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

Sincock Née Twinn 'Jill' Rowena Jill

"Jill" Rowena Jill Sincock Née Twinn Passed away peacefully on the 19th October 2021 at Colne View. Much loved Aunt, Sister-in-Law, and long-standing dear friend, who will be sorely missed. A Thanksgiving Service will be held at St. Barnabas Church, Alphamstone on Tuesday 9th November 2021 at 2.00 pm. Donations made payable to either EACH or Alzheimer's Research UK, may be sent in Jill's memory to Jo at A R Clarke Funerals, 129 Kings Road, Halstead, Essex CO9 1HJ or via the Tribute Page at

Ann Whittaker

WHITTAKER Ann (Robinson) Sadly, passed away on 20th October 2021 aged 91 years. Retired local district nurse. She will be sadly missed by her children Christopher, Sally and Patrick and all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place at St John the Baptist Church, Finchingfield on Monday 22nd November at 1.00 pm, followed by a burial where she will be reunited with her late Husband Harold. The family have requested there will be no wake due to covid cases rising. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, payable to the C.R.E.A.M.E.R Fund and/or Farleigh Hospice may be sent c/o G W Hardy & Son, The Green, Finchingfield, Essex CM7 4JS

Joan Olive Goodridge

Dearly beloved Wife of the late Derek Goodridge. Died peacefully at home on the 7th October 2021 aged 93 years. Greatly loved and missed by all of her family and friends. Funeral will take place at All Saints Church, Wickham St. Pauls on Wednesday 17th November 2021 at 10.30am. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to British Heart Foundation or Salvation Army may be sent c/o East of England Co-operative Funeral Services, 16 Cornard Road, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 2XA, Tel: 01787-372736. Alternatively, they can be made by visiting

Jean Margaret Rose Punt

PUNT Jean Margaret Rose Sadly passed away on 22nd October 2021 aged 90 years. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. Funeral service to take place on Thursday 18th November 2021 at Three Counties Crematorium Braintree at 1.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Diabetes UK c/o Braintree Co-op Funeral Directors 01376 551951

Stanley Victor French

FRENCH Stanley Victor Passed away peacefully on Monday 18th October 2021 aged 93 years. Greatly loved and sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral to be held at Cornish Hall End Church on Monday 15th November at 12 noon. Donations to Cornish Hall End PCC in memory of Stan, may be sent to Michael J Walsh Funeral Directors. Tel: 01371 856274

Jim Woollard

WOOLLARD Jim It is with great sadness that Lynda, Leanne, Kelly and James announce the death of Jim on 8th October 2021. A dearly loved Husband, Father and Grandfather who will be greatly missed by his family. Our grateful thanks to the District Nurses for their care and compassion. All enquiries to: Co-op Funeral Directors, 01376 551951

Dorothy May (Dot), Moran

Of Braintree passed peacefully away on 20th October 2021 aged 89 years. A dearly loved wife, mother and grandmother who will be sadly missed but always remembered. Funeral Service to be held at Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Braintree on Friday 12th November at 1pm followed by a private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Guide Dogs for the Blind can be made at the offertory box at the service or made online at All enquiries to G Collins & Sons, 4 The Street, White Notley, CM8 1RH. Tel: 01376 583750

Clive House

Clive James House, much loved husband, dad and grandad, former manager of Glasswells, died at home on 26th October. Celebration of Life to take place at Colchester Crematorium on 18th November at 1.15pm. Clive requested only colourful clothes be worn as he disliked black. Family flowers only. Donations to the Heart Foundation welcomed via the following link:

Eileen Mary Pool

Pool Eileen Mary "Sis Groden" Passed away suddenly 16 September 2021 aged 98. The last of the Groden family from Ulting Lane, Langford. A loving and caring daughter, sister, mother and grandmother The end of an era. Rest in Peace.

Leonard Wakeling

WAKELING Leonard Passed away on 17th October aged 91 years. Much loved Husband and Uncle to his two special boys and also lots of love and thanks to Lorraine. Funeral 11th November, 10:00am, All Saints Church Maldon.

Marion Christy

Christy Marion It is with great sadness that Marion Christy, Proprietor of Natural Instincts, Maldon sadly passed away, suddenly but peacefully, on Thursday 21st October. Loving wife of the late Robert Christy, and much loved Mum to Jane and Spencer. Funeral service with be at Maldon Quaker Meeting House on Thursday 11th November at 11.15am. Everyone is welcome.