DOBSON On December 2, in James Cook University Hospital, peacefully after a difficult illness, Martin John, aged 42 years of Darlington, formerly of Billingham. Dearly loved son of the late Eric and Evelyn (nee Watson), a dear stepson of Bette and the late Marian, a dearly loved brother of Philip Kidd and Ann Cole and a much loved uncle, nephew and cousin. Funeral to take place on Friday, December 14, at 11.45am., in Darlington Crematorium. Friends welcome. Family flowers only please, any donations to Darlington Deaf Club and Darlington Deaf-Blind Club, for which a plate will be provided.