ORLOPP August 26, at Darlington Memorial Hospital. Lady Lynette F. Orlopp, aged 78 years. Will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Funeral Wednesday September 8. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 1.15 p.m. No flowers please. Donations if desired may be sent for the British Heart Foundation c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
OSBORNE Tom, formerly of Wolsingham. Would friends please meet for service in Wolsingham Parish Church at 12.00 noon on Monday, September 13, followed by interment in the churchyard.
PATTINSON September 3, peacefully after a short illness, of 6 Harthope Road, St. John's Chapel. Joseph, aged 49 years, beloved husband of Julia and father of Emma, a dear brother of Anne and Keith, uncle and great-uncle and son-in-law of Joyce. Will friends please meet for service in St. John's Church, St. John's Chapel on Thursday, September 9 at 1.45 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Macmillan Nurses and the Marie Curie Nurses. Plate in church.
PICKING Stephen Timothy, peacefully on September 8 in the Butterwick Hospice, aged 52 years, loving husband of Barbara, dearly loved son of Betty, Bob and the late Tom, dear brother of Mary, Michael, Kathy and Kenneth, son-in-law of Cyril and the late Ernest and Doreen, brother-in-law of Lyn, John and Ruth and a dear uncle. Funeral service to be held in Yarm Parish Church on Wednesday, September 15 at 11.00 a.m., prior to interment in Yarm Cemetery. Friends please meet at Church. Floral tributes may be sent to Yarm Funeral Service, 3 Beechwood Road, Eagles-cliffe, Stockton, TS16 0AE.
REED September 5, of Bishop Auckland, formerly of Shildon. John, aged 91 years, devoted husband of the late Dorothy, dearest brother of the late Harry and Kathy, also a much loved uncle and great uncle. Will friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium at 10.30 a.m. on Monday, September 13. Family flowers only please.
RENWICK September 8, in hospital, of 14 Briar Lea, Witton Gilbert. David, aged 77 years (Big Daddy), dearly loved husband of the late Mary, also a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, September 15 at 1.00 p.m. Afterwards all welcome back to Witton Club. Bus provided from Witton Club at 12.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Holmedale Villa, Earls House Hospital.
ROBINSON September 1 (peacefully, in hospital), formerly of Westmoor Road, Darlington. Lucy, aged 87 years. Funeral Friday, September 10. Would friends please meet 9.15 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
SALMON September 6, of Durham Road, Spennymoor. Mary (nee Riley), aged 81 years, loving wife of Bernard, mother of Dominic and Angela, mother-in-law to Marie and Peter and an adored grandma of Camilla, Rebecca, Lucy, Dominic Oliver and Ellie Maria. To be received into St. Charles' Church, Tudhoe Village, Thursday 5.00 p.m., for a Requiem Mass Friday at 12.15 p.m., followed by committal at Durham Crematorium. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy
SAYERS September 2 (peacefully, in hospital), of Tennyson Terrace, Crook. Ettie, aged 79 years, dearly loved wife of Ron, a devoted mother of Brian and David and a much loved mother-in-law to Sandra, a dearest grandma of Stephanie and Anthony, also a much loved cousin of Sylvia. Interment Thursday, September 9 in Crook Cemetery. Cortege leaving residence at 12.00 noon for a service in St. Catherine's Church, Crook at 12.10 p.m. Friends please meet at Church.
SLATER August 21 (in hospital), of Welbeck Avenue, Darlington. Margaret, aged 77 years, daughter of the late Ada and Billy Slater and sister to Gordon, Joe, Jean and Dorothy. Funeral Thursday, September 9. Will friends please meet for service at 9.15 a.m. at Darlington Crematorium.
SMITH September 5 in hospital, of 4 Rowlandson Terr-ace, Ferryhill. Alan, aged 66 years, dearly loved husband of Margaret, a dear dad of Martin, father-in-law of Anne-marie, also a much loved grandad of Michael, Connor and Danielle, a dear son of Mary and the late Tom, a beloved uncle and great-uncle, brother of Sylvia and Joseph, also brother-in-law of Sandra. Cortege leaving residence 12.35 p.m. on Thursday, September 9 for service in St. Luke's Church at 12.45 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.
