ERIC CHARLES APLIN Formerly of Churchway, Sutton St Nicholas Passed away peacefully in Reading, aged 81, after a short illness Much loved by his sons David and Andrew, four grandsons and many friends. Eric enjoyed walking in the Herefordshire countryside, watching cricket and listening to classical music. A private cremation service will be held with a memorial service to take place in Hereford at a later date.

TONY CAMPBELL From Wellington Passed away peacefully at Worcester County Hospital on Thursday 23rd April. Loving Husband of Janet. Much loved Dad to Neil and Toni. Devoted “Pops” to Daniel, Jed, Oliver, Nadia and Katie. Will be sadly missed. Private Cremation.

IAN CASS Passed away peacefully at home in Leominster, surrounded by his family on Tuesday April 28th, 2020, aged 68 years. Will be sadly missed by Helen, Sarah, Derek and Family. A small private service will be held at Hereford Crematorium. All enquiries to Leominster Funeralcare, 17 Drapers Lane, Leominster. HR6 8ND (01568) 612225

SUSAN JANE MAYO DIAMOND After 42 happy years in Bodenham Moor, died peacefully at home on 29th April 2020, aged 85. Adored wife of 60 years of Colonel Hugh, devoted mother of Jonathan, dearly beloved grandmother of Lucy and Emily and friend to all. Private family cremation. There will be a celebration of her life in due course, to be announced.

MRS ANNE (PEGGY) HOOPER Passed at Charles Court Care Home aged 92. Dearest Mum to Diane, Jane and Andrew. Much loved Grandmother and Great Grandmother Will be greatly missed by all who knew her. A private cremation will take place and a celebration of her life later.

HILDA MARY DAWN JAMES Formerly of Bishops Frome. Passed away peacefully at Bromyard Community Hospital on April 26th 2020, aged 83 years. Devoted Wife of the late Jimmy. A wonderful Mum to Rosemary, Pauline and Adrian and a loving Gran and Great Gran who will be very sadly missed. Private family funeral will take place at Hereford Crematorium on Tuesday, May 12th. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired for Froome Bank Residents Fund may be sent to Emma Bouston Funeral Services, 3 New Road, Bromyard HR7 4AH (01885 489900).

JANETTE LAMBERT (Nee BROGGIE) Age 49 Died peacefully at home Loving Wife of Mark and Mum to Connor, Elisha and Nathan. Dearly loved Daughter of David and Jill. Much loved Sister of Richard and Matthew. Loved and missed by all. A private Cremation will be held.

BENJAMIN ‘ROY’ LANE A loving and much loved Husband to Val for 68 years, a wonderful travelling companion we saw the world together. Passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 30th, aged 93. Loving Father to Barrie and Vanessa, Father in Law to Jan and Mark, Gramps to Rebekah, Sarah, Charlotte, Jonathon, Emma and Hannah, Grampy-Gramps to Maddy, William, Ava, Esmie, Amelia, Romie and Edie. Loving Brother to Marie and Iris. A private Family Funeral will take place at Hereford Crematorium. There will be a Service to celebrate Roy’s life later. All enquires to Bayley Brothers Funeral Directors.

HEATHER LEWIS (Nee GRIFFITHS) of Presteigne Passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 1st 2020, with Maxine and Mike beside her. She was loved by many and will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. A private cremation service will take place. A celebration of Heather’s life will be held at a later date. Funeral arrangements by Oak Tree Funeral Services of the Cemetery Chapel, Kington and The Wharf, Eardisley, HR3 6NS. Tel. 01544 327829.

REGINALD REES MEYRICK ‘REG’ Formerly of Meyrick and Powell and from Ewyas Harold. Passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 1st. Surrounded by his Family. Much loved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. The Family would like to thank the local District Nursing Team for their care and support. Due to the current circumstances there will be a private Service. A Thanksgiving Service will be held at a later date c/o Julian Tooley Funeral Services, Abergavenny.

DAVID WILLIAM JONES MORGAN Passed away at Hereford County Hospital on May 1st, 2020, aged 86 years. A private interment will take place at the Church of St. Peter & St. Paul, Stoke Lacy on Friday, May 15th. A service to celebrate David’s life will take place at a later date. Donations, if desired for the Church of St. Peter & St. Paul, Stoke Lacy. Enquiries to Emma Bouston Funeral Services, 3 New Road, Bromyard HR7 4AH (01885 489900).

