WHELAN September 25 (suddenly in hospital). Anne, aged 58 years, of Darlington, beloved wife of Patrick. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday, October 5 at Darlington Crematorium Chapel at 3.15 p.m. Friends invited, please meet at the Crematorium Chapel.
WHETHERLY Newton Hall, formerly of Pelton. Peacefully on September 27, aged 76 years, Pam. An ever loving wife of Harry, loving mum of Arthur, Brian, Chris, Maureen, Tricia, Pauline and Gillian and devoted grandma and great-grandma. A wonderful lady who will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends. Friends please meet for service and cremation in Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, October 5, at 10.00 a.m. by request family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired may be sent to, Willowburn Hospice.
WHEWALL September 26, peace fully, in Bethany House (formerly of Aycliffe Village). Alice, aged 78 years, beloved wife of the late George. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, October 6, 11.30 a.m. at St. Andrew's Church, Aycliffe Village, prior to interment in the church yard. Friends welcome, please meet at the church.
WHITELEY September 30, peacefully at Darlington Manor Nursing Home. Phoebe, aged 97 years, of Darlington, beloved wife of the late Arthur, loving mother of Beryl and dear mother-in-law of John, also a much loved nan of Ian. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, October 6 at Darlington Crematorium at 1.45 p.m. Friends invited, please meet at the Crematorium Chapel. Floral tributes to John Meynells, 148-150 North Road, Darlington.
WILKINSON September 25 (in hospital), of Maple Avenue, Durham. Agnes, aged 82 years, devoted wife of the late Kenneth, beloved mam of Berna-dette, a sadly missed mother-in-law of Mal-colm, a treasured sister of Robert and Patsy, a much loved nana of Karen and Ian and great-grandmother of Emma. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Monday, October 4 at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers to Macmillan Nurses, plate provided at the Crematorium. Flowers in the bouquet of life are your precious memories
WILLIAMS September 23, peacefully after a long illness, at Greencroft Close, Darlington. Margaret, aged 65 years, beloved wife of John and dearly loved mother of Susan, Wendy, Julie and Debbie. Funeral Friday. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 1.15 p.m.
WILSON September 23, suddenly, at Bagby. John, aged 77 years, beloved husband of Sheila, loving father of Sarah, a dear grandfather of Oliver and Benjamin and father-in-law of Geoff. Funeral service at St. Mary's Church, Bagby on Friday, October 1 at 12.45 p.m. Family flowers only by request. Donations for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.
WITHAM September 28 (suddenly, in hospital), of Hutton Place, Newton Aycliffe. Betty, aged 79 years, beloved wife of the late Jim, loving mum to Roland, Sharon and the late Lesley, also a much loved mother-in-law, gran, sister and aunt. Funeral Wednesday, October 6. Would friends please meet 11.15 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
ALKER October 3 (peacefully in hospital), of St. Paul's Way, Hunwick (late of Sunnybrow and formerly of Watergate Stores, Crook). Ronald (Ron), aged 75 years, dearly beloved husband of the late Audrey, a devoted father of Lindsay and father-in-law to Eric, a much loved grandfather to Emma and great-grandfather to Dean. Cremation Friday, October 8, at Durham. Cortege leaving his daughter Lindsay's residence at 9.05 a.m., for a service in the Crematorium Chapel at 9.30 a.m. Friends please meet at the crematorium.
ANDERSON October 2 (peacefully, in hospital). Alfred (Andy), aged 88 years, of Dumfries Street, Darlington, husband of the late Olive, dad of Sandra, Heather and the late Jeannie and Rhona, also a loving grandad and great-grandad. Funeral Monday, October 11. Would friends please meet at 1.00 p.m. for service in West Cemetery Chapel, Darlington, followed by interment in the North Cemetery. Floral tributes if desired to Co-operative Funeral Service, 50 St. Cuthbert's Way, Darlington.
