HERE are the latest Evesham Journal death notices.

Our condolences to the families.

James (Jim) Mc Garrigle

Mcgarrigle James (Jim) The busy world was hushed and the fever of life was over when James passed away on 20th February 2021 at The Alexandra Hospital, Redditch. His love of life, determination and bravery will be greatly missed in the lives of those who knew him in particular his sister Helen, brother in law Hugh, Lynn, Ronnie, Sarah, Michaela, Claire and Helen. Grateful thanks to all the staff in Abbey House and The Alexandra Hospital who have cared for James and supported the family. Funeral Mass at St. Saviours Catholic Church, Broadway on Saturday 6th March 2021 at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of James for Working World, Wallace House, Evesham may be sent to Merstow Green Funeral Home, Evesham WR11 4BD or online at "The pang of all the partings gone and partings yet to be".

Beatrice Ann Collins

Collins Beatrice Ann Of Pershore Betty passed away peacefully with Carole and Roger beside her on February 15th, 2021, aged 91 years. Beloved Wife of the late Geoffrey, much loved Mum to Carole and Roger, Mother in law to Jane and Melvin, a devoted Nan and great Nan, she will be missed by all who knew her.

Steve Dongworth

Dongworth Steve passed away suddenly on February 23rd, 2021, aged 61 years. Beloved Husband of Lyn, much loved Father of Sam, Rachel and Gemma and a loving Grandad. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Thursday, March 11th, at 1.45 p.m. Invited Family and Friends due to Covid restrictions. Donations, if desired for Birmingham Children's Hospital may be left on the Collection Plate at the Crematorium or sent to E J Gumery & Son, 68/70 Ombersley Road, Worcester, WR3 7EU.

Joyce Peachey

Peachey Joyce of Ilmington Passed away peacefully at Myton Hospice on February 8th, 2021, aged 85 years. Much loved Wife of Les and a loving Mother to Andrew and Joanne, also Grandmother to Kyle, Ryan, Emily, Samantha and Christopher and a Great Grandmother. She will be sadly missed by all her Family and many Friends. She was known for her fantastic foods, generosity, amazing knitwear but mainly for being a very proud Scot. Funeral Service to take place at St. Mary's Church, Ilmington, on March 4th at 2 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Joyce for Myton Hospice may be sent via Any enquiries regarding Funeral arrangements to R Locke and Son: 01608 685274.

Antoni Michael Lichtar

Lichtar Antoni (Tony) Michael 31.8.1944 to 20.2.2021 Formerly of Newtown, Offenham. Passed away at Oakridge House Nursing Home, Basingstoke after a short illness. Reunited with Pam. Dearly loved Dad of Michelle and Stephanie, much loved Brother, Grandad, Great Grandad and Uncle. Will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral service at Basingstoke Crematorium on Friday 12th March at 9.30am. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for Oakridge House Nursing Home c/o Jonathan Williams Independent Funeral Directors, 35-41 Essex Road, Basingstoke, RG21 7TB.

Olive Joan (Joan) Norton

Norton Olive Joan 'Joan' of Dumbleton passed away peacefully at home on 25th February 2021, aged 85 years. Beloved wife of the late Cliff. A much loved mum to Christine, Martin and Marion, nan to Kelly and Jade, great nan to Freya. The funeral service will take place at The Vale Crematorium on Wednesday 10th March 2021 at 12.00 noon. Any flowers welcome c/o Martin Grinnell Funeral Services, 1 Bewdley Street, Evesham, Worcs, WR11 4AD. Tel: 01386 422233.

Ian Thornton Doody

Doody Ian Thornton Died peacefully on 20th February 20th, 2021 aged 81. A Loving Husband, Father, Grandad, Great-Grandad and Friend to many. He will be always in our hearts and missed very much. Private Cremation will take place and a Memorial Service will be organised at a later date when allowed. Donations can be made to Diabetes UK via

Gregory Charles Sutton

Sutton Gregory Charles Of Bridge Street, Pershore. Passed away peacefully at Worcestershire Royal Hospital on February 23rd 2021 aged 88 years. Beloved Father of Martin and Joanna. He will be sadly missed by all his Family and many Friends. A Private Service will take place at The Vale Crematorium, Fladbury. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for SSAFA may be sent c/o Merstow Green Funeral Home, Evesham, WR11 4BD. Enquiries Tel. 01386 49903.

James William “bill” Burrell

Burrell James William "Bill" Passed away on the 18th February 2021, aged 91 years. Husband of the late Dorothy, much-loved by all of the family and valued friend to many. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Due to current restrictions, a private funeral for family and invited close friends will take place at St. James' Church, Longborough on Friday 19th March at 2.30pm. Those wishing to pay their respects may want to stand along the route from his home as he makes his final journey to the Church. Donations in lieu of flowers for Longborough & Sezincote Village Hall can be made via Allen & Son Funeral Directors. Tel 01608 650633 or

Ian Keith (Keith) Andrews

Andrews Ian Keith 'Keith' Of Offenham. Passed away peacefully after a long illness bravely borne on 25th February 2021 at the Alexandra Hospital, Redditch, aged 82 years. Much loved brother of Frances and uncle to Simon and Anna. For funeral arrangements please contact Martin Grinnell Funeral Services, 1 Bewdley Street, Evesham, Worcs, WR11 4AD. Tel 01386 422233. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Keith to the Unitarian Chapel, Oat Street, Evesham, may be sent c/o Martin Grinnell Funeral Services.

Colin Philip Smith

Smith Colin Philip suddenly passed away at home on 22nd February 2021 aged 79 years. Beloved Husband of Joan. Loving Dad of Kevin and Tracy. Much Loved Brother of Joyce. A Family service will take place at The Vale Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Colin may be given to a Charity of your choice. Merstow Green Funeral Home, 20 Merstow Green, Evesham, Worcestershire WR11 4BD Tel. 01386 49903.

Wallace George Shammon

Shammon Wallace George Passed away at the Alexandra Hospital, Redditch, on 24th February 2021, aged 87 years. Affectionate Father and Grandfather. A Family service will take place at The Vale Crematorium. No flowers please. Donations in memory of Wallace for The Vale Wildlife Trust may be sent to: Merstow Green Funeral Home, 20 Merstow Green, Evesham, Worcestershire, WR11 4BD. Tel. 01386 49903 or online at