HOLT DINAH JOAN “Joan” Former matron at St. Mary’s Gate School in Southbourne, Joan passed away peacefully on Wednesday 9th January in the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, aged 90 years. Much loved mother of Carole and a devoted grandmother and great grandmother. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered. Service at Hinton Park Woodland Burial Ground on Friday 25th January at 10 am. Family flowers only; cheque donations if desired to ‘The British Heart Foundation’ c/o HPWBG, Wyndham Road, Walkford, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 7EJ. Tel: (01425) 278910.