KIDD February 29, peacefully in Darlington Memorial Hospital, of Newton Aycliffe. Constance Eileen (Connie), aged 70 years, dearest wife of Raymond, beloved mam of Janice and David, loving mother-in-law of Caroline and Keith, loving nana of Michael, Ruby, Olivia and Nathan, a dear sister of Colin, also sister-in-law of Linda. Funeral Monday, March 8. Would friends please meet 2.00 p.m. for service at St. Clare's Church, Newton Aycliffe, prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Donations, if desired, c/o The Stroke Association, Charles House, 61-69 Derngate, Northampton, NN1 1HD.
KNAGGS On February 28, suddenly in hospital, of Sacriston. Eddie, aged 63 years, loving husband of Anita, a dear father and grandfather. Friends please meet for celebration and thanksgiving for his life at St. Peter's Church, Sacriston on Tuesday, March 9 at 12.30 p.m., cremation to follow. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, to Cancer Research U.K., c/o Stuart Wright Funeral Service Limited, Langley Park, Durham.
LAMBERT February 26 (after a long and painful illness, died peacefully in hospital), of Coniston Way, Carlton Miniott, Thirsk. Edna, aged 74 years, beloved wife of Bill, loving mother of Carol, Colin, Sandra, Peter and Michael, a dear mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma. The funeral service will be held at St. Oswald's Church, Sowerby on Monday, March 8 at 12.00 noon, followed by cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory may be made to Crohn's Disease Research.
LAVIN March 1 (suddenly in hospital), of Westbourne Terrace, Sowerby, Thirsk. Susan, aged 60 years, beloved wife of Chris, loving mother of Angela, Paul, Helen, Sara and Simon, a dear mother-in-law and nanna. The funeral service will be held at Harrogate Crematorium on Tuesday, March 9 at 1.40 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory may be made to the Macmillan Nurses. Would friends please meet at the crematorium.
LEE February 27, of Crook. Mary, aged 90 years, beloved wife of the late William, devoted mother of Derick, also a much loved mother-in-law, nana and great-nana. Will friends please meet for service in St. Andrew's United Reformed Church, Crook at 1.30 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, followed by interment in Crook Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may be given for the Church Funds.
LITCHFIELD February 27, suddenly, of Byers Green. John Geoffrey, aged 82 years, a dearly loved husband, father and grandfather. Will friends please meet for service in St. Peter's Church, Byers Green at 2.00 p.m. on Friday, March 5, followed by interment in Binchester Churchyard.
LOWE Dorothy Mary (nee Robinson) March 3, in hospital, of Jude Street, Easington Village. Dorothy, aged 82 years, dearly beloved wife of the late John, loving mother of Gerard and Angela, a much loved mother-in-law of Helen and John, devoted gran of Anthony, Paul, Andrea, Anita, Erika and Julie and great-gran of Christopher and Andrew, treasured auntie of Marie and Ralph, Judith and Jim, John, Kathleen and Gerald. Interment Easington Colliery Cemetery Tuesday. Cortege leaving her daughter's residence 4 Tudor Grange, Easington Village. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass at Our Lady R.C. Church, Easington Colliery 11.00 a.m. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P
LOWTHER March 1 (in hospital), of Croft Rigg, Brandon. Emma, aged 89 years, beloved wife of the late George, dearest sister of Bob, Charlie, Margaret, Mary and Joyce and also a dear sister-in-law and auntie. Service and committal at Durham Crematorium Chapel on Friday at 10.00 a.m. Will friends please meet at the Crematorium.
LYCETT Josephine Sonkrai (Jo, nee Davey), aged 56 years, of Hermitage Court, Richmond (formerly of Stanhope Road and Ettersgill Drive, Darlington), died peacefully in hospital on February 29 after a short illness borne with great courage and dignity, sustained by her joy and faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Dearly loved by Barbara and loving mother of Sam, Amy and Ben. Funeral service at St. Mary's Church, Station Road, Richmond today Friday, March 5 at 3.30 p.m., followed by private cremation. Friends please meet at the church. Flowers or donations for Leukaemia Research may be sent to John Blenkiron and Sons Ltd., Funeral Directors, Victoria House, 21 Queens Road, Richmond, DL10 4AJ.
LYNAS Brian Died February 7 at Bournemouth, late of Northallerton and Scorton. Memorial service to be held at St. Mary's Church, Bolton-on-Swale on March 6 at 2.30 p.m. and afterwards at the Farmer's Arms, Scorton.
MACALLAN Sheila In hospital on February 28, of Cambridge Road, Peterlee. Sheila, aged 49 years, a dearly beloved daughter of Angelina and the late Douglas, a loving sister of Alex and Tom, dear sister-in-law of Kathy and Janice. Interment Horden Cemetery on Friday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Peterlee Methodist Church at 1.00 p.m.
