SUTTON Darlington October 26 (peacefully in hospital after a long illness). Harry, aged 69 years, loving husband of Eileen, dear father of Terry. He will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends. Funeral Thursday, November 4. Would friends kindly meet for service in All Saints' Church, Ravensdale Road, at 1.30 p.m., followed by private cremation. Floral tributes, if so desired, may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., 59a Bondgate, Darlington.
THOMAS On October 29, at Hillcrest Nursing Home, Catterick Garrison (formerly of Lowthorpe, East Witton). David, aged 84 years. Funeral service and interment at St. John's Church, East Witton on Monday, November 8 at 11.00 a.m. Friends please meet at the church.
THOMAS The Reverend Ralph Of Bedale, died October 31 peacefully in hospital, aged 81 years. Loving husband of Norma and father of Sophie, Jamie and Robert, also a devoted grandad. Funeral service to be held at St. Michael's Church, Kirklington on Friday, November 5 at 1.00 p.m., followed by private cremation. No flowers by request.
THOMPSON Emily (nee Barr), aged 88 years, of Colburn, died peacefully in hospital on November 1, beloved wife of the late Percy, much loved mum of Maureen, Brenda and William, dear mother-in-law of Kevin, David and Julie, a loving grandma and great-granny and a dearly loved sister. Funeral service at Colburn Methodist Church on Tuesday, November 9 at 1.15 p.m., followed by private cremation. Friends please meet at the church. No black please at Emily's request.
WALLACE November 1, peacefully of Darlington. Frederick, aged 97 years, beloved husband of Mary, dearly loved father of Derrick, Philip, Andreena and the late Kenneth, father-in-law of Sheila, also a loving grandad of Mark and Sharon and great-grandad of Ewan, Carn and Niall. Rest in Peace. Funeral Tuesday. Friends please meet for service in Holy Family Church, Cockerton at 1.15 p.m., followed by interment in the West Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be sent for St. Teresa's Hospice, The Woodlands, 91 Woodland Road, Darlington, DL3 7UA.
WATSON October 29 (suddenly in hospital), of Kings Gardens, Sowerby, Thirsk. John, aged 89 years, beloved husband of the late Beatrice, dearly loved father of Trevor and Joan, a dear grandad and great-grandad. Funeral service will be held at St. Mary's Church, Thirsk on Tuesday, November 9 at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment.
WHITFIELD November 1, suddenly at home, of Park Avenue, Coxhoe. Sheila (nee Sproat), aged 70 years, beloved wife of John George, dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, devoted granma and sadly missed sister and sister-in-law. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Friday, November 5 at 9.30 a.m. Family flowers only please.
WILSON Suddenly, on October 27, of Jesmond, formerly of Low Cocken Farm, Durham. Irene, aged 85 years, dearly beloved wife of the late John Henry (Harry), much loved mam of Heather, David and Irene, dear mother-in-law of Nigel, Audrey and Russell, dearest nana of Eve, Sonia, Harry and Frankie. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, November 3 at 11.00 a.m. for service and cremation.
WINN October 31 (peacefully, in Richmond Court, Willington). Reuben, a much loved father of Tracey, John and Jane, grandad of Joseph, Harry, Lucy, Lorna and Matthew. Service and cremation to be held at Durham Crematorium on Monday, November 8 at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, for Cancer Research, c/o Lloyds Bank, Skinnergate, Darlington.
WOOD October 28, suddenly but peacefully, formerly of Haughton Road, Darlington. Fred, aged 89 years, husband of the late Winnie, father of David, Laurence and Jane, father-in-law of Pat and Clare and a dear grandad and brother. To be received into St. William's Church, Albert Hill on Thursday, at 6.30 p.m. Requiem Mass, Friday at 10.00 a.m., followed by interment at North Cemetery. Friends please meet at church.
WRIGHT October 29 (peacefully at Richmond Court, Willington), of Ferryhill. Alan, aged 72 years. A loving husband of May, a beloved father of Julie, Colin, and Janet. A much loved father-in-law, grandfather and brother. Funeral Thursday. Will friends please meet at 1.15 p.m. for service in Ferryhill Methodist Church followed by cremation at Durham.
