Atte (June) Walby (9 Jun 1930 - 15 Jun 2021)

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Location
Chatham Cemetery maidstone Road Chatham ME4 6HH
Date
20th Jul 2021
Time
2pm
Funeral Director
T. Allen Funeral Service, Rainham

In loving memory of June Walby known to many as Atte who sadly passed away on 15th June 2021 just after her 91st birthday. Atte was a special member of the Walby family as a Mum, Mum-in-law, Nan, Great Nan and Great Great Nan. She was also the last surviving Harris sibling and a well-remembered aunt.
Atte was a strong and healthy lady who touched the hearts of many with her kindness and selflessness, and after losing her husband Stanley 33 years ago, carried on making a difference by helping others; knitting for babies, volunteering in the Cats Protection League shop, regularly donating to charities, and enjoying time with the great grandchildren as she and Stan had done with the grandchildren.
Sadly in 2018 she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and was no longer able to manage on her own. After a time in Robert Bean Care home, and then Copper Beeches Care home, her last two years were spent at Darland House Care home, where the staff made her final years as comfortable as possible under the restrictions of COVID and the gradual decline in her health, and the family will be always grateful to them all for ensuring she was safe and cared for. Now she is at peace.

We would be grateful if floral tributes are replaced by a donation to Alzheimer’s Society to help others living with dementia.

The funeral is a woodland grave at Chatham cemetery; please feel free to dress in celebration of Atte’s life in any colour you choose.

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Margaret and Paul Ludford donated £50 in memory of Atte

In loving memory of our dear Atte. So many happy memories of times spent with you . At peace at last in your woodland setting

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Carolyn Crittenden donated £30 in memory of Atte
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Atte was like a third grandmother to my children when they were young.

Atte was like a third grandmother to my children when they were young.

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Tom Walby donated £50 in memory of Atte
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A sharp wit and a warming smile. One of the most selfless people You could ever hope to meet. A grandparent, great grandparent, great great grandparent. We are lucky to have had you in our lives and you will be forever in our memories. Love you Atte

A sharp wit and a warming smile. One of the most selfless people You could ever hope to meet. A grandparent, great grandparent, great great grandparent. We are lucky to have had you in our lives and you will be forever in our memories. Love you Atte

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Terry Walby donated £100 in memory of Atte

Love you Atte
Rest in peace

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Ben Walby wrote

I have so many memories of wonderful Atte that I cant think where to begin: Sleeping bags in the attic room of Maidstone Road, a giant tomato in the flat in London, learning to ride and ice creams afterwards in Atte and Grandad Park, and the words to a song I was probably to young to be told……I hope you are at peace with Grandad after all these years. I will always love you xxxx

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Ben Walby donated £50 in memory of Atte

I have so many memories of Atte I cant think where to begin. Sleeping bags in the Attic Room of Maidstone Road, the giant tomato in the flat in London, learning to cycle in ‘Atte and Grandad Park’, the funniest and rudest song - the words of which I still remember today. The only consolation is that you will finally be re-united with Grandad xxx I will love you always

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Remembering a lovely lady.

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Atte, granny Pat, Rebecca, Stan, Terry.  Thank you Atte for being such a wonderful person. Not just the family, but with French students long long ago, children from my own schools, firstly Kennington then Egerton. You managed to do so many barge trips

Atte, granny Pat, Rebecca, Stan, Terry. Thank you Atte for being such a wonderful person. Not just the family, but with French students long long ago, children from my own schools, firstly Kennington then Egerton. You managed to do so many barge trips

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Atte's school photo January 1939

Atte's school photo January 1939

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Atte's school photo January 1939. How her life was about to change.

Atte's school photo January 1939. How her life was about to change.

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Atte at 5, the beginning in the safety of Havering atte Bower.           What lay ahead you could not know,                                                A life with so very much to show.

Atte at 5, the beginning in the safety of Havering atte Bower. What lay ahead you could not know, A life with so very much to show.

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Thank you Atte For your kind heart your wisdom your warmth , your story telling your wit and how you always laughed . Il treasure you & my memories always ✨

Thank you Atte For your kind heart your wisdom your warmth , your story telling your wit and how you always laughed . Il treasure you & my memories always ✨

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Atte how you enjoyed the day with us at Leeds castle on your 88th birthday, A very happy memory to treasure.

Atte how you enjoyed the day with us at Leeds castle on your 88th birthday, A very happy memory to treasure.

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Rebecca Stapley wrote

Dear Atte, a heart full of kindness and caring,
You have left us, and it has made the world a poorer place
The qualities within your loving soul, always sharing.
Remember her as she was and always will be, in our hearts.

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  • Dennis’s words not mine x

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  • The wind felt cool and the wind blew free T'was the first time travelling to see, Kemsing by tiny train. Becky and Atte

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