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Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Jane Windsor

by Stuart Childerley 10 Jul 17:19 BST 16 July 2019

Jane was a very special person and will be missed by all of us. Jane achieved many good things in her career, ashore in her many various volunteering roles and whilst afloat in race management roles. She was a great friend and even through her own illness she continued to support and help others.

Although desperately sad that she has passed away, there are many very fond memories and much to celebrate about Jane's life and there will be a service to celebrate the life of Jane at St Andrews church in Hamble on Tuesday 16th July at 130pm. Afterwards there will be a reception at the Royal Southern Yacht Club and the details are here.

We hope you are able to come along, of course wearing something pink not black. No flowers, but there will be an opportunity to make a donation to the chosen charities.

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