Deaths

Death Notices, 26th March, 2015
 
BARLOW (née Beresford). Peacefully on 13th March at Heliosa Nursing Home, Joan, aged 85, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Stan; loving mum of Karen and John and a dear mother-in-law of Stuart and Sue. The funeral service and cremation take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Wednesday, 1st April, at 2pm. Will relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
BENNISON (Michael). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital on Monday, 23rd March, Michael, aged 70, of Wheelock. Dearly loved husband of Yvonne; loving dad of Andrew and Marie; father-in-law of Carl, and granddad to Masie and Lily. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK. The funeral service takes place at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, on Wednesday, 1st April, at 1pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
BOOTH (Ada). At rest on 20th March at MDGH, Ada Emily, aged 94, of Congleton (formerly of Manchester). The dearly loved wife of the late James Booth, loving mum of Jean, treasured grandma of Michael and Suzy, Julian and Ange, devoted great-grandma of Joshua, Caitlin, Samantha, Zac, Jodie, Lottie and Kaiden, dearest sister of the late Phyllis, Fred and Edna and a dear aunty and great-aunty. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday, 31st March, at 10.40am. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Macmillan Nurses. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
COULSON (John Stanley). After a long illness borne with courage, at home in Sandbach on 20th March, John, aged 78. The dearly loved husband of Joan; loving dad of Lance, Lesley and Robert; granddad and brother to David. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to British Heart Foundation. The funeral service and committal are to take place at Crewe Crematorium on Monday, 30th March, at 1.20pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
CRITCHLOW (John). At peace on 17th March at the RSUH, John, aged 88, of Biddulph. The dearly loved husband of the late Lillian, loving dad of June, Clifford and the late Beryl and Joyce, very dear father-in-law of Michael, Lynn and Anthony, treasured granddad of Christopher, Barry, Stewart, Paul, Roger, Philip, David and Andrew, and devoted great-granddad of Laura, Jack, Abi, Jake, Joe, Sam, and Lily. Cortege leaves his home on Tuesday, 31st March, at 2.45pm for service and cremation at Bradwell Crematorium at 3.20pm. Relatives please accept this the only intimation; would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Dementia UK. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
EDWARDS. Peacefully on 20th March at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Norman, aged 88, of Congleton, and formerly of Swettenham. He was the dearly loved husband of Myrtle Edwards; loving dad of David and Phillip; dear father-in-law of Heidi and Jacqui; cherished granddad of Nichola, Paul and Ben, and a treasured great-granddad of Dannielle, Josh, Jordan, Chloe, Caitlin, Isabel and Rhys. The cortege is to leave his home on Thursday, 2nd April, at 11.05am for a service at St Peter’s Church, Swettenham, at 11.30am, prior to interment in Swettenham Cemetery. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to St Peter’s Church, Swettenham, or Diabetes UK. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622 www.afinneron.co.uk
 
GANT (Alma). (Former proprietor of The Talbot, Biddulph). Peacefully on 20th March at Bradwell Hospital, Alma, aged 84, of Biddulph (formerly of Lichfield). The dearly loved wife of the late John Gant, loving mum of Kim, Judy, Brian and Glyn, dearest mother-in-law of Sam, treasured nan of Katie and Neil, Lea and Vikki, Amy, Laura, Matthew, Lucy and Dan, very dear sister-in-law of Maureen and Joan and a dear aunty. Cortege to leave her daughter’s home at Biddulph Moor on Thursday, 2nd April, at 10.15am for service at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, at 10.30am, prior to interment at Biddulph Town Cemetery. Relatives please accept this the only intimation, would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Saxon Hill School (Special Needs, Lichfield) or PDSA. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
HUNT (Joan). Peacefully on 22nd March, 2015, at her daughter’s home in Macclesfield, Joan aged 78, of Congleton. The dearly loved wife of the late Brian Hunt, loving mum of Susan, Sally, Jacqueline and Christopher, very dear mother-in-law to Steve, Kim, Mick and Christie, treasured grandma of Rebecca, Sarah, Hannah, Joe, Alice, Iris, Milton, Preston, Leo and Ashton, a devoted great-grandma, dearest sister of John and sister-in-law Maggie and a dear aunty. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday, 7th April, at 2.40pm. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to Multiple Sclerosis Society.  Enquiries: John Garside & Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829
 
JACKSON (Dorothy Mary, née Yarwood). On Saturday, 21st March, 2015, Dorothy, aged 91, late of Holmes Chapel. The dearly beloved wife of the late Sidney Jackson and much-loved mother of Hazel, Valerie and Paula. A memorial service will take place on Monday, 30th March, at St Luke’s Church, Holmes Chapel, at 2.30pm. Family flowers only; donations, if preferred, to Cancer Research UK. Enquiries: Griffiths and Booth, Holmes Chapel, 01477 532427.
JOHNSON (Joan). Peacefully in hospital on 19th March, 2015, aged 91. She was the wife of the late Bernard Gregory Johnson; much-loved mother of Heather, Pam and David, and a devoted grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be sadly missed by all her family. Enquiries: Seaford and Newhaven Funeral Service, East Sussex, 01323 893889.
 
POTTS (John). At rest on 23rd March, 2015, at MDGH. John, aged 85, of Congleton. The dearly loved husband of Marie, loving dad of John, very dear brother of Muriel and a dear brother-in-law and uncle. The funeral service will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Mossley, on Wednesday, 1st April, at 2.30pm, prior to interment at St Mary’s Church, Astbury. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome or donations, if desired, to Holy Trinity Church or Cancer Research UK. Enquiries: John Garside & Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
THORNHILL (Alice). Peacefully on 15th March, 2015, at Cypress Court Care Home, Crewe, aged 92. Alice, the devoted wife of the late Ken, formerly of Sandbach. The funeral service will be held at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, on Tuesday, 31st March, at 11am, followed by burial at Sandbach Cemetery. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice. Enquiries: Oxleys Funeral Services, 01270 214009.
 
TURNER (Malcolm). Peacefully at home on Saturday, 14th March, Malcolm, aged 69, of Scholar Green. Dearly loved husband of Janet; devoted father of Sarah, Jonathan and Mark; treasured granddad of Angharad, Gruffydd, Myfanwy and Henry; beloved brother of Maurice. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Crewe Crematorium on Tuesday, 31st March, at noon. Will all friends please meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only, but if desired a donation may be made to Macmillan Cancer Support. Enquiries and donations: Joseph Edwards and Sons, of Alsager and Kidsgrove, 01270 882097 or 01782 775333.
 
WISZNIEWSKA (Jadwiga). Peacefully at rest in the care of Clayton Manor Care Home, Congleton, on Tuesday, 17th March, Jadwiga, aged 100. The beloved mother of Leszek and Danka, cherished mother-in-law of Kathleen and Andrzej and adored grandmother and great-grandmother. Requiem mass is to be celebrated at St Mary’s RC Church, Congleton, on Monday, 30th March, at 2pm, prior to cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 3.20pm. Family flowers only please. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.

 
Death Notices, 19th March, 2015
 
 
BARLOW (née Beresford). Peacefully on 13th March at Heliosa Nursing Home, Joan, aged 85, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Stan; loving mum of Karen and John, and a dear mother-in-law of Stuart and Sue. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Wednesday, 1st April, at 2pm. Will relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
BOOTE (Marion). Peacefully at rest on Thursday, 12th March, at Lawton Manor Nursing Home, Church Lawton, Marion, aged 93, of Church Lawton and formerly of Mow Cop. The dearly loved wife of the late William, loving sister of Joan and a very special auntie. The funeral service takes place at Mount Pleasant Methodist Church on Friday, 27th March, at 12.15pm followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Would relatives and friends please accept this intimation and kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Mount Pleasant Methodist Church. Enquires: Wilsons (I J Kirkham), 48, Cinderhill Lane, Scholar Green, 01782 785937.

BROWN. Peacefully on 28th February at his home, Arthur Granville, aged 85, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Joan; loving dad of Arnold; dear father-in-law of Susan; dear brother of Mary and brother-in-law of Edith, the late Les and the late Albert. The cortege leaves his home on Tuesday, 24th March, at 1.15pm for a service at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, at 1.30pm, prior to cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Asthma Society. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
DARLINGTON-LEA (Bryan). Peacefully in the care of Leighton Hospital, Bryan passed away on 10th March, aged 78. The beloved husband of Janet; much loved dad to Glynis, Judith, Jill and Sarah; a cherished granddad and great-granddad who will be so sadly missed and fondly remembered by all his family and friends. Bryan’s funeral will take place on Tuesday, 24th March, at Haslington United Reformed Church,  at 11.30am followed by burial at Sandbach Cemetery. Enquiries: Joseph O’Connell, 01270 584447.
KENNERLEY (George). At peace on 9th March, 2015, at Moorlands Hospital, Leek. George Malcolm Kennerley, aged 86, of Biddulph Moor. Much missed by his family and friends. No flowers please, by request; donations, if desired, to The Christie Hospital or British Heart Foundation. Enquiries: S Sigley and Son, Leek, 01538 382048.
 
MELLOR (George). At peace on 10th March at The Laurels Residential Home. George Solomon, aged 91, of Congleton. The dearly loved husband of Jean, loving dad of Janet, Philip, Ann, Caroline and the late Lucinda, dearest father-in-law of Tom, Philip, Shawn and the late Alan, treasured granddad of Caroline, David, Sarah, Gemma, Lucinda, James and the late Kevin and Andrew, devoted great-granddad of Oliver and Ethan, very dear cousin of Freda and a special friend to Leslie. Cortege to leave his home on Tuesday, 31st March, at 11.50am for service at Holy Trinity Church, Mossley, at noon, prior to cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Holy Trinity Church or St Matthew’s Church, Meerbrook. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
MELLOR (Kenneth, “Ken”). Peacefully passed away on 11th March, aged 91. Ken, of Wistaston and formerly of Congleton. The beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (Betty); loving partner of Maureen; much loved dad of Pauline and son-in-law Joe, and a very dear grandad and great-grandad to Elizabeth, Jane, Sophie and Freddie. The funeral service will be held at Macclesfield Crematorium on Friday, 27th March, at 11.20am. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, for British Red Cross and Sandbach Animal Rescue. Enquiries: A W Burrows and Son, Snowdrop Villa, Swanley, Nantwich, 01270 524243.
 
