BERG Bjorn Peacefully on July 17 in hospital. Dearly loved husband of Beryl and much loved by Richard, Stephen and Helen, also a dear grandad of Danielle, Georgia and Emilia and Will and a much love brother of the family in Sweden. Funeral service to be held on Thursday, July 31 in Darlington Crematorium at 1.15 p.m. Friends please meet at the Gold Cup, Nether Silton at 12.15 p.m. Donations if desired to a charity of your choice.
BLACK July 24 (suddenly), formerly of Catterick Village. John, aged 52 years (former music teacher), very dear dad of Joanna and Simon and loving grandad of Danielle and Oliver. Funeral particulars to be announced later. Any enquiries please telephone (01748) 884327.
BLENKINSOP Irene (nee Bainbridge), aged 88 years, formerly of Romaldkirk, died peacefully at Beaconsfield Court, Barnard Castle on July 23. Beloved wife of the late John, much loved mother of Geoff, Pauline, Michael and the late Stan and a dear mother-in-law, loving grandmother and great-grandmother and dear sister to Doris, Beatrice, Freda, Joyce and the late Ronnie. Funeral service at St. Romald's Church, Romaldkirk on Tuesday, July 29 at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment in the cemetery. Friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only. If desired, donations may be given in church for Cancer Relief and Romaldkirk Church Funds.
BLOOD July 24 (peacefully, after a long illness), of Farndale, Spennymoor. Eva (nee Skaife), aged 70 years, a dearly loved wife of Cliff, a loving mam of Deborah and Diane, a dear mother-in-law of Peter and Michael and a much loved grandma. Would friends please meet at Durham Crematorium Wednesday for a service and committal at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to 'South Durham Health Care Trust', for the MARA Unit, c/o Enquiry Office, Bishop Auckland General Hospital.
BOYNTON Arthur, aged 81 years, of South View, Heighington, died peacefully in hospital on July 20, after an illness borne with great courage and dignity. Dearly loved husband and friend of Rosemary, much loved dad of Heather, Jill, Dawn and Nick and a devoted grandad. Funeral service at St. Michael's Church, Heighington on Thursday, July 24 at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment in the churchyard. Friends please meet at the church. Flowers welcome or, if preferred, donations may be given at the Village Hall following the service, for a permanent memorial in the village.
BRACKENBOROUGH July 22 (peacefully, in hospital). Maurice, aged 82 years, of Wolviston. Dearly loved husband of the late Doris, much loved dad of Geoff and Peter, dear father-in-law of Sue and Carol, loving grandad of Mark and Claire. Funeral Monday, July 28. Friends please meet for service in St. Peter's Church, Wolviston at 2.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Hartlepool Crematorium.
BROOKES Doris on July 23 of Jack Dormand Nursing Home, Horden. Doris (nee Legg), aged 95 years, beloved wife of the late Cecil, loving aunt to Gordon and Tom. Cremation Hartlepool Crematorium Tuesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Mary's Church, Horden 12 noon. Private from the church
BROWN July 20, at St. Helen's Nursing Home, after a long illness patiently borne (of Leeholme). Henry (Harry), aged 77 years, dearly beloved husband of Madge, dearest dad of Susan, loved father-in-law of John, devoted grandad of John, Rachel, Emma and Nicola and great-grandad of Dylan, also a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Friends please meet for service in St. James' Church, Coundon on Thursday, July 24 at 2.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Forever in our thoughts. Goodnight, God Bless
BROWN July 20 (suddenly in hospital), of Chapel Terrace, Rookhope. Muriel Westgarth, aged 65 years, a much loved wife of Adrian, loving mam of Christine and Michael, a dear mother-in-law and devoted gran, also a very dear sister and aunt. Would friends please meet for service in St. John's Church, Rookhope on Friday, July 25 at 11.30 a.m., followed by interment in Rookhope Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to Weardale Community Hospital, Stanhope.
BRUNSKILL July 24, peacefully, at the Beaconsfield Nursing Home, Barnard Castle (late of Middleton-in-Teesdale). Alfreda, aged 86 years, dearly loved wife of the late Sam, much loved mother of Jennifer and son-in-law Jeffrey, a dearly loved gran and great-gran and a much loved sister and sister-in-law. Friends please meet for service and interment at St. Mary's Church, Middleton-in-Teesdale on Tuesday, July 29 at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the Beaconsfield Residents' Fund.
