Obituaries

Diana Chick

Diana Chick

Friday, November 14, 2014

A FORMER chairman of the IW Constituency Labour Party, Diana Chick, has died, suddenly, at her home in Lake. She was 79.

Peter Charles Wright

Peter Charles Wright

Friday, October 31, 2014

A FORMER Ventnor hotelier, who was presented to the Queen in recognition of his long voluntary service to the Island, Peter Charles Wright, has died aged 77, following a long illness.

Margaret Annie Shepherd

Margaret Annie Shepherd

Friday, October 31, 2014

A FOUNDER member of Cowes Inner Wheel, Margaret Annie Shepherd, has died aged 101.

Mrs Nan Stannard

Mrs Nan Stannard

Friday, October 24, 2014

One of the first women to be drafted into the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force, Nan Stannard, died on Tuesday, aged 95.

Mrs Rosie Collard

Mrs Rosie Collard

Friday, October 24, 2014

Artist, freelance writer and lover of local theatre, Rosie Collard, has died, aged 67, at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice, following a long illness.

Mr Philip Carter

Mr Philip Carter

Friday, October 24, 2014

A FORMER pupil of Carisbrooke High School and a lifelong Southampton Football Club supporter, Philip Carter, has died, aged 57.

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.

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