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WILSON The family of the late Pauline wish to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for their kindness and sympathy shown, also for all letters, cards of condolence and beautiful floral tributes received during their recent sad bereavement. Special thanks to Darl-ington Memorial Hosp-ital, Ward 44, the Reverend Granville Gibson, Baydale Beck for the buffet and White-house Funeral Service for a wonderful experience.
WALL Martin Samuel (Wallie) March 8, Martin, aged 49 years, loving husband of Lesley-Marie and caring father to Charlotte, Jade, Liam, Mica-Rose and Sox The Dog. Fune-ral service to take place at All Saints' Church, Northallerton Wednesday, March 21 at 11.00 a.m., followed by interment in Northallerton Cemetery.
RAINE Geoff would like to thank all family, friends and neighbours for the kind expressions of sympathy, the many cards of condolence received and for the support giv-en during his recent sad bereavement, also for the generous donations giv-en in memory of Win. Extending his gratitude to Marlene for her exp-ert care and to the Carers for their unfailing help. Finally many thanks go to Rev'd. Antony Kirby for the warm and fitting service he gave for Win
HUTCHINSON February 19 of Chestnut Avenue, Spennymoor (formerly of The KGH Club). Norman, aged 80 years. Beloved husband of the late Grace, dearly loved dad of Graeme, Ian and Alan, a loving father-in-law and a much loved grandad. Friends please meet in St. Paul's Church, Spennymoor Monday February 27 for a service at 12.45 p.m. followed by committal at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to "NECCR" c/o ward 14, R.V.I. Hospital Newcastle-Upon-Tyne NE1 4LP.
RAINE On February 13 (peacefully, at home) of 12 Fourth Avenue, Colburn, formerly of Stainton, Nr. Downholme. Win, aged 89 years, dearly loved wife of Geoff, a very dear sister-in-law and auntie. Funeral service to be held at St. Michael and All Angels Church, Down-holme, Thursday Feb-ruary 23 at 1.00 p.m. followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please, however donations in memory of Win if so desired may be given at the service for St. Michael and All Angels Church. Will friends please meet at the Church and accept this intimation.
BARNETT February 10, peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, of Thornley. Ann aged 67 years, dearly beloved wife of Winston, much loved mam of Julia, Maurice, John, Linda, Wendy and Winston, devoted nanna and great-nanna. Will family and friends please meet for service at Durham Cremat-orium Thursday Febru-ary 23 at 12.00 noon. Always In Our Hearts
RAINE On February 13 (peacefully, at home) of 12 Fourth Avenue, Colburn, formerly of Stainton, near Downholme. Win, aged 89 years, dearly loved wife of Geoff, a very dear sister-in-law and auntie. Funeral service to be held at St. Michael and All Angels Church, Down-holme, Thursday Feb-ruary 23 at 1.00 p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please, however donations in memory of Win if so desired may be given at the service for St. Michael and All Angels Church. Will friends please meet at the Church and accept this intimation.
WILSON Eric, aged 83 years suddenly on January 22 formerly of Teesdale Avenue, Darlington. Beloved husband of the late Sylvia, much loved pops of Shirley and dear father-in-law of Wes. Funeral Tuesday, Jan-uary 31. Would friends please meet for service in Darlington Cremator-ium at 11.15 a.m. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired may be sent for either The Alzheimer’s Society or The British Heart Foundation c/o White-house Funeral Service. 11 West Auckland Road, Darlington. DL3 9EJ. No dark clothing at Eric’s request.
WLODARCZAK On January 9 (peacefully after a short illness) of Faraday Street, Ferryhill Trish, aged 64 years. Beloved wife of Jan, a much loved mam of Lisa and Ian, dearest mother-in-law of John and Tracy, a dearly loved grandma to Jordan, Danika and Connor also a dear sister and sister-in-law. Would friends please meet for service on Thursday January 19 at 12.00 noon, Durham Crematorium Chapel. All are welcome for refreshments afterwards at Ferryhill W.M.C. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu for Mc-Millan Nurses, donations plate at crematorium.
