Death notices and funeral announcements from Huddersfield Examiner this week

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Here are a selection of notices published earlier this week..

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June Patricia Turner

June passed away peacefully, on May 10 2024, aged 84 years, at the Kirkwood Hospice.

June, the much loved mum of Anthony, Alison and Samantha, a proud grandma of Lee, James and Oliver, great grandma of Elodie, loving sister of Keith and the late Judith and Geoffrey and a caring mother in law to Janice, Nigel and Tim.

A funeral to celebrate June's life will be held at the Huddersfield Crematorium on Wednesday, June 12, at 1:15pm.

Family flowers only please by request but donations would be gratefully received in June's memory to the Kirkwood Hospice for which a box will be available.

Neil Bowker

Neil passed away peacefully, after a short illness, on April 29 2024, aged 82 years, at the Calderdale Royal Hospital, and of Salendine Nook.

Neil, the beloved husband of the late Avril, a dearly loved brother of Hugh, Hazel, Maurice, Michael and Trevor, also the loving uncle of Jason, Michael, David, Deborah, Alison, Victoria, Amanda, Catherine and Lisa.

A funeral service in celebration of Neil's life will be held at the Huddersfield Crematorium at 11:15am on Thursday, June 6.

Family flowers only please but donations would be gratefully received to Cancer Research UK, for which a donation box will be available. All enquiries to the D.J. Screen & Sons Funeral Home, Fartown, Tel 01484 452220.

Roger Howard Dyson

On May 16 2024, Roger passed away peacefully at home, aged 76 years.

Dearly loved husband to Carol and the best dad to Helen and Martyn, a loving father-in-law to Tanya, also a very proud grandad to Claudia, Mariella, Annabelle and Reuben, a dear brother to Sheila, Kevin and the late Gerald, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many.

Roger was the Kirkheaton milk man for over 40 years, he will be sorely missed by all who had the privilege to have known him.

A service will be held at Huddersfield Crematorium on Tuesday, June 18, at 1.15pm. Would friends please accept this, the only intimation and kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only please, but donations may be given to Yorkshire Cancer Research. A plate will be provided after the service. Any enquiries to Highfield Funeral Service Tel 01484 428243.

Rita Francis

On May 15 2024, peacefully at her home, Reta aged 89 years.

Beloved wife of the late Leon, much loved and devoted mum of Lonnie, Norma and Diane, mother in law of Diane, Norman and Don, proud and loving grandma of Kerri, Leon, Jayden and Jodie, great grandma of Jhené, and a dear auntie, cousin and good friend to all who knew her.

Funeral service at St Thomas's Church, Longroyd Bridge on Friday 21st June at 11.00am followed by burial at Almondbury Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if wished may be given for Pancreatic Cancer UK c/o

Radcliffe Funeral Service, 16 Westgate, Honley, Holmfirth, HD9 6AA, online at radcliffefuneralservice.co.uk-obituaries or a donation box will be available at the service. Will friends please accept this intimation and meet at the Church.

Judith Anne Grundy

On May 25 2024, peacefully at Kirkwood Hospice, Judith aged 85 years of Honley, passed away. The dearly loved mum of Maxine, Julia and Rebecca, a proud grandma of Richard and Lucy, Charles and Ameila, Lily & Angus, great grandma 'GG' to Sebastian, Fabian and Penelope, dear mum in law of George, Neil and Pete, very dear sister of Ian and Dennis and a good friend to many.

Funeral service and interment at Rose Hill Burial Ground, Birkby Hall Road, Huddersfield on Monday, June 17, at 11.30am. Family flowers only please. Donations if wished may be given for Kirkwood Hospice c/o Radcliffe Funeral Service, 16 Westgate, Honley, Holmfirth, HD9 6AA or online at radcliffefuneralservice.co.uk - obituaries.

A donation box will be available at the service. Will friends please accept this intimation and meet at Rose Hill. Please feel free to wear bright clothes.

Tessa Gwyneth Hawthornthwaite

On May 22 2024 Tessa passed away peacefully at Huddersfield Royal Infirmar.

Tessa Hawthornthwaite aged 89 years, the dearly loved wife of the late Gerald, the much loved mum of Melanie and Clive, dear mother in law of John and Julie, loving grandma to Lizzie, Joe, Jake and Tom, sister of Jim and the late Lorraine, sister in law of Pat and the late Peter, a dear auntie, great auntie and friend.

Will friends please meet for service at Shelley Methodist Church at 11.30am on Tuesday, June 4 followed by interment in the churchyard.

Family flowers only by request donations in lieu of flowers if so desired would be appreciated and will be divided between Shelley Methodist Church and Shelley Community Association for which a donation plate will be provided at the service. All enquiries to Morley Rhodes and Wainwright Funeral Directors, Skelmanthorpe. Tel: 01484 862095.

David Tinker

On May 22 2024, David passed away suddenly but peacefully, at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, aged 77 years of Wooldale.

The dearly loved husband of Margaret, loving father and father in law of Matthew and Kerry, Gillian and Adam, doting grandad to Olive, Winnie and Jack and a dear brother and brother in law.

A Service to Celebrate David's life will be held at Huddersfield Crematorium on Wednesday, June 19, at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if wished are to be shared between Hepworth Band and Holmfirth Cricket Club c/o Radcliffe Funeral Service, 16 Westgate, Honley, Holmfirth, HD9 6AA or online at radcliffefuneralservice.co.uk.

A donation box will be available at the service. Will friends please accept this intimation and meet at the Crematorium. Please feel free to wear something colourful.

John England

On May 24 2024, at his home in South Crosland, John passed away aged 87 years. Beloved husband of Anne, much loved dad of Debbie and the late Karen, proud grandad of Christina and Lauren and great grandad of Bonnie, Max, Taron and Annie.

A funeral service will be held in private. Any enquiries c/o Radcliffe Funeral Service tel: 01484 662324.

Irene Heap

Irene passed away peacefully on May 212024 at Norton House Care Home, Elland, aged 98 years.

Beloved wife of the late Gerald, loving mum of Pat, David, Liz and Helen, also a dearly loved grandma and great-grandma. Irene will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral service will be held at Scapegoat Hill Baptist Church on Monday, June 10 at 11.00am followed by burial at Rose Hill Burial Ground, Birkby at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please by request. All enquiries to: The Gables Funeral Service. Tel 01484 424235.

Joan Dudley

Joan sadly passed away peacefully on Friday, May 24 2024 at her home with her loving family at her side. Joan aged 85 years of Edgerton.

Cherished and deeply loved mum of Jeanette and Karen and mum-in-law to Graham. Treasured and dearly loved by partner Bob of many years. Beloved grandma of Joanne, Becky, Georgina and Ryan and great gran of Zak, Tilly and Scarlett and a dearly loved sister of the late Geof. Joan was much loved by all who knew her and will be dearly missed by all her family and friends.

Service and Committal at Huddersfield Crematorium on Thursday, June 13, at 12.30 pm. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Yorkshire Cancer Research for which a plate will be provided at the Service.

Elfriede Parkinson

On May 24 2024, Elfriede aged 95 years of Pilling House and formerly of Kirkburton, passed away peacefully at Barnsley Hospital.

Dearly loved mum of Manfred, Margaret and Patsy, mother-in-law of May, Keith and Graham, devoted grandma of Tracy, Helen and Shelley, proud great-grandma and much loved friend of the late Peter.

Service and Interment at Emmanuel Church, Shelley on Monday, June 17 at 11.00am. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to The Kirkwood for which a plate will be provided at the Service. Will friends please meet at the Church.

Mavis Cora Payne

Mavis passed away on May 8 2024 peacefully at her home in Linthwaite Age 93.

Much loved Mum to Chris and Mum in law to Deborah. She was a proud and dearly loved Grandma to Matthew, Katherine and Tom and loving Great Grandma to Timofey.

Funeral service to be held at Linthwaite Methodist Church on Thursday 6 June at 11am followed by cremation at Huddersfield Crematorium at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if wished to Linthwaite Methodist Church.

Joyce Drysdale

Joyce passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 30 2024, aged 92 years. Dearly loved Mother of Gordon, Lyn, Campbell and the late Karen, a cherished Mother in law of Jane, Victor and Denise, a dear Sister of John and the late Jean and Peter, a devoted Grandma to Paul, Janine, Alanna, Cameron, Rhian and Hollie, also a proud Great Grandma and former Wife of the late Robert, she will be sadly missed.

A Celebration of Joyce's Life will be held at Huddersfield Crematorium on Wednesday, June 5 at 12.30pm. Family flowers only please, but donations if so desired for the benefit of the Alzheimer's Society. Any enquiries to Highfield Funeral Service. Tel: 01484 428 243.

Kathleen Knapton

Kathleen passed away suddenly but peacefully at her home in Crosland Moor on May 17 2024, aged 90 years.

Dearly loved and loving wife of the late Patrick. much loved mum of Lynne, Jayne, Alison and the late Tony, Graham and Robert, a proud and loving grandma, great grandma and great great grandma. a much loved and respected mother in law of Mick, Darren and Wanda.

A Service and Committal will take place at Huddersfield Crematorium Fixby on Wednesday, June 12 2024 at 11.15am.

Family flowers only please by request, donations if desired may be given for the benefit of The Macular Society, for which a donation box will be available at the Service. Enquiries to Golcar Funeral Directors Ltd 01484 644650 Will friends please accept this Intimation and meet at the Crematorium.

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