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Obituaries

Please find the details of our most recent obituaries below, including the time and date of the funeral service and where to send flowers and donations.

CAROLYN VICKERY – Aged 50 years of Bude, peacefully passed away on 12th February 2020, surrounded by her loving family, at Stratton Hospital. Loving Wife of Paul, a very proud Mum to Cherie, Deanna & Nicole, much loved Nanna to Mila & Mason, a darling Daughter to Dave & Barb Hoskin and a dear Sister. A Service to Celebrate Carolyn’s life will be held at The Glynn Valley Crematorium, Bodmin, on Wednesday 26th February at 2.30pm.Family flowers only, donations may be given if desired for Mount Edgcumbe Hospice or The League of Friends of Stratton Hospital, by retiring collection or care of Denise Wellington Funeral Services,St Anne’s Hill, Bude, Cornwall. EX23 0LT. Telephone: 01288 359277.

BRIAN MAGGS – Peacefully passed away on 19th December 2019 at Barnstaple Hospital, aged 92 years of Bude. A loving Dad, Grandad & Great Grandad. Funeral Service at The North Devon Crematorium, Barnstaple, on Wednesday 15th January at 12.20pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for ‘Cancer Research U.K.’ By retiring collection or c/o Denise Wellington Funeral Services, Thornelea, St. Anne’s Hill, Bude. EX23 0LT. Telephone: 01288 359277.

JEN TURNER – On 28th December 2019, aged 74 years, of Bude, passed away at Stratton Hospital with her loving family at her side. Dearest Wife of Dick, devoted Mum to Steph & Lucinda,Mum-in-law to Wayne & Jason,adored Grandma to Malia, Alexia & Elly and her boy Alfie.A Service to Celebrate Jen’s life will be held at St Michael’s Church, Bude, on Friday 10th January at 3.30pm.No flowers please, donations if desired for ‘Mayflower Ward, Renal Department, Derriford Hospital’ or ‘The League of Friends of Stratton Hospital’ by retiring collection or c/o Denise Wellington Funeral Services, Thornelea, St Anne’s Hill, Bude. EX23 0LT. Telephone 01288 359277.

EDITH ECKTON (PAT) – Of Treskinnick Cross, Poundstock. Passed away at her home on 4th December 2019, aged 78 years. Dear wife of the late Anthony Derek Eckton, Loving Mother and Mother-in law to Kevin & Michaela Eckton and Karen & Steve Watson, Devoted Gran to Alys, Richard, Natasha, Patrick & Katie. Funeral Service at Efford Crematorium Plymouth, on Friday 17th January 2020, at 12.15pm. Donations if desired for CLIC Sargent by retiring collection or c/o: Denise Wellington Funeral Services, Thornelea, St Anne’s Hill, Bude, EX23 0LT. Telephone: 01288 359277.

JEAN ENGLAND – On 30th October 2019, peacefully passed away at Home in South Petherwin, aged 60 years. A loving Wife to Steve, adored Mum to Steven and Kelly and a much loved Gran to her four Grandchildren. Funeral Service at The Glynn Valley Crematorium, Bodmin.

On Friday 15th November 2019 at 3:30pm. Flowers welcome or donations for Cornwall Air Ambulance, by retiring collection, or c/o Denise Wellington Funeral Services, Thornelea, St Anne’s Hill, Bude, Cornwall. EX23 0LT. Telephone: 01288 359277.

VIV WILLSHIRE – On 28th October 2019, peacefully passed away at Barnstaple Hospital, aged 81 years of Bude. Loving Wife to Bill, devoted Mum to Dave & Paul, Mum-in-law to Sue, a dear Gran to Mike, Sarah, Dylan & Ryan and a dear Great Gran.Funeral Service at The Glynn Valley Crematorium, Bodmin, On Thursday 14th November at 1.30 pm. Family flowers only, donations may be given if desired, For ‘Cornwall Air Ambulance’ by retiring collection or c/o Denise Wellington Funeral Services, Thornelea, St Anne’s Hill, Bude, EX23 0LT. Tel: 01288 359277.

WENDY BURMAN – On 31st October 2019, unexpectedly passed away at Barnstaple Hospital, 73 years young, of Stratton. She was the absolute love of Keith’s life. A devoted Mum to Nikki, Marc & Laura. A dear Mum-in-law to Andy, Leigh & Kev. Adoring Grandma to Jake, Charlie, Hallie & Agnes. She was loved by all who knew her.

Funeral Service at The North Devon Crematorium, Barnstaple, on Friday 22nd November at 2.20 pm. All are welcome, dress ~ come as you are. Family flowers only, donations if desired for ‘Great Ormond Street Hospital’ by retiring collection or c/o Denise Wellington Funeral Services, Thornelea, St Anne’s Hill, Bude, EX23 0LT. Telephone 01288 359277.

HELENA (Harriet) GORE – On 22nd October 2019, passed peacefully away at Red Gables Residential Home, Bude, aged 98 years, formerly of Canal Cottage, Breakwater Road, Bude. Loving wife of the late Eddie. She will be sadly missed by all her family & friends. Funeral Service at St Michael’s Church, Bude, on Monday 11th November at 1.00 pm. Flowers welcome or donations if desired for Bude RNLI by retiring collection or c/o Denise Wellington Funeral Services, Thornelea, St Anne’s Hill, Bude, Cornwall. EX23 0LT. Telephone 01288 359277.

