Obituaries

Mrs Rita May Boynton

Mrs Rita May Boynton

Friday, April 29, 2016

A FORMER beauty queen who once ran a Sandown guest house, Rita Mary Boynton, died on April 17, aged 83.

Mr Robert Stephen (Bob) Ashenden

Mr Robert Stephen (Bob) Ashenden

Friday, April 15, 2016

RETIRED Sandown hotelier, Robert Stephen Ashenden, died on March 10, aged 89, following a long battle with illness.

Mr Leslie Robert Bartlett

Mr Leslie Robert Bartlett

Friday, April 8, 2016

ISLAND-born former Southern Electricity Board draughtsman, Leslie Robert Bartlett, has died at his home in Ryde, aged 89, following a long illness.

Mr James ‘Jim’ Leonard Abra

Mr James ‘Jim’ Leonard Abra

Friday, April 8, 2016

AN ENGINEER who spent nearly three years in a Libyan prison on trumped-up spying charges has died.

Mr Alan Pritchard

Friday, April 8, 2016

THE FOUNDER of Godshill Organics, Alan Pritchard, has died, aged 86.

John Winkles

John Winkles

Friday, April 1, 2016

A FORMER Island Line manager has died, aged 78.

Mrs Pamela Bacon

Mrs Pamela Bacon

Thursday, March 24, 2016

PAMELA Bacon, mother of IW Council leader Jonathan Bacon, has died, after a short illness.

Mr Horace Crutcher

Mr Horace Crutcher

Thursday, March 24, 2016

ONE of the last surviving Newport bargemen, Horace Crutcher, has died.

Mr Michael Cooper

Mr Michael Cooper

Thursday, March 24, 2016

MR MICHAEL Cooper, known as ‘Supercoops’ to his friends, has died, aged 82.

Mrs Audrey Joy McAlister

Mrs Audrey Joy McAlister

Friday, March 4, 2016

A SANDOWN woman, who was a keen swimmer well into her 80s and passed English literature A-level with a grade A in her 60s, Audrey McAlister, has died, aged 91.

Jack Dale

Jack Dale

Friday, March 4, 2016

A FORMER sergeant major, who worked with the army cadet force for ten years, Jack Dale, died peacefully at St Mary’s Hospital on Sunday, February 21, aged 85.

Mr Milo Guy Lewis

Mr Milo Guy Lewis

Friday, February 26, 2016

FORMER Islander Milo Guy Lewis, who was production manager to legendary rock star Elvis Costello, died suddenly at his home in New York City, on Wednesday, last week, aged 61.

Mrs Hiliary Jarman

Mrs Hiliary Jarman

Friday, February 26, 2016

A DEDICATED and passionate charity volunteer, Hiliary Jarman, has died following a short illness, aged 57.

Dr Philip James

Dr Philip James

Friday, February 19, 2016

A LONG-SERVING Island consultant anaesthetist and minister has died aged 83.

Mrs Anne Genevieve Winkles

Mrs Anne Genevieve Winkles

Friday, February 12, 2016

THE former owner of Ryde’s Top Gear Boutique, Anne Genevieve Winkles, died peacefully in her sleep at home, aged 75.

Mrs Gwen Howarth

Mrs Gwen Howarth

Friday, February 12, 2016

A TIRELESS fundraiser who raised over £25,000 over many years for cancer research, Gwen Howarth, has died, aged 86.

Ms Chris Lipscombe

Ms Chris Lipscombe

Friday, February 12, 2016

KEEN rambler and lover of the natural world, Chris Lipscombe, has died.

Miss Jennifer Joy Thomas

Miss Jennifer Joy Thomas

Friday, February 12, 2016

GURNARD horsewoman and riding school proprietor Jennifer Joy Thomas has died.

Kenneth Henry Lee Frogbrook

Kenneth Henry Lee Frogbrook

Friday, February 12, 2016

KEN Frogbrook, of Gurnard, who died on February 2, aged 75, was best known as the inventor of the Frogmat, a device to protect the shoreline from oil spills.

Mr Alain Smith

Mr Alain Smith

Friday, January 29, 2016

UBIQUITOUS man of the theatre Alain Smith has died. He was 73.

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