MADDISON February 28. George Francis (Frank), aged 87 years, dearly loved son of the late George Buston and Mary Maddison, of Witton-le-Wear, brother of Mary Jarret of Howden-le-Wear and the late Amelia, Harry and Jack, a loved and respected uncle of Margaret Bytheway of Thornaby-on-Tees and a much loved great-uncle of Peter, Mary, Anne and families. Funeral service to be held on Thursday, March 11 in the Chapel of St. Bede, Teesside Crematorium at 1.30 p.m. Friends please meet at the Crematorium Chapel. Peace After Pain
MEE Muriel, aged 70 years, on February 28, peacefully in hospital, of Greta Avenue, Richmond. Dearly loved wife of Alan and a much loved mum of Alan. Funeral service in St. Mary's Church, Richmond on Thursday, March 4 at 11.30 a.m., followed by interment in the cemetery. Friends please meet at the church.
MEECHAM February 23, tragically, as the result of an accident. Sean Philip, aged 30 years, dearly beloved son of Don and Fiona, dearly loved brother of Cliff, Laura, Sam and Vicki, dearly loved partner of Helen, a much loved uncle, nephew and cousin and a dear friend to so many. Friends please meet for service at St. Andrew's Church, Haughton, Darlington at 12.15 p.m. on Wed-nesday, March 3, followed by cremation at Darlington Crema-torium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to St. Andrew's Church, Haughton.
MICHAEL Ray February 25, peacefully, in York District Hospital. Much loved father of Philippa, Ralph and Candy and father-in-law of Jimmy and Kristy, devoted grandad to Heather, Jennifer, Keagan and Elisabeth. We all love and miss you. Funeral service to be held at St. John's Church, Church Hill, Easingwold on Thursday, March 4, followed by interment.
MORGAN February 29, of Carr House Drive, Newton Hall, Durham. Muriel, aged 75 years, beloved wife of the late Tom, loving mother of Helen and Julie and a dear grandma of Ruth, Richard, Martha and Esther. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Mon-day, March 8 at 10.30 a.m. Friends welcome at Mount Oswald Manor afterwards. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu for the National Children's Homes may be given after the service or sent to N. Alderson, Funeral Directors, Flass Terrace, Ushaw Moor.
MORTON February 26 (peacefully, in Richardson's Hos-pital), of 4 Rose Terrace, Middleton in Teesdale. Kathleen, aged 74 years, dearly loved wife of Thomas. Friends please meet for service at St. Mary's Church, Middleton on Wednesday, March 3 at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Richardson's Hospital and St. Mary's Church.
MOSES March 3, suddenly at home, Bishop Auckland. Sydney Terrence, aged 79 years, beloved father of Adrian, a dear father-in-law, grandad, great-grandad, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Will friends please meet for service in West Auckland Methodist Church at 2.00 p.m. on Thursday, March 11, followed by interment in West Auckland Cemetery.
MURPHY John Formerly of Gent Road, Bishop Auckland. Passed away peacefully in Barnsley District General Hospital, South Yorkshire on March 1, 2004, aged 79 years. Beloved husband of the late Beryl Murphy, father of Peter and Margaret, grandfather to Marie and great-grandfather to James. Funeral to take place at Ardsley Crematorium in Barnsley, South Yorkshire on Monday March 8, 2004 at 12.00 noon. A Memorial Service will also be held at Durham Crematorium on Thursday March 11, at 3.30 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers to The British Brain Tumour Association. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeral care, Barnsley. Tel: (01226) 282573.
NEAVE March 1 (in hospital), of Helmsley Moor Way, Darlington. Margaret Smart, aged 56 years, beloved wife of Michael, dearly loved mam of Collette, Hellen, Samantha, Gordon and Steven and a much loved nanna. Funeral Monday. Would friends kindly meet for service in St. John's Church at 12.30 p.m., followed by interment West Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington.
NELSON Margaret Suddenly in hospital, on February 27, of Littlebeck Drive, Darlington. Much loved wife of Colin, dearly loved mum and a loving nana. Funeral Friday, March 5. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 2.45 p.m. Flowers may be sent c/o Whitehouse Funeral Service, 17 West Auckland Road, Darlington.
NICHOL March 4, peacefully at her home, in Darlington. Jean, much loved mother of Di and Sue and a very special grandmother, a loving companion to Eamonn, she was also a friend to many and will be greatly missed by all. Funeral Wednesday, March 10. Friends please meet for service in St. Cuthbert's Church, Darlington at 1.30 p.m., followed by private interment West Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired may be sent for St. Teresa's Hospice, The Woodlands, 91 Woodland Road, Darlington, DL3 7UA.
ORD Elizabeth On February 27, in hospital, Elizabeth, aged 86 years, of Shildon. Beloved sister of Mary, much loved aunt of David and George and great-aunt of Richard, Gillian, Stephen, Paul and Peter. Funeral service at Shildon Methodist Church on Monday, March 8 at 10.45 a.m., prior to cremation. Friends and neighbours kindly invited.
