TOWLER March 28, peacefully in hospital, of Vane Road, Newton Aycliffe. Carolyn (nee Mills), aged 51 years, much loved mam to Peter, Graeme and Nicole, loving daughter of Alec and Mabel, devoted grandmother of James and Owen, also a much missed sister of Susan and Ray. Funeral Thursday, April 8. Would friends please meet 1.30 p.m. for service at St. Clare's Church, Newton Aycliffe, followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. All floral tributes to be sent to the Co-operative Funeral Service, 20 MacMillan Way, Newton Aycliffe.
VIPURS April 3 (peacefully, at home), of Geneva Crescent, Darlington. Hettie, aged 77 years, much loved wife to Dennis, a loving mam to David and Pam, grandmother to Peter and also sister-in-law to Ena. Funeral Tuesday, April 13. Would friends please meet 11.00 a.m. for service at St. John's Church, Darlington, prior to private inter-ment. Floral tributes if desired c/o Co-operative Chapels of Rest, 50 St. Cuthbert's Way, Darlington.
WALKER March 21 (suddenly, in Russia), of Ricknall Grange, Aycliffe. Christopher Simon, aged 37 years, dearly loved son of Denis and the late Pamela, brother of Judith, Ann and the late Carolyn. Friends please meet for Memorial Service at St. Andrew's Church, Aycliffe Village on Thursday, April 8 at 1.00 p.m. No flowers please. Donations in lieu to the British Heart Foundation c/o Ricknall Grange.
WARDELL Stanley (Stan), aged 84 years, of High Riding, Richmond, died peacefully in hospital, on April 7. Dearly loved husband of Norma, much loved dad of Colin and dear father-in-law to Carol. Funeral service at Darlington Crematorium on Friday, April 16 at 11.15 a.m. Friends please meet at the crematorium chapel.
WATSON April 3 (peacefully), of Wolsingham. Ida, aged 79 years. Friends please meet for Requiem Mass at St. Thomas' R.C. Church, Wolsingham on Tuesday Arpil 13, at 11.00 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematoium.
WILLIAMS April 5 (peacefully, after a long illness), of David Terrace, Quarrington Hill. George, aged 68 years, loving father of Sharon, John, Perdita and Darren, also a much loved brother and grandad. Service and committal at Durham Crematorium Chapel on Tuesday, April 13 at 2.30 p.m. Will friends please meet at the Crematorium.
WILTON April 2 (peacefully, in hospital), of The Grange Nursing Home, Darlington (formerly of Church View, Hurworth). Elizabeth Ann, aged 93 years, beloved wife of the late Tommy, loving mam of Annette and Susan, dear mother-in-law to Ronnie and Gordon, much loved grandma to Angela and Adam, also great-grandma to Christopher. Funeral Wednesday, April 7. Would friends please meet 2.45 p.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
WOOD April 3, of Croxdale (late of Merryoaks, Durham). Maitland, aged 90 years, beloved husband of the late Jane, dearly loved father and father-in-law, also devoted grandad and great-grandad. Friends please meet for service at St. John's Church, Nevillles Cross, Durham on Tuesday, April 13 at 12.20 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Donations to Cancer Research, Thank you.
ADAMSON On April 12, in hospital and of 60 Dale Side, Sacriston. Doreen, aged 74 years, beloved wife of Norman, dearly loved mother of Raymond, loving sister to Ruby and Jean, a much loved grandma and great-grandma and mother-in-law to Karen. Friends please meet for service and committal in Durham Crematorium on Monday, April 19 at 11.30 a.m.
APPLEBY April 11, of Royal Grove, Crook, peacefully after an illness borne with tremendous courage and great dignity. Peter, a loving husband of Bess, father, grandfather and father-in-law. Private funeral took place on Friday, April 16. Will be sadly missed and always remembered. Rest in Peace
ARGYLE Alan On April 8 (peacefully in hospital), of Thistle Road, Stockton, formerly of Stillington. Alan, aged 77 years, dearly loved husband of Aileen and much loved dad of Howard, Janice and Valerie. Funeral Friday, April 16. Friends please meet for service in St. John's Church, Stillington at 9.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Teesside Crematorium.
ASPIN April 9, at Leeming Garth Nursing Home. Doris, aged 95 years, dearly loved wife of the late Gordon and aunt of Michael, Doreen and Keith. Funeral service to be held at Darlington Crematorium on Wednesday, April 21 at 1.45 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory may be given to Friends of the Friarage Hospital, Northallerton.
BARKER Suddenly on April 10, of Trimdon Village. Stanley (Stan), aged 70 years, beloved husband of Iris (nee Chapman), dearly loved dad of Christine, loving father-in-law of Kevin, cherished granda of Stephen, Donna, Helen and Paul, a loving brother of John and brother-in-law of Olive, Anderson and Betty, also a much loved uncle. Will friends please meet for service on Saturday, April 17 in St. Mary Magdalene Church at 10.30 a.m., to be followed by interment in Trimdon Grange Cemetery. Stan will be sadly missed by all. Enquiries to Lamb's Funeral Service. Tel. (0191) 5261846.
