Recent Obituaries

SIMPSON: At Penrith Hospital, after a long illness bravely borne, on Saturday, 13th October, Joyce of Scaws, Penrith, beloved wife of the late Tommy and a much loved sister, sister-in-law, auntie and great-auntie. Aged 88 years. Service at St. Andrew’s Church, Penrith on Tuesday, 23rd October at 12.00 noon followed by interment at Penrith Cemetery. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for The Royal British Legion may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


HUGGETT, Nee Hughes: Peacefully, at Cold Springs Park Care Home, Penrith, on Monday, 8th October, Edna formerly of Thwaites Brow, Keighley, dearly beloved wife of the late Jack, much loved mother of Peter and mother-in-law of Jane, and cherished grandmother of Jessica and Lucy. Aged 91 years. Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Monday, 22nd October at 1.00 pm. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for Manorlands Hospice may be left at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.



HUGHES, Thomas (Tommy) Aged 85 years of Penrith: Peacefully, at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle on Tuesday, 9th October, much loved husband of Lorina, dear father of Trevor, Kevin and the late Debbie, father-in-law of Steph, Corinne and the late Les, loving granda of Gavin, Dean, Hannah, Megan, Katrina, Gareth, Morgan and the late Callum and four great-grandchildren. Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Thursday, 18th October at 1.15 pm. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations which will be divided between British Heart Foundation and Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance may be left at the Service or sent care of Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.



CLEASBY: Peacefully at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle on Thursday, 4th October, John Bowron of Barton Church Farm, Tirril, beloved husband of the late Margaret, much loved father of Edwin, Anthony, June and Ian, sadly missed granda of Robert, Luke, Harvey, Maria and Paul, brother, father-in-law and uncle. Aged 93 years. Service and interment at St. Michael’s Church, Barton on Tuesday, 16th October at 11.30am. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for Parkinson’s UK, Eden Support Group may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


HOLDEN: Peacefully, at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, on Friday, 28th September, Ann of Sebergham, beloved wife of the late William, formerly W.E. Holden, Laithes Mill, dearly loved mam of Robert, William, Thomas, John and the late Phillip and David, a much loved mother-in-law, grandma and sister. Aged 77 years. Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Monday, 15th October at 11.00 am. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations which will be divided between Caldbeck Surgery Equipment Fund and the Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance may be left at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


SMITH: Suddenly but peacefully, at Thornton-Cleveleys, on Sunday, 30th September, (Sam) Richard Douglas of Penrith, beloved husband of Ellenor, loving father of Paul and step father of Derek and Andy, father-in-law of Jenifer, grandad of Olivia, Mack, Andrew, Dionne and Sophie. Aged 72 years. Service at Christ Church, Penrith on Friday, 12th October at 12:00 noon followed by interment at Penrith Cemetery. Family flowers only, but if desired donations for Eden Animal Rescue and Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland, may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.



MARK: Peacefully, at Pennine Lodge, Carlisle, on Saturday, 29th September, James Collin (Jimmy) of Penrith, beloved husband of Maureen, loving father of Terry and Sean, father-in-law, grandfather and great grandfather, dearest brother of Mary and Doreen. Aged 83 years. Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Thursday, 11th October at 2:20 pm. Family Flowers only, but if desired donations for Alzheimer’s Research UK, may be made at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.



HOLDEN: Peacefully after a long battle with cancer, bravely fought at the Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle, on Sunday, 23rd September, Phillip of Low Plains, loving husband of Yvonne, treasured dad of Michelle and Graham, beloved son of Ann and the late William, dear brother of Robert, William, Thomas, John and the late David. Aged 58 years. Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Monday, 8th October at 11:00 am. Please feel free to dress as you like. Family Flowers only, but if desired donations for Myeloma UK and Cancer Research UK, may be made at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.



LE GALLEZ: Passed away peacefully, at Penrith Hospital, with his loving wife Barbara at his side, David, of Clifton, a much loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle and cousin who will be especially missed by all family and friends in Guernsey where he was born and lived until 2003. Aged 73 years. Cremation will take place at Carlisle Crematorium, on Friday, 5th October, at 3pm. Family flowers only but, donations, if desired for Penrith and Eden Community Hospital League of Friends may be made at the service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.




BARNES: Peacefully at home on Monday, 24th September, Herbert (Bert) of Kirkby Thore, Penrith, loving husband of the late Rene dearly loved dad of Pauline, Christine and Eileen and a much loved father-in-law, granda, great-granda and a dear brother of Margaret. Aged 97 Years. Service and interment at St. Michael’s Church, Kirkby Thore on Wednesday, 3rd October at 1.00pm. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for St. Michael’s Church Restoration Fund may be made at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR



ATKINSON: Peacefully, at the Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle, on Saturday 15th September, Thomas William of Croftfield, Cotehill formerly of Low House Farm, Brackenrigg Armathwaite, devoted husband of the late Esther ‘Ettie’, much loved dad, granda ‘Chum’ and great granda. Aged 94 years. Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Tuesday, 2nd October at 1:00 pm. Family Flowers only, but if desired donations for Cardiology Fund, The Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle, may be made at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.



CARRICK: Nèe Lowthion. Peacefully at home after a long illness on Saturday, 15th September, Barbara of Garrigill, Alston, beloved wife of Geoffrey, much loved mother of Jayne, Graham and Thomas and a devoted grandmother to her eight grandchildren. Aged 63 years. Service at St. John’s Church, Garrigill on Wednesday, 26th September at 3.00pm followed by private interment. Family flowers only, but if desired donations which will be divided between St. John’s Church, Garrigill and Alston Community Hospital League of Friends may be made at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR



SLEE: Peacefully, at Nether Place Nursing Home, Keswick, on Monday, 17th September, Muriel of Pele Court, Penrith, beloved wife of the late Ernie, dearly loved mum of John and June, treasured gran of Daniel and Amy, great-gran of Ava and Violet, who will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Aged 91 years. Private Cremation followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at St. Andrew's Church, Penrith on Friday, 28th September at 2.00 pm. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations which will be divided between St. Andrew's Church, Penrith and Cancer Research UK may be left at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.



BEAUMONT: Suddenly at home, on Wednesday, 12th September, Ralph of Melmerby, Penrith, beloved husband of Doreen, much loved father of Ruth, Andrew, Simon and Philip and a sadly missed father-in-law, grandfather, brother and brother-in-law. Aged 80 years. Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Wednesday, 26th September at 11.40am. Family flowers only, but if desired donations for the Salvation Army may be made at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith CA11 8HR


FERGUSON: Peacefully, at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, on Friday, 7th September, Jean of High Hesket, Carlisle, beloved wife of the late Robert, much loved mum of David and John, dear mother-in-law of Paula and Sue and treasured granny of Harry, Rowan, Jamie and Euan. Aged 88 years. Service at St. Mary the Virgin Church, High Hesket, Carlisle on Friday, 21st September at 1.00 pm followed by cremation at Carlisle Crematorium. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for St. Mary the Virgin Church may be left at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.