AMBRIDGE (Gwyneth). Entered eternal rest on Monday, 22nd March 2021, while at Tall Oaks Care Home, Gwyneth, aged 94, of Knypersley. The dearly beloved and devoted wife of the late Joe and a cherished and dearest friend to Tony, Mavis, Paul, Andrea and Lee. Gwyneth will be greatly missed but lovingly remembered. A private funeral service will take place by invitation only. No floral tributes by request, donations preferred and gratefully received to Douglas Macmillan Hospice c/o the funeral director. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vanessa Dolman, Dolven Funeral Services, Independent Family Funeral Directors, 31–33, Congleton Road, Biddulph, 01782 379 191.
ELLIS (Janet). Janet passed away peacefully on Saturday, 13th March 2021, at Macclesfield District General Hospital, aged 69. The beloved mother of Emma and Tina, and Nana to Ethan, Beth and Hope. Janet was a larger than life character who was loved by all. She will be fondly remembered and will be sadly missed by everyone who knew her. The funeral will be held privately at Birches Crematorium, Northwich, on Wednesday, 31st March. Donations can be sent in lieu of flowers and will be gifted to the Alzheimer’s Society. Enquiries: Jason and Abi, Larvin and Clegg Funeral Care, 20, Antrobus Street, Congleton, 01260 297 963.
GANNON (Harry Stuart). On 13th March 2021, peacefully passed away in Macclesfield District General Hospital. Loving memories of our dear cousin. A private service will take place to celebrate Harry’s life. Attendance by invitation only. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to British Heart Foundation or Cancer Research UK. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, 2, Cross Street, Biddulph, 01782 513 210.
GIBSON (Elaine). Peacefully on Sunday, 21st March 2021, while in the loving care of the staff at Hillswood Lodge Care Home, Elaine, aged 80, of Endon, and formerly of Biddulph Moor. The cherished daughter of the late Charles and the late Sarah Ellen Gibson; treasured sister of Cyril, Phyllis, Robert, Hilda and the late Ellis and the late Harold; a dearest sister-in-law and aunt, and a very dear friend to many. Elaine will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends. A private funeral service will take place by invitation only. No floral tributes by request, cash donations preferred and gratefully received to Hillswood Lodge Care Home Comfort Fund c/o the funeral director. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Vanessa Dolman, Dolven Funeral Services, Independent Family Funeral Directors, 31–33, Congleton Road, Biddulph, ST8 6DY, 01782 379 191.
JENNINGS (Philip, “Phil”, 1947-2021). Passed away on 15th March 2021, at home with his loving family by his side, aged 73. A devoted husband to Margaret; much loved dad to Richard, Sarah-Jane and James; special father-in-law to Em, Phil and Louise; a treasured grandpa to Mia, Erin, Ethan, Alfie, and brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend. Phil will be sadly missed by so many. A family funeral service will take place. Family flowers only, please; donations, if desired, to East Cheshire Hospice Hospice At Home. Enquiries and donations: JW Brocklehurst, 17, Macclesfield Road, Prestbury, 01625 829 232. cheshirefunerals.co.uk
LARGE (Hilda, nee Abbotts). Peacefully at rest on 25th February 2021, at Astbury Mere Care Home, nearing her 94th birthday, Hilda, of Well Street, Biddulph. The much loved and devoted mum of the late Wayne, Ian, Georgina and Gail; sadly missed mother-in-law of Rebecca, Jan, Simon and David; cherished nan and great-nan, loving auntie and friend to many. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all her loving family. A private funeral service will take place to celebrate Hilda’s life. Attendance is by invitation only. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Dementia UK and St Lawrence’s Church. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, 2, Cross Street, Biddulph, 01782 513 210.
MOSS (Ernest). Peacefully on 14th March 2021, at home, Ernest, aged 89, of Congleton. The dearly loved and devoted husband of the late Gwen; loving dad of Karen and Diane; dear father-in-law of Dominic; cherished granddad of Craig, Patrick, Danny, Catherine, Hannah, Millie and Mark, and a treasured great-granddad of Noah and Luna. The funeral service and cremation are to take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Monday, 29th March. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, via the family to British Heart Foundation. Enquiries: Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277 622. afinneron.co.uk
SIMCOX (Josephine). Passed away peacefully at Leighton Hospital on 16th March 2021, Josephine, aged 82, of Wheelock. The devoted wife of Harold; much loved mum to Jill; granny to Jenny and Hannah; great-granny to Nylah and Libby, and sister to Edward and the late Maureen. The funeral service is to be held at St John the Evangelist’s Church, Sandbach Heath, on Thursday, 1st April at 1pm. Followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Cancer Research UK. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Field House, 40, Congleton Road, Sandbach, 01270 750 852.