In the past seven days, 38 death notices have been published in the East Anglian Daily Times and the Ipswich Star, including a doctor, a lady who died aged 102 and a great-great grandmother. 

Each week, our publications share the death notices and funeral announcements from families of loved ones who have passed away in our county.

As well as appearing in print, our death notice pages will remain online as a lasting tribute to the memory of those we have lost.

Anyone who wishes to send their own message of condolence can do so by visiting the deceased's death notice page.

Some choose to have a full obituary to their loved one in the newspaper. If you would like a tribute to your loved one written in the newspaper, you can do so by contacting obituary writer Abygail Fossett by emailing

Here are the most recent notices placed in the EADT and Ipswich Star:


Richard Harry Cooper

Richard Harry Cooper died peacefully in St John's Hospice, Lancaster on Tuesday 28th May 2024, aged 65 years. Beloved husband of Rosemary, loving father of Sarah and Anna, grandfather of Jacob, Olivia and Phoebe, brother to John and Christopher, uncle & brother-in-law. 

Read Richard Harry Cooper's full funeral notice 

Christopher Brown

Christopher 'Robin' Brown passed peacefully at Ipswich Hospital on 22nd May, 2024, aged 94 years. Beloved Father of Sarah and Mark, treasured Grandfather and Father-in-law. Good friend and neighbour to many, will be sadly missed. 

Read Christopher Brown's full funeral notice

Ruth Williams

Ruth Williams (Thompson) Passed away peacefully after a short illness with her family around her, on 19th May 2024. Loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many. 

Read Ruth Williams's full funeral notice

Robert Crisp

Robert 'Bob' Crisp sadly passed away on 25th May. A graveside funeral service will be held at Hadleigh Cemetery on Friday 21st June at 10.30 am.

Robert Crisp

Brian Taylor

The funeral of Brian Taylor will be held at Ipswich Crematorium, Colchester Road at 10.45am on Friday 14th June.

Read Brian Taylor's full funeral notice

Marie Grace Christiana Johnson

Marie Grace Christiana Johnson sadly passed away surrounded by her family on 23rd May, aged 87 years. 

Read Marie Grace Christiana Johnson's full funeral notice 

George William Calver

George William Calver passed away aged 87 on 27th May 2024. He will be greatly missed. 

George William Calver's full funeral notice

David Richard Jones

David Richard Jones passed away peacefully at Ipswich Hospital on 24th May, 2024. Aged 89 years. Much loved husband of Maria, father of Mark Richard, David Alexander and Anna-Louise, grandfather and great grandfather.

Read David Richard Jones' full funeral notice

Christopher Hamilton Dawson

Christopher Hamilton Dawson passed away peacefully at home, aged 66. Adored husband of Lesley, much loved dad of Ben and Milly and incredible grandad to Lola, Dora, Margot, and Monty.

Read Christopher Hamilton Dawson's full funeral notice

Ilona Farrow

Ilona Farrow passed away peacefully on Tuesday 14th May, 2024. 

Read Ilona Farrow's full funeral notice

Monty Smith

The family of Monty Smith would like to say heartfelt thank you to everyone who came to celebrate his life, sent cards and messages of sympathy and kindly donated to EACH and Alzheimer's Research who between them share an amazing £1244.46. 

Read Monty Smith's funeral notice in full

Elaine Mary Rimmer

Elaine Mary Rimmer died peacefully at Walcot Hall on 18th May, 2024, aged 102 years. 

Read Elaine Mary Rimmer's funeral notice in full

James Alan Hodge

James Alan Hodge, known as Alan, passed away suddenly at home on 28th April 2024. Loving Husband to Chris, dearest Dad to Emma and Christopher, father-in-law to Matthew and much loved Grandad to James, Harry and Kate. He will be deeply missed. 

Read James Alan Hodge's funeral notice in full

Jean Margaret Mackinnon

Jean Margaret Mackinnon, née Chalk, passed away on Friday 31st May, 2024, aged 98 years. Dearly beloved mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Jean will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Read Jean Margaret Mackinnon's funeral notice in full

John Riches Pitt

John Riches Pitt died peacefully on 16th April, 2024, at St Michaels' Hospice, Basingstoke. A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday 5th July at The All Saints Church, Brightlingsea.

Read John Riches Pitt's funeral notice in full

David Eric Bird

David Eric Bird died peacefully on 26th May, aged 62. Much loved by all who knew him and will be sadly missed. 

Read David Eric Bird's funeral notice in full

Patricia Ivy Kelly

Patricia Ivy Kelly died peacefully on 15th May, 2024, aged 86 years.

Read Patricia Ivy Kelly's funeral notice in full

Susan Elizabeth Holloway

Susan Elizabeth Holloway passed away on 27th May, 2024. Aged 78 years. 

Read Susan Elizabeth Holloway's funeral notice in full

Elizabeth June Button

Elizabeth June Button passed away peacefully at the James Paget University Hospital on May 30th, aged 88 years. Loving Wife to the late Henry, much loved Mother to Paul and Gillian. Mother-in-law to Diane and Jon and a dear grandmother to all the grandchildren.

