BIBBY (Jean). Suddenly but peacefully on 5th April 2022 at her home in Leek, Jean, aged 85, the beloved wife of the late Howard Bibby. Sadly missed by family and friends. Flowers may be sent or donations, if desired, to St Leonard’s Church, Ipstones. Enquiries: S Sigley and Sons Funeral Directors, Leek, 01538 382 048.
BRAMMER (John). Peacefully on Thursday, 31st March 2022, John, aged 78, of Brown Lees. The devoted husband of June; cherished dad of Sharon, Martyn, Sarah and Brent; treasured granddad of Craig, Leona, Jack, Declan, Tyra, Ivy, Hayden and Husdon; great-granddad of Finneas; loving father-in-law to Paul and Jenny; dearest brother of Ernest and brother-in-law to Joyce, and a very good friend to many. John will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his family and friends. The funeral service will take place at Biddulph Methodist Church on Tuesday, 3rd May at 11am, followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Will family and friends please accept this, the only intimation, and kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only, please; donations, if desired, to Blackfriars special needs school, Newcastle c/o the funeral director. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Michael Goulding, Dolven Funeral Services, Independent Family Funeral Directors, 31-33, Congleton Road, Biddulph, 01782 379 191.
BUDENBERG (Margaret Claire, née Dunkerley). Of Lower Withington, died 29th March in her sleep at Macclesfield District General Hospital, aged 88. Much loved wife for 65 years of Geoffrey, and mother of Mark and Caroline (Cally). She will be greatly missed. There will be a private family cremation on 22nd April, and a service of thanksgiving at Lower Withington Methodist Chapel, Salters Lane, SK11 9EA, on Tuesday, 7th June at 2.30pm. No flowers, but donations to Guide Dogs for the Blind or Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. Enquiries: Albert R Slack Funeral Directors, 01625 525 063.
LIPSCOMBE (Alan). Passed away suddenly at Macclesfield District General Hospital on Tuesday, 5th April 2022, Alan, aged 94, of Congleton. The loved and devoted husband of Diane; very dear dad to Stephen and Andrew; dear step-dad to Nicky and the late Tony; much-loved granddad, cherished brother to Joan and treasured uncle to Anne. The funeral service is at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday, 26th April at 2.45pm. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Warren Chapter. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298 829.
MARRIOTT (Anthony John, “Tony”). Passed away peacefully at home on 25th March 2022, Tony, aged 86. The beloved husband of the late Marie; much-loved father and granddad, and great-granddad to Annabelle. The funeral service is on Friday, 22nd April at Holy Trinity Church, Congleton, at 1pm, prior to a committal at The Birches Crematorium. Family flowers only, please, by request; donations, if desired, will be gratefully received on behalf of Holy Trinity Church in memory of Tony. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw Funeral Services, Sandbach, 01270 762 230.
MCLAY (William, “Billy”). Peacefully on Saturday, 2nd April 2022 at Royal Stoke University Hospital, William McLay (Billy), aged 72, of Knypersley. The loved and devoted husband of Brenda; loving dad of Scott; dear father-in-law of Vickie; dear brother to Nancy; very dear nephew to Aunty Nancy, and brother-in-law, uncle, and cousin. Billy will be greatly missed by family and friends. A big thank you to all staff on ward 218 for caring for Billy so well. Enquiries: Kevin Lownds Funeral Services, 12-13, Andrew Place, Newcastle, Staffordshire, 01782 914 777.
PEET (John). Passed away peacefully at Leighton Hospital on Tuesday, 22nd March 2022, aged 90. Much-loved husband of Joyce; devoted dad to Andrew and Christine; caring granddad to Rebecca and Luca, and brother to Margaret. John will be truly and deeply missed by all family and friends. The funeral service is at St Winefride’s Church, Sandbach, on Thursday, 21st April at 11am followed by interment at Sandbach Cemetery. All donations are greatly appreciated in memory of John to the British Dahlia Society and can be sent directly to Peter Forshaw Funeral Services. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw Funeral Service, 37a, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, 01270 762 230.
PUGH (Cynthia, nee Sutton). Passed away suddenly on Wednesday, 30th March 2022 at home, Cynthia, aged 86, of Biddulph. A much-loved and devoted wife of Percy; a much-loved mum of the late Stephen; treasured grandma of Jordon, Aaron, and Hermione, and a loved great-grandma of Leo and Ella. Cynthia will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends. The funeral service is to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Monday, 25th April at 11am. No flowers by request; donations preferred to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, 2, Cross Street, Biddulph, 01782 513 210.
TRANTER (Ian George). Suddenly on Friday, 25th March 2022 at home, Ian, aged 73, of Gillow Heath. A beloved and truly devoted husband of Annette; treasured dad of Andy and Leanne; a loving father-in-law to Laura and Lee; cherished granddad of Harrison and Theo; dearest brother of Steve and Lyndon; much-loved brother-in-law to Judy, June and Alan; a dear uncle to Sara, Gemma, Emma and Mark, and a very good friend and neighbour to many. Ian will be deeply missed by all his loving family and friends. The funeral and committal service take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Wednesday, 27th April at noon. Will all relatives please accept this, the only intimation, and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. No floral tributes by request, donations preferred and gratefully received to BHF (British Heart Foundation) c/o the funeral director. No mourning attire please. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Ryan Dolman, Dolven Funeral Services, Independent Family Funeral Directors, 31-33, Congleton Road, Biddulph, 01782 379 191.