The latest death notices in Swansea as families remember loved ones

These are all the loved ones remembered in funeral notices and family announcements across Swansea made between May 6 and May 11. To see a full list of family announcements visit this section of the WalesOnline website where you can search by name, date, and location. You can also post your own announcements and notices there.

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In order of most recently announced.

Roger Bambridge

Mr Bambridge passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday, April 20 surrounded by his loving family. Roger was the dearly loved and devoted husband of Diane, cherished father of Rebecca, Scott, Ross, Julie and the late Lee, adored grandad of Anthony, Javan and Lois, proud great-grandad of C-Jay and Theo. He will be sorely missed by his loving family, his many friends and former colleagues.

His funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 18 at 11am at Llanelli Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired can go to the The Renal Unit, Morriston Hospital c/o St James Funeral Home 31 St James Gardens Uplands, Swansea SA1 6DT.

David Mansfield Harrison

Mr Harrison passed away peacefully on April 29. He was the beloved husband of the late Sandra, dearly loved father of Craig, Gregory, Leona and Dean, much loved brother of Jean, and loving uncle to his niece and nephews. David will be greatly missed by all his family, friends and all who knew and loved him.

His funeral service, for immediate family only, will be held at St James’ Church, Uplands, Swansea on Wednesday, May 18 at 2pm, prior to interment at Morriston Cemetery. Family flowers only to the chapel of rest. Further enquiries to Rees Davies & Son Funeralcare 32-34 Port Tennant Road, Port Tennant Swansea SA1 8JF.

Dean Sprake

Dean Sprake
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Mr Sprake passed away peacefully at home on Sunday April 24. He was 58. He was a devoted dad to James, Jordan and Nicky, dearly loved brother to Ian, Denise and the late Brian and proud grandfather to Karlson and Lowri. Dean will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by all his family and friends. Service will take place at Swansea Crematorium on Tuesday May 17 at 12.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to NAS Cymru c/o D. G. Attwell Funeral Directors, 95 Eaton Road, Brynhyfryd, Swansea, SA5 9JH.

Angela Mary Brown

Mrs Brown passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 26 at her home aged 73. She was from Middle Road, Ravenhill, and was the dearly beloved wife of Roger, loving and devoted mother of Steven, much loved sister of Marilyn and Robert.

Her funeral takes place on Thursday, May 12. Friends are asked to kindly meet at Swansea Crematorium at 3.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired may be made payable directly to Knitted Knockers UK, PO Box 779 Southport PR8 9QJ. Further inquiries c/o Fforestfach Funeralcare. All are requested to join the family for light refreshments at The Welcome Inn Llangyfelach Road, SA5 7HT following the funeral.

Deril Rowland Robinson

Rosemary would like to sincerely thank all relatives and friends for the kindness and sympathy received in the sad loss of Deril and expresses many thanks to the medical professionals at Ward H Morriston and Neath Port Talbot Hospitals for the dedicated care Deril received. Grateful thanks also go to Catrin for the warm welcome received at Pantri, and The Reverend Clive Williams for his kind words of comfort, to C. Meirion Hopkin and Son for the sympathetic way the funeral arrangements were carried out, and to all those who attended the funeral service.

Sandra Elizabeth Davies

Sandra Elizabeth Davies
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Sandra passed away on the April 26 at her home peacefully following a courageous battle. She was the devoted wife of the late Tony, much loved mother of Maria, Andrea and Jason, loving mother-in-law of Jimmy and Emma, worshipped nana of her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Her funeral takes place on Tuesday, May 17 at 11.30am, with a family service at D. G. Attwell’s Chapel of Rest, Eaton Road, Brynhyfryd by invitation only. Friends are asked to meet at Morriston Cemetery (section “AAA”) for interment at 12.15pm. Flowers or enquiries to D.G. Attwell Funeral Directors.

