Family man will be “sorely missed”

THE family of a man who died at a private party in Chelmsford have expressed their sadness a losing a “loving and caring son, brother and uncle”.

Anton Jardin, 39, from Eastwood Road, Rayleigh, died at a property off the A414, London Road, Chelmsford on August 19.

In a statement has family said: “Anton was our loving and caring son, brother and uncle. He was a talented artist and graphic designer, full of enthusiasm for life.

“He loved fitness and sport, including running the London Marathon in 2010 in aid of a local children’s hospice. He enjoyed travelling, especially a trip to Australia.

“We are devastated at losing him, words cannot express our loss; there is a hole in our lives which cannot be filled. He was be sorely missed by friends and family.”