IN MEMORIAM: Death notices in the Reading Chronicle last week

Here are the death announcements carried in the Reading Chronicle the past week:

Barry Bryant

Barry Bryant passed away on 29th May at CCU, RBH aged 76. Devoted husband to Avril for 52 years. A much loved uncle, brother and brother in law. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Dr William OTT. Cardiology Dept. RBH, sent via Tomalin’s. A very kind and special man, much loved by all his family and friends. A Service of Celebration of his life will be held at Nettlebed when circumstances allow. Tomalin & Son, 38 Reading Road, Henley, Oxon, RG91AG. Tel : 01491 573370

Roderick Standing

Roderick Fremantle Standing (9 June 1932 – 14 April 2020) Much loved and greatly missed by brother Leo, nephews Roderick, Dominic and Michael and close friends Lillian and Nicholas. He was very kind and generous, helping others whenever he could. Donations in his memory may be made to the following charities: ZANE (Zimbabwe A National Emergency) improves conditions for Zimbabweans of all races, 020 7060 6643; Samaritans (Reading Branch) 59A, Cholmeley Road, Reading, RG1 3NB. All enquiries to Lillian Dewar, 0118 947 8499

Wendy Rice

Wendy Rice sadly passed away on 2/6/2020 Aged 80 years. Loving Mum to Peter & Graham, Nan to Craig & Sean, Sister to Barry. Wendy will be missed by all her family and friends. A private Family Funeral to take place on Monday 15th June. Bright Colours to be worn. Family flowers only donations if desired to The NHS Trust or Binfield Dog Rescue. All enquiries to Funeralcare Tilehurst, 104 School Road, Tilehurst, Berkshire, RG31 5AX Tel 0118 9433 922

Dorrie Sprott

Dorrie Sprott passed away peacefully at the Royal Berkshire Hospital on 31st May 2020, aged 73. She was a very much loved Mum, Nanny, Sister, Aunt, Cousin and Friend. Dorrie was loved by many and will be extremely missed by children and sadly by all her family and friends. There will be a procession down Wokingham Road, up St Peter’s Road and then across Church Road. Dorrie will be at St Peters Church, Church Road RG6 1EY at 2:40pm where family & friends can meet to pay their respects and wave goodbye. This will be followed by a private funeral service. Wear a ‘splash of blue’ Dorrie’s favourite colour. Donations in memory of Dorrie can be made to Myeloma UK via //www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Jennifer-Sprott24 All enquiries to AB Walker 0118 957 3650

John Wright

John Wright passed away on 28th May 2020 aged 79 years. An ex Reading FC football player (1957). A caring father to his daughter Tina and son Martin Wright, Proud grandfather to his granddaughter Lana and younger brother of Jim, originally from Stanshawe Road in Reading. John will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Funeral service will be held at Henley Road Cemetery on Thursday 18th June. All enquiries to AB Walker 0118 957 3650

Annette Cahill

Annette Cahill passed away peacefully at the Royal Berkshire Hospital on 31st May 2020, aged 74 years. Much loved wife, mother, grandmother and auntie. She will be very sadly missed by all her family and friends. A private funeral service will take place at Henley Road Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for “MIND” maybe sent via www.abwalker.co.uk All enquiries to A. B. Walker & Son Ltd, Tilehurst Branch, Tel no:- 0118 304 0068

John Gray

John Gray passed away peacefully on Wednesday 27th May 2020, aged 88 years. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. A private funeral service will take place in June. Donations for Macmillan Cancer Support may be made via www.abwalker.co.uk All enquiries to A. B. Walker Woodley on 0118 969 8888

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