HEATON September 8, of East View, Meadowfield. George Vernon, aged 82 years, beloved husband of the late Lilian, dearly loved partner of Doreen, much loved dad of Alison, James, Heather and the late Fiona and a dear father-in-law, granda and great-granda. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Tues-day, September 13 at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be given after the service for Cancer Research U.K. Friends welcome for refreshments at 4 East View afterwards.
HEATON Rose Q., aged 67 years, of Catterick Village, died peacefully at Rosedale Nursing Home, Catterick Garrison on September 4, after an illness borne with great courage and dignity. Beloved wife of the late Noel, stepmother to Patricia and Michelle, a loving grandma, much loved sister to Anna and Mary, sister-in-law to Peter and a dear aunt and great-aunt. Funeral service at St. Anne's Church, Catterick Village on Friday, September 9 at 1.00 p.m., followed by committal at Darlington Crematorium at 2.15 p.m. Friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only please, if desired, donations may be given on the plate in church for Yorkshire Cancer Research.
HICKMAN September 4, of 33 Grey Terrace, Ferryhill. Florence, aged 90 years, dearly loved mother of Richard. Would friends please meet for service and committal at Durham Crematorium at 11.30 a.m. on Monday, September 12.
HORN Audrey (nee Hughes) September 5, of Bracken Hill Avenue, Shotton. Audrey, aged 73 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Billy, loving mother of Ian and also a dear sister of Kevin and Jim. Interment St. Saviour's Churchyard on Friday, September 9. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Saviour's Church, Shotton at 1.00 p.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee Tel (0191) 5864322.
ICETON George September 1, in hospital. George, aged 85 years, of Sedgefield, beloved husband of Vera, devoted father and father-in-law, also a much loved grandad. Funeral service to take place on Thursday September 8 at St. Edmund's Church, Sedgefield at 1.30 p.m., prior to private burial within Sedgefield Ceme-tery. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired to the Hardwyke Ward, Sedgefield Community Hospital.
JACKSON September 5 (after a long illness bravely borne). Elizabeth Mildred (Betty), of Greenacres, Dalton, Richmond. Dearly loved wife of Alan and dear sister of Freda and Joan. Sadly missed by all family and friends. Would friends please meet for funeral service at St. Peter and St. Felix Church, Kirby Hill on Monday, September 12 at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment.
KENWORTHY Mavis, passed away suddenly in Torquay on Tuesday, September 6, aged 65 years, beloved wife of Dennis, devoted mother to Lynne and Andrea, mother-in-law to Steve and Hamish and adoring nannan of Lauren and Anna, loving sister to Hilda and sister-in-law to Jean and Derek. Will be sadly missed by many relatives and friends. Funeral service at Drakes Chapel, Torquay on Wednesday, September 14 at 11.00 a.m. Floral tributes or donations for Macmillan Nurses, Torquay if desired to Maunders Funeral Service, 27 Well Street, Paignton, TQ3 3AW. Tel (01803) 556581.
KING September 4 (peacefully, in hospital) of Mayflower Court, Darlington. Fred Charles, aged 75 years, dearly loved partner of Hazel. Will be sadly missed. Funeral Thursday September 8. Would friends please meet 1.45 p.m. for service in the West Cemetery Chapel, Darlington, prior to interment in the East Cemetery. Floral tributes to the Co-operative Funeral Service, 50 St Cuthbert's Way, Darlington. R.I.P
LAWSON September 8, of Ladysmock Close, Spenny moor, (formerly of Pearson Street). John George (Jack), aged 76 years. Beloved husband of the late Jenny and a dearly loved dad of John and Gail. Would friends please meet in St. Andrew's Church, Spennymoor Wednesday for a service at 11.15 a.m. followed by committal at Durham Crematorium.
LONGSTAFF (Whickham) September 6, 2005, peacefully at home, after a long illness. Hazel (nee Nixon), aged 69 years, dearly loved wife of Neville, much loved mam of David, Nigel and Dawn, dear mother-in-law of Karen, Katey and Gary, cherished grandma to all her grandchildren and great-grandchild, loving sister of Don and wife Betty. she will be sadly missed by all her family. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Mountsett Crematorium, Dipton on Saturday, September 10 at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only, by request. Donations may be sent in lieu, if desired, to Cancer Bridge, St Camillus, Oakwood, Hexham NE46 4JY.
