COOPER September 5 (tragically), of Nickstream Lane, Darlington. Paul, aged 39 years, much loved husband to Karen, loving dad of Leanne, Charlene, Melanie, Mark, Melissa and Shannon and step-father to Nicky, Daniel and Emily, dearly loved grandfather to Ellie, devoted brother to Pat and the late June, loving son of the late Pearl and John, a much loved uncle to Dean, Ruth, Mark, Gary, David and Lee. Funeral Wednesday, September 15. Would friends please meet 11.15 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
COULTHARD September 7, in Aust-ralia. Margaret (Madge), aged 93 years, dearly loved wife of the late Ted, loving mother of Trisha, Joyce and Peter, also mother-in-law to Dave, Terry and Pat, a loving nana and great-nana. Will be sadly missed by family and friends.
COUSINS September 8, of Brandon, Durham. Lolita (Leta), aged 42 years, dearly loved wife of Graham, much loved mum of Lucy, Gareth, Craig and Vicky and sadly missed by all her family and friends. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, September 14 at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu for Willowburn Hospice may be given after the service.
CUTHBERT September 6, in Langley Park Residential Home. Janet, aged 98 years, dearly loved wife of the late Arthur, loving mother of John, Ivy and Lily, mother-in-law to Jack and Doreen, a dear gran and great-gran. Friends please meet for service at All Saints Church, Langley Park on Wednesday, September 15 at 10.45 a.m. Cremation to follow. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Langley Park Residential Home c/o Stuart Wright Funeral Services Ltd., 23 Marshall Terrace, Gilesgate, Durham.
DANIEL September 9. Alan, aged 79 years, re-united with his beloved wife Ada, dearly loved brother of Julian, Ruth, Mary and Brenda, also a much loved brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and great-great-uncle. Friends please meet for service in Woodhouse Close Church on Tues-day, September 14 at 1.00 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. "Will be sadly missed"
DARBY September 5, peacefully, of Margaret Terrace, Trimdon Station. Violet (nee Robson), aged 87 years, beloved wife of the late James Kitchener, a much loved mother of James and John, dearest mother-in-law of Jane and Susan, also a loving grandma and great-grandma. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 9.45 a.m. Friends please meet at St. Williams's R.C. Church, Trimdon Village for Requiem Mass at 10.00 a.m., followed by interment at Deaf Hill Cemetery. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P
DAVEY On September 5, of Crawlaw Cottages, Easington Colliery. John, aged 73 years, dearly loved husband of Sylvia, a dear father, father-in-law and grandad. Cortege to leave residence, Thursday, at 1.20 p.m. for service in the Church of the Ascension, Easington Colliery, 1.30 p.m., followed by interment in Easington Colliery Cemetery. Friends please meet at church.
DENT September 8 (peacefully, at home), of California Row, Middleton In Teesdale. Margaret Catherine, aged 84 years, dearly loved wife of Arnold, much loved mother of Michael and Raymond and daughters-in-law Dot and Jean and a much loved gran of Cheryl, Darren, Gary, Mitchell and the late Lee. Friends please meet for service at St. Mary's Church on Tuesday, September 14 at 1.00 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made in Church to Cancer Research and Church Funds.
DODDS September 7 (peacefully, in hospital), of Palmers Garth, Durham. Eleanor, aged 62 years, beloved wife of the late Frank, much loved mam of Elaine and a dearly loved sister-in-law and aunty of all the family. Will be sadly missed. To be received into St. Cuthbert's R.C. Church, Elvet on Sunday, September 12 at 5.30 p.m. Requiem Mass on Monday, September 13 at 10.00 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to St. Cuthbert's Building Fund or Macmillan Nurses c/o Stuart Wright Funeral Services Ltd, 23 Marshall Terrace Gilesgate, Durham.
ELLIS September 5, of Sampson Place, Newton Aycliffe. William (Bill), aged 87 years, beloved husband of Gladys and father of Richard, whose wit and wisdom will be sorely missed. Funeral Friday, September 10. Would friends please meet at 2.15 p.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium. Family flowers only please.
