Parvin Vekaria Tribute image


Parvin passed away unexpectedly on April 15th 2022 at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

Much loved husband of Jan, father to Nikhil and Roshni, and good friend to many.

A service to celebrate Parv’s life will be held on Friday 13th May at 2pm at Nab Wood Crematorium, Shipley.

For anyone unable to attend, it will be webcast live at using the username jozo7714 and password 566150. It will be available to view for 28 days after, using the same log-in details approximately 48 hours after the service.

The family invite you to join them at Bradford City Football Club after the service to share memories of Parv.

Family flowers only, please. Donations on the day will be split equally between Mind, Oxfam and the Mirjapar village charity.

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Candy Ramsay Tribute image

Ramsay, Candy Jane

Passed away with her family by her side on 23rd April aged 65.

Wonderful loving wife, mum to Gavin and Amanda, nana to Vice, Howard, Albert and Sol.

A funeral service will be held at Stonefall Crematorium on 12th May at 1pm followed by a wake at Bilton Working Men’s Club.

To inform Candy’s family of your attendance on the day, please click here.

Family flowers only please. All donations gratefully received for Scope.
Please click here to donate.

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Susie Shires Tribute image


A service to celebrate Susie’s life will be held on Tuesday 12th April at 1pm at St Oswald’s Church, Guiseley, followed by a committal service at Rawdon Crematorium at 2.30pm.

Please indicate your intention to attend by clicking here.

Smart colourful attire, no black please.

If you would like to make a donation in memory of Susie to Parkinson’s UK please use the Donate button below. A collection on the day of the funeral at St Oswald’s will also go towards a memorial bench for Susie in East Morton.

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Jeffrey Driver Tribute image

Jeffrey Driver died peacefully at home on 18th March 2022, aged 89 years.

Jeffrey was a much loved husband, dad, grandad and friend to many.

Donations are invited in Jeffrey’s memory to go towards Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice.

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Carol Newbould Tribute image


Founder of Newall School of Dancing.

A memorial service to celebrate Carol’s life will be held on Friday 22nd April 2022 at 1.30pm at Otley Parish Church. Smart, colourful attire, no black. Donations to Otley Action for Older People.

Please indicate your intention to attend by clicking here

If you would like to make a donation in memory of Carol to Otley Action for Older People please use the button below.

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Carol Ann Logan Tribute image


Died peacefully on Monday 7th March 2022.
The much-loved wife of John Logan and cherished Mother, Grandmother, Sister, cousin, and friend to many.
Will be greatly missed but her kindness, warmth, humour, and determination will forever live on.

The family Kindly invite you to join them at the funeral on –
Thursday 31st March 2022
12pm at Altrincham Crematorium, Whitehouse Lane, Dunham Massey, Altrincham, WA14 5RH

To view the service broadcast please click the link below which will take you to the Crematorium’s live webcast
Webcast Login PIN 648-9875

Please use the link below to confirm your attendance.

No flowers please, but donations would be greatly received to ;- The British Lung Foundation using the link below.

A wake will follow at The Bulls Head, Wicker Lane, Hale Barns, Altrincham, WA15 0HG
Please feel free to join us to remember and celebrate Carol.

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Jean Clark Tribute image

Jean Clark died peacefully at home on Tuesday 1st March 2022, aged 84 years.

Jean was a much loved mum, grandma, great grandma and friend to many.

Her funeral service will be held on 29th March, 10am at Lawnswood crematorium.

Family flowers only please.

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Martin Hickes Tribute image

Martin David Hickes passed away peacefully on Wednesday 23rd February aged 53

Beloved husband of Helen, caring dad to Megan and a loving son to David and Christine.
Details of the funeral will be passed directly to family and friends, please could everyone take a lateral flow before attending.

No flowers please, but donations would be appreciated to the Yorkshire Brain Tumour Charity

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Jean Boyd Tribute image

Boyd, Jean (nee Brown), passed away peacefully on 24th of February 2022, aged 88.

Beloved wife of Dick, who went before her, much loved mother of Rachel and Helen, mother-in-law of John, and Grandma of Inessa, Claudia and Andreas.

Her cremation will be held at Stonefall crematorium at Harrogate, on 25th March 2022 at 13.40.

No flowers please, but donations would be appreciated to The Salvation Army, and Doctors Without Borders.

All enquiries to Full Circle Funerals, 01423 740799.


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Jenny Currie Tribute image

Jenny sadly died on the 22nd of February 2022, aged 80 in Belmont Care Home.

Beloved Aunt to Louise and Richard, and a friend to many, she will be greatly missed.

Her funeral service will be held at Stonefall Crematorium, Harrogate on the 11th of March 2022 at 1:40pm, followed by light refreshments at the Pavillions of Harrogate.

There is no specific dress code, so please feel free to dress in a way that you feel is appropriate and is comfortable for you.

Family flowers only please, but donations would be appreciated to the RNLI.

To watch a live webcast of the service please use the following details:

Website –
Username – tera7683
Password – 016578
Service time and date – 11.03.2022 at 1:40pm

All enquiries to Full Circle Funerals, Harrogate Tel: 01423 740799

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Rovena Townsend Tribute image

Peacefully at 86 on 1st February, Rovena Townsend (nee Taylor) passed away with her Daughter, Sally and Granddaughter, Hannah at her side.

Loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Cousin, and great friend to many. Rovena was resilient and kind and showed great fortitude, strength and positivity in her life, through the two enormous losses: her beloved Husband, Gordon and her beloved Son, David.

She will be greatly missed by many, but her warmth, humour and determination will live on through all who were close to her.

The family invite you to join them in remembering Rovena on Friday 18th February, 12:45pm at Altrincham Crematorium, Whitehouse lane, Dunham Massey, WA14 5RH, followed by refreshments at The Bulls Head, Wicker Lane, Hale Barns, Altrincham, WA15 0HG.

Dress code: Rovena wanted her funeral to be a celebration of her life, so in her words “wear colours and be joyous”.

To view the service broadcast please click the link below which will take you to the Crematorium’s live webcast

Webcast Login PIN 426-0850

No flowers please, but donations would be gratefully received to:

The British Heart Foundation – Get Started (


The Island Haven – The Island Haven | A place to stay in times of need.

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Andrew William Pickering Tribute image

Passed away on 3rd February 2022, aged 57

Beloved father to Holly and J, brother of Richard and Robert, son of Barbara and Eric.

The cremation will be held at Stonefall Cemetery and Crematorium, Harrogate on 18th February at 3:40pm followed by a Celebration of Life at the Majestic Hotel Harrogate.

Please click here to confirm your attendance.

Family flowers only please, but donations would be appreciated to Mind.

To watch a live webcast of the service please use the following details:

Website –
Username – gilu2294
Password – 563447
Service time 3:40pm

Enquiries to Full Circle Funerals, Harrogate Tel: 01423 740799

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David Stephenson Tribute image

Stephenson, David Robert

Passed away peacefully on 22nd January, aged 67. Beloved husband and soulmate of Irene, dad and stepdad of Lisa and Emma and grandad to Harry, Michael, Alfie and George.

A funeral service will be held at St James’ Parish Church, Wetherby on Thursday 17th February at 10:30am followed by a toast to the life of Choll, at New Inn, Wetherby.

