FORSYTH (Bedlington). Peacefully at home, on 12th May 2010, aged 87 years, Agnes (nee Hepple), devoted wife of the late Henry, loving mother of Veronica and David and a much loved grandma and great grandma. She was much loved and will be sadly missed by family and friends. Family and friends please meet for Funeral Service and cremation at Cowpen Crematorium on Friday 21st May at 1.00pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired to a charity of personal choice. Enquiries c/o Peter Grenfell Funeral Directors, Bedlington Station. Tel. (01670) 821819.
HOLMES (Haltwhistle). Will the brethren of Haltwhistle (5090), Tyne Valley (7506) and Haltwhistle Mark (1278) Lodges please attend the Funeral Service of W.Bro. Robert (Bobby), at the Holy Cross Church, Haltwhistle on Friday 21st May at 11.00am, followed by interment in Haltwhistle Cemetery.
JOBLING (Wideopen). Woodland Park. Peacefully on May 15th, aged 86 years, Irene Joyce, dearly loved wife of the late Lancelot, dear mam of Carina and Margaret, mother in law of David and Bill, a loving grandma of Gary, Katie and Phil, also Victoria and Christopher and great grandma of Callum. Service and cremation at Saltwell Crematorium, Gateshead on Friday May 21st at 12.00 noon. Family and friends please meet at the crematorium. All enquiries please to James Hamilton Funeral Director. Wideopen. Tel. (0191) 2366243.
LODGE (Pity Me). Knaggs Fold Farm. In hospital on May 13th, aged 77 years, Jeff M.B.E., dearly loved husband of the late Dr. Alwyn, dear brother of Martyn and uncle to Wayne and Morag. Friends please meet for service in St. Cuthbert's Church, North Road, Durham on Friday 21st May at 1.30pm, cremation to follow. No flowers please, donations in lieu if desired to the British Legion, c/o Stuart Wright Funeral Service, Gilesgate, Durham.
LOMAS (Gosforth). Peacefully on 13th May, aged 91 years, Wilfrid Brian (former employee of C.A. Parsons for over 40 years), dearly loved husband of Margaret, dearest father of Christine and of son in law Phillip. Friends invited to service at West Road Crematorium on Wednesday 19th May at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please, but donations in lieu may be sent if desired for the Alzheimers Society c/o E. Bush Funeral Directors. 79 83 Old Durham Road, Gateshead.
LOWES (Scremerston). George, aged 83 years, peacefully at Borders General Hospital on Saturday 15th May, beloved husband of Myrtle, father of Kenneth and Iris and loving granda to all the grandchildren. Funeral Service in St.
Peter's Church, Scremerston on Friday 21st May at 2.00pm, followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Heart Foundation.
MARSHALL (Wooler). Suddenly at home on Wednesday 12th May, aged 83 years, Margaret Ellen (nee Dagg), dearly loved wife of the late Bill, devoted mother of David, a loved aunt of all the family. Service in Wooler United Reformed Church on Thursday 20th May at 12.00 noon, followed by private cremation. Friends please meet at the church.
PHILLIPS (Widdrington). Suddenly in hospital on 16th May, aged 69 years, John, dearly loved dad and grandad of all the family. Friends please meet for service at Widdrington Holy Trinity Church on Thursday 20th May at 10.00am, to be followed by cremation at Cowpen Crematorium at 11.00am. Flowers may be sent c/o John Grenfell & Son. Tel. (01670) 823204.
PICKERING (Satley). Formerly of Herrington and Cleadon. Peacefully at home on May 12th, Ian Trevor, aged 78 years, beloved husband of Kathleen, devoted father to Angela, Alexis, Diana and Margaret, also a much loved and loving grandfather. Will friends please meet for service in St. Cuthbert's Church, Satley at 11.15am on Thursday May 20th, followed by cremation at Durham Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations in memory of Trevor may be given for the Macmillan Nurses at the Village Hall after the service where all are invited for refreshments and a celebration. Donations may also be given c/o the family.
ROY (Dipton). Died in Afghanistan, on May 3rd, aged 28 years, Sapper Daryn Michael, dearly beloved son of Carol and Alan, much loved brother of Terry and Coral, loving boyfriend to Cheryl. Will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Friends please meet for service at St. John's Church, Dipton on Friday 21st May at 12.00 noon, followed by Strictly Private cremation at Mountsett Crematorium. No flowers by request. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Help for Heroes, donate online at www.helpforheroes.org.uk or by telephone on 0300 2001066.
SHAW (Amble). Peacefully at home, on Sunday 16th May 2010, aged 78 years, Eric, beloved husband of Elizabeth, much loved dad to Katherine and Keith, father in law of Sarah and Brian, adored granda to Abby, Gemma, Joe, Tom and William. Eric will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Please meet for service at St.
Cuthbert's, Amble Parish Church on Friday 21st May at 12.30pm, followed by cremation at Cowpen Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Parkinson's Disease Society North. All enquiries to Alistair Turner Funeral Directors, Sanderson House, 18 Bede Street, Amble. Tel.
SHORT (Seahouses). Brian, after a brief illness on 15th May, loving husband of Doreen (nee Atkinson), dad of Jennifer, Eileen, Linda and their partners, special grandad to Gareth, Carl, Donna, Callum, Kyle, Ross, Samantha and Ashly and a great grandad to Bailey, James and Harvey. Funeral Service to be held at Seahouses Methodist Chapel on Friday 21st May at 2.30pm, followed by private interment. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to R.N.M.D.S.F., c/o Alan D. Haile Funeral Services, 111a Main Street, Seahouses, Northumberland, NE68 7TS. Family and friends please meet at the chapel.
He will be sorely missed by us all.
SMITH (Gosforth). Peacefully on 16th May 2010, aged 80 years, Sam, much loved husband of Jean and loving father of Anne and Sam. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Funeral Service at the West Road Crematorium on Friday 21st May at 3.15pm. Family flowers only please, donations to Macmillan Cancer Support, Suite 401, Wingrove House, Newcastle. NE5 3DP.
SOMERVILLE (Tynemouth). Formerly of North Shields. Kathleen Martin (nee Dixon), aged 85 years, died peacefully after a long illness, on 16th May 2010, much loved wife of the late Alan (Slim), mother of Martin and Graham and their wives and loving grandmother of their children. Please meet for service and cremation at Tynemouth Crematorium on Thursday 20th May at 3.00pm. Donations in lieu of flowers please to Parkinsons U.K.. A collection box will be available following the service. All welcome afterwards to the Grand Hotel, Tynemouth.