Donations and tributes

  1. Joyce Fraser

    Photo: Joyce Fraser

    11th December 1933 – 16th June 2018

     

    Much loved wife of the late Winston, dear mother of Yvonne, beloved gran of Miles, Joss and Joe, gran in law of Helen, great gran of Bobby,  friend and resident of Brook Court, Chorlton. Formerly of Bolton.
    Joyce’s funeral will take place at  12.30pm on Thursday 28th June in the New Chapel at Manchester Crematorium.
    Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for St.Ann’s Hospice who provided such wonderful care.
    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690
  2. Dr Peter Gerzon

    Photo: Dr Peter Gerzon

    25th September 1941 – 30th May 2018

     

    Much loved husband of Christine, dear father of Anne and Gemma, beloved cousin and friend.

     

    Peter’s service will take place on Thursday 14th June at Greenacres Woodland Burial Ground, Blindfoot Road, Rainford, Saint Helens, WA11 7HX. There is plenty of parking at the site and teas and coffees will be served before the service.

     

    Family flowers only please. Donations in Peter’s memory, if desired, for The British Lung Foundation. There will be a donations box at the service or donations can be sent to the funeral directors.

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings Funeral Services. Tel; 0161 969 6690

  3. Thomas Eaglen

    Photo: Thomas Eaglen

    10th May 1983 – 27th May 2018

     

    Much loved husband of Elinor, adored son of Julie and Tim, beloved brother of Tristan and Lawrence and friend to many.

     

    Tom’s funeral service will take place on Friday 15th June at 2pm at St.George’s Church, Buxton Rd, Stockport, SK2 6NU.

    The entrance is between Buxton Road and Bramhall Lane South.

     

    Followed by a committal at Stockport Crematorium.

     

    Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired for St.Ann’s Hospice. There will be a donations box at the church. Alternatively you can donate and leave a message at Much Loved.

     

    Any enquiries to Natural Endings Funeral Services. Tel; 0161 969 6690

     

     

  4. Prof Norman Blackburn

    Photo: Prof  Norman Blackburn

    27th May 1930 – 24th May 2018

     

    Formerly of Manchester University.
    Beloved husband to Joan who predeceased him, dear father to Virginia and Caroline,
    grandfather to Lucas and Max and friend. He will be much missed. Funeral to take
    place on Friday 8th June at 1pm at North Chapel, Southern Cemetery,
    212 Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 7GL.
    Family flowers only but donations, if desired, for National Deaf Children’s Society. There will be a donations box at the funeral or donations can be forwarded to Natural Endings Funeral Services.
    Any enquiries please phone 0161 969 6690.
  5. Dr Peter Bowers

    Photo: Dr Peter Bowers

    2nd June 1946 – 15th May 2018

    Peter died peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, after a short illness. And of Fallowfield. Much loved husband of Lesley, treasured father of Juliet, Jonathan and Anthony, devoted grandad of Harry, brother of Jenifer and Cliff, a dear father-in-law, uncle and friend.

    There will be a private family committal on Saturday 9th June followed by a service of thanksgiving at 11.30am at St.Chad’s Church, St Chad’s Road, Withington,  M20 4WH  to which everyone is welcome.

    Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for MIND. There will be gift aid envelopes and a donations box at the church.

    If you would like to provide a written memory and/or photographs of Peter, there will be a box to collect them for Peter’s family who would be most grateful.

    Enquiries to Natural Endings Funeral Services. Tel; 0161 969 6690

  6. Amanda Bridge

    Photo: Amanda Bridge

    22ndJuly 1944 – 11thMay 2018

     

    Much loved mother of Zarah and Frances and mother in law of Tarn, beloved sister to Margo, dear Nada of Luke, Rex, Charlie, Sam, George and Alice.

    Mandy’s funeral will take place at 2.15pm on Tuesday 22ndMay in the Myrtle Chapel at Springwood Crematorium.

    Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Cats Protection League. There will be a donations box at the crematorium or donations can be sent to Natural Endings Funeral Services.

    For any enquiries please call Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.

  7. Heather Britcliffe

    Photo: Heather Britcliffe

    26thMarch 1953 – 4thMay 2018

     

    Beloved daughter of the late Moira and Geoff, loving sister of Pete and sister in law of Sonia, dear aunt of Clare and Dan and great aunt of Edie, respected colleague, wonderful friend to so many people and devoted owner of Boris.

    Heather’s memorial will take place at 2.30pm on Thursday 24thMay at Heaton Moor Golf Club, Mauldeth Road, Heaton Mersey, Stockport, SK4 3NX.

