Published in The Northern Echo on 25 Apr 2016

HARPER Frank Russell Died peacefully on April 17, 2016. Beloved husband of Mary, brother to Jean, who will be sorely missed by his children, Maxine and Frankie, his grandchildren Jim and Ruby and great-grandson Ruben. Funeral to be held at Durham Crematorium, May 3, at 11.30am

Monday 19 July 2010 - Sunday 25 July 2010

 

BROWN (Wheatley Hill) On July 18, peacefully at home. Pauline (nee Plant), aged 57 years, dearly beloved partner of twenty two years of Tom, loving mother of Lisa and Micheal, stepmother of Tracey and Annette, grandma of Meghan, Matthew, Molly, Holly and Chry-stal. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Monday, July 26 at 2.00 p.m. All welcome afterwards at Wheat-ley Hill W.M.C.

 

Monday 05 July 2010 - Sunday 11 July 2010

 

BURNSIDE June 27, suddenly but peacefully in hospital. Stephen, aged 72 ye-ars, of Wheatley Hill. Brother of the late Frank and Tot, a loving uncle. Will be sad-ly missed. Funeral Friday, July 9. Would family and friends ple-ase meet at 12.45 p.m. for service at All Saints Church, Wheat-ley Hill.

 

Monday 28 June 2010 - Sunday 04 July 2010

 

MILLION Wheatley Hill On June 23, peacefully in hospital. Lucy (nee Crisp), beloved mother of Lynnette, Lloyd, Diedre and Shelly, also a much missed mother-in-law of Arthur, Shaun, Alan and Sue and a treasured nana and great-nana. Frie-nds please meet for service and cremation at Durham Cremator-ium on Friday, July 2 at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations may be made in lieu if desired to The Cat Protection League. Plate provided at Crematorium. Lucy will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

 

Monday 21 June 2010 - Sunday 27 June 2010

 

ROBINSON June 22, suddenly, of Thornley Hall Farm, Wheatley Hill. Rachel (nee Gilson), aged 85 years, beloved wife of Jack, devoted mam of Tony, John and Anne, much loved mother-in-law, gran and great-gran, also a very dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Friends please meet for service in St. Cuthbert's Church, Shadforth on Tuesday, June 29 at 1.30 p.m., to be followed by cremation at Durham Cre-matorium. Family flo-wers only please. Don-ations in lieu if so des-ired for The Stroke Association c/o Lambs Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5261846.

 

Monday 14 June 2010 - Sunday 20 June 2010

 

JONES Wheatley Hill June 14, suddenly at home. David, aged 51 years, dearly loved dad of Leanne and Darren, grandad of Kieron and soon to be Leah, much missed brother and un-cle. Friends please me-et for a service at All Saints' Church, 11.00 a.m., Wednesday, June 23 followed by cremation at Durham Crem-atorium, 12.00 noon. All are invited for re-freshments at Whe-atley Hill W.M.C. aft-erwards.

 

RICHARDSON Thornley June 13, suddenly in hospital. Tracey (nee Hind), aged 38 years, loving wife of Alan and a devoted mam of Darren, Beki and the late Kevin also a sadly missed daughter of Cathy and Dave and a much missed sister of Gina and David, a fon-dly remembered sister-in-law of John, Diane and Kevin. Friends pl-ease meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Tues-day, June 22 at 1.00 p.m., followed by interment at Thornley Cem-etery. Family flowers only please, donations may be made in lieu if desired to The Glend-ene School. Tracey will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. All enquiries to Co-op-erative Funeralcare, Wheatley Hill. (01429) 820111.

 

Monday 07 June 2010 - Sunday 13 June 2010

 

GRANEY On June 6, suddenly but peacefully in hospital. Frederick (Fred), aged 84 years, of Wheatley Hill (Mens Hairdresser). Beloved husband of Brenda and father of Michael, Paul, Anne and Andrew, grandad to Hannah, Sophie, Chri-stopher, Mairead and Amelia, father-in-law of Cath, Brid, Nick and Fiona, also a much loved brother, brother-in-law and un-cle. Requiem Mass to take place at Thornley Roman Catholic Chu-rch on Tuesday, June 15 at 10.00 a.m., prior to interment at Wheat-ley Hill Cemetery. Fa-mily flowers only.

 

Monday 17 May 2010 - Sunday 23 May 2010

 

ARMSTRONG Ella In hospital on May 15, late of Wheatley Hill. Ella, aged 96 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Fred, much loved friend of Elsie and Morris and family. Cremation Durham Crematorium Monday, May 24. Friends ple-ase accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Chu-rch, Wheatley Hill at 1.15 p.m. Family flo-wers only, donations if so desired to The Great North Air Am-bulance c/o Elsie. All enquiries to East Dur-ham Funeral Service. Tel: 0191 5864322.

 

SMITH On May 14 (peacefully, at home surrounded by her loving family). Norma, of Wheatley Hill, aged 71 years. A beloved wife of the late Colin, a much loved mam of Katrina and Michelle, mother-in-law of Paul, will also be sadly missed by How-ard, a devoted nana to David and Donna, Ste-ven and Rebecca, Lau-ren, Jonathan, Gemma and Megan, great-nana to Summer, a loving sister to Bill, John and Greta. Funeral service to take place at All Saints Church, Wheat-ley Hill on Thursday May 20, at 12.00 noon, prior to interment at Wheatley Hill Ceme-tery and afterwards at Wheatley House. Frie-nds please meet at the Church.

 

Monday 10 May 2010 - Sunday 16 May 2010

 

LOWTHER May 8, peacefully, in hospital. Raymond, aged 83 years, of Tho-rnley (late of Wheatley Hill). Will be sadly missed by all the family. Funeral private, at his own request.

 

Monday 03 May 2010 - Sunday 09 May 2010

 

DINSDALE May 3 of Skerne Close Peterlee Jacqueline (nee Purvis), aged 62 years, a dearly beloved wife of Frank, a much loved mam of Susan and Sharon, also a devoted nana of Aimi, Graeme, Alissa, Jona-than and Kirsty, belov-ed daughter of Joe and the late June and a dearest sister of Joe and Brian. Friends please meet on Tues-day, May 11 at 11.00 a.m. for service and cremation at Hartle-pool Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired to the Macm-illan Nurses. Enquiries to Ivan Cochrane Fun-eral Directors, Harms-worth House, Fifth Street, Horden. Tel: (0191) 5865544.

 

SMITH Wheatley Hill On May 2, in hospital. Maurice aged 71 years beloved son of the late Bob and Doris, a dear brother of Ray, Edith and Margaret, brother-in-law of Marian, Law-rence and the late Jim, also a dearly loved uncle. Funeral to take place on Monday, May 10. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheat-ley Hill at 10.30 a.m., followed by cremation at Sunderland Crema-torium. Family flowers only please, by requ-est. Donations in lieu if desired to Church Funds. Plate provided at Church. All enquir-ies to Co-operative Funeralcare, Wheatley Hill. Tel 01429 820111

 

PARSLEY Millicent (nee White) April 29, suddenly but peacefully, at home, of Wheatley Hill. Millie, aged 58 years, much loved wife, mother and grandmother. Crema-tion Durham Crema-torium Friday, May 7. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the Crematorium at 3.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to the Air Am-bulance. Enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 19 April 2010 - Sunday 25 April 2010

 

CATCHPOLE April 15, suddenly, at home. Craig, aged 38 years of Wheatley Hill. Much loved son of Ann, dearly loved bro-ther of Christopher, Jason and Sarah Jane, a devoted dad to Brandon and Benjam-in, beloved partner of Cheryl, a treasured nephew of Maureen and David, will also be missed by Colin. Requ-iem Mass to take place on Friday April 23 at Thornley R.C. Church at 10.30 a.m., prior to interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery and afterwards at The Wheatley Hill Comm-unity Centre. Friends please meet at the Church. All enquiries and floral tributes to Speckmans Funeral Service. Tel: (01429) 838199.

 

BARRON April 19, peacefully at Abbotts Court Nursing Home, Wheatley Hill. Rhoda (nee Dawson), aged 92 years, beloved wife of the late Anthony (Anty), loving mother of Adrian, Elizabeth and Amanda dearest mother-in-law and a much loved gra-ndmother and great-grandmother. Crema-tion Durham Crema-torium on Friday April 23. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service and cremation at Dur-ham at 3.40 p.m. All enquiries to East Dur-ham Funeral Service. Tel (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 22 March 2010 - Sunday 28 March 2010

 

JOHNSON Wheatley Hill On March 19, peacefully at home. Eric, aged 66 years, devoted husband of Jean, a much loved dad of Angela, Linsey and David, treasured granda and Jake and Mason. Fune-ral to take place on Thursday, March 25. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheat-ley Hill at 12.00 noon, followed by cremation at Durham Cremator-ium. No flowers please by request. Donations in lieu if desired to the Macmillan Nurses care of the family.

 

ROBINSON Wheatley Hill March 18, peacefully. Rose, aged 92 years, beloved wife of the late Tony (Anti), a much loved mother of Ann and Ralph, mother-in-law of Wilf and Hilary, devoted grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral will take place on Wednesday, March 24. Friends please meet for service at Durham Cremator-ium at 11.00 a.m. No flowers please, by req-uest. Donations in lieu to The Autism Society. Plate provided at the Crematorium.

 

Monday 15 March 2010 - Sunday 21 March 2010

 

DOBSON Wheatley Hill March 9, peacefully in hospital. Margaret (nee Neilson), aged 95 years, loving mam of John and Maureen, mother-in-law of Pat and Billy, beloved wife of the late Tommy, a proud grandma of Tracey, Julie, Louise, Gillian and Judith and a sadly missed great-grandma. Fondly reme-mbered by Barrie, Gene, Michael and families. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday, March 18 at 11.10 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.

 

Monday 01 March 2010 - Sunday 07 March 2010

 

DOBSON Wheatley Hill On February 27, (peacefully in hospital). Thomas William, aged 94 years, father of Barrie and Michael, husband of Margaret, grandad of Simon, John and Barrie, also Gemma and Lyndsay, also fondly remembered by Billy, Maureen, John and grandchildren. Friends please meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday March 4, at 1.45 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.

 

Monday 15 February 2010 - Sunday 21 February 2010

 

HARGREAVES February 13, died peacefully at Highfield House Residential Home, Haswell. Annie (Nancy) aged 88 years, formerly of Wheatley Hill. Dearly loved wife of the late George, loving mother of Mary and George, a dear mother-in-law of Pat, precious grandma of Dianne and Stephen, also a devoted great-nana of Christopher and Sarah. Funeral service on Friday, February 19 at All Saints' Church, Wheat-ley Hill at 1.00 p.m., prior to interment at Wheatley Hill Ceme-tery. Enquiries to Speckmans Funeral Service. Tel: (01429) 838199.

 

Monday 08 February 2010 - Sunday 14 February 2010

 

THOMPSON (nee Sunley) Hazel, aged 73 years, formerly of Ludworth and Wheatley Hill. Wife of the late Bernard and sister to Ken, Tom and the late Jack, Frank and Eleanor, died peacefully in Victoria Hospital, Blackpool on February 8. A devoted wife and an ever loving sister, sister-in-law, aunt and great-aunt who will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

 

Monday 01 February 2010 - Sunday 07 February 2010

 

LAW January 31, peacefully in hospital, of Wheat-ley Hill. Marlene (nee Gardner), aged 72 years, beloved wife of William, loving mother of the late Janis, mother-in-law of Jack and a much loved grandma of Neil, also a loving sister of Jack. Crema-tion Durham Crema-torium Monday, Febru-ary 8. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church Wheatley Hill at 2.00 p.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Services. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

ERRINGTON Wheatley Hill On January 28, peacefully. Norman, aged 82 years, a loving son, brother and very dear friend to those who knew him. Funeral to take place on Thurs-day, February 4. Would friends please meet for service at Seaham Cemetery, Lord Byrons Walk at 11.00 a.m. No flowers please by request. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare, Whe-atley Hill. Tel: 01429 820111.

 

Monday 25 January 2010 - Sunday 31 January 2010

 

YOULL January 23, (peacefully, in hospital surrounded by his loving family). Maurice, aged 76 years, of Shotton Colliery (formerly Wheatley Hill), beloved husband of Dorothy Anne, a dear dad of John, Maurice, Stephen, Paul and the late Graeme, father-in-law of Margaret, Elizabeth, Jamie and Annmarie, a proud grandad of Scott, Barry, Geraldine, David, Mark and great-grandad of Kaci and Madison, a much missed brother of Edward and Bessie and brother-in-law of Margaret Ann. Friends please meet for service at Durham Cremator-ium on Tuesday Febru-ary 2 at 1.30 p.m.

 

GIBSON Wheatley Hill January 23, peacefully. Mary (nee Freeman), aged 90 years, treasured wife of the late William, also a devoted mam of Joe, Bill, Linda and the late Susan, a much loved mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral to take place on Thurs-day, January 28. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheat-ley Hill at 11.20 a.m., followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Ceme-tery. Family flowers only please.

 

MULROY January 21, peacefully in hospital. Mary Jane (nee Ashford), aged 85 years (formerly of Wheatley Hill), much loved mum of Jeffrey and Stephen, mother-in-law to Margaret, grandmother to Kath-erine, Sarah and Shaun also beloved sister of John, Madge and Annie. Funeral service and cremation to take place on Mon-day, February 1 in the Chapel of St. Hilda, Teesside Crematorium at 11.15 a.m. Friends please meet at the Crematorium Chapel.

 

Monday 18 January 2010 - Sunday 24 January 2010

 

WILSON On January 17, suddenly but peacefully in hospital. Lily, aged 89 years, of Whitehouse Farm, Wheatley Hill, dearly loved wife of the late Billy, loving mother of Anne, James, Brian and Pat, precious grandma of Maria, Shaun and Victoria. Cortege to leave the residence Tuesday, January 26 for service at All Saints' Church, Wheat-ley Hill at 12.30 p.m., prior to interment at Thornley Cemetery. Flowers are welcome or donations in lieu if so desired to The Salvation Army c/o Pat.

 

Monday 04 January 2010 - Sunday 10 January 2010

 

BARKER Wheatley Hill On January 2, peacefully at his home. Leslie (Les), aged 72 years, dearly beloved husband of Vera (nee Webb), a much loved father of Linda, Janet and Sandra, also a devoted grandad of Michelle, Thomas, Emma, Henry and Jacob, a loving brother to Vera and Eileen, a much loved father-in-law to Charlie, Ian and Steven. Funeral service to take place at All Saints' Church, Wheat-ley Hill on Tuesday, January 12 at 11.00 a.m. Les will be laid to rest at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to COPD, plate provided at church. Remembered always with much love.

 

WILKINSON On January 2, suddenly but peacefully at Abbotts Court Nursing Home, Wheatley Hill (formerly of Station Town). Alice (nee Tarren) aged 92 years, dearly loved wife of the late Robert James, also a loving mother, mother-in-law and grandma. Funeral service Tuesday, Jan-uary 12 at Milbank Methodist Church, Sta-tion Town at 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Hartlepool Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Church Funds. Enquir-ies to Speckmans Fun-eral Service. Tel: (01429) 838199.

 

Monday 28 December 2009 - Sunday 3 January 2010

COXON Wheatley Hill December 23, suddenly at home. Joseph (Joe), aged 73 years, devoted husband of Freda (nee Naisbitt), much loved father of Gary, father-in-law of Susan, a loving grandad of Carlyjo, David, John and Claire also great-grandad of Joseph Thomas. Sadly missed and never forgotten by all his family and friends. Funeral to take place on Monday, January 4. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints Church, Wheat-ley Hill at 10.30 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Cremator-ium.

HARKER December 26, died peacefully in hospital. George (Geordie), aged 82 years, of Wheatley Hill. Darling husband of Rose, a much loved father of Pauline, Betty, Bryan and Allan, a beloved father-in-law of Peter, Vaughan, Elaine, also Maxine (girlfriend of Allan), also a devoted granda and great-granda, brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege to leave the residence Tuesday, January 5 at 1.20 p.m. for funeral service at Thornley R.C. Church at 1.30 p.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Refresh-ments at Wheatley Hill W.M.C. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Diabetes U.K. care of the family (via Vaughan).

PARKIN December 23, peacefully in hospital. Bernard (Barney), aged 85 years (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Dearly loved husband of the late Audrey, a much loved father of Shirley, dear father-in-law of Steve and a devoted grandad of Stephen. Cortege to leave his daughter's residence Thursday, December 31 at 11.30 a.m. for service at Durham Crematorium at 12.00 noon. Enquiries to Speckmans Funeral Service. Tel: (01429) 838199.

STARK/WILSON (Wheatley Hill) On December 23, peacefully in Peterlee Care Home, Westcott Unit. Ada (nee Pooley), aged 89 years, beloved wife of the late Richard and Henry, dearly loved mam of Jean and Keith and the late Richard, mother-in-law of Billy and June, sister of the late Elsie and Billy, a sister-in-law, aunt and grandma. Friends please meet for service at All Saints Church, Wheatley Hill, tommorrow, December 31 at 12.00 noon followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

Monday 9 November 2009 - Sunday 15 November 2009

FOSTER Late of Wheatley Hill. Suddenly on October 16 in Brisbane, Aust-ralia. Malcolm, aged 63 years, dearly loved son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth, brother of Kathleen and Terry, uncle of Jennifer and John. Remembered with love.

Monday 2 November 2009 - Sunday 8 November 2009

NICHOLSON (Wheatley Hill) On November 4, 2009. Elizabeth (nee Apple-by), aged 61 years, dearly loved wife of Thomas, devoted mam of Sandra and David, a loving grandma of Karl, Lorna and Alex. Service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill Wednes-day November 11, at 1.30 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium 2.30 p.m. Friends ple-ase meet at church. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to The Hartlepool and District Hospice c/o Sandra.

BROWN November 2, of Handel Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Jane (nee Weedy) aged 97 years, dearly beloved wife of the late William, a much loved mam of Clive, Maur-ice, Anne and Sheena, a dearest and devoted grandma of Andrew, Charlotte and Deana and great-grandma to Danny. Friends please meet on Friday, Nov-ember 6 at 2.00 p.m. for service and cremation at Durham Crema-torium. Enquiries to Ivan Cochrane Funeral Director. Tel: (0191) 5862136.

Monday 26 October 2009 - Sunday 1 November 2009

ANDERSON Wheatley Hill October 24, suddenly. Doreen (nee Raffell), aged 64 years, loving wife of Walter, darling daughter of Nancy and the late Steve, a wonderful mother, mother-in-law, nana and sister. Funeral to take place on Monday, November 2. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 12.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please, by request. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to Macmillan Nurses care of Walter.

HUTCHINSON Wheatley Hill October 24 (peacefully in hospital). Edward (Eddie), aged 79 years, devoted husband of Isabella, beloved dad of Linda and Ann, a sadly missed father-in-law of Norman and Tony and a much loved grandad of Laura, Bradley, Lewis, Dan and Matthew. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints Church, Wheatley Hill on Saturday, October 31 at 9.00 a.m., prior to cremation at Dur-ham Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations to Macmill-an Nurses care of the family.

Monday 19 October 2009 - Sunday 25 October 2009

PURVIS On October 20, of Skerne Close, Peterlee and late of Wheatley Hill. June Veronica (nee Purvis), aged 77 years, a dearly beloved wife of Joseph and a much loved mam of Jackie, Joe and Brian, also a dearest and devoted nana and great-nana. Friends please meet on Tuesday October 27, at 10.40 a.m. for service and cremation at Hartlepool Cremator-ium. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to the Macmillan Cancer Research North East c/o: Mr Brian Purvis. Enquiries to: Ivan Cochrane Funeral Directors, Horden. Tel: (0191) 5865 544.

APPLEBY Peterlee (late of Shotton). Peacefully on October 18. John, aged 92 years, devoted hus-band of the late Eileen much loved father of Elaine, father-in-law of Robert and loving grandad of Victoria and Robin. Funeral to take place tomorrow, Thursday October 22. Would friends please meet for service at St. Saviour's Church. Shotton at 10.30 a.m. followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

HILL Ronald On October 16, of Stoker Crescent, Wheatley Hill. Ron, aged 71 years, dearly beloved husband of Sheila, much loved dad, dear father-in-law and also a devoted grandad. Cremation Durham Crematorium Wednesday October 21. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the crematorium at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Cancer Research, donation plate will be provided at the crematorium. All enquiries to: East Durham Funeral Ser-vice. (0191) 5864 322.

Monday 12 October 2009 - Sunday 18 October 2009

HOGAN Wheatley Hill On October 11, suddenly at home. Elsie (nee Raffell), aged 75 years, loving wife of Bill (Biff), dear mam of Melanie, a much missed mother-in-law of Henry, a treasured gran of Diane and Donna and great-gran of Jenson and Imogen. Family and friends please meet at Durh-am Crematorium for service and cremation on Friday, October 16 at 10.00 a.m. Elsie will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the British Heart Foundation. Plate provided at the Crematorium.

Monday 5 October 2009 - Sunday 11 October 2009

WHINN October 4 (suddenly) at Abbotts Court Care Centre. Lilian, aged 88 years, of Wheatley Hill. Dearly loved wife of the late Percy, loving mother to John and Kath, precious nana to Paul and Kelly and a dear great-nana to Michael, Poppy, Caitlin and Lewie. Cortege to leave son's residence Monday October 12, for service at Durham Cremator-ium at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to The Comfort Fund at Abbotts Court (collection plate at crematorium).

STRAUGHAN October 1, peacefully, in hospital. Harry, aged 82 years, of Gow-land House, Wheatley Hill. Beloved brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle and great-great-uncle. Cortege to leave the residence Friday, October 9 for a service at Durham Crematorium at 2.30 p.m. Friends please meet at the Cremator-ium Chapel. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Cancer Research.

Monday 28 September 2009 - Sunday 4 October 2009

CAIN September 28, peacefully at The Hawthorns Nursing Home, Peterlee. Arthur, aged 84 years, of Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill, dearly loved husband of Gladys. Will be sadly missed by all the family. Funeral service will take place privately tomorrow.

Monday 21 September 2009 - Sunday 27 September 2009

HUTCHINSON Wheatley Hill September 19 (peacefully, in hospital). Leslie, aged 78 years. Beloved husband of Kate, loved dad, grandad, brother, brother-in-law, son-in-law, uncle and friend. The family thank the Macmillan Cancer Support group and all involved in his care. Funeral service to take place Tuesday Sept-ember 29, at 11.00 a.m. in All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. All invited afterwards for refreshments in the Scout Hut. Family flowers only. Donations gratefully accepted for Macmillan Cancer Group, collected by family a member.

COOPER September 18 (suddenly, in hospital). Allan, aged 81 years, of Wheatley Hill and Thornley. Husband of the late Rene (nee Hedley), long time partner of Ann, a dear brother of Audrey, Maurice, Dennis, Barry and the late Alex, a sadly missed brother-in-law and uncle. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Monday September 28 at 2.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Don-ations in lieu if desired to The Great North Air Ambulance. plate provided at crematorium, all welcome afterwards at Thornley Catholic Club for refreshments.

