Derek Albert Elson (13 May 1940 - 20 Apr 2024)

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DerekDravet Syndrome UK

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Location
Bretby Crematorium - Cedar Chapel Geary Lane Burton upon Trent DE15 0QE
Date
24th May 2024
Time
3.45pm
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Released from his pain on 20th April 2024, under the amazing care of Rider House.

Much loved husband and soulmate to Margaret, ever-loving dad of Craig and Nigel,
devoted grandad of Ole and Charlie, loving father in law to Vicky, loving brother of Cliff and the late Maud and Geoff, uncle to several nieces and nephews and a respected friend to many.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired made payable to 'Dravet Syndrome UK' a condition suffered by Derek's grandson Charlie, may be given at the service, online at tjparryfunerals.co.uk of sent c/o T. J. Parry & Family Funeral Directors, 188-189 Horninglow Street, Anson Court, Burton upon Trent, DE14 1NG.

CLIFF AND JOYCE ELSON donated £50 in memory of Derek

We would like to make a donation

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  • Thankyou both , that's so kind and generous of you it will go to good use for Dravets UK Margaret and family xx

    Posted by Margaret on 26/05/2024 Report abuse
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Margaret Elson donated £40 in memory of Derek

In loving memory and deepest sympathy of Derek
Steve and Ann Man

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  • Thankyou both for your generous donation and the amazing eulogy you delivered to Derek at his celebration of life ...Bless you both Margaret and all Derek's family

    Posted by Margaret on 26/05/2024 Report abuse
  • This donation was from Steve and Ann not Margaret 🙊 I made an error when posting sorry !!!

    Posted by Margaret on 26/05/2024 Report abuse
  • It was my privilege and honour to be able to be of some little support in the memory of such a fine man...we will all miss Derek.

    Posted by Stephen on 26/05/2024 Report abuse
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Marilyn Scattergood donated £50 in memory of Derek

In loving memory of Uncle Derek love from Marilyn and Tony

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  • Thankyou so much for your generous donation which will be greatly appreciated by this little known charity ...Margaret and all the family xx

    Posted by Margaret on 25/05/2024 Report abuse
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Caroline Tompkinson donated £10 in memory of Derek
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Ben Elson donated in memory of Derek

R.I.P. Derek, a special uncle.
your presence brought laughter into many lives.
Your memory lives on.

Cheers Dek
Ben and Sue.

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  • Thankyou Ben , Sue and family lovely kind words and generous donation 😢 Margaret and family 💔

    Posted by Margaret on 20/05/2024 Report abuse
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Ben Elson donated in memory of Derek

A dear brother in law, re-united with loved ones.

Eileen.

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  • Bless you Eileen thank you Margaret and family 💔

    Posted by Margaret on 20/05/2024 Report abuse
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Robin and Elaine wrote

Derek. You are now at peace. Remembering a lifelong friend who will be missed. Good times at the brewery and memories to keep forever. All our love and thoughts to Margaret and Family. Robin and Elaine. xx xx.

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  • Thankyou both so much for your lovely words and your weekly visits he did so enjoy the reminiscing of your younger days , he always managed to raise a smile ..Bless you both All of Derek's family 💔💔

    Posted by Margaret on 14/05/2024 Report abuse
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Tina Mccormack wrote

Such sad news thoughts are with your family sleep tight Derek x

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  • Thankyou so much Tina appreciate you thoughts .... All Derek's family xx

    Posted by Margaret on 14/05/2024 Report abuse
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Margaret Elson wrote

Oh dear Derek yesterday your birthday was so so difficult, the first one in 59 years I've not been able to give you a card or wished you happy birthday ...The fact you are now at peace gives us all comfort . You were so loved and will be so missed by us all but we know you will be watching over us and guiding us in the right direction

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Marilyn Scattergood wrote

A very special uncle who will always be remembered and loved forever in my heart
Marilyn.

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  • 💔💔💔

    Posted by Margaret on 14/05/2024 Report abuse
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Tracy Deeming wrote

So sorry to hear about Derek our thoughts are with you all at this very sad time xx what a great holiday in Mexico love Di and Tracy Parry

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  • Thankyou Tracy and Di your words and thoughts are a great comfort to us all Margaret and all Derek's family xx

    Posted by Margaret on 14/05/2024 Report abuse
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Cliff and Joyce Elson wrote

A loving caring brother and brother in law who will be sadly missed.

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  • 💔💔💔

    Posted by Margaret on 14/05/2024 Report abuse
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Paula Wheatcroft donated £10 in memory of Derek

A charity I didn’t know about until I met our Charlie and his family.

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  • Bless you ...Margaret and Derek's family xx

    Posted by Margaret on 13/05/2024 Report abuse
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Paula Wheatcroft wrote

Such a gentle soul, a proper gent!
RIP Derek 💔

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  • Thankyou Paula and Colin for bring such good friends ...Margaret and all the family xx

    Posted by Margaret on 13/05/2024 Report abuse
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Alison Russell wrote

Our thoughts go out to all of Derek's family at this sad time we remember the great holiday in Mexico when we were there at the same time Derek was such a lovely person and will be sadly missed love from Alison and Kelvin

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  • Thank you so much for your kind words… Craig & Vicky 🕯️

    Posted by Craig on 13/05/2024 Report abuse
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