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Mrs R Reeve

PUBLISHED: 09:26 13 November 2009 | UPDATED: 15:13 06 July 2010

ALL Saints Church, Worlingham, was packed for the funeral service of Robbie Reeve, who died peacefully at home on October 5.

The coffin was preceded into the church by the standard of the local branch of the RAFA.

ALL Saints Church, Worlingham, was packed for the funeral service of Robbie Reeve, who died peacefully at home on October 5.

The coffin was preceded into the church by the standard of the local branch of the RAFA.

The service giving thanks for the life of Robbie was beautifully conducted by the Revd Suzie Ellis and the eulogy was delivered by the Revd Gordon Webster of Mundesley. Granddaughter Tamsin White also read a moving tribute to her grandmother.

Mourners were: Husband Richard, daughters Michelle and Nicola with sons-in-law Martin and Shaun, grandchildren Tamsin (with Lee), Ayeisha and Will, sister-in-law Tina and brother-in-law Tony, nephew Julian with Samantha, cousin Dorothy and Bob Jarvis, Mark Harvey and Claire Grimson, Nick Harvey, Paul and Yvonne Burch, Bridgette Harvey and Ian Edwards, Maria Humm (also representing Mrs Margaret Harvey), Fred and Sylvia White, Neil and Joanne White (Emma, Lauren and Freddie), Maureen, Stuart and Paul Conroy, Jackie (goddaughter) and John Squire, Janet Church and Sally Pullen (goddaughter), May and Mervyn Wright, Vera and Mick Stannard, Jane Canham, Nancy Williams, Katrina James, Caroline Moyse, Patsy Hitter, Brenda Taylor, Sylvia Smith, Pam Carr, Andy Peek, Jean and Maurice Dix, Donna and Gary Dix, Carol and Paul Bennett, Rod and Tessa Oakley, Julie Green and Kirbi Humphreys, Denise Edwards, Angela Starr, Steph Elmore, Brenda Pettitt, Dianne Chaston, Derek Rudd, Alan Fisk and Jill Slade, Trudie Fisk, Julie Soanes, Gina and Don Graham, Tania and Kris Graham, Kenny and Ann Crisp, Mollie Crisp, Gail Yallop and Tina Twitchett, Mike Turner (Iris Turner), Coral Rimmer, Ethel Schuurman, Brian and Judy Taylor (Joan Bignall), Roger and Christine Smith, Ron and Brenda Ashby, Geoff Dann, Austin Mobbs, Alan Ramsden and Lynda Watson, Dick and Jane Jordan, John Cooper, Andrew and Marilyn Rowley, Vic and Guilia Tiffin, Dianne and Peter Taylor, David and Gillian Gregson, Ron Spall, Bryan and Margaret Rouse, Gordon Knights (Jackie), David and Sandra Bell, Mike Butcher, Sammy Crisp, Jean Jones and Debbie Woods, Ian, Gillian, Mark, Kevin and Sarah-Jane Pitchers, Bob Peck with Maureen and Graham, John and Mavis Basey-Fisher, George Fox, Peggy and Tony Goodwin (Hillside News), Fred Popely, Andy McWilton, Norman and Jenny Hart, Mary Notley, Bev Delf (Paul Remblance), Brian Aylett (Bertie and Jenny Poole), Vic and Lynn Womack, Bev and Mick Barnshaw, Brian Vousden (RAFA chairman), M Atkins, Mr and Mrs Dronsfield, Janet McManus and Sue Rowley, Ann and Rodney Norville.

Unavoidably absent were Marian, Michael and Roger Hall (Canada), Barry Jones and family (Wales) and the Kenney family (USA).

Richard and family were overwhelmed by the messages and floral tributes received from friends and from the members of the Lowestoft Cruising Club, Lowestoft Aviation Society, Navigator and Venturer Association, Port of Lowestoft Research Society, the Class of '48 Bungay Grammar School and the local branch of the Royal Air Force Association.

Special thanks must also go to Doctor Bungay, the staff of Allied Healthcare, Revd Suzie Ellis, Revd Gordon Webster and Sue Collins of Cossey Funeral Services, who all helped us through a very difficult period and not forgetting Robbie's great friend Marian, who flew in from Canada to comfort and nurse her through her final weeks.


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