ICETON Mary Hannah, died peacefully at Ventress Hall on August 8, aged 83 years, formerly of Cotherstone. Beloved wife of the late John James and much loved sister of Rose, Dorothy and the late Annie, also a dear auntie and great-auntie. Would friends please meet for funeral service on Friday, August 13 at 11.30 a.m., at St. Cuthbert's Church, Cotherstone, followed by interment.
KING August 9, in hospital, after tenaciously holding on to life. Walter, aged 79 years, dearly loved husband of the late Ellen, father of Shirley-Ann and Barbara, dearest grandad of Mark, Michelle and Julianne, father-in-law to Thomas and Tom, great-grandad to a darling little Courteney and a big brother to sister Joan, brother Norman and little sister Joyce. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, August 17. Would friends please meet for service at St. Giles' Church, Gilesgate, at 1.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please by request. Donations, in lieu of flowers, to Durham Community Hospital, Ward A. Lying uncomplaining, watching the clouds go by, day by day your strength you gave, to us the standers-by. A grasp of hand, a cheeky smile, a look of "just behave", these we all looked forward to and these you gladly gave. Most blessed are we, your family, that you belong to us. We'll luv you forever and ever, but now in God you must trust.
KING August 9. Walter, aged 79 years, of Gilesgate, Durham. A dearly loved husband of the late Ellen. Dad fought a long illness so bravely with such courage. Dad we love you so much, words cannot say, God has taken our best friend away. In our hearts forever, until we meet again. Your loving daughters Barbara and Shirley-Ann, sons-in-law Thomas and Tom, greatly loved grandchildren Michelle, Mark and Julianne, great- granddaughter Courteney and sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, August 17. Would friends please meet for service at St. Giles' Church, Gilesgate, at 1.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, in lieu of flowers, to Durham Community Hospital, Ward A, c/o Michelle.
LONGSTAFF August 10, suddenly at home, of Thirlmere Road, Darlington. Wallace Henry, aged 75 years, dearly beloved husband of the late June, dear step-dad of Carol and David, much loved brother of Maurice, Bob, Bill, Marion and Emily, dear brother-in-law of Christine, Rosemary, Rita, Bob and Cameron and a loved uncle, grandad and great-grandad. Will friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium on Wednesday, at 11.45 a.m. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington.
LONGSTAFF Jack, aged 94 years, peacefully at home on August 5, loving and devoted husband of the late Bet, much loved and respected dad of his daughters Pam and Val and his late sons Cliff and Jackie, loving Gag to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family and friends welcome at Darlington Crematorium on Wednes-day, August 11 at 3.15 p.m. Family flowers only please.
LOVERANCE August 13, at home, Etherley Dene, Bishop Auckland, with her family, after an illness borne with great courage and dignity. Michelle Louise, aged 32 years, devoted wife of Stephen, a much loved and loving mum of Kieran, Amy and Kate, beloved daughter of Christine and Ivan, dear daughter-in-law to Jim and Mary, treasured sister of Caroline and Claire, also dear sister-in-law and aunt. Will friends please meet for service in St. James' Church, Coundon at 12.40 p.m. on Thursday, August 19, followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may, if desired, be given for Cancer Research.
MACKAY On August 7, of Park House Gardens, Sherburn Village. Margaret Ireland, aged 77 years, devoted mum of Christine and Elizabeth, also a beloved sister, mother-in-law, gran and great-gran. Funeral to take place on Friday. Would friends please meet at Durham Crematorium for service and cremation at 1.30 p.m. No flowers at all please, by request.
MADDISON August 9, peacefully, of Ted Fletcher Court, Darlington. Ronnie, aged 76 years, loving husband of Maureen, dearly loved father of Karen, Dawn and Julie and a much loved grandad, brother and brother-in-law. Funeral Friday. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 2.15 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be sent for St. Teresa's Hospice, The Woodlands, 91 Woodland Road, Darlington, DL3 7UA.
MAKEPEACE July 27, in hospital, of Eldon Lane. George Ellison, aged 75 years, dearly loved dad of Alison and Joanne, father-in-law to Graham and Kurt, also a much loved grandad to Lindsey and Andrew, Joseph and Georgie. Will all relatives and friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium at 11.30 a.m. on Monday, August 16.