MORRISON (Tony OBE). Passed away peacefully and serenely on 6th March, 2015, at Worthing Hospital, aged 95. Much loved father to John and fondest memories cherished by all family and friends. The funeral service is to be held at Worthing Crematorium on Wednesday, 25th March, at 12.20pm. Flowers are welcome. Enquiries: Dillistone Funeral Service, 01903 200835, email dillistones.worthing@ dignityuk.co.uk
 
PLIMBLEY (Phil). Of your charity please pray for the repose of the soul of Philip Richardson, of Biddulph, who died peacefully while in the loving care of his family at Douglas Macmillan Hospice on 7th March, aged 63. He was the dearly beloved husband of Josie; devoted dad to Joseph; a much loved and loving granddad to Harry, George and Tom; a loving brother to Stephen and a dear brother-in-law and uncle who will be truly missed. He was fortified with the rites of the Holy Catholic Church, RIP, on whose soul, sweet Jesus, have mercy. Reception into church and requiem mass to be held at English Martyrs RC Church, Biddulph, tomorrow (Friday, 20th March) at 2.15pm, followed by interment at Biddulph Cemetery. Would family and friends please meet at the church. No flowers by request; donations preferred to Douglas Macmillan Hospice or British Heart Foundation. Enquiries: C McGough and Sons, 79, Roundwell Street, Tunstall, 01782 834300.
 
ROBERTS (Blanche). Peacefully on 11th March at Leek Moorlands Hospital, Blanche, aged 82, of Knypersley and formerly of Chell. The dearly loved daughter of the late David and Eleanor Roberts, dearest sister of Durham, Bert and Barry, very dear sister-in-law of Joyce, a dear aunty and a special friend to Barbara and Jean. Cortege to leave her brother’s home in Biddulph on Wednesday, 25th March, at 10.10am for service and cremation at Bradwell Crematorium at 10.40am. Relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to Spring Bank Nursing Home Residents’ Comforts Fund. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
SHARP (Catherine Ann). On 8th March, peacefully in hospital, Catherine, aged 64. Catherine will be missed greatly by all who knew her. The funeral service will take place at 3.20pm on Wednesday, 25th March, at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of Cats Protection Stoke and Newcastle. Enquiries: Andrew Smith, Park Green House, 82, Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, 01625 433853. www.andrewsmithfuneralservices
 
SHAW (Beryl). Peacefully on 12th March at MDGH. Beryl, aged 84, of Mossley. The dearly loved wife of the late Reginald, loving mum of Beverly, Kevin and the late Julie, dearest mother-in-law of Peter and Michael, devoted grandma of Pamela, Jennifer and Rebecca, very dear sister of John and sister-in-law of Jean, treasured aunt of Susan and a dear great-aunt. Cortege to leave her home on Wednesday, 1st April, at 11.50am for service at Holy Trinity Church, Mossley, at noon prior to cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to Diabetes UK or British Heart Foundation. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
STONE (Sheila). Peacefully at rest on 12th March at Leighton Hospital. Sheila, aged 87, of Congleton. The dearly loved wife of the late Reg Stone, loving mum of Terry, dearest sister of Ray, very dear sister-in-law of Riba and Irene, a dear aunt and a good friend. The funeral service will take place at St Mary’s RC Church, Congleton, on Thursday, 26th March, at 10.45am, prior to interment at St John’s Church, Buglawton. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome or donations, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
SWAIN (Margaret Joan). Passed away suddenly at Turnpike Court, Elworth, on Sunday, 15th March. Family and friends are invited to attend her funeral at 1pm at Christ Church, Wheelock, on Thursday, 26th March. Donations in memory of Joan are welcomed for Alzheimer’s Society. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
THORLEY (Muriel Emily). At rest on Friday, 6th March, at Church House Nursing Home, Nantwich. Muriel, aged 94, of Nantwich and formerly of Scholar Green. The loving wife of the late Jeffrey; devoted mother of Jim and the late Judy and Helen; a dear mother-in-law of Sue, Paddy and the late Rex; treasured grannie of Emma, Philip and the late Sally; and a cherished aunt and great-aunt. Muriel will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all her family and friends. The funeral service takes place at All Saints’ Church, Odd Rode, on Tuesday, 24th March, at 12.15pm, followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Would relatives please accept this intimation and will friends kindly meet at the church. Floral tributes welcome; donations, if desired, to NSPCC. Enquires: Wilsons, (I J Kirkham), 48 Cinderhill Lane, Scholar Green, 01782 785937.
 
THORLEY. Peacefully on 10th March at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Herbert, aged 87, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of the late Lilian Grace Thorley; loving dad of John, Susan, David and Michael; dear father-in-law to Eric, Valerie and Mary; cherished granddad to Vicky and Robert; great-granddad to Bethany and Alysia, step-granddad to Paul, Ian, Carl, Gemma and Annie. The cortege leaves David’s home on Tuesday, 24th March, at 9.25am for service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 10am. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Macclesfield District General Hospital. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
WILLIAMS (Reg, JP). Peacefully on 11th March at Cheadle Hospital, George Reginald (Reg), aged 79, of Biddulph. The dearly loved husband of Jean, loving dad of Paul and daughter-in-law Clare, treasured granddad of Michael, Richard and his partner Charlotte and dearest brother of Ann and brother-in-law Robert. Cortege to leave his home on Monday, 23rd March. at 12.05pm for service at St John’s Church, Knypersley, at 12.15pm, prior to cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Relatives please accept this the only intimation. Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.

Death Notices, 12th March, 2015 

BARNES. Peacefully on 28th February, 2015, at East Cheshire Hospice. Leonard Harry “Roy”, aged 81, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Elsie Barnes. Loving dad of Helen and Catherine, dear father-in-law of Ian and Richard, cherished and treasured granddad of Joanna and Oliver, dear brother of Barry and brother-in-law of Jenny, David and Denise. Cortege leaves his home on Thursday, 19th March, at 1.55pm for service at the Church of St James and St Paul, Marton, at 2.15pm, prior to a private cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to East Cheshire Hospice or the Church of St James and St Paul, Marton. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
BROWN (Michael) “Mick/Mike”. Peacefully on 4th March, 2015, at the Nuffield Hospital. Michael, aged 73, of Congleton. The dearly loved husband of Liz, much-loved dad of Emma and James, dearest father-in-law of Ian and Joss, and a devoted grandad of Adam, Matthew, Sydney and Daisy. Cortege to leave his home on Thursday, 19th March, at 9.20am for service and cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 10am. Relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to Prostate Cancer UK (web link: http://michael.brown.1941-2015.muchloved.com). Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
BROWN. Peacefully on 28th February, 2015, at his home. Arthur Granville, aged 85, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Joan. Loving dad of Arnold, dear father-in-law of Susan, dear brother of Mary and brother-in-law of Edith, the late Les and the late Albert. Cortege is to leave his home on Tuesday, 24th March, at 1.15pm for service at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, at 1.30pm, prior to cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Asthma Society. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
COPELAND (John). At peace on 6th March, 2015, at his home in Congleton. John Henshall, aged 83, formerly of Biddulph. The dearly loved husband of Marjorie, loving dad of Michael, Paul and Delphine, dearest father-in-law of Susan and Liz, treasured grandad of Craig, Stuart, Mark, Adelle, Bridget and Mark, devoted great-grandad of Jake, Connor, Ben, Megan and Gracie, very dear brother of Anne and a dear uncle. Cortege to leave his home on Wednesday, 18th March, at 1.45pm for service and interment at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, at 2pm. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation, would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to Crossroads Care Cheshire East. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
DAVENPORT (Ken). Sadly on 26th February, 2015, at Clayton Manor Nursing Home, Ken, 87. The dearly loved husband of Maureen, beloved dad of Kenny, Michael and Suzanne. Ken farmed at Siddington for 48 years and retired to Chelford. The funeral takes place at Macclesfield Crematorium today (Thursday, 12th March) at 3.20pm. Donations to Alzheimer’s Society. Enquiries: Hooley Watson Buckley, 01625 422734.
 
HOWE (Evelin). Suddenly on 27th February, 2015, at MDGH. Evelin, aged 64, of Gillow Heath and formerly of Congleton. The much loved mum of Daniel, a dear sister and a good friend. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday, 17th March, at 10.40am. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome. Enquiries: John Garside & Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
KENNERLEY (Irene). Died peacefully at her home in Congleton on Monday, 2nd March, aged 95, having spent her final days surrounded by her three daughters, just as she had always wished. The funeral service and interment will be held at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, on Friday, 13th March, at 2pm. Flowers welcome. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
MAYER (Andrew). At peace on 19th February, 2015, at Wythenshawe Hospital. Andrew David, aged 50, of Leek, and formerly of Biddulph Park. Dearly loved partner of Sue, much loved dad of Ami, treasured son of Josie and David, cherished brother of Joanne and the late Robert, a dearest brother-in-law and uncle, much missed by all his family and friends. Funeral takes place on Saturday, 14th March. Service and interment at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, at 11am. Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Manchester Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre. Enquiries: S Sigley and Sons, Leek, 01538 382048.
 
