Recently Deceased

Frank Powell

“Loss can remind us that life itself is a gift.

Peacefully at rest on Monday 20th March 2023, surrounded by his loving family,

Frank, aged 87 years of Weston Coyney,

a much loved and loving husband to the late Maureen, a wonderful dad to Andrew, Mark, Angela, Martin, Adrian, Matthew, Alison, and Helen, also a cherished grandad, great-grandad, brother to the late Peter; brother-in-law and father- in-law Frank will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who knew him.

 

Funeral service to take place at Holy Trinity Church, Meir on

Wednesday 19th April 2023 at 11:45am.

Will family 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 Frank

For all further enquiries please contact 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: 20th March 2023

Date of Funeral: 19th April 2023

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Joanne Helen Rhodes ‘Jo’

She was always an angel, and now she has her wings”

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved Jo who passed away peacefully in her sleep on Tuesday 14th March 2023 at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice in the presence and loving care of her family. Jo, aged 57 years of Cheadle fought a long battle with immense courage, bravery and dignity throughout and will be missed by all who were blessed to know her. Dearly loved and treasured daughter of Linda and Phil, the most incredible and devoted mother of her boys Peter and Adam and loving mother-in-law of Sarah and Ashleigh. An always wonderful and loving sister to David, a forever cherished auntie to her niece and nephews Lilly, Finley and Samuel and dearest nannie to her granddaughter Freya who will always remember her. Jo will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all of her family and friends.
Funeral Service and Cremation to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Tuesday 11th April 2023 at 11:30am. Will all friends please meet at the crematorium and if desired a donation may be made to Douglas Macmillan Hospice* in memory of Jo – family flowers only please. Feel free to wear a splash of colour to celebrate the brightness Jo shone in all our lives.
*A donations box will be available at the funeral or should you wish to make an online donation this can be don’t through the funeral notices website use the URL below.
https://funeral-notices.co.uk/notice/rhodes/5113854
There will be a live stream of the service available, and if required please contact the funeral directors for further details.
For all further enquiries please contact 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: 14th March 2023

Date of Funeral: 11th April 2023

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Maureen Roberts

“I’ll see you on the other side of the stars.

Peacefully at rest on Sunday 12th March 2023 at her home, Maureen aged 80 years of Tunstall, now reunited with her beloved husband Tommy, the dearly loved and treasured mum of Carl, a loving mother in law of Dianne, a much loved nan of Ryan, Liam and his partner Maddy, a dearly loved and cherished great nan of Harvey also a dear sister. Maureen 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 Tuesday 28th March 2023 at 2.40pm. Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.
Flowers or if preferred donations in memory of Maureen to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice All

Messages of condolences may be left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services

on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 12th March 2023

Date of Funeral: 28th March 2023

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Ray Hilliman

“Perhaps death doesn’t mean goodbye, but rather, till we meet again.”

At rest on Monday 6th March 2023 at his home, Ray aged 71 years of Knutton

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

Funeral Service to take place at Newcastle Christine Fellowship on Thursday 30th March 2023 at 12 noon interment will take place at Keele Cemetery following the service. Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at Newcastle Christian Fellowship. 
Flowers welcome

Messages of condolences may be left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services

on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 6th March 2023

Date of Funeral: 30th March 2023

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John Patrick Shaw ‘Showey’

“In the garden of memory, in the palace of dreams… that is where you and I shall meet you.

Suddenly on Tuesday 28th February 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, John aged 66 years of Chesterton the dearly loved and loving husband of Deb, the much loved and treasured dad to Dave, Phil, Jono, Liam and Kieran, a loving father in law of Sally, Nicola, Lucy, Faye and Jess, a loved and cherished grandad of Lucas, James, Ezra, Amelie, Tyler, Angus, Isabelle, and Brandon and Freddie. Dear son of the late Jack and Mary. Dear son in law of Hazel and the late Keith also a much loved brother, brother in law and uncle. John 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 17th March 2023 at 2.00pm. Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the Crematorium. The family have requested no black attire and would kindly ask that people wear football shirts in memory of John.
Following the service the family would like to invite you all for refreshments at Wolstanton Social Club, Pitgreen Lane, Wolstanton, Newcastle ST5 0DQ.
For those who are unable to attend the service please feel free to join the family afterwards and later on into the evening.
Family flowers only please, the family have asked that if people would like to make a donation as they leave the crematorium a donation box will be available these will go towards the funeral costs.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services

on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 28th February 2023

Date of Funeral: 17th March 2023

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William McCawley ‘Bill’

“Like scattered seeds memories bloom forever.”

At rest on Monday 20th February 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Bill aged 92 years of Clayton, the dearly loved and loving husband of Betty, the much loved and treasured dad of Graham and Janet, a loving father in law to Jill and Paul, a dearly loved and cherished grandad of Joanne, Jonathan, Stephanie and Liv, a loving great grandad to Albie, Joshua and Charlie also a dear brother to Cliff.
Bill 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 Thursday 9th March 2023 at 1.20pm. 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 Bill to the Alzheimer’s Society

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 20th February 2023

Date of Funeral: 9th March 2023

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Steve Hall ‘Sniffer / Ed’

“I am waiting for you, for an interval, somewhere very near just around the corner. All is well.

Peacefully passed 19th February 2023 at home. He is remembered by his loving family Louise, Tom and Billy. Steve was a cherished Gran Grand to Henry and Lily and a much loved brother to Jane and Bob also a loving nephew to Joan and cherished cousin of Rachel. Steve 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 24th March 2023 at 12.40pm. 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 Steve to Merryfields Special Education School

Messages of condolences may be left below.

For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services

on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 19th February 2023

Date of Funeral: 24th March 2023

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Debbie Louise Atherton

“I’ll see you on the other side of the stars.

At rest on Thursday 16th February 2023 Debbie 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 Tuesday 21st March 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.

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

Date Passed: 16th February 2023

Date of Funeral: 21st March 2023

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Marjorie ‘Marj’ Constance Dobbin

“Little by little we let go of loss… but never of love.”

Peacefully at rest on Tuesday 14th February 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Marjorie aged 95 years of Trentham now reunited with her beloved husband Norman, the dearly loved and treasured mum of Ian, Neal and Nigel, a loving mother in law of Jenny, a loved and cherished nana of Sophie, Lewis, Daniel and Holly, a loving sister of Joan and Jack, a dear sister in law of Ron and Pauline, also a much loved auntie to Sandra, Alison, Richard, Karen and Adrian.

Marjorie 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 Tuesday 14th March at 3.20pm

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

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

 

Date Passed: 14th February 2023

Funeral Date:  14th March 2023

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Deirdre Smith (Dee)

“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.”

Peacefully at rest at her home on Monday 6th February 2023 surrounded by her loving and devoted family, after a long illness fought with courage, dignity and bravery, Dee aged 65 years of Oakhill. Wife of the late Bob, a loving partner of Paul, a much loved and treasured mum of Donna and Steve, a loving mother in law of Leo and Vicky, a dearly loved and cherished Nanny Dee also a dear sister and sister in law. Dee 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 Monday 20th February 2023 at 3.30pm, 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 Dee 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:  6th February  2023

Funeral Date: 20th February 2023

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Indra Gupta

“She leaves her body to rest but her soul is eternal”

Peacefully at rest Friday 31st January 2023

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

Service to take place at Stafford Crematorium, on Saturday 11th February 2023 at 11:00am

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

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed:  31st January 2023

Funeral Date: 11th February 2023

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Joe Ellis

“When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”

 Peacefully at rest on Saturday 28th January 2023 at Hanford Manor Nursing Home, Joe, aged 92 years, formerly of Cheadle, the dearly loved and devoted husband of Margaret A much loved and respected dad of Jacqueline, Grant and Stephen and dear father in law of Christopher, Jan and Anita, A dearly loved and treasured grandpa of Christopher, Susan, Philip, Samantha, Joshua, Alex, Evie and proud great grandad to their children A loving brother of Bill and sister in Law Elspeth, the late Arthur and sister in law Bette. Also a dear brother in law of Maurice and wife Yuri. Joe 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 Wednesday 15th February 2023 at 4.00pm.
Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Formal Black dress is not required
Messages of condolence may be left below
There will be a live stream of the service. For log in details please contact the funeral directors.
No Flowers by request – donations would be preferred in memory of Joe to Cancer Research and National Deaf Children’s Society (NDCS)

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

Date Passed:  28th January 2023

Funeral Date: 15th February 2023

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