LEAH April 1 (peacefully, after a short illness), of Squires Court, late of Yiewsley Drive, Darlington. Hazel, beloved wife of the late Eric, dearly loved sister of Margaret and a loving aunt and great-aunt. Funeral Wednesday. Friends please meet for service in Holy Trinity Church, Woodland Road at 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Darlington Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be sent for The British Heart Foundation, c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
LISTER March 29, peacefully, in hospital, of Woodcrest Road, Darlington. Wilton Kenneth, aged 79 years, beloved husband of Hazel, dearly loved father of John, father-in-law of Karen, loving grandad of Matthew, Steven and Andrew and also a much loved step-father. Funeral Wednesday. Friends please meet for service in All Saints' Church, Blackwell at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment in the West Cemetery.
LISTER March 27, peacefully in hospital, of Woodcrest Road, Darlington. Wilton Kenneth, aged 79 years, beloved husband of Hazel, dearly loved father of John, father-in-law of Karen, loving grandad of Matthew, Steven and Andrew and also a much loved stepfather. Funeral Wednesday. Friends please meet for service in All Saints' Church, Blackwell at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment in the West Cemetery.
LOFTHOUSE March 30 (tragically), of 38 Woodside, Leyburn. Mark James, aged 31 years, beloved son of Hazel and Harold, much loved father of Navada and Tyler, dearly loved brother of Gill, Michelle, Ian, Craig, Tracy and Abi, a good friend to Tara, much loved by David and a very dear uncle. Funeral service at St. Matthew's Church, Leyburn on Monday, April 7 at 1.00 p.m., followed by private family cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to be shared between Church Funds and the Friarage Hospital (plate in church). Friends please meet at the church.
LORAINE William George Aged 76 years, passed away peacefully in Shrewsbury on March 29, 2003, after a short illness. Dear husband of Joan, loving father to Judith and Terry, Richard and Pam, caring brother of David and Sheila, dearest grandad of Andrew, Gemma, Mark and Mona, fond great-grandad of Oliver, treasured uncle of Yvette and Estelle. Donations may be made to Oxfam. At Rest after a life time of service.
LUGG March 31, at Brentwood Lodge, Leyburn (formerly of Ashlar Cottage, Harmby). Jessie, aged 82 years, loving mother of Jennifer and Patricia, much loved nan of Susan, Deborah, Stephen and Philip and a very dear great-nan. Funeral service at St. Michael and All Angels' Church, Spennithorne on Tuesday, April 8 at 1.00 p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Church Funds (plate in church). Friends please meet at the church.
MACKLEY March 28, (peacefully, at home after a short illness bravely borne), of Fenby Avenue, Darlington. Judith (Judy), aged 64 years, dearly loved wife of Bob, loving mother of Lesley, Mandy and Paul, also a much loved mother-in-law, nana, great-nana, sister, sister-in-law and auntie. Funeral Friday, April 4. Will friends please meet for service and cremation at 1.45 p.m. at Darlington Crematorium.
MASON March 31 (in hospital, after a short illness), of Stanhope Close, Ferryhill. Matty, aged 73 years, dearly loved husband of the late Susan, a much loved dad and grandad. Would friends please meet for service in Ferryhill Methodist Church at 10.00 a.m. on Friday, followed by interment in Duncombe Cemetery.
McCABE April 1, peacefully in hospital. Stanley John, aged 51 years, dear and much treasured dad of John Willy and partner to Christine. Funeral Monday, April 7. Will friends please meet for service 2.15 p.m. at St. John's Church, Darlington, followed by interment at the West Cemetery.
McKINLAY March 27 (suddenly), of Harrison Crescent, Bishop Auckland. Elizabeth Annie (Lizzie, nee Walker), aged 83 years, beloved mother of Jean, Ina, Mary and Julie, a dear mother-in-law, also a much loved grandmother and great-grandma. Will friends please meet for service in St. Paul's Church, Witton Park at 2.20 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, followed by interment in Witton Park Cemetery.
METCALFE April 1, (peacefully), in Maple Lodge, Scotton. Lilian, aged 89 years, (formerly of Brompton). Much loved auntie and great-auntie. Funeral service to be held at St. Thomas Church, Brompton on Tuesday, April 8, at 2.00 p.m.
