COCKBURN February 23 (peacefully at home), Tudhoe Moor, Spennymoor. Margaret, aged 74 years, a much loved mam, gran and great-gran, also a dear sister. Would friends please meet for service in the Bethel Independent Methodist Church, Half Moon Lane at 1.15 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, followed by cremation at Durham.
COULSON On February 17, in hospital, of Ghyllholme Cottage, West Witton. Robert Hunter (Bob), aged 80 years, beloved husband of Olive, dearly loved father of Carolyn and a very dear father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral service at St. Bartholomew's Church, West Witton on Monday, February 28 at 1.30 p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to be shared between church funds and Aysgarth Surgery (plate in church). Friends please meet at the church.
COX On February 19, suddenly but peacefully at home, in Northallerton. Ron, dearly loved husband of Baby, father of Jane and John and dear brother to Ray and Sheila and family. Private family cremation, followed by Thanksgiving Service in Northallerton Methodist Church 12.00 noon Monday, February 28. Family flowers only. Donations, if wished, may be given for Thornton-le-Bean's Chapel and the Coronary Care Unit at the Friarage Hospital.
CUMMINGS February 22, formerly of Carville and Chilton. John, aged 84 years, beloved husband of the late Margaret, loving father of Peter, Patricia, Marie and the late John, a dear father-in-law of Kathryn, John and Trevor and a much loved grandad and great-grandad. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Monday, February 28 at 9.30 a.m. Friends welcome at Mount Oswalds afterwards.
DAWSON Walter Mark February 17, 2005, aged 90 years. Adored father to the late Martin, grandad to Allison, Iain and Michelle, great-grandad to Adam, Olivia and Nicole. Ours is just a simple prayer for God to keep in his care. R.I.P.
DAWSON February 17, at Rosedale Nursing Home, Catterick Garrison (late of North Cowton). Walter Mark, aged 90 years, husband of the late Molly, dear father of Geoffrey and grandad of Kevin and Steven. Service and cremation at Darlington Crematorium at 1.45 p.m. on Friday, February 25.
DIXON February 23, peacefully, of Grayson Grange, Middlestone Moor. Violet, aged 82 years, much loved mam of Emeline, dearest mother-in-law of Joe, dearly loved nana of Donna and Sheldon and also a dear great-nana of Jay. Would friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium Chapel at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday.
ELLIOT February 16, of Bishop Auckland, formerly of Coundon. Magdalene (Madge), aged 89 years, devoted wife of the late Percy, also a much loved aunt and great-aunt. Will friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium at 11.30 a.m. on Friday, February 25. All enquiries c/o Gibson Funeral Service, Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland. Tel. (01388) 603665.
ELLISON Edward (Eddy) February 18, suddenly in Majorca, aged 48, formerly of Bishop Auckland. Dearly loved husband of Susan, adored father of Leanne, son, son-in-law, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Sadly missed by all.
ENTWISTLE William Andrew William Andrew Entwistle, of Wynyard Park, Cleveland and AXA UK. Loving partner of Lynne, beloved father to James, Edward, Frances and David, a devoted son of Jean Elizabeth and the late Ian Sykes Entwistle, died suddenly on Sunday, February 20, 2005, aged 52 years. He will be sadly missed by his sister Carole, brother Simon, Sarah and his family and friends. Funeral service to take place on Monday, February 28, 2005 in St. Peter's Church, Heversham, near Kendal at 11.30 a.m., prior to interment in the churchyard. All family, friends and colleagues are invited. Family flowers only please. Any donations may be made to the British Heart Foundation, Wetherby Road, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24 9JN. Tel. (01937) 835421.
FELDMAR Anne (nee Reed) Died February 19, 2005. Resident of Jersey, (formerly of Sedgefield). Loving daughter of the late Tom and Ruth, wife of Brian and loving mother of David, Sally and Emma, also a devoted grandmother of Elien, much missed sister of Janet, Susan, John and Christopher. She spent much time of her life collecting and in time collected many friends for life. We will miss you Anne. xx.
