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Marian Vaudin

VAUDIN, Marian (nee Cockshott) – On 25th April 2024, peacefully at Chateau des Tielles Residential Home, aged 92 years. Beloved wife of the late Ernest, stepmother of Peggy, Helen and the late Nadia and a loving grandmother, great-grandma and auntie. Memorial Service at St Andrew’s Parish Church on Tuesday 4th June at 3.00 p.m. to which all who knew Marian are welcome to attend. Donations in Marian’s memory may be sent to St John Community Library, cheques made payable to St John Guernsey LBG, and sent to Rohais, St Peter Port, GY1 1YN.

Hugh Keyho

KEYHO, Hugh John – Suddenly but peacefully at Southampton General Hospital on 23rd April 2024, aged 71 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Anne (nee Bailey). Very much loved step-dad of James and Philip. Adored papa of Lily. Loved brother of Karo. A Celebration for Hugh’s life will be held at Les Cotils on Monday 3 June at 1.00 p.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. Family flowers only. Any kind donations in Hugh’s memory may be sent to Chest and Heart LBG, Les Oberlands, St Martins, GY4 6SP or The Guernsey Society for Cancer Relief, c/o Mrs S Butler, Hon Sec, Meldrum Way, Braye Road, Vale, GY3 5PR.

Bertram Enevoldsen

ENEVOLDSEN Bertram Otto - Peacefully at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital on Thursday 23rd May aged 95. Beloved husband of Mary for 65 years, loved father of Keith and Karen, brother to Nancy, Alan and the late Sheila. Loved papa to Jack, Katie, Ellie and Ben. Much loved by all his family and friends. Gone Fishing.
Funeral arrangements to follow.

Fred Giles

GILES, Fred - On 20th May 2024, at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital, aged 77 years. Dearly loved husband of Clare, beloved father of Wez and Sam, father-in-law of Steve and a very loved gramps of Rosie and Joe. Funeral Service at the Vale Parish Church on Friday 31st May at 2.00 p.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation and please feel free to wear casual clothing.  Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to The Vale Parish Church, The Treasurer, Mr S de Carteret, L’Abri, La Ramee, St Peter Port, GY1 2EW. Private cremation.

Maurice Robins

ROBINS, Maurice – On 18 May 2024 at Chateau du Village Nursing Home following an illness bravely fought and with his close family by his side, aged 82 years. Loved husband of Anne, dad of Rick and his partner Alli, Jen and son-in-law Paul. Special papa of Tom. Any kind donations in Maurice’s memory may be sent to Les Bourgs Hospice, Rue du Tertre, St Andrews, GY6 8SF. Private Funeral.

Rodney Kilby

KILBY, Rodney “Kipper” – On 16th May 2024, peacefully at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital, with family by his side, aged 75 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Ann, much loved father of Rachel, special grandfather of Grace. A dear brother and friend to many. Funeral arrangements later.

Vernon Prior

PRIOR, Vernon (Chalky) – “Fortunately reports of V (Chalky) Prior’s death are not exaggerated”. Funeral service at St Sampsons Parish Church on Tuesday 21 May at 11.00 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to The Salvation Army, c/o Bethel, Houmet Lane, Vale, GY6 8JF. Private Interment.

John Slattery

SLATTERY, John Francis – On 6th May 2024, peacefully at Les Bourgs Hospice, aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Maureen, adored dad of Sean, Kathleen, Michael, Noreen, Brendan and Maria, father-in-law of Kim, Mike, Mark, Lesley and Graham, wonderful grandfather of Ciaran, Kayleigh, Aaron, Belle, Jack, Louie, Harry and Owen and great-grandfather of Mollie and Nuala. Funeral service at St Josephs Church on Thursday 16th May at 11.30 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation and please feel free to wear colourful clothing. Family flowers only but donations in lieu may be sent to Les Bourgs Hospice, Rue du Tertre, St Andrews, GY6 8SF. Private cremation.

