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


Brendan Gregory

of Hampton Green, Minchinhampton.

It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely death of Brendan Gregory Clements, on 19th March 2021, aged 70 years.

We are mourning the loss of a devoted Husband to Kay, Father to Cheryl, and Grandpa to Charlie. Loved by all his family and his wonderful friends.

Brendan will be greatly missed, as he touched the lives of so many people and will leave a big, soft, Irish shaped hole in everyone’s heart that he met.

Due to restrictions service attendance is limited but will be live streamed - please contact Allen-White Funeral Directors.

Funeral Service to take place on Monday 12th April 2021 at 11am.

Donations in Brendan’s memory will be given to Cancer Research UK or Wooden Spoon (The Children’s Charity of Rugby) c/o Allen-White Ltd., Crown Mews, Bath Road, King’s Stanley, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3JG. Tel: 01453 822409.



Died at home aged 89 years on 23rd March 2021.

She will be very much missed by her family and friends.

Private family cremation.

Donations, if desired, for The Children’s Society may be sent to Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud, GL5 3AR.




Passed away peacefully on 13th March aged 98 years.

Due to current restrictions a private family funeral will take place on 9th April. Family flowers only.

Donations in Alice’s memory for Scarlet House Residents’ Fund can be sent to Scarlet House, 123 Westward Road, Ebley, Glos GL5 4TS (cheques made payable to Care UK Community Partnership Ltd).

For further information please contact Philip Ford & Son Funeral Directors, Dirleton House, Cainscross Road, Stroud, Glos GL5 4ES.


Maurice George

Of King’s Stanley, Stonehouse.

Sadly, passed away on Friday 19th March 2021, aged 89 years.

Survived by his older brother, Gordon. A kind man who will be dearly missed by his loving family and friends.

Donations, if desired, may be sent for Cancer Research UK c/o Allen-White, Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King’s Stanley, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3JG.

Tel: 01453 822409


(née Paterson, formerly Coleman)


Died peacefully on March 21st 2021 at Drumconner Care Home, aged 86.

Beloved wife of the late Joe Widdell, mother of Nicola and Timothy, grandmother of William and Hugo and mother-in-law of Janet.

A private cremation will take place followed by a memorial service at Holy Trinity Church, Amberley in due course.