J Stamp & Sons - Funeral Directors, Market Harborough, Leicestershire
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Welcome to the J. Stamp & Sons web site.

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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ALLAN - VERONIKA

of Hartland Drive, Market Harborough suddenly on 29th April 2015, aged 74 years. Loving mother of Alexander and Oliver. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Wednesday, 13th May at 3.15pm. Flowers or donations for RSPCA can be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


BARKER - DONALD FREDERICK

of Litchborough passed away on 7th April 2015 aged 90 years. Funeral Service at St Martin's Church, Litchborough on Monday 27th April at 12 Noon followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations for St Martin's Church, Litchborough may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


BARTON - DICK

of Great Bowden, formerly of Thurmaston, passed away at St Luke's Hospital, Market Harborough on 22nd April 2015, aged 83 years. A loving husband of Daphne, much loved dad of Rita and Jan, father in law of Michael and Martin and a proud grandad of Zoe, Bowen and Grace. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Friday, 8th May at 1.00pm. No flowers please. Donations if desired for Leicester Royal Infirmary (Geriatric Ward) may be sent to J Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough LE16 8AN. Tel. 018 58 462524


BATES - EDWARD (TED)

of Smeeton Westerby, formerly of Burton Overy, passed peacefully away on 8th May 2015 aged 85 years. Beloved husband of Joan, father of Sue, John, Jane and Anne and a much loved grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral Service at Smeeton Westerby Parish Church on Thursday 21st May at 3.15 p.m. followed by family cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Dementia UK 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


BELTON - JEAN MARY

Passed away peacefully on 20th April 2015. Beloved wife of Mick, loving mother of Lyn, Glenys and Diana, much loved sister of Cheryl and grandma to Laura and Anna. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Thursday 7th May at 3.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Support may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or 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.


BROWNE - ALEC CHARLES

died at home suddenly on 3rd May 2015 with no time for us to say goodbye. Loving husband of Jackie, dad to Kathryn, Michelle and Gill. Will be sadly missed by all friends and family who are welcome to join us for a celebration of his life following cremation at Kettering Crematorium. For funeral details contact J Stamp & Sons.


BURDEN - MICHAEL RAYMOND

Passed peacefully away in his sleep 17 May 2015. Beloved husband, father and grandfather. Rest in Peace. Funeral Service at Countesthorpe Crematorium on Wednesday, 3rd June at 3.00pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Market Harborough District Scouts and LOROS may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons,


CASTLE - GEOFFREY

passed away peacefully on 9th May 2015, aged 73 with his family at his side. Much loved dad of Gail, Andrea and Matthew, dearly loved grandad, father in law, brother and uncle. Will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Wednesday 27th May at 12 Noon. Flowers welcome. Donations, if desired, 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


CLAYPOLE - JEAN

Of Cottingham passed peacefully away at home on 11th April 2015, aged 90 years. Wife of the late Mervyn and mother of Michael. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Tuesday, 5th May at 10.30am. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for Diabetes UK may be sent to J Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8AN - Tel: 01858 462524


DAVIES - RICHARD WILLIAM

Died suddenly on 16th May 2015, aged 81. Dearly loved and loving husband of Sue, a devoted father to Mark, Louise, step-father to Richard and Michael and his ten grandchildren. Thanksgiving Service at Mowsley, Leics. on Monday 1st June at 3.00pm. Enquiries to J Stamp & Sons. Tel: 01858 462524


DILWORTH - BRYAN WILLIAM

of Shangton passed away peacefully at Lenthall House, Market Harborough on 25th April 2015, aged 94 years. Dearly beloved husband of the late Gwen, much loved father of Geoffrey, Jenny and Kate and grandpop and great grandpop. Funeral Service at St Nicholas Church, Shangton on Thursday 14th May at 2.00 p.m. followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for the British Heart Foundation may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.


