In loving memory of...

Linda Padgett

13th December 1954 - 2019
£1,916.49

About Linda Padgett

Linda was brought up in Wakefield and we married in October 1983. We had two boys, Jonathan and Simon and moved to Pontefract in 1990. Linda was a local childminder and she looked after many local children until we took over the Big Top Play Centre in 2003. Again, she employed many local teenagers (and adults) who were just starting in their working lives, treating them with compassion and respect. We sold the Big Top in 2008 and after this Linda continued to look after children, this time our own grandchildren, Keira who was born in 2011 and step grandchildren Scarlett and Chloe. She was a real sun worshipper and we spent many holidays abroad. Unfortunately, she was diagnosed with a malignant melenoma in July 2018. This was treated by St. James for many months, but the cancer spread rapidly and she had spells in St. James, Leeds and Dewsbury Hospital; she spent the last three weeks of her life in the Prince of Wales Hospice and sadly passed away, surrounded by her family, on the 20th June 2019. The standard of care received at the Hospice was superb. The many visitors were treated with respect, nothing was too much trouble and her first weekend coincided with the 30th Anniversary garden party! The family would like to thank the Hospice staff for making the last three weeks of Linda's life so comfortable and assure them we will continue to support this wonderful charity in the future.

With thanks to...

£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Brilliant ,Well done 👍😊😊😊"
Donation by Anonymous on 20/05/2020
£25
"Well done keira very proud of you lots of love uncle Simon, auntie Emma, scarlett, chloe, and dillon. Xx"
Donation by Simon Padgett on 19/05/2020
£70
"Well done Keira from Grandad Bob and Jean and Rod Page"
Donation by Bob Padgett on 19/05/2020
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Well done, Keira. You’ve kept smiling too! "
Donation by Christine Steer on 19/05/2020
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Good luck Keira"
Donation by Laura Hargreaves on 18/05/2020
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Congratulations Keira for reaching your target. What a fantastic effort. Your Grandma would be very proud if you. Love from John and Ann. ❤️..."
Donation by John Dunn on 18/05/2020
£20
+£5.00 Gift Aid
"Well done. An amazing effort. Carol and Brian "
Donation by Carol Trueman on 18/05/2020
£5
"Well done kiera your doing fab xx"
Donation by Tereasa Fuller on 17/05/2020
£5
"Good luck love, what an amazing thing you are doing. Xxx"
Donation by Caroline Chambers on 17/05/2020
£5
"Well done yr doing brill 😊😊"
Donation by Kirsty Loxton on 16/05/2020
£10
"Fantastic Kiera grandma is so very proud of you and grandma Linda will be even more proud go girl go from proud grandma Wendy amazing stuff..."
Donation by Wendy Mace on 15/05/2020
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Well done Keira. "
Donation by Teresa Walshaw on 15/05/2020
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Well done Keira P! Love Tom, Loz, Hallie and Neve x "
Donation by Tom Wright on 15/05/2020
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Good luck Kiera love Danielle, Lexi & Jaxson xxx"
Donation by Danielle Long on 15/05/2020
£10
"Good luck x"
Donation by Toni Legg on 15/05/2020
£35
"Well done Keira!!! Fantastic effort, keep it going."
Donation by Jamie Maughan on 13/05/2020
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
Donation by Michelle Moore on 13/05/2020
£10
"Good Luck Keira, Love Poppy xxx "
Donation by Claire Grinsill on 12/05/2020
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"What a thoughtful 8 year old you are Keira. Good luck with your running for a very deserving cause. x"
Donation by Helen Allen on 12/05/2020
£10
"Prince of wales hospice is a great facility,All the best Keira."
Donation by Lee Mirfin on 12/05/2020
£10
Donation by Christie Mason on 12/05/2020
£10
"Good luck keira so proud of you ❤"
Donation by Ruth Booth on 12/05/2020
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Well Done Keira P xx lots of love Auntie Jade & Brookie B "
Donation by Jade Brightmore on 11/05/2020
£10
"Good luck Kiera , were all behind you xxx"
Donation by Mark Swailes on 11/05/2020
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"I am donating £5 for prince of wales hospice . Good luck Keira and thank you your amazing young lady "
Donation by Caroline Bridges on 11/05/2020
£5
"Good luck Keira x"
Donation by Alarna Redford on 11/05/2020
£5
Donation by Sarah Cain on 11/05/2020
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Good Luck Keira x"
Donation by Samantha Ives on 11/05/2020
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Good luck Keira any money to the hospice is money well spent. Love Phoebe and Luna "
Donation by Vicky Robinson on 11/05/2020
£50
Donation by Lindsey Earnshaw on 21/01/2020