Family flowers only please, donations would be appreciated to The Fox Rescuers.

You are welcome to dress smartly, with a touch of colour.

Please click here to confirm your attendance on the day.

All enquiries to Full Circle Funerals, Harrogate Tel: 01423 740799

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Mildred Ullock Tribute image

88 years young.
Adored wife of the late Kenneth.
Cherished mother to Ruth & Mark.
Beloved Mother-in-law to Charles & Judith.
Treasured Grandma
to Rachael, Sarah, Sophie,
Joseph, Ben, & Zack.
Dearest GG
to Isaac, Harriette, Arthur, Rose,
Edward, Hugo, Rupert, Henry
Mia, Francesca & Nancy.

A funeral service will be held at
St Oswald’s Church, Church Street,
Guiseley, LS20 9BB
Monday 21st February at 10.45am
Immediately following this, we will be laying
Mildred to rest at 12pm
Guiseley Cemetery, Netherfield Road,
LS20 9PD.

After Mildred’s burial, her family invite you to join them
in celebrating Mildred’s wonderful life, just as she always did.
Please join them for some light refreshments.
at Otley Golf Club,
W Busk Lane, Otley, LS21 3NG.

Donations, if desired, will be distributed to local charities,
there will be a collection box at the church.

For any enquiries, please contact
Full Circle Funerals on 01943 262626.

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Michael Kelly Tribute image

Michael Kelly passed away peacefully on Friday 14th January 2022 aged 73. Beloved husband of Jennifer, father to Tristan, Jan, Russell, Tamsin and Jessica.

A funeral service will be held at Stonefall crematorium on 31st January at 3:40pm followed by gathering together at The Empress on The Stray, Harrogate.

Please click to confirm your attendance

No flowers please, but donations would be appreciated to Royal British Legion.

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Pamela Spence Tribute image

Surrounded by the love of her family, Pamela Spence (nee Smith) passed away peacefully at home on 12 January 2022, aged 64.

A loving wife to Robert, a devoted mother and grandmother, and a cherished sister and friend,  she will always be close in our hearts, and her good humour will continue to shine in our lives.

Her life will be celebrated on Tuesday 8 February 2022, 11am at Christ Church, Armley. This will be followed by refreshments at Corn Mill Lodge, Pudsey.

Flowers welcome, and charity donations to Emmaus, which helps support homelessness in Leeds.

Should you wish to attend or inform us of your absence, please contact the family at [email protected].

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Kathleen Mary Baker MBE Tribute image

Kathleen Mary Baker MBE

Unexpectedly but peacefully died, at home in Hale, on 18th December: just as she’d have wanted. A writer and counsellor; widow of the late Howard who also died at home in 1993; loving and much beloved partner of Michael.  Mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, cousin, aunt and a very good friend to many, she will be sorely missed.

Hers was a life well-lived, and we are all the richer for it.

A funeral service will be held at St Peter’s Hale at 1:00pm on 21st January 2022.

A warm invitation is also extended to all present at the funeral to join the family following the service for refreshments at St Peter’s Assembly Rooms, 134 Cecil Rd, Hale, WA15 9NU.

The dress code is to wear your favourite colour or whatever you feel comfortable in.

If you are not able to attend in person, but would like to watch the service online, please use the link below to the live webcast.

Family flowers only please; any donations to Amnesty International

For all enquiries, please contact Jeremy at Full Circle Funerals Partners  [email protected]; 0161 928 6080

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Kathleen Elizabeth Fry Tribute image

Kathleen Elizabeth Fry

Kath passed away unexpectedly on 4th January 2022. The coroner has identified the cause of death as COPD.

Kath was a wonderful wife to Garry for 37 years, a cherished mother to Daniel and James, and a kind person to all that she met.

We would be honoured if you would join us in remembrance of our beloved Kath.

Kath suffered with asthma throughout her childhood, which developed to COPD as she grew older. She was also diagnosed with cancer during 2021, 24 years after her first successful treatment. Despite these hardships, she did not complain, and she entered 2022 optimistic and happy. Naturally the sudden nature of her passing has been a shock to the family; it is almost unbearable. She was intelligent, resilient, empathetic and above all, kind. She always did what she could to help others. If there is a heaven, we know that she will be there.

We hope that we can make Kath’s funeral a celebration of life rather than a mourning of death, but naturally this will be a challenge for us all.

The service will be held at Stonefall Cemetery and Crematorium (HG3 1DE) on Friday 21st January 2022 at 9:40am.

Please click to confirm your attendance, or alternatively contact us via e-mail at [email protected].

We would love to hear your stories and memories of Kath. If you would like to share, please e-mail your message to [email protected]. This page will be periodically updated so we can all take comfort in these happy memories.

Dress Code: Smart or smart-casual, sombre attire is preferred but colour is OK.

Please wear a face mask in the crematorium, and please do not attend if you have any symptoms of COVID. Please take a lateral flow test before attending.

The chapel is large and there will be plenty of space for mourners to socially distance. Hand sanitiser will be available. Although we would love to see you, if you are clinically vulnerable, please don’t feel obliged to attend. Kath would not have wanted anyone to become unwell on her account.

If you would like to make a donation in memory of Kath, please make it to
The British Lung Foundation (please no flowers).

For family, there will be a get-together with refreshments following the service at Rosedene, 10 Pannal Ash Drive, Harrogate, HG2 0JB. As an anti-Covid measure the windows will remain open in the large conservatory and elsewhere.

All enquiries to Full Circle Funerals 01423 740799.


My sincere condolences go to Garry, Daniel and James. My memories of Kath grew from my friendship with Garry, and I got to know her better after we both moved ‘up north’ in the late 1990s. We all gradually adjusted to life in the Harrogate area, and whenever we met Kath she always had a broad smile on her face and was always so ‘bubbly’ about life in general. It was a real pleasure that she attended my wedding in 2016, where she was personally able to enjoy the happy day with Garry.

Her smiling face masked her resilience and determination to fight illness, and, indeed, when we met her recently there was no sign that that fight was not going to succeed. We were both drawn to walks around RHS Harlow Carr, and as the spring flowers start to bloom, so will my memories of meeting her often in that lovely place, which now takes on a special significance.

Thus, it is with a sense of shock and sadness that I am writing these words, but her life is to be celebrated, and memories of her cherished forever.

Sue Haley


I got to know Kath and Garry in 1988, through David Worth

We all hit it off and became good friends.

We began meeting up starting from our wedding in North Yorkshire 1989.

We even tried family holidays together when our first babies were young!!!

In later years when Kath and Garry moved to Harrogate we began meeting at historic houses, gardens, seafronts, cafes etc 

Thank you for that Kath because we saw so much of beautiful Yorkshire with you 

Thank you Kath for the chats as our lads grew up and went to school, university and beyond; you were always positive and encouraging at every stage.

Thank you Kath for all the lockdown phone calls and WhatsApp messages that I looked forward to. I’ll always be grateful.

In 2021 Kath and Garry came to visit us in our new home where we have a garden view towards Filey.

Sharing this happy day with you Kath is a very special memory.