DOLMAN - MARGARET (nee BOWLEY)

Passed away peacefully at Guildford Hospital on 5th May 2015, aged 64. Loving daughter, sister, wife, mother and grandmother. Funeral Service at St Hugh's Church, Market Harborough on Friday, 15th May at 12 noon. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for Fountain Centre, Guildford Hospital can be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


ELLIOTT - THOMAS BABINGTON (TOM)

Loving husband for 53 years of Penny (nee Robson), devoted father of Lucy, Thomas, Alice and Rose and proud grandfather died peacefully at home on 16th May 2015, aged 83 years. Thanksgiving Service at Hallaton Church, Leics. on Thursday, 4th June at 2.30pm. Cheerful dress please. There will be a retiring collection for the Church. Funeral enquiries to J Stamp & Sons


ESTILL - NEIL

passed away suddenly at his home in Lutterworth on 15th April 2015 aged 80 years. Beloved husband of Maureen, loving and devoted father of Wayne, Craig and Wendy, and a loving grandad to all his grandchildren. Funeral Service at Great Bowden Parish Church on Friday 1st May at 2.15 p.m., followed by interment. Flowers or donations for British Heart Foundation may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons


FEW - PHILIP COLES

of Foxton died peacefully on Tuesday 28th April 2015. Beloved husband of Dilys, loving father of Rachel and her husband Anthony, devoted grandad of Naomi, Ben, Sally and Daniel, friend and guide to many. A true gentleman. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Tuesday 12th May at 10.30 a.m. followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at Market Harborough Baptist Chapel at 2.00 p.m. Flowers and donations in his memory for Cancer Research UK may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


GHENT - ERIC

of Hallaton passed away in Leicester Royal Infirmary on 19th April 2015, aged 84 years. A dear uncle of Helena Winter and Susie, Garry, Josua and Jody Dorgan. Eric will always be remembered and loved by all of his family and many friends. Funeral Service at St Michael & All Angels Church, Hallaton on Monday 11th May at 12.30 p.m. followed by burial in Hallaton Cemetery. All funeral enquiries to J Stamp & Sons


GRANGER (nee Barker) SUSAN ALEXANDRA

Passed away at home on 14th April 2015, aged 69. Wife to Andrew Granger, mother to David and Emma. Funeral at St Giles Church, Medbourne on Tuesday 5th May at 12 Noon. No flowers please, but donations if desired for Parkinson’s UK 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.


HADLEY - DEREK WILLIAM

Passed away peacefully at Cransley Hospice on 19th May 2015 aged 73. Much loved husband of Sandra and father of Martin and Stephen. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Thursday 28th May at 10.30 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Cransley Hospice may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


HALDEN - MICHAEL JAMES

(Mick the Turf)Passed away after a short illness on 8th May 2015 aged 79 years. Funeral service at Hollowell Church on Monday 18th May at 12 noon, followed by burial. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Northampton General Hospital & Kettering General Hospital may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


HAMILTON - IAN LAWRENCE

Died Tuesday 21st April. Dearly loved husband, son, father, brother and friend. Will be forever missed and never forgotten for his quirky humour, strength of spirit and his desire to do and achieve good. Funeral to be held at St Helen’s Church, Sibbertoft on Thursday 7th May at 12 Noon. Donations welcome for The Salvation Army may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


LANE - CHARLES LEWIS (CHARLIE)

passed away on 20th April 2015, aged 34 years. Beloved son, grandson and brother. He fought so hard to stay with us. Now at peace. Funeral Service at St. Mary the Virgin, Welford on Wednesday 29th April at 3.00 p.m. followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for the Youth Cancer Trust 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


LATHAM - the Rev'd John Westwood

Called home on 6th May 2015. Beloved husband of Anne, father of Catherine, Martin and Sarah, grandpa to Ella and Samuel. Funeral Service at St Dionysius, Market Harborough on Monday, 18th May at 2.30pm. Private interment to take place the following day. No mourning dress please. No flowers please. Donations for Oxfam and Cancer Research UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


MASTERSON - KEITH

worked at M.R.M, Market Harborough. Passed away unexpectedly on 13th April 2015, aged 65 years. Will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Private funeral service to take place. Flowers and enquiries to J Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8AN - Tel: 01858 462524


POLLARD - RUTH FLORENCE

Aged 86. Our beautiful treasured mum died peacefully on 16th May 2015 with her six devoted children around her, Lesley, Bob, Andrew, Joanne, Helen, and Katie, much loved nanny, grandnan, and mother-in-law. Re-united with her husband John and son Martin. Sleep tight mum till we are all together again. Funeral Service at St Hugh's on Friday, 29th May at 1.00pm followed by interment. All flowers to J Stamp & Sons.


