Mon 30 May 2022 19:57

Nigel Hodges writes:-

Further to my earlier communication relating to the passing of Brian (Taff) Hodges.

For those wishing to attend the celebration service it will be held at Portchester Crematorium Tuesday 7th June at 3.30 pm.


 All are also invited for refreshments and share memories after the service at the Cormorant Pub & Restaurant, 188 Castle Street Portchester PO16 9QX


For those unable to attend but would like to join virtually there is a webcast and details are attached.


The family would also like to take this opportunity to thank you for the many kind and supportive messages received.


Thank you.


Nigel Hodges


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  • Brian ( Taff) Hodges - RIP

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