LONGSTAFF Ernest Hird (Ernie) (Formerly of Arkengarthdale) Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, aged 76 years. Beloved husband of Betty. Loved dad and grandad. Funeral service and cremation to be held in Darlington Crematorium on Thursday, July 18, at 2:15pm. Would family and friends please meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired, for St. Teresa's Hospice.