HORNER July 26, 2003, peacefully at Summer Court Hall, Hornsea, East Yorkshire. Dorothy May (nee Hudson), aged 88 years. Funeral service at the East Riding Crema-torium, Octon 2.00 p.m. on Monday, August 4.
HOWE July 24, peacefully at The Wayside, Hurworth. Margaret, dearly loved wife of Peter, dear sister of Bernice, sister-in-law of Jess and loving aunt of David and Leann. Funeral Thursday. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 2.45 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be sent for St. Teresa's Hospice, The Woodlands, Woodland Road, Darlington, DL3 7UA or the R.S.P.B., The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2DI.
JEWETT July 26 (in hospital), of 21 Joseph Patterson Crescent, Ferryhill. Lawrence, aged 82 years, a dearly loved husband of Alice and a dear dad of Kenneth, Kathleen and Leonard, also a much loved granda and great-granda. Cortege leaving residence at 12.35 p.m. on Friday August 1 for service in The Village Methodist Church at 12.45 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations please to, The Methodist Church.
JOHNSON July 16, of Etherley Lodge Residential Home, Bishop Auckland (formerly of Sunderland). Edna Mary, aged 86 years. Funeral Monday, August 4. Would friends please meet 1.45 p.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium. Any enquiries to Darlington Co-operative Funeral Service. Tel. (01325) 463203.
JONES July 26, peacefully at home, of Caledonian Way, Darlington. Mary Alice, aged 90 years, much loved wife of Thomas Elwin, dear stepmum of Elwin, Barbara and Carole, also a loving mother-in-law, grandma, great-grandma, sister, sister-in-law, aunt and great-aunt. Funeral Thursday, July 31. Would friends please meet 1.00 p.m. for service at the West Cemetery Chapel, Darlington, followed by interment in the West Cemetery.
JOY July 27, in hospital, formerly of Hilda Street and Welbeck Avenue, Darlington. Ivy Elizabeth. Enquiries please to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Funeral Directors, Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR. Tel. (01325) 465647.
KEENAN July 17, of Darlington. Margaret, aged 70 years. Funeral Tuesday, August 5. Will friends please meet for service and cremation 10.45 a.m. at Darlington Crema-torium.
KELL July 29 (peacefully, at home). Ernest William, aged 79 years, of Northallerton. Dear husband of Betty, much loved father, father-in-law and grandfather. Funeral service to be held at All Saints' Church, Northallerton on Monday, August 4 at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment. Family flowers only please.
KENT Marjorie (nee Gibson), died peacefully at home on July 24, after a two year battle against Cancer, undertaken with amazing courage and good humour. A dearly loved wife of Albert, mother of John and Judith, grandmother of Peter, Lucy and Claire, loving mother-in-law of Rob and John's partner Claire, sister-in-law of Joyce and cousin of Eileen. Will be overwhelmingly missed by her family and by her many friends. Much appreciation for amongst others, the nurses of Ward 42, Darlington Memorial Hospital, the Darlington Macmillan and District Nurses and the Felix House Surgery at Middleton St George. Service and cremation at St. Hilda's Chapel, Teesside Crematorium on Wednesday, July 30 at 2.45 p.m. Marjorie is resting at Crake and Mallon Funeral Service, 45 Norton Road, Stockton, to where flowers may be sent.
LAYFIELD July 31, peacefully, following a long illness. Norma (nee Barker), aged 67 years, formerly of Sherburn Hill. A devoted wife of the late Oswald (Ossie), a dearly loved mother of Jim, Dorothea and the late Kevin, a much loved grandmother of Richard, Craig, Evelyn, Suzanne, Natasha, William, Sarah, Kevin and the late Lynden, also deeply missed by her loving sisters, brother, wider family circle and friends. Funeral to take place on Tuesday. Will friends please meet for service at St. Mary's Church, Sherburn Village at 2.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please, by request. Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Research, c/o Mrs. Haggarty, 5 Shropshire Drive, Belmont, Durham, DH1 2LT. Enquiries to the Co-operative Funeral Service, Sherburn Hill. Tel. (0191) 3720283.
MADDISON July 24 (in hospital, after a long illness fought with great courage), of Whitehouse Drive, Sedgefield. Ann, aged 68 years (formerly sister at Winterton Day Unit), beloved wife of the late Bill, precious mum of Tracy, Michelle and Mark, special nana of Sian, Brandon and Cameron, dear sister and sister-in-law. She will be missed by her many friends. Funeral Friday. Would friends meet for service in St. Edmund's Church at 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. 'More precious to us than gold.'
MAGUIRE July 26, of Bishop Auckland. Tony, aged 59 years, who is much loved and will be sadly missed by Janice and Rachel. Will family and friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium at 1.00 p.m. on Thursday, July 31. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu may, if desired, be left at the crematorium for the Butterwick Hospice, Bishop Auckland.
MARLEY July 29, peacefully after a short illness, of George Short Close, Darlington. Mary, aged 77 years, beloved wife of John, devoted mam of Pat and son-in-law John, loving grandmother of Ian and great-grandmother of Michael and Charlotte. Funeral Tuesday. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 11.15 a.m. No flowers please.
