24 death notices made this week in Cheshire

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.

Margaret MCLAUGHLIN nee Taylor

In loving memory of Margaret McLaughlin (nee Taylor). After a lifetime nursing career in Blackpool and Manchester our mother passed away peacefully on February 25, 2021. She will be sadly missed by her children, siblings, grandchildren, great grandchildren and extended family and friends. Rest in peace.

Raymond BAILIFF

Raymond Bailiff passed away peacefully at home on March 6 aged 87. Dearly loved husband of the late Mary, adored dad of Ali, Kev and Steve, much loved grandy of Hannah and Emma, proud great grandad to James and cherished friend of Christine.

Private family funeral to take place with a full thanksgiving service for his life to take place in due course. Any donations gratefully received to the district nurses who kindly attended to him during his illness.

Joan BETTS

Passed away in Leighton Hospital, aged 100 years. Joan, of Wistaston, the beloved wife of the late Dennis.

Funeral service at St Mary’s church, Wistaston. Family flowers only please, donations to the British Heart Foundation. Any enquiries to Graham Tresidder & Son (Crewe & Nantwich Funeral Services) Tel: 01270 812512.

Joe GITTINS

March 3, 2021 Aged 85. Passed away peacefully in Wirral Hospice St Johns. Will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

Due to current restrictions there will be a small family funeral held at Landican Crematorium on Wednesday, March 24. Family flowers only but donations, if desired, in favour of Wirral Hospice St Johns. All enquiries c/o Charles Stephens Funeral Directors, 179 Telegraph Road, Heswall. Tel: 0151 342 6949

David TOMKINSON

Passed away in Leighton Hospital, aged 81 years. David, beloved husband of Peggy, dearly loved dad of Sharon and Mark, much loved grandpa of Sadie, Leila, Lauren and Scarlett, loving great grandpa of Cohen and Willow, also a friend of many, formerly of Crewe & Nantwich.

Funeral service at Crewe Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations to Parkinson’s UK. Any enquiries to Graham Tresidder & Son ( Crewe & Nantwich Funeral Services ) Tel: 01270 812512

Steven CUNNINGHAM

Sadly passed away on Monday, March 1, 2021 at Royal Liverpool Hospital, aged 68 years. Steven will be deeply missed by all his family and friends.

The funeral service will take place on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Widnes Crematorium at 11.00am. All flowers welcome. All enquiries to Houghton Funeral Directors, 2 Frederick St. Widnes. tel 0151 345 6726

George ‘Tom’ Thomas DAWSON

Tom of Aston, formerly of Bunbury and Haughton, sadly passed away in the care of staff on ward 4 at Leighton Hospital aged 84 Years. Beloved Husband of Margaret, much loved and Devoted Dad of Lynn, Alison, Rick and Jill and a very special and proud Grandad and Great Grandad and Friend to many.

Funeral Service at St Boniface Church Bunbury on Friday, March 26, at 2pm and laid to rest in the Churchyard. Please be aware due to current regulations only 30 people can attend but anyone wishing to make a donation in Tom’s memory can do so for Diabetes UK, These can be sent to the Funeral Director at the address below. A W Burrows & Son, Family Funeral Directors, Snowdrop Villa, Swanley, Nantwich, CW5 8QB. TEL: 01270 524243

Paul LEESE

Paul passed away suddenly on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at Macclesfield Hospital, aged 58. Paul of Congleton was the loving husband to Elaine, loving brother to Beryl, Andre and Gail. Uncle to Brian, David, Claire and Frances. Cousin to Hazel. Also, brother in law to Dorothy and Brian, Barbara and Graham, Phillip and Susan. Uncle to Sarah, Andrew and Andrew, Peter, Simon and Claire.

A private funeral service will take place at Birches Crematorium, Birches Lane, Lach Dennis, Northwich on Friday, March 26, 2021. Donations can be made in lieu of flowers and will be donated to Macclesfield Hospital. Please send all enquiries to Jason at Larvin and Clegg Funeral Care, Antrobus Street, Congleton. Telephone 01260 297963. www.larvinandclegg.co.uk

Irene BAKER

Passed away peacefully on March 4, 2021 at Mayfield House Nursing Home, Crewe, aged 82 years. Irene, the beloved wife of Stanley, a dearly loved mum to Karl, a loving sister to Audrey and a good friend to many.