It’s good to know you see what I see 


For my amazing sister, Kath. I will always have the happy memories of our childhood to remember and later as adults with our own families. I know that Garry made her so happy and she was so proud of her two boys.

Although she was not in the best of health when we spoke on the phone she was so cheerful and uncomplaining and I have always been so proud of her and her achievements.

Terry also sends his condolences and says what a great sister-in-law she was.

Love always

Anne and Terry


I first met Kath nearly 50 years ago when we were both on a bilingual secretarial course at Newcastle Polytechnic, along with our other friend, Alison, but it was when the three of us were sharing a flat in London in the 1970s that I got to know her really well, and become a lifelong friend.  Most of my my memories of those days are lost in the mists of time, but I distinctly recall being shocked when I discovered that Kath had been walking round Kensington dressed in shorts!  A bit unreasonable of me, really, when I look back!

I wish I could remember all the good times we had whilst living in Melbury Road – I know there were lots of them, and I still have a couple of photos to jog my memory.  But of course, it was eventually time to move on, become responsible adults, have careers and families…

Although Kath had always suffered from ill health, I can’t remember her ever complaining about it.  She was always upbeat and optimistic, and a positive role model for the rest of us.

Although I won’t be at the funeral on Friday, I’ll be thinking about Kath, and sending all my love and sympathy to Garry, Daniel and James. 

Barbara xxx


My heartfelt condolences go out to my Uncle Garry and cousins Daniel and James. I am always here for you, just like you’ve been there for me over the years.

Thinking of Kath, the best I can say is, there really was no-one like her. She really was a consistent and very caring person – a real bedrock for those who knew her.

She had many a tale to tell and was determined in her own way, especially when telling Garry to go to bed after falling asleep on his favourite chair time and again.

It’s always been a real pleasure to see Garry and Kath over the years. We’ve enjoyed many chinwags and even debates, knowing that we’d find something to chuckle about afterwards.

It’s been a privilege having Kath as my Auntie who will truly be missed. I’ll miss our chats.

Paul Dockeray


Kath was a amazing Sister in law, so caring, gentle to everyone who she met and knew. 

I have many wonderful memories, and only last year. Kath, Gary and myself visited Highcliffe Castle, what a beautiful peaceful sunny day this was, as we strolled down the winding pathway, sitting on the benches occasionally, admiring the views of the coast line, making our way to the beach and later returning up the same path to the castle 

My heart felt deepest sympathy to my Brother, Daniel and James. 


There were 4 of us; Anne, Kathleen, Harry and me Rosemary.

Kath was the best of us.

I don’t ever remember arguing with Kath or falling out, she put her view but would not get angry. In my memory Kath always had problems with her breathing, sometimes so severe she was hospitalized. She never complained to us “why me and not you” she took it in her stride.

So, Kath couldn’t be sporty but she was clever. First in the family to go to university with 3 straight A’s. Our Dad was so proud.

She was a hard act to follow, all the teachers in infant and juniors on finding I was Kath’s sister would say “If your half as clever as your sister you’ll do well”.

When our Dad died suddenly, Kath was still at university, she offered to give up and come home, get a job and help support Mum. There was no way that was allowed to happen and I’m glad my Mum said no.

As happens, we all drifted apart, Kath was the one who kept in touch with us all, phoning periodically and swopping news. We spoke last 2 days before she died, I had no idea what was to come, she sounded positive and upbeat. I shall miss our chats.

I’m so sad her last years were so restricted by Covid, I’ll never forget her.

But I say again she was the best of us!


“Kathleen was my aunt and from an early age always was an inspiration to me

 She was the first member of my family to attend university. I always remember the stories my Mum would tell me of the work Kathleen would put in studying for her A-Levels to secure a university place. Those stories stuck with me and inspired me to also do well. And, although I didn’t do as well as her, I did get the grades to secure my own place and pursue the career I always wanted. As it happens, in the end I went to the same University as her.

 I cannot help but think that without Kathleen’s influence my life would have taken perhaps a different turn.”


Although situated as we are on the far side of the world, news of Kath’s untimely passing has left us with a profound feeling of loss. Our thoughts have been with Garry and his two sons, Daniel and James, since the news broke and we send our sincere condolences to them at this sad time.

Kath was a friend for forty-four years starting back in the heady days of 1970’s London when every day was a new adventure. She was responsible for bringing Glenda and I together and was Glenda’s bridesmaid at our 1980 UK wedding. Moving overseas shortly afterwards, we always remained in contact and we would catch up whenever visiting the UK. We still owe her a reply to her Christmas message and will forever feel guilty for our tardiness in not replying earlier to that last message.

She had health issues as far back as we can remember but these never diminished her enjoyment of life and her positive, friendly approach to everyone she met. Nothing was ever too much trouble for Kath. We were lucky enough to spend time with her and Garry in Harrogate on our last UK visit in 2017- time we shall fondly remember and all the more poignant now.

Kath was the truest of friends and a very special lady. We are privileged to have known her and we will sorely miss her.

Steve and Glenda Leadenham



I have known Garry for over 50 years, first meeting in Eastleigh when we were 8 years old

Through Garry I met Kath and have known her for over 40 years.

I always found Kath to be above all gentle, very kind and interested.

We had many chats over the years, mostly when I was visiting Garry and I always enjoyed them.

In recent years my wife Beryl met Kath and we had several most enjoyable meals, the four of us, the most recent being last June, when we met Garry and Kath and had a great meal in the Ivy Harrogate, some lovely memories, and always such fun !

Both Beryl and I are so sorry, and Kath will be truly missed.

Love and prayers Ian and Beryl


We first met Kath soon after she and Garry got together during our early careers in London. We frequently met up for dinners and pub evenings in Catford and then Harpenden. Kath was always warm and generous company, and when the boys came along, clearly a wonderful and devoted mum. We always looked forward to an evening or day out in her company. With Harrogate a convenient stopping point for any trips to the north, we would stop-over and spend some time with Kath and Garry, usually taking in places of local historical importance such as The Old Bell, the Slug and Lettuce, and the Harrogate Tap. Whatever the conversation, Kath was always interested in what others had to say, never opinionated or judgmental, and even when her health was suffering, upbeat and engaging. The last time we saw her was in September 2021, when we arranged to meet Kath and Garry at Sizergh Castle. We arrived when the gardens opened and left when the gardens closed, and lost count of the coffees we drank while sitting at a table under the trees while discussing our boys, memorable bygone days and aspirations for the future. We are so happy that our last few hours with Kath were spent at such an idyllic location and were so unrushed – it is a day that will linger long and affectionately in our memories. We reach out to Garry, Daniel and James with our sincere condolences at this sad time. 

Richard and Margaret 


Kath was my friend for almost 47 years. As bright young things, we lived in a really grotty flat in super posh Kensington while we found our feet in London and in life. As grey-haired old ladies, we were looking forward to a proper catch-up and a frolic down memory lane in March 2020, or then possibly in spring 2022, but it wasn’t to be.

I could have done with some help on dates (when did we take your Mum round the Tower of London?) and our more mysterious adventures (how come we were friends with the bunch of carpenters from Milngavie who were working in the Houses of Parliament? how did Kit join the huge cast of characters in Melbury Road?) but I will just have to carry on guessing now.

