CLEARY January 26 (suddenly, in hospital) of Osmotherley. Shelagh, aged 76 years, dearly loved wife of the late Vic, loving mother of David, mother-in-law of Karen and dearest grandma to Jonathan and Eleanor. Funeral service to be held in St. Peter's Church, Osmotherley 12.45 p.m. Tues-day, prior to cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if wished, for The League of Friends at the Friarage Hospital.
CLEMMETT January 25 (peacefully, in his sleep), of Coronation. Jack, aged 82 years, loving husband of Rae, dearly loved dad of John, Susan and Ann, much loved grandad of David, dear father-in-law of Christopher. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium Chapel on Friday, January 30 at 2.45 p.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if so desired, may be sent to Howlish Hall Nursing Home, Coundon, Bishop Auckland, DL14 8ED.
CONNAUGHTON January 23 (with dignity in hospital, surrounded by all her family), of Ferryhill. Miriam, aged 80 years, wife of the late George, beloved mam, nana and great-nana. Would friends please meet for service in St Luke's Church at 12.30 p.m. on Thursday, followed by interment in Chilton Cemetery.
CONNAUGHTON Miriam, beloved nana of Michelle and Julie. Hard to say Goodbye to you. Always in our hearts, with you to the bitter end. You were more like a mam to us than a nana. Sweet Dreams Love you Always Michelle, Julie, Adam, Mitchell and Joe
CRAIG On January 22, in hospital. Kay, loving mum of Ray and Diane, dear mother-in-law, beloved nana and great-nana. Cremation will take place on Wednesday, January 28 at 1.15 p.m. Floral tributes may be sent to J. Meynell Funeral Directors.
CURL Alice (nee Ford), aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late Sydney Curl, passed away peacefully at the Q.E. 2 Hospital, Welwyn Garden City on January 22, 2004. Dearly loved mother and nana who will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Funeral service will be held at St. Stephen's Church, Lower Willington at 10.00 a.m. on Thursday, February 5, followed by burial at Willington Cemetery. Flowers and all enquiries to John Meynell Funeral Service, Newton Aycliffe. Tel (01325) 301405.
DALRYMPLE January 23, of Evenwood. Dorothy Joyce, aged 87 years, beloved wife of the late Ronald, devoted mam of Joyce, June, Beryl and Keith, a dear mother-in-law, also a much loved and loving nana and great-nana. Will friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 3.15 p.m. on Thursday, January 29.
DAWSON January 22, suddenly at Tempest Anderson House, formerly of Nickstream Lane, Darlington. Harriet Ann, aged 69 years, devoted wife of Derrick, precious mother of Philip, Nigel (Steve) and Claire, mother-in-law of Lynn, Elaine and Kevin, also a much loved nana of Gareth, Neil, Nick, Adam, Callum, Ben and Ellis and loving great-nana of Jack and dear sister of Harry. Funeral Monday, February 2. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 11.15 a.m. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington.
DENT January 24, of Co-operative Terrace, Stanley, Crook. Margaret Jane (Jenny), aged 81 years, beloved wife of the late Robert and a loving sister and friend of Mary. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Friday, January 30 at 3.00 p.m.
DUNN January 22, (suddenly, at home), of Nevilles Cross, Durham. Rosa, aged 75 years, beloved wife of the late Robert William, dear mother of Wyvell, Rosaline and Marilyn, mother-in-law of Rachael and Ralph and a dear nana of Carolyn, Kirsty, Julie, Robert, Sarah and Lauren and a very dear friend of Walter. Friends please meet for service in St. Godric's R.C. Church, Durham on Friday January 30, at 1.00 p.m. followed by interment in South Road Cemetery. On whose Soul sweet Jesus have Mercy. R.I.P.
ELLIOTT Peacefully after a long illness bravely borne. Christopher (Chris), aged 43 years, beloved husband of Kathryn, devoted dad of Matthew, Richard, Dom, Dan and Chris, cherished grandad of Nathan, Gabby and the late Shauna, a much loved son of Hilda and the late Lewis and son-in-law of Myra and Tom and a sadly missed brother, brother-in-law, nephew and uncle and by all who knew him. Funeral service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Thursday, February 5, 2004 at 2.00 p.m. Friends please accept this, the only intimation. Family flowers only. Donations, if so desired, to be shared between Macmillan Nurses and the Radiotherapy Department, Cumberland Infirmary c/o Michael Walsh, Funeral Directors, 22 Newtown Road, Carlisle. Tel (01228) 514000.
ELLIOTT January 25 (in hospital), of Danesmoor Crescent, Darlington. Nancy, aged 75 years, loving sister of Raymond and Donald, dear sister-in-law and a much loved auntie. Funeral Tuesday. Would friends kindly meet for service in Bondgate Methodist Church at 1.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Darlington Crematorium. No flowers please. Donations may be sent to St. Teresa's Hospice, The Woodlands, 91 Woodland Road, Darlington, DL3 7UA.
