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It is with great sadness that we have to inform you of the death of Old Ratcliffian, Mr Robert Goemans (Class of '59), or Bob to the many who knew him. He died peacefully in the early hours of Saturday morning 27th May at the Pilgrim Hospital, Boston, Lincolnshire. He had suffered partial paralysis from a stroke some eight years ago. 

Bob leaves his younger brother Frank (Class of '61) who continues to manage the family business Parigo Horticutural Company from their nurseries near Chichester, West Sussex. Bob also leaves his son Robert and daughter Melanie and seven grandchildren. 

The funeral service for Bob will be held at his parish church St. Norberts, Henrietta Street, St. Thomas' Road, Spalding on Thursday 22nd June at 12:30 pm to be followed by a reception in Spalding at 3:00pm. 

If you would like to send messages of condolences to the family, lease email Alex Slack aslack@ratcliffe.leics.sch.uk she will ensure they forwarded to the families home address. 

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this sad time.

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