ROWLAND Wheatley Hill September 17, peacefully in hospital. Robert, aged 76 years, much loved brother of Gordon and Joan, brother-in-law of Kath-leen and Bob, also a beloved uncle and great-uncle. Funeral to take place on Thurs-day, September 24. Will friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.10 a.m., followed by private cremation.

Monday 14 September 2009 - Sunday 20 September 2009

GAINES September 10, peacefully, late of Wheatley Hill. Elsie (nee Alder-ton), aged 76 years, beloved wife of the late Billy, a much loved mother, gran and great-gran. Cremation Durham Crematorium Thursday, September 17. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Durham Crematorium at 10.30 a. m. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired to Abbotts Court Nursing Home, Wheat-ley Hill. Enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

Monday 31 August 2009 - Sunday 6 September 2009

CLEMMETT September 1, peacefully, at Glendale House, Blackhall. Agnes, aged 75 years, formerly of Liddell Terrace, Wheatley Hill, a dearly beloved wife of Jack, a much loved mam of Patricia, John, Thomas and Paul, a dear mother-in-law of Ken and Alison and a devoted nanna of Andrew, Christopher, Liam and Lewis. Cortege to leave residence on Wednesday for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.30 a.m., prior to interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. All friends are kindly invited, please meet at the Church.

Monday 24 August 2009 - Sunday 30 August 2009

HUMES Wheatley Hill August 18, suddenly. Alan, aged 71 years, a loving husband of Margaret, dear dad of Diane, a treasured grandad of Courtney Jane, also a sadly missed brother of John, Robert, Ray and Mel. Family and friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Friday, August 28 at 10.45 a.m,. prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Alan will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

Monday 3 August 2009 - Sunday 9 August 2009

JONES August 4 (peacefully in hospital). Ethel, aged 89 years, of Wheatley Hill, beloved wife of the late Cliff, a dear mam of Valerie, Hilary and Colin, a devoted nana of Lesley and Lee and granny of Sophie. Funeral service to take place at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday August 11 at 1.00 p.m. Bus provided from Wheatley House, departing at 12.30 p.m.

Monday 13 July 2009 - Sunday 19 July 2009

WILLIAMS July 11, in hospital, of Wheatley Hill. Cathy (nee Bailes), aged 86 years, loving wife of the late Joseph, much loved mam of Rosina and son-in-law Tom, loving gran of Neil and Louise, Craig and Kate and great-gran of Zac. Friends please meet at All Saints Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday, July 16 at 10.00 a.m., followed by interment in Whe-atley Hill Cemetery.

Monday 29 June 2009 - Sunday 5 July 2009

ROWELL Lynne (nee Mercer), of Wheatley Hill, suddenly but peacefully in hospital on June 24. Lynne, aged 57 years, late daughter of Alice and Kenneth, very loving mother of Graham and Claire. Interment Deaf Hill Cemetery Friday, July 3. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints Church, Wheatley Hill at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired for the British Heart Foundation c/o East Durham Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

MERCER Alice (nee Pugh), of Wheatley Hill, at home on June 24. Alice, aged 85 years, beloved wife of the late Kenneth, loving and much loved mam of Kenneth and his wife Edna and the late Lynne, devoted grandma of Alison and Andrew, Brian and Graham and Claire, precious Granny Alice to her great-grandchildren Eve and Rachel. Interment Deaf Hill Cemetery Friday, July 3. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at all Saints Church, Wheatley Hill at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired for the British Heart Found-ation c/o East Durham Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

Monday 22 June 2009 - Sunday 28 June 2009

FRANKLIN (Wheatley Hill) On June 20 (peacefully after a short illness). Jane (Jenny, nee Etherington), aged 95 years, a devoted wife of the late James Ambrose and beloved mother of Jim and Gordon. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday, June 25 at 11.00 a.m., prior to interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

CARTWRIGHT On June 17, peacefully in hospital, at Blackpool. Joan, aged 64 years, of Valdigarth Residential Home, Wheatley Hill (formerly of Station Town), loving sister of Mary, sister-in-law of Alan, also a loving auntie and great-auntie. Cortege to leave her sister's residence, Friday, June 26. Family and friends please meet for service at Durham Cremator-ium 10.30 a.m. Enquiries to Speck-mans Funeral Service, Tel: 01429 838199 Lead her to Heaven. R.I.P.

Monday 8 June 2009 - Sunday 14 June 2009

WHITE Thornley June 6 (peacefully, at home after a short illness), of Ruskin Crescent, Thornley. John, aged 82 years. Beloved husband of Mary Ann (Nancy). Devoted dad of David, sadly missed father-in-law of Pamela, a treasured granda of Sam, John, Ian and Jade, also much loved brother of Barry. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Cremator-ium on Friday June 12, at 11.00 a.m. and afterwards from 12.00 noon onwards at Wheatley Hill Community Centre. Family flowers only. Donations to The Macmillan Nurses, plate provided at crematorium.

Monday 25 May 2009 - Sunday 31 May 2009

 

RAFFELL (Wheatley Hill) May 28, peacefully in hospital. Lena (nee Conner) aged 84 years beloved wife of the late Joe, devoted mam of Jonathan and Denise, mother-in-law to Joan and George, treasured gran of Mandy, Jonathan, Christopher, Richard and Leanne, also great-gran to Greg and Lauren and the late Matthew and Layla. Funeral to take place on Wednesday, June 3. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 8.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.

 

BURGIN John, of Wheatley Hill, peacefully at home, after a short illness surrounded by his loving family on May 22, aged 60 years. John, a devoted husband to Freda, a much loved dad, also a dear father-in-law, a cherished grandad and great-grandad, a loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege to leave his residence on Friday for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 1.00 p.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crema-torium. Friends are kindly invited, please meet at the Church.

 

Monday 4 May 2009 - Sunday 10 May 2009

 

BRADSHAW April 2 (suddenly, of Wheatley Hill. Mark, aged 24 years. Beloved son of Alan and Yvonne, a loving brother of Dean, a dear grandson, nephew and cousin. Interment Wheatley Hill Cem-etery, Tuesday May 12. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.30 a.m. All enquiries: East Durham Funeral Service. 0191 5864322.

 

DAVISON May 5, peacefully, in hospital. Les, aged 84 years, of Wheatley Hill, loving husband of Irene, devoted father of Michael and Colin, dear father-in-law of Pat and Anne, also a precious grandad. Funeral service Wednesday, May 13 at Durham Crematorium 11.30 a.m. Enquiries to Speckmans Funeral Service. Tel: (01429) 838199.

 

Monday 20 April 2009 - Sunday 26 April 2009

 

SHEVELS April 18, peacefully in hospital. Marcus, aged 91 years, of Ashleigh House, Deaf Hill (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Beloved uncle to Brian and Janet. Funeral service on Thursday, April 23 at All Saints Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.30 a.m., prior to interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Enquiries to Speckmans Funeral Service. Tel: (01429) 838199. Re-united with his loved ones

 

ARMSTRONG Irene (nee Patterson) Formerly of Wheatley Hill. Passed away peacefully on April 22, 2009, aged 87 years. Beloved wife of Jim and a much loved mum of Ian, daughter-in-law Margaret and a loving grandma of Russell and Kirsten and great-grandma of Finlay and Harry. Service to be held on Friday May 1, 2009, 12.45 p.m. at The All Saint's Church, Burstwick, East Yorkshire, followed by service at The Chanterlands Avenue Crematorium, (small chapel), 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only please but, donations may be made at the service for The Alzheimers Society. Resting: John Parkin & Son, Eastfield House, 3 Saltshouse Road, Hull. HU8 9ED. (01482) 376104.

 

Monday 13 April 2009 - Sunday 19 April 2009

 

WALLHEAD (nee Davies) On April 10, died at home after a long illness bravely borne. Karen (Old Dunelmian), aged 23 years of The Cemetery Lodge, Wheatley Hill, dearly loved wife of John, precious daughter of John and Christine, darling angel granddaughter to Fred and Margaret, also Ethel and the late John. Cortege to leave The Cemetery Lodge, Friday April 17 for service at St. Cuthbert's Church, Shadforth at 2.15 p.m., prior to interment at Easington Colliery Cemetery. Enquiries to Speckmans Funeral Service, Tel: 01429 838199.

 

Monday 30 March 2009 - Sunday 05 April 2009

 

BRADSHAW March 28, of Pinedale Drive, South Hetton and late of Wheatley Hill. Robert, aged 76 years. A dearly beloved husband of the late Joan (nee Graham) and a much loved dad of Joan and son-in-law Gary, also a dear brother of Mary and brother-in-law of Olive. Family and friends please meet on Friday April 3, for service and cremation 11.30 a.m. at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired to, Cancer Research. All are welcome afterwards at Mount Oswald Golf Club. Enquiries to: Ivan Cochrane Funeral Directors. (0191) 5862136.

 

Monday 23 March 2009 - Sunday 29 March 2009

 

BALDASERA Died peacefully on March 18. Elsie (nee Conroy), aged 96 years, of Darlington (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Dearly loved wife of the late Aris, loving mother to Michael and Margaret, a devoted grandma to Stephen and Clare, Claire and Andy, Simon and Rachel, a greatly loved great-grandma to Jamie, Megan, Ben, Sam, Luca and Leo, also a dear sister to Margaret and Gordon. Will be received into St. Anne's R.C. Church, Welbeck Avenue, Darlington, Thursday March 26 at 5.00 p.m. Requiem Mass will be offered Friday March 27, at 1.00 p.m. prior to interment at North Road Cemetery. Enquiries to: John Meynell Funeral Service. 01325 382542. God Bless

 

THOMPSON William March 24, of Quetlaw Road, Wheatley Hill. William aged 86 years dearly beloved husband of June, much loved dad of William, Leslie, Elisabeth and Sue, a dear father-in-law and brother, also a devoted granda and great-granda. Interm-ent Wheatley Hill Cemetery on Monday, March 30. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 11.00 a.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Trimdon. Tel: (01429) 883777.

 

Monday 02 March 2009 - Sunday 08 March 2009

 

RICHARDSON (Wheatley Hill) February 25, peacefully in Hawthorns Care Home, Peterlee. Joe, aged 73 years. Beloved husband of Jean, loving dad of David, father-in-law of Julie and a proud grandad of Emma. Friends please meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday March 5, at 11.30 a.m. followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if so desired to Cancer Research.

 

ROBINSON Joyce (nee Gutteridge) On March 1, suddenly, of Peterlee (late of Wheatley Hill). Joyce, aged 76 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Robert, also a much loved sister and aunt. Cremation Sunderland Crematorium on Monday, March 9. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Cuthbert's Church, Peterlee at 1.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to the Macmillan Nurses Fund c/o Jean. Private from Church. All enquiries to East Dur-ham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

SMITH March 4, in hospital, of Wheatley Hill. Humphrey (Matchy), aged 93 years, beloved husband of Hannah, devoted dad of Joyce. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, March 10 at 11.30 a.m. No flowers by request.

 

Monday 23 February 2009 - Sunday 01 March 2009

 

ARMSTRONG February 24 (peacefully, in hospital), of Wheatley Hill. Shirley (nee Baul), aged 83 years. Beloved wife of Thomas, a loving mother of Jeff and Chris and a much loved granmma of Michael, Sarah, Michelle and Raymond, great-granmma of Ethan and Kai, also loving aunt of Ann and Norman. Cremation Durham, Tuesday March 3. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill at 2.10 p.m. All enquiries: East Durham Funeral Services Ltd., (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 09 February 2009 - Sunday 15 February 2009

 

STARKIE (Wheatley Hill) February 2, peacefully in hospital surrounded by her loving family. Joan (nee Poulson), aged 80 years, a loving mam of Eric and Ian, a much missed mother-in-law of Pauline and Denise, also treasured nanna of Erika and her husband Andrew and Kate, gran of Yasmin and Bianca and great-nanna of Ava. Funeral service to take place at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday, February 12 at 2.15 p.m,. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Joan will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Flowers may be sent to the Co-operative Funeralcare, Quilstyle Road, Wheatley Hill. Tel: (01429) 820111. Donations in lieu if desired to Cancer Research U.K. Plate provided at the Crema-torium.

 

SNOWDON Alison Callander (Alice nee Moffat), peacefully on February 7, with the love of her family around her, of Handel Terrace Wheatley Hill. Alice, in her 80th year, dearly beloved wife of the late James - now together forever. Much loved mother, gran and great-gran, also a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Friday, February 13. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the Crematorium at 3.30 p.m. and afterwards at The Three Horse Shoes for refreshments. All welcome. Precious memories we will hold in our hearts forever. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 02 February 2009 - Sunday 08 February 2009

 

MOODY Wheatley Hill January 27, suddenly but peacefully at home. Vera, aged 75 years, a dear mam of Michael, Ian and Stephen, a treasured grandma of Christopher, Dafydd, Jonathan and Lisa. Funeral service to take place at Durham Crematorium on Friday, February 6 at 12.30 p.m. Vera will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

 

CHAYTOR January 31 (of Wheat-ley Hill). Maurice aged 77 years beloved husband of Jean, loving dad of Stephen, Linda and Colin and a dear father-in-law, also a much loved grandad of Gary, Mark, David, Amy and Callum. Would friends please meet for service on Thursday, February 5 at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 9.30 a.m., prior to cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired may be made to Cancer Research c/o Linda Summerson (Daughter). He will be loved and missed by all his family

 

Monday 26 January 2009 - Sunday 01 February 2009

 

BARNETT Wheatley Hill January 23, peacefully in hospital. Rita (nee Hackworth), aged 61 years, loving wife of Les, a dear mam of Gillian, Marian and Leslie, a much missed mother-in-law, sister, sister-in-law and treasured gran. Funeral service to take place at Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, Febr-uary 4 at 11.30 a.m. Rita will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Flowers may be sent to Co-operative Funeral Care, Quilstile Road, Wheatley Hill. Tel: (01429) 820111.

Monday 12 January 2009 - Sunday 18 January 2009

 

HUME Peacefully on January 9, at Abbotts Court Care Home, Wheatley Hill. Isabella (Ella, nee MacDonald), aged 88 years. Dearly loved mother and friend. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Wed-nesday, January 14. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the Crematorium at 12.30 p.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Trimdon Grange. Tel: (01429) 883777

 

LOFTUS (Wheatley Hill) January 7, peacefully. Olive (nee Hogg), aged 87 years, dear wife of the late John, much loved mother of Mary, Angela and Anne, mother-in-law of Geor-die, Duncan and Tony, a devoted nana of seven and great-nana of eleven. Funeral to take place on Wednes-day, January 14. Would friends please meet for Requiem Mass at Thornley Catholic Church at 1.00 p.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery and afterwards at Wheat-ley Hill Club. No flowers please, by request. Donations in lieu to the Church. Plate provided at the Church. Olive's family would like to thank all the staff at Abbots Court Nursing Home, Wheat-ley Hill for the care she received. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy.

 

EILBECK January 7, of Willing-ton (formerly of Blackhall Colliery and Wheatley Hill). Nancy, aged 78 years. Wife of the late Donald, loving mam of Susan, Carol and the late Anne, mother-in-law of Tony and Rob, grandma of Kim, Jonathan, Simon, Alex and Kristen and great-grandma of Charlotte and Luke. Would friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday January 20, at 9.30 a.m. Donations if so desired in lieu to, The British Heart Foundation may be left at the crematorium.

 

Monday 05 January 2009 - Sunday 11 January 2009

 

GREENER (Thornley) January 2, peacefully in Abbots Court Nursing Home, Wheatley Hill, former resident of The Chimmneys Nursing Home, Sherburn Hill. Sarah (Sallie), aged 88 years, devoted wife of the late George, much loved mother of Bob, Alan and the late George, mother-in-law to Janet, Ena and Margaret, a dear gran of Sara, Rachel, Alison, Susan, Robert and Matthew, also great-gran to Joshua, Nathaniel, Amy, Robbie, Charlie and Maisie. Funeral to take place on Friday, January 16. Will friends please meet for service at Thornley Methodist Chapel at 10.30 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium and afterwards at Thornley Catholic Club.

 

GRANEY Joe, peacefully at York on December 29, aged 85 years. A much loved family man. Requiem Mass at St. William's Catholic Church, Trimdon Village, Noon Tuesday, January 13, followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Enquiries to Co-op Funeralcare. Tel: (01904) 643936.

 

NELSON Chester-le-Street, formerly of Wheatley Hill. Suddenly but peacefully at home on December 25, aged 76 years. May, beloved wife of Bob, much loved mam of Robert, devoted grandma to Steven and Philip, also a loved sister to David and the late Neil and Sidney. Fondly remembered and sadly missed by all her loving family and friends. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Friday, January 16 at 10.00 a.m.

 

Monday 15 December 2008 - Sunday 21 December 2008

 

BALDASERA Thornley On December 12, suddenly at home. Elizabeth, aged 95 years, loving wife of the late Sabadino, much loved mother of Fred and the late Margaret, a dear mother-in-law of Margaret and cherished grandma, great-grandma and great-great grandma. Funeral to take place on Friday, December 19. Will friends please meet for Requiem Mass at Thornley Catholic Church at 9.45 a.m., followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

 

GILDING On December 16, formerly of Wheatley Hill. Roland, aged 97 years, died peacefully in Croft House, Shotton Colliery. Devoted husband of the late Mary, a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Friends please meet for service at Thornley Methodist Chapel on Monday, December 22 at 1.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Cancer Research.

 

Monday 01 December 2008 - Sunday 07 December 2008

 

GILLING December 2, peacefully after a long illness, of Wharrier Square, Wheatley Hill. Mary (Molly, nee Ellward), aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late Francis, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Interment Tuesday, December 9 Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass at Thornley R.C. Church at 10.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired to the Macmillan Appeal care of Kevin Gilling. Enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

HARPER Thomas aged 84 years, of Shotton Colliery, formerly of Wheatley Hill, died November 21. Dearly loved husband of Ann, devoted dad of Pauline and dear brother-in-law of Sarah and Raymond. Sincere thanks to family, friends and staff on Ward 1, University Hospital of North Durham for their care and support. Thank you Muriel for a beautiful service and Ivan Cochrane Funeral Director for his kindness and help.

 

Monday 24 November 2008 - Sunday 30 November 2008

 

WILLIAMS November 20 (peacefully in Kings Court Care Home, Barnard Castle) formerly of Wheatley Hill. Simpson (Simmy) aged 95 years, much loved brother of Isobel and uncle of Trevor. Sadly missed by family and friends. Would friends please meet for funeral service at Darlington Cremator-ium Thursday, Nove-mber 27 at 1.15 p.m.

 

KITCHEN November 22, peacefully after a long illness, of Wheatley Hill. Lenora (nee Stannard) aged 85 years, beloved wife of the late James, a dear mam of Lynn, Lenora and Jim, mother-in-law of Bill, Bill and Jo, a proud grandmother and great-grandmother, also a sadly missed sister of Joyce. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, Novem-ber 27 at 9.30 a.m.

 

Monday 10 November 2008 - Sunday 16 November 2008

 

CARR November 10 (peacefully, in hospital). Margaret (Peggy), aged 83 years, of Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Dearly loved wife of the late Norman, loving mother of Bryan, John, Christine and the late Joseph, dear mother-in-law of Rita and Elaine, also a devoted nana and great-nana. Cortege to leave the residence Monday November 17, for service at All Saints Chuch, Wheatley Hill 1.00 p.m. prior to interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

 

Monday 27 October 2008 - Sunday 02 November 2008

 

CADMON October 22, suddenly at home, of Moor View, Wheatley Hill. Wilfred, aged 87 years, dearly loved husband of the late Rita, a dear father of the late Ian, much loved father-in-law of Sandra. Cortege to leave family residence on Monday, November 3 for a service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 12.15 p.m., prior to committal at Durham Crematorium. Friends please meet at church.

 

GRAHAM Vigo On October 27, 2008, peacefully in hospital, formerly of Wheatley Hill. Rose, aged 93 years, beloved wife of the late George. Funeral service at St. John the Evangelist Church, Birtley on Friday, October 31 at 2.00 p.m., followed by service of committal at Saltwell Crematorium at 3.00 p.m. Family flowers only please but donations may be made to Cancer Research U.K. 1st Floor, Unit C, Nickalls House, Metro Centre, Gateshead NE11 9NH

 

Monday 13 October 2008 - Sunday 19 October 2008

 

LINDSAY October 15 (peacefully in Ridgeway House Nursing Home, Wingate). June, aged 78 years, beloved daughter of the late Jim and Esther Lindsay (Wheatley Hill), dearly loved sister of Bruce, Lorna and Dawn, also a much loved sister-in-law, aunt and great-aunt to many. Private family service at Hartlepool Crematorium Wednesday, October 22 at 1.00 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to any Cerebral Palsy Charity.

 

Monday 06 October 2008 - Sunday 12 October 2008

 

DURKIN (Wheatley Hill). On October 7, (peacefully, at home). James (Jimmy) aged 84 years. devoted husband of Winnie (nee Rigby), much loved father, father-in-law and grandfather and very sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral to take place on Wednesday October 15. Would friends please meet for Requiem Mass at Thornley Catholic Church at 10.45 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please by request. Donations in lieu to The Marie Curie Nurses c/o the family.

 

QUINN Sheila In hospital on October 3, of Dalton Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Sheila, aged 76 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Charlie, much loved mam of Kevin, Wendy and Barry, a dear mother-in-law, devoted nana of Andrea, David, Sam, Zoe, Shannon and Abbey, also a loving sister of Doreen. Cortege leaving her son's residence, 55 Woodlands Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday, October 9. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the crematorium at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to the Macmillan Nurses' Fund. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service. Tel. Peterlee (0191) 5864322.

 

WILLIAMS On October 7, peacefully in her sleep, of Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Isabella (Bell, nee Havelock), aged 65 years, beloved wife of Derek, a loving mother of Sharon and David, dearest mother-in-law of Dave and Karen, a very much loved grandma of Anthony and Amber, also a loving sister of Maurice. Interment Wheatley Hill Ceme-tery Friday, October 10. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 12.00 noon. Enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5864322. Always in our hearts

 

Monday 29 September 2008 - Sunday 05 October 2008

 

HURTON September 28 (suddenly at home), of Sherburn Village (late of Wheatley Hill). Charlie, aged 85 years, beloved husband of the late Rena, precious son of the late Harry and Lily, dearest brother of the late Lily, also a dear uncle and great-uncle. Funeral service at Thornley Methodist Church Thursday, October 2 at 10.15 a.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Bus provided from his residence. All welcome.

 

Monday 22 September 2008 - Sunday 28 September 2008

 

BOWES September 21, of Wheatley Hill. John (Jack), aged 96 years, beloved husband of Ethel, dearly loved father of John, Marjorie and Dorothy, dearest father-in-law of Carol, Bill and Jim, much loved grandad and great-grandad, also a much loved brother of Bill and Doreen. Cortege leaving residence Monday at 12.35 p.m. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium for service and cremation at 1.00 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Cystic Fibrosis (donation plate at crematorium).

