FUNERAL NOTICES

BALLANTYNE – FRANCES

To donate to Frances’ chosen charity, Save the Children, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Little Bowden, passed away peacefully at home in South Wigston on 5th June 2024, aged 68 years. Loving wife of David, much loved mum of James and Sarah and a dear grandma of Anna, George and Andrew. Service of Thanksgiving at Market Harborough Methodist Church on Wednesday 3rd July at 3.00pm. No mourning clothes by request. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Save the Children may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

BARWELL – MAUREEN LILIAN

To donate to Maureen’s chosen charity, The Donkey Sanctuary, visit this page at Memory Giving.

of Market Harborough, formerly Coventry, passed away peacefully on 5th May 2024, at Oxendon House Care Home, aged 90 years. Loving wife of the late Gerry, much loved mum of Lynn and the late Keith, devoted grandma to Toby and great – grandma to Rowan and Lyra. A Service of Celebration for her life will be held at South Leicestershire Crematorium, Countesthorpe on Tuesday 28th May at 1.00pm. No flowers please. Donations if desired, for The Donkey Sanctuary may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp and Sons.

BEECH – JEAN MARGARET

To donate to Jean’s chosen charity, Rainbows Hospice for Children & Young People, visit this page at Memory Giving.

died peacefully at Lenthall House, Market Harborough on 4th June 2024, aged 92 years. Wife of the late Frank, mother of Michael, Sue, Debbie and Anthony, Mother in law of Barry, Claire and Tony and the late Neil. Gran to Tom, Polly, Amy-Jean, Joshua, George and Henry, Julia, Jason, Janine and the late James. Granny Jean to her great-grandchildren Sophie, Jordan, Charlie, Fay, Jessica, Harry, Alfie, Gabriel, Manny, Jude, Taffy, Shannon, Steven, Florence, Rudy, and also to her great-great-grandchildren Elsie, Grace, Jacob and the late Eli. Funeral Service at South Leicestershire Crematorium, Countesthorpe on Tuesday 2nd July at 11.00am. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Rainbows Hospice for Children & Young People may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

BEVISS – RITA

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

of Maxwell Lodge, Market Harborough, died peacefully at Kettering General Hospital on 6th June 2024, aged 92 years. Funeral Service at Albert Munn Chapel, Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering on Thursday 27th June at 2.30pm. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, for Marie Curie may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

BLOUNT – PAUL IVOR

To donate to Paul’s chosen charity, Macmillan Cancer Support, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Huntingdon Gardens, Market Harborough, passed away at Kettering General Hospital on 8th May 2024, aged 80 years. Father of Gary and Samantha and a grandad and great grandad. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Thursday 30th May at 10.30am. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Support may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

BOWLER – NORMAN CHARLES

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

formerly of Market Harborough, passed away peacefully at Good Companions, Silloth, Cumbria on 4th June 2024, aged 88. Born in Nottingham, he was a fully-fledged family man and a loving husband to the late Beryl, a supportive and caring father to Denise, Elaine and Joanne and a cheeky grandpa to Geordan, Emily, Callum and Summer.

Thanks for providing so many happy moments which we will all cherish. You are forever in our hearts xxxxxxxxx

A Service of Celebration for Norman’s life will be held at Albert Munn Chapel, Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering on Thursday 20th June at 2.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Alzheimer’s Research UK may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

BRADSHAW – LINDA

of Market Harborough, passed away unexpectedly at home on 20th May 2024, aged 77 years. Dearly loved wife of Stewart, loving mum of Nikki and nana of Tom and Sophie. Forever in our hearts, she will be greatly missed by all who knew her, loved and remembered every day. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Friday 28th June at 1.30pm. Flowers welcome and may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

BRAY – MATTHEW ‘MATT’

 

To donate to Matt’s chosen charity, The Well, Kibworth, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Kibworth, formerly Broughton Astley, was taken too soon sadly passing away at Kettering General hospital on 3rd June 2024, aged 47 years. Forever and always beloved husband of Sarah and very proud father of his boys, Taylor and Bailey. Matt was really loved and will be remembered fondly by everyone who knew him. He will be forever in our hearts. A Celebration of Matt’s life, to be held at Great Glen Crematorium on Wednesday 19th June at 2.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for The Well, Kibworth may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

CLARKE – JEFF

To donate to Jeff’s chosen charities, RABI (Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution) and FCN (Farming Community Network) visit this page at Memory Giving

of Pebble Hall Farm, Theddingworth, passed away peacefully at Kettering General Hospital on 13th May 2024 after 93 marvellous years. Dearly loved husband of Elisabeth, much loved father of Linda, Carol, Sheila, John, Roger and families.