ARCHER Margaret On September 30, of Birchwood Court, Easington. Margaret, aged 96 years, dearly beloved wife of the late John Ferguson Archer, a loving mother of Terry, Doreen, Margaret and the late John, dear mother-in-law of Norma and Kathleen, also a devoted nana, great-nana and great-great-nana. Cremation, Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, October 6, followed by refreshments at the church hall. Cortege leaving 26, Glenhurst Road, Easington. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Our Lady R.C. Church, Easington at 12.45 p.m. Goodnight, God Bless.
ARROWSMITH October 7, peacefully, of Ardmore Drive, Darlington. Dave, aged 54 years, treasured husband of Sylvia, loved dad of Michelle, Debbie, Lisa and David and a loved grandad. Service at Darlington Crematorium on Wednesday, October 13 at 11.45 a.m.
AUSTIN Monday, October 4 (suddenly) of Upper Houses Farm, Lanch-ester. Walter (Wally), aged 77 years, loved husband of Cissy, a much loved father, father-in-law, grandfather and brother. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Parish Church, Lanchester on Monday, October 11 at 1.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Mountsett Crematorium.
BAINBRIDGE October 1 (peacefully at home), of 2 Broadoaks, Bishop Middleham. Rita (nee Todd), aged 71 years, dearly beloved wife of Cecil, a loving mum of Gillian and Nigel and a much loved gran to Simon and Katie. Would friends please meet in St. Michael's Church, Bishop Middleham, Thursday for a service at 2.00 p.m., followed by private committal at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to "Cancer Research U.K." c/o Lambton House, 6 Lambton Road, Jesmond, Newcastle, NE2 4RX.
BANKS October 7 (peacefully, at home), Brentwood, Leyburn. Isabella (nee Secker), aged 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Reverend Victor Lewis Banks, dearly loved mother of Helen Brown and a very dear grandmother and great-granny. Funeral service and cremation at West Cemetery Crematorium Darlington on Monday, October 11, at 11.45 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for, The MacMillan Nurse Fund (plate in chapel). Friends please meet at the crematorium.
BELL October 3, 2004, peacefully in Chorley Hos-pital, Lancashire. Tom, aged 60 years, formerly of Crete and Newton Aycliffe. Requiem Mass 12.00 noon on Friday, October 8 at St. Joseph's Church, Chorley, followed by cremation at Overdale Crematorium, Bolton. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Derian House Children's Hospice, Chorley. Enquiries Kenyons Funeral Directors. Tel (01257) 276104.
BELL October 4 (suddenly, at home), of Stanhope Close, Ferryhill. Violet, aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late John (Jack), much loved mam of Val, Tony and Geoff and also a dear mother-in-law, gran, great-gran, sister and aunt. Would friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium Chapel on Monday at 10.00 a.m.
BLAKE Charles, of Heysham, Morecambe, formerly of Middleton-in-Teesdale, passed away October 1, 2004. The dearly loved husband of Margaret, father of Charles and Nigel, father-in-law to Gwenda and a much loved grandfather to David, Daniel and Stacey. The funeral service will be held at the Lancaster and Morecambe Crematorium on Thursday, October 7 at 3.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. If desired, donations to Cancer Research U.K c/o Morecambe and Heysham Funeral Service, 102 Sefton Road, Morecambe LA3 1UD. Tel (01524) 415787.
BLENKINSOPP September 30, (in hospital), of Liddle Avenue, Sherburn Village. Edith, aged 94 years. Beloved wife of the late Thomas, dearly loved mother of William, a dear mother-in-law of Evelyn, also a devoted granma of Bill and wife Margaret, great-granma of Philip and Alison. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers to, Cheverley Park Nursing Home Amenity Fund, c/o, the family.
BLEWITT Susan, passed away peacefully, at home on, Monday, September 27, 2004. In our hearts you will always stay loved and remembered every day. With lots of love Mum, Dad and Jane xx The funeral service will take place at All Saints' Church, Kirkbymoorside on Wednesday, October 6 at 12.00 noon, followed by interment at Kirkbymoorside Cemetery. Floral tributes and any enquiries to Geraldine c/o G and M. Agar, Funeral Service, New Road, Kirkbymoorside, York. Tel (01751) 431711.
