Francis Harrington

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Grandfather Francis Harrington, who moved to Devizes in 1970, has died aged 76.

Dorothy Boulter

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

The congregation at the funeral of Dorothy Boulter, 98, reflected the affection and high regard in which she was held by so many people.

Malcolm Shuttleworth

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Playwright Malcolm Shuttleworth has died of prostate cancer aged 75.

Arthur Wimble

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Arthur Wimble died on October 12 at the Royal United Hospital, Bath, just a few days before his 87th birthday.

Albert Reeves

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Albert Frank (Bert) Reeves, 98, was born in Church Street, Wootton Bassett on May 17, 1916, and spent his life in the town.

John Roberts

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

 Farmer John Roberts died at Miranda Nursing Home in Royal Wootton Bassett at the age of 93.

Kathleen Paget

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Family lover Kathleen Paget, who lived an independent life until just two weeks before her death, has died aged 102.

Geoffrey Bishop

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Geoffrey (Geoff) Bishop, 88, who created superb American railroad models that he exhibited at major shows all over the country, was described at his funeral last week as “an exceptional modeller and a very good fellow”. Rail model enthusiasts from a wide area were among the large congregation at Kingsdown Crematorium in Swindon, where Garth Ponsonby paid tribute to this unassuming, highly respected man who spent most of his life in north Wiltshire.

Gloria Marion Preece

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Hot Chocolate was Gloria Preece’s favourite band and the music her family chose to play at her funeral on Monday.

Michael Clark

5:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Known by everyone as Mick the Roofer, Michael Clark moved to Devizes in the 1990s from the north for work.

Phyllis Read

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Singer and actress Phyllis Reed grew up in South Wales but spent 66 of her 86 years in Chippenham.

John Trayhern

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A former headmaster of Pewsey Vale School has died, and former pupils have paid tribute to him.

Tim Hoddinott

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

The man who launched the Devizes Belvoir lettings franchise 15 years ago has died.

Francis Rabagliati

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

Francis Anthony Rabagliati, of Charlcutt, near Calne, died at home on August 30. He was born in Durban, South Africa on May 21, 1920, being the third and youngest child of Andrea Rabagliati, a surgeon, and Julia Rabagliati nee Bright.

Judith Stoddart

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Former Swindon mayoress Judith Stoddart has died following a long battle with breast cancer.

Gerardo Trimarco

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Well-known Trowbridge Italian restaurant and pizzeria worker Gerardo Trimarco, better known by his nickname Dino, died on August 15 at the age of 59.

Bill Parish

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Bill Parish Former Dauntsey’s School teacher Bill Parish, of West Lavington, has died, aged 79.

Anne Arkell

5:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The Arkell family has paid tribute to Anne Arkell, the mother of current chairman James and wife of former chairman Peter, after she died earlier this month.

Donald Heath

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Donald Heath, 85, of Calne, was a kind, gentle family man who was a role model for the younger generation, tributes recalled at his funeral, attended by large congregation at St Laurence Church, Hilmarton.

Eric Billett

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Loyal Swindon Town Football Club supporter Eric Billett has died at the age of 85 after a short illness.

Frank Shipway

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

British conductor Frank Shipway was revered all over the world for his work.

Sam Walden

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 14th August 2014

Family and friends of Sam Walden, who died in a motorcycle accident in Belgium last Wednesday, have paid tribute to the fun loving campsite manager.

Philip Wright

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A man who spent his working life helping children and young people in Wiltshire, Philip George Wright, died on his 57th birthday after being diagnosed with cancer 18 months earlier.

Oh What a Lovely War, Salisbury Playhouse. Until August 8.

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Thursday 7th August 2014

This co-production of Joan Littlewood’s musical entertainment, created by the Stage 65 Youth Theatre and Musical Theatre Salisbury, offers thought-provoking theatre.

Charlie Sherman

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Charlie Sherman was a fun- loving, hard working and inspirational young man.

Andrew Farrow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Paralysed sailor Andrew Farrow, 48, from Devizes, died at home on July 7.

Gayna Cousins

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Gayna Jacqueline Cousins died on July 7, aged 70, at Blenheim House Nursing Home, Melksham.

