MAUGHAN January 27 (suddenly), of Bishop Auckland. Eileen (nee Sullivan), aged 76 years, much loved wife of Ronald, loving mother of John and Carol, dearly loved gran of Paul, Claudia, Chloe, Faye and Jane, dearest mother-in-law of Terry and a sadly missed sister of Teddy, Jimmy and their families. Friends please meet for Requiem Mass in St. Mary's R.C. Church, Bishop Auckland on Wednesday, February 4 at 9.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, may be sent to the Lady Eden Hospital, Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland.
MAUNSELL January 24, suddenly in hospital, of 1 Eden Road, Romanby, Northallerton. Chris, aged 62 years, dearly loved husband of Anne and a dear father of Richard and Helen. Funeral Monday, February 2. Friends please meet for service in The Church of the Sacred Heart, Northallerton at 12.00 noon, followed by cremation at Darlington Crematorium. Family flowers only please. R.I.P. Donations, if desired, may be sent for the R.N.L.I., c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Register House, Zetland Street, Northallerton, DL6 1NB.
McANDREW January 21, (tragically), of Newton Hall, Durham. Harley-David, aged 20 years, dearly loved father, son, partner, brother and grandson and will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Would friends please meet for service in All Saint's Church, Newton Hall on Friday January 30, at 1.10 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Friends welcome for refreshments afterwards at Newton Grange Hotel. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Beth's trust fund may be given after the service.
McGOUGH January 27, of Burnigill, Meadowfield. Audrey, aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late Frank and a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Service and cremation Durham Crematorium Thursday at 9.30 a.m. Friends please meet at the Crematorium. No flowers by her own request.
METCALFE Catherine, late of Bainbridge, died in Terrace House Nursing Home, Richmond on Wednes-day, January 21, 2004, aged 89 years. Funeral will take place at Bainbridge Chapel on Wed-nesday, January 28, 2004 at 1.00 p.m. Please accept this intimation.
METCALFE January 23 (suddenly at home), of 14 Little Ings, Hawes and formerly of Swale Farm, Satron in Swaledale. Mary, aged 74 years, dearly loved wife of the late Dennis, very dear mam of Brian, Jean and John, a much loved mother-in-law, loving grandma and great-grandma. Funeral service to be held at St. Margaret's Church, Hawes on Thursday, January 29 at 12.00 noon, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please, however, donations in memory of Mary may be given for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service for which a plate will be present at the service. Will friends please meet at the church and accept this intimation.
MITCHELL Mary January 21 (peacefully) in the Westcott Nursing Home. Mary (nee Turner), aged 78 years, of Easington Colliery, a much loved wife to Billy and a devoted mam to Paul, also a dear mother-in-law to Bernadette and a cherished grandma to Helen and Anna. Cortege to leave residence on Wednesday for service at the Church of the Ascension, Easington Colliery at 11.00 a.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crema-torium. Friends are kindly invited, please meet at the Church.
MOODY January 27, (peacefully, in hospital), of 11 Skipton Close, Ferryhill. Samuel, aged 84 years, much loved husband of the late Elsie, much loved dad of Steward, Ann, Kenneth and a dear father-in-law of Doug, Angie, loved grandad of Lee, Lesley and great-grandad of Laura, Ryan, Nathan. Family flowers only. Cortege leaving residence 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday February 3, for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 11.00 a.m.
NEWTON January 27 (peacefully), at Hundens Park, formerly of Brinkburn Road. Rod, aged 91 years, beloved husband of the late Elsie, a much loved dad of Jean and Ann, father-in-law of Bob and the late Stanley, a dearly loved grandad and great-grandad. Funeral Wed-nesday, February 4. Will friends please meet for service and cremation 1.45 p.m. at Darlington Crematorium.
NEWTON January 26 (peacefully at home), of The Fairway, Darlington. David, aged 70 years, dearly beloved husband of Gill, loving dad of Janette, Angela and sons-in-law Malcolm and Keith, much loved granda of Sarah and Emma. Funeral Friday, February 6. Would friends kindly meet for service in St. Mary's Church, Cockerton at 10.00 a.m., followed by interment East Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington.
O'NEIL January 24, of Bishop Auckland, peacefully in hospital with his loved ones around him. James (Jim), aged 75 years, formerly of Carlisle and Ashington and devoted and much loved dad of Michael, also a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. To be received into St. Wilfrid's R.C. Church at 7.30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, followed by Requiem Mass on Thursday at 1.00 p.m. and interment in Shildon Cemetery. Will friends please meet at church. R.I.P.