STUART John Robert William (Bob) On December 24, peacefully in St. Gemma's Hospice, Leeds, aged 78 years. The funeral service took place in All Saint's Church, Barwick-in-Elmet, Leeds on Thursday January 5, followed by private cremation. Bob's cremated remains have been laid to rest with his granny and grandad in Thirsk Cemetery
CHAPPELL On December 19, peacefully at her home with her family, in Bishop Auckland. Barbara (nee Francis), beloved wife of Ronnie, adored mam of Leanda, Jonathon and Melissa, also a dear sister-in-law, aunt and a good friend. Will friends please meet for Requiem Mass in St. Wilfrid's RC Church Bishop Auckland at 9.45 a.m. Wednesday December 28, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be given for The Air Ambulance. After the Mass all are welcome for refreshments at Cockton Hill W.M.C. R.I.P.
BULMER On December 17, suddenly at home in Bishop Auckland. William (Billy), aged 70 years, beloved husband of Elizabeth, devoted dad to John and Sharon, father of Sharon, Wendy and Amanda, a much loved and loving grand-ad of John, also a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Would friends please meet for service in The Wear Valley Crematorium on Friday December 23 at 11.45 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations in memory may be left at the Crematorium for Wind-mill Methodist Church.
CHIPCHASE (Newton Hall) November 9, at home, peacefully in her sleep, formerly of Stocksbridge Sheffield. Audrey, aged 76 years, a much loved wife of the late Amos and also a loving mother of Richard, Mark and Anne, grandmother of Charlotte and Ben, also a loving sister of the late Neville Sedgwick. The funeral will take place on Monday November 21 at 1.00 p.m. Will friends please meet at Durham Crematorium for service. Family flowers only, by request. Donations in lieu to Age Concern. A box will be provided at the Crematorium.
COX - WALKER Ian, aged 84 years, peacefully in hospital, after a very long illness. Ian bravely fought to the very end on November 7. Devoted husband of Margaret, he will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 17 at 1.00 p.m. in St. Andrew's Church, Ingleby Greenhow. Fam-ily flowers only please.
HALL (nee Jennings) October 31 peacefully. Margaret, aged 89 years, of Darlington, formerly of Stockton. Beloved wife of the late Norman, a dearly loved mam, nana and great-nana. Loved and sadly missed. Gone but not forgotten. Funeral Wednesday, November 9. Friends please meet 11.15 a.m. for service at Darlington Crematorium.
DEUCHAR Patricia August 20, 2010 In memory of a loving Wife to Gary and precious Mum to Alex and Katie Remembered with never ending love and happiness Gary, Alex and Katie xxxx
ROGERSON Doreen (nee Wilson) Happy Birthday Marigold, Miss You Every Day. Love Lesley
TYLER July 12, peacefully in hospital, after a short illness, of Bedale. Barry, aged 61 years, beloved husband of the late Christine, a loving dad of Alan and grandad of Aaron and Ryan. Funeral service is to be held at Darlington Crematorium at 2.15 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20. Family flowers only. Any donations if desired for The Great North Air Ambulance.
MILNES March 8, peacefully, in hospital, of Park View, Leyburn. Iris Ella, aged 87 years, beloved wife of Henry Reginald Milnes, dearly loved mother of Patricia and Brian and very dear mother-in-law and nan. Funeral service Holy Trinity Church, Wensley on Thursday, March 17 at 1.00 p.m., followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations if so desired for Church Funds. (Plate in church). Will friends please meet at the Church.
GALE (nee Oliver) On February 27 of Oak Gardens, Roodymoor, Crook. Karen, aged 43 years, beloved wife of Trevor, loving mam of Christopher, Rebecca and Daniel, a dearly loved daughter, sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Friends please meet for service in St Catherines Church, Crook Tuesday, March 8 at 10.40 a.m., followed by cremation at Durham
DIAMOND Judith February 23, 2010 Heaven missed an Angel, but we miss you more each day. The Perfect Wife, Mum and Nana. Steve, Dave, Debra, Dawn and Moz
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