Current Funerals

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BARKER David Tindall

Peacefully after a long illness on 24th October 2019 at The Presentation Sisters Care Centre aged 80 years.
Former Mayor of Matlock and local councillor; he will be sadly missed by his many friends.
A Thanksgiving Service will be held at All Saints’ Church, Matlock on Tuesday 19th November at 11:00am.
Donations in memory of David for the Motor Neurone Disease Association may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

BREWER, Brian. Ex Lieutenant of Matlock Army Cadet Force and former employee of DFS Furniture.

On 17th October 2019 at Ashgate Hospice, aged 76 years, of Matlock.
Loving husband of Sandra, much loved dad of Julia and Catharine and grandad of Georgia, Oliver, Sam, Thomas, Adam and Edie. Funeral service to be held at Matlock Methodist & United Reformed Church on Wednesday 6th November at 10.30am prior to committal at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium.
Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for Ashgate Hospicecare and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

FAWLEY Vera

On December 5th 2019, peacefully aged 93 years of Underhall and formerly of South Darley.
The beloved wife of the late Alan, much loved mother of Marjorie, Valerie, Christine and Hilary and a very dear mother in law, grandma and great grandma.
Funeral service at Darley Dale Methodist Church on Friday December 20th at 12:30pm prior to interment at Darley Dale Cemetery.
Flowers or donations for DLRAA (Air Ambulance) may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

MILLWARD Douglas Harry

On 16th November 2019 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, aged 88 years, of Wirksworth.
Beloved partner of the late Marion and a much loved step father, father, grandpa and brother.
Funeral service to be held at Wellspring Church, Wirksworth on Wednesday 11th December prior to committal at Markeaton Crematorium, Main Chapel.
Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for The Royal British Legion, Wirksworth Branch and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd., 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock. DE4 3BU

MOSS Martyn

On 24th November 2019 at Lilybank Hamlet, aged 73 years of Matlock.
Funeral service to be held on Friday 13th December 2019 at 3:00pm at Amber Valley Memorial Park and Crematorium.
Family flowers only please.
Donations in lieu of flowers are for the Alzheimer’s Society and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3BU.

PITMAN John

Formerly of Whatstandwell, passed away peacefully on 18th October 2019 aged 84 years.
Beloved husband of the late Jean and a much loved and sadly missed uncle, great-uncle and friend to many. Funeral service to be held at Chesterfield Crematorium on Tuesday 5th November at 10:30am. Family flowers only please.
Donations in memory of John for Macmillan Cancer Support may be given at the service or sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

SMART Marion Gladys

Passed away on 30th October 2019, at the Royal Derby Hospital, aged 81 years, of Matlock.
Marion’s wish was to publicly thank her sister Daphne Simpson, sister-in-law Patsy Lane, her nephews, nieces, extended family and also her friends including: Sister Gabriel O’Brien, Sister Frederica Britto, Gill and Mike, Sally, Beryl and Martin, June and David, Gladys, Jim and Helen formerly of The Derbyshire Larder, Jackie and Karen at Million Hairs, Jenny, Michael and all the drivers at Fox Cars, Paul from Oak House Foods and Dr. Whittingham for all the help, support, kindness and friendship they showed to her over many years.
Funeral Service to take place on Friday 22nd November at 11:00am at Our Lady & St.Joseph Catholic Church, Matlock.
Donations in memory of Marion are invited for the Sick and Retired Priests’ Fund and for Peter’s Pence and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

TAYLOR, James William "Jim"

On 25th November 2019 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, aged 85 years of Darley Dale.
Beloved husband of the late Pauline, loving dad of Alan and the late Janet and a much loved grandad.
Funeral service to be held at Darley Dale Methodist Church on Thursday 12th December at 12.30pm prior to interment in Darley Dale Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for Dementia UK and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons.

WHYSALL Kathleen

On 6th December 2019, Kathleen of Tansley passed away peacefully at Chesterfield Royal Hospital aged 84 years. Beloved wife of the late Fred, loving mum of Lynn, Janice, James & Andrea and a dearly loved mother in law, grandma, gran-gran, sister, auntie and friend. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral Service at Holy Trinity Church, Tansley on Wednesday 18th December 2019 at 3:15pm followed by cremation at Chesterfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations for DLRAA (Air Ambulance) may be given at Church or sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

WRIGHT Lilian Florence

On Thursday 31st October Lilian of Matlock, passed away peacefully at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, aged 91 years.
Beloved wife of the late Maurice, loving mum of Bridget, Ian and Judith and a dearly loved grandma and great-grandma.
She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends.
Funeral Service at St. Giles’ Church, Starkholmes on Wednesday 20th November 2019 at 11:00am followed by a private committal.
Family flowers only please and donations for St. Giles’ Church, Starkholmes may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.