PARRY January 28, of Darlington. John Edward Kenneth (Ken), aged 88 years. Beloved husband of the late Cicely, dearly loved father of Brian and the late Len and Christopher and a loving grandfather to Roger and Laura. Funeral Wednes day. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 3.45 p.m. Family flowers only please. No letters or cards please by request.
PEARS January 22 (peacefully, in hospital), of Beechwood Road, Fishburn. Audrey, aged 84 years, beloved wife of Ronnie, much loved mam of Sheila, Michael, John and Susan and also a dear mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma. Service and committal in Durham Crematorium Chapel on Friday at 1.00 p.m. Family flowers only by request. Would friends please meet at the Crematorium.
PEARSON (Meadowfield) January 16, suddenly. Eric, aged 72 years. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Wednes-day, January 28 at 1.00 p.m.
POWELL January 28, suddenly, of Bishop Auckland, formerly Witton Park. Richard (Dick), aged 78 years, beloved husband of Linda, devoted dad of Margaret and Colin, a dear father-in-law, much loved and loving granda, also dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Will friends please meet for service in Bishop Auckland Methodist Church at 11.30 a.m. on Thursday, February 5, followed by interment at Witton Park.
PROUD Harperley January 23 (suddenly). Roland, aged 93 years, beloved husband of the late Stella, dear father of David, Jeremy, Simon and Trudi. Friends please meet for service at Mountsett Crematorium on Thursday, January 29 at 11.45 a.m.
QUIGLEY January 26, (peacefully), of County Hall Grounds, Durham City. Lorraine Mary (nee Sharkey), aged 44 years, dearly loved wife of Stephen, devoted mam of Daniel and a dear daughter-in-law, sister and aunt. Requiem Mass to be held in St. Cuthbert's R.C. Church, Crook on Friday, January 30, at 11.30 a.m. followed by interment in the church yard. Friends please meet at church. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if so desired may be sent to, The Marie Curie Centre, Marie Curie Drive, Elswick Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
RACE January 24, peacefully, in Bethany House Nursing Home, Newton Aycliffe (formerly of Shildon). Mary Jane (Raine), aged 90 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Thomas, devoted mother of Pauline and the late Colin and a much loved mother-in-law, also a dearly loved nana of Nigel and Carran and great-nana to Kim and Anthony. Interment Friday, January 30 at Shildon Ceme-tery, following a service in the Methodist Church Shildon at 9.45 a.m. Friends please meet at church.
ROBINSON January 22 (peacefully, in hospital), of Quetlaw Road, Wheatley Hill. May, aged 76 years, beloved sister of the late Jean and Peter, also much missed aunt to Brenda. Would family and friends please meet for service on Thursday, January 29 at 1.00 p.m. at Durham Crema-torium.
ROBINSON January 23 (suddenly, at home), of Ash Drive, Willington. Matthew, aged 88 years, much loved husband of the late Margaret Elizabeth, dear dad of James and step father of David and Pamela. Would friends please meet for service and committal in Durham Crematorium Chapel on Monday at 10.30 a.m.
ROBINSON January 27 (peacefully), late of Houghtonside, Houghton-le-Spring. Ella, aged 85 years, a much loved gran of Andrew and Matthew. Funeral to take place at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, February 5 at 12.00 noon.
ROWE January 23 (peacefully in hospital), of Barbeck Close, Thirsk. James (Jimmy), aged 78 years, beloved husband of Jean and loving father of Linda, Pat and David, a dear grandad and great-grandad, father-in-law and uncle. The funeral service will take place at St. Mary's Church, Thirsk on Monday, February 2 at 1.00 p.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory may be made to the Macmillan Nurses, The Rutson Hospital, Northallerton.
RUDER January 27 (peacefully), of St. Helens Auckland, formerly of Spennymoor. Lily (nee Wilkinson), aged 76 years, loving mother of Maddy, much loved mother-in-law of Mackie, dearly loved nana of Joseph and Deborah, sadly missed great-grandmother of Tara, Anna-Leigh, Connor and Katy and dearest partner of the late Gordon Jackson. Friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium Chapel on Monday, February 2 at 10.00 a.m., followed by cremation.
RUTTER January 26 (peacefully) in The Marie Curie Hospice, Newcastle. Gerry, aged 51 years, of Baliol Square, Merry-oaks, Durham. A devoted husband of Ruth and loving father of Tim and Beth. Funeral to take place on Monday, February 2. Will friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 1.00 p.m. Family flowers only please, by request. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to The Marie Curie Hospice, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Collection plate provided at the Crematorium.