Kath was kind and clever and funny. Goodbye, Hawkears, I will miss you.

Cysga’n dawel, Kath fach.


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Peacefully at 98 and after a long illness on 28th December, Margaret Smith (nee Curry) died, surrounded by the love and care of the staff in Waterside House, Vida Grange, Pannal, North Yorkshire.

Much loved mother of Joan and aunt to Val, stepmother of Di and Pam.

A funeral service will be held at St Edward the Confessor Church, Tadcaster Road, Dringhouses, York at 2:30pm on 18th January 2022.

To view the service broadcast please click the link below which will take you to the Church’s youtube channel. From here, please click on the live stream.


If you are watching the service online, you will notice the musical extracts will be muted throughout their playing. If you wish to listen to these please click them below.

  1. Erik Satie – Gymnopédie No.1
  2. Hymn – Lord of the Dance
  3. The Lord Bless You – John Rutter
  4. Happy – Pharrell Williams


To view the order of service, please click here


No flowers please but donations are gratefully received to Dementia Forward and Abbeyfield

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Michael Roy Barber (Mikey), died peacefully on Thursday 23rd December 2021, aged 62 years.

Michael is the much loved son of Mollie and the late Roy Edward Barber, husband of Janis, brother, step dad and friend.

His funeral service will be held on Tuesday 1st February, 1pm at Rawdon crematorium, followed by refreshments at the Ings pub, Ings Lane, Guiseley, LS20 9HR

Donations in lieu of flowers would be gratefully received for the Spinal Injuries Association, using the donation button below.

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Peter Michael Berrisford, died peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday 8th January aged 76 years.

Peter is the very much loved dad to Lyndsey and Daniel, granddad to Zachary, Jacob, Patrick and Delilah and friend to many. He will be greatly missed.

His funeral service will be held on Monday 24th January, 1pm at Rawdon crematorium.

Donations in lieu of flowers would be gratefully received for Cancer Research UK, using the donation button below.

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It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Joan Crowther.   Joan of Highgate Crescent, Lepton and latterly Skelmanthorpe  died peacefully on 12th December at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. Wife of David Crowther, who died in 2004 and proud mother of Yvonne, Mark and Sarah and beloved grandmother of Lily, Elijah, Jamie and George. 


Joan is deeply loved and will be painfully missed, but we are grateful for the time that we had with Joan, and for the memories that continue to make us happy every day.


A private funeral is being held on Christmas Eve.


A memorial service for Joan will be held in the New Year.


Family flowers only please, If you would like to make a donation in Joan’s name, it would be much appreciated to go to the Stroke Association or Speak with IT https://www.speakwithit.

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Mandy, Taylor

Mandy died at Kirkwood Hospice on the 2nd of December 2021, aged 53 years.

Beloved wife of Andrew, mother to Elliot, stepmother to Amanda, daughter to Carol and “Nannie Mandy” to Hollie.  Mandy was a friend to many. She was an angel and will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

Mandy planned her own funeral, which will take place at Huddersfield Crematorium on Thursday the 30th of December 2021 at 9.15am.  Mandy’s family warmly invite you to join them there in person or via the webcast.


Attendance request

Mandy was loved by many people and wanted us to make sure that everyone was kept safe.  To help with this, if you would like to attend then please let us by filling in this form.  If you would do this before 23rd December 2021 this would be hugely appreciated.


What to wear

Mandy has requested no black to be worn at her funeral (unless this is a #bemoremandy black t-shirt).  Please could you also make sure that you are wearing something that shows a little (or a lot of) sparkle – because Mandy would have loved that!

Also, due to recent advice from the government, anyone attending Mandy’s funeral will be required to wear a facemask to ensure we keep everyone as safe as possible from the new variant of Covid 19.



Family flowers only please, but Mandy requested that any donations in her memory be made to #bemoremandy campaign.


Webcast details

The funeral service will be live streamed for those that are unable to attend in person. This option will enable many of us to come together to reflect positively on Mandy’s life and say farewell. To access this please use the following details:

Username – naxu7794
Password – 062476
Service Date – Thursday 30th December
Service Time – 9:15am
Service Viewing Time – 9:11am – 9:50am
Website –

Following government guidance, could everyone please wear a face covering in the crematorium (unless medically exempt)

For all enquiries, please contact Full Circle Funerals on 01422 400 430 or email [email protected]

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Beth Badrock has sadly died on 16th November 2021.

We would really like you to meet us at Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland on Thursday 9th December at 12:00pm to give Beth back to the earth.

Tarn Moor
Brackenley Ln, Skipton BD23 3LA

Afterwards there will be a gathering of loving friends, tea and cake and a time for remembering Beth to be held at Utopia.

Church Ln, Broughton, Skipton BD23 3AE

If you can come, please feel free to bring something – A note, drawing, flower for Beth to be buried with.

No dress code

If you come to Skipton by train, please call 01756 796666 for a free taxi which will bring you up and onwards to Utopia and back to the train station again if you need it.

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Simpson, Miranda Jane
Nee Lyle

Passed away peacefully in Harrogate on 11th November 2021, aged 69 years.

Beloved sister of Kate and mother of Vaughan, Ben and Vickie.
Besotted grandmother to Phoebe, Ruby, Livia, Elliot, Archie, Hamish and Reuben.

A funeral service will be held on Monday 29th November 2021 at 2:30pm at Stonefall Crematorium, Harrogate HG3 1DE map

Followed by eating, drinking, crying and laughing at the Hotel du Vin map

Flowers welcome, charity donations to Age Concern also welcome.

Should you wish to attend or let us know of your absence please click here

The family can be reached at [email protected]

For all enquiries, please contact David at Full Circle Funerals, 01423 740799

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Yates, Norah

Norah died at Leeds General Infirmary Hospital on the 25th of October 2021, aged 91 years.

Beloved mother of Christine, grandmother to Dave, Sue and Joe, great grandmother to Caitlin, Isabelle and Jake, and friend to many. Norah will be greatly missed by all that knew her.

There will be a funeral service at Rawdon Crematorium on Tuesday the 16th of November at 10.45am, this will be followed directly by an informal gathering at Woodhall Hills Golf Club where Norah’s family welcome you to join them for refreshments and to share stories of her life.

Family flowers only please, but charitable donations in memory of Norah would be greatly appreciated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

For all enquiries, please contact David at Full Circle Funerals, 0113 320 0049


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Steve Fearnley Tribute image

Fearnley, Steven

Steve died at St James’s University Hospital on the 8th of October 2021, aged 73 years.

Beloved father of Gavin & Karen, grandfather and friend to many. Steve will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

There will be a funeral service at Rawdon Crematorium on Friday the 5th of November at 10am, this will be followed directly by an informal gathering at Pudsey Congs Cricket Club where Steve’s family welcome you to join them for refreshments and to share stories of his life.

Family flowers only please, but charitable donations in memory of Steve would be greatly appreciated for the British Heart Foundation.

For all enquiries, please contact David at Full Circle Funerals, 0113 320 0049


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Waterhouse, Edward Roger


Roger died peacefully at home on 27th September, with his family by his side, aged 85 years.

