CALVERT PAUL (Dunston). Suddenly at home on November 6th, aged 48 years, Paul, a much loved brother of Mike and a dear cousin. Cortege leaving residence on Friday November 28th at 9.25am for Service and cremation at Saltwell Crematorium at 9.45am. To which all family and friends are invited. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to Save the Children for which a donation box will be provided at the crematorium.
CUMMINGS WILLIAM (Birtley). Peacefully in St. Bede's Unit on November 19th, aged 80 years, Bill, dearly loved husband of Olga, devoted father, grandfather, great grandfather and brother. Will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Would friends please meet at Birtley Crematorium on Friday November 28th at 10.00am for service. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu for the St. Bede's Unit at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead.
OUR DEDICATED TEAM OF ADVISORS ARE AVAILABLE Monday - Thursday 9am-5.15pm Friday 9am-5pm Call 0191 2067123 CURRAN DOREEN (Battlefield). Formerly Walker. Peacefully on Friday 14th November 2014, aged 88 years, Doreen (nee Moran), dearly loved wife of the late Eddie, much loved mam of Linda and the late Vincent, a dear mother-in-law, gran and great gran. Would family and friends please meet at St. Dominic's R.C. Church, Shieldfield on Wednesday 26th November at 10.00am, followed by cremation at The West Road Crematorium at 11.15am. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired to the R.S.P.C.A.
DRING JOHN WILLIAM (Lemington). John William (Billy), Ex PTA Member. Passed away peacefully in hospital on 18th November aged 96. A loving dad, grandad and great grandad. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Service to be held at Saltwell Crematorium on Friday 28th November at 1.45pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Help for Heroes.
DRYDEN WILLIAM (Byker). Suddenly on 20th November aged 78yrs, Bill, beloved husband of Carmel, much loved dad of Bill, Elaine and Terry and a dearly loved fatherin-law, grandad, brother and uncle. Requiem Mass at St Lawrences R.C. Church, Byker Crescent, Byker NE6 2JT on Monday 1st December at 11.00am followed by private cremation. R.I.P. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers will be collected at church for the Intensive Care Unit at the R.V.I. Refreshments afterwards. Venue to be advised at church.
ELLIOTT ESTHER (Winlaton). Peacefully on 23rd November 2014, aged 87 years, Esther, beloved wife of the late Jim, devoted mam of Jim and Brian, dear motherin-law of Pam and Carole, also loving grandma to all her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Would friends please meet for Service and Cremation at Mountsett Crematorium, Dipton on Friday 28th November at 10.15am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Blind Association.
GILSON CAROL (Stanley). Passed away in The University Hospital, Durham on 16th November, aged 69 years, beloved niece of Henry and Jean Rogers and Beatrice Elgie. Service at Mountsett Crematorium on Friday 28th November at 2.45pm.
HADLEY STEPHEN (Pelton). In hospital on the 18th November, aged 61 years, Steve (ice cream man) loved husband of Carole, dear dad of Dawn and Debbie, much loved grandad of Jodie, Kane, Jade, Daniel Amelia. Friends please meet at Pelton Parish Church on Friday 28th November, at 11.00am for service, followed by private cremation. Donations in lieu of flowers for Macmillan Nurses, a box will be available at the service.
HOLMES GEORGE (West Denton). Peacefully on 20th November, aged 76 years, George, beloved husband of Joan, much loved brother of Betty and Maureen, loved brotherin-law of Lorraine, Jeffrey and Jimma, dear uncle of Craig, Ashley, Dean, Jimmy and partner Tracy. Will be sadly missed. Friends please meet at West Road Crematorium on Friday 28th November at 10.15am. Family flowers only please. Private afterwards.
JOHNSON NANCY (North Shields). On November 17th, after a short illness, aged 87 years, Nancy (nee Hunter), dearly beloved wife of the late Bill, a dearly loved mother of Blyth, Jean, Lesley and Bill and a dearest mother-in-law, grandma, great grandma, aunty, great aunty and cousin of all the family. Service at St. George's Church, Cullercoats on Friday November 28th at 12.45pm, followed by cremation at Whitley Bay Crematorium. Friends please meet at church. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Community Macmillan C.N.S. will be accepted at the church.
LEIGHTON ANTHONY (Wallsend). Peacefully with great courage and dignity on 16th November 2014, aged 47 years, Anthony, loving dad of Jack, Noel, Owen, Shay and Jules, precious son of Brenda and the late Stu, much loved brother of David, Lisa and Samantha, dearest uncle to Ryan, Alice, Oliver and Ellisia. Friends please meet for service at Whitley Bay Crematorium on Tuesday 2nd December at 12.45pm. Floral tributes may be sent to Co-operative Funeralcare, 105-107 High Street West, Wallsend. Tel. (0191) 2625100. The family would like you to join them at the Wallsend Labour Club to celebrate his life afterwards.