McDONNELL (nee Crosby) July 26 (peacefully, at home, after a long illness), of The Barn, Firtree Farm, Sedgefield (formerly of Ingleby Barwick). Janice, aged 48 years, beloved wife of Denis and a loving mom of Craig, Russell and Gayle. Service at St. Hilda's Chapel, Teesside Crematorium on Friday at 9.45 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Sedgefield Community Hospital. For details contact Jenny on (01740) 626643. Will friends please meet at the Crematorium.
McKEOWN July 29, formerly of Ushaw Moor. John (Jackie), aged 83 years, beloved husband of the late Emily, loving father of Bobby and John and a dear father-in-law, granda and great-granda. Friends please meet for service in St. Luke's Church, Ushaw Moor on Saturday, August 2 at 10.30 a.m., followed by interment in Ushaw Moor Cemetery.
METCALFE July 31 (peacefully), of 38 General Bucher Court, Bishop Auckland. Stanley Soper, aged 80 years, beloved father of Doris, Beryl, Derek and Sue. Would friends please meet for service in Bishop Auckland Methodist Church on Wednesday, August 6 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment in Newton Aycliffe Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Macmillan Nurses, Butterwick Hospice, Woodhouse Lane, Bishop Auckland.
MORLEY Joanne Elise Elizabeth, aged 28 years, suddenly on July 28, at home in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. A very beautiful and special young lady, beloved partner of Ben, dearly loved only daughter of Pam and Paul and a much loved grand-daughter, niece and friend. Funeral to take place on Monday, August 4 from the home of her parents, 26 Foxglove Close, Cobblers Hall, Newton Aycliffe for a service at 2.00 p.m. at the R.C. Cathedral Church of St. Mary in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, followed by cremation at West Crematorium in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Floral tributes may be sent to her parent's home. Friends to meet at the Cathedral. To know her was to love her, to lose her is unbearable. She filled our hearts and our lives with love and happiness, The depth of which we will never know again. Goodnight and God Bless Darling Joanne, may you Rest in Peace
MULLIER July 31 (peacefully at home), of Walker Lane, Newton Aycliffe. Ken, aged 84 years, much loved husband of Sheila, a loving dad of Barbara, Keith and Christine, dearly loved brother of Ada, also loving father-in-law, grandad and uncle. Funeral Wednesday, August 6. Would friends please meet 2.00 p.m. for service at Durham Crematorium.
NEWELL July 27 (in hospital), of Morpeth Close, Ferryhill. John Noah (Jack), aged 74 years, late of East Howle. Beloved husband of Theresa, loving father of Paul, Bernedette, David, Angela and Kevin, also a beloved grandfather, great-grand father and father-in-law. Cortege leaving residence at 9.50 a.m. on Friday August 1, for service in All Saint's Church, 10.15 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Friends and family please meet at church. Family flowers only. Donations please to Sedgefield Community Hospital. R.I.P.
NOBLE July 24, suddenly, at Wesley Court, Darlington. Bessie, aged 85 years, beloved wife of George, dearly loved mother of Margaret, Harold, Doreen, Christine and Michael, also a loving mother-in-law and much loved nana and great-nana. Funeral Thursday. Friends please meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 11.15 a.m.
NOBLE July 27 (peacefully, in hospital), of Newton Aycliffe. Jean, aged 74 years, beloved wife of the late Eddy, a much loved mam of Dennis and Lyn, a dear mother-in-law of Marilyn and the late Keith, a loving nana of Andrew, Lisa and Clare, a dearest sister of Alan, sister-in-law of Audrey, also a good friend of Ray. Service at St. Clare's Church, Newton Aycliffe on Friday, August 1 at 10.30 a.m., followed by cremation at Darlington Crematorium. Will friends please meet at church. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Bewick Crescent Surgery, Newton Aycliffe c/o Mr Dennis Noble.
O'NEILL July 29, peacefully, in The Hawthornes Nursing Home, of Easington Colliery. John, aged 79 years, a much loved dad of Elizabeth and John and a cherished grandad, also a dear brother to William. Cortege to arrive at Our Lady's, Easington Colliery on Monday at 11.00 a.m. for a Requiem Mass, prior to interment at Easington Colliery Cemetery. Friends are kindly invited, please meet at the Church. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy R.I.P
ORD July 28 (peacefully, in hospital), of Shildon. Peggy, aged 82 years, beloved wife of the late William (Bill), a much loved mam of William, Ken and Ann, a loving mother-in-law of Pat, Jean and Ian, a devoted nanna of Angela, Claire, Sarah and Luann, a great-nanna of Sheila, Steven, Hannah and Matthew, also a dear sister of Margaret, Bob and George. Service at Shildon Methodist Chapel on Friday, August 1 at 2.30 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Will friends please meet at chapel.