Beloved husband of Patricia, father of Valerie and Janet, brother, grandfather and friend. Roger will be greatly missed by all that knew him.

There will be a funeral service at Skipton Crematorium on Monday 11th October at 10am followed directly by a thanksgiving service at Utopia, Broughton Hall, Skipton, BD23 3AE.

Family flowers only, donations if desired to Breathing Matters and National Trust Making Meadows Appeal

Enquiries to Full Circle Funerals, 01943 262626

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John Boyd Tribute image

John Foster Boyd, Esq. O.B.E.

Much loved husband, father and grandfather

Passed away, now in peace
22 September 2021
Aged 89

“Write me as one that loves his fellow men”
From Dick’s favourite poem
Abou Ben Adhem by Leigh Hunt

Remembered with love, har abada

A funeral service will be held at Stonefall Crematorium on Friday 22nd October at 12:20pm

Please click here to confirm your attendance on the day.

If anyone would like to make a donation in memory of John, these would be gratefully received for


Salvation Army –

Please click here to read words of tribute from family and friends and have the option to post your own message.

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Joyce Noble-Priestley Tribute image

Soulmate to Ronnie, Mum to Elaine, Andrea, Steven, Barbara and David, and Nanna to Amanda, Jamie, Robert, Jenny, Sophie, Cloe, Daniel and Richard, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family.


Joyce is deeply loved and will be painfully missed, but we are grateful for the time that we had with Joyce, and for the memories that continue to make us happy every day.


A private funeral is being held. If you would like to make a donation in Joyce’s name, you can do so to Dementia UK.

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An Invitation

We would like to invite you to join us at the cremation funeral service to celebrate and commemorate the life of Christopher John Penkett.

The cremation service will take place at Park wood Crematorium, Elland, HX5 9HZ at 2:15pm on Friday 24th September.

Afterwards, we will be holding a Wake afternoon tea Celebration of Christopher’s life at No. 1 Brook Street at Bertie’s in Elland HX5 9AW and we hope very much that you can join us there.

Please wear whatever you will feel most comfortable with for honouring Christopher’s passing, if your are attending in person.

If you would like to contribute to Christopher’s tribute page please contact [email protected] with your words. We request no flower’s, but you can make a donation, in Christopher’s name, to support Christopher’s small local cricket teams in Cambridge. Donations in Christopher’s name can be made here.

The funeral will also be live-streamed via Wesley Media and here is the link and login details if you would like to view his service:

Login / Order ID: 109614

Password: mrghrjnp

Christopher’s service will contain two pieces of music, which might not be heard on the webcast. If you would like to listen along, wherever you are, the pieces included in Christopher’s service are as follows:

Christopher enters Park Wood: Ave Maria Bach/Gounod (Yo Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott):

Also here:

We say goodbye to Christopher: Elgar Nimrod (sung by Voces8)

Also here:

Please call 01422 400430 if you have any issues accessing Christopher’s service broadcast.  We hope that you can join us and please do let us know if you can attend.

With our best wishes,

Stuart, Marigold, Fiona, Clive and Rebecca



Tributes for Christopher


I am writing this statement in my previous role as Direct NIHR BioResource – Rare Diseases, a function I occupied in the University of Cambridge from 2013-2018. During this 5-year stint I have worked closely with Dr Christopher (Chris for us) Penkett. Chris was appointed by me as Team Lead for the NIHR BioResource – Rare Diseases Core Bioinformatics Team of six staff. In 2013 we embarked on a journey of discovery in modern genomics. In 2012 it had been shown by colleagues at the Wellcome Sanger Institute that it was feasible to read the entire DNA code of a human, or so called genome within a matter of days. Under my supervision the NIHR BioResource team set out to bring this new diagnostic opportunity to the bedside, with a focus on improving the diagnosis of rare diseases. One in 20 babies born experience ill-health in the early decades of life because of the presence of a mutation in their DNA code, either past on from the parents or arisen ‘de-novo’ during conception. Typically parents would wait on average halve a year before a genetic diagnosis had been reached and a conclusive diagnosis was only obtained in less than 20% of patients.

The NIHR BioResource – Rare Diseases project set out to reduce the length of this diagnostic odyssey and to at least double the portion of patients for whom a conclusive diagnosis could be made. This groundbreaking project engaged over 13,000 patients and their doctors in over 100 hospitals, in the UK and overseas. The Whole Genome Sequencing test was applied to their DNA samples. The team led by Chris was responsible for processing and annotating the sequence information which flowed from the instruments used for the deciphering of the DNA code. This was a true large data project because a single computer file holding the sequence data of one DNA sample requires five ‘mobile phones’ of storage space (e.g. 150 Gb). Over the 5-year duration of the project the Core Bioinformatics Team led by Chris did oversee the processing, annotation and archiving of 2.5 Petabyte of DNA sequencing data. Altogether, the NIHR BioResource – Rare Diseases project was a worldwide first, it laid the foundation for the successful delivery of the 100,000 Genomes Project and based on its results the NHS is now in the process of implementing the Whole Genome Sequencing test as the standard of care for patients with an assumed diagnosis of a rare disease.

Chris was accountable to me for the work of his team. Over the years I became aware that Chris had a reputation in the Cambridge bioinformatic scene as one of the brightest and most concise writers of compute code in town (there are thousands of people with similar skills in the University and one the Welcome Trust Genomic Campus). It was his commitment, deep knowledge and perseverance that contributed to the success of this transformational research project, which will not only bring benefit to thousands of NHS patients in the UK each year but over the next decade bring improvements to millions of patients worldwide. The results of the research has been published in over 50 manuscripts, many having been co-authored by Chris. More specifically Chris and I co-authored 18 original manuscripts with many appearing in high-impact journals like Nature, Nature Genetics, New England Journal of Medicine and Science.

It with immense sadness that I heard about Christopher’s early death – we tried to support him over the past few years but sadly to no avail – that he may rest in peace,

With best regards

Willem H Ouwehand FMedSci
Professor of Experimental Haematology, University of Cambridge
Honorary Consultant in Haematology, Cambridge University Hospitals,
University College London Hospitals and NHS Blood and Transplant


My deepest sympathies to you and your family. I have only known Chris for a short time but I know that Chris was an exceptional bioinformatician and a great human being and will be dearly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of grief. May God bless you and your family and give you the strength to carry on from this immense loss.