Sandy Leyshon

Sandy Leyshon
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Sandy passed away suddenly on April 24. She was the loving mother of Carley and Jamie, much loved nanna of Nikisha, Jayden-Lee and Jacob-Jay, dearly loved partner of Howard, cherished daughter of the late Glenys and Ronnie, also a beloved sister, sister-in-law and aunt. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Her funeral takes place on Tuesday, May 17, with a service at Swansea Crematorium at 2pm. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired can go to Diabetes UK c/o D.G. Attwell Funeral Directors 95 Eaton Road, Brynhyfryd, Swansea.

Carole Mary Smith

Carole passed away peacefully on May 4 at home in Southgate. She was the beloved daughter of the late Sidney and Phyllis, cherished sister of Pamela, Shirley and Angela, loved sister-in-law of John and the late David and a doting auntie and great auntie.

Her funeral service takes place at Swansea Crematorium on Monday, May 16 at 10.30am. Black dress optional. Family flowers only, but donations in lieu if desired may be sent to Wales Air Ambulance, Ty Elusen, Ffordd Angel, Llanelli Gate, Dafen, Llanelli.

Garry Lee Thomas (Garry Jabs)

Garry, of Heol Las Close, Birchgrove, sadly passed away on April 27. He was the much loved husband to Lisa, cherished father to Mervyn, Garry, James and Crystal, beloved son to Joyce and the late Mervyn, loving brother to Susie, John, Stanley, Mervyn, Diane and Mark, a dear uncle to all his nieces and nephews. Garry will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. His funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 14 at Swansea Crematorium Chapel at 12pm followed by interment at Mynyddbach Cemetery, Tirdeunaw, Llangyfelach, Swansea at 1pm.

Glan Brayley (ex-Metal Box worker)

Glan Brayley
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Sadly but peacefully on Thursday, April 28, Glan passed away with his family by his side. He was the beloved and devoted husband of Hazel, cherished and loving Dad of Michelle, Richard and Marcus. He was also a dear father-in-law of Andrew, Sophie and Laura, a loving Grampa to all his seven grandchildren. Glan will be forever missed by his loving family, and all his friends who knew him well.

His funeral service to be held at Morriston Crematorium on Saturday, May 14 at 11am. Hazel and her family would like to thank Swansea Palliative Team (SPICE Girls) for their care and compassion to Glan during his time at home. Donations in Glan’s memory are welcomed in lieu of floral tributes, supporting Ty Olwen, via: www.glan-brayley.muchloved.com. If you have difficulty donating online please contact C. Meirion Hopkin & Son for assistance. Tel: 01792 844513.

Sandra Holohan (Née Harding)

Sandra Holohan
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Suddenly but peacefully on April 20, Sandra passed away at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Terry, loving mam of Claire and Mark, dear mother-in-law of Iain and Pennie, proud nana of all her grand and great-grandchildren.

She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Her funeral service at Swansea Crematorium Friday, May 20 at 12.30pm. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to Macmillan Cancer Research c/o St James Funeral Home 31 St James Gardens Uplands, Swansea SA1 6DT. The family invite you to Landore Social Club after the funeral for light refreshments. Wear something colourful.

Vera May Jenkins (née Whittaker)

Vera died on Saturday, April 30. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard, mother of Sue and Bethan, grandmother of Jack and Ruby, great-grandmother of Harri and Olivia and sister of Joan.

Her burial will be be held on Friday, May 13 at 11.30am at Bethel Chapel, Carnglas Road, Sketty. For further enquiries contact St James Funeral Home 31 St James Gardens Uplands, Swansea.

Andy Maggs

Andy Maggs
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Andy Maggs, a respected physiotherapist at Sancta Maria Hospital, former physiotherapist with WRU, Ospreys and Swansea Rugby Club, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. He was the loving husband and soulmate of Sharon, proud and devoted dad to Tom, cherished son of the late Peggy and Malcolm, supportive brother to Alan, wonderful son-in-law to Stan and Eileen.

