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A personal note from the family

The family wishes to extend deep gratitude to all, for the prayers, support, comforting messages, calls, flowers, cards and gifts during this time of our bereavement






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Funeral For Johanna

The funeral will be held at St George's Church

Funeral starts at 14:00pm

on Wednesday 9th September

The funeral will be led by Father Richard Norman

How To Access

Funeral Live Stream Details

Sadly due to the current circumstances with the pandemic, only a limited number of people are able to attend the funeral service in person. To allow others to still feel part of the day, the family have organised for the funeral to be live streamed online.

Funeral Service will start at 14:00pm

On Wednesday 9th September

Led by Father Richard Norman

To access the live stream, please follow the link below to the private viewing room. The live stream feed will begin 15 minutes before the start of the funeral time


About Johanna 's Life

Johanna O’Sullivan was born on the 24th February, 1928. She was the eldest of 6 children born to Michael and Anna.

She grew up in Kenmare, Co. Kerry, Eire where she lived until she was 17. She then moved to England to train as an SRN.

She met Bill Broad while she worked in Sheffield Royal Infirmary as a theatre sister. They married in 1953 and had two children William and Jane.

The family emigrated to New York in 1958 and returned to the UK in October 1961.

They ran their own businesses from 1970 to 1998. Joan attended St. George’s church Bickley for 50 years.

Bill passed away in August 2014 after 61 years of marriage and Joan passed away on the 16th August at 4.15 am due to long term heart failure.

She is succeeded by her two children, 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.

May she rest in Peace.

Funeral fLowers

Send Flowers For The Funeral

Please contact the team on the number below to order flowers for the funeral. We can discuss what you are looking for and will hand write a message for the card. You will then be able to pay with your card once all completed.

  • Hearts


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  • Sheaves


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  • Sympathy Bouquets


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  • Posies


    A selection of floral posies. Approximate sizes are:

    • Original Height: 20cm, Width: 30cm
    • Deluxe Height: 25cm, Width: 35cm
    • Grand Height: 25cm, Width: 40cm

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  • Baskets


    A beautiful range of sympathy baskets. Approximate sizes include:

    • Original Width: 20cm, Length: 30cm
    • Deluxe Width: 35cm, Length: 20cm
    • Grand Width: 20cm, Length: 45cm

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The funeral will be held on

On Wednesday 9th September

From 14:00pm

to 16:00pm

At St George's Church

Led by Father Richard Norman