Deaths

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 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
 
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 will take place at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, prior to interment at Congleton Cemetery on a date to be arranged. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
PARR (Victor). Suddenly but peacefully on 17th January, 2015, Victor, aged 88, of Congleton. The dearly loved husband of Beryl, dear twin brother of Stan, much loved brother-in-law and uncle, and a dear friend who was respected by all. The service and cremation will take place on Thursday, 5th February, at Macclesfield Crematorium at 1.20pm. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu, if desired, to British Heart Foundation or Cancer Research. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten Way, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
PASS. Peacefully on 14th January at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Mary, aged 72, of Congleton. Good friend and companion of Peter Sherratt; loving mum of Richard, Michael and Liza; dear mother-in-law of Lesley and Steve, and a cherished and treasured granny. The cortege is to leave her home on Friday, 30th January, at 10.45am for a service and interment at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, at 11am. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Flowers welcome; donations, if desired, to Breast Cancer UK. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
PERCIVAL. Peacefully at Station House Nursing Home on Monday, 19th January, 2015. Willliam, known as Brian, aged 81, of Sandbach. The dearly beloved husband of Cynthia, and much-loved father of Kevin, David, Richard and the late Robert. Brian was also a very treasured granddad. The funeral takes place on Tuesday, 3rd February, at 1.20pm at Crewe Crematorium. Family flowers only please; donations, if preferred, to Alzheimer’s UK. Enquiries: Griffiths and Booth, 01270 765783.
 
ROWLEY. Peacefully on 9th January at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Walter, aged 87, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of the late Freda; loving dad of the late Walter; cherished granddad, great-granddad, uncle and great-uncle. The cortege is to leave his niece’s home on Wednesday, 4th February, at 10.45am, for a service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 11.20am. 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 Cancer Research UK. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
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, 01270 762230.
 
SHERMAN (Martin and Ann). Peacefully in Alsager Court Nursing Home, on Wednesday, 21st January, Ann, aged 80, and on Friday, 23rd January, Martin, aged 77. Husband and wife, of Sandbach. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to St Mary’s Church Roof Fund. The funeral service is to take place at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, on Friday, 6th February, at 1pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
WAINWRIGHT (Edith). Peacefully on 21st January, 2015, at her home in Biddulph, Edith, aged 95. The dearly loved wife of the late Eric, much loved mum of Janet and Jennifer, dearest mother-in-law of Spencer and Ron, treasured grandma of David, Thomas, Sam and Joe, devoted great-grandma of Lilly, Toby and Luke, dear sister of Eric, and a loved aunt. Following a private cremation, a service of thanksgiving for Edith’s life will take place at Biddulph Methodist Church on Wednesday, 4th February, at 11.15am. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Moorlands Home Link. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.

 
Death Notices, 22nd January, 2015 
 
ALCOCK (Anne). Peacefully on 13th January, 2015, at MDGH, in the exceptional care of the dedicated staff of ward four, Harriet Anne, aged 92, of Somerford and formerly of Warrington. The dearly loved wife of Norman, loved mum of Phillip and step-mum of Julie and Jane, dearest mother-in-law  of Alison, Michael and David, treasured grandma of Richard and Catherine, and devoted greatgrandma of Jacob. Following a private cremation, a service of thanksgiving for Anne’s life will be held at Trinity Methodist Church, Congleton, on Monday, 26th January, at 12.15pm. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet at the church for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to the Haywood Foundation for Arthritis Research. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton,
01260 298829.
 
BAILEY. Peacefully at rest on 18th January, 2015, at Royal Stoke University Hospital. Doris, aged 92, of Brown Lees. Devoted wife of Jonty. Loving mum of Alwyn, Gillian and Geoff, cherished nana and great-nana. Funeral arrangements to follow. Floral tributes welcome.
Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
BEARD. Peacefully on 14th January, 2015, at Tall Oaks Nursing Home, Biddulph. Vera May, aged 87, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late John Beard. Loving mum of John, Rosalyn, Ann and Sharon, dear mother-in-law of Sheila, Philip, Paul and David, cherished and treasured mama of Becca and Emma. Cortege to leave Alan Finneron Funeral Directors on Tuesday, 27th January, at 1.40pm for service at  St Stephen’s Church, Congleton, at 2pm, prior to interment at St Mary’s Church, Astbury. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to British Heart Foundation or Alzheimer’s Society. 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
 
BOON. Peacefully on 12th January, 2015, 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. Cortege to leave his daughter’s residence on Monday, 2nd February, 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 Dementia UK. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton,01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
BOSTOCK (Joan). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital after a short illness on 13th January. Joan, aged 92, of Sandbach. Dearly loved wife of the late John; treasured mum and grandmother. Family fl owers only; donations, if desired, to RNLI or St John’s Church, Sandbach Heath. The funeral service takes place on Friday, 30th January, at St John’s Church, Sandbach Heath, at 11am. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road,
Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.

DAVIES (Gwyneth). Peacefully on 11th January in St Stephen’s Nursing Home, Sandbach, Gwyneth Davies, aged 90. Devoted wife to Gerwyn; a much loved mum to Alan and Lynne; mother-in-law to Meena and Ken; a loving grandmother to Gareth, Adam and Kim; grandmother-in-law to Jackie and Robert; and a great-grandmother to Gemma, Jobie and Isobel. The funeral service takes place on Monday, 26th January, at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, at 10.30am, prior to committal at Crewe Crematorium. Flowers welcome; donations, if desired, in memory of Gwyneth will be gratefully received for St Mary’s Church, St Stephen’s Nursing Home, or St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Enquiries: Co-operative Funeralcare, 39, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, 01270 7648025.
 
GREENWOOD. Peacefully on 10th January, 2015, at East Cheshire Hospice. Mavis Elsie, aged 81, of Congleton and formerly of Crewe. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Leonard William Greenwood. Loving mum of Elaine and Gary, dear mother-in-law of Roger and Jane, and a cherished and treasured grandma of Sophie, Jack and Ben. Cortege leaves her home on Tuesday, 27th January, at 10.35am for service and cremation at Crewe Crematorium at 11.20am. 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 East Cheshire Hospice. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
HARDING (Edna Mary). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital on 10th January, 2015. Edna, aged 93, of Sandbach, formerly of Brereton. Dearly loved wife of the late Norman, loving mum of Richard, gran to Emma and Sarah and great-grandma to Ben and Olivia. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Dogs Trust. Funeral service and committal at Crewe Crematorium on Monday, 26th January, at 1.20pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
HILL (James). Peacefully at rest at home and in the loving care of his family on 9th January, James, aged 66, of Sandbach. The  loving partner of Mary; dear dad of William and Estelle; precious granddad of Grace and brother of Albert and Robert. The funeral takes place on Tuesday, 27th January, with a service at the parish church of St Mary, Sandbach, at 10.30am, followed by interment in Sandbach Cemetery. Family flowers only by request; donations, if desired, to North West Air Ambulance. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw, Sandbach, 01270 762230. 
 
HINDMARCH (Alec). Suddenly on 12th January at RSUH, Alexander, aged 72, of Kidsgrove. Loved dad of Gary and Emma, Peter and Rachel, treasured granddad of William and good friend to all at the Royal Oak, Harriseahead. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday, 29th January, at 11am. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome; donations, if desired, to Merchant Navy Fund. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
MOUNTAIN (Perthenia). Peacefully on 18th January, 2015, at Park Lane Nursing Home. Perthenia, aged 94, of Biddulph Moor and formerly of Brown Lees. The dearly loved wife of the late Herbert Mountain, much loved mum of Dennis and Elaine, very dear mother-in-law of Laura and the late Bill, a treasured grandma and great-grandma, dearest sister of Betty and a dear aunt. Cortege to leave her son’s home on Tuesday, 27th January, at 10.20am for service and interment at Hill Top Methodist Church, Biddulph Moor, at 10.30am. 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 Hill Top Methodist Church. Enquires: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
NORBURY (Iris). Peacefully in the care of Macclesfield General Hospital, Iris passed away on 15th January, aged 91. The beloved wife of the late Alfred; much loved mum to Andrew and his wife Dorothy, Ruth and her husband David. Iris was also a cherished grannie and great -grannie. Iris will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all her family and friends. Her funeral will take place at Crewe Crematorium Chapel on Wednesday, 28th January, at noon. Enquiries: Joseph O’Connell Family Funeral Services, 01270 584447.
 
PASS. Peacefully on 14th January, 2015, at the Royal Stoke University Hospital. Mary, aged 72, of Congleton. Good friend and companion of Peter Sherratt. Loving mum of Richard, Michael and Liza, dear mother-in-law of Lesley and Steve and a cherished and treasured granny. Service and
interment will take place at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, on a date to be arranged. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to Breast Cancer UK. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afi nneron.co.uk
 
ROWLEY. Peacefully on 9th January, 2015, at Macclesfield District General Hospital. Walter, aged 87, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of  the late Freda. Loving dad of the late Walter, cherished granddad, great-granddad, uncle and greatuncle. Cortege is to leave his
niece’s home on Wednesday, 4th February, at 10.45am for service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 11.20am. 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 Cancer Research UK. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
SMITH (Geraldine). At peace on 9th January, 2015, at RSUH. Geraldine Mary, aged 78, of Gillow Heath. The dearly loved wife of the late Derek Smith, loving mum of Stephen, Lesley, Andrew and Wendy, and like a mum to Wendy, very dear mother-in-law of Alison, Barry, Cath and
Steve, devoted nana of Ashley, Laura, Daniel, Ethan, Archie and Jade, treasured sister of Barry, David and the late Norman, dearest sister-in-law of Margaret, Jean, Barbara, Alma and Derek, Geoffrey and Joyce, Maureen and the late David and John, and a dear aunt. Cortege to leave her home on Tuesday, 3rd February, at 2.35pm, for service at St John’s Church, Knypersley, at
2.45pm, prior to cremation at Carmountside 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
 
SMITH (Theresa Agnes). Peacefully on 9th January at home. Theresa Smith, aged 71, devoted wife to the late Robin Christopher Smith, a much loved mum to Wendy and Darren, mother-in-law to Anita and a loving nanna to Henry and Alfie. Funeral service takes place on Tuesday, 27th January, at St Mary’s RC Church, Congleton, at 1pm, prior to interment in Sandbach Cemetery. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, in memory of Theresa will be gratefully received for Macmillan Nurses or RSPCA, Stapeley Grange. Theresa has requested no black to be worn. Enquiries: Co-operative Funeralcare, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, 01270 764802.
 
