Funeral arrangements for Dr Hemel Patel (1992-1997) Fleur de lys

Please join us in celebrating the life of our beloved Dr Hemal Patel on Saturday 9 March at 11.15am.

1. Service

Surrey & Sussex Crematorium (St Richard’s Chapel)
Balcombe Rd
West Sussex
RH10 3NQ

There should be ample parking and a few people to direct you. We are expecting lots of guests so arrive early to get a seat. If they are all taken then there are two screens and speakers by the entrance. The service starts promptly at 11.15 and will end by 12.45.

2. Wake

Heathy Farm
Balcombe Rd
West Sussex
RH10 3NQ
01293 882345

We have reserved two rooms at the back of this pub, which is basically opposite the crematorium on the other side of Balcombe Rd – very easy to get to. They have a car park.

There will be a buffet of deli finger food and savoury Indian bites as well as tea and coffee.
Please RVSP to with numbers and we look forward to seeing you then.

Dress code: colourful

Hugh Thomas

We are very sad to have to announce the death of Hugh Thomas yesterday; former Housemaster of Eagle, Head of Geography, cricket umpire and true and valued friend to many both in the wider Hurst community and the sporting circles of Sussex. Any arrangements will announced later.

Sue Hill and Hilary Ruddock

It is with great sadness that the Club announces the death of both Sue Hill and Hilary Ruddock.

Sue Hill wife of George Hill sadly passed away on Friday 19th January. The family are having a private cremation service however there will be a commemoration service at Holy Trinity, Hurst on 11th February at 12 noon.

Hilary Ruddock wife of Reg Ruddock sadly passed away 22nd January at the age of 96. Her funeral will be at Cuckfield Parish Church on Wednesday 6th February at 1.45pm, with refreshments served at the Old School