Essex Mourns Loss of Beloved Community Members

Four cherished individuals from Chelmsford and Galleywood in Essex, UK, have passed away, with funeral services scheduled between May 15-22, 2024. Tributes are pouring in for Ena Joy Griggs, Sylvia Mary Hutchins, Colin George Patience, and Christine Anne Terry.

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Essex Mourns Loss of Beloved Community Members

Essex Mourns Loss of Beloved Community Members

This week, the communities of Chelmsford and Galleywood in Essex, UK, are mourning the loss of four cherished individuals. Tributes are pouring in for Ena Joy Griggs, Sylvia Mary Hutchins, Colin George Patience, and Christine Anne Terry, who all passed away recently. Funeral services for the deceased are scheduled to take place between May 15-22, 2024, at various locations in the area.

Ena Joy Griggs, 81, passed away on April 25, 2024. Her funeral service will be held at the Bethel Church, East Hanningfield, on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, at 1 pm, followed by a service at Chelmsford Crematorium at 2:30 pm. Donations in her memory can be made to the Barnabas Fund.

Sylvia Mary Hutchins died peacefully at home on May 1, 2024. Her funeral service is scheduled for Friday, May 17, 2024, at 12:00 pm at Christchurch, New London Road, Chelmsford. The family has requested only flowers, but donations can be made to Water Aid for those wishing to honor her memory.

Colin George Patience, 81, passed away on March 23, 2024. His funeral service will take place at Chelmsford Crematorium, North Chapel, on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at 2:00 pm, conducted by Reverend D. Cattle from St Michael & All Angels Church, Galleywood. Floral tributes may be sent to T. Pennack & Sons, Maldon Road, Great Baddow. A wake will follow at The Running Mare Public House, Galleywood.

Christine Anne Terry sadly died on April 5, 2024. Her funeral service is planned for Monday, May 20, 2024, at 12:30 pm at the South Chapel, Chelmsford Crematorium. Flowers are welcome, or donations can be made to Macmillan Cancer Support in her name.

The loss of these four individuals has deeply affected their families, friends, and the wider Essex community. As funeral arrangements are finalized, loved ones are invited to share their tributes and memories on the online funeral notice pages. The lives and legacies of Ena, Sylvia, Colin, and Christine will be remembered and celebrated in the coming days as the community gathers to bid them a final farewell.

Key Takeaways

  • Four cherished individuals passed away in Chelmsford and Galleywood, Essex.
  • Funeral services scheduled between May 15-22, 2024, at various locations.
  • Ena Joy Griggs, 81, died on April 25; funeral on May 22 at Bethel Church.
  • Sylvia Mary Hutchins died on May 1; funeral on May 17 at Christchurch.
  • Colin George Patience and Christine Anne Terry's funerals on May 15 and 20.