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



Formerly of of Lark Rise, Chalford, passed away peacefully at Upton Mill Care Home in Tetbury on 14th February 2023, aged 89 years.

Greatly loved and missed husband, dad, grandad and great-grandad. His funeral service will take place at 12:15pm on 14th of March at Westerleigh Crematorium’s Woodland Chapel followed by refreshments onsite.

All welcome. Respectful dress; jazzy socks are optional. If you would like to join the service virtually, please contact Family Tree Funeral Company for the link on 01453 767769. Family flowers only, please.

Donations in memory of David can be made to Reverse Rett using this link: or cheques to them can be sent c/o Family Tree Funeral Company, 1 Middle Street, Stroud, Glos, GL5 1DZ.


Sadly passed away on Monday 13th February, Aged 87 years Beloved Husband to Anna.

Will be greatly missed by all his family and friends Funeral service to be held at The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Beeches Green on Wednesday 8th March at 10.30 am then onto Gloucester Crematorium at 12 o clock Donations if required to The British Heart Foundation.

FARMILOE Robert (Bob)

Of Gannicox, Stroud, formerly of Nailsworth. Passed away peacefully on 19th February 2023 aged 90 years.

Bob was adored by the whole family who will cherish his memory forever. The funeral service will be held at Gloucester Crematorium on Tuesday 7th March at 2.30pm.

Family flowers only, donations in lieu may be sent for (and made payable to) Cancer Research UK c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ or donate online at:

GARDINER Nancy Louise

Passed away peacefully at Horsefall House Nursing Home, Minchinhampton on 25th February 2023, aged 98 year.

Loving wife of the late Stanley, Much loved mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother.

Her funeral service will be held at Chalford Tabernacle Chapel on Monday 6th February at 1.30pm followed by burial. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for Chalford Tabernacle or Horsefall House c/o Philip Ford and Son, Direlton House, Cainscross Road, Stroud, GL5 4ES

HAINE Patricia (Pat) née Tucker

Passed away peacefully at home on 22nd February aged 81. Much loved wife of the late Robin, and treasured Mum to Charles and Sarah, and adored Granny.

Funeral to take place at Gloucester Crematorium on Wednesday 15th March at 1.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations to: ORBIS (fighting blindness), via, or c/o Philip Ford & Son, Dirleton House, Cainscross Road, Stroud GL5 4ES

MANNS Morton Leonard

Of Bisley Old Road, Stroud.

Passed peacefully at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on Saturday 25th February 2023, aged 93 years.

Will be dearly missed by all. Graveside Funeral Service to take place at Stroud Cemetery on Wednesday 15th March 2023 at 11am.

Donations, if desired, may be sent for “Guide Dogs for the Blind” c/o Allen-White Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King’s Stanley, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3JG. Tel: 01453 822 409