HERE are some of the death notices from the Worcester News this week.

William Anthony ‘tony’ Gore

GORE William Anthony 'Tony' Passed away peacefully at Malvern Community Hospital with his family by his side following a short illness, on Friday 16th April 2021 aged 79 years. Beloved Husband of the late Wendy Ann, adored Dad to Sarah and Rebecca, loving Grandad to Megan and Caitlin, Brother to Sandra and Father in Law to Martin. He will be sadly missed by all his Family and Friends. Funeral service to celebrate Dad's life to be held at Worcester Crematorium on Friday 7th May 2021 at 1.45 pm. Attendance limited due to Covid restrictions Family flowers only please but donations, if desired for Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Charity may be left on the Collection Plate at the Crematorium, online at or sent to E J Gumery & Son, 68/70 Ombersley Road, Worcester. WR3 7EU

Christine Ann (Chris) O’neill (Nee Payne)

O'NEILL (Nee Payne) Christine Ann 'Chris' Passed away on 17th April 2021, aged 74 years, Beloved Wife of Kevin. Devoted Mom of Nick, Mandie and Andrew. Cherished Nanny, much loved Sister and Auntie. Funeral Service at Worcester Crematorium on Wednesday 5th of May at 11.30am. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired via the families Just Giving page in aid of the British Heart Foundation.

Kenneth Mann

MANN Kenneth Caroline and Philip are sad to announce the death of their father on Wednesday 21st April. Son of Arthur Cecil and Vera (née Link), Husband to Vera (née Littledyke) of 54 years. Father to Caroline and Philip, brother to Judith, Grandfather to Daniel, Mark, Edward, Isabella, George and James, Great Grandfather to Amelie, Annabelle and Elodie. Known to all the family as "Pa" and greatly missed. He grew up in Worcester, and having trained as a teacher, spent his career in Birmingham teaching at St Lawrence School, and was later headteacher of both St Andrews and Northfield Manor Schools. Spending his retirement in Droitwich with Vera and the latter part of his life in Callow End with Caroline and Dave, feeding the chickens, doing sudoku and crosswords, and enjoying walks along Beauchamp Lane. Please send any memories of Kenneth to Philip on

Jeanne Anne Juliff

JULIFF Jeanne Anne of Pershore. On April 23rd 2021, peacefully in St Richard's Hospice, aged 85 years. Beloved Mother and Nan. A private burial service will take place at Pershore Cemetery on Monday May 10th at 11am, this will be attended by family and close friends only. Donations in Jeanne's memory are invited for St Richard's Hospice, these may be sent to E Hill & Son Funeral Directors, Pershore. WR10 1HZ

Gwendoline May Bentley

BENTLEY Gwendoline May Passed away peacefully on April 6th 2021 aged 93 years after a short illness. Gwen will be sadly missed by her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and all that knew her. Due to Covid regulations a private family funeral service will take place in due course. No flowers by request, donations if desired to Acorns Childrens Hospice sent c/o Bedwardine Funeral Services, 30 Bromyard Road, Worcester. WR2 5BT. Tel: 01905 748811.

Stanley Clarke

CLARKE Stanley Formerly of Fernhill Heath. It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Stanley. Beloved husband to Annabelle Jayne, devoted father to Sally and Duncan. Will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, his brothers and sister and their families. Private service. Family flowers only. Donations for Cystic Fibrosis can be sent c/o F W Spilsbury, 12 Upper Howsell Road, Malvern WR14 1TL

Richard Lewis (Lew) Moorhead

MOORHEAD Richard Lewis (Lew) Sadly passed away at home on Saturday, 10th April 2021, aged 77 years. Lew will be sadly missed by his Family, Friends and all who knew him. A private Service will take place on Tuesday, 4th May 2021, Worcester Crematorium at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers by request. Donations if desired to The British Heart Foundation c/o Jackson Family Funeral Directors, De lys, Wells Road, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR14 4JL. 01684 563983.