FORTUNE Stanley William Peacefully, on February 19 at Charnwood Nursing Home, Stockton. Stan (formerly of Mapleton Drive, Norton), dearly loved husband of the late Peggy, much loved dad of Carol, dear father-in-law of Duncan, dearly loved grandad of Robert, Michael and James. Service in St. Peter's Church, Wolveston Friday, February 25 at 1.00 p.m., prior to interment in the churchyard. Family and friends please meet at church.
FOSTER On February 24 (peacefully at home), 47, Grinstead Way, Carrville, Durham. George Raine, aged 62 years, dearly beloved husband of Jean and beloved dad of Stephen, also much beloved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Friends please meet for service at Carrville Methodist Chapel on Tuesday, March 1 at 2.15 p.m. Cremation to follow. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Marie Curie Cancer Care, c/o. Stuart Wright Funeral Service Ltd., 23, Marshall Terrace, Gilesgate, Durham.
FOULGER Doreen Mary (nee Sewell). On February 23, 2005. Peacefully in Great Harwood, Blackburn and late of Brandon. Doreen, aged 84 years. The beloved wife of the late Arthur, loving mother of Pat and Denise, mother-in-law of Wallace and Barrie, a devoted nan and great-nan. Service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, March 3, at 11.00 a.m. Enquiries to, E.T. Birtwistle and Sons Limited, Tel: (01254) 877077.
FROST Peacefully, at home on February 21. Barbara, aged 61 years, of Maude Terrace, St. Helens. Beloved wife of Dennis, dearly loved mother of Trevor and Steven, step-mother to Joanne, mother-in-law of Jane and Jan, loving nana of Jenny and Joseph, also a dear sister to Sylvia and Margaret. Cortege to leave reisdence at 9.30 a.m. for a service at Durham Crematorium on Monday February 28. Friends please meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to, Cancer Research.
GASH February 21, of High Shaws, Brandon. Tommy, aged 86 years, dearly loved husband of Irene, loving father of Terry and John, father-in-law of June and Joan and a dear grandfather, great-grandfather and sadly missed by all the family. Also Irene, on February 23, beloved wife of the late Tommy and a much loved mother, mother-in-law, grandma, great-grandma and sadly missed by all the family. Friends please meet for a joint funeral service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, March 1 at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, in lieu, may be given after the service for Wards 2 and 14, University Hospital, North Durham.
GRAHAM February 22 (suddenly, at home), of Horsley Head Farm, Eastgate. John Adam Dalton, aged 65 years. Beloved son of the late Adam and Emma, devoted brother of Gladys, loving uncle of Colin, Ann and the late John and Robin. Loved by family and friends and dear friend Beryl. Will friends please meet for service in All Saints' Church, Eastgate on Thursday March 3, at 1.00 p.m. followed by interment. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to, British Heart Foundation and All Saints' Church, Eastgate.
GRAINGER (Newton Hall) Suddenly in hospital on February 20, aged 79 years. Sadie, dear wife of the late Ernie, much loved mother of Jan and Les, a dearest grandmother of Laura and Andrew and great-gran to Ellie. Relatives and friends please meet at Durham Crematorium at 2.00 p.m. Thursday, February 24 for service and cremation.
GREAVESON February 24, of Bishop Auckland. Stanley, aged 90 years, devoted husband of the late Doris, beloved father of Geoff and dear father-in-law to Angela. Cortege to leave his son's residence at 1.30 p.m. on Thursday, March 3 for service in Durham Crematorium at 2.00 p.m. Will friends please meet at the crematorium.
GUILFOYLE On February 23, of Sunnybrow. George Martin, aged 82 years, devoted husband of Sarah, dearly loved father of Trevor and Barbara and loving grandad of David. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, March 2 at 1.00 p.m.
