Obituaries

Andrew Gregory Butler

Andrew Gregory Butler

Friday, June 24, 2016

AN AMATEUR photographer, who was at his happiest with a camera, Andrew Gregory Butler, has died, aged 41, following a sudden illness.

James Pickett

James Pickett

Friday, June 10, 2016

A TRIBUTE has been paid to a computer specialist and well-known church bellringer, who has died.

Andrew George Prideaux

Andrew George Prideaux

Friday, June 3, 2016

A ROYAL Naval submariner decorated for his service during the Second World War, Lt Cmdr Andrew George Prideaux, died at St Mary’s Hospital on May 17, aged 98.

Mrs Edna Lily (Teddy) Flint

Mrs Edna Lily (Teddy) Flint

Friday, June 3, 2016

EDNA Lily Flint, formally of Niton and popularly known as Teddy, has died at the age of 93.

Mrs Jean Foister

Mrs Jean Foister

Friday, June 3, 2016

A WELL-KNOWN businesswoman and conservationist, Jean Foister, has died aged 70.

Mrs Barbara Richardson

Mrs Barbara Richardson

Friday, June 3, 2016

A FOUNDER member of an Island swimming pool association, who was also part of the team that helped to build West Wight’s pool in the 1970s, Barbara Richardson, has died, aged 78, after a short illness.

Hilton Roy Wheeler

Hilton Roy Wheeler

Friday, June 3, 2016

TRUE countryman and son of the soil, Hilton Roy Wheeler, has died at the age of 82.

Mr Bernard Turner

Mr Bernard Turner

Friday, May 27, 2016

A FORMER commodore of the Royal Solent Yacht Club, Bernard Turner, has died, aged 72.

Mr Brian Arthur Stephens

Mr Brian Arthur Stephens

Friday, May 13, 2016

A LONG-serving former Southern Vectis driver, Brian Arthur Stephens, died on Saturday, April 23, aged 75, after a short illness.

Mr Norman Gaches

Mr Norman Gaches

Friday, May 13, 2016

INTERNATIONALLY renowned wood carver Norman Gaches, of High Street, Ryde, died on Saturday, aged 78.

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.

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