Obituary and in memoriam

  • Margaret Rose Guest

    21.8.1935 - 25.3.2019 Happy Birthday mum. We all miss you, Love you so much. We still think it's all just a dream. Turn left for home mum. –Love from Julie, Lisa, Ken, Ray, Grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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      23/08/2019
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  • Thomas Bunny Swift

    Died 24.8.1997 A dearly loved dad and grandad. Always in our thoughts. Forever in our hearts. –Love Stephen and Jill. Grandad simply the best. Samantha, Luke, Lewis, Ella and Ava xx

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      23/08/2019
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  • Betty Griffin

    Memories are all of you, You were the light in my life, And to everyone who knew you, Especially your family, This love I have for you, Will never die. Missed by your daughter Colleen and family. Also remembering your birthday, August 28th. — All my love, from John xxx

    • Published on:
      15/08/2019
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  • Irene (Rene) Knight

    In loving memory of my very dear friend Rene, who would have been 95 on August 23rd. GREATLY MISSED. — Hilary

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      15/08/2019
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  • Anthony 'Tony' Chappell

    Sadly passed away on Monday, August 12th, aged 80 years. Beloved husband, dad and grandad. The funeral service will be held at Rotherham Crematorium on Friday, August 23rd, at 11.45am. RIP from your sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

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      15/08/2019
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  • Jennifer Ann Mewes

    Sadly passed away at home on Wednesday the 7th August 2019 at the age of 68, beloved wife of the late Gerald Mewes and much loved Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. The service is to be held at Rotherham Crematorium on Tuesday the 20th August at 16:15. Followed by a celebration of Jennifers life at the Cavalier, Ravenfield. No flowers please. Donations to the RNIB and Diabetes UK.

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      15/08/2019
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  • James Joseph 'Jim' Walsh

    Formerly of Whiston. Passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 4th, 2019 in Chesterfield Royal Hospital. Loving father to Nicola and James, father-in-law to Helen and Anne-Marie, a special brother, uncle and friend. He will be greatly missed. The funeral service will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Hackenthorpe on Friday, August 23rd,.2019 at 12 noon followed by burial at Eckington Cemetery. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu if desired to the family’s chosen charity which can be made on the day of the funeral as a donation box will be available at the church or these can be passed c/o Philip Gray, G.E. Foers and Co, 24 Station Road, Treeton, Rotherham, S60 5PN.

    • Published on:
      14/08/2019
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  • Heather McGrath (née Markham)

    Heather, sadly passed away at home on the 9th August 2019 aged 60 years after a short battle with Cancer. A much loved Mum of Junior and Deano, daughter to Mary, Sister, Aunty, Friend, and loyal supporter of Manchester City. Forever in our Hearts, always loved and never to be forgotten. Service to take place at Rotherham Crematorium on the 28th August 2019 at 1.15pm. Family flowers only kind donations to Rotherham Hospice.

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      14/08/2019
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  • Bob Burgin

    Our thoughts are always with you, In a very special way, Not only on your birthday, But every single day. From Wife Joan and family

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      14/08/2019
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  • Vera Pratt

    Loving and much loved mum of David and Carole. Passed away peacefully in Rotherham Hospice on August 11th, aged 90. The funeral service will take place at Rotherham Crematorium on Wednesday, August 28th, at 11.45am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Rotherham Hospice. Special thanks to Rotherham Hospice and the Hospice at Home Team for their support, care and dedication.

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      14/08/2019
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  • Douglas Hill

    Passed away on Tuesday August 6th, aged 80 years. Loving husband of Rita, treasured and loved father of Caroline and Mark, father-in-law of Ian and a much loved grandad of Joshua x The service and cremation will take place at the Rotherham Crematorium on Tuesday, August 27th, at 2.45pm. To us you were so special, What more is there to say, Except to wish with all our hearts, That you were here today. — From your ever loving family xx

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      14/08/2019
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  • Joan Athorne

    August 18th. 20 years on. Always in our hearts. — Love Paul, Karin, Nephews and Nieces xxx

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      14/08/2019
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  • Audrey Good (née Sinclair)

    Passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 21st, 2019 in Rotherham General Hospital after a short illness, aged 89 years. Much loved mum of Trev, Peter and Andy. Rest in peace. The funeral service will take place at the Rotherham Crematorium on Monday, August 19th, 2019 at 11am. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu if desired to Cancer Research UK which can be made on the day of the funeral as a donation box will be available at the crematorium or these can be passed c/o Philip Gray, G.E. Foers and Co, 24 Station Road, Treeton, Rotherham, S60 5PN.