STRINGER (Daphne Muriel). Peacefully in Heliosa Nursing Home, Congleton, on 12th January, 2015, Daphne, aged 87, of Brereton. Dearly loved wife of the late Geoff, loving mum of Carol, Peter and Cathy, Wendy and Lisa, granny and great-granny. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Hearing Dogs for the Deaf. Funeral service to take place at St Oswald’s Church, Brereton, on Wednesday, 28th January, at 12.30pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
WARD (Graham). Peacefully in the University Hospital of North Staffordshire on 13th January, 2015, Graham, aged 65, of Madeley. Dearly loved husband of Jennifer, much loved dad of Caroline and Robert, treasured grandad to Henry and Oliver, and beloved son of Dorothy and the late Harry. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to the Motor Neurone Disease Society. Funeral service to take place at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, on Thursday, 29th January, at 11.30am. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
 

Death Notices, 15th January, 2015
 
ASHMORE (Beryl). Suddenly on 29th December, Beryl, aged 86, of Holmes Chapel. Dearly loved wife of the late Christopher Thomas Ashmore; loving mum of Judith and Graham, and treasured nana of Rebekah and Joakima. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Asthma UK and Christian Communicare. The funeral service is to take place at St Luke’s Church, Holmes Chapel, on Tuesday, 20th January at 11am. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
BAILEY. Peacefully on 8th January at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Edna, aged 94, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Cyril Bailey; loving mum of Kathleen “Katie”, the late Patricia Anne and the late Dennis; dear mother-in-law of Paul; cherished nana of Fiona, Andrew, Julie, David and the late Brian; treasured great nana of Oliver, Toby, Layla, Rudy, Mason, Kirsty, Kieran, Scott and Adam and great great nan of Athena. The cortege is to leave her home on Wednesday, 21st January, at 1pm for a service at Holy Trinity Church, Mossley, at 1.15pm prior to interment at Congleton Town Cemetery. Flowers or, if preferred, donations to Alder Hey Hospital. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 
 
BIRTLES. Peacefully on 6th January at his home, James William, “Bill”, aged 74, of Biddulph Moor. The dearly loved husband of the late Christine and the late Valerie; much loved dad of Nick and Jane; dear father-in-law of Sara and Dickie; dear son-in-law of Verena and a much cherished granddad of Ellie, Grace and Florrie. Following a committal service, a service of thanksgiving for Bill’s life will be held at Christ Church, Biddulph Moor, on Monday, 19th January at 3.15pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 
 
BOON. Peacefully on 12th January, 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 cherished and treasured granddad of Philip and Daniel. Enquiries: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 
 
BOOTH (Miriam). Our love, one and only died suddenly at the RSUH on 2nd January 2015, Miriam, aged 63 years, of Biddulph. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Graham, much loved mum of Nathan, specially loved grandma and a dear mother-in-law, step mum, sister, aunty and friend. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday, 22nd January, at 11.30am. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the MacMillan Nurses. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Funeral Furnishers, High Street, Biddulph. Tel: SOT 513210.
 
CORLEY (Charles). Sadly passed away on 2nd January at Park Lane Care Home, aged 92. The beloved husband to Alice and father to Carol, and a much loved granddad and great granddad. The funeral will take place on Tuesday, 20th January, at the United Reformed Church, Congleton, at 1.30pm, followed by a burial at Congleton Cemetery. Family flowers only please and donations will be gratefully received on behalf of the British Heart Foundation. Enquiries: The Co-operative Funeralcare, 39, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, 01270 764802.
 
CURZON. Peacefully on 30th December at her home, Wendy Ann, aged 54, of Buglawton. The dearly loved sister of Christine; dear sister-in-law of Michael; dear aunt of Donna and James and niece of Dora. The cortege is to leave her home on Monday, 19th January, 2015, at 9.25am for a service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 10am. 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 either the British Heart Foundation or Congleton CSLN. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 
 
FRENCHAM (Jim). Peacefully in Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre, Winsford, on 9th January, Jim, aged 93, of Sandbach. The loving husband of the late Margaret; dearly loved dad of Ann and Marg; loving granddad and great granddad. Family flowers only, donations if desired to St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice and Macmillan Nurses. The funeral service is to take place at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, on Friday, 23rd January, at 1pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
GREEN (Joseph George). Peacefully on 7th January, Joseph, aged 96, of Gawsworth. The beloved husband of the late Nancy. The funeral service will take place on Friday, 30th January, with a service at Gawsworth Methodist Church at noon followed by committal at Macclesfield Crematorium at 1.20pm. Family flowers only, donations to Gawsworth Methodist Church. Enquiries: Hooley Watson and Buckley, 01625 422734.
 
INGHAM (Denis). Died peacefully after a short illness on 26th December at MDGH, Denis, aged 64 years, of Congleton. The dearly loved son of the late Donald and Joan and a much-loved cousin of Jane, Dave and Tony. The service and cremation will take place on Friday, 23rd January, at Macclesfield Crematorium at 1.20pm. No flowers by request but donations in lieu if desired to either Macclesfield District General Hospital ICU or RSPCA. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Funeral Furnishers, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton. Tel: 01260 298829.
 
OLLERHEAD (Clarice). Peacefully at Leighton Hospital on Saturday, 10th January, aged 88 and of Sandbach. The dearly beloved wife of the late George Henry Ollerhead; much loved mother of Valerie, Jeffrey and Philip; treasured nan of Nicola, Christopher, Yvonne, Clare, Matthew, Aimee and Melissa; treasured great gran to James, Elizabeth, Emma, Ryan, Alicia, Georgia, Sasha, Katrina, Jack, Libby and Ellis; loving great great gran to Tyler James. The funeral is to take place on Wednesday, 28th January, at 1.30pm at Wesley Methodist Church, Sandbach, followed by burial at Sandbach Cemetery. Family flowers only, please; donations if preferred to the PDSA. Enquiries: Griffiths and Booths, Sandbach, 01270 765783.
 
PAGE (Harry, British Empire Medal). Died peacefully at Tall Oakes Care Home on 6th January, Harry, aged 93 years, of Biddulph. Devoted husband of Doris, dear father of Janice, Barbara and Christine, father–in-law of Rodger, Alan and Peter, grandfather of Paul, Sarah, Rachel, Jenny, Christopher, Tom and Anna, great grandfather of Lilly, Edward and Georgia, a dear brother of the late Phylis, Sylvia, Gwen and Sid. The cremation committal service will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday, 22nd January at 1.30pm, followed by a service of thanksgiving at St John’s Church, Knypersley, at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please, but donations in lieu if desired to Tall Oakes Care Home (Social Fund). Enquires: John Garside and Son, Funeral Furnishers, High Street, Biddulph. Tel: SOT 513210.
 
SMITH (Geraldine). At peace on 9th January at the RSUH, Geraldine Mary, aged 78 years, of Gillow Heath. The dearly loved wife of the late Derek Smith, loving mum of Stephen, Lesley, Andrew and Wendy, very dear mother-in-law of Alison, Barry, Cath and Steve, devoted nana of Ashley, Laura, Daniel, Ethan, Archie and Jade, treasured sister of Barry, David and the late Norman, dearest sister-in-law of Margaret, Jean, Barbara, Alma and Derek, Geoffrey and Joyce, Maureen and the late David and John and a dear aunt. The funeral service will take place at St John’s Church, Knypersley, prior to cremation at Carmountside Crematorium on a date to be arranged. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Funeral Furnishers, High Street, Biddulph. Tel: SOT 513210.
 
WHITEHURST. At rest on 2nd January at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Donald William Leonard, aged 71. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Elizabeth Whitehurst of Congleton; loving dad of Angela and Peter; dear father-in-law of Steven and Diane, and a much treasured granddad of Sophie and Emma. The cortege is to leave his home on Wednesday, 21st January, at 10.05am for a service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 10.40am. 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 either East Cheshire Hospice of Macmillan Nurses. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 
 
WILSON (Harry). Died peacefully at Heliosa Nursing Home on 4th January, Harry, aged 91 years, formerly of Devon Place, Congleton. The dearly loved husband of the late Joan, much-loved dad of Brian and Pam, dear father-in-law of Julie and Gary and a specially loved granddad of Simon, Ian and Hannah. The service will take place on Wednesday, 21st January, at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, at 10.45am, followed by cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 12 noon. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu if desired to Dementia UK. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Funeral Furnishers, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton. Tel: 01260 298829.
 
