Obituaries

Barry Dyer

Barry Dyer

Friday, September 30, 2016

A FORMER member of Bembridge Lifeboat crew, who helped to save the lives of over 300 people during more than 30 years of service, has died, aged 73.

George Harlow

George Harlow

Friday, September 23, 2016

THE FUNERAL service has taken place for retired senior accountant George Harlow who died at the age of 68 after a three year battle with cancer.

Roy Jones

Roy Jones

Friday, September 23, 2016

ONE OF the driving forces behind the success of the IW Rugby Football Club (IWRFC), Roy Jones has died at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice on Sunday (18), aged 90.

Keith Allen George Lacey

Keith Allen George Lacey

Friday, September 23, 2016

ISLAND-born former County Press employee, IW Council chairman and Newport Football Club president, Keith Allen George Lacey, died at St Mary’s Hospital, Newport, on Monday (19), aged 86.

Sheila Mary Targett

Sheila Mary Targett

Friday, September 9, 2016

A LIFELONG musician, churchgoer and keen traveller has died, aged 90.

Nino Besozzi

Nino Besozzi

Friday, September 2, 2016

ONE of the Island’s most colourful characters, Nino Besozzi, has died, aged 88.

John Hilsum

John Hilsum

Friday, September 2, 2016

A PROMINENT Island educationalist and cricket coach, John Hilsum, has died.

Gwen Young and Grace Mabey

Gwen Young and Grace Mabey

Friday, September 2, 2016

TWO sisters, one the first woman Totland Parish councillor, have died within four days of each other.

Joyce Nightingale

Joyce Nightingale

Friday, August 26, 2016

A familiar figure to Ryde residents and holiday-makers has died.

Stanley Jackson

Stanley Jackson

Friday, August 19, 2016

STANLEY (Stan) Jackson, who has died at the age of 94, was more than just the creator of the Island’s Queen of Hearts tomato — the variety he cultivated as a love token for his wife.

Anthony John Edwin Tiltman

Anthony John Edwin Tiltman

Friday, August 19, 2016

ANTHONY John Edwin (Tony) Tiltman, a long-serving railwayman, who drove the Island’s steam trains, has died just a week before his 90th birthday, following a fall.

Charles Arthur Bishop

Charles Arthur Bishop

Friday, August 19, 2016

A FORMER chief engineer at Southern Vectis, Charles Arthur Bishop, has died, aged 94.

Godfrey Butchers

Godfrey Butchers

Friday, August 19, 2016

COWES Sports FC treasurer, Godfrey Butchers, has died at the age of 71, following a short illness.

Mrs Margaret ‘Peggy’ Jarman

Mrs Margaret ‘Peggy’ Jarman

Friday, August 12, 2016

THE former chairman of the IW Council Margaret, universally known as ‘Peggy’, Jarman has died at St Mary’s Hospital, Newport, after a short illness.

Mr Peter Middleton

Mr Peter Middleton

Friday, August 12, 2016

A DEDICATED member of Freshwater Independent Lifeboat, Peter Middleton, has died in the Earl Mountbatten Hospice after a long illness, aged 53.

Mrs Kathleen Ford

Mrs Kathleen Ford

Friday, August 5, 2016

A STALWART of Island communities and a former chair of Camp Hill Board of Visitors, Kathleen Ford, has died, aged 83.

Mr John Mills

Mr John Mills

Friday, August 5, 2016

STALWART of Seaview Football Club, John Mills, has died at the age of 79.

Mr Ray Charles ‘Ollie’ Hamilton

Mr Ray Charles ‘Ollie’ Hamilton

Friday, July 29, 2016

ONE OF Newport Football Club’s most passionate supporters, Ray Charles Hamilton, died peacefully at Westview House rest home, Totland, aged 92, on June 21.

Mr Robert Brian Stay

Mr Robert Brian Stay

Friday, July 22, 2016

ROBERT Brian Stay, known as Bob, who established Stag Lane Motors, died on July 4, aged 86.

Gladys Hooper

Gladys Hooper

Friday, July 15, 2016

THE oldest person in Britain, who went out flying with pioneer aviator Amy Johnson and was a concert pianist, has died, aged 113.
Gladys Hooper was born in Dulwich, London, on January 18, 1903.

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