Obituaries - issue May 17, 2007

Obituaries which appeared in the South Yorkshire Times issue May 17, 2007

ADEY,Paul, 83, of Arnold Crescent, Mexborough, died in Doncaster Royal Infirmary on April 29. The funeral service took place at Doncaster Rosehill Crematorium on May 8, conducted by Mr P Fawcett.

ASHLEY,Arnold Bradley, 82, of Cemetery Road, Wath, died on March 24 in Rotherham District General Hospital. He leaves two children, two grandchildren and a great grandchild. Formerly employed with the NCB at Manvers and Wath Main his interests included gardening. Mourners included daughters Mrs Shirley Bruce, son-in-law Mr David Bruce, grandson Mr Che Bruce, Mrs Jill Bruce, Mr Ged Hounsell and granddaughter Mrs Kerry Hounsell at the funeral service which was held at Wath All Saints Parish Church on April 5, followed by cremation at Ardsley.

BROOK, Hilda, 83, formerly of Ackworth, died in Burntwood Hall Nursing Home, Brierley, on April 19. She leaves a widower and family. Cremation was at Pontefract on May 2 following a service conducted by Fr P Hartley.

CARTWRIGHT, Elsie, 85, of Rycroft Road, Rawmarsh, died on May 6 in Rotherham District General Hospital. The funeral service took place at St Nicholas' Church, Rawmarsh, followed by interment in Haugh Road Cemetery on May 15, conducted by Fr Parkinson.

COLEY, Doris, 80, of Coniston Court, Mexborough, died in Montagu Hospital on May 1. The funeral service took place at Mexborough Cemetery Chapel, followed by interment in Mexborough Cemetery on May 10, conducted by Mrs J Price.

COOKE, Ada, 81, of Dearnelea Park Nursing Home, died on April 22. She leaves family. Burial was at Great Houghton on May 1 following a service at Great Houghton Methodist Church conducted by the Rev S Pratt.

ECCLES, Christine, 51, of Horncastle View, Havercroft, died on April 24 in Pontefract General Infirmary. She leaves family. Cremation was at Wakefield on May 1 following a service conducted by Fr E Brown.

EVANS, Karen Mary, 42, of South Elmsall, died on April 26. She leaves a partner and family. Burial was at Moorthorpe on May 3 following a service at St Mary's Church, South Elmsall, conducted by Fr P Witts.

FLANAGAN, Kenneth, 91, of Sidney Street, Swinton, died on May 10 in Rotherham District General Hospital. The funeral service took place at St Margaret's Parish Church, Swinton, followed by interment in Swinton Churchyard on May 17, conducted by Fr C Barley.

FOX, Roy, 73, of South Elmsall, died in Pontefract General Infirmary on April 24. A former Mayor of South Elmsall, Mr Fox leaves a widow and family. Cremation was at Pontefract on May 1 following a service at St Mary's Church, South Elmsall, conducted by Fr P Witts.

GORNALL, Susan, 55, of Valley View, South Elmsall, died on April 18. She leaves a widower and family. Cremation was at Pontefract on May 1 following a service at All Saints' Church, South Kirkby, conducted by Fr T Kaye.

HARRIS, Doreen, 80, of Park Walk, Havercroft, died at home on April 27. She leaves family. Burial was at Royston on May 4 following a service at St James' Church, Ryhill, conducted by Fr E Brown.

HARRISON, Nova June, 70, of Brunswick, Ryhill, died in the Prince of Wales Hospice, Pontefract, on April 28. She leaves family. Burial was at Ryhill on May 3 following a service at St James' Church conducted by Fr E Brown.

JONES, Vera, 90, of Rosslyn Avenue, Ackworth, died on April 18. She leaves a widower and family. Cremation was at Pontefract on May 3 following a service conducted by Fr D Bulmer.

LEVIN, Brian, 69, of Wath, died in Spain on April 22. He leaves widow Wilma, three children, five grandchildren and one great grandchild. A former mining instructor at Manvers, Mr Levin's interests included gardening, walking, painting and travelling. Mourners included son Chris, daughter Mandy, Becci, Brodie, Rio, Katie, Rachel, brother Colin and wife Trish, cousin Anne and husband Alan at the funeral service which was held at Wath Parish Church on May 5, followed by cremation at Ardsley.

MITCHELL, Derek, 67, of Thorn Road, Kilnhurst, died at home on April 30. The funeral service took place at St Thomas' Church, Kilnhurst, followed by cremation at Rotherham on May 9, conducted by Rev N Elliott.

REED, Wilfred, 72, of Elm Road, Hemsworth, died on April 14. He leaves family. Cremation was at Pontefract on April 30 following a service conducted by Fr E Brown.

RILEY, Pauline, 63, of St Helen's Avenue, Hemsworth, died on April 23. She leaves a widower and family. Cremation was at Pontefract on May 4 following a service conducted by Fr E Brown.

SHAW, Mary, 81, of Brookside, Swinton, died at home on May 9. The funeral service took place at St Margaret's Parish Church, Swinton, followed by interment in Swinton Churchyard on May 17, conducted by Fr C Barley.

STOCKS, Gordon Douglas, 85, of Orchard Drive, South Hiendley, died at home on April 28. He leaves family. Burial was at Felkirk on May 3 following a service at St Peter's Church, Felkirk, conducted by Fr R Bailey.

STUBBS, Doris, 77, formerly of Duke Street, Swinton, died in Rotherham District General Hospital on April 19. The funeral service took place at St Margaret's Parish Church, Swinton, followed by cremation at Rotherham on May 9, conducted by Fr C Barley.

TAYLOR, Kenneth, 76, of Lower Dolcliffe Road, Mexborough, died on April 25 at St John's Hospice, Doncaster. He leaves children and grandchildren. The funeral service took place at Rotherham Crematorium on May 10, conducted by Fr A Graydon.

TIMMINGS, Molly, 69, of Springfield Road, Kilnhurst, died on May 1 in Rotherham District General Hospital. The funeral service took place at St Thomas' Church, Kilnhurst, followed by cremation at Rotherham on May 10, conducted by Rev N Elliott.

WAINWRIGHT, Grace, 84, formerly of Windmill Avenue, Conisbrough, died on May 7 in Montagu Hospital. The funeral service took place at Rotherham Crematorium on May 14, conducted by Mr M Granville.

WATSON, Edward Harold, 74, of South Kirkby, died in Pontefract General Infirmary on April 27. He leaves family. Cremation was at Pontefract on May 8 following a service conducted by Fr E Brown.

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