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.

Anthony Hand 'Tony'

Passed away on Thursday 17th December 2020 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 76 years. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Flowers will be received. Donations if so desired to Parkinson’s UK may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Joy Grant

(Formerly Jones) Passed away on Wednesday 30th December 2020. Much loved mum of Dayve, Trevor, Linda, Gill & Wendy. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place Lea Fields Crematorium on Thursday 21st January. A webcast of the service will be available to watch, for log in details please contact Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Cancer Research UK and The Salvation Army, 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

Beryl Wilkinson

Passed away on Monday 11th January 2021 at her home, aged 84 years. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough followed by committal at Lea Fields Crematorium. 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

Stephen Francis Clark

Peacefully on Tuesday 5th January 2021 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 68 years. Son of the late Cyril & Elsie. Brother of Philip & the late Angela. Brother in law, uncle & cousin. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. 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

Ronald Bullivent

Passed away peacefully in his sleep following a short illness on Sunday 3rd January 2021 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 93 years. In these unprecedented times please remember and treasure Ron in your own way and respect the immediate family wishes for a private family funeral in order to protect all from risk. The family requests donations to NHS Charities Together as an alternative to flowers if desired and they may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Jack Waters

Peacefully on Friday 1st January 2021 at home in Laughterton, Lincolnshire. Dearly beloved husband of Carol. Much loved dad, loving father-in-law, special grandad, great grandad & a very good friend to many. God saw you getting tired & a cure was not to be. So he put his arms around you & whispered “Come to me”. With tearful eyes we watched you. We watched you fade away & though we loved you dearly we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating. Hard working hands now rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us he only takes the best. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Hutcliffe Wood Crematorium, Sheffield on Monday 25th January 2021 at 10.30am. A live webcast of the service will be available to watch, for login details please contact Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors. This will be available for a further 7 days after the funeral. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Marie Curie Cancer Care & St. Barnabas Hospice Trust 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

Kenneth Thomas Down ‘Ken’

Passed away on Friday 1st January 2021 at Eliot House Nursing Home aged 91 years. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Anthony ‘Tony’ Hand

Passed away on Thursday 17th December 2020 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 76 years. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Flowers will be received. Donations if so desired to Parkinson’s UK may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Martine Carol Maddox

Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to the Dialysis Unit may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 39 High Street, Saxilby, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 2HA. 01522 708888

Giacomo Bianco

Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Church Gainsborough. Flowers will be received. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Ron Troop (Formerly of East Stockwith)

Peacefully on Wednesday 6th January 2021 at Grosvenor House, East Stockwith aged 84 years. Much loved son of the late Lucy. A loving uncle of Sarah. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. No Flowers requested. Enquires to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

John Harold Stewart

Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Breathe Easy Gainsborough may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Arthur 'Roy' Truepenny

Suddenly passed away on Wednesday 21st December 2020 aged 81 years. Roy loved his wife Mary and his son James. He also loved his wider family and friends. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. The family would appreciate donations for Scunthorpe General Hospital League of Friends and Riders for Health 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

Nora Evans

Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to St Barnabas Hospice may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 39 High Street, Saxilby, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 2HA. 01522 708888

Dorothy Violet Smith

Known to her friends as Dot. Passed away peacefully at Foxby Hill Care Home, Gainsborough on Friday 25th December 2020 aged 92 years. Loved by all who knew her. Reunited with her best friend Edna. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough followed by interment at Gainsborough General Cemetery. Flowers will be received. If you would like to attend the service, please contact Samantha at Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Margaret Hilda Hughes (of Messingham)

With sadness we announce that Margaret Hughes passed away peacefully on Friday 18th December 2020 at Holly Tree Lodge, Scotton aged 89 years. Devoted & beloved wife of the late Donald. Loving mother of Brian & Trevor. Mother-in-law of Helen & the late Yvonne. Wonderful & cherished nana of Justin, Nicholas, Gabrielle, Annabel & Lydia. A great grandmother of Zola, Vega, Amelia, Robert, Grace & Martha. A dearly loved sister of Billy & the late Audrey & Bobby, sister-in-law of the late Eileen, Rene & Bob. A special auntie, cousin, godmother & friend to many & work colleague at Westons/Lloyds Chemists on Frodingham Road. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Friday 15th January 2021. A live webcast of the service will be available to watch, for login details please contact Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to a local dementia charity 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

David Charles Utting

Suddenly passed away on Wednesday 9th December 2020 at home aged 90 years. Dearly beloved husband of Sylvia. Much loved dad of Janet, Matthew & Jennie. A special grandad of Paul, Aimee, Ben, Matt & Charlie. A special great grandad of Ben, Amelie & Joseph. Dear father in law of John, Roy & Liz. A good friend to many. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton followed by committal at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Guide Dogs For The Blind may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Anthony King 'Tony' (of Scotter)

