Donations and tributes

  1. Helen Cousins

    Photo: Helen Cousins

    13th February 1969 – 20th April 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 tBarlow Moor Road to the crematorium.

    Any enquiries please contact Natural Endings on 0161 969 6690.

     

     

  2. 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.

  3. 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.
  4. 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.

     

     

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

     

  7. 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.

     

  8. 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.

  9. 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.
  10. 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.

     

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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.