Yvonne Nowell

NOWELL Yvonne (nee Tattersall) On 4th January 2022 peacefully at home. Yvonne aged 90 years. Former head of midwifery at Airedale General Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Derek, much loved mum to Roger, Kathryn and Elisabeth and adored by grand dauaghters Sarah and Nik. Also a cherished aunt, great-aunt, as well as "mother" to Clare. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Nab Wood Crematorium on Friday 28th January at 2.00pm. Will family and friends please assemble at the crematorium chapel. Family flowers only please but donations would be appreciated to Yorkshire Air Ambulance Service Charity and may be made online at


  • Denise Mark

    I had the good fortune to work at Airedale hospital as a student midwife, when Sister Nowell was the very best midwifery sister I could have ever been trained by. Then on the 1st October 1976 she delivered my baby girl Kathryn. She will be greatly missed in the world of midwifery. Denise Mark
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