 

Monday 08 September 2008 - Sunday 14 September 2008

 

WILSON On September 4, in hospital, of Wheatley Hill. Eunice May, aged 80 years, dearly loved wife of the late John Wilson, much loved mam of Valerie and Lynn, dear mother-in-law of Mick, loving grandma of Johnathan and Ian, devoted great-grandma of Joseph and Charlie. Cortege to leave the residence Thursday, September 11 for service at Durham Crematorium at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to Macmillan Nurses, c/o the family.

 

EILBECK September 4, of Aged Miners Homes, Willington (late of Wheatley Hill and Blackhall Colliery). Donald, aged 76 years, beloved husband of Nancy, loving father of Susan, Carol and the late Anne, dear father-in-law of Tony and Robert, also a devoted grandad and great-grandad and brother-in-law. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Friday, September 12 at 3.30 p.m.

 

ROBSON Wheatley Hill September 6, peacefully at home. James (Jimmy), aged 73 years, a devoted husband, father, father-in-law, grandad, great-grandad and brother. Funeral to take place on Thursday September 11. Friends please meet for service at Wheatley Hill Cemetery at 12.00 noon and afterwards at Wheatley Hill W.M.C. Family flowers only please by request. Donations in lieu of flowers if desired to Easington Palliative Care Fund c/o the family.

 

Monday 01 September 2008 - Sunday 07 September 2008

 

HILDREW Ruth (nee Ashford) On September 3, of Aged Miners Homes, Wheatley Hill. Ruth, aged 71 years, dearly beloved wife of the late John Thomas, much loved mam of Susan, John, Wendy, Colin and the late Richard, a dear mother-in-law, devoted nanna and great-nanna, also a loving sister and sister-in-law. Cremation at Durham Crematorium Tuesday, September 9. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass at Thornley R.C. Church at 1.15 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Cancer Research c/o Leanne Atkinson. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Ser-vice. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 28 July 2008 - Sunday 03 August 2008

 

GREENER John Joseph On July 19, suddenly at home, of Grants Houses, Horden, late of Wheatley Hill. Joe, aged 75 years, a much loved brother, brother-in-law and a cherished uncle and great-uncle. Cortege to leave his sister's residence on Monday for service at the Methodist Church, Easington Colliery at 11.00 a.m., prior to interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Friends are kindly invited, please meet at the Methodist Church.

 

Monday 21 July 2008 - Sunday 27 July 2008

 

HUMES July 22, died at Parklands Nursing Home, Seaham. Derek, aged 57 years, formerly of Wheatley Hill. Beloved brother to John and Brian. Funeral service Tuesday, July 29 at Durham Crematorium 10.30 a.m.

 

Monday 14 July 2008 - Sunday 20 July 2008

 

MATHER William On July 10, suddenly, of Andrew Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Bill, aged 59 years, a loving husband of Anne, a much loved dad of Kirsty and a dearly loved brother of Eileen. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Friday, July 18. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints Church, Wheatley Hill at 11.40 a.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

MEECHIN July 12. Died peacefully. Algar (nee Harrison), aged 82 years, of Wheatley Hill. Beloved wife of the late Tommy, dear sister of Eddie (Canada), much loved sister-in-law, aunt and a very good friend to all. Cortege to leave the residence Monday, July 21 for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill, 12.00 noon, prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Enquries to, Speckmans Funeral Service. Tel: (01429) 838199.

 

NATTRASS Frank peacefully on July 14, of Peterlee (formerly Wheatley Hill). Frank, aged 74 years. Dearly beloved husband of Elsie, a loving dad of Graeme, a much loved grandad of James and Emma and a dear brother. Cremation Durham Crematorium Monday July 21. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the crematorium at 10.30 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to, The British Heart Foundation c/o Graeme. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

WIGHAM July 18 (peacefully in hospital after a short illness). Denise (nee Storey), aged 51 years of Wheatley Hill (formerly of Trimdon Grange). Dearly loved wife of Stephen, much loved mother, mother-in-law, gran, daughter and sister. Cortege to leave the residence, Friday July 25, for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 1.45 p.m. prior to private cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired to, MacMillan Nurses or Cancer Research. Enquiries to, Speckmans Funeral Service, (01429) 838199.

 

Monday 30 June 2008 - Sunday 06 July 2008

 

MACLEAN July 2, peacefully in hospital after a short illness, of Orchard House, Brandon and formerly of Bristol. Josephine, aged 71 years, only daughter of Dr. William and Doris Maclean of Wheatley Hill. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, July 9 at 2.30 p.m.

 

Monday 23 June 2008 - Sunday 29 June 2008

 

DICKINSON June 23 (peacefully) in Abbots Court Nursing Home, (late of Shotton Colliery). George William Edward (Bill), aged 81 years. Beloved husband of Jean, a dear father of Paul, Jean and Alan, a loving grandad of Robert, Rosie, Michael and Catherine. Friends please meet for service at St. Saviour's Church, Shotton on Tuesday July 1 at 1.45 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to Alzheimers Association, Patton House, Wheatley Hill and Abbots Court Nursing Home.

 

Monday 16 June 2008 - Sunday 22 June 2008

 

HENNESSEY On June 11, suddenly at home. James Terence, aged 72 years, of Wheatley Hill. Beloved husband of Maureen, a much loved father of James Terence and Paul, a dear father-in-law of Mandy and a devoted grandad of Donna, Daniel, Mark and Ella. Cortege to leave the residence Thursday June 19 at 10.45 a.m. for Requiem Mass at Thornley R.C. Church 11.00 a.m., prior to interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Enquiries to Speckmans Funeral Service. Tel: (01429) 838199.

 

KIME On June 18, suddenly at home, of Wheatley Hill. Benjamin Norman, aged 52 years, a loving father, son, grandad, brother and a dear friend. Private interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery Tuesday, June 24. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.00 a.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 09 June 2008 - Sunday 15 June 2008

 

HALLIWELL June 11 (peacefully, at home). John, aged 71 years of Wheatley Hill. Loving partner of Freda, much loved dad and granda. Cortege to leave the residence Wednesday June 18, at 10.00 a.m. for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.15 a.m. prior to private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to MacMillan Nurses c/o the family.

 

Monday 02 June 2008 - Sunday 08 June 2008

 

SHACKLER (nee Smith) On May 30, suddenly in hospital, of Wheatley Hill. Patricia (Pat), aged 71 years, beloved wife of the late Tom, a loving mam of John, a much loved grandma of Lyndsay, Samantha and Amanda, great-grandma of Courtney, also a dear sister and sister-in-law. Would friends please meet for service at Sacred Heart and English Martyrs R.C. Church, Thornley Tuesday June 10 at 10.15 a.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crema-torium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired may be made to the British Heart Foundation c/o Speckmans Funeral Service, 25 Front Street, Wingate. Tel: (01429) 838199.

 

 

Monday 26 May 2008 - Sunday 01 June 2008

 

HAWKES May 24, of Howden-le-Wear, formerly of Shotton and Peterlee. Alan, aged 71 years, beloved husband of Bertha (Howden Fashions), devoted father of Lesley, Jane and Michael, dear stepfather and friend, a much loved and loving grandad and great-grandad, also a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Will friends please meet for service in St. Catherine's Church, Crook at 11.00 a.m. on Friday, May 30, followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may be given for The Blind Association, c/o the family.

 

Monday 19 May 2008 - Sunday 25 May 2008

 

BURNSIDE (Wheatley Hill) Suddenly on May 20. May (nee Turton), aged 83 years, much loved wife of the late Francis, devoted mother of Francis and Kenneth, mother-in-law to Jean and Julie, a loving nana and great-nana, also a dear sister and sister-in-law. Funeral to take place on Wednesday, May 28. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 1.30 p.m., followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

 

CAIN Wheatley Hill May 17, peacefully, in The Hawthorns Nursing Home. Nancy (nee Hackworth), aged 82 years, loving wife of the late Tommy, a dearly loved mam of Tommy, Barry and Sandra, also a dear mother-in-law, nanna and great-nanna. Private family service at Nancy's request.

 

CARR (Wheatley Hill) On May 20, suddenly at home. Johnson Elliot, aged 69 years, dearly loved brother of Mary, Jean and David. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, May 27 at 9.30 a.m. Johnson will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

 

Monday 05 May 2008 - Sunday 11 May 2008

 

HODGKISS May 6, in hospital, of Wharrier Square, Wheatley Hill. Joyce (nee Berry), aged 59 years, a dearly loved wife of Edward, dearest mother of Sharon and Paul, grandma of Sheena, Carla and Jade, great-grandma of Adam and a much loved sister, sister-in-law and aunty. Cremation Monday at Durham. Cortege leaving residence at 1.35 p.m. for service in All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 1.40 p.m. Friends please meet at Church. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, for Macmillan Nurses and Cancer Research.

 

NICHOLSON On May 7, peacefully, of Wheatley Hill. Audrey (nee Stubbings), in her 80th year. Beloved wife of the late Towson, a loving mother of Pearl, Margaret, Michael, Sus-an and the late Stuart, a dearest mother-in-law and a much loved nana and great-nana, also a loving sister. Cremation Durham Crematorium Wednesday, May 14. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at West Cornforth Salvation Army Citadel at 1.45 p.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

WARDLE Mary, on May 3, peacefully in hospital, aged 90 years, late of Wheatley Hill, dearly beloved mam of Carol, also a loving grandma and little grandma. Service and cremation to take place at Durham Crematorium on Monday, May 12 at 11.00 a.m. All friends are kindly invited, please meet at the crematorium.

 

Monday 28 April 2008 - Sunday 04 May 2008

 

GRANEY Died Peacefully on April 23. William (Billy), aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Jennie, much loved father of Terry, Fred, Maureen and the late Ian, loving father-in-law, grandad, great-grandad, brother and uncle. Requiem Mass Wednesday April 30, 10.30 a.m. at Thornley Roman Catholic Church, prior to interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to church funds c/o, Father G. Dickson.

 

MARKS April 25, peacefully, of Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Ethel (nee Robinson Cowley), aged 81 years, beloved wife of the late Maurice, a loving mother of Anne and Edith, dearest mother-in-law of Michael and John, a much loved grandma and great-grandma. Cremation Durham Crematorium Wednesday, April 30. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 2.40 p.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 31 March 2008 - Sunday 06 April 2008

 

FORSTER On March 27 (suddenly). Charlie of Wheatley Hill, aged 84 years and 365 days husband to the late Doreen beloved father to Margaret, Stuart, Hilary and Charlie, a cherished father-in-law to Chris, Hazel and Susan, devoted grandad to Deborah. Would friends gather at All Saints Parish Church, Wheatley Hill at 1.15 p.m. on Thursday, April 3, followed by cremation at Durham. "Now shall they meet again in that garden of eternal bloom".

 

TEMPEST Gilbert March 30, of Handel Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Gilbert, aged 83 years. Dearly beloved husband of the late Mabel, much loved dad of John, Gordon and Ian, a dear father-in-law and also a devoted grandad and great-grandad. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery Friday April 4. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.30 a.m. All enquiries to, East Durham Funeral Service, Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 24 March 2008 - Sunday 30 March 2008

 

THOMPSON March 21, peacefully, at Abbotts Court, Wheatley Hill. Margaret (Maggie), aged 94 years, formerly of Thornley, dearly loved wife of the late Thomas, loving mother of George, Alan, Margaret, Ann and Thomas, dearest mother-in-law of June, Janet, Graham, David and Gail, a devoted nana and great-nana, also a loving sister of Jean and Tommy and sister-in-law of Jean. Funeral service Monday, March 31 at Thornley Methodist Church 1.15 p.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium.

 

 

Monday 03 March 2008 - Sunday 09 March 2008

 

ANDERSON March 5, peacefully, in hospital, of Wheatley Hill. Norman, aged 63 years, dearly loved husband of Eileen, a much loved dad of Denise and the late Christopher, a dear father-in-law of Darren, a loving grandad of Liam and Glen, also a loved brother and brother-in-law. Funeral service on Wednesday, March 12 at Durham Crematorium 10.30 a.m. Friends please meet at the Crematorium Chapel

 

O'CONNOR February 26, peacefully, in hospital. Amy (nee Fulcher), aged 76 years, of Wheatley Hill, beloved wife of Ernest, loving mam of Alison and dearest gran of Amy. Private cremation for family. No flowers please by request.

 

Monday 25 February 2008 - Sunday 02 March 2008

 

ROUTLEDGE February 20, (peacefully, in hospital). Christina, aged 84 years. Devoted wife of the late John, beloved mam of Christina and Thomas, also a loving mother-in-law of Gordon and Maureen and a treasured nana and great-nana. Friends please meet for service at Sacred Hearts and English Martyrs R.C. Church, Thornley on Thursday February 28, at 10.00 a.m. followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. All enquiries to, Co-operative Funeral Care, Quilstyle Road, Wheatley Hill. Tel: (01429) 820111.

 

Monday 18 February 2008 - Sunday 24 February 2008

 

BARTLEY February 16, peacefully in hospital. Catherine (Kitty, nee Gilling), aged 84 years, of Wheatley Hill. Beloved wife of the late John, a dearly loved mother of Maureen, Eileen, Margaret, Teresa and Monica, a dearest mother-in-law, also a much loved nana and great-nana. Requiem Mass Tuesday, February 26 at Sacred Heart and English Martyrs R.C. Church, Thornley 11.00 a.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P

 

Monday 11 February 2008 - Sunday 17 February 2008

 

ARMSTRONG February 10, peacefully at home, with his family around him, after a long illness bravely borne. Joe, aged 86 years, of Prior Street, Darlington, formerly of Wheatley Hill, dearly loved husband of Sarah, a much loved dad of Cheryl, Marie and Marjorie, dear father-in-law of Eric, Colin and John, devoted grandad of Louise, Ruth and Matthew also great-grandad of Robbie, Daniel, Woody and Theo. Funeral Friday February 22. Would friends please meet 12.00 noon for Requiem Mass at St. Augustine's R.C. Church, prior to cremation at Darlington. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to St. Teresa's Hospice, Darlington.

 

SHUTT February 8, peacefully in Tenlands Care Home, Ferryhill, late of Wheatley Hill. Phyllis, aged 94 years, beloved wife of the late John Baker Shutt, a dear mam of Marjorie and the late William and grandmother of John, also mother-in-law of John. Would family and friends please meet for service in All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Tuesday, February 19 at 2.30 p.m., followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

 

Monday 04 February 2008 - Sunday 10 February 2008

 

WILLIAMS Peterlee, (formerly Wheatley Hill). Suddenly at home following illness on January 31. Margaret, (former Post Lady). Much loved wife of the late Fred, devoted mum of Mark and Judith, also a dear sister of Matthew. Funeral to take place tomorrow, Wednesday February 6. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 3.30 p.m.

 

Monday 28 January 2008 - Sunday 03 February 2008

 

GAIR Wheatley Hill January 28, suddenly. Jonathan (Jonty), aged 61 years, devoted husband of Marion, treasured dad of Lesley and Simon, father-in-law of John and Donna, much loved grandad to Shannon and Darcy and very sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral to take place on Monday February 4. Will friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 12.00 noon, followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium and afterwards at the Constitutional Club, Wheatley Hill.

 

Monday 14 January 2008 - Sunday 20 January 2008

 

BAXTER John Robert (Roy), aged 98 years, formerly of Wheatley Hill, died peacefully in hospital on January 16. Re-united with Betty, a loving and much loved dad, grandad and great-grandad. Service and cremation to take place on Thursday, January 24 at St Bede's Chapel, Teesside Crematorium at 11.00 a.m. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to Haswell and District Mencap. Donation box available at the Crema-torium.

 

DRESSER George Waggett On Thursday, January 10, peacefully, in York Hospital. George aged 83 years, of Selby, formerly of Wheatley Hill, dearly loved husband of the late Nellie, much loved father to Valerie and George and a loved and missed grandad. Funeral service will take place on Monday January 21 at 2.00 p.m. at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill, followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Flowers or donations in lieu if so desired for All Saints' Church. A plate will be provided at the service. Enquiries to Speckmans Funeral Service. Tel: (01429) 838199.

 

Monday 31 December 2007 - Sunday 06 January 2008

 

GORDON On December 27, peacefully in hospital, of Wheatley Hill. Joseph Norman, beloved son of the late Thomas and Dorothy, a dearly loved brother, uncle and great-uncle. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday, January 8. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 1.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may be given to church funds.

 

Monday 17 December 2007 - Sunday 23 December 2007

 

BLADES Ken on December 19, suddenly, aged 71 years, of Harper Bungalows, Wheatley Hill, a dear husband of Mary, loving dad of Colin, a dear father-in-law of Deb also a dear brother of Maureen. Service to take place at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Monday, December 24 at 2.00 p.m., prior to interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. All friends are kindly invited, please meet at the Church. No flowers by request please. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to the Macmillan Nurses c/o R.G. Bennett Funeral Director, 38 Middle Street, Blackhall. Tel: (0191) 5184012.

 

Monday 10 December 2007 - Sunday 16 December 2007

 

SMITH (Wheatley Hill) Suddenly, on December 6. Alan, aged 42 years. Darling husband of Julie, a devoted dad of Daniel and Bethany. Much loved son of Marian and Ray, also a loving brother of Graham and Helen and a dear son-in-law to Michael and Sandra. Funeral to take place on Thursday December 13. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 1.30 p.m. followed by cremation at Sunderland Cremator ium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the church fund.

 

TUNSTALL December 7. Died in hospital of Cassop. Francis Banks, aged 82 years. Beloved son of the late George Albert and Hannah Tunstall, (Thornley). Funeral service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill, Monday December 17, at 1.30 p.m. prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Friends please meet at the church.

 

Monday 03 December 2007 - Sunday 09 December 2007

 

MITTEN (Wingate) Peacefully on December 2. Margaret (nee Jordan), aged 88 years, devoted wife of the late Roly, much loved mother of Rob, Margaret, Janet and the late Ron, mother-in-law of Wendy, Christine and Bill, also a loving granma and great-granma. Funeral to take place on Monday, December 10. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 1.00 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill.

 

Monday 19 November 2007 - Sunday 25 November 2007

 

BARSBY Marion, aged 39 years, previously of Wheatley Hill and Trimdon Colliery died on November 16, 2007 in Dorchester, Dorset. Beloved daughter of George William (Bill) and Marjorie Barsby and sister of Graham Barsby.

 

FORSTER November 15, 2007, (peacefully), in Defoe Court Nursing Home. Elsie, (nee Pooley), aged 97 years, (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Loving wife of the late Robert, dearly loved mam of Joan and the late Joyce, dearest mother-in-law of Jack, much loved grandma and great-grandma. Funeral Thursday November 22. Would friends please meet 10.15 a.m. for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill followed by burial in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Will be loved and remembered always.

 

Monday 12 November 2007 - Sunday 18 November 2007

 

CAVE Edna (nee Bowes) In hospital on November 14, of Peterlee (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Edna, aged 74 years, dearly beloved wife of Jimmy, much loved mam of Lynn and Jim, dear mother-in-law, also treasured grandmother and great-grandmother. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Wednes-day, November 21. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to The Stroke Society. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service Ltd., Peterlee. Tel (0191) 5864322.

 

DAWSON Frederick (Pop) Peacefully in hospital after a long illness bravely borne. Fred, aged 80 years, of Thornley. Loving father of Beryl and Robert, dear father-in-law of Keith and Alison, much loved grandfather of Louise, Craig and Andrea, also Stan, Claire and Christopher, great-grandfather of Jack, also a dear brother. Funeral service will take place on Thursday November 15, at 1.00 p.m. in Thornley Methodist Chapel, prior to burial in Thornley Cemetery. Will family and friends please meet at chapel. Any enquiries to Co-operative Funeralcare, Wheatley Hill. Tel: (01429) 820111.

 

Monday 05 November 2007 - Sunday 11 November 2007

 

GUTCHER (Wheatley Hill) On November 5. James Andrew Gutcher, aged 89 years, a dear and caring husband of Josie, much loved dad of our devoted sons Allan, Brian and John, also our very caring daughters-in-law Denise, Janice and Lynne and a treasured grandad of our delightful grandchildren. Funeral to take place on Friday, November 9. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to the N.S.P.C.C. Bus provided from cemetery gates.

 

Monday 29 October 2007 - Sunday 04 November 2007

 

HILDREW October 25, died suddenly at home. Richard Martin (Richie), aged 35 years, of Wheatley Hill, much loved son of Ruth and the late John, devoted dad of Jack and Robbie, beloved brother of Susan, John, Wendy and Colin, dearly loved boyfriend of Zarah, also a dear uncle and great-uncle. Cortege to leave 18 Aged Miners, Wheatley Hill for funeral service at Thornley R.C. Church Tuesday, November 6 at 10.00 a.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crema-torium.

 

WOOD October 30 (peacefully in Bishop Auckland General Hospital Ward 6), of Bishop Auckland, formerly of Wheatley Hill. Mary (nee Curry), aged 72 years, loving mam of Tracey and Carolyn, Alan and Tracey, devoted grandmother of Carly, Sam and Sophie. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, November 6 at 1.00 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, may be left at Durham Crematorium in a collection plate for M.I.N.D. Ltd., St Hilda's House 11 Borough Road, Darlington, DL1 1SQ.

 

Monday 15 October 2007 - Sunday 21 October 2007

 

DUNN (Wheatley Hill) Suddenly on October 11. James (Jim), aged 86 years, devoted husband of Marie, much loved dad of Jim, Marie, Kevin, Karen, Anne, Michael, Stephen and the late Peter, a loving father-in-law, also a loving grandfather and great-grandfather and sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral to take place on Thursday, October 18. Friends please meet for Requiem Mass at Thornley R.C. Church at 8.30 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please by request. Donations in lieu to the British Heart Foundation or Marie Curie Nurses.

 

ROBINSON (nee Mitcheson) On October 13. Ruby, aged 79 years, of Wingate (formerly of Wheatley Hill), beloved wife of the late Norman, loving mam of Jack, Joy, Ruby and Norma, also a much loved mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma. Would friends please meet for service on Friday, October 19 at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill, 12.20 p.m., prior to cremation at Hartlepool Crematorium. Family flowers only by request. Donations in lieu if so desired may be made to the Premature Baby Unit, North Tees Hospital or the Macmillan Nurses (can be given to family).

 

THOMPSON October 15, of South View, Wheatley Hill. Margaret (Peggy, nee Gibson), aged 82 years, devoted wife of the late Stan, dearly loved mother of June, Malcolm and the late Maud, dearest mother-in-law of John and Elaine, a much loved gran and great-gran, also a dear sister-in-law. Cortege leaving residence at 10.45 a.m. on Tuesday, October 23. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Church Funds.

 

Monday 08 October 2007 - Sunday 14 October 2007

 

EGGLESTONE October 2, peacefully, in The Hawthorns Nursing Home, of Wheatley Hill, formerly of Hartlepool. Robert, aged 86 years, loving husband of Isobelle (nee Farrer) and the late Mary, beloved father of Mary, Edward and Jill, step-father of Jim, Mary, Bette, Jean, Margaret and the late Tony, also a loving granda and great-granda. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, October 10. Friends please meet at Thornley Methodist Chapel at 1.00 p.m., followed by a second service and cremation at Stranton Grange Crema-torium, Hartlepool at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be sent to The Hawthorns Nursing Home, Peterlee. Dearly loved. You will be sadly missed. Peace be with you always.