My deepest condolences for your loss. I knew Chris from working down the hall at the NHS Blood Centre during my PhD. He was always a pleasure to chat to and he helped me out with bioinformatics on several occasions for which I will be forever grateful. The loss comes as a big shock to me too, and I wish you my deepest sympathies from the bottom of my heart.
-Souradip Mookerjee

I am so sorry for your loss. Chris provided support to some of my staff with a complex project. I remember his unfailing kindness and patience in helping my students to understand complex concepts.
-Cedric Ghevaert

Dear Stuart and Marigold,
I’m so sorry for your loss, Chris was a top bloke we thought the
world of him in our team, a great player always great with
advice and free with his time. I had no knowledge of his
struggles with mental illness for which I am sad as I could have
reached out. He will be very sadly missed.
My deepest condolences
Vin Everett

Very sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Chris, he was
always friendly and kind with a smile whenever our paths
crossed at the Cambridge Blood Centre where I worked for
the Dept of Haematology at the time. I know he will be
missed by many who had the pleasure of working with him.
My sincere and deepest sympathies to you all as a family
at this difficult time.
-Becky Iles

I was so very sorry to hear of Chris’ passing. I remember
Chris as a wonderful and kind colleague who contributed so
much to our work on rare diseases. Please accept my
sincerest condolences and the deepest sympathy.
-Marijcke Veltman-Grisenthwaite

My thoughts and prayers are
with you at this difficult time.
Sending my deepest condolences.
-Jennifer Gray

Dear Stuart and Marigold
I am so sorry for your loss and send condolences to you
and your wider family.
I worked with Chris for many years. He was easy going,
kind and used his skills and expertise to work out
difficult problems. He was patient and would always
spend time explaining things when I did not understand.
Please know that Chris’s work in our translation
research team contributed directly to the diagnosis of
hundreds of people with rare diseases and that these
projects continue to influence rare disease diagnostics
in the NHS and in healthcare systems across the world.
Kate Downes

“We know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories. We find comfort in knowing that our lives have been enriched by having shared their love.”

It was an honour and a privilege to have Chris as one of our esteemed members and he will be remembered by all the staff and teachers with Love

Light & Love,


Christopher was only 17 months older than me and when we were children, we always played together.  We used to make up imaginary scenarios and take small toys on family weekend walks to incorporate into our make-believe world.  This world included the hedge, which became a space ship or the hoods of our coats, which became papooses for our toys.  One November, while talking about toys for Christmas, I said to Christopher, “It must be really boring being a grown-up because they don’t play with toys.” And he replied, “Yes.”

Christopher continued his love of playing throughout his life, whether it was cricket, cards or board games with family or friends, playing brought so much enjoyment to him.  Christopher was always quite quiet but he loved doing activities in groups, allowing him to interact with others without having to make a lot of conversation.

Christopher was a dear brother to me and we kept our close connection throughout our adult lives.  We lived around the corner from each other for a few years in Cambridge and socialised together, whether with his group of friends or mine.  He really enjoyed socialising with family and good friends and he had plenty of them because he was very popular with his kind, gentle, generous and humble nature.  He touched the hearts of so many.  During lock-down we supported each other by doing yoga online together every week, which always lifted our spirits during these troubling times.

Christopher, I miss our moments together but I know that you’ll still be with us all in spirit while exploring the next part of your journey.


I got to know Chris quite recently as he lived next door to a friend of mine at church in Cambridge (Hope Community Church). As we heard from family tributes at his funeral, he was thinking lots about the meaning of life. This led him to come on a Zoom ‘Christianity Explored’ course we were running.

On the first week, we realised we’d met years previously through a former girlfriend of his (my niece). Anyway, each week, he’d join us on Zoom from his sister’s house in Yorkshire. He was really engaged in finding out about Jesus and the Bible. The group on the course got on really well together. There was real fondness for Chris – he was kind, open and vulnerable.

At the end of the course, he wrote to me to say that he had put his trust in Jesus and wanted to continue learning more about what it meant to follow Jesus. After Easter, Chris occasionally joined our church small group on Wednesdays – still on Zoom because of the lockdown – that’s when it didn’t clash with yoga with his sister! We were all very fond of him and were looking forward to getting to know him better when and if he got back to Cambridge. I shared his love of the outside, bird song and cricket.

I am truly thankful to God for having met Chris and can rejoice as a fellow believer because of what Jesus says in the Bible (Gospel of John chapter 11 verses 25 and 26) about those who truly believe in him.

In those verses, Jesus, the Son of God, says: “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”

Thank God, Chris did come to believe this for himself and therefore he will be raised to new and eternal life when Christ returns. Hallelujah.

With love in Jesus,

-Martin and Josette Brooke

Queen’s Rd, Ilkley LS29 9QL

Chris introduced me to walking. He would suggest a short walk in the countryside on a Sunday afternoon which I found difficult but felt the mental benefits of immediately. Due to the mental benefits I have continued walking and it has helped me manage the negative emotions caused by dealing with my uncontrolled epilepsy. Everyday I walk and it makes my mood so much better, so thank you Chris for introducing me to something so simple but so effective.

Love Stephanie Brooke x x

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Susanne Williams Tribute image

Susanne (Su) Maria Williams


Su passed away peacefully at the Thistle Hill Nursing Home in Knaresborough on 7 September 2021 at the age of 94.

Su lived in Weston Road, Bath before moving to Horsforth, Leeds in 2007.  Wife of Theo Williams, who died in 2008, and proud mother of Peter, Pippa and Andrew, and grandmother of Charlie, Joe, Lily and Reuben.

The funeral service will take place at Tarn Moor Memorial Woodland near Skipton on Monday 4 October 2021.

No flowers please; donations instead to Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital [].

Please contact David at Full Circle Funerals on 01423 740 799, or email directly to [email protected], if you are planning to attend, and for any enquiries.

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Keith Pearson Tribute image

Keith ‘Sid’ Pearson died peacefully at home with his wife, Sarah and his dog Burt by his side on 9 September 2021, aged 52 years.

Loving husband, best friend and life companion to Sarah, caring and cool dad to Izzi and Fred and a quality friend.

His funeral service will take place on Friday 1st of October at Rawdon Crematorium at 2.30pm and Sid asked that you don’t wear black, and you don’t wear suits – please wear casual clothes that you are comfortable in. You are invited to join us for refreshments afterwards at Mawcroft Cottage.

Family flowers only please but all charitable donations would be gratefully received to Wheatfields Hospice through Sue Ryder who provided excellent support for Sid & his family at home or to the Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund to help prevent this cruel disease taking more people before their time.


All enquires to Full Circle Funerals on 0113 320 0049

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Patrick Lake Tribute image

Patrick Thomas Lake died peacefully at home on Sunday 22nd August 2021, aged 21 years.

He is and always will be dearly missed by his family, friends and colleagues.

His funeral is open to attend for all who knew Patrick. The funeral will be held on Wednesday 22nd September at 1.30pm at St.Mary’s Church, Broadgate Lane, Horsforth, LS18 4AG, followed by a committal at Lawnswood Crematorium, Otley Rd, Adel, Leeds LS16 6AH at 3.15pm.

You are invited to join the family for refreshments after the service at Weetwood Hall, Otley Road, Leeds, LS16 5PS.
Please dress comfortably. More bright than black and it would be nice to see a touch of red which was Patrick’s favourite colour.

Patrick’s employer – the Open Data Institute, has created a wonderful tribute page dedicated to his memory at

Donations in lieu of flowers to either:

The Bridge Project who help people make sustainable, positive changes in their lives – or;

OUCH, Organisation for Understanding Cluster Headaches –


Enquires to Full Circle Funerals, 01943 262626

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Beryl Thewlis Tribute image

Thewlis, Beryl

On August 7th 2021 peacefully at home Beryl, in her 99th year (formerly of The Streets In The Sky.)

The dearly loved wife of the late Maurice, a loved mum to John and Carol, dear mother-in-law to Jill and Brian, devoted grandma to Richard and Rebecca and great grandson Henry.