Read Elizabeth June Button's funeral notice in full

Hazel Joan Stapleton

Hazel Joan Stapleton (née Whyborn) passed away peacefully at St Elizabeth's Hospice, 31st May, 2024. Much loved partner of David Ruffell, mother, granny, sister and auntie.

Read Hazel Joan Stapleton's funeral notice in full

John Frederick Green

John Frederick Green passed away peacefully in Ipswich Hospital on 27th May, 2024, aged 87. Darling husband of Sheila, much loved father of Sue, Chris and Ros and a beloved grandad and great grandfather. 

Read John Frederick Green's funeral notice in full

Ellen Block 

Ellen Block passed away peacefully in Ipswich Hospital on 1st June, 2024, aged 92 years, of Thorpeness. Beloved wife of the late Teddie. A dear mum to Stephen, Jane, Craig and partner Heather. A much loved nana and great nana. Also a dear sister to the late Cath, Charlie and Judy. 

Read Ellen Block 's funeral notice in full

Angela Chrispin

Angela Chrispin died peacefully on the 31st May, 2024, aged 90 years. Daughter of Russell and Rachel Plumpton. Dearly loved wife to the late David Chrispin, a loving mother and grandmother who will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.

Read Angela Chrispin's funeral notice in full

Kalam Aaron Pearce

Kalam Aaron Pearce sadly passed away unexpectedly at home on May 8th, 2024, aged 49 years. Adoring husband to Alison, and loving father, forever missed by his family and friends.

Read Kalam Aaron Pearce's funeral notice in full

Joanne Cameron

Joanne Cameron (née Bowers) passed away peacefully at Cumnor Hill House on May 17th 2024, aged 55 years. Beloved wife of Brian, much loved mum to Jake. Dearly loved daughter of Rena and the late Chris and sister of Clare.

Read Joanne Cameron's funeral notice in full

Janet Elizabeth Gilson-Wright

Janet Elizabeth Gilson-Wright passed away peacefully at Aldeburgh Community Hospital on 23rd May 2024 aged 88. Loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. 

Read Janet Elizabeth Gilson-Wright's funeral notice in full

Jennifer Jane Helme

Jennifer Jane Helme passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends on May 30th, aged 77. 

Read Jennifer Jane Helme's funeral notice in full

Malcolm Stollery

Malcolm Stollery's family posted this notice, remembering their dear husband and father who passed away on June 9, nine years ago. 

Read Malcolm Stollery's funeral notice in full

Kenneth Walter Jacobs

Kenneth Walter Jacobs sadly passed away on 28th May, 2024, aged 90 years. Husband of the late Doris. Dad of Michael and father in-law of Marika.

Read Kenneth Walter Jacobs' funeral notice in full

Elizabeth Mary Godbold

Elizabeth Mary Godbold, known as 'Lolly', died suddenly on May 29th 2024. Lolly lost her fight for life following a short illness. She will be sadly missed by her beloved Stephen and everybody who knew her. 

Read Elizabeth Mary Godbold's funeral notice in full

Joan Mary Leathers

Joan Mary Leathers passed away peacefully on 3rd June, 2024, aged 101. Beloved Wife of the late Richard (Dick) and adored and much loved Mum to Pat, the late Richard (Dick) and Jo. Loving Mother-in-law to Tony, Terry and David. Loved and cherished by all her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Read Joan Mary Leathers' funeral notice in full

Keith Edgar Chilcott

Keith Edgar Chilcott passed away peacefully on 29th May, 2024, at Ipswich Hospital, aged 75. Much loved son of the late Dennis and Olive. Dearly loved brother to Suzanne, Marianne, Jane, Karlyn and the late Sara.

Read Keith Edgar Chilcott's funeral notice in full

Ernest Bowers

Ernest Frederick Bowers passed away peacefully on Sunday 2nd June, 2024, aged 88 years. Loving husband to Celia. Much loved dad, grandpa and great grandpa. He will be missed by all. 

Read Ernest Bowers' funeral notice in full

Donald Cobb

Donald Cobb passed away peacefully on June 6th, aged 85. Much loved Brother to Douglas and Dorothy. 

Read Donald Cobb's funeral notice in full

Susan May Crooks

Susan May Crooks (formerly Grey, née Percy) passed away peacefully. Loving Wife to Dennis. An incredible sister, sister-in-law, auntie, great auntie and friend to many. 

Read Susan May Crooks' funeral notice in full

Dr Geoffrey Stapleton

Dr Geoffrey Stapleton died peacefully on 28th May, after a long illness, bravely borne, aged 82. Beloved husband of Kay. Devoted father to Andrew and Emily. Proud and loving grandpa to six grandchildren. Sadly missed by all. 

Dr Geoffrey Stapleton's funeral notice in full

Frank Woods

Frank Woods sadly passed away on 5th June, 2024, aged 95. Beloved husband to Jean. Loving father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Read Frank Woods' funeral notice in full

Connie Frances Cotton (née McLaren)

Connie Frances Cotton passed away peacefully aged 80 years on June 8th after a long struggle with Parkinson's.  Loving wife of Robert, mother of Lorna and Paul.

Read Connie Frances Cotton's funeral notice in full