BERRY Dulcie Alice, of Yatts near Pickering, on January 10, suddenly at home, aged 76 years. Dearly loved wife of Fred, a dear sister of Irene and Monica and also a dear aunty. Funeral service to take place at St. John's Church, Newton-upon-Rawcliffe on Monday, January 19 at 11.30 a.m., followed by cremation at Woodlands Crematorium, Scarborough. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to the P.D.S.A., a plate will be provided at the church.
BEST On January 11, peacefully, of Newton Hall, aged 86 years. James Harvey (Jim), ex Durham Constabulary, dear husband of the late Ann, much loved dad of David and Maureen and also a very dear father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad to all the family. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium at 3.00 p.m. Friday, January 16, for service and cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Hallgarth Nursing Home, Hallgarth Street, Durham.
BOWES January 11, peacefully at home, after an illness borne with courage and dignity, of Darlington. Jean Kathleen, aged 52 years, dearly loved mum and best friend of Tracey and Stephen, much loved mother-in-law of Dean, adored grandma of Karla and a loving sister, sister-in-law, auntie and friend. Funeral Tuesday, January 20. Friends please meet for service in St Matthew and St Luke's Church at 12.30 p.m., followed by interment in West Cemetery. No black clothing please at Jean's own request. "Goodnight, God Bless Grandma" Love and Kisses from Karla xxx
BRADLEY January 9, (in hospital), of 10 Rosewood, Chilton. Dennis, aged 71 years, dearly loved husband of Elizabeth and dear father of Frank, Robert, Colin and John, also a much loved father-in-law and much loved by his grandchildren. Cortege leaving residence at 1.00 p.m. on Friday January 16 for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 1.30 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Diabetic Association.
BRADLEY January 8 (peacefully in hospital), of Jubilee Crescent, Shildon. John (Jack), aged 69 years, dearly loved husband of Agnes, loving dad of Gillian and Mark, much loved and devoted grandad of Victoria and Benjamin, dearly loved father-in-law of Carol and the late Stephen, much loved by his sisters and late brother, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law and many nephews, nieces and friends. Cortege leaving Jack's home for a service in the Methodist Church, Shildon on Friday, January 16 at 9.30 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Friends please meet at church. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if so desired, for the Amenities Fund of Ward 5, Bishop Auckland General Hospital, c/o Jack's family.
BRAMLEY January 9, (suddenly), of The Archdeacon, Newton Lane, Darlington. Elsie, aged 76 years, much loved wife of Joe, loving mam of Joe, Bob, Dot, Janet, Elsie, Elaine and the late Tony, also a dearly loved grandma and great-grandma. Funeral Friday January 16. Would friends please meet 12.15 p.m. for service at St. Mary's Church, Cockerton followed by interment in The North Cemetery, Darlington.
BRASS January 13, (peacefully, in hospital), of Shinwell Crescent, Thornley. Catherine, aged 46 years, beloved daughter of Stanley and Elizabeth, dearly loved sister of Susan, dear sister-in-law of Jim, also a loving aunt of Philip, John, Richard and their partners. Cortege leaving Gore Hall Farm Cottage, Thornley, Tuesday at 2.00 p.m. for service at St. Paul's Church, Haswell at 2.10 p.m. followed by private cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to Macmillan Nurses c/o Jean Luke. Bus provided.
BROOKS January 14 (peacefully, in hospital), of Station Road, Darlington. Dick, aged 75 years, beloved husband of the late Winnie, a loving dad of Val and Kath, also a much loved father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral Wednesday, January 21. Will friends please meet for service and cremation 9.45 a.m. at Darlington Crematorium.
BROUGH (formerly of County Durham) William, (Billy), died January 1, (suddenly) aged 82 years, at Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. Beloved father of Sheila, Josephine, William, Jim, John and Little Billy. Funeral on Tuesday, January 20, in Doncaster, leaving from 415 Bentley Road at 12.45pm for service at St George's Church at 1.15pm followed by burial at Rosehill Cemetery at 2.15pm. Special transport for flowers. Refreshments at the Earl of Doncaster.
BURTON Elsie January 3, (peacefully), at West View Lodge, Hartlepool. Elsie, aged 95 years, formerly of Stanmore Grove, Seaton Carew. Funeral service of Thanksgiving at Stranton Grange Crematorium, Tanfield Road, Hartlepool, Monday 11.20 a.m. Friends and neighbours are kindly invited please meet at The Crematorium Chapel. Inquiries to Mason and Martin Funeral Home, Park Road, Hartlepool. (01429) 862021.
CARTWRIGHT (nee Gibson) January 13 (in hospital), of Rosewood Grange, Chilton. Frances, aged 77 years, beloved wife of Donald, much loved mam of Colin and Sandra, dearest mother-in-law of Christine and Raymond, loving grandma of John and partner Kelly and also a dear great-grandma of Shannon, Jordan and Dillan. Service and committal at Durham Crematorium Chapel on Wednesday at 10.30 a.m. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Cancer Research Fund. A plate will be provided at the Crematorium.