BURN July 18 (in hospital, after a long illness) of Burnett Crescent, Kelloe. Patricia Ann (nee Robinson), aged 55 years, beloved wife of James Graham, dearly loved mother of Alison and Karen, dearest mother-in-law of David and Martin, much loved grandma of Jamie, Josh, Anna and Ellie, loving daughter of Rene, sister of Rene and sister-in-law of Matt. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 10.50 a.m. Friends please meet at St. Helen's Church for service at 11.00 a.m. followed by interment at Kelloe Cemetery. Family and friends kindly invited afterwards for refreshments at The W.M.C.
BUTCHER July 20 of Newton Hall, Durham. Nicholas, aged 27 years, dearly loved son of Eileen and Geoffrey and a much loved brother of Geoffrey, Christopher and Jenny. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Friday July 25, at 2.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be given after the service for St. Cuthbert's Hospice. Friends welcome for refreshments at The Jovial Monk afterwards.
CARTER July 22 (suddenly, in hospital), of Egton Way, Darlington. Marjorie Eileen, aged 70 years, beloved wife of Richard, dearly loved mam of Rosalyn and David, loving nana of Kate and Phillip and a dear sister of Betty. Funeral Wednesday. Would friends kindly meet for service at Darlington Crematorium 1.15 p.m.
COBURN July 19 (after an illness bravely borne), of Green Crescent, Coxhoe. Elizabeth (Liz, formerly Duffy, nee Pratt), aged 47 years, much adored wife of Eric, loving daughter of the late Charlie and Susie, dearest sister of Billy, Norman and Susan, a dear daughter-in-law, sister-in-law, auntie, great-aunt and niece and a dear friend to many. Service in St Helen's Church, Kelloe on Friday at 9.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Marie Curie Centre, Newcastle or Ward 36, Newcastle General Hospital or St. Cuthbert's Hospice, Durham, c/o Tracey Woodhead, 19 Barrington Way, Bowburn.
COLLINSON July 22 (peacefully, at home), of Newhouse Road, Esh Winning. George Smith, aged 77 years, dearly loved husband of Veronica, loving father of Lawrence, Stephen and Marilyn and a much loved grandad. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Monday, July 28 at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be given after the service for Cancer Research UK.
CORNISH July 20, of The Pentlands, Chilton. Robert (Bob), aged 82 years, a dearly loved husband of Violet, a loving father of Rose and Bob, a dear father-in-law and a much loved grandad and great-grandad. Would friends please meet in Windlestone Chapel Friday for a service at 10.45 a.m., followed by committal at Durham Crematorium.
COSKER July 13 of Witton Grove, Sniperley Park, Durham. Veronica, beloved wife of the late Tony, loving mother of Wendy and a dear gran of Jason. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Thursday July 24, at 3.00 p.m. Donations in lieu of flowers may be given after the service for Cancer Research U.K. Friends welcome for refreshments at Mount Oswald Manor afterwards.
COULSON Saturday, July 19, 2003 (peacefully at home). Norman Robert, aged 97 years, of Northallerton. Devoted husband of Vera, dearest dad of Peter, John and the late Derrick, loving father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral service to be held at All Saints' Church, Northallerton on Friday, July 25 at 12.30 p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to All Saints' Church.
DOBINSON John, formerly of Cleveland Road, Barnard Castle, died peacefully in St. John's Nursing Home, Darlington on July 15, aged 66 years. Beloved husband of Miriam and a much loved brother-in-law and uncle. Service to be held at Darlington Crematorium on Wednesday, July 23 at 11.15 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made, if desired, to St. John's Fellowship Trust after the service.
EDDLESTON July 17, of Billy Row, Crook. Frank, aged 76 years, beloved husband of Margaret Jane, devoted dad of Harold and Audrey, dear father-in-law to Wendy and Harry, a much loved and loving grandad to Clare, Paul and Mark, also a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Will friends please meet for service in Wooley Terrace Chapel at 12.00 noon on Thursday, July 24, followed by cremation at Durham.
EVANS July 20, suddenly. Grace, aged 80 years, of Squires Court, Darl-ington. Wife of the late Geoff, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, August 6 10.15 a.m. at Darlington Crematorium. Friends please meet at the Chapel. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to St. Teresa's Hospice, Woodland Road, Darlington.
FINLAY July 22 (peacefully in hospital), of Branksome Lodge, Darlington. Mary Anne, aged 83 years, beloved wife of the late Thomas Joseph, dearly loved mother of Sally, Pat, Tommy, Ellen and Mark and a much loved nana and great-nana. Funeral Wednesday. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 11.45 a.m. R.I.P. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
GALLOWAY July 23 (peacefully), in Rydal Nursing Home, Darlington. Reg, aged 89 years, much loved dad of Reggie, Chris, Betty and Lyn, also a loving grandad and great-grandad. Funeral arrangements to follow later.
