Funeral Announcements

Timbers Michael David Sqn. Ldr (rtd), died peacefully in the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle on 25th March 2020 aged 86 years.  Michael was a much loved husband of Jane and godfather to Debbie and Jenny.  Given the current situation, there will be a private cremation and a memorial service for friends and family will be arranged at a future date to celebrate Mike's life.  

 

Moore Winifred Joan Mary (Joan) (Formerly of Castle Carrock) Joan died peacefully at Rosehill Residential Home on 16th March 2020, aged 92 years. Beloved wife of the late Tom, she was a very dear cousin and aunt to all the family. Joan was also a loyal and good friend to many people, both in the village and in other parts of the country. A graveside service will take place at St Peter's Church, Castle Carrock on Wednesday, April 1st at 11am. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Rosehill Amenities Fund, or Asthma UK. 

 

Goddard Julia Ann aged 86, on March 20th at Lanercost House Care Home, peacefully after a short illness. Devoted and loving wife to the late Cliff Goddard, and a much-loved Mum to her children Chris, Andy and Sara, and beloved Grandma to their families. Julia was also a wonderful friend to many, and we would like to thank them all for their support and thoughts. Given the current situation, a cremation will be held in Carlisle, for close family, and a memorial service for friends and family will be arranged at a future date at St. Kentigern's, Irthington, to celebrate Julia's life. 

 

Laidlow Mark Walton. Passed away peacefully at his home in Gilsland on March 22nd 2020.  Beloved son and brother, cherished husband to Jeanette, treasured father to Lea-Anne and Ashleigh and adored granda to Sophie, Emily, Beth and Lucy.  Given the current situation, there will be a graveside committal for close family, and a memorial service for friends and family will be arranged at a future date to celebrate Mark's life. 

 

Story Betty.  Peacefully on 3rd March 2020 at Morton Cottage Care Home.  Betty aged 87 years.  Wife of the late Robin, mother of Kelvin, mother in law to Moira, grandmother of Graeme and Louise, great grandmother of Lexi and Rocco.  Funeral service to take place at Arthuret Church, Longtown on Monday 16th March at 1pm.  Family flowers only.  

 

Leach Catherine Mary.  Peacefully on 2nd March 2020 aged 76 years.  Funeral service at Bewcastle Church on Wednesday 18th March at 11am followed by interment in Bewcastle Cemetery.  Friends please meet at the Church.

 

Tinsley Ann.  Died peacefully at Haltwhistle Hospital on 25th February 2020 aged 81years.  A dearly loved wife of the late George,and much loved mother of Peter and Joanna.  A short committal service will take place at Carlisle Crematorium on Thursday 12th March at 12.20 pm followed by a memorial service at Greenhead Church at 1.45 pm.  Friends are welcome to attend either or both services. 

 

Abbot Alf.  Peacefully at the Cumberland Infirmary after a long illness, aged 92 years.   A dearly loved husband of Margaret, dad of Trevor, father in law of Wendy and special granda to Bethany and Ethan.  Funeral service at Carlisle Crematorium on Tuesday 17th March at 10.20am.  Family flowers only please.  Friends please meet at the crematorium. 

 

Nichol Jean nee Davies.  Formerly of the Card Centre, Brampton.  Peacefully at home with her family on 1st March 2020 aged 78 years.  A loving wife of Les, treasured mum of Pauline, mother in law of Richard and devoted nana of Abigail and Charlotte, a special sister, sister in law and auntie.  Funeral service at St Martins Church on Monday 9th March at 11am, followed by interment in Brampton Cemetery. Family flowers only please with donations if desired to Hospice at Home.

 

Benson Joe.  Peacefully at home on Sunday 1st March 2020 aged 71 years.  Beloved husband of Helen, loving Dad of Alasdair, Joanne and Stephen and proud Grandad of Catherine, Michael, Declan, Joe, Brodie and Libby.  A celebration of Joe's life will be held at St. Andrew's Church, Thursby on Tuesday 10th March at 12 noon.  No black clothes by request please.  Family flowers only with donations to be divided between Hospice at Home and St. Andrew's Church, Thursby.  

 

 

 

Davidson Brian.  Peacefully on the 20th of February 2020 at the Cumberland Infirmary, aged 87 years.  A loving husband of Edith, much loved dad of Sarah and Rachel, father in law of Alan and Jerry and granda of Claire, Philip, Neve and Ryan.  Funeral service at Walton Church on Thursday 27th February  at 12 noon followed by interment in the churchyard.  Friends please meet at church.

 

Lee John Edward Blacklock.  Beloved John of Lanercost, died peacefully amongst friends at the Cumberland Infirmary on 16th February 2020.  Funeral service to be held at Lanercost Priory on Wednesday 4th March at 12 noon.

 

Nicholson Joseph. Suddenly on 13th February 2020 Joseph (Joe) loving husband of Eleanor, devoted dad of Susan, Julia & Judith and treasured grandad of Alesha & Jack. Funeral Service on Tuesday 25th February 2020 at 11.40 at Carlisle Crematorium then afterwards at Fantails, Wetheral. Family flowers only. 

