TERRY April 23, peacefully in hospital, of Newton Aycliffe. Elsie, aged 75 years, dearest wife of Bob and special mum of Geraldine, Nicholas and Karen. Funeral Thursday, May 1. Would friends please meet 1.15 p.m. for service and committal at Darlington Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the British Heart Foundation, 55-57 Northgate, Darlington.
TOZE April 16, after illness bravely borne. Linda (nee Bell), aged 35 years, of Toft Hill, Bishop Auckland, beloved wife of Bob, devoted daughter of Lenny and Ruby, loving sister to Alan, Malcolm, Susan and Stephen, a dearly loved sister-in-law and auntie, also a treasured daughter-in-law to John and Irene. Will friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 1.45 p.m. on Friday, April 25.
UNDERWOOD April 17, of Howden-le-Wear. Pam, aged 60 years, beloved wife of Keith, devoted mam of Tania and Natasha, much loved and loving nana to Hannah, a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt, also good friend of Graham. Will friends please meet for service in St. Mary's Church, Howden-le-Wear at 11.00 a.m. on Thursday, April 24, followed by interment in Howden-le-Wear Cemetery.
VAYRO April 18, of Northumberland Avenue, Willington. Clifford Roy (Cliffy), aged 53 years, loving partner of Barbara, also a dear father, brother and brother-in-law. Friends please meet for service at Willington Methodist Church on Tuesday, April 29 at 12.30 p.m., interment to follow. Reception afterwards to be held at The Lion and Unicorn.
VENTRESS April 20 (peacefully in hospital), of Tindale Crescent. Annie Mary (nee Coulthard), aged 82 years, dearly loved wife of the late Robert, loving sister of Margaret, Joe and Robbie, also dear aunt and great-aunt. Friends please meet for service in St. Helen's Church on Monday, April 28 at 12.00 noon, followed by interment in West Auckland Cemetery.
WAGGETT April 18 (peacefully, at home), Belsay Court, Sedgefield. Deryk, aged 62 years, loving husband to Ann, a much loved dad to Steven, Amanda, Pam and Neale and doting grandpa to Samuel. Funeral Wednesday, April 30. Friends please meet for service in St. Edmund's Church, Sedgefield at 12.15 p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Deryk, if desired, for the British Heart Foundation, c/o Mr. C.A. Miller, 35 Hatfield Road, Newton Aycliffe, DL5 5RW.
WAINE April 21 (peacefully in hospital), of Bishop Auckland. Zena (nee Humphrey), aged 80 years, beloved wife of the late John, dearest mother of George, Elizabeth and the late John, dear mother-in-law of Mary and Douglas, adored gran of Amanda, Lee, David, Bree, Samantha and Samson, much loved great-gran of Ethan Jack. Friends please meet for service in Bishop Auckland Methodist Church on Thursday, May 1 at 12.00 noon, followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.
WALTERS On April 24 peacefully, in Belmont Grange Nursing Home and formerly of 4 The Chains, Durham. George, aged 78 years, beloved husband of the late Hilda, devoted dad and grandad, father-in-law and uncle. Sadly missed by all his shipmates. Friends please meet for service in St. Mary Magdalene Church, Belmont on Thursday, May 1 at 11.00 a.m., interment to follow in Belmont Cemetery.
WARD April 19 (peacefully, at home), of Darlington. Doris, aged 90 years, beloved mother of Kathleen, a dear mother-in-law of Jack, also a loving and devoted grandma and great-grandma. Service and cremation at Darlington Crematorium on Friday, April 25 at 1.15 p.m. Would friends please meet at the crematorium.
WARD April 20 (peacefully, at home), of 90 Oxclose Crescent, Spennymoor. Florence Maud (nee Lindsay), aged 83 years, beloved wife of the late Bill, treasured mam of Ann, Billy and Alan, dearly loved mother-in-law of Mick, Betty and Brenda and a much loved grandma, great-grandma and aunty. Would friends please meet at Salvation Army Citadel, Spennymoor Thursday, April 24, for a service at 11.30 a.m., followed by interment at York Hill Cemetery. Goodnight, God Bless Always be missed
WARD William Leslie, of West Harlsey, Northallerton died April 24, aged 85 years, peacefully in hospital. Dearly loved husband of Joan, father of Nicholas and the late Jeremy, father-in-law of Linda and loved grandpa of Christopher and William. Funeral service to be held at St. Oswald's Church, East Harlsey 11.00 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations, if wished, for St. Oswald's Church and the Renal Unit at the Friarage Hospital.
WEARMOUTH April 21 (peacefully in hospital), late of Rosedene, Mickleton. Janet, aged 91 years, dearly loved wife of the late Richard, most caring mam of Evelyn and Geoffrey, loving nan to Stuart, Ian and Julie, Chris and Amanda and loved by great-grandchildren Andrew, Amy and Emily. Friends please meet for service at Laithkirk Church on Tuesday, April 29 at 12.00 noon, to be followed by cremation Darlington at 1.15 p.m. Family flowers only; donations in lieu can be made in church to Middleton Surgery.
