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.

Graham Carter

Suddenly at home on Tuesday 8th May 2018 aged 69 years. Loving son of the late Dorothy & Ronald. Much loved brother of Susan & the late Marion. A dear uncle of Erica & Blake. Friend to many. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough on Wednesday 30th May at 10.15am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Please wear football shirts or something bright. 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

Brian Peter Jones

At home following a short illness on Friday 11th May 2018 aged 84 years. Funeral service will take place at St. Helens Church, Lea on Tuesday 29th May at 11.00am followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to the Oesophageal Patients Association & the RAF Association may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Dorothy Belton

Sadly passed away peacefully in Lincoln County Hospital in the early hours of Tuesday 24th April 2018, aged 90 years. Beloved wife of the late William, mum, nana, great nana and lovely friend to all she knew. Throughout her happy and fulfilled life she always gave us unconditional love. We shall miss her very dearly and she will be forever in our hearts & minds. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Wednesday 30th May at 3.00pm followed by interment at Morton cemetery. Flowers, or if preferred, donations to your charity of choice may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Geoff Gibson

Funeral service will take place at Lincoln Crematorium on Thursday 31st May at 10.30am Family flowers only. 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

Peter Max Clibbens

Following a short illness on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 78 years. Funeral Service will take place at All Saints Parish Church, Gainsborough On Thursday 24th May at 10.00am Followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Gainsborough Heritage Centre and may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

John Phillip Vessey

(Of Susworth) Suddenly at home on Sunday 29th April 2018 aged 81 years. Dearly beloved husband of Mary. Much loved dad of Diane, Joanne, Rodney & Nigel. A special grandad and dear friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Wednesday 23rd May at 1.20pm Casual dress please. 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

Sheila Barron

Peacefully on Monday 7th May 2018 at The Elms Care Home, Louth aged 89 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late Allan. Much loved mum of Paul, Dennis & Keith. A dear mother-in-law, nanna, great nanna, sister, aunt & friend. “She’ll be sadly missed by all who knew her here”. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Thursday 24th May at 11.30am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. 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

Ian 'Ozzie' Holdsworth

Suddenly on Monday 30th April 2018 aged 63 years. Much loved dad to Leanne & Sarah, father in law to Chris. Wonderful grandad to Emily & Caitlin. Brother, brother in law, uncle and friend to many. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Tuesday 22nd May at 10.15am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. 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

Pauline Lancaster 'Polly'

It is with great sadness that the family of Pauline ‘Polly’ Lancaster announce her passing after a defiant battle with cancer at St Barnabas Hospice, Lincoln on Wednesday 2nd May 2018. A private family funeral will be held on Thursday 17th May 2018 at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe followed by an open invitation to all those that knew Polly to join the family at The Ship Inn, Morton from 1.30pm to celebrate her life. Memorial donations in memory of Polly may be made to St. Barnabas Hospice, Lincoln and sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Brenda Axe

Peacefully following a short illness on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 85 years. Loving sister of Marjorie, Mary, Beryl and the late Nancy & Cicely. Auntie of Christopher, Julie, Nigel, Joanne & Lindsey and also a dear friend to Kathleen. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Friday 25th May at 1.00pm followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to 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

Ida Archer (Nee Audsley)

Peacefully on Monday 30th April 2018 at Redcote Residential Home, Lea aged 95 years. Wife of the late Sid. A much loved mum, grandma, great grandma who will be sadly missed. Funeral service will take place at St. Laurence’s Church, Corringham on Tuesday 15th May at 10.00am followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to the International Bomber Command Centre may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Michelle Marie Worrall

Funeral service will take place at Lincoln Crematorium on Friday 25th May at 11.10am. Please wear something bright. 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

Margaret Hobart

Peacefully on Wednesday 2nd May 2018 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 87 years. Dearly beloved wife of Geoff. A dear friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Wednesday 23rd May at 11.20am Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to All Saints’ Church, Upton may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Michael John Crawford 'Mic'

Passed away peacefully on Saturday 28th April 2018 aged 82 years. Loving husband of Marion, dad to Adrian, father in law to Jane, grandad to Kayleigh, Jamie and the late Harley, brother in law and a dear friend to many. Will be sadly missed. Peace after pain. Rest in peace. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough on Thursday 10th May at 12.30pm 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

Dr Philip Pattison

Peacefully surrounded by his family following a short illness on Thursday 26th April 2018 aged 82 years. Darling husband of Pauline. Much loved dad, step dad, father in law, grandad, great grandad. A special friend. Funeral service will take place at St. Martin’s Church, Blyton on Wednesday 9th May at 11.45am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Marie Curie Cancer Care and St. Martin’s Church, Blyton may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Edith 'Edie' French

Peacefully following a short illness on Saturday 21st April 2018 aged 94 years. Dearly beloved wife of the late John. Much loved mother, mother-in-law, sister, auntie & friend. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough on Wednesday 16th May at 10.15am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. 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

Rena Dixon

Suddenly but peacefully at home on Monday 16th April 2018 aged 67 years. Much loved wife to Graham. A loving step mum to Trina, Joanne & Paula. Special nana Rena to Alicia & Caitlyn. A good friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Tuesday 8th May at 2.40pm Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Diabetes U.K may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Andy Norvock

Suddenly on Tuesday 10th April 2018 at Lincoln University, aged 56 years. Dearly loved husband of Sandy. Loving dad of Sarah. Father in law of Andrew. A dear brother and friend to many. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Church, Laughton on Tuesday 8th May at 11.00am followed by interment at St Helen’s Churchyard, Lea. 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

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