HERE are the most recent death notices published in the Worcester News (March 7).

Our condolences to the families.

Barbara Ruth Sharp

Sharp Barbara Ruth Passed away peacefully in her sleep, aged 64, after a courageous struggle against a long illness.

She was a beloved wife, a wonderful mother and grandmother, as well as a loyal friend to many. She will be sadly missed Rest in peace. 05.10.1956 - 15.02.2021.

Edna Alderson

Alderson Edna of Fernhill Heath passed away peacefully at home on February 12th, 2021, aged 97 years. much loved mum of Garnett and Christine. a loving nan and great nan. funeral service at Worcester crematorium on Friday, march 5th, at 2.30 p.m. invited family and friends only please, due to covid restrictions. flowers or donations, if desired for midlands air ambulance, may be sent to e j gumery & son, 68/70 ombersley road, worcester, wr3 7eu. there will also be a collection plate at the crematorium.

Janice Parry (Nee Miles)

Parry (nee Miles) Janice 13/08/1945 - 13/02/2021. Beloved Wife of George, fabulous Mother to Angie, doting Grandmother to Katie and Evie, loving Sister to Richard, wonderful Mother in Law to Steve, Sister in Law, Auntie, Cousin and Friend to so many, sadly died from Covid-19 and Multiple Sclerosis complications. By invite only Jan's Funeral will be held on Thursday, March 11th at 11:30 at Worcester Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations gratefully received to Worcester Breast Clinic Haven. There is a void in our lives. We are broken, there are no words.

Christine Gear

Gear Christine passed away peacefully on February 22nd, aged 79 years. Beloved Wife of Ross. Dearly loved Mother of Keith and Mother in Law to Debbie. Much loved Nan to Kai. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, a private Funeral Service will take place at Worcester Crematorium, on Monday, March 8th, 2021. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired for Cats Protection, may be sent direct to the charity or c/o Bedwardine Funeral Services 01905 748811.

Steve Dongworth

Dongworth Steve Passed away suddenly on February 23rd, 2021, aged 61 years. Beloved Husband of Lyn, much loved Father of Sam, Rachel and Gemma and a loving Grandad. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Thursday, March 11th, at 1.45 p.m. Invited Family and Friends due to Covid restrictions. Donations, if desired for Birmingham Children's Hospital may be left on the Collection Plate at the Crematorium or sent to E J Gumery & Son, 68/70 Ombersley Road, Worcester, WR3 7EU.

Derek Staite

Staite Derek peacefully at his home, on 16th February 2021, aged 84. Beloved husband of the late Margie and will be sadly missed by Tracy, Sharon, their families and all who knew him. A private funeral service and interment will take place on Thursday 11th March. Flowers welcome. Any enquiries to Bedwardine Funeral Services 01905 748811.

Daphne Rice

Rice Daphne Passed away on February 12th 2021 aged 85 years. Widow to Ron, mother to Ian, Tim and Wendy. She will be greatly missed by her loving family and many friends. Private cremation service. Family flowers only. Donations contact Edwin Harris Funeral Directors. Kidderminster 01562 822625.

Joyce Bird

Bird Joyce passed away peacefully on 21st February 2021 aged 82 years. Beloved wife of the late Derek, loving mother to Lynn, Andrew and Andrea. A much loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Funeral Service will take place at Worcester Crematorium on Tuesday 16th March at 2.30pm. (Covid restrictions apply) Family flowers only, however, donations for St Richard's Hospice may be left in the donation box at the service or sent directly to St Richard's Hospice. Enquiries to Holland Funeral Service, Malvern.

Carrie Gina Page

Page Carrie Gina Fell asleep suddenly on February 16th, 2021 aged 48 years Most precious beloved daughter of Chris and the late Rob. So very proud to have Carrie for a daughter, she was our sunshine. Much loved sister of Trudie, Auntie to Amy and Abby, Great Auntie to Olivia and Riley and sister in law to Neil. Happy, lovable, caring member of our family, who has left us so very sad. Love and miss you always, in our hearts forever. Goodnight sweetheart Woof you, love Alfie Private Family funeral service will take place at Worcester Crematorium Chapel followed by Burial at Astwood Cemetery on Monday, March 15th, 2021. If attending the funeral please wear a touch of yellow as Carrie was our Sunshine. All flowers welcome can be sent to A V Band Funeral Directors 41 St Nicholas Street Worcester WR1 1UW Donations if desired to Downs Syndrome Association.