SHERRATT (Ann). At rest on 4th March, 2015, at RSUH. Ann, aged 68, of Biddulph. The dearly loved wife of Evan, loving mum of David, Julie, Brian and Colin, dearest mother-in-law of Karen, Kevin, Jules and Carol, devoted nan of Tom, Bethan, Bobbi, Lucy, Jamie, Cameron, Mollie- Kate and Conor, and a dear sister, sister-in-law and aunt. Cortege to leave her home on Tuesday, 17th March, at 1.50pm for service at Biddulph Methodist Church at 2pm, prior to interment at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph. Relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome or donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice or Biddulph Methodist Church. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
TODD (Marjorie). 1922-2015. Treasured memories of Marjorie, died 7th March, formerly of Blackburn and who spent her later years in Alsager. Those special years will not return when we were all together, But with the love that’s in our hearts you will walk with us forever. Loving mum, grandma and great-grandma. Missing you already. Norman, Margaret and family. Service of thanksgiving, 1.30pm, Tuesday, 17th March, Christ Church, Alsager.
 
WOOD. Of your charity please pray for the repose of the soul of Marta Berta Julia who departed this life peacefully on 27th February, 2015, aged 95, at Applecroft Nursing Home, Congleton. Fortified with the rites of the Holy Catholic Church on whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy RIP. The dearly loved wife of the late Harold Wood, of Congleton. Loving mum of Sandra and a dear mother-in-law of Rowland. Requiem mass to take place at St Mary’s RC Church, Congleton, on Wednesday, 18th March, at 1.30pm, prior to cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Will relatives and friends accept this the only intimation and kindly meet the church. Flowers or, if preferred, donations to Alzheimer’s Society. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron,32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 

Death Notices, 5th March, 2015
 
 
ADDERLEY. Peacefully on 23rd February, 2015, at his home. Antony “Tony”, aged 51. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Lisa Adderley, of Congleton. Loving dad of Lyndsey, Stacey, Ashley and Emma, dear father-in-law of Daniel, cherished and treasured Opa of Lucas, Kyler, Jackson and Logan, much loved brother of Richard, dear son-in-law of Ricky and Marie, dear brother-in-law of Claire, Kathryn, Ian, Christine and John, loving uncle and a dear friend to many. Cortege to leave his home on Tuesday, 17th March, at 11.25am for service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at noon. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Palliative Macmillan Nurses, district nurses or Alder Hey ICU. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
BAETUL (Feodor, Fred). Peacefully on 25th February, 2015, at Park Lane Nursing Home. Fred, aged 92, of Biddulph. A dear husband of the late Sarah, beloved father of Marie, Jan and Elizabeth, much loved father-in-law and adored grandad and great-grandad. The service and cremation will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday, 13th March, at 1.20pm. Family flowers only please; donations, in lieu if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
BARNES. Peacefully on 28th February, 2015, at East Cheshire Hospice. Leonard Harry “Roy”, aged 81, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Elsie Barnes. Loving dad of Helen and Catherine, dear father-in-law of Ian and Richard, cherished and treasured granddad of Joanna and Oliver, dear brother of Barry and brother-in-law of Jenny, David and Denise. Cortege is to leave his home on Thursday, 19th March, at 1.55pm for service at The Church of St James and St Paul, Marton, at 2.15pm, prior to a private cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to East Cheshire Hospice or The Church of St James and St Paul, Marton. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
BIDDULPH (Fred). Peacefully on Saturday, 28th February, 2015, at Macclesfield District General Hospital. Fred, aged 94, of Gawsworth, formerly of Pastures Farm. The dearly loved husband of the late Gladys, a much loved dad of Geoff, Jonathan and the late Valerie, a loving father-in-law of Gill, Ross and Barbara, a cherished grandad of Simon, Helen, Jenny, Kate, Tom and Saul, a treasured great-grandad of Max, Adam and Lydia. He will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends. The funeral service will take place at St James’s Church, Gawsworth, on Saturday, 14th March, at noon, prior to interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only please by request; donations, if desired, for St James’s Church, Gawsworth Methodist Church or Cancer Research UK. Enquiries: Andrew Smith Funeral Services, Park Green House, 82, Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, 01625 433853. www.andrewsmithfuneralservices.co.uk
 
BOWERS (Eric). Died peacefully in hospital on 17th February, 2015. The funeral service is to be held at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday, 9th March, at 1.20pm and afterwards at The Conservative Club, Biddulph. Anyone wishing to pay their respects to Eric, but who is unable to go to the crematorium is more than welcome to join family and friends at the Conservative Club from 3pm.
 
BROWN. Peacefully on 19th February, 2015, at Macclesfield District General Hospital. Gordon, aged 67, of Congleton. Dearly loved and devoted dad of Christopher and the late Stephen, dear father-in-law of Bridget, cherished and treasured granddad of Lucas and Molly-May, dear brother of Marjorie and Peter, and a dear brother-in-law of John. Cortege is to leave his brother Peter’s home on Tuesday, 10th March, at 10.05am for service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 10.40am. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
COPESTICK (Stephen). At rest on 22nd February, 2015, at MDGH after a long illness borne with courage, honour and fortitude. Stephen John, aged 64, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Sandra, loving and much loved dad of Richard and Stephanie and their partners Michael and Rick, dearest brother of Barbara, Beryl, David, Peter, Christine and the late Marcia, Brian, Kenneth and Russell, very dear brother-in-law of Sharon, John, Carol, Sylvia, Francine, Anne, Alec, Alice, Linda and Ann and a dear uncle, great-uncle and great-great-uncle. The funeral service will take place at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, tomorrow (Friday, 6th March) at 12.45pm, prior to interment at Congleton Cemetery. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Salvation Army. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
DALLEY. Peacefully on 15th February, 2015, at Macclesfield District General Hospital. Brian Edward, aged 81, of Rushton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of the late Wendy Dalley, loving father to the late Nigel and a treasured grandfather to Oliver Oakes-Dalley. Committal is to take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Monday, 9th March, at 11.20am, prior to a service of thanksgiving at St Lawrence’s Church, Rushton, at 12.30pm. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to St Lawrence’s Church, Rushton. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 012602 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
GATER (Joan). Peacefully at home on Tuesday, 24th February, 2015, with her family by her side. Joan, aged 86, and late of Sandbach Heath. The dearly beloved wife of the late John, much loved mum of Richard and Julia, treasured nanna of Matthew, James, Sophie, Robert and Emma. The funeral service will take place at Sandbach Heath Methodist Church on Monday, 9th March, at 11am, followed by burial in Sandbach Cemetery. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to The Brooke. Enquiries: Griffiths and Booth, Sandbach, 01270 765783.
 
HALL (John). Peacefully on 24th February at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice, after a long illness fought with courage and dignity. John, aged 77, of Gillow Heath (formerly of Chell Heath). The dearly loved husband of Janet, loving dad of Steve and Sue, very dear father-in-law of Chris, devoted granddad of Daniel, Sophie, Luke and Hannah and a dear brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege to leave his home on Friday, 13th March, at 11.30am for service and cremation at Bradwell Crematorium at noon. Relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.

HANCOCK (Mark) Suddenly and unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, 24th February, 2015, Mark Ryan, aged 47 years of Biddulph. A devoted family man, Mark was the much loved and cherished husband of Angela, adored dad of  George and Lily, he was dearly loved by all his family and loved and respected by his many friends and colleagues. Mark will be very sadly missed. The funeral service will take place at St. Lawrence Church, Biddulph, on Thursday, 12th March, at 2.30 p.m. prior to interment at Woodhouse Lane Burial Ground. Relatives please accept this only the only intimation, would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service, and wear something Pink. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to C.R.Y. or the Douglas MacMillan Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside & Son, Funeral Furnishers, High Street, Biddulph. Tel: 01782 513210
 
HOWE (Evelin). Suddenly on 27th February at MDGH. Evelin, aged 64, of Gillow Heath (formerly of Congleton). The much loved mum of Daniel, a dear sister and a good friend. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday, 17th March, at 10.40am. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
JERVIS (Marian). Suddenly at home in Sandbach on 18th February. Marian, aged 88. The dearly loved wife of the late “Pip” Jervis. The funeral service is to take place at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, on Tuesday, 10th March, at 11am. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to British Heart Foundation. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
KEARSLEY (Sally, née Wallett). At rest on 28th February, 2015, at Spring Bank Nursing Home. Sarah (Sally) aged 101, of Biddulph (formerly of Brown Lees). The dearly loved wife of the late Geoffrey Kearsley, loving mum of Paul and daughter-in-law Ines, treasured grandma of Ashley, dearest sister of Briah and the late Zena, Phyllis, Minnie and Tom, a dear aunt and a good friend to many. Cortege to leave her home on Monday, 16th March, at 3.15pm for service and cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 3.45pm. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation. Floral tributes welcome. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
KENNERLEY (Irene) died peacefully at her home in Congleton on Monday, 2nd March, aged 95, having spent her final days surrounded by her three daughters, just as she had always wished. The funeral service will be held at St Peter’s Church, Congleton. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
LEA (Eileen, retired police sergeant, Hanley). Peacefully at rest on Friday, 20th February, at Cypress Court Nursing Home, Crewe. Eileen, aged 79, of Sandbach, formerly of Rode Heath. The dearly loved daughter of the late Harry and Gladys Lea; a dear sister and sister-in-law of Ashton and Kath; a special auntie and great-auntie. Eileen will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place at All Saints’ Church, Odd Rode, tomorrow (Friday, 6th March), at 11am, followed by interment in the churchyard. Would relatives please accept this intimation and will friends kindly meet at the church. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to Donna Louise Trust. Enquires and donations: Wilsons Funeral Directors, (I J Kirkham), 48, Cinderhill Lane, Scholar Green ST7 3HR, 01782 785937.
 
MACHIN (née Bailey). Peacefully on 21st February, 2015, at Haywood Hospital. Alice “Jean”, aged 87, of Knypersley. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Mr James “Eric” Machin. Loving sister of Margaret Mary, dear sister-in-law of Ken, and a dearly loved aunt of Clare. Cortege is to leave her home on Thursday, 12th March, at 10.10am for service and interment at Christ Church, Biddulph Moor, at 10.30am. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Christ Church, Biddulph Moor. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
MAYER (Andrew). At peace on 19th February, 2015, at Wythenshawe Hospital. Andrew David, aged 50, of Leek and formerly of Biddulph Park. Dearly loved partner of Sue, much loved dad of Ami, treasured son of Josie and David, cherished brother of Joanne and the late Robert, a dearest brother-in-law and uncle, much missed by all his family and friends. Enquiries: S Sigley and Sons, Leek, 01538 382048.

