These are all the death notices in the Swindon Advertiser this week: 

WEBB Jean Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday 24th September 2020, aged 92 years. A much loved Mum, Nan, Great Nan and Great Great Nan who will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Funeral service to be held at Kingsdown Crematorium on Monday 2nd November at 11:15am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Prospect Hospice c/o Co-operative Funeralcare, 439 Cricklade Road,Swindon SN2 1AQ. Tel: 01793 534759

MATCHETT David Passed away peacefully on 4th October 2020 aged 83. Loving husband to Hazel, cherished father to Wayne and Selina, beloved grandfather to Alexander and Cameron, and a much loved brother to Iris. A private service will be held at Kingsdown Crematorium. Family flowers only donations to Alzheimer's Society c/o Hillier Funeral Service, 7 Lechlade Road, Highworth, Swindon SN6 7HF or online at

BURGE Ann Sadly passed away on Sunday 4th October 2020, aged 79 years. The Funeral Service will be held at Kingsdown Crematorium on Tuesday, 27th October at 10 a.m.

STEPHENS Herbert Mervyn 'Mervyn' Passed away peacefully at the Great Western Hospital on the 5th October 2020, aged 96 years. A beloved husband to Joyce (deceased) and a loving stepdad and stepgrandad. Mervyn will be sadly missed by his family and friends. A private family service to be held, however donations would be appreciated for Prospect Hospice. c/o Hillier Funeral Service, 170 Victoria Road, Swindon SN1 3DF. Enquiries: Tel 01793 522797

TAPP David Alan 'Dave' Sadly passed away on Saturday 3rd October 2020 aged 73 years. He will be greatly missed by his family & everyone who knew him. Dave was an amazing Dad & Grampy. A private funeral service will be held for Dave for immediate family only. Family flowers only please. Donations offered in Dave's memory will be given to RNLI Swanage & Swanage Steam Railway. Maslin Funeral Service (Co-op)118a High Street. Royal Wootton Bassett SN4 7AU Tel: 01793 848700

LORD ROBERT "Bob" Passed away peacefully on 1st October 2020 after a short illness, aged 79. Former Manager of Burtons and Instructor at Upham Road Centre. A much-loved husband to Jean, dad to Nick and Sara and grandad to Katie, Lilly, Nicholas and Ruby. He will be greatly missed. Funeral to be held at Christ Church, Drove Road, Swindon on Wednesday 21st October at 2.30pm Attendance by invitation only. Family flowers only please but donations if desired for Brighter Futures, Great Western Hospital. Personal messages, memories and donations may be made online at Or sent c/o Co-op Funeralcare, 20 High Street, Old Town, Swindon SN1 3EP

BLACKMAN Derek Francis Of Royal Wootton Bassett Passed away peacefully at Great Western Hospital on 28th September 2020, aged 90 years. Beloved Husband of Barbara for 69 years. Loving Father to Susan and Carolyn and a much loved Grandad and Great Grandad. Private family funeral. Family flowers only. Donations if desired, in memory of Derek to St Giles Church, Tockenham c/o Johnson & Daltrey Funeral Service, 112 High Street, Royal Wootton Bassett. Tel.01793 851 400.

COTRELL June Passed away peacefully at Kingsmead Care Home on Sunday, 20th September 2020, aged 85 years. The flowers we place upon your grave, May wither and decay, But love for you who sleeps beneath, Will never fade away. A beloved Mam, Nan and Grand Nan, Mother of Susan, Jeffrey and Ian. She also leaves behind 8 Grandchildren and 6 Great Grandchildren. A private family service will be held on 22nd October 2020. Donations for Dementia UK would be appreciated, sent to A E Smith & Son, Queens Drive, Swindon, SN3 1AW

FIRMAN Ronald William Retired Director of Dick Lovett Specialist Cars. Passed away peacefully at his home in Shropshire on September 20, 2020 aged 91 years. Dear Husband of Irene. A private family funeral service will take place due to the current restrictions. Enquiries please to J R Williams Funeral Director Limited. Telephone 01630 654490

ROBERTS Kenneth Ken Passed away on the 9th October 2020 aged 90 years. Loving Husband to Jean, most precious Dad to Kenny (deceased), Adrian, Trevor, Philip, David and Andrew. Adored Grandad, Great Grandad and Great Great Grandad. Ken will be sadly missed. Funeral service will take place at North Wiltshire Crematorium on Wednesday 28th October at 11 am. Family flowers only, donations would be appreciated for Cancer Research UK c/o Co-operative Funeralcare 439 Cricklade Road, Swindon, SN2 1AQ.Tel: 01793 534759

LLOYD Diana Jane Passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday 28th September, aged 82 years. A very much loved mum, grandma, mother-in-law and dear friend who will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Together again with her beloved husband John. Donations would be appreciated for Diabetes UK and may be sent c/o Pearce Funeral Services, 92 Ermin Street, Stratton St Margaret, SN3 4NN. Enquiries Tel: 422422

JACKSON Monica Pretoria Passed away peacefully at Great Western Hospital on 8th October 2020, aged 94 years. Widow of Bill, loving mum, gran & great gran. Also sister & aunt. Thank you to all the staff on Jupiter Ward for their care and compassion. Private funeral to be held. Flowers welcome and may be sent to Hillier Chapel of Rest, The Broadway, Whitworth Road, Swindon, SN25 3BL on Thursday 29th October. Enquiries; Tel: 01793 522797

NICHOLAS Monica Joyce Passed away peacefully at Kingsmead Care Home on 13th October 2020 aged 88. Will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Reunited with her loving husband Dennis. Donations if desired to St Mary's Church, Rodbourne Cheney may be sent c/o Johnson and Daltrey Independent Funeral Directors, 112 High Street, Royal Wootton Bassett, SN4 7AU. Tel: 01793 851400.

PAGE Julie Passed away on Friday 2nd October 2020, at the Great Western Hospital Swindon aged 76 years. The dearly loved wife of Ray, adored mother of Theresa and Michael (deceased), and son in law Robert, also grandma to Brandon. Julie will be sadly missed by her family and many friends. Funeral service will be held on Thursday 22nd October 2020 at 1.30pm at Kingsdown Crematorium Swindon. Family funeral only, family flowers only, donations to the Prospect Hospice. G & L Evans Funeral Directors 27 Newburgh Place, Highworth, Wilts. SN6 7DN Tel: 01793 765138.