Tributes paid to Exmouth teacher

A MUCH-loved Exmouth teacher has died at the age of 56 after losing her brave fight against a brain tumour. Mother-of-three Sandie Trelease, from Valley Way, was known and loved by the scores of pupils she taught during her time at St Peter's School, in Lympstone

A MUCH-loved Exmouth teacher has died at the age of 56 after losing her brave fight against a brain tumour.

Mother-of-three Sandie Trelease, from Valley Way, was known and loved by the scores of pupils she taught during her time at St Peter's School, in Lympstone.

Sandie moved to Exmouth in 1980 with her husband John, where the couple were blessed with three children.

She enjoyed teaching at St Peter's School, in Lympstone, where she was loved and respected by the pupils, staff and parents.


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A keen sportswoman, Sandie had many hobbies and over the years she took part in scores different activities.

Her sporting skills extended to playing badminton for her local clubs at Withycombe, Exmouth Sports Centre and the Cranford Club.

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She was also a keen dragon boat racer with Excalibre Exeter's dragon boat club and a choir member.

Diagnosed with her illness six months ago, Sandie leaves her husband John and three children, David, Richard and Nicky.

A service and burial will take place at St John in the Wilderness Church on Wednesday June 3, at 4.30pm.

The family has requested no flowers but asked for donations to be made to the Exeter and district hospice in memory of Sandie, and the excellent care she received during her last days of life.

READERS' TRIBUTES:

Sandie Trelease was my year four teacher in 2004.

Dear Mrs Trelease, we always will remember you as the teacher who was the fun, active, smart, sporty,and good at dancing type. She taught me all I know and for that I am now a part of the Devon hockey team. We always will remember you and never forget you.

Lots of love Shannon Beverley and the yr 8 girls

Dear Mrs Trelease,

I didnt really know you really well but you did boarding duties some nights and they were some of the best nights. You made me feel welcome when I first started at St. Peters so much. We will all miss you terribly and it won't be the same without you. We will all miss you so much in Lake. RIP. xx

Love You Lots from Ella Evans and the Year 8 girls. xxxxxxxxx

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