SMITH September 8 (peacefully, at St. Teresa's Hospice, after an illness bravely borne). Barbara, aged 55 years, of Grange Avenue, Hurworth Place, much loved daughter of Tom and the late Olive, dearly loved sister of Lynda. Funeral Thursday, September 16. Would friends please meet at 11.15 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations, in lieu, to St. Teresa's Hospice, Darlington.
STEVENS Constance (Connie), nee Pratt, aged 79 years, formerly of Cockfield, died peacefully on August 28, 2004 after a long illness at St. Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex. Much loved mum, grandmother, mother-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend. Funeral, September 13, 11.00 a.m., at Hastings Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in her memory to The Salvation Army.
STEWART September 5 (suddenly), of 21 Lynndale, Wolsing-ham. Lorna, aged 66 years, dearly loved wife of the late John, a dear sister-in-law, auntie and cousin. Will friends please meet for service in Wolsingham Methodist Chapel on Tuesday, September 14 at 12.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crema-torium.
SUTTILL On September 10 (peacefully at home after a long and difficult illness), of Rover View, Carlton in Coverdale. Isabella (Bella), aged 84 years, dearly loved daughter of the late George and Mabel Suttill, very dear twin sister of Dorothy and a much loved auntie. Funeral service to be held at Carlton Methodist Chapel on Wednesday, September 15 at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment at Holy Trinity Churchyard, Coverham. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, may be given at the service for Leyburn Medical Practice and Chapel Funds. Will friends please meet at the chapel and accept this intimation.
SWEET (Framwellgate Moor) Peacefully in hospital on September 6. Mary (nee Moore), aged 71 years, much loved wife of Sid, dear mam of Judith and son-in-law Dennis, grandma of Jamie and a loved sister of Carol. Sadly missed by all the family. Friends please meet, Durham Crematorium on Monday, September 13 at 1.30 p.m. for service.
TINKLER September 3 (peacefully in Rydale Nursing Home), formerly of Eastmount Road, Darlington. Arthur, aged 81 years, beloved husband of the late Constance Victoria, loving father of Billy, David and the late little Arthur, also a devoted father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral Thursday, September 9. Would friends please meet at 2.00 p.m. for service at Holy Trinity Church, Darlington, followed by cremation. All floral tributes to the Co-operative Funeral Service, Darlington.
VANDENBERG September 4, 2004, of Barnard Castle. William (Bill), loving father to Karen and Rich, grandpa to Luke, life long friend to Margaret and adopted dad and grandad to many others. Passed away peacefully at the Darlington Memorial Hospital with his family at his bedside. He brought a light of caring, sharing, laughter and enjoyment into so many lives around him and our days will be darker without him. We love and miss him so much. Funeral service at Darlington Crematorium on Friday, September 17 at 2.45 p.m. Friends please meet at the crematorium. Donations, in lieu of flowers, if desired, may be given at the crematorium for the Teesdale Search and Rescue.
WALKER George George lived in Blackpool and was formerly of Wheatley Hill. He passed away with great dignity and peacefully in Blackpool Victoria Hospital on August 31, 2004. Lifelong partner of the late John Smailes, much loved brother of Ralph and the late Billy, Florrie, Ellen, Mary and Ronnie, also a devoted uncle and brother-in-law. Greatly loved and sadly missed by all. Service and cremation will take place at Park Crematorium, Lytham St Annes on Monday, September 13 at 2.00 p.m. All enquiries please to Mr Ken Buck, Funeral Director. Tel (01253) 626073.
WALLIS (nee Stobie) September 3. Born asleep, baby Dylan, of Ribble Drive, Darlington. Much loved son of Billy and Kelly, dearly loved brother of Jordan and Susan. Funeral Friday, September 10. Family only.
