CHAPLEO March 3rd, 2004, peacefully, in hospital, (formerly of Ellerclose Road, Leyburn). Winifred Lydia, aged 88 years, beloved wife of the late Kit Chapleo, dearly loved mother of Maureen and a very dear sister, gran and great-gran. Funeral service at St's Peter and Paul R.C. Church, Leyburn on Thursday March 11, at 2.00 p.m. followed by private family cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for The Arthritis and Rheumatism Council (plate in church). Friends please meet at the church. R.I.P.
CHRISTON Richard, aged 42 years, of Barnard Castle, suddenly at home on March 3. Dearly loved son of Dennis and Marjorie, sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service at Darlington Crematorium on Thursday, March 11 at 10.45 a.m. Will friends please meet at the crematorium chapel. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for the Great North Air Ambulance may be given at the crematorium chapel.
CLOUGH March 3 (peacefully in hospital), of Newton Aycliffe. Berna, aged 55 years, very much loved mam of Paul, Berna, Tony, Michael, David and Nicola, loving daughter of Ray and Bridie, dearest sister of John and Joseph, treasured nana of Liam, Kieran, Laura, Thomas, Ben, Aaron and Ruby, dear mother-in-law of Dawn, Dot and Bev, special sister-in-law of Jacky and Yvette and also a dearest aunt. Funeral Friday, March 12. Would friends please meet 1.00 p.m. for Requiem Mass at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Newton Acyliffe, prior to interment at The West Cemetery, Newton Aycliffe.
COLLIER February 27 (peacefully, in hospital), of 7 Aykley Road, Framwellgate Moor. Eunice, aged 66 years. Beloved wife of Fred, loving mother of Marie, Gary and Freddie, mother-in-law to Alan, Janice, Sarah and a dearly loved gran of Craig, Emma, Michelle and Rachael. Will friends please meet for service at St. Cuthbert's Church, North Road on Thursday, March 4, at 11.30 a.m. Cremation at Durham to follow. Bus provided from residence. Friends kindly invited for refreshments after the service to Bede Lodge Social Club. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if so desired to, I.T.U. University Hospital of North Durham c/o, Stuart Wright Funeral Service, 23 Marshall Terrace, Gilesgate, Durham.
COOKE February 26 (suddenly), of Abbey Road, Sadberge. Jessie, aged 81 years, beloved wife of Bob, dearly loved mum of Anne-Marie and Diana, dear mother-in-law and a much loved grandma. Funeral Thursday. Would friends kindly meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 10.45 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations may be sent for St. Teresa's Hospice, The Woodlands, 91 Woodland Road, Darlington, DL3 7UA.
CORNER Barbara On February 27, of Peterlee Nursing Home (late of Shotton). Barbara, aged 82 years, a dearly beloved wife of the late Robert, a loving mother of Barbara, Billy and Carole, a dear mother-in-law, sister and also a treasured grandma and great-grandma. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church, Shotton at 10.00 a.m.
COXON Mary, aged 92 years, formerly of Newfield and West Auckland, died peacefully at Barrington Lodge Nursing Home, Bishop Auckland on February 28. Beloved wife of the late Jim, much loved mam of Marjorie and Jim, dear mother-in-law to Alan and a loving gran and great-gran. Funeral service at St. John's Church, Ingleton on Friday, March 5 at 1.00 p.m., followed by cremation at Darlington. Friends please meet at the church.
CRAGGS On February 27, 2004, peacefully at home, late of Crook. Brenda, beloved sister of Thelma and Elizabeth, loved aunt of Alistair, Martin and Anne, sister-in-law of George and Barry. Funeral service at the East Riding Crematorium on Monday, March 8 at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for St. Catherine's Hospice, c/o A. Haxby and Sons. Tel. (01723) 512216.
CREED Dorothy March 1, peacefully in hospital after a sudden, short illness. Dorothy, aged 62 years, beloved wife of David, dearly loved mam of Duncan and dearest sister-in-law of Edna. Family and friends please meet for service at St. Mary's Church, Norton at 1.30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 9, prior to interment at Durham Road Cemetery. Floral tributes may be sent to Crake and Mallon Funeral Service, 45 Norton Road, Stockton. Tel (01642) 611716. Donations if desired to Patient's Rehabilitation Fund, High Dependency Unit, University Hospital of North Tees, Hardwick, Stockton.
DARWIN February 24 (suddenly, in hospital), of Haswell Plough. Ida, aged 95 years, beloved wife of the late Dick, much missed mother of Catherine (Kitty), Doris, Noreen and the late Kenneth and mother-in-law to John, also a dear grandma and great-grandma. Would family and friends please meet for service at St. Paul's Church, Haswell on Wednesday, March 3 at 12.40 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.
DAVISON Bob Passed away on February 5. Bob, aged 58 years, of Burnley for the last ten years, (formerly of Bishop Middleham). Devoted father of Terry, Kelly and Kristy, grandfather to Demi and Jack, also a very special friend of Brenda. Funeral service to take place in St. Michael's Church, Bishop Middleham on Friday March 5, at 10.30 a.m. prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Friends please meet at church.
