HERE are the death announcements carried in The Argus this week.

Kathleen Hemsley (Kay)

Passed away suddenly at home on 21st March 2020, aged 76. Beloved wife of Fred. Much loved mum of Darren and Dean. Dearly loved grandma to Jude, Megan and Holly. Due to the situation with coronavirus restrictions, only immediate family are allowed to attend the funeral. If desired, donations for 'Martlets Hospice' may be sent to Christopher Stringer Funeral Service, 67 High Street, Rottingdean, Brighton BN2 7HE or via

John Nimmo

March 16, peacefully of Darlington formerly of Peacehaven, John aged 72 years. A beloved Dad to Emma and Erin, Father-in-Law to Ian. A private family funeral will take place at Darlington Crematorium.

Hilda Wilkinson

Passed away peacefully on 24th March 2020 after a long Illness, aged 91. Much loved Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother, who will be missed by all. Private family funeral will be held due to current restrictions.

Peter James Morris

86 Years Passed away on Friday 20th March. Beloved Father to Linda and Ian, loving Grandfather and Partner. He will be sorely missed. Due to the current restrictions, the Funeral will be for immediate family only. No flowers please, any donations to St Barnabas House, Worthing.

Robert 'Barrie' Waller

Passed away at the Royal Sussex County Hospital on the 26th March 2020, aged 81. Dearly loved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. You were such an important part of our lives, providing us with love, support and kindness, always done with tenderness and humour. You achieved great things from your work on Dubai Harbour to protecting the lives of people in London with your design of the Thames Barrier. But your greatest achievement has to be the family you were always there for. Private funeral service due to current restrictions. Donations, if desired, can be made in Barrie's memory to either British Heart Foundation or British Lung Foundation via or c/o Ian Hart Funeral Service Ltd., 92-94 Broadwater Street West, Worthing, West Sussex BN14 9DE. Tel: 01903 206299.

George (Jock) Gibb

Passed away peacefully at home on 27th March 2020 aged 79 years. Reunited with his wife Franny. Sadly missed by his daughters Louisa and Sarah, son-in-law Nigel, grandchildren Ohran, Tom & George, his sister Betty. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Due to the current situation only immediate family members to attend funeral. Enquiries to Teresa Baker & Michelle Tanner, Mother & Daughter Funeral Directors, 20 Blatchington Road, Hove, BN3 3YN, Tel: 01273 734242.

Paul Collins

Passed away peacefully on 14th March 2020. A much-loved, loving husband and father. Described by all who knew him as "a lovely man", he will be greatly missed. Owing to current circumstances, the Funeral Service must be held for close family only; but there will be a celebration of Paul's life in the summer for all friends and family to attend. At that service, donations will then be made to The Woodland Trust. All enquiries to Worthing Funeralcare on 01903 503536.

Pamela Pannett

Sadly passed away 21st March aged 68 years. She will be deeply missed by everyone. Funeral service to take place on Thursday 9th April, 11.30am at Woodvale Crematorium, South Chapel. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to PDSA c/o Bowley and Gallagher Funeral Directors, 209 Preston Road, Brighton, BN1 6SA 01273 934899.

Ronald Arthur (Ronnie) Batchelor

Passed away peacefully in his sleep on 28th March 2020 aged 80. Most beloved husband of Val. Dearest dad of Esther, Trevor and Ruth, well-loved step father and loving grandad and great grandad. Due to the current situation we will hold a celebration of his life at a later date.

Mary Elizabeth Everest 

25.10.1936 - 24.3.2020 Wife, Mother, Homemaker. Beloved Wife to Philip for 64 years. Much loved Mother to Malcolm (deceased), Anthony, Raymond, Stuart, Ian, Andrew. Grandmother, Great-grandmother. Friend to many. Loved by many. Mary will be greatly missed by us all. Mary was an inspiration and a very talented lady. There will be a "gathering" of family and friends at a future date. No flowers, but donations to Martlets Hospice much appreciated. Thank you. Donations may be sent to Christopher Stringer Funeral Service 67 High Street, Rottingdean, Brighton BN2 7HE or via

William Joseph Talmey 'Bill'

Bill passed away on 9th March at Partridge House Nursing Home. He will be sadly missed by his sons, daughters and in-laws, grandchildren and many great grandchildren. The Funeral will take place Tuesday 7 April at 10.00 at Downs Crematorium, Bear Road. Family flowers only please. Donations to Partridge House, Heath Hill Avenue, Bevendean. RIP Dad John, Peter, Pat, Teresa, Ray, Jimmy, Julie and Debbie.

Muriel Mary Harrow

On 19th March 2020 aged 93. Mother of Peter, Sally & Simon, grandmother and great grandmother, now back with her beloved husband Alan. Private family cremation. A thanksgiving service will be arranged at a later date. No flowers please, donations in her memory for either 'Four Deans Stroke Club' or 'Martlets Hospice' may be sent to Christopher Stringer Funeral Service, 67 High Street, Rottingdean, Brighton BN2 7HE or via,

Stephen Raymond Nelson

Passed away on the 19th March 2020, aged 71 years. Much loved father to Katharine and Helena and missed by all his family and friends. Private cremation has taken place and a memorial service in memory of Stephen will take place later in the year. Enquiries to Bungard Funeral Directors, 90 Sackville Road, Hove, BN3 3HE or online via

Den Constable

Passed away peacefully in the Martlets aged 76 with Pam by his side. A much loved husband of Pam, dearly loved dad of Sally, Gavin and Kelly, father in law to Paul and Nikki, an adored grandad of Gemma, Chloe, Oliver and Jodie and great grandad to Charlotte. Den was a very well known Sussex Publican. Funeral service at Downs Crematorium on Thursday 2nd April at midday followed by a burial at Woodingdean Cemetery at 1pm. Close family only. Family flowers only but donations if can be made in Den's memory to The Martlets Hospice Hove via c/o Ian Hart Funeral Service Ltd, 92-94 Broadwater Street West, Worthing, West Sussex, BN14 9DE 01903 206299.

Jean Chapman

After a determined and valiant fight the family are sad to announce the passing of their much loved mum on 21st March 2020 aged 86 years, she will be very sadly missed by all her family. Reunited with dad & Ricky. Due to the current circumstances just Jean's children are to attend the funeral. Flowers are accepted or donations for The British Heart Foundation can be made on Jean's much loved page at www. or cheques made payable to the charity may be sent to Teresa Baker & Michelle Tanner, Mother & Daughter Funeral Directors, 20 Blatchington Road, Hove, BN3 3YN, Tel: 01273 734242.