BIDDLE (Eric, formerly of Biddulph, Staffordshire Moorlands). Died peacefully in hospital after a short illness on Wednesday, 30th August, aged 90. Eric, the beloved husband of Margaret; loving dad of Ian and Georgina; much-loved father-in-law of Mark and Steve; will be sadly missed by all family and friends. Would family and friends please meet for the funeral service and cremation at West Road Crematorium Chapel, West Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 2JL, on Friday, 20th October at 2pm. Family flowers only, please; donations, if so desired, to Alzheimer’s Society (alzheimers.org.uk). Now at peace.
BROCKLEHURST (Brian Roderick, “Rod”). Peacefully on 4th September 2023, at Rock Cottage Nursing Home, Brown Edge, Brian Roderick “Rod”, aged 80 years. The dearly loved and devoted husband of the late Jacqueline Brocklehurst; loving dad of Paul and the late Brian; dear father-in-law of Joanne, and a treasured granddad of Oliver and Luke. The funeral Service is to take place at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, on Thursday, 28th September at 11am, prior to interment at Woodhouse Lane Burial Ground. Will relatives and friends please accept this the only intimation and kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. All enquiries and donations to Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277 622. afinneron.co.uk.
DAY (Peter). Peacefully on Friday, 8th September, in the care of Priesty Fields Care Home, after a long illness, Peter of Congleton. The devoted husband of Jean; much-loved dad of Vicki and Lorraine, and granddad of James, Alex and Harriett. The funeral is to take place at Birches Crematorium, Lach Dennis, on Tuesday, 3rd October at noon. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. All enquiries and donations to Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277 622. afinneron.co.uk.
HERON (Keith). Suddenly at home on Saturday, 26th August 2023, Keith, aged 74, of Congleton and Talke Pits. the beloved son of the late Bill and Jean; loving brother of Valerie; treasured family Paul, Sarah and grandchildren, and much-loved uncle of Iain, Heather and Duncan. The funeral service is to take place at St Peter’s Church, Congleton, on Friday, 13th October at 11am followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Will relatives and friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations preferred in memory of Keith for Cancer Research UK c/o the funeral director. Donations and enquiries to Gail Spender, C Edwards and Son (Funeral Services), 155, High Street, Talke Pits, 01782 782 842.
KENNERLEY (Christine Ann). Passed away peacefully at Leighton Hospital with her family by her side on 14th September 2023, Chris, aged 78 years, of Sandbach. The devoted wife of the late Peter; treasured mum to Tim and the late Darron, and much-loved grandma of Dale, Lewis and Jacob. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Wrenbury Nursing Home or North West Air Ambulance. The funeral service is to be held at Birches Crematorium on Friday, 29th September at 3pm. All enquiries to Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Field House, 40, Congleton Road, Sandbach 01270 750 852.
LAMPARD (Eric Gordon). Peacefully at St Stephen’s Nursing Home on Tuesday, 12th September, Gordon, aged 94, of Sandbach. The dearly beloved husband of the late Dorothy; much-loved brother to David and the late Peter, and a treasured uncle and great uncle, and a friend to many. The funeral is to take place on Wednesday, 27th September at 11am at St John’s Church, Sandbach, followed by burial in the churchyard. Family flowers only, please; donations, if preferred, to Cancer Research UK. All enquiries to Griffiths and Booth, Sandbach, 01270 765 783.
MANN (Michael John). On Tuesday, 5th September 2023 at home in Sandbach, Michael, aged 84. The dearly loved husband of the late Margaret Mann, and a much loved dad and treasured granddad. The funeral service and committal will take place at Vale Royal Crematorium, Northwich, on Thursday, 28th September at 11am. Family flowers only, by request; donations, if desired, to the Bowelbabe Fund. All enquiries to Peter Forshaw Funeral Services, 01270 762 230.
OWEN (Barbara). Suddenly passed away at home on 8th September 2023, Barbara, aged 76, of Biddulph and formerly of Congleton and Mow Cop. The loving wife of Alan; dearly loved mum of Sharon, Adrian and Stephanie; loved grandma of Eloise, Jake and Oliver; a much-loved sister, sister-in-law and aunty, and a special friend to many. Barbara will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her loving family, friends and neighbours. A funeral service is to be held to celebrate the life of Barbara at Macclesfield Crematorium on Friday, 29th September at 10.40am. Would mourners wishing to attend please meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to the British Heart Foundation in memory of Barbara. All enquiries to John Garside and Son, 2, Cross Street, Biddulph, 01782 513 210.
ROACH (Malcolm David, “Malc”). Peacefully on Friday, 8th September 2023, Malc, aged 73, late of Astbury. The cherished husband of the late Jackie; loving dad of James and Mark; much-loved son of Joan and Len; respected father-in-law of Kirsty and Kelly, and a treasured granddad of Katie, Owen and Grace. Malc will be fondly remembered for his words of wisdom and sadly missed by all who knew him. Family flowers only, by request; donations, if desired, to Huntington’s Disease Association (hda.org.uk). The funeral service is to take place at 1.30pm on Monday, 2nd October at St Mary’s Church, Astbury. Following the service Malc will be reunited with his devoted wife Jackie in Astbury Cemetery. For further information please contact Three Shires Independent Funeral Services, Worrall Street, Congleton, 01260 279 507.
SHAW (Cynthia June, nee Mottram). Peacefully passed away at Tall Oaks Care Home, on 12th September 2023, with her loving family by her side, Cynthia, aged 84, of Biddulph. The dearly loved wife of the late Robert, much-loved mum, mother-in-law, nana and sister, and a special friend to many. Cynthia will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her loving family, friends and neighbours. A funeral service is to be held to celebrate the life of Cynthia at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, on Thursday, 5th October at 11.30am. Would mourners wishing to attend please meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice, or Diabetes UK in memory of Cynthia. All enquiries to John Garside and Son, 2, Cross Street, Biddulph, 01782 513 210.
WALKER (Catherine, “Kaye”). Died at home with her family and animals on 14th September 2023, Catherine aged 78 years of Sandbach. The much-loved wife of David; devoted mum to Maria, Michael and Regina, and inspirational nana. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Macmillan Nurses. Requiem mass to be held at St Winefride’s Church, Sandbach, on Thursday, 28th September 2023 at noon, followed by interment at Sandbach Cemetery. All enquiries to Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Field House, 40, Congleton Road, Sandbach, 01270 750 852.
WALLEY (Margaret Mary, nee Hand). Of your charity please pray for the repose of the soul of Margaret, of Biddulph, who died on 31st August 2023 in the loving care of her family, aged 81. A devoted wife to Ron; a loving mum to Jennifer; a special mother-in-law to Andrew; A dearly loved granny to Megan and Bethany, and friend to many, who was fortified with the rites of the Holy Catholic Church RIP on whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. Reception into church and requiem mass at English Martyr’s RC Church, Biddulph, on Thursday, 21st September at 11am, followed by interment at Biddulph Cemetery. Would all relatives and friends please meet at the church. Family flowers only; donations preferred to Shelter and Donkey Sanctuary. Enquiries and donations: C McGough and Sons, 79, Roundwell Street, Tunstall, 01782 834 300.