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.

George Ella

Peacefully at Lincoln County Hospital on Thursday 10th August 2017 aged 81 years. Dearly beloved husband, father & grandfather. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Thursday 31st August at 1.20pm No flowers by request. Donations if so desired to St. Barnabas Hospice or the Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Raymond King

Peacefully on Sunday 6th August 2017 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 85 years. Adored husband of Barbara. A dear friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Monday 21st August at 2.00pm Please wear something colourful. No flowers please. 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

Walter Merrills

Peacefully on Friday 28th July 2017 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 68 years. Husband of the late Susan. Pops to Melanie, dad to Nicola. Grampy to Liam, Max & Eve. Great grampy to Shilah & Eowyn. ‘Peace after pain’ Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough on Friday 25th August at 9.30am followed by interment. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Foxby Hill Residents Fund may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Geoff Naylor - Acknowledgement

Sue and family would like to thank relatives, friends and neighbours for their kind messages of sympathy, Redcote Residential Home for the care and kindness shown to Geoff, Cliff Bradley & Sons for the kind and efficient funeral arrangements and Phil Spicksley for his sensitive service.

Nigel Webster

Suddenly at home on Monday 31st July 2017 aged 73 years. Brother of Jean, Ted, Anne & Sue. Uncle and friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Wednesday 30th August at 11.20am Family flowers only. Donations for Disability Network West Lindsey may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Rod Kettleborough

Peacefully in his sleep at St. Barnabas Hospice, Lincoln on Sunday 6th August 2017 aged 70ish. Dearly loved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and his cat Saffie. Friend to many. Funeral service will take place at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Walkeringham on Monday 21st August at 10.30am 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

Dr Hubert Stephen ‘Hugh’ Donnelly

On the Monday 7th August 2017 Hugh died peacefully in his sleep at home, aged 90 years. He enjoyed a long and happy retirement with his wife Jill having been the longest serving G.P. in Leeds. He leaves 4 children and 5 grandchildren. Funeral service will take place at St. Thomas of Canterbury Roman Catholic Church, Gainsborough on Wednesday 23rd August at 11.30am followed by interment. Flowers will be received. 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

Dennis 'Brian' Knibbs

Peacefully in his sleep on Saturday 5th August 2017 whilst in the care of the staff at Redcote Residential Home, Lea aged 86 years. Son of the late Eva & William. Funeral service will take place at the Salvation Army Citadel, Gainsborough on Friday 18th August at 1.30pm followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Flowers will be received. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Dr Paul Brown

(Former GP at Caskgate Street & North Leverton Surgeries) Peacefully at home in his sleep surrounded by his wife and three sons on Monday 7th August 2017 aged 61 years. Dearly loved husband, dad, son, father in law, son in law, brother, brother in law, uncle, cousin & friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Tuesday 22nd August at 12.00noon. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Sarcoma UK or the Wild Trout Trust may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Linda Flint

(Founder of The Doghouse) Peacefully at home on Thursday 3rd August 2017 aged 69 years. Much loved mother, grandmother & sister. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Tuesday 15th August at 12.40pm Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to German Shorthaired Pointer Trust & Speckled Frogs Preschool may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Kath Johnson

Peacefully on Sunday 16th July 2017 at the Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham aged 70 years. Dearly beloved wife to Pete. Much loved mum to Dean & Tracey. A special nan to Ryan. Funeral service will take place at All Saints’ Parish Church, Gainsborough on Monday 7th August at 10.45am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

John ‘Ginna’ Sowerby

Peacefully on Thursday 27th July 2017 at Grosvenor House, East Stockwith. Loving husband of Margaret. Funeral service will take place at Gainsborough Methodist Church on Friday 11th August at 10.00am followed by interment. 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

Rosemary Hawkes

Peacefully at home on Monday 24th July 2017 aged 86 years. Much loved mum, grandmother, great grandmother & mother in law. Memorial service will take place at St. Genewys Church, Scotton on Wednesday 9th August at 1.30pm following a private interment. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to Marie Curie Cancer Care or St. Barnabas Hospice may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Philip James Montgomery

Funeral service will take place at Misterton Methodist Chapel on Thursday 10th August 2017 at 10.45am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. Family flowers only. Donations if so desired to RSPCA may be sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Dave Garner

(1948 - 2017) Son of the late Peggy & Harry Garner, father of David Harry, brother of Sandra & Suzanne. Rest in peace. Funeral service will take place at Lincoln Crematorium on Friday 25th August at 12.30pm Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

Sue Wharton

Peacefully on Friday 14th July 2017 at Lincoln County Hospital aged 65 years. Much loved mum of Stephen & Debbie. Special nanny to Reagan, Nicole & Max. Loving partner of John. A dear friend to many. Funeral service will take place at St. Paul’s Church, Morton on Tuesday 8th August at 10.15am followed by committal at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe. 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