Here are the death announcements carried in the SNJ this week.


Gwendoline Ann


(Nee Reynolds)

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her three children, Barbara, Dianne and Stewart on Thursday 24th December 2020, aged 81 years.

Beloved Wife of the late John Gabb. Loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. A dear companion and friend to John.

Private Funeral Service to take place at Gloucester Crematorium on Tuesday 12th January 2021 at 1pm. Service to be live streamed.

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be sent for Longfield or Sue Ryder, Leckhampton c/o Allen-White, Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King’s Stanley, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3JG. Tel: 01453 822409.


Carole Ann

(nee Kemp)

Of Brimscombe.

Unexpectedly but peacefully on 28th December at Cheltenham General Hospital, aged 61 years.

Carole is survived by her Husband Andrew, and her beloved Sons, Matt and Jon.

Due to current restrictions a private Funeral will take place.

If desired, donations in Carole’s memory may be sent for Longfield (formerly Cotswold Care Hospice).

Alternatively, postal donations may be sent (made payable as above)

c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth, Glos. GL6 0DQ. or donate online at


Andrew John

Passed away on 13th December 2020, aged 62, at Gloucester Hospital.

Younger son of the late Peggy and Frank Ireland brother of Mark.

He will be sadly missed by family and friends.

For funeral and webcast enquiries please contact Funeral Directors Philip Ford and Son, 01453 763592.

Donations if desired (cheques please) to the MND Association at Philip Ford & Son Dirleton House Cainscross Road Stroud GL5 4EH


(nee Bryon)

Margaret Anne

Passed away peacefully on Saturday 26th December 2020 at Cheltenham General Hospital, aged 74 years.

Much loved wife to John, mother to Richard, Michael and Alison, grandmother to Jessica, Rebecca, Edward, Jordan and the late Jack Finley.

Private funeral due to current restrictions and limited numbers.

For enquiries please contact Philip Ford and Son 01453 763592.

Donations in memory of Margaret for F.O.C.U.S. supporting local cancer care (cheques to charity) may be sent c/o Philip Ford and Son, Dirleton House, Cainscross Road, Stroud GL5 4ES.


Stephen Harold

Passed away at home on 24th December 2020 aged 68 years.

Beloved Brother of Philip, John and Paul and Brother-in-Law to Joan, Jacky and Frances.

Sadly missed by Family and Friends.

There will be a private family funeral service.

Donations in lieu of flowers for Marie Curie may be sent to: Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, 50 High Street, Stonehouse, Glos. GL10 2NA 01453 704478 or online at



Of Cashes Green / Ebley.

Sadly passed away at Gloucester Royal Hospital on the 24th December 2020, aged 94 years.

Will be missed by Margaret, Andrew, Helen, Luke and Ben.

Donations in memory of Tom to Teckles Animal Sanctuary can be made online via