Recently Deceased

Terence Raymond Michael Gamble (Mick/Elvis)

“Tenderly may time heal your sorrow, gently may friends ease your pain, softly may peace replace heartaches and may warmest memories remain.”

Suddenly, on Monday 8th November 2021, Mick aged 56 years of Tunstall, the much loved and loving son of Joyce and the late Harry, a much loved and treasured dad, brother, brother in law, father in law and uncle, also a dearly loved and cherished grandad. Mick will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.

Funeral service and cremation to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday 2nd December 2021 at 1.20 pm. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.

Prior to the funeral service the cortège will be taking Mick on his final journey to his beloved Port Vale Football Club arriving at 12.30pm. There we will observe a minute silence in memory of Mick. Any mourners wishing to show your respect to Mick and his family please arrive at the stadium at 12.10pm.

Family flowers only please, donations would be preferred in memory of Mick to the Midlands Air Ambulance or the British Heart Foundation.

Messages of condolences maybe left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 8th November 2021

Funeral Date:  2nd December 2021

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Anthony Byrne (Tony)

“Those we love can never be more than a thought away…for as long as there’s a memory, they live in our hearts to stay.”

At rest on Sunday 31st October 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital in the presence and loving care of his devoted family, Tony aged 60 years of Clayton, the dearly loved and loving husband of Collette, the much loved and treasured dad of Saara and her partner Dan, a cherished grandad of Dylan and Amelia, loving son of Dennis and the late Jean, a dear son in law of Jackie, John and the late Dave, a dearly loved brother of Derek, Denise and the late Alan, a dear brother in law to Kelly and Andy, a much loved uncle to Amy, Callum and Emily, also a loving great uncle to Louie. Tony will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.

Funeral service to take place at St.Mary’s Parish Church, Knutton on Wednesday 17th November 2021 at 12.15pm prior to cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. 

Family flowers only please, donations would be preferred in memory of Tony to MNDA. 

Messages of condolences maybe left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 31st October 2021

Funeral Date:  17th November 2021

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Gwendoline Frances Walton “Gwen”

“Treasured with a love beyond all feeling; missed with a grief beyond all tears.”

At rest on Friday 29th October 2021, Gwen aged 90 years of Newcastle, the much loved and loving wife of the late Rob, a much loved and treasured mum, nana, and great nana. Gwen will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends.

Funeral service and cremation to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday 26th November 2021 at 2pm.

Family flowers only please, donations would be preferred in memory of Gwen to the Macular Society.

Messages of condolences maybe left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 29th October 2021

Funeral Date:  26th November 2021

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Raymond Walley (Ray)

“Forever in our hearts, until we meet again.”

Peacefully at rest on Saturday 23rd October 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Ray aged 81 years of Biddulph, the dearly loved and loving husband of Jeanette (Jean), the much loved and treasured dad of Andrew, Christopher, Richard, Angela and the late Steven, a cherished grandad of Martin, Emma, Jessica, Joshua and Bethany, a dear father in law and great grandad, also a loving brother and uncle. Ray will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.

Funeral service and cremation to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Tuesday 2nd November at 1.20pm. Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.

Family flowers only please donations would be preferred in memory of Ray to the Royal British Legion.

Messages of condolences maybe left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 23rd October 2021

Funeral Date:  2nd November 2021

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Keith Westwick

“You are near, even if I don’t see you. You are with me, even if you are far away. You are in my heart, in my thoughts, in my life. Always.”

Peacefully at rest on Saturday 23rd October 2021 at his home in the presence and loving care of his devoted family, Keith aged 76 years of Bradwell the dearly loved and loving husband of Christine, the much loved and treasured dad of Raymond and Alan, a loving father in law to Julie, a dearly loved and cherished grandad also a dear brother of Diane. Keith a former choir boy at St. Paul’s Church, Newcastle will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.

Funeral service to take place at St.Paul’s Parish Church, Victoria Road, Newcastle on Wednesday 10th November 2021 at 11.30am, prior to interment at Newcastle Cemetery.

Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church.

Flowers welcome.

Messages of condolences maybe left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 23rd October 2021

Funeral Date:  10th November 2021

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Renate Stonier (Natty)

“No longer by our side but forever in our hearts.”

Suddenly on Monday 18th October 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Renate (Natty) aged 72 years of Biddulph, the dearly loved and loving wife of John, the much loved and treasured mum of Beverley and John, a dearly loved and cherished nana of Jordan, Becky, Courtney and Callum, also a very precious and much loved great nana to Casey, Joseph and Bonnie – Mae. Natty will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and many friends.
Funeral Service to take place at New Road Methodist Chapel, Biddulph Moor on Tuesday 16th November 2021 at 12.30pm prior to interment in the chapel churchyard. Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the chapel and disperse from the chapel churchyard.
The family would like to pass on their sincere thanks for all the wonderful support and the many cards and messages of condolence received.
Family flowers only please donations would be preferred in memory of Natty to ‘The Chapel Yard’.

Messages of condolences maybe left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 18th October 2021

Funeral Date:  16th November 2021

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Michael Marris

“I will love you forever like the moon holds the night, I’ll be the stars, and you the sky.”

Peacefully at rest on Saturday 16th October 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Michael aged 83 years of Penkhull, the much loved and treasured dad of Steve, Louisa and Jago, a dear father in law of Jeanette, Steve and Rachael, a dearly loved and cherished grandad of Antony and Charlie, an adored great grandad to Lacey, also a loving brother to Margaret. Michael will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

Funeral service and cremation to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday 1st November 2021 at 1:20pm.

Flowers welcome.

Messages of condolences maybe left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 16th October 2021

Funeral Date:  1st November 2021

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John William Shone

“There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone the light remains.”

Peacefully at rest on Wednesday 13th October 2021 at his home and surrounded by his loving and devoted family, John aged 72 years of Trent Vale the dearly loved and loving husband of Karen, the much loved and treasured dad of Lee, Dale and William, a dear father in law of Lucy, a dearly loved and cherished grandad of Zea, Luca, Summer, Frankie and Tommy, a loving brother to Janet and family, brother in law to Louise and Lenny and family, Diane and Ray and family, John’s wider family past and present also a very dear friend of Paul. John will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

Funeral service and cremation to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday 11th November 2021 at 3.00pm. Would relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the Crematorium.

Flowers or if preferred, donations in memory of John to The Shine Unit, RSUH.

Messages of condolences maybe left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 13th October 2021

Funeral Date:  11th November 2021

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Bryan Sharples

“Cherished memories we can hold on to forever.”

Peacefully at rest on Thursday 7th October 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Bryan aged 89 years of Harpfields, the dearly loved and treasured dad of Karen and a much loved and cherished grandad of Matt, Holly, Sophie and Amy, also, an adored great-grandad.

Bryan, a man who loved many things; snooker, fly fishing and sports cars, loved his hobbies of making pots and attending pottery club, loved a Bacardi and coke, but above all loved his family. He will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who knew him.

Funeral Service to take place at St. Thomas’ Church, Penkhull on Thursday 28th October 2021  prior to interment at Hartshill Cemetery.

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For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 7th October 2021

Funeral Date: 28th October 2021

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William Henry Harvey (Bill)

“When we lose someone we love we must learn not to live without them, but to live with the love they left behind.”

Suddenly on Wednesday 6th October 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, William aged 91 years of Birches Head, now reunited with his beloved wife Olive, the dearly loved and loving dad of Beverley and William, a dear father in law of Colin and the late Karen, a much loved and treasured grandad/gramps of Tina, Kerry, Clare and Charlotte, a dearly loved and cherished great grandad of Samantha, Andrea, Bethany, Melissa, William, Daniel, Darcie, Summer and Connie, a loving great great grandad of Pippa also a much loved uncle Bill to Olive. William will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

Funeral service to take place at Carmountside Crematorium and Cemetery Chapel on Friday 5th November 2021 at 12.30pm prior to interment in the Lawn Cemetery. Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the chapel.

Flowers welcome.

Messages of condolences maybe left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 6th October 2021

Funeral Date:  5th November 2021

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Viola Corbishley (Vi)

“Like scattered seeds, memories bloom forever.”

Peacefully at rest on Wednesday 6th October 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, in the presence and loving care of her family, Vi aged 93 years of Clayton, now reunited with her beloved husband, Bill. The dearly loved and treasured mum of Rex and Jill, a loving mother in law of Sue and Steve, a much loved and cherished nan of Alec, Ruth, Mathew and Sam, Zoe and Andy, and Mark, also a dearly loved great nan of Abigail, Eve, Safiyyah, Ràees, Idris, Maryam and Lily. Vi will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family.

Funeral Service to take place at St.James the Great Church, Clayton on Thursday 21st October 2021 at 11.30am prior to cremation at Bradwell Crematorium.

Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church.

Family flowers only please, donations would be preferred in memory of Vi to the British Heart Foundation.

Messages of condolences maybe left below

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 6th October 2021

Funeral Date: 21st October 2021

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Clifford “Cliff” Wayne Jackson

“When we lose someone we love we must learn not to live without them, but to live with the love they left behind.”

Peacefully at rest on Monday evening the 4th October 2021 at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Cliff aged 68 years of Norton Green. Loving partner of 40 years to Kath, a treasured brother of Ann Marie and the late Gary, a loving son of the late Stanford and Charlotte Jackson, a precious uncle to Christopher and the late Katie and a dear brother in law of Ruth.
Cliff will be sadly missed and treasured in the hearts forever, of loving family and friends.

Funeral service and cremation to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Friday 22nd October 2021 at 11.30am.
Friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the Crematorium.

Family flowers only please. Donations welcome in memory of Cliff to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

Messages of condolences maybe left below

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 4th October 2021

Funeral Date: 22nd October 2021

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