SHERRINGTON Peacefully, on October 16, in St. Margaret's Nursing home. William Henry (Shack), aged 87 years, beloved husband of the late Winnie, much loved father of Gordon and Ann, loving father-in-law of Sue and Ian and beloved grandfather of Loraine, Tracey and Diane and loving great-grandad of Jabez. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium on Friday, October 22 at 2.30 p.m. Private afterwards. Family flowers only. Donations, in lieu, to Willowburn Hospice, c/o Stuart Wright Funeral Service Ltd., Front Street, Langley Park.
SMALL October 15, of Aged Miners Homes, Willington, Gladys, aged 92 years. Beloved wife of the late Wilf, loving mother and mother-in-law of Allan and Gwenny, also a devoted grandma and great-grandma. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, October 21, at 2.30 p.m. No flowers by request please.
SMITH Lawrence (Lol), aged 74 years, peacefully at home on October 21, of Low Coniscliffe, Darlington, a dearly loved husband of Noreen, dear brother of Eric and family and dear brother-in-law of Tony and family. Funeral Wednes-day, October 27. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 1.15 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations if desired may be sent for Cancer Research or St. Teresa's Hospice c/o Whitehouse Funeral Service, 17 West Auckland Road, Darlington, DL3 9EL.
SMITH October 17, peacefully, of Crosby Street, Darlington. Allyson, aged 39 years, beloved wife of Mark, loving mother of Robyn and Penny, also a much loved daughter of Brenda and Dave and dear sister of Martin and Lee. Funeral Monday. Friends please meet for service in Harrowgate Hill Methodist Church at 12.30 p.m., followed by interment in the North Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington.
SORSKY Karen (nee Ferry). Peacefully on October 18, in Hartlepool Hospice. Karen, aged 45 years. Dearly beloved wife of David, loving daughter of Don and Sylvia Ferry, dearest sister of Gillian and Ian. Interment Peterlee Cemetery on Friday, October 22. Cortege leaving 18 Kendal Close, Peterlee. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Cuthbert's Church, Peterlee at 2.00 p.m.
STOKER October 17 (peacefully), in St. Margarets Nursing Home, (late of Bowburn). Hilda, aged 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Robert, a much missed mam of Joan and Enid, mother-in-law of John and also a grandma and great-grandma. Will family and friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Friday, October 22, at 3.00 p.m.
STOREY October 20, of Rosewood Grange, formerly of Ruby Avenue, Chilton. Harry (Sam), aged 74 years, beloved husband of the late Jean, a loving father, father-in-law, grandad, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Would friends please meet in St. Aidan's Church, Monday for a service at 1.45 p.m., followed by committal at Durham Crematorium.
SWANN October 17, of Bishop Auckland. Thomas (Tony), aged 83 years, beloved husband of Joan, devoted dad of Peter and Gillian, a much loved and loving grandad to Nicola and Emily, also a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Will friends please meet for service in St. Anne's Church, Bishop Auckland at 12.30 p.m. on Monday, October 25, followed by cremation at Durham.
THORNTON October 16, peacefully after a short illness, of West Road, Melsonby. Arthur (Rocky), in his 63rd year, dearly loved brother of Kathleen, Margery, Betty and Mary, also a much loved brother-in-law, uncle and great uncle. Funeral Monday. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 10.15 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations may be sent for Cancer Research U.K., c/o, Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., 59a Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
WALKER October 14 (peacefully, in hospital), of Hutton Rudby, former Land Agent and Chartered Surveyor of Westgate, Guisborough. Reg, dearly loved husband of Janet, loving father of David, Ann and Janet, a dear father-in-law and grandad. Funeral has taken place and donations if wished may be sent to, Cancer Care U.K.
WALTON October 17 (peacefully, in hospital), of Middleton-In-Teesdale. Violet Annie, aged 81 years. A beloved mother of Gordon and Geoffrey, dear mother-in-law of Liam and Rosa and a much loved nana of James, Kathie, Paul, Stephen and Peter. Would friends please meet for service in Forest-In-Teesdale Methodist Chapel on Friday October 22, at 12.30 p.m. followed by interment in St. James' The Less church yard. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for, The Friends of Richardson Hospital, c/o, John Wise Funeral Service, 16 Stainton Village, Barnard Castle. DL12 8RB.
