Paul Breeze Roberts - aka citroenxm

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I had been following Paul's posts on Club-XM - he was quite open about his cancer and how it was affecting his life and his ability to carry out normal every day tasks, like working on cars. I was absolutely floored to hear of his death, as he gave the impression that the treatment was effective, and that he would be OK.

In the time I have been reading posts on Club-XM Paul was one of the regular contributors, and has clearly contributed to keeping that forum active. He apparently had an enormous stash of XM parts, so was often able to assist people with parts as well as advice.
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How very sad!

I'd known Paul for well over a decade and had met him on several occasions at rallies and meet-ups over the years. Think the last time I probably saw him was at Burghley probably 10 years ago now but we kept in touch from time to time on Messenger.

I just stunned, and somewhat now depressed, to learn of his death.

No words can really express how I feel. It seems we are all affected in our lives as we get older with more losses of friends and family. This is the onward march of life I suppose but it doesn't ease the pain of learning of someone else having died and someone who was such a great minefield of information.

RIP Paul-B-R aka citroenxm. Shine down and bright on us and our Citroens!
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Paul at work on a Citroen XM at X Rally, 2013.
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Details of Paul's Funeral:
BREEZE-ROBERTS, PAUL DAVID – 11th April 2024
Peacefully at Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor after an illness bravely borne. Of Malltraeth, Bodorgan. Aged 47 years.
Beloved husband of Sarah. Devoted Dad to Carwyn. Loving son of Corinne and David. A dear brother of Peter, Simon and Lorraine, and a fond uncle.
Strictly private Cremation followed by a public Memorial Service at Salem Chapel of Rest (Capel Bach), Millbank, Holyhead on Thursday 9th May 2024 at 11:00am.
Immediate family flowers only please but donations, if so desired, will be gratefully received towards Alaw Ward, Ysbyty Gwynedd in Paul’s memory c/o O.R. Jones & Co. (J.M. & M.L. Walsh), Penrhyn Yard, Longford Road, Holyhead.
Unfortunately I am unable to attend but will be very much there in spirit.
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Thanks for posting that Jim.

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Second that. Thanks for posting Jim.

Sadly too I will be unable to attend on that day.
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Rhothgar wrote: 22 Apr 2024, 18:43 Sadly too I will be unable to attend on that day.
I'd love to Roger but I'm both unable to drive that sort of distance currently and have an unbreakable prior engagement in the evening :(
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I'm making the trip down to Paul's funeral. I've put my XM back on the road after a 5 year hibernation for the trip.

Paul always told me I didn't use the car enough so thought it would be a fitting way to attend his funeral.

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DHallworth wrote: 30 Apr 2024, 14:20 I'm making the trip down to Paul's funeral. I've put my XM back on the road after a 5 year hibernation for the trip.

Paul always told me I didn't use the car enough so thought it would be a fitting way to attend his funeral.

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You are not wrong there David, a nice gesture I am sure Paul would approve of.
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Paul fixing something on my first C5
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May 2011 so would be at the Wetherby meet.
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It's his funeral today... Very much in my thoughts...
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Yep.....sad day.
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myglaren wrote: 08 May 2024, 17:30 Paul fixing something on my first C5

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May 2011 so would be at the Wetherby meet.
He looks a young man there.
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Rhothgar wrote: 15 May 2024, 21:55

He looks a young man there.
He was a young man :cry:
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