The funeral service shall be held at Park Wood Crematorium on 31st August at 2:15pm. Wearing of something bright would be welcome.

Family flowers only please, donations in her memory may be given for the benefits of Overgate Hospice.

Will friends please accept this intimation.

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Harriet Dow Tribute image

Welcome to the tribute page of Harriet Elizabeth Dow.

After a long period of illness, Harriet passed away peacefully on August 8th aged 44 years.

Beloved wife of Robin, mother, daughter to Jean and Rupert.

A Celebration of Life service will take place at Cedar Court Hotel on Wednesday 1st September at 10:30am followed by a private committal at Stonefall.
This will be followed by a buffet.

No flowers but if desired, donations would be appreciated to Maggie’s Yorkshire or Harrogate Hospital Community Charity, Harrogate.

Should you wish to attend, please click here to register your attendance by 27th August.

Hand sanitizer will be available on site and guests are welcome to wear masks should they wish.

Please dress comfortably on the day, with minimal black.

For further enquiries please use the following email address [email protected] or alternatively call 01423 740799.

Cedar Court
Park Parade
Tel: 01423 858585
For online room booking click here
(Upon arrival you will be asked to register your vehicle at reception)

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Mick Thornton Tribute image

Mick Thornton finally found peace on 23/07/2021
He will be sorely missed.

There will be a small funeral with limited numbers on Friday 20th August at 1pm.
The venue requires people to wear masks.

This will take place at:
Full Circle Funerals
The Globe, 275 Broad Lane
LS13 2EY

No pressure, but we will all be wearing something red, as it was his favourite colour.

No flowers please, but if you feel inclined, please follow this link to donate in his memory.

Please join us afterwards at the west end pub for food and a few drinks in his memory.

West End House
26 Abbey Road

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Cameron Bentley Tribute image

Bentley, Cameron sadly died on 28/07/2021, aged 51 years.

Loving husband to Claire, Father to Alex and Sam, and a friend to many.


His funeral service is due to take place at Burley-in-Wharfedale Methodist Church, Main Street, LS29 7DT, on Friday the 20th of August at 3pm, with a private cremation service the following day at Skipton Crematorium, Walton Wray Cemetery, Waltonwrays Cemetery, Carleton Rd, Skipton BD23 3BT, at 11am.


Attendance request

As Cam was loved by all of the communities he was part of, and to keep people safe, his family have asked if you could please use the link below to confirm your attendance. If you could confirm your attendance before 17.08.2021 this would be hugely appreciated.

Due to the number of people expected to be in the church, please ensure you bring a mask with you on the day of the service, to wear inside the church, so we can keep everyone as safe as possible.

Cam loved the colour orange and as a fitting tribute his family will be wearing a touch of orange on the day to reflect this. Please feel free to join the family if you wish in this mark of respect.



Family flowers only please, but all charitable donations would be gratefully received to


Webcast details

If you are not able to attend in person, but would like to watch the service online, please use webcast details below to login.
Please note: due to copyright restrictions, unfortunately there will be no music available on the webcast.



Cameron’s family warmly invite you to join them at Burley-in-Wharfedale Cricket Club, Hodson Park, Grange Road, LS29 7HG, following his service at the church to celebrate Cam’s life and to share fond memories of him.


All enquires to Full Circle Funerals, 01943 262626


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Alwyn Michael Grange Tribute image

Welcome to the tribute page of Alwyn Michael Grange.

Alwyn passed away peacefully at St Michael’s Hospice on the 29th July.

A funeral service will take place at Stonefall Crematorium in Harrogate on Friday 20th August at 10:20am.

The service can also be accessed on the day via webcast using the following details:

Username: gixi2299
Password: 951136
Service viewing time: 10:16am-11:05am

No flowers please. Donations are gratefully received to
St Michael’s Hospice at the funeral or alternatively online, by clicking here.

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Alison Joanne Ridley Tribute image

Alison Joanne Ridley

If you ever met Alison, you will never forget her.

A once-in-a-lifetime character full of fun, love and empathy.

Alison has been living with a rare form of cancer for over 18 months, defying the odds and making the most of every moment. From Brighton Beach to the Northumbrian Coast, Alison thrived through illness in ways other couldn’t, with her own unique sparkle.

Sadly, her spirit left for its next adventure in the early hours of Wednesday 29th July 2021. She passed away peacefully beside her ‘son and heir’, William, at St James Hospital, Leeds.

Plans to celebrate her life are yet to be finalised, but please continue to check this page for more information as it becomes available.

One thing you could always guarantee with Alison is that she cared deeply for others. With that in mind, if you would like to show your love and commemorate her at this time, she would love you to donate to either of the charities below:

St George’s Crypt

This amazing charity was very close to Alison’s heart; and they provide care, compassion and hope to the homeless, the vulnerable and those suffering from substance dependence.

Donate here:

Hunt Saboteurs

Alison’s love for animals and hatred for those who abuse them was evident to anyone who knew her. Help the Hunt Sabs save wildlife from bloodsport by donating via the link

Donate here:

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Marion Morgan Tribute image

Morgan, Marion sadly died on 22/07/2021, aged 90 years.

Loving mum to Mark and Douglas, Grandmother to Nathanael and Siona.

Her funeral service is due to take place on Thursday the 12th of August at Cottingley Crematorium at 2.30pm.

Family flowers only please, but all charitable donations would be gratefully received to

If you are not able to attend in person, please use the webcast details below to login and watch online.


Username: civi8727

Password: 674888

All enquires to Full Circle Funerals, 0113 3200049

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Robert Steed Tribute image

Welcome to the tribute page of Bob Steed.

Bob passed away peacefully at home on 14th July 2021 aged 66 years.

A funeral service will take place at Stonefall Crematorium in Harrogate on Thursday 29th July at 12:20pm to be attended by close friends and family. If you plan to attend could you please e-mail [email protected]

Afterwards you are warmly invited to The Spotted Ox at 1.30pm to join us for a Celebration of Bob’s life ceremony followed by refreshments.

Please note, physical attendance to Stonefall is by invite only.

Family flowers only please but donations in Bob’s memory can be made physically on the day and online to Macmillan or Cancer Research UK

The Spotted Ox
Westfield Rd
YO26 7PY

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Kathleen Peace Tribute image

Peace, Kathleen sadly died on 01/07/2021, aged 71 years.


Loving mum to Robin and Stephanie and amazing Nana to Leo, Lexie, Tyler and Jessika.

Funeral service is due to take place on Wednesday 21st of July at Pontefract Crematorium.

Family flowers only please.


All enquires to Full Circle Funerals, 0113 3200049

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Mark Vallance Tribute image

Mark Vallance

17th November 1966 to 4th July 2021

A funeral for our beloved ‘Sparky’ will be held at 11.30am on Monday 26th July at St Oswald’s Church in Farnham. This will be followed by a reception at The General Tarleton in Ferrensby.

Please contact Full Circle on 01423 740799 or alternatively email [email protected]  if you are planning to attend the funeral.  Due to the pandemic, there are restrictions on the numbers permitted in the church and it is likely that some attendees may be required to stand outside.

If you need accommodation, some rooms are being held for us at The General Tarleton.  Please contact them directly with Mark’s name as a reference.

