FUNERAL NOTICES

ADAMS – PEGGY

   To donate to Peggy’s chosen charities, Bumblebee Conservation Trust and Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust, visit this page at Memory Giving 

formerly of Symington Way, Market Harborough, passed away at Rosewood Manor on 5th September 2021 aged 93 years. Much loved by Lesley, Neil, Liz, Natasha and Nathan. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Monday 20th September 2021 at 1.30pm No flowers please. Donations, if desired for the Bumblebee Conservation Trust and the Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

ANDREWS – JEAN

To donate to Jean’s chosen charity, Cancer Research UK, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Wilbarston, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on 26th August 2021 aged 84 years. Long suffering wife of Eddie, best mum of Carol and Michael, mother-in-law of Julie and second mum of John H. A much loved nan of Katie, John, Emma and Rich. A service to celebrate her life will be held at All Saints’ Church, Wilbarston on Monday 13th September at 11.30am, followed by the burial in the churchyard. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

BALE – JOHN

To donate to John’s chosen charity, Marie Curie, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Oadby, passed away peacefully at home, with his family by his side on 7th September 2021, aged 78 years. Loving husband of Mary, brother of Dorothy, father of Dyann, Nickii and Jonathan, grandfather and great- grandfather. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Friday 17th September at 2:30pm. Family flowers only. Donations, in memory of John for Marie Curie may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

 

BELL – DELPHINE

To donate to Delphine’s chosen charity, The Air Ambulance, visit this page at Memory Giving.

of Welford, passed away peacefully at Peaker Park on the 22nd September 2021 aged 84 years. Beloved sister of Rosemary and Paula, dear sister-in-law of Peter and loving aunt of Ross and Holly. Funeral Service at St Mary the Virgin, Welford on Tuesday 12th October at 2pm, followed by the interment in churchyard. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for The Air Ambulance may be made online at Memory Giving, or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

CARLEY – ROBERT

To donate to Robert’s chosen charities, Marie Curie and the local Air Ambulance, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Stoke Albany, passed away peacefully at home on 11th September 2021, aged 84 years. Much loved husband of Ann, father of Robert and Bridget, and friend to many. He will be dearly missed by all. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium, on Thursday 23rd September at 2:30pm. Please wear bright colours to celebrate the life of Robert. No flowers please. Donations, if desired for Marie Curie and the local Air Ambulance may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

CHAMBERS – JEAN

of Desborough, passed away at Kettering General Hospital on 8th September 2021, aged 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Colin, sister of Audrey, much loved mother of Robert, loving grandmother of Jennifer, Charlotte and Lindy, and great-grandmother to Poppy May (6), George William (5) and Dorothy Sue (1). Funeral Service at Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering on Wednesday 22nd September at 1.00pm. For live streaming of Jean’s service please visit https://www.obitus.com/ Username : doha3176 Password : 832623 No donations by request. Floral tributes may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

CLINTON-SMITH – DONALD

To donate to Donald’s chosen charity, Sightsavers, please follow this link to Just Giving

of Market Harborough, passed away on the 22nd July 2021, aged 94.  A Service of Thanksgiving will be held at Market Harborough Methodist Church on Saturday 4th September at 2:00pm, with refreshment to follow.  No mourning clothes please.  Donald was an Ophthamlic optician for over 50 years, donation are for Sightsavers which was one of the many charities that Donald supported as they work to combat avoidable blindness across the world.  Donations, if desired, may be made online at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/dc-s  or given on the day of the service.

CLINTON-SMITH – DOREEN RITA

To donate to Doreen’s chosen charity, Save the Children Fund, visit this page at Memory Giving.

Born in Thurcaston, living most of her life in Market Harborough, passed away peacefully on 15th September 2021, aged 94 years. Beloved wife of the late Donald, dearly loved mother of Gwyn, Haydn, Cheryl and Lyndsey, loving grandma and great grandma, and a dear sister and aunt. Private cremation followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at Market Harborough Methodist Church on Friday 1st October at 11.30am. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Save the Children Fund may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

COSTALL – RAYMOND (Ray)

To donate to Ray’s chosen charity, Birmingham Children’s Hospital, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Morley Street, Market Harorough passed away suddenly at Leicester Royal Infirmary on 23rd August 2021, aged 84 years.  Beloved husband of Valerie, much loved father of Stephen and Richard and a dear father-in-law and loving grandad. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Friday 10th September at 2.30pm.  Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Birmingham Children’s Hospital may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.    