CLARK January 12, (peacefully, in hospital), of Priors Grange, Pittington. Norman, aged 83 years, beloved husband of Olive. Would friends please meet for service at St. Lawrence's Church, Pittington on Thursday January 15, at 2.00 p.m. followed by interment in Hallgarth Cemetery.
CLARK On January 10, peacefully in hospital, of 9 Lloyd Avenue, East Rainton. Ralph, aged 78 years, beloved husband of the late Dorothy, much loved dad of Elizabeth, Dorothy, Neil, Shaun, father-in-law to Karen and Tony and a much loved grandad to Andrew, Jenifer and a much loved brother of Phil and Bobby. Would friends please meet for service at St. Michael's R.C. Church, Houghton-le-Spring on Thursday, January 15 at 11.30 a.m., interment to follow in South Road Cemetery, Durham.
CLARKSON January 13, of Shildon. Joan, aged 70 years, beloved wife of Bill, devoted mam of Susan and Gary, good friend to Susan's partner Micky, loving grandma to Gareth, also a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Will friends please meet for service in Shildon Methodist Chapel at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday, January 20, followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may, if desired, be left in chapel for Imperial Cancer Research.
COATES January 7 (peacefully in Holland), of 16 Deans Walk, Gilesgate. Karen, aged 42 years, a treasured and much loved daughter of Mabel and Ron and sister of Kevin. Will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Friends please meet for service at St Giles' Church, Gilesgate on Monday, January 19 at 10.00 a.m. Cremation to follow at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to St. Oswald's Hospice, c/o Stuart Wright Funeral Service Ltd., Marshall Terrace, Gilesgate, Durham.
COLE John William Henry January 10, (suddenly), aged 55 years. Dearly loved husband of Mary, much loved dad of Samantha and Simon, father-in-law of Innes and Louise and a loving grandad of Archie, dear brother of Alan, Christine and the late Christopher. Funeral service to be held on Monday January 19, in St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Stokesley at 1.00 p.m., prior to interment in Stokesley church yard. Friends and family please meet at church. Resting at and all inquiries to, H. W. Carter, Rosecroft Cottage, 10 East End, Stokesley. Tel: (01642) 700208.
CRISOP On January 10, peacefully, of Station Town. Elizabeth, aged 94 years, dearest sister of Margaret and the late Doris and Richard, also a dear aunt. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium on Monday for service and cremation at 3.00 p.m.
CROSSLEY January 9 (suddenly at home), of Ashfield, Newton Aycliffe. James William, aged 89 years, beloved husband of the late Annie, much loved father of Jean and Barbara, dearly loved father-in-law of Denis and Sean, loving grandad of Emma, Andrew, Diane, Glen, treasured great-grandad of Ryan, also a dear brother to Hilda. Funeral Tuesday, January 20. Would friends please meet 10.15 a.m. for service at St. Clare's Church, Newton Aycliffe, followed by cremation at Darlington. All floral tributes to be sent to Co-operative Funeral Service, Macmillan Road, Newton Aycliffe.
CURLE January 11, (after a long illness), of Lyne Road, Middlestone Moor, Margaret, aged 73 years, loving wife of Dave, a much loved mam of David and Vanessa, a devoted nana of Ian, Simon, Vikkie and John and great-nana of Lucy, Aaron, Georgia and Jack. Would friends please meet at Durham Crematorium Friday for a service and committal at 9.00 a.m. Family flowers only please by request.
DAWSEY January 14. Nora, aged 78 years, of North-allerton. Funeral service to be held at Darlington Crematorium on Friday, January 23 at 2.15 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the British Heart Foundation.
DICKENSON January 14, peacefully after a long illness, of Thompson Street West, Darlington. Lorna, aged 78 years, dearly loved wife of Arthur, loving mother of Michael and Stephen, much loved mother-in-law of Liz and Margaret and a cherished grandmother of Janine. Funeral Thursday, January 22. Friends please meet for service in St. Mark's Church, North Road at 10.00 a.m., followed by interment in North Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be sent for Children In Need, c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
DOBINSON Richard Allan, aged 43 years, formerly of 2 Dales View, Ravensworth, died suddenly at Birtley on January 7. Much loved son of Marion and Ron, father of Emily and Grace and dear brother to Gary and Philip. Funeral service at St. Peter and St. Felix Church, Kirby Hill on Monday, January 19 at 10.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Darlington. Friends please meet at the church. Floral tributes may be sent to John Blenkiron and Sons Ltd., Funeral Directors, Victoria House, 21 Queens Road, Richmond.
