Here are the death announcements carried in the Reading Chronicle the past week:

Kenneth - Ken Brownfield

Kenneth Anthony (Ken) Brownfield passed away suddenly at home on Monday 11th May 2020, aged 73 years. Ken will be sadly missed by his wife Sue of 51 years, daughter Carrie, her husband Jeremy and grandchildren Jack and Lucy. Daughter Alison and her partner Jay. Donations if desired may be made for The Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal via Private family funeral is being arranged due to the current circumstances. A celebration of Ken's life will be arranged once the current regulations are eased. All enquiries to A B Walker & Son Ltd., Tilehurst Branch. Tel: 0118 304 0068.

Patricia - Pat Pilgrim

Patricia Ann Mary (Pat) Pilgrim sadly passed away unexpectedly at her home on Wednesday 13th May 2020, aged 80. Beloved wife of Ron, mother, grandmother, sister, aunty and friend, who will be missed by all that knew her. There will be a private family service held, with a celebration of her life in the future. Flowers are welcome or donations in memory of Pat can be made to the Salvation Army via All enquiries can be made to AB Walker 0118 957 3650.

Dorothea Howman

Dorothea Bertha Howman aged 93 passed away peacefully at Jasmine House Nursing Home. Stepmum of Christine. Private funeral Friday 22nd May at Henley Road Crematorium. Memorial service to be arranged. No flowers please.

Audrey Woods

Audrey Woods passed away peacefully at The Royal Berkshire Hospital on 12th May 2020, aged 95 years. Beloved step mother and step grandmother to Brian and Barry. Audrey will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service will be held at Reading Crematorium, West Chapel on Wednesday 27th May. Flowers welcome. All enquiries to A.B. Walker & Son. Tel: 0118 9573650.

William - Bill Catto

William (Bill) Catto of Tilehurst, Reading brought up in Cruden Bay, Aberdeenshire. Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 5th May 2020, aged 85 years. Husband to Avril, father of Karen and Nicola, grandfather of Laura, Natalie, Stuart, Emily and Madeleine. He will be sadly missed by family and all his friends. Private funeral and family flowers only. A memorial to be held later. Donations in memory of Bill to MIND may be made via All enquires to A B Walker, 40 The Broadway, Thatcham RG19 3HP. Tel: 01635 873672.

Carl Ridd

Carl Ridd aged 48, sadly passed on 12 April 2020. Much loved and forever missed by sisters Lorna and Gaynor, mother Rosalind and every member of his extended family. Private service was held and memorial to be held when we safely can.

George - Tom Garrett

George "Tom" Garrett passed away on 7th May 2020, aged 85 years. Reunited with wife Diana. Much loved father of John, Sally and Christine, loving grandfather. Tom will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Tom to NHS Charities Together or Dementia UK may be made via All enquires to A B Walker, 40 The Broadway, Thatcham RG19 3HP. Tel: 01635 873672.

Mavis Major

Mavis Major passed away peacefully on Sunday the 10th of May 2020, aged 73 years. A much loved mum, sister, nanny and a friend to many, who will be greatly missed by all. If desired donations can be made to West Oak Care Home, Wokingham in memory of Mavis. Rest in peace.

Margaret Rhymes

Margaret Alice Rhymes loving wife of Peter, passed away peacefully on 14th April 2020. The funeral to be held at Bluebell Cemetery, Sevenoaks, Tuesday 12th May 2020 1:45pm. Live webcast via Username: bluebell5662 Password: 665832. Donations in memory of Margaret to Hospice in the Weald c/o Alex Jones Funeral Directors, tel: 01342 832534.

Graham Berry

Graham Arthur Berry 11 May 1931 - 25 April 2020 passed away peacefully at home. A private funeral was held on 19 May. A memorial gathering, with the opportunity for donations, will be held later.

Bryan Walker

Bryan John Walker passed away peacefully at Royal Berkshire Hospital on Thursday 7th May 2020, aged 87 years. Much loved husband of Kathleen, father of Carole and Alison and father in-law to Lawrie and Ashley. The family would like to express their thanks to all the staff who cared for Bryan on Kennet Ward. Donations in Bryan's memory to Dementia UK may be made via A.B. Walker & Son Ltd.