Current Funerals

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

WOOD, Harry

On 29th March 2024, peacefully at Chesterfield Royal Hospital aged 77 years. A dearly loved husband, father and grandad. Funeral service at All Saints Church, Bakewell on Friday April 12th at 2-00pm. Family flowers only please, donations for DLRAA (Air Ambulance) may be sent to J W & J Mettam Ltd., Ambrose House, Granby Croft, Bakewell, DE45 1ET or online at www.mettamfunerals.co.uk

BLACKSHAW, John Stephen ‘Steve’

Steve, of Youlgrave, sadly passed away on 14th March 2024, aged 82 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place at All Saints Church Youlgrave on Thursday 11th April at 3:15pm. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired can be made to British Heart Foundation at mettamfunerals.co.uk/. Enquiries to J W & J Mettam Ltd, Granby Croft, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1ET.

FREDERICK, Rachel Louise

Rachel, of Youlgrave, sadly passed away peacefully at home on 12 March 2024, aged 55 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all her family. Funeral service to take place at All Saints Church Youlgrave on Tuesday 9th April at 2:00pm. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired can be made to Ashgate Hospicecare at mettamfunerals.co.uk/. Enquiries to J W & J Mettam Ltd, Granby Croft, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1ET.

SHIRT, Kenneth

Ken, of Tideswell, sadly passed away on 9th March 2024, aged 70 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all his family and those who knew him. Funeral service to take place at Chesterfield Crematorium on Tuesday 9th April at 10:50am. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired can be made to Ashgate Hospicecare at mettamfunerals.co.uk/. Enquiries to J W & J Mettam Ltd, Granby Croft, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1ET.

HOWARD, Janet May

Janet, of Calver, sadly passed away at Western Park on the 6 Marchth 2024, aged 81 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Chesterfield Crematorium on Monday 8th April at 1:30pm. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired can be made to The Air Ambulance Service and The Royal National Lifeboat Institution at mettamfunerals.co.uk/. Enquiries to J W & J Mettam Ltd, Granby Croft, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1ET.

ROBINSON, David Samuel ‘Dave’

Dave, of Tideswell, sadly passed away on 4th March 2024, aged 80 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all his family and those who knew him. Funeral service to take place at Chesterfield Crematorium on Friday 5th April at 1:30pm. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired can be made to Ashgate Hospicecare at mettamfunerals.co.uk/. Enquiries to J W & J Mettam Ltd, Granby Croft, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1ET.

SMITH, Lavinia

Lavinia, sadly passed away peacefully on 8th March 2024 at Burton Closes, aged 81 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all her family. Funeral service to take place at St. Lawrence Church, Eyam on Thursday 4 April at 11:00am. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired can be made to Together For Short Lives at mettamfunerals.co.uk/. Enquiries to J W & J Mettam Ltd, Granby Croft, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1ET.

STETKA, Jan

Jan, of Bakewell, sadly passed away on 3 March 2024, aged 79 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all his family. Funeral service to take place at Chesterfield Crematorium on Wednesday 3 April at 11:10am. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired can be made to Dementia UK and Bakewell And District Historical Society at mettamfunerals.co.uk/. Enquiries to J W & J Mettam Ltd, Granby Croft, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1ET

MCEWEN, Nancy

Mrs Nancy McEwen has passed away peacefully at The Old Vicarage, Bakewell aged 94 years. Born in Bradwell, Nancy was a lifelong resident of the area. During her working life, Nancy was a teacher but in her spare time she enjoyed bowling, vintage cars, and holidays abroad. Predeceased by her husband Jack, Nancy leaves a legacy of fond memories with her family. Funeral service to be held at Holy Trinity Church, Ashford in the Water on Wednesday 27th March 2024 at 1.00pm followed by cremation. Family flowers only please but donations if desired are for Ashford Church and may be sent c/o J W & J Mettam, Ambrose House, Granby Croft, Bakewell, DE45 1ET Tel: (01629) 812114

ROPER, Geoffrey Benjamin ‘Ben’

Ben of Bakewell, sadly passed away on 5th March 2024, aged 85 Years. Dearly loved and missed by all his family and those who knew him. Funeral service to take place at All Saints Church, Bakewell on Monday 25 March at 10:30am. Family flowers only by request. Donations if desired can be made to All Saints Church, Bakewell at mettamfunerals.co.uk/. Enquiries to J W & J Mettam Ltd, Granby Croft, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1ET.

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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.”