Forever in our hearts and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Funeral Service at All Saints’ Church, Theddingworth on Friday 7th June at 2.30pm, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for RABI (Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution) and FCN (Farming Crisis Network) may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

COLLINS – SUSAN

To donate to Sue’s chosen charities, Huntington’s Disease Association and All Saints’ Church, Lilbourne, visit this page at Memory Giving

formerly of Lilbourne, passed away at Sibbertoft Manor Nursing Home on 10th May 2024, aged 81 years. Beloved wife of Paul, and mother of Emma, Katie and Richard. Funeral Service at All Saints’ Church, Lilbourne on Tuesday 11th June at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Huntington’s Disease Association and All Saints’ Church, Lilbourne may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

COWENS – MARJORIE

of Market Harborough, passed away peacefully at Kibworth Court Care Home, on 1st May 2024, aged 97 years.  Beloved wife of the late Ken, much loved mum of David and Barry and a dear nan.  Will be sadly missed by all her family.  Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Wednesday 22nd May at 11.30am.  Family flowers only.  Donations, if desired, for RNLI may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

CREIGHTON – OLGA

passed away peacefully at Woodmarket House Care Home, Lutterworth on 2nd May 2024, aged 90 years. Much loved mother of the late Fritz and Elfreidi, and loving grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Friday 24th May at 2.30pm. Flowers welcome and may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

CUMMINGS – LINA

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

of Market Harborough, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on 1st May 2024, just before her 100th year.  A wonderful Mother to Lesley, Bruce and Douglas, beloved “Gran” to her 8 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and many more who knew her.  Private cremation at Great Glen Crematorium followed by a celebration of her life at Market Harborough Congregational Church on Monday 20th May at 12.30pm.  No flowers please. Non-formal dress code. Donations if desired for Lina’s preferred charity, Diabetes UK may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

GARDNER – PAT

To donate to Pat’s chosen charity, Riding for the Disabled, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Braybrooke, passed away peacefully on 6th May 2024, aged 91 years. Wife of the late Bob, mother of Robert & Lynne, Lynn and Ann & Darren, grandmother of Kelly, Siobhán and the late Kim, and great-grandmother of Félix and Margot. Funeral Service at Edgar Newman Chapel, Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering on Tuesday 28th May at 3.00pm. Immediate Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Riding for the Disabled may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

GEDDES – EDDIE

To donate to Eddie’s chosen charity, Diabetes UK, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Port St Mary, Isle of Man, passed away in Great Glen on 8th March 2024, aged 66 years. Loving son of Eddie Snr and the late Maggie, brother of the late Andy, Paul & Lorraine, loving dad of Eddie Jnr and proud grandpa of Chloe & Jamie. A Funeral Service to celebrate his life will be held at Great Glen Crematorium on Tuesday 18th June at 2.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Diabetes UK may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

LAWRENCE – DAWN MARY

To donate to Dawn’s chosen charity, Leicester Hospitals Charity, visit this page at Memory Giving.

of Great Bowden, passed away peacefully at Leicester General Hospital on 30th May 2024, aged 79 years. Wife of Bill, loving mother of Francis and Maria and mother-in-law of Viv and Dominic. Doting granny to Will, Jamie and Elliott. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Wednesday, 12th June at 11.30am. Family flowers only, donations, if desired for Leicester Royal Infirmary and Leicester General Hospital Stroke Units may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

LEATHERLAND – DOUGLAS

passed away after a short illness at Worthing General Hospital on 5th May 2024, aged 94. Funeral Service at St Denys’ Church, Ravensthorpe on Tuesday 4th June at 2.30pm, followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for St Denys’ Church may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

LEWINGTON – PATRICIA

To donate to Pat’s chosen charities, Cancer Research UK and Multiple Sclerosis Society, visit this page at Memory Giving.

Passed away peacefully on 24th May 2024 in the home she loved, with her family by her side. Beloved mum of Tracey, Shane, Fiona, Tammy and Jamie, adored nan of twenty two, great-nan of six, treasured mother-in-law and friend of many. Reunited alongside her late husband Phil, where she always belonged. May they spend eternity jiving and laughing together. A celebration of Pat’s life to be held at Edgar Newman Chapel, Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering on Tuesday 11th June at 11.00am. Casual clothing with a splash of colour requested. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK and Multiple Sclerosis Society may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

LYNCH – SONIA

To donate to Sonia’s chosen charity, Vetlife, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Market Harborough, formerly Coalville, sadly passed away at home on 18th April 2024, aged 50 years. Much loved daughter of the late Ned and Jill, loving sister of Anthony & Moira and a dear friend to many, especially of the animal kind. A highly respected Veterinary Surgeon who will be missed by all who knew her. A Celebration of Sonia’s life will be held at Edgar Newman Chapel, Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering on Wednesday 29th May at 1.00pm. Please wear a splash of colour, no mourning clothes by request. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, for Vetlife may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

MUGGLETON – MANDY

To donate to Mandy’s chosen charity, Alzheimer’s Society (to benefit Young-Onset Dementia), visit this page at Memory Giving

passed away peacefully at The Grange Nursing Home, Saddington on 14th May 2024, aged 66 years. Much loved wife, mother and grandmother. Funeral Service at All Saints’ Church, Wilbarston on Friday 31st May at 11.00am, followed by burial in the churchyard. No mourning clothes, please wear a splash of colour. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired for Alzheimer’s Society (to benefit Young-Onset Dementia) may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

