HERE are some of the death notices from the Malvern Gazette this week.

John Edward (Snr) Keyte

KEYTE John Edward (Snr) Passed away peacefully on 9th January 2021 aged 99 years. Formerly of Malvern. A well respected gentleman. A former apprentice trainer and local branch union representative at RRE Malvern. Loving husband of Dorothy (Dot) and a much adored and proud father of John (Jnr), Alan and Julie and much loved Grandad of Matthew, Nigel, Philip, Jemma, Tom and Will. He was loved so much and will be very sadly missed by all the family and everyone who knew him. Funeral will take place on Wednesday 3rd February at 3.00pm at the Crematorium at The Vale the funeral will be live streamed via a webcam Funeral Directors are Crumps in Droitwich.

Rob (Robbie) Hodges

Rob "Robbie" we are sad to announce that our Dad and Grandad and best friend Rob Hodges passed away on 13th January 2021. Rob's service will take place on 3rd February at 1pm at Worcester Crematorium. Rob leaves his two sons - Mike and Matt and his two Grandchildren - Emily and Mia. He will be sorely missed.

Joan Maree Allman-Smith

ALLMAN-SMITH Joan Maree of Hillview Gardens, Ryall, died peacefully at home on Sunday 24Th January 2021, aged 91 years. A small family funeral service will be held later in the year and a Celebration of Joan's life will take place to which all her dear Friends and Family will be invited.

Bill Copson

Bill Passed away peacefully on 16th January 2021, aged 84 years. Beloved husband of the late Margaret. He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Funeral Service will take place at The Vale Crematorium on Monday 15th February at 11am. (Covid restrictions apply). Family flowers only however donations for Dementia UK or Acorns Children's Hospice may be left in the donations box at the Crematorium. Enquiries to Holland Funeral Service, Malvern WR14 3LS.

Ivor John Patrick (Wacker) Poole

POOLE Ivor John Patrick "Wacker" Passed away peacefully at home in Birmingham on January 4th 2021, aged 91. Beloved Father of Jackie, Carol and Robert, Grandfather to Amy, Dawn and Jack. Will be fondly remembered by many family and friends. Reunited with his dear wife Freda. Private funeral on 5th February 2021 at Redditch Crematorium. No flowers please, donations, if desired, to Age UK Gloucestershire. We will celebrate his life at a later date.

Charles Lees LEES Charles passed away peacefully at Blossom House Care Home on January 20th 2021 aged 94 years. A beloved husband of the late Tessa, Much loved dad of Sandra and the late Judith. Father in law to Sam and a dear grandad to Hazel, Emma, Katie and Adam. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. A Private Cremation will take place at Hereford. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Parkinson's UK may be sent directly to the charity. All enquiries to Ledbury Funeralcare (Hawcutts), Hawcutt House, Bye Street, Ledbury, HR8 2AA Tel: 01531 632084.

Joan Mary Evans

EVANS Joan Mary Sadly passed away on 20th December 2020 aged 85 years. Beloved mother of David and Mark, also mother in law of Traci. A private family funeral will be held on 2nd February at Upton upon Severn cemetery. Donations for RSPCA, in memory of Joan, may be sent directly to the charity.

Marguerite Audrey Gardner

GARDNER Marguerite Audrey Passed away peacefully at Worcester Royal Hospital on Tuesday January 12th 2021, aged 83 years. Much loved wife of Ted, Mum to Paul and Karen, Mother-in-law to Fred, Grandmother to Tom and Kelly and Great Grandmother to Robyn and Willow. Funeral service to take place at Worcester Crematorium on Thursday 4th February at 10.45am, followed by burial at approx 12pm at St Matthias Church Malvern. Family Flowers only please donations welcome to Alzheimer's Research Foundation. All enquiries to Co-op Funeralcare Barnards Green. Tel 01684 574733.

Sheila Ann Martin

MARTIN Sheila Ann Sadly passed away on January 20th, 2021, aged 84 years. A private family funeral will take place in due course. Donations for St Richard's Hospice, in memory of Sheila, may be sent direct to the Hospice.

Stanley Littleton

LITTLETON Stanley passed away peacefully on January 16 2021, aged 85 years. Much loved Father to Jonathan, Janice, Jill and partner to Marlene. He will be sadly missed by all his family & friends. A private Service will take place at The Vale Crematorium on Friday 5th February 2021. Donations in Stanley's memory are invited for Macmillan Cancer Support. These may be sent to E Hill & Son Funeral Directors, Pershore. WR10 1HZ.