NEWTON Eric Charles On Saturday February 23, peacefully at Airedale Hospital, Eric aged 85 years of Long Preston and formerly Embsay. Beloved husband of Norma, loving father of Sue and Helen, father-in-law of John and David and dear grandpa to Robert, Chris, James and Andrew. Eric's funeral service will take place at St Andrew's Church, Newmarket Street, Skipton on Monday, March 11, at 2.15 p.m. to be followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please, donations would be appreciated to be divided between the British Heart Foundation and Diabetes U.K., either at the service or c/o Howcrofts' Funeral Services. Duckett Street. Skipton. BD23 2EJ. The family would like to extend their thanks to the Craven Collabrative Care Team and Airedale Hospital Wards 14 & 2, for all the care given to Eric.