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Emily Hannell

Rowland Hannell (Rolz)

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Rowland Hannell (Rolz). Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Please add any photographs, stories or messages and make sure to visit the link to the online service under events and leave any comments. Thank you for...  see more

Rowland James Hannell (Rolz) passed away in Southampton General Hospital on April 9th 2022. He was born in Uxbridge, Middlesex along with his twin brother on March 28th 1957. He was preceded in death by his parents, younger brother and brother in-law. He is survived by his three daughters, Alison, Claire and Emily, grandchildren Amy and Charlie, his sisters Marilyn and Jaqueline and his twin brother Raymond. He was a printer by trade...  see more
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Posts & Photos

  • Emily Hannell
    I just wanted to add a few more old family photos of dad having fun as some of said you didn't have any photos with him. I particularly love the one where he's holding a huge crab!
  • Claire Caven
    I will always remember you playing the drums and having all manner of interesting percussion instruments that we could play with when we were little, including a whistle that sounded like a train when you blew it! You must have been the best...  more
  • Dawn Honess
    We fondly remember the time you lived with us, we will always keep talking about you as you deserve to be remembered for your humour and kindness. Rest in peace
  • Alison Kendall
    I remember coming home one day with Mum to find a note on the door saying ‘Beware of the rabbit’ - when we went in there was a white bunny hopping around the house and Dad in the process of building a cage for it out of bits of wood and chicken...  more
  • Richard Hall
    This is the only photo of Rowland that we’ve got, him and Cath at our wedding. Don’t they look young! We all used to go on holiday together and that’s what I remember. On holiday Rolz would snack on stuff 24/7 (without putting on any weight!) In...  more
  • Jaquie Butler
    Like a shadow in the moonlight
    Like the whisper of the seas
    Like the echoes of a melody
    Just beyond our reach
    In the shadow of our sorrow
    Past the whisper of goodbye
    Love shines through eternity
    A heartbeat from our eye
  • Emily Hannell
    Looking through old photographs for this memorial, I realised how much more like my dad I am than I realised. Not just to look at, but he was unapologetically himself and I think I learned by example to dress however I want and do what I like without...  more