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Commemoration Service

9th June 2018

A service commemorating Somervillians, to be held in the College Chapel.

Every year the College holds a Commemoration Service to remember all those Somervillians who have died during the previous year. The Service this year will be held on Saturday 9th June at 2.30pm in the College chapel and there is a list of those to be commemorated; see below. All Somervillians are welcome to attend the Service.

Please email Liz Cooke (elizabeth.cooke@some.ox.ac.uk) if you are aware of the death of any other Somervillian during the last year whose name does not appear on our list.

Click here to view the commemoration address given by Professor Joanna Innes.

The following Somervillians will be commemorated in the College Chapel.

Jennifer Bell née Grindley (1963, Lit Hum) on 28 May 2017 Aged 71

Maureen Ann Birukowska née Booth (1954, Zoology/Medicine) on 6 June 2017   Aged 81

Phyllis Mary Barbara Boardman née Boyce (1943, English) on 7 June 2017 Aged 92

Marjorie Boulton (1941, English) on 30 August 2017 Aged 93

Nancy Joyce Bower née Thompson (1939, Mod Langs) on 6 November 2017 Aged 95

Diana Margaret Brown née Clements (1957, Mathematics) on 20 May 2017 Aged 80

Hilary Marian Bryson née Colvin (1952, Zoology) on 9 November 2017 Aged 85

Sarah Barbara Canning (1950, Jurisprudence) on 12 September 2017 Aged 86

Shirley Anne Carnell née Mair (1954, History) on 8 December 2017 Aged 82

Joan Patricia Christodoulou née Edmunds (1951, History) on 30 September 2017 Aged 84

Ellen Rhoda Christian ‘Kisty’ Creighton née Barclay (1946, Lit Hum) on 16 June 2017 Aged 91

Mary Elizabeth Dainty née Elbeck (1938, Zoology) on 27 March 2018 Aged 98

Annie Kathleen ‘Kay’ Davies (1937, History) on 11 November 2017 Aged 98

Felicity Clare Edwards née Toussaint (1945, Phys. Sciences) in March 2018 Aged 90

Judith Claire Gray née Campbell (1957, English) on 25 December 2017 Aged 81

Miriam Griffin née Dressler (1957, Lit Hum; Fellow 1967-2002, Emeritus Fellow 2002) on 16 May 2018 Aged 82

Sheila Harris (1943, Lit Hum) on 19 January 2018 Aged 92

Pamela Sarah Haynes née Powell (1947, History) on 18 August 2017 Aged 87

Virginia Mary Hope Holt née White (1956, History) on 1 January 2018 Aged 79

Tamsyn Imison née Trenaman (1957, Medicine; Honorary Fellow 1999) on 18 September 2017Aged 80

Eucacia Mary ‘Laetitia’ Kikonyogo née Mukasa (1964, Dip. Social Anthropology) on 23 November 2018 Aged 77

Margaret Stewart McLaren Kohl née Cook (1944, English) on 10 September 2017 Aged 91

Florence ‘Eileen’ Leonard née Bellsham (1934, History) on 6 May 2017 Aged 101

Judith Ann Lovelace (1963, Lit Hum) on 7 November 2017 Aged 72

Helen Margaret ‘Sue’ Low (1949, PPE) née Carpenter on 26 April 2018 Aged 91

Frances Mary Gabriele ‘Fanny’ Mallary née Neville-Rolfe (1973, History) on 26 October 2017 Aged 62

Annie ‘Pamela’ Mason née Rhodes (1943, Mod Langs) on 7 June 2017 Aged 92

Mairi Clare McCormick née MacInnes (1943, English) on 14 September 2017 Aged 92

Marian June McKellar (1946, Mod Langs) on 27 October 2017Aged 90

Barbara Marion Mitchell née Davies (1941, Lit Hum) on 12 October 2017 Aged 93

Felicity Diane Morrogh née Chugg (1952, English) in about December 2016 Aged 85

Ursula Budynge Mullard née Stibbs (1944, English) on 5 October 2017 Aged 91

Elizabeth ‘Biz or Bess’ Murray née Hickson (1951, Zoology) on 31 March 2017 Aged 83

Beatrice Musgrave née Falkenstein (1945, English) on 26 May 2017 Aged 93

Denise Marie O’Donnell (Bursar) on 25 November 2017 Aged 85

Sheila Constance Leonard Ormerod née Preece (1945, History) on 8 December 2017 Aged 90

Eleanor ‘Rosalind’ Page née Pollard (1935, French) on 13 August 2017 Aged 101

Christian Mary Parham née Fitzherbert (1950, History) on 22 April 2017 Aged 84

Margaret Jessie Pope-Hathersley née Leary (1955, BLitt Student) in 2018 Aged 83

Joyce Sayer née Buxton (1954, Biochemistry) on 11 August 2017 Aged 93

Pauline Bladon Topham (1947, Mod Langs) on 4 April 2017 Aged 89

Clare Anne Jeanne Toynbee (1967, English) on 19 April 2017 Aged 68

Anne Marie Treisman née Taylor (1957, Psychology; Lecturer 1964-5) on 9 February 2018 Aged 82

Mavis Dorothy Ward née Smith (1944, Chemistry) on 2 December 2017 Aged 91

Ann Whitaker (1946, PPE) on 8 May 2017 Aged 94

Jacqueline Isabel Woodfill née Iselin (1940, English) in about April 2017 Aged 94

Margaret Wright (1957, Clinical Medicine) on 8 December 2017 Aged 86

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