J Stamp & Sons - Funeral Directors, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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At J. Stamp & Sons we are proud of our heritage and independence and are very much a family owned and run business. We firmly believe that in remaining so, we are able to continue to provide the caring, professional service on which our reputation has been built over three generations.

OFFICE OPENING HOURS

Monday – Thursday: 8.30am - 5.30pm
Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday: 9.00am - 12.30pm

For urgent enquiries and assistance outside these hours please contact the Funeral Director ‘On Call’ on
01858 462524 (24 Hours).

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ALCOCK - MARJORIE (nee Davis)

Formerly of Market Harborough and Banbury passed away peacefully at Peaker Park on 5th March 2015, aged 94 years. Loving wife of the late Cyril and a much loved aunt of Anne. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Wednesday, 18th March at 2.30pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for the RNIB may be sent to J Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8AN - Tel: 01858 462524


ALLCOCK - VALERIE JUNE

Passed away peacefully at her home in Market Harborough on 20th March 2015, aged 68 years. Loving wife of Keith and devoted mother of Adrian. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Monday, 30th March at 3.00pm. Flowers or donations for Cancer Research UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8AN - Tel: 01858 462524


BACKLER (formerly Farrow) - FREDA

Passed away peacefully at Kettering General Hospital on 5th April 2015 aged 83 years. Much loved mother of Michael, Hilary, Linda, Brindon, Karen & Peter. Funeral Service at Leicester South Salvation Army (Ladysmith Road) on Monday 20th April at 2.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for the Salvation Army may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


BELLAMY - BILL

Of Desborough, formerly of Kettering passed away at Cransley Hospice on 15th April 2015, aged 84 years. Loving husband of the late Doreen, cherished father of Brett, Russell and Clare and a much loved grandad of James and Sara. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Friday, 1st May 2015 at 10.45am. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Cransley Hospice may be sent to J Stamp & Sons


BICKERTON - WIN

Passed away peacefully on 5th March 2015 at Cheaney Court Nursing Home, formerly of Market Harborough. A very special loving mum to Ian, Yvonne and Fiona, mother-in-law to Nigel, Jason and Jan, Grandma Bicks to Bronya, Georgia, Cassandra, Max, Rosa, Jimmy and Kitty and great-grandma to Alexa and Ethan. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Wednesday, 18th March at 12.00 noon. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Dementia UK and NSPCC may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8AN - Tel: 01858 462524


BILLOWS - HEATHER DOROTHY

formerly of Nepcote Close, Kettering on 27th March 2015 at Kettering General Hospital aged 53 years. Dearly loved daughter of Sylvia and the late Bernard, loving sister of Liz and Viv and respective husbands Bob and Jim and cherished aunt of Paige, Matthew, Ellie and Millie. Peace at last. Funeral Service at St Andrew’s Church, Kettering on Wednesday 15th April at 1.00 p.m. followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations for Southwood House, Wellingborough Mini Bus Appeal may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


BOWDEN - AMY

Of Market Harborough passed peacefully away on 10th April 2015, aged 93 years. Wife of the late Harold, loving mother of Bill, Carol, Elaine, Peter, Kevin, Jill and the late Audrey, Douglas and Pauline. Adored by her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Will be sadly missed by all. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Thursday 23rd April at 10.45 a.m. Flowers to J. Stamp & Sons.


BROWN - BENJAMIN KEITH (BEN)

Passed away suddenly on 7th March 2015. Loving son of Catherine and partner Peter, Keith and partner Sylvia. Dearly loved brother of Tom, Joe, Milly and Grace. Cherished grandson of Margaret, Mick and the late Nana Sparkey. Very much loved daddy of Alfie and Mason. Funeral Service at St. Philips & St. James Church, Ratby on Monday 23rd March at 11.15 a.m. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Rainbows Hospice for Children & Young People may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


BROWN - FRED

of Market Harborough, formerly of Kettering, passed peacefully away on 5th March 2015 aged 86 years. Husband of the late Audrey, loving father of Yvonne and Ian and a much loved pappy and brother Funeral Service at the Albert Munn Chapel, Kettering Crematorium on Friday 20th March at 1.00 pm followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for The Market Harborough Branch of The Royal Naval Association may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


BROWN - LILIAN

Passed away peacefully at her home in Market Harborough on 3rd April 2015, aged 103 years. Loving mother of Valerie, grandmother of Richard, Christopher, Sarah and the late David. Also a great grandmother and great-great grandmother. Funeral Service at St Dionysius, Market Harborough on Friday, 17th April at 12.00 noon, followed by burial at Kingsthorpe Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Dementia UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8AN - Tel: 01858 462524


