FUNERAL NOTICES

ABBOTT – IAN

Of Market Harborough passed away peacefully at Kettering General Hospital on 22nd January 2018, aged 87 years.  Beloved husband of the late Tina, loving father of Sharon and Jonathan, father in law of Philip and Julia and a dear grandfather of Simon, David, Miguel and Isabel.  Funeral Service at St Helen’s Church, Sibbertoft on Friday 23rd February at 1.45 p.m. followed by private cremation.  Family flowers only.  Donations, if desired, for St Helen’s Church, Sibbertoft and Cancer Research UK may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

BALE – LEONARD

of Lubenham, died peacefully at home with his family by his side on February 2nd 2018 after a short illness in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, dear brother to Bernice, wonderful devoted Dad to Michael, Stephanie, Timothy and Adrian, loving father-in-law and fabulous ‘Gand’ to 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired, for The Congregational Church and Lubenham Village Hall can be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent with all funeral enquiries to J. Stamp & Sons.

BALE – LEONARD

of Lubenham, died peacefully at home with his family by his side on February 2nd 2018 after a short illness in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, dear brother to Bernice, wonderful devoted Dad to Michael, Stephanie, Timothy and Adrian, loving father- in-law and fabulous ‘Gand’ to 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Funeral service at Market Harborough Congregational Church at 1.15pm, on Monday 26thFebruary followed by cremation at Kettering. Family flowers only please, but donations, if desired, for The Congregational Church and Lubenham Village Hall can be sent to J. Stamp and Sons.

BAMBURY – KEITH

of Bircham, Norfolk, formerly of The Langtons, Leicestershire sadly passed away at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn on 21st December 2017, aged 74 years. Partner of Jane, father of Natasha, James and Laura, grandfather of Josh, Ellie, Bertie, Tamzyn and Reuben. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Thursday, 25th January at 11.30am. The family request that a splash of colour is worn in honour of Keith’s life. Family flowers only please. Donations towards a memorial for Keith are welcome and may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons, Funeral Directors, 15 Kettering Road, Market Harborough, LE16 8AN, Tel.01858 462524.

BATES – DOUGLAS

passed away suddenly at his home in Desborough on 9th January 2018, aged 86 years. Much loved father of Debra and the late Alan, loving grandad of Jason and close friend of Elaine. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Tuesday 30th January at 3.30 p.m. 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.

BEESLEY – MARGARET HELEN

Died peacefully at home on Friday, 9th February 2018, aged 84. Much loved mother of Helen and Robert. Devoted granny to James, Thomas, Harry, Ian &Alicia, great granny to Annie and a dear sister to Rosemary. She will be sadly missed. Private Cremation. Service of Thanksgiving at St Michael’s, Cranoe on Monday 19th February at 1.30pm. No flowers please, donations if desired for Cranoe PCC & Air Ambulance may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.

BROOKS BARBARA EILEEN

died peacefully in her sleep on 11th January 2018 aged 98. Beloved wife of the late Frank William Brooks and much loved mother of David, Stephanie and Gerald and grandmother to Nick and Chris. She will be greatly missed by all. Funeral Service is at Great Glen Crematorium, London Road, Great Glen at 1.30 p.m. on Friday 26th January. No flowers please. Donations to the Alzheimer’s Society may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons or made online at https://www.memorygiving.com/barbaraeileenbrooks.  