YOUNG Monica October 23 (peacefully). Cremation on Monday November 8, in Eastbourne. Family flowers only. Donations may be sent to your local hospice. A celebration of Monica's extraordinary life will be arranged in Reeth at a date to be announced later.
YOUNG Nana Madge Funny, mad, giggly, cuddly, bossy, cheeky, nosey and loving. A mother figure to all of us, who will be sadly missed. You were more special than you will ever know and you will be forever laughing in our hearts. God Bless
YOUNG November 2, at home, of Mordon. Marjorie (Madge), aged 82 years, beloved wife of the late Frederick, loving mam of Dorothy, Geoffrey, John, Trevor and Liz, dear mother-in-law and a treasured nana and great-nana. Funeral Wednesday. Friends please meet for service in Bradbury Methodist Chapel at 1.00 p.m., followed by interment at Sedgefield Cemetery. 'You slipped away, we had to part, God eased your pain, but broke our hearts.' 'Your wish has now been granted to be re-united with Fred.' Love and God Bless
YOUNG November 4 (suddenly, after a long illness bravely borne), at Woodland Close, Trimdon Village. Brenda (nee Brown), aged 65 years, beloved wife of the late Kenneth, dearly loved mother of Lynne and David, dearest mother-in-law of Alan and a much loved little nanan of Jessica and Joseph. Cortege leaving residence Tuesday at 9.50 a.m. Friends please meet at St. Mary Magdalene Church for service at 10.00 a.m., followed by interment at Trimdon Grange Cemetery. Afterwards, friends and neighbours invited to the Village Hall for refreshments.
ALLANSON Albert Aged 91 years, peacefully in hospital on November 11, of Kings Court Residential Home, Barnard Castle, formerly of St. Augustine's Court, Darlington. Beloved husband of the late Lil, dearly loved father of Judith and father-in-law of Cliff. Funeral Friday, November 19. Friends please meet for service in Elm Ridge Methodist Church at 12.45 p.m., followed by interment in the West Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be sent for The Children's Ward, c/o Sister Angela Boyes, Memorial Hospital, Hollyhurst Rd., Darlington.
ALLISON November 5 (in hospital), of Flambard Court, Bishop Middle ham. Nora, aged 81 years. Beloved wife of the late Bill and also a loving mother and grandmother. Would friends please meet for service at St. Aidan's Church, Chilton on Wednesday at 2.00 p.m. followed by interment in Chilton Cemetery.
ANDERSON November 7, of Fair View, Esh Winning. Stella, aged 72 years, dearly loved wife of Desmond, much loved mother of Carmel and Michael, mother-in-law of Colin, a dear grandma of Nichola and Rachel, great-grandma of Tyler and a dear aunt. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Friday, November 12 at 11.00 a.m.
ARKLESS Sarah Jane, 'Jenny', nee Wilson fell asleep peacefully on November 11, 2004, aged 96 years, loving and devoted wife to the late Sid, a loving mother to Nancy and Adeline and a loving mother-in-law to Harry and Dick, devoted grandma to Colin, Debra and Diane, loving great-grandma to William, Joseph and Rhiannon, Eve, Natasha, Danelle and Hannah. She will missed terribly. Peace after pain. Would friends please meet for service at St. Mary's Church, Coxhoe at 12.15 p.m., on Thursday, November 18, followed by cremation at Durham.
BARRETT November 5, peacefully in hospital. Mary, aged 83 years, of Strait Lane, Hurworth, beloved wife to the late Ray, dearly loved mam to Wendy, Lawrence, Clifford and the late Lynn, a loving mother-in-law, also a treasured gran and great-gran. Funeral Thursday, November 11. Would friends please meet 11.45 a.m. for service in Darlington Crematorium.
BARTLEY Owen In hospital on November 10 of 6 Belvedere Gardens, Shotton. Owen, aged 72 years, dearly beloved husband of Edith, loving father of Paul and Paula also a devoted grandfather of Chloe, Jaxon and Carly. Interment Fleming Field Churchyard on Tuesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes R.C. Church, Shotton at 10.30 a.m. R.I.P.
