Formerly of Ryhope Peacefully at home after a long illness, surrounded by her loving family on October 12th aged 69 years, Ann (nee Merriner). Devoted wife of Allen, much loved mam of Dawn, Ashley and Lesley, dear mother in law, nana, sister, sister in law and aunt. Service in Sunderland Crematorium on Wednesday October 19th at 3.00pm. Family flowers only. A collection plate will be provided at the crematorium for Macmillan. Enquires to Peter Dodd Funeral Directors, Grindon, Tel 5200666.