Here are the death announcements carried in the Stroud News and Journal this week.

Gabrielle Bliss (nee Jones) passed away peacefully at Cheltenham General Hospital on June 17 2020, aged 47 years.

Much loved wife of Stephen and wonderful mum to Chase, Star-Lily and Angel-Rose, beautiful daughter of Colette and David, beloved stepdaughter of Eddie and sister to Chris and Chloe.

Gabrielle was loved by all who knew her and will be sadly missed. Private cremation service, by invitation only. Bright colours to be worn. Donations for The Snowshill Ward, Cheltenham General Hospital can be sent c/o Michael Gamble Funeral Directors Ltd, Station House, Station Road, Stroud, GL5 3AR. Tel: 01453 790900 or online at

Joyce Pauline Burford Tuck of Frampton Mansell unexpectedly but peacefully passed away on June 12 at her home, aged 95 years.

Much loved aunt of Paul, Babs and Kerry. Great aunt of Joel and Jesse and their families and sister of the late Gordon Tuck and Rex Tuck. Due to ongoing circumstances a graveside service will take place at St. Luke's Parish Churchyard, Frampton Mansell, on Tuesday June 30 at 11.00am. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent for (and made payable to) Great Western Air Ambulance c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth, Glos. GL6 0DQ or donate online at

John Harrop of Minchinhampton sadly passed away at home on the June 12 2020 aged 75 years. Loving husband of Sue, much loved father of Jack and Ali, father in law to Mark, the best grampy to Holly and Olivia and brother to Martin.

A private cremation and funeral service will be held due to current circumstances. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, in memory of John are invited to Horsfall House, or EDS UK (Ehlers Danlos Syndrome UK) please donate through: Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud, GL5 3AR. 01453 790900 or online at,thank you.

James Frederick Cullimore passed away June 10 2020 aged 93 years. Funeral service to be held at Stroud Cemetary on Thursday July 9 at 2pm.

Derrick William Burns died peacefully on June 16 at his home in Green Point, NSW, Australia, aged 76, following a long battle with cancer which had only recently prevented him from enjoying life and travel to the full.

Husband of Dottie. Dad of Christopher, Amber and Steve. Son of the late Jack and Margaret and Brother of Christine, Alan and the late John and Ron. Former pupil of Church Street, Rodborough and Marling schools. RIP

Noreen Hayes (nee window) of Swindon, formerly of Downend, Horsley. Died on June 17 at Bristol Royal Infirmary, aged 58 years. Loved Sister of Christine and David and a dear Aunt. For all funeral enquiries please contact Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. (01453) 832188.

Patricia May Lewis died peacefully at home on June 19 2020. She was a much loved mother and grandmother and will greatly missed by her sons Mike and Ian, daughter-in-law Di and grandchildren Peter, Reuben and Sam. The family would like to thank all the staff at Minchinhampton surgery and the team from New Hope Specialist Care for their dedicated care.