In memory of Gill Watkins

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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by David Pepper » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:17 pm

I cannot find the words to express my feelings, I am still in shock, sincere condolences to mark and family our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by David M Wilks » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:25 pm

They say great things come in small packages, what a star ! who made us all feel special, condolences to Mark and family .Dave & Janet Wilks

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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by leesellars » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:31 pm

Very Sad news indeed. My Heart goes out to Mark Daniel and Sara at this time in thier lives. My sincere Condolences to all.
She was the warmest person and funny at times.
Best Regards and thoughts.

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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by Adrian Harris » Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:35 pm

Such a terrible loss for Mark, Daniel and Sara, made all the more devastating for it to come at a time when Gill and Mark were moving on from the massive success they had made of Armortek and were just starting to write the next chapter of their lives.

Gill had the rare talent of being a tough business woman one moment and a warm and caring friend the next. I will miss our phone calls, which always seemed to turn away from tanks and on to other random subjects such as animals, holidays and family.

I will also treasure the chats we had and the support she gave me when I was going through my own loss.

I do hope Mark will read these comments and see the great affection in which the whole Armortek community held and hold them both.

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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by Stephen White » Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:33 pm

Just to bump this thread.

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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by Chris Hall » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:07 pm

Stephen White wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:33 pm
Just to bump this thread.
..... which, out of respect, should be at least Pinned if not made a permanent Announcement. Can this be done ?
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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by Oliver Brüninghaus » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:28 pm

It struck me so deeply to read such sad news.

In telephone calls or e-mails I always experienced Gill as a charming, friendly person.
I'll never forget her delicate sense of humor which was always to the point.
Tonight I will remember her in the sight of my MK IV that would not exist without her charming persuasion.

My deepest condolences to Mark and his family.

With grief in my heart
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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by Uwe Gerstenmayer » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:36 pm

So sad news I still can't believe and I'm still quite shocked :-(

Just in September I had the pleasure to meet up again with Gill and Mark and was so happy to see them both .......I have no words ...

My sincere condolences to Mark and the Family from heart , its simply too hard to express my feelings now...


RIP Gill , you have a big place in our hearts,

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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by Stephen White » Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:45 pm

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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by Mark Heaps » Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:10 pm

My sincere condolences to the family.
Your personal loss is felt by all of the "Armortek Family" , I think, and so it should rightfully be.

Mein herzlichen Beileid !

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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by William Gardeniers » Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:51 pm

Very sad news to hear that Gill past away, I still can't believe,
My sincere condolences to Mark and the family.
With Regards William

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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by Nigel Martin » Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:18 pm

Very sorry to hear this news, my sincere condolences to Mark and family.

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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by laurent ROSSET » Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:57 pm

Très triste nouvelle!
Sincères condoléances

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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by Phil Dawe » Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:13 pm

Such sad news. It was dealing with Gill some years ago that made me such a fan of Armortek. She will be missed by all. :(

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Re: In memory of Gill Watkins

Post by Raymond Glover » Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:25 pm

Such sad news to hear. She was always so helpful on emails and wonderful to speak with on the phone....This is such a great loss to our hobby community. My deepest sympathies to all. Her warmth and kindness will live on in her family and friends.

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