HERE are the death notices published in the Standard this week: 

Joan Fitzgerald

Joan sadly passed away on 11th November 2021, aged 91 years. Loving and much loved Mum, Gran & Great Gran. The funeral service will take place at Colchester Crematorium on Thursday 16th December at 11am. Family flowers only please. Donations in Joan's memory can be made payable to the Stroke Association c/o John J Smith Funeral Service, St Mary's Chapel, Mersea Road, Colchester, Essex, CO2 8RT.

Malcolm Tuffen

Malc's Harwich friends are saddened to hear of his passing - Treasure the Memories. Onwards and Upwards Malc. Stevie & the Phoenix gang.

Jean Whitman Née Aldridge

Sadly passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on 21st November 2021. Loving Wife of the late Bryan, wonderful and loving Mum to the late Beverley and Malcolm. Cherished Mum and Nan to Dawn, Lee, Jolene and Jaz and a very special friend to Barbara and Charlie. Funeral was held at Weeley Crematorium on Tuesday 30th November. Donations if desired please to Essex & Herts Air Ambulance c/o Harwich & Dovercourt Funeral Service, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt, CO12 4QR

Jean Carter

Passed away peacefully at Colchester Hospital on Monday 22nd November 2021 age 94 years. Sadly this followed a fall and medical treatment. Beloved Mother to Mick, Phil and Liz and Mother-in-Law to Lynne and Marion. Loved by her 8 Grandchildren and her 8 Great Grandchildren. Funeral details to follow.

Janet Ada Parfit

Passed away on 6th November 2021, aged 77. Loving Wife to Les, Mother to Helen and Lynne. Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Funeral Service at Weeley Crematorium on Wednesday 8th December at 12.30pm. Flowers immediate family only. Donations to Macmillan Nurses c/o Harwich & Dovercourt Independent Funeral Service, 8 Oakley Road, Dovercourt CO12 4QR. Tel: 01255 553398

Elizabeth 'Liz' Howard

Passed away peacefully on 18th November 2021, aged 87 years. A very special Aunty to Sandra & Kim. A loving friend to Sue, Danny & Erika and many more who knew her. Funeral service to be held at Weeley Crematorium on Friday 10th December 2021 at 11.45 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, made payable to Essex & Herts Air Ambulance may be sent c/o R Gwinnell & Sons, 292 High Street, Dovercourt, Essex CO12 3PD

Steven Fombellida

Sadly passed away on 15th October 2021 aged 56 years. Devoted Dad to Holly, Sam, Hanna & Harry. A loving Grandpop to his 6 grandchildren. Funeral service took place at Colchester Crematorium on Tuesday 30th November. 

Stephanie Anne 'Steph' Gosling (Née Stephens)

Died peacefully at St Helena Hospice 12th November. Wife of late Lionel Gosling, Mum, Nana and friend to so many. A celebration of Steph's life will be held at the Waterfront 16th of December. Please contact Vince or Nikki for details. Any donations to St Helena Hospice, through The Co-op Dovercourt.

Ruth Mary Silburn

Passed away on 7th November 2021 aged 95 years. Loving Wife of the late Bert Silburn. Also dear Mother to Kate and the late Sarah Ann, Mother-in-Law to Gavin, Grandmother to Scott and Danielle. Much loved forever. The cremation service will be held on 7th December at noon at Seven Hills Crematorium, Ipswich. All welcome to celebrate Ruth's life afterwards at The Waterfront, Marine Parade Harwich from 2pm. Family flowers only but donations to