Current Funerals

These are the current funerals that we are arranging. Click on a name to see the funeral arrangements.

ATKINSON, Doris Mary

Doris Mary ATKINSON, sadly passed away on 11 January 2024, aged 95 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all her family. Funeral service to take place at Darley Dale Methodist Church on Wednesday 14 February at 11:00am, followed by a committal service at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium at 12:00pm. Donations if desired can be made to The Royal National Lifeboat Institution and Darley Dale Methodist Church at www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk. Enquiries to Greatorex Funeral Directors, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3BU.

TALBOT, Roger John

sadly passed away on 13 February 2024, aged 81 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all his family. Donations if desired can be made to Cancer Research UK and British Heart Foundation at www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk. Enquiries to Greatorex Funeral Directors, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3BU.

PEARSON, Marjorie

sadly passed away on 14 February 2024, aged 89 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all her family. Cremation service to take place at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium on Wednesday 13 March at 12:00pm. Enquiries to Greatorex Funeral Directors, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3BU.

WRAGG, Kenneth Henry

sadly passed away on 2 February 2024, aged 82 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all his family. Funeral service to take place at Chesterfield Crematorium on Wednesday 28 February at 11:50am. Donations if desired can be made to The Donkey Sanctuary at www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk. Enquiries to Greatorex Funeral Directors, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3BU.

THORPE, Beryl

sadly passed away on 8 January 2024, aged 76 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all her family. Funeral service to take place at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium on Tuesday 27 February at 11:00am. Donations if desired can be made to British Heart Foundation and The Air Ambulance Service at www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk. Enquiries to Greatorex Funeral Directors, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3BU.

JORDINSON, Ralph

sadly passed away on 5 February 2024, aged 92 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all his family. Funeral service to take place at St Helen's Church, Darley Dale on Monday 26 February at 12:00pm. Donations if desired can be made to Barnabas Fund at www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk. Enquiries to Greatorex Funeral Directors, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3BU.

MCDONALD, Donald Alistair

sadly passed away on 7 February 2024, aged 83 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all his family. Cremation service to take place at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium on Friday 8 March at 2:00pm. Donations if desired can be made to Chesterfield Royal Hospital Charity(Macmillan Unit) at www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk. Enquiries to Greatorex Funeral Directors, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3BU.

WALKER, Doris Anne

Of Matlock. On 6th January 2024 at The Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, aged 81 years. Beloved wife of the late Malc and sister of the late Stephen. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral Service to be held at St. Helen’s Church, Darley Dale, on Wednesday 6th March at 11.00am, prior to interment at Darley Dale Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers are invited for Ashbourne Animal Welfare and Matlock Hospitals League of Friends. These may be given online:www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk/donations, or cheques payable to the charity may be sent to: Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place. Matlock. DE4 3BU.

MOUNTNEY, Joyce Mary

Of Bonsall. On 2nd February 2024 at Darley Hall Residential Home, Darley Dale, aged 89 years. Beloved wife of Ron, loving Mum of Lynda and John and nanna to Jack and Ava. Funeral Service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium on Tuesday 27th February at 10.00am. Donations in lieu of flowers are invited for Ashgate Hospice. These may be given online: www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk/donations, or cheques payable to the charity may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons.

HAINES, Lilian Jean. Known as Jean

Of Holloway, formerly Wirksworth and Matlock. Passed peacefully away on 21st January 2024 surrounded by her loving family, aged 85. Much loved mum of Lynn and Stella and a devoted grandma. She will be sorely missed by her family and friends. Funeral Service to be held at St. Giles Church, Matlock, on Thursday 22nd February at 1.00pm prior to private family committal. Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for The Alzheimer’s Society. These may be given online: www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk/donations, or cheques payable to the charity may be sent to: Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock. DE4 3BU. Tel: 01629 582470

SMITH, Joyce Dorothy

sadly passed away on 26 January 2024, aged 87 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all her family. Funeral service to take place at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium on Monday 4 March at 2:00pm. Donations if desired can be made to British Heart Foundation and Alzheimer's Society at www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk. Enquiries to Greatorex Funeral Directors, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3BU.

SHIRLEY, Valerie Margaret ‘VAL’

Passed away peacefully at her home in Matlock on 17th January 2024, aged 95 years. Much loved mum of Richard, mother-in-law of Sharon, Grandma of Kristiana and Bryony, great grandma of Leila and dear friend of Roy. Funeral Service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium on Monday 12th February at 2.00pm. Donations in lieu of flowers are invited for Chesterfield Royal Hospital Charity (Macmillan Unit). Donations may be given online: www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk/donations, or cheques payable to the charity may be sent to: Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock. DE4 3BU.

WATSON, Chris

Of Matlock, formerly Tansley. On 17th January 2024 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, aged 60 years. Much loved son of the late Jim and Doreen. Loving brother of Liz and uncle of Dan, Ben and Sam. Funeral Service and committal to be held at Holy Trinity Church, Tansley on Tuesday 13th February at 2.00pm. Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for Golding House Resource Centre Amenity Fund. These may either be given online:www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk/donations or cheques payable to ‘Jepson Funerals Ltd’ may be sent to: Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock. DE4 3BU. Tel: 01629 582470

BRADBURY, Kevin

On 24th January 2024 at his home in Lea surrounded by his loving family, aged 80 years. "Our strong, fun and gentle husband, dad and grandpa." Funeral Ceremony to take place at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium, Swanwick, on Tuesday 27th February at 1.00pm. Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for Edale Mountain Rescue and Alzheimer's Research UK. These may be made online:www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk/donations, or cheques payable to ‘Jepson Funerals Ltd’ may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock. DE4 3BU.

