Mr John Herbert Grant Hilton

Charity details

St Clare West Essex Hospice Care Trust

The work of St Clare is about helping those affected by life-limiting illnesses to have the best quality of life.

Registered Number 1063631

RNLI (The Royal National Lifeboat Institution)

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution is the largest charity that saves lives at sea around the coasts of the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, as well as on some inland waterways

Registered Number 209603

Messages of condolence

In memory of John, a long standing and valued member of Sawbridgeworth Tennis Club.

Sawbridgeworth Tennis Club

A lovely man and a wonderful violinist, such a privilege to have played in HSO with him. He will be missed.

Ms Ruth Wells

Dear Dad, So sad you are gone, but you leave many happy memories. You led a remarkable life and will never be forgotten. Not just by us but by so many. Rest in peace...Keep the music going! James & Deborah

Mr James Hilton

In memory of a lovely kind human being. It was my honour to have shared some wonderful memories with John during his time ate Sawbridgeworth Tennis Club.

Mr Ian Zellner

A kind and lovely man who will be greatly missed.

Mrs Pamelas Whiston

In loving memory of dear John A kind and loving friend to all. Very much missed, remembered always.

Mrs Susan Purcell

To my dear friend and violin teacher John, I am so glad that our paths collided 36 years ago. Your wonderful lessons and never-ending support played a large part in influencing my study and career choices and for that I am so grateful. I have many happy musical and social memories of times spent with you. Lots of love from Hayley, Shaun and Roman xxx

Miss Hayley Pomfrett

In memory of a lovely man and true gentleman

Mrs Peggy Wymer

A true gentleman with the fabulous hair! My sincere condolences. With love Katie xx

Mrs Katrina Isaacs

In loving memory of dear John


In loving memory of a kind and talented brother and brother-in-law.

Mr & Mrs David and Margaret Parks-Smith

Sadly missed always in our thoughts. Lots of love Len & Gill Maiden and family

Mr L Maiden

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A dear friend and wonderful violinist who inspired our daughter, Hayley, to become a musician with patience, encouragement and endless praise. We have many cherished memories of amazing concerts, holidays and lunches shared with John and Mary. With much love, Val and Peter.

Mrs Valerie Pomfrett

A pleasure and a privilege to have known such a lovely man.

Mr Richard Allaway

fond memories of a great leader of the orchestra, and a faithful supporter

Mr Keith Wenden

A wonderful violinist and a lovely man who is sadly missed.

Mrs Katherine Juggurnauth

An inspiring man & musician, a role model for the next generation; always supportive and generous of all, regardless of level or ability

Mr Roger Lowry

So many happy memories from the past 32 years. A remarkable and very kind man, brilliant musician and loved by all who knew him. He will be greatly missed. Rest in Peace John. Mary xx

Mrs Mary Hilton

In memory of a lovely gentleman John Hilton

Mrs Jean Hanger

Many happy memories, love Jeremy & Jane xxx

Mr Jeremy & Jane Hendy