NICHOLSON August 11, of Mount Pleasant, Stanley, Crook. Eva (nee Booth), aged 68 years, beloved wife of Harry, devoted mam of Trevor, Wendy, Lynn, Sheila, Kevin and Hillary, a dear mother-in-law, much loved nana to Beverley, Darren, Andrew, Amy, Lisa, Martin, Paul, Mark and loving great-nana to Ellie, also a dear sister to Brian and Rita. Will friends please meet for service in St. Thomas' Church, Stanley at 1.10 p.m. on Monday, August 18, followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu for the Macmillan Nurses' Fund, c/o Gibson Funeral Services, Bridge Street, Howden-le-Wear, Crook. A bus will be provided.
NICHOLSON August 7, suddenly, of Minors Crescent, Darlington. Joseph (Joe), former employee of Cummins, aged 60 years, dearly loved husband of Wendy, loved and loving dad of Sally and Alison, dear brother of June, a much loved son-in-law of Tom and uncle. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Funeral Friday. Friends please meet for service in St. Mary's Church, Cockerton at 10.30 a.m., followed by cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, may be sent for the N.B.A. Trust Fund (National Blood Transfusion Service), c/o Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
OGDEN August 12, 2003, peacefully, of Ryton. Ellen, aged 86 years (retired Brigadier, Salvation Army). Loving sister of Albert, sister-in-law of Edna, a devoted aunt of Doreen, Dobson and family, June and George, Kenneth and Ann, Alistair, Derek, Heather, David and Joy. Will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Would friends please meet for service at the Salvation Army, City Temple, Westgate Road on Wednesday, August 20 at 10.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Mountsett Crematorium, Dipton. Family flowers only please.
OGLE Betty Aged 78 years. Suddenly on August 9 in Scarborough Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Robert. Funeral service and cremation at Woodlands Crematorium Scarborough on Monday August 18, at 1.20 p.m. Inquiries to, Norman Ogle (son). Tel: (01723) 353185.
ORCHARD Elsie August 12, peacefully, after a long illness patiently borne, at The Westcott Care Home, Peterlee (late of Wheatley Hill). Elsie (nee Hart), aged 95 years, beloved wife of the late Jonas, loving mother of Iris, Eleanor, Malcolm and June, also a devoted grandma and great-grandma. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery Monday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill 1.00 p.m.
OTTERWELL August 8 (in hospital), of The Garth, Ferryhill. Ursula (nee Vickerstaff), aged 84 years, much loved wife of the late Wilfred, beloved sister and aunt. Would friends please meet for service in the Village Methodist Church at 10.15 a.m. on Friday, followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please, by request.
PATRICK August 7 (in hospital), of Festing Court, Darlington. Cecilia Mary (Sheila), aged 73 years, dearly loved mam of Sean, a loving grandma and a dear sister of Josie and Liam. To be received into St. Anne's Church on Wednesday evening at 6.30 p.m., for Requiem Mass Thursday at 9.30 a.m. No flowers please. Donations may be sent for St. Teresa's Hospice, The Woodlands, Woodland Road, Darlington. DL3 7UA.
PEARSON July 28, tragically, whilst Scuba Diving near Racha Yai Island, Phuket, of Acton Road, Esh Winning, Durham. David William (Dave), aged 55 years, treasured son of Hilda and the late Billy, devoted dad of Andrew and loving husband of Sue. Dave will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Would friends please meet for service at St. Paul's Church, Waterhouses on Wednesday, August 20 at 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to The British Heart Foundation, c/o Norman Alderson, Funeral Director, Flass Terrace, Ushaw Moor, Durham DH7 7LD. Friends welcome afterwards for refreshments in Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish Centre, Esh Winning.
PLUMB August 11, of Bishopgate Nursing Home, Bishop Auckland. Sarah Rosena, aged 78 years, dearly loved sister of Lottie, Nora and sister-in-law of Melvin, beloved daughter of the late Frederick and Margaret, late of Tow Law. Would friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Monday, August 18 at 2.30 p.m.
RAYNOR August 6, tragically, as the result of an accident. Norman, aged 48 years, of Acacia Gardens, Crook. A much loved and loving dad of Barrie, Paul, Leanne and Marie, also a dear father-in-law to Joanne. Will friends please meet for service in St. Philip and St. James Church, Tow Law at 1.15 p.m. on Thursday, August 14, followed by interment in Tow Law Cemetery.
RICHARDSON August 9 (suddenly), of High Shaws, Brandon. Joe, aged 87 years, much loved husband of the late Gladys, a dear father, granda and great-granda. Would friends please meet for service in St. Andrew's Methodist Church at 2.20 p.m. on Thursday, followed by interment in Meadowfield Cemetery. Friends are cordially invited for refreshments at The Station, Langley Moor afterwards.