COUSINS – VALERIE ANN (VAL)

To donate to Val’s chosen charity, Cancer Research UK, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Market Harborough, passed away peacefully on 26th August 2021, aged 78 years. Much loved mother and nan. Funeral Service at Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering on Tuesday 21st September at 12:00pm. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired for Cancer Research UK may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

CRAWSHAW – KATHLEEN RUTH

To donate to Kathleen’s chosen charity, Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity visit this page at Memory Giving.

of Fleetwood Gardens, formerly of Great Oxendon passed peacefully away on 7th September 2021 aged 89 years.  Wife of the late David and a dear mother and grandmother.  Funeral Service at the Edgar Newman Chapel, Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering on Wednesday 29th September at 11.00 a.m.  Family flowers only, donations if desired for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

CUNNINGHAM – EILEEN WINIFRED

To donate to Eileen’s chosen charity, UNICEF, visit this page Memory Giving

died peacefully at Peaker Park Care Villiage, on 13th August 2021, aged 96 years. A loving and much loved wife of the late Frank and mother of Helen and Julia. Funeral Service at St Nicholas Church, Little Bowden on Thursday 2nd September at 12.30pm. Family flowers only.  Donations, if desired, for UNICEF may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamps and Sons.

DARBY – MALCOLM

To donate to Malcolm’s chosen charity, Cancer Research UK, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Market Harborough, passed away peacefully on 12th September 2021, aged 83 years. Loving husband of Eileen and dad of James. Funeral Service at Market Harborough Methodist Church on Thursday 7th October at 12:30pm, followed by burial at Market Harborough Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired for Cancer Research UK may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.  

DAWKINS – DAVID EDWARD

     To donate to David’s chosen charity, UHCW Charity in aid of Maple Unit, Hospital of St Cross, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Shawell, passed away at home on 2nd September 2021, aged 71 years. A much loved father, grandfather, son, brother and uncle. Funeral Service at St Mary’s Church, Lutterworth on Monday 27th September 2021 at 1.00pm, followed by burial at Lutterworth Cemetery (LE17 4FR). No flowers please. Donations, if desired, for UHCW Charity in aid of Maple Unit, Hospital of St Cross may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

DOWELL – ELIZABETH JANE

To donate to Elizabeth’s chosen charity, Marie Curie, visit this page at Memory Giving

passed away peacefully at her home in Sulby on 18th August 2021, aged 69 years. Beloved wife of Chris, much loved mum of Hannah, Ellie, Chloe and Charlotte, and a devoted granny. Funeral service at Great Glen Crematorium on Tuesday 7th September 2021 at 12:30pm. Face masks optional but encouraged. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Marie Curie may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

FINCH – KATH

To donate to Kath’s chosen charity, Harborough Band, visit this page at Memory Giving

former driving instructor of Market Harborough passed away peacefully on 24th August 2021, aged 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Bob, much loved mother of Margaret, Robert and Alan, dear mother-in-law of Geoff, Trina, and Christine, loving nan of Paul, Leigh, Elliott, Niall, Lewis, and Ruby, and great nan of Chelsea, Mackenzie, Courtney, Jessica, Lochlan and Hazel. Funeral Service at Market Harborough Congregational Church on Wednesday 15th September at 10:15am, followed by committal at Great Glen Crematorium. No flowers by request. Donations, if desired, for Harborough Band may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

GOATLEY – PHIL

To donate to Phil’s chosen charity, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), visit this page at Memory Giving

passed away peacefully at Kettering General Hospital on 19th August 2021, aged 70. Husband of Stella, father of Evie and Joe. Graveside Service at Greenhaven Woodland Burial Ground, Yelvertoft Road, Lilbourne CV23 0SZ on Monday 6th September at 3.00pm. If you are attending the graveside service, suitable footwear is advised. Friends are welcome to join the family at the graveside or at the family home afterwards. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for RSPB may be made online at Memory Giving  or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

GODDING – JOHN

To donate to John’s chosen charity, British Heart Foundation, visit this page at Memory Giving.

of Hammond Way.  Passed away peacefully on 28th August 2021, aged 84 years.  Sadly missed by brother Alan, sister in law Lorraine and his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Monday 13th September at 1.30pm.  Family Flowers only. Donations, if desired, for the British Heart Foundation may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

GROVE – DAVID GILBERT MBE (m)

To donate to David’s chosen charity, Help for Heroes, visit this page at Memory Giving

passed away peacefully on 20th September 2021, aged 93 years. He served in the Royal Leicestershire Anglian Regiment, Teacher at Soar Valley School and Leader of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. Private Funeral Service at East Farndon Burial Ground. A celebration of David’s life will be held at The Three Kilns, Nicklaus Road, Leicester, LE4 7RP on Sunday 7th November at 2pm. Donations, if desired, for Help for Heroes may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

