Obituaries

John Ramsay Darling

John Ramsay Darling

Friday, October 17, 2014

John Ramsay Darling, who died following an accident on September 27, was born in Barnet, Hertfordshire, on August 14, 1930.

Edgar William Allen

Edgar William Allen

Friday, October 17, 2014

A DEVOUT Christian and recipient of the Burma Star has died, aged 93.

Ian Russell Wightmore

Friday, October 10, 2014

STEAM and railway preservation enthusiast Ian Russell Wightmore died, aged 61, at Southampton General Hospital’s cardiac intensive care unit on September 25, after a short illness.

John Ryden

Friday, October 10, 2014

A former Freshwater parish councillor, John Ryden, has died at New Milton Hospice, aged 84.

Father David Buckley

Father David Buckley

Friday, October 10, 2014

A PRIEST who was once sent blessings by the Pope has died, age 66.

John Underwood

John Underwood

Friday, October 3, 2014

A FOUNDING member of the Apollo Theatre, Newport, and former rocket engineer at Saunders Roe has died aged 84.

Kara Rann

Kara Rann

Friday, October 3, 2014

MOTORCYCLE racer Kara Rann — who died following a crash at the age of just 27 — fell in love with bikes at an early age.

Clive Barton

Clive Barton

Friday, September 19, 2014

A FORMER editor with rapier wit, Clive Barton, has died at the age of 83 after a long illness.

Maureen Beadell

Friday, September 19, 2014

FORMER County Press employee Maureen Beadell has died at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice, following a long illness, on September 2, aged 65.

Dr Andrew Raymond Barrett

Dr Andrew Raymond Barrett

Friday, September 5, 2014

FELLOW of the Royal Society of Medicine, classicist, linguist and well known Cowes family doctor for nearly 30 years, Dr Andrew Raymond Barrett died on Wednesday at home in Freshwater, at the age of 86.

Mrs Vivien Kindersley

Mrs Vivien Kindersley

Friday, September 5, 2014

THE wife of the first High Sheriff of the IW has died at St Mary’s Hospital, following a short illness, aged 94.

Brian ‘Ned’ Kelly

Brian ‘Ned’ Kelly

Friday, August 29, 2014

A TELEVISION producer, who worked on some of the BBC’s most popular natural history programmes, Brian ‘Ned’ Kelly, died at his home in Shorwell, on August 12, aged 79.

Edwin Peter Blake White

Edwin Peter Blake White

Friday, August 29, 2014

A MEMORIAL service for retired chief constable Edwin Peter Blake White, on what would have been his 100th birthday, is to be held in Freshwater.

Mr Keith Newbery

Mr Keith Newbery

Monday, August 11, 2014

Much loved family man and County Press columnist Keith Newbery has died, aged 65.

M. Pierre Alexandre Maurice L’Hours

M. Pierre Alexandre Maurice L’Hours

Monday, August 11, 2014

A PROUD Frenchman and Lake resident, awarded France’s highest military bravery award, Pierre Alexandre Maurice L’Hours, died at St Mary’s Hospital, on Friday, July 25, aged 93.

Robert Edward Burroughs

Robert Edward Burroughs

Monday, August 11, 2014

THE funeral service has taken place of lifetime railway enthusiast Robert Edward Burroughs, who died at his home. He was 94.

Miss Effie Eugenia May Pitman

Miss Effie Eugenia May Pitman

Monday, August 11, 2014

ONE of Yarmouth’s best-known residents, Effie Eugenia May Pitman, died, aged 93, earlier this month.

Arthur William Wadsworth

Arthur William Wadsworth

Friday, July 25, 2014

FORMER IW councillor and businessman Arthur William Wadsworth has died, aged 96.

Sidney Graham Pitman

Sidney Graham Pitman

Friday, July 25, 2014

A LEGEND among the Island’s surfing community, Sidney Graham Pitman, collapsed and died in Venice on a Mediterranean cruise, aged 67, on July 15.

Mrs Christine Anne Russell

Mrs Christine Anne Russell

Friday, July 18, 2014

FORMER district nurse Christine Anne Russell died at the Woodside Nursing Home, Wootton, aged 70, last Wednesday.

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