HERE are the death notices published in the Gazette this week:

David Peter Stubbins

Dave, aged 63 years, sadly passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday 4th May 2022 surrounded by family. Much loved Husband of Marie, Father to Rachel, Claire and Becky and Grandfather to Thea, Aria and Millie. A service to celebrate his life will take place on 30th May 2022 at 11.45am at Weeley Crematorium. Black dress is not essential. Family flowers only, donations if so desired to St Helena Hospice c/o P.G Oxley Ltd, 43/47 High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex CO14 8BE Tel. 01255 675549 or online

Charlie Jacques

Charlie sadly passed away on the 6th April 2022. He passed away very peacefully. Charlie was a larger than life gentleman, and enjoyed every moment he could. He touched many lives across the years and will be sorely missed by all. His Funeral will be on the 24th of May 2022 at 10:15am, and held at Colchester Crematorium. We would love as many people that knew Charlie to come along. The family have requested that instead of flowers, please give a small donation on the day to be divided between the animal charities that Charlie loved dearly, via his tribute page or please see Charlie's go fund me page

Raymond Thomas Mason

On 29th April 2022 peacefully in Colchester General Hospital, aged 73 years. Devoted Husband of the late Patricia and much loved Father of Barry, Shawn, Darren (Dec'd) and Chantel. Dear Grandad and Great Grandad. Funeral Service 1.15pm on Wednesday 18th May at Colchester Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, made payable to Macmillan Cancer Support may be sent c/o R Gwinnell & Sons, 112 Ipswich Road, Colchester CO4 0AA or via Ray's Tribute Page at

Winifred Emily Chaplin

Formerly of Tiptree, passed away peacefully at Cavendish Care Home, Clacton on 8th April, aged 100 years. Funeral service to be held at Colchester Crematorium on 19th May at 2pm.

Janet Cottee

Aged 89 years Passed away on Wednesday 6th April 2022 peacefully at Winchester House, Clacton On Sea. Loving mother and grandmother. "Janet will be greatly missed by all her family and many friends" Funeral service on Wednesday 11th of May 2022 Weeley Crematorium at 11:45am. Donations if desired to Cancer Research UK c/o L&K Funeral Directors Ltd, 32 Clacton Road, St. Osyth, CO168PA

Glyn Haworth

Passed away at home on 12th April 2022, aged 65. Loving Husband, Father and Uncle. Sadly missed by all his family and friends. Service of Thanksgiving of Life, to take place at St Mary's Church, Wivenhoe, on Thursday 19th May 2022, at 11.30am, followed by a Funeral Service at Colchester Crematorium at 12.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired, may be made payable to The Royal Papworth Hospital Charity and given via or sent to Hunnaball of Colchester, York House, 41 Mersea Road, Colchester, CO2 7QT Telephone 01206 760049

Jennifer Mary Wright Née Dines

Passed away peacefully in her sleep after a short illness at Colchester General Hospital on 12th April 2022, aged 82 years. Much loved Wife to Colin for 59 years, Sister to Carole, Mum to Dean, Craig and Gavin. Mother in Law to Louise and Angela. Grandma to Sean, Nathan, Matthew, Jack & Ben and Auntie to many. Funeral to be held at Colchester Crematorium Tuesday 17th May at 3:30pm. Family flowers only, to be sent to East of England Co-op, 89 Wimpole Road, Colchester, CO1 2DB and if desired, donations to World Cancer Research Fund International For any further details please contact East of England Co-op c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Services Stanway Retail Park, Peartree Road, Colchester, CO3 0LX. Tel: 01206 372190

Marie King

Passed away peacefully in The Oaks Care Home Lexden on 12th April 2022 age 86 years. Beloved Wife to Colin much loved Mother to David, Alan and Mother-in-Law to Sandra. Funeral Service will be held at Colchester Crematorium on Friday 20th May 2022 at 12:30

Maureen Jarvis

Passed peacefully on 16th April, aged 73 surrounded by her family. A much loved and cherished Mum, Nanny, Great Nanny, Auntie, Sister and friend. She will be greatly missed. Funeral Service to be held at Colchester Crematorium on Monday 16th of May at 12:30pm. No black is preferred. Family flowers only, but donations if desired to The Ambulance Service or St Helena Hospice c/o tributes and donations page. For further information telephone Freedom Funerals - 01206 862963

Ronald James Hook

8.11.1920 - 5.4.2022 Ron passed away peacefully on 5 April 2022, aged 101 years and five months. Much loved Husband of Isabel and Father of Rhona and Adrienne. Retired Marine Engineer Surveyor, Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Marine Engineers, he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Funeral Service to be held at St Mary's Church Wivenhoe on Wednesday 18th May at 11.00. Family flowers only but donations are welcome to Missions to Seamen or Macular Society. All enquiries to East of England Co-op Funeral Services 59 High Street, Wivenhoe, CO7 9AZ Tel: 01206 822880.

Carole Anne Stevens

Passed away on 17th April 2022. Aged 78 years. A dearly loved Wife to Barry, Mother to James and Eve, Mother-in-Law to Shaughn and Katherine and Nanny to Shannon, John, Lily and Elsie. She will be greatly missed. Funeral service will take place on Wednesday 11th May, Colchester Crematorium at 3:30pm. Family flowers only but donations in Carole's memory can be made to c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Services, Stanway Retail Park, Peartree Road, Colchester CO3 0LX or via www.eastofengland,coop/funerals/muchloved

Jean Frances Pain

11.08.36 - 24.04.2022 Jean passed away peacefully after a short illness aged 85 years. Much loved Wife to Ron, Aunty, Photographer and friend who will be greatly missed. The celebration of Jean's life will take place on Monday 23rd May 2022, at All Saints Parish Church, Walton-on-the-Naze at midday. All welcome to attend. Please wear bright colours, in recognition of the cheerful person Jean was. Family flowers only please, but donations in memory of Jean may be sent to St Helena Hospice, c/o P.G. Oxley Ltd., 43-47 High Street, Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, CO14 8BE Tel. 01255 675549 or online at

Roy Birnie

Passed away suddenly in hospital on the 30th April 2022. Loving Husband to Cath, dear Dad to Simon, Kelly & Heidi and partners Sue, Andi & Dan. Loving Grandad to Lee, Holly, Ross, Ryan Hadley, Poppy, Max & Teddy. Step-Grandad to Jamie, Libbie, Ozzie & Poppie. He will be greatly missed. Funeral service at St. James Church, Brightlingsea on 26th May 2022 at 1pm. All friends welcome at the church. Family flowers only. Donations to: RNLI/ Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust c/o John. J. Smith Funeral Services, 1a Tower Street, Brightlingsea, Colchester CO7 0AL Tel: 01206 308400