MOONEY SHEILA (Westerhope). Suddenly on November 19th, aged 79 years, Sheila (nee Docherty), dear mam of Paul and Lorraine and their partners Christina and Chris, much loved grandma and great grandma. Cremation at the West Road Crematorium on Wednesday 26th November at 2.15pm, friends please meet at the crematorium. Family and friends are welcome back to Lorraine's residence for refreshments. All enquiries to R.W. Barrett and Son Funeral Services, 379 West Road, Newcastle. Tel. (0191) 2410873. R.I.P.
MOORE BRIAN (Wardley). On 21st November, aged 73 years, Brian, dearly loved husband of Edith, dearest dad of Zeta and of sonin-law Paul, a much loved granda of Lauren and of great grandson Joshua. Friends invited to service at Saltwell Crematorium on Friday 28th November at 10.30am. No flowers please but donations in lieu may be given at the service for St. Bede's Hospice.
MUSE ROBERT (Walkerdene). Peacefully at home with his family by his side on Monday 17th November 2014, aged 67 years, a much loved husband, dad, granda and brother. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends. Funeral Service to be held at the West Road Crematorium on Friday 28th November at 12.00noon. Family flowers only please, donations if desired in aid of Caring Hands. Private afterwards.
OGILVIE DOREEN (Axwell Park). Blaydon. Passed away peacefully after a sudden illness on 20th November 2014, aged 84 years, Doreen, dearly loved wife of the late Steve, much loved mother to Colin, Christine and Sheila, mother-inlaw to Amanda, Grandma to Simon and Jonathan, great grandma to William and George, loving sister to Ella and Gordon. Doreen will be very sadly missed by Michael and all her family and friends. Would friends please meet for Service at St. Cuthbert's Church, Blaydon on Friday 28th November at 11.45am, followed by cremation at Saltwell Crematorium, Gateshead. Family flowers only please, a retiring collection will take place after the service in aid of The British Heart Foundation.
OPHIELD BLANCHE (Whickham). Peacefully on 18th November, aged 91 years. Dear Blanche was much loved and will be sadly missed by all her friends. Following a brief committal at Mountsett Crematorium, Dipton, on Friday 28th November at 12.30pm, a service will be held at The Kingdom Hall, Cowen Road, Blaydon, at 1.15pm.
RACE THOMAS (Benton). After a short illness on 16th November, aged 77 years, Thomas, dearly loved husband of the late Betty, loving dad and grandad. Family and friends please meet for Service at St. Bartholomews Church on Friday 28th November at 10.15am, followed by interment at Benton Cemetery at 11.00am. Family flowers only, donations in lieu of flowers, if desired to Cancer Research UK, a donation box will be available at Church. Private afterwards.
STOWAR MICHAEL (Cramlington). Suddenly at home on 18th November, aged 72 yrs, Doug, beloved husband of Maureen, much loved dad of Julie, Lyndsey and the late Paul and dearly loved grandad of Danielle and Adam. Requiem Mass at St. Mary's R.C. Church, Great Lime Road, Forest Hall on Tuesday 2nd December at 12.00noon, followed by interment at Benton Cemetery at 1.15pm. Family and friends please meet at church for mass. R.I.P. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers will be collected at church for the Macmillan Nurses and the British Heart Foundation.
TAYLOR VERA (North Shields). Peacefully on 19th November, aged 98 years, Vera Raeburn (nee Dixon, formerly Keyes), beloved mother of Tom and Stewart and mother-in-law of Joan and Eleanor, grandma to Lisa, Simon, Leigh and Laura and great grandma of Lewis, Connor, Hollie and Freya. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Whitley Bay Crematorium, on Thursday 27th November at 9.45am.
TURNBULL HILDA (Benton). Peacefully in hospital on 17th November, aged 94 years, Hilda, dear mother of Carole and motherin-law of Michael, she will be sadly missed by Alan and all of the family. The Funeral Service took place at The West Road Crematorium on Monday 24th November.
WARDLE CATHERINE (Cramlington). Catherine (Kitty), passed away peacefully after a short illness on November 18th, aged 79 years, beloved wife of the late Jack, much loved mam of John and George, devoted grandma of Nathan, Adam, Kirsty and Thomas and a sister of Mary. Kitty will be very sadly missed. Friends please meet for Graveside Service and interment at Bedlington Cemetery on Friday November 28th at 11.00am. Flowers may be sent c/o H. Duckworth Funeral Directors, Cramlington Tel. (01670) 713218.
WILSON ISABELL (Sunniside). On 21st November, aged 71 years, Isabell, dearly loved wife of Tom, dearest mam of Stephen, Lee, Nicola and Scott and a much loved grandma. Sadly missed by all her friends and family. Friends invited to service at Mountsett Crematorium on Thursday 27th November at 2.00pm. All welcome afterwards at The Potter's Wheel.