 

Atkinson David Arthur.  Died at his home in Moat St, Brampton on 10th February aged 70 years. He was a much loved dad and friend to so many and will be greatly missed.  Sophie and Jenny would like to thank everyone for their kind words of support and invite them to Dave's funeral at Carlisle Crematorium on Monday 24th February at 11.40 am.

 

Elliott Elizabeth Jane, peacefully on 8th February 2020 at Eskdale House.  Jean aged 96 years.  Beloved wife of the late George.  Dearly loved mother of Norman and Maureen and mother-in-law of Elizabeth and Geoff.  Loving grandmother & great grandmother and good friend to many. Funeral service to take place at Arthuret Church, Longtown on Friday 21st February at 12 noon followed by a private cremation. Family flowers only.

 

Bland Winnifred.  Peacefully at home on the 4th of February, aged 86 years.  A dearly loved wife of Clifford, much loved mam of Vanessa and Geoffrey, mother in law of John and Sue and treasured gran of Josh, Marcus and Luke.  Funeral service at Carlisle Crematorium on Wednesday 12th February at 1.40 pm.  Family flowers only please with donations if desired to Hospice at Home and Cancer Research.

 

Bendle William. Peacefully on Friday 31st January 2020, Willie beloved husband of the late Isobel, much loved Dad ofMalcolm, Ali and Julie, dear Father-in-law of Frances and John, dearly loved Granda of Chris, James,Rachel, Robyn, Heather and Becca and Great Granda of Scarlett and Faye. Funeral service to be held at All Saints Church, Scaleby on Saturday 8th February at 12 noon. Family flowers only with donations being divided between Scaleby Church, Scaleby Village Hall and Fir Ends School. 

 

Thomson Keith.  Suddenly at home in Brampton on the 26th January 2020 aged 63 years.  A very dear father, brother and uncle.  Funeral service at Carlisle Crematorium on Thursday 6th February at 1.40 pm. Family flowers only please with donations to Carlisle MIND. 

 

Ritson Chris.  Tragically on 20th January 2020 in an accident.  Loving, kind and considerate husband of Seema, treasured dad of Claire, John and Christopher, father in law, brother, uncle and the most special grandad to all the grandchildren.  Funeral service at Lanercost Priory on Tuesday 4th February 2020 at 12noon.  Family flowers only please with donations to the Butterfly Thyroid Cancer Trust, Cancer Research and Lanercost Priory.  Friends please meet at the Priory.

 

Collis Rev. Steve.  Passed away on 26th January 2020 aged 72 years.  Dearly loved husband of Kath, dad of Sally and Mhorag, father in law and grandad.  Funeral service at St. Kentigern's Church, Irthington on Friday 7th February at 11am. No flowers please at Steve's request with donations to Hospice at Home, SSAFA and Guide Dogs. 

 

Tulip Bobby. Peacefully on 23rd January 2020 aged 92 years.  A dearly loved husband of the late Isa, much loved dad of Robert & Jimmy, father in law of Murial & Pat, treasured grandad of Paul, Ryan, Tracey & Stuart and Great Grandad of Bobby, Edward, Harry and Catherine.  Funeral service will be held at Stanwix Cemetery Chapel on Wednesday 5th February at 1pm.  Family flowers only please with donations to the Great North Air Ambulance.

 

Waugh Robert (Robin) died on 14th January 2020 aged 105 years.  Will be greatly missed by his family, daughters Anne and Christine and son in laws, Bob and Jim also his much loved four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.  Funeral service at St. Peter's Church, Kingmoor, Carlisle on Monday 3rd February at 12.45pm, followed by a private committal at the crematorium.  Friends and family please meet at the church.

 
Thompson Elaine.  Peacefully at Eden Valley Hospice on 16th January 2020 aged 38 years. A dear wife of Colin and loving mam of Hannah and Fletcher.  Funeral service at Carlisle Crematorium on Monday 27th January at 3.40pm.  Family flowers only with donations if desired to Eden Valley Hospice and Charlie Bear at the Freeman.  Friends and family please meet at the crematorium.

 

Cowman Harold passed away peacefully at Eden Valley Hospice on Tuesday 7th January 2020 aged 78 years.  Devoted husband of the late Pauline, dearly loved father of Gillian and Neil, Granda, Brother and Uncle.  Funeral service to be held at Carlisle Crematorium on Tuesday 21st January at 1pm.  Family flowers only please with donations if desired to Eden Valley Hospice.

 

Blackett Jean.  Peacefully at the Cumberland Infirmary on 23rd December 2019 aged 90 years. 
A dearly loved wife of the late John, much loved mum of Alistair and mother in law to Jackie. Funeral service will take place at Carlisle Crematorium on Friday 17th January at 12.20pm.  Family flowers only please with donations if desired to Age UK in Carlisle.  Friends and family please meet at the Crematorium.