 

HALL Elsie (nee Hardy) In hospital on October 6, of Handel Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Elsie, aged 88 years, dearly beloved wife of the late John, loving mam of Morris and William, dear mother-in-law of Mary and Valerie, treasured grandma of Karen, Susan and Rachel, great-grandma of Megan and Niamh. Cremation at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, October 11. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 2.15 p.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service Ltd., Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

HEALE On October 6, peacefully at home, of Trimdon Station. Sheila, aged 66 years, beloved wife of Robert, a dear mam of Allyson and Patricia, loving mother-in-law of John, a proud nana and step-nana of Laura, Samantha and Eve Isabel. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Monday, October 15 at 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to MENCAP.

 

Monday 01 October 2007 - Sunday 07 October 2007

 

APPLEBY Wheatley Hill September 28. Elizabeth (Telford), aged 71 years, a loving mam, grandma and great-grandma. Service in All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday, October 4 at 1.00 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Friends please meet at the Church. Family flowers only. Donations to Ward 8 Hartlepool Hospital c/o Olive Grant, 21 Byron Terrace, Shotton.

 

BURTON On September 30, peacefully in hospital. Jean (nee Bowes), aged 70 years, beloved wife of George, a dear mam of Stuart and Nicola, dear mother-in-law of Karen, a proud gran of Gareth, Ryan, Abbie and Aaron. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday, October 4 at 11.45 a.m., followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

 

POND September 29, (peacefully, in hospital, after a long illness), of Wheatley Hill. Susannah, (nee Potts), aged 78 years. Loving wife of Thomas, much loved mam of Adrian and Nigel, mother-in-law of Wendy and grandmother of Sophie. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday October 10. Friends please meet for a service at St. Mary's Church, Easington at 10.30 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to, The Alzheimers Day Centre, 2 Heather Grove, Hartlepool. TS24 8QZ.

 

WILLIAMS Mary On September 30, in hospital, of Ridgeway House and Granville Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Mary aged 84 years. Will be sadly missed by Barry and Allison. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Monday, October 8. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the Crema torium at 10.30 a.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service Ltd. Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 27 August 2007 - Sunday 02 September 2007

 

BROUGHTON Wheatley Hill On August 23 peacefully. Thomas (Tot), aged 76 years, loving husband of Alma, much loved dad of Michael and Angela and will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral to take place Thursday, August 30. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 1.30 p.m.

 

Monday 20 August 2007 - Sunday 26 August 2007

 

LOWTHER (Wheatley Hill) August 17. Hannah Jane, (nee Jacomb), aged 74 years. Loving wife of the late Wreford, mother of Janice and Colin, dear sister to Sheila, mother-in-law to Gordon, much loved gran to Katy, Adam, Helen, Jenny and Marc. Funeral to take place on Friday August 24. Friends please meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill at 12.30 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium at 1.30 p.m. and afterwards at Wheatley Hill Scouts Hut.

 

Monday 06 August 2007 - Sunday 12 August 2007

 

ATKINSON August 4, peacefully at home in Newton Aycliffe (formerly of Wheatley Hill). David, aged 63 years beloved husband of Christine, loving dad of Gary, Graeme, Andrew, Joseph and Sharon, also a much loved son, brother, father-in-law and grandad. Will friends please meet for service at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Newton Aycliffe on Friday, August 10 at 11.00 a.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired may be made to the Macmillan Nurses (Plate at Church).

 

Monday 30 July 2007 - Sunday 05 August 2007

 

GORDON On July 30, in hospital, of Wheatley Hill. Mary Dorothy, beloved daughter of the late Thomas and Dorothy, a dearly loved sister, aunt and great-aunt. Funeral service to take place on Tuesday, August 7. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 1.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may be given to Church Funds.

 

Monday 23 July 2007 - Sunday 29 July 2007

 

HUMES July 22, (peacefully, after a short illness), formerly of Wheatley Hill. Lorna, (nee McGrath), aged 85 years. Loving wife of the late John, much loved mam of John, Derek and Brian, mother-in-law of Ann, a loving grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral service to take place on Monday July 30, at Durham Crematorium at 2.00 p.m. Friends please meet at the crematorium.

 

Monday 02 July 2007 - Sunday 08 July 2007

 

LUKE On July 7, suddenly at home, of Dodds Close, Wheatley Hill. Peggy (nee Strauchan), aged 84 years beloved wife of the late Joseph Williamson, dearly loved mother of Carol, Brian and Allan, dearest mother-in-law of John and Julia, a much loved grandma and great-grandma, a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Cortege to leave the residence Friday at 12.30 p.m. for a private service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 1.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may be sent to Village Methodist Chapel c/o Cassop.

 

MARTIN Mary Bridget June 29, of Bannatyne Lodge, Peterlee (late of Wheatley Hill). Mary, aged 79 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Richard, a much loved mam of Susan, Richard and Julie, dear mother-in-law of Alan, Lesley and Michael also devoted gran of Helen, David, Martin, Robbie, Shaun, Rory and Ricky. Cremation Durham Crematorium Friday, July 6. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Our Lady of the Rosary R.C. Church Peterlee at 12.30 p.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322. Sadly Missed R.I.P

 

Monday 25 June 2007 - Sunday 01 July 2007

 

HOUGHTON June 30, (peacefully, in hospital), of Thornley. Lilian, (Lily, nee Adams), aged 90 years. Loving wife of Tom, beloved mam, stepmother, grandma and great-grandma. At families request, due to unforeseen circumstances the date of the funeral has been changed to Monday July 9, at 12.00 noon. Would friends please meet for service at Thornley Methodist Church, prior to interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

 

ORCHARD On June 20. Malcolm, aged 65 years, beloved brother of Iris and Eleanor, brother-in-law of Cliff, a sadly missed uncle of Paula and Steven and will sadly missed by all his family and friends. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday June 28 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeral Care, Wheatley Hill. Tel: (01429) 820111.

 

THACKERAY Margaret In hospital on June 24, of Patton Walk, Wheatley Hill. Dearly beloved wife of the late David, a much loved mam of Jean and David, also a treasured grandma and great-grandma. Cremation Durham Crematorium Thursday June 28. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill at 12.45 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired to, The British Heart Foundation. All enquiries to, East Durham Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 11 June 2007 - Sunday 17 June 2007

 

BROWN Died peacefully in Abbotts Court on June 10. Doris (Dolly), late of Thornley, aged 93 years, a dearly loved auntie and great-auntie. Friends please meet for service at Thornley Methodist Chapel on Monday, June 18 at 11.15 a.m., followed by private cremation at Durham Crematorium. No flowers please. Donations in lieu to Abbotts Court Nursing Home, Wheatley Hill Amenities Fund, plate provided in chapel.

 

COWIE Tom June 6, (suddenly, at home), aged 67 years, of Wheatley Terrace, Wheatley Hill. A much loved brother of Benny and the late Bob. Service to take place All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill on Wednesday at 11.00 a.m. prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium All friends are kindly invited, please meet at the church.

 

HEDLEY On June 9, peacefully in Abbotts Court Nursing Home, formerly of Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Robert, aged 76 years, beloved husband of the late Olwyn, a dear father of Susan, Derek and Alan and step-father to Julie, a much loved brother and father-in-law, also a dearly loved grandad and great-grandad. Cortege to leave residence Thursday at 2.00 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for a service at 2.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Transport provided.

 

Monday 28 May 2007 - Sunday 03 June 2007

 

POULSON On May 26, (peacefully, at The Hawthorns Care Home, Peterlee), of Harper Bungalows, Wheatley Hill. Robert Henry, aged 66 years. Beloved husband of Sybil, devoted father of David, dearest father-in-law of Beverley and a much loved granda of Gemma Louise and John Robert, also a loving brother of Jim, Joan and Anne. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery, Monday June 4. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Thornley R.C. Church at 11.00 a.m. On whose Soul sweet Jesus have Mercy. R.I.P.

 

Monday 21 May 2007 - Sunday 27 May 2007

 

GRATTON On May 21, peacefully at home. John Robert (Bob) aged 78 years, beloved husband of Betty, loving dad of Judith and Allison and their partners Bob and Tony, a proud grandpa of Sarah, Emma, Christopher and Thomas and grandpa Bob of Jack, Joe, Jon, Charlie, Willie and Ruby, a beloved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Wednesday May 30 at 1.00 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the Macmillan Nurses and Marie Curie.

 

Monday 14 May 2007 - Sunday 20 May 2007

 

STAINSBY On May 12 (after a long illness, in hospital), of Liddell Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Cornelius (Con), aged 75 years, a beloved husband of the late Thelma (nee Lowery), a dearly loved father, a dearest father-in-law and a much loved granda. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 12.05 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 12.15 p.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

 

Monday 07 May 2007 - Sunday 13 May 2007

 

FISHWICK May 7, (peacefully, in hospital), of Wheatley Hill. John, loving husband of Elizabeth, much loved dad of Janice and respected father-in-law of Keith, precious grandad of Nicola and David, Kay and Steven and adored great-grandad. Cortege leaving residence Monday at 11.10 a.m. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium for service and cremation at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations to, CRY c/o, Mr. Keith Gilson.

 

GUTCHER Sydney Suddenly, but peacefully on May 9, 2007, at home. Syd, aged 77 years, of Redcar, (formerly of Wheatley Hill). The dearly beloved husband of Sylvia and the much loved father of Malcolm, Tina, Kathryn and the late Colin and Janet, also the dearest father-in-law of Bev, Mark, Ian and Dale, the devoted grandad of Kevin, Michelle, Lee, Leah, Jonny and Sasha. Funeral service takes place on Thursday May 17, at 2.30 p.m. in St. Peter's Church, Redcar followed by cremation at St. Hilda's Chapel, Teesside Crematorium at 3.45 p.m. Friends please meet at church. Floral tributes if so desired may be delivered to, Guisborough Co-operative Funeral Care, Park Lane, Guisborough for 12.00 noon Thursday please. Enquiries, tel: (01287) 637700.

 

Monday 30 April 2007 - Sunday 06 May 2007

 

CARR April 30 (peacefully), of Peterlee Cottages, Wheatley Hill (formerly of Jersey). John, aged 62 years, a dear partner of Joyce, a beloved and devoted dad of Sharon and Lynn, father-in-law of Cliff and Andrew, a treasured grandad of Laura and Alex and a loving brother to Monica. Would friends please meet for service on Wednesday, May 9 at Sacred Hearts and English Martyrs R.C. Church, Thornley at 10.00 a.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium.

 

COWIE April 30, (peacefully, after a short illness), of Wheatley Hill. Violet (nee Nunn), aged 83 years. Loving wife to the late James, precious mam of Sandra and Catherine, mother-in-law of John and grandma to Emily and Adam. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, 12.10 p.m. at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Friends please meet at

 

HACKWORTH April 30, peacefully, after a long courageous battle with his family by his side of East View, Wheatley Hill. Thomas (Tommy), aged 73 years. Devoted and dearly loved husband and best friend of Jean, precious dad of Jackson and Lesley, much loved father- in-law of Christine. Cortege leaving residence Tuesday at 2.30 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saint's Church, for service at 2.40 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to, The Macmillan Cancer Trust.

 

Monday 23 April 2007 - Sunday 29 April 2007

 

BRADLEY April 22, unexpectedly in hospital, of Wheatley Hill. Robert, aged 87 years. Dearly loved brother and uncle. Cremation Durham Crematorium Tuesday May 1. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill at 1.40 p.m. All enquiries to, East Durham Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 16 April 2007 - Sunday 22 April 2007

 

WARD Josephine Ward, (nee Tunstall). Died at home on April 7. A dearly loved mother, grand-mother, sister and aunt. Her family would like to welcome her many friends and fellow walkers to attend the service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill, on Monday April 23, at 11.00 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations please to MENCAP.

 

Monday 09 April 2007 - Sunday 15 April 2007

 

WHINN April 6, (peacefully), in Hartlepool Hospital. Lilian, (nee Hogg), aged 80 years, of Wingate, (formerly of Thornley). Beloved wife of the late Kenneth, loving mother of Gwen, Alan, Jennifer and Kevin, much loved mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma. Would family and friends please meet at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill for funeral service on Tuesday, April 17, at 1.00 p.m. prior to cremation. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to, North East Air Ambulance.

 

SMITH April 13, peacefully at home. Melvyn, aged 65 years, of Wheatley Hill, beloved husband of Sarah, loving dad of Edward and Andrew, dear father-in-law of Sarah and Clare, much loved grandad of Jessica, also dear brother of Olive and Jim. Funeral service to take place on Thursday, April 19 at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 1.00 p.m., prior to cremation at Hartlepool. Friends invited, please meet at the church.

 

BARNETT April 5, (peacefully), in The Hawthorns Nursing Home. John George (Jack), aged 81 years, of Wheatley Hill. Beloved husband of the late Peggy, loving father of John, Janet and Christine, a dear father-in-law, also a much loved grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral service on Tuesday April 17, at All Saint's Church at 10.30 a.m. prior to cremation at Durham. Friends invited, please meet at the church. Family flowers only.

 

Monday 02 April 2007 - Sunday 08 April 2007

 

KING Formerly Craggs, nee Astle. On March 31, suddenly but peacefully. Eliza Ann (Betty), aged 90 years, of Wheatley Hill. Beloved wife of the late Tom, a loved and loving mam of Bill, Linda and Carol, a dear mother-in-law of Hedley and Bill, a proud grandmother of Paul, Tony, John and Michael and great-grandmother of Danielle, Adam, Abbie, Chelsea and Mason. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, April 10 at 12.00 noon. Bus provided from 12 Aged Miners Homes, Wheatley Hill. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu if so desired to Haswell and District Mencap. Plate provided at the crematorium.

 

Monday 26 March 2007 - Sunday 01 April 2007

 

TIDYMAN Audrey March 26, of Quinn Crescent, Wingate. Audrey, aged 67 years. A much loved mam of Ellen and Sandra, a dear mother-in-law and also a treasured gran and great-gran. Interment Wingate church yard, Monday April 2. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Holy Trinity Church, Wingate at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to, Patton House, Wheatley Hill Alzheimers Day Centre, c/o, Andrea. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

HAIR (nee Lofthouse) On March 24, suddenly at home. Mary, aged 82 years formerly of Wheatley Hill, beloved wife of the late William, a dear mam of Russell and Carole. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, April 3 at 10.00 a.m.

 

Monday 05 March 2007 - Sunday 11 March 2007

 

WAKE (Wheatley Hill) My dear mother and best friend Cora, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 6. Wife of George and mother of Susan and Peter, she will be greatly missed by Susan, Neville, Sheila, Paul, Susan, Darren and Abigail, also by her great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchild. Would family and friends please meet at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday for a service and committal at 12.00 noon. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu to Lothian House Care Centre, will be gratefully accepted.

 

MITCHELL March 2. William (Billy), aged 74 years of Abbotts Court, Wheatley Hill, a much loved husband to his late wife, a dear brother and a gentle-man. Funeral service on Friday, March 9 at St. Alban's Church, Trimdon Grange at 10.30 a.m., prior to cremation at Durham. Friends invited, please meet at the Church.

 

Monday 26 February 2007 - Sunday 04 March 2007

 

SMYTH March 1, peacefully, of Aged Miners Homes, Wheatley Hill. Thomas (Tommy), aged 90 years, beloved husband of the late Edna, a dearly loved father, grandfather and also a loving brother and brother-in-law. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery Tuesday, March 6. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass at Thornley R.C. Church at 11.00 a.m. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to the Macmillan Nurses. Always in our prayers and thoughts.

 

BRIERLEY February 24 (suddenly). Alan, of Burns Street, Wheatley Hill, a much loved brother-in-law and friend. Will always be remembered with affection by Steve, Rosemary and Elsa.


BRIERLEY February 24, suddenly. Alan, aged 68 years, of Wheatley Hill, beloved husband of the late Valerie, devoted dad of Claire and dear brother of Harry. Will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral details later.


BRIERLEY February 24. Alan, sadly missed son-in-law who was so good to me. Rest in peace with Valerie who died February 7, 2003. Emmey Darwin.


BRIERLEY February 24, suddenly, Alan, aged 68 years, of Wheatley Hill. Beloved husband of the late Valerie, devoted dad of Claire, dear brother of Harry and his wife Eunice. Family and friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Tuesday, March 6 at 2.40 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium at 3.30 p.m. and afterwards for refreshments at The Crossways Hotel, Thornley.

 

Monday 19 February 2007 - Sunday 25 February 2007

WALTON February 15, (peacefully), in Abbotts Court Care Home, Wheatley Hill. Olive (nee Stokoe), aged 96 years. Devoted wife of the late John, beloved mam of Janice and the late Joyce, a much loved mother-in-law of the late Bill, a sadly missed and loved gran of David, Amy, Chris and Richard, also a treasured aunt. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Friday February 23, at 11.30 a.m.

CAIRNS February 21, peacefully, at Aged Miners Homes, Wheatley Hill. Mary Margaret, aged 90 years, beloved wife of the late Dennis, dearly loved mother, dearest mother-in-law and dearly loved nana and great-nana. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 10.50 a.m. Friends please meet at Thornley R.C. Church for Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy.

 

Monday 12 February 2007 - Sunday 18 February 2007

FLEETHAM February 13, (peacefully, after a long illness), at Bannatyne Lodge Nursing Home, (late of Wheatley Hill). Alfred (Alf), aged 89 years. Beloved husband of the late Ethel Elizabeth, a dearly loved father of Sally, Thomas, Katryne and a much loved granda and great-granda. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery on Monday February 19. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.30 a.m. All enquiries to, East Durham Funeral Service. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 29 January 2007 - Sunday 04 February 2007

WARD January 30, in hospital, of Stoker Crescent, Wheatley Hill. Edward Henderson (Ned), aged 86 years (former Headmaster of Wheatley Hill School), a beloved son of the late Margaret and John also a sadly missed brother of Hilda. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday February 6 at 1.00 p.m.

HORTON January 28, at Abbotts Court Care Home, Wheatley Hill, late of South View, Castle Eden. Gertrude, aged 85 years, a dearly loved auntie of Yvonne. Friends please meet on Friday, February 2 at 9.00 a.m. for service and interment at St. James' Church, Castle Eden. Enquiries to Ivan Cochrane Funeral Director. Tel: (0191) 5862136.

 

Monday 22 January 2007 - Sunday 28 January 2007

ROSE January 24, in The Hawthorns Nursing Home, Peterlee, after a long illness borne with great courage and dignity, of Woodlands Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Jim, aged 68 years, dearly loved husband and soulmate of Edith, dearest dad and best friend of Janette, also a much loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege leaving residence Tuesday, January 30 at 1.45 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

 

Monday 15 January 2007 - Sunday 21 January 2007

BOOTH Robert Henry January 14, of Wharrier Square, Wheatley Hill. Harry, aged 79 years, dearly beloved husband of Mary, much loved father of Martin and Gerard, a dear father-in-law of Pam and Susan also a devoted granda of Michelle. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery Thursday, January 18. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass at Thornley R.C. Church at 12.00 noon. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322. R.I.P

 

Monday 08 January 2007 - Sunday 14 January 2007

RICHARDSON January 8, (suddenly, after a long illness), of Bevan Crescent, Wheatley Hill. Margaret (Peggy, nee Holmes). Beloved wife of the late Jonathan (Jonty), a loving mother of Shirley, Lynn and Paul, a dear mother-in-law and a much loved grandma and great-grandma. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery Monday January 15. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.00 a.m. All enquiries to, East Durham Funeral Service, Tel: (0191) 5864322.

FINDLAY January 6, peacefully in hospital. Margaret Ann (nee Maughan), aged 75 years, of Wheatley Hill, beloved wife of Jock, loving mam of Terry and a very proud grandma and great-grandma. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Tuesday, January 16 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

CRUDDIS January 4, in hospital after a short illness. Peter, aged 58 years, of Wheatley Hill, formerly of Wallsend. Beloved husband of Fatma, loving dad of Melanie, Dolly, Nadia, Stephen, Joe and Brad, grandfather of Rachael, Steven, Faye, Daniel and Anna, also great-grandfather of Jordan. Funeral service to take place on Friday, January 12 at 1.15 p.m. at Preston Cemetery Chapel, Tynemouth, prior to interment in the Cemetery. Friends invited, please meet at the Chapel. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to Cancer Research.

 

Monday 01 January 2007 - Sunday 07 January 2007

ROWBOTHAM December 30, after a short illness, of The Aged Miners Homes, Wheatley Hill. Lorna (nee Duggan), aged 76 years, beloved wife of the late James, dearly loved mother of Lynne and Shirley, dear mother-in-law of Barry and Michael, much loved grandma of Leah, Jack, Thomas and Lewis. Cortege leaving residence Wednesday, January 10 at 2.15 p.m. for service at Thornley Methodist Church at 2.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Mini bus provided. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired to Macmillan Nurses c/o Shirley.

 

Monday 04 December 2006 - Sunday 10 December 2006

RICHARDSON December 2, peacefully in hospital, of Bevan Crescent, Wheatley Hill. Jonathan (Jonty), aged 81 years, beloved husband of Margaret (Peggy), a loving father of Shirley, Lynn and Paul, a dear father-in-law and a much loved grandad and great-grandad, also a dear brother of Evelyn and the late Nancy. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery Monday, December 11. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.30 a.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 27 November 2006 - Sunday 03 December 2006

CARR On November 23, suddenly in hospital, of Harper Bungalows, Wheatley Hill. Eva (nee Greenwell), aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late Jack, dearly loved mother and much loved gran and great-gran. Cortege leaving residence on Thursday at 11.45 a.m. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church at 12.00 noon, followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

HODGSON November 27, peacefully after a long illness in hospital, of Berwick Chase, Peterlee. John Edward, aged 54 years, dearly loved and devoted husband of Mary, dearly loved father of the late Emma, also loved by all the families. Cortege leaving residence Monday December 4 at 11.00 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 11.15 am, followed by cremation at Durham. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu for the Chemotherapy Treatment Unit c/o Mr W. Howerth.

 

Monday 13 November 2006 - Sunday 19 November 2006

BRADSHAW On November 10, of Patton Walk, Wheatley Hill. Horace, aged 80 years, a dearly beloved husband of Vera (nee Spence) and a much loved dad of Alan and Janice, also a dearest granda of Leigh, Kristen, Dean, Mark, Regan and great-granda of Brian and Natasha. Friends please meet on Thursday, November 16 at 10.30 a.m. for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium. Bus provided from residence to crematorium. Enquiries please to Ivan Cochrane Funeral Director. Tel. (0191) 5862136.

BURNSIDE November 15, peacefully at home, of Luke Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Gladys (nee Blakemore), much loved wife of the late George, loving mother of Ena, John, Carol and the late Olga, also a much loved mother-in-law, nana, great-nana and great-great-nana. Cortege leaving residence on Tuesday, November 21 at 10.20 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 10.30 a.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Will be sadly missed by family and friends.

