Here are the death announcements carried in the Stroud News and Journal this week.
Lucy Sherwood of Hanover Lodge, Cashes Green, Stroud.
Lucy, a wonderful mother, grandmother, great grandmother and auntie, died peacefully on May 27 with her family around her, aged 96 years.
Due to the current circumstances a private funeral will be held. Donations in lieu of flowers, for (and made payable to) The British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ or donate online at: www.fredstevens.co.uk
Ray Humphreys, aged 65 of Stonehouse, passed away peacefully but suddenly at home on June 3, 2020 with his loving family by his side.
Beloved husband of Diana, much loved dad to Rob and Nick, a dearly loved son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many who will be sadly missed.
Donations in memory of Ray are invited for the Cheltenham Oncology Unit and may be sent to Beechwood Funeral Service, 7a Highfield Place Gloucester GL4 4PB Tele:01452 306917.
Geoffrey Charles Evans sadly passed away on the May 16, 2020.
Loving husband of Catherine Joy Evans. Much loved Father to Michael, Karen and the late David.
Adored grandfather to Clare, George, Anna, Charlie and Amelie. Much respected brother in law, father in law, uncle and friend. A private cremation will be held followed by a celebration of Geoff’s life at a later date.
Family flowers only. To make a charitable donation in Geoff’s memory then please do so online to The British Heart Foundation or contact Philip Ford Funeral Directors, Stroud.
Ronald Dyer Of Minchinhampton died peacefully on June 6 at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, aged 85 years.
Beloved Husband of the late Clara,Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Due to current circumstances a private family burial will be held. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent for (and made payable to) Leukaemia UK c/o Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ or donate online at: www.fredstevens.co.ukThe family would like to thank everyone at Bell Lane Surgery, Minchinhampton, for the care and support they gave.
Brenda Spyer formerly of Minchinhampton, died peacefully on June 7 at her home in Cainscross, aged 90 years.
Much loved aunt of David and loved by her friends and all who knew her. For all funeral enquiries please contact Fred Stevens Funeral Directors, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. 01453 832188.
Myra Peters died in Gloucestershire Royal Hospital on May 18, 2020 from pneumonia after surviving Covid-19.
After a distinguished career as a teacher of mathematics in London comprehensive schools Myra had lived in Stonehouse since 1999 and had become a member of several local history groups in Gloucestershire before she helped to form the Stonehouse History Group.
At the same time she was editorial assistant and business manager for The Woodcock Press, Stonehouse, which published, among other Gloucestershire titles. Until her death she was a member of Stroud U3A and Stroud WEA, where in study terms she was the second oldest member.
Captain John William Rogers of Stroud sadly passed away at home on Monday June 1, 2020, aged 80 years.
Much loved Dad of Alyson and Darryl, and grampy to Thomas and Neve. A private cremation, due to current circumstances, to be held on June 11. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be sent for RNLI c/o Allen-White, Funeral Directors, Crown Mews, Bath Road, King’s Stanley, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, GL10 3JG. Tel: 01453 822409.