 

Moscrop Amy.  Peacefully on 28th December 2019 aged 85 years.  A dearly loved wife of the late Dick, cherished and loving mother of Hazel and Robert, mother in law of Kevin and Carol, Nan, Great Gran, Auntie and friend to many.  Funeral service at Carlisle Crematorium on Thursday 16th January at 12.20pm. Family flowers only please with donations to Bewcastle First Responders.  Friends please meet at the Crematorium. 

 

 

Stacey John. Passed away peacefully, on Monday, 23rd December, John, of Skews, Bampton. Aged 87 years. Thanksgiving Service will take place at St Patrick's Church, Bampton, on  Monday, 13th January, at 2-30pm. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to NSPCC. 

 

Wharton Adam.  Tragically on 27th December 2019.  Wonderful and adored son of Isaac and Wendy.  Cherished dad of Isaac, Summer and Luca.  Beloved brother of Mark and Mike and much loved grandson of Rod and Olga.  Funeral service to be held at Carlisle Crematorium on Tuesday 14th January at 3pm. Family flowers only with donations if desired to local mental health charities.

 

Pullin John & Margaret John died peacefully on 25th December 2019 aged 88 years.  A dearly loved husband of Margaret, father and grandfather.  Also Margaret his loving wife, who died peacefully on 5th January 2020 aged 86 years. A dearly loved mother and grandmother. Funeral service for both will be held at Lambley Church on Tuesday 14th January at 11am.  Family flowers only please with donations if desired to Leukaemia Research.

 

Hutton Dorothy Winifred.  Peacefully after a short illness, on the 15th December 2019, aged 89 years.  A dear wife of the late Wattie, beloved mother of Will, mother in law of Ann and a special friend of Sylvia and Sam.  Funeral service at St Johns Church, Cotehill on Monday 23rd December at 11 am.  Family flowers only please with donations to Eden Valley Hospice and the Church.  Friends and family please meet at Church

 

Jackson Shirley.  Peacefully at Lancaster Hospital on 13th December 2019 aged 73 years.  A dearly love wife of Joe and much loved mam of Kevin.  A graveside service will take place at Brampton Cemetery on Monday 30th December at 11am.  Friends and family please meet at the Cemetery. 

 

 

Boyce Christine, Stained glass artist.  Born in Hull on 11th Oct 1928, died at  Banks 17th Nov 2019.  Much loved wife of Dan and treasured mother of Charlie.  Sixty eight years of family life and partnership in the creation of art in stained glass.  Funeral Service at Lanercost Priory on Tuesday 26th Nov at 2 pm.  No flowers please but donations if desired to Brampton Cottage Hospital and Lanercost Priory. 

 
 

Siddle Anthea Jane (née Dallas) Peacefully at home on Sunday 10th November 2019, Anthea aged 74. Beloved wife of Kenneth, a loving and much loved mother of Richard and David, and mother-in-law of Stephanie and Sian, dearly loved nan of Emily and William. Greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service to be held at St Martin’s Church, Brampton on Friday 22nd November at 11am. Family flowers only please with donations if desired to Hospice at Home. 

 

 

 
Pringle Mary Irene.  The family sadly announce the death of Mary at the age of 95. The funeral will take place at Carlisle Crematorium on Monday 25th November at 11 am.  No flowers please with donations to Eden Valley Hospice. 

 

Bell Hilary Jane.  After a long illness bravely bourne, on 31st October 2019 aged 62 years.  A dearly loved wife of Geoff, devoted mam of Philip, Duncan and Alison, adored grandma of Hollie and Adam, daughter of Roy and the late Babs and sister of Sally.  Funeral service at Carlisle Crematorium on Thursday 14th November at 1pm.  Family flowers only please with donations to Breast Cancer Research and the Air Ambulance. 

 

 

Graves John Joseph, On the 5th of November 2019, aged 78 years, following a short stay in Eden Valley Hospice. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, dad of Elizabeth & James, father in law of Adam and treasured grandad of Nicola, Michelle & Michael. A great friend and farmer.  A short committal service will take place at Carlisle Crematorium on Wednesday 13th November at 10.20 am followed by a memorial service at St Mary's Church High Hesket at 11.30 am.  Everyone is welcome to attend either or both services.  Family flowers only please with donations if desired to Eden Valley Hospice, Hospice at Home and the Church

 

Wigham Thomas Stanley.  Died peacefully on 2nd November 2019 aged 67 years.  A dear brother of Sandra and Arthur, uncle and great uncle.  Funeral service at Kirklinton Church on Monday 11th November at 1pm.  Family flowers only please with donations if desired to Kirklinton Church. 

 

Thirlwall George.  Passed away peacefully on 2nd November 2019 aged 74 years.  A dearly loved husband of Myra, dad of Kevin, brother of Joe and sister in law of Julie.  Funeral service will be held at Carlisle Crematorium on Tuesday 12th November at 3.40pm.

 

Rowan Neil.  Passed away suddenly on 24th October 2019 aged 45 years.  Dearly loved son of Billy and Marilyn, brother of Angela, uncle of Sadie and friend to many.  A celebration of Neil's life will be held at the Knowe Church, Bewcastle on Saturday 9th November at 9 a.m. followed by interment at Ettleton Cemetery, Newcastleton.