WIGHAM (Peggy) November 9, peacefully after a long illness, bravely fought. Margaret (nee Dobbin), aged 92 years, devoted wife of the late Bob, cherished mother of Thomas and daughter-in-law Sandra, much loved grandma of Lisa, Mandy, Gary and Dean and great-grandma of Lauren, Abby, Ethan and Neve. Would friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service on Thursday, November 16 at 11.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired to the Hawthorns Resident's Fund. Transport will be provided from All Saints' Church to Durham Crematorium.

 

Monday 30 October 2006 - Sunday 05 November 2006

JONES On October 26, peacefully in Jack Dormand Nursing Home, Horden, late of Wheatley Hill. Gladys (nee Hoyland), aged 89 years, wife of the late Ted, beloved mother, nana and great-gran, also a dear mother-in-law. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, November 1 at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations to Jack Dormand Nursing Home, plate provided at crematorium.

 

Monday 16 October 2006 - Sunday 22 October 2006

WOODWARD October 14, peacefully in hospital, of Taylor Grove, Wingate. Peter, aged 70 years, dearly loved husband of the late Mary (nee Marley), loving father of Anne and Gillian, very dear father-in-law to Robert, much loved grandad of Samantha, Gary and Richard, also great-grandad of Megan. Cortege leaving residence Monday, October 23 at 9.35 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 9.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham.

AITKEN Ben October 12, (peacefully, in hospital), of The Aged Miners Homes, Wheatley Hill. Ben, aged 84 years. A dearly beloved husband of the late Ruth, father of Ben and Ian, a much loved grandfather, also a dear brother of Marion and Georgina. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery on Friday, October 27. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Thornley R.C. Church at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to Cancer Research.

 

Monday 09 October 2006 - Sunday 15 October 2006

IDDON Formerly of Thornley. Passed away peacefully after a long illness in Peterborough on October 11. Billy, aged 77 years. Beloved husband of the late Mary Alice (nee O'Neill), a much loved dad, father-in-law, also devoted grandad, great-grandad and a sadly missed brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Friends please meet for service at St. William's R.C. Church, Trimdon Village on Wednesday October 18, at 2.00 p.m. followed by interment in Trimdon Grange Cemetery. Floral tributes will be accepted by Co-operative Funeral Service, Wheatley Hill.

 

Monday 02 October 2006 - Sunday 08 October 2006

DODDS Suddenly at home on October 1. Joseph (Joe), aged 72 years. Beloved husband of the late Nancy, a dear step-father and loving grandad, a much loved brother and brother-in-law and a devoted uncle. Would friends please meet at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill for service on Monday October 9, at 1.15 p.m. followed by cremation at Durham.

 

Monday 18 September 2006 - Sunday 24 September 2006

DOBSON September 14, peacefully in Ashley House, Trimdon Station. Molly (nee Penrice), aged 85 years, loving wife of the late John, dearly loved mother of Margaret and John, a dear mother-in-law of John and Chris, also a devoted gran of Louise, Deborah, Ross, Scott and Lucy, aunt of Margaret and special friend of Joan and Arthur. Friends please meet for service in St. Alban's Church, Trimdon Grange on Thursday, September 21 at 12.40 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Floral tributes to Co-operative Funeral Care, Quilstile Road, Wheatley Hill, DH6 3LE. Tel. (01429) 820111.

 

Monday 04 September 2006 - Sunday 10 September 2006

DUNN September 4 (peacefully in his sleep), of Watson Close, Wheatley Hill. Peter, aged 50 years, a loving husband of Margaret (nee Elcoat), a much loved son of Marie and James, dearly loved brother and uncle. Cortege leaving residence Friday at 10.00 a.m. Friends please meet at Thornley R.C. Church for Requiem Mass at 10.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to the Macmillan Nurse Appeal. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P.

COX September 3, peacefully, in hospital. Malcolm, aged 75 years, dearly beloved husband of Sylvia, dearest dad of David, father-in-law of June and much loved grandad of Steven, Ryan and Shaun. Would friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Friday, September 8 at 2.45 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham.

 

Monday 28 August 2006 - Sunday 03 September 2006

DODDS August 26, peacefully, in Abbots Court Nursing Home, Wheatley Hill. Doreen, aged 81 years, beloved wife of Jim, loving mam of Michael, Alan and the late James Anthony, sadly missed grandma and great-grandma. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Friday, September 1 at 9.30 a.m. Special thanks to all the staff at Abbots Court Nursing Home, Wheatley Hill for the care of Doreen.

 

Monday 21 August 2006 - Sunday 27 August 2006

WAUGH August 22 (peacefully, at home) at Quilstyle Road, Wheatley Hill. Norman, aged 88 years, beloved husband of Elizabeth (nee Gibson), a precious dad of Margaret and Elizabeth, father-in-law of Bill and Barry, grandad and great-grandad. Much loved and respected by all his family and friends. Cortege leaving residence Tuesday at 10.35 a.m. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church at 10.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to Diabetes U.K. care of Mary and Karen.

SUNLEY John (Jack) August 23 (peacefully, in hospital), formerly of Ludworth and Wheatley Hill. Jack, aged 77 years, beloved husband of Ann, a dearly loved dad of Trevor, a dear father-in-law of Susan, also a devoted grandad and great-grandad. Cortege to leave his residence on Tuesday for service and cremation in Stranton Grange Crematorium Chapel at 10.00 a.m. Friends and neighbours are kindly invited, please meet at the Chapel. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to the British Heart Found-ation.

ROBSON August 21, peacefully, of Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Alan, aged 69 years, beloved husband of Yvonne, dearly loved father of John and the late Paul, dearest father-in-law of Kim, much loved grandad of Benjamin and Daniel. Cortege leaving residence on Friday at 10.35 a.m. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church at 10.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham.

 

Monday 31 July 2006 - Sunday 06 August 2006

ERRINGTON (nee Boardman) July 29, (peacefully at Bannatyne Nursing Home, Peterlee), formerly of Wheatley Hill and Shotton Colliery. Esther, aged 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Clifford, a much missed mam, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Would friends please meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill on Friday August 4, at 10.45 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. No flowers by request with donations kindly accepted by MacMillan Nurses.

 

Monday 10 July 2006 - Sunday 16 July 2006

HEDLEY July 6, suddenly, at Abbotts Court Nursing Home, formerly of Hutton Henry and Wheatley Hill. Simon, aged 86 years, much loved husband of the late Nora, dearest father of the late Margaret and Stuart, beloved grandfather of Victoria, Susan and Jennifer. Cortege leaving Speckmans Funeral Service, Wingate on Wednesday at 10.00 a.m. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium for service and cremation at 10.30 a.m.

 

Monday 26 June 2006 - Sunday 02 July 2006

CARR June 24, peacefully after a long illness of Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Elizabeth Ann (nee Lee), aged 68 years, a loving mother of David, Ian and the late Trevor, dearest mother-in-law and a much loved nana and great-nana. Cortege leaving residence Monday at 11.50 am. Friends please meet at All Saints Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 12.00 noon, followed by cremation at Durham.

 

Monday 19 June 2006 - Sunday 25 June 2006

BEAN June 16. Margaret, aged 91 years, formerly of Wheatley Hill, a dearly loved wife of the late James, also a dear mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and greaty Meg and great-great Meg. Service and cremation to take place at Durham Crematorium on Thursday at 12.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to Ridgeway House, Station Town, Wingate.

 

Monday 12 June 2006 - Sunday 18 June 2006

WATSON Peter June 9, in hospital, of 16 Sandwick Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Peter, aged 43 years, dearly beloved husband of Pauline, loving dad of Kate Molly, dearly loved son of George and Enid and dearest brother of Judith and Colin, also a dear brother-in-law and uncle. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday, June 15. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.30 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to Ward 2, University Hospital, Durham c/o Pauline. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

THORNTON Washington June 8 (peacefully, in hospital), formerly of Wheatley Hill. Mary (nee Goynes) aged 87 years, a much loved mam to Faith and Marjorie, dear mother-in-law to John and Wilf, devoted nana to David, Alan and David and partners, cherished grreat-nana to Jack. Would friends kindly meet for funeral service at 11.15 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14 at St. Andrew's Church, Concord, prior to interment at Washington Cemetery at 12.00 noon.

 

Monday 05 June 2006 - Sunday 11 June 2006

BURRELL June 1, of Seaham, (formerly Wheatley Hill). Margaret Lees, aged 62 years. A much loved mother, dearest mother-in-law and a much loved grandma. Funeral service took place Wednesday June 7. Donations in lieu of floral tributes if desired to, Royal British Legion c/o, Mr. Allan Burrell.

LAMBERT June 6, of Patton Walk, Wheatley Hill. Sylvia (nee Ord), aged 76 years, devoted wife of the late Allan, beloved mother of Gordon and Christine, a sadly missed mother-in-law of Janice and Trevor, a treasured gran of Katy and Adam. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Monday, June 12 at 2.00 p.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Macmillan Nurses c/o the family.

WARD Ronald (Roy) June 6, of Abbotts Court Care Centre, Wheatley Hill. Roy, aged 76 years, dearly beloved husband of the late Doreen, dear brother of Raymond and Gladys and also a loving uncle, great-uncle and cousin. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, June 13. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the Crematorium at 2.00 p.m. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to the Macmillan Nurses. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 08 May 2006 - Sunday 14 May 2006

POWELL May 9, peacefully in her sleep, in her 97th year. Evelyn (Eva, nee Humphries), a loving mother and friend of Dorothy and Margaret, mother-in-law to Ray and Greg and a much loved grandmother of Frank, David, Raymond, Peter and Ruth, special granny to Rosie, Kimberley, Jack, Katy, Grace, Isaac and Joe. Founder member and President of Wheatley Hill Mother's Club. Breath of fresh air and a shining light. An inspiration to all who knew her. Goodnight and God Bless. Cortege leaving daughter's residence Woodlands Avenue on Monday at 11.15 a.m. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church at 11.30 a.m., followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

 

Monday 17 April 2006 - Sunday 23 April 2006

NUTTALL April 11 (suddenly), of Stoker Crescent, Wheatley Hill. Peter, aged 79 years, beloved husband of Florence, much loved dad of Kathleen and Peter and father-in-law of Barbara and Vince, adored grandad and great-grandad. Would friends please meet for Requiem Mass at Our Lady Queen, Wheatley Hill on Thursday, April 20 at 11.30 a.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

ROBINSON On April 15, in hospital, of Wayside, Wheatley Hill. Ella (nee Reay), aged 75 years, beloved wife of the late Ernest, dearly loved mother of David and Paul, dearest mother-in-law of Mandy, a much loved nana of Danielle and Jamie, also a dearly loved sister. Cortege leaving residence Monday, April 24 at 1.50 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. All family and friends are invited back for refreshments at Wheatley House.

 

Monday 10 April 2006 - Sunday 16 April 2006

DAWSON April 9, peacefully in hospital, after a long illness, of Wheatley Hill. William (Buck), aged 89 years, beloved husband of the late Lena, a loving father of Lynne and Billy, father-in-law of Geoff and Sharon and a much loved grandad of Sarah and Liam. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 10.15 a.m. Friends please meet at Thornley Methodist Church for service at 10.30 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham.

RAMSHAW April 7, peacefully in hospital, of Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Annie, aged 87 years, beloved wife of the late William, a much missed mam of Kenneth, Mary, John, Georgina, Marg-aret, Maureen, Carol and Paul. Would friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, April 18 at 2.00 p.m.

YOUNG Jennie April 6, of Abbotts Court Nursing Home, Wheatley Hill. Jennie, aged 84 years, loving mother of Colin and the late David and Brian, dear mother-in-law of Julie and also a devoted grandma and great-grandma. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday, April 13. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the Crematorium at 2.30 p.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel: (0191) 5864322.

 

Monday 03 April 2006 - Sunday 09 April 2006

HUNTINGTON April 1 (peacefully, in her sleep in hospital), of Aged Miners Homes, Wheatley Hill. Olive (nee Hackworth), aged 77 years. Dearly loved wife of John Henry, loving mam of Jackson and the late Keith, mother-in-law of Wendy and a much loved nana of Stephen and Jacqueline. Cortege leaving residence Friday at 10.30 a.m. Bus provided for service and cremation at 11.00 a.m. Durham Crematorium.

SAXBY March 28 (peacefully, in hospital, after an illness bravely borne), of Burns Street, Wheatley Hill. Margaret, aged 64 years. Devoted wife of Walter, beloved mam of Heather and Julie, a sadly missed mother-in-law of Neil, also a treasured nanna to Niall, Zoe and Lewis. Would friends please meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday April 6, at 12.15 p.m. prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Refreshments afterwards at Scout Headquarters, Wheatley Hill.

 

Monday 20 March 2006 - Sunday 26 March 2006

LAMB Percy Milburn March 18, peacefully, aged 93 years, of Coopers Close, Thornley, beloved brother of the late Billy and a dearly loved friend of many. Service to take place at the Kingdom Hall in Durham on Thursday at 11.00 a.m., prior to interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. All friends are kindly invited, please meet at the Kingdom Hall and are welcome afterwards at Percy's home residence for refreshments.

Monday 13 March 2006 - Sunday 19 March 2006

HALLIWELL March 10 (peacefully in hospital), of Liddell Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Kenneth, aged 73 years, beloved husband of Josephine (nee Blades), dearly loved father of Betty and John, dearest father-in-law of Stuart and Dianne and a much loved grandad and great-grandad, also dear brother of John. Cortege leaving residence Wednesday at 10.50 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

Monday 06 March 2006 - Sunday 12 March 2006

PHILPOTT Olive On March 3, of Abbotts Court Residential Home, Wheatley Hill (late of Wingate). Olive, aged 87 years, a dearly beloved wife of the late Jack, a loving mother of Ray, Olivia, Denise and the late Jack, a dear mother-in-law of Marie and Alan and also a devoted grandma and great-grandma. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday, March 9. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Holy Trinity Church, Wingate at 2.15 p.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel. (0191) 5864322.

Monday 20 February 2006 - Sunday 26 February 2006

SKIPPER February 20 (suddenly), of Aged Miners Homes, Wheatley Hill. Beatrice (nee Williams), aged 93 years. Beloved wife of John, dearly loved mother of the late Leslie and a much loved sister of Ena, also dearly loved by all the families. Cortege leaving residence Friday at 1.30 p.m. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium for service and cremation at 2.00 p.m.

WARD February 19 (at home), of Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Elsie (nee Donnison), aged 76 years, beloved wife of Jonathan (Jonty) and will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, February 23 at 2.30 p.m.


Monday 13 February 2006 - Sunday 19 February 2006

PETERS February 10 (peacefully) at Jack Dormand Care Centre, Horden. Edith (nee Johnson), aged 85 years, of Peterlee (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Beloved wife of the late Tommy, mother of Ann and Tom, also a dear mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother. Will friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, February 16 at 3.00 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to Jack Dormand Care Centre, plate provided at the crematorium.


Monday 06 February 2006 - Sunday 12 February 2006

HARDWICK Audrey (nee Jones) February 9, of Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Audrey, aged 77 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Tom, loving mother, mother-in-law and devoted nana. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery Tuesday, February 14. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service in All Saints' Church at 11.00 a.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service. Tel (0191) 5864322.


Monday 30 January 2006 - Sunday 05 February 2006

THOMPSON January 27, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, of South View, Wheatley Hill. Stan, aged 81 years, devoted husband of Peggy (nee Gibson), dearly loved father of June, Malcolm and the late Maude, dearest father-in-law of John and Elaine and a much loved grandpa and great-grandpa, also a dear brother of Ernie and Ann, Margaret and Gerald. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 12.20 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 12.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to Church Funds.


Monday 23 January 2006 - Sunday 29 January 2006

SMITH
January 21, (suddenly, in hospital), of Liddell Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Doris (nee Whinn), aged 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Bob, dearly loved mother of Maurice, Ray, Edith and Margaret, dear mother-in-law of Marian, Jim and Lawrence and a much loved gran of Alan and Julie, Janette and Geoff, Graham and Joanne, dearly loved great-nana. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 12.45 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 1.00 p.m. followed by cremation at Sunderland Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired to church funds.

Monday 09 January 2006 - Sunday 15 January 2006


HASTINGS Edith (Edie) January 10, of Abbotts Court Nursing Home, Wheatley Hill. Edie, aged 84 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Sam, loving mother of Sonia and David, dear mother-in-law of Barry and Linda and treasured nana of Allison and Derek, Colin and Jackie and Lucy and Alastair, great-nana of Donna, Scott, Samantha, John-Ross and Connor. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, January 18. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the Crematorium at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to the Methodist Circuit. Bus provided, leaving Wheatley House at 11.30 a.m. All welcome.

PARKIN On January 4, suddenly in hospital, of Quetlaw Road, Wheatley Hill. Audrey (nee Peel), aged 79 years, beloved wife of Barney, dearly loved mother of Shirley, dearest mother-in-law of Steve, much loved nana of Stephen. Cortege leaving residence Thursday, January 12 at 10.00 a.m., for service and cremation at Durham at 10.30 a.m. Bus provided. No flowers by request. Donations, if so desired, to Thornley Methodist Church.

Monday 02 January 2006 - Sunday 08 January 2006

GILDING On December 29, formerly of Wheatley Hill. Mary, aged 91 years, died peacefully, devoted wife of Roland, loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Friends please meet at Thornley Methodist Church on Thursday, January 5 for service at 10.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. No flowers by request. Donations, if so desired, to Save The Children Fund.

Monday 26 December 2005 - Sunday 01 January 2006

JEFFERSON December 27 (peacefully in hospital), late of Wheatley Hill. Leslie, aged 80 years, beloved husband of the late Annie, also a loved uncle of Leslie. Friends please meet Thursday at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment at Thornley Cemetery.

Monday 12 December 2005 - Sunday 18 December 2005

ROBINSON December 10 (suddenly), at Wayside, Wheatley Hill. Ernest, aged 77 years, beloved husband of Ella (nee Reay), dearly loved father of David and Paul, dearest father-in-law of Mandy and a much loved grandad of Danielle and Jamie. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 2.10 p.m. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium for service and cremation at 2.30 p.m.

Monday 28 November 2005 - Sunday 04 December 2005

BELL November 24 (peacefully in her sleep), at Bannatyne Lodge, Peterlee, late of Wheatley Hill. Freda Ramsay (nee Patterson), aged 69 years, dearly loved mam of Graham, Alison and Neville, dearest mother-in-law of Sandra and Will, a much loved grandma of Colin, Daniel, Gemma, Liam, Robyn, Niall and Tara, also a dear aunt of Shirley and David. Cortege leaving her daughter's residence Thursday at 12.20 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 12.30 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham.

Monday 07 November 2005 - Sunday 13 November 2005

ORCHARD June Peacefully on November 5, after a long illness fought with dignity and a smile, of Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. June, aged 61 years, daughter of the late Jonas and Elsie, dear sister of Iris, Eleanor and Malcolm, loving mother of Paula and Steven and grandma of Jessica, Luke and Joseph. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Wednesday, November 9. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.30 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to St. Cuthbert's Hospice, Durham. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Peterlee. Tel. (0191) 5864322.

JORDAN November 7, peacefully, of Abbotts Court Nursing Home, late of Wheatley Hill. May, aged 83 years, beloved wife of the late Jack, dearly loved mother of John and a much loved gran of Jonathan, Rachel, Helen and Clare and Sarah. Relatives and friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill, Friday, for service at 9.40 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham.

Monday 31 October 2005 - Sunday 06 November 2005

BURNSIDE October 29 (peacefully), in Hawthorns Nursing Home, Peterlee. Thomas, aged 80 years. Beloved husband of the late Freda, loving dad of Tom and Alan, brother of Steve, a beloved grandad and great-grandad and father-in-law of Barbara. Friends please meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill on Tomorrow Thursday November 3, at 10.00 a.m. followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

Monday 17 October 2005 - Sunday 23 October 2005

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. (Used to live at 4 Cemetery Road Wheatley Hill)

POOLE (nee Leggett) On October 17. Amy, aged 86 years, died peacefully in hospital after a long illness, beloved wife of the late William, loving mother of Keith and Moira, Margaret and Tommy, Jean and Ian, Linda and Dennis, much loved grandmother and great-grandmother. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Tuesday, October 25 at 12.10 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if so desired to, The Friends of Rievaulx Day Centre.

Monday 10 October 2005 - Sunday 16 October 2005

GEDDES On October 7, suddenly but peacefully, in Regent View Nursing Home, formerly of Ludworth. Hilda (nee Prince), aged 78 years, beloved wife of the late John, devoted mam of Mary, Jimmy, John, Ellen and Walter, a sadly missed mother-in-law, a treasured grandma and great-grandma. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Monday, October 17 at 2.00 p.m., prior to interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Refreshments afterwards at Ludworth Community Centre.

Monday 03 October 2005 - Sunday 09 October 2005

ERRINGTON September 29 (suddenly, in hospital), of Cemetery Road, Wheatley Hill. Robert, aged 64 years, beloved son of the late George and Elsie and a dearly loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 12.50 p.m. Friends please meet at all Saints' Church for service at 1.00 p.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

Monday 29 August 2005 - Sunday 04 September 2005

WATSON August 25 (peacefully with dignity and courage, in hospital, surrounded by his loving family), of Wheatley Hill. David (Dave), aged 58 years, devoted husband of Carol, beloved dad, granda and great-granda. Would friends please meet for service at Thornley Methodist Chapel on Thursday, September 1 at 10.15 a.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crema-torium.

Monday 08 August 2005 - Sunday 14 August 2005

CONNOR August 6 (peacefully, in hospital), of Peterlee Cottages, Wheatley Hill. Ronald (Ronnie), aged 79 years, beloved dad of Gordon, Brian, Kevin, Paul, Sharon and Judith, brother of Lena and Clarence, much loved father-in-law and grandad. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday, August 11 at 12.00 noon, followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Will be sadly missed by all family and friends.

Monday 01 August 2005 - Sunday 07 August 2005

BROWN Elizabeth July 30 (peacefully in hospital, after a brave fight. Elizabeth (nee Gutteridge), aged 89 years, of Billingham (formerly of Wheatley Hill), dearly loved wife of the late Phil, much loved mam of Philip and Gordon, dear mother-in-law of Helen and Christine and a dearly loved grandma and great-grandma. Service at St Cuthbert's Church, Billingham Green on Friday, August 5 at 2.45 p.m., prior to cremation at Teesside Crema-torium. Friends please meet at Church. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired to St. Cuthbert's Church. Collection plate provided.

Monday 25 July 2005 - Sunday 31 July 2005

HAY
Peacefully at home with her family on Thursday, July 21, 2005. Margaret Hay, nee Henderson (late of Wheatley Hill), aged 56 years, The Old Stores, 3 Coiltyside, East Lewiston, Drumnadro-chit, by Inverness. Beloved wife of the late David Hay, devoted mother to Andrew, Peter and Elizabeth, dear sister of Doreen, Jean and Robert. Service on Friday, July 29 at 1.00 p.m. in Urquhart and Glenmoriston, Church of Scotland, Drumnadrochit thereafter to New Kilmore Churchyard. All friends respectfully invited. Enquiries to the funeral directors; John Fraser and Son, Chapel Street, Inverness. Tel. (01463) 233366.

