Obituaries

Every Cliff Bradley & Sons funeral arrangement has its own personal obituary created. We can help you prepare and issue a funeral announcement. It should include the name of your loved one, funeral service date, time and location. See our current obituaries below.

George William Housam

Peacefully at Scunthorpe General Hospital on Friday 2nd November 2018 aged 86 years. Dearly beloved husband to the late Janet. Much loved Dad to Nigel, Karen & Andy. Father in law to Janice, David & Helen. A loving grandad to Lillian, Alexandra, Chris, Phil, Stephen, Kelly, Sam & Ben. Also a great grandad to Arthur. Family & friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Scotter Methodist Chapel on Monday 19th November at 10.45am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Cancer Research UK or WWF-UK may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Eric Valentine Dent - Acknowledgement

Janet, Helen, Andrew & family would like to thank all our many friends for their help and support over the past three years of Eric’s ‘bless ‘im’ illness. We would not have managed without your love and understanding. A special thank you also to Shanti and the staff at Eliot House for giving Eric kindness and care as well as supporting Janet. It has been a difficult time in our lives but we have also made new and stronger friendships because of it. Thank you also to Cliff Bradley & Sons for the funeral arrangements.

Ron Gale - Tribute

Today is the day I’ve lost my best friend, my grandad. You will always be my main man. I will miss all the times you told me to …. off and all the times you told me that you loved me. We have done a lot together and you will always remain in my heart. I love you so much grandad R.I.P. Del Boy. P.S At least you might have a new set of legs up there so you can get back to work which you loved. See you soon Big Man, I love you. I will beat you at fishing!! Keatan

Ron Gale

It is with great sadness we announce that Ron passed away peacefully on Wednesday 7th November 2018 at Lincoln County Hospital. Dearest husband of Eileen. Much loved and devoted dad, grandad, great grandad, brother, uncle, nephew, brother in law & dear friend. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough on Tuesday 27th November at 10.45am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Foxby Court Residents Fund may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Dorothy 'Dot' Thompson

Peacefully at home with her family by her side following a courageous battle on Sunday 4th November 2018 aged 91 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Bob. Much loved mum of Jennifer, Trevor, Graham and the late Richard. Loving nana, great nana & mother in law. Friend to many. Funeral service will take place at St. Peter’s Church, East Stockwith on Tuesday 20th November at 11.30am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to The Multiple Sclerosis Society may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Edward Allen 'Larkie' O'Brien

Peacefully following a short illness on Saturday 20th October 2018 at Thames Hospice, Windsor aged 68 years. Much loved dad, partner, grandad, brother, uncle & friend to many. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough on Tuesday 13th November at 11.15am followed by interment. Flowers will be received. Donations if so desired to Thames Hospice may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Robin Roberts

Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Friday 16th November at 11.20am. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Caner Research UK or Marie Curie may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Colin Brian Johnson

Funeral service will take place at Babworth Crematorium on Friday 9th November at 11.00am Family flowers only. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Kathleen 'Kath' Blakeley (Nee Leeman|)

Peacefully on Thursday 1st November 2018 at Redcote Residential Home, Lea. Dearly beloved wife of the late Hugh. Much loved mum of Adrian, Elizabeth & Catherine. A dear mother in law of Anne & Allan. A special nanna to Kelly & Hayley. Loving sister & aunt. Funeral service will take place at All Saints Parish Church, Gainsborough on Tuesday 13th November at 1.30pm followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Redcote Residents Fund may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Joan Margaret Day

With her family by her side on Friday 26th October 2018 at Scunthorpe General Hospital aged 91 years. Dearly beloved wife of Royce. Treasured mum of Paul and the late Stuart. Friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Laughton Methodist Chapel on Monday 12th November at 10.15am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to The Royal British Legion or Christian Aid may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Thomas 'Tommy' MCPARTLAN

Suddenly at home on Saturday 27th October 2018 aged 79 years. Dearly loved husband, dad, grandad, father in law, brother, uncle & friend to many. To be received into St Thomas of Canterbury Church, Cross Street, Gainsborough on Tuesday 13th November at 4.00pm Requiem Mass will take place on Wednesday 14th November at 11.00am followed by interment. Flowers will be received. Donations if so desired to Cancer Research U.K or Gainsborough LIVES First Responders may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Eric Valentine Dent