MATTHEWS August 12 (peacefully, in hospital), of Bishop Middleham. Ann, aged 66 years, a much loved mam of John, Clara and the late Jeffrey and Trevor, a dear nanna of Claire, Julie, Jonathan, Thomas and Kate, a devoted sister of Kay and Lyn, also a dear aunt of Tony and Emma and a much loved sister-in-law and mother-in-law. Would relatives and close friends please meet for service at 11.30 a.m. on Tuesday, in Durham Crematorium Chapel. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Sedgefield Community Hospital. A plate will be provided at the crematorium. The family would like to thank Doctor Orlandi; Maureen, District Nurse and staff at Sedgefield Community Hospital.
MAUGHAN August 5, of Bishop Auckland. Ellen (Nellie), devoted wife of the late Sidney, also a dear mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Will friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium at 12.00 noon on Friday, August 13.
MOORE Doreen On August 7, suddenly, aged 73 years. Doreen Moore, of Masham, Ripon. Beloved wife of the late Frank and a much loved sister-in-law and aunt. Service at the Methodist Church, West Tanfield, Ripon on Tuesday, August 17 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment at St. Nicholas' Church. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be given to the Methodist Church. A plate will be provided at the service.
MOORE John Charlton, on August 5, peacefully in Harrogate District Hospital, aged 89 years, formerly of Burn Brae, Hawes. Dearly loved husband of the late Myra and much loved father and father-in-law of Pat, Hilary, Kitty, Bob, Les and Charles and very special grandfather of Andrew, Nigel, Ian, Angus, Bruce and Mona, also great-grandfather of Todd. Funeral service took place on Wednesday, August 11 at St. John's Church, Bilton, Harrogate. Special thanks to the Rev'd. Lesley Bentley and Rev'd. Peter Askew for all their support.
MORRIS On August 6, peacefully at home, of Beechcroft, Penshaw. James, aged 68 years, much loved and cherished husband of Marina, devoted dad of Annette and Paul, loving father-in-law of Trevor and Julia, much loved grandpa of Christopher, James, Jonathan, Amy and Ashley, also a loving brother and son-in-law. James will be received into Our Lady Queen of Peace R.C. Church, Penshaw on Wednesday, August 11 at 5.30 p.m., prior to Requiem Mass on Thursday, August 12 at 10.00 a.m., followed by interment at Bishop Wearmouth Cemetery. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to St. Benedict's Hospice, c/o the Funeral Director. All enquiries to Derek Moss Funeral Service. Tel. (0191) 3855959. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy.
MUSGROVE August 7 (suddenly), of South Kilvington, Thirsk. John Robert (J.R.), aged 40 years, beloved son of John and Barbara and loving brother of Janet, dear brother-in-law to Dave and uncle to Sarah, Michelle, Josh and great-uncle to Jake. The funeral service will be held at St. Wilfrid's Church, South Kilvington, on Friday, August 3 at 10.00 a.m. followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations, in memory, may be made to St. Wilfrid's Church and the British Heart Foundation, North Yorkshire.
PARTRICK August 6, passed over peacefully after a long illness, of 16 Front Street, Ireshopeburn. Shirley Christine, aged 69 years, loving sister and mother of Judy, Joanna, Andy and Christopher. Sadly missed. Will friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, August 17 at 1.00 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to be divided between the Butterwick Hospice and Marie Curie Cancer Care.
POWELL (nee Wise) ELIZABETH (Liz) Late of Gurnard, Isle of Wight, previous resident of Chester-le-Street and East Rainton,.passed away peacefully at the Earl Mountbatten Hospice on August 2nd. Much loved wife of Burnaby, dear mother of Guy and fondly remembered sister of Eric. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. The celebration of her life was held August 10th. If there are friends we have failed to contact and you wish to know more please. — Tel. 0780 8533489.
RAINE Keith, aged 65 years, of Ingleton, peacefully in hospital on August 8. Much loved dad of Anne, devoted grandad of Laura, beloved brother of Claude and Nora and a dear uncle. Funeral service in St. John's Church, Ingleton, on Tuesday, August 17 at 9.45 a.m., followed by cremation. Friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Ingleton School Funds are being accepted by John Blenkiron Funeral Director, 100 Galgate, Barnard Castle, DL12 8BJ.
REED August 7. Doris (nee Lee), of Howden-le-Wear, dearly loved wife of the late Joe Ridley, mother of Grace and Norman, grandmother of Alison and Steven, also a dear sister and aunt. Will friends please meet for service in Howden-le-Wear Methodist Chapel at 1.30 p.m. on Monday, August 16, followed by cremation at Darlington. Family flowers only. Donations, in lieu, may be given to chapel funds.
