BROOKER Ada Isobel On October 17, peacefully in hospital. Ada, aged 93 years, of Sedgefield, loving wife of the late Ronald Jack, devoted mother of Neale, Clive and Ivan, a much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral service to take place at Sedgefield Methodist Chapel on Monday, October 24 at 12.30 p.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium at 1.30 p.m. Friends please meet at chapel. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to the British Heart Foundation, Wetherby Road, Tadcaster, North Yorks., LS24 9JN.
CARROLL October 11 (in hospital), of High Green, Darlington. Vera, aged 81 years, dearly loved mam of Denis and Denise, dear mother-in-law and much loved grandma and great-grandma, also a dear sister of Arthur. Funeral Monday. Would friends kindly meet for service in West Cemetery Chapel at 10.15 a.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations may be sent for St. Teresa's Hospice, The Woodlands, 91 Woodland Road, Darlington. DL3 7UA.
CLARK October 17. Barrie died peacefully at his partner's home, aged 71 years (formerly of Newton Aycliffe). Much loved partner of Paula. Funeral Tuesday, October 25. Will friends please meet for service 1.15 p.m., at the West Cemetery Chapel, Darlington prior to cremation.
CLISH Peacefully at home after a long illness, on October 15, of Sunnybanks, Lanchester. Raymond, aged 65 years, former Police Inspector D.C.C., much loved husband of Tess, a loving dad, grandad, brother and brother-in-law. Will be sadly missed by all the family. Friends please meet for service in All Saints' R.C. Church on Thursday, October 20 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment in Lanchester Cemetery. All welcome for refreshments at Lanchester Cricket Club afterwards.
CRAWFORD (nee King) October 16 (peacefully in hospital). Joyce, aged 77 years of Haughton, Darlington. A dearly loved wife of Billy, a darling mother of Lindy and Elaine, also a dear grandma and great-grandma. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, October 25. Would friends please meet for service at 11.00 a.m. at St. Andrew's Church, Darlington prior to private cremation.
CURRIE October 18, peacefully at home, of Thirsk. Don, aged 82 years, dearly loved husband of Christina, a loving dad of Russ, a much loved grandad of Victoria and Jessica, a dear father-in-law of Kathy. Will friends please meet for service at Harrogate Crematorium on Wednesday, October 26 at 2.20 p.m.
CURRY October 13, 2005, aged 58 years. Peter Rogers. Friends please meet for funeral service at Durham Crematorium on Monday, October 24, at 3.30 p.m. All welcome afterwards at The Duke of Wellington, Nevilles Cross.
DICKSON October 14 (in hospital), of Fife Road, Darlington. Marjorie Clapham, a dearly loved sister of Ray and sister-in-law Betty, much loved auntie and great-aunt. Funeral Friday. Would friends kindly meet for service in Eastbourne Methodist Church, Darlington at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations may be sent for Cancer Research, care of Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., 59a Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
DOBSON On October 21 (peacefully in Aycliffe Care Home). Anne, aged 85 years, beloved wife of the late Bill, loving mum of Ron and the late Valerie and mother-in-law of Maria, also a much loved sister, nana and great-nana. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, October 26, 2.30 p.m., at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Newton Aycliffe prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if so desired, may be made to Aycliffe Care Home, Burnhope, Newton Aycliffe. DL5 7ER.
DOLAN October 17, of Stanton Hall and North Road, Darlington. Teresa in her 80th year, dearly beloved wife of Joe, loving mother of Kevin, the late Elizabeth and daughter-in-law Pat, much loved grandma of Sarah and Matt. Funeral Tuesday. Would friends kindly meet for Requiem Mass in St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 10.45 a.m., followed by interment at North Cemetery. R.I.P. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd.
