Obituaries

Cliff Bradley & Sons take full responsibility when dealing with obituary notices, liaising with you, family members and the press to publish an obituary that is accurate, announcing the death of your loved one and their funeral details. Read our current obituaries below.

Shane Barry Talbot

Peacefully after a long illness on Tuesday 14th January 2020 at Scotter Ward, John Coupland Hospital, aged 55 years. Beloved brother of Andrew, Jason & Alison. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough on Wednesday 5th February at 10.00am followed by committal at Babworth Crematorium. At Shane’s request please wear casual clothing and you are welcome to bring a single flower to place on the coffin during the service. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Macmillan Cancer Support & The Scotter Ward Palliative Care Suite, cheques made payable to Cliff Bradley & Sons Donation Account may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Leila Ethel Allwood

Peacefully on Friday 3rd January 2020 at Drover’s Call Care Home aged 91 years. Beloved wife of the late Peter. Loving mother of Christopher, Derek & Nigel. Mother in law of Carole, Jenni & Pam. Much loved grandma & great grandma. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Wednesday 29th January at 9.20am Flowers will be received. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Richard Charles Walker 'Buster'

Sadly but peacefully on Tuesday 7th January 2020 aged 68 years. Son of the late Roger & Kath. Loving husband of Margaret. Dearly beloved dad of Chris, Andrew & Claire. Loving grandad of Laura, Sam, Lexi & Darcy. Great grandad to Ella, Scarlet & Olivia. Loved brother of Bill, Nook & Jeff. Brother in law, uncle and friend to many. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to The Scotter Ward Palliative Care Suite, cheques made payable to LCHS Charitable Funds. For funeral details please contact Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Joan Best

Funeral service will take place at Babworth Crematorium on Monday 27th January at 1.00pm Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Guide Dogs for the Blind Association may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Dorothy Florence Mumby 'Dot'

Peacefully following a short illness on Wednesday 8th January 2020 at Scunthorpe General Hospital aged 85 years. A dearly loved wife of John ‘Ro’. Much loved sister of Jean. A special auntie, sister in law & friend to many. Can all Dot’s family & friends please meet at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Monday 27th January at 12.40pm Family flowers only. 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

Frederick William Charles Tucker

Funeral service will take place at St Mary’s Church, West Stockwith on Wednesday 29th January at 10.30am followed by committal at Babworth Crematorium. Family flowers only. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Linda Mary Townsend

Suddenly on Saturday 28th December 2019, aged 62 years. Loving caring mum to Toni, Karl, Lauren & Amber. Nutty nanna of Thomas, Ainsley, Bethany, Jessica, Brandon, Enzo & Logan. A dear sister and friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Wednesday 22nd January at 10.00am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to The Stroke Association and Kidney Research UK may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Dennis Roy Moore

Peacefully at home on Tuesday 31st December 2019 aged 76 years. Dearly beloved husband of Jean, dad & grandad. Private committal will take place followed by a memorial service at Misterton Methodist Church on Thursday 23rd January at 2.00pm Everyone is welcome. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to The Five Villages First Responders and The Stroke Association may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Thomas Cunningham 'Tom'

Peacefully at home following a short illness on Tuesday 17th December 2019 aged 80 years. Dearly beloved husband of Clover. Much loved dad of Jacqueline, Jason & Donna. Special grandad & great grandad. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Wednesday 22nd January at 12.40pm Flowers will be received. 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

Kevin Allan Hoolihan

Funeral service will take place at Babworth Crematorium on Monday 20th January 2020 at 10.00am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Scotter Ward Palliative Care Suite (Cheques made payable to LCHS Charitable Funds) may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Tony Scott

Suddenly but peacefully at home on Thursday 9th January 2020 aged 61 years. Dearly beloved husband of Sylvia. Funeral arrangements to follow. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Maureen Bembridge 'Mo'