PARKIN February 29, of Crook. Joseph Leslie (Joe), aged 90 years, beloved husband of the late Myra, also a dear brother, uncle and friend. Funeral service to be held in Central Methodist Church, Crook on Tuesday, March 9 at 2.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations may, if desired, be given to church funds.
PARRY On Thursday February 26, peacefully, in hospital. Joyce Elizabeth, (Joy), aged 84 years. Beloved wife of David and dearest mother of Anna, Gaynor and Martin, a much loved gran and great-gran. Funeral service to take place on Friday March 5, in St. Cuthbert's Church, Darlington at 9.30 a.m. followed by private cremation. Family and friends please meet at the church. Immediate family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to, St. Cuthbert's Church and St. Teresa's Hospice. Collection plate in church.
PATTINSON (formerly Robinson) March 1 (suddenly but peacefully in hospital), of Darlington (formerly of Hurworth). Gwynneth, aged 72 years, beloved wife of the late Horace (Pat) Pattinson and the late David Robinson, loving mum of Ann, Jane and Jill, dear mother-in-law of Lindsay and Bob, loving grandma of Charlotte, Mathew, Philip and Kieran, dear sister of Renee and sister-in-law of Brig. Funeral Tuesday, March 9. Would friends please meet 10.45 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium, prior to cremation. Floral tributes, if desired, c/o Co-operative Chapels of Rest, 50 St. Cuthbert's Way, Darlington.
PEART February 29, suddenly, of Knightsbridge Ave-nue, Darlington. Irene Elizabeth, in her 80th year, beloved wife of Charles, dearly loved mother of Geoffrey and Diane and a much loved grandma of Helen, Martin, Shelley and Hayley. No storms can touch that gentle heart, no sorrows cloud her brow, far from this world of care and strife she rests quite peaceful now. Funeral Monday. Friends please meet for service in All Saints Church, Blackwell at 3.00 p.m., followed by cremation.
PEERS March 2, of Windsor Court, Darlington. George Middleton, aged 87 years, beloved husband of the late Lucy, dearly loved father of Carole and Tony and Margaret and Colin, also a much loved grandad and great-grandad. Funeral Wednesday, March 10. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 1.15 p.m.
PIGGFORD March 4, of Station Road, Meadowfield. Thomas, aged 81 years, dearly loved husband of Ruth and a much loved father, father-in-law, granda and great-granda. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, March 9 at 10.00 a.m.
PROCTOR March 2 (peacefully, at The Friary Hospital, Richmond, North Yorks), of Thistlebout, West Burton, Robert James, (Bob), aged 70 years, dearly loved husband of Margaret. A private family service will take place at Darlington Cremator ium, however a Thanksgiving Service for Bob's life will be held at St. Andrew's Church, Aysgarth on Saturday March 20, at 11.30 a.m. to which all friends are welcome.
QUINN February 28 (peacefully, in hospital surrounded by his loving family), of Landsdowne Road, Coxhoe. John Arthur, aged 76 years. Beloved husband of the late Sylvia, dearly loved brother of Liza, George, Norah and the late Peggy, a dear brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and dear friend of Ann. Friends please meet for Requiem Mass at St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Coxhoe on Tuesday at 11.15 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers to, Cancer Research c/o, of the family. Refreshments afterwards at Coxhoe W.M.C.
REED March 2, of Witton Gilbert. Evelyn, aged 68 years, beloved wife of the late Alan and a loving mother, mother-in-law, nana and great-grandma. Friends please meet for service in Witton Gilbert Methodist Church on Tuesday, March 9 at 11.30 a.m., followed by interment in Sacriston Cemetery. Friends welcome for refreshments in the Glendenning Arms afterwards.
REES February 29, suddenly but peacefully, of Middleton-St-George. Timmy, beloved wife of David, a much loved mother of Claire and also a dear auntie, sister and friend. Funeral Tuesday, March 9. Friends please meet for service in Eastbourne Methodist Church at 11.00 a.m., followed by private cremation. No flowers by request. Donations for charity may be left in church.
REID February 26, in hospital, of Dorlonco Villas, Meadowfield. Stella, aged 89 years, beloved wife of the late Walter James, much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandma and nana. Cremation Thursday. Friends please meet for service St. John's Church at 10.45 a.m. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu, if so desired, may be given for St. Cuthbert's Hospice.
REMM February 5 (tragically), of 13 May Lea, Witton Gilbert. Chris, aged 40 years. Precious son of Meryl and Harald and sadly missed by all family and friends. Friends please meet for service at St. Michael and All Angel's Church, Witton Gilbert on Monday, March 8 at 1.15 p.m. Cremation to follow.