DOOLEY (Sacriston) October 10, aged 74 years. John, dearly loved husband of Veronica (Ronny), dear dad of John, Veronica, Angela, Bridget and Margaret, father-in-law of Keith, Ken, Tony and Alison, dear grandad John to all the family. Friends please meet for service in St. Bede's Church on Tuesday October 18, at 10.00 a.m. prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to ward 5 or Medical Investigation Department, University Hospital, Durham, c/o Mrs. Dooley 13 Low Graham Street, Sacriston.
DOWSON October 17 (peacefully), at Greenfield House, Newton Aycliffe, formerly of Cockfield. Amy, aged 89 years, beloved wife of George. Funeral service to take place at West Cemetery Chapel, Darlington on Tuesday at 2.45 p.m. No flowers please.
EASBY October 12. Margaret (nee Joel), of Thirsk. Beloved wife of Richard, former wife of the late Jack Makin, a much loved mam of John, Susan, Denise, Carol, Jacky and Andrew, a dear mother-in-law, loving nana and great-nana. At Margaret's request, her funeral service took place at Darlington Crematorium Wednesday October 19.
EDDY (Medomsley) At home on October 17, aged 80 years. Joseph (Joe), beloved son of the late Jack and Mamie and twin brother of the late James. Will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Friends please meet for service at Medomsley Parish Church on Monday October 24, at 1.15 p.m. prior to cremation at Mountsett Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Medomsley Parish Church.
ELGEY October 18 (peacefully at West Lodge Nursing Home, Billy Row, Crook). Joseph, aged 84 years, dearly beloved husband of the late Ada, much loved father of Averil and Colin and father-in-law to John and Glynis, also a devoted granda of Michael, Kristian and Colette, a dear great-granda of Victoria and brother of Jean. Cremation Monday, October 24 at Durham following a service in the crematorium chapel at 2.00 p.m. Friends please meet at the crematorium. Joe will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all of his family and friends.
EMBELTON Elsie, aged 74 years of Skeeby, near Richmond, died peacefully in hospital on October 19. Beloved wife of the late Joe, much loved mum of Janet, Jill and Charlie, loving grandma of Jenny and great-grandma of Jamie and Megan. Funeral service at St. Agatha's Church, Skeeby on Wednesday October 26, at 1.00 p.m. followed by private cremation. Friends please meet at the church. No flowers please, if desired donations may be given on the plate provided at the church for St. Agatha's church funds.
EMERSON October 18 (tragically), of Wolsingham. George, aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Patricia, loving dad, granda and great-granda. Will friends please meet for service in Wolsingham Parish Church on Wednesday October 26, at 1.30 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham.
EMERSON October 18, tragically. George, aged 80 years, dearly loved dad and grandad. Funeral details to follow.
FIRTH October 19 (suddenly but peacefully, in Bishop Auckland General Hospital). Nora, nee O'Connor, of Ferryhill, beloved wife of the late Walter, dearly loved mum of Loraine, very dear mother-in-law of Alec and a much loved nana to Jill and Ian, loving sister to Terence and sister-in-law to Gail and a loving aunty. A very close friend and good companion who will be sadly missed. Would friends please meet for service at St. Luke's Church, Ferryhill at 2.15 p.m., Monday, October 24 followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Cancer Research U.K., PO Box 123, 6 Lincolns Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PX may be placed on a plate in church in sealed envelopes.
FLOWERS (Framwellgate Moor). Peacefully on October 19, aged 81 years. Elsie, dearly loved wife of George Henry, much loved mother of Derek and daughter-in-law Sandra, dearest nana to Natalie and Simon and a dear great-nana to Chloe and Holly. Friends please meet at St. Cuthbert's Church, Durham at 11.00 a.m. Tuesday October 25 for service prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to, Yorkshire Cancer Research for which donations may be made at church or crematorium.
FOSTER Cyril, of Shildon and Leicester, aged 80 years, died peacefully on October 9.
