Here are the death notices published in the Oxford Mail during the past week.

We will publish these online on a regular basis.


Albert George Austin

AUSTIN Albert George It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Albert. Albert passed away on Monday 9th November at the John Radcliffe Hospital at the age of 96 years. He was a much loved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. The service for Albert will take place on Thursday 3rd December at the Oxford crematorium and due to the Government Guideline it will be a small private service with no more than 30 attending. The family will let people know. For those unable to attend the service, there will be a live web cast which can be viewed by using the link below. Website You will need to make contact with the family or the family will contact you with Password and username. Donations if desired to the British Heart Foundation.


David Edward Claridge

CLARIDGE David Edward Passed away peacefully at home on the 19th November 2020 after a short illness, aged 72. Loving Husband to Shirley. He will be sadly missed by family and friends. The funeral service for close family only will be held at Oxford Crematorium on Wednesday 9th December at 2.00pm. At David's request in lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Cancer Research UK or a charity of your choice. All enquiries c/o The Co operative Funeralcare, Blackbird Leys. Tel: 01865 395489


Winifred Kate Vivian Formerly Ross Nee Welford

VIVIAN Winifred Kate Formerly Ross nee Welford Passed away peacefully in her sleep, at home in Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex. On 13th November 2020 aged 100 years. Having moved from Kidlington in the mid 70's. Dearly loved wife of Roger. Much loved mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. Due to current restrictions a private family funeral will take place.


Denis John Marsh

MARSH Denis John of Summertown John died very peacefully at Fairfield Care Home, Oxford, on 18th November 2020, aged 94. Much loved husband of Doris who died in 1993, and father of Clare, Philip and Robert. Grandfather of Jake, Laura, Natalia and Richard; great-grandfather of Zach and Casper. Sincere thanks to the whole team at Fairfield for wonderful care, especially during the pandemic. Private requiem mass due to covid restrictions. If you wish, in lieu of flowers, donations to Oxfam or a charity of your choice.


Nicholas (Nick) Fazackerley

FAZACKERLEY Nicholas (Nick) Died peacefully on 17th November aged 87. Much loved husband of Maureen, father of Elaine, Jane and Caroline, sons-in-law Neil, Colin and Mark and grandfather of Hannah, Grace, Daniel and Alice. A private funeral service will be held at All Saints Church, Cuddesdon. Donations, if desired, to Alzheimer's Society via online tribute page Enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare Oxford. Tel: 01865 748855


Brian 'Buck' Tong

TONG Brian 'Buck' Taken from us suddenly on 4th November 2020, aged 83 years. Beloved husband of the late Catherine. Loving father to Matthew, Helen & Paul. Treasured grandfather and great grandfather. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral service Blessed Dominic Barberi Littlemore Oxford 10am 01/12/2020


Roger Grahame Hood Cbe Qc

HOOD CBE QC Roger Grahame Died on the 17th November 2020 aged 84 years. Roger was a devoted husband, father, stepfather, brother, uncle, grandfather, great uncle and friend to so many. He was held in the highest regard by his colleagues and former students around the world as a tireless champion of justice and a man of integrity and humanity. His funeral will be a small private ceremony, and in easier times a memorial service will be held in celebration of his life.


Jenetta Musgrove

MUSGROVE Jenetta Aged 80 years from Probus and previously from Newbury and Oxford. Jenetta (known as Jennie) passed away after a short time in hospital on Wednesday 18th November, 2020. Wife to John (deceased), much loved Mum to Vicki and Charlotte as well as Grannie to Olivia and Antonia. Furthermore, Mother-in-law to Rob and James. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will be held at St John's Church, Truro followed by cremation (please contact the family for more details). Jennie will leave her home in Probus at 11.30am on Friday 4th December for those wishing to show their respects. Family flowers only. However, donations in memory of Jenetta will be divided between Myeloma UK and Sally's Cat Rescue, St Austell via


Eunice Rosemary Townsend

TOWNSEND Eunice Rosemary Passed away on Thursday 12th November 2020, aged 85. Dearly loved wife of Mick, a much loved and adored mum, nan, great nan, friend to many and greatly missed by all. Funeral service on Thursday 3rd December, Oxford Crematorium at 11am. Attendance is restricted to family and invited mourners. Family flowers only, but donations if desired for Cancer Research UK. All enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare, Headington. Tel: 01865 308581


Sheila Mary Gellatly (Nee Moody)

GELLATLY (nee MOODY) Sheila Mary Formerly of Wolvercote, sadly passed away peacefully on Thursday 12 November 2020 aged 86 years. Loving wife to the late Bill (Jock), much loved mother to Marion and Stephen, Grandmother, Great Grandmother and Great, Great Grandmother, who will be dearly missed by all her family and friends. The funeral service will be held at St Peters Church, Wolvercote on Tuesday 1st December 2020 at 12:30pm followed by the burial at Wolvercote Cemetery at 1:30pm. Flowers welcome or if desired donations for Sobell House Hospice can be made via All Enquires c/o Reeves & Pain Funeral Directors, Oxford Road, Kidlington, Oxfordshire OX5 2BP.


Ian Johnson

JOHNSON Ian Passed away suddenly at home on 14th November, aged 69 years. Son of the late Eric and Margaret and a dear neighbour and friend to many. Due to current restrictions attendance at Ian's funeral will be limited, however a Memorial Celebration will be planned in 2021. Flowers welcome, or donations if preferred for British Heart Foundation c/o Sandra Homewood Funerals, 14 Cherwell Drive, Marston OX3 0LY. Donations can also be made via


Alrys Morris

MORRIS Alrys Of Hook Norton. Peacefully at her home after a brave battle with cancer on 15th November 2020, aged 81 years. She will be greatly missed by her family and all who knew her. Due to restricted numbers, mourners are invited to line the route with social distancing in Hook Norton from 11.00 a.m., on Friday 4th December. Donations in memory of Alrys, for Katharine House Hospice and Lawrence Home Nursing Team, may be sent c/o A.L. Sole & Son, Bidston Close, Over Norton, Oxon. OX7 5PP