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Dr John Pittard

John sadly passed away peacefully on 23rd March, aged 73 years. He will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends.

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  1. Our best thoughts and condolences to you all and to John.
    Tim, Jane Anne, Francis and James.

    Timothy Clegg
  2. With fond memories of JB. A great colleague and a lovely gentleman; who will be sadly missed. Our thoughts are with Gill and the family. x

    Carol and Roland Tilley
  3. Ratty,

    Missing your smile and sarcastic humour.

    we had a blast,

    Thoughts are with Gill and family


    richard caddle
  4. JB,

    A pleasure to have worked with you for so many years, fond memories, love to Gill and family x

    Mrs Slocombe

    Jan Hyatt
  5. JB,

    Us in The Cut Gate group will miss your cryptic messages and banter. Will also miss you on golf days and at Newbury. We’re all hoping we can attend Newbury later this year in person and raise a glass or two of horse’s neck to you.

    We’re doing a sweepstake for the Grand National in your honour on Saturday, as we know you loved your racing so much. We have raised £100.00 for your chosen charities through this.

    May God bless you and may you rest in peace.

    Love always,
    Bobby, Tracy and The Cut Gate Crew xxx

    Robert Lemon
  6. Roses are red
    Dawn brings the dew
    Hey Dr John
    We’re sure missing you

    Your knowledge was vast
    Your humour was sharp
    It’s all in the past
    Now you’re playing a harp

    We’ll think of you often
    Although we’re apart
    You’ll live on and on
    In our heads and our hearts.

    Martin Cassini
  7. In our thoughts at this sad time.
    Memories going back over many years of working with JBP at Chertsey Lane surgery and also watching our children grow up together.
    Happy memories of horse racing
    Lots of laughter and the odd cryptic comment!
    Still remember filing all the letters at the surgery with the little scissor sign entered by John.
    End of an era.
    Elaine and Harry Gill and family

    Elaine and Harry Gill and family
  8. A brilliantly funny and wonderful character who will be massively missed but remembered always. Very grateful for all the great memories and fun times x

    Thoughts are with all the family x

    Dany, Walter and Sam P x

    Daniel Peeroo
  9. RIP John
    Some of my personal and favorite memories from knowing john over the years include
    Football Manager to the great Virginia water side
    Horse racing ( to many meetings to name)
    Being introduced as Your personal driver

    Rest easy up there mate, you will be sorely missed by everyone
    Lots of love
    Andy, Kirsty and Jack

    Andy Powlesland
  10. Bon voyage mon ami

    Martin Chilcott
  11. My love and thoughts with all in JB´s family. I am grateful to have shared many wonderful times with JB, a great man, brilliant sense of humour and zest for life, while being the brunt of his jokes most of the time which delighted him immensely, very fond memories 🙂

    Luis Russell
  12. You’re all in our thoughts at this sad time. We all have such lovely memories of JB x

    The Blandford Group Practice
  13. “There was movement at the station, for the word had passed around
    That the colt from old Regret had got away,
    And had joined the wild bush horses…..”
    ‘Banjo’ Paterson
    jb – you’ve joined the wild bush horses now
    ‘Keep a fire for the human race’ is one of the many reasons you were alive. I was fortunate that our paths crossed on the ‘Via Medici’ – thank you, mfb.
    My condolences to all.

    Dr M F Bassendine
  14. So you’ve joined clough and shankly, bet they won’t get a word in!, It was a pleasure to share some great times with our children at Virginia Water , Your friendship and wit will always make me smile. See you in the boot room.

    Keith Powlesland
  15. JB- you will be missed. I was lucky enough to work alongside you at the surgery in Blandford. You were always so upbeat and positive and spread that feeling to everyone you met. I particularly remember you rocking the double denim look at a GP educational meeting- the coolest guy in the room! Feeling sad, but honoured to have known you.

    Sarah Nixon
  16. JB, we are so glad that you and Gill decided to move to Dorset and make your home across the road from us. We are honoured and privileged to have shared some great times with you and your lovely wife Gill, and wish you had been given more time to make more memories with us. We will keep making memories with Gill, and no doubt thoughts of you will be ever present and your name will often be on our lips! We will miss your unique mischief and merriment so much. Yo!

    Sam & Liz Titchmarsh
  17. We Cannot believe John you went so quickly. Your memories at Chertsey remain alive: You may Rest In Peace and our sincere condolences to Pittard family;

    Seta and Natasha B Tighe
  18. I have only just heard the sad news
    One of life’s true Gentlemen, not only was JB our family doctor but I had many a laugh with him what a star you will be sorely missed.
    Thank you JB
    Our sincere condolences Gill
    Kind regards
    Mickey Brown and Family.

    Mickey Brown.
  19. So sorry to hear this i was a patient at chertsey lane for many years

    Michelle Roach

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