These are all the death notices published in the Colchester Gazette this week.

WARD Allan Stanley Passed away in Colchester General Hospital on 15th October 2020. Aged 79 Years. Much Loved Dad to Susan and Natalie. Much Loved Brother to Sheila and predeceased Eddie. Adored Son to predeceased Reg and Lil. Gone but never forgotten. A Private cremation will take place. Donations in Memory of Allan maybe sent made Payable to c/o John J Smith Funeral Service St. Marys Chapel, Mersea Road, Colchester CO2 8RT. Tel. 01206 761800

DREW Michael Richard On 14th October 2020, peacefully at home, aged 77. Beloved Husband of Margaret, much loved Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Private funeral service on 28th October. No flowers, by request. Donations, if desired, made payable to St Helena may be sent c/o R Gwinnell & Sons, 112 Ipswich Road, Colchester CO4 0AA

SPINDLER Elizabeth (Beryl) Passed away following a short illness on 26th September, 2020, aged 83 years. Beloved Wife of the late Bill Spindler, dearly loved Mother of Stephen, Bill, Michael, Sarah and a loving Nanna and Great Grandma. Funeral service will take place on Monday 26th October at Colchester Crematorium, due to the current pandemic, attendance by invitation only. Flowers or donations may be made to Dogs Trust via Elizabeth's tribute page at:

ADAMS Roderick George 'Rod' Passed away peacefully at home on 12th October 2020, aged 84. Devoted Husband of Pat. Much loved Father to Paul and Colin, Father-in-Law to Julie. An adored Grandfather to Roanna, Ryan, Liam, Ashleigh and Leanne also a dear Great Grandfather. Family flowers only, but donations, in memory of Rod may be sent made payable to St. Helena Hospice c/o John J Smith Funeral Service, St. Marys Chapel, Mersea Road, Colchester CO2 8RT. Tel: 01206 761800

BATEMAN Janet Passed away peacefully on 11th October 2020 surrounded by her family. A devoted Wife, Mum and Grandma. A private cremation will take place. Family flowers only but donations in memory of Janet may be sent made payable to Cancer Research UK c/o John J Smith Funeral Service, St. Marys Chapel, Mersea Road, Colchester CO2 8RT Tel. 01206 761800.

BOONHAM John Christopher John passed away on 12th October 2020, aged 76 years. He will be sadly missed by all his friends and family, but leaves treasured memories. The funeral service will be held at Weeley Crematorium. Family flowers only please, but donations in memory of John may be made to Cancer Research UK via John's tribute page at

APPLETON 'Née MOORE' Wendy Jane Passed away peacefully 11th October 2020 aged 79 years. Devoted Wife of Michael. Much loved Mum of Ryan, Annette and Anita. Proud Nanna of Holly and Jasmin. A private cremation will take place. Donations in memory of Wendy payable to either Colchester Zoo or Orchard Baptist Church c/o: John J Smith Funeral Service, St Mary's Chapel, Mersea Road, Colchester, CO2 8RT Tel: 01206 761800.

MOULES Sheila Grace (née Clissold) Passed away peacefully aged 94 Years. Beloved Mum, Grandmother, Great Grandmother & Great Great Grandmother. Will be greatly missed. Now reunited with Bill. Donations to Thorrington Scout Campground.

LOGAN Charles Henry On 3rd October 2020 passed away peacefully in Luff House, aged 93 years. Much loved Husband, Father, Grandad and Great Grandad. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Homelands Church on Tuesday 3rd November at 12 noon. All enquiries to P.G. Oxley Ltd., 43/47 High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8BE Tel. 01255 675549

GEORGE Rosemary It is with great sadness that we have to announce the passing of Rosemary on the 5th October 2020, aged 88. A much loved Mother to Richard and Ruth, Step-Daughters Linda and Carolyn and loving Grandmother to Marianne, Tristan, all her other Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral to take place on 22nd October 2020. Donations can be sent to East Anglian Children's Hospice and Diabetes UK via W H Shephard Funeral Services 01206 572305.

SCRIVENER Richard Passed away unexpectedly at home on 22nd September 2020, aged 73 years. Much loved Partner of the late John Grice. Beloved Brother and friend to many. A private funeral service to be held. Donations for RSPCA may be made via Richard's memorial page at Any enquiries, please contact East of England Co-operative Funeral Services, 89 Wimpole Road, Colchester, CO1 2DB.

MARTIN Ted (Lathe Company Chauffeur) It is with great sadness our wonderful Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad passed away at home at an amazing age of 93 on Thursday 8th October. He will be sorely missed, eternally loved and forever in our hearts. Private funeral service. Flowers welcome or donations, if desired, to St Helena Hospice (Single Point Virtual Ward) or The Royal British Legion may be given via All enquiries to Hunnaball of Colchester, York House, 41 Mersea Road, Colchester, CO2 7QT.