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The Late John Pitman, TV Reporter & Journalist

February 22nd, 2018
Barnes & Sons Uxbridge Road have been entrusted with the care of the late John Pitman, whose funeral will take place on Tuesday 6th March at Mortlake Crematorium. John Pitman died on 14th February 2018 in Charing Cross Hospital, London aged 78. John was born on 18th November 1939 in Whitecroft, Forest of Dean. He grew up in Heathfield, Sussex and Fairford in Gloucestershire. An experienced journalist, John st...
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The Late Father William John Ashley Kirkpatrick – ‘Father Bill’

January 11th, 2018
Barnes & Sons will be conducting the funeral of Father Bill Kirkpatrick on Monday 29th January at St Cuthbert's Church. The following obituary illustrates the character of a man much loved and respected by all who knew him. William Kirkpatrick – Father Bill to his many friends – was born in Calgary, Canada, in 1927. He was brought up by people who ran a nursing home for seniors, where he worked from an early a...

World AIDS Day – December 1st

December 1st, 2017
In 2016, about 36.7 million people were living with HIV and it resulted in 1 million deaths. There were 300,000 fewer new HIV cases in 2016 than in 2015. Most of those infected live in sub-Saharan Africa. In the time since its discovery unto the year 2014, AIDS has caused an estimated 39 million deaths worldwide. HIV/AIDS is considered a pandemic - a disease outbreak which is present over a large area and is actively...
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Local Guitar Hero Albie Deluca Says Final Farewell to His Late Mother Ada

September 15th, 2017
On Wednesday 13th September, Barnes & Sons conducted the funeral of the late Ada Deluca, mother of local musician and international rock personality Albie Deluca. Albie had used Barnes and Sons before and naturally chose us again to take care of his mother. The funeral service was held at Our Lady of Fatima RC Church and was followed by interment in Mortlake cemetery. ...
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Chocolate Tea Party & Raffle for The Sick Children’s Charity

April 28th, 2017
Deb Osborne of Barnes & Sons recently organised a fund raising event at the branch in Uxbridge Road, in support of The Sick Children's Charity. Her Chocolate Tea Party and raffle raised over £150. Pictured here with Deb is Director Beverley Lodge drawing the raffle prizes....