Here are the nine death notices published in the Echo this week:

HARRIS Doris Elizabeth (née Pelosi)

Passed away peacefully at Southend General Hospital on the morning of December 12th 2022. Doris was 99 years old, on her way to a century. She is survived by her four Children, eight Grandchildren and two Great Grandchildren. She was very much loved by a wide circle of friends and family and will be greatly missed. Everyone was welcome in her family and her door was always open. She was a very kind and fun person and she will live on in our hearts and our minds. Her Funeral will take place at the West Chapel, Southend Crematorium, 285 Sutton Rd, at 11:20am on Thursday February 2nd 2023. Neither flowers nor donations please.

JORDAN Kennett George ‘Ken’

Passed away peacefully on 13th December 2022 aged 82 years. A dearly loved Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad who will be sorely missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service at Southend Crematorium West Chapel on Wednesday 1st February 2023 at 12:00. Family flowers only please. Donations are gratefully received for Havens Community Hub and the Southend & Essex Masonic Welfare Trust and should be sent c/o F. P. Guiver & Sons Ltd or online at

George Leonard REEVES

George of Rayleigh passed away peacefully on 18th December 2022, aged 85. A much loved husband, father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. Funeral service to be held at Southend Crematorium on Thursday, 26th January 2023 at 1.20pm. Family flowers only but donations to Prostate Cancer UK welcome or via A.R. Adams funeral directors:

 RICE Patricia (née Vaughan)

Formerly of King’s Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, died peacefully on 11 December 2022 at Admiral Court Care Home aged 85. Devoted widow of His Honour Gordon Rice. A real character to the last, she will be sadly missed by family and friends. Funeral service at The Chapel, Sutton Road Cemetery, Southend at 11:15 on 11 January 2023. Family flowers only. Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society via F. P. Guiver & Sons, 416 Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, SS9 5PT 01702 527258 

SALMON John George ‘Known as George’

Passed away peacefully on 9th December 2022, aged 86 years. He will be greatly missed by all his family & friends. Funeral Service to be held at Southend Crematorium, West Chapel at 2:00pm on Wednesday 18th January 2023. All welcome. Family flowers only please, donations are gratefully received for The British Heart Foundation c/o F P Guiver & Sons Ltd 641 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2PN 01702 467426 or online at


Formerly of Fountain Lane, Hockley. Sadly passed away on 19th December 2022, aged 90 years. He died peacefully at Tallington Lodge Care Home in Lincolnshire. He will be missed by family and friends.


Born 3rd May 1928. Fell asleep 17th December 2022. Now with Len, the love of her life. Such a wonderful Mum, Nan, Great Nan, Aunty and good friend to many. Lovingly remembered by all. God bless you our darling mum, Love you forever. Funeral Service to be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Leigh-on-Sea on Friday 20th January 2023, at 12:30pm. Flowers are welcome. Donations, if desired, to the Alzheimer’s Society c/o F. P. Guiver & Sons, 641 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2PN 01702 467426 and online at

Thomas Arundel 8 .11.1933 - 8.12.2022

Passed away peacefully on 8th December surrounded by his loving family, a much loved Husband, Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad. He will be greatly missed by his family and all whose lives he has touched, now reunited with Christina. Funeral service to be held on 12th January at Holy Trinity Church, Basildon at 11:30. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Staff of Renal Unit Basildon Hospital.

Hoar David Gerald

Passed away peacefully aged 89 on 21st December 2022. A much loved Husband, Dad, Grandad and Great-Grandad. Funeral service to take place at Shoeburyness & Thorpe Bay Baptist Church on 18th January 2023, at 5pm. Donations if desired in lieu of flowers to British Red Cross -