BROWN – KAREN MARGARET

Formerly of Care Shangton, passed away suddenly but peacefully at Bagatelle, Burnmill Road, Market Harborough on 31st December 2017, aged 63 years.  Much loved daughter of John and the late Peggy, dearly loved sister of Nigel and family.  Funeral Service at St Dionysius Church, Market Harborough on Thursday, 25th January 2018 at 2.15 p.m.  Family Flowers only.  Donations, if desired for St Dionysius Church, may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

BUTTERISS – SHEILA

passed away peacefully on 14th February 2018, aged 74 years. Beloved wife of Trevor, mother of Tracy and Alex, sister of Mick and cherished grandmother. “Through the gate, to play forever in The Secret Garden”. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Monday 5th March at 11.30 a.m. Flowers welcome and may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

CARTER – JULIA

Passed away peacefully at The Willows Nursing Home, Market Harborough on 16th February 2018, on her 83rd birthday. Beloved wife of the late Alec, mother of Stephen and Sharon, mother in law of Mel and Sean, and grandmother of Ricky and Ben. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Monday 26th February at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for PDSA may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

CHAMBERS – BRYAN WILLIAM

Of Market Harborough formerly of Farley Hill, Luton, died suddenly on 11th January 2018, aged 91 years. Beloved husband of Eva, father of Linda and Valerie, father in law of Stuart and Pete and a much loved grandad and great grandad. Funeral Service at Luton Crematorium on Thursday 15th February at 1.00 p.m. All flowers welcome. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

COOPER – MICHAEL

of Market Harborough died peacefully at home on 12th February 2018, aged 74 years. Much loved husband of Sylvia. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Thursday 1st March at 1.30 p.m. followed by an informal gathering to acknowledge Michael’s life at The Boat House, Foxton Locks. Anyone who wishes to pop in from 2.30 to 4.30 will be most welcome. No flowers but donations for The Foxton Inclined Plane Trust may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

DARBY – HARRY

Headmaster of Longfield Secondary School (1962 – 1986), formerly of Meopham and Ramsgate, died peacefully at Peaker Park Care Village, Market Harborough on 11th February 2018 aged 92 years. Beloved husband of the late Sheila, father of Harry and Adrian, and a much loved grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Wednesday 28th February at 12 noon.  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.

DEACON – GRAHAM

of Kibworth, passed away suddenly at home on 16th January 2018 aged 86.  Beloved husband of Doreen and father of Christine, Richard & Anne. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Friday 2nd February at 1.30pm.  Family flowers only.  Donations, if desired, for Air Ambulance may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

DILEKCI – PATRICIA (nee CAMPBELL)

    Passed away at home on 2nd February 2018, aged 66. Beloved mother of Soner and Altin and sister to Gillian. Funeral Service to take place at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Thursday, 1st March at 3.00pm. Flowers welcome or donations for Shelter may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.

FENNA – MARION

of Kibworth, passed away peacefully after a short illness on 9th February 2018, aged 90 years. Much loved wife of Stan, loving mum of Pam and mother-in-law of George, nana of Robin, Edward and William and great nana of Harry. Private cremation. Service of Thanksgiving at Kibworth Methodist Chapel on Wednesday 28th February 2.15 p.m. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, for Age UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

FIELD – MARION

Of Kibworth Beauchamp, passed away of natural causes on 2nd February 2018, aged 83 years. Loving wife of the late John Terence, much loved mother of Andrew, mother-in-law of Kathy and grandmother of Rebecca and Rosemary. Funeral Service at Great Glen Cremation on Thursday, 8th March at 1.30 p.m. Flowers to J. Stamp & Sons.

FORD – NEIL

Of Rothwell passed away peacefully on 15th February 2018, aged 66 years. Beloved husband, father and grandfather. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Monday 5th March at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Rothwell Salvation Army may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

FOSKETT – ROGER HENRY

of Clipston, formerly Theddingworth, passed away on 13th February 2018, aged 73 years. Dad of Emily and Charlie. Funeral Service at Theddingworth Congregational Chapel on Wednesday 28th February at 11.00 a.m. followed by burial in the churchyard. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Leicester Royal Infirmary (Intensive Therapy Unit) may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

FULLER – DEREK EDWIN

of the Furlongs, Market Harborough passed away at Kettering General Hospital on 11th January 2018, aged 86 years. Much loved by his family of four generations. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Monday 29th January at 2.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Derek may be made direct to a charity of your choice.