POWELL Nicholas Trevor, aged 50 years, formerly of Richmond, died in hospital in Paris on June 19. Dearly loved husband of Veronique, loving father of Alice, Emma and Celia, dearest son of Trevor and the late Mary and brother to David. Memorial Mass at St. Joseph and St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church, Richmond on Saturday, August 9 at 11.00 a.m. Friends please meet at the church. Requiescat in Pace
PRESTED July 22 (peacefully), of Hopper Place, Newton Hall. Florrie, aged 87 years, devoted wife of the late Bill, beloved mother of Tom, a treasured grandmother of Ian. Would friends please meet for service at St. Aidan's Church, Newton Hall on Friday at 11.00 a.m. prior to interment in Belmont Cemetery.
PYBUS July 25, peacefully in hospital, of Tennyson Gardens, Darlington (formerly of Sadberge). Jack, aged 94 years, much loved father of Patricia, loving Pop of Trevor, Caroline and Andrew and a treasured great-grandad who will be sadly missed by Peter. Funeral Friday. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 1.45 p.m.
RAMSEY Richard Suddenly in hospital on July 24 of Lee Terrace, Shotton Colliery, aged 73 years, Dick dearly beloved husband of Winnie (nee Stephenson), loving father of Gillian and David, father-in-law of Stuart and Elaine, also a devoted grandad of Christine, Victoria, Louise and Susan, also little great-grandad of Honor. Interment Flemingfield church yard Wednesday. Cortege to leave 29 Lee Terrace. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass at Our lady of Lourdes R.C. Church, Shotton Colliery 10.00 a.m. On whose Soul sweet Jesus have Mercy. R.I.P.
ROGERS July 27, of Tow Law. John Oliver, aged 83 years, beloved husband of Edith, devoted father of John, dear father-in-law to Margaret, also a much loved and loving grandad to Angela and Jason. Will friends please meet for service in St. Philip and St. James Church, Tow Law at 2.30 p.m. on Thursday, July 31, followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may, if desired, be left in church for C.C.U. at Bishop Auckland General Hospital.
SCOTT July 31, peacefully, at James Cook University Hospital (after an illness patiently borne), of Newton Aycliffe (formerly of Neville Street, Ulvers-ton). Ina, aged 77 years, beloved wife of Gordon (Fire Extinguishers), darling mother of Ron and Primrose, a cherished nana of Stephanie and Ben and an admired mother-in-law of Martin. Would friends please meet in Neville Parade Methodist Church, Newton Aycliffe Wednesday, August 6 for a service at 1.30 p.m., followed by interment at West Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu to "Cancer Research Campaign", c/o Lambton House, 6 Lambton Road, Jesmond.
SHEPHERD Mary Ellen (nee Harker) July 30, peacefully, at home. Mary, loving wife of Bob, mum of Rob, Marion and Ian, mother-in-law and granny. Will be sadly missed. Family and friends please meet at St. Andrew's Church, Ingleby Greenhow on Tuesday, August 5 at 11.00 a.m. for service, prior to interment in the churchyard.
STEPHENSON July 29 (peacefully, after a long illness bravely borne), of Crook. Ronnie, aged 72 years, loving husband of Doreen, dear dad of Susan and Donna, a dearest father-in-law of Jeff and Paul, dearly loved grandad of Nicky, Katy and Lauren, also a sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Friends please meet for service in Dawson Street Methodist Church, Crook on Monday, August 4 at 12.00 noon, followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.
STEWART July 24 (suddenly, at home). Jacqueline, aged 63 years, of Darlington (formerly of Richmond). Beloved wife of the late John, loving mother of Michaela and Melonie, much loved nana of Luca and Dakota, also a loving sister of Sandra, Pat and Freddie. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, July 30 at Darlington Crematorium at 9.45 a.m. Friends invited, please meet at the Crematorium Chapel. Family flowers only.
STOBART July 26 (at home, with his family), of West Moor Farm, Durham Road, Easington. Thomas Hume, aged 62 years, devoted husband of Pamela (nee Lumsden), much loved father of Thomas and Andrew, dearest son-in-law of Jean and the late Ronald, brother-in-law of William and Annabelle, dear uncle of Roseanna, Rebecca and Allistair. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 12.50 p.m. Friends please meet at St. Mary's Church for service at 1.00 p.m., followed by private interment at Easington Village Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to the Haematology Unit, North Tees Hospital, c/o Mr William Brison.
TAYLOR Margaret Ada (nee Gilmore), of Aldwyn Walk, Newton Aycliffe. Peacefully in hospital on July 27, aged 73 years. Beloved wife of the late John and dearly loved mother of Brian, Keith, Patrick, Andrew and the late Michael, also a much loved grand mother. Friends please meet at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Newton Aycliffe for Mass at 10.00 a.m. Monday August 4, followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to St. Mary;s Church.
TROTTER July 27, at Hillcrest Residential Home, Catterick Garrison. Wilfred, aged 85 years, beloved husband of Audrey, loving father of Alison and Kathleen and a much loved grandfather of Hannah and Russell, Fleur and the late Harry. Funeral Friday. Would friends kindly meet for service at Darlington Crematorium at 10.45 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be left at the service for the Residents' Fund of Hillcrest Residential Home.