Kerry Rose Cullen (17 Dec 1969 - 20 Jan 2019)

Funeral Service

Location
All Souls R/C Church Kingsland Avenue Coventry CV5 8DX
Date
1st Mar 2019
Time
12pm

Cremation Details

Location
Canley, Cannon Hill Chapel Cannon Hill Coventry CV4 7DF
Date
1st Mar 2019
Time
1.30pm

In loving memory of Kerry Rose Cullen who sadly passed away on 20th January 2019

Lesley Murray wrote

It’s been almost a whole year since you’ve gone and I think about you so much. We had such fun together, you were the background to my life. Funny, erudite, cheerful and sardonic in equal measure. We couldn’t have lived more fully than we did. I miss you, I always will. Much love, Lesley

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matthew coppen wrote

I cant believe how much I miss you . It seems I think of you every second of the day . I tried to help you but I should have done more. . You was my best friend . Some of the sharks were the people closest to you we both know who they were .You was the kindest person I ever met . Thank you for being my friend

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Thank you for all the donations made to the Coventry homeless association in Kerry's name the sum of £466.60 was raised.

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Nicola Harvey wrote

We only heard today the sad news about Kerry.
We are so very sorry and offer our sincere condolences to her family.
Kerry was a wonderfully kind caring sincere and gentle person. She was always on hand to listen and help when ever she could.
She will be sorely missed.
God bless and rest in peace Kerry.
Nicola & Ian Harvey

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Goodnight and God bless till we meet again xxx

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Angela Hart wrote

So so sorry to hear about the death of Kerry. Kerry will be sadly missed! We all thought an awful lot about dear Kerry, she was loved so much by everyone. Kerry had a beautiful smile, that would light up a room. Kerry was very caring and friendly and so helpful. When Kerry was at the Irish Society, her door was always open for everyone, the kettle was always on! She was there just to have a friendly chat, or to help if you had any problems, she always made time to talk to you, no matter how busy she was. She was one of the nicest people, that I have ever met in my life. I will never forget you Kerry - LOVE Angela

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Aunty Kerry Rose. I love you. Esmé Rose🌹X

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Patrick's message to aunty Kerry. We'll look at you in the stars. Xxx

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Wendy Watson wrote

Very sorry to hear the sad news about Kerry. Dave & I remember Kerry very fondly, there were always lots of laughs when we met up with Kerry, Lindsey & Chris. Dave & I are very sorry we cannot be with you all to say good bye to Kerry but you will all be in our thoughts. Sending lots of love xxxx

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Kathleen Cullen wrote

Thankyou for all the lovely messages Kerry would have been so happy to know so many people cared. If you can wear a daffodil on Friday to lighten a very sad day x

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Carol Ridley wrote

I met Kerry at Redcar & Cleveland College, when we were both 17 and enrolled on a pre-nursing course. Although we ended up on different courses we remained good friends. As we were on different courses, and as this was in the days before mobile phones, we communicated mostly by letter. To save on postage we would exchange letters via my mum, who was the manager of a local cafe in Redcar town centre. It was always a good day when Mum brought home a letter from Kerry!!

Kerry had the most amazing sense of humour. And her humour was always so smart. I remember once when she visited me we barely spoke the whole afternoon. Which sounds odd, but instead of talking we mostly just cried with laughter, pushing this piece of paper backwards and forwards across the table to each other as we added drawings and thought bubbles to some caricature or other. I remember that day, sat at the table with the sun streaming through the window with our sides aching from laughing, as if it was yesterday.

Another day I received a rather official looking typewritten letter, addressed to a certain mutual (male) friend we had, from 'The Ministry of Sexism' or something along those lines, with various charges outlined. It was absolutely hilarious. She really was so talented.

Of course, we also did our fair share of partying. In fact, I was with Kerry in Philmores the night I met my future husband, just after my 19th birthday. Kerry also got on rather well with his friend, and so we ended up going on a double date to Rushpool Hall. We were chauffeured there from Kerry's house in a Reliant Robin (I kid you not).

Unfortunately, after I got married and Kerry moved away, we lost touch. I thought of her often over the years and was so happy when I finally managed to track her down on Facebook. We picked up as if the years had melted away, as good friends do.

Kerry, I can't do justice to you with words. You were, quite simply, a beautiful spirit. Passionate about fairness and justice, amazingly funny, kind, loyal, and the best friend anyone could wish for. I will always remember you and think of you often. There will never be another you. All my love, Caz xxx





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  • Carol: what a beautiful tribute to my dear cousin. You've described her spirit and joy so poignantly x

    Posted by Anthony on 26/02/2019 Report abuse
  • I couldn't agree more Kerry was the most loveliest loyal friend you could ever ever wish for so sorry you have gone love Dom x

    Posted by Dominic on 28/02/2019 Report abuse
  • Dear Carol: I read your lovely memory out at as a eulogy at Kerry's funeral. Your words described exactly how I found her to be. I think she would be thrilled by them. Thank you. Anthony

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  • Anthony, I was just thinking of Kerry today, and so I came to visit this page to feel closer to her, and saw that you read some of my words at Kerry's funeral. I can't tell you how glad that made me, as I couldn't be there in person. Thank you so much x

    Posted by Carol on 25/03/2019 Report abuse
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Jeannie Le Mesurier wrote

Still in shock! I can’t believe she’s gone. Too good for this world bless her. xx

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Susan Dorman wrote

THE ROSE BEYOND THE WALL BY A. L. FRINK

A rose once grew where all could see, sheltered beside a garden wall, And as the days passed swiftly by, it spread its branches, straight and tall....
One day, a beam of light shone through a crevice that had opened wide. The rose bent gently towards its warmth then passed beyond to the other side.
Now you who deeply feel its loss, be comforted - the rose blooms there - its beauty even greater now, nurtured by Gods own loving care.


You will always be in our thoughts Kerry, you were a kind, beautiful, caring person who always thought of other peoples feelings before your own. God took you too soon and you will be sadly missed, but we know you are now at peace. Love always Susan and Mark xxxxxx

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