RICHARDSON August 5, as the result of a tragic accident, of Newton Aycliffe. Alan, aged 42 years, devoted daddy to Bethan and Rhys, adored son of Jean and Alan, a dearly loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Funeral Friday, August 15. Would friends please meet 11.45 a.m. for service at the West Cemetery Chapel, Darlington Crematorium, prior to cremation.
ROBERTS August 9 (suddenly), of Mitford Court, Sedge-field. Warren (Bill), aged 73 years, beloved husband of the late Joan, dearly loved dad of Joan and Barbara, dearest father-in-law of David and Ian, a devoted granda of Neil and also a dear brother of Margaret. Service at Durham Crematorium Chapel on Friday at 2.00 p.m., followed by cremation. Would friends please meet at the Crematorium.
ROBERTS The family of the late Bob Roberts wish to express their sincere thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the cards of condolence and floral tributes received during their recent sad bereavement. Thanks also to Rev'd. Linda Gough for her most comforting service and Gordon Fletcher and Sons, Funeral Directors for their help and support.
ROBINSON August 14, of Willington. Doris, aged 81 years, devoted wife of Arnold, beloved daughter of Annie Gill, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Ronald and Joan, a loving grandma of Elaine and Graham and Andrew and Sarah, also a dear great-grandma and sister. Would friends please meet for service at Willington Methodist Church on Wednesday, August 20 at 12.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for The Butterwick Hospice may be left after the service.
ROCHESTER (Ouston) Sue Lynne aged 55, died peacefully Monday August 11, 2003, at St. Oswalds Hospice, Gosforth, Newcastle after a long illness bravely borne. Loved daughter of Thomasina and the late Bill Rochester. Sister of Bill, sister-in-law of Vera. Aunt to Jane, also Stephen and Amanda, great aunt to Katherine and Rebecca in New Zealand. Celebration of life to be on Tuesday August 19, 2003 at Birtley Crematorium, Windsor Road at 2.00 p.m. Viewing at Ovington and son, Funeral Directors 28, Ravensworth Road, Birtley. By Appointment Tel 0191 4103863
ROE August 13, in South Church Nursing Home (late of Harrison Close, Shildon). Annie Elizabeth, aged 87 years, dearly loved wife of Wilfred, dearest mother of Wilf, Pat and Brian and a dear mother-in-law of Margaret, Bryon and Eva, also a loving nanna and great-nanna. Interment Tuesday August 19 in Shildon Cemetery. Cortege leaving her son Brian's residence at 11.20 a.m. for service in St. John's Church, Shildon at 11.30 a.m. Friends please meet at church.
ROSS August 10 (in hospital), of Bishop Middleham. Donald, aged 72 years, much loved brother of Edith, Sheila and the late Margaret, dear brother-in-law, much loved uncle and great-uncle. Funeral tomorrow Thursday. Would friends kindly meet for service in St. Michael's Church, Bishop Middleham at 2.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations may be sent for St. Michael's Church. "Another link out of our chain"
RUSK August 10 (at home), of Carmel Road South, Darlington. Evelyn, aged 83 years, beloved wife of Stanley, dearly loved mam, grandma, sister and aunt. Funeral Thursday. Would friends please meet for service in The Church of St. James the Great at 12.30 p.m., followed by cremation. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington.
RUSSELL August 10, late of Rodney Walk, Coundon. John, aged 90 years, dearly loved husband of the late Rita (nee Cartwright), a much loved dad of Valerie, Denise and Arnold, a dearly loved father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. Would friends please meet at St. John's Church, Kirk Merrington on Thursday for a service at 1.00 p.m., followed by interment in the churchyard.
SAMS August 13 (suddenly, at home), Cockton Hill, Bishop Auckland. Jenny, aged 78 years, beloved wife of the late Bill, devoted mam of David and Hazel, dear mother-in-law to Graham, much loved nana of Melanie and Kirsty, also a loving great-nana to Jamie. Will friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium at 1.00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 19.
SANDERSON August 11 (suddenly), at White Hurworth Farm, Wingate. Derrick, aged 82 years, beloved husband of Doris (nee Armstrong), dearly loved dad of Lynda, Christine, Lesley, Alwyn and Elwyn, dearest father-in-law and a much loved grandad and great-grandad. Cortege leaving residence Tuesday at 11.55 a.m. Friends please meet at Holy Trinity Church for service a 12.10 p.m. Followed by cremation at Hartlepool. Family flowers only by request. The family would be grateful for any donations to the charity Scope.
