GRIFFITHS April 3, (peacefully, in hospital), of Dallymore Drive, Bowburn. Rachel, (nee Harwood), aged 78 years, beloved wife of the late Stanley, dearly loved mother of Ian, Sandra, Julie and Shirley, a dear mother-in-law of Christine, Gerald, Eric and Steve, a devoted nana of Claire, Barry, Glen, Gareth, Daniel and Stephanie and great-nana of Morgan. Friends please meet for service at Bowburn Methodist Church on Wednesday at 1.15 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham. Thank you for the years we shared, the love you gave, the way you cared, to see you suffer was hard to bear, but now we know you're in God's care.
GUTTERIDGE March 29, in Sherburn Hospital, Durham and late of The Gables, Thornley. Dick, aged 103 years, dearly loved husband of Violet. Friends please meet for service at Sherburn Hospital Chapel on Friday, April 4, at 3.00 p.m. Cremation to follow. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to, Sherburn Hospital, Durham.
HAGAN Freda March 30, of 6 Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Freda, aged 79 years, dearly beloved wife of Thomas, a loving mother of Margaret, Michael, Stephen, Thomas and Terry, a dear mother-in-law and also a devoted nana. Interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery, Thurs day. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass at Wheatley Hill R.C. Church at 10.00 a.m. On whose Soul sweet Jesus have Mercy. R.I.P.
HARDY Margaret (nee Coatsworth) March 29, peacefully, in Ashborne Lodge, Billingham. Margaret, in her 90th year, formerly of Stockton Street, Billingham. Wife of the late William (Bill), dearly loved mam of Sheila, dear mam-in-law of Des, a very dear nanna of Gary and Gillian and a great-nanna of Amy, Ryan and Emily. Cortege to leave daughter's residence on Thursday, April 3 at 10.20 a.m., for service at St. Cuthbert's Church, The Green, Billingham at 10.30 a.m., prior to cremation at Teesside Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations, if so desired, to St. Cuthbert's Church.
HARRINGTON March 31, in hospital, of Edgecombe Drive, Darlington. Joseph (Joe), aged 71 years, beloved husband of Barbara, much loved father of Mark and Neil, father-in-law of Callie and Linda and loving grandad of Matthew, Michael and Rachel. Funeral Tuesday. Friends please meet for service in Holy Family Church, Cockerton at 1.00 p.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only by request. Donations may be sent for Ward 44, Darlington Memorial Hospital.
HARRISON April 4, (peacefully), formerly of Eden Crescent, Darlington. Betty, beloved wife of the late Roy, a loving mother, nana and great-nana. Funeral Wednesday April 9. Will friends please meet for service 2.15 p.m. at Darlington Crematorium Chapel.
HARVEY (nee Fothergill) On March 31, in Winsley, Wilts. Jane, ever loving partner of Ged, beloved daughter of Jennie and Lawrie and sister of Brenda also cherished friend of Debbie. The funeral service will be private. Donations may be made to Dorothy House Hospice, Winsley, Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts, BA15 2LE. Respects may be shown to Jane at John Meynell Chapel of Rest, Stephenson Way, Newton Aycliffe. Tel (01325) 301405 for an appointment.
HAWES March 27 (peacefully), of Fishburn. Barbara, aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late Ernest, a much loved mam of Stanley, Catherine and David, a respected mother-in-law, a loving and devoted nanna, also great-gran and a dear sister. Service at St. Catherine's Church, Fishburn on Wednesday at 11.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Will friends please meet at the church.
HEPPLE Millicent Aged 96 years, passed peacefully away on April 2, at Beaconsfield Court Nursing Home, Barnard Castle, formerly of Woodland. Dear sister of the late Eva, Gladys and John, sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service at St. Mary's Church, Woodland on Tuesday, April 8, at 1.30 p.m. followed by cremation at Darlington Crematorium. Friends please meet at church. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for Beaconsfield Court Nursing Home Residents Fund or church funds may be given in church.
