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The obituary notice of Desmond WHITEHEAD

Cambridge, Published in: Cambridge News.

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DesmondWHITEHEADThe family are sad to announce his passing on Wednesday 21st July, aged 85, after a long illness which he bore with great dignity. Formerly of Keynes Road, Cambridge and a long time employee with British Gas, Des will be dearly missed by all his family, friends, work colleagues and Abbey Bowls Club friends. After a wonderful life totally dedicated to his family, he will leave a huge legacy of kindness, pride and love. There will be a private funeral and the family would like to thank all those who have sent kind messages on this sad occasion. Donations welcome to, Staploe Medical Centre, Soham CB7 5JD Cheques made out to Mereside Medical. He will remain forever in our hearts as the gentleman he was.
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Gary Reynolds:Wonderful Man - Wonderful Family Will be sorely missed Lo...09/08/2021
William Kaminski:des was the first gas fitter i worked with as a 15 year old ap...09/08/2021
Margaret Barker:Uncle Des was always cheerful. I never heard him criticise or...08/08/2021
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STEPHEN GOOCH:A truly wonderful man that always made me laugh when I was ...31/07/2021
Paul Gooch:Loved playing football with Uncle Des Will be missed ...31/07/2021
Janet Howard:My lovely uncle Des,he will always have a special place in...30/07/2021
Kayleigh Whitehead:My wonderful, loving, funny, and kind Grandad, your legacy of lo...29/07/2021
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Wonderful Man - Wonderful Family
Will be sorely missed
Lots of Love
Gary and Teresa xx
Gary Reynolds:
09/08/2021
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des was the first gas fitter i worked with as a 15 year old apprentice, i had the greatest respect for him, very sad time to hear of his passing away, they do not make make them like desi anymore. rest in peace gas man. bill kaminski.
William Kaminski:
09/08/2021
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Uncle Des was always cheerful. I never heard him criticise or put anyone down. A real gentleman, a lovely uncle, & family man, who will be very much missed.
Margaret Barker:
08/08/2021
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Left by joanne:
01/08/2021
A truly wonderful man that always made me laugh when I was very young . Loved him to bits !
STEPHEN GOOCH:
31/07/2021
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Loved playing football with
Uncle Des
Will be missed
Nephew Paul
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Paul Gooch:
31/07/2021
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My lovely uncle Des,he will always have a special place in our hearts,RIP lovely man ❤️
Janet Howard:
30/07/2021
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My wonderful, loving, funny, and kind Grandad, your legacy of love will live on through your family.
We were so lucky to have you, and miss you so much xx
Kayleigh Whitehead:
29/07/2021
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29/07/2021
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Thank you for being my wonderful grandad, and loving and caring for our family so perfectly!
🤍 Love you millions, forever 🤍
Zoe Turney :
29/07/2021
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