BEARPARK November 10, in hospital after an illness bravely borne, of Geneva Road, Darlington. James, aged 81 years, beloved husband of the late Peggy and a dearly loved dad, father-in-law, grandad, great-grandad and brother. Funeral Thursday. Friends please meet for service in St. Cuthbert's Church at 9.30 a.m., followed by interment in the East Cemetery.
BIELBY Edith Mary Peacefully on November 5, at Connaught Court Masonic Residential Home, York, formerly of Marske-by-the-Sea, Cleveland. Edith Mary, aged 98 years, dear wife of the late Norman, beloved and devoted sister of Frances and the late Thomas and the loving eldest daughter of the late May and Thomas Raine. Funeral service in St. Mark's Church, Marske on Monday, November 15 at 2.00 p.m., prior to cremation. Will friends please meet at church. Family flowers only please. A collection plate at church for donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, for church funds.
BINDERMAN November 5, peacefully in Greenfields Nursing Home, Newton Aycliffe (formerly of The Poplars, Chilton). Sarah, aged 95 years, beloved wife of the late Alfred, loving mam to Ray and Brian, also a dearly loved mother-in-law, grandma, great-grandma and aunt. Funeral Friday, November 12. Would friends please meet 3.00 p.m. for service at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made after the service to Cancer Research, a plate will be provided.
BINKS On November 6, at home. John, aged 67 years, beloved husband of the late Olga, son of the late Winifred and Ernest, son-in-law of Lily and the late Stephen, much loved father of daughter Coralie, father-in-law of David and grandpa to Michael, Mark and Claire, dearly loved father of son Martin, partner Lynn and Gary. Loved and sadly missed by his partner Kathie. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday, November 16 at 10.15 a.m., in Darlington Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Cystic Fibrosis Research Trust, 11 London Road, Bromley, Kent. BR1 1BY.
BLACKETT Minnie, aged 90 years, of Staindrop, died peacefully on November 5. Dearly loved wife of the late Brian, a devoted sister, sister-in-law, aunt and great-aunt. Funeral service at Darlington Crematorium on Thursday, November 11 at 11.15 a.m. Friends please meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only please.
BLOWER (Gosforth) Formerly of Hunwick and Willington. In hospital on November 3, 2004, aged 77 years. William (Bill), the only son of the late John and Annie (Nan), devoted friend of Drew, sadly missed by all family and friends. Would family and friends please meet for funeral service at Durham Crematorium on Friday, November 12, at 1.30 p.m. Flowers may sent to, The Co-op Chapels of Rest, Benwell Lane, Newcastle. Tel: (0191) 2731311.
BOLAM November 11, of 3 The Crofts, Wolsingham. Edna, aged 87 years, dearly loved wife of Jack, loving mother of Lesley and a dear mother-in-law of Morris. A committal service to be held in Durham Crematorium at 1.30 p.m. Wednesday, November 17, followed by a Thanksgiving Service in St. Mary and St. Stephen's Church, Wolsingham at 2.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to go to Church Funds.
BOYLE November 6, peacefully in hospital, of Banktop Mews, Darlington. Grace, aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late Wilfred, dearly loved mam of Derek and daughter-in-law Carol, loving grandma of Lisa and husband Mark and great-grandma of Georgia Jo and baby Cian. Funeral Friday. Family and friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 9.45 a.m. Flowers may be sent c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington.
BRASS November 6 (peacefully after a long illness), of Keelby, Grimsby, formerly of Newton Lane, Darlington and Crewe, Cheshire. Thomas Richard (Dick), aged 85 years. Beloved husband of Glad, much loved father of Susan, Jean, Richard and Judith, dear father-in-law of Derek, Stuart, Susan and Gary, stepfather to Robert and Raymond, treasured brother of Gwen and the late Margaret and a cherished grandfather, great-grandfather and uncle. Funeral service to be held at St. Bartholomew's Church, Keelby on Tuesday, November 16 at 10.30 a.m., followed by interment at Keelby Cemetery at 11.00 a.m. Donations in memory of Dick will be gratefully received by the Macmillan Suite, c/o Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Grimsby, Lincs. DN33 2BA. Family flowers only, please, may be sent to Near and Near Undertakers, 373 Pelham Road, Immingham, Lincs. Tel. 01469-575050.