Recently Deceased

Geoffrey ‘Geoff’ Hemmings

“Be the things you love most about the people who are gone.”

Sadly passed away on Wednesday 26th April at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, after a long illness fought with great courage and dignity, Geoff aged 70 years of Penkhull leaves behind his dearly loved and treasured wife Lynne, a much loved dad of Craig and Neil and Neil’s partner Richard.
Geoff will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.
A short committal service for close family members will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday 11th May 2023 at 9:20am. A memorial service in memory of Geoff will take place at a venue, date and time to be confirmed.
Donations in memory of Geoff would be preferred for The British Heart Foundation

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 26th April 2023

Date of Funeral: 11th May 2023

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Brian Swann

“Our joys will be greater, our love will be deeper, our life will be fuller because we shared your moment.”

Suddenly but peacefully on Friday 21st April 2023 at St. Quentins Care Home, Newcastle after a long illness fought with great courage and dignity, Brian aged 80 years of Clayton the dearly loved and treasured husband of Trudie, brother to Christine also a dear brother in law and uncle.

Brian 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 Tuesday 9th May 2023 at 3.20pm.

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

Trudie would like to extend her thanks to the staff at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice, especially Sophia Lunt, for all the wonderful care and support shown to the family.

The family have requested that bright, colourful clothing be worn in memory of Brian, black attire not necessary.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

Family flowers only please, donations would be preferred in memory of Brian to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice

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

Date Passed:  21st April 2023

Funeral Date:  9th May 2023

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Mark Miller ‘Miller’

“In the end it’s the life in your years not the years in your life”

Peacefully at rest on Monday 17th April 2023 at Royal Stoke University Hospital, Newcastle after an illness fought with great courage and dignity, Miller aged 45 years of Burslem the dearly loved and treasured partner of Laura, brother to Garry, Phill, Matthew and the late Rachel also an adored father of Ethan, Riley & Zavier

Miller 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 Wednesday 3rd May 2023 at 12:40pm

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

 

Messages of condolences may be left below.

Family flowers only please donations would be preferred in memory of Miller to MIND

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

 

Date Passed:  17th April 2023

Funeral Date:  3th May 2023

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David ‘Dave’ Graham Elsby

“Although it’s difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.”

At rest on Sunday 16th April 2023 at home, Dave, aged 49 years of Newcastle, a much loved and loving dad to Jess, a wonderful brother to Dawn and Lynne, also a cherished brother-in-law, uncle and friend.

Dave will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who knew him.

Funeral service to take place at St. Mary’s Church, Knutton, on Thursday 4th May 2023 at 10am followed by interment at Knutton Cemetery.

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

Flowers welcome.

All floral tributes and enquiries to Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Messages of condolences may be left below.

 

Date Passed: 16th April 2023

Funeral Date:  4th May 2023

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Kenneth ‘Ken’ Woodhead

“Tis better to have loved and lost than to never have loved at all.”

Passed away peacefully on Sunday 16th April 2023 at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Ken aged 82 years of Talke, a loving husband to Christine, a wonderful and treasured dad to Stephanie and Ailie, a devoted grandad to Reuben and Honnie, a dear brother to Brenda also a loving father in law and brother in law.
Ken 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 Friday 5th May 2023, at 2:40pm. Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.
Family flowers only please donations would be preferred in memory of Ken to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed:  16th April 2023

Funeral Date:  5th May 2023

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Maureen Djukic

“We never lose our loved ones. They accompany us; they don’t disappear from our lives. We are merely in different rooms.”

Peacefully at rest on Tuesday 11th April 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Maureen aged 85 years of Wolstanton, now reunited with her beloved husband Alec, the dearly loved and treasured mum of Marko, Milan, Sandra, Marianne and Michelle, a loving mother in law to Heather, Jacqui, Mark and John, a much loved and cherished nana to Kaylee, Sofija, Jack, Alex, Rachel, Amy, Patrick, Chloe and Gabriella, a loving great nana to Alek, Max and Archie, also a dear sister of Kathleen, Josie, Patricia and Michael.

Maureen will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends.

Funeral service to take place at St.Paul’s Parish Church, Victoria Road, Newcastle on Tuesday 2nd May 2023 at 11.45am, prior to interment at Keele Cemetery.

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

Family flowers only please, donations would be preferred in memory of Maureen to The Alzheimer’s Society.

Messages of condolences maybe left below.

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

Date Passed: 11th April 2023

Funeral Date:  2nd May 2023

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Diane Elizabeth Cartlidge (nee Gordon)

“Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy.”

Peacefully at rest on Wednesday 5th April 2023 at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Diane aged 60 years of Hanley, the dearly loved and loving wife of John, the much loved and treasured mum of Russell and step mum of Melanie, a loving mother in law of Katie, the dearly loved and cherished Nanny Di to Sebastian, Emilio, Marley and Jasper, a much loved sister to Louise, Chris and Andrew, a dear sister in law to John, Alison and Clare, also a loving auntie. Diane will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and many friends.
Funeral service and cremation to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Friday 28th April 2023 at 13:00pm.
Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.
The wake will be held at 2pm at Lockside at Greenway Hall, Stanley Rd, Stockton Brook, Stoke-on-Trent. ST9 9LJ
The family requests that bright, colourful clothing be worn in memory of Diane, black attire not necessary.
There will be a live streaming of the funeral service, for log in details please contact the funeral directors.
Family flowers only please donations would be preferred in memory of Diane to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice
All enquiries to Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services, 12-13 Andrew Place, Newcastle, Staffordshire ST5 1DL Tel : 01782 914777 or 07841 028404

Messages of condolences may be left below.

 

Date Passed: 5th April 2023

Funeral Date: 28th April 2023

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Mark Brzozowski

One day we will remember how lucky we were to have known their love, with wonder, not grief.

Suddenly, but peacefully at rest on Saturday 1st April 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital after a short illness, surrounded by his loving family, Mark, aged 60 years of Knutton, the much loved and loving husband of the late Gill, a wonderful dad to Rachel and Mark, a dear father-in-law of Jason, James and Sophie, a cherished and dearly loved grandad of Jackson, Aaliyah and Teegan and great grandad to Mya, also a loving brother and brother-in-law.

Mark will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who knew him.

Funeral service to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday 20th April 2023 at 3:20pm

Will family please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.

Family flowers only please, donations would be preferred in memory of Mark to DougieMac

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 1st April 2023

Funeral Date:  20th April 2023

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Patricia Stanway ‘Pat’

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

Passed away peacefully on Saturday 1st April 2023 at her home, surrounded by her loving and devoted family, after a short illness fought with great courage and dignity,
Pat aged 77 years of Stoke, now reunited with her beloved husband John,
the dearly loved and treasured mum of Mark, Julie, Shirley and Phil, a loving mother in law of Mel, Trev and Andrea, a much loved and cherished nanny Pat, to Gav, Dean, Chelsea, Charl, Tyler, Gemma and Ashton also a dearly loved and loving great nanny Pat to all her great grandchildren.
Pat will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and many friends.

Funeral service to take place at
Stoke Minster Church, Glebe St, Stoke ST4 1LP
on Friday 21st April 2023 at 11.45am,
prior to interment at Hartshill Cemetery.

Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church.
The family requests that bright, colourful clothing be worn in memory of Pat, black attire not necessary.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 1st April 2023

Funeral Date:  21st April 2023

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Elaine Millington

“Wherever a beautiful soul has been there is a trail of beautiful memories.”

Peacefully at rest on Wednesday 29th March 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Elaine aged 93 years of Trent Vale, now reunited with her beloved husband Arthur, the dearly loved and loving mum of Susan and Kevin, a loving mother in law to Brian and Sue, a much loved and treasured nana of Andy, Stuart, John, Carrie and Sarah also a dearly loved and cherished great nana to Adam, Ellie, Joshua, Luis, Oscar, Jacob, Evie, Holly, Toby and Teddy. Elaine 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 Monday 24th April 2023 at 1:20pm. Will relatives and friends please accept this intimation and kindly meet and disperse at the crematorium.
 Flowers or if preferred donations in memory of Elaine, to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice 

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 29th March 2023

Funeral Date:  24th April 2023

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Joanne Barker ‘Jo’

“There are no good-byes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.”

Suddenly, but peacefully at rest on Saturday 27th March 2023 surrounded by her loving family.

Jo will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who knew her.

Funeral service to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Wednesday 26th April 2023 at 10am

Will family please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.

Family flowers only please, donations would be preferred

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 27th March 2023

Funeral Date:  26th April 2023

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Roy John Disley ‘Roy the Boy’

“We knew how to love him in his presence, now we must learn to love him in his absence.”

Roy passed away peacefully in his sleep at the Royal Stoke University Hospital on Saturday 25th March 2023, Roy aged 73 years of Hartshill the dearly loved and treasured dad of Judd and Kim, a loving father in law to Zoe and Ricci, a much loved and cherished grandad of Macy and Ella, a dearly loved and loving brother of Jimmy, Anita and Linda also a dear brother in law of Cath, Spencer and the late Paul.

Roy will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.

Funeral service to take place at Stoke Minster Church, Glebe Street, Stoke on Thursday 27th April 2023 at 12:00 noon prior to cremation at Bradwell Crematorium.

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

Flowers or if preferred donations in memory of Roy to Parkinson’s UK

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 25th March 2023

Funeral Date:  28th April 2023

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