WATERWORTH October 20 (peacefully, in hospital), of King William Grange, Spennymoor. Emily (nee Kelsey), aged 89 years, much loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Would friends please meet for service in St. Andrew's Church at 2.15 p.m. on Tuesday, October 26, followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please, by request.
WATSON Darlington October 19 (suddenly), of Thompson Street West. Kev, aged 41 years, dearly loved husband of Karen, treasured dad of Vicky, Gavin, Shelly, Natalie and Daniel, a devoted son of Val, Jim and Ronnie, grandad to Paige, brother to Karen, Diane and Michelle, a beloved son-in-law of Mally and Kath, brother-in-law of Julie, Peter, Kevin and Dennis. He will be greatly missed by all his family and many friends. Funeral Tuesday October 26. Would friends kindly meet for service at Northland Methodist Church 11.00 a.m. prior to cremation at Darlington Crematorium 11.45 a.m.
WATSON Kevin Suddenly, October 19, 2004, aged 41 years. Son of Ronnie and Val, stepson of Ada, brother of Karen, Diane and Michelle. R.I.P.
WAYMAN October 18. John, of Pennine Way, Chilton. Dearly loved husband of May, dear dad of John, Richard, Geoffrey, dear father-in-law of Janice and Alison, also a beloved grandad, great-grandad, brother brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. Funeral to take place on Friday, October 22, at 1.15 p.m. in St. Aiden's Church, Chilton, followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.
WELSH October 17 (in hospital), of Rushyford. Tom, aged 80 years. Beloved husband of Marion and a much loved uncle. A private funeral service took place yesterday at Durham Crematorium.
WHITE October 22 (in hospital), of Roseberry Crescent, Thornley (late of East Lea). Audrey, aged 72 years, beloved wife of the late Joe, dearly loved mother of Barry, Janice, Jane and Laura, dearest mother-in-law and a much loved grandma. Cortege leaving residence Wednesday at 1.35 p.m. Friends please meet at the Methodist Church for service at 1.45 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired to Cancer Research c/o Barry. Gentle Jesus up above, please give Grandma all our love.
WHITE Geoffrey Richard (Geoff). On October 18, suddenly but peacefully in hospital. Geoff, formerly of Thirsk Road, Northallerton. Dearly beloved husband of Frances, much loved dad of Richard, Graham, Catherine and Elisabeth, also a loving grandad. Funeral service to be held at Darlington Crematorium on Tuesday, October 26 at 1.45 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu can be given to the Red Cross. Plate provided at the service.
WIGHAM October 14 (suddenly, at home). Clarence, known as Clarry or Chad, aged 73 years, of The Broadway South, Darlington. A dearly loved husband to Pearl, beloved dad to Jane, dear father-in-law to Rob, also a treasured grandad to Lauren and Anthony. Funeral Thursday, October 21. Will friends please meet 1.15 p.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium
WILLETTS Jenny (nee Holmes) Peacefully, on October 18, in the Bannatyne Lodge Nursing Home, Peterlee. Jenny, aged 79 years, a dearly beloved wife of the late Joe, a loving mother of Lorraine, Yvonne, Richard, Josey, Jennifer, Ian, Henry and Keith, a dear mother-in-law and also a treasured grandma and great-grandma. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Friday, October 22. Cortege leaving 60 Gloucester Place, Peterlee. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Saviour's Church, Shotton at 11.00 a.m. Sadly missed, never forgotten.