HERBERT – ALFRED (Alf)

To donate to Alf’s chosen charities Air Ambulance and Dementia UK, visit this page at Memory Giving.

incredibly talented Craftsman and Stonemason of Great Bowden, passed away peacefully on the 11th September 2021 aged 85. Much loved Husband, Father, Grandpa and Father-In-Law. Private interment. Service of Thanksgiving at St Peter & St. Paul’s Church, Great Bowden on Friday 1st October at 11.30am. Please wear bright colours to celebrate the life of Alf. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Air Ambulance and Dementia UK may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

JORDAN – TREVOR

To donate to Trevor’s chosen charity, Alzheimer’s UK, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Market Harborough, passed away at Kibworth Court care Home on 20th September 2021 aged 83 years. Beloved husband of the late Freda and loving father to Andrew. A service to celebrate his life will be held at Great Glen Crematorium, Leicestershire on Friday 8th October at 1.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Alzheimers UK may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

KEMP – JOHN

of Glooston died suddenly on 21st August 2021, aged 55 years. He will be sadly missed. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Tuesday 21st September at 1:30pm. No flowers please. All enquiries to J. Stamp & Sons.

LEONARD – CHARLES

To donate to Charles’ chosen charity, Cancer Research, visit this page at Memory Giving

formally of Bromfield House, Lubenham, sadly passed away after a short illness on 5th September 2021 aged 85 years. Beloved husband of the late Margaret, much loved dad of Anthony and Karen and a loving grandad and great-grandad. Funeral Service at All Saints’ Church Lubenham on Wednesday 29th September at 12.30pm followed by burial in the churchyard. Flowers or donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

LLOYD – SAMUEL JAMES

To donate to Samuel’s chosen charity, St Nicholas Church, South Kilworth, visit this page at Memory Giving

passed away peacefully at his home in South Kilworth, Leicestershire on 27th August 2021, aged 94 years. Beloved husband of Althea, dearly loved father of Jeremy and loving grandfather of Miranda. Funeral Service at St Nicholas Church, South Kilworth on 8th September at 11.30am, followed by private cremation. There will be a Memorial Service at Leicester Cathedral later this year. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for St Nicholas Church, South Kilworth may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

LLOYD (née KEITH) – MARY NELSON “MAMIE”

To donate to Mamie’s chosen charity, Dementia UK, visit this page at Memory Giving.

Of Stafford, passed away peacefully on 25th August 2021, aged 86 years.  Beloved wife of the late Bill, loving mother of Rosanne and grandmother of Lucas and John, beloved sister of Jennifer and the late Babsie.  Private family service.  Family flowers only.  Donations if desired for Dementia UK may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

MAWBY – PATRICK

  To donate to Patrick’s chosen charity, Methodist Relief and Development Fund, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Heygate Street, Market Harborough, passed away on 5th September 2021, aged 65 years.  Dear son of the late Horace & Jean and brother of the late Lesley.  Funeral Service at Market Harborough Methodist Church on Monday 4th October at 2.00pm.  Family flowers only.  Donations, if desired, for Methodist Relief and Development Fund may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.  

McSHANE – EDWARD

To donate to Edward’s chosen charity, The Brain Tumour Charity, visit this page at Memory Giving

Passed away peacefully at Peaker Park Care Village, Market Harborough on 30th August 2021, aged 84 years. Much loved husband, father, stepfather, grandfather, and great grandfather who will be greatly missed. Funeral Service at Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering on Friday 24th September at 12:00pm. Family flowers only. Donations, in memory of Edward for The Brain Tumour Charity may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

NEAL – ANN

To donate to Ann’s chosen charity, Cancer Research UK, visit this page at Memory Giving.

of Market Harborough passed peacefully away at Kettering General Hospital on 13th August 2021 aged 84 years.  Loving wife of the late Alan, much loved mother of Adrian and Angela, a much loved grandmother of Jonathan, Thomas, Charlotte, Katie and Sarah and great grandmother of Aubrey, Harvey, Liam and Peter.  Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Tuesday 31st August at 1.30 p.m. Afterwards all are welcome for refreshments at The Chestnuts, J Stamp & Sons.  Family flowers only, donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

POLOK – ERYK

passed away peacefully on 10th September 2021, aged 71. Beloved husband, father and ‘granrad’. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Thursday 30th September at 11.30am. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, can be made via https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/eryk

POYNER – RICHARD JONATHAN

To donate to Richard’s chosen charity, Great Ormond Street Hospital, visit this page at Memory Giving.

of Lubenham, retired Solicitor of Leicester, passed away peacefully at home on 14th September 2021 aged 62.  Much loved husband, son, brother, son-in-law and brother-in-law. Will be greatly missed by all who knew him.   Funeral Service at All Saints’ Church, Lubenham on Wednesday 6th October at 11.15am, followed by cremation.  No mourning clothes, bright colours requested.  Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Great Ormond Street Hospital may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamp & Sons.  