MALC GALE – Passed away on 15th October 2019, aged 68 years of Bude. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Funeral Service to be held at Atlantic Rest Natural Burial, Penlow Field, Woolley, Bude, EX23 9PP, on Saturday 2nd November at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only please, donations may be given if desired for Bude & Stratton Cancer Research UK, by retiring collection or c/o Denise Wellington Funeral Services, Thornelea, St Anne’s Hill, Bude, EX23 0LT. Tel: 01288 359277.

ANNE BUNNING – Peacefully passed away on 22nd October 2019,aged 79 years, of Bude.Loving Wife of the late Ashley, devoted Mum, Grandma, Grams and Mum-Mum.Funeral Service at The North Devon Crematorium,  Barnstaple, On Thursday 7th November at 10.20 am. Family flowers only, donations if desired for The League of Friends Of Stratton Hospital, by retiring collection or c/o Denise Wellington Funeral Services, Thornelea, St Anne’s Hill, Bude, Cornwall. EX23 0LT. Telephone 01288359277.

Anne’s family would like to thank Stratton Hospital Nurses & Staff for all their care and support given to Anne and all her family, what an amazing team you are, thank you so much.

CHRIS PERKINS – Passed peacefully away on 21st October 2019, aged 69 years, of Bude. Loving Husband to Jen, a proud Dad, Grandad and friend to many. Funeral Service at St Olaf’s Church, Poughill, on Friday 8th November at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Pancreatic Cancer UK. By retiring collection or c/o Denise Wellington Funeral Services.

ALAN HILL – Formerly of Warbstow, died peacefully at home, on 26th September 2019, aged 86 years. A loving Husband to Mary, devoted Dad to Marlene, Ali, Barrie & David. Funeral Service at Bethel Chapel, on Saturday 19th October at 11.00am. Family flowers only please, donations may be given if desired for ‘Heartswell’ by retiring collection or ℅ Mr Michael Hicks, ‘Cardew Bungalow’ Trelash, Warbstow, Launceston. PL15 8RL.

ANNE MANNING – On 18th September 2019, Anne passed away at home, surrounded by her family. She was 67. Devoted wife of Colin, a much-adored Mum of Tonya, Felicity, Susanne & Matthew. A loved Mum-in-law, cherished Gran to her eleven grandchildren and a dear friend to many.

A service to celebrate Anne’s life will be held at Bude Methodist Church, on Friday 11th October at 1.00 pm. Smart dress, no black ties. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired for ‘Hospice to Home’ by retiring collection or c/o Denise Wellington Funeral Services.

ROY RUSH – On 10th September 2019, peacefully passed away at home, Greenhills, Camelford, aged 87 years. Loving Husband to Jan, devoted Dad to Robert and Lesley, a dear Father-in-law and Grandad.

Funeral Service at St Juliot Church, Boscastle, on Thursday 3rd October at 11.00am. Flowers, or donations if desired for St Juliot Church, by retiring collection or c/o Denise Wellington Funeral Services.

RYAN SALTERN – The Family would like to announce his Funeral Service which will take place at Truro Cathedral, 11.00am on Monday 23rd September 2019.

This is an open invitation to anyone who would like to pay their respects to Ryan ‘Salty Saltern’. The family will leave for a Private Service at the Crematorium but please join us at Lanhydrock Golf Club afterwards from 2.15pm, where we will continue the celebration of Ryan’s life. We welcome wearing red or a symbol of this colour to represent Ryan’s love for Manchester United and his role within the Royal Mail. If you wish, a donation can be made at the service in memory of Ryan, in lieu of flowers to benefit both ‘MIND’ & ‘Penhaligan’s Friends’. By retiring collection or c/o Denise Wellington Funeral Services

DEIDRE ‘DEE’ SOUTHALL – Aged 70 years, of Bude. Passed peacefully away at Stratton Hospital surrounded by her family, on 2nd September 2019. Beloved Wife of David, loving Mum to Anthony, Angela & Caroline, a dear Mum-in-law and a devoted Grandma to her eight grandchildren. Funeral Service at The Glynn Valley Crematorium, Bodmin, on Friday 13th September, at 10.30am. (Please wear bright & cheery clothes). Family flowers only please, donations if desired for ‘Clic Sargent’, by retiring collection or care of Denise Wellington Funeral Services

VERA WELLINGTON (neé Rowland) – On 30th August 2019, peacefully passed away at Stratton Hospital, aged 83 years of Bude. Retired Matron – SRN. A much loved Wife to Lester for 64 years, a much adored & respected Mother to Esme, Kay, Murray & Daryl, dear Mother-in-law to David, Robert, Sarah & Denise, cherished Nanny to Stacy, Gavin, Wayne, Tim, Gemma, Harry & Jack, loving great Nanny to her nine great grandchildren. A dear Sister & Auntie.

(Informal dress code if desired.)

Funeral Service at Bude Methodist Church on Thursday 12th September at 2.30pm, followed by cremation at The Glynn Valley Crematorium, Bodmin at 4.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations may be given for ‘Dementia U.K.’ and ‘The League of Friends of Stratton Hospital’, by retiring collection or care of Denise Wellington Funeral Services.