Obituaries

funeral arrangements

TAYLOR

 

James William (Jim) TAYLOR passed away at home, High Laning Farm, Dent on the 5th June 2020, aged 86. Much loved husband of Margaret and cherished by his family. He will be greatly missed by all.

 

A private Family burial will take place at 12noon on Friday 12th June 2020 at Dent Methodist Chapel. Those wishing to pay their respects are asked to do so as Jim travels up Dentdale from Sedbergh, or by socially distancing in the Chapel Lane or in High Laning Caravan Field. Family flowers only,  donations  if desired to Cancer Research UK.  All enquiries to J J Martin Funeral Directors, 1 Long Lane, Sedbergh, Cumbria LA10 5AL. Tel: 01539620130

 

METCALFE

 

Ann METCALFE, Aged 81 years, formerly of Holme Farm, Middleton, passed away peacefully in the Blackwell Vale CareHome on 29th April 2020. Dearly loved wife of the late John, loving mother and mother-in-law and a much loved grandma and sister. Ann will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

 

A private family Cremation will take place on 12th May 2020. Special thanks to the staff of Blackwell Vale for their outstanding care.  All enquiries: J J Martin Funerals Directors, 1 Long Lane, Sedbergh, Tel: 015396 20130.

CHAMPION

 

Elsie Champion Of Garsdale Head passed away peacefully at RLI Lancaster on 17th April, Aged 86. Beloved wife of the late Ivan. Much loved mum to Judith, Susan, Ian (deceased) Fiona, Paul and Carol.

 

Due to Government Guidance, Elsie will be cremated after at a private family funeral. A Thanksgiving Gathering to celebrate her life will take place when current restrictions have been lifted. All enquiries to J J Martin Funeral Directors, 1 Long Lane, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5AL Tel: 015396 20130.

GARNETT

 

Thomas Edward Garnett passed away peacefully at his home on 12th April, aged 95 years 

 

Due to current restrictions a private burial will take place.

All enquiries to JJ Martin Funeral Directors 1 Long Lane Sedbergh Cumbria.  Tel 01539620130

FRENCH

 

Jane French of Dowbiggin, passed away peacefully at RLI  on 1st  April, 2020, aged 82 years.  Dearly loved wife of Richard a  much loved mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother

Due to Government Guidance, Jane will be cremated  after at a private family funeral. A Thanksgiving Service to celebrate her life will take place when current restrictions have been lifted, details of which will be published at a later date.  All enquiries to J J Martin Funeral Directors, 1 Long Lane, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5AL Tel: 015396 20130.

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DAWSON

 

Jenny Dawson passed away peacefully at home on 6th April, 2020, aged 98 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Jack and much loved mother of Michael and Margaret, mother-in-law to Jennifer and Robert, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to many.

Due to Government Guidance, Jenny will be laid to rest at a private family funeral. A Thanksgiving Service to celebrate her life will take place when current restrictions have been lifted, details of which will be published at a later date.  All enquiries to J J Martin Funeral Directors, 1 Long Lane, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5AL Tel: 015396 20130.

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ESTENSEN 

 

Dorothy  Estensen 
aged 88 years of Windy Ridge, Sedbergh. Beloved wife, mother and grandmother of John, Andrew, Carroll, Elizabeth, Sara, Laura, William, John and Daisy. A perfect homemaker who will be sorely missed died peacefully on 28th March. Private cremation is being arranged. Family flowers only donations if desired to Cornerstone Community Church c/o J J Martin funeral directors, Long Lane, Sedbergh. Tel 01539625334.

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JOICE

 

(John) Gordon Joice of 4 Vicarage Lane, Sedbergh, passed away peacefully at his home on 28th March aged 89 years.
Loving husband of Margaret, much loved father of Ian and Katherine. Cherished grandad and great grandad.
Due to Government Guidance a private family Cremation will take place and there will be a Service to Celebrate his Life when Current Restrictions have been lifted.  Details to be published later

 

All enquiries to JJ Martin Funeral Directors 1 Long Lane, Sedbergh Cumbria LA10 5AL tel 01539620130. 

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HARPER

Frances Mary passed away peacefully at Summerhill Nursing Home on 27th March aged 87 years.
Beloved wife of the late Jim Harper, loving mother of Raymond and Alan, mother in law of Jane, cherished grandmother of Heather and Rebecca and great grandmother of Joshua.  Due to Government Guidance, Frances will be laid to rest privately at Low Smithy Chapel, Garsdale and a Thanksgiving Service to Celebrate her life will take place when current restrictions have been lifted.  Details of which will be published at a later date.  

 

All enquiries to JJ Martin Funeral Directors 0153962013

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ELVEY


Joseph (Joe) Elvey formerly of Thornsbank, Sedbergh.  passed away peacefully at Summerhill Nursing Home on the 25th March, aged 97 years.   Loving husband of Dereen, Beloved father of Michael, cherished Brother, Uncle and Friend

Due to Government Guidance Joe will be laid to rest privately in Sedbergh Cemetery and a Thanksgiving Service to Celebrate his life will take place later this year when current restrictions have been lifted. Details will be published at a later date.

 

All enquiries to  J J Martin Funeral  Directors, 1 Long Lane, Sedbergh, Cumbria, LA10 5AL tel 01539620130

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BECK

Michael Thomas Hunter Beck passed away peacefully at Heron Hill Nursing Home on Saturday 7th March, aged 84. Beloved husband of the late Rachel, Cherished Brother of Julia and John and a dear uncle. Funeral to take place at 12:00 noon, on Thursday 19th March, at St. Andrew's Church, Sedbergh, followed by interment in Sedbergh Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations if desired to St. Andrew's Church. All enquiries to J J Martin Funeral Directors 1 Long Lane Sedbergh Cumbria, LA10 5AL. Tel: 01539620130.

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BRACKEN

David On 27th February, peacefully in Blackpool Victoria Hospital David Bracken aged 69 Years of The Firs, Garsdale, much loved son of Agnes and the late Robert, dear brother of Carol, brother-in-law to Tony, uncle to Darren and Leanne and a good friend to many. Service at Cornerstone Community Church, New Street, Sedbergh on Saturday 7th March at 11.30am followed by interment in St John's Churchyard, Garsdale. Family flowers only donations if desired to Action for Children and Kidney Research c/o J J Martin funeral directors, Long Lane, Sedbergh tel 01539625334