GAUNT (Margaret). Peacefully on 7th September 2021, at Astbury Mere Care Home, Margaret, “Jean”, aged 90 years, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Arthur; loving mother of Andrew and Judith; dear mother-in-law of Angela and Philip; cherished grandma of Claire, Aidan, Michael and Harry, and a treasured great grandma of Scarlett. The funeral service and interment are to take place at St John’s Church, Buglawton, on Thursday, 23rd September at 1pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired to The Children’s Society. All enquiries to Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277 622.afinneron.co.uk.
IMBER (Iris). Passed away peacefully on Sunday, 12th September at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Iris, aged 92 years, of Congleton. The devoted wife of the late Gordon; much-loved mum of Karen; missed mother-in-law of Mark; treasured Nan of Emily and her partner Joel; and cherished Great Nana to Keira-Lil and Ruby-Rose. Iris will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all that knew her. The funeral service will be held at Macclesfield Crematorium on Wednesday, 6th October at 10.45am. Flowers welcome. Donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298 829.
KEMP (Chris). Passed away peacefully on Friday, 3rd September 2021 at his home in Congleton surrounded by his family, Chris, aged 85 years. The devoted husband of Sylvia; loved dad of John, David and Dave; cherished grandad to Allana, and much-missed brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. Chris will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all that knew him. The funeral service will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Mossley, on Thursday, 23rd September at 11am. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to East Cheshire Hospice. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, Mountbatten House, Stonehouse Green, Congleton, 01260 298 829.
MITCHELL (Marion). Passed away peacefully with her family at her side on 14th September 2021, Marion aged 81 years, of Sandbach. The beloved wife of the late Brian; much-loved mum to Katharine and Michael, and a proud Grandma and GG. Family flowers only; donations if desired to Macmillan Nurses. The funeral service is to be held at St John the Evangelist’s Church, Sandbach Heath, on Friday, 24th September at noon, followed by interment in the churchyard. All enquiries to Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Field House, 40, Congleton Road, 01270 750 852.
NIXON (Kenneth, “Ken”). Peacefully at rest on Friday, 3rd September 2021, while at Astbury Mere Care Home, Congleton, Ken, aged 85 years of Mow Cop. The devoted and loving husband of the late Ena Nixon; treasured dad of Andrea and Ian; a dear father-in-law of Jeremy and the late Angela; and cherished granddad of Oliver, Joshua, Joseph, Samuel and Holly. Ken will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all his family and friends. The funeral service is to take place at Mow Cop Methodist Church on Wednesday, 22nd September at 11.45am followed by a private cremation. Would relatives and friends please accept this intimation and kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only please; donations if desired to Cancer Research UK. Donations and enquiries to Wilsons Funeral Directors, (IJ Kirkham), 48, Cinderhill Lane, Scholar Green, 01782 785 937.
RICHARDSON (Rose). Passed away peacefully on 3rd September 2021, Rose, aged 100 years. The devoted wife to the late Fred; much-loved mum to Helen and the late Christopher; caring Nana to Benjamin, Jason and Sarah and a special Nana G to Annie, Katie and Maxwell. The funeral service is to take place on Fri-day, 24th September at Vale Royal Crematorium, Northwich, at 3pm. Family flowers only by request, but donations instead would be gratefully received by any charity. Rose will be missed by all who knew her. All enquiries to Peter Forshaw Funeral Services, Sandbach, 01270 762 230.
ROBERTS (Pamela, née Ford). Died at Astbury Mere Care Home, aged 86 years on 2nd September 2021, Pamela. A much-loved mum to Oscar, Pearl, Jennifer, Jonas, and Eve, and a treasured Grandma and Sister. The funeral service and cremation are at Crewe Crematorium on Thursday, 23rd September, at 1pm. Family flowers only please; donations to The Alzheimer’s Society. All enquiries to Oxley’s Funeral Services, 01270 214 009.
SHERRATT (Malcolm). Peacefully on Wednesday, 1st September 2021, at Stepping Hill Hospital, Malcolm, aged 88 years, of Tytherington, Macclesfield. The dearly loved husband of Molly and much-loved father of Andrew. He will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends. The funeral service will take place at St Paul’s Church, Macclesfield, on Wednesday, 29th September at 1.15pm, prior to a service of committal at Macclesfield Crematorium at 2.45pm. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Cancer Research UK. All enquiries to Andrew Smith Funeral Services, Park Green House, 82, Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, 01625 433 853. andrewsmithfuneralservices.co.uk.
SMITH (Winifred, “Winnie”). Peacefully passed away on 5th September 2021, at her home address with her loving family by her side, Winnie aged 84 years, of Biddulph. The devoted wife of Walter; dear mother of Paul, Linda and Angela; special mother-in-law of Trudy and David; much-loved nan of Adrian, Matthew and Rachel; dearly loved great nan of James; loving sister of Margaret, Kenny, Ray and the late Cyril, and a special friend to many. A funeral service is to be held to celebrate the life of Winnie at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, at 11.15am on Friday, 24th September, followed by committal at Carmountside Crematorium. Friends wishing to attend please meet at the church. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Douglas Macmillan Hospice in memory of Winnie. All enquiries to John Garside and Son, 2, Cross Street, Biddulph, 01782 513 210.
TUCKER (Catherine Margaret, “Kitty”). formerly of Congleton, passed away at Kingswood Court Care Home in Bristol on Friday, 3rd September, aged 83 years. She will be sadly missed by all her family and many friends. The funeral service is to be held on Tuesday, 5th October at 11.15am at South Bristol Crematorium. There will be a memorial service held in Congleton at a later date. Family flowers only by request; donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, for the continuing work of The British Heart Foundation. Any enquires please con-tact Coop Funeralcare, 1, Cleeve Wood Road, Downend, 01179 575 500.
WEATHERBY-BOON (Peter). Peacefully on 3rd September at Leighton Hospital, aged 65 years. The beloved husband of Christine, loving stepdad to Edward and Iain, and a loving Gramps. Peter will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all his family and friends. The funeral service is to take place on Wednesday, 22nd September at Crewe Crematorium at 10.45am. Bright colours to be worn. Family flowers only please, donations if desired in memory of Peter will be gratefully received for Sherborne Court and Ronald McDonald House. All funeral enquiries to Co-op Funeralcare, Middlewich Street, Crewe.