Here are the family announcements carried in the Wilts and Glos Standard in the last two weeks.

Thursday, September 30



Kathleen Theresa


Passed away peacefully on 05/09/21, aged 79.

Much loved Wife, Mother and Grandmother, who will be sadly missed.

The funeral Service will take place in Cheltenham Crematorium, Oak Chapel at 2pm, on Friday 8th October 2021.

Family flowers only.

Donations would be appreciated to Parkinson’s UK via link:

Enquiries to Co-operative Funeral Care, 01285 653525



Peacefully on 22nd September 2021 aged 86 years.

Much loved Wife of the late Ray.

Mum to Gary, Dawn, Tracey and the late Glen.

Nana to Rebecca, Helen, Rachael, James, Samantha, Christopher, Elizabeth, John Ray and James.

Great Nan to Jayden, Finley, Milo and Otto.

Funeral service at St Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, Cirencester on Wednesday 13th October at 2.00pm.

Family flowers only.

Donations to Cancer Research UK.

C/o A Slade & Son, 35 Dyer St, Cirencester, GL7 2PP. 01285 656336.

In Memoriam



Three years on October 5th

Mum you are missed each and everyday

For you were someone special who meant more than words could say.

Love Beverley xxx

Thursday, October 7



(née Hill)

Dorothea Margaret Ann


Late of Fairford and formerly of Marston Meysey.

Died suddenly at home on Friday 17 September 2021 aged 80.

Much loved wife of Andrew, mother of Charlie, grandmother of Amy-May and sister of Alison.

Requiem Mass at the Church of St Thomas of Canterbury Fairford GL7 4BX on Thursday 7 October at 11:00 am.

It is hoped that the service will be available on Zoom for those unable to attend in person. To request a Zoom link please email

Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to the British Heart Foundation, Diabetes UK or the Dogs Trust (naturally!) via A Slade & Son 35 Dyer St Cirencester GL7 2PP 01285 656336



It is with deep sadness that the family announces the passing of Dr Ian Simpson, 69, peacefully at home on Monday 20th September.

A service celebrating his life will be held on Friday 8th October, 2pm at the Baptist Church, Chesterton Lane, Cirencester followed by a private family burial.

Donations welcome in memory of Ian to Sue Ryder, Leckhampton and Longfield Hospice at Home.


(nee Clare)


Passed away peacefully on 28th September after a brave and hard fought battle against MND.

The Memorial Service will be at Watermoor Church, Cirencester on Friday 22nd October at 3pm.

Family flowers only, donations if desired made payable to MNDA, may be sent care of A Slade and Son, Cirencester, GL7 2PP.


Annette Lesley

Passed away peacefully on 28.09.21 aged 62 after a long battle with cancer.

“A very brave woman”.

Much loved Wife, Mother and Grandmother.

The funeral service will take place at Kingdown Crematorium, Swindon on Monday 11th October at 11:15.

No Flowers, but donations may be made to Cancer Research UK, thank you.

All enquiries to E. Taylor & Son Funeral Directors, 21 Corbett Road, Carterton, Oxon, OX18 3LG. Tel: 01993 842421.



Late of Cirencester.

Passed away on Thursday 23rd September, aged 86 years.

Loving mother and grandmother.

She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

A thanksgiving service will be at St John The Baptist Parish Church, Cirencester on Friday 15th October at 2pm.

Bright colours welcome.

Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, made payable to either the Shooting Star Hospice or Diabetes UK, may be sent c/o A Slade and Son, Cirencester, GL72PP.

Tel: 01285 656336.

In Memoriam


Star Samantha

Four years have passed on October 7th.

Always in our thoughts and hearts.

Love all the Family.