William Hellier Obituary 1947

The funeral took place at St Mary’s, Sticklepath, of Mr William Hellier, Bridge Cottage, Sticklepath.

Rev. Bassett-Pyke officiated and Mr Ebbutt. was at the organ. Commander Aldwell read the lesson.

Mr Hellier had been in poor health for a long time. Of a kindly and retiring disposition, he will be greatly missed in Sticklepath, where he had spent all his life.

The mourners were: The Widow, Mrs Clarke, sister, Messrs. George and Frank Hellier, William Bennett, Donald Riddell, Miles Baster, nephews; Mesdames Lily Riddell, Nellie Stead, George Hellier and Frank Hellier, nieces; Messrs Albert, Ernest and Sydney Bowden, J Underhill and F Taylor brothers-in-law; Mesdames Underhill, Taylor, A. Bowden, S. Bowden, A.Hellier, sisters-in-law; Mr and Mrs Tom Hill.

Mrs M.A. Bowden (mother-in-law) and Mrs Parkin (sister). were unable to attend through ill health.

This was followed later by:

HELLIER – The Widow and Relatives of the late Mr William Hellier wish. to return grateful thanks to all friends for their kind enquiries and sympathy in their sad bereavement.

(Both taken from saved newspaper cuttings.)

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