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Ann Veronica Donald

Ann aged 78 years passed away peacefully on Monday 12th April 2021. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.


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  • The Donkey Sanctuary
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  1. Goodbye my dearest friend…So sad I never got to say goodbye in person and I will miss you more than words can say…We enjoyed many happy times together including our birthdays one day apart when we liked to go out for a meal, as well as our conspiracy plan to get your last Cocker Spaniel into the house…We had some fun times. Goodnight and sleep tight till we meet again….Judy xxxxx

    Judith Crisp
  2. You always had a tale to tell whenever I came to help you groom the dogs and over a cup of tea having a laugh.
    RIP Ann xx

    Ronnie DITTON
  3. A lovely lady from a lovely family I remember our long chats over me doing your hair about family, kids , dog’s ,gardens and ponds and when you moved our letters in our Christmas cards to each other and off course Facebook that kept us in touch , you will be sadly missed and my thoughts and prayers are with all your family at this sad time more from Sharon and paul and family RIP Ann x

    Sharron paul and family
  4. To all the family… We were so sorry to hear of Ann passing away. We’ve got lots of fond memories of coming down to stay with ‘nanny doggies’ with Michelle, Dennis and the girls. We’re sending you so much love at this sad time. Jo, Sophie and Chloe xxx

    Jo, Sophie and Chloe Newman
  5. I only knew Ann briefly as she bred my lovely Cocker Harry seven years ago, but I will always remember her not only for her love of dogs but her deep love for her family. Her love for her family and her dogs was intertwined and I remember her great pride that one of her grandsons had been a junior handler with Harry’s mum Rose, and been there at Harry’s birth. A lovely down to earth lady that I will never forget x

    Mandy Williams
  6. This news is a great shock to me. I was at school with Ann, I knew her as Veronica in those days. Many years went by and we found each other again on Face book. I will miss reading her comments and photos of her beautiful dogs. RIP my friend Xxx

    Mavis Stokes (was Cater)
  7. Mum, you are the bravest person in the world, you only thought of us all and never yourself, making sure we were all ok and helping us to stay strong for you. I am so proud to call you my Mum, and I will always be grateful Max had you as his loving ‘Nanny doggies’ ❤️ I’m not sure how we’ll manage without you around but I promise I will look after Dad and the dogs and we will keep your memory alive for all of the grandchildren. I love you lots xxx

    Louise Donald
  8. So sorry for your loss Stephen. Ann was always very friendly and helpful to me. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her. My sincere condolences, Due Whitelock.

    Sue Whitelock
  9. Steve…. we were shocked and so saddened to hear of Ann and can only send our sincerest condolences to you and the family. We have had the privilege of knowing you and Ann for many years in our dog world and we will miss her. Our thoughts and our love are with you and the family.

    Carole and Barry
  10. So sorry to hear the news about Ann. A lovely lady, looking after so many animals and keeping them
    looking smart for their owners. Always cheerful and helpful. We send our condolences to the family.

    Tom and Jo Gurr
  11. So very sad to hear of Ann’s passing. We were very lucky to get our orange roan cocker spaniel 7 years ago from her and would from time to time pop in to see her. She always made us welcome and loved seeing Eddie saying he was a handsome boy. To Stephen and family our thoughts with you all at this difficult time. Love Carol& Paul & Eddie. Xx🐾

    Carol & Paul Douglass
  12. Ann and I went way back to Greenford Careers. We saw many changes over the years had lots of laughs. When I had a parents evening at Northolt High Ann would invite me over and provide me with a cuppa and sandwich before I had to go back oh and of course a ciggy. We sent Christmas cards each year and spoke on the phone not often but often enough like friends do that you just chat as though you see each other every week. My condolences to you Stephen and all the family she was a lovely woman and proud of you all. Ann Hancock

    Ann Hancock
  13. Ann’s passing will be such a great void for so many.
    Her love for her family, her beloved Sweetways Cockers and her kindness and patience when being presented with one of my scruffy Cockers to groom, will be my lasting memories of her.
    Rest in Peace Dear Ann, you will not be forgotten.

    Camilla Higgins
  14. My condolences to you Stephen and all of your family.

    Gail Sostakas (nee Cops)
  15. A beautiful lady that I had the privilege of knowing for 15 years. I’ll always remember you Ann for your kindness to animals and your love of dogs. Lots of love 💕

    Sue Goode
  16. Mum,

    Cannot believe we will never see you again, you were the best mum and we had lots of fun and laughter together. We will all look after the dogs and Stephen and each other just the way you would have wanted thank you for being the best mum and nan.

    Lots of Love

    Michelle xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    michelle robinson
  17. Dear Ann,
    Thank you for all the love and support you gave me over the years, you will never know how much that helped me. I will miss being able to pick up the phone for one of our chats but you will always be in my thoughts.
    Much love to you and all the family.

    David & Kim
  18. Mum you were amazing. So kind, loving and understanding. You were always there for us no matter what. We all miss you so much but we know you are still around us looking out for us. We will carry your memories with us until its our turn to see you again. I promise I will do my best to look after Stephen and the rest of the family. You can rest now Mum, say hi to Nan, Lou and Joyce and Bob for me – I love you with all my heart. x x x x

    John Kinsella
  19. Always greeted with a smile and a hello Philip
    Such a lovely lady
    Sending love to all the family

    Philip Carey
  20. My dearest sister-in-law, what fun we had when we were young, what a lovely time we had at John-John’s birthday, and what a lovely day we had in the small gap in lockdown. Now you are at peace, no more pain, miss you xxx

  21. Goodbye dear sister, we had such fun over the years, will miss you, I’ll look out for your babies. Love you

    Jane and Alan xx
  22. We only met Ann twice, but we remember her as a kindly, quiet and unassuming lady. Our deepest, heartfelt condolences go to all the family, who are trying to come to terms with the sudden loss of their loved-one.

    Alan and Irène Romp
  23. A lovely woman who enabled many of us to have the fondest, most beautiful memories of growing up in NORTHOLT! God bless you Anne🙏💔

    David O'hara
  24. Will miss you Ann. R.I.P.

    Jacquie Rorke

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