GILBROOK – PETER JOHN

Of Market Harborough, passed away at Kettering General Hospital on 26th January 2018, aged 89 years. Beloved husband to Barbara, Father to Steven, Andrew and Michael. Funeral Service at Great Glen crematorium on Friday 16th February at 11.30 a.m. 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.

HAMMOND – ELLEN

formerly of Saxon Close, Market Harborough passed away peacefully at Lenthall House on 23rd January 2018, aged 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Arthur, much loved mother of Pat and Desmond, dear mother-in-law of John, loving nanna of James & Sharon, Mark & Donna and William & Anna and great nanna of seven great grandchildren. Private cremation followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at St Dionysius Church, Market Harborough on Friday 9th February at 12.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Lenthall House may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

HAMPSON – GRAHAM DORRICOTT

Of North Kilworth passed peacefully away at home on 19th January 2018, aged 91 years. Much loved husband of Anne, father of Ian and Ruth, and grandfather of Harriet & William. Service of Thanksgiving at St Andrew’s Church, North Kilworth on Friday, 16th February at 3.00pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for Cancer Research UK can be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

HANSON – SHIRLEY

of Broughton Astley died at home on 5th February 2018 aged 81 years. Much loved partner of Roger.  Funeral service at Countesthorpe Crematorium on Monday 19th February at 2.00 p.m.  Family flowers only, donations if desired for The RSPCA may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

HART – ANN CELIA

Of Horsefair Close. Passed away peacefully at home on 6th February 2018, aged 69. Dearly loved wife of David and loving mother to Kerry and Tracy and loving grandma to Jason, Kevin, Thomas, Matthew and Luke. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Tuesday, 20th February at 3.00pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired for the Injured Jockeys Fund may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.

HEWITT JOHN

of Welford passed away suddenly on 9th January 2018, aged 84 years.  Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Monday, 29th January at 10.30am.  Family flowers only, donations if desired for St Mary the Virgin Church, Welford may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.

HIGNETT – MELLA

on 3rd January peacefully, aged 80 years. Wife of the late Michael, mother of Rupert, Charlotte and Edward and grandmother of Gina, Jasper, Milo, Rishi and Marley. Private Cremation. Service of Thanksgiving at All Saint’s Church, Clipston on Thursday 18th January at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations for the Air Ambulance and Headway may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

JONES – CHRISTOPHER

of Little Bowden, former watch and clock repairer, passed peacefully away, with his family by his side, on 24th January 2018, aged 94 years. Sadly missed and always in the thoughts of his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Funeral Service at St Nicholas’ Church Little Bowden on Friday 9th February at 2.30 p.m. followed by interment.  Flower or donations for Help for Heroes or Lenthall House Comforts Fund may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

JONES – SHEILA

Wife of the late Ken, mother of Bill, Rob and Cheryl, grandmother of Charlee, Joe, Luke, Elise and Morgan, passed away suddenly but peacefully at Lenthall House on 15th January 2018, aged 86 years. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Wednesday, 24th January at 3.30pm. Flowers or donations for Cancer Research UK may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.

JORDAN FREDA MABEL (nee Green)

of South Wigston and recently Market Harborough, passed away on the 5th January 2018, aged 85 years. Dearly beloved wife of Trevor and loving mother of Andrew. She will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Friday 26th January at 11.30am. Family flowers only. Donations to Cat Protection or the Donkey Sanctuary would be much appreciated and may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.

KENDALL – MARY (née Douglass)

passed away at Melton Mowbray Hospital on 5th January 2018, aged 94 years.  Widow of the late John Kendall, mother of Robert, Nicky, Chris, Simon, Kate & the late Roger, grandmother of Emma, Josh, Abbi, Jenny, George, Jess, Joanne, Joseph & Matthew, and a great-grandmother.  Funeral Service at All Saints’ Church, Lubenham on Monday 22nd January at 2.30 p.m. followed by private cremation.  Family flowers only.  Donations, if desired, for All Saints’ Church may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

