BLAKE (Gillian Mary). Passed away peacefully at Belong, Newcastle-Under-Lyme, on 5th September 2022, Gillian aged 86 years, of Sandbach. The much-loved wife of the late Richard; dearly loved mum to Helen and the late Paul, and treasured Nana. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Dementia UK. The funeral service is to be held at Birches Crematorium on Friday, 16th September at 2pm. All enquiries to Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Field House, 40, Congleton Road, Sandbach, 01270 750 852.
BRAHAM (Phyllis). Passed away peacefully at home on 31st August 2022, Fliss aged 67 years, of Sandbach. The much-loved partner of Simon, beautiful mum to Sharon and Hayley and loving Granny. family flowers only. Donations if desired to Cancer Research UK. The funeral service is to be held at St Mary’s Church, Sandbach, on Thursday, 15th September at 11am, followed by committal at Crewe Crematorium. All enquiries to Williams and Lowe Funeral Directors, Field House, 40, Congleton Road, Sandbach, 01270 750 852.
CHILD (Mary). Of your charity please pray for the repose of the soul of Margaret Mary, who died peacefully while in the loving care of her family, at home in Biddulph, on 29th August 2022, aged 82 years. The dearly beloved wife of David; devoted mum to Damian, Daniel, Gareth, Marie-Claire, Gabrielle and the late Alex, Francis, Nicholas and Timothy; a dearest mother-in-law; a loving and much-loved granny and great granny; a dear sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend, who will be truly missed and was fortified with the rites of the Holy Catholic Church RIP on whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. Reception into English Martyrs RC Church, Biddulph, is on Sunday, 18th September at 5.30pm. Requiem Mass is on Monday, 19th September at 11am, followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Would all relatives and friends please meet at the church. Donations are welcome to the Alzheimer’s Society or Parkinson’s UK. Donations and enquiries to C McGough and Sons, 79, Roundwell Street, Tunstall, 01782 834 300.
COPELAND (Brian Charles). Peacefully on Saturday, 27th August 2022, while at Tall Oaks Nursing Home, Brian, aged 67 years of Biddulph. A beloved dad of Lee; treasured father-in-law to Leanne; cherished granddad of Harrison, Theo and Joe; dearest brother of Susan, Andrew and Ivan; loving brother-in-law to Dianne and Dawn; much-loved uncle of Andrea, Darrell, Danielle, Chris, Chloe, Caitlin, Andrea, Anthony and Andrew, and a very dear friend to many. Brian will be greatly missed by all his loving family and many friends. The funeral service will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Monday, 12th September at 1pm. Will all relatives please accept this the only intimation; would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Family flowers only by request, donations preferred and gratefully received to Diabetes UK 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.
DAVIES (Beryl). We are saddened to announce the sudden passing of Beryl, aged 75, on Thursday, 25th August at her home in Sandbach Heath. A devoted wife to the late John; much-loved mum to Catherine; mother-in-law to Phil, and adored Nana to James and Lucy. The funeral service will be held on Friday, 16th September at 11am at St John’s Church, Sandbach Heath, followed by a burial. Family flowers only; donations, if desired, to the British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research UK. For further enquiries please contact Fowles Funeral Services, 133-135 Delamere Street, Winsford, 01606 592 724.
LUND (Stacey Caroline, Nicolson). Peacefully passed away with her loving family by her side, at Royal Papworth Hospital, on 28th August 2022, Stacey aged 44 years, of Knypersley. The devoted wife of Giles; dearly loved daughter of David and Chris; cherished daughter-in-law of Chris; much-loved sister and sister-in-law of Kerry, Phillip and Alison; adored aunty, and a special and much-loved friend to many. Stacey will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her family and friends. A funeral service is to be held to celebrate the life of Stacey at Bradwell Crematorium on Tuesday, 13th September at 3.20pm; mourners wishing to attend please meet at the crematorium. In Stacey’s own words, “Dress for the Party”. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and Royal Papworth Hospital Charity. Enquiries: John Garside and Son, 2, Cross Street, Biddulph, 01782 513 210
POOLE (Douglas). Peacefully on Tuesday, 23rd August 2022 while in the care of the nursing team at Heliosa Nursing Home, Congleton, Doug aged 87 years of Biddulph. The beloved and devoted husband of Kathleen; treasured dad of Julian and Angela; dearest father-in-law to Janice and Ian; cherished grandad of Charlotte, Robert and Eleanor; a loving great-granddad of Arlo; and a dear brother-in-law, uncle and a good friend and neighbour to many. Doug will be greatly missed by all his loving family and friends. Floral tributes welcome or if preferred, donations will be gratefully received to Alzheimer’s Research UK and/or Biddulph in Bloom 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.
WEATHERBY (June Mary). Of your charity please pray for the repose of the soul of June Mary, aged 86 years, who departed this life on 20th August 2022 at Priesty Field Care Home, Congleton. Fortified with the rites of the Holy Catholic Church on whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy RIP. The dearly loved and devoted wife of Gordon; loving mum of Peter, David and Andrew; dear mother-in-law of Shirley and Janet, and a cherished and treasured nan, nanny and great nan. The cortege is to leave her home on Friday, 9th September at 10.45am for a Requiem Mass at St Mary’s Roman Catholic Church at 11am, prior to interment at St Mary’s Church, Astbury. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Flowers or donations if desired to Dementia UK. All enquiries and donations to Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32, West Street, Congleton, 01260 277 622. afinneron.co.uk.