Funeral service to take place on Thursday, March 25, at Crewe Crematorium at 3.30 pm. Donations will be gratefully received for Cats Protection. For all enquiries please contact Co-op Funeralcare, Middlewich Street, Crewe, Tel 01270 584329

Margaret GLEAVE

Passed away in Leighton Hospital, aged 93 years. Margaret, beloved wife to the late Allan, loving mum to Alison, Valerie, Joe and the late Gill.

Funeral service at St Bartholomew’s Church, Church Minshull. Family flowers only, donations to The British Heart Foundation and St Bartholomew’s Church. Any enquiries to Graham Tresidder & Son ( Crewe & Nantwich Funeral Services ) Tel: 01270 812512

Annie Audrey HALL

Suddenly on March 7, at home Annie Audrey Hall aged 85 years, Devoted wife to Ken, a much loved mum to Keith & Kevin, a loving mother in law to Di & Julie, and a loving Nan to Andrew, Sam, Jo & Faye and a much loved Great Gran. Audrey will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all her family and friends.

Funeral service to take place at Crewe Crematorium. Family flowers only please donations if desired in memory of Audrey will be gratefully received for Cancer Research U.K. For all enquiries please contact Co-op Funeralcare, Middlewich Street Crewe Tel: 01270 – 584329.

Sydney ‘Syd’ LATHAM

Peacefully on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Home, Beech Street, Middlewich. Syd, aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband of Mary and a much loved Dad, Grandad and Great Grandad.

Funeral service to take place on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Middlewich Methodist Church at 2.00pm, prior to interment in Middlewich Cemetery. Family flowers only by request, donations if desired to the Alzheimer’s Society or Dementia UK. All Enquiries to: Peter Forshaw Funeral Services. TEL: 01606 836708

Beryl NEVITT

Passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 13, 2021 aged 86 years. Beryl, devoted Wife of the late Peter. Adored Mother of Christine and Beverley and Sister to David. Private Family Service. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired to Air Ambulances UK All Enquiries Hooley Watson & Buckley Tel – 01625 422734

Giles PERCIVAL

Suddenly at home on March 5, 2021, Giles aged 47 years of Alsager. The dearly loved husband of Emma, treasured dad of Neive, Libby and Poppy, loving son of Susan and Richard and dear brother of Betsey. Giles will be greatly missed by all his family and many friends.

A private family funeral will take place but should you wish to join the family at the service on Thursday, March 25, at 11am please login to: St Marys Alsager youtube. Family flowers only please but should you wish to make a donation in memory of Giles, the charity of choice is The Henry Plumb Foundation. www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/thehenryplumbfoundation

Any inquiries to JOSEPH EDWARDS & SONS, Independent Funeral Directors of Alsager. Tel: 01270 882097

Joan Mary PLATT

Joan passed away peacefully at home aged 96 on March 14, 2021. Joan was the much loved wife of the late Douglas, the beloved Mum of Nick and wife Carol and a treasured Nana to Danielle and Nicholas. Family flowers only please. Kind Donations will be received for St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice. All enquiries to Oxley’s Funeral Services Telephone 01270 214009

Athena Edith WYATT

Athena passed peacefully in the arms of her loving parents Dawn and Steven on Saturday, March 13, 2021 aged 1 day. Much loved sister of Chelsey, Holly and Wesley. During her short time here on Earth she touched many lives and was deeply loved by family and friends.

Athena is now in the arms of Jesus. “A butterfly lights beside us, like a sunbeam… and for a brief moment it’s glory and beauty belong to our world… but then it flies off again, and although we wish it could have stayed, we are so thankful to have seen it at all”.

Due to Covid restrictions, a private family funeral will take place on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 with a Service in Langley Methodist Church followed by interment into the family grave in Macclesfield Cemetery. Flowers welcome, donations if desired may be sent for “Soft UK” Enquiries to: Ruth Healey, Funeral Director 144 – 154 Hurdsfield Road Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 2PY. Tel: 01625 869 999

Glenys Mona DEAN

Of Pentre-Celyn, Ruthin. Passed away peacefully at Glan Clwyd Hospital on Sunday, March 7, 2021, aged 81 years. Beloved wife of David. Devoted mum, nain and great-nain. She will be sadly missed by all her family and friends. Private funeral service at Salem Chapel Pentre Celyn.