PROCTOR Kathleen Mary Peacefully at rest on Wednesday, 18th February, 2015, Kathleen, aged 73 years of Madeley, formerly of Biddulph Moor. Wife of the late Robert Proctor and a loved and loving mum of Lynn and partner David. Kathleen will be fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends. Funeral service to take place at All Saints Church, Madeley on Monday, 9th March,  2015, at 2.15 p.m., followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Will relatives and  friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the Church. Flowers welcome or donations to The Renal Unit at The R.S.U.H. c/o the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to: Salt & Son Funeral Home, Bridge Street, Newcastle. Tel. 01782 617073.
 
NEWTON (Maud, née Thorley). At rest on 22nd February, 2015, at MDGH, in the presence of her loving family. Maud, aged 93, of Congleton (formerly of Somerford). The dearly loved wife of the late Harold Newton, loving mum of Lesley, Linda and Charles, very dear daughter of the late Austin and Lucy Thorley, dearest mother-in-law of George, Linda and the late Michael, treasured nan of Philip, David and Julie, Brian and Julie, Dawn and Jermain, Paul and Louise, Simon and Christina, devoted great-nan of Stacey, Luke, Jade, James, Tas, Sarah, Katie, Katie and Sam, loved sister of Herbert, Brenda, Ann, Margaret, and the late Joyce, Gwen and George and a dear aunt. Cortege to leave her home on Monday, 16th March, at 10.40am for service and interment at St Michael’s Church, Hulme Walfield, at 11am. Relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to St Michael’s Church. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
PARRY. Peacefully on 26th February, 2015, at Macclesfield District General Hospital. Geoffrey Gordon, aged 81, of Buglawton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Sheila. Loving dad of Charles, Helen and Philip, dear father-in-law of Susan, Richard and Ruth, and a cherished and treasured granddad of Christopher and Laura. Cortege is to leave his home on Monday, 9th March, at 2.10pm for service and interment at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, at 2.30pm. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church, at the family’s request no mourning attire required. No flowers please; donations, if desired, to Macmillan Nurses or The Christie. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
PASS (Phyllis). At rest on 28th February, 2015, at Park Lane Nursing Home, Knypersley. Phyllis, aged 84, of Biddulph. The dearly loved wife of the late Jack Pass, loving mum of Andrew and daughter-in-law Sachiko, dearest sister of Joan and a dear cousin and aunt. The funeral service will take place at St John’s Church, Knypersley, on Friday, 13th March, at 2.15pm, prior to cremation at Carmountside Crematorium. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome or donations, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
PEDLEY. Peacefully on 19th February, 2015, at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport. Richard Alexander, aged 49, of Buglawton. The dearly loved son of Denise and the late Ronald. Loving brother of Debbie, dear brother-in-law of David, a treasured nephew of Pam and a loving boyfriend of Rachael. Cortege is to leave his home today (Thursday, 5th March) at 1.20pm for service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 2pm. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Air Ambulance or East Cheshire Hospice. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
RADMALL (Barbara). Suddenly on 18th February at her home in Congleton. Barbara Anne, aged 62. The dearly loved wife of Philip, loving mum of Laura, Sarah and Catherine, much loved daughter of Barbara and the late Jeffrey, very dear mother-in-law to Mike and Ben, devoted nana of Amy, Max, Tommy and Callum, dearest sister of Jennifer and Jane, treasured sister-in-law of Andy and a dear aunty. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday, 10th March, at 11.20am. No flowers at family’s request; donations, if desired, to MDGH (maternity unit, cheques payable to East Cheshire NHS Trust). Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
SMITH (Ruth). Died peacefully in Mulberry Manor Care Home, Rotherham, formerly of 65, Newpool Road, Knypersley. The dearly loved wife of the late Thomas Arnold Smith and a dearly loved mother of John. Service will take place at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, tomorrow (Friday, 6th March) at 2pm followed by interment at St Lawrence’s Churchyard. No flowers by request but donations, if desired, to St Lawrence’s Church Fund. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
SMITH. Peacefully on 12th February, 2015, at her home in Bradwell Court, Congleton, Jocelyn, aged 89. The dearly loved wife of the late David Smith and a dear sister-in-law. Jocelyn will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Cortege is to leave Bradwell Court at 10.05am for service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium on Monday, 9th March, at 10.40am. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to Bradwell Court Residents’ Comfort Fund. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622 www.afinneron.co.uk
 
WHITEHURST (Barbara). Peacefully on 24th February at her home in Congleton, accompanied by her devoted and dearly beloved husband Ted; her much loved son and daughter Chris and Carrie. Barbara, (79), bravely and courageously fought with ill health over the last three/four years always with a smile on her face and never a complaint. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. The cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium tomorrow (Friday, 13th March) at 11.20am. No flowers please; donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK. 

 
 
Death Notices, 26th February, 2015
 
ACTON (Rita). Peacefully at home in Sandbach on 18th February, 2015, Rita, aged 81. Much loved wife of Cyril, mum of Michael and Louise and nan of Charlotte. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to The Christie. Service of thanksgiving at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, tomorrow (Friday, 27th February), at 11am. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
ADDERLEY. Peacefully on 23rd February, 2015, at his home. Antony “Tony”, aged 51. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Lisa Adderley, of Congleton. Loving dad of Lyndsey, Stacey, Ashley and Emma, dear father-in-law of Daniel, cherished and treasured Opa of Lucas, Kyler, Jackson and Logan, much loved brother of Richard, dear son-in-law of Ricky and Marie, dear brother-in-law of Claire, Kathryn, Ian, Christine and John, loving uncle and a dear friend to many. Funeral arrangements are yet to be made. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
BOWERS (Eric). Died peacefully at the RSUH on 17th February, 2015. Eric, aged 85. The dearly loved husband of the late Cybil, beloved dad of Diane and Nigel. The funeral service will take place at Bradwell crematorium on Monday, 9th March, at 1.20pm followed by reception at Biddulph Conservative Club. Family flowers only please; donations in lieu, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
BUXTON (Mabel Annie “Nancy”). Peacefully in The Cedars Care Home, Holmes Chapel, on 21st February, 2015. Nancy, aged 103, of Holmes Chapel. Beloved wife of the late Cecil, loving mother of David and wife Gill, gran of Peter and Emma. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to St Luke’s Church, Holmes Chapel. Funeral service at St Luke’s Church, Holmes Chapel, on Thursday, 5th March, at 12.15pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
CLEWS (Thelma, née Frost). Sadly on 20th February, 2015, at Bradwell Hospital after a long illness bravely fought. Thelma Clews, aged 77, of Kidsgrove. Dearly loved wife of the late Alf, much loved mum of Anthony, Martin, Julie and Alison, devoted nana of Natalie, Lauren and Ashleigh, with loving thoughts from Jackie and family, and also Alex. Service and cremation at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday, 5th March, at 11.20am. Family flowers welcome. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
COPELAND (Reginald). Died peacefully in Douglas Macmillan Hospice on 19th February, 2015. Reginald, aged 82. Devoted and dearly loved husband of Doreen, much-loved dad of Reg, Linda and Ian, dear father-in-law of Linda, Mike and Lynn. Specially loved grandad (Gog) and great-grandad, dearly loved brother of the late Andrew, Robert and Charles, brother-in-law, uncle and a good friend to many. The funeral service takes place at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday, 5th March, at noon. Family flowers only please; donations in lieu, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
COPESTICK (Stephen). At rest on 22nd February, 2015, at MDGH after a long illness borne with courage, honour and fortitude. Stephen John, aged 64, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Sandra, loving and much loved dad of Richard and Stephanie and their partners Michael and Rick, dearest brother of Barbara, Beryl, David, Peter, Christine and the late Marcia, Brian, Kenneth and Russell, very dear brother-in-law of Sharon, John, Carol, Sylvia, Francine, Anne, Alec, Alice, Linda and Ann and a dear uncle, great-uncle and great-great-uncle. The funeral service will take place at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, prior to interment at Congleton Cemetery on a date to be confirmed. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Salvation Army. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
CUMBERLIDGE (Elsie). Peacefully at rest on 12th February, 2015, surrounded by her loving family at the RSUH. Elsie, of Biddulph and formerly Burslem, aged 87. The dearly loved wife of the late Roy, a beloved mother to Janet, a dear nan to Adam and Zelda, Tracey and Ian. A precious great-nan to Melissa and Kev, Katelyn, Bethany, Danni, Oliver, Francesca and great-great nan to Poppy. A much loved sister-in-law, aunt and friend who will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Funeral service to be held at Swan Bank Methodist Church on Friday, 6th March, at 10.30am, followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Will relatives accept this the only intimation and will friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations preferred to Follyfoot Farm Horse and Pony Sanctuary. Donations and enquiries: C McGough and Sons, 79, Roundwell Street, Tunstall, 01782 834300.
 
DAVIES. Peacefully in the care of St Stephen’s Nursing Home, on Saturday, 21st February. John, aged 84, of Holmes Chapel. Dearly beloved husband of Jean, a much-loved brother and uncle. Funeral to take place on Thursday, 5th March, at 1pm at Vale Royal Crematorium, Northwich. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, welcomed for St Stephen’s Comfort Fund or Crossroads Care. Enquiries: Griffiths and Booth, Holmes Chapel, 01477 532427.
 