KNOWLES, Stephen ‘Steve’

Of Matlock. On 24th January 2024 at his home, surrounded by his loving family, aged 72. Much loved Husband of Ann, Dad of Paul and Grandy to Finley and Charlie. Funeral Service to be held at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium on Monday 19th February at 3.00pm. Donations in lieu of flowers are being received for Ashgate Hospice. These may be given online: www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk/donations, or cheques payable to the charity may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock. DE4 3BU.

MARSHALL, Graham

sadly passed away on 25 January 2024, aged 87 Years. Dearly loved and greatly missed by all his family. Funeral service to take place at Christ Church, Holloway on Wednesday 28 February at 11:00am, followed by a committal service at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium. Family flowers only please and donations for Blythe House and Helen's Trust can be given at the service, via this website or cheques may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3BU.

HARDY, Jean Mary

Of Bonsall. On 12th January 2024 at Valley Lodge Care Home, Matlock, aged 83. Loving mother of Peter and Paul. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral Service and interment to be held at St. James the Apostle Church, Bonsall on Friday 2nd February at 2.00pm. Donations in lieu of flowers are invited for Ashbourne Animal Welfare (The Ark). These may either be given online: www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk/donations, or cheques payable to the charity may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock. DE4 3BU.

CARTER, Anne Mary

Late of Wingerworth. Passed away peacefully at Chesterfield Royal Hospital on Tuesday 9th January 2024, in her 90th year, formerly of Matlock. Beloved wife of the late Geoffrey, much loved mum of Nick and the late Philip, loving mother-in-law to Isobel, loving granny to Alex and Gabriella. The funeral service will be held at Chesterfield Crematorium on Thursday 15 February 2022 at 12.10pm. All those who knew Anne are welcome at the crematorium service. Family flowers only please, but donations in memory of Anne are invited for British Heart Foundation. These may be given online: www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk/donations, or cheques payable to the charity may be sent to: Thomas Greatorex and Sons. 29 Knowleston Place. Matlock DE4 3BU. Tel: 01629 582470

SAVILLE, Linda Ann

Sadly passed away on 19 January 2024, aged 85 Years. Dearly loved and greatly missed by all her family. A private family funeral will take place. Donations for Haddon House Care Home Amenity Fund may be given on this website or cheque’s made payable to Jepson Funerals Limited Charity Account may be sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3BU.

PEARSON, Roger

Roger PEARSON, sadly passed away on 14 January 2024, aged 74 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all his family. A private family funeral is taking place. Donations in memory of Roger for Ashgate Hospicecare can be given via this website or sent to Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3BU.

YOUNG, Betty

sadly passed away on 7 January 2024, aged 98 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all her family. Funeral service to take place at Amber Valley Memorial Park & Crematorium on Monday 12 February at 11:00am. Donations if desired can be made to The Air Ambulance Service, Ashgate Hospicecare and The Royal National Lifeboat Institution at www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk. Enquiries to Greatorex Funeral Directors, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3BU.

ASH, Dorothy Amelia, Nee Bagshaw

Former Secretary at Matlock Town Junior and Infant School. Peacefully at her home in Darley Dale on 9th January 2024, aged 100 years. Beloved wife of the late Ray Ash, Shop Retailer and Repairer of Matlock. Much loved mum of Maureen and Glennys and grandmother of Simon. Funeral Service to be held at St. Mary’s Church, South Darley, on Friday 9th February at 11.00am, prior to interment in Darley Dale Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers are invited for St. Mary’s Church. These may either be given online: www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk/donations, or cheques payable to ‘Jepson Funerals Ltd’ may be sent to: Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock. DE4 3BU. Tel: 01629 582470

STATHAM, Claire Louise

Suddenly at her home in Oker on 13th December 2023, aged 50. Loving daughter of the late Jackie. She will be missed by her family and friends. Funeral Service to be held at Darley Dale Methodist Church on Friday 2nd February at 11.00am, prior to interment in Darley Dale Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers are invited for Guide Dogs for the Blind and Hearing Dogs for the Deaf. These may be given online: www.greatorexfunerals.co.uk/donations, or cheques payable to ‘Jepson Funerals Ltd’ may be sent to: Thomas Greatorex & Sons, 29 Knowleston Place, Matlock. DE4 3BU. Tel: 01629 582470

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Testimonials

What our families say

We would like to thank you so much for everything you have done for our Dad and father-in-law, Garry Wilson. Dad couldn’t have been in better hands. The care and respect you all showed was exemplary and wonderful. Even running over time, you didn’t hurry us, just can’t thank you enough. Keep doing what you do Russell for those that have born through the doors of Greatorex’s and for those to come, such a valuable vocation.
With all our very best wishes

Jackie, Lorraine and Peter

Testimonials

What our families say

We would like to thank you so much for everything you have done for our Dad and father-in-law, Garry Wilson. Dad couldn’t have been in better hands. The care and respect you all showed was exemplary and wonderful. Even running over time, you didn’t hurry us, just can’t thank you enough. Keep doing what you do Russell for those that have born through the doors of Greatorex’s and for those to come, such a valuable vocation.
With all our very best wishes

Jackie, Lorraine and Peter