Family Announcements Deaths Deaths Deaths Deaths BUSH (Alan Stuart). My wonderful, loving, clever and funny Dad, thank you for always being there for us your humour and wisdom. We all love you and miss you so much and feel the empty space you have left. Always in our hearts. Vicky, Angel and Finn xxx. BUSH (Alan). Passed away peacefully after a long illness. Loving husband I will always love you and you are forever in my heart. All my love, your Sheil. Sleep well. CHECKLEY, Richard (Rich). Will be so very sadly missed by those that knew you well. Our memories and great friendship will remain, never to be forgotten. All our love. The Danaher Clan xxx. COX Phyllis Joyce GARDNER Thomas GRAHAM Nicola (nee Royston-Parry) CHIVERTON Trev Thank you so much for always being the most caring and kind friend. All the times spent with you were always so special. A wonderful, kind, loving and funny man. We miss you and loved you dear Trev. Amy, John and family xxx. COTTON Michael Richard Of Freshwater. Passed away on Saturday, April 26, 2008. Funeral service to be held on Tuesday, May 6, 2008 at IW Crematorium at 10.30am. Family flowers only or donations to Wessex Cancer Trust (IW Thoroscope Appeal) may be sent via Hamilton & Marshall, Medina way, Newport, IW. All welcome at the crematorium. COTTON (Michael). Our nephew and cousin, whose short - lived life was taken so suddenly. In our hearts we hold you dear, in our thoughts forever here. Derek, John (Go Go), Janet, Andrew and their families. COTTON (Michael). Taken so suddenly from the family on Saturday April 26, in a tragic accident. Sadly missed, but never forgotten. All our love from Uncle Go-Go, Hannah, David and Zoe xxx. COTTON (Michael). Died April 26, aged 20. Our dear nephew, will be in our hearts forever and sadly missed by your cousins Claire and Joe. Love, Steven, Joy, Claire and Joseph. COTTON (Michael). Our dear grandson taken so young, with so many years ahead. You're in our thoughts and in our hearts. God bless. Granny and Grandad COTTON (Mike). It was great knowing you. You were a good friend and it will never go until we meet again. Love Carrie, Dylan and Doyley xxx. COWTAN Betty Passed away peacefully at her home in Spain, on Thursday, April 17. Rest in peace. Love from Bob, Rob, Sue, Charlie and Jessica. Passed away peacefully, April 23, 2008. Thank you to St Mary’s Hospital and Dr Trowell. From sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren. Sadly missed. Rest in peace. COX (Phyllis Joyce). Died suddenly April 23, aged 72 years. God bless, sweet dreams, from your sister Olive and family xxx. FRASER Helen Sara Dear Nan, Thank you for sending us the butterfly. Remembering all the fun we had together. I know you are now with Grandpa and the sun is shining. Night night Nan. I love you very much. Love, Emily. Nana Love you very much. I'll miss your biscuit tin and dancing round your room. Miss you lots. Hope you're having a lovely time up in Heaven with great-Grandpa Henry. Love, Bethany x. I'm going to miss kissing you and cuddling you and doing my headstands on your chair. Love, Rosie x. You may not have known me for very long but I will miss our cuddles and grabbing your nose. I will miss you. Love, Billie x FRASER Helen Sara Rest in peace now Nan. Reunited with Grandpa at last. Thinking of you always. All our love Filiz and Richard xxx. Nan You will always be in our hearts. We will look for your star next to Grandpa Henry's. All our love Oliver and Finlay xxx. FRASER Helen Sara It seems strange Mum, that I will never see you again. But you will always be alive in my thoughts and my memory. Goodbye Mum. Love, Judith Passed away peacefully April 23 at St. Mary’s Hospital. Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for a while and leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same. My dear friend you fought so long and hard. Now rest in peace. David, Jean, Mick, Len and Audrey. Funeral service to take place at IW Crematorium today at 1.30. GASH (Ted). Of Castle Hill, died peacefully at Blackwater Retirement Home, aged 90, on April 27. Special thanks to all the staff at Blackwater for their devoted care and kindness throughout Dad's stay. Donations to Mountbatten Hospice. Greatly missed by Clive, Chris, Lynda and grandchildren. GASH (Ted). Dearest Dad. We shared many happy memories together, you will be greatly missed by us all. Grandad, you have left a hole in our hearts, we will never forget you. Sleep tight with Grandma. Our love always. Lynda, Peter, Maria and Laura. GASH, Edgar James (Ted). Died peacefully on April 27, 2008, aged 90 years. Gone but not forgotten by son, daughter-in-law, grandsons and greatgrandchildren. Rest in peace. Clive and Judie GILLETT (Norma). Died April 29, 2008. A loved Mum and Grandma, sleep peacefully. Love, Derek, Jan, Daniel, Liam, Michelle, Amber, Marshall and Madison xxx. GILLETT (Norma). Our much loved 'step' Mum and Grandma. You will be fondly remembered in our hearts. All our love, Phil, Petra, Nyle and Jordan xxx. GILLETT Norma (nee Cass). Loving Granma of Martin and Alan. Loved you so very much. Will miss you. Love, Martin. GILLETT Norma (nee Cass). Loving Mum, you will always be in our thoughts. Love you always Mum, Phil and Jane. GILLETT, Norma Beatrice (nee Aspinall, Cass, Guy). Died peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital on April 29, following a short illness. Beloved wife of Alec and stepmother, aunt to Debbie and Andrew. Very sadly missed, now at peace. GOULD (Mollie). Mother of Jenny and Richard. Died peacefully on April 20, 2008 aged 95. Service of Thanksgiving at Holy Cross Church, Binstead at 1pm on Monday, May 12. Family flowers only. My darling daughter Nicola. We walked your life together, Through happy times and sad, You touched so many people’s hearts, And always made us laugh. We know your spirit’s beside us, Like a thread of gold, Never to tarnish, And never to grow old. We will miss you so much. God bless, your loving Mum, Dad, James, Vince, Grandma, Vic, Andrea and families. Service at IW Crematorium, May 6, 2.15pm. Family flowers only. Donations, IOW A.S.B.A.H. GRAHAM (Nicola). From the cradle onwards you were so courageous, an inspiration to us all. Love and miss you always. Auntie Sharon, Gavin, Tara and little Tia xx. GRAHAM, Nicola (nee RoystonParry). It was a privilege sharing our childhoods together. The laughter we shared will stay with me forever. No more pain, be as free as a bird now. Forever in our hearts. Laura, Danielle-Nicole, James, Shannon-Louise, Harry. GRAHAM, Nicola (nee RoystonParry). Taken away so suddenly my special friend, you will always be in my heart. I'm going to miss you so much. Love always, Lisa. HALL (Ethel). You will be missed. From all the girls at Acacia. HENSTRIDGE Fred (Dad) Words cannot express how I feel. My thoughts will be with you always. I was proud to call you my Dad. We will miss you forever. Until we meet again. Your loving son Martin and daughter-in-law Gilly xxx. HENSTRIDGE Freddy (Gramps) We will miss your Elvis impressions and you dancing. And most of all we will miss you. Love always, Tess and Luke xxx. HENSTRIGE Frederick John Suddenly but peacefully passed away at St Mary's Hospital on April 26. R.I.P now with Vera. Love, Amanda, Alan and Hannah xxx. Funeral service to take place on May 6 at 2pm, St Blasius Church, Shanklin. Deaths Deaths Deaths JOHNSON (Mona). Died at St. Mary's Hospital, Newport on Monday, April 28. Deeply regretted by her husband, daughter, family and friends. Funeral Mass will be at Sacred Heart Church, Shanklin, followed by cremation. For further information, contact Downer & White, Sandown. Tel: IW-402073. NORTH (Christine). Sundays will not be the same without you cycling past our station. Our thoughts are with Mike and family. With love from all at Ryde Inshore Rescue. NORTH (Christine). We will miss you so very much. With our love, Sarby, Richard, Charlie and Kathryn xx. ORPIN (Cynthia). Peacefully on April 27, 2008. Cynthia, aged 86 years of Alsager, Cheshire, formerly of Binstead. The dearly loved wife of the late Arthur, loving Mum of Hilary and the late Howard and Alison and a treasured Grandma and great-Grandma. All enquiries to Joseph Edwards & Sons. Tel: 01270-882097. RICHARDSON (Sheila). Dear Nana, we hope God is looking after you. Love from Jay and Scarlet xx. ROBERTON (Hazel). On Wednesday, April 23, 2008. Peacefully at her home in Poole, Dorset, aged 84 years. Much loved cousin to Leonard and Sheila, a dear friend to Rhona and Trevor, Andrew, Martin and Rachel, a 'special' friend to Valerie. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Funeral service on Wednesday May 7, at 2pm, at Poole Cemetery Chapel, Dorchester Road, Poole, followed by interment. Flowers or, if desired, donations for TEAR Fund may be sent to Tapper Funeral Service, 32/34 Parkstone Road, Poole, BH15 2PG. SANDERS (Doris). Much loved Mum and grandmother and great-grandmother died on April 28, aged 84. Now reunited with Dad. Always in our thoughts. Love, Dawn, Cliff, Emma, James, Dave and Chloe. SANDERS (Doris Catherine). Funeral service on Wednesday, May 7, 11.15am at the IW Crematorium. No flowers, donations, if desired, for EM Hospice c/o R & P Everson, The Broadway, Totland Bay. Tel IW-755733. SANDERS (Doris). A very special Mum and Granny, died after a short illness on April 28. Goodnight, God bless. Love, Dick and Grace, David and Becks xxx. SANDERS (Doris). A gentle, kind neighbour and friend. I will miss you loads. Love, Jo. SELF (Pat). Passed away peacefully in St Mary's Hospital after a short illness on April 27. A dearly loved mother of Liz and Tony, Nanny to Eleanor. Service at the Isle of Wight Crematorium on Tuesday, May 6 at 12 noon. Family flowers only. Donations to the RSPB c/o Geoff Leather Funeral Directors. SHEATH (Barbara). Of Chillerton, passed away peacefully in hospital on April 28, aged 88 years. The dearly loved wife of Frederick. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Service at the IW Crematorium on Wednesday, May 7 at 12 noon. Family flowers only, donations if desired, to Isle of Wight NHS PCT (Stroke Unit) c/o Geoff Leather Funeral Directors. KING Joan Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, April 16, aged 79 years. Funeral to be arranged. Family flowers only but donations, if desired, to Earl Mountbatten Hospice or The Stroke Unit, St. Mary's Hospital. All enquiries to William Hall Funeral Directors, IW-868688. KING Joan Gone before we could say goodbye. She will be sadly missed by family and friends. Allan, Peter, Jo and Nolan LAWSON (Bill). Passed away peacefully at St. Mary's Hospital on April 28. Funeral to be held at the IW Crematorium on Friday, May 9 at 2.15pm. Family flowers only, donations to the Stroke Unit, St. Mary's Hospital c/o William Hall Funeral Directors, Springbank, Winford Road, Newchurch, PO36 0JX. Tel IW-868688. MAYES (Freda Eileen). Died peacefully in her 94th year. Formerly of The Greenway, Niton and Eltham. Will be sadly missed. Funeral service at the IW Crematorium on Tuesday, May 6 at 11.15am. No flowers, donations, if desired, for EM Hospice or The Woodland Trust c/o R & P Everson, The Broadway, Totland Bay. Tel IW-755733. MOYNIHAN Edith Joan Died peacefully after a long illness on April 24 in her 88th year. Widow of Bob. Beloved Mum, Granny and great-Granny to Jane, Rich, Isobel, Ralph, Alex and Andrew, Stephanie and Steve, Fiona, Jo and Rick, Samantha, Eric, Emily, Chloe, Max, Harvey, Reef, Maisie, Louie, Thea and the latest boy (with no name). She was a beautiful lady and so loved and missed by us all. The funeral service took place at IW Crematorium on Wednesday, April 30. Any enquiries to Weaver Bros Funeral Directors, Bembridge PO35 5UE. IW-872598. NORTH Chris A dear friend, will be sadly missed by us all. Now at safe anchorage. God bless from all our shipmates of the Isle of Wight Royal Naval Association PADWICK Denis Robert Aged 94 died on April 30 at St Mary's Hospital. Funeral details H V Taylor & Son Ltd. Family flowers only please. Donations to Earl Mountbatten Hospice. Sadly missed by all his family. RICHARDSON Sheila A dearly loved Mum who was so generous and kind, at peace now. Mum you'll be missed so much but will be in our hearts and thoughts forever more. With all our love, Brian and Debbie xxx RICHARDSON Sheila Loved more than words can say, forever in our hearts and thoughts. Will miss you so much Mum. Love always, Irene and Geoff xxx RICHARDSON Sheila Passed away peacefully at Northbrooke House, Havenstreet on Thursday April 24. A very dearly loved wife for 58 years. No more tomorrows to share, but memories will always be there. My love forever, Ivor xxx RICHARDSON Sheila In loving memory of a very special Nan and Great Nana. You will be sadly missed, forever in our thoughts. Love, Kelly, Simon and Ashton xxx. RICHARDSON Sheila A special Nanny who meant the world to me. You will always be close to my heart, I'll miss you so much. All my love always, Gem xxx. RICHARDSON (Sheila). Nan, you were the best Nan in the world and in our hearts you always will be. Love you always, Paul and Laura. RICHARDSON (Sheila). A wonderful Nan who will be greatly missed, but never forgotten. Will cherish my memories of you forever. All my love, Nicola xx. SHOTTER (Michael). Aged 69. Passed away at St. Mary's Hospital, on April 27. Funeral to take place on Wednesday, May 7 at 10.30am, at the Isle of Wight Crematorium. Donations, if desired, to the Earl Mountbatten Hospice, c/o F.L. Lloyd, Funeral Directors of Cowes. STUART John No time to say goodbye John You will be in my heart forever, my husband and my friend During times of trial and suffering when I saw one set of footprints it was then that you carried me. Goodnight my love God bless and sweet dreams Lots of love, Magg xx Sincere thanks to the Wightlink staff and paramedics who helped with my husband John, during his sudden fatal heart attack aboard the catamaran on Friday evening, whilst travelling home to the Island. God bless you all Also a heartfelt thanks to the police and doctor who visited me that night and treated me with such compassion and kindness. Deaths STUART John Of Newport. Passed away on April 25, 2008. Funeral service to be held on Friday, May 9, 2008 at St Paul's Church, Newport at 12 noon followed by interment at St Paul's Cemetery at 12.45. Family flowers only or donations would be appreciated to British Heart foundation c/o Hamilton & Marshall, Medina Way, Newport, PO30 5QD STUART John My wonderful strong Dad, you were my rock and now my heart is broken. I will hold you in my heart forever and hug you in my dreams. Time for you to rest now my Daddy, love you. Forever your 'rabbit', Jo, Mark, Jay and Grady xxx. STUART John To a dear Dad and Gramps. May Heaven be a wonderful place, full of treasures for you to explore. Memories all around us and in our hearts forever. All our love, Lisa, Neill, Scott and Darcy. STUART (John). Died April 25. Memories we can not replace, a soft kiss on the cheek, a warm embrace. The loving touch of your new born baby's head bared, the secretly friendly joke we shared. The man, the love, the friendship gone. Uncle John, in our hearts and minds remain these memories forever reborn. With love, in loss, Steve, Alison, Adam and Emma. STUART (John). Died April 25. To a lovely brother-in-law taken from us so suddenly. We had no time to say our goodbyes. You will be so sadly missed John. God takes our loved ones from our homes, but never from our hearts. God bless, Edna and Clive xx. A much loved uncle, who will be sadly missed. God bless, Antony x. STUART (John). We did not hear the footsteps of the angels drawing near; who took from earth to Heaven the one we love so dear. Forever in our thoughts. Jayne, Robb, Jamie, Luke and Christina xx. STUART (John). A dear brother-in-law and good friend, passed away so suddenly, no time to say goodbye. Remembering the good times. Will be sadly missed. Love, Pat and Paddy, goodnight, God bless x. STUART (John). An uncle by marriage, a bad influence by example, but most of all a friend by choice. Sadly missed. Andrew, Tracey, Jordan and Taylor. STUART (John). A great uncle who was always there for me, full of life. Will be deeply missed. 'See ya our kid'. Simon, Natalie and family. STUART (John). The S in H.C.S. Remembering the laughs and the good times. Squin, Brenda and family. STUART (John). A good mate. Will be sadly missed. Mick, Sue and family.