TRINA MAY MORGAN It is with great sadness that Trina (of Lyonshall) peacefully passed away at home on Wednesday April 29th. Trina is dearly loved and adored by so many and will be greatly missed as the pillar of the family. She is the beloved Wife of Keith, precious Mum to Katy, Amy, Matt and Faye, loving Nana to Ella, George and Joshua, a dear Mother in Law to Rob, Andrew and Matt and much loved Sister to Peter, Valerie, Diane, Jean, Lin and Richard. At this time, there will be a family Cremation, followed by a celebration of her life later in the year. Please direct all enquiries to A.W. Hughes & Son, Funeral Directors Tel: 01544 370217.

PATRICIA PATERSON (nee GWYNNE) Of Bodenham. Devoted Wife to Sid. Loving Mum and Mother in Law to Shirley and Cyril. SIMPLY THE BEST NAN that Harriet, Henry, Victoria and Alice could EVER wish for. Passed peacefully away at her Daughter’s home on Monday, April 27th 2020, surrounded by her Family, just 5 weeks short of her 91st Birthday. She will be greatly missed by her Family, Sisters, Nieces and Nephews and ALL her Friends. She touched the hearts of so many people. Private Family Interment will take place at Bodenham Church followed by a Memorial Service at a later date. Enquiries to Emma Bouston Funeral Services, 3 New Road, Bromyard, HR7 4AH. (01885 489900). ELSIE PHILLIPS Of Moccas. Peacefully at home on April 27th, aged 95 years. Will be sadly missed. A family only cremation to be held.

GRAHAM RICHARD POWELL Aged 84 died peacefully at home in the early morning of April 28th 2020 Loving Husband to Pamela and Father to Della, Sue and Emma, loved and deeply missed by Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

EDWIN JAMES PRICE ‘JIMMY’ Of Llanfaredd, Builth Wells. Passed away on April 6th, 2020. Aged 57 years. Eldest Son of Gwyn and Partner Sylvia and the late Mary, and Brother to William. Interment to take place at Boughrood Churchyard, on Thursday, May 14th, 2020, at 2 p.m. Donations if so desired may be given to Cancer Research c/o C.C. James, Funeral Director, Hengardd, Pontithel, Three Cocks, Brecon. Tel 01497 847410.

ERNIE PRICE No 1 / Tom Of St Margaret’s, died peacefully at home, on Sunday, April 26th, 2020. Loving Husband to the late Mary. Dear Father to Ian and Wayne. Father in Law to Joyce and Lesley. A private Funeral with a Memorial Service to be arranged at a later date. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the Nurses, Friends and Family for their help and support. Donations if desired to Marie Curie. Enquiries to Dawe Brothers (01432) 340200

ROBERT BRIAN ROBERTS ‘BOB’ Of Bishops Frome. Passed away peacefully at home on May 2nd, 2020, aged 62 years. Devoted Husband of Wendy, loving Dad to Mathew and Luke, Father in Law to Amy and a wonderful Grandad to Jade and Finley. Brother to Rita and Gerald, he will be sadly missed by his Nieces, Nephews and all the Family. A private interment will take place at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Bishops Frome on Wednesday, May 13th. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, will be shared between St. Michael’s Hospice, Macmillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie. Enquiries to Emma Bouston Funeral Services, 3 New Road, Bromyard HR7 4AH (01885 489900).

JOHN VANYA Passed away peacefully on May 3rd, 2020. Much loved Stepfather to Adam. Grandfather to Chantell, Brooke and Conor. Funeral Service attended by family only. In lieu of flowers, donations if desired to Parkinson’s UK. Enquiries to Dawe Brothers (01432) 340200

GWYNETH WILLIAMS Of Kingsland. Wife of the Late Michael Williams passed away suddenly and peacefully at home on Tuesday, April 28th, 2020, aged 82 years. A Loving Mum to Trevor, Stephen and Robert and wonderful Gran to Owen and Paige. A private cremation is being held with a memorial to follow at a later date. The family would like to express their thanks to everyone for their kind wishes and support as this sad time. All enquiries to R W Mann and Son. Tel 01568 612358