DAVISON March 1 (peacefully in Tenlands Care Centre), of Darlington Road, Ferryhill. Ada, aged 79 years, much loved daughter of the late Margaret and James, a dear sister of Betty and a much loved aunt of Jeffrey. Would friends please meet for service in St. Luke's Church at 11.30 a.m. on Friday, followed by interment in Chilton Cemetery.
DAWES (Formerly Robson) February 29, peacefully in Darlington Memorial Hospital (of Newton Aycliffe). Sarah (Sally), aged 84 years, loving wife of Vaughan, treasured mam of Anne, Alice and Tommy, dear mother-in-law, special nana and great-nana. Funeral Friday, March 5. Will friends please meet 1.15 p.m. for service and committal at Darlington Crematorium.
DENT March 2, 2004 of Port Shepstone, South Africa (late of Meadowfield, County Durham) Jim and the late Elsie, parents of Judith, Angela and Hilary, Jim with partner Lorna, grandad to eight grandchildren, dearest brother of the Dent family. Sadly missed. Always remembered.
DEVINE February 25 (in hospital, after a long illness borne with great courage and dignity), of Newton Aycliffe. Elizabeth (Betty), aged 77 years, beloved wife of George, treasured mam of daughters Linda, Maria and Elizabeth, mother-in-law of Graham, loving nana to Lyn-Marie, Ian, Keith and Jill Louise, great-nana of Natalie and Tia. Funeral Wednesday, March 3. Would friends please meet 10.15 a.m. for service at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Newton Aycliffe, prior to interment in Stephenson Way Cemetery.
DUNNETT February 29 (suddenly), of Litchfield Road, West Cornforth. Robert William, much loved son of Harriet and the late Joseph Robert George, loving brother of Ray, brother-in-law of Eileen, brother of the late Joseph Dunnett, uncle of Jason and Joanne, nephew of Mrs Ethel Woodward and cousin of Jean. Relatives and friends please meet for service in the Salvation Army Citadel, West Cornforth at 12.15 p.m. on Friday, March 5, followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Refreshments afterwards at 9 Newburn Court, Newton Aycliffe. Will be sadly missed
EGGLESTONE February 28, after a long illness. Willie (Bill), aged 77 years, of Morton-on-Swale. Will be sadly missed by all the family. Funeral service to be held at St. Helen's Church Ainderby Steeple on Monday, March 8 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment. Any enquiries and flowers to Wilson, Willoughby and Wetherills.
EGLINTON Framwellgate Moor Peacefully in hospital on February 28, aged 50 years. Enid Anne, a much loved wife of Michael, devoted mother of Laura and Gary, a loving sister of Keith, a wonderful lady who will be sadly missed by all her loving family and many friends. Friends please meet for service in The Ebenezer Methodist Chapel, Framwellgate Moor on Thursday March 4, at 9.15 a.m. prior to cremation in Durham Crematorium at 10.00 a.m. By request family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired may be sent to, Cancer Research.
ELSWORTH March 4 (suddenly), of North Green, Staindrop. Frederick William (Teddy), aged 80 years, dearly loved cousin of Hylene and uncle of Kathryn and Malcolm, loving godfather of Malcolm and Helen, dear friend of Gladys and good friend to many. Funeral Friday. Friends please meet for service in Staindrop Methodist Chapel at 12.00 noon, followed by cremation at Darlington. Family flowers only. Donations may be sent for Action for Blind People c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
ENGLISH Josephine On February 27, of St. Chad's Square, Thornley. Josie, aged 87 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Thomas, a loving mother of Brian, Doreen and Kevin, dear mother-in-law of Jean, Tom and Dot, dear sister-in-law, dearest aunt and also a treasured grandmother and great-grandmother. Received into church Tuesday at 5.00 p.m. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass at Thornley R.C. Church at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday, followed by interment Thornley Cemetery. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P.
FAVELL March 1 (suddenly, in hospital), of Coalford Road, Sherburn Village. George, aged 72 years, beloved husband of Margaret, dearly loved father of Denise and Alan. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Friday at 9.30 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to the British Heart Foundation. Donation plate provided at the Crematorium.
FISH March 1 (suddenly in hospital, after a long brave fight against illness), of The Beeches, Shildon. Jennifer, (nee Park), aged 52 years, a dearly loved wife of Laurence, a dearest daughter of Jennie and the late Syd, a dear step-daughter of Jim and a very dear friend of Rachel, also a much loved mum to Gary and Paul and mother-in-law to Sharon and Sue, a dearly loved grandma of Anthony and Rebecca, also a dear sister of Lynne. Cremation Monday, March 8, at Darlington. Cortege leaving residence at 9.15 a.m. for a service in St. John's Church, Shildon at 9.25 a.m. Friends please meet at church.