ORME – BRIDGET MARION

To donate to Bridget’s chosen charity, Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis, visit this page at Memory Giving

of Market Harborough, passed away peacefully at home on 1st May 2024 aged 78, six years after being diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. Beloved wife of Chris, loving mum of Sarah and Sandra, Nannie to Rory, Katie, Blake and Lydia. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Thursday 23rd May at 11.30am. Service to be live streamed – please contact the Funeral Directors for the details. Family flowers only. Donations for Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

PARR – JENNY

To donate to Jenny’s chosen charities, MNDA & LOROS, visit this page at Memory Giving

passed away peacefully in the early hours of Monday 6th May after a long battle with MND, aged 75. Beloved wife of David, mum of Emma, Richard, Stephen and Katie, mum in law of Sarah, Andy and Claire and grandma of James, Phoebe, Isobella, Thea and Jack. Funeral Service at St Peter & St Paul’s Church, Great Bowden on Tuesday 21st May at 2.15pm, followed by a committal at Great Glen Crematorium. Family flowers only.  Donations, if desired, for MNDA & LOROS may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

PEPPER – SYLVIA HELEN

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

of Highfield Street, Market Harborough, passed away unexpectedly at home on 15th May 2024, aged 81 years. Loving wife of the late Mick, much loved mum of Cheryl and Andrew, a dear mother-in-law, a special nan and great-nan. Funeral Service at St Nicholas’ Church, Little Bowden on Tuesday 18th June at 11.30am, followed by a private burial. No flowers by request. Donations, if desired, for Air Ambulance may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

POLLARD – ROGER “LINDSAY”

To donate to Lindsay’s chosen charity, WWF, visit this page at Memory Giving.

of Market Harborough died peacefully at Kettering General Hospital on 2nd May 2024, aged 79 years. Loving husband of Amelita, father of Jason and Zoe and brother of Denise. Funeral Mass at Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, Market Harborough on Friday, 24th May at 10.30am followed by burial at Market Harborough Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired for WWF (Snow Leopard) may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

PRICE – ANTHONY ‘TOM’

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

of Market Harborough, passed away peacefully at home on 3rd May 2024, aged 71 years. A very much loved husband of the late Teresa, devoted dad of Jason, Jamie, Tony and Tracy, and a proud grandpy of Autumn, Arwen, Yasmin, Joseph and Syenna. A Celebration of Tom’s life will be held at Albert Munn Chapel, Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering on Tuesday 21st May at 12.30pm. Flowers welcome. Donations, if desired, for LOROS may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

SHEPPARD – JEAN

To donate to Jean’s chosen charity, Market Harborough Medical Centre, visit this page at Memory Giving.

passed away peacefully at Peaker Park Care Villiage on 8th May 2024, aged 80 years. Together with Tom at last, and will be sadly missed. Funeral Service at Albert Munn Chapel, Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering on Thursday 23rd May at 1.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Market Harborough Medical Centre may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

STRAY – GRETA

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

of Market Harborough, passed away peacefully at Beaumont Nursing Home, Kettering on 27th May 2024, aged 87 years. An adored wife, devoted mum, beloved grandma and cherished great-grandma. Funeral Service at St Edward’s Roman Catholic Church, Kettering on Friday 14th June at 1.00pm followed by Private Burial. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Alzheimer’s Research UK may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

VARELA – ENRIQUE (RICKY)

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

of Hallaton, passed away unexpectedly on 25th May 2024, aged 79 years. A much loved husband, father and grandfather. A funeral service will be held at Great Glen Crematorium on Wednesday, 3rd July at 11.30am followed by a funeral mass and interment of ashes in Spain at a later date. Family flowers only. Donations for Alzheimer’s Society may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

WEST – CHERRIE ANNE

To donate to Cherrie’s chosen charities, AED Donate (Placing defibrillators in your community) and MacMillan Cancer Support, visit this page at Memory Giving.

of Naseby, passed away peacefully at home on 28th May 2024, aged 77 years. A loving mum, nan and great-nan. Funeral Service at Edgar Newman Chapel, Warren Hill Crematorium, Kettering on Friday 28th June at 12.00pm. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired for AED Donate (Placing defibrillators in your community) and MacMillan Cancer Support may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

WHITESIDES MBE. MPhil. LLD – DR. KEITH

To donate to Keith’s chosen charities, Marie Curie and the R.N.L.I, visit this page at Memory Giving

latterly of Dingley, Northants, passed away peacefully at home on 26th May 2024, aged 80. Funeral Service at All Saints’ Church, Dingley on Friday 21st June at 1.00pm. All enquiries and donations, if desired, for Marie Curie and the R.N.L.I to J. Stamp & Sons or online at Memory Giving.

Williams – Derek (Rev’d)

To donate to Derek’s chosen charities, LOROS and MND, visit this page at Memory Giving.

of Market Harborough. Passed away peacefully at home with family beside him on June 3 2024, aged 78 years. Much loved husband, dad and grandad, now with his Lord. Funeral service will be held at Great Glen Crematorium on Thursday 20th June at 10.30am. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to the MND Association or Loros Hospice, may be made online at Memory Giving or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.