Roy Smith

SMITH, Roy – On 6 May 2024 at Browhill Nursing Home with his family by his side, following a long illness borne with dignity and courage, aged 86 years. Dearly loved best friend and husband to Val for over 65 years. Proud dad to Carl, Claire-Louise and daughter-in-law Jackie. Loved pop to his 5 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Talented potter, artist and sculptor. No telephone calls please. A Celebration of Roy’s life will be held at Vale Parish Church on Friday 24 May at 11.00 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. Please feel free to wear bright casual dress. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Les Bourgs Hospice, Rue du Tertre, St Andrews, GY6 8SF. Private Cremation.

Steven Ellis

ELLIS, Steven (Steve) (#96) – Passed away on 5 May 2024 following an illness fought with courage and dignity at Les Bourgs Hospice, aged 54 years. Will be greatly missed by all his family and many friends. Always in our hearts. A Celebration of Steve’s life will be held at the Vale Douzaine Room on Wednesday 22 May at 2.00 p.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. Family flowers only. Donations in Steve’s memory to RNLI, c/o Hon Treasurer, Harbour Office, PO Box 631, St Peter Port, GY1 3DL or The Guernsey Society for Cancer Relief (Bulstrode), c/o Mrs S Butler, Hon Sec, Meldrum Way, Braye Road, Vale, GY3 5PR. Private Cremation.

Wendy Lihou

Lihou, Wendy (nee Broome) – On 2nd May 2024, peacefully at Les Bourgs Hospice, aged 81 years. Loving wife of Brian, treasured mother of Nathan and Adrian, mother-in-law of Beverley and Alison and grandmother of Morgan, Elliot, Olivia and Albie. Funeral service, prior to cremation, at Le Foulon Chapel on Friday 17th May at 12.00 noon to which all who knew Wendy are welcome to attend. No flowers thank you but donations in lieu may be sent to Les Bourgs Hospice, Rue du Tertre, St Andrews, GY6 8SF.

Thomas Dorey

DOREY, Thomas Andre Edward – Passed away on the 23rd April 2024, in London, aged 19. Dearly beloved son of Robert and Laurence, beloved brother to Charlotte, beloved grandchild of Carolyn Guy, beloved nephew of Suzie and Richard Vowles, Martyn and Wendy Dorey, Jane and Andrew McClelland, Didier Guy, Natalie Guy, and beloved friend to so many. Memorial service at the Town Church on Saturday 11th May at 11.30 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. Please wear colourful attire or a Guernsey if you have one. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to The Guernsey Sailing Trust LBG, Castle Emplacement, St Peter Port, GY1 1AU or RNLI, c/o Hon Treasurer, Harbour Office, PO Box 631, St Peter Port, GY1 3DL.

Ronald Butt

BUTT, Ronald Henry (Ron) - On 25th April 2024 at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital, aged 91 years. Much loved dad to Sue and son-in-law Bryan, loved grandpa of Martyn, Dan and Chrissi. Dear friend of Barbara. Celebration of Ron’s Life, prior to cremation will be held at Le Foulon Chapel on Monday 13th May at 2.00 p.m. All family and friends welcome. At Ron’s request, please feel free to wear bright clothing. Also, no flowers please but any kind donations in lieu may be sent to Les Bourgs Hospice, Rue du Tertre, St Andrews, GY6 8SF.

Kathleen Dorey

DOREY, Kathleen Joan (nee Renouf) – On 26th April 2024, peacefully at her home, Haute Regard, and surrounded by her loving family, aged 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Roy, loved mother of Michael and the late Dave, mother-in-law of Angela and cherished grandmother of Louise and Russell. Much loved sister of Peter and the late Ted, loved sister-in-law of Janet and Rita and a special aunt to many. Funeral service at the Vale Parish Church on Friday 3rd May at 2.30 p.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. Family flower only but donations in lieu may be sent to St John Ambulance and Rescue Service, The Rohais, St Peter Port, GY1 1YN. Private Interment.

