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GALE John Died on Wednesday October 24th aged 93, in his beloved Watermouth home surrounded by the love of his family and carers. John moved to Ilfracombe in 1964, a pioneer in Education, he came to establish the first ever purpose built comprehensive school in the country. Ilfracombe Community College was opened in 1973. John and his wife Pat were passionate about the community and promoted and served its interest throughout their long lives. Funeral service to be conducted by the Rev. John Roles at Ilfracombe Parish Church on Monday November 19th at 10.30am. The family invite you to join us in celebrating a long and significant life. Donations to the Exmoor Centre and the North Devon Hospice at Home Team can be given at the church or sent to A D Williams Funeral Directors, 31a Portland Street, Ilfracombe, N. Devon, EX34 9NL. (01271) 866332.
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Published in: North Devon Journal.
Published from: November 08, 2018.
Region: South West
Thank you for your dedication to our education and for the support you gave to my mum and me during her illness
Left by Corinne Maynard : 09/11/2018
Thankyou Sir, for heading a wonderful era of pupils at Ilfracombe Comprehensive. I have nothing but good, happy memories of my time there. RIP THE GOLDINGS.
Left by Christopher Golding: 09/11/2018
Good memories of a great Headmaster. Strict but fair. He always had time for you. God bless and RIP
Left by Julia Wilmot: 08/11/2018
Sir to your face, Windy behind your back. A fair and good man who always had time for a chat. Thank you Sir for your guidance and the odd kick up the backside. You will always be with me. RIP
Left by Carl Williamson: 08/11/2018
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Funeral Director
Ad Williams Funeral Directors
31 Portland Street
Ilfracombe
North Devon
EX34 9NL
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