BOSTON October 6, suddenly, at home in Northallerton. Muriel, aged 84 years (formerly of Sleights and Whitby), daughter of the late Percy and Mary, sister of Dorothy, Eric and the late Ethel, sister-in-law and aunt. Service and interment to be held at St. Margaret's Church, Aislaby, near Whitby on Friday, October 15 at 2.00 p.m. Floral tributes may be forward to J. Corner Funeral Service, Whitby. Tel (01947) 880424.
BOWE Patricia Ann (Nee Marshall), died October 6 (peacefully in hospital), of Leeming Bar, previously of Gatenby. Pat, aged 64 years, dearly loved wife of Dinsley, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Ian, Joanne, Catherine and Eric, also a devoted granny of Joshua, Emily, Hannah and Charlotte. Funeral service and interment to be held at St. Lambert's Church, Burneston on Tuesday, October 12 at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to be shared between St. Lambert's Church and South Cleveland Heart Fund.
BRIGGS October 5, in Portland House, Willington, late of Meadowfield. Catherine (Kitty), beloved wife of the late John, much loved mam of John and Rachel, dearly loved mother-in-law, gran and great-gran of all the family. Friends please meet for service at St. Andrew's Methodist Church, Brandon on Monday, October 11 at 12.15 p.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations to St. Andrew's Methodist Church.
BRITTON October 1, suddenly at home in West Auckland. Kevin, aged 51 years, a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Will friends please meet for service in St. Helen's Church at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday, October 7, followed by interment in West Auckland Cemetery.
BROWN-ROBSON October 3 (peacefully, in hospital), of Jubilee Road, Shildon. Terri-Helen, aged 20 days. Much loved and precious daughter of Helen and Peter, much loved sister of Robin and Sarah, a dearest granddaughter of June. Friends please meet for service in The Methodist Church, Shildon on Monday October 11, at 10.30 a.m., followed by interment in Shildon Cemetery.
BULLOWS October 2 (peacefully, in hospital), of 21 Holburn Close, Esh Winning. Jim, aged 62 years, dearly loved husband of Nora and a dear dad of David, Gordon, Carol and Andrew, also much loved grandad of Lucy, Amy and Zoe, also father-in-law to Coral and Janet. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, October 7 at 2.00 p.m. No flowers please. Donations in lieu to Diabetes U.K., c/o Nora.
BURN October 2 (peacefully in hospital), of Brandon. Chris, aged 78 years, a dear brother and uncle. Would friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium Chapel at 11.00 a.m. on Thursday.
CAPPER October 1 (peacefully), in Aycliffe Care Home, formerly of Bluebell Close, Newton Aycliffe. William Henry, known as Howard, aged 81 years, a much loved friend to Muriel, Neville, James and Paul. Funeral Friday, October 8. Would friends please meet 1.15 p.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium. No flowers, by request.
CHAPMAN October 7 (in hospital), of Friars Pardon, Hurworth. George Robert Esmond, aged 78 years. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, dearest dad of Linda and Julia and loving grandad of Emma and Mark. Funeral Wednesday. Friends please meet for service in St. James The Great Church, Darlington at 1.00 p.m. followed by private cremation. No flowers please by request. Donations in lieu may be sent for The Great North Air Ambulance C/O, Seaton Leng and Son Limited, 59a Bondgate, Darlington. DL3 7JR.
CHARNOCK (Newcastle) September 28 (peacefully in hospital), formerly of Shildon. Mary (nee Stephenson), aged 84 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Frederick, much loved mother of Terance and June, dear mother-in-law of David and a loving sister of Esther, Ann and the late George. Service in Dilston Road Methodist Church, Newcastle on Thursday, October 7 at 12.00 noon, followed by interment in West Road Cemetery at 12.45 p.m.