HERE is a round up of the death notices published in the Worcester News this week:

PAMELA JEAN BENNETT Sadly passed away peacefully on September 11th, 2020, aged 74 years. Beloved Wife of the late Roy, Son Neil, Daughter in Law Michelle and Grandsons Scott, Jack and Joshua. Funeral Service will take place at The Abbey Hotel - Elgar Suite on Friday, October 2nd, 2020, at 11 a.m., followed by Burial at Great Malvern Cemetery. Family Flowers only please, donations if desired, for Alzheimer's Society UK may be left in the donation at the Service or sent to Holland Funeral Service Malvern, WR14 3LS.

DR MARGARET CECILIA DAVIES (Retired Worcester GP) Passed away peacefully at home on September 1st, 2020 aged 76 years, following a short illness. Beloved Mother of Vivienne and Neville, adored by her Grandchildren Angharad, William, Trystan and Sam. A Private Family Service will be held at The Vale Crematorium, Evesham on Friday September 25th, at 10am Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired for Cancer Research UK or The Dog's Trust. Please send to - E J Gumery & Son, 68/70 Ombersley Road, Worcester, WR3 7EU.

JEANNIE YOUNG MBE Of Tibberton Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving Family after a short illness on September 14th, 2020, aged 82 years. Much loved Wife of the late Rob, devoted Mum to Nikki, Jo and Joph, an adoring Momma to her 9 grandchildren. Jeannie will be greatly missed by her huge circle of Family and Friends. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for St Richard's Hospice who were supportive of Jeannie to the end may be sent to E Hill & Son Funeral Directors, Pershore, WR10 1HZ.

JOHN ERNEST EVANS Of Hallow. Passed away peacefully, at St Richard's Hospice, on September 13th, 2020, aged 77 years. Beloved Husband of Dorothy and Brother of Jean. Dearly loved Father of Neil and Father in Law to Tracey. Much loved Grandad to Daniel, Thomas and Dylan. Due to present restrictions, a private Funeral Service will take place at Worcester Crematorium, on Thursday, September 24th, 2020. The Funeral cortege will pass through Hallow village, just turned 2 p.m., for those wishing to pay their last respects. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired, in memory of John, for St Richard's Hospice may be made direct to the Hospice or sent c/o Bedwardine Funeral Services, St John's, Worcester. 01905 748811.

OLIVE VERA BUCK (nee PRODGER) Passed away peacefully on September 12th, 2020, aged 92. Beloved Wife of Thomas, dearly loved Mother to Shaun, Lyndon, Partner Natalie and Grandson Jason. Funeral at Worcester Crematorium, Tuesday, September 29th, at 10.45 a.m. Family flowers only. Any donations to Acorns Children's Hospice.

JOHN HENRY HINES John's Family are devastated to announce, that John passed away at Worcestershire Royal Hospital, on August 24th, 2020, aged 73. He is very much missed by his Family and Friends. John's Funeral will take place at The Vale Crematorium on Tuesday, September 22nd. Due to present restrictions, attendance is limited but the service can be watched on line using the following link: / Username Lile9993 / Password 123906 For those attending please wear a splash of bright colour. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for St Paul's Hostel, may be sent to Bedwardine Funeral Services. Tel. 01905 748811.

SAMUEL ALLAN BYRD 'ALLAN' Previously of Evesham On September 8th, 2020, aged 84 years. Funeral Service to take place on Thursday 1st October 2020, at 9.50 a.m., at Cheltenham Crematorium, Willow Chapel. Enquiries to Mason & Stokes, 54 Hewlett Road, Cheltenham GL52 6AH. Tel 01242 224877.

GEOFFREY SPENCER HOPCUTT Passed away peacefully on August 21st 2020. Beloved husband of Thelma and dearly loved father of Gareth, Neil & Julie. Grandpa to Hugh, Megan, Anna, Paige, Lucy, Jack, Mark, Jane & Great Grandpa to baby Arno. Private Funeral to be held at Whittington Church on September 18th. Family flowers only. Any donations to the British Heart Foundation please.

MARION THERESE SANDERS Formerly of St Joseph's Primary School. Passed away peacefully in hospital on August 27th, 2020, aged 86 years. Much loved Mother of Paul and John. A private Cremation will take place.