FOULKES (Nigel). At rest on 21st February, 2015, at Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Nigel, aged 55, of Biddulph. The dearly loved husband of Elizabeth, very dear brother of Paul and sister-in-law Marg and dearest son-in-law of Brian and Cynthia. The funeral service will take place at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, on Monday, 9th March, at 11.15am, prior to a private cremation. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Biddulph In Bloom or Douglas MacMillan Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
HAGAN. Ronald, of Sandbach, on Friday, 20th February, 2015, aged 68. Husband of Margaret, and father to Joel and Ruth. He taught at Haslington County Primary School between 1973 and 1997, and was also a committed tutor to many children. A funeral service will be held at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, at 1pm on Wednesday, 4th March, to which all are welcome. It will be followed by a private cremation service for close family only. No flowers, but donations to Water Aid by retiring collection or on-line at wateraid.org/uk/get-involved/donate Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
LEWIS (Bill). Suddenly on 21st February, 2015, at RSUH. William, aged 82, of Brownlees. The dearly loved husband of Kathleen (Kate) and a dad, grandad, brother, brother-in-law and uncle. The service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on a date to be confirmed. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Stroke Association. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
MILLER. Peacefully on 2nd February, 2015, at her home. Barbara Joan, aged 84, of Biddulph. The dearly loved wife of the late Jack Miller and loving mum of the late Elizabeth. Barbara will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Service of committal takes place at Macclesfield Crematorium tomorrow (Friday, 27th February) at 10.40am, prior to a service of thanksgiving at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, at 11.30am. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to Compassion or Cancer Research UK. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
MORGAN (Teresa Anne). Suddenly and peacefully in the University Hospital of South Manchester. Anne, aged 63, of Betchton Heath. Dearly loved partner of Malcolm, loving mum of Rebecca and Mark, nannie to Oliver, Toby, Frankie and Noah and treasured daughter of Bertha and the late Ronnie Griffiths and sister of John, Andrew and Tommy. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Guide Dogs for the Blind. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
MUSSO (Francesco). Died peacefully after a long illness on 18th February, 2015, at RSUH. Frank, aged 88, of Italy and Stoke-on-Trent. A dear cousin and friend of Karen, Martin, Kimberly, Nicola, Christopher, Brook and Cath. The service will be held at English Martyrs’ RC Church, Biddulph, on Tuesday, 3rd March, at 10am, followed by interment at Biddulph Town Burial Ground. Family flowers only please; donations in lieu, if desired, to COPD Clinic (chest unit). Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
PEDLEY. Peacefully on 19th February, 2015, at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport. Richard Alexander, aged 49, of Buglawton. The dearly loved son of Denise and the late Ronald. Loving brother of Debbie, dear brother-in-law of David and a treasured nephew of Pam. Service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on a date to be arranged. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to air ambulance or East Cheshire Hospice. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk.
 
RADMALL (Barbara). Suddenly on 18th February, 2015, at her home in Congleton, Barbara Anne, aged 63. The dearly loved wife of Philip, loving mum of Laura, Sarah and Catherine, much loved daughter of Barbara and the late Jeffrey, very dear mother-in-law to Mike and Ben, devoted nana of Amy, Max, Tommy and Callum, dearest sister of Jennifer and Jane, treasured sister-in-law of Andy and a dear aunty. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday, 10th March, at 11.20am. Floral tributes welcome or donations, if desired, to MDGH (maternity unit, cheques payable to East Cheshire NHS Trust). Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
SHAW. Peacefully on 14th February, 2015, at Macclesfield District General Hospital. David, aged 78, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Susan. Loving dad of Mark and Alan and step-dad of Gary, dear father-in-law of Claire and Claire and a cherished and treasured granddad of Rachel. Cortege leaves his home on Monday, 2nd March, at 25pm for service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 2.40pm. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
SMITH (Vera). Suddenly at Leighton Hospital on Friday, 20th February, 2015. Vera, aged 92, of Sandbach. The dear and devoted wife of the late Laurence Smith also a much loved mum, nan great-nan and sister. Funeral service takes place on Thursday, 5th March, 2015, with a service and committal at Crewe Crematorium at noon. Family flowers only by request; donations, if desired, to ward six, Leighton Hospital. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw, Sandbach, 01270 762230.
 
SMITH. Peacefully on 12th February, 2015, at her home in Bradwell Court, Congleton. Jocelyn, aged 89. The dearly loved wife of the late David Smith and a dear sister-in-law. Jocelyn will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Service and cremation to take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on a date to be arranged. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to Bradwell Court Residents’ Comfort Fund. Enquiries and donations to Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622 www.afinneron.co.uk
 
TRISTRAM (Hilda). At peace on 23rd February, 2015, at her home in Scholar Green. Hilda, aged 73, formerly of Mow Cop. The dearly loved wife of Peter, loving mum of Andrew and Michael, very dear mother-in-law to Julie and Sarah, devoted nan of Jason, Paul and Jamie, loved sister of Gladys and Frank, dearest sister-in-law of Derick, Netta, Mary, Tony, Harry, Margaret, Joan and Keith, treasured cousin of Pauline and Dave. The funeral service will take place on a date to be arranged. Floral Tributes welcome; donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
WHITEHURST. The death of Mrs Barbara Whitehurst, aged 79, occurred peacefully at her home in Congleton on the morning of 23rd February, 2015, in the company of her husband, Ted and son and daughter, Chris and Carrie. Service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on a date to be arranged. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622 www.afinneron.co.uk
 

 
Death Notices, 19th February, 2015
 
BAKER (Ceinwen, “Gwen”). Peacefully at rest on 10th February at Royal Stoke University Hospital, Ceinwen Doreen, aged 89, of Brown Lees, Biddulph. The dearly beloved wife of the late William Haydn; loving mum of Malcolm and the late Carol; dearest mother-in-law of Elly; a cherished nan and great-nan of Andrew (deceased), Anthony, Alison, Paul, Haydn, Richard, Phillip, Iain, and their families. The funeral service is at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, on Tuesday, 24th February, at 1.30pm followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Will relatives and friends kindly meet at the church. Enquiries and floral tributes: Williamson Brothers, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Birches Head, 01782 212880.
 
BOOTH (Edgar). Peacefully on 7th February at the RSUH, Edgar, aged 92, of Biddulph. Reunited with his beloved wife Gladys. Edgar will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. The funeral service will take place on Wednesday, 25th February, at Carmountside Crematorium at 12.30pm. Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
BOURNE. On 16th February peacefully, surrounded by her family, and of Holmes Chapel, Doreen, aged 81, the devoted wife of Harry and a much loved mum, gran, auntie and friend. The funeral service will take place at Vale Royal Crematorium on Monday, 23rd February, at 12.15pm. Family flowers only, please; donations, if desired, for East Cheshire Hospice may be sent to the funeral directors. Enquiries: J A Whiston, King Street, Knutsford, 01565 632644
 
FINLOW (Sheila, née Hovey). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital on Saturday, 14th February, after a short illness, Sheila, aged 91, of Sandbach. The dearly loved mum of Rosemary and Heather and a treasured grandma. The funeral service is to take place at the parish church of St Peter’s, Elworth, at a time and date to be arranged. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw Funeral Services, Sandbach, 01270 762230.
 
FROST. Suddenly on 7th February at her home, Lucy, aged 80, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Harold Frost; loving mum of Pauline, Kim and Mandy; dear mother-in-law of Colin; cherished nan of Tanya, Stacey, Carl, Sarah, Scott and Claire and a treasured little nan and nana biscuit of Isabella, Oliver, Dainton, Caileb, Sebby, Phoebe and Tara. The cortege is to leave her home on Wednesday, 25th February, at 1.40pm for service at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, at 2pm, prior to cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to British Heart Foundation. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
HOLMES. Peacefully on 6th February at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Jean May, aged 81, of Congleton. Loving partner of the late James Rowson; much loved mum of Steve; dear mother-in-law of Susie; treasured nana of Edward and George; dear sister of Roger and sister-in-law of Brenda. A graveside service is to take place at Congleton Town Cemetery on Friday, 20th February, at 1.30pm. Will relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet at the cemetery. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Macmillan Nurses. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
HUDSON. Peacefully on 6th February at Macclesfield District General Hospital, James “Arthur”, aged 90. The dearly loved husband of Marjorie Hudson, of Buglawton; treasured dad of Peter and Linda; dear father-in-law of Keith; much-loved granddad of James, Michael and David and a special great-granddad of Harry, Gabriella and Francesca; a dear brother of George and a dear brother-in-law. The cortege is to leave his home on Saturday, 21st February, at 11.05am for service and interment at St Lawrence’s Church, Rushton, at 11.30am. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to St Lawrence’s Church, Rushton, or Cloud Methodist Chapel. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
JONES. Peacefully on 5th February, 2015, at her home Deborah Corscadden, aged 53. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Peter Jones, of Congleton. Loving mum of Kimberley, Shane, Richard and Matthew, dear sister of Sharon, sister-in-law of Clive and aunt of Victoria, Hannah and Ben. Cortege to leave her home on Tuesday, 24th February, at noon for service at Kingdom Hall, Biddulph, at 12.30pm, prior to interment at Sandbach Cemetery. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK or British Heart Foundation. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
LOWE (Robert). Formerly of Hollyhurst, Hurst Road, Biddulph. Died peacefully at the Belford Hospital, Fort William, on 2nd February, with his family around him, aged 75. The cherished husband of Judith, much-loved dad of Joanne and Vicki, and loved and respected father-in-law of Jonathan and Graham, and his grandchildren, Tom, Jack, Charlotte, Lauren and little Charlie. He had many lifelong friends in Biddulph and was past captain of Congleton Golf Club. He moved to Scotland in 2004 to be close to his family. He will be “Loved beyond all telling, Missed beyond all tears”.
 
MILLER. Peacefully on 2nd February at her home, Barbara Joan, aged 84, of Biddulph. The dearly loved wife of the late Jack Miller and loving mum of Elizabeth. Barbara will be sadly missed by all who knew her. The service of committal is to take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Friday, 27th February, at 10.40am, prior to a service of thanksgiving at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, at 11.30am. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to either Compassion or Cancer Research UK. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
MORRIS (Norma). Suddenly after a short illness on 11th February, 2015, at Royal Stoke University Hospital, Norma, passed away, aged 79, of Onecote and formerly of Biddulph. Dearly beloved wife to the late Denis Morris; a much-loved mum to Vicky and mother-in-law to Nick and nan to Emma, Lucy and Martin. Norma will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. The funeral is to take place on Friday, 27th February, at St Luke’s Church, Onecote, at 2.30pm, prior to cremation at Carmountside Crematorium. Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to acute lung ward, RSUH or St Luke’s Church, Onecote. Enquiries: S Sigley and Sons, 01538 382048.
 
NOTT (Joseph William Barry). Peacefully on 11th February in hospital, Barry, aged 79, of Macclesfield and formerly of Congleton. Beloved husband of Joan and a dearly loved dad, step-dad, granddad and great-granddad. Family flowers only; donations to British Heart Foundation or Cancer Research UK. Enquiries: Hooley Watson and Buckley, 01625 422734.
 
PATTINSON (Amelia). Suddenly on 13th February, 2015, at the RSUH, Amelia, aged 73, of Biddulph and formerly of County Durham. The dearly loved wife of the late Michael Pattinson, much loved and loving mum of Sharon and son-in-law Alan, treasured grandma of Christopher, dearest sister of Doreen and the late Annie and Belle, and a very dear sister-in-law and aunt. The funeral service will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday, 27th February, at 10am. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice (c/o the family). Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
SHUFFLEBOTTOM (Mavis). Died peacefully on 10th February at Springbank Nursing Home Knypersley, Mavis, aged 88. The dearly loved wife of the late Cliff. A much loved sister-in-law, auntie and loving friend who will be sadly missed. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Tuesday, 24th February, at 11.20am. Flowers welcome (cut) which will be donated to The Ciders Care Home and Spring Bank Nursing Home or donations in lieu to Biddulph in Bloom. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
WAIN. Peacefully on 9th February at Macclesfield District General Hospital Christopher “Chris,” aged 63. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Carol Wain, of Marton; loving dad of Simon, Lisa and Rebecca; dear father-in-law of James and John; cherished and treasured grandpa of Silvana, Eva and Jessica; dear brother of Brian and Audrey, and brother-in-law of Diana, John, Alan and Denise. The cortege is to leave his home on Monday, 23rd February, at 1.45pm for a service and interment at The Church of St James and St Paul, Marton, at 2pm. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Marton Church. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622 www.afinneron.co.uk

 
 
Death Notices, 12th February, 2015
 
ADDERLEY. Peacefully on 27th January in the presence of her loving family at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Phyllis, aged 85, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late William Adderley; loving mum of Sandra; dear mother-in-law of John; cherished grandma to Katie and Charlotte; treasured great grandma to Zak and Eschie; loving sister of Mary, Janie and Billy. The cortege is to leave her home on Thursday, 19th February at 11.15am for a service at St Stephen’s Church, Congleton at 11.30am prior to interment at St Peter’s Church, Congleton. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only donations if desired to The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon (Cheques should be made payable to The Donkey Sanctuary). Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622.
 
ALLCOCK (Dave). Peacefully on 28th January at the RSUH, David, aged 62 years, of Brindley Ford (formerly of Leek). The dearly loved husband of Marilyn, much loved dad of David, Emma and her partner Charlie, devoted grandy of Cameron, Cody and Caitlin, dearest brother of Susan, Tony and Sheila, very dear brother-in-law Dai, Fred, Gladys and Jim, Lucy, Tim, Irene, Fred, Gordon, Jeanette, Wendy and John, a dear uncle and good friend to many. Cortege to leave his home on Monday, 16th February at 1.50pm for service at Brindley Ford Methodist Church at 2pm prior to interment at Lask Edge Chapel. Relatives please accept this the only intimation, would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Family Flowers only please, donations if desired to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquires: John Garside and Son, Funeral Furnishers, High Street, Biddulph. Tel: SOT 513210.
 
BEECH. Peacefully on 31st January at Springbank Nursing Home, Knypersley, Pamela Joy, aged 81 of Kidsgrove. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late John Beech; loving mum of Paul and Chris; dear mother-in-law of Andrea and a cherished and treasured nan of Joshua and Cody. The cortege is to leave her home on Monday, 16th February, at 2pm for a service and cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 2.30pm. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation, and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 
 
BUNN (Gwendoline Morris). Peacefully in Hollymere House on 5th February, Gwen, aged 87. Dearly loved wife of the late Jack; loving mother of Jacqueline and husband Dave; grandmother of Amanda, Elizabeth and Paula and great grandmother of Edward, Sophie, Benjamin, Georgea, Sian, Carla and Oliver. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Hollymere House residents’ fund. The funeral service will take place at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, on Monday, 16th February at 12.30pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
CROMPTON (Victor). At rest on 1st February at the Laurels Nursing Home, John Victor, aged 95, years of Biddulph. The dearly loved husband of the late Mollie, loving dad of Jean and son-in-law Cyril, treasured granddad of Joanne, Colin and his partner Rosalyn, devoted grandpa of Ben, very dear brother-in-law of Auriel and dear uncle of Aileen. Cortege to leave his grandson’s home on Thursday, 19th February at 1.45pm for service at St Lawrence’s Church Biddulph, at 2pm prior to interment at Biddulph Town Cemetery. Relatives please accept this the only intimation, would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request please, donations if desired to Donna Louise Trust. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Funeral Furnishers, High Street, Biddulph. Tel: SOT 513210.
 
EELEY (Brian). At peace on 6th February at the RSUH, Brian aged 77 years, of Gillow Heath (a former Methodist Pastor). The dearly loved husband of Enid, much loved dad of Margaret, Andrew, Helen and David, dearest father-in-law of Delma, Paddy, Leah and the late Andrew, devoted granddad of Sam, Michelle, Tom, William, Adele, Sam, Maddy and Alex, dear brother-in-law of Bernard and Barbara and a treasured uncle of Tracy, Neil and Claire. The funeral service will take place at Milton Methodist Church prior to cremation on a date to be confirmed. Floral tributes welcome or donations if desired to Diabetes UK. All enquiries to John Garside and Son, Funeral Furnishers, High Street, Biddulph. Tel 01782 513210.
 
GINNIS (Paul). Suddenly at home on 30th January, Paul, aged 59, of Alsager. The dearly loved husband of Sharon and loving dad of Clare, Steven and Helen. The funeral service is at St Mary’s Church, Alsager, on Friday, 20th February at 11.30am. Will all friends please meet at the church. Enquiries: Joseph Edwards and Sons, Independent Funeral Directors of Alsager and Kidsgrove, 01270 882097 or 01782 775333.
 
HOLMES. Peacefully on 6th February at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Jean May, aged 81, of Congleton. Loving partner of the late James Rowson; much loved mum of Steve; dear mother-in-law of Susie; treasured nana of Edward and George; dear sister of Roger and sister-in-law of Brenda. A graveside service is to take place at Congleton Town Cemetery on Friday, 20th February at 1.30pm. Will relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet at the cemetery. Family flowers only; donations if desired to the Macmillan Nurses. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 
 
HUDSON. Peacefully on 6th February at Macclesfield District General Hospital, James “Arthur” aged 90. The dearly loved husband of Marjorie Hudson, of Buglawton. Treasured dad of Peter and Linda, dear father-in-law of Keith, much loved granddad of James, Michael and David and a special great granddad of Harry, Gabriella and Francesca. The funeral service and interment are to take place at St Lawrence’s Church, Rushton, on a date to be arranged. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 
 
JONES. Peacefully, on 5th February, at her home Deborah Corscadden aged 53. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Peter Jones of Congleton; loving mum of Kimberley, Shane, Richard and Matthew; dear sister of Sharon; sister-in-law of Clive and aunt of Victoria, Hannah and Ben. Family flowers only; donations if desired to either Cancer Research UK or British Heart Foundation. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 
 
KELLY (David). On Friday, 30th January, in hospital and of Moss Lane, Elworth, Sandbach, David, aged 76. The beloved husband of Joan Kelly and a much-loved dad and granddad. The funeral service and committal are to take place on Friday, 13th February at Vale Royal Crematorium, Northwich, at 10.45am. Family flowers only, by request; donations, if desired, to Help For Heroes. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw, 01270 762230.
LOWE (Robert). Formerly of Hollyhurst, Hurst Road, Biddulph. Died peacefully at the Belford Hospital, Fort William, on 2nd February with his family around him, aged 75. The cherished husband of Judith, much loved dad of Joanne and Vicki and grandchildren, Tom, Jack, Charlotte, Lauren and little Charlie. He had many life-long friends in Biddulph and was past captain of Congleton Golf Club. He moved to Scotland in 2004 to be close to his family. He will be “Loved beyond all telling, Missed beyond all tears”.
 
MEADOWS (Susan Joyce). Passed away peacefully in St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice, in the loving care of her family, on 6th February, Susan, aged 67, of Sandbach. The beloved wife of the late Richard Meadows, dearly loved mum of Sam and Naomi, and a treasured nan and a dear companion of Ken. There will be a private family service of committal at Vale Royal Crematorium followed by a service of thanksgiving at St Peter’s Church, Elworth, on Friday, 20th February at 2.30pm, at which all are most welcome. Family flowers only by request, donations if desired to The Christie, Macmillan Cancer Care, St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice and Dr Barnardo. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw Funeral services, Sandbach, 01270 762230.
 