DODDS January 10, at Denehurst Nursing Home, Ferryhill (formerly of Golden Grove, Chilton). Joseph William, aged 83 years, beloved husband of the late Mary and also a loving dad, brother, father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. Service to be held in St. Aidan's Church, Chilton on Friday at 12.30 p.m., followed by interment in Chilton Cemetery.
DONOGHUE Judith (nee Robinson). Suddenly on Friday, January 9, in Goole, late of Darlington. Beloved daughter of Dorothy and the late Wilf Robinson and sister of the late Peter. Service at York Crematorium Monday, January 19 at 2.15 p.m.
EDMUNDS January 10, peacefully at home with her family, Leeholme, Bishop Auckland. Doreen, aged 73 years, devoted wife of the late Leonard, beloved mam of Joan, Donald, June, Susan and the late Vera, a dear mother-in-law, much loved and loving gran and great-gran, also a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Cortege to leave her daughter's residence, Cambridge Street, Leeholme at 10.00 a.m. on Saturday, January 17 for service in St. James' Church, Coundon at 10.15 a.m., followed by interment in Coundon Cemetery. Will friends please meet at church.
ELLIOTT On January 12, peacefully in hospital. Mark, aged 21 years, of Darlington. Precious son of Jim and Margaret and loving brother of the late David, beloved nephew of Joan and the late Wilf. Cortege to leave residence on Tuesday, January 20 for service at Darlington Crematorium Chapel at 9.45 a.m. Friends invited, please meet at the crematorium.
ELTRINGHAM January 10, (after a short illness), of Lyne Road, Middlestone Moor. Irene, aged 71 years, beloved wife and Angel of William (Billy), a dearly loved mam of Peter, Paul and Gary, a loving mother-in-law and a much loved gran and nana. Would friends please meet at Durham Crematorium, Thursday for a service and committal at 9.30 a.m.
FAILES Ernest, beloved son of the late Robert and Mary, of Willington. A loving husband, father and grandfather, also a much loved brother and uncle. Will be sadly missed.
FAWCETT William January 13, of The Hawthorns Nursing Home, Peterlee (late of Haswell Plough). William, aged 87 years, a dearly beloved brother. Interment St. Saviour's Churchyard, Shotton on Tuesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Haswell Methodist Church at 2.00 p.m.
FRATER January 1 (tragically), of 43 Whitehouse Court, Ushaw Moor. Kevin, aged 38 years, dearly loved son of Jenny and Tom and a dear brother and uncle. Friends please meet for service in Ushaw Moor Methodist Church on Tuesday, January 20 at 10.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Friends welcome for refreshments at Ushaw Moor Club afterwards and the family would like to thank everyone for their kindness and sympathy.
GAINES On January 13, suddenly at 14 Sycamore Close, Spennithorne. John Wilfred (Jack), aged 81 years, beloved husband of Margaret and dearly loved father of Peter and Stephen. Funeral service and cremation at West Cemetery Crematorium, Darlington on Tuesday, January 20 at 10.15 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Yorkshire Cancer Research (plate in chapel). Friends please meet at the crematorium.
GARBUTT Audrey (nee Hugill) January 8. Audrey, aged 67 years, dearly beloved wife of Tom, dear mum of Wendy, Barbara, Pam and their families. Service will take place at St. Nicholas' Church, Guisborough on Monday January 19, at 12.30 p.m. followed by burial at St. Hilda's church yard, Bilsdale. Will friends please meet at the Parish Church. Resting at and inquiries to, The Co-operative Funeral Service, Park Lane, Guisborough. Tel: (01287) 637700. No farewells were spoken, no time to say good bye, you were gone before we knew and only God knows why.
GARTHWAITE Jenny (nee Salmons) January 8, (peacefully), at Dorchester Hospital, Dorset at 6.40 a.m. Aged 83 years, formerly of Yewtree Avenue, Shildon. A loving wife of the late Bill and loving mother of Sylvia, Gary and the late Trevor, also a loving sister, nana, great-grandmother and aunt. Ashes to be interred in Shildon West Road Cemetery on January 19, at 2.00 p.m. All welcome afterwards for refreshement in The Civic Hall, Shildon.
GRAHAM At The West Cumberland Hospital on Thursday January 8, 2004. Joyce Cameron, dearly loved mam of Ian and Carole, dear mother-in-law of Len and beloved grandma of Candy, Naomi and Katy who will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service and cremation was held at Distington Hall Crematorium on Wednesday January 14. Donations if so desired to, The District Nurses c/o, Flatt Walks Surgery, Whitehaven, Cumbria. All inquiries to, The Co-operative Funeral Service, 2 Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Tel: (01946) 592268.
GREENWELL January 9, (peacefully), at Rydal Nursing Home, Darlington. Evelyn, aged 94 years, beloved wife of the late Thomas, a dear mother of Anna, Brian, Bill and Tony, also a much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral Monday, January 19. Will friends please meet for service and cremation 2.45 p.m. at Darlington Crematorium