KING – DONALD

Of Berryfield Road, Cottingham, passed away suddenly at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford on 20th January 2018, aged 85 years. Beloved husband of Pamela, much loved father of Mandy and Alison, loving grandfather of David and James and great grandfather of Joey and Harper.  Funeral service at Cottingham Parish Church on Friday, 9th February at 1.30 p.m., followed by interment in the churchyard.  Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

LOCKEY – FRANCESCA CONSTANCE

Died suddenly on 2nd February 2018, aged 20 years.  Much loved daughter of Peter and Elaine, sister of Emily and Charlie and a sister-in-law of Tom.  Forever in our hearts.  Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Friday 2nd March at 1.30p.m. No Flowers please, donations if desired for Mind may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.

McKAY – JOHN

Of Foxton passed away peacefully at Leicester Royal Infirmary on 29th December 2017, aged 85 years. Loving husband of the late Cecilia, dear brother of Agnes, Owen and the late Rose and Jim and a much loved uncle and great uncle. Funeral Service at St Mary’s Catholic Church, Husbands Bosworth on Monday 22nd January at 12 noon followed by interment at Foxton Cemetery. Flowers welcome, alternatively donations in memory of John for Alzheimer’s Research UK may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons

ODELL – CARL

Of Market Harborough died suddenly at home on 22nd January 2018, aged 47 years.  Much loved son of the late Anna & Norman and brother of Simon.  Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Thursday 1st February at 2.30 p.m.  Family flowers only.  Donations, if desired, for Mind may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

PAGE – DAVID

Formerly of Leicester passed away at The Willows Nursing Home, Market Harborough on 9th February 2018, aged 82.  A dear brother who will be sadly missed by his family and friends.  Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Tuesday 27th February at 2.30 p.m.  All flowers welcome. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

PEARSON – AUDREY

Of Huntingdon Gardens, formerly of Fairway, Market Harborough passed away peacefully on 30th January 2018, aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron and a much loved aunty and cousin. Funeral Service at St Hugh’s Church, Market Harborough on Tuesday, 20th February at 10.30am, followed by committal at Great Glen Crematorium. 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.

PEMBERTON – GEOFFREY

passed away on 20th December 2017, aged 90 years. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Friday 19th January at 1.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired for Parkinson’s UK or The British Lung Foundation may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

PUGH – AUDREY

of Market Harborough passed away peacefully at home on 25th January 2018, aged 96. She was loved and will be sadly missed by all of her family. Reception into Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church on Sunday 11th February at 6.30 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday 12th February at 11.00 a.m. followed by cremation at Kettering. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, for Dementia UK may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.

READ – CISSIE HELEN KATHLEEN

Passed peacefully away, aged 104 years, on 2nd January 2018 at Kibworth Court Residential Home, Previously of Naseby Square. Wonderful mother, gran, great gran & great great gran and sadly missed. Funeral Service at Great Glen Crematorium on Friday 19th January at 11.30 a.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

RICHARDSON – VICKY

passed away peacefully after a short illness at Kettering General Hospital on 16th January 2018, aged 72 years. A dearly loved partner of the late Paul, sister of Jean, favourite aunty, and a special friend of Do, and dear friend to many. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Monday 5th February at 12 noon. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Care may be sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

SAWIAK – ANTON JOHN

passed away suddenly surrounded by his family on 4th January 2018 aged 59. Much loved husband of Kate, adored father of Myren, Ivona, Catriona, Annabel and Tom, and a cherished grandfather.  Funeral Service at St. Nicholas’ Church, Mowsley on Tuesday 23rd January at 1.00pm, followed by private cremation.  Family flowers only.  Donations, if desired, for The Laura Centre 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.

SHEWARD – JOHN

formerly of Burbage, Hinckley passed away peacefully at Peaker Park Care Village on 4th February 2018 aged 91. Beloved husband of the late Edith, father of Lynn, Ann, Lesley and Janet and much loved grandfather and great-grandfather. Funeral Service at St. Helen’s Church, Sibbertoft on Wednesday 21st February at 11.45am, followed by cremation at Countesthorpe. Family flowers only.  Donations, if desired, for Alzheimer’s Research UK may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.  