MURPHY. Peacefully on 15th January at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Margaret Mary, aged 81, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Brendan Murphy; loving mum of Jeremy, Helen and Caroline; cherished and treasured grandmother of Luke, James and Sarah. Requiem Mass is to take place at St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Congleton, on Tuesday, 17th February, at 10.45am prior to committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. Will relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet at the church. Flowers or, if desired, donations to the RSPCA. Enquiries: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 
 
O’HARA. Suddenly on 25th January at his home Roy, aged 53. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Tina O’Hara of Congleton; loving and proud daddy of Bradley and Callum; loving son of Morris and Joan; dear brother of Barrie, and a dear brother-in-law and son-in-law. Following a private interment, a service of thanksgiving for Roy’s life will be celebrated at New Life Church, Congleton, at 11am on Saturday, 14th February. No flowers by request donations if desired to the Christian Motorcycle Association (CMA). Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 
 
POTTS (Sheila). Died peacefully on 27th January at her home in Cradley, Sheila Elizabeth, aged 85 years, (formerly of Lower Withington). The dearly loved wife of Ernest, loving mum of Rosemary and son–in-law Geoff, devoted grannie of Flora, dearest sister of Derek and sister-in-law Sheila and a dear aunt. The funeral service and interment will take place at St James and St Paul, Marton, on Tuesday, 17th February, at 2pm. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the British Heart Foundation. Enquiries to: John Garside, Funeral Furnishers, Stonehouse Green, Mountbatten Way, Congleton. Tel 01260 298829.
 
ROWE (Derek John). Sadly passed away on Monday, 2nd February, while at Macclesfield District General Hospital, in the presence of his loving family, Derek, aged 75, of Congleton. The dearly loved husband of Trish, much loved dad of Karl and Nick, and a treasured father-in-law of Tina. Derek will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by all his family and friends. The funeral service and cremation are to take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday, 17th February, at 10.40am. Would relatives please accept this intimation; friends kindly meet at the crematorium. No flowers by request, donations if desired to Cancer Research UK. Donations and enquires: Wilsons Funeral Directors, (I J Kirkham), 48 Cinderhill Lane, Scholar Green, 01782 785937.
 
SHAW (Cecil John). Died peacefully at the RSUH after a short illness on 29th January, aged 92 years. The dearly loved husband of Dorothy, loving dad of Clive, a very dear brother of Marjorie, Hilda, Alice, Alan and the late Minnie, Nancy, Barbara, Ron and Frank and a dear brother-in-law and uncle. The funeral service will take place on Monday, 16th February, at 11.45am at St Thomas’s Church, Mow Cop, followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Family flowers only please, but donations if desired to a charity of your choice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Funeral Furnishers, High Street, Biddulph. Tel: SOT 513210.
 
WHITEHURST (James Armitt). Died suddenly at home on 1st February, Jim, aged 78 years, of Dales Green. The dearly loved dad of Janine, Amanda and Warren, loving partner of Sylvia and her family, specially loved granddad of Danielle, Jack, Jordan and Morgan, a very dear brother, uncle, cousin and friend. The service and cremation will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday, 16th February, at 10am. Family flowers only please, but donations in lieu if desired to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Funeral Furnishers, High Street, Biddulph. Tel: SOT 513210.
 
WILLIAMS (Joan Mary, née Thompson, formerly Smallwood). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital on 3rd February, Joan, aged 66, of Sandbach. Dearly loved mum, mother-in-law, nan and sister. Family flowers only donations if desired to St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. The funeral service and committal are to take place at Vale Royal Crematorium on Friday, 20th February at 1.45pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
 

 
 
Death Notices, 5th February, 2015


ADDERLEY. Peacefully on 27th January, 2015, in the presence of her loving family at Macclesfield District General
Hospital. Phyllis, aged 85, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late William Adderley. Loving mum of Sandra, dear mother-in-law of John, cherished grandma to Katie and Charlotte, treasured great-grandma to Zak and Eschie, loving sister of Mary, Janie and Billy. Cortege is to leave her home on Thursday, 19th February, at 11.15am for service at St Stephen’s Church, Congleton, at 11.30am, prior to interment at St Peter’s Church, Congleton. Will
relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church.
Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to the Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon (cheques made
payable to The Donkey Sanctuary). Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, Cheshire,
CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk

ASHTON (Eric). Peacefully on 31st January, 2015, at Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Eric John, aged 64, of Knypersley. A Port Vale talent scout, Rotarian and a member of the Scouting Association. The dearly loved husband of Maureen, loved dad of Tracy, Craig and Elliot, loving son of Frances, dearest father-in-law of Dave, Claire and Josephine, devoted grandad of Dominique, Eliza and the late Edward, very dear brother of Jeff and Susan, dear brother-in-law of Anne, Maurice, Brian, Pam, David, Maureen, Peter, Susan and Janice and a treasured uncle. Cortege to leave his home on Friday, 13th February, at 1.45pm, for service at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, at 2pm, prior to cremation at Carmountside Crematorium. Relatives please accept this the only intimation; would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. No
flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to Staffordshire SANDS or North Staffordshire Headway.
Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.

BARKER (Percy). Died after a short illness on 19th January, 2015, aged 92. He will be sadly missed by all his family and
friends. The funeral service is on Friday, 13th February, at Droitwich Methodist Church at 1pm followed by a burial at
St Mary’s Churchyard. Family flowers only, please, with donations for St Richard’s Hospice. Enquiries: George
Crump and Son Funeral Directors, 01905 773339.

BARROW. Peacefully on 26th January at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Frank, aged 83. Dearly loved and devoted husband of Lilian, of Congleton; loving dad of Frank and Roy; dear father-in-law of Ruth; cherished granddad of David, Stephanie, Sam and Alex, and a treasured great-granddad of Ffion. The funeral service is to take place at Christ Church, Eaton, on Monday, 16th February, at 11am, prior to interment at St Peter’s Churchyard, Congleton. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk

CARTER (Denis). Suddenly and peacefully on 28th January at home in Sandbach, Denis, aged 74. He was the dearly loved husband of Margaret and most wonderful father. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to British Heart Foundation. The funeral service is to take place at St John’s Church, Sandbach Heath, on Thursday, 12th February, at 10.30am. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.

BENTON. Peacefully on 27th January at East Cheshire Hospice after an illness fought with great courage and dignity, Janet Margaret, aged 68. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Brian Benton, of Congleton; loving mum of Kate; dear mother-inlaw of Phil and a cherished and treasured grandma of Daniel. The cortege is to leave her home on Thursday, 12th February, at 1.30pm for a service at Holy Trinity Church, Mossley, at 1.45pm. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to East Cheshire hospice. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622.www.afinneron.co.uk 

DAVIES (Kath). Peacefully on 27th January, 2015, at MDGH after a prolonged illness. Kathleen, aged 75, of Congleton
(formerly of Winsford). The dearly loved wife of Ivan, loving mum of Jeremy, Steven and Louise, dearest mother-in-law of
Vicky and Adam and devoted grandma of Christopher, Abigail, Sophia, Isabella and Lewis. Cortege to leave her home on
Wednesday, 11th February, at 10.50am for service and interment at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, at 11am. Relatives
please accept this the only intimation, would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only
please; donations, if desired, to Action For Pulmunary Fibrosis UK. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829. 

FLANAGAN. Peacefully on 20th January at Springbank Nursing Home, Knypersley, Barbara Joyce, aged 76. The
dearly loved and devoted wife of Michael Flanagan, of Horton; loving mum of Chris, Michelle and the late Ian; dear motherin-law of Sandra and Gregory; cherished and treasured grom of Emma and Becky and a dear sister of Connie and James. The cortege is to leave her son Chris’s home on Tuesday, 10th February, at 1.15pm for a service at St
Mary’s Church, Astbury, at 1.30pm, prior to committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. Will relatives please accept this the
only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to
Alzheimer’s Society. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk

GALLIMORE (Denise Margaret June). Of your charity please pray for the repose of the soul of June, who passed
away peacefully at Leighton Hospital in the presence of her loving family on Wednesday, 21st January, aged 89. Formerly
of Scholar Green. Now reunited with her loving husband Harold. The treasured mother of Ann and Lyn; mother-in-law of
Robert; a dearly loved Mamar to her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren. The family would like to thank all of June’s friends  for the love and support given with a special mention to her dear friend Marjorie. Fortified with the rites of the Holy Church on whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy RIP. Evening reception to take place at St Gabriel’s RC
Church, Alsager, on Wednesday, 11th February, at 5.15pm. Requiem mass to take place on 12th February at 1.30pm,
prior to interment at All Saints’ Church, Odd Rode, Scholar Green. Will relatives please accept this intimation and would
friends wishing to attend please meet at the church. Family flowers only please, by request; donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries: Co-Operative Funeralcare, 1, Park Avenue, Wolstanton, 01782 711244 / 315238 / 838724.

HOUGH. Suddenly on 26th January at his home, Michael John, aged 70, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Mrs Ann Hough; loving dad of John; dear father-in-law of Amanda; cherished and treasured granddad
of Joshua and Oliver; dear brother of Sandra and brother-in-law of Jeff, Ann and the late John, and a dear uncle of Darren, Angela and Mark. The cortege is to leave his home on Wednesday, 18th February, at 10.50am for a service at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, at 11am, prior to interment at Congleton Town Cemetery. Will relatives please accept this the only
intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. No fl owers by request; donations, if desired, to Meningitis NOW or St Peter’s Church Building Fund. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street,
Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk.
 
MCINTOSH-LOVATT (Joanne). The death occurred peacefully at University Hospital of North Staffordshire on Friday, 23rd January, of Mrs Joanne McIntosh-Lovatt, aged 48, of Audley and formerly of Congleton. She was the wife of Mr Mark Lovatt and mother of Jacob and Eliza. The funeral takes place at St James’s Church, Audley, on Wednesday,
11th February, at 11.30am, prior to cremation at Bradwell Crematorium, Newcastle-under-Lyme. All donations to Cancer
Research.

