TAYLOR (Dipton) August 7, aged 68 years. Betty (Elizabeth, nee Jackson), beloved wife of the late Alan and mother of Stephen, Elizabeth and John, much loved by all the family. Friends please meet at St. Patrick's R.C. Church, Dipton for funeral mass on Monday, August 15 at 11.00 a.m., followed by committal at Mountsett Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations to Cancer Research U.K., 6 Lambton Road, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE2 4RX. At rest with Christ. Requiescat in Pace
THOMAS August 10 (peacefully, at home), of Darlington. Gordon, aged 70 years, dearly loved husband of Sheila, a loving father, father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral Wednesday, August 17. Will friends please meet for service 3.45 p.m. at Darlington Crematorium.
THURSTON August 7, peacefully, in The Chimneys Nursing Home. Audrey Mary, aged 83 years, beloved wife of the late Ernest, loving mam of Valerie and Paul, also a devoted grandmother and great-grandmother. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Friday, August 12 at 9.30 a.m.
TINDALE August 7 of 5 Dove Close, Brandon. Maureen, aged 66 years, dearly loved wife of Derek, a dear mam of Gary and daughter-in-law Karen, also a much loved gran of Kyle, Rhiane and Jordan, loved sister of Sheila and John, a dear sister-in-law and daughter-in-law of Alice. Cortege leaving residence 11.05 a.m., on Friday, August 12 for service in St. John's Church at 11.15 a.m., followed by committal at Durham Crematorium.
TODD Arthur Ernest (Ernie) (formerly of William Beck Farm, Chop Gate). Peacefully in hospital on August 4, Ernie aged 85 years, dear brother of Wilf, brother-in-law of Mabel and also a much loved uncle of Janet, Audrey, Graham, Barbara and Kathleen. Service to take place in St. Hilda's Church, Chop Gate on Friday, August 12 at 11.00 a.m., followed by burial within the churchyard. Would friends please meet at church. Family flowers only please by request. Donations in lieu if so desired to St. Hilda's Church (a collection will be made at church).
TURNBULL Robert On August 4, peacefully in hospital. Bob, aged 83 years, of Thornaby, a dear husband of the late Jean, a dear brother and brother-in-law and a dear uncle to all his nephews. Funeral service to take place in the Chapel of St. Bede, Teesside Crematorium on Thursday, August 11 at 2.30 p.m., prior to interment in Acklam Cemetery. All enquiries and floral tributes to the Co-operative Funeral Service, Norton Road, Stockton. Tel (01642) 674377. Friends please meet at the crematorium chapel.
USHER On July 29, suddenly in his beloved France, of Hobsons, High Fremington, Reeth. John, aged 75 years, much loved husband of the late Bunty (nee Reed), father of Sue and Mike and grandfather of Charlotte, Lizzie and Kate. Funeral service to be held at St. Andrew's Church, Grinton on Thursday, August 11 at 1.00 p.m., followed by interment at Grinton Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the British Heart Foundation, care of Simon Barningham, Manor Farm, Grinton, Richmond, North Yorks, DL11 6HL.
WARDELL Norma, aged 82 years, of Richmond, died peacefully on August 7, at the Abbey Care Village, Scorton. Beloved wife of the late Stan, much loved mum of Colin and a dear mother-in-law of Carol. Funeral service at Darlington Crematorium on Thursday, August 11 at 2.45 p.m.
WAUGH Chester-le-Street Peacefully at home on August 8, aged 69 years. Ena, dearly loved wife of Bill, much loved mother of Barry and daughter-in-law Gail. Will be sadly missed by all the family. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium 3.30 p.m. Thursday, August 11 for service and cremation.
WELDON August 5 (after a short illness fought with great courage and dignity), of Lyne Road, Middlestone Moor. Edna (nee Hicks), aged 84 years, devoted wife of the late Fred, a much loved mother of Joyce, Enid, John and Tommy, a dearly loved nan to all her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-granddaughter, a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt, also a friend to so many, especially Mary. Would friends please meet at St. Paul's Church, Spennymoor on Thursday at 1.00 p.m. for a service, followed by interment in Rock Road Cemetery.
WELDON Through the good and bad times, happy and sad times, on you I could depend. So no matter how hard it was I stayed with you until the end. Love you always, Enid
WELDON We hold you close within our hearts and there you will remain to walk with us throughout our lives until we meet again. Love you always Little Nan from Angela, Darren, Stuart and Mia, Samantha, Luke and Jessica
WELDON Edna A wonderful loving gran and great-nana. Rest in peace, always in our hearts and loved by Karen, Andrew, Susie, Sarah, Tammy and Christopher.
WELDON Edna Nana and great-nana. Rest in peace. Always remembered and loved by Ian and Gemma.
WELDON Edna Nana, great-nana, great-great-nana. Rest in peace. Always loved by Julie, Gary, Leanne, Chantelle, Sophie, Daniel and Alexa.
WHARTON On August 11, of College View, Esh Winning. Vera, aged 93 years, beloved wife of the late Harold, much loved mother of Alan, Marian, Margaret and Geoffrey and a treasured nana to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Friends please meet for service in St. Paul's Church, Waterhouses on Wednesday, August 17 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment in Parkwood Cemetery. Friends welcome to join the family for refreshments at Waterhouses Community Centre afterwards in celebration of Vera's life.
WILSON August 5 (peacefully in Oak Lodge Nursing Home), formerly of Rockwell House, Darlington. Mary, aged 79 years, beloved wife of the late Bill, loving mam to Bill and John, also a much loved mother-in-law, nanna and great-nanna. Funeral Wednesday, August 10. Would friends please meet 9.15 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
ADAIR August 13 (suddenly, at home), Gladys, aged 80 years, of Jesmond Road, Darlington, a dearest wife and best friend to Dennis, a loving mother to Kenneth, Tony and Norman, a much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral to take place on Monday, August 22. Would friends please meet at 1.45 p.m. for service at Darlington Crema-torium. Family flowers only. Donations, if so desired, to Cancer Research.