Peacefully on Thursday 2nd January 2020 at Drovers Call Care Home aged 82 years. Dearly beloved wife of late Alan. Much loved mum of Alan & Peter Special grandma of Jessica & Emma. A very good friend to all that knew her. All Mo’s friends are welcome to attend her funeral service which will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Tuesday 14th January at 11.00am followed by private interment. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to St. Paul’s Church, Morton may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Angelina Smith

Funeral service will take place at All Saints Parish Church, Gainsborough on Tuesday 28th January at 11.00am followed by interment at Thorne Cemetery. Flowers will be received. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Jill Essom

(of Mayflower Close) Following a long illness on Friday 3rd January 2020 at Scunthorpe General Hospital aged 81 years. Loving wife, mum, grandma, great grandma and friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Thursday 16th January at 10.40am Flowers will be received. 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

Leslie Kenneth Roberts

Peacefully passed away following a short illness on Thursday 2nd January 2020 at Scunthorpe General Hospital aged 81 years. Dearly beloved husband of Barbara. Much loved dad of Nicole & Michelle. Loving grumps of Hayley. Umps of Finley & Daisy. Friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Babworth Crematorium, Straight Mile, Babworth, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 8ES on Friday 17th January at 12.00noon 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

Rona Cutts

Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Monday 27th January at 10.40am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Leukaemia UK may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Jennifer Vernon

Peacefully on Saturday 30th November 2019 at Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham aged 75 years. Funeral service will take place at The Hay Barn, Brightwater Gardens, Saxby on Friday 10th January at 12.30pm followed by interment at Brightwater Green Burial Meadow. Family flowers only. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Roy Crossland

Suddenly but peacefully on Sunday 29th December 2019 at Scunthorpe General Hospital aged 93 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Joan. A special friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Friday 17th January at 9.20am No flowers by request. Donations if so desired to The Stroke Unit, Scunthorpe General Hospital may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA 01427 810619

Edward Albert Tyson 'Ted'

Peacefully following a long illness on Monday 23rd December 2019 at Eliot House Nursing Home, Morton aged 79 years. Much loved husband of Barbara. Dearly beloved dad of Susan, Pauline & George. Loving grandad of Gaz & Charlotte. Loved brother of George, Joyce, Ron, Gordon, Bet, Muriel & Fred. Friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Lincoln Crematorium on Tuesday 21st January at 11.50am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to L.I.V.E.S may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Kenneth Eric Moore

(Retired community pharmacist of Ashby and Bottesford) Peacefully in his sleep on Friday 20th December 2019 at Scunthorpe General Hospital, aged 87 years. Loving husband of Joan, dearly loved father of Jane and grandad to Anna and James. Funeral service will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Messingham on Monday 13th January at 10.00am followed by interment. Family flowers only please but donations would be gratefully accepted for The British Heart Foundation and may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA 01427 810619

Marion Olivant

Peacefully on Tuesday 17th December 2019 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 80 years. Dearly beloved wife of Harry. Much loved mum of Mandy, David, Jamie & Philip. Loving mother in law, nan, great nan, auntie & friend to many. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Friday 10th January at 10.30am followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Breast Cancer U.K may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Donald Crompton

Peacefully on Saturday 7th December 2019 at South Moor Lodge, Walkeringham aged 93 years. Dearly beloved husband of the late Dorothy. Much loved dad of Martin, Ian and the late Peter. A treasured grandad & great grandad. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Church, Beckingham on Thursday 9th January at 10.30am followed by committal at Babworth Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Marie Curie Cancer Care may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Peter Parker

Peacefully surrounded by his family on Friday 6th December 2019 at Foxby Hill Care Home aged 99 years. Dearly beloved husband of the late Hilda. Much loved dad of Jane, Carolyne & Claire. A dearly loved father in law of Alan, Alex and the late Martin. Treasured grandad of Andrew & Benjamin. A dear step grandad, great grandad, uncle and friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Babworth Crematorium on Friday 24th January 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

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