MURPHY. Peacefully on 15th January at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Margaret Mary, aged 81, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Brendan Murphy; loving mum of Jeremy, Helen and Caroline;
cherished and treasured grandmother of Luke, James and Sarah. Requiem mass is to take place at St Mary’s RC Church,
Congleton, on Tuesday, 17th February, at 10.45am, prior to committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. Will relatives and
friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet at the church. Flowers or, if desired, donations to RSPCA. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk

O’HARA. Suddenly on 25th January, at his home Roy, aged 53. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Tina O’Hara, of
Congleton; loving and proud daddy of Bradley and Callum; loving son of Morris and Joan; dear brother of Barrie; a dear brother-in-law and son-in-law. Following a private interment, a service of thanksgiving for Roy’s life will be celebrated
at New Life Church, Congleton, at 11am, on Saturday, 14th February. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to Christian Motorcycle Association. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622.
www.afinneron.co.uk

PARKES (Judy). At rest on Tuesday, 13th January, 2015, at MDGH. Patricia Judith, aged 77, of Congleton (formerly of Ye Olde King’s Arms). A very dear friend and neighbour. The funeral service and interment will take place at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, on Wednesday, 11th February, at 1.30pm. Floral tributes welcome or donations, if desired, to RSPCA
(Macclesfield) or Cats Protection (Macclesfield). Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.

RAINEY (Margaret). Suddenly at home in Sandbach on 2nd February, 2015. Margaret, aged 76, formerly of Holmes Chapel. Dearly loved wife, mum, grandma and great-grandma. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to The
Christie Hospital. Funeral service and committal at Crewe Crematorium on Friday, 13th February, at 12.40pm. Enquiries:
Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, CW11 4SA, 01270 750852.
 
ROBERTS (Marion). Peacefully on 28th January, 2015, at East Cheshire Hospice. Marion Elizabeth, aged 81, of Moreton. The dearly loved wife of David, loving step-mum of Mark and Phil, treasured grandma of Joe, Eve, Lucy, Harry and Isobel, devoted great-grandma of Alice and Suzie, dearest sister of Jo, very dear sister-in-law of Dave and Kath and dear aunt of Sony, Dougie and Nicki. Cortege to leave her home on Friday, 13th February, at 10.50am for service and cremation at Bradwell Crematorium at 11.20am. Relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to East Cheshire Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.

SHAW (Cecil John). Died peacefully at RSUH after a short illness on 29th January, 2015, aged 92. The dearly loved husband of Dorothy, loving dad of Clive, a very dear brother of Marjorie, Hilda, Alice, Alan and the late Minnie, Nancy, Barbara and Roy and a dear brother-in-law and uncle. The funeral service will take place on Monday, 16th February, at 11.45am at St Thomas’s Church, Mow Cop, followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to a charity of your choice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
SHEPHERD (Ethel Mary). Passed away peacefully on 17th January, at Rayners Care Home, Hyde Heath, Buckinghamshire. Ethel Mary, aged 89, widow of the late Canon Charles Shepherd, of Brereton, and a dearly loved sister and aunt. The funeral service is to be held on Monday, 9th February, at 2pm, at St Oswald’s Church, Brereton, followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to St Oswald’s Church, Brereton, or Alzheimer’s Society c/o Peter Forshaw Funeral Services, 37a, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, CW11 1DH. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw Funeral Services, 01270 762230.
 
WILSON. Peacefully on 27th January at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Gertrude, “Trude”, aged 91, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Reginald George Wilson and loving mum of Maria. The cortege is to leave her home on Friday, 13th February, at 25pm for a service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 2.40pm. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to East Cheshire Hospice. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
 
Death Notices, 29th January, 2015
 
BAGNALL (George). Peacefully on 22nd January, 2015, at MDGH. George Stevenson, aged 80, of Broken Cross, Macclesfield. Dearly loved husband of Jean. The funeral service and interment take place at Christ Church, Eaton, on Tuesday, 3rd February, at 10.30am. Relatives and friends kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome or donations, if desired, to Christ Church. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
BAILEY. Peacefully on 18th January at Royal Stoke University Hospital, Doris, aged 92. The dearly loved and devoted wife for nearly 72 years of Jonty Bailey, of Brown Lees. Loving mum of Alwyn, Gillian and Geoff; dear mother-in-law of Graham, Daphne and the late Ray; a much cherished and treasured nana, great-nana and great-great-nana and a dear sister and sister-in-law. The cortege is to leave her home on Wednesday, 4th February, at 2pm for service and interment at New Road Methodist Chapel, Biddulph Moor, at 2.15pm. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the chapel. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to New Road Methodist Chapel. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
BARROW. Peacefully on 26th January at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Frank, aged 83. Dearly loved and devoted husband of Lilian, of Congleton. The loving dad of Frank and Roy; dear father-in-law of Ruth; cherished granddad of David, Stephanie, Sam and Alex, and a treasured great-granddad of Ffion. The funeral service will take place at Christ Church, Eaton, on a date to be arranged. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
BASKEYFIELD (Gwyn). Peacefully on 20th January, 2015, at Heathside Nursing Home Goldenhill, Gwyneth Viretta, aged 91, of Knypersley. The dearly loved wife of the late Albert Baskeyfield, much loved mum of Glenis and Maurice, dearest mother-in-law of Julie, devoted nan of Naomi and Neil, Morgan, Matthew and Joanne, treasured sister of Morgan George, Sam, and the late Audrey Martha, very dear sister-in-law of Betty, Janet and the late Basil, a dear aunt and good to friend to Emmie and Edna. Cortege to leave her son’s home on Friday, 6th February, at 10.30am for service and cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 11am. Relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome or donations, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
BOON. Peacefully on 12th January at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Eric, aged 89. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Doreen Boon, of Congleton; loving dad of Carole; dear father-in-law of Greg and a cherished and treasured granddad of Philip and Daniel. The cortege is to leave his daughter’s home on Monday, 2nd February, at 11.25am for a service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at noon. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Dementia UK. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
BOOTH (Derek). Suddenly on 21st January, 2015, Derek Leslie, aged 81, of Congleton. The dearly loved husband of Dorothy, much loved dad of Robert, Andrew and the late Helen, devoted granddad of Max, Thomas, Georgina and Krim, dear father-in-law to Mark and Amanda, very dear brother of Brian and Edith, and a dear uncle. The funeral service will take place on Monday, 9th February, at Christ Church, Eaton, at 12.15pm, prior to cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to British Heart Foundation or Eaton Church. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
BRAGG (Charles Kenneth). Peacefully at home in Hassall on Friday, 23rd January, Ken, aged 82. Dearly loved husband of Dorothy, loving dad and granddad. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. The funeral service is at Alsager United Reformed Church on Thursday, 5th February, at 11.30am. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
DEBLIECK (Marion). Suddenly on 15th January, 2015, at her home in Whitmore, Marion, aged 85. The dearly loved wife of the late John Deblieck, dearest sister of John and Ken, very dear sister-in-law of Janet and Hazel, and a dear aunt and great-aunt. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Friday, 6th February, at 3.20pm. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to air ambulance. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
FLANAGAN. Peacefully on 20th January at Springbank Nursing Home, Knypersley, Barbara Joyce, aged 76. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Michael Flanagan, of Horton; loving mum of Chris, Michelle and the late Ian; dear mother-in-law of Sandra and Gregory; cherished and treasured grom of Emma and Becky and a dear sister of Connie and James. The cortege is to leave her son Chris’s home on Tuesday, 10th February, at 1.15pm for a service at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, at 1.30pm, prior to committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
HIGSON (Bill). Suddenly on 18th January, 2015, at MDGH, William, aged 74, of Biddulph (formerly of Congleton). The dearly loved husband of the late Doreen, loved dad of Dawn and son-in-law Terry, treasured granddad of Emma and Samantha, dear cousin of Maureen and Ray and a good friend. Cortege to leave his home on Thursday, 5th February, at 10.25am for service at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, at 10.45am, prior to cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome or donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
MANGAN (Carol). Peacefully on 22nd January, 2015, at Douglas Macmillan Hospice, surrounded by her family, Carol, aged 62, of Biddulph. Much loved wife of Patrick, loving mum of Emma, amazing gran of Courtney and Aaron, loving daughter of Marjorie and sister of Vera and June. Carol will be sadly missed by family and friends. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday, 4th February, at 2.30pm. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
MASON (Hilda). At peace on 16th January, Hilda, aged 85, of Sandbach. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late William Edwin (Ted) Mason; loving mum of Ann, Janet and Jill; a much treasured grandma and nan to Paul, Francesca and Jennifer, and dear mother-in-law of Bob and Alan. The funeral service is to take place at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, on Monday, 9th February, at 1pm, followed by committal at Crewe Crematorium at 2pm. Flowers or donations to St Mary’s Church Roof Fund. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
MOODY (Ian). Peacefully on 25th January after a short illness, Ian, aged 71, of Alsager. The much loved husband of Margaret and a treasured dad, father-in-law, granddad, brother and brother-in-law. The funeral service will take place at St Mary’s Church, Alsager, on Wednesday, 4th February, at 11am, followed by a private burial. Will all friends please meet at the church. No flowers by request but, if desired, a donation may be made to MCHT (Macmillan head and neck nurses) or Cancer Research UK. Donations and enquiries: Joseph Edwards and Sons, of Alsager and Kidsgrove, 01270 882097 or 01782 775333.
 
MOTTERSHEAD (Hilda). Died peacefully at Park Lane Care Home, Congleton, on 17th January, 2015, Hilda Mary, aged 98, of Congleton. The dearly loved wife of the late Sidney, dearly loved aunt and respected by all the family. The funeral service and cremation will take place on Monday, 2nd February, at Macclesfield Crematorium at 10am. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu, if desired, to Park Lane Care Home, Congleton. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten Way, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
MURPHY. Peacefully on 15th January at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Margaret Mary, aged 81, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Brendan Murphy; loving mum of Jeremy, Helen and Caroline; cherished and treasured grandmother of Luke, James and Sarah. Requiem mass takes place at St Mary’s RC Church, Congleton, on Tuesday, 17th February, at