Richardsons Funeral Directors
Victoria Road, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 8HR
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Recent Obituaries

Simpson

Unexpectedly, at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle, on Thursday, 18th February, George of Pennyhill Park, Penrith, beloved husband of Ruth, much loved dad of Ian, Tracy and David, adored pop of Tara, Mia, Callum, Emily, Zuzanna and Kai, a dear father-in-law, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many. Aged 70 years. For those wishing to pay their respects the cortege will leave Pennyhill Park at 1. 15 pm for a Private Service at St. Andrew's Church, Penrith on Wednesday, 10th March at 1.30 pm. Following the Service the cortege will travel from St. Andrew’s Church into Friargate, along Brentfield Way, Brent Road, Fell Lane onto Beacon Edge enroute to Carlisle Crematorium. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations which will be divided between The Parish of Penrith, Carlisle Eden Mind and Penrith Branch Versus Arthritis may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.

Irving, née Ellwood

Peacefully, at Eden Valley Hospice, Carlisle, on Tuesday, 16th February, Rosemary of Penrith, dearly beloved wife and ever-present support of Jim, much loved mum of Ruth and Sue and loving gran of Scott, Greg and Jonathan. Aged 79 Years. Private Service at Penrith Methodist Church, on Monday, 8th March at 2.00 pm followed by cremation at Carlisle Crematorium. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations which will be divided between Eden Valley Hospice and Hospice at Home, Carlisle and North Lakeland may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.

Warwick

Peacefully at the Cumberland Infirmary on Sunday 7th February, George, of Lonsdale Court, Penrith. Dearly loved husband of Anwen, brother to Richard, cherished stepdad of Megan, grandad to Rhys and Owen, and father figure to many. Aged 82 years. Due to current restrictions, the funeral is by invitation only. Family flowers only, but if desired donations for the British Heart Foundation (cheques payable to British Heart Foundation) may be sent c/o Richardson Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR. 

Johnston

Suddenly, but peacefully at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle on Saturday, 13th February, David John of Friargate, Penrith, deeply loved husband of Margaret, much loved father of Joe and his partner Chloe, and an amazing brother, brother-in-law, uncle and dear friend to many. Aged 55 years. Private service and cremation at Carlisle Crematorium on Friday, 5th March. For anyone who wishes to pay their respects, the funeral cortege will leave the family home in Friargate at 2.45pm, traveling along Meeting House Lane. Family flowers only, but if desired donations in memory of David which will be divided between Macmillan Cancer Support and Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR

Williamson

Peacefully, at home on, Friday, 12th February following a long and bravely fought battle. Katie of Stainton, Penrith. Aged 24 years.  Dearly loved daughter of John and June, much loved sister to Rebecca, adored niece to Gary, great friend to many and a ray of light to all she met.  Private Service at Carlisle Crematorium on, Friday, 26th February. Family flowers only, but if desired donations in memory of Katie for The Young Adult Unit - Ward 34, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle (cheques payable to: Ward 34 Freeman), may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, Cumbria. CA11 8HR.

Robertson

Peacefully, at home, on Saturday, 13th February, John of Newlands Place, Penrith, darling husband and soulmate of Sybil for 75 years and Butcher at Penrith Co-op for 50 years, a dear uncle and friend to many. Aged 96 years. Private Service at Christ Church, Penrith on Monday, 22nd February at 1.30 pm followed by interment at Penrith Cemetery. For those wishing to pay their respects, the cortege will leave Newland Place at 1. 15 pm and travel past Penrith Co-op. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations which will be divided between BEEP Fund LTD and Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.