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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ABLETT - HEATHER JOY

of Husbands Bosworth passed away on 7th April 2014. Funeral Service at All Saints' Church, Husbands Bosworth on Thursday 17th April at 1.45 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations for Parkinson's UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


BARBER - SHIRLEY JEAN

Died peacefully at Brook House, Husbands Bosworth on 27th March 2014, aged 79 years. Loving and loved wife of Hugh, mother of Tim, Jacquie and Joanna and granny of Abbie, Daniel, Rachael, Gemma, Matthew, Jade and Tyler. Funeral Service at The Counties Crematorium, Northampton on Wednesday, 9th April at 12.30pm. 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


BEGLEY - GORDON

of Memphis, Husbands Bosworth passed away peacefully at LOROS, Leicester on 12th March 2014, aged 63 years. Will be sadly missed by loving partner Goldeen, best mate Rog, son Wesley and all his brothers, family and friends. Funeral Service at All Saints Church, Husbands Bosworth on Thursday 27th March at 2.00 p.m. followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for LOROS may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


BIDDLE - SARAH (nee Fitzpatrick)

Loving and devoted mother to Oliver and Ruby, precious daughter of Joe and Mary, sister of Karen, sister-in-law to Darren, Jacqui and Harry, loving partner of Kevin, a wonderful auntie and cousin, and a special friend to many, died peacefully on 11th March 2014 aged 45 years. Funeral Service at St. Hugh’s Church, Market Harborough on Friday 28th March at 2.00 p.m., followed by private cremation. 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


BROMLEY - BERYL VIOLET

of Kibworth, passed away at St Luke’s Hospital, Market Harborough on 2nd March 2014 aged 81 years. Devoted wife to the late ‘Len’ and a caring mother to Carolyn, Nigel and Debra. Beryl was also a much-loved grandma to her nine grand children, four great children and sister to Harold, Valerie, Sylvia and Christine. She will be missed. Her family would like to thank her many friends for their wonderful companionship. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, Market Harborough on Thursday 20th March at 10:30 a.m. followed by Cremation at Kettering. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for St Luke’s Hospital Palliative Care Suite may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.


BROWN - OWEN

died suddenly at home in Gretton on 28th March 2014. Deeply loved husband of Sandy and much loved father, grandfather and great-grandfather. Owen will forever be in our hearts. His funeral will take place at St. James’ Church in Gretton on Wednesday 23rd April at 2.00 p.m., followed by private burial. Family flowers only please but donations, if desired, for The Air Ambulance, LOROS and Lakelands Hospice may be given in Church, made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons


CLARKE - MICHAEL

died peacefully on Saturday April 14th at home in Great Bowden. He was surrounded by his family. He was loved by his wife Jean and his sons Angus and Ian, grandsons George, Fergus and Finlay, Harry and James and daughters-in-law Kirsty and Fleur. There will be a Private Family Ceremony followed by a “Gathering” in Great Bowden Village Hall at 5 o’clock on Thursday May 1st when all will be welcome. The Church in Great Bowden will be open the same afternoon for those who wish to remember Mick. No flowers by request. Donations, if desired, for the Air Ambulance and Cancer Research UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp and Sons.


CONNELLAN - BRIAN JOSEPH

Passed away peacefully at his home in Market Harborough on 19th March 2014, aged 71 years. Beloved husband of Aileen, much loved father of Gillian and Lindsay, dear father-in-law of Ian and loving grandad of Christopher and Rachel. Funeral Service at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, Market Harborough on Wednesday, 2nd April at 2.00pm followed by interment. 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


EDGSON - RAY (BRUCE)

passed away on 26th February 2014, 88 years young. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Monday 17th March at 3.00 p.m. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, for the British Heart Foundation may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


FREEMAN - JOAN

formerly of Glamorgan Avenue, South Wigston passed away peacefully on 26th February 2014, aged 92. A much loved mum, nan and great-nana. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Tuesday, 18th March at 3.00pm. No flowers please. Donations if desired for Rainbows Children's Hospice can be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


GARFIELD - ETHEL MAY

formerly of Logan Street, Market Harborough passed peacefully away at The Chestnuts, Arnesby on 11th March 2014 aged 96 years. Wife of the late Arthur, loving mother of Linda and Ken and much loved grandma of Stephen and Sally. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Wednesday 26th March at 12 Noon. No flowers by request. Donations, if desired, for Rainbows Children’s Hospice may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