GELDART July 23 (peacefully, at Craigarran Nursing Home) formerly of Durham Road, Spennymoor. Norah, aged 92 years, beloved wife of the late Christopher, a dearly loved mam of Maureen, Catherine, Nora and the late Wilf and Jack, a dear mother-in-law and a much loved grandma and great-grandma. Cortege leaving daughter's residence The Bungalow, Carr Lane, Spennymoor Monday for a service in St. Paul's Church at 11.30 a.m. followed by interment in York Hill Cemetery. Friends please meet at church.
GIBBON July 20 (peacefully, in hospital), of Park Road, Sherburn Village. Margaret Liddle (nee Walton), aged 94 years, beloved wife of the late Harry, a devoted aunt of Roger, Sue, Barbara, Mike, Judith and Denis, a sadly missed great-aunt and a special friend. Would friends please meet for service at Parkinson Memorial Church, Sherburn Village on Friday at 10.15 a.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crema-torium.
GILBEY William M.B.E., I.S.M. July 18 (peacefully, in hospital), of Barnes Road, Darlington. Bill, aged 77 years, devoted husband to Doris, much loved dad to Janet, loving grandad to Emma, also a dearly loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. Funeral Monday, July 28. Would friends please meet 3.15 p.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu for Ward 52, Darlington Memorial Hospital, c/o Mrs. Gilbey.
GOWING July 18, at Cedar Lodge, Middleton St. George. Gwendoline, aged 86 years, beloved wife of the late Paul. Funeral Thursday, July 31. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 10.15 a.m. No flowers please. Donations may be sent for Cedar Lodge, Trees Park, Middleton St. George.
GRAINGER July 22, peacefully, in hospital. Jean, aged 87 years, of Darlington. Beloved wife of the late Danny, a much loved aunt and great-aunt, also a very close friend of Edythe, Garry and family. Funeral service to take place on Monday, July 28 at Darlington Crematorium Chapel at 9.45 a.m. Friends invited, please meet at the Chapel. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to Richardson Hospital, Barnard Castle.
GREY July 21, of Rosegrove, Rosemead Avenue, Willington. Tom, aged 52 years, loving husband of Margaret (nee Wright), dear son of Billy and the late Hetty, also a loving son-in-law, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Friends please meet for service at St. Catherine's Church, Crook on Friday July 25 at 11.00 a.m. followed by interment in Crook Cemetery.
HALL James Aged 70 years of The Links, Belmont. Beloved husband of Margaret, devoted father of Colin and Gill, grandfather of Tom. Died July 21 and cremated privately.
HAMMOND Winefride Mary Passed away peacefully on Thursday July 17, beloved mother and grandma. Funeral service to be held at St. Joan of Arc R.C. Church, Catterick Garrison on Friday, July 25 at 11.00 a.m. followed by interment in Richmond Cemetery. Will friends please meet at church. Family flowers only please.
HARDING July 22 (suddenly, at home), of 64 Oswald Court, Durham. Maureen (nee Elliot), aged 72 years, devoted wife of Peter, dearly loved mam of Linda, Noreen, Peter and Claire, mother-in-law to John and Lynne, treasured nana to all her grandchildren and also a loving sister of all the family. Will be sadly missed. Friends please meet at St. Oswald's Church, Durham on Monday, July 28 at 11.00 a.m. Interment to follow at South Road Cemetery.
HARDY July 21 (peacefully, in hospital), of Carlton Miniott, Thirsk. Fred, aged 84 years, beloved husband of Mary, loving father of Michael and Susan, a dear father-in-law, grandpa and uncle. The funeral service will be held at St.Lawrence's Church, Carlton Miniott on Thursday, July 31 at 1.30 p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory may be made to St. Lawrence's Church and the Lambert Hospital.
HENDERSON Pamela, aged 85 years, of Thornton Steward, died peacefully, on July 22. Funeral service to be held at St. Oswald's Church, Thornton Steward on Thursday, July 31 at 12.00 noon. No flowers by request.
HILL Davidson (Dave) July 20, peacefully, after a long illness, in the Coach House, Sharow, Ripon. Davidson, of Skelton-on-Ure, Ripon, aged 89 years, husband of the late Edith Hill, much loved father of Alan, Jeffrey, Ann and Carol, grandad to Lisa, James, Katherine, Christine, Simon, Rebecca, Samantha, Laura and Andrew, loving father-in-law of Garry and Michael. Funeral service at Stonefall Crematorium, Harrogate on Tuesday, July 29 at 2.20 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in Davidson's memory can be left in Chapel to the Parkinson Disease Society and Alzheimer's Disease Society.