HARROP (Jean Anne). Passed away suddenly at her home in Biddulph. Jean, aged 61. Devoted wife to the late Michael, dearly loved daughter of Marion, cherished sister to Michael, Anthony, Eileen and the late Sandra and Peter, a dear aunt and great-aunt. Jean will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her family and friends. The funeral service will take place at Biddulph Methodist Church on Friday, 27th August, at 1.45pm, followed by a committal at Carmountside Crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to British Heart Foundation. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, 2, Cross Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.
MITCHELL (Peter David Michael). Peacefully at rest after a long illness on Thursday, 5th August, 2021, at Royal Stoke University Hospital. Pete, aged 33, of Biddulph. Loving son of Dave and Sharon, devoted husband of Kelly, proud dad of Harvey, Alfie, Faye and Arthur, cherished brother of David and Emma, treasured son-in-law of Alan and Jackie, a brother-in-law of Katie, Kathleen and Daniel, and a dear nephew, uncle and friend. Pete will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends. Funeral service at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, on Thursday, 26th August at 11am followed by interment in Biddulph Cemetery. Will all relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family floral tributes only, please; donations, if desired, for Lupus UK. Enquiries and donations: JP Keates and Son Funeral Directors, Bank House, 37, Bank Street, Cheadle, 01538 752164. jpkeatesandson.co.uk.
PIERCE (John Ivor). Passed away peacefully on 6th August, 2021. Ivor, aged 93, of Sandbach. Beloved husband of the late Beryl, much loved dad to Mark and Gareth, granddad and great-granddad. Funeral service to be held at Vale Royal Crematorium on Wednesday, 1st September at 1pm. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice and St Peter’s Church, Elworth. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Field House, 40, Congleton Road, Sandbach, 01270 750852.
PILKINGTON. Peacefully on 9th August, 2021, at Bradwell Court Nursing Home. Muriel, aged 91, of Congleton. Mother of Michael, cousin to Lillian and a friend to many. Service and cremation on Thursday, 26th August at Macclesfield 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.
ROBERSON (Lionel Jeffrey). Passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at Leighton Hospital on 1st August, 2021. Lionel, aged 75. Beloved husband of the late Gillian, much loved dad to Nigel and Deborah, a treasured granddad of Alfie, Lola, Jack and Evie. Funeral service to take place on Monday, 23rd August at Vale Royal Crematorium at 11am. Family flowers only please, by request; donations, if desired, to St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice and Leukaemia UK in memory of Lionel. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw Funeral Services, Sandbach, 01270 762230.
ROBERTS (Dennis Stephen). Peacefully on Thursday, 29th July, 2021, while at home. Dennis, aged 73, of Biddulph. The devoted and beloved husband of Janet, treasured dad of Stephen and Matthew, dearest father-in-law to Jenny and the late Brooke, loving granddad, cousin, uncle and a good friend and neighbour to so many. Dennis will be greatly missed by all his loving family and many friends. The funeral service will take place at St Luke’s Church, Mow Cop, on Friday, 27th August at 1pm, prior to a committal service at Carmountside Crematorium. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only, by request; donations preferred and gratefully received to Douglas Macmillan Hospice and/or Marie Curie Charity c/o the funeral director. Funeral arrangements entrusted to: Ryan Dolman, Dolven Funeral Services, Independent Family Funeral Directors, 31-33, Congleton Road, Biddulph, SOT, ST8 6DY, 01782 379191.