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
Donation by Clair Clarke on 25/09/2019
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Well done Simon and everyone on a great achievement, and a lovely tribute. Loren"
Donation by Loren Price on 25/09/2019
£20
"Thank you for organising and completing this challenge. Janet (Linda's sister)"
Donation by Janet Shaw on 20/09/2019
£10
"Well done both!! Sorry I so late with the sponsorship, hope you have recovered! Chelsea"
Donation by Chelsea Branson on 19/09/2019
£50
+£12.50 Gift Aid
Donation by Donna Simpson on 19/09/2019
£24
Donation by Adam Crossdale on 18/09/2019
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Good luck :-) "
Donation by Anonymous on 16/09/2019
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Well done Ash, great course Richard F "
Donation by Richard Fletcher on 15/09/2019
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Well done! Lez and Dave x"
Donation by Lesley Hickling on 15/09/2019
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Best of luck both!! X"
Donation by Robina Holmes on 13/09/2019
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Good luck xxx"
Donation by Emma Long on 13/09/2019
£30
+£7.50 Gift Aid
"In memory of one of my best friends and partner in crime! Good luck to Simon , Jonathan and friends doing the walk tomorrow. "
Donation by Carol Trueman on 13/09/2019
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
Donation by Alex von on 13/09/2019
£5
Donation by Stuart Affleck on 13/09/2019
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Good luck! Fab cause x"
Donation by Gabrielle Jones on 13/09/2019
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Good luck both of you - all in a fantastic cause :)"
Donation by Jane Rolfe on 13/09/2019
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"All the best old lad. My dad was in there last year and was looked cold have been looked after any better."
Donation by James Pickerill on 13/09/2019
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Brilliant - and have a great time too! SB"
Donation by Suzanne Bootyman on 13/09/2019
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Good luck guys!! Hope you get some nice weather"
Donation by Rachel Paterson on 13/09/2019
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Good luck!"
Donation by Vicky Marks on 13/09/2019
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Well done you two! Ill cross my fingers for some good weather."
Donation by Helen Lonsdale on 13/09/2019
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Great work Ash and Jess"
Donation by samantha lander on 13/09/2019
£10
Donation by Paul Barron on 13/09/2019
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Good luck Jess xx"
Donation by Lindsay Johnson on 10/09/2019
£71
"Metabolism bake sales!"
Donation by Jessica Wainwright on 09/09/2019
£5
+£1.25 Gift Aid
"Good luck you super awesome humans! Xo"
Donation by Eleanor Smith on 06/09/2019
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Guuuuu on!!"
Donation by Leeroy McPaton on 06/09/2019
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"good luck!"
Donation by Anonymous on 05/09/2019
£50
+£12.50 Gift Aid
"Piece of Cake! For you two 😘"
Donation by Tracey Farner on 27/08/2019
£100
"Good luck!!"
Donation by Martin Wainwright on 17/08/2019
£20
+£5.00 Gift Aid
"Good luck guy's "
Donation by adrian Johnson on 08/08/2019
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
"Good luck Ash and Jess. A very worthy cause indeed ❤️ "
Donation by Julie Inhester on 08/08/2019
£25
+£6.25 Gift Aid
"Good luck guys with such a difficult challenge! Sure it’ll be worth it for such a fantastic cause. Love Ellie & Simon. Xx"
Donation by Ellie Coulthard on 07/08/2019
£50
"Good luck on your challenge, may the sun shine for you..."
Donation by neil tomlinson on 07/08/2019
£100
"There you go, target reached! An amazing organization to support, doing amazing work. Good luck Ash n' Jess."
Donation by Cliff Lonsdale on 07/08/2019
£50
"Good Luck"
Donation by Sarah Ball on 06/08/2019
£200
"New College is proud to support the Prince of Wales Hospice, who continue to provide exceptional care in our local community. Good Luck Ash!..."
Donation by Finance Department on 06/08/2019
£25
+£6.25 Gift Aid
"Good luck guys love Laura, Liam, Oscar and Jacob x"
Donation by Laura Brook on 05/08/2019
£25
+£6.25 Gift Aid
"A great cause & memory to a lovely lady. Good luck guys. xx"
Donation by Joanne Gardner on 05/08/2019
£10
+£2.50 Gift Aid
Donation by Laura Hargreaves on 31/07/2019
£20
"Forever in our hearts auntie linda loved and missed dearly xxx "
Donation by Ruth and Chris Booth on 31/07/2019
£55
"Proceeds from collection box"
Donation by Keira Padgett on 31/07/2019
£382
"Donations made at Linda's funeral - thank you"
Donation by Robert Padgett on 31/07/2019
£35
"Forget me not flower - dedicated to Linda"
Donation by Robert Padgett on 31/07/2019
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