GIBBONS - GERTRUDE (GERTY)

of Tugby, passed away peacefully at Spencefield Grange on 13th March 2014, aged 96 years. Much loved Aunty and Sister-in-Law. Funeral Service at Tugby Parish Church on Tuesday 1st April at 11.30 a.m. followed by cremation at Kettering. Family flowers only. Donations for British Heart Foundation may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


GIBSON - MARGARET

of Fairfax Road, Market Harborough passed away peacefully at Kettering General Hospital on 4th March 2014, aged 76 years. Beloved wife of the late Harry, much loved mother of Kevin and Susan and loving nan of Kevin, Callum, Laura and Andy. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Monday 24th March at 10.30 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for The Cats Protection Society may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


GOLDSMITH - ERNEST JOSEPH (JOE)

Died peacefully on 12th March 2014, aged 88 years. Dearly loved and devoted husband of the late Jean, much loved father of Kristine, David, Philip and Jill, dear father-in-law of Michael, Sarah and Elaine, loving grandpa and great grandpa and also dear husband of Betty. Funeral Service at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, Market Harborough on Monday 24th March at 2.00 p.m. followed by burial at Great Bowden Cemetery. Flowers and enquiries to J. Stamp & Sons


HACKETT - AUDREY

peacefully on March 29th at The Willows Nursing Home, Audrey aged 86 years of Medbourne. Adored wife of Neville, wonderful mother of Lynn, Barry and Anne, a loving and caring grandma of Alex, Ed, Rebecca, Tom, Ben and Laura and a much loved mother-in-law. The Funeral Service will take place at St Giles’ Church, Medbourne on Monday 14th April at 11.30 a.m. and will be followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only please but donations in memory of Audrey for The Rotary Foundation may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp and Sons.


HEIGHTON - KAY

peacefully at The Gables, Market Harborough on 13th April 2014 aged 93. Beloved wife of the late Gerald, dearest father of Ian, Elizabeth, Mandie and Peter, much loved grandmother of Lucy-Beth, Andrew and Philip and a dear friend of many. Funeral Service at Market Harborough Congregational Church on Wednesday 30th April at 12 noon followed by private burial at Great Bowden Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for RNIB and The Gables Residents’ Comfort Fund may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


HELMORE - JOAN

of Market Harborough passed peacefully away on 21st March 2014, aged 96 years. Wife of the late Mark, loving mother of Paul and Maria and a much loved grandmother and great grandmother. Requiem Mass at Our Lady of Victories Roman Catholic Church, Market Harborough on Friday 4th April at 11.00 a.m followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Guide Dogs for The Blind may be sent to J Stamp and Sons,


HILL - CLIFFORD GORDON

of Kibworth passed away at St Luke’s Hospital, Market Harborough on 9th April 2014, aged 87 years. Will be sadly missed by all his family. Funeral Service at St Wilfrid’s Church, Kibworth on Friday 25th April at 11.30 a.m. followed by interment at Kibworth Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Prostate Cancer UK may be sent to J Stamp and Sons.


HILL - JOHN ROLAND

Of Desborough passed away at home on 28th March 2014, aged 73 years. Husband of Elizabeth, dad of Liz and Toni, father-in-law of Martin and Simon, grandad of Katharine, John, Gerri, Charlotte and Jack. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Tuesday, 15th April at 12 noon. No flowers please. Donations if desired for the PKD Charity (Polycystic Kidney Disease) may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


HOSGOOD - BRENDA

Passed away peacefully on 18th March 2014, aged 91 years. Loving mother of Geraldine, Lynette and Rod. Grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of four. At peace with Dad. God Bless. Funeral Masse at Our Lady of Victories, Market Harborough on Thursday, 27th March at 10.00am followed by interment at Market Harborough Cemetery. Flowers may be sent to J Stamp & Sons


JERVIS - BERYL

passed away at Cynthia Spencer Hospice on 7th March 2014, aged 84 years. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Thursday 27th March at 12.45 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Cynthia Spencer Hospice may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.


