AUSTIN (Michael, “Mick”). Suddenly but peacefully on Saturday, 17th September 2022, at Stepping Hill Hospital, Michael, aged 81, of Macclesfield and formerly Congleton. The dearly loved husband of Pat; a much-loved dad of Gareth, and loving brother of Eileen and Stephan. He will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends. The funeral service and committal is at Macclesfield Crematorium on Wednesday, 19th October at 2pm. Family flowers only, by request; but, if desired, donations may be sent for British Heart Foundation or Windyway Trust. Enquiries: Andrew Smith Funeral Services, Park Green House, 82, Sunderland Street, Macclesfield, 01625 433 853. andrewsmithfuneralservices.co.uk.
BOURNE (Muriel Anne, nee Vernon). Muriel passed away peacefully on Saturday, 17th September 2022 in the care of staff at Macclesfield District General Hospital, aged 90. The cherished wife of the late Roy; much-loved auntie to Julie, Hamish, John and Andrew; great-auntie to Emma, and Alex; treasured sister to the late Ron and Ivan; sister-in-law to Norma, and a friend to many. Muriel will be lovingly remembered for her employment in Hopkin’s Paper Shop, where she made many friends and spent hours chatting, waiting for the Chronicle to be delivered. She will be sadly missed by everyone who knew her. Muriel’s funeral will be held at Trinity Methodist Church, Congleton, at 12.30pm on Thursday, 6th October. Following the service there will be a private committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. The family is truly grateful for all the kind messages of condolences and cards that have been sent in Muriel’s memory. We request that instead of flowers, donations can be made to the Stroke Association. The funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jason and Abi at Larvin and Clegg Funeral Care, 20, Antrobus Street, Congleton, 01260 297 963. Please direct all enquiries to them.
CHADDOCK (Paul, “Jud”). Suddenly on Tuesday, 13th September 2022 at home, Jud, aged 58, of Biddulph. The devoted and beloved husband of the late Pauline, lifetime soulmates, together again. Most treasured dad of Marie and her partner Jordan; loving brother of Brian, Christine and the late Yvonne; a dearest brother-in-law, a much loved cousin and uncle, and a dear friend and neighbour to many. Jud will be so greatly missed by all who loved and knew him. The funeral service is at St Lawrence’s Church, Biddulph, on Wednesday, 5th October at noon prior to a committal service at Bradwell Crematorium. Would relatives please accept this, the only intimation, and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. No flowers by request; donations preferred and gratefully received for Douglas Macmillan Hospice c/o the funeral director. Funeral arrangements entrusted to: Ryan Dolman, Dolven Funeral Services, Independent Family Funeral Directors, 31-33, Congleton Road, Biddulph, 01782 379 191.
COLLINGE (Dorothy, “Dot”). On Sunday, 18th September 2022, Dot sadly passed away on her 89th birthday. The beloved wife of the late Ron; dear mum of Christine and Kath, and a sadly missed mother-in-law, grandma and great-grandma. The funeral service is at St Luke’s Church, Goostrey, on Tuesday, 11th October at 10.30am followed by committal at Birches Crematorium. Family flowers only, please; donations, if wished, for Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. Enquiries and donations: Dodgson’s Funeral Service, 25, Manchester Road, Knutsford, 01565 634 251.
DOWNS (Margaret Carol). Passed away peacefully at Greengables Care Home, Congleton on 16th September 2022, Carol, aged 88, of Church Lawton, and formerly of Cuttleford Farm, Moreton. The devoted wife of Geoffrey, mum to Susan and Jenny, and much loved grandma. The funeral service is at All Saints’ Church, Odd Rode, on Monday, 3rd October at 4pm, following committal at Vale Royal Crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to North West Air Ambulance. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Field House, 40, Congleton Road, Sandbach, 01270 750 852.
GRINDY (Clifford). Passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, 20th September 2022, aged 83, surrounded by his family. Adored husband of Sandra; loving dad to Susan, Julie and their partners Ray and Lee; caring granddad to Rebecca, Jenny, Amy, Isaac, Annie and Harry, and great-granddad to Jack, Harry and Tommy. Clifford will be truly missed by all family and friends. The funeral service is at St Luke’s Church, Goostrey, on Monday, 10th October at 11am followed by committal at The Birches Remembrance Park and Crematorium. All donations gratefully received for Cancer Research UK in loving memory of Clifford. Enquiries: Peter Forshaw Funeral Services, 37a, Middlewich Road, Sandbach, 01270 762 230.
JENKINSON (Reginald “Reg” Edgar). Peacefully passed away at Royal Stoke University Hospital on 13th September 2022, with his loving family by his side, Reginald, aged 86, of Knypersley. The devoted husband of the late Emily; dearly loved dad of Darren and Craig; much loved father-in-law to Helen, and a dearly loved granddad of Tiffany and Kelsey. The funeral service is at Carmountside Crematorium on Tuesday, 4th October at 2pm. Would anyone wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to British Heart Foundation. Enquiries: John Garside, 2, Cross Street, Biddulph, 01782 513 210.
MOSS (John Moseley). The family is saddened to announce his death on 26th September 2022, aged 87. The funeral service is at St Leonard’s Church on Thursday, 13th October at 11am. Enquiries: Oxley’s Funeral Services, 01270 214 009.
NUNNERLEY (Michael Geoffrey). Passed away peacefully at Macclesfield District General Hospital on 19th September 2022, Mike, aged 67, of Congleton. The much-loved husband of Jackie, devoted dad to Jonny and Paul, and a loving granddad and brother. The funeral service is at St Mary’s Church, Astbury, on Tuesday, 4th October at noon, following committal at Birches Crematorium. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to Parkinson’s UK. Enquiries: Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Field House, 40, Congleton Road, Sandbach, 01270 750 852.
PUGH (Sheila Gilding, née McKnight). Peacefully on Thursday, 15th September 2022 at Riversway Nursing Home, Bristol, Sheila Pugh, aged 98, formerly of Congleton. The devoted wife of the late Harry, beloved mother of David, Carole and the late Christine, and a much-loved grandmother and great-grandmother. The funeral service and cremation is at Canford Crematorium, Bristol, on Thursday, 6th October at 2.15pm. Family flowers only; donations to the Alzheimer’s Society, if desired. Enquiries: R Davies and Son, 381, Gloucester Road, Horfield, Bristol, 0117 942 039.