LOWTHER September 8 (peacefully, after a long illness patiently borne), of Ruskin Crescent, Thornley. Evelyn (nee O'Connor), aged 78 years. Beloved wife of Robert, a loving mother of David. Cortege leaving residence Tuesday at 12.30 p.m. Friends please meet for service and cremation at 1.00 p.m. at Durham Crematorium.
MACNAB September 1 (peacefully in hospital). Betty, aged 85 years of Beckside, Catterick Village, a loving wife of the late Donny, a loved mother of Colin and Alan, grannie of David and Andrew, also mother-in-law of Maureen and Sue. Funeral Tuesday, September 13. Would friends please meet 1.00 p.m., for service in St. Anne's Church, Catterick Village prior to interment into Catterick Village Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to The Victoria Ward, The Friary Hospital, Richmond. A plate will be provided in church.
MELLANBY August 31. Elizabeth (Lil), aged 95 years. Who passed away peacefully in Poplar Lodge, Middleton St. George, (formerly of Sadberge), a dearly loved wife of the late Thomas Henry (Harry), a loving mother of Harry and Margaret, mother-in-law of Jean and John, also a dear grandma and great-grandma. Funeral Thursday, September 8. Would friends please meet 9.45 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium. Family flowers only please by request.
MERRILEES Andrew (Andy) September 2, peacefully at home after a short illness, of Auckland Oval Darlington. Andrew (Andy), aged 71 years, devoted and beloved husband to Ivy, loving father to Linda and Stephen, a dear father-in-law to Allan and Ellen and a loving grandad and great-grandad. Andy will be greatly and sadly missed by his family and friends. Funeral Friday, September 9. Friends please meet for service at St. Mary's Church, Cockerton at 1.00 p.m., followed by cremation at Darlington Crema- torium. You left us too quickly but you'll never be far from our thoughts and always in our hearts.
MERRILEES September 2, 2005. Andy a very special brother-in-law who was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. With much love David and Heather.
MERRILEES Andy Much loved brother-in-law of Peter, Brian, Eileen, Brian, Carol and Shane. Will be sadly missed
MITCHELL August 26, 2005 (peace-fully, in hospital). Joan, aged 70 years, of Newton Aycliffe, loving wife of the late Barrie, a much loved mam of Paul, Christine and Sarah and sadly missed nanna of Emma, Stephanie and Lauryn. Funeral Tuesday, September 13. Would friends please meet 11.15 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
MUDD September 3, peacefully at his home, 18 Squires Court, Cockerton, Darlington, formerly of Carmel Gardens. Harry Alexander, aged 91 years, dear husband of Johnnie, dear father of Jill, Pamela and Elisabeth, loving grandfather of Hollie and Adam, Oliver and Kate, Louis and Alexander. Harry will be sadly missed by us all. Funeral Tuesday, September 13. Friends please meet for service of thanksgiving at Darlington Crematorium at 2.15 p.m. No flowers please, by request.
NORRIS September 1 (in hos-pital), of Rosedale Nursing Home, Catterick Garrison (formerly of Thornton Lodge and Sedbusk). Phyllis Irene Ruby, aged 92 years, beloved wife of the late Roy Norris. Funeral service and interment at St Margaret's Church, Hawes on Monday, September 12 at 1.30 p.m. No flowers please. Donations if desired for Church Funds. (Plate in Church). Friends please meet at the Church.
PARSONS Thomas September 3 (peacefully, in hospital), of York Road, Peterlee. Thomas, aged 80 years, dearly beloved husband of Yvonne, loving father of John, Carole, Shirley, Brian, Alan and Ian and also a devoted grandfather and great-grandfather. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Friday, September 9. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Cuthbert's Church, Peterlee at 2.30 p.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee Tel (0191) 5864322.
PATTERSON September 5 (suddenly), of Bishop Auckland. Angie (nee Cook), aged 47 years. Loving wife of Kevin, dearly loved mother of Michael and David, much loved daughter of Jean and the late Tommy, beloved sister of Tommy, Jeannie and Christine, also a dear sister-in-law, aunt and friend. Friends please meet for service in St. Andrew's Church, Bishop Auckland on Monday, September 12, a 10.00 a.m. followed by interment in Bishop Auckland town cemetery.