FOSTER October 12 (peacefully after a long illness), of Aysgarth Road, Darlington. Rachael, aged 24 years, treasured daughter of Pauline and Peter, much loved sister of Peter, Ann Marie, Lisa and Bob, a loving granddaughter, sister-in-law, aunt and dearest girlfriend of Peter. Funeral Wednesday, October 19. Friends please meet for service in St. John's Church, Neasham Road at 10.45 a.m. followed by interment at West Cemetery. Strictly no children.
FRAZER October 15, of Denewood Close, Willington. Jessie, aged 89 years, beloved wife of the late Thomas George (Bonner), loving mother and mother-in-law of June and Brian, devoted nanna to Paul, Susan and Sid, much loved and loving great-nanna to Bartly and Cassandra. Friends please meet for service at Willington Methodist Church on Friday, October 21 at 9.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham.
FREER (nee Jenkinson) On October 17, suddenly at Hundens Park Residential Home. Edith, aged 77 years, of Darlington, dearly beloved wife of the late Norman, much loved mum of Alan and Pauline, mother-in-law of Kenneth. Funeral Monday, October 24 Friends please meet for service at West Cemetery Chapel at 2.45 p.m., followed by cremation.
GARFOOT Durham Peacefully at Belmont Grange Nursing Home, on October 14, 2005, aged 86 years. Mary Jayne, beloved wife of the late Percy, much loved mam of Rosie and Roland and the late Shirley and John, dear mother-in-law of Blanche and Rachael and devoted grandmother and great-grandmother. Friends please meet at the Baptist Church, Gilesgate on Thursday, October 20 at 1.30 p.m. Interment to follow in Belmont Cemetery. R.I.P.
GASKIN Audrey (nee Weston), in her 66th year, of High Etherley, died suddenly in hospital on October 16, dearly loved wife of John, much loved mam of Stephen, Lynn and Gary and a loving grandma and great-grandma. Funeral service at Etherley Methodist Chapel on Monday, October 24 at 10.00 a.m., followed by committal at Durham Crematorium at 11.00 a.m. Friends please meet at the chapel.
GREEN Richard (Dick), aged 50 years, on October 16, suddenly at home in Brompton-on-Swale. Dearly loved husband of Karen and much loved dad of April. Funeral service at the West Cemetery Chapel, Darlington Crematorium on Monday, October 24 at 2.00 p.m. Friends please meet at the chapel. Up the Hammers
GREGG October 17, at home. Colin, dearly loved husband and best friend of Ann, much loved and loving dad of Michael, a beloved brother of Benny, Margaret, Audrey and the late Norma and Jean, also a dear brother-in-law and uncle, a good friend to all who had the pleasure of knowing him. Mass of thanksgiving for his love and his life will be held in St. Wilfrid's R.C. Church, Bishop Auckland at 11.00 a.m. on Friday, October 21, followed by cremation at Durham. Friends please meet at church. Family flowers only please. Donations may, if desired, be left in the church for the Bishop Auckland MARA Unit.
GRIMLEY October 15 (suddenly), of Woodlands Close, Trimdon Village. Luke, aged 74 years, loving father of Cheryl, father-in-law to Mark and beloved grandad of Rachael and Andrew, dear friend of Joan and a much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Will friends please meet for Requiem Mass in St. William's R.C. Church, Trimdon Village on Friday, October 21 at 10.00 a.m., to be followed by interment in Trimdon Grange Cemetery. Enquiries to Lambs' Funeral Service. Tel. (0191) 5261846. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P.
GROVES October 20 (peacefully, in hospital). Ellen (formerly Taylor), aged 86 years, of Darlington. Beloved wife of the late Alfred, loving mother of Harold, Trish and Colin, a dear mother-in-law, also a much loved grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Funeral service to take place on Thursday October 27, at West Cemetery Chapel at 2.00 p.m. prior to cremation. Friends invited, please meet at the cemetery chapel. Floral tributes to, John Meynell Funeral Service, North Road, Darlington.