Current Funerals

These are the current funerals that we are arranging. Click on a name to see the funeral arrangements.

WAIN, Gwendolene

Gwendolene Wain of Stanton in Peak has passed away in Springbank House Care Home on Tuesday 18th June 2024 aged 81 years. Much loved and greatly missed by all her family, friends and those who knew her. Funeral service at Holy Trinity Church, Stanton in Peak on Tuesday 16th July 2024 at 11.00am followed by interment in Stanton Cemetery. Family flowers only please but donations if desired are for Stanton Church and Alzheimer’s Research UK and can be donated online or may be sent c/o J W & J Mettam, Ambrose House, Granby Croft, Bakewell, DE45 1ET Tel: 01629 812114

HILL, Richard

Richard Hill of Bakewell has passed away suddenly at Chesterfield Royal Hospital on Saturday 8th June 2024, aged 66 Born in Bakewell and a lifelong resident, Richard was a much loved Partner, Step Dad, Brother and Uncle Richard spent a large part of his working life as a Chemist, working in the laboratories at the Water Board and Laporte's in Stoney Middleton. In later life he worked as a Night Porter at Audleys in Darley Dale before retiring in 2022 He was also a music lover and aficionado, with a vast collection of vinyls, spending many an hour listening to music and particularly enjoyed the live music scene In his spare time Richard enjoyed gardening, his own garden being his pride and joy and in earlier life golf, winning the "Par Cup" at Bakewell Golf Club in 1982 Richard leaves his beloved lifelong partner Susan and Step Children Matthew, Rebecca, Benjamin & Lydia He will be greatly missed by all that knew him The Funeral service will take place on Thursday 11th July at 1.30pm at Chesterfield Crematorium A wake will take place afterwards at the Red Lion, Bakewell All welcome Family flowers only please but donations in Richard's memory can be made to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association via mettamfunerals.co.uk

JENNINGS, Dennis

Dennis sadly passed away on 4 June 2024, aged 86 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all his family and those who knew him. Funeral service to take place at Chesterfield Crematorium on Friday 28 June at 2:00pm. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired can be made to The Save The Children Fund at mettamfunerals.co.uk Enquiries to J W & J Mettam Ltd, Granby Croft, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1ET.

HOPKINSON, Maria

Maria Hopkinson of Darley Dale has sadly passed away on 2nd June 2024 aged 62 years. The funeral service will take place at St Katherine’s Church, Rowsley on Friday 21st June 2024 at 11.00am. Maria’s family have requested that something bright be worn to the funeral. Donations will benefit Ashgate Hospice and can be sent c/o J W & J Mettam, Ambrose House, Granby Croft, DE45 1ET or online at www.mettamfunerals.co.uk/donations All enquiries to J W & J Mettam, Tel: 01629 812114

EDE, Christine

EDE Christine Late of Birchover Passed peacefully away at home on Sunday 26th May 2024 aged 71 years. Born in Bakewell. Christine leaves her husband Charles and children Joanne, Michelle, and Caroline as well as five grandchildren. Funeral service to be held at St Michael’s Church, Birchover on Thursday 20th June 2024 at 1.00pm. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu of are invited for the British Lung Foundation and can be made online via mettamfunerals.co.uk or sent c/o J W & J Mettam, Ambrose House, Granby Croft, Bakewell DE45 1ET Tel: 01629 812114

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Testimonials

What our families say

“Thank you so much for all that you did to make my dear husbands funeral a dignified and gracious one, and for all the help, care and comfort accorded to me. I am most grateful to you, your staff and all at J. W & J. Mettam. You were such a great help to me, and I send you my heartfelt and sincere thanks for everything.”

Testimonials

What our families say

“Thank you so much for all that you did to make my dear husbands funeral a dignified and gracious one, and for all the help, care and comfort accorded to me. I am most grateful to you, your staff and all at J. W & J. Mettam. You were such a great help to me, and I send you my heartfelt and sincere thanks for everything.”