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  • 27 May 2015

    Elsey
    John of Normanton aged 68 years (current President of Normanton Lion's Club) died suddenly on Saturday 18th April whilst working in the community of Normanton. The beloved husband of Carol, much loved dad of Natalie and Martin, Loving grandad to Gia and friend to so many people. John will be sadly missed for the work he did and loved in the community. The funeral service and interment will be held in Normanton Parish Church on Wednesday 27th May at 1.15 pm. Family flowers only please donations in lieu for F.A.B. and The Children's Ward at St Mary's Hospital Isle of Wight. At the family's request please wear bright clothes. For all enquiries please contact Robert Burgess on 01924 894017

  • 29 April 2015

    Fennell
    Harry of Altofts aged 90 years died peacefully in hospital with his loving family at his side on April 14th 2015. The beloved husband of the late Jean, devoted and loving dad of David, Susan, Paul and Jane and a dearly loved father in law, grandpa and a very dear friend to so many people. The funeral service and cremation for Harry will be held at Wakefield Crematorium on Wednesday 29th April at 10.00am. Family flowers only please donations in lieu for the R.A.F Benevolent fund may be left in donation box. All enquiries to R J Burgess 01924 894017

  • 24 April 2015

    Batty

    Joyce of Walton and formerly of Crofton aged 90 years died peacefully in hospital on Thursday 2nd April 2015. The beloved wife of the late Archie Batty, devoted and loving mother of John, Eric and Janet and a dearly loved grandma, great grandma,  mother in law and friend to so many people. The funeral service and interment for Joyce will be held at Crofton Parish Church on Friday 24th April at 2.00 pm. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu for Crofton Parish Church may be left on the plate in church. For all enquiries please contact R J Burgess Funeral Directors on 01924 894017

  • 21 April 2015

    Sambrook
    Vanessa
    Died suddenly at home on 1st April aged 62 years.
    Much loved mam of Stephen and Ruth and cherished gran of Stephen and Samantha. Vanessa was a good friend to many and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. The funeral service for Vanessa will take place on Tuesday 21st  April at 10.30am at Normanton Parish Church prior to interment at Aberford Churchyard, Tadcaster. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired can be left in the donation box at the back of the church for British Heart Foundation and the British Lung foundation.
    For all enquiries please contact Robert Burgess on 894017

     

  • 17 April 2015

    Hall- Marilyn
    of Sharlston aged 67 years passed away suddenly in hospital on Monday 6th April 2015. Beloved wife of Anthony dearly loved mum of Graham and Richard, dear mother-in-law of Lyndsay, adored grandma of Lucy dear sister-in-law of Stewart and his wife Marylyn dear auntie to Andrew and Catherine and very good friend to so many people. The funeral service and cremation for Marilyn will be held at Pontefract Crematorium next Friday 17th April at 10.00am Family flowers only please donations in lieu for Charity may be left in the donation box as you leave the crematorium. All enquiries please to R. J. Burgess Funeral directors 01924 894017.

     

  • 30 April 2015

    Harrison
    Richard (Dick) of Normanton aged 83 years passed away suddenly in hospital on Friday 10th April 2015. The beloved husband of Mary, much loved dad of Michael, loving father-in-law of Pam and a very dear brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. The funeral service and interment for Dick will be held at Normanton Parish Church on Thursday 30th April at 12.00 noon. All enquiries please to Robert Burgess 894017.

  • 24 April 2015

    Skidmore
    Mabel of Normanton aged 81 years died peacefully at home with her family on Friday 10th April. Wife of the late Tom Skidmore, mum of Julie, Susan & Christopher, Sister to Daisy & the late Del, a mother-in-law, grandmother & great grandmother, as well as a good friend to many others. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed. The cremation service for Mabel will be held at Pontefract Crematorium NEXT Friday 24th April at 9.20am followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at 10am at Normanton Methodist Church. Immediate family flowers only please donations in lieu for Wakefield Hospice. All enquiries to Robert Burgess 894017

  • 22 April 2015

    Carlton
    Margaret of Normanton aged 86 years died peacefully on Wednesday 1st April. The beloved wife of the late Ralph devoted and loving mum of Howard, Martyn and the late Stuart and a dearly loved mother-in-law, grandma & great grandma. Margaret will be remembered with love and affection by all who knew her. A service of celebration for Margaret's life will be held at Normanton Parish Church on Wednesday 22nd April at 11.30am, Family flowers only please donations in lieu for "The Children's Society" may be left on the plate in church. All enquiries please to Robert Burgess 894017.

  • 17 April 2015

     

    Wedgwood
    John of Altofts aged 83 years died unexpectedly at home on Wednesday 1st April. The beloved husband of Dorothy, devoted and loving dad of Martin, Stephen and Ellen, a dear father in law and cherished granddad and great granddad. John who was a faithful servant and church organist at St Johns RC Church for almost 70 years will be remembered with love and affection by all who knew him. A Requiem mass will be celebrated at St John RC Church on Friday 17th April at 11.00 am prior to interment at Normanton Lower Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu for Catholic Care may be left on the plates at the back of the church. All enquiries Robert Burgess 01924 894017

     

  • 14 April 2015

    Atha
    Stanley
    Passed away peacefully in Pinderfields Hospital on Tuesday 24th March aged 89 years with his very dear friends by his side. Devoted husband of the late Ana and a dear brother of the late John. Stanley was a great friend to many and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. The service and cremation for Stanley will take place on Tuesday 14th April at 1.20 pm at Pontefract Crematorium, family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers for Gate 30 at Pinderfields Hospital. For all enquiries please contact Robert Burgess on 01924 894017