ETHERINGTON September 2 (peacefully at home), of Esh Winning, Durham. Grace (nee Thomas), wife to Howard, mother to Stephanie, Vanessa and Nigel, gran to Harriet and George and sister to Edwina and Lawrence. Friends please meet for service in Esh Winning Baptist Church on Friday, September 10 at 10.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu for Marie Curie Cancer Care may be sent to N. Alderson Funeral Directors, Flass Terrace, Ushaw Moor, Durham, DH7 7LD. Mini Bus provided from Church to the Crematorium.
ETHERINGTON September 2, of Bishop Auckland. Harry, aged 81 years, dearly loved husband of the late Ruth, a much loved father and grandfather. Cremation Thursday, September 9 at Darlington, following a service in the Crematorium Chapel at 9.45 a.m. No flowers please, by request.
FAIRLESS (nee Vaux) September 8 (suddenly at home), of Cleves Cross Grange, Ferryhill. Mary, aged 67 years, dearest mam of Brian, Paul, David and Neil, loving mother-in-law of Janette, Debra and Ricky and also a much loved grandma, great-grandma and sister. Would friends please meet for service at Holy Trinity Church, West Cornforth on Tuesday at 11.30 a.m., followed by interment in the Churchyard.
FARROW August 31. Joe, of Coundon Grange Caravan Site. I think of you in silence and often speak your name, but you will never leave me like your picture in the frame. You left a space no one can fill, I miss you Joe and always will. Your Loving Wife Jane and the Girls
FEATHERSTONE Tuesday, September 7, 2004, peacefully, in Blackpool (formerly of Hamsterley). Roger, aged 77 years, beloved husband of Emma, dearly loved dad of Susan, Roger and Joan, dear father-in-law, much loved grandad and a very dear brother. "Will be sadly missed by all his loving family and friends". Service and cremation to be held at Park Crematorium, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire on Tuesday, September 14 at 1.30 p.m. All floral tributes and enquiries please c/o D. Hollowell and Sons, Blackpool. Tel (01253) 408886.
FLETCHER September 2 (peacefully), of Ventress Nursing Home, Darlington. Barbara, aged 98 years, loving mam of Alwyn and the late Patricia, dearly loved grandma to John, David, Tony, Peter, Gillian and Paul, also a devoted great-grandma and great-great-grandma. Funeral Friday, September 10. Would friends please meet at 10.00 a.m. for service at the West Cemetery Chapel, Darlington, followed by interment in the West Cemetery.
FLETCHER September 7, suddenly at Washbrook Drive, Darlington. Jean, aged 41 years, dearly loved mother of Leanne and Shane, loving nana of Little John and much loved sister of Carole, Lynn, Keith and Dawn. Funeral Wednesday. Friends please meet for service in St. Mark's Church at 1.30 p.m., followed by cremation.
GARBUTT September 6, peacefully in Denehurst Nursing Home, formerly of 1 Beech Avenue, Spennymoor. Laura (nee Robinson), aged 75 years, beloved wife of the late Dick, a dearly loved mam of Jim, Susan, Ann and Linda, a loving mother-in-law of Susan and Stuart, a much loved grandma and great-grandma and a dear sister and sister-in-law. Would friends please meet in Trinity Methodist Church, Rosa Street, Spennymoor, Friday, for a service at 2.00 p.m., followed by committal at Durham Crematorium.
GIBSON September 5 (in hospital), of Walton Terrace, Wingate. Rose, aged 95 years, beloved wife of the late Joe, much loved mam, mother-in-law, gran and great-gran. Will be sadly missed. Funeral to take place Thursday September 9. Would friends plesae meet at Hartlepool Crematorium for service and creamtion at 1.20 p.m.
GILL September 6 (suddenly), of Bishop Auckland. Freda (nee Wearmouth), aged 74 years, loving wife of the late Willy, dearly loved mam of Vera, Tricia and the late Billy, dear mother-in-law of John and John, much loved nana of Tracey and Lee, Craig and Paula, Joshua and Georgina, also a dearest great-grandmother of Kieran, Charlie and Jake, a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunty. Friends please meet for service in Bishop Auckland Methodist Church on Monday, September 13 at 12.00 noon, followed by interment in West Auckland Ceme-tery.
