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18th March 2018

Lion John Greenaway PDG
Lions Club of Trowbridge

It is with much sadness I have to inform you that our friend, MJF and Past District Governor John passed yesterday following a short illness.

Glayne and his family were by his side.

There will be a Service of Thanksgiving for John at St James Church, Church Street, Trowbridge BA14 8RU on Thursday 29th March at 11am.

Richard Loverock

24th January 2018

Lion Ken Riley MJF
Lions Club of Ringwood and Fordingbridge

It is with considerable sadness that the Ringwood & Fordingbridge Lions Club report the passing of Lion PCC Ken Riley on 24th January 2018, aged 97 years.

Ken was a Charter Member of the Bournemouth Club and served as President in 1963/4. He was elected as 105D District Governor 1970/71 and subsequently appointed Chairman of Council 1971/72. He resigned from Lions in 1975 due to health and business problems but rejoined the Wadebridge (105SW) Club in 2008 where he was awarded an MJF.

On relocating to Hampshire in 2015 he transferred to the Ringwood & Fordingbridge Club.

Ken was an outstanding Lion and a Gentleman in every sense of the word and his presence will be sorely missed.

Funeral arrangements
The Funeral will take place on 13th February 2018 at 1:30 pm at The Church of Holy Ascension, Church Lane, Hyde, Fordingbridge SP6 2QJ and be in the form of a service of thanksgiving in celebration of Kenís life.

The family have suggested it's not necessary to wear black and nothing too formal. Family flowers only with donations for Cancer Research if desired.

Refreshments will be served in the Church Hall following the Service.

Members of the Ringwood & Fordingbridge Lions Club extend their sincere condolences to the surviving family and friends.

Address for cards or messages

The Funeral Directors are I N Newman Ltd, 22 High Street, Fordingbridge, Hampshire SP6 1AX Telephone 01425 656286

Barrie Richardson

31st October 2017

Lion Bob Bone
Lions Club of Loddon Valley

It is with great sadness that I have to report the passing of Lion Bob Bone who has been a very active member of Loddon Valley Lions Club for the past 32 years having served twice as President as well as holding the position of Treasurer for a number of terms. He will be greatly missed within our club.

His funeral will take place at the West Berkshire Crematorium, Thatcham, RG19 4LD at 12:00 on 15th November 2017.

Family flowers only but donations in his memory may be made to the Basing Unit, Basingstoke & North Hants Hospital.

Bob Prevost

13th October 2017

Lion Tom Brown
Lions Club of Blandford & District

Blandford & District Lions Club are sad to announce the passing to higher service of former member Thomas (Tom) Brown.

Tom was a member of Blandford & District Lions Club until his long fight with Parkinson's disease.

Our thoughts are with Jenny his wife and all the family.

Tom's funeral will be held at Poole Crematorium, Gravel Hill, Broadstone, Poole BH17 9BQ on Friday 20 October at 10:30 and afterwards at The Greyhound, North Street, Winterborne Kingston, Blandford Forum DT11 9AZ.

Tony Ives

6th September 2017

Lion Robert Athis
Lions Club of Alton

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13th August 2017

Lion Fred Waterman
Lions Club of Alton

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1st May 2017

Lion Adrian Ould
Lions Club of IOW Ryde

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16th April 2017

Lion Allison Turner MJF
Lions Club of Cosham

It is with great sadness that I have to report the passing to Higher Service of Lion Allison Turner MJF.

Lion Allison died on April 16th 2017 after a year of poor and often painful health.

Lion Allison had always supported her husband, John since he became a Lion in the early 90ís but in 2008 she decided to become a Lion herself, serving both as President and Treasurer.

The saying goes Ďif you want a job doing then ask a busy personí; Lion Allison was that person! As well as being a committed Lion, Allison was President and Treasurer of the local Conservative Club, Treasurer on her Church council, and volunteered at a local Infants School and the City Museum.

Although not well, she knew that her husband John was to be presented with a MJF at our recent 50th Charter Evening..... she was determined to be there.... What she did not know was that the members of Cosham Lions were on that evening to bestow that same honour on her. That is the picture we in Cosham Lions will hold dear.

Rest in Peace

Funeral arrangements
A Church service celebrating Allisonís life will be at 11:00am on Monday 15th of May at:
The Church of the Resurrection
Penrhyn Avenue
Portsmouth PO6 2AP

There is no church car park.

This is to be followed by cremation at Midday at:
Portchester Crematorium
Upper Cornaway Lane
Fareham PO16 8NE

Everyone is then welcome to join John Turner and his family at:
Cosham Conservative Social Club
11 Spur Road
Portsmouth PO6 3DY

John has requested that that we all wear something yellow (scarf/tie etc).

If you wish to make a donation all monies will go to Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Could I ask that you let me know if you will be attending the wake so that I can coordinate numbers for catering?

PDG Pat Nixon

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