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      14/08/2019
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  • Gareth James Kniveton

    Sadly passed away on August 10th, 2019. All our love forever. Nite God bless. — Mum, Dad and Jason, Sons Patrick and Howard, Nieces Amelia, Isabel and Evelyn. The funeral to take place at the Rotherham Crematorium on Saturday, August 24th, at 10am. Family flowers only, donations to Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice via J. Parkinson and Sons, Oil Mill Fold, Westgate, Rotherham, S60 1BB.

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      14/08/2019
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  • John Murray (Foo)

    A true friend to all of us. Sadly passed away on August 12th 2019. Gone but never forgotten. Rest in peace. All our love, Brick, Pat, Moz, Capt, "Irie"

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      14/08/2019
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  • Anne Elizabeth Foster

    Of Rotherham, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, August 11th, after a short illness, aged 93. The funeral will take place at Rotherham Crematorium on Friday, August 23rd, at 3.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Rotherham Hospice c/o Bartholomew and Sons, Rotherham. — With love, David, John and Kate

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      14/08/2019
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  • Paul Moran

    You fought the battle for so long, Until in the end you knew, So you closed your eyes, And bid farewell, To all in the morning dew. — Kath, Neil and family xxx

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      14/08/2019
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  • Doris Callear

    August 20th. Happy birthday Mum. Love from all of us. xxxxxxx

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      14/08/2019
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  • Leonard Frank Gibbs

    Treasured memories for August 16th It’s been one year since you passed away, Loved and missed every day. From your beloved wife Norma and all the families XXXXXX Leonard Frank GIBBS Treasured memories for August 16th It’s been one year since you passed away, Loved and missed every day. From your beloved wife Norma and all the families XXXXXX

    • Published on:
      13/08/2019
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  • LUMB/PENDLEBURY

    Birthday memories for Brian LUMB August 18th Lesley PENDLEBURY – nee Wood August 25th Time slips by and life goes on But from our hearts you’re never gone. Love from wife and Lesley’s mum Barbara, Jenny, Steve, Max, Andy, Becky, Nathan and all at Sheffield and Malta XXX GOD BLESS

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      13/08/2019
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  • Bernard Hitchens

    Passed away on August 9th 2019, Bernard Hitchens, aged 79 years of Rawmarsh. Beloved partner of the late Jayne. A dearly loved dad, grandad, great-grandad, brother and uncle. Funeral service to take place at St. Mary’s Parish Church, Rawmarsh on Tuesday August 27th 2019 at 10.30am followed by interment in Greasbrough Lane Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers to Rotherham Hospice. Enquiries to Butterfields, 1-9 Wood Street, Swinton (01709) 571777. www.ctbutterfield.com

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      13/08/2019
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  • Arthur Jeffries

    Died peacefully Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 aged 82 years. Beloved husband of the late Nora, dad, grandad and great-grandad. Dad. God looked around His garden, And He found an empty space, And then He looked down upon the earth, And saw your tired face, He put His arms around you, And lifted you to rest, God's garden must be beautiful, He always takes the best. — Love always, Sons, Daughters and In-laws Grandad and Great-Grandad. Please put Your arms around our Grandad, And kiss his loving face, He was very special, And can never be replaced. We love you Grandad. — Love from all your Grandchildren and Great- Grandchildren The funeral service will take place at St Helen's Church, Treeton, on Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 at 12.15pm followed by burial at Wood Lane Cemetery at 1pm. Flowers welcome or donations if desired to Cancer Research which can be made on the day of the funeral as a donation box will be available at the church or can be passed c/o Philip Gray, G.E. Foers and Co, 24, Station Road, Treeton, Rotherham, S60 5PN.

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      13/08/2019
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  • Philip Jones

    Precious birthday memories for my husband Philip, August 22nd, would have been 68 years. Passed away June 22nd 2019. Sending love today and every day, I miss you more than words can say. Forever in my heart. Your loving wife Elaine xxx

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      13/08/2019
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  • PARKES Stephen (Twink)

    PARKES Stephen (Twink) 27/1/55 - 12/8/2014 ~A last goodbye we could'nt say, But in our hearts, you'll always stay. Love from Mum, Dad, and all the family. xx

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      13/08/2019
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  • George Crofts

    August 18th. Happy birthday to our beloved brother. From Jackie, Cath, John, Peter and Lorraine and all family. We miss you so much xxx©

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      13/08/2019
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