Remembering loved ones who have passed away – the 68 death notices in North Staffordshire this week


This week, these are the loved ones remembered in the funeral notices and family announcements in The Sentinel.

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You can also see the latest listings from your area on the InYourArea section.

Here are is a list of those to appear in North Staffordshire in the last week.

CAINE Lily

Passed away peacefully on March 16th 2020, at the R.S.U.H. Lily, aged 95 years of Dresden, (formerly of Bentilee). The dearly beloved wife of the late Joe, loving mum of Alma, dearest mother-in-law of the late Neil, much loved nan and great-nan of James and Eva.

Dearest sister of Jean and a very dear aunty. Lily will be sadly missed by all who knew her. A private service will be held at Carmountside Cemetery on Tuesday April 7th at 11:00am.

Floral tributes welcome, or if preferred donations for St. Mary’s Church, Bucknall. Donations and enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

GRIFFITHS Leslie John Les

After a short illness at the R,S,U,H on Thursday 19th March 2020. Les aged 88 years of Blurton. Much loved Husband to the late Edith, Treasured Dad to David, Neil and Linda, Also Father in law to Kelvin and Elaine and a dear companion to Joyce.

Les will be sadly missed by all his loving Family and Friends. A Private Funeral Service to be held at Carmountside Crematorium on Friday 3rd April 2020 at 10.00am,

Will all relatives please accept this only intimation. Flowers welcome or donations if preferred and made payable to Prostate Cancer UK. Mourners please disburse at the crematorium.

Due to Government restrictions and Social Distancing only 10 mourners will be allowed into the crematorium, This includes immediate Family members, Invitation only. Care of the Funeral Director.

All Enquiries to: Neil Venables Dolven Funeral Services Independent Family Funeral Directors 1 Nashe Drive, Blurton Stoke on Trent ST3 2HD 01782 599156

GROCOTT Terence (Terry)

At rest on 17th March 2020 at the RSUH, Terry aged 92 years of Shelton.

The dearly loved and devoted husband of Pauline, much loved dad of Lynda, Philip and Richard, loved father-in-law of Mandy and Susan, treasured grandad and great-grandad.

A private funeral service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Monday, 6th April at 2.30pm.

No flowers by request, donations preferred for the North Staffs Heart Committee. Donations and enquiries to Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

HAYNES Wendy

Peacefully on 21st March 2020 at Haywood Hospital, Wendy aged 61 years, of Eaton Park.

The dearly loved wife of Alan, much loved mum of Sadie and Jennie, loved mother-in-law of Paul, treasured nannie of Emily, Liam and Addison, loving sister to Lesley and a loved sister-in-law, aunt and friend. Funeral arrangements later.

Enquiries to Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

HOWLE Sheila

Suddenly on 5th March 2020 at her home in Berryhill, Sheila aged 69 years. The dearly beloved wife of the late Bill, much loved mum of Chris, Julie, Debbie and the late Sharon, loved mother-in-law, treasured nan and great-nan, a loving sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend.

A private service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday, 2nd April at 3.00pm.

Flowers or if preferred donations for Pink Sisters Staffs. Donations and enquiries to Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

JERVIS Jill Mary

Peacefully at rest surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday 17th March 2020 at Beech Lodge Nursing Home Cheadle. Jill aged 81 years of Cheadle.

Loving and devoted Wife of John, cherished Mum of Tim and Justine and a dear Mother-in-law of Debby. Jill will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends. It is with sadness that a service cannot take place at Jill’s place of worship due to the current government regulations, but instead a private service will be held at Carmountside Crematorium.

Will all relatives please accept this intimation, friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the above crematorium. Family floral tributes only please, donations if desired for the care of The Stroke Association.

Donations and enquiries to J.P Keates and Son Funeral Directors, Bank House, 37 Bank Street, Cheadle, ST10 1NR. Tel. 01538 752164 www.jpkeatesandson.co.uk

LAWTON Rita

At rest on 17th March 2020, at the RSUH. Rita aged 76 years, of Smallthorne. The dearly beloved wife of the late Graham, much loved and devoted mum of Steven, loving mother-in-law of Donna, loved and respected by Shirley and David.

Rita is fondly remembered and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. A private service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Tuesday April 7th at 12 noon.

Family flowers only please. Donations preferred for St Saviour’s Church or Woolridge Court Comfort Fund. Donations and enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

LEE Sharon

Suddenly on 12th March 2020 at her home in Bentilee, Sharon aged 41 years.

The dearly loved partner of Leon, much loved mum of Matthew, Meg, Joshua, Bethany and Billy, loved daughter of the late Sheila and Bill, a loving sister, sister-in-law, aunt and friend. A private service and Cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Monday 6th April at 10.30am.

No flowers by request. Donations preferred for the UHNM Charity Neonatal Unit. Donations and enquiries to Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

MOUNTFORD Derek (Knocker)

At rest on 22nd March 2020 at Lawton Rise Nursing Home, Goldenhill, Derek, aged 80 years of Middle Port. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Audrey, much loved dad of the late Sharon and Nicola, loved father-in-law, treasured grandad and great-grandad, a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle.

A private service and cremation will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Wednesday April 8th at 2pm. No flowers by request, donations preferred for Alzheimer’s Society.

Donations and enquiries to Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

SPRUCE Derek

PRIVATE SERVICE ONLY

Peacefully at rest on 16th March 2020 at Springbank Nursing Home, Knypersley, Derek aged 89 years.

Dearly loved and devoted Husband of Margaret, beloved Father of Helen & David, Dear Father in Law of Eid & Melanie, Treasured Grandy of Andrew, Abbie, Nathan, Amy, Omar & Tarik, Much loved Brother in Law, Uncle & Friend to many.

Donations if desired to either Approach or Dementia UK. Enquiries to: John Garside & Son, 2 Cross Street, Biddulph, Stoke on Trent ST8 6BD Telephone: 01782 513210.

WILLIAMS Ivy (nee Marshall)

At rest on March 23rd 2020 at the RSUH, Ivy aged 89 years of Bucknall. Much loved wife of the late Bob Marshall and the late Ted Williams, devoted mum of Linda, Stephen, Gary and Robert, dear mother-in-law and a cherished nan and great-nan.

Ivy will be fondly remembered by all her family and friends. A private graveside service will be held for Ivy’s immediate family only at St Mary’s Church, Bucknall.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Cancer Research UK. Donations and enquiries to Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

WOOLRIDGE Graham

Peacefully at rest on Monday 16th March at The RSUH, Graham aged 77 years of Dresden, devoted husband of Margaret, much loved dad of Neil and a dear father in law of Jacqui, treasured grandad of Ross and Todd and their partners Lucy and Amy, great-grandad of Mai-Rose the apple of his eye, and dear brother of Jean. Graham will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

Family flowers only please. Private family funeral service and cremation to be held at Carmountside Crematorium.

Share your condolences online at funeral-notices.co.uk where you can also donate to The British Heart Foundation in the memory of Graham. Enquiries to:- W.R. BETTELLEY Funeral Directors, 315 Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke on Trent, Tel. 01782 313542

BAILEY David

Suddenly at home on 13th March 2020, David Sinclair aged 60 years of Whitmore.

The dearly loved husband of Catherine, loving dad of Georgina and Louisa and a dear brother of Adrian and Phillip. Due to the crisis we are all experiencing, a private family funeral will take place, but a Service to Celebrate David’s life with all family and friends will be announced in due course.

Donations in David’s memory may be made to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice and the R.N.L.I. All donations and inquiries to JOSEPH EDWARDS & SONS, Independent Funeral Directors of Alsager and Kidsgrove. Tel: 01270 882097 or 01782 775333.

BOON John Aubrey

PRIVATE SERVICE ONLY. At rest at the Royal Stoke University Hospital on 18th March 2020, John, aged 86 years of Biddulph. Devoted husband of the late Ellen Boon, dearly loved Dad of Angela, Colin, Gary, & Gay, loved Father in law of David, Jill, Sue & John, Cherished Grandad of Michelle, Lee, Mark, Natalie, Sophie & Georgi, Great Grandad of Jaymie-Leigh, Jake & Lillie also a very dear Brother & Brother in law.

John will be sadly missed by his family & friends. A Private Service will take place on Monday 6th April 2020. Donations please in lieu of flowers to St Lawrence Church.

Enquiries to: John Garside & Son, 2 Cross Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.

BRADBURY John Cyril

Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on 19th March 2020. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Gwen and much loved Dad, Grandad and Brother.

Will be fondly remembered and sadly missed. Due to the Covid 19 outbreak a private cremation service will take place.

A celebration of John’s life will be arranged at a later date where all John’s family and friends can safely attend. Donations to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

All inquiries to: Harold H Leese (A.Boulton & Sons) Funeral Directors & Memorial Masons St Peter’s Close Stoke on Trent Staffordshire ST4 1LP

CARP Mike

Suddenly on 7th March 2020 at the R.S.U.H. Michael John (Mike) aged 69 years of Brown Edge and formerly of Stockton Brook, devoted husband of Susan, much loved dad of David, father-in-law of Clare, loving grandad of James, brother to Russell and Jean and a dear brother-in-law, uncle, nephew and friend to many.

Funeral private, family flowers only please, donations to Multiple Sclerosis. Inquiries to S. Sigley & Sons, Leek Tel 01538 382048

COLCLOUGH Nora

Peacefully at rest on Sunday 15th March 2020 at the R.S.U.H. Nora aged 91 years of Tean. Dearly beloved wife of the late Christopher George. Much loved and loving mum of Robert.

Devoted grandma of Helen and Emily and great grandma of Callum. Also dear sister of Ron Tranter. Nora will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends.

The Funeral Cortege will leave Harry Dawson Funeral Services on Tuesday March 31st at 11.30am for service and cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 12.00 noon.

Due to unprecedented circumstances surrounding COVID – 19 ( Coronavirus Pandemic ) Nora’s funeral will remain private for all except close family members.

No flowers please by request donations preferred for The Douglas Macmillan Hospice Blurton c/o The Funeral Director.

Donations & Enquiries to NICOLA DAVIES HARRY DAWSON FUNERAL SERVICES 105 Upper Normacot Road Normacot, Longton. Tel : 313428.

COTTON ALAN

Bernard Suddenly, after a long illness, at RSUH on Monday, 16th March, 2020, surrounded by his loving family, Alan aged 89 years of Longton.

Beloved husband of the late June, much loved dad to Jane and Lynn and father-in-law to Darren, a treasured grandad, great-grandad and a dear brother Private family funeral service and cremation to be held at Carmountside Crematorium Family flowers only please.

Share your condolences online at funeral-notices.co.uk where you can also donate to British Heart Foundation in memory of Alan Enquiries to:- W.R. BETTELLEY Funeral Directors, 315 Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke on Trent, Tel. 01782 313542

GOLLINS Esther Ann

Peacefully at rest on Monday 16th March 2020 at her home, aged 86 years of Madeley. Beloved wife of Peter, dearly loved mum to Amanda, Christine and the late Christopher.

Esther will be sadly missed, but fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends. Funeral service and cremation to be held at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday 3rd April 2020 at 9.20am.

Would relatives and friends kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only, donations if so desired to Marie Curie Nurses. All inquiries to: MARSH & SON Funeralcare 36 Friarswood Road, Newcastle Tel. 01782 717019.

HANCOCK Lionel Robert (Coal Merchant)

At rest on 17th March 2020 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Lionel aged 80 years of Bradwell. Devoted husband of the late Jean, treasured dad of Sean and Diane, father in law of Annette and John, much loved grandad of Nathan, Maxine, Brett and Ellie, great grandad of Nelly and a beloved partner and soulmate of Rita. Lionel will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by everyone who knew him.

Funeral Service to be held at Bradwell Crematorium on Tuesday 31st March 2020 at 12.40pm.

Family flowers only please donations would be much appreciated to Douglas Macmillan Hospice and Pancreatic Cancer UK. Hopkinson Wootton Lovatt Hopkinson House, 15 Chetwynd Street, Wolstanton, ST5 0EQ. Telephone: 01782 715152. www.hopkinsonwoottonlovatt.co.uk

HARRISON Peter

Passed away peacefully on 5th March 2020 at Glan Clwyd Hospital, Bodelwyddan, Peter aged 60 years. The dearly loved and devoted Husband of Anne. Brother of Anne, Brother in law of Roger and Julie. Uncle of Simon, Michelle. Great Uncle of Lauren, Ashton, Logan, Jaxon, Lucas. Great Great Uncle of Shelby and Eliana. Service and Cremation to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday 2nd April 2020 at 1.20pm.

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 BCU HB Glan Clwyd Hospital ITU Department.

All enquiries and donations to Alan Finneron Funeral Directors, 32 West Street, Congleton CW12 1JR Tel 01260 277622. www.afinneron.co.uk

JOHNSON Harvey

Peacefully at home on Tuesday 17th March, 2020, much loved dad of Pat, Peter and Kath, grandad and great grandad.

Reunited with his loving wife, the late Kath. Resident of Abbey Hulton, the funeral service and burial will take place on Friday 3rd April at Carmountside Cemetery at 12.30pm.

Family flowers only by request, donations in lieu of flowers can be made to Cancer Research UK. Funeral enquiries to: Coop Funeralcare, Leek Rd, Abbey Hulton Tel: 01782 535184.

MALCOLM Mary Joan Cecile

Died peacefully at Royal Stoke Hospital on 13th March 2020 aged 93. Mother to Katy, Fran, Louise & Harry. Grandmother to ten grandchildren and Great Grandmother to two great grandchildren.

Cremation for immediate family only. No flowers please. Donations for Douglas Macmillan Hospice c/o Louise Granville-Jones Mob: 07766 136688 Email: louisegj@hotmail.co.uk

QUICK Gordon Edward

Suddenly and unexpectedly on Monday 16th March 2020 at his home in Longton. Gordon aged 71 years. The dearly beloved husband of the late Sandra.

Devoted and much loved dad of the late Gordon. Very dear brother of Trevor and his wife Pam. A much loved uncle to John & Lyn, Mick & Ann, Tim & Kim and a very dear great uncle.

Gordon will be sadly missed by all his loving family and friends. Funeral on Wednesday April 1st 2020. Service and Cremation at Bradwell Crematorium at 12.00 noon.

Due to Unprecedented circumstances surrounding COVID – 19 ( Coronavirus Pandemic ) Gordon’s Funeral will remain private for all except close family members. Flowers preferred if possible otherwise donations would be most appreciated for The Douglas Macmillan Hospice Blurton. c/o The Funeral Director.

Donations & Enquiries to PAUL DAVIES HARRY DAWSON FUNERAL SERVICES 105 Upper Normacot Road Normacot, Longton. Tel : 313428.

REDFERN John

Peacefully on March 9th 2020 at Ladydale Residential Home Leek, John (Jack) aged 82 years of Werrington (former driver at Adams Foods), dearly loved husband of Joan, treasured dad of Susan and Andrew, father-in-law of Paul and Ann, beloved grandad of Matthew, Ashleigh, Leo and Sammy and dear brother of Brian.

Funeral Private. No flowers please by request, donations if desired to Dementia UK. Inquiries to S. Sigley & Sons, Funeral Directors, Leek Tel : 01538 382048.

ROWLEY Russ

Peacefully at rest on Wednesday 4th March 2020 at the R.S.U.H. Russell aged 71 years of Longton. Dearly beloved husband of Linda

Much loved and loving dad of Craig and Julie and the devoted grandad of Tim, Dan, Tom and Liam. Russ will be sadly missed by all his loving family and friends.

Due to unprecedented circumstances COVID – 19 ( Coronavirus Pandemic ) Russ’s funeral will remain private for all except close family members.

Family flowers only please, donations preferred will be divided between Cancer Research U.K. and The British Heart Foundation. c/o The Funeral Director.

Donations & Enquiries to NICOLA DAVIES HARRY DAWSON FUNERAL SERVICES 105 Upper Normacot Road Normacot, Longton. Tel : 313428.

ROWLINSON Ann

At peace on March 9th 2020 at Fauld House Nursing Home, Tutbury Miriam Ann aged 80 years of Cheddleton, beloved wife of Frank, much loved and missed by all her family.

Funeral Private. Donations if desired to Parkinsons UK. Inquiries to S. Sigley & Sons, Funeral Directors, Leek, Tel. 01538 382048.

TURNER Ethel

Peacefully on 17th March 2020, Ethel May aged 94 years of Kidsgrove.

The dearly loved sister of the late Arthur. Due to the present circumstances we are all facing, there will be a private funeral, but there may be a service to celebrate Ethel’s life at Butt Lane Baptist Church in the future.

If anyone would like to make a donation in Ethel’s memory, donations are being collected for Butt Lane Baptist Church. Any donations and all inquiries to JOSEPH EDWARDS & SONS, Independent Funeral Directors of Alsager and Kidsgrove. TEL: 01270 882097 or 01782 775333.

WARRINGTON Tina (formerly James )

At peace on March 11th 2020 at The Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Blurton after a long illness bravely borne, Tina aged 52 years of Bucknall, much loved mum of Rachel and Josh, treasured nanny of Elijah, devoted daughter of Philip and Pauline, cherished sister of Jayne and Mark, special friend of Stephen, much missed by all her family and many friends

Funeral private. Donations if desired to The Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Blurton. Inquiries to S. Sigley & Sons, Funeral Directors, Leek Tel : 01538 382048.

GOODWIN Harold Raymond

Passed away peacefully on Sunday 15th of March at home.

Harold, aged 91, of Newcastle – under – Lyme. Dearly loved husband of Barbara, much loved father of Malcolm and Paul, father in Law of Pat and Hyosook and much loved grandad of Nico.

Harold will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by his family and friends. In light of the current situation a private family funeral service will be held.

A memorial service for wider relatives and friends will be held later when the situation permits. Family flowers only please. Donations to Douglas Macmillan Hospice would be appreciated.

Messages of Condolences & Donations to: H. Dale Funeral Services, 176 Anchor Road, Sandford Hill Longton, Stoke On Trent, ST3 5EF Tel. 01782 313866.

GREEN Lilian ‘Lily’

On the 16th March 2020 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital with loved ones at her side, Lily, aged 93 years, peacefully passed away.

Devoted and beloved wife of the late Colin, treasured mum of Larry and the late Melvyn, cherished mother-in-law of Karen, much loved grandmother, darling sister of Roy, Margaret and Christine, a dearest auntie and friend to many, Lily will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Funeral and cremation service to be held at Bradwell Crematorium on Wednesday 1st April 2020 at 11.20am. Due to social distancing protocols, it is with regret and advance apology that the family are required to allow only 10 mourners to attend the service

They do wish to thank all family and friends for all the kind words, flowers and cards of condolence they have received following the sad passing of Lily.

Family flowers only please with donations appreciated to the British Heart Foundation. Enquiries to:- Co-op Funeralcare 1 Park Avenue, Wolstanton N-U-Lyme, Staffs ST5 8AX Tel :- 01782 711244

Hancock BERYL

Peacefully passed away on Saturday 14th March 2020 at Rowan Court Nursing Home with her loving family at her side. Beryl aged 85 years.

Dearest wife of Jim, loving mum of Stephanie, Josephine, Jennifer, Marc and Lyndon. Treasured grandma and great grandma. Beryl will be deeply missed but lovingly remembered by all her family and friends.

Due to the current restrictions, a private family service will take place at Keele Community Room, prior to burial at Keele Cemetery. A celebration mass will take place at a later date.

Family flowers only, donations preferred to Alzheimer’s Research. By family request would all family and friends attending the funeral wear bright cheerful clothing, to represent the beautiful character of Beryl

The family would like to inform all people in attendance, due to the current situation, there will be no wake. Enquiries to:- Co-op Funeralcare 1 Park Avenue, Wolstanton N-U-Lyme, Staffs ST5 8AX Tel :- 01782 711244

HANDLEY Louis

Suddenly but peacefully at home aged 89 years. The most treasured Husband of the late Iris passed away on Wednesday 11th March 2020.

A much loved Dad, Father in Law, Grandad and Great Grandad will be greatly missed. Funeral arrangements will be provided at a later date.

All inquiries to: Harold H Leese (A.Boulton & Sons) Funeral Directors & Memorial Masons St Peter’s Close Stoke on Trent Staffordshire ST4 1LP

LOWE John

Suddenly on 8th March 2020 at his home in Clayton, John aged 72 years. The dearly beloved husband of the late Susanne, much loved dad of Jane and David, loved father-in-law of Michael and Vicki, treasured grandad of Sophie and Sam, loving brother of Peter and Pat, a dear brother-in-law, uncle and friend.

A private funeral service and cremation will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday April 3rd at 12.00 noon. A celebration of life service will take place at a later date.

Please contact the family directly if you would like to attend the celebration service. Family flowers only please, donations preferred for Approach.

Donations & enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

STAYLEY Trevor

Peacefully on 17th March 2020, at his home in Abbey Hulton. Trevor aged 84 years. The dearly loved and devoted husband of Pam, much loved dad of Theresa and Colin.

Loved father-in-law of Phil and Helen, treasured grandad of James, loving brother-in-law, uncle and friend to many.

A private funeral service will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday April 2nd at 12.30pm, followed by interment in the Lawn Cemetery.

No flowers by request, donations preferred for the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Donations and enquiries to Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

THURSFIELD Derek

Peacefully on March 15th 2020 at home after a long illness, Derek aged 89 years of Kerry Hill Nurseries.

The dearly loved husband of Anne, much loved dad of Susan, Simon and Guy. Loved father-in-law of Andy, Zita and Sarah. Loved grandad of Samara and Max, Phoebe and Pete, Maisie, Charlie and Tilly and great-grandad of Harry, Alice and Mahalia.

Derek will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by his family, friends and customers. An enforced Private Funeral Service will take place, due to the current situation a Memorial Service for Derek will be arranged at a later date.

Donations would be appreciated for Dementia UK. Donations and enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

WHALLEY Andrew William

“Andy” Passed away peacefully on Friday 13th March 2020 at the RSUH surrounded by his loving family, Andy aged 57 years of Dimsdale, dearly loved husband, father, son, brother, brother-in-law and uncle who will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by all his family and friends.

A private cremation will be taking place on Tuesday 31st March and in due course family and friends will be invited to a Remembrance Celebration of Andrews life at a later date.

Family flowers only. Enquiries to:- Co-op Funeralcare 1 Park Avenue, Wolstanton N-U-Lyme, Staffs ST5 8AX Tel :- 01782 711244

WORTHINGTON Albert John

Passed away on Tuesday 17th March 2020 in the care of the staff at Abbeywell Court Nursing Home, Albert aged 92 years, formerly of the Westlands. Husband of the late Flo, much loved dad to Sandra, grandad to Kerry and brother to Graham, Ramon and late sister Vera.

Due to the present situation with regard to COVID-19, a private funeral service and cremation will be held at Bradwell Crematorium on Tuesday 31st March 2020.

No flowers please, donations if desired to Dementia UK in memory of Albert. All inquiries to: MARSH & SON Funeralcare 36 Friarswood Road, Newcastle Tel. 01782 717019.

BROMAGE Elsie (nee Abberley)

At rest on Saturday 7th March 2020 at Bradwell Hall Nursing Home Elsie aged 77 years of Newcastle. Mum to Andy, Les, Chris, Tom and Jake and a nana and great nana

Elsie will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by everyone who knew her. Funeral Service to be held at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday 27th March 2020 at 12.40pm.

No flowers please donations would be much appreciated to Royal British Legion. Hopkinson Wootton Lovatt Hopkinson House, 15 Chetwynd Street, Wolstanton, ST5 0EQ. Telephone: 01782 715152. www.hopkinsonwoottonlovatt.co.uk

DURBER Yvonne Winifred (Von)

PRIVATE SERVICE. Suddenly whilst at home in the loving care of her family on 2nd March 2020. Von aged 73 years of Silverdale.

The devoted wife of Reg, much loved mum of Graham Paul and Teresa, loving grandmother of Zara, Alex, James and Leighton and a dear great grandmother, sister and aunt. Von will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends.

A private service will now take place by the request of the family. Family flowers only please donations would be much appreciated to Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Hopkinson Wootton Lovatt Hopkinson House, 15 Chetwynd Street, Wolstanton, ST5 0EQ. Telephone: 01782 715152. www.hopkinsonwoottonlovatt.co.uk

HARPLE Elaine (Nee Nicholls)

Former teacher at Glebe Infants and Junior School At rest on Tuesday 17th March 2020 at Rowan Court Nursing Home, Elaine aged 91 years of Penkhull.

The dearly loved wife of the late Eric Harple, much loved mum of Kate and son-in-law Peter, treasured grandma of Bobby and Flossie and a dear friend to many.

Due to the the Covid 19 outbreak, a private cremation service will take place.

A Celebration of Elaine’s life will be arranged at a later date where all Elaine’s family and friends can safely attend

Donations in memory of Elaine can be made to Penkhull Residents’ Association care of the funeral director. Enquiries to: (A. Boulton & Sons) St. Peters Close Stoke. ST4 1LP Tel: 01782 744433

HILDITCH Julie

Suddenly on March 17th 2020 at her home in Birches Head, Julie, aged 61 years. Much loved mum of Michael, Tammy and son in law Andrew and a cherished nanny red door to Owen and Heidi-Blake.

Julie will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral arrangements later. Enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Service, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

JANKOWIAK Lynn

At rest on Friday 6th March 2020 at home. Lynn, aged 58 years of Newcastle.

The loving mum of Lee & Ryan, much loved mother-in-law of Gaynor & Jenny, treasured nan of Kyra, Cody, Lucy, Rhys & Lacey, dearly loved sister of Dennis, sister-in-law of Helen, and devoted partner of Paul

Lynn will always be loved and sadly missed by all her family and many friends. Funeral Service and Cremation at Bradwell Crematorium on Tuesday 31st March 2020 at 12 noon.

Will relatives please accept this intimation and friends kindly meet at the crematorium. Flowers are welcome. Inquiries to: Haydn Heath TUDOR-DAVIES Independent Family Funeral Services, The Beeches, 142 Waterloo Road, Burslem. Tel. 01782 811411

JOHNSON Denise

Peacefully at rest after a short illness on Thursday 12th March 2020 at her home. Denise aged 59 years of Shelton, formerly of Middlesborough.

Loving Mum of Donna, Jenna, Daniel, Thomas and Abbie, proud Nanny of Benjamin, Jayden, Maizey-Mai, Charlie, Poppy, Ella-Rae and bump and a very dear Sister of Alan, Ann, David, Stanley, Mark and Jane.

Denise will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends. Funeral service and cremation to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Monday 30th March at 2pm.

Will all relatives please accept this intimation, friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the above crematorium.

Family floral tributes only please, donations if desired for the care of the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Donations and enquiries to J.P Keates and Son Funeral Directors, Bank House, 37 Bank Street, Cheadle, ST10 1NR. Tel. 01538 752164 www.jpkeatesandson.co.uk

LAWTON Rita

At rest on 17th March 2020, at the RSUH. Rita aged 76 years, of Smallthorne. The dearly beloved wife of the late Graham, much loved and devoted mum of Steven, loving mother-in-law of Donna, loved and respected by Shirley and David. Rita is fondly remembered and will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Family flowers only please. Donations preferred for St Saviour’s Church or Woolridge Court Comfort Fund. Funeral arrangements later. Donations and Enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Service, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

RAWLINSON Robert “Bob”

AMENDMENT

Peacefully passed away on Wednesday March 18th 2020, surrounded by his loving family, Robert aged 77 years of Talke.

The dearly loved husband of Margaret, much loved dad of Tina, Mandy and Sean, treasured grandad of Dionne, Jordan, Dorrian and Xavier and great grandad, very dear brother of Shirley, Barry, Leslie and the late Norman and a dear brother-in-law and uncle.

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, a Private Family Service and Cremation will now take place.

Family flowers only, donations preferred in memory of Robert for Dementia UK c/o The Funeral Director. Donations & inquiries to:- Gail Spender C. EDWARDS & SON (FUNERAL SERVICES) 155 High Street, Talke Pits, Stoke-on-Trent. ST7 1QQ. Tel No: 01782 782842

HAMMERSLEY Maureen Ann

Peacefully, at rest, on Friday 13th March, 2020, Maureen, aged 79 years, of Weston Coyney. Devoted wife of John, cherished mum of Clare and Caroline, treasured nan of Alex, Charlotte, Bethany and Megan, much loved great nan of Millie and a dearly loved sister to Kathleen

Maureen will be sadly missed but never forgotten by all of her friends and family including her two son in law’s big Ian & little Ian.

Private family funeral service and cremation to be held at Carmountside Crematorium. Family flowers only please, share your condolences online at funeral-notices.co.uk were you can also donate to Douglas Macmillan Hospice in memory of Maureen. Enquiries to:- W.R. BETTELLEY Funeral Directors, 315 Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke on Trent, Tel. 01782 313542

HARRISON Elizabeth Mary (Lib) (nee Sutcliffe)

Suddenly, but peacefully on March 9th 2020 at the RSUH after a long illness fought with great courage, dignity and patience, Lib, aged 57 years.

The dearly loved wife of the late Jim, treasured daughter of Mary and the late Tony Sutcliffe, much loved sister of Mark and a very special and caring aunty to Antony, Ben and Hannah. Lib will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

Funeral service and cremation at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday March 26th at 2.15pm. Will relatives and friends kindly meet at Carmountside.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Lupus UK. Donations & enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Service, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

WALTER Grahame Donald

Grahame, aged 86, passed away on 2nd March after a long illness borne with great courage and dignity. He was always polite, always courteous, a true gentleman.

He will be so much missed by his wife Pat, brother in law Michael and his many friends Enquiries to:- W.R. BETTELLEY Funeral Directors, 315 Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke on Trent, Tel. 01782 313542

ADAMS Yvonne

After fighting so hard to stay with us and with all the people that she loved deeply at her side, Yvonne peacefully fell asleep on 3rd March 2020. Loved more than she could ever know.

She will be missed always by Son Michael, Daughter-in-Law Caroline and Granddaughters Michaela and Imogen. She is now at rest with Son Reece. Funeral Service at St. Johns Church, Trent Vale on Wednesday 25th March 2020 at 1.30 pm followed by Interment at Hanley Cemetery.

Flowers welcome or donations for the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. All floral tributes, donations and inquiries to: Harold H. Leese (A. Boulton & Sons) St.Peters Close Stoke ST4 1LP Tel: 01782 744433

ALCOCK Peter Albert

Retired Chief Inspector Peacefully on March 9th 2020, Peter, aged 69 years, formerly of Stockton Brook and Endon, lost his heroic fight against his ongoing health problems, at the RSUH, devoted husband of Christine, cherished dad of Jenny, Rob and daughter-in-law Sarah, doting grandpa and hero to Clark, dear brother of Howard and Wendy and a loving brother-in-law and uncle.

Peter will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Due to the current events a private funeral service for immediate family will be held at Carmountside Crematorium on Tuesday March 31st at 11am.

No floral tributes please by request, donations if desired for St John Ambulance. Donations and enquiries to: Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

BRATT Joseph Patrick

At peace on 5th March 2020 in the comfort of his own home. Much loved dad of Samantha, brother of Phil, Malcolm, Chris, Anthony, Michael and a dear uncle.

Joseph will be deeply missed by all family and friends, but will be welcomed in heaven by Minnie and Joseph Bratt, his late mother and father.

Funeral and cremation to be held at Pendle Funeral Services, 11am Monday 6th April 2020. Due to the current virus only immediate family are to attend the funeral, a wake will be arranged in Cornwall and then a further memorial service will be held in Stoke-on-Trent at a later date. For any further information on the funeral please contact the funeral director on 01326 573080.

CHORLTON Vincent

Sadly passed away at the RSUH on Thursday 12th March, aged 75 years. Vincent was the loving husband to Pam, dearly loved dad to Wain and Tracey, respected father-in-law to Tatjana, much loved brother to Sandra and John, dear son-in-law to Mary, also a treasured grandad, uncle, brother-in-law and friend to many.

Vincent will be sadly missed but always remembered. Family flowers only please, donations preferred to Iris’s Cats in Need. ARLINGTON FUNERAL SERVICES (SJ BOULTON & FAMILY) Family Funeral Directors Arlington House Ford Green Road Smallthorne SOT ST6 1NX. Tel. 01782 818888.

COOPER Michael

Suddenly but peacefully on March 8th 2020 at the RSUH, Mick aged 69 years of Bignall End. The dearly loved husband of Tracy, much loved dad of Jake and Damon, loving brother of Paul and Margaret, dear grandad of Bradley and Bailey.

Mick will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends. Funeral service to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday March 27th at 10.40am.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Enquiries to: HORNE BROTHERS Audley Funeral Home, Ravens Lane, Bignall End. Tel. 01782 720719.

CURLEY Doreen

Peacefully on 9th March 2020 at Great Western Hospital, Swindon. Doreen, aged 80 years, formerly of Stoke on Trent. The dearly beloved wife of the late Alan, loved mum of Dawn, loving mother-in-law of Graeme, treasured nan of Katie, a very dear sister-in-law, aunt and friend.

Funeral from Birch House for a service and Mass at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday April 1st at 12.00 noon followed by interment in the Lawn Cemetery.

Will relatives please accept this intimation, friends kindly meet at Carmountside, No flowers by request. Donations preferred for Dementia UK. Donations and enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

DIXON Richard

Peacefully on March 5th, 2020 at the RSUH after a long illness, Richard aged 74 years of Norton. The loving husband of Ann, much loved dad of Martyn and David, loved father-in-law of Jeanette and stepdad of Lisa. Richard will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by his family and friends. A private funeral service will be held in light of the current situation.

Family flowers only please. Donations would be appreciated for Ward 79 RSUH c/o the family (cheques payable to the UHNM Charity). Enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

EDGE Alan

Peacefully at rest on 11th March 2020, at the RSUH, Alan, aged 75 years of Bradwell, the dearly loved husband of the late Valerie, much loved dad of Kimm, Russell, Donna and the late Terry, dear father-in-law of Paul, treasured grandad, great-grandad and good friend to many.

Funeral service to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday 30th March at 3:20pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Nightingale Group Limited.

Enquiries to: HORNE BROTHERS Audley Funeral Home, Ravens Lane, Bignall End. Tel. 01782 720719.

EVANS Irene

AMENDMENT

At rest on Monday March 9th 2020 at Florence House Care Home, Irene aged 91 years formerly of May Bank.

The dearly loved wife of the late Douglas, much loved mum of Kelvin and mother-in-law of Carole also a treasured nan of Thomas and Samantha.

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, a Private Service and Cremation will now take place. Family flowers only, donations preferred in memory of Irene for Florence House Residents Care Fund c/o The Funeral Director.

Donations & inquiries to:- Gail Spender C. EDWARDS & SON (FUNERAL SERVICES) 155 High Street, Talke Pits, Stoke-on-Trent. ST7 1QQ. Tel No: 01782 782842

GRANGE John William

Peacefully at rest on 14th March 2020 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, John aged 73 years of Milton.

The devoted and beloved partner of Josie, loving father of Clare and Stephen, father in law of Paul, dear grandfather of baby Willow and brother of Marlene. John will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

Funeral service to be held at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday 1st April 2020 at 12.45pm.

Floral tributes most welcome or donations to UHNM Charitable Fund, Critical Care Unit would be appreciated. Hopkinson Wootton Lovatt Hopkinson House, 15 Chetwynd Street, Wolstanton, ST5 0EQ. Telephone: 01782 715152. www.hopkinsonwoottonlovatt.co.uk

GROCOTT Evelyn

AMENDMENT

Peacefully passed away in the presence of her loving family, on Sunday March 15th 2020 at Stadium Court Care Home, Evelyn aged 93 years of Forsbrook.

The dearly loved and devoted wife of the late George, much loved mum of Lynn, Ann and Paul and mother-in-law of Michael and Yvonne also a treasured nan, great nan and great great nan.

Evelyn will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, a Private Family Service and Burial will now take place.

Family flowers only, donations preferred in memory of Evelyn for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity c/o The Funeral Director. Donations & inquiries to:- Gail Spender C. EDWARDS & SON (FUNERAL SERVICES) 155 High Street, Talke Pits, Stoke-on-Trent. ST7 1QQ. Tel No: 01782 782842

LAMPLOUGH Marian (nee Beardmore)

Peacefully on March 7th, 2020 at the RSUH, Marian aged 88 years of Trent Vale.

The dearly loved wife of the late Gordon, much loved mum of Ian, Sara and the late Carole, loving mother-in-law of Ann and David and a very special mama of Emily and Rowan.

Marian will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by her family and friends. A private funeral service will be held in light of the current situation.

No flowers by request please. Donations would be appreciated for St John’s Church, Trent Vale. Messages of condolence, donations and enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

RUSHTON Roy Philip

At rest, on Wednesday 11th March 2020 whilst in Hospital. Roy aged 70 years. Loving Brother and Uncle . Roy will be deeply missed by all his loving family and friends.

Due to unprecedented circumstances surrounding COVID-19 (Coronavirus Pandemic) this funeral will remain private for all except close family members. If you wish to show your support to Roy’s family we ask that any gestures sent to them are donations to The Renal Unit (Royal Stoke University Hospital) in loving memory of Roy.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to: Salt & Son Funeral Home Bridge St, Newcastle Tel. 01782 617073.

BAKER Thomas Kenneth (Ken)

FUNERAL ALTERATION

Peacefully on 7th March 2020 at Lawton Manor Nursing Home, Ken aged 93 years of Linley Road, Alsager. The dearly loved husband of the late Freda, loving dad of Janet and Loraine, treasured gramps of Hannah and Gary, a loving great grandad and a dear father in law.

A Service and cremation will now held at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday 2nd April at 12noon. Please attend if you feel able. Under the circumstances the family understand if you cannot make it.

Please stay safe. No flowers by request but if desired a donation may be made to Alsager Station Volunteers All donations and inquiries to JOSEPH EDWARDS & SONS, Independent Funeral Directors of Alsager and Kidsgrove. TEL: 01270 882097 or 01782 775333.

CADMAN Kenneth

Ken Sadly passed away after a long illness on March 11th 2020 at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Ken, aged 67 years of Smallthorne.

Much loved Dad of Emma and Rebecca also a dearly loved Grandad, Brother, Father in law, Brother in law and Uncle. Ken will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Funeral service and cremation to take place on Friday 3rd April at Carmountside Crematorium at 3pm.

Friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Douglas Macmillan Hospice in memory of Ken. Enquiries to: John Garside & Son, 2 Cross Street, Biddulph, 01782 513210.

BOWLER Patricia (Pat)

Sadly on March 6th 2020, Pat, aged 75 years of Longton, passed away at the R.S.U.H. Dearly loved wife of David, a much loved sister-in-law, auntie and great-aunt.

Pat will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral to take place on Thursday April 2nd. Service and cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 11am.

Will relatives please accept this the only intimation, friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. No flowers by request please, donations appreciated for Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

Donations & enquires to: H. Dale Funeral Services, 176 Anchor Road, Sandford Hill Longton, Stoke On Trent, ST3 5EF Tel. 01782 313866.

CAPPER Iris

Peacefully on March 1st 2020. Iris aged 86 years of Barlaston, sadly passed at the R.S.U.H. Loving wife of the late John, much loved mum, nan and great-nan.

Iris will be deeply missed by all her family and friends. Funeral to take place on Tuesday March 31st. Service and cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 1pm.

Will relatives please accept this the only intimation friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Floral tributes welcome or if preferred donations appreciated for Dementia UK.

Donations & enquires to: H. Dale Funeral Services, 176 Anchor Road, Sandford Hill Longton, Stoke On Trent, ST3 5EF Tel. 01782 313866.

HARDING ROBERT JOHN (BOB)

At rest on Thursday 5th March 2020 Bob, aged 86 of Clayton, the dearly beloved husband of the late Kath. Loving dad of John, Lynn, Darren and Simon, father in law of Lynne, Ian, Tracy and Mandy. Treasured brother granddad and great granddad.

Bob will be sorely missed by all his loving family and friends. Funeral service at St James the Great, Clayton on Thursday 9th April 2020 at 12 noon followed by a interment in Keele Cemetery.

Would relative and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. No flowers by request donations would be preferred to Approach. Inquiries to: H GOODWIN FUNERALCARE Verona House 114 London Road, Newcastle under Lyme ST5 1LZ Tel. 01782 616586.

VIGGERS Hilda

Peacefully at rest on Friday 13th March 2020 at the RSUH with her loving niece Carol by her side, Hilda aged 86 years of Clayton, a much loved sister, sister-in-law, aunt, great aunt, great great aunt and great great great aunt.

Hilda will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by her family and friends. Service and cremation to take place on Thursday 2nd April at Bradwell Crematorium at 12.40pm.

Will relatives please accept this intimation, friends kindly meet at the Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Donna Louise Trust. Enquiries to:- Co-op Funeralcare 1 Park Avenue, Wolstanton N-U-Lyme, Staffs ST5 8AX Tel :- 01782 711244





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