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Tributes to ‘adored’ teen and 104-year-old great-great-grandma in Gazette funeral notices

Tributes have been paid to a “fun-loving” teenage boy and a 104-year-old great-great-grandmother in this week’s Gazette death and funeral notices.

Announcing the passing of a loved one in The Gazette is a long-standing tradition and we are proud of the trust placed in us to make these important announcements. Every notice published remains online forever – providing friends and families with a lifelong tribute to their loved one, a safe place to share memories, add tributes, and photographs and make donations in memory.




Every notice published in our newspaper and news site also appears on funeral-notices.co.uk – the UK’s number one site for death notices and memoriams. Each week, we pay tribute to the loved ones remembered in our area with a funeral notice and online tribute page. Here are a selection of notices published earlier this week.

To read the latest announcements and add tributes to those from our area who have passed away, or to create a funeral notice yourself, click here . Alternatively, you can create a notice by calling our helpful team on 01482 908084.

Death Notices

Donald Anthony (Don) Akester

(Don) Don peacefully passed away in hospital on April 4th, 2024 aged 79 years. Don was the loving Husband of Gill, dearly loved Dad to Daughter Karen and Son Mark, Grandad to Chloe and Matthew and Brother to Sister Patricia. Don will be remembered and missed by his family and friends. Donations in lieu if so desired to Cancer Research and Macmillan Cancer Support. Funeral service to be held on Tuesday 30th April, 3pm at Kirkleatham Memorial Park. All enquiries to Roseberry Funeral Service, Guisborough 01287 260180

Judith Elizabeth Bennett

On Tuesday 9th April peacefully in Alison House, Judith aged 76 years Beloved Wife of Michael. Loving Mother of Philip and the late Daniel. Also, a sadly missed Grandmother of Thomas and Oliver and Sister of Jenifer, Gordon and Susan. Funeral service and cremation to be held on Wednesday 24th April at 10.30am in Bluebell Chapel, Stockton Crematorium. Family flowers only please donations in lieu if so desired to The Alzheimer’s Society. All enquiries to Joel D. Kerr 74 Wolviston Road Billingham TS22 5JF Tel. 01642 530000

Desmond Carlton

On March 19th in Tollesby Hall Care Home aged 97 years. Beloved husband of the late Barbara and a dearly loved uncle and friend. Funeral service to take place in St. Bede’s Chapel Teesside Crematorium on Thursday April 18th at 11:30am prior to interment in Acklam Cemetery. Family flowers only, friends please meet at the Crematorium chapel

Eileen Mary Carroll

Eileen Mary Carroll

Passed away peacefully on 3rd April, Eileen aged 85 years. Much loved Mother of Lorraine, Marise, Billy, Louise, Amanda and Vicky. Cherished Nanna, Grandma, Sister, Auntie and Friend. Will be sadly missed by all. Funeral service to be held on Thursday 25th April in Bluebell Chapel, Stockton Crematorium at 10am, followed by interment in Cowpen Bewley Cemetery. All are welcome to join the family at The Three Horseshoes after the service to share further memories of Eileen. All enquiries to Rose Funerals Stockton Tel 01642 677114