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

Brian Douglas Hemmings

Brian Douglas Hemmings passed away peacefully at Northcourt Lodge Nursing Home on Monday 19th October. All enquiries to Co-op Funeral Care Caversham.

Paul Leslie Mylum

Paul Leslie Mylum passed away peacefully at Royal Berkshire Hospital on 15th October, aged 54. Dearly loved son to Carole and the late Tony and brother to Claire, Kirsty and the late Gary. Private funeral service. Donations in Paul's memory will be given to Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice and may be sent c/o Tomalin & Son, 38 Reading Road, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 1AG. Tel 01491573370.

Raymond William George Bailey

Ray Bailey passed away on 11th October 2020 aged 87 years. A dearly loved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be sadly missed. A private funeral service will be attended by family only. No flowers please. In lieu of flowers, donations to British Heart Foundation in Ray's memory may be made via All enquiries to A.B. Walker. Tel: 0118 957 3650.

Phyllis Corbett

Phyllis Corbett passed away peacefully at Home on 7th October 2020 aged 87 years. Phyllis will now be reunited with her devoted Husband Ted. Loving Mother to Beverley, Michele and Sheryl. Caring Nanny to Scott, Grant, Aaron, Natasha and Lauren. Phyllis will be sadly missed by her Family and Friends. This will be a private Funeral Service at Reading Crematorium. Donations in memory of Phyllis for Alzheimer's Research UK or British Heart Foundation may be made via All enquiries to A B Walker Tel: 0118 9698888.

Dennis Frederick Chapman

Dennis Frederick Chapman sadly passed away on the 9th October at the Royal Berkshire hospital, aged 88. A wonderful husband to Rosa, and a loving father and grandfather. Due to current circumstances, we respectfully ask you not to attend the funeral as it is restricted to family only.

Elizabeth May Simmonds

Elizabeth May Simmonds passed away peacefully at the Sunrise of Sonning Care Home on Monday 12th October, 2020 aged 89. She was a much loved mother to Jane, Christopher, Philip and Michael, grandmother to Emily, Phoebe, Kirsty, Adrian, Peter, Lucy, Elizabeth, Katy and Claire, great grandmother to Isla, Pippa, Felicity, Edward, Sebastian, Ellie and Harriet, sister to Rosa and John and is now reunited with her late husband Jack. She will be deeply missed by all her family and friends. There will be a private funeral service on Tuesday 27th October at 12:15pm. To view a live webcast of the service or to make a donation in Elizabeth's memory to Macmillan Cancer Support please visit All enquiries AB Walker 0118 957 3650.

Martin Robert Howarth

Martin Robert Howarth passed away peacefully at the Royal Berkshire Hospital surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday 6th October, aged 60. He was a much loved husband to Mary, a devoted father to Coral and Daniel and a grandfather. A first born son to Margaret and a loving older brother. He will be deeply missed by all his family and friends. There will be a private funeral service on Friday 30th October at 1:45pm. To live stream the service please visit All enquiries to AB Walker 0118 957 3650.