PHILPOTT September 7 (peacefully, in hospital), of Wesley Court, Darlington. Emily, aged 95 years, beloved wife of the late Charles, dearly loved mam to John, Ann and Joyce, also a loving mother-in-law, nana and great-nana. Funeral Wednesday, September 14. Would friends please meet 11.45 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
PRESCOTT Kenneth William Died peacefully on Thursday September 1, 2005, at Darlington Memorial Hospital, after a long illness. Ken, aged 88 years, of Mayflower Court, Darlington, County Durham, (formerly of Redhall). Beloved husband of the late Mary, much loved dad of Jim and father-in-law of Margaret, dearly loved grampy of Marc, Karl, Gareth and Neil, he will be sadly missed. A funeral service will be held in The Chapel of A. G. Adams and Son, Barry, on Tuesday September 13, 2005 at 10.30 a.m. Tel: 01446) 735400.
ROSETHORN September 1, of Willing-ton. Margaret Alice (Peggy), aged 89 years, dearly loved wife of the late Jack, loving mam of Jean, Tony and Ian, also a dear nanna and great-nanna. Service at Durham Crematorium on Friday, September 9 at 12.00 noon.
SCULLY September 1, of Thorn-ley. Mary, aged 91 years, will be sadly missed by family and friends. Friends please meet at Sacred Hearts Church, Thornley at 9.30 a.m. on Thursday, September 8, followed by cremation at Durham Crema-torium. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in lieu if so desired to Cancer Research.
SHAW September 8 (peacefully, in hospital), of Home Farm, Hutton Bonville. Seth, aged 97 years, husband of the late Elliner, loving father of Neville, father-in-law of Nina, a dear grandad and great-grandad and brother of Nancy at Danby Wiske. Funeral service to be held in Danby Wiske Parish Church 2.00 p.m. Wednesday, September 14, followed by interment at Scruton. Family flowers only. Donations if wished may be given for Church Funds.
SHUTTLEWORTH September 5, of Wolsingham. Harry, aged 58 years, beloved husband of Pam, devoted dad of Helen and Philip, much loved and loving granda of Joshua, treasured son of Lilian and the late Leslie, dearest brother of Michael and Leslie, a dear son-in-law of Jean and the late George Willey, also a dear brother-in-law, uncle and friend. Will friends please meet for service in Wolsingham Parish Church at 1.00 p.m. on Friday, September 9, followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may be given care of the family for nursing care in Weardale.
SMITH Vera (nee Thompson), aged 84 years, of Colville Crescent, Colburn, died peacefully in hospital on September 1, after a long illness borne with great courage and dignity. Dearly loved and devoted wife of Sid, much loved mum of Jean, Sid, Brian, Leslie, Colin, Geoffrey, Susan, Peter (and Lindsey), a dear mother-in-law, loving nanny and great-nanny, a beloved sister and sister-in-law and will be sadly missed by all her family and many friends. Funeral service at St. Cuthbert's Church, Colburn on Friday, September 9 at 10.30 a.m., followed by private cremation. Friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only please, if desired, donations may be given on the plate in church for the League of Friends, Friarage Hospital, Northallerton and Colburn Church Funds.
STOREY On September 6, suddenly in hospital, of Mile House East, Melmerby, Coverdale. Jo, aged 87 years, loved by all of us who knew you. Remembered for your acceptance of life's ups and downs and for your infectious laughter. A private family funeral service will be followed by a celebration of Jo's life at her home on Tuesday, September 13 at 3.00 p.m. All friends and neighbours warmly welcome and invited. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired, for Save The Children and Cancer Research UK, may be sent direct.
SWIFT September 5 (peacefully, in hospital), of Herbert Street, Darlington. Sylvia, aged 76 years, loving mother to George. Funeral Monday, September 12. Would friends please meet 2.45 p.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
THOMPSON Edward On September 7, peacefully at home. Edward, aged 86 years, of East Cowton, formerly of Darlington and Middleton-in-Teesdale. Dearly loved husband of Dorothy, a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral service to be held at Darlington Crematorium on Wednesday, September 14 at 10.45 a.m. Floral tributes may, if wished, be sent to Wilson, Willoughby and Wetherills Chapel of Rest, 223 High Street, Northallerton.