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‘Best mum in world’ among death notices and funeral announcements from Lincolnshire Echo this week

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Here is a selection of notices published earlier this week.

Death Notices

‘Ro’ Passed away at Lincoln County Hospital on Wednesday 17th January 2024 Aged 81 Years. A funeral service will be held at Lincoln Crematorium on Friday 23rd February at 11:10am followed by a celebration of life at Nettleham Methodist Church at 12:30pm. No Flowers please. Donations, if desired, will be going to the British Heart Foundation. Lincolnshire Co-op Funeral Services 11 Proctors Road Lincoln LN2 4LA 01522 535800

Passed away peacefully in the care of Grosvenor Hall Care Home. Funeral Service to take place at Lincoln Crematorium on Thursday 8th February 2024 at 9.50am. Family flowers only, donations if desired made payable to St Barnabas Hospice c/o Lincoln Co-Operative Funeral Service, Tritton Road, Lincoln, LN6 7QY Tel : 01522 534971

Passed away peacefully at Butterfly Hospice on 14th January, 2024 aged 85 years. Widower of the late Shirley Blackbourn, loving Dad to Sandra and Julia and a much loved Grandad and Great Grandad. Funeral service at Boston Crematorium on Tuesday, 13th February, 2024 at 1.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations to be shared between Holy Trinity Church and Butterfly Hospice may be sent to F.E. Addlesee & Son Ltd, 44 Castle Street, Boston, PE21 8PN 01205 311303

of Friskney, passed away on 11th January 2024. Aged 77 years. Loving Husband of Barbara, Much loved Dad to Sue with Peter and Matthew, and dearly loved Grandad to Emma and Cameron. Service at All Saints Church, Friskney on Friday 9th February 2024 at 12 noon. Family flowers only but donations are being received for Friskney Church and The Injured Jockey Fund c/o Parkers Funeral Directors 16 St John Street, Wainfleet, Lincs PE24 4DJ 01754 880334.

Of Sleaford, passed away peacefully on Monday 22nd January in Lincoln County Hospital, aged 89 years. Loving Husband of the late Hilda. Much loved Dad of Alan, David, Ian and Hilda. Devoted Grandad and Great Grandad. Funeral Service to be held on Friday 16th February at Lincoln Crematorium at 10.30am. Family flowers only please. All enquiries to Colin Ward Funeral Services, 14 Boston Road, Sleaford, NG34 7ET. Tel: 01529 300123.

of Wyberton Passed away peacefully at her home on 17th January, 2024 aged 88 years. Sadly missed by all her family. Funeral service at Boston Crematorium on Tuesday, 6th February, 2024 at 12.30pm. Family flowers only. Donations to be shared between The Dogs Trust, Hillside Animal Sanctuary in Norfolk and Cinnamon Trust may be sent to F.E. Addlesee & Son Ltd, 44 Castle Street, Boston, PE21 8PN 01205 311303

(Moses) Pauline de Ville (nee Moses) formerly of Leicester, peacefully passed away in her sleep on 14th January, in her birth county of Lincolnshire. Pauline’s daughters, Michelle, Helen and Jo would like to invite all who wish to pay their respects at her funeral service at 12:30 on 16th February 2024 at St Mary’s Church Swineshead Boston Lincolnshire and burial immediately after. The family kindly request donations in Pauline’s name to Dementia UK in lieu of flowers please.

(ex B.T engineer) Passed away peacefully at home on Friday 12th January, aged 91 years. A loved and loving husband to Jean for 69 years. A dearly loved dad of Julie and Kevin, Ivan and Andrew And Monica. Sadly missed. R.I.P Special thanks to carers Andrea & Sue for all their help and kindness. Funeral service to be held on Wednesday 7th February 1:10pm at Lincoln Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations welcome for St Barnabas Hospice. Lincolnshire Co-op Funeral Directors 11 Proctors Road Lincoln LN2 4LA

Passed away peacefully on the 21st January 2024 in Lincoln County Hospital, aged 86 years old. Wife of Barrie Dubber and a loving Mother to two sons Drew and Colin Dubber. Mary was literally the best Mum in the world and words will not do justice to how much she is missed. A Service of the celebration of her life will take place at Lincoln Crematorium at 9:10am on the Wednesday 7th February 2024. Family flowers only, donations if desired to British Heart Foundation. All enquiries to Lincolnshire Co-operative Funeral Services, Tritton Road, Lincoln, LN6 7QY Tel 01522 534971

Mary Elizabeth Dubber ( Lincoln ) Passed away peacefully on the 21st January 2024 in the Lincoln County Hospital, aged 86 years old. Wife of Barrie Dubber and a loving mother to two sons Drew and Colin Dubber. Mary was literally the best mum in the world and words will not do justice to how much she will be missed. A service of the celebration of her life will take place at Lincoln Crematorium at 9.10am on the 7th February 2024. There will be a small gathering at the Hartsholme Cricket club from 10.00am onwards after the Funeral.

Sadly passed away at home aged 94 years. Loving husband of the late Thelma, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. He will be greatly missed by sons David and Bryan and Grandchildren Lisette, Brett, Anneka and Verity and his partner Vera Tyson. Funeral service shall take place at Lincoln crematorium on Friday February 9th at 10.30 am No flowers please, Donations if desired to the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance Charitable Trust. All enquiries to Priestley and Cockett. Tel: 01522 520606.

Passed away peacefully on 15th January 2024, aged 74 Years. A loving Husband, Father and Grandfather. Ron’s Funeral will take place at Lea Fields Crematorium on Monday 05th February at 12:30pm. Please feel free to wear a splash of colour. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers will be to Lincoln Renal Unit, these may be sent to the Funeral Director. c/o JE Thurlby Funeral Director, Ashleigh House, Upton Road, Kexby, Lincolnshire, DN21 5NF 01427 788312

(Nee Grantham) Peacefully whilst in the loving care of Diana Princess of Wales Hospital. Josie aged 77 years of Keelby. Loving and devoted Wife of Malcolm. Loving Mum of Andrew and Tim. Dear Mother In Law of Sue and Betsy. Treasured Grannie of Emma, George and Gee to Izzy. Very dearly loved and respected by all her family and friends and will be very sadly missed. The service is to take place at Grimsby Crematorium on Wednesday 7th February 2024 at 2:15pm. Josie is resting at Alexanders Funeral Care, Alexander House, 70 Carr Lane, Grimsby, DN32 8JP to where floral tributes may be sent.

(Of Kirton) Derek passed away peacefully at The Butterfly Hospice on the 19th January 2024, aged 90 years. A private funeral will take place. F E Addlesee & Son Funeral Directors 44 Castle Street, Boston, PE21 8PN Telephone 01205 3113032

Passed peacefully, aged 87 on Monday 15th January. Devoted wife to the late Arthur, loving mum to Tracy and nan to Lyndsay. Much loved mother in law and sister. Her funeral will take place at Lincoln Crematorium on Wednesday 14th February at 11:50am. Black not essential. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers to Cancer Research and the Cats Protection c/o Lincolnshire Cooperative Funerals, 22 Grantham Road, Bracebridge Heath, Lincoln LN4 2LD

Adrian Rodwell Joel of Waddington, Lincolnshire, left this life on 25th January 2024, aged 80. The Funeral will be at 13:10 on 29th February at Lincoln Crematorium, with a reception immediately afterwards in Navenby. Donations to the Samaritans would be welcome.

(nee Farrow) Passed away at home on 20th January 2024. Wife to Chris, Mum to Sam and Sean, Nanny to Molly and Jack, Mother-in-law to Simon and Sarah. A Requiem Mass will take place at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Newark, on Monday 12th February at 10:30am. Family flowers only please. Donations to Beaumond House Hospice Care, if desired, may be left in the collection container following the service; sent to E. Gill & Sons, 55 Albert Street, Newark, NG24 4BQ; or made online at www.egillandsons.co.uk.

(Nee Dawson) (Of Boston) Passed away peacefully at The Pilgrim Hospital on the 21st January 2024 aged 83 years. Widow of the late Jim McDonald. Funeral service at Boston Crematorium on Thursday 15th February 2024 at 10.30am. Family flowers only please but donations if desired will go to Holy Trinity Community Luncheon Club and may be sent to F E Addlesee & Son Funeral Directors 44 Castle Street Boston PE21 8PN Telephone 01205 311303

(Of Frampton) Passed away peacefully at Willoughby Grange Care Home on the 14th January 2024 aged 91 years. A much loved Dad to Jacqueline. Funeral service at South Lincolnshire Crematorium on Tuesday 6th February 2024 at 11am. Family flowers only please but donations if desired will go to Lincs Ark Animal Welfare and may be sent to F E Addlesee & Son Funeral Directors 44 Castle Street Boston PE21 8PN Telephone 01205 311303

