JOHNSON April 7, (peacefully), of 102 Central Drive, Middlestone Moor. Annie, (Ann, nee Snowball), aged 73 years, beloved wife of the late Matt, a dearly loved mam of David, Gail and the late Ann Marie and a much loved mother-in-law, nana and great-nana. Would friends please meet in St. Charles Church, Tudhoe, Friday for a Requiem Mass at 9.15 a.m. followed by interment in Rock Road Cemetery.
JONES April 10, in hospital. Winifred, beloved wife and mother of the late Raymond and Ronald, loved granma of Gary, Graeme and Lisa, dearest mother-in-law of Betty, much loved great-granma of Ben and Hannah and a loving aunt. Funeral Tuesday. Friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 3.45 pm
JONES April 8 (peacefully, in hospital), of Denehurst Nursing Home (late of Cochrane Terrace, Ferryhill Station). Edward, aged 86 years, beloved husband of the late Peggy, dearly loved father of Andrew and Peter, a devoted father-in-law of Joan and Shirley, also devoted grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral Friday. Will friends please meet at 9.30 a.m. for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium.
LASZCZEWSKI April 5, formerly of Wales Street, Darlington. Alfred, aged 81 years, beloved husband of the late Lucy, much loved father of Henry and Diane, father-in-law to Philip, grandad to Daniel, dear friend of Regina. Requiem Mass at Polish Parish Church, Manchester on Wednesday, April 16 at 12.00 noon, followed by cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Polish Parish Church, 196 Lloyd Street North, Manchester, M14 4QB.
LAWS March 24, suddenly, while on holiday. Charles Sydney (Syd), aged 68 years, of Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland, beloved husband of the late Doris (Trotter), dearly loved brother-in-law to Allan, Colin, Gladys and Pauline. Will friends please meet for service in Darlington Crematorium at 3.45 p.m. on Monday, April 14. Flowers may be sent or, if preferred, donations may be left at the crematorium for the Heart Foundation.
LLEWELLYN April 4 (peacefully, in hospital), of Hallgarth Nursing Home (formerly of 36 Park Crescent, Darlington). Mary (nee Stanley), aged 80 years, beloved wife of Lionel, a much loved aunty of David, Janet, Mark, Stanley, Steven and Stuart. Would friends please meet for service at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday in Durham Crematorium Chapel.
LOOKER April 7 (tragically), of Liddle Avenue, Sherburn Village. Stuart, aged 25 years, precious son of Colin and Rita, loving brother of Alison, brother-in-law and best friend of Paul, devoted uncle of Amy and Jessica, a beloved grandson of Doreen, sadly missed by aunts, uncles and all his many friends. Stuart touched the hearts of so many people. Cortege to leave residence at 11.45 a.m. on Saturday for service at St. Mary's Church, Sherburn at 12.00 noon, prior to interment at Sherburn Cemetery. Refreshments afterwards at Sherburn Village Club everyone welcome. A light has gone out in our village.
MANN April 6 (in hospital), formerly of Eden Drive, Sedgefield. Elsie May (nee Cherry), aged 95 years, beloved wife of the late Kenneth, dearly loved mam of Ronald, Pauline, the late Peter and the late Kenny, dear mother-in-law of Ann, Ian and Jane, much loved and loving nana of Jacqueline, Wendy and John, loving great-nana of Natalie, Sean and Emma. Funeral Tuesday. Would friends kindly meet for service in St. Edmund's Church, Sedgefield at 12.00 noon, followed by private interment. 'Forever loved'. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington.
McLAUGHLIN April 8, (at home), of Coxhoe. Josephine, (Jo), aged 64 years, dearly loved wife of Jim, much loved mother of Richard and Helen, mother-in-law of Denise and a devoted grandma of Daniel. Funeral to take place on Wednesday April 16. Would friends please meet at St. John Fisher R.C. Church, Sedgefield for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. prior to interment in Coxhoe church yard. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers to charities c/o, Jim.
McLUCKIE Alexander (Alex) Late of Midland Bank. Suddenly, but peacefully, at home, aged 87 years. Dearly loved and adoring husband of Margaret Raine and the late Jean, remembered always with love. Funeral service at The Haltemprice Crematorium, Willerby, East Yorkshire, 2.15 p.m. Monday, April 14. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired at The Crematorium in aid of Leven Church and Chapel.
METCALFE April 9, peacefully at home, of Clarence Green, Newton Aycliffe. Graham, aged 61 years, beloved husband of the late Betty, devoted dad of Yvonne, loving father-in-law to Glenn, also a treasured granda of Hayley, Kimberley and Natalie. Funeral Tuesday, April 15. Would friends please meet 1.00 p.m. for service at St. Clare's Church, Newton Aycliffe, followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.
MEXTER April 10 (peacefully, in hospital), of Dene Road, Barnard Castle. Verna, aged 91 years, beloved wife of the late Frederick Mexter. Funeral service at St. Mary's Parish Church, Barnard Castle on Thursday, April 17 at 1.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Darlington Crema-torium. Donations, if desired, may be given in Church to the Church Funds.
MILLER April 3 (suddenly), of Kenny Walk, Newton Aycliffe. Bobby, aged 51 years, dearly loved dad of Michelle and Richard and a much loved grandad of Corey and Reece, loving son of Jack and a dear brother of Billy and Brian. Funeral Thursday, April 10. Would friends please meet for service at St. Clare's Church 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.