WILSON. Peacefully on 5th January at East Cheshire Hospice, Rosa Ann, aged 74, of Astbury. The dearly loved wife of the late Harry Wilson; devoted partner of George Bailey; loving mum of Annette, David and Dianne; dear mother-in-law of Steven, Emma and Russell; cherished and treasured grandma and great grandma and a dear sister of Dorothy, Barbara, Elaine and Philip. The cortege is to leave her home on Friday, 16th January, at 10.50am for a service and interment at All Saints’ Church, Odd Rode, at 11am. Family flowers only, donations if desired to East Cheshire Hospice. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk 
 
WINDSOR (Rosaleen, nee Haycock) Peacefully on 3rd January at Kingsleigh House Nursing Home, Kings Norton, after a long brave fight against disabilities, Rosaleen, aged 88 years, formerly of Brown Lees. A much-loved and very dear mum, nanna and great grandma. The funeral service will take place at Biddulph Methodist Church on Tuesday, 20th January, at 2pm prior to interment at Biddulph Town Cemetery. Relatives and friends please accept this as the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to be shared between Kingsley House Welfare Fund, Alzheimer’s Research UK and Arthritis Research UK. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Funeral Furnisher, High Street, Biddulph. Tel SOT 513210.
 
 
Death Notices, 8th January, 2015
 
ARNEIL. Peacefully on 31st December at Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Jessie, aged 86, of Biddulph. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Robert Arneil; loving mum of Duncan; dear mother-in-law of Susan; cherished grandma of Mark and a treasured great-gran of Matthew. The funeral service and cremation take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday, 20th January, at 10.40am. Will relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
ASHMORE (Beryl). Suddenly on 29th December, Beryl, aged 86, of Holmes Chapel. The dearly loved wife of the late Christopher Thomas Ashmore, loving mum of Judith and Graham, and treasured nana. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Asthma UK and Christian Communicare. The funeral service takes place at St Luke’s Church, Holmes Chapel, on Tuesday, 20th January, at 11am. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
BAYLEY. Peacefully on 28th December at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Ronald Daniel, aged 63. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Maria Bayley, of Congleton; loving dad of Emma and step-dad of Laura, Sara and Jack; cherished and treasured granddad of Andrew, Adam, Sophie, Lucy and Joshua; dear brother of Virginia, Martin, John, Philip and Deborah, and a dear brother-in-law. The cortege will leave his home on Tuesday, 13th January, at 1.45pm, for a service at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, at 2pm, 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 Macmillan Nurses or The Christie Hospital. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
BIBBY (Alice). Peacefully on 31st December, 2014, at Park Lane Care Home, Alice May, aged 84, of Biddulph, (formerly of Congleton). The dearly loved wife of the late Helter Bibby, loving mum of Gwendoline and Charles David, dearest mother-in-law of Paul, treasured nan of David and Claire, Lisa and Jonathon, devoted great-nan of Ethan, dearest sister of Gwendoline and Lillian, dear sister-in-law of Harold, William, Dennis and Phoebe, and a loved aunt. The funeral service takes place at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, on Thursday, 15th January, at 10.30am, prior to interment at St Lawrence’s Churchyard. 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, 01781 513210.
 
BOOTH (Barbara). It is with deep sadness that we announce her passing on Saturday, 3rd January, 2015, at Bradwall Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Barbara, aged 81, of Newchapel and formerly of Mount Pleasant and Mow Cop. The dearly loved wife of Ces, precious daughter of the late Sam and Doris Burgess, a dear sister of Derek, Rodney and Stephen, and also a cherished mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunty. Lovingly remembered and greatly missed. Funeral service to take place at St Luke’s Church, Mow Cop, on Monday, 19th January, at noon, followed by interment at Congleton Cemetery. Would relatives please accept this intimation and will friends kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Research UK. Enquiries and donations: Wilson’s (I J Kirkham), 48, Cinderhill Lane, Scholar Green, 01782 785937.
 
BOOTH (Miriam) Our love, one and only died suddenly at RSUH on 2nd January, 2015. Miriam, aged 63, of Biddulph.  The dearly loved and devoted wife of Graham, much loved mum of Nathan, specially loved grandma and a dear mother-in-law, step-mum, sister, aunty and friend. Family flowers only; donations to Macmillan Nurses.   Funeral arrangements to follow.  Enquiries: John Garside & Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
BUCKLEY. Suddenly on 3rd January, at Macclesfield District General Hospital, John aged 66. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Janet Buckley, of Congleton, and loving dad of Michael and Anna. Following a service of committal at Macclesfield Crematorium, a celebration of John’s life will be held at Trinity Methodist Church, Congleton, on a date to be arranged. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
COOPER. Peacefully on 28th December at Prestbury House Care Home, Mavis, aged 81, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Cecil; loving mum of Kevin, Christine and Jacqui; dear mother-in-law of Susan, Ian and Colin; cherished mama and grandma of Joanne, Gemma, Christopher, Yasmine, Karl, Ella and the late Matthew, and a treasured great-grandma of Ollie, Charlie and Isabela. The cortege leaves her home tomorrow (Friday, 9th January), at 10.50am for service at Congleton United Reformed Church at 11am, prior to interment at St Peter’s Church. 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 and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk

CUNNINGHAM  (Lynn). At rest on 25th December, 2014, at Leighton Hospital, Elizabeth Lynn, aged 65, of Crewe (formerly of Congleton).  The dearly loved wife of Martin, loving mum of Victoria and Nicole, dearest mother-in-law to Daniel and Alex, treasured sister of Stephen, Susan and Jacqueline, very dear sister-in-law of Angela, Paul and Robert, dear daughter-in-law of Bill and Jean and a dear aunt.  The funeral service will take place at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, on Friday, 16th January, at 1.15pm, prior to interment at Congleton Cemetery. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to ward four, Leighton Hospital.  Enquiries: John Garside & Son, Stonehouse Green, Mountbatten House, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
CURZON. Peacefully on 30th December at her home, Wendy Ann, aged 54, of Buglawton. Dearly loved sister of Christine; dear sister-in-law of Michael; dear aunt of Donna and James and niece of Dora. The cortege leaves her home on Monday, 19th January, at 9.25am for a 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 British Heart Foundation. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260
 
DALE. Peacefully on 26th December at Greengables Nursing Home, Irene, aged 94, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Jack Dale; loving mum of Jacqueline; dear mother-in-law of the late Ian; cherished nan to Carl and treasured great-nan of Louis. The cortege leaves her daughter’s residence on Wednesday, 14th January, 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 Greengables Residents’ Comfort Fund. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
GATER (John Haden). On Wednesday, 24th December, 2014, in hospital and of Colley Lane, Sandbach. John Haden, aged 63, beloved partner of Barbara Stevens. The funeral service takes place on Monday, 12th January, at St Mary’s Parish Church, Sandbach, at 11am, followed by committal at Crewe Crematorium. Family flowers only, by request; donations, if desired, to Proton Beam Therapy Appeal, The Christie Hospital. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw, 01270 762230.
 
GOATE (David). At rest on 21st December, 2014, while at home in the presence and loving care of his family. David, aged 77, of Congleton. A much-loved husband of Janet, a very dear dad of Chris, loving father-in-law of Liz and a caring brother and brother-in-law of Peter and Grace. David will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by all his family and friends. The funeral service takes place at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, on Monday, 12th January, at 11am, followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Would relatives please accept this intimation and will friends kindly meet at the church. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to East Cheshire Hospice or Macmillan Cancer Support (nurses). Enquiries and donations: Wilson’s (IJ Kirkham), 48, Cinderhill Lane, Scholar Green, 01782 785937.
 
GOLDEVICS (Albert Robert). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital on 1st January, Albert, aged 64, of Somerford. Dearly loved son of the late Bruno and Mary; loving brother of Heather and treasured uncle to Peter, Lee and Cara. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to the Transplant Unit at Wythenshawe Hospital. The funeral service will take place at St Oswald’s Church, Brereton, on Wednesday, 21st January, at 11.30am. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
GREPPELLINI (Maria Angela). On 3rd January, peacefully in hospital, aged 51. The much loved daughter of Vittoria and Quinto; dear partner of Gerald; loving mum of Emma, Philip and Toby, and much loved sister of George, Anna, Angelo, Roby and Alan. Maria was a loving auntie and great-auntie who will be sadly missed. The funeral service and committal will take place at Stockport Crematorium, Cypress Chapel, on Monday, 19th January, at 2.15pm. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK or Macmillan. Enquiries: Jonathan Alcock and Sons, 0161 428 2097.
 
HOPE. Suddenly on 28th December at his home, Cyril, aged 88. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Alice Hope, of Ackers Crossing; much loved dad of Brian, Susan and Robert; cherished granddad of Claire, Mark, Tim, Matthew, Melanie and Sophie, and treasured great-granddad of Edward, Amelia and Brandon. The funeral service and interment will take place at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, on a date to be arranged. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to cardiology unit at Macclesfield District General Hospital, or Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk

INGHAM (Denis). Died peacefully after a short illness on 26th December, 2014, at MDGH. Denis, aged 64, of Congleton. The dearly loved son of the late Donald and Joan and a much loved cousin of Jane, Dave and Tony. The service and cremation will take place on Friday, 23rd January, at Macclesfield Crematorium at 1.20pm. No flowers by request but donations in lieu, if desired, to Macclesfield District General Hospital ICU or RSPCA. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
KIERNAN (Thomas). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital on 28th December. Thomas, aged 80, of Sandbach and formerly of Hassall Green. Dearly loved husband of the late Rena, and loving dad, granddad and great-granddad. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Christ Church, Wheelock. The funeral service is at Christ Church, Wheelock, on Thursday, 15th January, at 2.30pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
OUTRAM (Helen). At peace on 28th December at Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Ruth Helen, aged 72, of Gillow Heath. The dearly loved wife of Derek and loving mum of John and Alan. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday, 15th January, at 2.40pm. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Cheddleton Flint Mill Industrial Heritage Trust. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
MCLACKLAND (Sheila). At rest on 30th December at MDGH. Sheila, aged 89, of Biddulph (formerly of Whaley Bridge and Marple). The dearly loved wife of the late Robert Duncan McLackland, loving mum of Ian and Jan, dearest mother-in-law of Eileen and Chris, treasured grandma of Shane and his partner Jo, Lee and Alex, devoted great-grandma of Ewan, Rory and Emma, very dear sister-in-law of Ellen, Grace, Edith and George, dear cousin of Olive, Max and Susan, and a loved aunt. The funeral service will take place at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, on Monday, 19th January, at 1.15pm, prior to cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to Staffordshire Moorlands Community and Voluntary Service. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
SHALLCROSS (Ramon). Peacefully in Primrose House, Haslington, on Wednesday, 31st December. Ray, aged 78, of Sandbach. The dearly loved husband of Elizabeth, loving father, grandfather and brother. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society. The funeral service and committal will be held at Crewe Crematorium on Monday, 19th January, at 11.20am. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
SHAW (June). At rest on 20th December, 2014, at Bradwell Hospital. June, aged 72, of Gillow Heath, loving mum of Cameron and Jody, loving nan, sister, sister-in-law auntie and friend. June’s funeral service took place at Carmountside crematorium on Wednesday, 31st December. Enquiries: Co-operative Funeralcare, 1, Park Avenue Wolstanton, Newcastle, 01782 711244.
 
