynis and Nicholas, Mother in law of Linda. Adored nanna of Samantha. Passed away peacefully at home on 14th September 2020, aged 93 years. Due to the current restrictions on numbers Pamela’s family will be having an invitation only service at Canley Crematorium Floral tributes or donations if desired payable to ‘Alzheimer’s Society’ 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 367149

Denise James

Passed away peacefully on 21st September 2020 aged 65 Years after a hard fought battle. She’s now at peace and reunited with her beloved mum and nan. Dear wife of Vic for 42 years, she will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her family & friends. Due to the current restrictions, the funeral will be private and by family invitation only. Please wear bright colours, no black by request. Bright flowers will be gratefully received or donations to the Myton hospice via www.heartofengland funeralcare.co.uk All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare 11 Lower Holyhead Road Coventry CV1 3AX

Saturday, September 26

Rosa Marina Barnett

formerly of Tennyson road, Wife of the late Fred, loving Mum to Paul, Carol and Stephen, a devoted Sister, Auntie, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, passed away peacefully on 19th September at Trinity Lodge Care Home. A private family funeral will take place early October, family flowers only, donations if desired to the Alzheimer’s Society. Enquiries to Henry Ison and Son Funeral Directors 76-78 Binley Road, Coventry CV3 1FQ. Tel 02476 458665.

Barbara Vivien Hotchin

(nee Wright), retired, formerly at Rolls-Royce Parkside and Ansty, Sadly passed away on Monday 7th September, aged 72, after a short illness. Beloved wife of the late Dave and much loved auntie & friend. Happily reunited with Dave & Sarah. Due to Covid restrictions the funeral is by invitation only but the cortege will be leaving from Barbara’s home 6th October at 12:10pm for anyone that wants to say goodbye. Family flowers only but donations welcome to Myton Hospice, Coventry or the Cats Protection League to be sent in directly in Barbara’s name. Enquiries to The co-operative Funeralcare, Ansty Road, Tel:02476650619





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