WILLOWS October 19, of Aycliffe Care Home (formerly of Spennymoor). Mary, aged 88 years. A dearly loved mother, grandmother and aunt. Would friends please meet for service on Monday October 25, at 1.15 p.m. at Darlington Crematorium
WILLS October 16 (peacefully), of Sedgefield. Ida, aged 83 years, beloved wife of the late John, dearly loved mom of Valerie and son-in-law Michael, a much loved grandma and great-grandma and a dear sister and sister-in-law. Funeral Wednesday. Would friends kindly meet for service at Durham Crematorium at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations may be sent for The Great North Air Ambulance, c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., 59a Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
WRIGHTSON Suddenly in hospital on October 17, of Murton. Jennie (nee Archbold). Beloved wife of Bobby, much loved sister and sister-in-law. Will friends please meet for service in Holy Trinity Church, Murton on Thursday October 21, at 2.30 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if so desired for, Cancer Research U.K. c/o, Lambs Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5261846.
YATES October 15, of Coundon. Rose Hannah, aged 84 years, devoted mother of Alan. Sadly missed by Alan, wife Anne, and all family. Would family and friends please meet and park at the Park Head Hotel, Coundon on Thursday, October 21, from 2.00 p.m., where transport to St. James' Church, Coundon will be available, for service at 2.30 p.m., followed by interment in the Coundon Cemetery. After the service, all are invited to refreshment at the Park Head Hotel, Coundon. Return transport will be provided. No flowers by request. In lieu of flowers, donations to 'Cancer Research' may be made at the Park Head Hotel.
YOUNGMAN October 16, at Middleton Hall, peacefully after a long illness bravely borne, of Cedarwood, Middleton St. George. Maisie, aged 79 years, beloved wife of the late Fred and a dearly loved sister, auntie and great-auntie. Funeral Friday, October 22. Friends please meet for Requiem Mass in St. Augustine's Church at 1.00 p.m., followed by interment in Fleetwood Cemetery on Saturday at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations may be sent for Cancer Research UK., c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., 59a Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
ADAMSON Rowlands Gill (formerly of Coxhoe and Quarrington Hill). Peacefully, on October 26, aged 93 years. Maria, a dear wife of the late Les, a much loved mother of Fred and Maria, mother-in-law of Sheila and Peter and a dearest grandma of Daniel, Chris, John and Ed. Will be sadly missed by all the family. Would friends please meet at St. Barnabas' Church, Rowlands Gill on Monday, November 1 at 10.30 a.m. for service prior to interment at Quarrington Hill Cemetery at 12.00 noon. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu for St. Barnabas' Church and Christian Blind Mission.
ALDER Mary Jane (nee Marshall), formerly of Willington, County Durham died peacefully, October 21, aged 90 years, at Great Malvern, Worcestershire. Dearly beloved wife of the late Norman Alder and mother of Rosemary and Marilyn. Greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral at Great Malvern, Thursday, October 28 at 11.45 a.m.
ANDERSON Molly, aged 87 years, peacefully on October 22, in Bristol, formerly of Thornfield Road. Widow of the late Reg and much loved mother of Kath and Liz.
ATKINSON On October 25, peacefully in Oaklands Nursing Home, of Ingleby Arncliffe. Stan, aged 74 years, dearly loved husband of Brenda, loving father of Mandy, father-in-law of Jonathan and dearest grandpa to Amber, Georgina and Tilly and a dear son, brother and uncle. Funeral service to be held in All Saints' Church, Ingleby Arncliffe 12.00 noon on Monday, November 1, followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations, if wished, may be given for The Stroke Society and Church Funds.
BALL On October 25 (peacefully), in Hawthorns Nursing Home, Peterlee, formerly of Wheatley Hill. Jo, aged 81 years, beloved mother of Robert and Ann, a sadly missed mother-in-law of Sandra and David, a treasured grandma of Alexandra, Aisling, Hannah and Ruth. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Friday, October 29 at 11.30 a.m.
BELL October 27, peacefully, of Shinwell Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Ada (nee Foster), aged 82 years, beloved wife of the late Lawrence Henry, dearly loved mother of Sandra, a dear mother-in-law of Derek also a devoted granma of Gillian and sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Cortege to leave residence on Tuesday, November 2 at 3.00 p.m. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium at 3.30 p.m.