HARRISON March 10, suddenly at home, Crook. Annie (nee Moffatt), aged 90 years, beloved wife of the late David Lumsden, devoted mam of Brian, David and Doreen, a dear mother-in-law, also a much loved and loving nan and great-nan. A private service will be held on Tuesday, March 16, in Durham Crematorium.
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, father-in-law of Stephen and grandfather of Ryan. Would friends please meet for service in St. Andrew's Church, South Church on Thursday, March 11 at 11.00 a.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if so desired, may be left at church for Church Funds.
HUGHES March 7, suddenly, following a short illness, of Hunwick, Bishop Auckland. Samantha Elizabeth, aged nine weeks, dearly loved daughter of Peter and Alicia, treasured sister of Peter James, also a precious granddaughter and niece. Will friends please meet for service in St. Catherine's Church, Crook at 11.00 a.m., on Friday, March 12, followed by private interment.
HUNT March 6 (in hospital), of Squires Court, Darlington. Linda, aged 83 years, beloved wife of Ron, much loved mam of Brian and daughter-in-law Judith and devoted nana of Stephen and Paul. Funeral Friday. Would friends kindly meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 10.15 a.m. Flowers may be sent to, Seaton Leng & Son Ltd., Bondgae, Darlington.
HUNTER Paul Andrew March 8. Paul Hunter, aged 39 years, of Thornton-le-Street, died peacefully in his sleep. He was the dearly beloved husband of Lucy, son of John and Doreen and brother of Richard, brother-in-law of Emma and son-in-law of Clive and Judy Baxter. The funeral will be held on Monday, March 15 at 2.00 p.m. at St. Mary's Church, Thirsk, followed by interment at St. Leonard's Church, Thornton-le-Street. Any donations to the Brain Tumour Action Charity would be greatly appreciated.
JENNINGS March 10, peacefully, in Darlington Manor Nursing Home, (formerly of Richmond). Eva, aged 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Eric, loving mam of Pamela and David, also a much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 18, 10.15 a.m. at Darlington Crematorium.
JOHNSON Walter March 6, of Burns Terrace, Shotton. Walter, aged 66 years, dearly beloved husband of Jean, dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle and master of Laddie. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the crematorium at 2.30 p.m.
JOHNSON Died March 8, suddenly in hospital after a short illness. James, of Bedale, aged 86 years, beloved husband of the late Pat, dearly loved father of Pat, Barbara, Jimmy and Michael and a loving grandad. Funeral service to be held at St. Gregory's Church, Bedale on Friday, March 12 at 12.30 p.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Bedale Church Fund.
JUDD March 5, peacefully, of Dalkeith House, Darlington. Lilian Mary, in her 90th year, widow of Stanley, dearly loved mother of Sylvia and loving grandma of Jonathan and Tina. Funeral Thursday. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 3.15 p.m. Flowers may be sent, if desired, to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington.
KITCHING March 8 (peacefully in hospital), of Craddock Street, Spennymoor. William Taylor (Bill), aged 82 years, beloved husband of the late June, dearly loved dad of Janette, loving father-in-law of Keith, a much loved grandad of Thomas and Christopher and a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Would friends please meet in St. Paul's Church, Spennymoor, Friday for a service at 12.45 p.m., followed by committal at Durham Crematorium.
LANGSTONE March 8 (suddenly), of Maple Road, Darlington. Peter, aged 58 years, dearly loved husband of Norma, much loved dad of Jacqueline, Lee and Dawn, dear father-in-law of Nigel, Sarah and Jerry, loving grandad of Lisa, Bradley, Amanda, Liam and Lois. Funeral Friday, March 12. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 9.45 am
LISTER Dorothy Elizabeth, peacefully, in Scarborough Hospital on March 5, loving mother of Maurice, mother-in-law of Barbara, dear gran of Steve and Jonathan and a great-gran. Funeral service at Woodlands Crematorium, Scarborough on Friday, March 12 at 10.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be given for St. Catherine's Hospice.