BRYANT (nee Carden) - AUDREY

passed away peacefully at Seagrave House, Corby on Friday 10th April 2015, aged 87 with her daughters Shane and Suzanna at her side. Much loved and loving mother, mother –in-law and grandmother of Shane, Virginia, Terl, Suzanna, Juliet, Mark, Arabella, Henry, Charles, Cecily, Louis, Gabriel, Honor, Inigo, Oscar, Declan and Martha. Funeral Service at St Peter’s Church, Walgrave on Friday 17th April at 2.00 p.m. Thanksgiving and burial at St Wyllow’s, Lanteglos on Saturday 18th April at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only. All enquiries to J Stamp & Sons or for the service in Cornwall, Richardsons Funeral Directors - Tel: 01503 264755.


BURDITT - MARGERY

Of Market Harborough peacefully passed away on 26th March 2015 aged 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Leonard, loving mother of Judith, Jill and Sara, mother-in-law of Paul and Klaus, dear nana of Ben, Charlotte, Victoria, Richard, Lucinda and Ellie, great grandmother of Emily, Jensen and Amber. Funeral Service at Our Lady of Victories Church on Friday 10th April at 2.00 pm followed by committal at Kettering Crematorium. All enquires to J Stamp & Sons.


COLE - JANET

of Little Bowden passed away peacefully at The Gables Care Home on 3rd March 2015, aged 82 years. Beloved wife of Gordon, dearly loved mother of Trevor, Sheila, Stephen & Ian, and a much loved gran and great gran. All funeral enquiries to J Stamp & Sons.


DEAS - RON

Of Medbourne, formerly of Nevill Holt passed away peacefully at Kettering General Hospital on 3rd April 2015, aged 82 years. Much loved dad of Linda, Ken and Sue. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Thursday, 16th April at 12.45pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Cancer Research UK and Medbourne Sports Club may be sent to J Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8AN. Tel: 01858 462524


DRURY - JOHN ARTHUR

Sue, James, Kate and family are sad to announce the death of John Arthur Drury on Sunday 8th March 2015. Beloved husband, father and grandfather. Service of Thanksgiving at Dingley Church on Monday 23rd March at 3.00pm. Donations if desired to Sutton Bassett Church. All enquiries to J Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors


DUNKLEY - JOHN RICHARD

passed away at his home in Cold Ashby on 22nd March 2015, aged 72 years. Funeral Service at St Denys' Church, Cold Ashby on Thursday, 9th April 2015 at 11.00am followed by interment. Family flowers only, donations if desired for the Church Restoration Fund may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp and Sons


ENGLISH - RICHARD

of Market Harborough passed away suddenly on 10th April 2015 aged 75 years. Beloved husband of Valerie, loving father of Louise, Daniel and the late Angela, father in law of Craig and Max and a much loved granddad of Mabel, Wilf and Nate. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Wednesday 22nd April at 3.45 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


FITZGIBBON - ROSS

of Maidwell died tragically on 24th February 2015, aged 35 years. Loving son of Tom and the late Alison and brother of Grant, Jane, Toni, Sarah and Debbie. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Tuesday 17th March at 1.30 p.m. Flowers or donations for St Mary’s Church, Maidwell & The Air Ambulance may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.


GOWLING - CHRISTINE ELIZABETH (nee Wright)

Passed away suddenly at home on 8th April 2015 aged 66 years. Loving wife of Graeme, mother of Stuart and Beth, mother-in-law of Chloe and Daniel, and grandmother of Rosie. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for The Air Ambulance and RABI may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk. Alternatively, donations and all funeral enquiries to J. Stamp & Sons.


GRAHAM - HAZEL

formerly of South Kilworth passed away peacefully on 20th March 2015. Funeral Service at Countesthorpe Crematorium on 23rd April at 12 Noon. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for the RSPB may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


GRAHAM - HAZEL

passed away peacefully on 20th March 2015. Formerly of South Kilworth. Funeral Service at Countesthorpe Crematorium on Thursday, 23 April at 12 noon. Family flowers only, donations if desired for RSPB may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


GRATRIX - JAMES ‘JIM’

of Woburn Close, Market Harborough, passed away peacefully at Kettering General Hospital on 12th April 2015 aged 80 years. Beloved husband of Rosina (Zena), much loved dad of Martyn & Megan and Andrew & Alex; cherished grandad and great grandad to Emma and David and Grace and Rosie. Funeral Service at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, Market Harborough on Thursday 30th April at 12.30 p.m., followed by a private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Diabetes UK and Cancer Research UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


HARRIS - ERNEST

Passed away peacefully at Peaker Park Care Village on 24th March 2015, aged 84 years. Devoted husband of Teresa. Much loved by all his family and was a true gentleman. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Wednesday 8th April at 10.45 a.m. Family flowers only, donations if desired for the Alzheimer’s Society may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


