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

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.

Somers

On Wednesday, 22nd April, with great sadness, we lost John after a long illness fought with dignity and courage, much loved husband of Helen, father of Samantha, loved and loving son of Mary and the late Lewis and brother to David, Stephen, Anne and Mary. Donations to David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Enquiries to Richardsons Funeral Directors. TEL: 01768 891189

Robinson

Peacefully, at Winters Park Care Home, Penrith, on Saturday, 25th April, Peter, retired builder, formerly of Clifford Road, Penrith, sadly missed dad of Danny, Christine and Colin and a much loved grandad of Laura, Alex and Harry and brother of Margaret, Sheila and the late Geoff. Aged 83 years. Private graveside Service at Penrith Cemetery on Thursday, 7th May at 2.00 pm. Family flowers only, but if desired, donations for Eden Animal Rescue may be sent c/o Richardsons Funeral Directors, Victoria Road, Penrith, CA11 8HR.

Simpson

Suddenly, at home, on Tuesday, 21st April, Stewart O.B.E. of Catterlen, Penrith, loving husband of Val, much loved father of Nicola and Liz, adored grandfather of Hannah and Rebekah, special papa of Livvy and Chester and friend to many. Aged 85 years. Private graveside Service at St. John's Churchyard, Newton Reigny. A Thanksgiving Service will be held at a later date. Enquiries to Richardsons Funeral Directors. TEL: 01768 891189