Monday 27 June 2005 - Sunday 03 July 2005

BROWN Alfred On June 25, of 6 Fred Peart Square, Wheatley Hill. Alf, aged 84 years, dearly beloved husband of Molly, loving father of Ian and also a treasured granda of Lisa and Micheal and great-granda of Meghan. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday, June 30. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the crematorium at 10.00 a.m. All enquiries to East Durham Funeral Service, Horden. Tel. (0191) 5864322.

POULSON June 26 (peacefully, in hospital), of Wheatley Hill. Agnes (nee Rowlands), aged 99 years, beloved wife of the late Stephen, loving mother of Maisie and Richard, mother-in-law of Ken and a much loved nana and great-nana. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, June 30 at 9.30 a.m.

Monday 20 June 2005 - Sunday 26 June 2005
DOOLAN
On June 16, peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, of Wheatley Hill. Peter (Pat), aged 78 years, a most dearly loved husband of Joan, also a much loved dad, father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. Service to take place at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Wednesday at 1.40 p.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crema-torium. All friends are kindly invited, please meet at the church.

Monday 06 June 2005 - Sunday 12 June 2005

BARSBY June 4 (suddenly), of Wheatley Hill. Philip, aged 20 years, a dear son of Graham and Julie and step-son of Anthony and Jackie, a much missed brother of Lauren, Daniel and Tanya. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Tuesday, June 14 at 9.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.

TUNSTALL June 3 (peacefully, in hospital), of Emmerson Square, Thornley, late of Quarrington Hill. Lydia (nee Wilson), aged 93 years, beloved wife of the late John Henry, dearly loved mother of John, dearest mother-in-law of Margaret, a much loved nana of Lyndon and Claire and great-nana of Aaron. Cortege leaving residence Friday at 10.20 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 10.30 a.m., followed by interment at Quarrington Hill Churchyard.

WAITE Sarah (Sally, nee Symons) on June 8 peacefully at Abbeyvale Care Home, Blackhall (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Beloved wife of the late Dick, much loved mam of Mary, Jean, Robert and Stanley, also a dear mother-in-law, devoted nana, grandma and great-grandma. Service to take place at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill on Tuesday at 2.00 p.m. prior to interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. All friends are kindly invited please meet at the church. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to a charity of your choice.

Monday 30 May 2005 - Sunday 05 June 2005

HALL
May 29, peacefully at Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Elizabeth (Liz, nee Richardson), aged 56 years, beloved wife of Stan and dearly loved mother of Jackie, Gary and Trevor, dearest mother-in-law of Steven and a much loved nana of Kieran. Cortege leaving residence Friday at 10.50 a.m. Friends please meet at Our Lady Queen R.C. Church, Wheatley Hill for Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m., followed by private interment. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to Marie Curie Nurses, c/o Jackie. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P.

Monday 09 May 2005 - Sunday 15 May 2005
 

SHACKLER May 10 (peacefully, in hospital), of Peterlee Cottages, Wheatley Hill. Thomas William aged 71 years, a beloved husband of Pat (nee Smith), dearly loved dad of John and a much loved grandad of Lyndsay, Samantha and Amanda. Cortege leaving residence on Wednesday at 11.00 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 11.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham.

WILSON May 10 (peacefully, in hospital), of Lynn Terrace, Wheatley Hill. John (Jack), aged 79 years, a loving husband, dad and grandad. Cortege leaving residence Wednesday at 1.30 p.m. Friends please meet for service and cremation at 2.00 p.m. at Durham Crematorium. Sadly missed by Lynn

Monday 25 April 2005 - Sunday 01 May 2005

BRAMFITT April 24 (suddenly, but peacefully, in hospital), of
Wharrier Square, Wheatley Hill. Colin, aged 80 years, dearly loved husband of the late Rose, loving dad of Colin and Ian, dear father-in-law of Jennifer and Gillian, a loving grandad of Jamie, Emily and Melissa and great-grandad of Matthias. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, May 3 at 1.00 p.m.

Monday 11 April 2005 - Sunday 17 April 2005

HOWE Thomas April 12, of Abbotts Court Nursing Home, Wheatley Hill. Tommy, aged 91 years, dearly beloved husband of the late Tina, loving father of Janet, John and Robert, a dear father-in-law and also a devoted grandad and great-grandad. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Monday, April 18. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the Crematorium at 1.30 p.m. Friends are kindly invited to the Constitutional Club, Wheatley Hill for refreshments following the service.

PIPER Teddy April 6, in Abbotts Court Nursing Home, Wheatley Hill, (late of North Road East, Wingate). Teddy, aged 96 years. Dearly beloved husband of Ethel, loving father of Brian and Derek and a devoted grandad of Karen and Trevor. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Wednesday April 13. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the crematorium at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only.


Monday 04 April 2005 - Sunday 10 April 2005

CADMON April 6, peacefully in hospital, of Lynn Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Ian, aged 58 years, dearly loved and devoted husband of Sandra (nee Hughff), much loved son of Wilfred and the late Rita, a dearly loved son-in-law, brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege leaving residence on Tuesday, April 12 at 10.05 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 10.15 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired, to Church Funds. Will be sadly missed by all the family and many friends.

CURRY John (Johnny) On March 30, late of Wheatley Hill. Johnny, aged 84 years, dearly beloved brother of Billy, Ernie, Florence and the late Charlie and George, also a dear brother-in-law of Fay. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Patton Street Methodist Church, Wheatley Hill at 1.45 p.m.

DODDS April 1, peacefully in hospital, of Abbots Court Nursing Home, Wheatley Hill. Ralph, aged 77 years, beloved son of the late Ralph and Catherine, also a dearly loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Monday, April 11 at 1.30 p.m.


Monday 28 March 2005 - Sunday 03 April 2005

ATKINSON March 27 (in hospital), of Sandwick Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Sophia (nee Sanderson), beloved wife of the late Norman, dearly loved mother of Margaret and a much loved grandma. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 11.05 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 11.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham.


Monday 21 March 2005 - Sunday 27 March 2005

JONES nee Heal On March 20 (suddenly), of Newton Aycliffe, formerly of Wheatley Hill. Audrey, aged 71 years, beloved wife of Ted, loving mam of Ted and mother-in-law of Anita, also a much loved gran of Shelley Anne and Glynn and sister of Anne. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, March 30, 2.00 p.m. at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only by request. Donations in lieu, if so desired, may be made at the crematorium to The Liver Unit, Birmingham.


Monday 14 March 2005 - Sunday 20 March 2005

LEIGH
On March 16 (peacefully in hospital), of Peterlee Cottages, Wheatley Hill. Laura Mary, aged 61 years, dearly loved sister of Dorothy, Peter and the late David, also a much loved sister-in-law and aunt. Cortege leaving residence, Tuesday at 12.35 p.m. Friends please meet at Wheatley Hill Methodist Church for service at 12.45 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations, in lieu, to the British Heart Foundation, c/o. Mrs. Steel.


Monday 21 February 2005 - Sunday 27 February 2005

TARRAN February 23 (peacefully, at home surrounded by all her family), of Harper Bungalows, Wheatley Hill. Elizabeth (Betty, nee Lax), aged 68 years. Beloved wife of the late Thomas, a devoted mother of Paula, Debbra, Tracy and Pauline, dearest mother-in-law and a much loved nanna and a great-nanna. Cortege leaving daughter's residence Tuesday at 11.20 a.m. Friends please meet for Requiem Mass at Our Lady Queen R.C. Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 11.30 a.m. followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to, The MacMillan Nurses c/o, Kay McAliden. Will be sadly missed, forever in our hearts, mam until we meet again Rest in Peace.


Monday 14 February 2005 - Sunday 20 February 2005

HODGSON February 17, suddenly at Moor View, Wheatley Hill. Irene (nee Briggs), aged 76 years, beloved wife of the late Thomas William, dearly loved mother, dearest mother-in-law and a much loved granma. Cortege leaving residence Wednesday, February 23 at 1.00 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 1.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham.


Monday 07 February 2005 - Sunday 13 February 2005

AYRE February 5 (peacefully, in hospital), of Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Ann, aged 88 years. Beloved daughter of the late William and Elizabeth, a sadly missed sister of Lillian, the late Alice, Mary and Thomas, a treasured aunt and nan. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday February 10, at 11.40 a.m. prior to interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations to the church funds.


Monday 31 January 2005 - Sunday 06 February 2005

TUMELTY On January 31, in hospital, of Cheveley House Nursing Home, late of Coxhoe. Ruby (nee Warcup), aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late Henry, a dearly loved mother of William, Ken and Maureen, dearest mother-in-law of Jean and a much loved nana and great-nana. Cortege leaving Low Crow Farm, Wheatley Hill on Tuesday, February 8 at 10.20 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 10.30 a.m., followed by interment at Easington Lane Cemetery.


Monday 24 January 2005 - Sunday 30 January 2005

CHAYTOR January 25, peacefully at Jack Dormand Nursing Home, Horden, late of Wheatley Hill. Winifred (nee Turnbull), aged 86 years, beloved wife of the late William, dearly loved mother, dearest mother-in-law and a much loved nana and great-nana. Cortege leaving
16 Northumberland Street, Horden on Thursday, February 3. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium for service and cremation at 10.30 a.m.

FOSTER January 23, peacefully of Wheatley Hill. Mary (nee Perry), aged 83 years, beloved wife of the late Harry, loving mam of Joan, mother-in-law of Syd and a much loved nan of Peter, John and partner Jan. Cortege leaving daughter's residence Tuesday at 1.30 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 1.45 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to church funds.


Monday 10 January 2005 - Sunday 16 January 2005

BARKLEY Formerly Lindsay On January 8, in Ridgeway House, Wingate (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Esther (Ettie), aged 96 years, a dearly loved mother to June, Bruce, Lorna and Dawn, also a dear grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral service to be held at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday, January 18 at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired can be given to the Percy Hedley Foundation, Newcastle. Plate provided at the service.


Monday 03 January 2005 - Sunday 09 January 2005

ERRINGTON December 31, (in hospital), of Bevan Crescent, Wheatley Hill. Ellen, (nee Thompson), aged 78 years. Beloved wife of the late John William, dearly loved mother of the late Margaret, John and William, dearest mother-in-law and a much loved granma and great-granma. Cortege leaving residence Tuesday January 11, at 12.20 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saint's Church for service at 12.30 p.m. followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.


Monday 27 December 2004 - Sunday 02 January 2005

SNOWDON James Chapman On December 24, of Handel Terrace, Wheatley Hill. James, aged 75 years, dearly beloved husband of Alison, loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Cremation, Durham Crematorium on Friday, December 31. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the crematorium at 10.00 a.m.


Monday 20 December 2004 - Sunday 26 December 2004

CHARLTON On December 18 (peacefully at home), of
Bevan Crescent, Wheatley Hill. George, aged 98 years, retired employee of Sherburn Hill Co-op. Beloved husband of the late Mary Jane (May), devoted dad of Raymond and dearest grandad of Dawn. Funeral to take place on Thursday, December 23, Sunderland Crematorium at 9.30 a.m. Family and friends welcome.


Monday 06 December 2004 - Sunday 12 December 2004

KELLETT December 4, at Yohden Hall Nursing Home, Blackhall (late of Wheatley Hill). Victoria (nee Neasham), aged 88 years, beloved wife of the late Thomas, dearly loved mother, dearest mother-in-law and a much loved nana and great-nana. Cortege leaving her daughter's residence, Dunelm Road, Thornley, Thursday at 9.50 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 10.00 a.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

WILLIAMS December 3 (after a long illness patiently borne), of East View, Wheatley Hill. Robert, aged 61 years, much loved husband of Amelia and a dearly loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 10.50 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to Macmillan Nurses, c/o Speckman's Funeral Service.


Monday 22 November 2004 - Sunday 28 November 2004

WOOD November 20, in hospital, of
St. Helens, Bishop Auckland, late of Wheatley Hill. Donald, aged 70 years, dearest husband of Mary, precious father of Donna, Alan and Tracey, a special grandad and much loved father-in-law. Will friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium at 12.00 noon on Friday, November 26.


Monday 08 November 2004 - Sunday 14 November 2004

WHEATLEY November 6 (peacefully, in Hartlepool Hospice), of Wheatley Hill. Elsie Margaret (nee Smith), aged 67 years. Beloved wife of George, devoted mother of David, a sadly missed mother-in-law of Julie, a treasured nana of Sarah, also a dear sister of Pat. Cortege to leave residence on Monday November 15, for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.30 a.m. prior to private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations to Hartlepool Hospice, Wells Avenue, Hartlepool. TS24 9DA.


Monday 01 November 2004 - Sunday 07 November 2004

GRIBBONS October 22 (suddenly, with her friends at her side, in Benidorm), of Wheatley Hill. Rosina (Popsy, nee Richardson), aged 88 years. Beloved wife of the late George, a beloved mother of Wendy, mother-in-law of Terry, devoted gran of Christopher and Nigel, a great-gran Popsy to Alice, Charlie, also a beloved sister and aunty. Funeral Friday. Will friends please meet at 11.15 a.m. for service in Wheatley Hill Methodist Church followed by cremation at Durham. A bus will be provided for friends to leave Wheatley House at 10.50 a.m


Monday 25 October 2004 - Sunday 31 October 2004

BALL
On October 25 (peacefully), in Hawthorns Nursing Home, Peterlee, formerly of Wheatley Hill. Jo, aged 81 years, beloved mother of Robert and Ann, a sadly missed mother-in-law of Sandra and David, a treasured grandma of Alexandra, Aisling, Hannah and Ruth. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Friday, October 29 at 11.30 a.m.

BELL October 27, peacefully, of Shinwell Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Ada (nee Foster), aged 82 years, beloved wife of the late Lawrence Henry, dearly loved mother of Sandra, a dear mother-in-law of Derek also a devoted granma of Gillian and sadly missed sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Cortege to leave residence on Tuesday, November 2 at 3.00 p.m. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium at 3.30 p.m.

DIXON On October 24, suddenly, at Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Ralph, aged 70 years, beloved husband of the late Margaret (nee Errington), dearly loved father of Susan, Tony and Dawn, dearest father-in-law and a much loved grandad. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 12.50 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 1.00 p.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

GRIBBONS October 22 (suddenly, with her friends at her side, in Benidorm), of Wheatley Hill. Rosina (Popsy). Funeral details to follow.


Monday 04 October 2004 - Sunday 10 October 2004

DODDS October 2 (peacefully), at Yoden Hall Nursing Home (late of Wheatley Hill). John, aged 80 years, beloved husband of the late Monica, dearly loved father of Janice, dearest father-in-law of John. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 9.40 a.m. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium for service and cremation at 10.00 a.m.


Monday 27 September 2004 - Sunday 03 October 2004

FRANK Elizabeth (Betty), on September 25, of The Aged Miners Homes, Wheatley Hill. Betty, aged 75 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Alan, a loving mother of Alan, Carole, Susan and the late David, a dear mother-in-law and also a devoted grandma and great-grandma. Cremation at
Durham Crematorium on Friday, October 1. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Wheatley Hill Methodist Church at 10.45 a.m.

TURNBULL (nee Moliere) September 25, at home, in Newton Aycliffe (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Linda Mary, aged 62 years, beloved wife of Bob, loving mam of Garry and Steven, also a much loved grandma of Jack and nanna of Molly. The funeral service will take place at 12.45 p.m. on Monday, October 4 at St. Clare's Church, Newton Aycliffe, prior to private inter-ment. Floral tributes may be sent to John Meynell Funeral Service, Stephenson Way, Newton Aycliffe.


Monday 13 September 2004 - Sunday 19 September 2004

BOWRON Elsie Mary, born in 1910 at Wheatley Hill, died September 8 in Darling-ton. She devoted her life to Nursing, first at the Royal Infirmary, Sunderland, then as Matron of Ryhope General Hospital until the early 70's. Sadly missed by her many friends and niece Marjorie. Cremation service will take place at Darlington Crematorium on Friday, September 17 at 1.45 p.m.


Monday 06 September 2004 - Sunday 12 September 2004

WALKER George George lived in Blackpool and was formerly of Wheatley Hill. He passed away with great dignity and peacefully in Blackpool Victoria Hospital on August 31, 2004. Lifelong partner of the late John Smailes, much loved brother of Ralph and the late Billy, Florrie, Ellen, Mary and Ronnie, also a devoted uncle and brother-in-law. Greatly loved and sadly missed by all. Service and cremation will take place at Park Crematorium, Lytham St Annes on Monday, September 13 at 2.00 p.m. All enquiries please to Mr Ken Buck, Funeral Director. Tel (01253) 626073.


Monday 30 August 2004 - Sunday 05 September 2004

FOSTER On August 27 (peacefully in hospital), of Handel Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Jean, aged 80 years, loving sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt and great-great-aunt. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Friday, September 3 at 10.30 a.m.

WORTHINGTON On August 26, peacefully in hospital, of Wheatley Hill. George, aged 80 years, dear father of Colin, father-in-law of Christine, grandad of Anne and Karen and great-grandad of Hayden. Funeral service to be held at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, September 2 at 10.00 a.m.


Monday 23 August 2004 - Sunday 29 August 2004

BAILES August 24, suddenly in hospital, of The Presbytery, Greenhills Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Mark Henry, aged 80 years, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (Betty), dearly loved father of Sharon and Paul and a dear father-in-law of Paul. Received into Our Lady Queen R.C. Church, Wheatley Hill, Tuesday at 6.00 p.m. Friends please meet at church, Wednesday at 11.00 a.m., for Requiem Mass, to be followed by interment. Friends and neighbours are invited to The Crossways Hotel for refreshments. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P.

KEIRS Robert On August 18, of Quetlaw Road, Wheatley Hill. Bobby, aged 83 years, a dearly beloved husband of Violet, a loving father of Brian, a dear father-in-law of Edith and also a devoted grandad of Lisa, Valerie and Scott and dear great-grandad of Leigh and Brook. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday. Will friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.15 a.m.


Monday 16 August 2004 - Sunday 22 August 2004

APPLEBY August 15, of Bevan Crescent, Wheatley Hill. Isobel (Belle, nee Fort), aged 82 years. Beloved wife of Arthur, dearly loved mother and grandmother. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 10.05 a.m. Friends please meet at Thornley Methodist Church for service at 10.15 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu to, Thornley Methodist Church.

CURRY Andrew (in hospital), on August 16, of 3 Woodland Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Andrew, aged 30 years, dearly beloved son of Chuck and Diane, loving brother of Mark and Darran, a dear brother-in-law of Lisa and Jodie, also a dearly loved uncle of Nathan. Cremation, Durham Crematorium on Monday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at 1.30 p.m. at the crematorium.


Monday 09 August 2004 - Sunday 15 August 2004

HAMMOND Robert Suddenly in hospital, on August 7, of 2 Aged Miners Homes, Wheatley Hill. Robert, aged 84 years, a loving father of Barry and Glen and also a dear brother. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the crematorium at 1.30 p.m.


Monday 02 August 2004 - Sunday 08 August 2004

HERON July 29 (suddenly, in hospital), of Westlea Bungalow, Dunelm Road, Thornley. Thomas, aged 84 years. Much loved uncle of Stuart, Ashley and families. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 10.50 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 11.00 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham. All relatives and friends are asked back to, The Crossways Hotel for refreshments.


Monday 26 July 2004 - Sunday 01 August 2004

EGGLESTON On July 22, in hospital. Edward, aged 64 years, of Jack Lawson Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Devoted husband of the late Donna, adored dad of Julie, Lesley and Susan, father-in-law of Neville, Tony and Andrew, grandad to John, Laura, Caitlin, Liam and Bethany and sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral to take place on Thursday, July 29. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 11.30 a.m. No flowers please by request. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to Ward 5, University Hospital, North Durham, c/o Julie. Collection plate provided at crematorium.

FACEY On July 28, peacefully after a long illness, at The Hawthorns, Peterlee. Rita (nee Tate, High Haswell Farm), aged 76 years, of Sandwick Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Wife of the late Robert Henry Facey, beloved mother of Robert, David and Stuart, mother-in-law of Lorraine and much loved gran of Sarah and James. Loving sister of Anne and Newby and sister-in-law of May, Nelly, Margaret and Vera. Loved auntie and friend. She will be missed and loved always with pride. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, August 3. Cortege leaving residence at 1.45 p.m. for service at Wheatley Hill All Saints' Church at 2.00 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium at 3.00 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Hartlepool Hospice (Alice House) or Macmillan Nursing Trust. God Bless, sleep tight


Monday 19 July 2004 - Sunday 25 July 2004

SINCLAIR July 19 (in hospital). Gordon, aged 74 years, of Watson Close, Wheatley Hill, a treasured father of Annette and her partner Djamel, also much loved grandfather of Danielle. Funeral to take place on Friday. Would friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium at
2.00 p.m. Floral tributes if desired to Co-operative Funeral Service, Quilstile Road, Wheatley Hill. Tel (01429) 820111.


Monday 28 June 2004 - Sunday 04 July 2004

PETERS June 29 (peacefully), at Jack Dormand Care Centre, Horden. Thomas (Tommy), aged 84 years of Peterlee, (formerly Wheatley Hill). Beloved husband of Edith, father of Ann and Tom, also a dear father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. Will friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday July 6, at 3.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Jack Dormand Care Centre. Plate provided at crematorium.

 

Monday 21 June 2004 - Sunday 27 June 2004

McDONNELL Francis June 23, peacefully at home, in Wheatley Hill. Frank, aged 79 years, beloved husband of Peggy (nee Johnson), dearly loved dad of Margaret, Patricia, Pauline, Kathleen and their families. Requiem Mass at Our Lady Queen R.C. Church, Wheatley Hill 11.00 a.m. on Monday, June 28, followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Immediate family flowers only. Donations for Macmillan Care may be given privately or in Church. Rest In Peace Frankie

ROUTLEDGE Monday 14, 2004, of Burton-in-Lonsdale, North Yorkshire and formerly of Wheatley Hill, Co. Durham. George, aged 94 years, the dearly loved husband of Ada and a loving father, father-in-law and grandfather. A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at All Saints' Parish Church, Burton in Lonsdale on Thursday, June 24 at 12.00 noon, followed by interment in the Churchyard. Enq-uiries: Brown and Whittaker Ltd., 39 Main Street, Ingleton LA6 3EH. (015242) 41293.

URWIN Jack June 21, in The Hawthorns Nursing Home, Peterlee (late of Wheatley Hill and Peterlee). Jack, aged 89 years, dearly beloved husband of Betty, a loving father of Jack and Keith, dear father-in-law and also a devoted grandfather and great-grandfather. Cremation Hartlepool Crematorium on Friday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the Crematorium at 1.00 p.m.


Monday 14 June 2004 - Sunday 20 June 2004

HOPPS George June 17 (peacefully at home, surrounded by the family he loved), of 5 Dodds Close, Wheatley Hill. George, aged 76 years, dearly beloved husband of Ivy Eliza-beth, a loving father, father-in-law and also a devoted grandad. Cremation Durham Crematorium Tuesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 1.45 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to the Macmillan Nurses.