He was kind, considerate and caring to all who had the pleasure of knowing him. Always loved, never forgotten, lover of life. His funeral service takes place on Thursday, May 19 at 12pm at Swansea Crematorium. The family extend an invite to all to celebrate Andy’s life with them at the Plough & Harrow in Llangyfelach. Donations in lieu of flowers to Penllergare Trust c/o D.G. Attwell Funeral Directors, 95 Eaton Road, Brynhyfryd, Swansea SA5 9JH. Wear a touch of blue in memory of Andy.

Linda Patricia Reynolds (nee Stapleton)

Linda passed away peacefully at Morriston Hospital on April 25. She was the loving mother of Natalie and Charles, mother-in-law of Brendan, dearest nanna of Lauren and Zac. She was also step nanna to Jaiden and Demi and step great nana to Travis. Her funeral service takes place on Friday May 13 at 2pm at Swansea Crematorium. Please don’t wear black at Linda’s request. Family and close friends flowers only. Donations in lieu to Swansea Bay Health Charity c/o John Edwards Funeral Directors 5 Cwmbath Road, Morriston, Swansea.

Barbara Mary Thomas (née James)

Peacefully on April 27, Barbara of Lundy Drive, passed away. She was the beloved wife of the late David Lynn, loving mother of Carolyn and Robert, dear mother-in-law to Andrew and a proud Nana to Rhianydd and Nia. Barbara will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Her funeral service takes place at Swansea Crematorium on Thursday, May 19 at 2pm. Family flowers only, but donations in lieu if desired for ‘Ty Olwen’ may be sent c/o Paul Murray (vice chairman), 4 Pen y fro Close, Dunvant, Swansea.

David Henry Walsh

David Henry Walsh
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David passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday April 23. He was 77. David was a loving and adored husband to Jean, cherished dad to Mark, Tina, Kathy and the late Neil, dearly loved brother to Tracy, proud and devoted grandfather to all his grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandson. He will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by all his family and friends. His funeral service will take place at Holy Cross Church, Gendros on Friday, May 13 at 1pm followed by committal at Swansea Crematorium at 2.30pm. Family flowers only, donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to SANDS c/o D.G. Attwell Funeral Directors, 95 Eaton Road, Brynhyfryd, Swansea, SA5 9JH.

Malcolm James Warner (Mal)

Ex Royal Air Force, Warner School of Motoring, Mr Warner sadly but peacefully passed away on Monday, April 25 aged 90. He was the beloved husband of Marjorie, adored father of Carole, Gail, Gary and the late Julie. He was the cherished grandad of Zoe, Eve, Kay, Ben, Jenna and Lolly and loving great grandad of Charlie, Harry, Mia, Isla, Millie and Arthur, and great great grandad of Layla. Much missed by all his family and friends. His funeral takes place on Tuesday, May 17 at 3.30pm at Swansea Crematorium.

Linda Marilyn Williams

Linda passed away suddenly, but peacefully, on Thursday, April 28 at her home in West Cross. Linda, reunited with her beloved husband Emlyn, devoted mother of Tim, Rob and Cath and mother-in-law of Jamie, adoring grandma of Gareth, Geraint, Meggy, Jacob and Nia.

Her funeral takes place on Wednesday, May 18 where a service will be held at Clyne Chapel, Blackpill at 2pm, prior to the cremation at Swansea Crematorium at 3.30pm. Family flowers only. Dress smart but with a splash of colour to celebrate a much-loved lady’s life. For any further enquiries please contact Phillip G Davies & Son, 2 Waunarlwydd Road, Cockett.

Charles Vernon Bowers

Charles died peacefully on Tuesday, April 26 at Morriston Hospital, Swansea. He had been ill for several years and was being cared for at home by his wife Betty. He will be missed by his son David, his daughter-in-law Polly, grandchildren William and Zenobia, and by all his friends and neighbours who knew and loved him. His funeral takes place on Monday, May 16 at 2pm at Swansea Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if desired can be made to ‘RNLI Mumbles’ c/o The Honorary Treasurer, 9 Croftfield Crescent, Newton.