RUDD - DEREK CYRIL

passed away at Leicester General Hospital on 9th May 2015, aged 77 years. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Wednesday 27th May at 1.45 p.m. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research (UK) may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk. Alternatively, flowers or donations 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


STOPS - MICHAEL GEORGE

Formerly of Kibworth, Hallaton and Slawston passed away peacefully after a long illness at Sibbertoft Manor on 12th May 2015, aged 83 years. Husband of Pat, father of Charles, George and Bruce, grandfather of Jack, Adam, Tom and Polly, brother of Janet Briggs and half-brother of Nora West. Funeral Service at St Michael & All Angels, Hallaton on Thursday, 28th May at 12 noon followed by private interment at Slawston Churchyard. Family flowers only, donations if desired for The Stroke Association and The Woodland Trust may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


TAYLOR - JEAN

of Lenthall House (formerly of Clover Court and The Headlands) passed away peacefully on 10th May 2015, aged 90 years. Loving wife of the late Harry. Much loved mum of Jack and Rob, mother in law of Lesley and Lynn, gran of Jamie, Adam, Gemma and James and great gran of Jack, Myles, Connor and Iris. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Monday 18th May at 10.45 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for the Alzheimer's Society may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


TEAR - ALAN HENRY

Suddenly but peacefully after a short illness at Leicester General Hospital on 1st May 2015, aged 74 years. Darling husband of Janet, much loved dad of Amanda and Paul, devoted grandad of Charlotte and Alex. Dear brother-in-law of Sheila, Ron and Nett and a caring uncle of Michele, Tony, Jo and John. He will be greatly missed by all his many family and friends. Funeral Service at Desborough Baptist Church on Wednesday 13th May at 11.30 a.m. followed by interment at Desborough Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Desborough and Rothwell Stroke Club may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


WARD (nee STAMP) - ELIZABETH MARY

Of Great Easton, passed peacefully away at The Gables Residential Home, Market Harborough on 14th May 2015, aged 77 years. Dear wife of the late John, loving mother of Martin, Jeanette, June and Brenda and a devoted grandmother, great grandmother and sister. Funeral Service at St Andrew’s Church, Great Easton on Thursday, 28th May at 2.30pm followed by private cremation. No mourning clothes please. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Alzheimer’s Society 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


WARD - FRANCES ELLEN

Of Lenthall House, formerly of Brooklands Gardens and Medbourne passed peacefully away on 7th May 2015, aged 100 years. Wife of the late Fred and a much loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral Service at Medbourne Parish Church on Wednesday, 20th May at 11.30am followed by interment. 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


WEIDLICH - JEAN (Nee Bishop)

Of Market Harborough passed away at home on 16th April 2015, aged 85 years. Loving wife of the late Karl, much loved mum of Paul and Tracey, mother-in-law of Adrian, devoted grandma of Becky, Michael and Daniel and a dear sister of Margaret and the late Norah and Gordon. Funeral Service on Wednesday 29th April at 1.00 p.m. at St Nicholas Church, Little Bowden followed by cremation. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk . Alternatively, donations and all funeral enquiries 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.


WILSON - GEORGE ERNEST

Passed away at The Willows Nursing Home on 3rd May 2015 aged 76 years. Loving father of Craig and Debbie, will be sadly missed by all his family. Funeral Service at St. Mary’s Church, Lutterworth on Tuesday 19th May at 1-00 p.m., followed by interment. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Dementia UK and Defying Dementia may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons


WINN - JOHN CLIFFORD

of Desborough passed away peacefully at Kettering General Hospital on 18th May 2015, aged 90 years. Beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Wednesday 27th May at 3.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for The Air Ambulance may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors.


WOOD - ALLAN

Of Market Harborough, formerly of Leicester, passed away peacefully at home after a long illness on 10th May 2015 aged 86 years. Beloved husband of Vera, father of Anne and step-father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Tuesday 26th May at 3.45pm. No flowers by request. Donations, if desired, for Alzheimer's Society made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.


WOODWARD - MAUREEN

died peacefully at her home in Market Harborough on 24th April 2015, aged 81 years. Beloved wife of the late Vin, loving mother of Ian, Neil and Mary, nanny of Adam, Luke, Zach and Jensen and great nanny of Maxwell. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church on Friday 8th May at 10.00 a.m. followed by burial at Market Harborough Cemetery. No flowers by request. Donations for Cancer Research UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.