FORSTER November 26, peacefully at Barrington Lodge Nursing Home, Bishop Auckland (late of Rosemount). Donald (Donnie), aged 75 years, a dearly beloved husband of the late Thora, a dearest father to Stephen, a dear father-in-law to Gillian and a much loved granda of Kelly Hope and Emma, also a dear brother of John. Cremation Wednesday, December 3 at Darlington. Cortege leaving Fylands House, Tindale Crescent at 1.45 p.m. for a service in the Crematorium Chapel at 2.15 p.m. Friends please meet at either Fylands House (Co-operative Chapels of Rest), or at the crematorium.
FOTHERGILL November 29 (peacefully in hospital), of Swan Street, Darlington (formerly of Leafield Road). Helen, aged 70 years, much loved wife of Arnold, loving mother of Joy, Trudy and Hylton, also a devoted grandma. Funeral Thursday, December 4. Would friends please meet 11.15 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
GRAYDON Christine Mary of Sowerby, Thirsk. Died aged 79 years in an accident on December 2, 2003. Loved and respected by her family and friends. Service at Harrogate Crematorium on Tuesday December 9, at 1.00 p.m.
GREAVES Stanley Alfred Suddenly in hospital on November 28, 2003. Stan, in his 93rd year, dear husband of Lavinia for 69 years, dear dad of Stanley, Bob, Jean, Alex and Gerry, also much loved father-in-law, grandad, great-grandad and great-great-grandad. Family and friends please meet at St. Bede's Chapel, Teesside Crematorium on Friday, December 5 at 3.30 p.m. for service.
GREEN November 30, of Oversteads House, Ushaw Moor. John, aged 83 years, beloved husband of the late Louisa and a dearly loved brother and uncle. Friends please meet for service in St. Anne's R.C. Church, Harlow Green on Thursday December 4, at 11.00 a.m. followed by private interment. On whose Soul sweet Jesus have Mercy. R.I.P.
HARRIS November 24, peacefully, in hospital. Robert George (Bob), aged 65 years, a friend of many. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, December 11 at Darlington Crematorium at 2.15 p.m. Friends invited, please meet at the crematorium.
HEATON November 28, of Springfield Lodge, West Rainton (formerly of Durham). Wilf, aged 82 years, dearest brother of George. Service and committal at Durham Crematorium Chapel on Monday at 9.30 a.m.
HORNIMAN December 2 (peacefully in hospital), of Thurstan Grange, West Cornforth. Reginald (Reg), aged 72 years, a dearly loved brother of Freda and the late Dorothy and will be sadly missed by nephew Ian and family. Service and committal at Durham Crematorium Chapel on Tuesday at 12.00 noon. Will friends please meet at the crematorium. No flowers by request. Peace after pain
HOWE (Hartlepool) December 3, (suddenly, in hospital). Mary, (nee Shannon), aged 64 years, dear sister of Jim, much loved aunt of Keith and great-aunt of Shay-Liegh and Craig, good friend of Sarah. Funeral service at St. Patrick's Church, Owton Manor Lane, Hartlepool, Tuesday 1.45 p.m. prior to interment at Stranton Grange Cemetery, Tanfield Road, Hartlepool.
HUMPHREYS December 3, (peacefully, at Howlish Hall), of Ferryhill. Edward, (Ted), aged 80 years. Beloved husband of the late Doreen, much loved dad of Valerie and David, also a dear father-in-law of Rob and Deborah, a loving and devoted grandfather of Paul, Steven and Carolyn, also a great-grandfather of Riess. Funeral Tuesday. Would friends please meet at 2.15 p.m. for service in St. Luke's Church, Ferryhill followed by cremation at Durham. Will be sadly missed by all family and friends.
HUXLEY November 28, suddenly, of Cavendish Court, Ferryhill. Edward, aged 78 years, a loving husband of Joan and a dear father of Eddy and father-in-law of Carole, grandad of Mark, Tina and Paul, great-grandad of Devon and best friend of Margaret and Albert. Cortege leaving residence at 10.00 a.m. on Thursday, December 4 for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 10.30 a.m.