FOULGER January 26 (peacefully), at Parklands Care Home, Crook (formerly of Willington). Hannah, beloved wife of the late Jack, much loved mam of Edith, Adrienne, Anne, Margaret, Karen and Lynn and also a devoted mother-in-law, grandma, great-gran and great-great-gran. Service to be held in St. Stephen's Church, Willington on Tuesday at 1.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only, by request. All are welcome afterwards for refreshments at Kensington Hall, Willington.
GARBUTT January 22, suddenly, in hospital. Keith, aged 60 years, beloved husband of Sheila, dearly loved dad of Jane and Darren, dear father-in-law of Stuart and Angie and devoted granda of Jessica and Ellie. Funeral service to be held in All Saints' Church, East Cowton on Monday, February 2 at 12.00 noon, prior to cremation. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Intensive Care Unit, University Hospital of North Tees.
GARDNER January 25 (suddenly, at home), of Mendip Green, Chilton. Jonathan (Jonny), aged 21 years, a dearly loved son of Ian and Susan, dearly loved brother of Nicola, a much loved grandson and a dear nephew, cousin and friend to many. Would friends please meet for service in Windlestone Methodist Church at 11.00 a.m. on Tuesday, followed by interment in Chilton Cemetery.
GENNER January 28, of Geoffrey Avenue, Nevilles Cross, Durham. Freda, aged 88 years, beloved daughter of the late Aaron and Mary Edith Genner and a dear aunt of Edith. Friends please meet for service in North Road Methodist Church, Durham on Wednesday, February 4 at 10.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Friends welcome for refreshments in the school room afterwards. Donations in lieu of flowers may be given after the service for The Arthritis Research Campaign.
GILL Frederick, of Easington Village and late of Crook, peacefully in hospital, on January 23, aged 76 years. Fred, a much loved husband to Betty (nee Armstrong), a loved dad to Elizabeth and Gordon and a cherished grandad to Fiona and Callum. Cortege to leave residence on Friday for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 1.30 p.m. Friends are kindly invited, please meet at the Durham Crematorium Chapel.
GREEN January 15 (tragically), in India. David, aged 53 years, of Darlington. Very dearly loved son of Edna and the late George Green, a much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Will be sadly missed by his family and many friends. Open air service and burial Monday, February 2 at 11.00 a.m. at the New Community Wood-land, Skerningham Manor, off Barmpton Lane, Darlington. Car and pedestrian access by the new farm track next to Barmpton Quarry (about 1 miles). Walkers to meet at track by 10.15 a.m. No flowers by request. Donations, if desired, for either Durham Wildlife Trust or "Plant Life", may be sent to Crake and Mallon Funeral Service, 45 Norton Road, Stockton. Tel (01642) 611716.
GREEN January 24 (peacefully), formerly of Gormire Close, Thirsk. Doreen, aged 79 years, beloved wife of the late Frank, loving mum of Terry, Lynda, Kenneth, Gillian, Elaine, Nadine and Kim, a dear nanna, great-nanna and mum-in-law, also a dear sister to Ruth. The funeral service will be held at St. Oswald's Church, Sowerby on Tuesday, February 3 at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment.
HADDOCK January 26 (peacefully, in Beeches Nursing Home, Kelloe), of Coxhoe and formerly Bowburn. Connie, aged 85 years, much missed sister of the late Jack, Tom and Chris, a dear aunt to Chris and a great friend to Karen. Would family and friends please meet for service at St. Mary's Church, Coxhoe on Tuesday, February 3 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment in South Road Cemetery, Durham.
HAMMOND January 25 (peacefully in hospital), of Darlington. Peggy (nee Murray), aged 91 years, beloved wife of the late Leslie, much loved mother of Valerie and son-in-law Allan and loving gran of Brian and Michael. Funeral Tuesday, February 3. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 11.45 a.m.
HEARD January 28 (in hospital, after a long illness bravely borne), of Newton Aycliffe. Cecil (Cec), aged 71 years, beloved husband of Phyllis, loving dad of Debra and Paul and a much loved grandad of Ryan and Olivia. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, February 5 1.30 p.m. at St. Clare's Church, prior to interment in West Cemetery, Newton Aycliffe. Floral tributes may be sent to John Meynell Funeral Service, Stephenson Way, Newton Aycliffe.
HODGSON January 26, peacefully at Stanton Hall, Darlington. Marjorie Elizabeth (Betty), dearly loved wife of the late Bernard and a much loved aunt and great-aunt. Funeral today Friday, January 30. Friends please meet for service and committal in All Saints' Church, Blackwell at 3.00 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be sent for The National Kidney Research Fund, c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
HOPPER January 26 (peacefully, in hospital), of Alnwick Close, Ferryhill. Sid, aged 74 years, a much loved husband of Brenda, a loving dad of Marie and Maureen, devoted grandad of Alan and Thomas. Service to be held in Ferryhill Methodist Church at 9.45 a.m. on Friday, followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Cancer Research.