SAMPSON Nathaniel Aged 14 years, of Sharnbrook, Bedford shire. Died peacefully in Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge. Beloved son of Mike and Debbie, loved brother of Jake. Funeral, January 28, 2.30 p.m. at St. Peter's Church, Sharnbrook, Bedfordshire. Family flowers only. A. Abbotts & Sons Funeral Directors, Rushden. Tel: (01933) 312142.
SIMPSON January 28, (peacefully, in hospital), of Darling ton. Pearl, aged 64 years, special wife of Paul, loving mum of Sal, treasured nana, beloved daughter and dearest sister. Funeral Wednes day, February 4. Would friends please meet 11.45 a.m. for service and committal at Darlington Crematorium
SIMPSON January 28. Sallie Simpson, aged 68 years, of Bowes, late of Farewell Farm, in hospital surrounded by all her family. Much loved wife of Donald, dearest mum to Kath, Gill, Shelagh, Andrew and John, loving nana of four grandsons, three granddaughters and one great-granddaughter, loved and respected mother-in-law. Sadly missed. Would friends please meet for funeral service at St. Giles' Church, Bowes on Wednesday, February 4 at 12.00 noon, followed by cremation at Darlington Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be given in church to the Church Funds and to the Richardson Hospital Day Hospital.
SINCLAIR January 22 (peacefully) in Lynwood House, Lanchester (formerly of Cliffords Gate, Rowley Crescent, Esh Winning). Doris, aged 89 years, dearly loved wife of the late Bobby and loving mam of Joan and Arthur, dear grandma to Carol and David. Friends please meet for service at St John's Church, Quebec on Thursday, January 29 at 10.45 a.m. Cremation to follow at Durham. Afterwards all welcome to The Cross Keys, Esh.
SINGLEHURST January 26, peacefully, in hospital. Cilla, aged 85 years, of West Auckland Road, Shildon. Dearly loved wife of Don and loving mother of Peter and Alan, daughters-in-law Kate and Gloria. Friends are kindly invited to meet at St John's Church, Shildon on Tuesday, February 3 at 9.30 a.m. for service, followed by interment at Shildon Cemetery. Flowers to Co-operative Funeral Service, Fylands House, Tindale Crescent, Bishop Auckland or donations in memory of Cilla may me made to the "Intensive Therapy Unit Trust Fund" c/o Peter or Alan.
SMITH D.F.M January 28 (in hospital) of Northallerton. Jack, aged 82 years, dearly loved husband of the late Betty and Ada, loving father of Mike and Valerie and a dear father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral service to be held in all Saints' Church 11.45 a.m. Thursday, prior to cremation. Family flowers only but donations, if wished, may be sent to the Northallerton Branch of the R.A.F.A.
SMITH January 29 (suddenly in hospital), of Dawson Road, Wingate. John Joseph, beloved husband of Catherine (nee Shaw), dearly loved father, dearest father-in-law and much loved grandad and great-grandad. Cortege leaving residence Wednesday at 10.50 a.m. Friends please meet at Holy Trinity Church for service at 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham.
SMITH Lilian (formerly Abdale) Passed peacefully away in hospital, January 29, in her 91st year. Beloved mother of David, Vicki, Peter, Karen, a dear grandmother and great-grandmother. Cremation Wednesday, February 4 at 3.15 p.m., Darlington Crematorium. Flowers to Co-operative Funeral Service. She will be sadly missed
SNOWDON January 23, (suddenly). Harry, aged 86 years, of Romanby. Beloved husband of Agnes Mary, much loved father of Ian, father-in-law of Yvonne and grandfather of Craig, Cheryl, Debra and Matthew. Funeral service to be held at All Saint's Church, Northallerton on Friday January 30, at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only please.
STEPHENSON Edna (nee Tinkler) January 25, of 21 Helford Road, Peterlee. Edna, aged 82 years, dearly beloved mother of Rena, Alan and Terry, a loving mother-in-law of Bob, Jean and Norma, a devoted grandmother of Andrew, Ian, Lisa, Janette and Laura, also a much loved great-grandmother. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday, January 29. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the Crematorium at 3.00 p.m.
STEPHENSON January 23, formerly of Witton-le-Wear. Elizabeth (Betty), aged 79 years, beloved daughter of the late Mosely and Hannah Stephenson, dear sister to Ella and the late John and Thomas. Cortege to leave her sister's residence at 10.20 a.m. on Friday, January 30 for service in Witton-le-Wear Methodist Chapel at 10.30 a.m. Will friends please meet at chapel.