The Children's Society Tribute Garden

Our online remembrance garden is here to help family and friends create a lasting memorial in memory of a loved one.

Especially today...

Barbara Hepworth

1942 - 2020

This site is a tribute to Barbara Hepworth. She is much loved and will always be remembered.
Sheila Hibbert MBE was born in Hawick on December 26, 1931. She is much loved and will always be remembered by all her friends and family.

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Dorothy Francis

1933 - 2021

This site is a tribute to Dorothy Francis. She is much loved and will always be remembered.

Patricia Gale (Pat)

1937 - 2021

This site is a tribute to Pat. She is much loved and will always be remembered.

Paul Cousins

1933 - 2021

This site is a tribute to Paul Cousins. He is much loved and will always be remembered.

Edith Leeming

1932 - 2021

This site is a tribute to Edith Leeming. She is much loved and will always be remembered.

Always Remembering (176 tributes)

Stanley Jones

1932 - 1977

Stanley Jones was born in London on March 20, 1932. He is much loved and will always be remembered by all his friends and family.
Frances came into the care of the Waifs and Strays Society at York as a tiny child, following the death of her mother. From 1920 - 31 they gave her a home and a good childhood, and laid the foundations of the deep Christian faith which sustained her all through her life. She never ceased to be grateful for their kindness and care.
When tomorrow starts without me and I am not there to see, If the sun should rise and find your eyes are filled with tears for me, I wish so much you wouldn’t cry, the way you did today, While thinking of the many things we didn’t get to say.
Peggy was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was very proud of her husband, Tom, her son, Peter, and grandchildren Kate, Joe and Rob.
Regina Ochei dedicated her life to teaching and supporting children - not least us, her own children. She and her youngest daughter did the London Bridges Walk for this cause, and Regina would be glad to be remembered through donations towards building futures for vulnerable children.
Kiersten Rylee Peterson was born on October 16th 2007 at 8:14am with out a breath. She was born at 20 week of gestation after being diagnosed with Renal Agenesis. At 18 weeks of gestation it was determined by ultrasound that Kiersten Rylee had no kidneys and no bladder. After a second opinion it was decided to induce Baby Kiersten early.
Betty collected funds for many years at St. Mark with St. Margaret Church, Plumstead S E 18 and received a certificate of thanks from the Society to mark her achievement. She moved to Kent a few years ago and celebrated her 91st birthday in January before her death on 29th February 2008.
Phil was a talented footballer and all round sportsman, loving son and brother to twin Andy. During his two year battle with a brain tumour, Phil had to also deal with the death of his mother Chris. This incredible young man astounded family, friends and doctors with his amazing sense of humour and enormous courage.
When my dad died at the great age of 96 it was a huge shock as just a few days before he had been laughing and joking at my 60th birthday. For as long as I can remember he and my mum, Ethel, had raised funds for the Children's Society.
Catherine (Catie) a life lived with depth and width not length, with quality not quantity. Catherine always tried to live every day to the full. She loved dancing and art. She was beautiful.
Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there. I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow. I am the diamond glints on snow. I am the sunlight on ripened grain. I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning's hush I am the swift uplifting rush. Of quiet birds in circled flight.
Thank you for your donation in memory of a dear colleague and friend who will be greatly missed.
Bruce was a real family man and enjoyed nothing more than spending quality time with his wife, children and grandchildren, talking about football and telling jokes and stories. Bruce also loved his garden and especially his roses
Always cheerful and always happy and a long term supporter of The Childrens Society.
We, as a family, would like to thank everyone who donated so generously to the Church of England Children's Society in memory of our dear aunt, Dorothy Willetts.
In age she kept a secret truth, The bubbling humour of her youth, In conversation she'd evoke The very best from other folk. R.
My beautiful son Sean was stillborn on the 21st of October 1993, he weighed 6lb and 7oz. I was 39 weeks pregnant and thought everything would be o.k. I didn't realise a baby could die so late in pregnancy. Daft i know, but all the same that is what i thought.
Loved Husband, father and Grandfather. Lets keep trying to raise some money.
Betty - grandma of the world. Always more concerned about others than herself, she seemed to know how people were really thinking, understand what mattered and had ideas to help. With the highest standards of hospitality, personal caring - and cooking and baking - everyone loved to visit. We left feeling more loved and more confident.
In loving memory of Alice Mary May Wimsett, affectionately known to all as Ninny, who passed away in May 2010. She touched the lives of many people, and will be sorely missed. Nin was a special lady - always thinking of others ahead of herself, most notably underprivileged children.
In loving memory of Dan, beloved son, brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, friend and colleague. After a happy Norfolk childhood Dan studied politics at Liverpool University, where he fell in love with the city. He had a strong sense of social justice and wanted the world to be a fairer place.
To my beautiful sister with heart of gold love karen neice anna x x
Do not stand at my grave and weep I am not there; I do not sleep. I am a thousand winds that blow, I am the diamond glints on snow, I am the sun on ripened grain, I am the gentle autumn rain. When you awaken in the morning's hush I am the swift uplifting rush Of quiet birds in circled flight. I am the soft stars that shine at night.
In loving memory of Sidney Weir...
Sheila Hibbert MBE was born in Hawick on December 26, 1931. She is much loved and will always be remembered by all her friends and family.

