THERE were four death notices in the most recent edition of the Standard.

Death notices and funeral announcements will not only be available to view in print but also via our website, where they will remain as a permanent tribute to those that we have lost.

Those wishing to contribute a personal message can do so by visiting the Death Notices section of our site.

Here are the latest death notices and announcements:

Rosemary Vida Bell

 It is with great sadness that the family announces the death of Rosemary. A beloved widow, mother and grandmother who, after a short illness, passed away peacefully at home with her family around her. A private family funeral service has already taken place, but everyone is welcome to a celebration of thanksgiving for her life at Rosemary’s church on March 16. For further details contact or tel 0774 854 8007.

Ronald Ellis (Ron) Edwards

Peacefully passed on January 26 at Lauren Court Care Home Chester surrounded by his loving family aged 101 years. Beloved husband of the late Wynnie, loving dad and grandpa Ron will be greatly missed by all The funeral service is to take place Friday, February 9, at 1.00pm at St Marys Without the Walls Handbridge followed by committal at Chester Crematorium Chapel. Family flowers only please. Donations in aid of Clywd Special Horse riding Centre would be appreciated. All Enquiries Dutton & Hallmark Tel 01244 310966.

Gordon Jones

Peacefully passed away on February 1, 2024, aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of Janet. Beloved father of Peter, Jane, Nicola, Stephen, and father-in-law of Sharon, Carl, and Stuart. Adored grandfather of Andrew, Michael, Lewis, Thomas, Ella and Adam. Cherished brother-in-law of Andrew. Gordon played Darts for The Sir Robert Darts Team and was a member of The Chester and District Federation for the Blind. Gordon will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral Service to be held on Monday, February 19, 2024 at Chester Crematorium at 3:20 p.m.  Family flowers only please, however a donation in aid of The Chester and District Federation for the Blind would be gratefully received. The Anderson Family have been entrusted with the arrangements. All enquiries to Anderson Family Run Funeral Directors, 11 Chester Road, Whitby Village, Ellesmere Port. Telephone: (0151) 357 2671.

John West

Passed away peacefully on January 29 aged 86 years. A devoted husband to the late Pamela, a much loved brother to Chris, Kathleen & Josie. He will be gratefully missed by all of his family and friends. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, February 27, at St Paul’s Church, Hooton at 11.00am followed by Interment at Overpool Cemetery. Donations in memory of John will be gratefully received for The Royal British Legion. All enquiries to W. Williams & Son, Little Sutton 01513392129.