Family flowers only please, but donations may be given in Glenys’ memory to the above Chapel. All enquiries to Peter Morris Funeral Directors, Chester Street, Mold. Tel: 01352 700142.

Sheila Ann HOLLAND nee Keegan

Passed away peacefully March 9, 2021 aged 83 years. Much loved wife of the late Graham Holland, loving mum of Sue and Fiona, mother-in-law to Mark and Martin, proud nana of Ben and Grace, Kieran and Hannah, Dominic and Lizzie and a devoted great nana to Billy, Freddie and Arthur, cherished Sister, Aunty, Cousin and friend to many, she will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Family flowers only, donations if desired to ORBIS www.justgiving.com/fundraising/sheila-holland. Enquireies to Dutton & Hallmark. Tel: 01244 310966

Susan JONES

Of Frodsham passed away March 9, 2021, aged 70 years. The funeral service will be held on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 13.00 at Walton Lea Crematorium.

All enquiries to DT Turner Ltd Independent Funeral Director, 11 High Street, Frodsham WA6 7AH, tel 01928735533. Due to current restrictions there will be a memorial service at a later date for Sue.

Margaret Esther LEECH nee Cowap

Passed away peacefully, in Macclesfield Hospital. Margaret aged 89 years, of Ollerton, Nr Knutsford, formerly of Tilstone Bank Farm, Tilstone Fearnall. Much loved wife of David, loving mum to Graham and John, mother-in- law to Liz, devoted grandma and sister of David and the late John Cowap, also adored aunty, cousin and Godmother.

Private funeral service to be held at All Saints Church, Marthall, on Friday, March 26, at 2pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to All Saints Church, Marthall or The British Heart Foundation. All enquiries and donations to J. A. Whiston, The rear of 45 King Street, Knutsford, WA16 6DW. Tel 01565 632644.

Rees Trevor MORRIS

Old time, Ballroom Dance Teacher, passed away peacefully on February 17, 2021. Aged 90 years. Dearly beloved husband of Miriam. Loving father to Tanya and Graham. Much loved and adored grandfather of Robert and Rebecca. Trevor will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all of his family and friends.

All further enquiries to Tegid O Jones & Son, 232-234 High Street. LL19 9BP. 01745853949

Irene PAINTER

Entered eternal rest on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Heliosa Nursing Home, Congleton, Irene, aged 94 years of Mow Cop. The beloved Wife of the late Ron, cherished and devoted Mum of Heather and Alan, most precious and treasured Nan of Amy, Franky, Flora, Polly and Sophie and their partners Scott, Paul, Dave and Steve, loving Great Nan of Harry, Reggie, Marvin, Ralph, Missy and Beau, dearest Sister of Mavis and a very good friend to many. Irene will be deeply missed by all her loving family and many friends.

A private funeral service will take place by invitation only. No floral tributes by request, donations preferred and gratefully received to The Donna Louise Trust C/o the funeral director. Funeral arrangements entrusted to: Ryan Dolman, Dolven Funeral Services, Independent Family Funeral Directors, 31 – 33 Congleton Road, Biddulph, SOT, ST8 6DY. Tel: 01782 379191.

Geraldine PILE nee Brooks

Former Headteacher of St Gerard’s Roman Catholic Primary School, March 9, 2021. Peacefully aged 76 years. A much loved wife, mother and grandmother.

Due to current restrictions a private family funeral service will take place at St Werburgh’s Roman Catholic Church followed by Committal at Vale Royal Crematorium. Donations if so desired to Macmillan Cancer support and can be made via the Funeral director or via this link: tributefunds.macmillan.org.uk/In-Memory/Geraldine-Pile

For all enquiries please contact Jacqueline Wilson Independent Funeral Services, Hill View, High Street, Clotton, Tarporley, CW6 0EG. Tel 01829 781572.

Neil John ROGERS

Neil sadly passed away at Ringway Mews Nursing Home on February 21, 2021 aged 71 years. He will be very much missed by all his family and friends.

Private funeral service to take place at Sacred Heart and St Peter’s Church followed by interment at Southern Cemetery. All enquiries to Ian Clarke Funeral Directors. Tel 0161 962 4141

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