HERE are some of the death notices from the Worcester News this week.

CHRISTINE ALDRIDGE Passed away peacefully on 19th November with all her family by her side. Adored wife of Phil, loving mother to Paul and Suzanne, treasured Nana to Alexander and Joseph. Her zest for life will be remembered by so many. Family flowers only. Donations for Cancer Research or The Blue Cross to Bedwardine Funeral Services, Bromyard Road, Worcester.

DEREK DUTFIELD My dear brother sadly passed away on Tuesday, 24th November at his home in Northville, Detroit, U.S.A. aged 82, with his family by his side. Devoted husband of Rosemary, daughters Alison and son in law Scott, Caroline, and grandchildren Rosie, Joe, Toby and Lydia, plus many family and friends in Worcester, Droitwich and Bradford, especially John and Audrey and Phillip and Jill. Forever in our thoughts Derek, your loving sister Brenda, David, Jeremy, Andrew and Didi. In life we loved you dearly, in death we always will

FREDERICK BALLINGER 'ANDY' Of Lower Broadheath. Passed peacefully away on Friday, November 6th, 2020. Aged 82 years. Husband of Margaret, Father to Wayne, Darren and Tina, Grandfather to Becky, Bertie, Bruce, Luke, Aimee and Phoebe and Great Grandfather to Dusty and Ottie. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Friday, December 4th at 10.45 a.m. Invited Family and Friends only please due to Covid regulations. No flowers by request please, but donations if desired for The Royal British Legion may be left on the collection plate at the Crematorium or sent to E J Gumery & Son, 68/70 Ombersley Road, Worcester. WR3 7EU.

GORDON GWILLIAM Died after a short illness at Worcestershire Royal Hospital on 16th November 2020, aged 94. Father to Stephen and David, Grandfather to Rachael and Charlotte. Private family funeral due to Covid 19. Family flowers only, with donations to Acorns Hospice, care of Bedwardine Funeral Services, 30 Bromyard Road, Worcester. WR2 5BT. 01905 748811.

JOHN HUBBARD 'BOB' Of Worcester. Passed away peacefully in hospital on 14th November, 2020, aged 73 years. Much loved Husband of Brenda and loving Father of 'T' and Susie. A private Cremation will take place. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent to E J Gumery & Son, 68/70 Ombersley Road, Worcester, WR3 7EU or via

GILLIAN MARY CLARKE (Nee Darke) known as Gill Passed away peacefully at St Stephen's Care Home on November 14th, 2020, aged 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Gerald Clarke and mother to Amanda, Keith and Tim; grandmother to Hannah, Samantha, Charlie, Kip, Kate, Helen and Alfie; great grandmother to family old and new. Please hold Gill and her family in your thoughts for a period of quiet reflection on Wednesday December 9th 2020; owing to current restrictions attendance at the service is by invitation only. No flowers please by request. Donations if desired in memory of Gill would be welcomed (sent directly) to Alzheimer's Research UK. For any enquiries please contact The Co-operative Funeralcare, Worcester on 01905 22137.

BRYAN JOHN WALL Of West Malvern passed away peacefully on November 18th, 2020 aged 90 years. Beloved husband of the late Iris, Dad of Mary, Lawrence and June, father in law of Paul, Dave and Lynn, Pop of Leon, Laura, Dene, Adrian, Ceri and Jonathan, Loving great G. Pop. A Private funeral service due to COVID-19 restrictions to take place at St. James Church, West Malvern. Family flowers only please but donations for Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o F.W. Spilsbury Funeral Director, 12 Upper Howsell Road, Malvern WR14 1TL.