Current Funerals

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BAILEY, Margaret "Peggy"

Formerly of Old Hackney Lane.
Loving wife of the late Cec passed peacefully away on 25th December 2019 at Ivonbrook Nursing Home, aged 90.
Mother of Carolyn, Linda and Bill, Mother in law to Barry and Chris and Grandma to Jo, Kathy, Alison and Nicola and Great Grandma of 11. Funeral service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium, Swanwick on Tuesday 14th January 2020 at 1.00 pm. Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for The Alzheimer’s Society and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

FORD, John Richard

A Service Celebrating John’s life is to be held at All Saint’s Church, Matlock Bank on Thursday 27th February 2020 at 1.30pm. Below is the link to the John Ford Celebration Grove, that we have set up for John, rather than requesting flowers at the celebration. It is a place where people add to the grove, by clicking on the “add to this grove” button and buy sapling trees to help reforest and rewild an area of Scotland which is something he believed in. They can also leave a message of remembrance if they wish.
https://treesforlife.org.uk/groves/141580/

HAYMES, Sarah Louise

Of Matlock, passed away suddenly at home on 18th January 2020 aged 42 years. A much loved wife, mother, sister and daughter who will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Funeral service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium on Thursday 13th February at 11:00am. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Sarah are for the UK Sepsis Trust and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

HAYNES, Ian

Of Matlock passed away on 12th January 2020, aged 59 years. A much loved Brother, Uncle and Friend. Funeral service to be held at Amber Valley Crematorium on Monday 10th February at 11.00am. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Ian for Chesterfield Royal Hospital may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

HICKEN, Sandra Mary

Passed away peacefully on 12th January 2020 at Maple Leaf House, Ripley aged 70 years. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium, Swanwick on Tuesday 4th February 2020 at 1:00pm.

KERNAGHAN, Jean

On 20th December 2019 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, aged 74 years, of Wessington.
Loving wife of the late Pandy and much loved mum of Andrew and Ian who will be missed by all her family and friends.
Funeral Service to be held at Christ Church, Wessington on Friday 17th January 2020 at 2.00pm prior to committal at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium.
Family flowers only please. Donation for The Intensive Therapy Unit, Chesterfield Royal Hospital may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

LANG, Susan Anne

On December 21st 2019, peacefully at Chesterfield Royal Hospital aged 70 years.
Beloved wife of David, much loved mum of Tim and Paul, loving nan of Hayden, Lily-Rose, Mabel and Wilfred and dear sister of Paul and Hil.
Funeral service at All Saints Church, Matlock on Monday 27th January 2020 at 12 noon.
Family flowers only please, donations for Macmillan Cancer Support may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

LAUNDER, Joan Mina. Formerly CROWFOOT

Passed peacefully away on 26th January at The Whitworth Hospital, aged 89 years.
Much loved Mum of Brian, Jane, Yvonne, Mark and the late Jib.
Funeral service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium, Swanwick on Thursday 13th February at 12 noon.
Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for The Alzheimer’s Society and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

LEE, Ian "LEAPY"

On 20th January 2020, aged 60, of South Normanton. A much loved husband, dad and grandad.
Funeral Service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium, Swanwick, on Saturday 15th February at 11.00am.
Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for Cancer Research UK and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

LEECH, Peter

On January 11th 2020, peacefully at home in Darley Dale aged 76 years.
Born in Anstey, Leicestershire, Peter was a shopfitter/joiner before moving to Darley Dale in 1984 following his marriage to Caroline.
He became involved with the carriage museum and carriage driving and was regularly seen driving a carriage and pair of horses or transporting brides to their wedding venue.
He has appeared driving a variety of carriages in many period costume dramas on both small and big screen productions.
Peter leaves behind his beloved wife Caroline, stepchildren Georgia and husband Simon, William and wife Hayley, step grandchildren Joshua and wife Gabby, Victoria and also the great grandchildren.
‘Celebration of Peter’s Life’ at St. Helen’s Church, Darley Dale on Tuesday January 28th at 12 noon.
Family flowers only please, donations for Cancer Research UK may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