ALLISON Anne (nee Borrows), died August 1, at home. Wife of the late Clive, loving mother, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law and aunt.
ALLISON Suddenly at home, August 9, in Bishop Auckland. Bunny (John), aged 78 years, beloved dad of the late David Anthony, dear uncle and great-uncle. Will friends please meet for service in St. Anne's Church, Bishop Auckland at 11.30 a.m. on Thursday, August 18, followed by interment in Bishop Auckland Cemetery. Flowers/enquiries care of Gibson Funeral Services. Tel. (01388) 603665.
ARMSTRONG August 11 (peacefully, at home), of Cassop. Derek, aged 69 years, beloved dad and grandad. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium on Monday, August 22 at 10.00 a.m.
ARMSTRONG (nee Blenkiron) August 16 (peacefully at home after a long illness). Joan, aged 64 years, of School Aycliffe, a dear partner of Bob, sister of Alan and Anne. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, August 23. Would friends please meet for service at 2.00 p.m. at Durham Crematorium.
ATKINSON John Joseph (Greatham) August 10 (peacefully, in hospital). Jack, a dearly loved husband of the late Frances Atkinson, very dear father of Thomas, Frances, Nicholas and Mark, father-in-law of Helen and Keith and a much loved grandfather of Matthew and Edward. Funeral Mass at the Roman Catholic Church of the Holy Rosary, Billingham on Tuesday at 10.30 a.m., prior to interment at Greatham Parish Cemetery. Friends are kindly invited, please meet at the Church. R.I.P
ATKINSON August 18 (peacefully in hospital), of Denebridge Row, Chilton. Les, aged 80 years, devoted husband of Margaret, a loving son of Sally, a dearly loved dad of Gillian and Jocelyn, a dear father-in-law of Paul and a much loved grandad of Martin, Colin, Sara and Sonia. Would friends please meet at Durham Crematorium, Wednesday, for a service and committal at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the 'MARA Unit Fund', c/o Lyne Elliott, Bishop Auckland General Hospital.
BARTLE Sunday August 14 (in Darlington Memorial Hospital after many years of pain bravely borne), of Shildon. Anne (nee Lawrence), aged 66 years. Dearly beloved wife of Les, dearly loved and wonderful mum of Paul and David, kind and giving mother-in-law of Pam and Trish, a much loved grandma of Laura, Katie and the late Joanne, a very special sister of Hazel and Peter, also a dear sister-in-law and auntie. Will be very much missed by all of us. Friends please meet for service in St. John's Church, Shildon on Friday August 19, at 9.15 a.m. followed by cremation at Darlington Crematorium.
BEACHAM Sacriston August 15 (in hospital). George, aged 94 years, a much loved husband of Margaret, loved dad of John and Leslie, loved father-in-law of Pauline and Kathleen and a devoted grandad of Deborah. A wonderful man who will be sadly missed by all his loving family and friends. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, August 23 at 10.00 a.m.
BENSON August 11 (suddenly, at home), of Newton Aycliffe. Alan, aged 65 years, dearly loved husband of Ann also a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral Thursday, August 18. Will friends please meet at 3.45 p.m. for service at Darlington Crema-torium.
BONARIUS August 13, of Kelloe. Melvyn, dearly loved son of Ethel and the late Daniel, loved brother of Daniel, brother-in-law of Tracy and a dear uncle of Jessica and Hannah. Friends please meet at St. Helen's Church, Kelloe for service at 3.30 p.m. on Friday, August 19, followed by private interment.
BOUGHEN August 11 (suddenly, at home) of Esh Winning, late of Horden. Arthur, aged 73 years, devoted husband of Enid, much loved dad of Mary, Robert, Arthur and William, father-in-law to Brenda, June and Sheila, also a loving grandad and great-grandad. Will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, August 17 at 2.30 p.m. Gone but not forgotten.
BRAMLEY On August 15, peacefully in Middleton Hall Nursing Home, former Matron at Stockton and Thornaby Hospital. Mary, aged 93 years. Funeral service will be held in St. Peter's Church, Yarm Road, Stockton-on-Tees, 1.00 p.m., on Monday, August 22, followed by cremation. No flowers, but donations if wished, may be given to a charity of your own choice. Friends please meet at church.
BROOKFIELD August 15 (suddenly at home), of Harris Street, Darlington. John Hanson, aged 95 years, will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Darlington Crematorium on Thursday at 11.45 a.m. No flowers please.
BROWN August 17, peacefully in hospital after a long and courageous fight with Cancer, fought with unbelievable spirit, dignity and a wonderful sense of humour. Wilfred, aged 78 years, of Northallerton, beloved father of Kenneth, Lavinia and Trevor, a dearest father-in-law and a special grandad and great-grandad. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, August 25 at 10.30 a.m. at Northalllerton Methodist Chapel, followed by interment at Crakehall Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Northallerton Macmillan Nurses.
BUSSEY August 11 (in hospital), of Shildon. Mary, aged 88 years, a devoted wife of the late Bob, dearest mam of Peggy and a very dear mother-in-law of Syd, a much loved nana of Garry, Ian, Janet and Carol, also a treasured great-nana of Carly, Christopher, Zoe and Daniel. Will be greatly missed by all. Private cremation Thursday, August 18, following a service in the Methodist Chapel, Shildon at 2.20 p.m. Friends please meet at chapel.