Peacefully in his sleep following a long illness at Eliot House Nursing Home on Tuesday 23rd October 2018 aged 78 years. Treasured husband of Janet, bless ‘im. Much loved dad of Helen & Andrew and their partners Paul & Deborah. Devoted grandad of Phillip, Caroline, Natalie, Nadia & Chloe and their Partners Kay, Adam & Danny. Great grandad of Robyn, Harrison, Louie & baby Alfred. A private committal service will take place prior to a Memorial Service at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough on Monday 5th November at 11.00am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Eliot House Residents Fund and the West Lindsey Dementia Support Group may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Mary Lenanton

(of Misterton, former teacher, and producer at Retford Little Theatre)Peacefully at South Moor Lodge Care Home, Walkeringham on Wednesday 17th October 2018 aged 87 years. Fortified by the rites of the Holy Roman Church. To be received into St Thomas of Canterbury Church, Cross Street, Gainsborough on Tuesday 6th November at 4.00pm Requiem Mass will take place on Wednesday 7th November at 11.00am followed by interment at Misterton Cemetery. Prior to the Requiem Mass, tea & coffee will be served in the church hall between 9.45am & 10.45am Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Eric Wass

Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Thursday 1st November at 2.00pm Flowers will be received. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Kathleen 'Kath' Briggs

Peacecefully on Tuesday 16th October 2018 at Scunthorpe General Hospital aged 91 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Matthew. Funeral service will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Everton on Tuesday 6th November at 12.00noon followed by committal at Babworth Crematorium. No flowers by request. Donations if so desired to the R.N.L.I may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Grant Robinson

Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium on Thursday 1st November at 10.00am No flowers. Donations if so desired to The British Heart Foundation may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Ernest 'Ernie' Lofthouse

(Formerly of House of Flowers, Tickhill) Peacefully following a short illness on Monday 15th October 2018 at Bassetlaw District General Hospital Worksop, aged 89 years. Dearly beloved husband of Margaret. Much loved dad of Darrell. Funeral service will take place at Babworth Crematorium on Wednesday 31st October at 11.00am Immediate family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Cancer Research UK may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Michael John 'Mike' Denny

Suddenly but peacefully at home on Friday 19th October 2018. Much loved husband of Anne. Loving father of Stephen, Simon and the late Robert, father in law to Beverley. Devoted grandad to William, Samuel & Thomas. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Church, Misterton on Thursday 15th November at 11.30am followed by private committal Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to the Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Winifred Mary Hedderick 'Wendy'

Peacefully on Wednesday 10th October 2018 at Drovers Call Care Home aged 94 years. Dearly beloved wife of Norman. Much loved mum of Jill, Tony & Sue. Loving nan of six & great nan of three. Funeral service will take place at St. Mary’s Church, Stow on Friday 2nd November at 10.00am followed by committal at Lincoln Crematorium. Flowers will be received. Donations if so desired to Dementia U.K. and may be placed on the collection plate at church or may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Janet Rosaline Holmes

Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Thursday 8th November at 12.00noon Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to St Barnabas Hospice may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Neil Clixby

Suddenly but peacefully on Tuesday 16th October 2018 at his home (Lowthorpe, Driffield) aged 66 years. A much loved cousin to Richard, Sue & Judy & friend to many. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Church, Pilham, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire on Monday 5th November at 12.15pm followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. No flowers. Donations if so desired to All Saints’ Church, Pilham may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Philip Cooper

Peacefully at home with his family on Thursday 18th October 2018 aged 79 years. Husband of the late Jennifer, father to Mark & Ginger, father in law of Amanda & Karen, much loved grandad of Steven & Louise, James, Laura & Jamie and Niamh, GG to Lenny & Charlie and friend to many. The family circle would like to invite you to a Service for Philip at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Thursday 1st November at 12.00pm followed by a reception at the Hilltop Club, Gainsborough where all are welcome to come to celebrate Philip’s life. Family flowers only please. Donations in aid of both St Barnabas Hospice and Marie Curie may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

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