Passed peacefully after a long illness on 15th December 2020 aged 84. Much loved husband of Betty. Dearly loved father of Sharon and Paul. Loving father in law of David, Kerrie and Samantha. Loved grandad of Matthew, Rhianon, Annabel Hannah and Hayden. Treasured great grandad of Kian, Mason and Leighton. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Scotter Methodist Chapel. Flowers will be received. Donations if so desired to PSPA may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Marian Sheila Hardwick

Peacefully on Sunday 3rd January 2021 at Ferndene Care Home aged 88 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late David. Much loved mum of Jayne, Christopher, Peter & Suzanne. Loving mother in law of Tony, Anne, Shirley & Mel. Special grandma of Matthew, James, Lucy, Emily & Olivia and great grandma. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton followed by committal at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to The Alzheimer’s Society may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

William Barry Cater

Fell asleep on Sunday 27th December 2020 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 74 years. Loving husband & best friend of Barbara. Dear brother, brother in law, uncle, great uncle and friend to many. He will be so sadly missed. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Gainsborough House may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Gabriele Postlethwaite 'Gabby'

After a long battle, Gabby passed away peacefully on Monday 28th December 2020 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 69 years. Dearly loved partner of Colin. Much loved sister, sister in law, aunty & great aunty. Loved and missed by many. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. 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

Jean Webb

Peacefully in her sleep following a long battle with illness on Monday 21st December 2020 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 70 years. Much loved sister of Thelma, Susan and the late David. Loving aunt & great aunt. Friend to many. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Diabetes U.K and the Dialysis Unit, Lincoln County Hospital, 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

Jean Madin (Nee Hicks)

Peacefully following a short illness on Friday 25th December 2020 at Bassetlaw Hospital, Workshop aged 82 years. Dearly beloved wife of Rex. Step mother of Claire, Joanne, David & Andrew. Well loved sister of John & Sally. Funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium on Monday 18th January 2021. Anyone wishing to attend the funeral please contact Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Cancer Research U.K and All Saints’ Church, Beckingham, 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

Maurice Johnson

Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough followed by interment at Gainsborough General Cemetery. Flowers will be received. Donations if so desired to The Stroke Association may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Robert Cyril Fish

Loving and much loved husband of Joyce. Father of Hilary. Grandfather of Catherine. Father in law of Jim. Brother of the late Gerald & Peggy. Beloved uncle of Carol, Philip, Tony, Alistair & Sean. Died peacefully at Scunthorpe General Hospital on Thursday 17th December 2020. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Messingham. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Bob Gratefully accepted for The Guide Dogs For The Blind Association may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Joan Mary Spencer

Dearly beloved wife of Ken, passed away on 18th December 2020 At St. Barnabas Hospice, Lincoln Holding Neil’s hand. She leaves husband Ken, daughter Elaine & partner John, son Neil & his wife Jen. Nana to grandchildren Holly, Keira, Jack & Rosa. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to St. Barnabas Hospice Trust may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Joy Foxon

Peacefully on Thursday 24th December 2020 at Scunthorpe General Hospital aged 75 years. Dearly beloved wife of Paul. Much loved mam of Peter, Gary & Susan. Loving mother in law of Nicky & Julie. A special nanna & great grandma. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Gainsborough Salvation Army may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Marjorie Betts

Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

James Barry Sargeant 'Sarge'

Suddenly on Thursday 3rd December 2020, aged 45 years. A dear Son, Partner and Father. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium on Tuesday 5th January 2021. Anyone who wishes to pay their respects to James are welcome to line the route in Beckingham. The cortege will be leaving the house at 1.00pm. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to The Bearded Fisherman Charity may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Pamela Goddard 'Pam'

Peacefully following a long illness on Sunday 20th December 2020 at Redcote Residential Home, Lea aged 78 years. Dearly beloved wife of John. Much loved mum of Karen & Nicky. Loving mother in law of Stuart & Tony. Special nan of Lauren. Dear sister of Brian & Sandy. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. A live webcast of the service will be available to watch, for login details please contact Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors. 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

Diana Marie Green (Nee Hutchinson)

Peacefully passed away on Sunday 13th December 2020 at home in Lea aged 71 years. Beloved wife of Geoff. Dearly loved mum of Ben & Tom. Special grandma of Francesca, Elizabeth, Emme & Sage. Friend to many. Grateful thanks to her carers Sonya & Sam. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. A live webcast of the service will be available to watch, for login details please contact Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors. Family flowers only. Donations in Diana’s memory if so desired to Macmillan Cancer Support may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Brian Edward Winsor (Formerly of Scotter)

Peacefully passed away on Sunday 13th December 2020 at Redcote Residential Home, Lea aged 86 years. Beloved husband of Margaret. Dearly loved dad of Russell & Jane and father in law of Jane & David. Special grandad of James, Helena, Lucy & George and great grandad of Oliver, Annabelle, Lily, Poppy & Alice. Dear brother of Alan & Margaret. Friend to many. A real family man who will be greatly missed. Grateful thanks to Jane Green and her team at Redcote for their wonderful care of Brian. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough followed by committal at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in Brian’s memory 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

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