Denis Kissane

Ex Mond (Inco, Clydach), and formerly of Winch Wen, Swansea, Denis passed away peacefully on April 26 at Bronllys Hospital, aged 89.

He was the adored husband and soulmate of Anita, loving dad, grandad, uncle and friend to many. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and many friends. His funeral service will take place on Wednesday, May 18 at 2pm at Morriston Crematorium. Family flowers only. If wished, donations may be made in memory of Denis to Dementia UK, c/o D M Prosser Maelgwyn Funeral Home Kensington Brecon. Anita and her family would like to thank all the staff at Llewellyn Ward, Bronllys Hospital and GP Practice at Haygath for their care and compassion towards Denis.

Richard Neil Lewis

Peacefully on April 25, Neil formerly of Bryngwastad Road, Gorseinon, passed away. He was the loved son of Margaret and the late Tommy, dearly loved father of Carl and Layla, beloved brother of Stuart. Neil will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. His funeral service takes place at Swansea Crematorium on Monday, May 16 at 3pm. No flowers by request, donations in lieu if so desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent to David Hitchings & Sons Independent Funeral Directors, 34 Frampton Rd, Gorseinon, Swansea.

Ernest Lloyd Parker (Ernie)

Ernest Lloyd Parker
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Ernest passed away on Wednesday, April 27 at Hengoed Park Nursing Home surrounded by his loving family, after a long illness borne with great courage and dignity. He was the dearly loved husband of Christine, much loved and cherished father of Justin, Mark and Lyndsey, a dear father-in-law to Maxine, Lynne and Mark, loving bampi of Darcie and step-grandfather to Karra, Jared and Nardia.

Ernest will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends. His funeral takes place on Friday, May 13 when a service will be held at Bethel Private Chapel of Rest, Cockett at 11.15am followed by Interment at Morriston Cemetery at 12.15pm. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired can be made to “Parkinson’s UK” via Funeral-notices.co.uk or cheques may be forwarded to Phillip Davies of Phillip G. Davies & Son Independent Family Funeral Directors Bethel Private Chapel of Rest Cockett, Swansea.

Gwen Penny Evans

Gwen passed away on April 26 at Singleton Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Ron, cherished mother of Angharad and her partner Will, adored mamam of Delyth Bronwen, sister of Janice and sister in law to Gerald. Her funeral service takes place at Swansea Crematorium on Monday, May 16 at 12.30pm. No flowers by request, donations in lieu if so desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent to David Hitchings & Sons Independent Funeral Directors, 34 Frampton Rd, Gorseinon, Swansea.

Rose Phillips

Rose Phillips was of Tyn y Cae, Alltwen, formerly of Powys Avenue, Townhill and former warden of Thomas Evans House, Townhill. She sadly passed away on April 8 at Morriston Hospital. Rose was the beloved wife of the late Ron, cherished mam of Ann, Pam and the late Bryan, devoted and proud grandmother and great grandmother of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her funeral takes place on Friday, May 13 at 12.30pm with a service at Swansea Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Dementia UK c/o D.G. Attwell Funeral Directors 95 Eaton Road, Brynhyfryd, Swansea SA5 9JH.

Tom Zilio

Tom passed away suddenly at Morrison Hospital on April 21 after a very short illness. He was 33. Tom was the much loved son of Anthony and Karen and adoring father of Alfie, loving brother of Luisa, beloved grandson of Frank and the late Marjorie Miners and the late Angelo and Betty Zilio. Tom will be greatly missed by all his family and his very many friends and business colleagues.

A service will be held at Morrison Crematorium on Monday, May 16 at 3.30pm. Family flowers only. No black to be worn. Donations if so desired to the IT Unit at Morrison Hospital c/o Gorseinon Funeralcare, 191 Frampton Road, Gorseinon.

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