O’HANRAHAN Margaret Michelle Cornelia Dianne (nee Colley) We are devastated to announce the passing of our mother: The funeral service shall take place at St Giles Parish Church on Tuesday the 6th February at 12pm. Please feel free to join us as we celebrate the life of our dear mother and if you have a pair of Doc Martin Boots, please feel free to wear them. Floral Tributes are welcome or if preferred donations will be going to The Cats Protection League. Donations can be received on the day or sent c/o Jonathan Whiting Funeral Directors, 1-5 Queen Street, Lincoln. LN5 8LB. Tel: 01522 589942

O’MALLEY Yvonne Margaret It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Yvonne in Lincoln County Hospital on 22nd January aged 68 years. Much loved wife of James, devoted mother of Sean and Rachel and loving grandmother to Lewis, Sophia and Keira. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Her funeral will take place at Lincoln Crematorium Chapel on Wednesday 7th February 2024 at 11.10am Flowers welcomed, donations are being received for Cancer Research UK c/o Jonathan Whiting Funeral Directors 1 – 5 Queen Street, Lincoln, LN5 8LB 01522 589942

(Jackie) Aged 78 Years Beloved Mum, Granny and Great Grandma. Passed away peacefully on the 22nd January 2024. Funeral Service to be held on Monday 12th February 2024, 11.30am at Boston Crematorium. Donations gratefully accepted for the Greyhound Trust All enquiries to Lincolnshire Co-op Funeral Services 15 The Terrace, Spilsby, PE23 5JR 01790 752334

(Rose) On Wednesday 24th January peacefully in St Andrew’s Care Home, Ewerby, Rose aged 82 years. Loving Wife of the late Malcolm. Much loved Mum to Wendy, Susan and Tracey. Devoted Grandma and Great Grandma. Funeral Service to be held on Wednesday 14th February at Lincoln Crematorium at 10.30am. Family flowers only please. Donations are invited for St Andrew’s Comfort Fund and are being received by Colin Ward Funeral Services, 14 Boston Road, Sleaford, NG34 7ET. 01529 300123.

Peacefully on 25th January, Olga, of Sleaford. Loving wife of the late John. Former Mayor and Mayoress. Beloved sister of Evadne and the late Cliff. A very good friend to lots of people, Olga will be sadly missed. Funeral Service will be held at Boston Crematorium on Thursday 15th February at 2.30, followed by refreshments at The Mallards, Sleaford. Please feel free to wear bright colours. Olga loved colour. Family flowers only please. Donations invited for the British Heart Foundation and Sleaford Cats’ Protection c/o Colin Ward Funeral Services, 14 Boston Rd, Sleaford NG34 7ET. 01529-300123

(Of Scotton) Peacefully at home with loved ones by his side, on Friday 19th January 2024 aged 78 years. Loving & much loved husband of Margaret, father & father-in-law of Beth & David and Paul & Jean. Doting grandfather of Daniel, Lauren & Eve, brother, brother-in-law, uncle & friend to many. Funeral service will take place at Woodlands Crematorium, Scunthorpe on Monday 5th February at 12.00noon Mourning attire optional. No flowers please. Donations in Pete’s memory are for Cancer Research U.K, and can be made at www.cliffbradley.co.uk, or sent to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Dorothy on 15th January 2024. She was a loving wife, mum to Richard and John, mother-in-law and grandmother. A celebration of Dorothy’s life will be held at Lincoln Crematorium on Friday 16th February 2024 at 2.30pm. Flowers welcome or donations to The Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance Charity Trust c/o Lincoln Co-operative Funeral Services 22 Grantham Road Bracebridge Heath Lincoln LN4 2LD

of Market Rasen, passed away after a short Illness at Lincoln County Hospital on 21st January 2024 aged 72 years. Beloved husband of Gill, much loved dad of Ben and Jono, dearest father in Law of Cherie and Jamie, loving grandad of James, Matilda, Clara and Holly, dearest brother of Richard and Keith, a dearest brother in law, uncle and friend who will be greatly missed. A private cremation service will be followed by a service of celebration for Jeff’s life at St Mary’s Church Claxby on Friday 16th February at 12-15pm. Family flowers only please, donations in memory made payable to ULHT Charity (CR101 ICU) and/or Teddies for Loving Care may be left at church or sent to J Marshall Funeral Directors, 51 Queen Street, Market Rasen, LN8 3EN.