SMITH – JOYCE IVY

of Welford, passed away on 22nd December 2017, aged 85.  Dear mother of Leslie and Kate.  Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Thursday 18th January at 1.00 p.m.  All flowers welcome. Donations, if desired, for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.

SPENCER – BARRY

Passed away peacefully after a long illness, bravely borne on 22nd January 2018 aged 88 years. Dearly beloved husband of the late Rita, much loved father of Martin, the late Wendy and the late Lesley and a loving brother of Judith. Also, grandfather, great grandfather, father in law and brother in law. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Albert Munn Chapel) on Wednesday 31st January at 2.30pm.  Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for Cancer Research UK and HFM Radio may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

STAPLEFORD – BERNARD

Formerly of Knighton, passed away on 12th January 2018, aged 100 years.  Loving husband of the late Pat, father of John and Anne and a much loved grandad and great grandad.  Funeral Service at All Saints Church, Husbands Bosworth on Monday 22nd January at 10.30 a.m. followed by burial in the cemetery.  All flowers and enquiries to J. Stamp & Sons.

STURGESS – PETE

of Kettering, formerly Desborough. Died suddenly on 11th January 2018, aged 49. Much loved son of Desmond and the late Maureen, loving brother of Michaela, and uncle of Carl, Lucie, Billy and the late Lauren. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends. Funeral Service at Kettering Crematorium (Edgar Newman Chapel) on Tuesday 30th January at 1.00 p.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.

TYE – KATHLEEN

of Countesthorpe, passed peacefully away on 9th January 2018 aged 80 years Beloved wife of the late Mick, much loved mother of Kevin and Yvonne and a loving grandma and great-grandma. Funeral Service at Countesthorpe Crematorium on Thursday 25th January at 1.00 p.m. 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.

WAINWRIGHT – JEFFREY

of Hallaton passed peacefully away at home on 7th February 2018, aged 97 years.  Husband of the late Ivy. Father of Rita and the late Beryl and the late David and a much loved grandfather and great grandfather.  Funeral service at Great Glen Crematorium on Thursday 22nd February at 11.30 a.m.  Family flowers only, donations if desired for Hope Against Cancer may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

WIGFIELD – SYBIL EDNA

Passed away on 7th January 2018, aged 96 years.  Beloved wife of Jim, a wonderful lady loved by all her family.  Funeral Service at St Mary the Virgin Church, Brampton Ash on Wednesday, 24th January at 12 noon followed by cremation.  Family flowers only, donations if desired for the Lakelands Day Care Hospice may be sent to J Stamp & Sons.

WILSON – STEPHANIE GWENDOLEN

Former eldest resident of Arthingworth, passed away peacefully at Kingfishers Residential Home, Bourne End, Bucks. on 31st January 2018, aged 97 years. Beloved wife of the late Douglas, much loved mother of Stuart and Judith and a loving grandmother and great grandmother. Funeral Service at St Andrew’s Church, Arthingworth on Friday, 23rd February at 12 noon, followed by interment. Flowers and enquiries to J. Stamp & Sons.

WOODBRIDGE – MONA

passed away peacefully on 23rd January 2018, aged 79 years. Beloved wife of the late John, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Service of Thanksgiving to be held at Market Harborough Baptist Church on Thursday 8th February at 2.30 p.m. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, for the British Lung Foundation may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J Stamp & Sons.

WOODS – WENDY

Passed away peacefully at Northampton General Hospital on 2nd January 2018 surrounded by her family. Funeral Service at St Peter & St Paul Church, Scaldwell On Thursday 18th January at 2.30pm, followed by burial in the churchyard. All flowers welcome. Donations, if desired, for British Lung Foundation may be made online at www.jstampandsons.co.uk or sent to J. Stamp & Sons.