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



A long standing member of Minchinhampton Golf Club.

Passed away peacefully on 30th April 2021 aged 85 years.

Beloved husband of the late Margaret, much loved father to Trudy, Bev, Greg and Micky, step-father to Martin, Tracey and Kate.

Adored grandfather and great-grandfather.

The family would like to give special thanks to Park View Care Home for all their compassion and support.

Due to current restrictions a private family funeral has taken place.

Donations in Roy’s memory are welcome for the RNIB and may be given online at

All enquiries to:- Co-operative Funeralcare, 60a St John’s Avenue, Churchdown, Gloucester. GL3 2BX Tel No. 01452 713085


Jean Margaret

of Stroud

Died peacefully at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on 3rd May 2021 aged 83 years.

Beloved wife of the late Glen and a much-loved mother and grandmother.

Her funeral service will be held at The Church of the Holy Cross, Avening.

If you wish to attend please contact the funeral directors.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired for (and cheques made payable to) The RSPCA or Cheltenham and Gloucester Hospitals Charity may be sent to Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud GL5 3AR or online at


(nee Bishop)


Of Paganhill

Sadly but peacefully passed away Friday 30th April 2021.

Much loved and greatly missed by her partner, Phil, daughter Jessica, family and friends.

An invite only funeral will take place at Gloucester Crematorium on Tuesday 18th May.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations for Longfield to: Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud GL5 3AR Tel. 01453 790900 or online at


Julia Ivy

(Nee Walker)

Of Nailsworth

Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family, on 1st May 2021, aged 77 years.

Much Loved Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Cousin and dear Friend.

For funeral details please contact the Funeral Directors, tel: (01453) 832188

Family flowers only, donations in Julia’s memory, for (and made payable to) Longfield may be sent c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ or donate online at:




Died peacefully in the devoted care of Henlow Court Care Home, surrounded by her family, on 5th May 2021 aged 73 years.

A much-loved sister and aunt.

Her funeral service will be held at The Parish Church of St Laurence, Stroud on Tuesday 25th May at 11.30am.

Please contact the funeral directors if you wish to attend.

Following the service there will be a private burial.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired (and cheques payable to) Locking Hill Surgery may be sent to Michael Gamble Funeral Directors, Station House, Station Road, Stroud GL5 3AR or online at


Valerie ‘Babs’

In loving memory of Valerie ‘Babs’ Garrett, who passed away 28th April 2021.

Her funeral will take place on Wednesday 12th May, by invitation only due to Covid restrictions.

Donations instead of flowers may be sent to Childrens Hospice South West and the Jemima Layzell Trust.

A wonderful Mother and Grandmother.

Greatly missed.

Please contact Stonehouse Midcounties 01453791770 for information.



Died peacefully on 25th April, aged 75 years.

Much loved brother, of David, Barbara and Vivien

And friend of many.

‘A lovely gentle man’

Funeral will take place in Stroud on 17th May.

Please contact Michael Gamble, Funeral Directors with any enquiries (01453 790900)



Aged 71 years

Of Maple Drive, Farmhill, Stroud.

Sadly passed away on Tuesday 4th May.

Beloved husband to Christine, loving father to Wayne and Hayley, much loved grandfather to Lily, Megan, Jake and Charlie.

Funeral service will be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Wednesday 19th May at 2.30pm.

Family flowers only, donations if desired can be made via

All enquiries to Co operative Funeralcare 338 Barton Street Gloucester GL1 4LE Telephone 01452 522676.



Of Nailsworth.

Sadly passed away on 3rd May at her home.

She will be greatly missed by her family and many friends.

Due to current restrictions a private funeral will take place.

Family flowers only, but please make a donation to a charity of your choice in Rachel’s memory.


Mary Rose

Passed away on Monday 3rd May 2021, aged 80 years.

Much loved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, she will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends.

Due to government restrictions, attendance at the funeral is by invitation only.

Family flowers only please. Donations, in memory of Mary, may be sent direct to a charity of your choice.


John Dudley

Of Eastcombe.

Peacefully passed away at home, surrounded by his devoted family, on 30th April 2021, aged 86.

Dearly loved husband of Joan, devoted father to Sandra and Debbie and father in law to Richard. Loving grandad to David, Steve

and their wives Heather and Rachel, and loving great grandad to James and Harry.

Cremation at Gloucester Crematorium at 2pm on Monday 24th May 2021.

Donations if desired to Cancer Research UK.


Jacqueline Ann

Of South Woodchester.

Unexpectedly but peacefully on 30th April at her home, aged 68 years.

Much loved Wife of The Late Robert “Bob” Weaver, Mother and Mother-in-Law of Leonie and Cliff and Nan of Ellie.

Although restrictions are changing, to allow for social distancing the funeral will be on an invite basis only.

If you wish to attend, you can either contact the family directly or the Funeral Directors on 01453 832188.

Flowers, or if desired, donations may be sent for (and made payable to) either SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) or Cancer Research UK c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth, Glos. GL6 0DQ or donate online at