Tony

1958 - 2012

Tony was born in Barbados St Michael on August 26, 1958. He is much loved and will always be remembered by all his friends and family.

Norman Hanney

1920 - 2013

Norman Hanney was born in Bradford-on-Avon on February 09, 1920. He is much loved and will always be remembered by all his friends and family.
Diana Provan nee Harker is much loved and will always be remembered by all her friends and family.
Michael Cannell was born on December 03, 1922. He is much loved and will always be remembered by his family and friends. Thank you, Dad, for he many years you were here, if only you could have stayed longer! You gave us our upbringing, and our futures, you were our rock!
Maureen Thoroughgood (nee Garratt) was born in Croydon on April 04, 1942. She lived in Margate, passing away from Pancreatic Cancer after a sudden & short illness. Maureen was highly thought of & respected for her community work in Thanet, she is much loved and will always be remembered by her family & many friends.
Gladden Beck is much loved and will always be remembered by all his friends and family.
Derek Butcher was born on April 29, 1959. He is much loved and will always be remembered by all his friends and family.

Bill Taylor (My dad)

1920 - 2014

Bill was born in Romford, Essex on November 13, 1920. He is much loved and will always be remembered by all his friends and family.

Bill

1920 - 2014

Bill was born in Romford, Essex on November 13, 1920. He is much loved and will always be remembered by all his friends and family.

Rob

1966 - 2014

Rob was born in Farnham on December 26, 1966. He is much loved and will always be remembered by all his friends and family.
Revd. Thomas Russell Hawthorn MBE was born in on December 16, 1918. He was much loved and will always be remembered by all his friends and family.
Anne touched the lives of so many people.
Hazel Noreen Purser is much loved and will always be remembered by all her friends and family.

Brenda Mary Joy Bevan

1921 - 2015

Brenda Bevan was born in Barnet on June 04, 1921. She is much loved and will always be remembered by all her friends and family.

Degh

1941 - 2014

DEGH was born in Hereford on March 02, 1941. He is much loved and will always be remembered by all his friends and family.
Dot is much loved and will always be remembered by all her friends and family.

Wendy Suzette Dare

1936 - 2015

Wendy Dare was born in Hove on June 24, 1936. She is much loved and will always be remembered by all her friends and family.
The Children's Society is our nominated charity for the "In Light And Love - Memorial Carol Service" "It is a painful fact that many children and young people in Britain today are still suffering extreme hardship, abuse and neglect. Too often their problems are ignored and their voices unheard. Now it is time to listen and to act.
Audrey Furse is much loved and will always be remembered by all her friends and family.

Nancy Harper Mbe

1932 - 2016

Nancy Margaret Harper MBE passed away on Sunday 17th April 2016, aged 83. Founder of the Miss Harper Nursery in St Cross, Winchester.

Leslie John Baldwin

1944 - 2016

Leslie Baldwin was born on March 07, 1944. He is much loved and will always be remembered by all his friends and family.

Mary Morton

1930 - 2016

Mary Passed away on 31st May 2016 in Winchester aged 85.
This site is a tribute to Elaine Van Hattem. She is much loved and will always be remembered.