Current Funerals

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BENNETT, Joy

Passed peacefully away on 5th June 2019 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, aged 83 years of Matlock.
Beloved wife of the late Alan. Much loved mum of Andrew and James. Funeral Service to be held at St. Giles Church, Matlock on Wednesday 26th June at 11.00am prior to cremation at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium.
Family flowers only please, donations for The British Heart Foundation may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

BEESON, Ian

On 8th June 2019 at Ashgate Hospice, aged 84 years, of Matlock.
Much loved husband of Margaret, loving dad of Sue and Lynda, grandad of Laura, Rachel and Charlotte and great grandad of Millie and Arthur.
Funeral Service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium on Monday 24th June at 12 noon.
Family flowers only please, donation if desired for Ashgate Hospice may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

BRADSHAW, Esme

Passed away peacefully on 26th May 2019 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, aged 77 years, of Matlock.
A much loved mum, mum in law, grandma and great grandma who will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.
Funeral Service to be held at Darley Dale Methodist Church on Thursday 13th June at 11.00am prior to interment in Darley Dale Cemetery.Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Alzheimer’s Research UK may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

BRADSHAW Victor Norman

passed away on 9th May 2019 aged 77 years. Funeral service to be held at St Joseph’s Catholic Church Matlock on Tuesday 28th May at 1230pm Donations in lieu of flowers for the Renal unit at Chesterfield Royal Hospital,

BROWN Millie

of Two Dales passed away after a short illness on 6th May 2019 aged 81 years. Funeral service to be held at St Katherine’s Church Rowsley on Wednesday 22nd May at 11.30am. Donations for the RSPCA.

CARTER, Mary

On Saturday 18th May 2019 Mary passed away peacefully at The Meadows Care Home, Alfreton aged 78 years. Beloved wife of the late Herbert Edward Carter, loving mum of Josephine and Gillian and a dearly loved nana of Natasha, Joseph, Edward and Rowan. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral Service at Amber Valley Crematorium, Swanick on Wednesday 5th June 2019 at 2.00 pm. Family flowers only please and donations for The Alzheimer’s Society may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

ELSON, Richard

Passed away at Ashgate Hospice on 11th June 2019, aged 73, of Matlock.
Loving husband to Jean, Dad to Jane & Sally and Grandad to Daniel & Jemma.
Funeral Service to be held at Darley Dale Methodist Church on Friday 28th June at 11.30am prior to interment in Darley Dale Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations for The Dog’s Trust and Ashgate Hospice may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

FARNSWORTH, John

Passed away suddenly on 29th April 2019, aged 85 years, of Darley Dale, formerly Sheffield.
Beloved husband of Una, much loved dad of Anne, father-in-law of Ian and grandad of Emma and Sarah.
Funeral Service to be held on Tuesday 4th June, 11.00am at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium, Derby Road, Swanwick. DE55 1BH.
Family flowers only please, donations if desired for The British Heart Foundation may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

FOSTER Geoffrey Neil

of Darley Dale passed away at Maple Leaf House Ripley on 14th May 2019 aged 82 years. Funeral service to be held at Amber Valley Crematorium on Wednesday 5th June at 11.00am. Family flowers only please donations for Alzheimer’s Society

GOUGE Doreen

peacefully after a short illness on 13th April 2019 aged 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Dereck and a much loved and sadly missed mum, nana, sister and auntie. Funeral service at Amber Valley Crematorium on Friday 10th May at 10.00am. Donations for the Alzheimer’s Society.

LANE, Ivy May

On Thursday 9th May 2019 Ivy of Matlock passed away peacefully at Home aged 97 years.
Beloved wife of the late Dennis, loving auntie of Barbara, Val, Denise, Rick, Rod, Dill and Sean and a dearly loved great auntie and great great auntie.
She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.
Funeral service at All Saints Church, Matlock Bank on Thursday 30th May 2019 at 11.30 am followed by a Private Cremation later in the day.
Family flowers only please and donations for The British Heart Foundation and All Saints Church Matlock may be sent to Thomas Greatorex and Sons Ltd.