Monday 07 June 2004 - Sunday 13 June 2004

DUNN Susan (nee Fishwick) In hospital on June 6, of
71 Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Susan, aged 43 years. A loving partner of Ken, dearest sister of Geoffrey, Christine and Jim and also a dear sister-in-law and aunt. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery on Thursday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.45 a.m.


Monday 24 May 2004 - Sunday 30 May 2004

BROWN Edward On May 26, of Cooper's Close, Thornley. Eddy, aged 73 years, a loving father of Elizabeth, Heather, Hilary, Melvin, John and Paul and also a treasured grandfather.
Interment Thornley Cemetery on Wednesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.30 a.m. Reception to be held at Thornley Catholic Club, all welcome.

COWTON Cicely On May 20 (late of Bevan Crescent, Wheatley Hill). Cicely, aged 86 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Fred, loving mother of Maureen and Marion, a dear mother-in-law of John and Robert and also a devoted nanna and great-nanna. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.45 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to Haswell and District Mencap, c/o Jean Dixon.


Monday 10 May 2004 - Sunday 16 May 2004

MADDISON May 6 (suddenly), at Laing Square, Wingate (late of Wheatley Hill). Mark Iain, aged 28 years, dearly loved father of Erin, beloved son of Harry and Ann, much loved brother of Graeme and a dear grandson of Mary. Cortege leaving 33 East View, Wheatley Hill Friday at 9.50 a.m. Friends please meet at Thornley R.C. Church for Requiem Mass at 10.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Bus provided.


Monday 03 May 2004 - Sunday 09 May 2004

CUTTY
Margaret, aged 87 years, peacefully, in Harrogate Hospital. Will be sadly missed by all the family. Formerly of Wheatley Hill and Sedgefield. Service to be held at Stonefall Crematorium, Harrogate on Friday, May 7 at 1.00 p.m.

Monday 05 April 2004 - Sunday 11 April 2004

OSWALD April 7 (peacefully at home), of Wheatley Hill. Cyril, aged 75 years, dearly beloved husband of the late Jean (nee Batey), dearest dad of Ian, Helen and Graeme, a very dear father-in-law, grandad, brother, brother-in-law and uncle who will be sadly missed by his loving family. Would friends please meet on Wednesday, April 14 for service in All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 3.00 p.m. Committal to follow in Sunderland Crematorium at 4.00 p.m. Resting with Tonks' Funeral Directors. Tel. (01291) 5262375.

ROBSON April 4 (suddenly in hospital, after a long illness), late of Wheatley Hill. Thomas, aged 66 years, dearly loved brother of James, John, Richard and the late David, dearest brother-in-law and a much loved uncle. Cortege leaving his brother's residence Dodds Close, Wheatley Hill Thursday at 12.35 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 12.45 p.m., followed by cremation at Hartlepool.


Monday 29 March 2004 - Sunday 04 April 2004

GILLING Stephen On March 29, after a long illness patiently borne, of
9 Bevan Crescent, Wheatley Hill. Stephen, aged 51 years, dearly beloved father of David and Jamie, a loving son of Molly and the late Frank, a dear brother of Brian, Kevin, Anne, Patricia and Marie. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery on Monday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass at Our Lady Queen R.C. Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.00 a.m. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P.


Monday 15 March 2004 - Sunday 21 March 2004

CAMMISS March 17 (peacefully), of Aged Miners Home, Wheatley Hill. Joseph Bell, aged 91 years, beloved husband of the late Mary Ann, much loved dad of Grace, Margaret, Joe, Frank and John, a devoted father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad and a dear brother of Bill. Funeral to take place on Tuesday. Would friends please meet at Thornley Gospel Hall for service at 12.30 p.m., prior to interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

PATTERSON March 19 (peacefully in hospital), of Patton Walk, Wheatley Hill. Enid (nee Ashford), aged 77 years, beloved wife of the late Bob, dearly loved mother of Margaret, Rita and Robert, dearest mother-in-law, a much loved grandma, great-grandma and a dear sister. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 1.10 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 1.15 p.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.


Monday 08 March 2004 - Sunday 14 March 2004

LOWTHER
March 6, (suddenly, at home), of Liddle Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Wref, aged 73 years. Beloved husband of Hannah, much loved father, father-in-law, also devoted grandad. Cortege to leave residence on Thursday at 9.30 a.m. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium at 10.00 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to, Diabetic Association, c/o, David White. Refreshments afterwards at Wheatley Hill Scout Club.


Monday
16 February 2004 - Sunday 22 February 2004

JOBES Jean February 13, of
Quetlaw Road, Wheatley Hill. Jean, aged 69 years, a dearly beloved wife of Alan, a loving mother of Jacqueline and Coral, a dear mother-in-law of Andrew and Robert and also a treasured nana of John, Dianne, Stuart and Scott. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Thursday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill at 2.45 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to, Gretton Court Nursing Home, Hartlepool, c/o, Alan. Bus provided.


Monday 02 February 2004 - Sunday 08 February 2004

TAYLOR Clifford January 30, of Peter Lee Cottages, Wheatley Hill. Cliff, aged 68 years, a dearest dad and gran-dad. Cremation Durham Crematorium Thursday, February 5. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the Crematorium at 10.00 a.m. A character, not forgotten

TUNSTALL January 31, (peacefully, in hospital), of Patton Walk, Wheatley Hill. Albert, aged 80 years, dearly loved brother and uncle. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Monday at 10.30 a.m. No flowers please.


Monday 26 January 2004 - Sunday 01 February 2004

ROBINSON January 22 (peacefully, in hospital), of
Quetlaw Road, Wheatley Hill. May, aged 76 years, beloved sister of the late Jean and Peter, also much missed aunt to Brenda. Would family and friends please meet for service on Thursday, January 29 at 1.00 p.m. at Durham Crema-torium.


Monday 05 January 2004 - Sunday 11 January 2004

BEAN January 6 (suddenly at home). Harriet (nee Robinson), aged 79 years, of Harpers Bungalows, Wheatley Hill. Devoted wife of the late George Walter (Bud), much loved mam of George and Tom, mother-in-law of Betty and Lesley, also a treasured granma and great-granma and sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral to take place on Friday, January 16. Friends please meet for Requiem Mass at Thornley R.C. Church at 10.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Rest In Peace

COOK January 3 (late of Wheatley Hill). William, aged 77 years, beloved husband of the late Grace (nee Brandon), dearly loved father of Susan, Hazel, Janice and Olwyn, dearest father-in-law and a much loved grandad. Cortege leaving 26 Henderson Avenue, Wheatley Hill, Tuesday January 13 at 10.05 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 10.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham.

GIBSON January 4 (peacefully), at Ashwood Park, Easington Colliery (late of Wheatley Hill). Edith (nee Bricklebank), aged 88 years, beloved wife of the late John, dearly loved mother of Enid, Margaret and Christine, dearest mother-in-law of Harry, Peter and Tom and a much loved grandma and great-grandma. Cortege leaving 49 Liddle Terrace on Tuesday at 12.05 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 12.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Forever Loved

ROBINSON On December 29 (peacefully in hospital), of Quetlaw Road, Wheatley Hill. Jean, aged 78 years, much missed sister of May and Peter and a dearly loved aunt of Brenda. Would family and friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, January 8 at 3.30 p.m. Family flowers only.

SCOTT Ronnie January 3, of 14 A. J. Cook Terrace, Shotton. Ronnie, aged 73 years, a very dear husband of Josie (nee Smith), a loving dad of Judith and Paul, dear father-in-law of Neil and Gillian and also a devoted grandad. Cremation Hartlepool Crematorium Friday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.30 a.m.


Monday 29 December 2003 - Sunday 04 January 2004

PYLE December 27 (in hospital after a long illness patiently borne), of
Bevan Crescent, Wheatley Hill. Jean (nee Jackson), aged 70 years, dearly loved wife of George. Cortege leaving residence on Tuesday at 10.05 a.m. Friends please meet at Wheatley Hill Methodist Church for service at 10.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. No flowers by request. Donations, if so desired, to Ward 5, University Hospital of Durham, c/o Mr. A. Lincoln.


Monday 15 December 2003 - Sunday 21 December 2003

COWAN
December 15, (suddenly), at Greenwood Close, Wheatley Hill. John, (Jack), aged 70 years. Beloved husband of the late Jean, dearly loved father of Beverly and Patrina, father-in-law of Graham and Steven, a very proud grandad of Mason and Amy-Jane, dearest son-in-law, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege leaving residence Monday at 10.10 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saint:'s Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 10.15 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only. Donations, if so desired, to the British Heart Foundation c/o Mrs Beverly Stott. Sadly missed Rest in Peace.

Monday 17 November 2003
- Sunday 23 November 2003

BURRELL November 14 (peacefully in hospital), of Peterlee Nursing Home (formerly of Gable Terrace, Wheatley Hill). Norman, aged 76 years, long term companion of Isabella Wilson, much missed father of John, Pat and Julie and a dear grandfather. Would family and friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday, November 20 at 10.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.


Monday 10 November 2003 - Sunday 16 November 2003

GARDNER Iris November 11, of 15 Harper Bungalows, Wheatley Hill. Iris, aged 75 years, dearly beloved mother of Kevin, dear mother-in-law of Dawn, also a loving grand-mother, sister and aunt. Cremation Durham Crematorium Monday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the Crematorium at 10.00 a.m. Family flowers only.

TUNSTALL Joss On November 7, of 17 Burns Street, Wheatley Hill, aged 86 years. Dearly beloved husband of Bertha and loving father of Sandra and Terry, dear father-in-law of Bobby and Neil and also a treasured grandad and great-grandad. Cremation Durham Crematorium Thursday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 9.45 a.m.


Monday 03 November 2003 - Sunday 09 November 2003

HAGAN November 3 (peacefully, in hospital), of Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Thomas, aged 78 years, beloved husband of the late Freda, much missed father of Margaret, Michael, Stephen, Thomas and Terry and a loving grandfather to Michael, Mollie, Christopher, Rebecca, Ryan and Jessica. Would family and friends please meet for service at Wheatley Hill R.C. Church on Thursday at 1.00 p.m., followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

PHENNY Michael November 3, late of Wheatley Hill. Michael, aged 87 years, a dearly beloved husband of the late Alice, a loving father of Michael and Maureen, father-in-law of Rose, devoted grandad of Andrew, Paul, Nicola, Leah, Terry and Shaun and great-granda. Interment Thornley Cemetery Friday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Patton Street Methodist Church, Wheatley Hill at 2.00 p.m.


Monday 27 October 2003 - Sunday 02 November 2003

BLAKEMORE October 23 (peacefully, in hospital) of Wheatley Hill. Connie (nee Graham), aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late Norman, dearly loved mother of Bill, John and the late Jennie, dearest mother-in-law of Sue and Irene, much loved gran of Zoe, Kieron, Liam, Scott and Victoria. Cortege leaving residence, Friday at 10.35 a.m. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium for service and cremation at 11.00 a.m.

JACKSON October 28, of Ryan Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Hazel, aged 74 years, beloved wife of the late Abner, much loved mam of Geoff, Jennifer, Gordon, Susan, Stephen and David, also a devoted mother-in-law, nana and great-nana. Funeral to take place on Tuesday. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill 1.40 p.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. With loving thoughts to Heaven we send with broken hearts that will never mend. Your new life we cannot share but in our hearts you're always there. Remembered every day from all family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

MARATTY October 26 (peacefully in hospital), of Quetlaw Road, Wheatley Hill. Edith Ann (nee Williams), aged 88 years, beloved wife of the late Henry, devoted mam of Harry, Ruby and Edward, a treasured grandma, great-grandma and great-great- grandma. Would friends please meet for service on Friday, October 31 at Durham Crematorium at 9.30 a.m.


Monday 20 October 2003 - Sunday 26 October 2003

COOK (nee Luke) October 17 (peacefully, in Beeches Nursing Home, surrounded by her family) formerly of Wheatley Hill. Sarah (Sally), aged 87 years, beloved wife of the late Simon, loving mother of Lynn, William and George and mother-in-law of Lillian, Margaret and Eileen, also a much loved grandmother and great-grandmother. The funeral service will take place on Thursday, October 23 at
Wheatley Hill Methodist Church at 2.00 p.m., prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. Friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu may be made to Wheatley Hill Methodist Church.


Monday 06 October 2003 - Sunday 12 October 2003

GALLEY October 9, peacefully, in hospital, of Faraday Terrace, Haswell (late of Wheatley Hill). Jessie, aged 78 years, beloved wife of the late Peter, dearly loved mother of Ann and Barbara, a dear mother-in-law of Harry and Derek also devoted gran of Stephen, Nadia, Alex, great-gran of Bethany and sadly missed sister of Jina. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday at 3.30 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to Hartlepool Hospice, plate provided at the crematorium.

MARKS October 6 (suddenly, at home). Betty (nee Hedley), aged 70 years of Shinwell Terrace, Wheatley Hill. A devoted wife of Herbert, much loved mother of James and Andrew, mother-in-law of Heather and Alison, loving nana to Alyson, Ricky, Graham, Scott and Shelayne and sadly missed sister of Bob and Brian. Funeral to take place on Friday October 10. Will friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 1.00 p.m.

SMITH On October 4 (suddenly, but peacefully), of Wheatley Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Cynthia (nee White), aged 74 years, devoted wife of Bill, beloved mother of Anne, William and Jean. Funeral took place at Durham Crematorium on Thursday, October 9.


Monday 29 September 2003 - Sunday 05 October 2003

BANKS September 29, of Ashley House, Deaf Hill (late of Wheatley Hill). John, aged 97 years, beloved husband of the late Mollie, a very dear father of Marjorie, Rita and the late Dorothy, dear father-in-law, a much loved grandad, great-grandad and great-great-grandad. Cortege leaving daughter Marjorie's residence, Hillsyde Crescent, Thornley. Friends please meet at Durham Crematorium for service on Monday, October 6 at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only, by request.

HALL (nee Mather) September 29 (in hospital), of Bruce Glazier Terrace, Shotton Colliery. Vera, aged 81 years, beloved wife of the late John, loving mother, mother-in-law, nana and great-nana. The funeral service will take place on Friday October 3 at Durham Crematorium 10.30 a.m. The cortege will leave 21 Dodds Close, Wheatley Hill at 10.00 a.m. A star in the sky shining bright we know its our nana saying nigh night. Love and miss you Kristie and Georgie.

MULLENDER On September 30 (peacefully after a short illness, surrounded by his loving family), of Wheatley Hill. Terry, aged 55 years, loving husband of Kathleen, a much loved dad of Dawn and Lisa and granda of Luke. A Requiem Mass will be held on Tuesday, October 7 at 11.00 a.m. at Our Lady Queen R.C. Church, prior to a private interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy.


Monday 01 September 2003 - Sunday 07 September 2003

HARVEY On August 29, of Wheatley Hill. Wendy (nee Watts), aged 61 years, dearly loved wife of John, devoted mother of Kevin and Gary and a much loved nana, grandma, great-grandma, sister and aunt. Friends please meet for service in All Saints' Parish Church, Wheatley Hill on Thursday, September 4 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Wendy will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

VENABLES September 4 (peacefully, after a long illness with dignity, at Sedgefield Community Hospital), of Windsor Street, Trimdon Station. George, aged 54 years, beloved husband of Maureen, dearly loved dad of Joanne, dearest father-in-law of Quenton, much loved brother of Brian and the late Alf, also brother-in-law of Marjorie and Hilda. Cortege leaving residence Tuesday at 10.00 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 10.15 a.m. followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired to Marie Curie Funds c/o, Mr. B Venables.


Monday 25 August 2003 - Sunday 31 August 2003

GIBBS Barbara, on
August 25, 2003, peacefully at Southampton General Hospital, where she received every care and compassion. Aged 91 years and formerly of Wheatley Hill and Sunderland. She will be sorely missed by all of her family and friends. Enquiries to Tapper Funeral Service, Wallis House, 28 High Street, Milford-on-Sea, Hants. SO41 0QD. Tel. (01590) 644664.


Monday 11 August 2003 - Sunday 17 August 2003

MARSHALL August 15, after a short illness, of Shinwell Crescent. Thornley. Mary Isabella (nee Stokoe), aged 77 years, devoted wife of the late Robert, dearly loved mother of Robert, dear mother-in-law of Lorr-aine, devoted gran of Paul and Richard and a sadly missed sister and aunt. Cortege to leave residence on Wednesday at 10.50 a.m. Friends please meet for service at the Methodist Church, Thornley at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment in Thornley Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to Cancer Research c/o the family. Resting at Co-operative Funeral Home, Quilstyle Road, Wheatley Hill. Tel (01429) 820111.

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.

WATSON August 11 (peacefully, in hospital), of Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Doris, aged 76 years, beloved wife of the late Jack, loving mam of Ray, David and the late Alec, a sadly missed mother-in-law and devoted grandma of Paul, Anita and Brooke. Would friends please meet for service at Patton Street Methodist Church on Friday at 10.00 a.m., prior to interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.


Monday 04 August 2003 - Sunday 10 August 2003

FENWICK July 31 (in hospital), of Dodds Close, Wheatley Hill. John, aged 80 years, dearly loved husband of Freda and the late Dorothy, much loved father of John, father-in-law of Mary, dear grandad of Jill and Leanne. Cortege leaving residence Wednesday at 2.05 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 2.15 p.m., followed by private cremation at Durham.


Monday 28 July 2003 - Sunday 03 August 2003

ASPINALL July 27 (in hospital), of Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Freda (nee Appleby), aged 82 years, beloved wife of the late William, dearly loved mother of Jean and William, much loved grandma and great-grandma. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 10.20 a.m. Friends please meet at Wheatley Hill Methodist Church for service at 10.30 a.m. followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

YOUNG July 29 (peacefully, in hospital), of Garden Terrace, Thornley. Karen (nee Atkinson), aged 26 years, devoted wife of Marc, much loved mam of Hannah, dearly loved daughter of Dennis and Nancy, daughter-in-law of Lesley and Don, dearest granddaughter of Jack. Cortege leaving residence Tuesday at 1.50 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 2.00 p.m., followed by interment at Thornley Cemetery.


Monday 14 July 2003 - Sunday 20 July 2003

THOMAS July 14, suddenly in hospital, late of Wheatley Hill. Florence May (nee Shevels), aged 88 years, beloved wife of the late Norman, dearly loved mother of Brian, mother-in-law of Janet and sister of Marcus. Cortege leaving 1 East View, Wheatley Hill, Friday at 12.50 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 1.00 p.m. followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.


Monday 07 July 2003 - Sunday 13 July 2003

DAVIES Norman Benjamin June 14, in
Torrevieja, Spain (late of Trimdon and Burn Street, Wheatley Hill). Benny, aged 53 years, dearly beloved husband of Rosemary, loving father of Lynn, Norman and Dawn and also a devoted grandfather of Rebecca, Daniel, Josh and Liam, dear brother of Ernie, Gordon, Liz, Trevor and Billy. Interment of Ashes at Horden Cemetery on Tuesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Memorial Service at St. Mary's Church, Horden 1.15 p.m. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to Cancer Research.

ERRINGTON July 5, peacefully in Hartlepool Hospice, surrounded by his family, following a long illness very bravely borne. Clifford, aged 83 years, of Peterlee Cottages, Wheatley Hill. A devoted husband of Esther (nee Boardman), beloved father of Raymond, June, Doreen and Valerie, father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral to take place on Wednesday. Would friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 2.45 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only please by request. Donations in lieu of flowers to Hartlepool and District Hospice, c/o Ms. Val Murrell, 12 Third Street, Blackhall Colliery, TS27 4EW.

JONES July 9 (suddenly, in hospital), of Church Street, Wheatley Hill. Leslie, aged 57 years, beloved son of the late Elsie and Billy, dearly loved brother of William and a dear brother-in-law of Julie. Will be sadly missed by all his friends and work colleagues at Durham County Hall. Friends please meet for service at Wheatley Hill Methodist Church on Tuesday at 10.30 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. All enquiries to Co-operative Funeral Service, Quilstyle Road, Wheatley Hill. Tel (01429) 820111.


Monday 23 June 2003 - Sunday 29 June 2003

DODDS June 24 (peacefully, in hospital), of
Stoker Crescent, Wheatley Hill. Nancy, aged 78 years, dearly loved wife of Joseph, much missed mother of Graham, mother-in-law of Paul-ine, grandma of Robert and Matthew and a special aunty. Would family and friends please meet for service at Wheatley Hill Methodist Chapel on Wednesday, July 2 at 10.00 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only please.

REAY June 26, at the Hawthorns Nursing Home, of 11 Lynn Terrace, Wheatley Hill. John, aged 51 years, beloved son of the late George William and Cissie, a much loved brother of Ella, Cissie, Jean, Bob, Ray and the late George, also a dear brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege leaving 5 Cypress View, Wheatley Hill Tuesday at 10.50 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment.


Monday 09 June 2003 - Sunday 15 June 2003

NICHOLSON
Tragically, on June 10 of 8 Henderson Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Stuart, aged 43 years, dearly beloved father, son, brother and uncle. Conner, aged 6 years, a loving son, brother, grandson and nephew. Interment Cornforth Churchyard on Monday. Cortege leaving from 1 Dennis Street, Wheatley Hill. Service to be held at Holy Trinity Church, Cornforth at 12.30 p.m.


Monday 05 May 2003 - Sunday 11 May 2003

PARKIN John Thomas On May 7, of 6 Ryan Terrace, Wheatley Hill. John, aged 82 years, a dearly beloved husband of Doreen and loving father of Frank and the late Colin, dear father-in-law of Pam, also a devoted grandad, great-grandad and uncle. Cremation Durham Crematorium on Wednesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the crematorium at 10.00 a.m. Family flowers only. Bus provided.

URWIN May 7, peacefully after a long illness, at Yhoden Hall Nursing Home, Blackhall, late of Wheatley Hill and Peterlee. Ethel Routh, aged 86 years, beloved wife of the late Thomas, much loved mam of Tom, Ethel, Bob and Paul, also a dear mother-in-law and a devoted gran. Cortege to leave the residence of her son Tom on Monday, for service at St. Andrew's Church, Blackhall at 11.10 a.m., prior to cremation at Hartlepool Crematorium. All friends are kindly invited, please meet at the church.


Monday 28 April 2003 - Sunday 04 May 2003

BRADWELL (nee Pratt) April 30 (peacefully), in the Hawthorns Nursing Home, Peterlee (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Irene, aged 91 years, a much loved wife of the late George, dear mother of George, Freda and Jim, mother-in-law of Vera, Jack and Jenny, loved grandmother of John, Freda, Lorraine, Kris, Anne and Krystal. Would friends please meet for service in Durham Crematorium Chapel at 1.30 p.m. on Friday, May 9. No flowers by request.


Monday 21 April 2003 - Sunday 27 April 2003

DAVISON Hannah On April 20, of Westcott Nursing Home, Peterlee (late of Wheatley Hill). Hannah, aged 94 years, dearly beloved wife of the late Leonard, a loving mother of Leonard and the late Doreen, also a devoted grandma and great-grandma. Cremation Hartlepool Crematorium Friday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at the crematorium at 2.20 p.m.