LOWRIE March 5 (suddenly, in Tenlands), of Belsay Close, Ferryhill. Bill, aged 85 years, a dear husband of Ethel, much loved dad of Dennis and Paula, father-in-law of Carol and Tim, much loved grandad of Scott, Joanne, John, Daniel, Adam, Kimberley and Helen. Service and committal to be held in Durham Crematorium Chapel at 10.00 a.m. on Friday. Friends please meet at the Crematorium Chapel. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Tenlands Nursing Home may be left at the Crematorium.
LOWTHER March 6, (suddenly, at home), of Liddle Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Wref, aged 73 years. Beloved husband of Hannah, much loved father, father-in-law, also devoted grandad. Cortege to leave residence on Thursday at 9.30 a.m. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium at 10.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to, Diabetic Association, c/o, David White. Refreshments afterwards at Wheatley Hill Scout Club.
LUCKHURST March 5, of 18 Beech Grove, Ferryhill. Neil, aged 36 years, dearly loved son of the late Barry and Glenis, dear brother of Julie, also a much loved fiance of Karen and father of Samuel-James, Laura and Lauren. Cortege leaving residence at 12.20 p.m. on Thursday, March 11 for service in St. Luke's Church at 12.30 p.m., followed by interment at York Hill Cemetery, Spennymoor.
MAITLAND March 7 (suddenly), of Cragside, Sedgefield. Donald, aged 71 years, beloved husband of Anita, dearly loved dad of Neil, Lesley, Martin and Fifi and much loved grandad of Troy, Shaun, Joel, Sarah, Louise, Natalie, Jade, Callum and Lachlan, a dear son-in-law and brother-in-law. Funeral Monday. Would friends kindly meet for service at Durham Crematorium at 1.00 p.m. No flowers please.
MARLEY March 11, of Bank Top, Bishop Middleham, (land lady of Ye Olde Fleece Inn). Mary, aged 58 years. Dearest wife of Ken, loving mam of Neil and Scott, caring daughter of Mary and George, dear sister of Valerie, beloved daughter-in-law of Emily, dear mother-in-law of Janette and Steph and also a precious gran of Jack, Beth, Jake and Milly. Service to be held at St. Michael's Church, Bishop Middleham on Wednesday at 10.15 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham.
MARLEY Mary Gran was a special person and I loved her lots. We had great times and lots of fun together and I will miss her. She was a great Gran to have and I will always remember her and the good times we had. I will always love my Gran, Beth xxx.
MARLEY Mary Gran was the key that opened my heart. She was a generous, kind and giving person who everyone loved so dearly and she will never be forgotten. Love always, Jack xxx.
MARLEY Mary To a wonderful Mam As children you wrapped your love around us and protected us from harm. In adolescence you provided guidance and understanding and taught us the values and principles on which our lives are built. As adults your loving support, kindness and generosity have provided us with a platform for the future. You loved us unconditionally and were always there in times of need. Everything we are is because of you and you will always be only a thought away. With eternal love, Neil and Scott.
MARLEY Mary, a very dear friend. Remembering all the good times. Mo, Alan and Sam.
MORLAND March 10, in hospital, of Portland House, Willington, late of New Brancepeth. Elizabeth (Lizzie), aged 86 years, beloved wife of the late Joseph, much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma. Friends please meet for service in St. Catherine's Church, New Brancepeth Tuesday, March 16 at 9.45 a.m., prior to cremation. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu may be given to the family for the Alzheimer's Fund.
MORRISON February 28, peacefully in hospital, of Locomotive Street, Darlington. Maud Elizabeth, aged 92 years, dearly loved sister of Robert (Bob) and the late William (Bill), beloved auntie of David and Anita, much loved daughter of the late William and Maud Elizabeth Morrison and also dear friend of Ruth. Funeral Wednesday, March 17. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 10.45 a.m. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington.
MORROW March 8, of Woodland Crescent, Kelloe. George, aged 74 years, beloved husband of Pat, loving dad of Susan, Paul, David and Chris and also a precious grandad. Service to be held in St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Coxhoe on Monday at 9.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Friends are welcome afterwards for refreshments in Kelloe W.M.C.
MOSES March 11 (peacefully, at home), of Harrison Crescent, Bishop Auckland. Maxwell, aged 74 years, dearly loved husband of Dorothy, (Doris), much loved dad of Howard, Pamela and Suzanne, a dear father-in-law and a devoted grandad of Victoria, Paul, Darren and Adam, a very dear brother of Phyllis, brother-in-law and uncle. Would friends please meet for service in St. Helen Auckland Church, St. Helens on Thursday March 18, at 10.15 a.m. followed by cremation at Darlington Crematorium.
MURTAGH Michael On March 4, peacefully in hospital. Mick, aged 63 years, of Sedgefield, a much loved brother. Funeral service and cremation to take place in the Chapel of St. Hilda, Teesside Crematorium on Friday, March 12 at 3.45 p.m. Friends please meet at the crematorium chapel.
NELSON March 8, peacefully after a long illness bravely fought, at The Willows, Winston. Eric, in his 75th year, beloved husband of Sybil, dearly loved father of Pauline, Kevin and Graham, father-in-law of George and Mae, loving grandad of Kathryn, Paul and Gavin, also a dear brother-in-law of Dorothy, Eddie and Derek. Funeral Wednesday, March 17. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 1.45 p.m.
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.
O'HICKEY March 6 (in hospital), of Carmel Road North, Darlington. Ethel Bridget (Ettie), dearly beloved wife of Michael, loving mum of Stephen, Gillian and Adrian, dear mother-in-law of Keith, Pam and Elaine, much loved nana of Ben, Joseph, Grace, Finn, Fionnuala, Conor and Liam. Funeral Friday, March 12. Would friends kindly meet for Requiem Mass in the Church of the Holy Family, Cockerton at 10.15 a.m. followed by private interment. Family flowers only please. Donations may be sent for The North East Kidney Patient's Association, c/o, Seaton Leng and Son Limited, Bondgate, Darlington. DL3 7JR. R.I.P.
PALMER March 3, of Sunderland, late of Waldron Square. Neville, aged 91 years, devoted husband of the late Dora, dear uncle of Hylton and Hazel. Friends and relatives please meet for service at Sunderland Crematorium on Wednesday, March 10 2.00 p.m. and afterwards at The Rosedene for refreshments.
PARKER Margaret (nee Percival), aged 80 years, of Fernlea Mews, Richmond, formerly of Gunnerside in Swaledale, passed away suddenly on March 5, 2004. Beloved wife of the late Norman and a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. 'Sadly missed by all her family and friends.' Private family funeral and cremation (at Margaret's request). Family flowers only. Any donations, if desired, for the Coronary Care Unit Fund, Darlington Memorial Hospital are being accepted by John Blenkiron and Sons Ltd., Funeral Directors, Victoria House, 21 Queens Road, Richmond, DL10 4AJ.
PEARCE March 7, peacefully in hospital, of Harrowgate Hill, Darlington. Ruby, aged 93 years, a much loved aunt who will be sadly missed by family and friends. Funeral Monday. Friends please meet for service in St. Mark's Church, North Road at 2.00 p.m., followed by cremation.
PEMBERTON February 27 (after a short illness in Freemans Hospital), of Colburn. Don (Scouse), aged 46 years, a loving husband to Jean and a much loved dad to Shirley. Will friends please meet for service at St. John's Church, Hipswell on Thursday, March 11 at 10.30 a.m., prior to interment in Hipswell Cemetery.
POAD March 7, peacefully of Darlington. Christina Maureen, aged 81 years, dearly loved wife of the late Francis, loving mum of Stevie and Lesley, dear mother-in-law of Les and a much loved nana of Daniel. Funeral Tuesday. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 10.45 a.m.
PRING March 5 (suddenly), of Darlington. Kate, aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late Peter, dear sister of Edna and Audrey and a loving aunt. Funeral Thursday. Would friends kindly meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 1.45 p.m. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington.
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 has taken place at Darlington Crematorium, 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.
RICKERBY March 1 (suddenly), of 26 Marshall Terrace, Gilesgate. Ian, aged 57 years, beloved son of the late Arthur and Peggy, a much loved nephew of Dorothy and cousin to Stephen. Would friends please meet for service and committal at Durham Crematorium on Friday, March 12 at 11.00 a.m. Afterwards friends welcome to Mount Oswald Golf Club for refreshments.