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Derek Christopher Kershaw

(8th October 1932 - 5th October 2022)

Derek Christopher Kershaw was born 8th October 1932 in Stepney, London. He grew up in London then moved to live in Haslemere when he began married life. He passed away peacefully on 5th October 2022 at Oak Hall Care Home, Haslemere.

Husband to his late wife Maureen, father and father-in-law to Tracy & Basil, Louise & Paul, Elaine & Tom and Melanie. Grandad to Jason, Edwin, Matthew & Finnian, and Great grandad to Quinn & Choe

He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

Funeral will be held on Wednesday 26th October. 12 noon at 3 Counties Vineyard Church, Hammer, Haslemere GU27 3QW. All friends are welcome

Donations if desired maybe made, to support Pancreatic Cancer UK

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Anonymous

What a wonderful Christian who loved his Lord Jesus and his family with great love. Sadly missed.

£25.00


Anonymous

£25.00 + £6.25 Gift Aid


Christopher Cowell

In memory of Derek and Maureen Kershaw.

£50.00 + £12.50 Gift Aid


Paul, Rosemarie & John

A privilege to attend a lovely service and recall family memories. With deepest sympathy.

£45.00 + £11.25 Gift Aid


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Thanks so much for all you did leading up to the funeral. None of us could have got through it without your support.

Many thanks for everything you did for us, for all your help and for making a very sad day so easy. Your support has been amazing.

A huge thank you. Your dedication made saying farewell to Mum all the more bearable.”

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“Thank you so much for the care, support, compassion and understanding you showed with helping Chris and us to plan his funeral. You made a very difficult time for us more bearable for which we are very grateful. Thank you also for enabling all Chris’s plans to come to fruition. His ‘send-off’ was exactly what he wanted. Malcolm did a brilliant job too. Thank you, Jane, With love and sincere, thank you.”

Kathy, Samantha, Rosie and all the Sayer Family

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“Thank you so much for the care you took of mum and help and kindness you showed us making a very sad time so much easier to bear. With very best wishes and a very big thank you.”

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We just wanted to all thank you and the rest of Alan Greenwood team for providing excellent service for organising and conducting our mother’s funeral – The day went perfectly.

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“As a family we cannot thank you enough for all your care and support of us on the passing of our mum – Peggy Hart on October 19th and her funeral on October 31st. As we know from the past, you do a wonderful job and all the staff are so caring and compassionate. Carol you are a rock (dare I say Star!) as you guided us through so much and helped keep us on track.

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Thank you, thank you, what more can I say. I just wish you had offices in Canada so when my time comes, I know I would be in such excellent caring hands.”

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