PRATT – DENNIS LESLIE

Passed away peacefully at George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton on 24th August 2021, aged 67 years. Loving brother of Elaine and Damien and dad of Lauren and Emily. Funeral Service at Market Harborough Congregational Church on Thursday 16th September at 10:30am, followed by committal at Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Dementia UK may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

SMITH – DENISE

   To donate to Denise’s chosen charity, Diabetes U.K, visit this page at Memory Giving.

Passed away at Kettering General Hospital on 20th August 2021 aged 61 years. Loving wife of David, beloved daughter of Beryl and Derek, much loved sister of Mark and Martin, sister in law of Marie and Sue and a dear aunty. Funeral Service at St Hugh’s Church, Market Harborough, on Thursday 9th September at 12.30pm, followed by burial at Medbourne. No flowers please. Donations if desired, for Diabetes U.K may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J.Stamp & Sons.  

STILES – JOAN

     To donate to Joan’s chosen charity, Leicester Animal Rescue, visit this page at Memory Giving.

of Ashley, passed away peacefully at home on 29th August 2021, aged 95 years. Beloved wife of the late Ivan, loving mother of Peter and the late Carol, grandma of Richard, Abigail and Evie and great grandma of Freddy and Charlie. Funeral Service at Market Harborough Cemetery Chapel on Friday 10th September at 12.30pm, followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Leicester Animal Rescue may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

SWEET – CATHERINE YVONNE

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sadly passed away in March 2020. A Service of Thanksgiving in Catherine’s memory is to be held at St Dionysius’, Market Harborough on the 25th September at 2.00pm. No flowers please, donations in lieu of flowers to VASL can be made online at https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/vasl

THORPE – ROBERT (BOB)

To donate to Bob’s chosen charities, British Heart Foundation and Help for Heroes, visit this page at Memory Giving

passed away suddenly at his home in Lubenham on 3rd August 2021, aged 64 years. Loving father of Simon, Richard, Michael, Thomas and Rebecca and dear brother of Margaret, Mandy and Christine. Funeral Ceremony at Great Glen Crematorium on Wednesday, 1st September at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for British Heart Foundation and Help for Heroes may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.    

VYBIRAL – MICHAEL JOHN (MICHAL JAN VYBIRAL)

To donate to Michael’s chosen charity, LOROS visit this page at Memory Giving.

of East Langton, passed away peacefully at LOROS Hospice on 15th August 2021, aged 73 years.  Loving husband of Diana and father of James.  Private family Funeral service.  Those wishing to say their farewells are welcome to gather between the Bell Inn and the Cricket Pitch in East Langton at 10.00 a.m. on Tuesday, 31st August as Mike makes his last journey through the village.  Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for LOROS may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

WATTS – DAVID

To donate to David’s chosen charity, Alzheimer’s Society, visit this page at Memory Giving.

of Market Harborough, formerly of Wilbarston, passed away peacefully on 6th August 2021, aged 87 years. Beloved husband of Pam, much loved dad of Caroline, Simon and Paul, dear brother of Beryl and a devoted grandad and great grandad. Funeral Service at Wilbarston Parish Church on Friday, 3rd September at 2.30pm followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only. Donations in David’s memory for the Alzheimer’s Society may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

WHITELOCK – PETER RONALD

To donate to Peter’s chosen charity, The Air Ambulance, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Market Harborough passed away suddenly at home on 28th August 2021 Loving husband of Ann, father of Gary, Glenn, Gregg and Gail. A much loved grandad, greatgrandad and a dear brother. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Friday 17th September at 11.30am Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for The Air Ambulance may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, ‘The Chestnuts’ ,15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough LE16 8AN. Tel 01858 462524.

WILKINSON – MALCOLM GEORGE

To donate to Malcolm’s chosen charities, Cancer Research UK and Mind, visit this page at Memory Giving.

Of Caxton Street, Market Harborough passed away on 12th August 2021, aged 81 years. Much loved father of Mark and Garry and a loving grandad and dear brother. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Thursday, 2nd September at 3.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK and Mind may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamp & Sons.