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.

Donald Edmund Andrews 'Don'

Peacefully passed away on Saturday 12th September 2020 at Foxby Hill Care Home aged 100 years. Devoted husband of the late Dorothy. A loving godfather of Stephen. Due to the 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 Dementia U.K may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Noel Hadfield

Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday 15th September 2020 following a short illness aged 85 years. Devoted & loving husband of Delys. Much loved dad of Steve, Rob, Julie and the late Richard. Loving grandad & great grandad. Due to the current restrictions, a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to St. Barnabas Hospice & Marie Curie Cancer Care may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

William Henry 'Bill' Cooper

Passed away suddenly on Sunday 6th September 2020 at his home after a lengthy period of ill health, aged 77 years. A dear husband of Janet. Brother to David & the late John and uncle to Robert, Stephen & Philip. Due to the current restrictions, a private funeral service will take place at St Peter’s Church, Scotter. Flowers will be received or donations in lieu of flowers for Lindsey Lodge Hospice may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Susan Elizabeth Guest

Due to the current restrictions, a private funeral service will take place at Lincoln Crematorium on Friday 25th September 2020. A live webcast of the service will be available to watch, for login details please contact Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors. Flowers will be received. Donations if so desired to Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity & St Barnabas Hospice Trust may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Lt. Col Ret'd Roy Leslie Leeder

Peacefully at home on Wednesday 9th September 2020 following a short illness aged 88 years. Dearly beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather & uncle. Friend to many. Due to the current restrictions, a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium on Monday 21st September. A webcast of the service will be available, for login details please contact Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors. 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

Pamela Mary Sanderson

A private graveside service will take place at Saxilby Cemetery. Flowers will be received. Donations if so desired to Lincoln Renal Unit may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Kathleen Margaret Clixby

Peacefully, at home, on Sunday 30th August, aged 94 years. ‘Kit’ was the loving mother to Helen, Hilary, Robert, Margaret and Peter; nanna to Matthew, Oliver, Keir, Eve, Phillip, Lydia and Ben; great nanna to Christopher. She will be missed by us all and her friends who have been so kind over the years. A private graveside service will take place at Gainsborough General Cemetery on Monday 21st September. Family flowers only. If you wish to make a donation, Kit’s favoured charities were The Salvation Army, Sightsavers and The Alzheimer’s Society may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Sean Staniar

Suddenly on Monday 17th August 2020 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 55 years. Dearly beloved husband of the late Dawn. Much loved dad of Daniel, Abigayle & Molly. Loving brother, brother in law, uncle & great uncle. Friend to many. Due to the current restrictions, a private funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough. 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

John William Prescott 'Navie'

Peacefully on Monday 31st August 2020, aged 76 years. Much loved husband of Laura. Dad to Deborah, Richard, Janette & Andrew. Grandad to Laura & Emily, Jemma & Megan and Great Grandad to Thomas & Alfie. A private funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to The Salvation Army may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA 01427 810619

Cedric Roy Taylor

Peacefully on Friday 28th August 2020 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 71 years. Now at Peace. Much loved son of the late Lavinia & John. Dear brother of Keith, Angela and the late Geoffrey. Brother in law of Margaret, Wendy & Don. Beloved uncle of his nephews & nieces. Friend to many. Will be missed by all. Funeral service will be held at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to RNLI Flamborough may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Daphne Jean Goodman

Died peacefully at home on Thursday 3rd September 2020 following a long illness courageously borne with dignity aged 87 years. Beloved wife of Clifford. Much loved mum of Rosemary, Angela & John. Loving grandma & nana. Friend to many. Due to the current restrictions, a private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis and the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Maureen Wilkinson

Peacefully in her sleep on Thursday 27th August 2020 aged 82 years. Dearly beloved wife of Robert (Bob). Much loved mum of Neil, Maxine, Andrew, Richard & Martin. Loving nana, mother in law and great nana. Loved and cherished always. A private funeral service will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium. Flowers will be received. Donations if so desired to Dementia U.K may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Joyce Young

Joyce Peacefully on Wednesday 26th August 2020 at The Manor Residential Home, Scotter aged 98 years. Beloved wife of the late Cyril. Much loved stepmother of Melanie. Nana of Sarah & Thomas and cousin to Chris. Special thanks to Helen and all the girls at The Manor for their love, care and support. A private funeral service will take place. 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

Jennifer Mary Till (née Scott)

Slipped peacefully into Glory on Friday 21st August 2020 aged 85 years. Much loved wife of the late Ralph. Dear mum of Fiona & Philip. Devoted grandma of Jonathan, Jack, Ben & Oliver. A Thanksgiving will take place outside Misterton Methodist Church on Friday 4th September at 10.30am followed by committal at Lea Fields Crematorium. Family Flowers only. Donations if so desired to Misterton Methodist Church and Methodist Homes for the Aged may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Obituary Writing

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