Obituaries

Mr Raymond Gibson

Friday, April 21, 2017 — 13:13

FIFTEEN motorcyclists from the Royal British Legion’s Riders branch formed part of the funeral cortege for Raymond Gibson, a former IW county chairman of the RBL, who has died, aged 80.

Mr Mark Shinkfield

Thursday, April 13, 2017 — 14:14

A SURGEON who worked at St Mary’s Hospital for 20 years has died, aged 59.

Mr John Finch

Thursday, April 13, 2017 — 14:14

A RETIRED coastguard officer, and a founder member of the IW branch of the Submarine Old Comrades Associa-tion, has died aged 91.

Mr Lawrence Holofcener

Friday, April 7, 2017 — 13:13

FORMER Cowes and Ventnor resident — actor, lyricist and sculptor, Lawrence Holofcener, died on March 4, aged 91.

Mrs Marion ‘Jo’ Wright

Friday, April 7, 2017 — 13:13

A TEACHER born on the Island, Jo Wright, died, aged 94, at Match Hill care home, Surrey on March 9.

Mr John Peach

Friday, April 7, 2017 — 13:13

RESPECTS were paid to wartime submariner and one of the original ‘Barton Boneheads’, John Peach, whose coffin was carried through Newport by a traditional horse-drawn hearse on Thursday last week.

John Davies

Friday, March 31, 2017 — 13:13

RETIRED bank manager John Davies died on Monday, March 13, aged 91.

Dr Margaret Payne

Friday, March 24, 2017 — 13:13

RETIRED senior clinical medical officer to the former IW District Health Authority, Dr Margaret Payne, died at her Seaview home, on March 9, aged 99.