MARSDEN, Brenda

Passed peacefully away on 27th December 2019 at The Whitworth Hospital, aged 83, of Matlock.
Beloved wife of the late Peter, loving Mum of Jane and Richard, much loved sister, mother-in-law and Grandma.
A Service of Thanksgiving will take place at Darley Dale Methodist Church on Monday 20th January at 2.00pm.
Donations in lieu of flowers are being invited for Matlock Hospitals League of Friends and Goodwill Children’s Homes. These may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

POWELL, Barbara Ann

On January 5th 2020, peacefully at Ashgate Hospice aged 80 years of Matlock.
Beloved wife of the late John and a much loved mum, mother-in-law,grandma and great-grandma.
Funeral service to be held at Chesterfield Crematorium on Tuesday 21st January 2020 at 1:10pm.
Family flowers only please.
Donations for Ashgate Hospice may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

ROE, Ann

Passed peacefully away at The Presentation Sisters Care Centre, Matlock, on 21st January 2020, aged 86 years, formerly of Sheffield.
Beloved wife of the late Jim Roe and loving mother of Paul. Requiem Mass to be held at Our Lady & St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Matlock on Thursday 6th February at 12.30pm prior to interment at Our Lady of Sorrows Churchyard, Bamford at 2.30pm. Donations in lieu of flowers are being invited for Ashgate Hospice and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

SHIMWELL, Janet Grace (nee Marsden)

On January 5th 2020, peacefully aged 88 years of Youlgrave. The beloved wife of the late Albert and much loved mother of the late Stephen. Funeral service at Youlgrave Methodist Church on Wednesday January 22nd at 2.00pm.
Family flowers only please, donations for Youlgrave Methodist Church may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, DE4 3BU.

SMITH, Brenda

On 23rd December 2019, Brenda formerly of Youlgrave passed away peacefully at Lilybank Hamlet, Matlock aged 94 years.
Funeral service to be held at All Saints Church, Youlgrave on Monday 13th January 2020 at 2:00pm.
Family flowers only please.
Donations in lieu of flowers are for the Royal National Institute for the Blind and may be given at Church or sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

TURKINGTON, Patricia Mary

On 28th December 2019 Patricia, formerly of Darley Dale passed away peacefully at the Presentation Sisters Care Centre, Matlock aged 73 years.
Funeral Service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium on Wednesday 15th January 2020 at 10:00am.
Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for the Presentation Sisters Care Centre Amenity Fund and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

WEBSTER, Patrick Sean

Of Matlock, passed away on 6th January 2020 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital aged 57 years.
Funeral service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium, Swanwick on Monday 27th January 2020 at 11:00am.
Donations are being received for Cancer Research UK and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

WHEATCROFT, Alice Freda ''Freda''

On 2nd January, Freda of Matlock Bath passed away peacefully at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, aged 94 years.
Beloved wife of the late Ted, loving mum to Susan and Julia and a dearly loved grandma of John. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service at Chesterfield Crematorium on Tuesday 28th January 2020 at 10:10am. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers are being received for the Amenity Fund at Meadow View Day Centre, Darley Dale and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

WILLIAMS, Audrey Elizabeth

Passed peacefully away at Chesterfield Royal Hospital on 7th January 2020, aged 90 years, of Matlock.
Beloved wife of the late Gordon and a much loved mother and gran.
Funeral service and committal to be held at All Saint’s Church, Matlock Bank on Wednesday 29th January at 11.30am.
Family flowers only please. Donations are being invited for The Samaritans and Age UK and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

DICKENS Joyce

of Matlock formerly of Bolehill passed away at home on 3rd February 2020 aged 91 years. A much loved and sadly missed Sister and Auntie. Funeral service to be held at Chesterfield Crematorium on Friday 28th February at 11.10am. Donations in memory of Joyce for Dementia UK