WALTON September 7 (peacefully, in hospital), of Bail Green Farm, Mickleton, Barnard Castle. Ada Annie, aged 81 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Harold, a much loved mum of June and David and a dearly loved grandma to Richard and Thomas. Would friends kindly meet for service in Laithkirk Church on Monday, September 13 at 11.30 a.m., followed by interment in Romaldkirk Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, may be given to Church Funds.
WEATHERILL September 1, in hospital at Nottingham. Stanley, aged 77 years, dearly loved son of the late Ida and Tommy and brother Peter. Much loved uncle of Sallie and Simon, sister-in-law of Margaret. Funeral Thursday, September 9, 3.00 p.m., at Bramcote Crematorium.
WEBB Isabella Raine (nee Hinks). On September 2, 2004, peacefully at Prestbury Beaumont Nursing Home, aged 91 years, widow of Roy Webb and mother of Rob. There was a private cremation followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at Styal Methodist Chapel on Thursday, September 9, 2004. Enquiries to J.W. Brocklehurst and Sons Ltd., Prestbury, Cheshire. Tel (01625) 829232.
WHITBY September 5 (peacefully at home, after a long illness bravely borne), of Friars Pardon, Hurworth. Darren John, aged 30 years, much loved son of Brian and Joan, loving brother of Tracey, dearly loved brother-in-law to Gary, dear uncle to James, Hayley and Lucy, also devoted nephew to Gary, Sharon and families. Funeral Monday, September 13. Would friends please meet 11.00 a.m. for service at St. John's Church, Darlington, followed by cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to St. Teresa's Hospice.
WHITE (nee Wilkinson) Ellen, aged 89 years, peacefully in hospital on July 21 (formerly of Baldersdale), of Thornton Street, Darlington. Beloved wife of the late Charlie and a loving mother, grandmother and aunty. Cortege leaving Thornton Street on Tuesday, September 14 for a graveside service in the North Cemetery at 1.15 p.m. All welcome. Flowers may be sent c/o Whitehouse Funeral Service, 17 West Auckland Road, Darlington.
WHITEHEAD September 5, in hospital suddenly but peacefully with his family, of Willington (formerly of Victoria Street). Ralph Simpson, aged 73 years, dearly beloved husband of Marion, dearly loved and loving dad of Linda and Anne, loving father-in-law of Colin and John, most precious and adored granda of Helen and Michael and a very proud and loving great-granda (Ra) of Ben-jamin, also a dear brother-in-law and uncle and a good friend to many. Would friends please meet for service at Willington Methodist Church on Thursday, September 9 at 9.15 a.m. Interment to follow at Crook Cemetery. All welcome for refreshments after the service at Willington W.M.C. Free From Pain
WILKINSON Nora On September 4 (in hospital). Nora (Walker), aged 71 years, of Billingham, devoted wife of Denis, much loved mam of Shirley, Margaret, Norah, Thomas, Anne and Pamela, also a loving mother-in-law and grandmother. Funeral service and cremation to take place in the Chapel of St. Bede, Teesside Crematorium on Thursday, September 9 at 2.30 p.m. Friends please meet at the Crematorium Chapel. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to Macmillan Nurses, c/o University Hospital of North Tees, Stockton.
WILKINSON September 7, peacefully in Lindisfarne Nursing Home, Chester-le-Street, late of High Pittington. George Swainston, aged 89 years, much loved husband of the late Nora, loving dad of Anne, a dear father-in-law of Paul and cherished grandad of Kayleigh. Will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Monday at 2.00 p.m. Rest In Peace
WROE Richard (Geordie), aged 76 years, of Mowbray Road, Catterick Village, died peacefully in hospital on September 6. Dearly loved husband of Margaret and a much loved dad, father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral service at St. Anne's Church, Catterick Village on Monday, September 13 at 1.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Darlington. Friends please meet at the church.
AISBITT Died September 2, suddenly on holiday, in Germany. Ian, aged 72 years, of Hunton, dearly loved husband of Ann, also a much loved father of Simon and the late Jeremy. Funeral service to be held at Darlington Crematorium on Monday, September 20 at 3.15 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for the Salvation Army.