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Weston-super-Mare Police Officers 1890

Obituary

Mary Oakwell who died on Saturday 24 June 2017. She leaves a husband, Charles Oakwell who retired from Yeovil in 1977. Charles now resides in a care home in Yeovil.

Mary's funeral will be on Wednesday 5 July 2017 at 11am at Holy Ghost Church, 73 Higher Kingston, Yeovil, BA21 4AR.

Date 28/06/17


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Ernest Arthur ANNING, 86 years, who died on Sunday 25 June, retired in 1984. He leaves a widow, Pauline, living in a Care Home in Taunton.

This information will be updated should we be made aware of the funeral details.

Date 27/06/17


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Mrs Winifred NEWMAN, 100 years, who died on Tuesday 20 June, widow of A Newman, who died in 1998. Winifred was not a member of this Branch of NARPO. We will update this entry should we be made aware of the funeral arrangements.

Date 24/06/17


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Mrs Shoina RANDOLPH, 74 years who died on Saturday 10 June. Shoina was the widow of Jim Randolph who died in February this year.

Date 21/06/17


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Mrs D PATTERSON who died on 13 June, known to many at Taunton, Headquarters and Canonsgrove as Mrs P. Her next of kin is her daughter, Gill.

Mrs Patterson's funeral service is to be held at Taunton Deane Crematorium at 12.30 pm on Thursday 29 June 2017.

Date 21/06/17


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Lionel MATTOCK, who died on 12 June, retired in 1984. His next of kin is his daughter, Claire, living in Whitchurch, Bristol.

Lionel's funeral service is to be held at 11.00 am on Wednesday 5 July 2017 at St Dunstan's Church, Bristol Road, Keynsham.

Date 16/06/17


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John GAUT, 91 years who died on 14 June 2017. He leaves a widow, Anne. John was not a member of this Branch of NARPO.

Date 15/06/17


Prostate Cancer UK

Paul Dear rode a pedal cycle from London to Amsterdam for PROSTATE CANCER UK because this common cancer that affects men needs stopping.

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Paul Dear

Date 13/06/17


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Mrs Margaret Mary ASTON, 92 years who died on 4 June 2017. Margaret is listed as a Police Widow but we have no information regarding her former husband. She was not a member of this branch of NARPO.

Date 13/06/17


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Mrs Pamela BOWERMAN, 77 years, who died on 24 May, widow of John Bowerman, who retired in 1988 and died in 2015.

Pamela was not a member of this branch of NARPO and we, currently, have no other information.

Date 13/06/17


Injury on Duty Award Reviews

The Chief Constable, Mr Andy MARSH, has contacted the Branch Secretary by telephone to identify that he has directed that the Reviews of Injury on Duty Pension Awards are to be suspended forthwith.

Those affected pensioners with whom the Force has been in communication will be contacted with this information. A letter has been sent to each of the NARPO Branches and the one sent to this Branch will, with the Chief Constable's full approval, be made available on this website when it has been received.

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Date 13/06/17


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Mrs Marjorie COOK, 99 years, who died on Thursday 25 May, widow of D R Cook, who died in 1998. Mrs Cook was not a member of this branch of NARPO and we have no further information at this stage.

Date 07/06/17


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Gary WHITE 71 years, who died on 29 May, retired from the Mounted Section in January 1991. He leaves a widow, Sue. Gary was not a member of this Branch of NARPO.

His Funeral Service is scheduled to take place at 12.45 pm on Tuesday 20 June 2017 at South Bristol Crematorium, Bedminster Down.

Date 07/06/17


Obituary - UPDATED

William (Bill) SOUTHERN, 74 years who died on Thursday 1 June. He leaves a widow, living in Street, daughter, Tracy and son, Ken. Bill was not a member of this Branch of NARPO.

Date 06/06/17


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We have been, belatedly, informed of the death, on 24 April 2017, of Audrey PULLIN, 85 years, who retired in 1976 and lived in Bristol. Audrey was not a member of this Branch of NARPO. Our only other information is that her next of kin is her son, John - we have no contact details for him.

Date 06/06/17


Derek Sherwood

The following message is forwarded, as she has requested, from Judith SHERWOOD.

We regret to announce the death of Derek George Sherwood, aged 80 years, on Thursday 25 May. The funeral, in our tiny village church, is private.

A Thanksgiving Service, followed by light refreshments, will be held on Saturday 8 July at 12 midday in Keinton Mandeville Village Hall, Chistles Lane, TA11 6EB where there is plenty of parking space.

Date 03/06/17


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We have belatedly been informed of the death on 27 April 2017, of Mrs Jose GRATER, 87 years, widow of Patrick Grater, wo died in 2009. Mrs Grater was not a member of this Branch of NARPO.

Date 01/06/17



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Derek George SHERWOOD, 80 years, who died on Thursday 25 May, retired in 1991. He leaves a widow, Judith.

Please note that the funeral is a private occasion for family only. There will be a thanksgiving service at a later date.

Derek on right blue suit

Derek on right blue suit

Date 27/05/17


Obituary - UPDATED

Denys WHATMORE, 84 years, who retired in 1978. He leaves a widow, Patricia, living near Cheltenham.

Date 26/05/17


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Cliff Phelps, 95 years has died. Former Gloucestershire and latterly Avon and Somerset Officer who served at Chipping Sodbury.

The funeral will take place at 11.45am on Tuesday 6 June at Westerleigh Crematorium.

Cliff Phelps

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Date 25/05/17


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We have been informed by his son, Ian - a serving officer, that Terry SMITH, age 80 years, who spent much of his career on 'A' Division and retired from 'D' Division in the rank of Inspector, has died on Wednesday 17 May 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. He leaves a widow. Terry was not a member of this Branch of NARPO.

Terry's Funeral Service is to be held at Haycombe Crematorium at 1.45 pm on Thursday 1 June 2017.

Date 19/05/17


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We have been informed by his widow, Jane, of the death, on Tuesday 16 May 2017 of Phil EADES, 62 years. We are told that he spent the final eight years of his Service with the Avon and Somerset Constabulary attached to the National Crime Squad at Exeter and retired in 2003.

Phil's Funeral Service is to be held at Haycombe Crematorium at Bath at 2.30 pm on Friday 9 June 2017.

Date 19/05/17


NARPO Golf

The Narpo golf day will take place on Thursday 13 July 2017 at Mendip Spring Golf Club. Meet at 11am for coffee and bacon roll and teeing off at 12 noon for a stableford competition. This will be followed by a 2 course dinner. Cost £34

Contact Dave Walbyoff on 01934 834159 or davewalbyoff@btinternet.com

Date 04/01/17