BATES April 9 (peacefully, in hospital), of Wood View, Trimdon Station. Kenneth, aged 69 years. Beloved brother of Mary and the late Ron, June and Matty, brother-in-law of George and a much loved uncle and great-uncle. Cortege leaving North Moor Cottages, Friday at 10.35 a.m. Friends please meet at St. Paul's Church, Trimdon Colliery for service at 10.45 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired to, Sedgefield Community Hospital.
BEANEY Audrie (nee Ayre), formerly of Gilling West, at Berkhamsted on April 8, aged 79 years. Much loved mother of Barbara, grandmother of Catherine and Robin. Funeral at Chiltern Crema-torium, Amersham on Thursday, April 22 at 3.00 p.m. No flowers please. Donations to the Hospice of St. Francis, c/o J. Worley Limited, 344 High Street, Berkhamsted. Tel. (01442) 870326.
BEEVERS Harry Aged 80 years, formerly of Weardale. Beloved husband of Jean, (nee Sykes), a devoted father and grandfather and a very dear brother. Died peacefully, April 14, in Carmel, California.
BELL April 13, peacefully in hospital, of Grove Road, Brandon. Arnold, aged 78 years, dearly loved husband of Ena, dear dad of Christopher and father-in-law of Sally, a devoted grandad and a dear brother. Would friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium Chapel at 11.00 a.m., on Wednesday. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu to Cancer Research UK.
BENNETT April 8, in hospital, formerly of Howden-le-Wear. Jennie, aged 91 years, beloved wife of the late John, devoted mother of Donald and Graham, dear mother-in-law to Jean and Sue, also a much loved and loving grandma and great-grandma. Will friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium at 3.00 p.m. on Friday, April 16. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may, if desired, be left at the crematorium for Ward 24, James Cook University Hospital.
BLADES David Philip April 9 (suddenly), of 40 Ocean View, Blackhall. David, aged 32 years. A dearly beloved son of Edna and the late Tom, a loving brother of John, Louvain, Andrew, Kelvin and families. Interment, Blackhall Cemetery on Monday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the cemetery at 11.30 a.m.
BLAKE Thomas Edwin (Tom), aged 73 years, of The Ghyll, Richmond, died suddenly whilst in Southport on April 8. Dearly loved husband of Win, much loved dad of Trevor, loving grandad of Leanne and great-grandad of Courtney-Jade. Funeral service at Darlington Crematorium on Friday, April 16 at 1.15 p.m. Friends please meet at the crematorium chapel. Family flowers only. If desired, donations may be given at the crematorium chapel for the British Heart Foundation.
BONHAM April 11, of Kirk Merrington. Blanche, aged 88 years, a loving mother of Jean, Glenda and Andrew, a much loved grandmother, great-grandmother and a beloved sister. Would friends please meet at St. John's Church, Kirk Merrington on Thursday at 2.15 p.m., for a service followed by interment at York Hill Cemetery.
BOYNTON April 16, peacefully in hospital, of Darlington. Frank, aged 87 years, dearly loved husband of Amy, a loving dad of Frankie and the late Terry, also a much loved grandad and great-grandad. Funeral Thursday, April 22. Will friends please meet for service 2.45 p.m. at Darlington Crematorium.
BROWITT April 12, peacefully of St. John's Park, Aldbrough St. John. Lois Margaret, aged 81 years, beloved wife of the late Arthur and dearly loved mother of Martyn and Corinne. Funeral Thursday, April 22. Friends please meet for service in St. Paul's Church, Aldbrough St. John at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment in Stanwick Churchyard. Family flowers only. Donations may be sent for St. John's Hospice, c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR. The family would be pleased to invite everyone to the Stanwick Arms after the service.
BULMER Roland Sydney Suddenly Roland, aged 56 years of Gatenby, (formerly of Easing wold). Loving husband of Delia and a dear brother. Funeral service and interment, Easingwold Parish Church, Monday April 19, at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired may be made in aid of Friarage Hospital.
BURNETT William April 14, of Ashwood Park Nursing Home, Easington. Bill, aged 89 years. Dearly beloved husband of the late Mabel, (nee Hird), a loving dad of June, Marjorie and Maureen. Dear father-in-law of Gordon and Jimmy and also a devoted grandad and great-grandad. Cremation Sunderland Crematorium on Tuesday. Cortege leaving his daughter's residence 6 Woodfield, Peterlee. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Cuthbert's Church, Peterlee at 12.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to, Hartlepool Hospice, c/o Gordon.
BURRILL April 12, suddenly in hospital. Kenneth George (Ken) (Burrill Brothers Haulage), of Snape, Bedale, aged 80 years. Beloved husband of the late Lilian and dear father of Colin and stepfather of Keith and beloved grandad and great-grandad. Funeral service to be held at Snape Methodist Church on Wednesday, April 21 at 2.00 p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to be divided between Snape Methodist Church and Snape Primary School.