GRAY September 1, of 35 Upper Town, Wolsing-ham. Elizabeth (Bessie), aged 88 years, dearly loved wife of the late Albert and a dear aunt of John. Will friends please meet for service in Wolsingham Methodist Chapel on Friday, September 10 at 12.00 noon, followed by interment at Crosshills Cemetery, Stanhope.
GRAY Suddenly, on September 6 in hospital. Mavis (nee Parkinson), aged 68 years, of Willington, formerly of Crook. Beloved wife of Ron, dearly loved mam, mother-in-law, gran, great-gran and sister. Will friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium at 9.00 a.m., on Friday, September 10. Family flowers only please.
HAIGH September 6 (peacefully, in hospital), of Rose-wood, Chilton. Ray, aged 83 years, much loved husband of Laura, dear dad of Aileen and grandfather of Susan and Paul. Would friends please meet for service at 8.30 a.m. on Friday, September 10 in Durham Crematorium Chapel.
HALL September 7 (peacefully, in hospital), of New Brancepeth, Durham. June, aged 68 years, dearly loved wife of William, loving mother of Billy and grandma of Stuart. Friends please meet for service in New Brancepeth Methodist Church on Saturday, September 11 at 10.30 a.m., followed by interment in Ushaw Moor Cemetery.
HALSEY Peter and Maye A memorial service will be held to give thanks for the lives of Peter (died July 18, 2004) and Maye (died January 18, 2002) on Sunday, October 3, 2004 in St. Mary's Church, Richmond at 2.00 p.m. Peter's ashes will then be interred with Maye's following the service. All those who would like to join family and friends will be very welcome to attend.
HAMILTON Eric Frederick (Ted), aged 76 years, of Scorton, died peacefully, in hospital on September 2, after a long illness bravely borne. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, much loved dad of Susan, dear father-in-law to Dave, loving grandad of Tracy, Claire and Rachel, a special great-grandad, dearest brother to Pat and very dear friend of Joyce and families. "He will be sadly missed". Funeral service at St. Mary's Church, Bolton-on-Swale on Friday, September 10 at 1.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Darlington. Friends please meet at the Church. Family flowers only, if desired, donations for the Abbey Care Village, Scorton c/o John Blenkiron and Sons Ltd., Funeral Directors, Victoria House, 21 Queens Road, Richmond, DL10 4AJ.
HANKEY September 5 (peacefully, in hospital), of Stainmore Terrace, Leeholme. Jack, aged 81 years, loving husband of Audrey, much loved father of Michael and Pauline, dearly loved father-in-law of Alison and Colin, also a devoted grandfather of Jonathon, Daniel and Kieran. Friends please meet for Requiem Mass at St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Coundon, on Saturday, September 11 at 10 a.m., followed by interment in the churchyard.
HARBRON September 2 (peacefully, in Willowburn Hospice with her family), of Pine Tree, Esh Winning. Mary (nee Welsh), aged 87 years, beloved wife of the late Albert, much loved mam, nan and great-nan. Cortege to leave residence on Wednesday, September 8 at 2.40 p.m. for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 3.00 p.m. Bus provided, leaving The Stags Head at 2.20 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu for Willowburn Hospice may be given after the service.
HERBERT September 2 (peacefully in hospital), of West End, Wolsingham (formerly of Sunderland). William Walton, aged 80 years, dearly beloved husband Emmeline, a dearest grandfather of Amanda, Kathryn, and Siobahn, also a dear brother-in-law of John. Cremation Friday, September 10 at Durham, following a service in the Crematorium Chapel at 10.00 a.m. Friends please meet at the crematorium. No floral tributes by request. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to The Butterwick Hospice, Macmillan House, Woodhouse Lane, Bishop Auckland.
HERON September 5 (peacefully, in hospital), of Elvet Close, West Cornforth. Pat, aged 84 years, much loved wife of the late Thomas, a dear mother of John and Christine and a much loved grandma of Andrew, Nicola, Joanne and Joncharles. Would friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium Chapel at 10.00 a.m. on Monday.