Monday 14 April 2003 - Sunday 20 April 2003

WALKER Eleanor, nee Gutteridge. April 16, (peacefully), at Hawthornes Nursing Home, Peterlee, surrounded by her loving family, aged 83 years, formerly of Wheatley Hill and Blackhall. Dear beloved wife of the late Stan, much loved mam of Christine, Denise and Robert, devoted nana of Tracey, Gayle, Andrew and Stuart and great-nana Nelly of Charlie, Shannon and Katie. Service and cremation to take place at Durham Crematorium on Wednesday at 12 noon. All friends are kindly invited, please meet at the Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, to Hartlepool and District Hospice c/o, Christine or Denise.


Monday 07 April 2003 - Sunday 13 April 2003

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.

SUNLEY April 6, (suddenly, at home), of Wheatley Hill, (formerly of Ludworth). Eleanor, aged 62 years, dearly loved mam of Philip and Leesa, a beloved sister of Jack, Ken, Frank, Hazel and Tom, sister-in-law of Ann, Ina and Joyce, also a dear aunt. Funeral to take place on Monday. Would friends please meet at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 2.30 p.m. prior to cremation at Durham Crematorium. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu to church funds c/o, Father Vaizey.


Monday 31 March 2003 - Sunday 06 April 2003

HAGAN Freda March 30, of 6 Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Freda, aged 79 years, dearly beloved wife of Thomas, a loving mother of Margaret, Michael, Stephen, Thomas and Terry, a dear mother-in-law and also a devoted nana. Interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery, Thurs day. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass at Wheatley Hill R.C. Church at 10.00 a.m. On whose Soul sweet Jesus have Mercy. R.I.P.

MORLEY April 3, (peacefully), of Roselea, Thornley. Joseph, aged 73 years, dearly beloved husband of Mary, (nee Baldasera), loving father of Angela and Joseph, father-in-law of John and Carol, a devoted grandad and great-grandad. To be received into Thornley R.C. Church on Tuesday at 5.30 p.m. Friends please meet for Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 10.00 a.m. followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. All welcome afterwards at Thornley Catholic Club. On whose Soul sweet Jesus have Mercy. R.I.P.

RICKARD Doreen April 1 (in hospital), of 51 Bewley Grove, Oakerside Park, Peterlee. Doreen, aged 58 years, a dearly beloved wife of Terry, a loving mother of Gary and Graeme, a dear stepmother, mother-in-law and gran, also a loving daughter, sister, auntie and daughter-in-law. Cremation Durham Crematorium Monday. Cortege leaving her son's residence, 25 Liddell Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at St. Saviour's Church, Shotton at 11.15 a.m.

Monday 17th March 2003 - Sunday 23rd March 2003

TUFNELL March 13 (suddenly), of Bevan Crescent, Wheatley Hill. Annie (Nancy, nee Jones), aged 71 years, beloved mother, mother-in-law and grandma. Cortege leaving 11 Watson Close on Wednesday at 12.05 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints Church for service at 12.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham.

MADDISON Elizabeth March 14, (suddenly), of 3 Ryan Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Elizabeth, much loved sister and aunt. Funeral Thursday. Friends please accept his intimation and meet for service at Shotton Colliery Salvation Army Citadel 11.30 a.m. Interment following at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

LINCOLN Mary Isabella On March 18, of 4 Cypress View, Wheatley Hill. Mary, aged 95 years, a dearly beloved wife of the late Robert and loving mother of Wallace, William, Robert and Margaret, a dear mother-in-law and also a devoted nana and great-nana. Cremation Durham Crematorium Monday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, 12.15 p.m.

FISHWICK James March 18, in the Westcott Nursing Home, Peterlee (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Jim, aged 78 years, dearly beloved husband of the late Barbara, loving father of Geoffrey, Christine, Jim and Susan, dear father-in-law of Catherine, Alan, Evelyn and Ken and also a devoted grandfather. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery Saturday. Cortege leaving his son's residence, Brimmond, Gore Lane, Thornley. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 10.00 a.m.

Monday 3rd March 2003 - Sunday 9th March 2003

WARD (Wheatley Hill).The remains of the late Thomas Ward, late of Cemetery Lodge and Wordsworth Avenue, were interred in Wheatley Hill Cemetery in the Ward family plot.

WORTHINGTON March 5, Suddenly at home Irene aged 80 years dearly loved wife of George, also a much loved mother of Colin and Chris, grandma of Anne and Andy, Karen and Graeme and a dear great-grandma of Hayden. Funeral Tuesday March 11, 10.15 am at Cassop Methodist Church prior to Cremation at Durham Crematorium at 11.00 am. Afterwards at the Cock Of The North Durham. Family flowers only please. Chapel Of Rest at Wheatley Hill by appointment Tel (01429 820111) Will family and friends please meet at Church.

Monday 24th February 2003 - Sunday 2nd March 2003

DEANConstance Mary, aged 74 years, died peacefully on February 23, in Ipswich, Suffolk. Daughter of Joe and Lily Robinson, of Carr House Farm, Kelloe and later Deaf Hill, beloved wife of the late Leslie of Wheatley Hill, dearly loved mother of Susan and Anne, sister of John, grandmother of Katherine. Funeral in Mildenhall, Suffolk on March 14.

Monday 10th February 2003 - Sunday 16th February 2003

BRIERLEYFebruary 7, peacefully, in Alice House Hospice, of Burns Streets, Wheatley Hill. Val, aged 60 years, loving wife of Alan, devoted mam of Claire, daughter of Emmy and sister of Peter and Stephen. Would family and friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill on Wednesday, February 12 at 12.10 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium at 1.00 p.m. and afterwards for refreshments at The Crossways Hotel, Thornley.

Monday 3rd February 2003 - Sunday 9th February 2003

FRANK On February 3, of 6 Aged Miners Homes, Wheatley Hill. William Alan, aged 78 years, dearly beloved husband of Elizabeth (Betty), loving father of Alan, Carole, Susan and the late David, also a dear father-in-law and a devoted grandad and great-grandad. Cremation Durham Crematorium Thursday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service in Wheatley Hill Methodist Church 1.45 p.m.

Monday 27th January 2003 - Sunday 2nd February 2003

LUKEJanuary 25 (peacefully), of Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Hannah (nee Atkin), aged 82 years, beloved wife of the late Robert, dearly loved mother of Robert, Maureen and Joyce, dearest mother-in-law of Margaret and John, also a much loved grandma of Maureen, Bobby, Richard and Julie, great-grandma of David and Jake. Cortege leaving residence Wednesday at 2.20 p.m Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 2.30 p.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

Monday 13th January 2003 - Sunday 19th January 2003

WARDELLJanuary 10 (peacefully, in hospital), of Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Alice (nee Scott), aged 74 years, beloved wife of the late Thomas Hedley, much loved sister of Rob and friend of Winifred, loving aunt and great-aunt. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 10.50 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to Ward 5, Hartlepool University Hospital.Will be sadly missed by all.

Monday 16th December 2002 - Sunday 22nd December 2002

ALMOND (nee Carr).Edith Gloria, formerly of Wheatley Hill, Co. Durham, aged 71 years, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, December 11, 2002 at Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield after a brave fight against illness. Dearly loved wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, neighbour, friend and brilliant nurse. Service at Loxley Methodist Church, Loxley Road, Sheffield, Friday, December 20 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment at Wisewood Cemetery.You were a beautiful lady who devoted your life to the love and care of others.Flowers may be sent to B & C Funeral Home, Herries Road, Sheffield S5. Donations to Weston Park Hospital, Sheffield.

LAVERICKDecember 16, (suddenly, at home), of 64 Jack Lawson Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Enid, (nee Lindsay), aged 70 years, beloved wife of the late Kenneth, loving mother of Kenneth, Bruce and the late Neil, also mother-in-law of Yvonne, devoted grandmother of Robert, Neil, Wayne, Mark, Sharron, Sarah and Sophie, also a treasured sister of Peggy. Funeral Durham Crematorium Monday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saint's Church, Wheatley Hill, 2.45 p.m.

Monday 9th December 2002 - Sunday 15th December 2002

WALTONDecember 6, (peacefully at home), of Wheatley Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Anne (Nancy), aged 84 years, beloved wife of the late Robert, a dearly loved mother, mother-in-law, nana and great-nana. Friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Tuesday at 3.00 p.m.

APPLEBYDecember 4, in hospital, of 1 Fred Peart Square, Wheatley Hill. Thomas, aged 76 years, dearly loved husband of Betty (nee Telford), also a much loved father, father-in-law, grandad and much loved stepfather and grandad. Cremation Durham Crematorium Tuesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service in Wheatley Hill Methodist Church 2.40 p.m. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, for The University Hospital, North Road, Durham.

LAVERICK December 7 (in hospital), of 64 Jack Lawson Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Neil, aged 52 years, beloved son of Enid, loving father of Neil and Robert, brother of Kenneth, also a loving fiance of Brenda and her immediate family. Funeral Durham Crematorium Thursday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill 12.15 p.m.

Monday 2nd December 2002 - Sunday 8th December 2002

MILLIONDecember 2, (suddenly, in hospital), of Alexander Terrace, Wheatley Hill. John (Jack), aged 82 years. Sadly missed. Funeral to take place on Friday. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium at 3.30 p.m. Family flowers only please by request.

DUNNDecember 1, (in hospital), of Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Joan Mary Elaine (nee North), aged 82 years, dearly loved wife, mother and grand mother. Cortege leaving residence Friday, at 10.50 a.m. Friends please meet at Our Lady Queen R.C. Church for Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m. followed by interment at Wheatley Hill.Sadly missed by all..

Monday 28th October 2002 - Sunday 3rd November 2002

MARATTYOctober 25 (in hospital), of 20 Peterlee Cottages, Wheatley Hill. Norma (nee Smith), aged 74 years, beloved wife of Harry, devoted mother of Elsie, Bronwyn, Beverley, Gail, Yvonne and Harry, also a loving mother-in-law of David, Bill, Les, Kenny and Denise, also a devoted nana and great-nana. Funeral Thursday, October 31. Cortege to leave residence, 20 Peterlee Cottages 2.40 p.m. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill 2.45 p.m.Special thanks to Dr. Holt and staff of the Coronary Care Unit, University Hospital, North Durham.

Monday 14th October 2002 - Sunday 20th October 2002

HARDYOctober 15 (suddenly), of Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Eileen (nee Till), aged 58 years, beloved wife of the late Ralph, a devoted mother of David and a much loved grandma of Christopher, also a loving daughter of Elsie, dearest sister of Marion and aunty. Cortege leaving residence on Monday at 9.50 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints Church, Wheatley Hill for service at 10.00 a.m., followed by interment at Bowburn Cemetery.

Monday 7th October 2002 - Sunday 13th October 2002

FROST October 6 (in hospital), of 94 Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Cuthbert (Cud), aged 76 years, dearly loved husband of Eva, loving father of Frank, Eva, Sandra and John, also a loving father-in-law, a devoted grandad and great-grandad. Cremation Durham Crematorium Thursday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service in All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill 9.45 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers, if so desired, for Ward 5, Dryburn Hospital, c/o the above address. Friends are kindly invited for refreshments afterwards at the Wheatley Hill Conservative Club

Monday 23rd September 2002 - Sunday 29th September 2002

ROWLAND September 23, suddenly, of Wheatley Hill.Thomas (Tucker), beloved son of Lily and the late Owen, brother of Owen and the late Douglas, brother-in-law of Joy and beloved uncle of Jacqueline, Owen and Joanne.

ROWLAND September 23, suddenly, of 17 Handle Terrace, Wheatley Hill.Thomas (Tucker), aged 58 years, dearly loved husband of Elizabeth (nee Lowe), loving father of Stephen, Julie and her partner Keith. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery Saturday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service in Wheatley Hill Methodist Church 10.00 a.m. All friends kindly invited for refreshments afterwards at The Tavern

Monday 16th September 2002 - Sunday 22nd September 2002

HENNESSEY September 13 (in hospital), of Wheatley Hill. James, beloved husband of the late Amelda (nee Boulger), dearly loved dad, grandad and great-grandad. Received into Our Lady Queen R.C. Church Wednesday at 6.00 p.m. Relatives and friends please meet at church on Thursday for Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to Church Funds.On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P.

PEACOCKSeptember 17 (in hospital), of 24 Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Joseph Walter, aged 76 years, dearly loved husband of Nora (nee Hedley), and loving father of John, Janet, Ann, Susan, Ken, Ellen, Margaret, Sandra, Brian and the late Walter, also a loving father-in-law and devoted grandad. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery Tuesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service in All Saints Church, Wheatley Hill 2.30 p.m.

Monday 5th August 2002 - Sunday 11th August 2002

WALKER July 27 (in hospital), late of Wheatley Hill. Mary Doreen (nee Sayers), aged 81 years, beloved wife of the late Harry and a devoted friend. Cortege leaving 11 Harper Bungalows, Wheatley Hill Wednesday at 11.05 a.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 11.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham. Family flowers only please. Donations, if so desired, to Church Funds.

EGGLESTONJuly 15 (suddenly, in Italy), of Jack Lawson Terrace, Wheatley Hill. Donna Patricia, aged 60 years, a devoted wife of Edward, a much loved and loving mother of Julie, Lesley and Susan, mother-in-law of Neville, Tony and Andrew, nana to John Laurie, Caitlin, Liam and Bethany. Funeral to take place on Friday. Would friends please meet for service and cremation at DurhamCrematorium at 1.00 p.m.

Monday 22nd July 2002 - Sunday 28th July 2002

ADAMS July 20 (peacefully in hospital), of Barnett Square, Haswell, late of Thornley. Edna (nee Middleton), aged 78 years, a dearly loved mother of Valerie, James and Brian, dearest mother-in-law of Jeff, Teresa and Sandra and a much loved grandmother and great-grandmother. Cortege leaving daughter's residence Thursday, 10.50 a.m. Friends please meet at St. Paul's Church, Haswell for service at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

Monday 8th July 2002 - Sunday 14th July 2002

SMYTH July 5 (in hospital), of 5 Aged Miners Homes, Wheatley Hill. Edna, aged 81 years (nee Jobes), dearly loved wife of Thomas, loving mother of Terence, Pauline, Michael, Christine and the late Patrick, also a dear mother-in-law and a devoted grandma. To be received into Wheatley Hill R.C. Church Wednesday 6.00 p.m. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for Requiem Mass Thursday 11.00 a.m., interment following Wheatley Hill Cemetery.On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P.

WALKER (nee Howe).Mary Ellen, formerly of Wheatley Hill and Shildon and latterly of Oxford, died on Saturday, July 6, 2002. Mary was the loving wife of Willy, devoted mother of Clifford, Kenneth, Philip and her late son David, proud grandmother of Tracy, Mark, Nicola and Diana and great-grandmother to newly born Rhys. The funeral service is at 2.00 p.m. on Thursday, July 11 at John Bunyan Baptist Church, Cowley, Oxford (01865 773499). Flowers and enquiries to Co-operative Funeral Service (01865 748855).

Monday 1st July 2002 - Sunday 7th July 2002

SCOTT June 27, in hospital, of 14 Garden Terrace, Thornley. Horace, aged 78 years, dearly loved husband of Norma, loving father of Barry and Janis, father-in-law of Cath and Frank, loving brother of Alan, brother-in-law of Ellen, also a devoted grandad of Mark and Rachel. Cremation Durham Crematorium Thursday. Cortege to leave his daughter's residence, 2 Woodlands Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Durham Crematorium 3.30 p.m.

HOOD Suddenly in Australia late of Wheatley Hill, Joyce nee Carr aged 62 years dearly loved sister of Gloria, Tony, Kenneth and Jack. A memorial service will be held for Joyce at All Saints Church Wheatley Hill on Thursday 4th July at 11.am.

Monday 24th June 2002 - Sunday 30th June 2002

HOODJoyce (nee Carr), suddenly in Australia (late of Wheatley Hill), aged 62 years, beloved daughter of the late Edith (nee Lambert) and Herbert Carr and a dear niece of Nellie.God gave us memories so we would have Roses in December.

MILLION June 18, peacefully, in Dryburn Park. Melvin, of Wheatley Hill, aged 71 years, sadly missed by son Melvin, daughter-in-law Christine and grandson Ryan. Friends and family please meet for service at Durham Crematorium 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 25.

Monday 10th June 2002 - Sunday 16th June 2002

SLACK June 1, of Ridgeway House, Wingate (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Hymess, aged 80 years, dearly loved husband of the late Violet and a very dear and respected friend of all at Ridgeway House. Interment Wheatley Hill Cemetery Wednesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service in Wheatley Hill Methodist Church 2.30 p.m.

Monday 3rd June 2002 - Sunday 9th June 2002

THOMPSONMair.June 3, of 19 Weardale Park, Wheatley Hill. Mair, aged 81 years, dearly beloved wife of George B. Cremation Durham Crematorium Monday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service at Wheatley Hill Methodist Church 9.45 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to, Cancer Research. Private from church.

Monday 13th May 2002 - Sunday 19th May 2002

GALLOWAY May 15, peacefully in Lindisfarne Nursing Home, Chester-le-Street, late of Thornley, Wheatley Hill and Belmont. David, aged 91 years, beloved husband of the late Mary, dearly loved father of Malcolm, Gordon, Peter and the late Edgar, dear father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. Would friends please meet for service at Durham Crematorium on Monday, May 20 at 2.00 p.m.

Monday 15th April 2002 - Sunday 21st April 2002

ELWARDApril 17, at The Mount Oswald Nursing Home, Hartlepool, of 8 Byron Street, Wheatley Hill. Christina, aged 86 years, dearly loved wife of the late Thomas and loving mother of Noreen, James, Thomas and Margaret, also a loving mother-in-law and a devoted gran. To be received into Wheatley Hill R.C. Church, Friday 6.00 p.m. Requiem Mass Saturday 10.00 a.m. Friends please accept this intimation and meet at church. Interment following, Wheatley Hill Cemetery.On whose Soul sweet Jesus have Mercy.R.I.P..

GOYNS Lorna, on April 12, peacefully in hospital, aged 80 years (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Dear sister of Herbert and the late Wilf and Edith, sister-in-law of Edith and Betty, also a much loved aunt. Service and cremation at Teesside Crematorium Monday, April 22 at 1.00 p.m. (St. Bede's Chapel), Friends please meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only please.

Monday 18th March 2002 - Sunday 24th March 2002

TUPLINGMarch 14 (suddenly), of Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Catherine (nee Kay), aged 44 years, loving partner of Leslie, devoted mam of Craig and Lisa, loving daughter of John and Kitty and loving sister of Graham and John, also a dearest aunt and cousin. Funeral to take place on Tuesday, March 26. Would friends please nmeet for service at Durham Crematorium at 2.30 p.m. Bus provided from residence.

ROUTLEDGE March 14 (in hospital), of Keir Hardie Terrace, Shotton Colliery (late of Wheatley Hill). John, aged 75 years, beloved husband of the late Agnes, a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Friends please meet for service in All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill Thursday 11.30 a.m., followed by interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery. Refreshments afterwards at the Comrades Club, Shotton Colliery.

WATSONMarch 16 (suddenly), of 61 Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Alec, aged 53 years, beloved son of Doris and the late John, much loved brother of David and Raymond, also a dearly loved brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege leaving residence Friday at 10.35 a.m. Friends please meet at the Methodist Church for service at 10.45 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham.

Monday 11th March 2002 - Sunday 17th March 2002

WARD March 9, of 22 Wordsworth Avenue, Wheatley Hill. Thomas, aged 81 years, dearly loved husband of Josephine (nee Tunstall), loving father of William and Thomas, devoted grandad of Dan, Sarah and Stephen, much loved uncle of Joanne. Funeral Wednesday, Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium 11.30 a.m. No flowers by request. Donations in lieu, if so desired, for St. Bartholomew's Church, Thornley, c/o the above address.

Monday 25th February 2002 - Sunday 3rd March 2002

ADAMSFebruary 23 (in hospital), late of Wingate. Rose (nee Setterfield/Darby), aged 79 years, beloved wife of the late John, dearly loved mother of Gloria, dearest mother-in-law of Norman. Cortege leaving 5 Sandwick Terrace, Wheatley Hill Thursday at 2.00 p.m. Friends please meet at Holy Trinity Church, Wingate for service at 2.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham.

Monday 4th February 2002 - Sunday 10th February 2002

HEDLEY February 2 (peacefully at home with her family, after a short illness), of Johnson Estate, Wheatley Hill. Olwyn (nee Berry), aged 62 years, beloved wife of Robert, dear mam of Julie, Susan, Derek and Alan, a much loved mother-in-law and sister, also a dearly missed nana and aunt. Cortege leaving residence Thursday at 2.20 p.m. Friends please meet at All Saints' Church for service at 2.30 p.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

Monday 14th January 2002 - Sunday 20th January 2002

HENDERSONJanuary 15, peacefully, at the Acorn Grange Nursing Home, West Cornforth (formerly of Wheatley Hill). Eva, aged 87 years, dearly loved wife of the late Colin and loving mother of the late Colin (Junior). Cremation Durham Crematorium Tuesday. Friends please accept this intimation and meet for service and cremation at Durham Crematorium 3.30 p.m.

Monday 10th December 2001 - Sunday 16th December 2001

ATKIN Thomas Burnham.December 8, peacefully at South View, Wheatley Hill. Thomas, aged 75 years, beloved husband of the late Sheila, a loving father of Stuart and Julie, also a dear father-in-law of Mark. Cortege to leave residence on Friday. Friends please meet for service at All Saints' Church, Wheatley Hill at 1.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium.

Monday 26th November 2001 - Sunday 2nd December 2001

BARKER November 24 (in hospital), of Abbots Court Residential Home, Wheatley Hill. Lawrence, aged 89 years, beloved husband of the late Susanna (Sis), devoted father of Les, Vera and Eileen, much loved grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral to take place on Friday, November 30. Would friends and relatives please meet for service at Patton Street Methodist Church, Wheatley Hill 10.00 a.m., prior to interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

WILLIAMS November 25 (peace-fully, in hospital), of 3 Gable Terrace, Wheatley Hill. John Thomas (Tommy), aged 74 years, beloved father of Terry, father-in-law, stepfather of Lynn and Marian, beloved granda of Maxine, Philip, Jemma, Terry and T.J. Cortege to leave residence Thursday at 12.05 p.m. Friends please meet at Wheatley Hill Methodist Church for service at 12.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Bus provided.Always remembered.

ASPINALL November 25 (peace-fully, after a short illness), of Greenwood Close, Wheatley Hill. Keith, aged 37 years, beloved son of the late Alfie and Doreen, dearly loved brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege leaving 17 Greenwood Close, Friday at 12.05 p.m. Friends please meet at Wheatley Hill Methodist Church for service at 12.15 p.m., followed by interment at Wheatley Hill Cemetery.

Monday 12th November 2001 - Sunday 18th November 2001

SURMAN November 12 (in hospital), of South View, Wheatley Hill. Doris (nee Mitchell), aged 81 years, beloved wife of the late Alfred John, loving mother of Russell and Brenda, grandmother of Lee. Funeral to take place on Friday, November 16. Friends please meet for service at Wheatley Hill R.C. Church at 11.15 a.m., prior to interment in Wheatley Hill Cemetery.