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

Brian Powell

Brian Powell passed away peacefully on 4th September 2020 aged 87 years. Brian will be sadly missed by his loving partner Brenda, Son Gary family and friends. This is a private Family Funeral. All enquiries to A B Walker Tel: 0118 9573650.

Valerie Elizabeth Double

Valerie Elizabeth Double passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on 28th August 2020, aged 82 years. She was a loving Mum to Mandy and Kevin, Lyndy and Michael and Graeme and Lesley. She was a treasured Nan to Kerry, Garry, Jemma, Karl, April, Ashley, Jason, Lisa and also a Great Nan. There will be a private funeral service to celebrate her life and donations in her memory can be made to Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent via All enquiries to AB Walker 0118 957 3650.

Leonard Charles Curtis

Leonard Charles Curtis 31/12/1949 23/08/2020 In loving memory Leonard Charles Curtis formerly of Kensington Road, Reading & Usk Road, Tilehurst, Reading. Passed away peacefully on Sunday 23rd August 2020. A Former employee of Courages Brewery. Leonard will be sadly missed. Funeral service to take place on Thursday 17th September 2020 at Barham Crematorium, Kent at 12 noon.

Patrick Mcconnon

Patrick Mcconnon On Friday 4th September, Patrick passed peacefully away at the Royal Berkshire Hospital aged 78. Dearly loved husband of Anne, loving father of Michael and Marie, grandfather of four. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Private funeral to take place on Wednesday 23rd September. Donations in his memory are for Prostate Cancer UK c/o R. C. Smallbone Funeral Directors, 37 Pound Street, Newbury, RG14 6AE.

Edward (Eddie) Mcardle

Edward (Eddie) Mcardle Passed away at home on 26th August 2020 aged 73 years. Loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to all. A private funeral will take place at West Berkshire Crematorium on Friday 18th September 3pm. The live on the day webcast details are, Username Suxe1605 and Password 024834 Family flowers only, donations may be made for Parkinson's UK Reading Branch via All enquiries to A B Walker & Son Ltd., Tilehurst Branch. Tel: 0118 304 0068.

Peter Siddons

Peter Siddons Passed away peacefully on 25th August 2020 aged 91 years. Much loved father of Jennifer and Jillian and step children Elaine and Neil. Peter will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Private funeral service to be held at St Mary's Church, Bucklebury followed by a burial. Flowers Welcome. Donations in memory of Peter to Cancer Research UK may be made via All enquiries to A B Walker, 40 The Broadway, Thatcham RG19 3HP. Tel: 01635 873672

Paul Lukas Dibley

Paul Lukas Dibley passed away suddenly and peacefully at home on 3rd September 2020. Will be sadly missed by his partner, his daughters, grandchildren, great grandchildren and many friends. Private funeral to be held at West Berkshire Crematorium. No flowers please, donations for the Duchess of Kent House may be made via All enquiries to A B Walker & Son Ltd., Tilehurst Branch. Tel: 0118 304 0068.

Alma Lavina Allerton

Alma Lavina Allerton (nee Bowsher) Peacefully at home aged 91 on Sunday 23rd August with her children at her bedside. Beloved widow of Gerald, much loved and loving mother to Malcolm, Julia and Graham, special mother in law to Aileen, Chris and Jackie, cherished sister to Keith, proud and adored grandmother and great grandmother. A truly wonderful lady who will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Private funeral, followed by a celebration of her life when circumstances permit, family flowers only.

Malcolm Frank Griffiths

Malcolm Frank Griffiths passed away suddenly on 14th August 2020 aged 76 years. A devoted husband and soul mate to Pat, treasured and much loved dad, grandad and great grandad. Malcolm is loved and will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. "Till we meet again" There will be a private family funeral. If you wish to make a donation in Malcolm's Memory the family have ask for this to be a charity of your choice. All enquiries to AB Walker 0118 9573650.

Diane Patricia Kennedy

Diane Patricia Kennedy sadly passed away on Thursday 27th August 2020, aged 71 years. Much loved by partner Gerard Morrison and brother Steve. Diane will be dearly missed by all her family and everyone who knew her. A private family funeral service will take place on Thursday 17 September at 1.45 at Henley Road Cemetery. All enquiries to AB Walker 01189 573 650.

Brian Edward Guttridge

Brian Edward Guttridge sadly passed away on Monday 24th August aged 84 years. Reunited with his beloved wife Sheila. Much loved Father, Grandfather and Great-Grandfather who will be deeply missed. A private family funeral will be held in Reading. Donations in Brian's memory can be made to Thames Valley Air Ambulance.