MORLEY April 3, (peacefully), of Roselea, Thornley. Joseph, aged 73 years, dearly beloved husband of Mary, (nee Baldasera), loving father of Angela and Joseph, father-in-law of John and Carol, a devoted grandad and great-grandad. To be received into Thornley R.C. Church on Tuesday at 5.30 p.m. Friends please meet for Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 10.00 a.m. followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. All welcome afterwards at Thornley Catholic Club. On whose Soul sweet Jesus have Mercy. R.I.P.
MURDOCH March 28, peacefully in hospital, of Barnard Castle (formerly of Gainford). Bill, aged 85 years, beloved husband of the late Ursula, much loved dad of Maggie and Bob, dear father-in-law of Val and loving grandpa of Neil, Helen, Paul, Rebecca, Adam and James. Service and cremation to be held at Darlington Crematorium on Thursday, April 3 at 3.15 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Barnard Castle Surgery.
NICOLSON March 29, of 15 Castle Close, Stanhope. John Roland (Ronnie), aged 81 years, a dear brother of the late George Maxwell. Will friends please meet for service in Wolsingham Parish Church on Saturday, April 5 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment.
NOLAN March 31 (in hospital), of St. Monica Grove, Crossgate Moor, Durham. Geoffrey, aged 59 years, dearly loved husband of Julie, devoted dad and best friend to Wendy and Kay, also adored grandad to Matthew and Emily and father-in-law to Kelvin. Sadly missed by all. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Friday, April 4 at 9.00 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to N.S.P.C.C., c/o Stuart Wright Funerals, Gilesgate, Durham.
ORD April 1, of St. Johns Close, Northallerton, (formerly of Eston and Marske). Constance Mary, aged 66 years, dearly loved wife of Dennis, loving mum of Robert and Heather and daughter-in-law Eileen, a much loved sister of Rita and brother-in-law Dave and auntie of Steve and Chris. Funeral Thurs day. Friends please meet for service in St. Bede's Chapel, Teesside Crematorium at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be sent for, The PBC Foundation, 54 Queen Street, Edinburgh. EH2 3NS.
PARK April 3. Peacefully, at home after a long illness borne with great courage and dignity, surrounded by her very much loved and devoted family. Mary Anne, aged 71 years, darling wife of Denis and beautiful mother of Keith and Lorraine, cherished mother-in-law of Vanessa and Jonathan and a much loved nana of Stuart, Becky and Kane. Funeral Wednes day, April 9. Will friends please meet for service 9.15 a.m. at Darlington Crematorium Chapel. We love you mam more than words can say, we never wanted you to go away. You will be in our hearts until we die, we promise faithfully we will try not to cry. Night night, God Bless.
PARKIN March 28, (suddenly, in hospital), of Holmlands Road, Darlington. Audrey, aged 71 years, beloved wife of the late Douglas, loving mother of Angela, Iain and the late Susan, a loving mother-in-law of Keith, loving nana to Thomas, Rachel and Chelsi, also a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunty. Funeral Thursday, April 3. Will friends please meet for service and cremation 3.45 p.m. at Darlington Cremator ium. Floral tributes if desired to, Co-operative Chapels of Rest Memorial House, 50 St. Cuthberts Way, Darlington.
PATEMAN March 27 (peacefully, at home), of Bowburn. Mary Bridget, aged 79 years, beloved wife of the late Norman Douglas, dear mother of John, Alan and Hugh Michael (deceased). Sadly missed by all her family. Funeral to take place on Monday, April 7. Would friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium at 11.30 a.m. Of your charity pray for her soul.
PEARSON March 21, peacefully in St. Catherine's Hospice, Scarborough. William John (Bill), formerly of Leeming Bar. Dearly loved by sister Gladys, brother-in-law Jim and family. Cremation took place on March 27, Woodlands, Scarborough.
PEARSON March 29, (late of St. Pauls Gardens, Spenny moor). Freda, aged 85 years, dearly loved wife of the late Matty, a much loved mother of George, a dear mother-in-law of Christine, a loving nana of Jayne and Martin and great-nana of Matthew. Would friends please meet at Durham Crematorium on Thursday for a service and committal at 11.00 a.m.
PICKERING March 25 (peacefully, in hospital), of East Lodge, Greta Bridge. Alfred, aged 93 years, dearly beloved husband of the late Sarah Jane, much loved father of David and father-in-law of Carolyn, also dear grandad of Sarah, Andrew and Edward. Sadly missed by all family and friends. Would friends please meet for funeral service at Rokeby Church on Thursday, April 3 at 11.30 a.m., followed by interment. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be given in church to the Church Funds.