TICKLE. Peacefully on 21st December at Clayton Manor Nursing Home, Ronald James, aged 92. The dearly loved and devoted husband of June Tickle, of Holmes Chapel; much loved dad of Brian; dear father-in-law of Linda; cherished granddad of Sarah, and treasured great-granddad of Alicia. The funeral service and cremation take place at Crewe Crematorium today (Thursday, 8th January) at 11.20am. Will relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Clayton Manor residents’ comfort fund. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
TOOTH (Miriam). At peace on 25th December, 2014, at Springbank Nursing Home. Miriam, aged 103, of Knypersley. Loving wife of the late Robert Samuel, devoted and loving mother of Barry, dear mother-in-law of the late Sheila, specially loved grandma of Denise and Tim, and great-grandma of Alex and Joseph, and a respected lady and friend to many. The funeral service takes place at Biddulph Methodist Church on Monday, 12th January, at 11am, followed by interment at Biddulph Town Burial Ground. Flowers welcome but donations, if desired, to Spring Bank Nursing Home. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
VICKERS (Eileen Bernadette). Died peacefully on 27th December, 2014, at RSUH, aged 63, of Biddulph. Dearly loved wife of James, loving mum of Paul, dear mother-in-law of Maria, specially loved grandma of Alana and Lara, and a much loved sister and auntie. The funeral service takes place on Saturday, 10th January, at English Martyrs’ RC Church, Biddulph, at 10am followed by interment at Woodhouse Lane Cemetery. All flowers welcome but donations in lieu, if desired, to Royal Stoke University Hospital, critical care unit. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01781 513210.
 
WALKER (Anthony John). Peacefully at home after a long illness. Tony, aged 66, of Sandbach. Dearly loved husband of Madeline, loving step-dad of Mark and treasured granddad. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Macmillan Nurses. The funeral service takes place at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, on Wednesday, 14th January, at 12.30pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
WALLEY. Peacefully on 1st January at Macclesfield District General Hospital. Margaret “Peggy,” aged 95. The dearly loved wife of the late James Arthur Walley, of Congleton; much loved mum of Margaret, Anthony and the late Christine, dear mother-in-law of Richard and Susan, a much cherished nana and great-nana. The funeral service takes place at St Mary’s RC Church, Congleton, on Tuesday, 13th January, at 11am, prior to interment at Congleton Town Cemetery. At the family’s request, flowers only please. Enquiries and floral tributes: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
WHITEHURST. Peacefully on 2nd January at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Donald, aged 71. The dearly loved husband of Elizabeth Whitehurst, of Congleton; much loved father of Angela and Peter; dear father-in-law of Diane and cherished granddad of Emma and Sophie. The funeral 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

WILLIAMS (James). 2nd January, 2015, peacefully after a short illness, aged 89. The dearly loved husband of Lily; beloved father of George and James; father-in-law to Angela and Ruth; loving granddad of Pauline, Elizabeth, Jayne, Joseph and Margaret. Much loved great-grandad to Adam, Georgie, Alex, Lorna, Jack and Elliot. The funeral service takes place at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, on Friday, 16th January, at 10.30am, followed by cremation at Crewe Crematorium. Family flowers only, please; donations to Cancer Research. Enquiries: Griffiths and Booth, Sandbach, 01270 765783.
 
WILSON. Peacefully on 5th January at East Cheshire Hospice, Rosa Ann, aged 74, of Astbury. The dearly loved wife of the late Harry Wilson; devoted partner of George Bailey; loving mum of Annette, David and Dianne; dear mother-in-law of Steven, Emma and Russell; cherished and treasured grandma and great-grandma, and a dear sister of Dorothy, Barbara, Elaine and Philip. The service and interment will take place at All Saints’ Church, Odd Rode, on a date to be arranged. 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

 
Death Notices 31st December 2014
 
BAILEY (Doreen). Peacefully in Primrose House Nursing Home, Haslington, on Wednesday, 17th December. Doreen, aged 84, of Wheelock. Dearly loved wife of the late Harry; loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, for a bench in memory of Doreen. Please make cheques payable to Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors. The funeral service will take place at St John’s Church, Sandbach Heath, on Tuesday, 6th January, at 2pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
BARKER (Doreen Lavinia). Peacefully at home on 27th December, 2014, aged 84. Surrounded by her loving family. Devoted mother to Janet and Catherine, much-loved grandmother to Matthew and Rebecca, mother-in-law to Philip and grandmother-in-law to Ben. The funeral service will take place at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, on Friday, 2nd January, at 1.30pm, followed by interment. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, in memory of Doreen to The Tear Fund or Macmillan Cancer support. Enquires: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
BELLINGHAM (Arthur). At rest on 23rd December, 2014, at MDGH. Arthur Henry, aged 90, of Congleton. The dearly loved husband of the late Nancy, loving dad of Paul, Janet, David and Mark, very dear father-in-law of Rita and Sheila, a treasured granddad and great-granddad, and a dear brother and uncle. The funeral service will take place at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, on Tuesday, 13th January, at 10.45am, prior to cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome; donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
BROADBENT. Gerald, of Sandbach, Cheshire, aged 86. Sadly passed away on 19th December. Beloved husband of Betty and much-loved father of Sally and husband Jeremy, Amanda and partner Randal; adored granddad to Elizabeth, Holly and Layla and great-granddad to Fearne. Funeral service to be held on Wednesday, 7th January, at 10.45am at St Peter’s Church, Elworth, followed by a cremation. Family flowers only but donations to the NSPCC or St Stephen’s Care Home, Elworth, will be very welcome. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
CRUDGINGTON (Alma). Suddenly on 22nd December, 2014, at her home in Mow Cop. Alma Lucy, aged 94, the dearly loved wife of the late George William Crudgington, much-loved mum of Alan and daughter-in-law Josephine, treasured nan of Barry, Steven, Michael, Andrea, Becky, Rowan, Joanne, Mark and William, and a devoted great-nan of Ethan and Sam. The funeral service will take place at St Thomas’s Church, Mow Cop, on Wednesday, 7th January, 2015, at 9.30am, prior to cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
GAZY. At East Cheshire Hospice on 18th December, 2014. Sheila, beloved wife of Brian and mother of Denise and Vincent. The funeral will take place on Friday, 9th January. A service of thanksgiving at Knutsford Road Methodist Church, Holmes Chapel, at 11.30am, will follow the cremation service at Vale Royal Crematorium at 10.45am. Family flowers only please, but donations to East Cheshire Hospice welcomed. Enquiries: Griffiths and Booth, Holmes Chapel, 01477 532427.
 
GRIERSON (Sylvia Muriel). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital on Tuesday, 16th December, Sylvia, aged 75, of Elworth, Sandbach. Dearly loved wife of the late Les; much-loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Yorkshire Candlelighters. The funeral service will take place at St Peter’s Church, Elworth, on Monday, 5th January, at noon, followed by committal at Crewe Crematorium. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
HINE (Annie). Peacefully on 18th December, 2014, at Springbank Nursing Home, Knypersley. Annie, aged 98, formerly of Ridgway, Norton-in-the-Moors, dearest sister of Agnes and a treasured aunty, great-aunty and friend. The funeral is on Wednesday, 7th January, with a service at St Luke’s Church, Leek, at 11.30am, followed by interment at Leek Cemetery. Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Flowers may be sent or donations, if desired. Enquiries: S Sigley and Sons, Leek, 01538 382048.
 
JEFFERIES (Frances). Peacefully on 19th December, 2014, in Heliosa Nursing Home, aged 94. Dearly loved wife of the late Sam, much loved mum to the late Nigel, a loving sister of Annie and a dear auntie. The funeral service and cremation will take place on Monday, 5th January, at Macclesfield Crematorium at 2pm. No flowers by request but donations in lieu, if desired, to Congleton War Memorial Hospital. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten Way, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
JEPSON (William Arthur). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital on 24th December, Bill, aged 90, of Smallwood. Dearly loved husband of the late Edith; loving dad of Andrew, granddad and great-granddad. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Smallwood Village Fund. The funeral service will take place at St John’s Church, Smallwood, on Wednesday, 7th January, at 2pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
JONES. Peacefully in hospital on 22nd December. Derek, aged 85, of Holmes Chapel. The dearly loved and loving husband of Joyce and a much-loved dad. The funeral service takes place on Tuesday, 6th January, at 1.30pm, at Holmes Chapel Methodist Church, followed by cremation at Vale Royal Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations welcomed for MS Trust or Dementia UK. Enquiries: Griffiths and Booth, of Holmes Chapel, 01270 532427.
 
LEYLAND (Sheila Rosamund). Passed away 19th December, aged 75. She will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends. The funeral service will take place on Tuesday, 6th January, at 1.30pm, at Stafford Crematorium, followed by a church service at 2.30pm at St Giles’s Church, Haughton, Staffordshire. Any donations will be divided between Macmillan Cancer Support, Katharine House Hospice at Home and St Giles’s Church. Enquiries: Robert Nicholls, Stafford, 01785 253683.
 
MEAD (Sarah). Died suddenly on 18th December, 2014, at home, aged 76, of Congleton. Dearly loved mum of Andrew and Gayle, specially loved grandma of Abbey, Evelyn and Benjamin, much loved mother-in-law, sister and aunty. The funeral service and cremation will take place on Monday, 5th January, 2015, at Macclesfield Crematorium at 1.20pm. All flowers welcome but donations, if preferred, to Oxfam. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
MOSS (Evelyn). At rest on 22nd December, 2014, at Astbury Mere Care Home, Frances Evelyn, aged 106, (formerly of Timbersbrook). The dearly loved daughter of the late Arthur and Polly Moss, dearest sister of Doris and the late William, Hettie and Gladys, and a dear cousin. The funeral service will take place at St John’s Church, Buglawton, today (Wednesday, 31st December), at 11.30am, prior to interment at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to St John’s Church. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
NIXON (Joan). Peacefully on 19th December at her home in Biddulph, Joan, aged 81, (formerly of Cobridge). The dearly loved wife of the late William Nixon (Niko), much loved mum of Carol and Antony, very dear mother-in-law of John and Karen, treasured nan of Lee and Olivia, a devoted great-nan, very dear sister of Dennis and John, and a dear sister-in-law and aunt. The funeral service will take place at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, on Tuesday, 6th January, at 12.30pm, prior to interment at Hanley Cemetery. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service and afterwards please disperse. Floral tributes welcome; donations, if desired, to Queen Elizabeth Cancer Centre. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
OUTRAM (Helen). At peace on 28th December, 2014, at Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Ruth Helen, aged 72, of Gillow Heath. The dearly loved wife of Derek and loving mum of John and Alan. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on a date to be confirmed. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Cheddleton Flint Mill Industrial Heritage Trust. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
QUILTY (James Francis). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital on Monday, 22nd December, Jim, aged 83, of Sandbach Heath. The dearly loved husband of Barbara; loving dad, granddad and great-granddad. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to The Church on the Heath. The funeral service takes place at The Church on the Heath, Ettiley Heath, on Monday, 12th January, at 1pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
SHENTON (Susan). Peacefully on 18th December at her home, after a long illness, borne with great dignity and courage, Susan, aged 65, of Biddulph. The dearly loved wife of John; much-loved mum of Paul and Rachel; loved mother-in-law of Amanda and Jon; a loving and very special nanny; dearest sister; and a very dear sister-in-law, auntie and good friend to many. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday, 8th January, at 12.40pm. Will relatives please accept this intimation and will friends kindly meet at Bradwell Crematorium. No mourning clothes please, by Susan’s own request. No flowers please, by request; donations preferred for Douglas Macmillan Hospice or Marie Curie Cancer Care c/o the family. Enquiries: Williamson Brothers, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Stoke-on-Trent, 01782 212880.
 
STUTTARD (David, “Dave”). At rest on Sunday, 21st December, 2014, at Macclesfield General Hospital, Dave, aged 68, of Biddulph, Staffs, and originally of Moss Side, Manchester. The loving husband of Dorothy (Dot), father of Karen, Tracey and Steven, he will be sadly missed by all, and his grandchildren particularly the youngest, Finley, Lucas and Fletcher. Cortege to leave his home address at 1.15pm on Monday, 12th January, for a service at Biddulph Methodist Church, Station Road, Biddulph, at 1.45pm. Relatives please accept this the only intimation. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Blind Veterans UK or MyUbique. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.

  
Death Notices 24th December 2014
 
BARBER (Horace). Peacefully on 14th December, 2014. Beloved son of the late Abel and Martha, former farmer of Congleton. Enquiries: Hooley Watson and Buckley, 01625 422734.
 
CRUDGINGTON (Alma). Suddenly on 22nd December, 2014, at her home in Mow Cop. Alma Lucy, aged 94. The dearly loved wife of the late George William Crudgington, much loved mum of Alan and daughter-in-law Josephine, treasured nan of Barry, Steven, Michael, Andrea, Becky, Rowan, Joanne, Mark and William and a devoted great-nan of Ethan and Sam. Funeral arrangements to follow. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
MEAD (Sarah). Died suddenly on 18th December, 2014, at home, aged 76, of Congleton. Dearly loved mum of Andrew and Gayle, specially loved grandma of Abbey, Evelyn and Benjamin, much loved mother-in-law, sister and aunty. The funeral service and cremation will take place on Monday, 5th January, at Macclesfield Crematorium at 1.20pm. All flowers welcome but donations, if preferred, to Oxfam. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten house, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
MOSS (Evelyn). At rest on 22nd December, 2014, at Astbury Mere Care Home, Frances Evelyn, aged 106, (formerly of Timbersbrook). The dearly loved daughter of the late Arthur and Polly Moss, dearest sister of Doris and the late William, Hettie and Gladys and a dear cousin. The funeral service will take place at St John’s Church, Buglawton on Wednesday, 31st December, at 11.30am, prior to interment at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to St John’s Church. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
NIXON (Joan). Peacefully on 19th December at her home in Biddulph. Joan, aged 81, (formerly of Cobridge). The dearly loved wife of the late William Nixon (Niko), much loved mum of Carol and Antony, very dear mother-in-law of John and Karen, treasured nan of Lee and Olivia, a devoted great-nan, very dear sister of Dennis and John and a dear sister-in-law and aunt. The funeral service will take place at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, on Tuesday, 6th January, at 12.30pm, prior to interment at Hanley Cemetery. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service, and afterwards please disperse. Floral tributes welcome; donations, if desired, to Queen Elizabeth Cancer Centre. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 

 
Death Notices, 18th December, 2014
 
BASFORD (Rita, née Sutton). On Monday, 8th December, at home, in Sandbach, Rita, aged 78, the beloved wife of the late Eric Basford and a much-loved grandma, sister and aunt. The funeral takes place tomorrow (Friday, 19th December), with a service at the parish church of St John’s, Sandbach Heath, at 11am followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only by request; donations, if desired, to North West Air Ambulance. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw, Sandbach, 01270 762230.
 
BENNION (Gladys Joyce). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital on Friday, 12th December, Joyce, aged 89. The dearly beloved wife of the late Gilbert, of Alsager, and formerly of Oakhanger. The funeral takes place on Monday, 22nd December, at St Luke’s Church, Oakhanger, followed by interment in St Matthew’s Churchyard, Haslington. Family flowers only; donations, if preferred, to Macmillan Nurses. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
C H A R L E S W O R T H (Graham, Chuck). Suddenly on 11th December, 2014, at his home in Congleton. Graham (Chuck) aged 66. The dearly loved husband of Susan, loved step-dad of Paul, Lorraine, Christine and Catherine, very dear father-in-law of Linda, Paul and Haydn, devoted granddad of Lizzie, Shaunna, Owen and Holly, dearest brother of Doreen, Janice, Steven and the late Barry, Kenneth and Kathleen, dear brother-in-law of Keith, Martin, Catherine and Linda, and
a treasured uncle. Cortege to leave his home on Monday, 22ndDecember, at 8.40am for service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 9.20am. Relatives 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 coronary care unit, Macclesfield District General Hospital. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
COPPENHALL (Phyllis). Peacefully at rest in Leighton Hospital on 14th December, in the loving care of her family. Phyllis, aged 74, of Sandbach. The dearly loved wife of the late Ken Coppenhall and a much loved mum of Linda and dear mother-in-law of Denis. The funeral takes place on Tuesday, 30th December, with a service at the parish church of St Peter’s, Elworth, at 11am, followed by interment in Sandbach Cemetery. Family flowers only by request; donations, if desired, to Breathing Matters UCLH Charity. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw, Sandbach, 01270 762230.
 
DAKIN (Doris Annie). Peacefully in East Cheshire Hospice on Sunday, 14th December, Doris, aged 86, of Lower Withington. Dearly loved wife of the late Kenneth, loving mum of Brian and treasured sister of John. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to East Cheshire Hospice, Macmillan Nurses and St John the Evangelist Church, Chelford. The funeral service will take place at St John the Evangelist Church, Chelford, on Tuesday, 23rd December, at noon. Enquires: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
EAST (Winifred). 7th December, 2014. Winifred expressed a wish for family and close friends to attend her graveside funeral at Sandbach Cemetery, grave number 518c, on Monday, 22nd December, at 11.30am. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice. Enquiries: Oxley’s, 01270 214009.
 
GREEN (Anne). Sadly passed away on Thursday, 11th December, 2014, at home, with her family by her side. Anne was formerly a midwife and a long standing member
of the Guiding Trefoil and a WRVS volunteer at Leighton Hospital. Funeral service takes place at 11am on Tuesday, 23rd December, at Sandbach Methodist Church, followed by a private family interment at Sandbach Cemetery. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice or Cancer Research UK.
Enquiries: Griffiths and Booth, Sandbach, 01270 765783.
 
HITCHINS. Suddenly on 12th December, at his home, Frank Cecil, aged 74. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Carol Hitchins, of Congleton; loving dad of Ben, Francis, Jane, Tina and the late Mark; cherished granddad of Charlotte and Francis; a dear brother of Michael, Paul, Marlene and Gail, and brother-in-law of Jane, Roy, Tim and the late Hazel. The cortege leaves his home on Tuesday, 23rd December, at 10.45am for a service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium
at 11.20am. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation, and will friends wishing to attendkindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to respiratory care unit, Macclesfield District General Hospital. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
PALIN (Eric). Passed away on 9th December in Leighton Hospital. Eric, aged 76, of Wheelock. The funeral takes place on Thursday, 18th December, with a service and committal at Crewe Crematorium at 3.20pm. The family kindly request no dark attire. Family flowers only by request; donations, if desired, to Fire Service Benevolent Fund. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw, Sandbach, 01270 762230.
 
POTTS (Margaret, née Gray). At rest on 8th December, 2014, at Bradwell Hospital. Margaret Mary, aged 84, of Biddulph (a former officer in charge of High field House, Biddulph). The dearly loved wife of the late Frank Potts, loving mum of Lorraine and Bernadette, and a very dear sister and aunt. A requiem mass will be held at English Martyrs RC Church, Biddulph, tomorrow (Friday, 19th December) at 11am, prior to interment at Biddulph Town Cemetery. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for mass. No flowers by request please; donations, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society or Dementia UK. Enquiries: John Garside and
Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
REDFERN (Dorothy May). Sadly passed away on Thursday, 4th December, 2014, while at Heliosa Nursing Home, Congleton, in the presence of her loving family. Dorothy, aged 89, of Congleton, and formerly of Mount Pleasant, Mow Cop. A very much loved wife, mum, gran and great-gran. Dorothy will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by all her family and friends. The funeral service and cremation take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday, 22nd December, at 1.20pm. Would relatives please accept this intimation and will friends kindly meet at the crematorium.
Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to St Luke’s Church, Mow Cop. Donations and enquiries: Wilson’s (IJ Kirkham), 48, Cinderhill Lane, Scholar Green, 01782 785937.
 
SANT (David). At rest on 6th December at home in Sandbach. David, aged 61, the dearly loved son of the late William and Doris Sant. The funeral takes place on Tuesday, 23rd December, with a service at the parish church of St Peter’s, Elworth at 11am. Donations, if desired, to St Peter’s Church or Childline. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw, Sandbach, 01270 762230.
 
WASS-CONWAY (Ephraim). Peacefully on 11th December, 2014, at East Cheshire Hospice. Ephraim, aged 86, of Congleton. The devoted husband of the late  Marion, dad of Peter and stepchildren Kevin and Karen, father-in-law of Julie, Leonie and Jim, much loved grandad of Shaun, Adam, Pascalle and her husband Dan and Sacha, special greatgrandad of Jensen, brother of Ada and a brother-in-law and uncle.  The funeral service and cremation take place at Macclesfield
Crematorium on Tuesday, 23rd December, at 1.20pm. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and 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.
 
WEATHERBY (James). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital following a short illness on Monday, 15th December. Jim, aged 94, of Betchton Heath. The beloved husband of the late Pauline, and a treasured dad and granddad. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Macmillan Nurses. The funeral service is on Monday, 29th December, at 1pm at St John’s Church, Sandbach Heath. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.

Death Notices, 11th December, 2014

ALCOCK (Winifred). Peacefully fell asleep at home in Biddulph Park on Thursday, 4th December, 2014, Winifred, aged 80. The much beloved wife of the late Peter Alcock, much respected mum of Adam and Amanda (Wendy). The funeral service will take place at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph on Monday, 22nd December, 2014, at 1.30pm, followed by cremation at Carmountside Crematorium. Will relatives and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, for Arthritis Research UK and Cancer Research UK in memory of Winifred c/o the family. Enquiries: John Johnson and Sons Funeral Home, 22, Madeley Street, Tunstall, 01782 837832.
 
BAILEY (Ben). At rest on 5th December, 2014, at MDGH. Derek Ben, aged 90, of Congleton. The dearly loved husband of the late Annie, loving dad of Elizabeth, William, Ben and Susan, very dear father-in-law of John, treasured granddad of Sara, Claire, David, Michael and Robert, and a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege to leave his son’s home in Congleton on Wednesday, 17th December, at 10.50am for service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 11.20am. Relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome; donations, if desired, to Silk Brass Band. Enquiries: John Garside and Son Funeral Furnishers, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
COOPER (Kathleen). Suddenly at home in Goostrey on 8th December, 2014. Kath, aged 93, formerly of Cranage. Much loved wife of the late George, loving mum, grandma and great-grandma.  Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Holmes Chapel Health Centre and Westview Tenants Association, Goostrey. Funeral service to take place at St John the Evangelist’s Church, Byley, on Monday, 22nd December, at 11am. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall Sandbach, CW11 4SA, 01270 750852.
 
JONES (Lilian May). Peacefully on 30th November, in St Stephens’s Nursing Home, Sandbach, Lilian May (“Lily”), aged 106. Devoted wife to the late Bill Jones; a much loved mum to Peter; mother-in-law to Jean; a loving nana to Lindsay, Amanda and Matthew, and great-grandma to Alexandra and Ameera. Lily will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all her family and friends. The funeral service takes place on Tuesday, 16th December, with a private family committal at Crewe Crematorium prior to a thanksgiving service at Wheelock Methodist Chapel at 2pm. Family  flowers only, please; donations, if desired, in memory of Lily will be gratefully received for Help For Heroes. Enquiries: Co-operative Funeralcare, 39, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, 01270 764802.
 
LEDWARDS (née Barnett). Suddenly on 4th December at her home, Sarah Georgina, aged 48, of Congleton. Loving and devoted mum of Nicholas and Daniel; much loved daughter of Michael and the late Elizabeth; dear sister of Jonathan; treasured and treasured grandma of Jasmine and Caitlinn and a dear friend of Stephen. The cortege is to leave Alan Finneron Funeral Directors on Wednesday, 17th December, at 10.50am for a service at Congleton United Reformed Church at 11am, prior to interment in Congleton Town 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 East Cheshire Hospice. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622 www.afinneron.co.uk
 
POTTS (Margaret, née Gray). At rest on 8th December, 2014, at Bradwell Hospital, Margaret Mary, aged 84, of Biddulph (a former officer in charge of Highfield House, Biddulph). The dearly loved wife of the late Frank Potts, loving mum of
Lorraine and Bernadette, and a very dear sister and aunt. The funeral service will take place at English Martyrs’ RC Church, Biddulph, prior to interment at Biddulph Town Cemetery on a date to be arranged. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
ROACH. Peacefully on 4th December at her home, after an illness fought with great courage and dignity, Jacqueline Frances “Jackie,” aged 62. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Malcolm Roach, of Astbury; loving mum of Mark and James; dear mother-in-law of Kelly and Kirsty; cherished grandma of Katie-Mai; treasured nana of Owen and Grace; loved sister of Michael and Stephanie and daughter-in-law of Joan and Len. Horse drawn cortege to leave her home on Thursday, 18th December, at 10.25am for a service at St Mary’s RC Church, Congleton, at 11am, prior to
interment at Astbury Churchyard. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Huntington’s Disease Association. At the family’s request, mourners are requested to wear an item of pink clothing. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622 www.afinneron.co.uk
 
SEABRIDGE (Michael). Died peacefully in Macclesfield District General Hospital after a long illness on 25th November, 2014, aged 77, of Congleton (formally a pet store holder of Macclesfield indoor market). Dearly loved dad of Paul and Beverley, and a dear fatherin-law, granddad, brother and uncle. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday, 16th December, at noon. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu, if desired, to British Heart Foundation. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton. Tel: 01260 298829.
 
SLAMON (Yvonne). Peacefully in St Luke’s Hospice on Saturday, 6th December, Yvonne, aged 69, of Sandbach. The dearly loved wife of the late Greg; much loved mum of Cheryl, Deborah and husband Michael, and treasured grandma to Erin. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice and Macmillan cancer unit, Leighton Hospital. Funeral service and committal at Crewe Crematorium on Friday, 19th December, at 12.40pm. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852

 

Death Notices, 4th December, 2014

ARCHER (Caroline). 21.01.66 - 20.11.14. Much-loved wife of Matthew, mother of Natalie, Gideon and Samuel, and daughter of Patricia and Neville. Sadly missed by
all her family and friends. Funeral has taken place. Donations, if desired, to Mount
Vernon Hospital, ward 11. Enquiries and donations: James Peddle Ltd, 01923 772013.

FODDEN (Keith). At peace on 27th November, 2014, at his home in Biddulph after a long illness borne with courage and dignity, James Keith, aged 73. The dearly loved dad of Yvonne, Tracey, Chris, Tina and Teresa, very dear father-in-law of Richard, much loved granddad of Anthony, Jennie, Natasha, Mark, Sara, Harriette, TJ,
Gareth and Nicola, Amanda, Jessica, Matthew, Jamie-Le and Samie-Jo, treasured great-granddad of Diezel, Logan, Bobby, Joshua, Harry, Reece, Nieve and Alfie,
dearest brother of Ann, Marjorie and the late Jenny, Joyce and Barbara, special
friend of Kev and the late Bob and Benny, a devoted member of BRIC and a good
friend to many. Cortege to leave his home on Tuesday, 16th December, at 2.15pm
for service at Biddulph Methodist Church at 2.30pm, prior to interment at Woodhouse Burial Ground. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. No black ties or mourning clothes please. Enquiries:
John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.

GREATBATCH (Geoffrey, “Geoff”). Peacefully on 27th November at Douglas Macmillan Community Lodges, Geoff, aged 71, of Biddulph. Loving husband of Jean; much-loved dad to David and Stephen; loved father-in-law of Samantha and Karen, and step-granddad to Shelby. Dear son of Florence, dearest brother, brother-in-law, uncle and cousin. Geoff will be missed by all his family and many friends. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday, 11th December, at 3.15pm. Will relatives please accept this intimation, and friends kindly meet at Carmountside. Family flowers only, please; donations preferred to Douglas Macmillan Hospice (Community Lodges). Donations and enquiries:
Williamson Brothers, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Birches Head, 01782 212880.

HANCOCK (Lilian Margaret). Peacefully in Leighton Hospital on Thursday, 27th November, Margaret, aged 79, formerly of St Oswald’s Crescent, Brereton. Loving mum of Stephen and Mark and gran. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to
St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. The funeral service will be held at St Oswald’s Church, Brereton, tomorrow (Friday, 5th December) at 11am. Enquiries:
Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.

HUBBERT (Barbara). At peace on 22nd November, 2014, at her home in Knypersley, Barbara Mary, aged 77. The dearly loved wife of the late Leslie Hubbert, much loved partner of the late Reg Evans, loving mum of Elaine, very dear mother-in-law of the late Trevor, treasured nan of David and Rachael, Nathan and Mark, devoted great-nan of Dillon Trevor, dearest sister of Helen, very dear sister-in-law of Eric, Gordon and Linda, and a dear aunty of the late Claire. Cortege to leave her home on Tuesday,
9th December, at 11.15am for service at St John’s Church, Knypersley, at 11.30am, prior to cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Family flowers only please; donations,
if desired, to Asbestos Association or Douglas Macmillan Hospice. No mourning clothes, please, at the family’s request. Enquiries:
John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.

MACHIN. Suddenly on 24th November at her home in Congleton, Norma Vera, aged 70. The dearly loved and devoted partner of William “Bill” Lee. Loving mum to Karen; a dear mother-in-law to Glyn; loving nan of Dan and Dean; and a cherished and loving auntie. The cortege is to leave her home on Tuesday, 9th December, at 10.40am for a service at St Peter’s Church at 11am prior to interment at Congleton Town Cemetery. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation; friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Flowers or, if desired, donations to The Christie. Enquiries:
Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.uk

 

MATTHEWS (Marion). Peacefully on 28th November, 2014, at Heliosa Nursing Home, Marion, aged 100, of Congleton. The dearly loved wife of the late Harry Matthews, loving mum of Bryan, dearest sister of the late Iris and Bernard, very
dear cousin of Joan and a dear aunt. The funeral service will take place at St John’s Church, Buglawton, on Friday, 12th December, at 10.45am, prior to cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome or donations, if desired,
to Cancer Research UK. Enquiries:
John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
MUNRO (Andy). At peace on 29th November, 2014, at his home in Chell, after a
long illness bravely fought. Andrew, aged 54, formerly of Biddulph. The dearly loved husband of Margaret, devoted dad of Samantha and Michelle, much-loved son of
Nancy and the late Bill, very dear son-in-law of Brian and Enid, a dear brother-in-law, loved nephew of Kathleen and John, dearest cousin of Jacqueline and Stephen, and
a good friend. Cortege to leave his home on Friday, 12th December, at 2.05pm for service at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, at 2.30pm, prior to interment at Woodhouse Burial Ground. Floral tributes welcome; donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries:
John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.

ROGERS (Denise, née Wilkinson). Peacefully on 27th November, 2014, at the University Hospital of North Staffs, after a short illness, Denise, aged 65, of Biddulph Moor, a retired teacher from Squirrel Hayes First School, Biddulph. The devoted wife
of Barry and a treasured daughter of Nancy. The funeral will take place on Wednesday, 10th December, with a service and cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 1.15pm. Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. No flowers please, by request, donations, if desired to Cancer Research UK. Enquiries:
S Sigley and Sons, Leek, 01538 382048.

 

WILLIAMS (May, née Green). Peacefully on 1st December, 2014, at the Royal Stoke University Hospital after a long illness. May, aged 90, of Biddulph. The dearly loved wife of Frank Williams; much loved mum of Betty; dear mother-in-law of David; devoted nan of Paul, Philip and Catherine, and great-nan of Alisha, Isobel, Maisie
and Joseph. No flowers, please, by request; donations, if desired, to Stroke Association. Enquiries: S Sigley and Sons, Leek, 01538 382048.

 

Death Notices, 27th November, 2014

BROOKS (Florence Jane, “Flo”). Very peacefully at home on 21st November, and in the loving care of her family, Flo, aged 87, of Sandbach. She was the dear and devoted wife of the late Eric; the much-loved mum of Michael, John, Mark, David and Justin; loving sister of Betty, and a treasured  mother-inlaw, grandma, great-grandma and auntie. The funeral takes place on Thursday, 4th December, with a service at the parish church of St John’s, Sandbach Heath, at 1pm, followed by interment in the churchyard. Flowers only by request. Enquiries:
Peter Forshaw Funeral Services, Sandbach, 01270 762230.

LARNER (Elizabeth Anne). Passed away peacefully after a long struggle, now at rest, on 18th November, aged 61, of Chell Heath. Devoted wife of the late Tony; dearly loved mum of Paul; loving sister of Ron, John and David; and a very dear sister-in-law and auntie. The service and cremation take place on Friday, 5th December, at Bradwell Crematorium at 1.20pm. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu, if desired, to Crohn’s and Colitis UK. Enquiries:

John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
NIXON. Peacefully on 19th November at Laurels Residential Home, Congleton, May aged 97, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Jack Nixon. A much-loved aunt. Cortege to leave Alan Finneron Funeral Directors on Monday, 1st December, 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 The Christie Hospital. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622 www.afineron.co.uk
 
SCOTT (Frederick). On 11th November, at Astbury Mere Care Home, aged 100, Fred, formerly of Holmes Chapel. The husband of the late Hilda and father of the late Sandra. The funeral service takes place today (Thursday, 27th November) at 1.45pm at St Luke’s Church, Holmes Chapel, followed by a private committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please but donations to Macmillan Cancer Support welcomed. Enquiries: Griffiths and Booths, Holmes
Chapel, 01477 532427.
 
TAYLOR. Peacefully on 24th November, 2014, at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Judith aged 70, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Keith. Loving mum of Paul and Simon, dear mother-in-law of Wendy and Emma, cherished and treasured nan of James, Glen, Sophie, Greg and Poppy, dear sister of Janet and sister-in-law of Albert. Cortege to leave her home on Friday, 5th December, at 10.45am for service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 11.20am. 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 The Christie Hospital. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
WILSHAW (Elsie, née Hulme). At rest on 20th November at Macclesfield District General Hospital. Elsie, aged 88, of Biddulph, formerly of Brown Lees. The dearly loved widow of Bill Wilshaw; loving mum of Rosemary, Margaret and Kenneth; very dear mother-in-law of Sue; treasured nanna of Steven, Simon, Joanna, Katie and Robert; devoted great-grandma of David, Jamie, Ruben, Phoebe, Penny, Rory and Emily, and a dear sister-in-law and aunt. The cortege is to leave her daughter’s home on Monday, 1st December, at 1.45pm for a service and interment at New Road Methodist Church at 2pm. 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 The Deaf Society. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
WOOD (Harry). At rest on 20th November, at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Harry, aged 85, of Biddulph, and formerly of Congleton. The dearly loved husband of Betty; much loved dad of Joan and son-in-law David; treasured granddad of James; dearest brother of Gladys; very dear brother-in-law of Cyril and Millie, Norman and Alice, Hilda and Harold, and a dear uncle. The cortege is to leave his home on Wednesday, 3rd December, at 1pm for a service at St Thomas’s Church, Mow Cop, at 1.15pm, prior to cremation at Carmountside 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 Motor Neurone Disease Association. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.

 

Death Notices, 20th November, 2014
 
CHURCH (Elizabeth Mary “Betty”). Peacefully in Cedar Court Nursing Home, Audlem on 11th November, 2014. Betty, aged 97, formerly of Park Lane, Sandbach. Dearly loved wife of the late Laurence, cherished mum of Fiona, Heather and Alison, mother-in-law of the late John, Reinhard and John, treasured nanny to Naomi, Christopher, Benjamin, Jemima, Anna, Barnaby, Rowan and Caitlin and great-nanny to Matilda, Isabella and Oliver. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society, Methodist Church World Mission Fund, and Elworth Methodist Church. Service of Thanksgiving at Elworth Methodist Church on Friday, 21st November, at 1.30pm following a service of committal at Crewe Crematorium at 12.40pm to which everyone is welcome. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, CW11 4SA, 01270 750852.
 
CRONE (Elizabeth). Former postlady. Peacefully at home on 14th November, 2014. Elizabeth, aged 58, of Sandbach, the beloved wife of Bill.
 
FLINN. Peacefully on 6th November, 2014, at Macclesfield District General Hospital. Judith Mary, aged 76, of Mossley. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Adrian Flinn. Loving mum of Sarah and Emma, dear father-in-law of Patrick and Joby and a cherished and treasured grandma of Joy. Service and cremation are to take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Monday, 24th November, at 2.40pm. Will relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet at the crematorium. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to Multiple Sclerosis Society (Macclesfield branch). Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
GORDON (Donald). At rest on 12th November, 2014, at The Royal Stoke University Hospital, Donald Linton, aged 72, of Congleton (formerly of Forres, Scotland). The dearly loved husband of the late Ann, loving dad of Ian, Sally and Stephen, dearest father-in-law to Debs, treasured gramps of Jessica, Jake, Danielle and George and a dear brother-in-law of Jean and Norman. The funeral service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on a date to be arranged. Family flowers only please; donations, if desired, to Parkinson’s UK. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
GREEN. Peacefully on 17th November, 2014, at Astbury Mere Care Home. Kathleen, aged 83, of Congleton and formerly of Oldham. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Kenneth Green. Loving mum of Barbara and Keith, dear mother-in-law of David and Julie, cherished grandma of Suzanne, Laura, Lisa, Hannah and Jack, and a treasured great-grandma of George, Emily and Emily. Cortege to leave her son’s home on Wednesday, 26th November, at 10.45am for service and interment at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, at 11am. 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 a charity of your own choice. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
HAWKSLEY (Helena Maureen, née Moss). Died 1st October, 2014, aged 103. Youngest child of the late Frances and John Moss, late of Lower Overton, Congleton, Cheshire. Devoted mother of the late John, a dear mother-in-law, loved granny and great-granny. Funeral to be held at St Mary’s Church, Crich, Derbyshire, on Thursday, 27th November, at noon, prior to interment in Belper Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations to British Heart Foundation. Enquiries and donations: Thomas Ryde and Son, 35, Bridge Street, Belper, DE56 1AY, 01773 822059.
 
HEBBLETHWAITE (Marjorie). Peacefully at home in Brown Lees on 12th November, 2014. “Marg”, aged 88. Dear wife of the late John, loving and devoted mum of Janet and Steven, dearly loved mother-in-law of Martin and Michelle, a specially loved grandma of Oliver and Ashley, loving sister of Dorothy and the late Eric and greatly respected by all who knew her. The service will take place on Tuesday, 25th November, at Burslem Spiritualist Church, Haywood Road, at 11.30am followed by cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 12.45pm. Family flowers only please but donations in lieu, if desired, to Alzheimer’s Society or Dementia UK. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
JUDGE. Peacefully on 17th November, 2014, at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Jean, aged 92. The dearly loved wife of the late Fred Judge, of Congleton. Loving mum of Raymond, Alan, Diane and Barbara, dear mother-in-law of Sue, Bernard and Walter and a much cherished nana and great-nana. Cortege to leave her home on Tuesday, 25th November, at 11.45am for service and interment at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, at noon. Relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to British Heart Foundation or East Cheshire Hospice. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
LEE (Angela, née Jackson). Suddenly on 11th November, 2014, Angela Margaret, aged 63, of Biddulph (former proprietor of Jackson’s Nurseries, Knypersley). The dearly loved wife of the late Leslie and a dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. Cortege to leave her home on Wednesday, 26th November, at 11.50am for service at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, at noon, prior to interment at Biddulph Town Cemetery. Relatives please accept this the only intimation. Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome, mourning clothes not necessary. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
LOVE. Peacefully on 8th November, 2014, at East Cheshire Hospice. Elsie Josephine, aged 81. The dearly loved wife of Alan Love, of Congleton. Loving mum of Susan, dear mother-in-law of Brian, cherished and treasured grandma of Pippa, Loving aunt of Cathryn, Claire and Mary, great-aunt of Sofia and Alfie and a dear sister of Pat and the late Eileen. Cortege to leave her home on Thursday, 20th November, 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 East Cheshire Hospice. Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
NICHOLSON. Peacefully on 10th November, 2014, at East Cheshire Hospice. Peter Wilfred, aged 80, of Buglawton. Dear partner of the late Reg Callow and a much loved uncle and cousin. Cortege is to leave his home on Monday, 24th November, at 10.45am for service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 11.20am. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to East Cheshire Hospice or Macmillan Nurses. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
OAKES. Peacefully on 8th November, 2014, at Macclesfield District General Hospital after a short illness in the presence of her loving family. Gladys May, aged 91. The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late Reginald Oakes, of Congleton. Loving mother to Paul, Angela, Graham and Patricia, dear mother-in-law of Geoff, Lynne and Peter, cherished grandmother to Richard, Ben, Andrew, Jon and David and treasured great-grandmother to Lucy, Leo, Lenny, Henry, Ethan, Oliver and William. Cortege to leave her home on Friday, 21st November, at 2.10pm for service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium at 2.40pm. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to ward seven, at MDGH. Enquiries: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, CW12 1JR, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
OLIVER (Dorothy). Peacefully on Sunday, 9th November, 2014, at UHNS. Dorothy, aged 91, of Scholar Green. Much loved wife of George, treasured mum of Ros, Denise and Andrew, dear step-mum of Kevin, Karen, Sheena, Gary, Wayne, Perry and Craig, beloved sister of George, loving mother-in-law of David and Liz, devoted nanna and grandma, dearly loved aunt and greatly missed by all family and friends. Service and burial at All Saints’ Church, Odd Rode, on Friday, 21st November, at 11am. Will all friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only but if desired a donation may be made to UHNS Charity (Ward 79). Enquiries and donations: Joseph Edwards and Sons, King Street, Kidsgrove, 01782 775333 or 01270 882097.
 
PROCTOR (Derek). At rest on 16th November, 2014, at MDGH. Derek, aged 88, of Congleton (formerly of Lask Edge). The dearly loved husband of Nancy, much loved dad of John and Jean, dearest father-in-law of Joy and Robert, treasured granddad of Victoria, Caroline, Andrew, Sarah, Christopher, Matthew and Charlotte, devoted great granddad of Thomas, Georgia, Aaron, Paige, Nanci-Rose, Macie-Belle, Jayden, Evie, Zoe and Willow-Marie, and dear brother-in-law of Nora, Kathleen, Jeff and Eva. Cortege to leave his home on Tuesday, 2nd December, at 12.45pm for service and cremation at Bradwell Crematorium at 1.20pm. 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 CRY or Lask Edge Methodist Chapel. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
READ (Mavis Dorothea). Peacefully at home after a short illness. Mavis, aged 93, of Brereton. Dearly loved wife of the late Cyril, treasured mother of Mary and respected mother-in-law to John, cherished gran to Ruth and husband James and Jo and husband Gary and great-gran to Rebecca. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK. Funeral service at St Oswald’s Church, Brereton, on Saturday, 22nd November, at noon. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall Sandbach, CW11 4SA, 01270 750852.
 
SLATER (Elsie). Suddenly on 10th November, 2014, at her home in Congleton. Elsie, aged 86. The dearly loved wife of the late Harold, loving mum of Lorraine, treasured grandma of David and Paul, and a dear sister of Marjorie, Billy and the late Gladys. The funeral service will take place at St Peter’s Church Congleton, on Tuesday, 25th November, at 1.15pm, prior to interment at Congleton Cemetery. Relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome or donations, if desired, to Ruby’s Fund. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298829.
 
WINSTANLEY (Laurence “Laurie”). Peacefully at home with his family on Friday, 14th November, 2014, aged 94. Greatly loved husband of Margaret. Loving father of Susan and the late Martin. Devoted grandpa of Gavin, Lawrie, Neil, Michael, Nick, Christopher and Sophie. Great-grandpa of Joshua, Oscar and Tilly. Funeral service will be held at St Luke’s, Goostrey, on Friday, 21st November, at 1.30pm followed by interment. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Kidneys for Life — MRI. Donations and enquiries: Albert R Slack, 84, South Oak Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 6AT, 01625 525063. www.albertrslack.co.uk

 
Death Notices, 13th November, 2014
 
BRAITHWAITE (Nora). Peacefully at Turnpike Court, Sandbach, on Friday, 7th November, Nora, aged 95, of Sandbach. The funeral service will take place at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, on Wednesday, 19th November, at 12.30pm. Donations, if desired, to Turnpike Court residents’ fund or St Mary’s Church Roof Fund. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe, Willow Barn, Alsager Road, Hassall, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
 
CLEAL (Mary Janet). Suddenly at home in Holmes Chapel, on 8th November, aged 80. Mary, the beloved wife of the late Derek; much-loved mother of Andrew and the late Paul, and a treasured grandma to Patrick, Jennifer, Holly, Arthur, Ruby and Teddy. The funeral will take place on Friday, 21st November, with a committal at Vale Royal Crematorium, Northwich, at 1.45pm. This will be followed by a service at St Luke’s Church, Holmes Chapel at 2.30pm. Family flowers only please; donations welcome for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. Enquiries: Griffiths and Booth, Holmes Chapel, 01477 532427.
 
COOK (Bob). Peacefully on 6th November at his home in Biddulph, in the loving presence of his children, after a long illness fought with courage and dignity, Robert David, aged 76. The dearly loved husband of the late Brenda; loving dad of Lorraine and Robert; dearest father-in-law of Steve and Donna; treasured granddad of Lisa, Stephanie, Daniel, Olivia and Sharni; devoted great-granddad of Hywel; dearest brother of Donald, Joe, Alan and the late Freda, Eddie, Bill and Peggy and a dear brother-in-law and uncle. Cortege to leave his home on Wednesday, 19th November, at 11.50am for a service at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, at noon, prior to interment at Biddulph, Town Cemetery. Relatives please accept this the only intimation. Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Floral tributes welcome; donations, if desired, to North Staffs Heart Fund. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
FLINN. Peacefully on 6th November at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Judith Mary, aged 76, of Mossley. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Adrian Flinn; loving mum of Sarah and Emma, dear father-in-law of Patrick and Joby and a cherished and treasured grandma of Joy. The service and cremation are to take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Monday, 24th November, at 2.40pm. Will relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet at the crematorium. No flowers by request; donations, if desired, to Multiple Sclerosis Society (Macclesfield branch). Enquiries and donations: Alan Finneron, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk
 
LEE (Angela, née Jackson). Suddenly on 11th November, Angela Margaret, aged 63, of Biddulph, former proprietor of Jackson’ s Nurseries, Knypersley. The dearly loved wife of the late Leslie and a dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. Funeral arrangements to follow. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, High Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
 
LETT (Allen). Passed away peacefully on 1st November, 2014, after a long illness, at home with his family. Much loved husband of Marjo