Recent Obituaries

PRITCHARD, Nee Tinkler: peacefully, at Croft Avenue Care Home, Penrith, on Saturday 1st December, Bertha of Penrith, dearly loved mother and grandma. Aged 96 years. Committal at Carlisle Crematorium on Friday, 14th December at 2:20pm, followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at The Salvation Army Hall, Penrith at 3:30 pm. Family flowers only, but if desired donations for Cancer Research UK and Dementia UK may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith CA11 8HR



SEALBY: Sadly passed away at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle on Monday, 3rd December, Jean of Skelton, Penrith, dearly loved wife of Jim, much loved mam of Colin and Susan, step mother of John and Thomas, proud grandmother of Jack and Carl, great-gran of Brody, sadly missed mother-in-law of Denise and friend of John. Jean was a special lady who will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Aged 82 years. Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Tuesday, 11th December at 11.40am. Family flower only, but if desired donations for the British Heart Foundation may be made at the service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


EMMERSON: Life ebbed away peacefully, at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, on Monday, 26th November for Ronald (Ron) of Brent Gardens, Penrith, beloved husband of the late Emma (Em) much loved father of David and Brian, father-in-law of Pat and a dearly loved , sadly missed grandad, great-grandad and great-great-grandad. Aged 97 years. Private cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Monday, 10th December followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at United Reformed Church, Penrith at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for United Reformed Church, Penrith may be left at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.

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BALDWIN: Peacefully, at home, on Wednesday, 21st November, Tim, dearly loved husband of Jane, father of Nick, Jonny and Katy, father-in-law of Gurdeep, proud grandfather of the late Asha Baldwin, and brother of Jacqui and Chris. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Aged 73 years. Service and committal at Carlisle Crematorium, on Friday, 7th December, at 2:20 pm, followed by a gathering at Penrith Rugby Club from 4:00 pm. All friends and family are most welcome to attend either or both celebrations of Tim’s life. Family flowers only but, if desired, donations in memory of Tim will be collected for Team Evie and The Sick Children’s Trust and may be left at the Service, Rugby Club or sent c/o to Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.




GIBSON: passed away peacefully after a long illness, at Croft Avenue Care Home, Penrith, on 21st November, Patricia (Pat) of Penrith was a loving and much loved Mum to Allan and John, Mum in law to June and Angela, Granny to Frances, Matthew, Jamie, Rachel and the late Rupert, and treasured by her Great Grandchildren. Aged 91 years. Service at The United Reform Church, Penrith on Monday, 3rd December at 2:00pm, followed by a private cremation. Family flowers only, but if desired donations for Alzheimer’s Society can be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith CA11 8HR


CREIGHTON: Peacefully, at Applegarth Nursing Home, Carlisle, on Thursday, 15th November, Geoff of Penrith, dearly loved husband of Elsie, dad of Diane, granda of Jacqui, Lisa and Jake, brother of Pat, Alma and the late Colin, brother-in-law of Fenwick, Julia, David and Pauline and a sadly missed uncle. Aged 81 years. Service at St. Elisabeth's Church, Harraby, Carlisle on Tuesday, 27th November at 11.30 am followed by cremation at 12.20 pm at Carlisle Crematorium. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations which will be divided between The Oncology Unit, the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle and Gaudium Day Care, Penrith may be left at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.



WILLIAMS: Suddenly, at home, on Tuesday, 6th November, Steve of Pooley Bridge, Penrith, much loved partner of Christine, son-in-law of Sheila and friend to many who will be sadly missed especially by Noodles and Mylo. Aged 47 years. Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Friday, 30th November at 1.00 pm. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for Eden Animal Rescue may be left at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.



WHITE: Peacefully at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle on Sunday, 4th November, Jean of Scotland Road, Penrith, beloved wife of Ian, much loved mum of Louise and Nicola, dear mother-in-law of Coenraad and Stephen, a sadly missed nana of Matthew, Gabby, Charlotte and Freddie and baby sister of Anne and Tom. Aged 61 years. Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Monday, 12th November at 10.20am. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations in memory of Jean for Breast Cancer Care may be made at the service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.

                                                                                         “R.I.P.”


JACKSON: At Stylecroft Residential Home, Workington on Monday, 29th October, Cynthia formerly of Clifford Road, Penrith, beloved wife of the late Mick and a much loved auntie. Aged 88 years. Service at Christ Church, Penrith on Wednesday, 14th November at 11.30am followed by interment at Penrith Cemetery. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for Eden Animal Rescue may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


STOREY: Suddenly, but peacefully, at home, on Friday, 19th October, Dave of Inglewood Road, Penrith, dearly loved husband of Ann, and much loved dad of Jane, he will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Aged 76 years. Service at Christ Church, Penrith, on Thursday, 1st November at 11.00 am followed by interment at Penrith Cemetery. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations which will be divided between Macmillan Cancer Support and Eden Animal Rescue may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.