ATKINSON Thomas Aged 87 of Bishop Auckland. Passed away peacefully in Darlington Memorial Hospital on May 4. Beloved husband of the late Alma, loved brother of Richard and the late Jennie and Betty, much loved friend of Barbara, Geoff, Florence and Avril. Please meet for a service of remembrance at Wear Valley Crematorium on Wednesday, May 22 at 2.30pm. Thomas' family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of Ward 32 for the exceptional care given to Thomas.