NAYLOR, Molly

Passed away peacefully at her home in Alfreton on 14th June 2019, aged 84 years.
Wife of the late Thomas Watson Naylor. Mother of Judith, Robert and the late Graham, Mother-in-law of Keith, Grandmother of Paul, Chris, Becky and Jordan and Great Grandma of Katie, Charlotte, Kyle, Mollie and Esme.
Funeral Service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium, Swanwick, on Thursday 27th June at 2.00pm. Family flowers only please, donation if desired for the Dog’s Trust may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

RYDER Arnold

Beloved husband of Wendy, loving father of Simon and Jason and much loved grandfather passed away peacefully at home on 7th April 2019 aged 77 years. Funeral service to be held at Amber Valley Crematorium on Wednesday 1st May at 12 noon followed by a reception at the Edgefold Club, Matlock. Donations for the Greeenaway Mencap Society

STEPHENSON Barbara Ethel

peacefully at Darley Hall Care Home on 28th April 2019 aged 89 years. Beloved wife of the late Reg, sadly missed by her loving daughter Jackie and son in law David, son Alan and daughter in law Joy. Funeral service to be held at Chesterfield Crematorium on Monday 20th May at 1.30pm. Donations for The Alzheimers Society.

THAIN Annemarie

“Anne” peacefully at Meadow View Care Centre on 19th May 2019 aged 83 years of Darley Dale. Much loved wife of the late John, mum, grandmother and aunt. Funeral service to be held at Chesterfield Crematorium on Monday 3rd June at 1.10pm. Family flowers only please donations for Meadow View Amenity Fund and Guide Dogs for the Blind.

TURNER, Roy Pembery

Passed away peacefully on 2nd May 2019 at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital, aged 90 years, of Darley Dale.
Beloved Husband of June, much loved Brother of Frank,Uncle of David, Anne, John,Geoffrey, Anne, Sheena, Susan, Julie and their families. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
Funeral Service to be held at Darley Dale Methodist Church on Friday 31st May at 11.30am,prior to interment in Darley
Dale Cemetery.Family flowers only please, donations if desired for DLRAA (Air Ambulance) and the British Heart Foundation may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

TURNER, Vera

Peacefully at her home in Matlock on 25th May 2019, aged 95 years.
Much loved and adored wife of Les. Funeral Service to be held at Our Lady & St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Matlock, on Wednesday 19th June at 11.00am prior to cremation at Chesterfield Crematorium. Donations if desired for the Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA) may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd. Special thanks to all at Group Surgery, District Nurses, carers and neighbours who have all been a wonderful support.

WAGSTAFFE, Roy

Passed peacefully away on 3rd June 2019 at Valley Lodge Care Home, aged 85 years, of Matlock
Much loved husband of Muriel, dear dad of Ian and the late Helene and a loving grandad and great grandad.
Funeral Service to be held at St. Giles Church, Matlock on Thursday 20th June at 12 noon prior to cremation at Chesterfield Crematorium.
Flowers or donations for The Stroke Association may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

WALLACE Nora May

of Holloway passed away on 17th May 2019 aged 96 years. Funeral service to be held at Amber Valley Crematorium on Wednesday 5th June at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please donations for Cancer Research UK

WHEELDON, Mary

On 3rd June 2019 at Valley Lodge Care Home, aged 95 years, of Matlock.
Beloved wife of the late Colin, much loved mother of John, Peter and Anji and a dear grandmother and great grandmother.
Funeral service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium on Wednesday 26th June at 2.00pm.
Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for Cancer Research UK may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

WOOD, Glenys Muriel

On 19th May 2019 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, aged 79 years of Matlock Green.
Beloved wife of Roy, much loved mum of Simon and the late Gary, mother-in- law of Julie and grandmother of Alex, Rebecca and Abigail.
Funeral Service to be held at St. Giles Church, Matlock on Thursday 13th June at 2.00pm prior to cremation at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Dementia UK may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.