HARRIS - KATHLEEN SUSAN (SUE)

Formerly of Birstall and Great Bowden, passed peacefully away at Harley Grange Nursing Home, Stoneygate on Sunday 5th April 2015, aged 86 years. Ex Teacher of Loughborough High School and Rawlins School, Quorn and member of Great Bowden Historical Society. Sister to John Harris of Kibworth. Loved and missed by family and friends. Funeral Service at Countesthorpe Crematorium on Tuesday 21st April at 2.00pm. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for LOROS may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons


HOLDEN - Anne Elizabeth

Passed away peacefully at L.R.I on March 10th 2015 Aged 76 years. Loving wife of Jim and much loved Mother to Peter, Sarah and Jonathan. Devoted Nanna to grandchildren William, Olivia, Charlie, Florence and Sam and also to Connor and Megan. Private cremation followed by Memorial Service at 11.30am on Thursday 26th March at St Wilfrid's Church, Kibworth. Family flowers only, but donations to Rainbows Hospice for Children & Young People or LOROS may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


HURLEY - JOHN

Formerly of Lubenham, passed away at Lenthall House, Market Harborough on 13th March 2015, aged 96 years. Beloved husband of the late Doris, much loved father of Michael, John, Bernadette and the late Maureen, and a dear father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. Requiem Mass at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, Market Harborough on Wednesday 1st April at 10.00 a.m., followed by burial at Lubenham Churchyard. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


JONES - MARCUS (TAURUS)

Of Great Bowden passed away on 6th April 2015, aged 56 years. Much loved son of Maggie, brother of Kellie and Lou, dad of Sara and Willow. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Monday 20th April at 3-00 p.m. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Swanwell may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.


KEITGHTLEY - ERIC

Passed away peacefully at Kettering General Hospital on 8th April 2015 aged 84. Much loved husband of Fay, father of David, Robin, Nigel and Karen and a dear father-in-law, grandad and great grandad. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Friday 24th April at 12.45 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Air Ambulance may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8AN Tel: 01858 462524.


LEESON - GEOFFREY R.N.

01.09.1932 – 04.04.2015. Passed away peacefully at Kettering General Hospital with his family beside him. After a sometimes difficult journey on increasingly rough seas, Geoff is finally re-united with his beloved shipmate, Patricia. Our sadness is eased by knowing you are together again. With all our love, your girls - Fran, Paula, Sue and Kate xxxx Funeral Service on Friday, 17th April 2015 at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) at 10.45am. Family flowers only, donations for the Royal Naval Benevolent Trust can be sent to J Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough LE16 8AN – Tel: 01858 462524


LOWE - DAVID

Passed away suddenly on 21st March 2015, aged 51 years. Loving husband to Shirley, much loved dad of David and Tasha, youngest son of the late Lizzie & Joe. Beloved brother of Betty, the late Nancy, Eddie, the late Robert, and Carole. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Friday 10th April at 11.15 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research (UK) may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


LYNN - KEN

passed away suddenly at Kettering General Hospital on 3rd April 2015 aged 78 years. Beloved husband of Maureen, much loved dad of Kevin and Jennifer, and loving brother of Alistair. He will be sadly missed by all the family. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Tuesday 21st April at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations for Wood Green, The Animals Charity may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


NORMAN - ERIC RICHARD

of Kibworth passed peacefully away on 4th March 2015 aged 87 years. Beloved husband of June, a much loved father and gramps and much missed by Murphy. Funeral service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Thursday 19th March at 2.15 pm. No flowers. Donations if desired for Flowerdown House (RAF Association) may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.


PARKER - PAM (formerly BUCKLE)

Passed away at Kettering General Hospital after a long illness on 21st March 2015, aged 77 years. Loving wife of Garry and mother of Philip and adored grandma of Georgia, Ellie and Tom. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Tuesday, 31st March at 11.15am. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Myeloma UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8AN - Tel: 01858 462524


POWELL - ELIZABETH (LIZ)

of Lubenham on 13th March 2015 in her 90th year. Much missed by family and friends. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Monday 30th March at 12.15 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for The Brooke may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


PUGSLEY - HILDA

Formerly of Park Drive, Market Harborough, passed away peacefully at Lenthall House on 7th March 2015. Beloved wife of the late Jack and a much loved aunt.Funeral Service at St. Dionysius’ Church, Market Harborough on Tuesday 24th March at 11.15 a.m., followed by cremation at Kettering. Family flowers only. Donation, if desired, for Market Harborough Medical Centre may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


SCHOFIELD - SYLVIA MAY

Of Lubenham passed away peacefully in her sleep at The Willows Nursing Home on 27th February 2015, aged 89 years. Beloved wife of Peter, loving mother of Sandra, Michael, Trevor, Gill, Benita and the late Shaun and grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Tuesday, 17th March at 3.15pm. Flowers and enquiries to J Stamp & Sons.