Cedric Bayles

The funeral service for Cedric will be held at Le Foulon Chapel on Wednesday 24th April at 2.00 p.m. All welcome

Estelle McKenzie

McKENZIE, Estelle Nadine (nee Renouf) - Entered eternal rest on Friday 12th April 2024 at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital, following a short illness fought with bravery and determination. Adored wife of the late Jim, most loving mummy of Claire and Rob, Robert and Vee, Louise and Brendan and Giselle and Andy. Most ‘Glamorous’ nan of Greg and Yas, Alexine and Ant, Thomas, James, Charlotte, Sophia and Max. Great nanny of Finley and Hershel. A life so beautifully lived deserves to be beautifully remembered. A Service of celebration for the life of Estelle will be held at St Pauls Methodist Church on Friday 26th April at 10.30 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. Please wear casual and bright attire. Flowers to the church are welcome. Donations in Estelle’s memory may be sent to GSPCA, Les Fiers Moutons, St Andrews, GY6 8UD or The Guernsey Society for Cancer Relief (Bulstrode), c/o Mrs S Butler, Hon Sec, Meldrum Way, Braye Road, Vale, GY3 5PR. Private Interment.

Cecilia (Celia) Mabire

MABIRE, Cecilia (Celia) (nee Vidamour) – Suddenly but peacefully on 7 April 2024 at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital, in her 81st year. Loved mum of Tina, mother-in-law of Gary, nan of James, Sean, Aidan and great-gran of Alfie. Dear sister of Gwen, Elaine and the late Marion. Funeral service at Castel Parish Church on Friday 26 April at 3.00 p.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. Please feel free to wear casual attire. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Lungevity Guernsey, c/o Treasurer, Mr R Harrison, Belle Fleur, Rue des Francais, Vale. GY3 5NL. Private Interment.

Sheila Bellot

BELLOT, Sheila (nee Le Feuvre) – On 5 April 2024 on Roustel Ward, aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Michael. A loved mum, gran and sister. A Celebration of Sheila’s life, prior to cremation at Le Foulon Chapel on Monday 22 April at 10.00 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. Please wear casual, bright attire. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Roustel Ward (cheques made payable to Roustel Ward), c/o PEH, St Martins, GY4 6UU.

June Bourget

BOURGET, June (nee Bartley) – Peacefully, on 2nd April 2024 at her home, aged 88 years. Beloved wife of John. Very much loved mum of Francesca, Antonia and Louisa, mum-in-law of Redge and Simon and cherished nannie of Joe and Lexi, Jack, Albie and Georgia. Funeral service at the Town Church on Monday 15th  April at 12.00 noon. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. No flowers by request but donations in lieu may be sent to the RNLI, c/o Hon. Treasurer, Harbour Office, PO Box 631, St Peter Port, GY1 3DL. Private cremation.

Colin Teers

TEERS, Colin – Passed away peacefully on 22nd March 2024, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Daphne, father of Nikki, Tina and Neal, father-in-law of Jane and the late Philip,grandfather of Ben and Kay, Bianca and Mark, Emily and Luke, William, Sam and Lucy, Tom and Laura and great grandfather of Charlie and Ray, Jessica and Adaline, Leo and Arya, and Katie. Funeral service at St Peter’s Church, Sark on Wednesday 10th April at 1.00 p.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. Flowers may be sent to the Church or donations, if desired, to The Professor Saint Medical Fund, c/o HSBC Bank, Sark, GY10 1SG.

Monica Scowen

SCOWEN, Monica Ruby (nee Poole) - On 24th March 2024, peacefully at Le Platon Nursing Home, aged 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Bert, dearest mother of Collette and Paul, a grandmother and great-grandmother sister of the late Rose and Pamela and loved auntie of Nicola and Tony. Funeral service at St Sampson’s Parish Church on Friday 12th April at 2.00 p.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. Family flowers only but donations may be sent to the Cardiac Action Group, c/o Phil Le Roy Treasurer, 8 Lemon Grove, Route Des Jenemies, St Saviour, GY7 9QS, or to The Pink Ladies, c/o The Treasurer, Casa Mia, The Laurels, Pont Vaillant, Vale, GY6 8BX . Private cremation.

Mary De La Mare

DE LA MARE, Mary Rita (nee O’Keeffe) - On 1st April 2024, passed away peacefully at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital, aged 69 years, after a long illness, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of Tony, dearest mother of John, Andre, Suzette, Julie and Alan. A grandmother and great grandmother. Sadly missed by her brothers and sisters and extended family in Ireland. Requiem Mass will be held at St Joseph’s Church on Wednesday 10th April at 10.30 a.m. Relatives and friends kindly accept this intimation. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to the Guernsey Society for Cancer Relief, c/o Mrs S Butler, Meldrum Way, Braye Road, Vale, GY3 5PR.