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.

Llewellyn Blow 'Lew'

Peacefully on Tuesday 10th December 2019 at Scunthorpe General Hospital aged 86 years. Dearly beloved husband of Doreen. Dear brother, brother in law, uncle, great uncle & great great uncle. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Friday 20th December at 12.00noon followed by interment at Wildsworth Churchyard. Flowers will be received. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

William Edward Hartwell 'Bill'

Peacefully at home following a short illness on Wednesday 11th December 2019 aged 81 years. Dearly beloved husband of the late Maxine. Much loved dad of Christine. Special grandad to Russell & Lauren. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Monday 6th January at 10.15am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. 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

Joan Phillips

Peacefully at home on Monday 9th December 2019 aged 98 years. Mother of Joan, Patricia, Stephen and the late Leslie. Nanna of Jayne-Marie, Allison, Rhianna, Aiden and the late Louise. Great grandma and friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Friday 3rd January at 10.40am 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

Dennis Robinson

Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Wednesday 18th December at 2.40pm Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Scotter Ward, John Coupland Hospital (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

Mollie Scrimshaw (Nee Jones)

Peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Tuesday 10th December 2019 aged 89 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Frank. Much loved mum of Paul, Kevin, Stephen & the late Nigel. A special grandma & great grandma. Friend to many. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough on Thursday 19th December at 12.30pm followed by interment. 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

David Thompson

Peacefully on Friday 29th November 2019 at The Manor Nursing Home, Morton aged 78 years. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Thursday 19th December at 9.20am Flowers will be received. Enquires to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Brenda Young

Peacefully in her sleep on Monday 2nd December 2019 at Grosvenor House, East Stockwith aged 88 years. She is survived by her sons Paul, Kevin, Iain and Mark, and their families. “Mum, you will be lovingly missed”. “Our grateful thanks to all the staff and friends at Grosvenor House.” Committal service will be at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Friday 20th December at 10.40am followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at the Salvation Army Hall, Gainsborough at 11.45am. Flowers will be received. 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

Lorraine Richardson

Finally at peace after a long battle, on Monday 9th December 2019 aged 66 years. Much loved wife, mum, nanny, sister & mum in law. Funeral details to follow. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

John Marshall

Suddenly at home on Saturday 2nd November 2019 aged 67 years. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Thursday 19th December at 10.00am Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Gary Bingham

Peacefully following a short illness on Wednesday 4th December 2019 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 85 years. Dearly beloved husband of Gwen. Much loved dad of Jane & Steven. Treasured grandad & great grandad. Funeral service will take place at Upton Methodist Chapel on Monday 23rd December at 10.00am followed by committal at Woodland Crematorium, Scunthorpe. No flowers by request. Donations if so desired to St. Andrews Children’s Hospice, Grimsby may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Gillian Birkitt

Peacefully on Sunday 24th November 2019 at Scunthorpe General Hospital aged 79 years. Much loved wife of the late Bob. Loving mum of Alison, Wendy, Andrew & John. Mother in law of Colin, Nick, Tina & Linzi. Sister of Tracy. Loved grandma & great grandma. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Monday 16th December at 11.20am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to R.N.L.I and Laughton Croft Care Home Residents Fund may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Pamela Jane Anderson

Peacefully on Friday 29th November 2019 at Scunthorpe General Hospital aged 90 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Henry. Much loved mum of John & Mary. Loving nan of David, Christopher, Tom & Jack. Great nan of Leo & Ned. Mother in law of Christine & Rob. Friend to many. Funeral service will take place at St. Peter’s Church, Scotter on Wednesday 18th December at 10.15am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. No flowers by request. Donations if so desired to Cystic Fibrosis Trust may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Mary Elizabeth Cook 'Liz'

Funeral Service will take place at Babworth Crematorium on Thursday 12th December 2019 at 1.00pm Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Bassetlaw Hospice Of The Good Shepherd may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Peter Randall

Funeral Service will take place at Babworth Crematorium on Thursday 5th December 2019. Flowers will be received. Donations if so desired to Bransby Home of Rest for Horses, may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Terence 'Terry' Sharpe

Peacefully following a short illness on Wednesday 27th November 2019 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 80 years. A dear brother of Doris, John & David. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Friday 13th December at 10.40am 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

June Longstaff

Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Tuesday 17th December 2019 at 10.00am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Scotter Ward, John Coupland Hospital (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

David Richard Lea

(Of Sturton-le-Steeple) Suddenly on Saturday 23rd November 2019 at Bassetlaw Hospital aged 73 years. Beloved husband, dad & grandad. Funeral service will take place at St. Peter & St. Paul’s Church, Sturton-le-Steeple on Thursday 12th December at 10.30am followed by interment. 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

Barry Johnson

(Of The Aegir Dance Club) Peacefully at home with his family by his side on Sunday 24th November 2019 aged 73 years. Dearly beloved husband of Liz. Much loved dad of Paul & Steven. A dear brother, uncle and friend to many. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Monday 9th December at 11.00am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Immediate family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Cancer Research U.K may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Valerie Aldred 'Val'

Peacefully at home surrounded by her close family on Friday 15th November 2019 aged 78 years. Dearly beloved wife, godmother, sister, auntie, great auntie & good friend to many. Funeral service will take place at St. Mary’s Church, West Stockwith on Wednesday 11th December at 11.30am followed by interment at Misterton Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to St. Mary’s Church, West Stockwith & the Dogs 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

Edith Alice Thrower

Peacefully at Foxby Court Care Home on Saturday 16th November 2019 in her 100th year. Loving wife of the late Tom (Alan). Much loved mum of Michael, Margaret, Shirley, Susan & the late Anthony. A mother in law of Richard, John, Hazel & Pat. A special nana, great nan & great great nan. Good friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Monday 2nd December at 12.40pm Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Foxby Court Residents Fund, cheques made payable to Cliff Bradley & Sons Donation Account and may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Edward Backus

(Of Faldingworth) Peacefully on Monday 18th November 2019 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 70 years. Dearly loved brother of Jim and his partner Jo. Friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Lincoln Crematorium on Tuesday 10th December at 12.30pm No flowers by request. Donations 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 O'Neill Smythe

Suddenly at home on Sunday 10th November 2019 aged 85 years. Dearly beloved husband of Margaret. Much loved dad of Patrick, Sharon, Christine, Denny & Helen. Treasured grandad & great grandad. A dear father in law, brother & uncle. Loved and respected by all which knew him. Funeral service will take place at Babworth Crematorium on Tuesday 3rd December at 11.00am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Help For Heroes and may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Joan Margaret Stainton (Née Marshall) Formerly of Scotter

Peacefully at Scotter Ward, John Coupland Hospital on Monday 18th November 2019 aged 93 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Clifford. Much loved mum of David & Janet. Dear mother in law of Steve. Loving grandma of Claire & Lauren. A dear big grandma to Jessica, Leo & Ethan. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Wednesday 4th December at 10.40am. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Scotter Ward Palliative Care Suite 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

Enid Marjorie Richard

(Formerly of Upton)

Peacefully on Wednesday 13th November 2019 at John Coupland Hospital aged 94 years. Enid will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Church, Upton on Monday 2nd December at 10.00am followed by committal at Babworth Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Cats Protection may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

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