Here are the death notices published in the Braintree and Witham Times this week:

Susan Scott Passed away peacefully at home on the 4th October 2020, aged 68 years, with her Husband and three children by her side. Her love and unshakable faith in her God, Jehovah, never wavered, John 5.28. The funeral service will be held at Three Counties Crematorium on Tuesday 20th October at 2.30pm. Regretfully due to restrictions, Susan's Service will be private. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for Farleigh Hospice can be made online at All enquiries to G. Collins Funeral Directors, 4 The Street, White Notley, CM8 1RH. Tel: 01376 583750.

BROOKE Ronald Peter "Ron" Passed away suddenly on the 16th September 2020, aged 68 years. Much loved Husband, Dad and Grandad. Will be so sadly missed by all his family and friends. A private family funeral service will take place. Donations in Ron's memory welcomed to The British Heart Foundation c/o Janet C Davies Funeral Director, Fern House, 72 Coggeshall Road, Braintree, CM7 9BY. 01376 339300 or via

AYLWIN Rita Anne Passed away peacefully at home on 25th September 2020, aged 91. She will be sadly missed by her loving family. A private funeral has been arranged.

TOFTS Marianne Passed away on the 6th October 2020 aged 95 years. Wife of the late John, Mum to Jackie and Patsy, Grandma to Jo, Thomas and Toby and Great Grandma to Danielle, Mason, Mia and Chloe. All enquiries to G. Collins & Sons Funeral Directors Ltd, 30 Rayne Road, Braintree, Essex CM7 2QH Tel: 01376 342266.

BERRY Michael John Passed away 3rd October 2020 aged 86 years. Enquiries c/o Braintree Co-op Funeral Directors 01376 551951.

SIZER David Keith Passed away on 5th October 2020 aged 73 years. Born and bred in Braintree. Adored Husband to Eileen, fantastic Father and Father-in-Law to Sean and Denise, Damion and Anya, Chloe and Tim. Most loving and proud Grandpops to James, Sam, Hope, Barnaby, Christopher, Sophie, Megan and Bethany. He will be so missed by us all. Due to the COVID 19 restrictions just a private family funeral service is to be held on 26th October 2020 at 11.30am. When we are in a better climate a celebration gathering will be held for David. Also, David's elder brother SIZER John Arthur Born and grew up in Braintree. Passed away on 30th September 2020 aged 83 years in New Zealand where he leaves his most treasured family. God bless them both.

TAYLOR June Passed away peacefully on the 6th October 2020, aged 86 years. Donations if desired, are being collected in June's memory for Broomfield Hospital and can be made online at All enquiries to G. Collins & Sons Funeral Directors Ltd; 30 Rayne Road, Braintree, Essex CM7 2QH. Tel: 01376 342266.

SMITH Alan Frederick Passed away peacefully on 5th October 2020, aged 91 years. A beloved Husband to the late Kit and a loving Father to Tony and David. Private funeral service will take place at the crematorium. Cancer Research UK has been chosen for family and friends to donate in memory of Alan. Please visit to make a donation and to leave a condolence message. Alternatively, donations may be sent c/o Daniel Robinson & Sons, 7 Manor Street, Braintree Essex CM7 3HW 01376 320582.