Current Funerals

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BOWLER, Alfred "Alf"

Passed away peacefully on 5th February 2019 at Valley Lodge Care Home, after a lengthy illness, aged 85 years. Beloved husband of the late Rhoda, dear brother of Margaret, much loved dad of Kathryn, Andrew and Chris, father in law to Iolo, Sandra and Chiara and loving grandad to Giorgio, Daniel, Martha and Mia.
A Service of Thanksgiving will take place at Darley Dale Methodist Church on Tuesday 26th February at 3.00pm. Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for Darley Dale Methodist Church and Alzheimer’s Research UK and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.
“We come from the earth, we return to the earth, and in between we garden.”

BUSWELL, John

Passed peacefully away at his home in Matlock on 7th February 2019, aged 81 years.
Beloved husband of the late Ivy, much loved dad of Stephen and Lynn, father in law of Jenny, Grandad of Holly and brother of Pat. Funeral Service at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium, Swanwick, on Thursday 28th February at 2.00pm. Family flowers only please. Donations are being received for The Stroke Association and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

CANTRILL, Gillian Elizabeth. Formerly Gillian Borg

Much loved wife, mother, friend and colleague.
Funeral Service at Chesterfield Crematorium on Wednesday 30th January 2019 at 1.10pm.
Flowers or donations for Ashgate Hospice may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

CONCANNON, Malcolm

formerly of Matlock, passed away suddenly on 18th January 2019 aged 73 years. Funeral service to be held at Amber Valley Crematorium on Thursday 7th February at 2.00pm. Family flowers only please donations for Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital.

FORD, Marjorie. "Marj"

On 9th January 2019, at The Meadows Care Home, Alfreton, aged 85. Formerly of Matlock.
Wife of the late Harold, Mother of Stephen and Mother in law of Annette. Funeral Service at St. Giles Church, Matlock on Thursday 21st February at 11.30am prior to interment at Darley Dale Cemetery. All flowers welcome and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

FRITH, Doris Sylvia

On 23rd January 2019 at The Royal Derby Hospital, aged 87, of Kelstedge.
Beloved wife of the late Norman, loving Mum of Steve, Karen and the late Tony, Grandma of Gary and Holly and Great Grandma of Sam and Summer.
Funeral Service at Chesterfield Crematorium on Friday 22nd February at 10.50am. Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Ashgate Hospice and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

MILLWARD Eric Lewis

of Cromford passed away peacefully at Chesterfield Royal Hospital on 4th February 2019 aged 85 years. Devoted brother of the late Dorothy, Clara, Len, Arthur and Frank. Funeral service to be held at St James’ Church Bonsall on Thursday 21st February at 11.00am. Family flowers only please donations for the Air Ambulance DLRAA.

PARKER, Philip

Passed away peacefully at home on the 1st of February 2019 surrounded by his family.
Beloved husband of Kathleen and a much loved father, father in law, grandad and great grandad.
Funeral service is to be held on Tuesday 19th of February at Amber Valley Crematorium at 11.00am
Family flowers only please, donations for the British Heart Foundation may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd. 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock. DE4 3BU.

PARSONS, Elizabeth Bowne

Passed away peacefully on 6th January 2019 aged 91 years.
A much loved mother, grandmother, aunt and great aunt.
Funeral Service at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium, Swanwick on Friday 25th January at 12 noon.
Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for the Cats Protection League and may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons Ltd.

PIDCOCK, Enid, nee Beswick

Passed away in hospital on 2nd February 2019, one day short of her 86th birthday. Resident of Cromford for over 60 years and originally from Altrincham.
Loving wife of the late Roy. Dear mum of Carol and Alan, mother in law to Keith and Jayne and sister to Tom. Grandma, great grandma, auntie, great aunt and great-great aunt, cousin, friend and neighbour. Will be sadly missed by all.
Funeral service at St. Mary’s Church, Cromford, on Friday 22nd February at 2.00pm, followed by cremation at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium, Swanwick.
Any donations in lieu of flowers may be sent direct to charities of your own choice.

SLACK, Sean Darren

passed away suddenly at home with his family by his side on 31st January 2019 aged 50 years. A service to celebrate Sean’s life will be held at Chesterfield Crematorium on Wednesday 20th February at 1.10pm.Family flowers only please donations in support of Sean’s family may be sent to Thomas Ryde & Son 35 Bridge Street Belper DE56 1AY 01773 822059

SMITH Derek

of Matlock, formerly Lea Bridge passed away on 22nd January 2019 aged 90 years. Loving husband of the late Vera, much loved dad of Melvyn, father in law of Lynda, granddad of Helen and Neil and great granddad of Henry and Jessica and brother of Pat. Funeral service to be held at Chesterfield Crematorium on Friday 15th February 2019 at 1.10pm. Family flowers only donations for the Salvation Army.

STEVENSON Milly

of Birchover, peacefully at the Royal Hospital Chesterfield on 10th February 2019 aged 94 years. Loving wife of the late Edwin and a much loved mum, grandma and great grandma. Thanksgiving service to be held at St Michael’s Church, Birchover on Monday 25th February at 1.30pm. Family flowers only please donations for Ashgate Hospice.

THORPE Thomas Bertram

passed away on 6th February 2019 aged 96 years. Funeral service to be held at Amber Valley Crematorium, Swanwick on Friday 1st March at 11.00am.