BIRD March 29, peacefully at home with her loving family at her side. Of Bishop Auckland. Patricia (Pat) aged 72 years, nee Coates. A devoted wife to Brian. Dearly loved mother to Louise and mother-in-law to Ian. A dearly loved stepmother to Joanne and Elizabeth. Treasured nana to James, Jessica, Rhys and Isla. A dear sister to Michael and David, sister-in-law to Christine, Juanita and Angela. A dearly loved auntie of Lesley, Emma and Matthew, godmother to Laura and Emily. Also best friend to Kath Potts. A family funeral will take place at Wear Valley Crematorium on Thursday April 15, at 12.30pm. Family flowers only donations to the Salvation Army. Special thanks to all NHS staff and Doctors who looked after Pat like Royalty especially Jo, Angela, the TB Nurses, Laura the District Nurse and every one involved in getting her home for her last weekend.