HEPPLEWHITE Wilson Suddenly, in Johannes burg, South Africa on March 28, 2003, aged 56 years. Memorial Service details to follow. Sadly missed. R.I.P.
HOLLIDAY March 29, of 7 Fir Park, Ushaw Moor. Charlotte (Lottie), aged 74 years, beloved wife of the late Leslie, much loved mother of George, mother-in-law of Beverley and a dear nana of Leigh and Lydia. Cortege to leave residence on Friday, April 4 at 11.45 a.m. for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu for Cancer Research U.K. may be given after the service. Mini-bus provided.
HONEYMAN Ellen (Nellie) March 30, (peacefully, in hospital), of Haughton, Darlington. Ellen, beloved wife of the late Eddie, loving mother of Ann, Steve, Lynne, Iris and the late Paul and Carol, a much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral service to take place on Monday, April 7, 1.00 p.m. at St. Andrew's Church, Haughton, followed by cremation. Family and friends please meet at the church. Floral tributes may be sent to, John Meynell Funeral Service, 150 North Road, Darlington. 'Sweet are the memories that will never ever fade of the best mam that God ever made, although you've gone away now and we have to be apart you will always be in our memories and forever in our hearts.'
HUNTER April 2, of 30 Brookside, Sacriston. John, aged 63 years, dearly loved son of Edith and the late William and a dear brother and uncle to all the family. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Wednesday April 9, at 11.00 a.m. Floral tributes may be sent to the Co-operative Funeral Service, Priory Cottage, Framwellgate Moor.
ILLINGSWORTH March 29, of 33 Granby Road, Edlington, Doncaster (Late of Ushaw Moor) Gordon, loving dad of Julie and the late Stephen.
JAMES April 2 (in hospital), of Bishop Auckland and Wolsingham. Phyllis (nee Emerson), aged 74 years, beloved wife of the late Alec also a dear sister and aunt. Service and cremation to be held at Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, April 9 at 1.30 p.m. Friends please meet at the crematorium.
KENT April 1 (peacefully, at home), of The Crescent, Coundon. Mary Agnes (formerly Lee), aged 92 years, beloved wife of the late Patrick Lee and the late Arthur Kent, a loving mother of Terry, Joan, Kevin, Patrick and the late Ann, a dear mother-in-law, devoted gran and great-gran. Requiem Mass to be held in St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Coundon on Monday, April 7 at 10.00 a.m., followed by interment in the churchyard. Friends please meet at church. Family flowers only by request. Donations in lieu to be left at church for Mass Offerings.
KERR March 28 (peacefully, at home), Newton Aycliffe. Bill, aged 84 years, much loved husband of Mary, beloved dad of Maud, Angus, Joe, Valerie and the late Alec, devoted granda of Sherry, the triplets and all his grandchildren, a loving great-granda, also a dear father-in-law. Will friends please meet for service in the Christian Life Centre, Woodham at 11.00 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, followed by interment in West Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations may be left for the Christian Life Centre.
KINCHIN March 23, 2003 in The Netherlands. Peter (Pip), son of the late Eddie and Ethel. Remembered by the family. Funeral arranged in The Netherlands.
KIRBY March 29 (suddenly at home), Thirlmere Road, Ferryhill. Thomas (Sammy), aged 79 years, a dear brother of Elsie (New Zealand) and nephew of Jane, also a dear friend of Billy, Derek and Keith. Will also be missed by his many other friends. Would friends please meet for service in Ferryhill Methodist Church at 12.45 p.m. on Thursday, followed by cremation at Durham.
LANE March 28, (in hospital), of 19 Garden Avenue, Langley Park. Ronnie, aged 74 years. Friends please meet for service at Langley Park Baptist Church on Thursday April 3, at 11.00 a.m. Cremation to follow at Durham at 12 noon. Bus provided from church and afterwards all welcome to, The Baptist Sunday School Hall. Family flowers only please.