RIP: This week’s Worcester News death notices

KEN DONALD Passed away on 15th July aged 81 years. Dearly missed by Lynne, Gillian, Claire, Craig and Trevor. A service of celebration will take place on Wednesday 5th August at Worcester Crematorium at 1.00pm. All enquiries to George Crump & Son Funeral Directors 01905 773339

CLIVE THOMAS GRIFFIN Passed away at home on July 10th, aged 80 years. A beloved Husband of the late Eileen, much loved Dad of Martin and the late Karen, dear Father in Law to Helen, and loving Grandad to George, Tom, Daisy and Jack. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. A private funeral service will take place at Worcester Crematorium. Donations, if desired, are for Acorns Children’s Hospice and may be given online at or by posting to 350 Bath Road, Worcester, WR5 3EZ. Enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare Tel.: (01905) 22137

WILFRED ABNER EDWARDS Passed away peacefully on Friday July 17th 2020, aged 87 years. Loving Husband to Heather, Father of Karen and Adrian, Father in Law to Sandra, Grandpa to Faye, Edward, Jack, Olivia and Thomas, Great Grandpa to Alfie, Jessica and Charlie. Private Cremation

SALLY SHARP Of Rushwick and previously of Malvern. Died on July 7th, 2020, two days after her 85th birthday. Wife of Tony and Mother of Paul, Jason, Lindsay and the late Rupert. Grandmother and Great Grandmother. She was a Family lady and a very active member of her local community, with a large circle of Friends. She will be remembered as a “force of nature”, loved and admired by many and an inspiration and joy to all who knew her. Donations to St Richard’s Hospice may be sent to F.W. Spilsbury, Funeral Director, 12 Upper Howsell Road, Malvern, Worcs. WR14 1TL.

NEIL TAYLOR Died suddenly but peacefully at his home, on July 14th, 2020, aged 75 years. Beloved husband of Andrea. Dearly loved father of Clare and father in law, of Keith. Loving grandad of Sam, Evelyn and Hannah. Due to present restrictions, a private funeral service will take place at Worcester Crematorium. Donations are invited for Cancer Research Uk and may be sent direct to the charity. Enquiries to Bedwardine Funeral Services. 01905 748811

RON WILLIS Passed away July 12th 2020, aged 97 years. A loving Husband to the late Joan. Father to Barry and Mark, Father in Law to Melanie and Brother to Alan. Also a much loved Grandad and Great Grandad. A true gentleman. A small family service took place at Worcester Crematorium on Thursday July 23rd.

NEVILLE BLADEN Of Kempsey. Passed away peacefully on July 16th, 2020, aged 91 years. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Much loved father to Philip. Dearly loved grandfather to Christopher, Sarah and great grandfather to Charlie. Due to present government guidelines a private funeral service and interment will take place at St Mary’s Church, Kempsey. Donations in memory of Neville to St Richard’s Hospice may be made direct to the charity or sent c/o Bedwardine Funeral Services. 01905 748811

DR AIDAN CHARLES SKINNER Sadly passed away at St. Richard’s Hospice, Worcester, on July 14th, 2020. Aidan will be sadly missed by his Wife Pamela and his Family and Friends. A Service will be held for him on July 30th, 2020, at Sacred Heart Church, at 10.30 a.m Family flowers only please. Donations for St Richard’s Hospice in memory of Aidan to be sent to A V Band, 23 St. Andrews Street, Droitwich, WR9 8DY. Forever in our hearts and thoughts.

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