SEILES - DOROTHY JOY ‘Joy’

Passed away on 28th March 2015, aged 83 years. Wife of the late Ron, loving mother of Alan and Karen, cherished nan of Mark and Jaci, and adored great nan. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Monday 13th April at 11.15 a.m. Flowers and donations for Kettering General Hospital Charity Fund may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


SMITH - RICHARD JAMES

of Tilton on the Hill, Leicestershire, born Birmingham on the 24th April 1940, died at the MacMillan Centre, Northern General Hospital Sheffield on the 12th April 2015. He leaves wife Trish, son Mark and daughter-in-law Marie, step-daughter Michelle (and husband Brad), step-son Richard (and wife Birgit), grandchildren, Georgina, Libby, Ann-Christine, Rebecca and Darren. Funeral Service at St Peter's Parish Church, Tilton on the Hill on Wednesday 29th April at 11.30 a.m. No flowers please. Donations if desired to Leicestershire Air Ambulance and Macmillan Cancer Support can be made at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


SPITTLE - WILLIAM F.

"Bill" - O.W. 19.5.1930 - 26.3.2015 Passed away peacefully after a short illness in Bradford Royal Infirmary. Husband of the late Sheila and loving eldest brother to Sylvia, Philip and Keith. Funeral Service to be held at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Monday 13th April 2015 at 1.45 pm. Family flowers only. All enquiries to J Stamp & Sons.


TAYLOR - MICHAEL (MICK)

passed away at Cransley Hospice on 27th February 2015 aged 48 years. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Monday 16th March at 1.00 pm. Flowers welcome. Donations, if desired, for Cransley Hospice may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or to J. Stamp & Sons.


THOMPSON - JACK WILLIAM

passed away on 12th March 2015, aged 14 years. Dearly loved son of Sarah and Paul and much loved brother of Ben. Will be very sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral Service at St James the Great, Gretton on Thursday 9th April at 1.00 p.m. followed by cremation at Kettering Crematorium. Donations, if desired, for the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance or Addenbrooke’s Hospital (Paediatric Intensive Care Unit) may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk. Alternatively, flowers or donations may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons..


TWYNHAM - VERA MAY

Passed away in her sleep on 12th March 2015. Loving mum of Alistair, Alwyn and the late Tony. Beloved former wife of Reg Twynham. Will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on 20th March at 10.30am. “Partings are heartaches No one can heal – Memories are keepsakes No one can steal” Family flowers only, donations if desired for British Heart Foundation may be sent to J Stamp & Sons


WILLIAMS - KEITH

Passed away peacefully, but suddenly on 10th April, aged 77 years. Husband of Jan, father to Stephen, Simon and Nicholas and grandfather. Funeral Service at St. Nicholas Church, South Kilworth on Friday 1st May at 1.00pm, followed by interment. Family flowers only. All enquiries and donations, if desired, for Air Ambulance to J. Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8AN - Tel: 01858 462524 or online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk.


WILLIAMS - MARTIN

of Market Harborough passed away suddenly at home on 10th April 2015, aged 73 years. Loving husband of Jan, loving father, grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Wednesday 22nd April at 10.30 a.m. All friends welcome. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Help for Heroes may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


WINTERSGILL - DORIS

Formerly of East Farndon, late of Market Harborough passed away suddenly but peacefully on 16th March 2015, aged 85 years. Beloved wife of the late Johnny, treasured mum of Brian, Jacquie and Jayne and a devoted nanny and great-nanny. Funeral Service at East Farndon Parish Church on Friday 27th March at 11.00 a.m. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


WOODS - MARGARET

of Fleckney, passed peacefully away on 26th March 2015 aged 93 years. Wife of the late Norman, mother of Geoff and the late Stuart, mother-in-law of Linda and Linda, and a much loved grandmother and great-grandmother. Will be sadly missed. Funeral Service at Fleckney Parish Church on Thursday 2nd April at 3.00 pm followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Rainbows Children's Hospice may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.


WRIGHT - DAVID

Of Clipston died peacefully on 6th April 2015, aged 72 years. Beloved husband of Kathleen, loving father of Emma and Sally, father-in-law of Jeremy and George and a much loved grandad to Danielle, Ryan, Imogen, Archie and Alana, brother of Mick. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Monday, 20th April at 12.45pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for the Irish Setter Rescue Group may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons