Funeral Notices (old - no longer updated)

Funeral Notices

Details of forthcoming funerals, please respect the families’ wishes in relation to attendance, flowers and donations.

ALLISON Judith Ann

Peacefully on Saturday 13th May 2017, at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Judith aged 75 years of Leek. The dearly loved Wife of Anthony, a much-loved Mother of Kim and Christopher. She will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Thursday 25th May at 2.40 pm.

BEECH Pauline Frances

On 8th May 2017 peacefully in Hospital, Pauline aged 76 years. The dearly loved Wife of Ken, loving and devoted Mum of Wendy and Kevin, much loved Nanna to Ryan, Ashley, Daniel and Emily and a proud and loved Great Grandma to Belle. Pauline will be missed greatly and most fondly remembered by all her loving Family and Friends. The Funeral Service will take place at St Thomas Parish Church, Henbury on Wednesday, 24th May at 10.00 a.m. followed by a committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of Pancreatic Cancer Research.

BOSTOCK Vera

On 24th May 2017 peacefully in Hospital, Vera aged 86 years. The dearly loved Wife of the late John Bostock, beloved and much loved Mother and a cherished Grandmother. Vera will be missed greatly and most fondly remembered by all her loving Family and Friends. The Funeral Service and Interment will take place at St James’ Parish Church, Sutton on Friday, 16th June at 2.00 p.m. Family flowers only, by request.

BRADBURY John

On 22nd May 2017 peacefully in a local care home, John aged 77 years. John will be missed greatly and most fondly remembered by all his loving Family and Friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday, 6th June at 10.00 a.m. Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of Windyway Trust.

BROWNING Marie Theresa

Peacefully on Monday 5th June 2017, at her home and after an illness borne with much courage and dignity, Marie aged 65 years. The dearly loved Wife of Peter, the much-loved Mother of James and the late John, a loving Mother in Law of Marie and Fleur, a cherished Grandma of Erin-Marie and Wren and a treasured Sister of Susan. She will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Wednesday 28th June at 11.20 am. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for the East Cheshire Hospice.

BULL Michael McKenzie

Mike Bull, aged 69, passed away peacefully at the East Cheshire Hospice on 6th June 2017.  He was the adored husband of Lesley, much loved father of Sally and Chris, dearest father-in-law of Phil and Emma, treasured Grandad of Lilly and Willow, and beloved brother of Linda and Kate.  Mike will be deeply missed, but will be remembered with great love and affection by all his family and friends.  The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Wednesday, 21st June at 10.40 a.m.  Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of UNICEF.

CAFFERTY Caroline Ann

On 22nd May 2017 peacefully at home, Caroline aged 73 years. The dearly loved Wife of Damian, beloved and much loved Mother of George, Tim, Sarah and Rachel and a cherished Grandmother. Caroline will be missed greatly and most fondly remembered by all her loving Family and Friends.  The Funeral Service will take place at St Oswald’s Parish Church, Lower Peover on Thursday, 8th June at 11.30 a.m. followed by a private family Interment. Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of Cancer Research.

CLARKE Eunice Margaret

Peacefully on Friday 26th May 2017, at Hollins Park Care Home, Margaret aged 85 years of Bollington.  The dearly loved and long-standing friend of Gordon.  She will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by her loving friends.  The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Monday 19th June at 2.00 pm.  Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for the Alzheimer’s Society.

CLARKE Glenys Mary

On 5th June 2017 peacefully in a local care home, Glenys aged 79 years.  The dearly loved Wife of Edwin, beloved and much loved Mother of Tim, Adam and Luci and a cherished Grandma of Sophie, Jake, Georgia, Abbi and Dan.  Glenys will be missed greatly and most fondly remembered by all her loving Family and Friends.  The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Thursday, 22nd June at 2.40 p.m.  Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of the Alzheimer’s Society.

DAVIS Zena

Peacefully on Tuesday 30th May 2017, at Prestbury House Care Home, Zena aged 85 years of Macclesfield. The dearly loved Wife of the late John Davis, a much-loved Mother of the late Richard and a loving Sister of June and Norma. She will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday 13th June at 12 Noon. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Beech Hall School, Macclesfield.

ELLIS Brian

On 24th May 2017 peacefully at home, Brian aged 79 years.  The dearly loved Husband of Lindsay, beloved and much loved Father of Rebecca, James, Dave, Gillian, Rachel, Gaynor and Samantha,  a cherished Grandad and a much loved Father-in-Law, Brother and Uncle.  Brian will be missed greatly and most fondly remembered by all his loving Family and Friends.  The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Friday, 16th June at 10.00 a.m.  Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of The Christie.

GEE Pauline (Nee White)

Peacefully on Friday 2nd June 2017, at Macclesfield District General Hospital, after an illness borne with much courage and dignity, Pauline aged 60 years of Macclesfield. The dearly loved Wife of Dave, a much-loved Sister of Peter, a loving Sister in Law of Josie and a cherished Aunt of Garreth, Christopher and Edward. She will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends, Dave would like to thank all the Doctors and Nursing staff of Ward 4 at M.D.G.H for all their dedication. The horse drawn hearse and cortege, will leave the family home for the Funeral Service and Committal at Macclesfield Crematorium on Thursday 22nd June at 12 Noon. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for the Windyway Trust.

GRIFFITHS Leslie

Peacefully passed away on Saturday 6th May 2017, at Belong Macclesfield, Leslie aged 96 years of Macclesfield. The dearly loved Husband of May, a much-loved Dad of Bryn and a loving Father in Law of Claire. He will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends. The Funeral Service will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium Chapel on Tuesday 23rd May at 12 Noon, prior to Interment in Macclesfield Cemetery. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for The End of Life Window Fund at Belong.

HARDY Barbara

Peacefully on Thursday 8th June 2017, at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Barbara aged 86 years of Macclesfield. The dearly loved Wife of the late George Hardy, a much-loved Mum of Kathleen, Susan, Michael, Shirley and Keith and the late Rosemary and the late Christine, a loving Mother in Law, cherished Nana and Great Nana. She will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Wednesday 28th June at 3.20 pm. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for the East Cheshire Hospice.

HENSHALL Margaret Joan

On 4th June 2017, peacefully in Hospital, Joan aged 74 years.  The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at 11.20 a.m. on Friday, 23rd June at Macclesfield Crematorium.  Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of Cancer Research UK or the East Cheshire Hospice.

HOLMES Valerie

On 9th June 2017 peacefully in the East Cheshire Hospice, Valerie aged 74 years.  The dearly loved Wife of the Late Frank and a beloved and much loved Mother.  Valerie will be missed greatly and most fondly remembered by all her loving Family and Friends.  The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Thursday, 29th June at 2.00 p.m.  Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of the East Cheshire Hospice.

HORDELL Anthony Joseph (Tony)

Peacefully on Thursday 1st June 2017, at Macclesfield District General Hospital and after an illness borne with much courage and dignity, Tony aged 78 years of Wincle. The much-loved partner of Jacey, a loving Brother of Yvonne and Brother in Law of Ray. He will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Friday 23rd June at 3.20 pm. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for the Christie.

HUTTERLI Max

On 8th June 2017 peacefully in a local care home, Max aged 85 years.  The dearly loved Husband of Sandra and a beloved and much loved Father.  Max will be missed greatly and most fondly remembered by all his loving Family and Friends.  The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Monday, 26th June at 12.00 noon.  Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of the Alzheimer’s Society.

JONES Martin

Suddenly on Monday 8th May 2017, at his home in Macclesfield, Martin aged 51 years. He will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by his loving family and friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Thursday 18th May at 2.00 pm. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for the East Cheshire Hospice or British Heart Foundation.

JOHNSON Eileen

Peacefully on Thursday 1st June 2017, at Hollins Park Care Home, Eileen aged 78 years of Macclesfield. The dearly loved Wife of George, a much-loved Mother of Linda and Kevin, Grandma of Nicola, Becky and Gary, Great Grandma of Sylvie, Demi, Isla, Archie and Nathan. She will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday 20th June at 2.00 pm. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Alzheimer’s Society.

KRUZE David John

On 11th May 2017 peacefully in the East Cheshire Hospice, David aged 54 years. The dearly loved Husband of Susan and beloved and much loved Father. David will be missed greatly and most fondly remembered by all his loving Family and Friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Friday, 26th May at 1.20 p.m. Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of the East Cheshire Hospice.

LIDFORD Geoffrey Michael (Geoff)

Geoff, aged 56 of William Mather House, David Lewis Centre, passed away peacefully on Wednesday 24th May 2017, at Macclesfield District General Hospital. The much-loved Son of Jean and William, and dearly loved Brother of Valerie, Judy and Barbara. He will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by his loving family, friends and all the staff at the David Lewis Centre. Following a private Funeral Service of Committal at Macclesfield Crematorium, a service of Celebration and Thanksgiving will be held on Monday 12th June, in the J.D’s Social Club at David Lewis Centre at 4.00 pm. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for David Lewis Centre (William Mather House).

MADDICK Lilian Ann

On 2nd May 2017 peacefully in East Cheshire Hospice, Lilian aged 73 years. The dearly loved Mother of Alex, Richard and Jeanette, beloved and much loved Nanna and a treasured Friend. The Funeral Service will take place at St Lawrence’s Parish Church, Rushton Spencer on Friday, 19th May at 2.00 p.m. followed by a Committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of the East Cheshire Hospice.

MILLER George Clifford

On 10th June 2017, peacefully in St Giles Hospice Lichfield, Cliff aged 77 years.  The Funeral Service will take place at 12.30 p.m. on Friday, 30th June followed by a private Service of Committal at 2.00 p.m. at Macclesfield Crematorium.  Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of the Multiple System Atrophy Trust.

MOSLEY Peggy Rose

On 15th May 2017, peacefully in a local care home, Peggy aged 92 years. The Funeral Service will take place at 10.40 a.m. on Tuesday, 30th May at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of the East Cheshire Hospice.

NIELD Keith Chadwick

Peacefully on Thursday 8th June 2017, at Prestbury Beaumont Care Home after a short illness, Keith aged 87 years of Henbury. The dearly loved Husband of Lilian, much-loved Dad of Mark and the late Paul, loving Father in Law of Jill, loved Papa of Katie, Emma, Rebecca, Sam and Jodie and a treasured Great Papa of Henry and Millie. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday 27th June at 12 Noon. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Cancer Research U.K.

PHILLIPS Doris

On 26th May 2017 peacefully in a local care home, Doris aged 90 years.  The dearly loved Wife of Maurice, beloved and much loved Mother of Alan and David.  Doris will be missed greatly and most fondly remembered by all her loving Family and Friends.  The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday, 13th June at 2.00 p.m.  Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of Hollins Park Care Home Staff Fund.

REGAN Thomas William (Tom)

Peacefully on Monday 12th June 2017, at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Thomas aged 93 years of Macclesfield. The dearly loved Husband of Barbara, a much-loved Step Father of Chris and a loving Brother in Law of Cynthia. He will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by his loving family and friends. A Service of Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Thursday 29th June at 10.40 am, prior to a Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving at Calvary Pentecostal Church, Macclesfield at 11.45 am. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Ward 3 at M.D.G.H.

ROYALL Harry

Peacefully on Friday 5th May 2017, at his home in Eaton, Harry aged 87 years formerly of Macclesfield. The dearly loved and devoted Husband of the late Blanche, a much-loved Dad, Grandad, Great Grandad, Brother, Uncle, and Friend. He will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends. The Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving for Harry will take place at Macclesfield United Reformed Church, on Friday 19th May at 1.30 pm, prior to Interment in Macclesfield Cemetery at 2.30 pm. Flowers are welcome, but if desired donations may be sent for Bollington Horticultural Society.

SEWELL Jack

Peacefully on Tuesday 2nd May 2017, at Macclesfield District General Hospital, Jack aged 89 years of Buxton. The dearly loved Husband of Susan. He will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by his loving family and friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Friday 19th May at 11.20 am. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Cancer Research U.K.

SIDEBOTHAM Ann Christine

On 1st June 2017 peacefully in Hospital, Ann aged 75 years. The dearly loved Sister of Graham and John, beloved and much loved auntie of David, Mark, Joanne and Laura and great Nephew Jake. Ann will be missed greatly and most fondly remembered by all her loving Family and Friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Thursday, 15th June at 10.40 a.m. Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of The British Heart Foundation or Cancer Research.

SIMPSON Elsie

Peacefully on Tuesday 30th May 2017, at Macclesfield District General Hospital, after an illness borne with much courage and dignity Elsie aged 92 years of Macclesfield. The dearly loved Wife of the late Kenneth, a much-loved Mum of Margaret and a loving Mother in Law of Brian, a cherished Grandma of Brian and Claire, a treasured Great Grandma of Wayne, Jack and Eleanor and a much-loved Great Great Grandma of Harry and Harper. She will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Thursday 15th June at 2.00 pm. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for Prostate Cancer Research.

SMITH Audrey

Peacefully on Monday 15th May 2017, at the East Cheshire Hospice, Audrey aged 82 years of Macclesfield. The dearly loved Wife of the late Leslie Smith, a much-loved Mother of David and Paul. She will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends. The Funeral Service will take place at St. John the Evangelist Church, Macclesfield, on Wednesday 14th June at 1.30 pm, prior to a Committal Service at Macclesfield Crematorium at 2.40 pm. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for the East Cheshire Hospice.

TEMPLAR-SMITH Hazel

On 18th June 2017 peacefully in a local care home, Hazel aged 95 years.  The dearly loved Wife of the late Herbert, beloved and much loved Mother of Brian and Roger, a cherished Grandma and a treasured Great Grandma.  Hazel will be missed greatly and most fondly remembered by all her loving Family and Friends.  The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Wednesday, 5th July at 2.00 p.m.  Family flowers only, by request, but donations may be made, if so desired, in favour of  the Alzheimer’s Society.

WALTON Trevor Joseph

Suddenly on Saturday, 27th May 2017, at his home in Macclesfield, Trevor aged 87 years.  The dearly loved Father of Tina.  Trevor will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by his loving family and friends.  The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Wednesday 21st June at 2.00 pm.  Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for the East Cheshire Hospice.

WALL Olive Grace

Peacefully on Saturday 13th May 2017, at the Congleton War Memorial Hospital, Olive Grace aged 86 years of Macclesfield. The dearly loved Wife of the late Charles William Wall, a much-loved Mother of Michael, Janet, Andrew and the late John. . She will be sadly missed and most fondly remembered by all her cherished family and friends. The Funeral Service and Committal will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday 30th May at 3.20 pm. Family flowers only by request, but if desired donations may be sent for the East Cheshire Hospice.