GAMMON March 1 (suddenly), late of Fishburn. Carol-Anne, aged 43 years, devoted partner of Richard, beloved mum of Callum and Sam, cherished daughter of Mary, loving sister of Michael, also a much loved cousin of many. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, March 10 at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, for the Air Ambulance Appeal c/o Lambs Funeral Service. Tel (0191) 5261846.
GILROY March 1 (peacefully, after a long illness), of Escomb, (formerly, Witton Park). Alice, aged 79 years, loving wife of the late Martin, dearly loved mam of Maureen, Nora and Stephen, also a dear mother-in-law of Wena, a dearest nanna, great-nanna, also a sadly missed sister of Roland. Friends please meet for service in St. Mary's R.C. Church, Bishop Auckland on Monday March 8, at 11.30 a.m. followed by interment in Witton Park Cemetery.
GRIFFITHS February 27, of Willington. Florence Emily, aged 91 years, loving wife of the late Thomas Lloyd, devoted mam of Evan, Norma, Margaret, John and the late Lyn, gran of Helen, Phillip and Anita, also a dearly loved great-gran, sister, aunt and mother-in-law of Nancy, Tommy, Melvin and Ann. Would friends please meet for service at St. Stephen's Church, Willington on Monday, March 8 at 12.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Florence will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.
HALL February 27, of Manor Road, St. Helens Auckland. Olive (nee Emmerson), aged 94 years, beloved wife of the late Septimus, devoted mam of Noreen and the late Albert, dear mother-in-law to John, a much loved and loving nana and great-nana, also a dear sister and aunt. Will friends please meet for service in St. Helen's Church at 10.15 a.m. on Thursday, March 4, followed by interment in West Auckland Cemetery.
HARRISON March 5 (peacefully at home), of Jenkins Drive, Bishop Auckland. Dennis, aged 69 years, beloved husband of Joan (nee Pybus), dearly loved father of Mandy, farther-in-law of Stephen and grandfather of Ryan. Funeral particulars later.
HEAP On February 27, suddenly at Bolton Way, Leyburn (formerly of Reeth and Richmond). John Oswald, aged 93 years. Funeral service and cremation at West Cemetery Crematorium, Darlington on Tuesday, March 9 at 1.15 p.m. Friends please meet at the crematorium.
HOBSON March 1, peacefully in Scarborough. Madge, widow of Alfred (Solicitor). Leaves son John and granddaughters Maddy and Ginny. Donations to the Stroke Association. Enquiries Tel. (01723) 501001.
HOLLIDAY March 4 (in hospital). Gordon, aged 78 years, of Beech Park, Brandon, (late of Bowburn), a devoted husband of Rita, much loved dad of John, Jean, Joan and Christine, father-in-law of Margaret and Stan and treasured grandad of Matthew, Helen and Carina. Funeral to take place on Wednesday. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only please by request. Donations in lieu of flowers if desired to, The British Heart Foundation, collection plate at crematorium.
HUSBAND Leslie, on February 20, in Birmingham City Hospital, aged 45 years, formerly of West End Farm, Witton-le-Wear and Howden-le-Wear. Dearly loved father of Shane and Lee, dearest son of the late Jane and Arthur Husband. A much loved brother of Elaine, Linda and the late Anne, also a dear brother-in-law and uncle. Memorial service to be held at 11.00am on Monday, March 8 at St Philip and St James' Church, Witton-le-Wear. Friends please meet at church.
JACKSON March 1, (peacefully, in Belmont Grange Nursing Home), of Liddle Avenue, Sherburn Village. Meryl, aged 77 years. Wife of Ralph, much missed mother of Geoffrey, Alan, Susan and a loving grandma. Will family and friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Monday March 8, at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only, with donations kindly accepted by MENCAP.
JACKSON On February 29 (peacefully). Catherine, aged 91 years, of Coxhoe. Dearly loved wife of the late Tommy, much loved mother of Margaret and the late Stan, mother-in-law, granma and great-granma, also a sadly missed sister. Funeral to take place on Friday. Would friends please meet for service at St. Mary's Church, Sherburn Village at 11.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please, by request. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Alzheimer's Society, Balham High Road, London, SW12 9BN.
KELL March 3 (peacefully, in hospital), of Diamond Street, Shildon. John, aged 94 years, dearly beloved husband of the late Bessie, a dearest uncle of David and Judith, also a dear uncle Jack to many who knew him. Cremation Wednes-day, March 10 at Darlington. Cortege leaving residence at 2.35 p.m. for a service in the Methodist Church, Shildon at 2.45 p.m. Friends please meet at Church. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, may be sent to a charity of your choice.
KEMP March 5 (suddenly, at home). Norman, aged 67 years, of Darlington. Beloved husband of Elizabeth, loving father of Walter, Antony and Diane, dear father-in-law of Virginie, Maria and Colin, much loved grandad of Amanda, Emily, Nicola, Daryl, Andrew, Danielle, Adam, Tonicha, Joshua and Callum. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, March 11 at Lowson Street Methodist Church at 9.30 a.m., prior to cremation at Darlington Crematorium. Friends and family invited, please meet at the Church.