    No black clothes, please.

    No flowers, please. Donations , if wished, for St Ann’s Hospice  (Heald Green), Ambulance Fund or Macmillan Cancer Support. There will be a donations box at the memorial or donations can be sent to Natural Endings.

    If you have any enquiries please contact Natural Endings Funeral Services.

    Tel; 0161 969 6690.

  8. Helen Cousins

    Photo: Helen Cousins

    13thFebruary 1969 – 20thApril 2018

     

    A celebration of Helen’s life will be held at Manchester Crematorium, in the old chapel, on Wednesday the 2nd of May at 2.30pm.

    Thank you to everyone for their kindness and support following her death. No flowers please but if you would like to make a donation in her memory, to support the work of the Macmillan Nurses, please do so through Helen’s tribute fund page,  via the donations box at the crematorium, or send to Natural Endings (please make cheques payable to ‘Macmillan Cancer Support’).

    As ‘purple’ was Helen’s favourite colour, if you could wear a little something in purple, she would love it.

    The crematorium is on located on Barlow Moor Road, Manchester M21 7GZ, and if you’re driving should you find it difficult to park there is a little on-street parking in front of the shops on Barlow Moor Rd and on Hardcastle Avenue, which is within the estate on the opposite side of Barlow Moor Road to the crematorium.

    Any enquiries please contact Natural Endings on 0161 969 6690.

  9. Áine Maguire

    Photo: Áine Maguire

    12th May 1987 – 12th April 2018

     

    Much loved partner of Kate, dear daughter of Gillian and Dermot, beloved sister of Colm, Róisín and Niall, darling granddaughter of Alice and Hugh, sister-in-law to Hannah, a much loved niece, cousin and friend.

     

    Áine’s funeral will take place  on Friday 27th at 3pm at Manchester Crematorium, Barlow Moor Rd, Manchester M21 7GZ. Currently there is limited parking at the crematorium. There is a little on street parking in front of shops on Barlow Moor Rd and on Hardcastle Ave within the estate on the opposite side of the road to the crematorium.

     

    Afterwards everyone is welcome upstairs at The Didsbury Pub, 852 Wilmslow Rd, Manchester M20 2SG to share memories of Aine and to celebrate her life.

     

    Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the Labour Party (Didsbury Branch) who Áine very much supported. There will be a donations box at the crematorium or donations can be sent to Natural Endings. Cheques should be made to ‘The Labour Party’.

    All enquires to Natural Endings Funeral Services.

  10. Peggy Norton

    Photo: Peggy Norton

    17th June 1928 – 23rd March 2018

    Peggy Norton nee Smith
    Peggy died peacefully, with her children by her side, on 23 March 2018. She was the loving and much-loved wife of the late Eric, beloved Mum of Sue and Chris, greatly loved Nonny of Paul and Rob, proud great-grandmother of Reid and Leo and loving mother-in-law of Mario.
    Peggy was a long-time Timperley resident who had recently moved to Keate House, Lymm.
    Peggy’s funeral will be held on Tuesday 24th April at 12.00 at Altrincham Crematorium. At her request – please no black clothes and no flowers, but donations if desired to the North West Air Ambulance or the RNLI. There will be a donations box at the crematorium or donations can be sent to Natural Endings.
    Any enquires please contact Natural Endings on 0161 969 6690.
  11. Dorcas Gumbs

    Photo: Dorcas Gumbs

    ‘Cassie’

    26th February 1941 – 21st March 2018

     

    Much  loved mum of Jacqueline and Lorna and the late Candas and Vincent. Dear partner of Darryl. Beloved gran of Dawn and Sam and great gran of Jermaine.

    Dorcas’ funeral service will be held at Christ Church (Moss Side) at 11.30am on Wednesday 4th April. Followed by burial at  Southern Cemetery. She requested that no one wear black.

    If anyone would like to make a donation to charity in Dorcas’ memory please make it for ‘Can Survive UK’ who run Women Only Wednesdays, cancer support group, at the Kath Locke Centre Hulme. A place where Dorcas had fantastic support and friendship. There will be a donations box at the church or donations can be forwarded to Natural Endings Funeral Services.

    Any enquiries about Dorcas’ funeral please contact Natural Endings.

     

     

  12. Maureen Provost

    Photo: Maureen Provost

    5th September 1941 – 28th January 2018

     

    Much loved mum of Adam, Candy, Wendy and Justin.

    Maureen’s funeral will take place on Friday 2nd March at 11.15am at Altrincham Crematorium.

  13. David Guest

    Photo: David Guest

    6th April 1972 – 21st January 2018

    Husband to Susan, daddy to Olive and Robyn, son to Kathy and Mike and brother to Sally and Richard.

    David’s funeral service will be held at Gorton Monastery on Monday 12th February at 12pm. Arrival can be from 11.15am. All are welcome. On arrival please sign the visitors’ books as David’s family would like to have a record of everyone attending. For directions and map click here.

    For anyone that couldn’t make it to the service you can watch the video.

    After the service there will be a private burial in Chorlton to be attended by family members only. Everyone else is welcome to make their way to the wake at Chorlton Irish Club.

    David’s family have requested that you don’t bring flowers. If instead you would like to make a donation in his memory please make it for a charity close to his heart: Headway Warrington.

     

  14. Brenda Spencer

    Photo: Brenda Spencer

    27th October 1944 – 26th January 2018

     

    Much loved wife of Peter, dear mum of Neil, Yvonne, Susan, Wendy and Alan (deceased).

    Brenda’s funeral service will take place at Blackley Crematorium at 11.30am on Friday 9th February 2018.

    Family flowers only please. Donations in her memory are for RSPB Dovestones.

     

  15. Doreen Vickerman

    Photo: Doreen Vickerman

    23rd November 1935 – 28th November 2017

    Much loved wife of Peter, dear mother of Martin and Helen, beloved sister, granny and friend.

    Private family committal followed by a  memorial at Hale Chapel, Chapel Lane, Hale Barns at 11am on Friday 15th December.

    Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for The Christie Hospital.

    Donations and enquiries to Natural Endings Funeral Services, 5 Manchester Rd, Chorlton, M21 9JG. Tel; 0161 969 6690.

  16. Pat Bellotti

    Photo: Pat Bellotti
    3rd July 1931 – 4th December 2017
    Pat’s funeral will be held in The Woodlands, Blackley Cemetery on Tuesday 12th December 2017
    Held at The Woodlands, Blackley Cemetery at 12.30 on Tuesday 12th December 2017.
    Please come and share refreshments among Pat’s paintings at her house after the ceremony.
  17. Gerard Jones

    Photo: Gerard Jones

    15th June 1931 – 20th November 2017

    Beloved husband of Beryl, dearest dad of Steve and Heather and their spouses Sally and Paul and wonderful grandpa to Sophie, Olivia and Edward (deceased), Penny and Alex. A good man who loved his family, friends and neighbours. Now with Ed.

    Gerry’s funeral will take place at noon on Monday 11th December at Manchester Crematorium, Chorlton.

    Donations in Gerry’s memory can be made for he Motor Neurone Association or Bhubesi Pride Foundation.

    Enquiries to Natural Endings Funeral Services. Tel: 0161 969 6690.

     

  18. Philip Bethell

    Photo: Philip Bethell

    105 splendid years!

    24th October 1912  – 30th December 2017

     

    Much loved husband of the late Julie, dear father of Lesley, father-in-law of Peter, beloved grandpa of Juliet, Jonathan and Anthony, great grandpa to Harry, uncle, great uncle and friend to many.

    Family funeral service to be held in Darlington. Memorial service to be held at St.Chad’s Church, Withington on Saturday 3rd February 2018 at 2pm.

    Donations, if desired, for the Royal National Institute for the Blind can be placed in the donations box at Philip’s  memorial service.

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 01616 969 6690

  19. Liz Sherwood

    Photo: Liz Sherwood

    17th August 1949 – 13th December 2017

    Artist, mother, sister, aunt and friend.

    Liz’s funeral will take place at The Northern Burial Chapel at Southern Cemetery at 11am on Monday 8th January. Her burial will be at Adlington Memorial Park at 12.30.

    If you have any questions about Liz’s funeral please call Natural Endings Funeral Services. Tel; 0161 969 6690

  20. Julie Ingham

    Photo: Julie Ingham

    25th May 1958 – 13th December 2017

    The celebration of Julie’s life will be held at Manchester Crematorium on Wednesday 3rd January at 3pm.

    Julie’s family would like to thank everyone for their kindness and support following her death. They request no flowers other then family flowers. If you would like to make a donation in her memory for the work of The British Heart Foundation please do so through Julie’s  Just Giving page.

    “Thank you for your kind expressions of sympathy and thoughtfulness. It is deeply appreciated and will always be remembered by the family of Julie Ingham”.

    Please don’t feel like you need to dress in black.

    If you have any questions about the funeral please email or call Natural Endings Funeral Services.