Raymond Taylor of Fishtoft sadly passed away at his home on the 5th January 2024 aged 75 years. He will be greatly missed by daughter Vicki, son in law Frank, son Paul, granddaughters Amelia and Amber and all of his loving family and friends. Funeral service at Boston Crematorium on Friday 9th February 2024 at 10.30am. Family flowers only please but donations if desired will go to The RSPB and may be sent to F E Addlesee & Son Funeral Directors 44 Castle Street Boston PE21 8PN Telephone 01205 311303

Peacefully on the 20th January 2024, at Pilgrim Hosptal; after a short illness. Rex, aged 87 years of Glebe Way, Sutterton and formerly of Algarkirk. Husband of the Late Ann; Father of James and Richard and devoted Grandpa to Alex, Henry, Georgia and Eddie. Funeral Service on Thursday 8th February at South Lincolnshire Crematorium Chapel, at 3:00pm. Family flowers only please. Any donations in memory of Rex, will be used to support the work of the RNLI and may be sent to Carr Funeral Service, 2 Spilsby Road, Boston, Lincs, PE21 9DA. Tel: 01205 311300.

(Ray) On Wednesday 24th January peacefully in Lincoln County Hospital, Ray aged 84 years of Sleaford. Loving Husband of the late Patricia. Much loved Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad. Funeral Service to be held on Friday 23rd February at St Denys’ Church, Sleaford at 11am. Followed by Committal at Boston Crematorium at 12.30pm. Family Flowers only please. Donations are invited for Diabetes UK And may be left after the service and are being received by Colin Ward Funeral Services, 14 Boston Road, Sleaford, NG34 7ET. Tel: 01529 300123.

(nee Middlebrook) Peacefully on the 21st January 2024, at Pilgrim Hospital. Chris, aged 70 years of Friskney and formerly of Wrangle. Wife of Steve, Mother of Paul and Andrew and a much-loved Nanny. Funeral Service on Wednesday 7th February at Boston Crematorium Chapel, at 1:30pm. Family flowers only please. Any donations in memory of Chris, will be used to support the work of the British Lung Foundation and may be sent to Carr Funeral Service, 2 Spilsby Road, Boston, Lincs, PE2l 9DA. Tel: 01205 311300.

Peacefully on Wednesday 13th December 2023, aged 53 years. Funeral service will take place at St Wilfrid’s Church, Alford on Thursday 8th February 2024 at 11.30am followed by interment at Alford Cemetery. Please wear something colourful. Flowers will be received. Enquiries to Cliff Bradley & Sons Funeral Directors, 41 Heaton Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2EA. 01427 810619 www.cliffbradley.co.uk

(Of Boston) Passed away at Willoughby Grange Care Home on the 18th January 2024 aged 95 years. Husband of the late Patricia. A devoted family man. Funeral service at Boston Stump on Wednesday 14th February 2024 at 12.45pm followed by a private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired will go to The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society and The Royal Air Force Benevolent Fund. For further details please contact F E Addlesee & Son Funeral Directors 44 Castle Street Boston PE21 8PN Telephone 01205 311303

After a long and bravely fought battle with cancer, Don died peacefully at home on 23rd January 2024 aged 85. Beloved husband of Barbie, much loved father of Kate, Chris and Tim, and grandfather of Milly, Tom, Evie, Lily, Stan, Albie and Eliza. A thanksgiving service will be held on Wednesday 28th February 2024 at 2pm at Lincoln Cathedral. Donations, if desired, to Marie Curie. Lincolnshire Cooperative Funeral Services 22 Grantham Road, Bracebridge Heath, Lincoln. LN4 2LD

On Wednesday 24th January peacefully in Glenholme Holdingham Grange Care Home, Sleaford, Shirley aged 88 years of Sleaford. Much loved Mum to Amanda and Son-in-law Simon. Devoted Grandma to Lucy, Jack, Hayley and Beth. Funeral Service to be held on Wednesday 14th February at St Botolph’s Church, Quarrington at 1.30pm. Family Flowers only please. Donations are invited for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, Leicester and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and are being received by Colin Ward Funeral Services, 14 Boston Road, Sleaford, NG34 7ET. Tel: 01529 300123.

In Memoriams

11.02.43 – 04.02.2020 Wife of John, Mother to Mark and Lisa, Grandmother and Great Grandmother. Loved and missed by all.

31st January 2012 Loved and missed every day. Daughter Kiz and son-in-law Alan xxx

Acknowledgements

(Mick) Jean and family would like to thank everyone for their cards, flowers, kind messages and donations to Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance and Diabetes UK. Special thanks to R Arnold Funeral Service, Lincoln

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Our thoughts are with the family and friends of those we have lost.

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