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William Holden

American Actor Actor William Holden

One of the biggest box office draws of the 1950s through the 1970s. 

Holden won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1953 for his role in “Stalag 17”, and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor for his role in the 1973 television film “The Blue Knight”.

Born: April 17, 1918
Birthplace: O’Fallon, Illinois, USA 
Star Sign: Aries

 

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Maria Duxbury (nee Martinez Marquez)

marieMaria passed away peacefully on 19th March 2016. She was a wonderful mother to Elizabeth and John and grandmother to Kestell, Gabriela and Nicholas. Maria will be received into St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Shefford on Friday 1st April 2016 at 6.45pm. Her mortal remains will then rest over night in front of the Tabernacle. Maria’s funeral service will  be a Requiem Mass, taking place on Saturday 2nd April 2016 at 11am. After the Requiem Mass Maria will be taken to St. Peters Church in Arlesey to be  buried in the same grave as her loving husband.

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Robert (BOB) Barnes

Bob passed away on 8th March 2016. He was a greatly loved partner to Wendy as well as a father and grandfather. Bob had a love of VW camper vans hence he will be taken from his family home in a VW Camper Van Hearse to Bedford Crematorium on Tuesday 29th March 2016 in time for a 10.45am service.

A collection will be held at the funeral service, all donations given will go to the Lee Haines Renal research institute East and North Herts Hospital,  Charity fund number 08507

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Sandra Lashmar

SandraAged 53 years a young lady in the prime of life Sandra leaves behind her loving husband David and son Jordan. Sandra’s funeral will take place at Holy Trinity Church , Church Lane (off Maiden Street), Weston, Hertfordshire SG4 7DJ on Thursday 10th December at 2pm. After the church service mourners are invited to join the family at Harwood Park Crematorium, Stevenage 3.30pm.

Those wishing to send flowers can do so with ease by using Flowers and More, ask for Sue; tel 07779 714181

website www.flowersandmore.co.uk

Should you wish to make a donation in memory of Sandra this can be done at the church service, all money donated will go to MacMillan Cancer Support.

 

 

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Geoffrey Bedward

Geoffrey Guyon Bedward passed away on 16th November 2015, aged 89 years

He leaves behind his loving wife Diana and other family members.picture for website

Geoffrey’s funeral will take place on Friday 27th November 2015   3.15pm

at The Vale Crematorium, Luton. A collection will take place after the service for those who wish to donate in his memory, all money received will go to British Heart Foundation

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Jack (Ringo) Elgood

Jack or Ringo as he was known to his friends passed away on the 18th October 2015 at the age of 67 years. He leaves behind his loving brother Douglas and family. Ringo’s funeral will take place on 18th November  2015,  2pm at Harwood Park Crematorium, Stevenage.

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Ringo

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Patricia (Vicki) Butler

Patricia Butler

Vicki aged 58 years passed away on the 27th October 2015, eight years after first being diagnosed with cancer. Greatly loved by so many, her funeral will take place at Bedford Crematorium on Thursday 12th November 2015 at 11.30am.

 

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Basil John Cooper

Basil John CooperBasil was a wonderful and greatly loved dad to Ian and Helen. He was 81 years of age at his passing. He passed away peacefully at home. His funeral will take place on the 6th November 2015 at The Vale Crematorium, Butterfield Green Rd, Luton LU2 8DD. The service will start at 10.30am.

If you wish to send flowers this can easily be done through Flowers and More; ask for Sue. Tel 07779 714181  website www.flowersandmore.co.uk

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David Beetham

David died suddenly at his home on 20 October 2015 aged 54 years.  His funeral will be held at The Vale Crematorium,  Butterfield Green Road, Luton on the 3rd November 2015, 12pm. Should mourners wish to offer a donation in remembrance  of David this can be done on the day of the funeral; all proceeds will go to Help For Heroes charity.

Should you wish to send flowers to David’s funeral this can be achieved by contacting Sue Sweetlove  at Flowers and More, Tel 0777 9714 181    website address is  www.flowersandmore.co.uk

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Roland Sam Dix

sam back imageSam aged 92 years  passed away on the 28/09/2015. He leaves behind his daughter Christine, grandchildren and great-grand children. Sam’s funeral will take place at St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church, Church Road, Flitwick, MK45 1AE on the 19th October at 11am. This will be followed by a local burial in Flitwick Cemetery.

 

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