Robert Hill

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Robert Hill, who was head of the Hills Group for more than four decades and was a leading figure in Marlborough Golf Club for many years, has died at the age of 74.

Pat Heath

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Lifelong Urchfont resident Pat Heath loved the village and was involved in numerous organisations.

Lord Methuen

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Engineer, legislator and charity trustee Robert Alexander Holt Methuen, the 7th Baron Methuen, died last week after a short illness.

Gary Woodward

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Popular cyclist Gary Woodward, who was dedicated to cycling and made a lifelong member of the Chippenham Wheelers club, has died at the age of 68.

Janet Archard

5:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Jan Archard, 66, popular and well- respected former teacher at St John’s, Marlborough, died peacefully at home on June 18 after a period of illness.

Matthew Lally

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

Former MoD Corsham officer Matthew James Lally, who received the Arctic Star medal for his service in the Second World War, has died aged 93.

Natasha Goode

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Natasha Goode was a loving and caring mum and will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

Betty Bennett

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

Popular Semington resident Mrs Betty Jean Bennett, who lived in the village for all her life, died suddenly on June 16 at the Royal United Hospital in Bath, aged 86.

Paul Lanfear

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Paul Lanfear

5:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

International hairdresser Paul Lanfear has died of heart failure aged 65.

Pam Carder

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pam Carder

5:00pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Former Gazette correspondent and poet Pam Carder, who became known as the Pam Ayres of Pewsey, has died suddenly at the age of 81.

Pauline Hoare

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pauline Hoare

5:00pm Thursday 19th June 2014

Pauline Hoare, 89, who died after a long period of declining health, was well known to a wide community through her many years in the family business, Greatfield Nurseries, where she worked tirelessly.

Brian Earl

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Brian Earl

5:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Former teacher Brian Earl, of Royal Wootton Bassett, who died shortly before his 83rd birthday and 49th wedding anniversary, was diagnosed with cancer four years ago. He had extensive treatment and remained active until the beginning of this year. His last major social engagement was a Christmas dinner dance.

Christopher Self

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Christopher Self

5:00pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Chairman of Whitehall Garden Centre, Christopher Self, who ran the family firm for almost 40 years, died on May 22 after suffering a heart attack, aged 76.

Margaret Clarebout

5:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Margaret (Meg) Clarebout, a former midwife and district nurse in Devizes, has died aged 91.

Douglas Drew

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Douglas Drew

5:00pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Former Rowde resident Douglas Drew, who wrote about his life, has died, aged 98. Mr Drew’s book, Magic Moments, featured his childhood growing up in Rowde, his working life and marriage to his beloved wife, Hazel.

Keith & Olive Hopper

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Keith and Olive Hopper lived in Mayenne Place for nearly their entire married life

5:00pm Thursday 15th May 2014

Devoted couple Keith and Olive Hopper died just two weeks apart after a marriage that spanned 55 years.

Connie Smith

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Connie Smith with careres Hil Downham and Sam Walsh and Muffin the dog

5:00pm Thursday 8th May 2014

Former Bradford-on-Avon housekeeper Connie Smith, who had just celebrated her 100th birthday on April 26, died on Tuesday night.

John Hurst

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: John Hurst

5:00pm Thursday 1st May 2014

John Hurst, a longtime resident of Milbourne, near Malmesbury, and a teacher in Swindon for 27 years, has died suddenly. He was 69.

Lavender Davy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Lavender Davy

5:00pm Thursday 1st May 2014

Lavender Davy, the former professional actress who became a stalwart of the community of West Lavington, near Devizes, has died after a brief illness.

Mark Stobbart

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Mark Stobbart

5:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Popular Mark Stobbart, of Keepers Road, Devizes, was a devoted family man and good friend to all those who knew him.

Ludmilla Barnett

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Ludmilla Barnett

5:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

Former mayor of Devizes, Ludmilla Barnett, died on April 10, aged 89.

Jean Horsfall

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jean Horsfall

5:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Orchestra leader and music teacher Jean Mary Horsfall, who arranged music lessons across Wiltshire for over 40 years, has died aged 90.

Hugh Cook

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hugh Cook

5:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Former Trowbridge firefighter Mr Hugh Stanley Cook died at Southmead Hospital, in Bristol, on March 21.


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