JONES - TONY

passed away at The Grange Nursing Home, Saddington on 13th March 2014, aged 93. Brother of Robin and the late Eileen and Michael. No flowers by request. Funeral Service at Market Harborough Cemetery Chapel on Wednesday 26th March at 10.30 a.m. No flowers by request. Donations for Dementia UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons,


LAWLER - SHEILA

of Glen Hills, passed away after a short illness on 15th April 2014 aged 92 years. Loving mother of John, Michael and the late Anne, and much missed gran to Penny and Sonya. Funeral Service at Gilroes Crematorium on Thursday 1st May at 3.00 pm. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for The Befrienders (Community Action Partnership) may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


LIFFORD - FREDERICK GEORGE (FRED)

Of Kibworth Beauchamp passed away peacefully at Leicester Royal Infirmary on 14th March 2014, aged 84. Beloved husband of the late Peggy. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Thursday, 3rd April at 3.00pm. No flowers by request. Donations if desired for Air Ambulance (DLRAA) may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


MATTHEWS - AUDREY EDITH

of Billesdon, passed away on 23rd March 2014 aged 91 years. Dearly loved mother of Ian, Stephen, Ann and Sara. Loving grandmother of Darren, Donna, Nicola and Ward, and great-grandmother of Alex, Abi and Lily. After saying goodbye you fell asleep. Memories of you we will always keep. Funeral Service at St. John the Baptist Church, Billesdon on Friday 4th April at 2.15 pm followed by cremation at Gilroes. Family flowers only please. Donations for Diabetes UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


MILDRED - PAMELA

of Kibworth, passed away peacefully at LOROS Hospice on 2nd April 2014 aged 79 years. Beloved wife of Peter, mother of Michelle, Keith, Louise and David and a much loved gran. Funeral Service at Kingdom Hall, Market Harborough on Thursday 17th April at 1.00 p.m. Flowers and enquiries to J. Stamp & Sons.


MOTT - ALEC JOHN (JOHN)

passed away peacefully in his sleep on Tuesday 25th March 2014, aged 72 years, with his loved ones by his side. Much loved father of Helen, Alec and Toni, also loved and cherished brother and grandad. Finally free to become himself once again. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Monday 7th April at 2.15p.m. All welcome and no dress code, come as Dad knew you. Close family flowers only please but donations, if desired, to Dementia UK may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


NOBLE - DENNIS

Loving husband of Jan and devoted father of Paul and Marc, passed away peacefully at home with his family around him on 5th March 2014 aged 59 years. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Tuesday 25th March at 11.15 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Support and Market Harborough District Nurses may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


OLDHAM - GRAHAM LEONARD

Passed away suddenly on 7th April at Leicester Royal Infirmary. Very much loved and special husband to Irene. Devoted dad to Neil, Philip and Keith, father-in-law to Sue and Emma and dearly loved pompa to Rebecca. Sleep tight darling we would not wake you to suffer any more. You did not deserve all that pain. Funeral Service at Little Bowden Church on Thursday, 24th April at 2.00pm. Everyone welcome. Followed by private cremation. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Air Ambulance may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


OLIVER - CHARLOTTE JANE (nee BAKER)

aged 51, after a long battle with cancer. Much loved wife of Louis, loving mother of Harry and Freddie, beloved daughter of John and Dilly, and sister to James and Vicki. In our hearts and minds for ever. Private family funeral followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at St. Andrew's Church, Great Easton on Friday 28th March at 11.30 a.m. No flowers but donations for Cransley Hospice may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.


PARKER - GORDON DESMOND (SNOOKS)

of Rothwell passed away peacefully on 27th February 2014 after much suffering. Loving husband of Mavis, cherished dad of Susan and Diane and father in law of Kevin. Devoted ‘Grampy / Gramps’ to his grandchildren Darren, Michelle, Donna, Vicky, Craig and Mark, also to his great grandchildren Connor, Chloe, Hollie & Riley. He will always be remembered. Funeral Service on Wednesday 19th March at 11.15 a.m. at Kettering Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Arthritis Care may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.


POTTER - ELSIE (nee MUGGLETON)

Of Wilbarston passed away peacefully at Kettering General Hospital on 10th April 2014, aged 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Bill, dear mother of Barry, Julie, Nigel and the late Tony, mother-in-law of Glennys, Elaine and Carol and loving grandmother. Funeral Service at All Saints’ Church, Wilbarston on Monday 28th April at 2.00pm followed by cremation at Kettering. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Marlow House, Desborough may be sent to J Stamp & Sons


PRICE - GWILYM

of Lutterworth, formerly North Kilworth, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on 12th March 2014, aged 79 years. Dearly loved husband of Pam, he was loved and will be sadly missed by all of his family. Funeral Service at St Andrew’s Church, North Kilworth on Friday 21st March at 2.15 p.m. followed by cremation at Nuneaton. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK and St Andrew’s Bell Fund may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons


SHARMAN (nee Blyth) - HEATHER

Of Great Bowden, passed away at Leicester Royal Infirmary surrounded by her close family on 5th April 2014, aged 63 years. Devoted wife and life long companion of Alan, very much loved mum of Donna and Arran, mother-in-law of Chris and Debbie and beloved nanny of Elliott, Isabel, Neave and Harrison. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Tuesday, 22nd April at 12 noon. Family flowers only, donations if desired for the Air Ambulance may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


SHEA - Grace Mary

of Weekley passed away on 23rd March 2014. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Thursday, 10th April at 11.15am. No flowers by request. Donations for British Heart Foundation may be sent to J Stamp & Sons


SIMMONS - WINNIE

Passed away peacefully at Cheaney Court, Desborough on 3rd March 2014, aged 83 years. Dearly missed by family and friends. Private Cremation followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at St Giles’ Church, Desborough on Tuesday, 18th March at 10.00am. No flowers by request. Donations if desired for Cheaney Court may be sent to J Stamp & Sons


SIMPSON - JOHN (JACK)

Of Wigston formerly of Great Easton, passed peacefully away on 14th April 2014, aged 92 years. Husband of the late Muriel, beloved father of Janet and Richard and a much loved father-in-law, grandad and great-grandad. Funeral Service at Great Easton Parish Church on Tuesday, 29th April at 12 noon followed by interment. 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


SMEETON - PETER JAMES

Passed away suddenly on 1st March 2014, aged 34 years. Sadly missed by all the family. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on 24th March at 3.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations for MIND may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


STILL - ELSIE KATHLEEN

passed away peacefully at Peaker Park Care Village on 10th March 2014 aged 91 years. Much loved mum, nan and great-nan. Special thanks to staff at Peaker Park for all their care and much kindness shown to Elsie. Funeral Service at St. Dionysius’ Church, Market Harborough on Wednesday 26th March at 1.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Kettering. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for the Alzheimer’s Society may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


STREATHER - BRIAN

Passed away at home on the 26th February 2014, aged 72 following a courageous battle with cancer. Much loved and sorely missed by his wife Maureen, sons David and Peter, daughter in law Alison and grandchildren Brendan and Eleanor. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Monday 17th March at 10.30am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Macmillan Cancer Support or Lakeland Trust may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


THOMPSON - ANTHONY (TONY)

passed away peacefully on 28th February 2014, aged 84. A dearly loved husband to Marie, brother, dad, grandad and great grandad and a much respected member of the community. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Friday 21st March at 3.00 p.m. All welcome, but no flowers please. Donations, if desired, for the NSPCC may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.


TOWE - JOHN DEREK

of Kibworth passed away on 16th March 2014 aged 84 years. Loving husband of Di and a much loved father and grandfather. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Wednesday 2nd April at 12 noon. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Rainbows Children’s Hospice may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


TWEDDLE - ALAN

Of Medbourne, husband of Pat passed away suddenly but peacefully on 4th April 2014, aged 67 years. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Tuesday, 22nd April at 3.00pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for the Air Ambulance may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons


WELLS - JOHN

at home on March 20th, aged 84. Dearly loved and loving husband of Margaret, father of Marian, Alan and David, father-in-law to Barry, Elaine and Alison. Much loved grandad of Paul, Kate, Andrew, Steve, Sam, Matt and Emily. Dearest great-grandad of Jamie, Holly, Jack and Harry. FUNERAL MASS ....All welcome at Our Lady of Victories Church on Wednesday 2nd April at 10.00 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations please for CAFOD may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


WILLIS – EUNICE (née TANSUR)

Passed away peacefully at home on 27th February 2014 aged 65 years. Much loved mum, sister, nan and great-nan. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Friday 21st March at 10.30 a.m., followed by burial at Rothwell Road Cemetery, Kettering. Flowers or donations, if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Support may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.


WINDRIDGE - VIOLET LILIAN

formerly of Langton Road, Wigston passed away peacefully at St Luke's Hospital, Market Harborough on Saturday, 22nd March 2014, aged 79. Much loved wife of the late James and sister to Josephine and Iris. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium on Wednesday, 9th April at 2.15pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Crohn's and Colitis UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons