AITCHISON (Howdon). Peacefully at home on 21st July, aged 51 years, Colin, a much loved and devoted son of Robert, a loved brother of Malcolm and Alan, a beloved brotherinlaw of Stephanie and Lesley, also a loved uncle to Joseph and James. He will be greatly missed and loved by all family and friends. Friends to meet for service and cremation at Tynemouth Crematorium, on Friday 27th July at 3.00pm. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Macmillan Nurses, a donation box will be available at the crematorium chapel.
ARMSTRONG (Wrekenton). Suddenly and peacefully in her sleep on July 19th 2012, aged 83 years, Mary Elizabeth (Betty, nee Tague), dearly loved wife and best friend of Dick, loving mother to Ruth, Richard, Lynn, Edward, Susan and the late Stephen, much loved motherinlaw and greatly loved nana. Will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Friends please meet for service at Saltwell Crematorium, on Thursday 26th July at 12.00noon. Family flowers only please, donations if desired may be left in the donation box provided at the service. All enquiries to Watsons Funeral Directors, Gateshead. Tel. (0191) 4771484.
BECK (Burnopfield). Suddenly but peacefully on 17th July, aged 87 years, Tom, beloved husband of Grace, dearly loved dad of Wendy and Lesley, fatherinlaw to Colin and David, devoted grandad of Ian, Mark, Tom and Katie. Tom will be sadly missed and loved by all his family and friends. Friends please meet for service in Burnopfield Methodist Church on Saturday 28th July at 11.00am, followed by cremation at Mountsett Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Burnopfield Methodist Church. All enquiries to Derwentside Funeral Service. Tel. (01207) 234444.
BOYD (Lemington). Bill, died 16th July, aged 74, loving partner of Louise and greatly missed by all her family. If roses grow in Heaven Lord please pick a bunch for me and put them in Bill's arms for me and tell him they're from me.
BRIGGS (Ryton). Suddenly at home on 19th July, aged 90 years, Olive, devoted wife to Ronald, dear mother of Stuart and the late Douglas. Friends please meet for service and cremation at Mountsett Crematorium on Thursday, 26th July at 10.15am. All are invited afterwards to join the family at Ryton Park Country House Hotel. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Tynesight R.V.I. c/o E. Peart Ltd. Funeral Director, 1 Kepier Chare, Crawcrook, Ryton. NE40 4TS.
BROWN (Hepscott). Formerly of Newbiggin. At home on 20th July 2012, aged 83 years, Watson Twizell, beloved husband of Brenda, much loved dad of Fil, Lynn and Colin and a loving grandad who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. A Funeral Service will be held at Cowpen Crematorium, on Monday 30th July at 3.30pm. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The Newbiggin R.N.L.I. A donation box will be at the crematorium. All enquiries to Cooperative Funeralcare, Manchester Street, Morpeth. Tel. (01670) 512277.
CATTAPAN (Australia). Isabel (nee Robertson), wife of the late Bruno, died July 14th, aged 80 years, sadly missed by Alec, Doris and Joan and the late Bill and Ken and all the family.
CHURCHILL (Longbenton). Formerly Wallsend. Peacefully at home after a hard fought battle with illness on 19th July, aged 76 years, Ronald (Ronnie the Pipe), much loved partner of Betty, loving dad of Ronnie, Kim and Darren, also loving fatherinlaw of Karen, Chris and Kirsty, much loved and devoted granda and great granda to all his grandchildren, loving brother of Colin and the late Andy, also a very good friend of George. Family and friends please meet for service at St.
Mary Magdalene Church, Longbenton on Friday 27th July at 12.45pm, followed by cremation at Tynemouth Crematorium at 1.30pm. Will be sadly missed by all. Flowers or donations if desired to the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation, a collection plate will be available at the church. …