Recent Obituaries

DUMBLE: Peacefully, at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, on Wednesday, 7th February, Doreen of Woodlands, Penrith, formerly of Greystoke, Penrith. Aged 91 years. Service and Cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Thursday, 1st March at 2.20 pm. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for Woodlands Amenity Fund may be left at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria, Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


ROPER: Voreda died peacefully, at home, on Saturday, 10th February, aged 83 years.Much loved wife of 63 years to Harvey, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, will be greatly missed. Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Friday, 23rd February at 12.20pm. Family flowers only, donations in memory of Voreda will be divided between the Salvation Army and Alzheimer's Society and, may be made at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


WALES, Nee Elliot: Peacefully, at Landona House, Care Home, Wem, on Sunday, 11th February, after a long and happy life, Marjorie of Milburn, Penrith, formerly of Lownthwaite. Aged 95 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Frank, much loved mother of Linda, Christine and Frances, a loving grandmother of Linda Jane, Claire, Lucy, George Henry, Alison, Francis, Lynsey and the late David, and a dear great-grandmother of Madeline, David, William, Maisie, Georgia, Mary, Louisa, Sarah and Megan. Service and Interment at St. Cuthbert's Church, Milburn, on Friday 23rd February at 10.00 am. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations which will be divided between St. Cuthbert's Church and Friends of Landona House may be left at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


HILL: Peacefully, at Winters Park Care Home, Penrith, on Thursday, 8th February, Jean of Penrith, dear wife of the late Joseph, dearly loved mother of Doris, Robert and the late Allan, dearest mother in law of Brenda, Audrey and the late Raymond, loving nanna, great nanna and great great nanna. Aged 93 years. Service at St Andrew’s Church, Penrith on Wednesday, 21st February, at 11.00am, followed by interment at St Bride, Kirkbride at 3.00pm. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for Eden Valley Hospice, may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


HEWETSON: Peacefully, at Penrith Hospital, on Friday, 9th February, Thomas (Tom) of Scales Hall, Calthwaite, Penrith, father of Diane, Helen and David, grandad and great-grandad. Aged 80 years. Service and Interment at St. James' Church, Hutton-in-the Forest on Tuesday, 20th February at 11.00 am. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations which will be divided between St. James' Church and Eden Valley Hospice may be left at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


TAYLOR, nee Fergus.  Peacefully, in Hospital after a long illness, on Wednesday 7th February.  Joan, much loved mum of David and his partner Carol. Aged 83 years.  Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Monday, 19th February at 11.00am.  Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for Stroke Association, may be made at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


HUGHES: Peacefully, at home, after a long illness, surrounded by her loving family, on Saturday, 3rd February, Paulette of Lonsdale Court, Penrith, much loved mum of Helen and Danielle, a dear grandma of Jamie and Eddie. Aged 65 years. Service and Cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Wednesday, 14th February at 11.40 am. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations which will be divided between Multiple Sclerosis Society and Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland may be left at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR


SCOTT: Peacefully, at the Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle, on Thursday, 1st February, Walter of Lazonby, dearly loved husband of Janet, much loved dad of Sharon and Dawn, dear grandfather of Molly and Lucy, beloved brother of Jean. Aged 84 years. Service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Monday, 12th February at 2.20pm. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations which will be divided between Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance and Keswick Mountain Rescue, may be made at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR. 


FARISH (nee Bell). – Peacefully at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, 28 January, Margaret Ann of Penrith, much loved wife of Irving, treasured mam of Lorraine, Andy and Tony, step-mother of Michael, Nicola and Lisa, nana to Dawn, Lucy, Alex, Perry, Calvin, Madison, Emma, Leah and Chloe, mother-in-law, sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Aged 74 years. Service at Christ Church, Penrith, on Friday, 9 th February at 11 am followed by interment at Penrith cemetery. Family flowers only but, if desired, donations in memory of Margaret may be made to the Stroke Association and left at the service or c/o Richardson’s Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR. Feel free to wear something colourful. Margaret’s favourite colour was red.


TAYLOR: Peacefully at Millfield Retirement Home, Keswick on Monday, 29th January, Mabel (formerly of Glasson Court, Penrith) much loved mum of John and Brenda, mother-in-law of Angela and David. Sadly missed grandma of James and Rachael and their partners Lorraine and Brett and a special great-grandma of Bethan and Callum. Aged 101 years. Following a private cremation on Friday, 9th February a Service of Thanksgiving for Mabel’s Life at United Reformed Church, Penrith on Friday, 16th February at 2.00pm. If desired donations for United Reformed Church may be made at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


ROBINSON: Peacefully, at home, in the company of her loving husband, following a long illness, on Wednesday, 24th January, Jacqueline (Jackie) of Penruddock, beloved wife of Mick, dear mother of Steven, mother-in-law of Denise, a sadly missed grandma and great-grandma. Aged 73 years. Service and Cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Tuesday, 6th February at 11.40 am. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for Penrith Day Hospice, Penrith Hospital may be left at the Service or sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.


CLIFF, Steven: Peacefully, at Eden Valley Hospice, Carlisle, on Thursday, 11th January, Steve of Wickersgill, Penrith, beloved husband of Wynn, loving daddio of Zita and Alex, devoted grandad of Emma, Harry, Billy, Rosie, Ben, Joe, Sam, Oliver and Ruby, great-grandad of Miya, much loved son of Enid and the late Joe, dear brother of Rebecca, Ian, Lisa and the late Keith and an amazing uncle and friend. Aged 60 years. Service and Cremation at Lancaster Crematorium on Wednesday 31st January at 2.00 pm. Family flowers only, but if desired donations for MND may be left at the Service, sent via Steve’s MND just giving page https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/in-memory-of-steve-cliff or c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.