Mrs I Garside
The funeral took place on 10th February of Mrs Inge Garside, of Congleton, who died on 9th January at Macclesfield District General Hospital, aged 88.
Mrs Garside was born on 20th October, 1931, in Duisburg, Germany growing up during the war years. From 1946 until 1949 she worked on a farm, which she enjoyed. In January 1950, she travelled to England as a contract worker for the British Government. This is how she met her future husband Bryan, when she started work in Congleton. They married in August 1952, making their home at 102, Woolston Avenue until now. Apart from her love for her husband, Mrs Garside’s other love was for Zeta her Alsatian dog who went everywhere with them. Mrs Garside also loved to cook and bake.
Mr and Mrs Garside had many happy times travelling in Europe, Germany, Spain, France and Italy to name a few. Llandudno was also a happy place for them.
Mrs Garside first worked in a local factory making tights, before moving to Berisford’s, were she finally retired from. Their retirement gave them plenty of time to visit places, garden centres, shops in Wilmslow, Altrincham and Stoke. Mrs Garside loved to socialise, going to her favourite places such as St Mary’s Club and the Cygnet Club whenever she could.
She will be missed by her husband and close family and friends.
Fr William Kilkenny conducted the service and cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium where Nimrod was played on entering the crematorium. The hymn Abide With Me was sung and Softly As I Leave You by Matt Munro was played on exit.
Mourners included: Mr B Garside (widower), Mr and Mrs A Joynes (nephew, rep Mr and Mrs R Clowes), Mr G and Mrs L Joynes (nephew), Mr G Joynes and Miss D Barham (great-nephew, rep Mr H Joynes, great-nephew), Miss G Joynes (great-great-niece), Master G Joynes (great-great-nephew), Dr M Shaikh, Mrs S Shaikh, Mr DP Stoddard, Mr and Mrs AE Cotterill (rep Mr and Mrs NH Tunstall).
Mr J Cook, Mrs A Jackson, Miss A Martin, Mrs J Brammeld, Mrs P Duffey, Mrs F Slater, Mr F O’Donoghue (rep Mr M O’Donoghue), Mrs R Barker, Mr and Mrs Butler, Mr and Mrs Dale, Mr Livesey, Mrs D Lacey (rep Mrs S Byrom and Mrs N Dale), Mrs N Wilkinson, Miss H Bayley (rep Stephanie’s hairdressers), Miss M Gallimore, Miss K Bayley.
Messrs Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, of West Street, Congleton, were in charge of the funeral arrangements and provided bearers.