THE following death notices were published in the Evesham Journal this week.

ROBERT GEORGE BEASLEY Passed away suddenly on June 9, 2020, at The Alexandra Hospital, Redditch.

Much loved partner of Pauline, brother, grandad and great grandad, will be sadly missed by all the family. Funeral service to take place at Hampton Church, on Tuesday, June 23, at 3pm Enquiries to Co-op Funeralcare, Swan Lane, Evesham.

PETER DOUGLAS REVERS of Chipping Campden died suddenly on June 12, 2020, aged 79 years.

Much loved husband of Jan and father of Leigh and Scott. A loving father-in-law of Sahoko and proud grandfather of Tristan and Aletheia. Will be very sadly missed. Funeral service at St Michael's Church, Buckland on Friday, July 10 at noon followed by a burial in the churchyard. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for The Royal British Legion may be sent to Merstow Green Funeral Home, Evesham WR11 4BD or online at

MARY ROSE SMITH (Nee DYER) of Willersey, Broadway.

Slipped away from us peacefully at home, to join her husband, John on Tuesday June 9 after fighting a long-standing illness bravely. Mary leaves behind her three children, Lynda, Nigel and Wendy, nine grandchildren, and five great grandchildren, all of whom adore her and will dearly miss her in their lives. Due to the present Covid-19 crisis, private "family only" burial on Friday, June 19, but we hope to be able to have a memorial service later on in the year once everything has returned to normal.

JOSEPHINE BYRNE Peacefully passed away on June 12, 2020 at home aged 81 years. Beloved wife of Gerry and mother of Lynn. Family flowers only. Donations for The National Shrine of Our Lady, cheques to be made payable to: Walsingham Trust may be sent c/o Merstow Green Funeral Home, 20 Merstow Green, Evesham, WR11 4BD Tel: 01386 49903.

LINDA GEORGINA HARTLEY (nee CLARK) of Pershore and Bexley, Kent. Passed away peacefully, after a long illness, at Worcestershire Royal Hospital, on June 8 2020, aged 58 years. Linda will be sadly missed by family and many friends around England and Canada. Private Service to be held at Pershore Cemetery. Donations, if desired, to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity may be sent to E Hill & Son Funeral Directors, Pershore WR10 1HZ.

JUNE BROWN (SISTER BROWN) Passed away peacefully on June 10, 2020 aged 80 years. A funeral service will be held at The Vale Crematorium on Thursday June 25 at 2pm. Family flowers only, although donations if desired for The Alzheimer's Society may be left in the donations box or sent to Worcester Funeral Service, Kilbury Drive, Worcester WR5 2NE.

MARY GANDERTON Passed away peacefully on May 28, 2020, aged 81 years. Beloved wife to Bryan, loving mother to Paul and a proud grandmother of Lily and Alice. She will be missed by all of her family and friends. Private funeral service. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for St Richard's Hospice and The Midlands Air Ambulance Charity may be sent c/o Jackson Family Funeral Directors, 68 High Street, Pershore, WR10 1DU.

MICHAEL JOHN SMITH Passed away peacefully at home after a long battle with cancer on May 21, aged 76. Dearly loved husband of Lesley. A wonderful dad and stepdad. Much loved grandfather, great grandfather and brother. Will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Remembrance service to be arranged and donations will be for Cancer Research.