MILLNS Andrew James, aged four and a half years, of Richmond, tragically on April 2, 2003. Precious son of Andy and Angela and a treasured grandson. Funeral service in St. Mary's Church, Richmond on Friday, April 11 at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment in the cemetery. Friends please meet at the church. Enquiries to John Blenkiron and Sons. Tel. (01748) 850033.
MORLAND April 3 (suddenly, in hospital), of Morecambe, formerly of Bishop Auckland. Joyce (nee Pattison), aged 71 years, beloved wife of the late George, loving mother of Jill, dear daughter of the late Harold and Gladys Pattison, dearly loved sister to Jean, Vera and Eric, very dear friend of Freda. Sadly missed by family and friends. Will friends please meet at Torrisholme Morecambe Crematorium at 12.00 noon on Friday, April 11 for service. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to be made to Galloways Society for the Blind, Morecambe Branch, 91 Balmoral Road, Morecambe, LA3 1SS.
MOSS April 6, (peacefully, in hospital), of Kirk House, Romanby, Northallerton. Mary Josephine (May), aged 86 years, dearly loved wife of the late Arthur, loving mother of Keith, Angela and Bill, mother-in-law of Ron and dearest grandmother of Steven, Andrew, Emma, Oliver and Edward and great-grandmother to Jake and Cameron. Funeral Mass to be held in The Sacred Heart R.C. Church 12.15 p.m. Thursday followed by cremation.
NATTRESS On April 7, suddenly, at 12 Chester Gardens, Witton Gilbert. Mavis, aged 66 years, dearly loved mother of Dawn, Gordon, Nigel and the late Paul, also a loving nana and sadly missed by all family and friends. Friends please meet for service at St. Michael's Church, Witton Gilbert on Friday, April 11 at 11.30 a.m., interment to follow in the churchyard.
PALLISTER April 6, of Pleasant Villa, Bridge End, Westgate-in-Weardale. George, aged 72 years, dearly loved husband of Sheila, loving father of Christine, Gillian, Pamela and the late Wendy, a dear father-in-law and a much loved grandfather. Will friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium on Friday, April 11, at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to, Weardale Community Hospital.
PARK Joan, aged 87 years, of Castle View, Richmond, died peacefully at Nightingale Hall Nursing Home on April 3, 2003. Beloved wife of the late Bill and a dear aunt and great-aunt. Funeral service at St. Mary's Church, Richmond on Tuesday, April 15 at 1.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Darlington. Friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only. If desired, donations for St. Dunstan's Home for The Blind are being accepted by John Blenkiron and Sons, Funeral Directors, Victoria House, Queens Road, Richmond, DL10 4AJ.
PARKER April 7 (suddenly, in hospital), of Wharrier Square, Wheatley Hill. William, aged 78 years, beloved husband of Jenny, devoted dad of Jean, Derek, Linda, Alan and Lindsey, a treasured grandad and great-grandad. Funeral to take place on Friday. Would friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium at 3.00 p.m.
PARLOUR April 4 (peacefully, in hospital), of Woodham (formerly of Haughton-le-Skerne). Helen, aged 89 years, beloved wife of the late Richard, dearly loved mother of June, son-in-law Patrick and the late Walter Richard, loving gran and great-gran. Funeral Friday. Would friends kindly meet for Requiem Mass in St. Augustine's Church, Darlington at 10.15 a.m., followed by interment West Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to Seaton Leng and Son Ltd., Bondgate, Darlington, DL3 7JR.
PATRICKSON April 10, (peacefully, in Belmont Grange Nursing Home). David, aged 92 years, dearly loved husband of the late Emma, dearest dad of Doris, loving father-in-law of Thornton, much loved grandad of Philip, Stuart and Alison and great-grandad of Joseph. Would friends please meet at Durham Crematorium for service and cremation on Tuesday April 15, at 10.30 a.m. Family flowers only please by request. Donations in lieu if desired to, Breast Cancer. Plate provided at the crematorium. Special thanks to the nursing home staff.
PEARS April 3, (tragically), of Britton Hall, Westgate. Graeme, aged 20 years, loving son of Margaret and the late Malcolm, much loved brother of Helen and brother-in-law of Philip, also a dear grandson and nephew, uncle and Godfather to Ethan. Will friends please meet for service in Westgate Methodist Chapel on Monday, April 14, at 12 noon, followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in his memory to, The Young Farmers. You will be greatly missed by all who knew you.
PENNINGTON April 4 (suddenly, in hospital), of Shotton Colliery. James David Evans, aged 77 years, dearly loved husband of Joan, loving dad of Linda, Susan and John, a loved and respected father-in-law of John, Marrisa and Ronnie, a devoted and gentle grandad of Mark, Gail, Natalie, Stephanie and Michelle, also a loving brother of Florie. We have lost this wonderful man but Heaven has gained an Angel. Always in our hearts and thoughts forever. Funeral to take place on Thursday. Would friends please meet for service at St. Saviour's Church, Shotton at 1.30 p.m., prior to interment in Shotton Churchyard. All welcome to Shotton Palms Club for refreshments afterwards.