WEBB David Jon Howard April 21 (suddenly). Jon, aged 35 years, of Bishopton. Dearly loved son of Brian and Cathy, loving brother of Alison and Roy, loving uncle of Daniel, also a loving partner of Cath. Funeral service and cremation to take place in The Chapel of St. Bede, Teesside Crematorium on Wednesday, April 30, at 10.30 a.m. Friends please meet at the Crematorium Chapel. Family flowers only. All inquiries to The Co-operative Funeral Service, 99 to 109 Norton Road, Stockton. Tel: (01642) 674377.
WHARTON April 18, (suddenly, in hospital), of Roslyn Street, Darlington. Andy, aged 78 years. Beloved husband of Peggy, a loving father and father-in-law of Cath, Ann, Terry and Bob, devoted grandad to the grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Funeral service to take place at Darlington Crematorium Chapel on Monday April 28, at 3.15 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to, British Heart Foundation, 35 Hatfield Road, Newton Aycliffe. DL5 5PW. Family and friends please meet at the crematorium chapel.
WOODWARD Prudhoe, (formerly of Easington Village), at home after a short illness on April 18, aged 78 years. Rosemarie (Rose), much loved mother of Angela and the late Ralph, mother-in-law of Collin and dear nanny of Steven. Friends please meet for service at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Prudhoe on Friday April 25, at 10.30 a.m. prior to interment in Edgewell New Cemetery. Cortege leaving from daughter's residence 38 Paddock Wood, Prudhoe.
YATES April 16, peacefully, at home with his loving family at Bamburgh Place, Darlington. Arthur, aged 75 years, beloved husband of Jean and a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral Friday April 25. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 11.45 a.m.
YOUNG April 20, suddenly, in Bishop Auckland General Hospital (of Newton Aycliffe). Maureen, aged 52 years, beloved wife of Paul, treasured mother of Mark, Paula and Claire, dear mother-in-law of Alyson, beloved grandma of Kai. Funeral Friday, April 25. Will friends please meet 1.30 p.m. for Mass at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Newton Aycliffe, prior to private interment. R.I.P.
ALLINSON April 27, of Rosa Street, Spennymoor. John, aged 89 years, beloved husband of Cicely, (Cissie), a dearly loved dad and a much loved grandad. Would friends please meet in Trinity Methodist Chapel, Rosa Street, Spennymoor, Thursday for a service at 9.45 a.m. followed by committal at Durham Crematorium. Forever in my thoughts, always in my heart love Jodie.
APPLEBY David 7.7.36 - 26.4.03 It is with great sadness Mary and family announce the death of Dave, a loving and caring husband and devoted and special dad to Elaine, David and Simon, a greatly loved and devoted pops to his grandchildren Danielle, Stacy and his special little pal Damian "they had such fun together", also loved by Mark and Kimberley, he was a dear brother and a respected father-in-law to Alan, Sharon and Diane. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to St. Teresa's Hospice, Woodland Road, Darlington. Funeral Tuesday, May 6. Will friends please meet for service 3.45 p.m. at Darlington Crematorium. Special thanks to Dr. Jewitt and nurses on Ward 42, the Macmillan Nurses who made a difficult situation bearable.
APPLEBY April 26 (in hospital), of Baytree Road, Darlington. George William, aged 77 years, beloved husband of Noreen, dearly loved dad of Marian, Pat, Sean, Liam and Carmel, dear father-in-law, loving pop, great-grandad and a much loved brother. Funeral Wednesday. Would friends kindly meet for service in St. William's Church at 1.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Darlington Crematorium. Family flowers only please.
BAINBRIDGE April 29, of 5 Croft Terrace West, Frosterley. John, aged 79 years, dearly loved husband of Bessie, loving stepfather of David and Joan, a much loved grandad of Alison and Mark. Will friends please meet for service in Bridge End Chapel, Frosterley on Wednesday, May 7 at 1.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Mountsett Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Weardale Community Hospital.
BATES April 28. John Robin, dearly loved and loving husband of Barbara (nee Laycock), dear father of Nigel, Tracy and Albert, loving grandad of Anthony and Alison, a much loved brother, brother-in-law, also a dear friend of sister-in-law Ruth. Would family and friends please meet for service in St. John's Church, Shildon on Wednesday, May 7 at 12.55 p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the church funds. Without you, no perfect day.
BEVERIDGE April 26 (suddenly), of Bounder House Farm, Tow Law. Gordon, aged 85 years, dear son of the late John and Robina Beveridge, late of the Plough Farm, Haswell, lovingly remembered by his family and friends. Will friends please meet for service in St. Bartholomew's Church, Thornley on Wednesday, May 7 at 10.30 a.m., followed by cremation at Mountsett Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the church.
BINKS April 29 (peacefully in hospital), of Bedale, formerly of Well. Joseph Edward Clifford, aged 86 years, beloved husband of the late Mary, also a loving brother, uncle and great-uncle. Funeral service to be held at St. Gregory's Church, Bedale on Thursday, May 8 at 2.00 p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to be shared between Bedale Church Funds and the C. of E. Children's Society.
BIRNEY April 28, peacefully, in Richmond House, Willington (formerly of Dowsey Road, Sherburn Village. Elizabeth (Betty), aged 91 years, loving sister of Ted and the late Bill, dear aunty of Peter and David. To be received into St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Gilesgate, Durham on Tuesday, May 6 at 5.30 p.m. Friends please meet for Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. "May she rest in peace"