RENNINSON August 8 (suddenly at home), of Coatham Crescent, Darlington. Gib, aged 83 years, much loved husband to Eileen, loving dad to Christine, dearly loved grandad to Emily and father-in-law to Bill. Funeral Monday, August 16. Would friends please meet 11.45 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
RICHMOND August 10 (suddenly, in hospital), of St. Aidans Walk, Newton Aycliffe. Robert, aged 75 years. A devoted husband of the late Maureen, a loving father and father-in-law to Debra and Lee, also a devoted grandad to Jade. Would friends please meet for service on Tuesday August 17, 2.45 p.m. at St. Clare's Church, Newton Aycliffe, followed by committal at Darlington Crematorium
ROBERTS Peacefully in Barrington Lodge, Bishop Auckland, on August 5. Reginald, aged 78 years. Will friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium at 11.30 a.m. on Thursday, August 12. Flowers or enquiries c/o Gibson Funeral Services, Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland.
ROBINSON August 11, peacefully at home, of Melsonby Crescent, Darlington. Mary Patricia (Pat), dearly loved wife of the late Bobby, much loved mam of Barry, Paul, Peter and Darren and a loving mother-in-law, nana, great nana and sister. Funeral Tuesday. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 9.15 a.m.
ROBINSON Peacefully, after a short illness, at Glangwili Hospital, Camarthen, on Saturday, August 7, 2004. Victor, 19 St. David's Avenue, Whitland, formerly farming at East New Houses, Baldersdale, Barnard Castle. Funeral service at Parc Gwyn Crematorium, Narberth on Friday, August 13, 2004 at 2.30 p.m. No flowers. Donations if desired to the Carmarthen and District Talking Newspaper for the Blind, c/o Mrs. S. Townsend-Smith, Fermain, Redberth, Tenby. SA70 8RY. Enquiries to Hywel Thomas Funeral Director. Tel: (01994) 448249.
RUSSELL Clyde Tippett (Frank) Aged 82 years, in hospital on August 10. Dearly loved husband of Lorna, father of Susan and grandfather of Claire and Joanne, sadly missed by family and friends. Committal in St. Hilda's Chapel, Teesside Crematorium at 11.45 a.m. Wednesday August 18, followed by a Memorial Service at St. Mary's Church, Long Newton at 12.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to,Ward 33, Darlington Memorial Hospital.
RUSTON August 4, peacefully after a short illness, of Maxwell Close, Darlington. Bob, aged 79 years, dearly loved husband of the late Mary, much loved dad of John and Anne and a loving grandad of Claire and Kieran. Funeral Friday. Friends please meet for service in St. Teresa's Church at 10.45 a.m., followed by interment at the West Cemetery.
SMITH August 8, of Whitehouse Avenue, Ushaw Moor. Ernest, aged 78 years, dearly loved husband of Mary, loving dad of David and Carol, father-in-law of Jan and Leslie and a dear grandad and great-grandad. Friends please meet for service in St. Luke's Church on Thursday, August 12 at 10.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Friends welcome for refreshments in Ushaw Moor Catholic Club afterwards.
SPENCE August 10 (peacefully, in hospital, after a short illness). Thomas, known as Tommy, aged 66 years, of Arnold Road, Darlington. Eldest son of the late Samuel and Sarah, reunited, a dearly loved brother to Margaret, Kathleen, George, Samuel and the late Theresa and Steven. Funeral Tuesday, August 17. Would friends please meet at 11 a.m. for service at St. William's Church, Albert Hill, Darlington, followed by interment at the West Cemetery.
STOBART August 2 (peacefully in hospital), of Bowes Close, Ferryhill. George, aged 82 years, a loving husband of Patricia and also a dearly loved dad, grandad and brother. Will friends please meet for service in Ferryhill Methodist Chapel on Wednesday at 3.15 p.m., followed by interment at Duncombe Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to R.N.I.B., a plate will be provided at chapel.
SWALL Isabell Mary, August 4, 2004, passed away at Leighton Court, Wallasey, Wirral, formerly of Danby Wiske and Romanby. Dearly loved mother of Susan, dear mother-in-law of Bob and much loved grandma of Martin, Stephen and Fiona. Funeral service at St. Hilary's Church, Wallasey at 1.00 p.m. on August 11, followed by cremation at Landican Crematorium at 2.00 p.m. All enquiries c/o Kenna and Turner Funeral Directors, Wallasey. Tel. (0151) 6384444.
SZWED John Szwed, of Dalmoak, formerly of Kilton House, Ingleby Cross, North Yorkshire, after a short illness, at Dalmoak, Dumbarton-shire, aged 56 years. Beloved father of Hilly and Hattie, son of Roman Szwed and the late Constance Szwed- Cousins. May he rest in peace