St Oswald’s Church, Farnham, Knaresborough, HG5 9JD

The General Tarleton, Ferrensby, Knaresborough, HG5 0PZ.  Tel: 01423 340284

No flowers to the church, please.  A collection for the Harrogate Palliative Care Team and for Macmillan will be taken at the church. You may wish to donate online using the following links:

Macmillan –

Harrogate Palliative Care Team –

On the Day

On the day of the funeral, we request that you undertake a COVID-19 rapid lateral flow test. If you test positive or are experiencing symptoms, please do not attend.

As there is a limit on the number of people allowed within the church, there will also be an outside area to view the service. Please see the list of names below for attendees to be seated inside the church.  This list may change over the next couple of days so you may want to check again on Monday morning.

For those of you viewing the service from outside the church, note this is a grassy area of the grounds and you will be exposed to the elements so please plan accordingly.

After the church service, the immediate family will be taking some time at the graveside with Mark. At this point, please can all other guests make their way to the General Tarleton.


Parking at the church

Parking is very limited near the church so please plan ahead and expect to have a short walk from your vehicle.

Please do not park on the main road outside the church.

The map below will give you an indication of possible parking in the area.

Attendees to be seated inside the church

  • Nicky Vallance
  • Felix Vallance
  • Ned Vallance
  • Wilf Vallance
  • Sally Fletcher
  • Martin Vallance
  • Pip Vallance
  • Julian Vallance
  • Hilary Vallance
  • Matthew Vallance
  • Sanjit Vallance
  • Max Vallance
  • Mia Vallance
  • Sophie van Breemen
  • Bob van Breemen
  • Matilda van Breemen
  • Anieke van Breemen
  • Finlay Dawson
  • Kate Vallance
  • Steve Read
  • Charles Vallance
  • Irena Vallance
  • Matt Baillie
  • Darren Dunne
  • Liz Salmon
  • Andrew Topp
  • Samina Khan
  • Anandha Ponnampalam
  • Jonathan Jackson
  • Mel Jackson
  • Julia Tomlinson
  • Robert Parker
  • Meribeth Parker
  • Richard Slater
  • Catherine Slater
  • Charles Jones
  • Juliet Jones
  • Tim Usherwood
  • Richard Harwanko
  • Claire Harwanko
  • John Young
  • Al Hope
  • WIll Kennerley
  • Craig Cornock
  • Tina Barrett
  • Neela Robberstad
  • Paula Juntunen
  • Mike Sheehy
  • Rachel Sheehy
  • Harry Haslam
  • Samantha Haslam
  • Tom Fleet
  • Juliet Fleet
  • Richard Lindley
  • Susie Lindley
  • Sylvia Vallance
  • John Painter
  • Lois Painter
  • Sarah Maun
  • Andy Maun
  • Jo Kerfoot
  • Simon Kerfoot
  • Donna Bouherat
  • Mark Boucherat
  • Jim Johnstone
  • Prue Shaw
  • Angus Shaw
  • Christine Parker
  • Louise Fletcher-Brewer
  • Liz Ives
  • Jan Jackson
  • Paul Jarvis
  • Elizabeth Jarvis
  • Denzil Vallance
  • Alec Vallance
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Sheila Rosemary Giles Tribute image

Welcome to the tribute page of Sheila (known as Jane) Rosemary Giles.

Jane sadly passed away at home on 30th June 2021 aged 95.

A funeral service will take place at Stonefall Crematorium in Harrogate on Tuesday 3rd August at 12:20pm. Physical attendance is by invite only, however everyone is welcome to watch the service which will be viewable via webcast using the details below.

Username      boji9281
Password       622164

Donations can be made at the service or online to Parkinson’s UK

After the service you are warmly invited to Wood Hall Hotel to join us for afternoon refreshments and buffet.

Wood Hall Hotel & Spa
Trip Ln
LS22 4JA

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Ann Hudson Tribute image

Welcome to the tribute page of Ann Hudson, wife of the late John Hudson (2014) and sister of the late Linda Hannah (2021), sister to Herbert Graham.

Ann Hudson passed away peacefully in York on the 10th June 2021 aged 74 years.

In life Ann touched the hearts of her family, relatives, friends and many, many hairdressing clients. Ann will be sadly missed but fondly remembered.

Due to the current challenges of Covid-19 – the funeral service will be live streamed for those that are unable to attend in person. This option will enable many of us to come together to reflect positively on Ann’s life and say farewell. To access this please use the following details:


Username: qoja2708

Password: 751362

Service viewing time: 12:15pm – 1:05pm

It is Ann’s wishes that the Cremation will be held at York crematorium, Bishopthorpe Road, York, YO23 2QD. The cremation will take place on the 29th June at 12.20pm.

No flowers thank you, however donations are welcome to Cancer Research UK both at the crematorium or alternatively click here to donate online.

Due to the Government restrictions placed at 18 people attending in person, attendance inside will be by invitation only. Wearing a face mask inside and following Coronavirus advice is requested to maximise safety of self and others.

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TATTERTON, ALEX (nee Blackburn)

Passed away peacefully on May 27th 2021, aged 87

Beloved wife to late Alan, Mother to David and Carol, and Grandmother to Jacob, Alice, George, D’Arcy and Piers

The funeral service will be held at Stonefall Crematorium on June 11th at 1pm followed by refreshments. Family flowers only please, but any donations would be appreciated to Saint Michael’s Hospice or Yorkshire Cancer Research

All enquires to Full Circle Funerals on 01423 740 799

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passed away peacefully on 21st May 2021 aged 72 years. Loving mother of Jacqueline Ann Bird, wife of the late John Hannah (2017) and sister of Ann Hudson and Herbie Graham.

The cremation will be held at Cottingley Hall in Leeds on 10th June 2021 at 2:30pm, followed by a Celebration of Life service at Oulton Hall, Rothwell Lane, Oulton, Leeds LS26 8HN at 3.30pm.

No flowers thank you. Anyone wishing to make a donation please donate to St Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds.

Physical attendance at either service is by invite only but everyone is welcome to watch either service using the live streams available.

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Sheila Rachel Schimmel sadly passed away on 23rd April and is at rest and no longer in pain.

Loving Mother of Heidi, Gail and Beverlie. Grandmother to Karl and Rachel, she will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who knew her.

Sheila loved the simple things in life and was a caring and generous Mother and friend wanting to make people happy.

On moving to Harrogate late in life she easily made friends in her new community. Her legacy is her smile, kindness and generous and giving nature. Sheila Schimmel will truly be missed.

A funeral service will be held at Stonefall Crematorium in Harrogate on 18th May at 11:40am. Please contact Full Circle Funerals if you would like to attend. The service will also be live streamed via webcast. If you would like to watch this, please go to, type in the username moqi0515 and the password 275978.

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Thomas died at St James’s Hospital on 19th April 2021, aged 79 years.

There will be a funeral service at Rawdon Crematorium. Please contact Full Circle Funerals if you would like to attend.  Family flowers only. Please send any donations in memory of Tom to Keighley and Worth Valley Railway.  Donations can be made directly to the charity or sent to Full Circle Funerals, 114 Otley Road, Guiseley, LS20 8LZ, 01943 262626.

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