HAMILTON Ian Peacefully in hospital on February 17, aged 82 years, of Yarm. Beloved husband of Joyce, dearly loved dad of Victoria and Kate, dear father-in-law of David and Nigel, devoted grandpa of Emily and Alice. Funeral service to be held in St. Bede's Chapel, Teesside Crematorium on Thursday, February 24 at 11.00 a.m. Friends please meet at crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the "Haematology Unit" at the University Hospital of North Tees.
HARDY February 19, after a long illness bravely borne, died peacefully with his family at his side. Jack, aged 65 years, of Woodside, Barnard Castle, dearly loved husband of Mary, much loved father of Amanda, Lindsey and Jimmy, father-in-law of Steven and Glen, wonderful grandad Jack to Jake, Ryan, Alex, Toby and Jay, also Gemma and Mia, loving brother to Jean. Sadly missed by all family and friends. Would friends please meet for funeral service at Darlington Crema-torium, West Cemetery Chapel on Monday, February 28 at 11.45 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be given in chapel to Parkinson's Disease Society.
HARDY On February 19, peacefully in hospital, of Ashwood Park Residential Home, late of Laburnum Terrace, Shotton Colliery. Ethel (nee Boardman), aged 92 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Dick and a much loved mam of Joe, Joyce and the late Ethel, also a loving nan of Craig and Beth and great-nan of Connor and Callum. Friends please meet on Thursday at 10.30 a.m. for service at St. Saviour's Church, Shotton Colliery. Cremation to follow 11.30 a.m. at Durham Crema-torium. Enquiries to Ivan Cochrane, Funeral Director. Tel (0191) 5862136.
HARRISON February 20, (peace fully), at Ridgeway House, (late of Cassop and Trimdon Village). Evelyn, (nee Lawson), aged 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Harry and a dear aunt. Family and friends please meet Friday at 10.00 a.m. for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium.
HARTLEY In hospital, of 27, Market Street, Ferryhill. Alice, aged 90 years, a dearly loved cousin. Cortege leaving residence 1.40 p.m. on Monday, February 28 for service in the Village Methodist Church 1.45 p.m., followed by committal at Durham Crematorium. Donations, in lieu of flowers please, to the Methodist Church.
HENDERSON February 17, 2005 (suddenly), aged 74 years while visiting her daughter Susan in Armagh, Northern Ireland. Margaret Catherine, beloved wife of the late Joe (Langley Park), much loved mother of Douglas and Susan, mother-in-law of June and Colin, grandmother of Matthew, Danielle and Zoe and daughter of Jim and the late Alice Munsey. Funeral arrangements took place in Northern Ireland on February 21. Deeply missed by her loving family.
HOBBS February 23 (peacefully, in hospital after a short illness), late of Stanhope. Annie Lavinia (Nancy), aged 85 years. Beloved wife of the late Norman, a dear mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and sister-in-law. Funeral details later.
HOBSON February 19 (peacefully after an illness patiently borne), of Crook, formerly of Alston. Catherine (nee Watson), aged 80 years, beloved wife of the late Donald, a loving mother of Susan, also a dear aunt. Would friends please meet for service in St. Andrew's United Reformed Church, Crook on Thursday, February 24 at 1.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations, in lieu, to be shared between Cancer Research and the British Heart Foundation and may be left at church.
HODGSON On February 18, suddenly but peacefully in hospital, of Yarm. Gilvery, aged 80 years, dearly loved wife of John, loving mother of Kathleen, Mac and Jane and the late Robert, a dear mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma. Funeral service to be held in Yarm Methodist Church 2.00 p.m. Friday, February 25, prior to cremation. No flowers please but donations, if wished, may be given for Yarm Health Centre.
HURWOOD February 20 (peacefully, in hospital), of Myrtle Grove, Trimdon Village. Fred, aged 83 years. Dearly loved husband of Natalie, a much loved dad and grandad. Would friends please meet for service in St. Mary Magdalene Church at 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday March 1, followed by cremation at Durham.