IRVING November 30, (suddenly), at Poplar Lodge, (late of Kitchener Street, Darlington. Dorothy, aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late Jack, a dear mother of John, a much loved grandma and mother-in-law. Funeral Monday December 8. Will friends please meet for service at 3.15 p.m. at Darlington Crematorium.
JOHNSON December 3, suddenly at home, in Bedale. Pat, aged 78 years, beloved wife of James, dearly loved mother of Pat, Barbara, Jimmy and Michael, also a loving nana. Funeral service to be held at St. Gregory's Church, Bedale on Tuesday, December 9 at 10.30 a.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to be shared between Church Funds and Friends of the Friarage Hospital, Northallerton.
KEENLYSIDE John Eric On December 4, peacefully in Leeming Garth, formerly of Thornton-le-Beans, Northallerton. Eric, aged 93 years, dearly loved husband of the late Lorna, loving father of John and Dorothea, greatly loved grandfather and great-grandfather. Family cremation at Darlington on Thursday, December 11, followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at Northallerton Methodist Church at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if wished, for the R.N.I.B. and Church Funds.
KNOTTS November 30 (peacefully, at home), of Bishop Auckland. Margaret Annie, "Maggie" (nee Snowdon), aged 94 years, loving wife of the late George, dearly loved mam of Les and Margery, dear mother-in-law of Margie, sadly missed grandma and great-grandma, also a much loved aunt. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Friday, December 5 at 3.30 p.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired may be left on a collection plate at the crematorium in aid of The Butterwick Children's Hospice.
LADD Thomas Herbert (Bert), aged 78 years, of Bedale, died peacefully in hospital on December 3. Beloved husband of the late Mary, dearly loved father of Simon, Tom and Sarah. Funeral service to be held at St. Gregory's Church, Bedale on Wednesday, December 10 at 11.30 a.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research. All enquiries to Simon Ladd. Tel. (07931) 581018.
LAWRENCE December 4 (peacefully at home), of Dene Hall Drive, Bishop Auckland. Marjorie, aged 77 years, beloved wife of Bill and much loved mother of son David. Private funeral at Durham Crematorium.
LEAMONT On November 28 (peacefully, at home). Robert John, aged 67 years, well loved by his closest friend Gillian, his son Jeffrey, his daughter Jillian and his family and friends. Funeral service to take place in Darlington Crematorium on Friday, December 5 at 1.15 p.m.
LEE Died peacefully on November 24, of Wingate. Lydia, aged 85 years. A private funeral has taken place. Rest in Peace.
LISTER Eveline On November 26, of 17 Burnett Crescent, Kelloe. Eveline, aged 60 years, a dearly beloved daughter of the late Ralph and Winifred and a much loved sister. Interment Kelloe Cemetery on Wednesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Helen's Church, Kelloe at 2.00 p.m.
LLOYD December 1 (suddenly in hospital), formerly of Cotherstone Moor Drive, Darlington. Margaret, aged 77 years, dear mother of Frank, David, Pat and Nancy, mother-in-law of Lynn, Pam and Colin, loving grandmother of Cathy, Jane, Nancy, Estelle, Jamie and Frankie and great-grandmother of Ellie, Caitlyn, Lavinia, Addison, Sadie and Frankie. Funeral Tuesday, December 9. Will friends please meet for service 1.15 p.m. at Darlington Crematorium. Many memories of Margaret will remain with family, many friends and the late Frank.
LOCKEY November 27, (suddenly), of Newton Aycliffe. Paul, aged 20 years, a loving son of Dean and Julie. Will be sadly missed by all his family. Funeral Friday December 5, will friends please meet for service at 9.30 a.m. at St. Clare's Church, Newton Aycliffe, prior to interment at The West Cemetery, Newton Aycliffe.
LOWERSON December 1 (peacefully, at home). Reneé, aged 81 years, of Cold Hesledon, a devoted wife of Frederick, a much loved mother of Ken and Eddy and loving grandmother of Lisa. Reneé will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral to take place on Friday. Will friends please meet for service at St. Paul's Methodist Chapel, Murton at 2.00 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Enquiries to Co-operative Funeral Service, Woods Terrace, Murton. Tel (0191) 5170126.
MAUGHAN William (Bill) A dearly loved son of Eva and the late Herbert. A loved brother of Maureen, Eileen and Bobby and the late Alec and Lester. A dear uncle and brother in law. Resting in God's garden.
MAUGHAN December 4, peacefully after a long illness (of Evenwood). Thomas William (Bill), aged 75 years, devoted husband of the late Mary, loving father of Lynne, a dear father-in-law of John and a dearest granda of Paul and Craig. Would family and friends please meet for service in St. Paul's Church, Evenwood on Tuesday, December 9 at 9.30 a.m., followed by interment in Evenwood Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, may be sent to the Richardson Hospital, John Street, Barnard Castle.
MAUGHAN November 27, of Bishop Auckland. Thomas (Tommy), aged 73 years, loving husband of Martha, devoted father of Jackie and the late Vera Ann, a dear father-in-law, much loved and loving grandad, also a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Will friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium at 3.00 p.m., on Wednesday, December 3. Family flowers only please.
MOORE December 2, peacefully at Wilton House Nursing Home, formerly of The Leas, Darlington. Sarah, dearly loved wife of Joseph, much loved mum of Barbara, loving grandma of Alison and Andrew and a great-grandmother. Funeral Tuesday. Friends please meet for service in Northlands Methodist Church at 9.15 a.m., followed by interment North Cemetery.
MORRISON John Duncan December 1, aged 65 years. Darling husband and best friend of Hilary, dearest father and father-in-law of Tom, Nick, Victoria, Jacqui and Alastair. Service to be held in St. Cuthbert's Church, Ormesby on Monday, December 8, at 1.15 p.m. prior to cremation at Teesside Crematorium. Friends please meet at church. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired please to, MacMillan Cancer Relief.
NUNN Isabel of Stockton. Peacefully, aged 94 years. Dearly loved aunt and "tante Cloche". Funeral service at Durham Crematorium, Friday December 12, at 12 noon. Donations to MacMillan Nurses.
ORD December 1, suddenly at home, of Darlington. Irene Emily, aged 83 years, much loved mother of John, Robin, Rosemarie, Wilf and Adrian and a loving gran and great-grandmother. Funeral Monday. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 1.15 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be sent for the Butterwick Hospice or the James Cook University Hospital Neonatal Fund, c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
ORR Esther December 2, in The Chimneys Residential Home, Sherburn, Hill. Esther, (nee Webster), aged 87 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Jack, a loving mother of Doreen and also a loving sister and aunt. Cremation Durham Crematorium Monday. Cortege leaving 13 Kell Crescent, Sherburn Hill. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Cuthbert's Church, Shadforth at 1.45 p.m.
ORR November 28 (suddenly, in hospital), of Newton Aycliffe. John, aged 74 years, beloved husband of Margaret, loving step dad of Gary and David, treasured grandad of Rebecca. Funeral Thursday, December 4. Would friends please meet 2.45 p.m., for service and committal at Darlington Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Kidney Research Fund, St. James' University Hospital, Room 7.7, Clinical Sciences Building, Beckett Street, Leeds. LS9 7PF.
PARKIN December 2, of High Hope Street, Crook. Robert (Bob), aged 83 years, beloved husband of the late Mary, loving father of Trevor and John, dear father-in-law of Elaine and grandfather of David, Neil, Timothy, Robert and Sarah. Friends please meet for service at Wooley Terrace Chapel on Tuesday, December 9 at 10.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Chapel Funds please.
PEVERILL Margaret, after an illness borne with great courage, on November 29, 2003, at Milton Keynes General Hospital, aged 80 years. The funeral service has taken place. Donations in her memory, if desired, for the benefit of the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution "R.A.B.I." or the Red Cross, may be sent c/o Heritage and Sons, Funeral Directors, 63 High Street, Winslow, Bucks., MK18 3DG. Tel. (01296) 713341.
PORTER December 1, peacefully at home, of Spennymoor. John (Flicky), aged 71 years, beloved husband of Sheila, a much loved stepfather of Marie, Judith and Julie, also a dearly loved brother. Funeral Tuesday. Would friends please meet at 9.30 a.m. for service in St. Paul's Church, followed by interment in York Hill Cemetery.