SMART Vera (nee Geldart) aged 80 years of St Helen Auckland, peacefully December 2 surrounded by her loving family. A beloved wife of the late Gordon William, a devoted mam to David, Ian, Alison, Ruth, Lynne, Christopher and her beloved dog Jake. Also a dear nana and great-nana. Will friends please meet for service in the Wear Valley Crematorium, Coundon at 11.30a.m on Thursday, December 12. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu may be left at the crematorium for the Devonshire House Resident's Fund. Following the service all are welcome for refreshments at West Auckland Club.