SAVAGE August 14 (suddenly, at home), of Wynyard Grove, Gilesgate. Wilf, aged 87 years (former Barber of Durham City), a devoted husband of the late Gladys, much loved father of Christ-opher, Peter and Patricia, father-in-law and a much loved grandad and great-grandad. Wilf will be received into St. Joseph's R.C. Church, Gilesgate on Wednesday, August 20 at 5.30 p.m. Requiem Mass to be held on Thursday at 11.30 a.m., followed by interment in South Road Cemetery. Friends please meet at church. Family flowers only please, by request. Donations in lieu to S.V.P., c/o Father Corbett. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P
SEDGEWICK August 11, 2003 (suddenly). Margaret Mary, aged 69 years, dearly loved wife of Henry and a much loved motehr of Richard, John, Anne and Peter, grandmother of Harry, George, Helen and Jonny and a dear sister-in-law of Elsie. Private service at Durham Crematroium on Friday, Aguust 15 at 10.00 a.m. Donations in lieu of flowers to Myasthenia Gravis Fund.
SHERWOOD August 13, of Nursery Gardens, Easington Village. John, aged 56 years, a loving husband and friend of Mavis (nee Clish), a dearest son of the late Effie and Ralph, son-in-law of Madge and the late Bob, also a dear brother-in-law of Keith and Margaret, a dearly loved uncle of Antony, Andrew, Rebecca and Clare, a very proud |W096|greatgrand uncle of Millie|W100| (may she grow to know how very much he loved her). Friends please meet on Tuesday at 1.30 p.m. for service at Union Street Methodist Church, Hetton-le-Hole. Cremation to follow 2.30 p.m. at Durham Crematorium.
SKEE August 10 (peacefully in hospital). George, aged 85 years, of Northallerton. Funeral service to be held at Darlington Crematorium on Wednesday August 20 at 2.15 p.m. Family flowers only please.
SOLEY August 9 (suddenly), of Victoria House Nursing Home, Darlington, late of Skerne Lodge, Darlington. John Robert, aged 58 years, dear friend of June Rudd. Sadly missed by all. Funeral Wednesday, August 20. Would friends please meet for service 1.45 p.m. at the West Cemetery Chapel, Darlington, prior to cremation.
STOCKS Walter, aged 83 years, peacefully in hospital on August 7, of Richmond. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, much loved dad of Michael, Peter and Frank, a dear father-in-law and loving grandad. Friends please meet for Mass in St. Joseph and St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church, Richmond on Wed-nesday, August 13 at 2.00 p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations if desired, for the Victoria Ward, Friary Hospital and the Macmillan Nursing Service, are being accepted by John Blenkiron and Sons, 21 Queens Road, Richmond. DL10 4AJ. R.I.P.
SUMMERSON August 7 (suddenly), of Coundon. Ron, aged 74 years, loving husband of the late Gladys, dearly loved father of Ronnie, Malcolm, Robert, June, Trevor, Angela and Colin, dearest grandfather and great-grandfather. Friends please meet for service in St. James' Church, Coundon on Thursday, August 14 at 12.00 noon, followed by interment in Coundon Cemetery.
TAYLOR LODGE Emma, aged 75 years, of Willow View, Catterick Village, died suddenly but peacefully in hospital on August 12. Dearly loved wife of Norman, a much loved mother and mother-in-law and a loving grandma and great-grandma. Funeral service at St. Anne's Church, Catterick Village on Thursday, August 21 at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment in the cemetery. Friends please meet at the Church. Floral tributes are being accepted by John Blenkiron and Sons, Funeral Directors, Victoria House, 21 Queens Road, Richmond.
TEASDALE August 10 (peacefully, at Maple Lodge Care Home Scotton), of Reeth. Annie, aged 97 years, wife of the late William Harold Teasdale and mother of Michael. Cremation private.
TOTTY Edna (nee Stephenson), aged 78 years, peace-fully, in hospital on August 10, of Richmond. Dearly loved wife of the late Fred, loving mother of the late Charles, very dear mother-in-law, nana, great-nana, sister and auntie. Funeral service at West Cemetery Chapel, Darlington Crematorium on Friday, August 15 at 10.45 a.m. Will friends please meet at the Chapel. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to I.T.U., Friarage Hospital may be given at the Chapel.
TROUP August 9. Elizabeth (Poppy, nee Siddle), aged 92 years, loving wife of the late Jack, a very dear mother of Marian, Tony, Eileen and the late Janet, also a loving grandmother. Cortege leaving her daughter's residence, Front Street, Tudhoe, for service at Durham Crematorium on Monday, August 18 at 12.00 noon.
TURNER August 12, suddenly, of Darlington. Brian, aged 55 years, beloved son of Annie and the late Jim, much loved brother of Bill and Barbara, a loving brother-in-law, uncle, cousin and dear friend of Avery, Marie and Eric. Funeral Tuesday. Friends please meet for service in St. Mark's Church at 2.30 p.m., followed by interment in the West Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng & Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington DL3 7JR.
WAISTELL August 14, in hospital, of Olympic Street, Darlington. Mona, aged 85 years, beloved wife of the late Albert, dearly loved mother of Ken and Doreen, much loved grandma of Karen and Steve and Kevin and Kelly and great-grandma of Niall. Funeral Wednesday. Friends please meet for service in St. Matthew and St. Luke's Church at 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation.