Mrs M Caterham
The funeral took place on Monday, 23rd December of Mrs May Caterham, aged 96, who died at Astbury Mere Care Home on 6th December.
Ms Sandra Foulkes conducted the service at Bradwell Crematorium, where the hymns The King Of Love My Shepherd Is, All People That On Earth Do Dwell and As With Gladness Men of Old were sung.
The entrance music played was JS Bach’s Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring from cantata 147, and Amazing Grace by Elvis Presley was played leaving the service.
Mourners at the house were: Mr and Mrs C Evans (daughter and son-in-law), Mr and Mrs M Heffernan and Miss D Christie (granddaughters), Mr M Menneglier.
Mourners who met at the crematorium were: Mrs E Rotherham, Mrs D Vernall and Mrs J Clarke (rep Astbury Mere Care Home), Mrs Y Greer (rep Mr and Mrs B Greer), Mr M Greer (rep Mr and Mrs M Greer), Mrs M Caterham, Mr and Mrs P Dale (rep Mr K Dale), Mrs E Darnell (rep Mrs J Darnell), Mrs A Pedley (rep Mrs Mr R Pedley), Ms A Potts, Mrs S Bostock (rep Mr L Corbishley and Dr S Corbishley), Mrs D Jepson (rep Mr A Jepson), Mr and Mrs R and S Slater, Mrs M Snelgrove (rep Mr and Mrs G Snelgrove), Mr and Mrs R and P Barron (rep Mrs F Hobbs), Mrs C Armstrong, Mrs J Ford (rep Mr S Ford); Mrs J Venn, Mrs E Harding and Mrs S Knapper (rep Astbury Mere Care Home).
Mr J McKeown, Mrs P McKeown (rep Congleton United Reformed Church).
Messrs John Garside and Son, 2, Cross Street, Biddulph, were the funeral furnishers and supplied the bearers.