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

Hodgson

Peacefully, after a long illness bravely borne, at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle on Sunday, 10th May, Ethel (Ray) of Huntley Court, Penrith (formerly of Salkeld Dykes), loving wife of Brian, much loved mother of Colin, David and Sue and a sadly missed mother-in-law, grandma, gran, nana, great-grandma and sister. Aged 83 years. Private graveside service and interment at Penrith Cemetery. If desired donations in memory of Ray which will be divided between Cancer Research UK and Blood Bikes Cumbria may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.

Pears

Peacefully, at Cockermouth Community Hospital, on Sunday, 10th May, Kathleen of Plumpton, Penrith, much loved wife of the late Ron, loving mother and mother-in-law of Michael and Jennifer, a beloved grandma of Lyndsey and Elizabeth and great-grandma of Oliver. Aged 89 years. Graveside Service at St. John the Evangelist Church, Plumpton on Tuesday, 19th May at 1.00 pm. If desired, donations in memory of Kathleen which will be divided between St. John the Evangelist Church and Cancer Research UK may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.

Hewetson

Peacefully, at Cold Springs Park Care Home, Penrith, on Sunday 3rd May, Arthur formerly of Penrith, dearest husband of Ruth, loving father of Richard, loved step dad of David, Jonathan and Jane, grandfather of Lisa, Sarah and Samantha, Great Grandad of James, Jacob, Max and Theo, beloved brother of Mary and Billy.  Aged 91 years. Private Service & cremation at Carlisle Crematorium.  If desired donations in memory of Arthur for the British Heart Foundation may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.

Robinson

Peacefully, at Burnrigg Court Care Home, Carlisle, on Sunday, 26th April, John Ellwood, of Penrith, dearly loved husband of the late Dorothy, father to Mike and Angela, father-in-law to Tania and Brian, grandfather to Philippa, James, Lucy, Amelia and James and a good friend to many who have departed before him. Aged 97 years. Private funeral at Carlisle Crematorium, on Monday, 11th May, with a Memorial Celebration at a later date. Flowers may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.

Mears

Peacefully, at home surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, 29th April, John of Pategill, Penrith, loving husband of Jean, dearly loved dad of Judith, Yvonne, June and Amanda, father-in-law of Paul, Dave, Martin, Richard and the late David, sadly missed grandad of John, Lynsey, David, Marlena, Stephen, Stacey, Alan and Ela, great-grandad of Nathan, Aaron, Alex, Nicholas, Valentina, Josh, Pawel and Patryk. Aged 84 years. Private graveside service and interment at Penrith Cemetery. If desired donations in memory of John for Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.

Taylor

Peacefully, at home after a long illness bravely borne, on Friday, 24th April, Frederick Graham (Freddie) of Fell Lane, Penrith, Dearly loved husband of the late Connie, Dearest Dad of Dawn, Father-in-law of Nigel, loving Grandad of James, Zoe and James’ partner Tina, Dear Brother of Susan and Joan and a sadly missed Uncle of Melanie, Charity and Darren. Aged 88 years. Private graveside service and interment at Penrith Cemetery. If desired donations in memory of Freddie, for Penrith Community Hospital league of Friends may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.