HOPPER Sidney In loving memory of a dear brother from Sister Verna, nephews and family.
HUGHES Newcastle. St. Joseph's Home. Peacefully on January 23, 2004, aged 82 years. Rev. Joseph, (retired Parish Priest, St. Patrick's, Langley Moor). Brother of Mary and Ann, uncle of Margaret, Joseph, Therese and Mary. Funeral Mass to be held at St. Joseph's Home Chapel, Westmorland Road on Tuesday January 27, at 7.00 p.m. Requiem Mass to be held at Our Blessed Lady and St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Brooms, Leadgate on Wednesday January 28, at 11.30 a.m. Interment to follow in the church cemetery. On whose Soul sweet Jesus have Mercy. R.I.P.
HUNTER January 21, in Ventress Hall, formerly of Greenbank Road, Darlington. Mattie (nee Sisman), aged 94 years, beloved wife of the late Eric, devoted sister of the late Jack and a dear cousin of Dorothy. Funeral Friday, January 30. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 11.15 a.m. Flowers, if desired, may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington.
HUTCHINSON January 21, (peacefully, at St. William's Care Home), of Darlington. Alice in her hundredth year, loving mother of Brian, Carol and the late Maureen, beloved nana of Neil and Lesley and a dear great-nana of Jimmy and John. Funeral Wednesday, January 28. Friends please meet 3.15 p.m. for service and committal at Darlington Crematori um. Family flowers only please.
KNIGHT Marie (nee Lawson) January 25, of 70 Bruce Crescent, Wingate. Marie, aged 68 years, dearly beloved wife of Charles John, loving mother of Christopher, Eileen, Tony and Catherine, a much loved mother-in-law, gran and great-gran, also a loving sister of Gerard and sister-in-law of June. Interment Friday, January 30 at Hutton Henry Cemetery. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass in St Peter and St Paul's R.C. Church, Hutton House at 2.00 p.m. Bus provided, leaving The Fir Tree 1.30 p.m.
LANGSTAFF January 23, suddenly at home, of Easington Lane (formerly Shotton). Robert (Bob), aged 83 years, sadly missed by Susan and Kev, Richard, Alma and Tom and families. Would friends please meet for service at Central Methodist Church, Easington Lane on Thursday, January 29 at 11.15 a.m., prior to cremation at Sunderland at 12.00 noon. Enquiries to Derek Moss Funeral Directors, Hetton. Tel (0191) 5266766
LISSIMORE On January 26, in his sleep, of Darlington. Mick, aged 86 years, beloved husband of the late Vi, much loved uncle of Joan, great-uncle of Susan and Christine and will be sadly missed by all the family. Funeral Monday. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 9.45 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be sent for the Parkinson's Disease Society, c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
LONGLEY Kathleen, (nee McEndoo), formerly of Castle Eden. Passed peacefully away at The Meadows Nursing Home, Thringstone, Leicestershire on January 24, 2004, aged 73 years. Devoted wife of the late John Gilmore Longley, loving mother of Mark and Guy and mother-in-law of Trish, grandmother to Aimée, sister of Dennis. A Memorial Service to take place at St. James' Church, Castle Eden on Friday, February 6, 2004 at 11.00 a.m. Inquiries to, Lee Cooper Funeral Director, Tel: (01530) 814999.
LOWE Vera (nee Malkin) January 27 (peacefully, in hospital). Vera, aged 90 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Frederick, much loved mam of Marion, dear mother-in-law of Donald, special grandma of Kevin and Elaine and also a loving great-grandma of Marianne, Daniel and Lauren. Service to take place in Sedgefield Methodist Chapel on Wednesday, February 4 at 1.00 p.m., followed by burial within Sedgefield Cemetery at 1.45 p.m. Would friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only please, by request. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to Castle Court Nursing Home, Boosebeck, Saltburn, TS12 3BL.
LUKE-TAYLOR January 27 (peacefully, in hospital), of Malcolm Avenue, Quarrington Hill. William Henry (Billy), aged 74 years, dearly loved brother and a much loved uncle. Cortege leaving residence Friday at 12.50 p.m. Friends please meet at Cassop Methodist Chapel for service at 1.00 p.m., followed by interment at Quarrington Hill Churchyard.
LYTHE January 28, of New Row, Oakenshaw. Francis, aged 80 years, beloved husband of the late Dorothea, loving father of Sheila and Frank, also a dear father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. Friends please meet for service at Willington Methodist Church on Monday, February 2, at 11.45 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham.
MARTIN January 27 (peacefully, in hospital), late of Wingate. Jane (Jennie, nee Winwood), aged 87 years, devoted wife of the late Louis, a much loved mam of Jack, Joan and Pat, dearest mother-in-law of Hilary, Rod and the late Alf, a loving nanna and great-nanna, also a friend of Bob. Cortege leaving daughter's residence Peterlee Monday at 2.30 p.m. Friends please meet at Holy Trinity Church, Wingate for service at 2.45 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham.