Each week people across Cheshire pay tribute to their loved ones by placing funeral notices and family announcements in the Chester Chronicle.
We have gathered the messages submitted by friends, family and loved ones over the past week. These provide comfort to the nearest and dearest of those who have passed away.
To see the full list of family announcements, visit this section of the Cheshire Live website where you can search by name, date and location. You can also post your own announcements and notices there.
You can also see the latest listings from your area on the InYourArea section.
Peacefully passed away on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at Station House Nursing Home, Carrie aged 99 years of Scholar Green. The dearly loved wife of the late Bill, dear aunt and very dear friend.
A private funeral will be taking place at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 2.40pm. Government Restrictions Apply Inquiries to:- Gail Spender C. EDWARDS & SON (FUNERAL SERVICES) 155 High Street, Talke Pits, Stoke-on-Trent. ST7 1QQ. Tel No: 01782 782842
Arthur Gordon GOODWIN
Unexpectedly on March 21, Gordon passed away at home aged 88 years. The beloved husband of the late Violet. Much loved Dad to Margaret & Gordon. Also a cherished Grandad, Great Grandad & Good Friend.
Gordon’s funeral will take place at Crewe Crematorium Chapel on Thursday April 1st. For more information please contact Joseph O’Connell Funeral Service on 01270 584447 or via our website www.josephoconnell.co.uk/recently deceased
David passed away peacefully on 20th March 2021 aged 84 years. Much loved husband of Lola, Father to Angela and Jonathan, Father in law to Lorna and Anthony, Grandfather to Kirsty, Anna, Cameron, Francis, Lawrence and Hilary and friend to many. David will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.
A private funeral service will take place at Chester Crematorium. Donations in memory of David would be gratefully received for Cheshire Wildlife Trust. For all enquiries, please contact Dutton & Hallmark Funeral Services, 80 Faulkner Street, Hoole, Chester CH2 3BQ Tel: 01244 310966
Elizabeth Anne BRUCE
Also known as Lizzie, Liz and Gaga to many died suddenly but peacefully in hospital aged 69 years, of Rossett, nr. Wrexham. Wife to Nigel and mother to Pippa who are overwhelmed and grateful for the love, happy memories and support.
Her funeral will take place on 6th April but in order to be COVID compliant will be for immediate family only. A celebration of her life will take place in July. Donations in lieu of flowers to Bridge Community Wellness Gardens (charity number 1174732) Enquiries H J Williams & Sons 01978 760200
Sadly passed away 18th March 2021 in Belong aged 100 years. A Loving Mother, Mum in Law, Grandmother and Great Grandmother Private Family Service. Family Flowers only. Donations, if desired to Parkinson’s UK All Enquiries Hooley Watson & Buckley Tel – 01625 422734
Ivy Elizabeth EDISBURY
Passed away peacefully in Leighton Hospital, aged 82 years. Ivy beloved wife to the late Peter, loving mum to Toni & Bryn, much loved grandmother and great grandmother.
Funeral service at St Mary’s Church Nantwich. Family flowers only please. The family have requested no black to be worn. Any enquiries to Graham Tresidder & Son (Crewe & Nantwich Funeral Services) Tel: 01270 812512
Margaret Doreen SPENCER nee Gibbs
‘Dooreen’ March 21, 2021 Passed away peacefully in hospital aged 87 years. Much loved wife of David, cherished Mum to Ian, Janet, Martyn & Chris, Mum-in-law to Jackie & Vicky. Loving Nan to Michael, Stuart, Danielle, James, Josh & Olivia & Great Nana to Sebastian. Flowers welcome, any donations to Dogs Trust.
There will be a small service due to Covid restrictions on Tuesday 13th April 2021 11am at St James Church Christleton, please contact the family if you wish to attend.
Terence Michael BYRNE
Terry of Nantwich, formerly of Aston, passed away with his family by his side aged 91 years. Beloved husband of Gert, much loved Dad of Michael, Adrian and Jane and a dear Grandad to Harriett, Tess, Evie, Dilan, Tilly and Hayden. Greatly missed by family and friends
A Service of Celebration for Terry’s life will be held at St. Margaret’s Church, Wrenbury on Friday 9th April at 1.30pm followed by cremation at Crewe Crematorium. Please be aware due to current restrictions only a limited number can enter the Church. Family flowers only.
Donations if desired please in memory of Terry for The End of Life Partnership. These may be sent to the Funeral Director, A W Burrows & Son, Snowdrop Villa, Swanley, Nantwich. CW5 8QB. Tel: 01270 524243.
On Tuesday 23rd of March 2021 Wendy Gjerstad Of Sandbach Heath sadly passed away at Leighton Hospital. She was the dearly beloved wife of Robert Trewick, much loved mother of Felicity and doting Grandma Bunty of Eleanor Rose.
Funeral to take place at St. John’s Church on Friday 16th of April 2021. Flowers welcome. Donations to be given to her longstanding charity of interest: REFUGE All enquiries to Griffiths & Booth, Sandbach, 01270 765783.
Kelly Passed away peacefully at Leighton Hospital aged 90 years. Joan of Crewe, formerly of Nantwich. Devoted wife to Reg, loved mum to Michael and much loved nana to her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchild.
Joan’s funeral will take place on Thursday 8th April 10:45am at Crewe Crematorium. Any enquiries to The Co-operative Funeralcare Crewe 01270 584329
Dave (James David) SMITH
March 19, 2021 Passed peacefully after a long illness. Dear husband of June. Devoted Dad to Rachel, Sharon and Glen, and loving Grandad to Georgia, Ben, Abi and Joe. Enquiries/donations: Co-op Funeralcare Heswall 01513423339.
Margaret And Norman WALLER
Suddenly on Friday 12th March 2021, at their home in Gawsworth, Margaret aged 81 years and Norman aged 83 years. The dearly loved Parents of Carole, Angela, Martin and Allan. They will both be sadly missed and most fondly remembered, by all their loving Family and Friends.
Following a Reception into Church, a Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving will be held at the Parish Church of St. Saviour, Wildboarclough, prior to Interment in the Churchyard. Due to the current restrictions, Family only will be in attendance. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for the Macclesfield and District Sheep Dog Trials Association or the Donna Louise Trust.
Geoffrey Frank WILLIS
Geoff, beloved husband of Dilys, a much loved Dad, Grandad and Friend, sadly passed away at The Countess of Chester Hospital aged 75 years. Proud Dairy Farmer formerly of Fields Farm, Cholmondeley and latterly of Bickley. Greatly missed.
Due to the current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at St. Wenefrede’s Church, Bickley on Thursday 8th April at 1pm where Geoff will be laid to rest. Donations in his memory will be gratefully received for St. Wenefrede’s Church, Bickley and these may be sent to the Funeral Director, A W Burrows & Son, Snowdrop Villa, Swanley, Nantwich. CW5 8QB. Tel: 01270 524243.
Patricia Ann WYATT
Passed away peacefully on 23rd of March 2021 at home aged 80 years. Pat was the much loved wife of John, a dearly loved mum to Rachel, Colin and Philip, treasured nan to Jarrah, Joshua, Amy, Tyler, Sam and Jack, beloved sister to Susan and Colin.
Funeral service at Crewe Crematorium. Donations if desired to the Mental Health Foundation. All enquiries to Griffiths & Booth Funeral Services 01270 765783.
Kathleen Angela ARMITAGE
Jill, as she was known to all her friends in Guilden Sutton and beyond passed away on 23rd March in the Countess of Chester Hospital after a long illness. Jill was the beloved wife of Bob, proud and caring Mother to Graham, Rick and Phil, loving friend to her dear daughters-in-law and a doting Nanny and Grand-Nanny. She was energetically involved in Guilden Sutton Players for the past 40 years, former guide captain, keen singer with Chester Operatic Society and at Hoole Methodist Church, talented artist with Cestrian Art Group and an enthusiastic member of Tarporley Flower Club.
Sadly, due to the pandemic, her funeral at Chester Crematorium on Thursday 8th April will be by invitation only but the service will be streamed. Family flowers only please but donations if so desired to National Children’s Homes, Action for Children. We thank the nurses and staff in ward 50 and at Ellesmere Port for their care of Jill during the past 9 weeks. Enquiries may be made to Hoole Funeralcare, 35 Walker Street, Hoole, Chester, CH2 3BS or 01244 315597.
Francis Michael CARROLL
March 25, 2021. We had an amazing 95 years, with a loving, kind, caring Dad, Grandad and Great-Grandad, who will be so missed by all his loving family. Re-united with Mum.
Funeral service will be at St Joseph’s Church Kirkby on 6th April, 12 pm, followed by burial at Everton Cemetery at 1pm. Donations to any blind charity would be preferred. I am donating to St Pauls Eye Hospital. Forever loved, Forever missed. Lorraine and family
Marjorie Mary COX
Peacefully on 11 March 2021 at Wrexham Maelor Hospital, aged 75 years. Beloved wife of the late John, much loved mum to Michael, mother-in-law to Helen, devoted grandma to Jack and Chloe and dedicated sister to John, Sheila and Hilda.
Due to restrictions, a private funeral service will take place. Family flowers only please but donations if desired may be given in memory for Cancer Research UK via the following Link: www.marjoriecox.muchloved.com. All inquiries please to Roberts Bros, Funeral Directors, High Street, Pentre Broughton, Wrexham. 01978 756997.
Jack (John) LEBETER
of Bulkeley Malpas Passed away peacefully on Friday 12th March 2021 at the Countess of Chester Hospital, aged 94 years. Beloved husband of Muriel and dearly loved father to Jacqueline. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him
Due to Covid 19 restrictions, the family will be holding a private funeral service. Donations if desired to The British Heart Foundation. All enquiries Dutton & Hallmark. Tel 01244 310966.
Peter Lewis Wallace LOCKLEY
Passed away peacefully at home. Dearly loved husband of Marion, beloved father of Neil and Helen, proud grandfather of Dean and Craig. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Due to current restrictions a private family funeral service and interment will be held at St. Paul’s Church, Isycoed. Inquiries please to Roberts Bros, High Street, Pentre Broughton. Tel. 01978 756997.
Rowland Philip ROBERTS
The death occurred of Rowland Philip Roberts on Tuesday 16th March 2021 in Whiston Hospital. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 65 years Mary, his daughters Kay and Jayne, daughter in law Christine. Son David and sons in law John and Brian, his seven grandchildren and his two great grandchildren.
His cremation will be at Widnes Crematorium at 11:30 Tuesday 6th April. Family flowers only. All donations will be forwarded to the Lymphopenia Clinic. All enquiries to F. Dooley & Son Funeral Directors, 220 Liverpool Rd, Widnes, Cheshire. WA8 7HY. Tel. 0151-495-1515 www.frankdooley.co.uk.
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