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Adrian Grocott

Your life was one of kindly deeds, a helping hand for others needs.

At rest on 3rd April 2020 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Adrian aged 63 years of Trent Vale, the dearly loved and loving husband of Sharon, the much loved and treasured dad of Becky, Adam, Tina, Shane, Mel and Scott, a dearly loved and cherished grandad to Bella, Jordon, Ashley, Sophie, Chloe and Connor, a dear father in law of Phillip also a loving brother of John. Adrian, a kind and selfless man,  will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.

Due to the current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Bradwell Crematorium. A memorial service to celebrate Adrian’s life will take place later in the year at Penkhull, Parish Church.

Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Adrian would be gratefully received for the NHS Pod 3 Critical Care Unit, RSUH, donations c/o Kevin Lownds Funeral Services.

Date Passed: 3rd April 2020

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Thomas (Tom) May

When you lose a person you love so much, surviving the loss is difficult.

At rest on Wednesday 25th March 2020 at home, Tom aged 32 years of Porthill, the treasured and loving son of Sylvia and Carl, the adored fiancé of Sarah-Louise, the dearly loved brother of Carl, loved brother in law to Sadie and treasured uncle of Jasper.

Tom was a carpenter by trade, he was a big rugby fan and played as a semi-pro for Stourbridge Rugby.

He was one of the kindest and most caring people you could ever wish to meet, always full of fun with a beaming smile.

He will be sorely missed by all his loving family and everyone who knew him.

Due to current restrictions a private graveside service will take place at Keele Cemetery. A celebration of Tom’s life will take place at a later date at Stafford Rugby Club.

Date Passed: 25th March 2020

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Jason Spooner

Memories are precious they don’t go away, we think of you always and not just today.

At rest on Friday 20th March 2020, Jason aged 50 years of Blurton, the dearly loved and loving son of Alan and Patricia, the much loved brother of Darron, also a dearly loved and treasured uncle of Ethan Elliot and Ewan. Jason will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

Due to current social restrictions a private funeral service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium. A celebration of Jason’s life will take place at a later date.

For any enquiries please call Kevin Lownds Funeral Services on 01782 914777.

Date Passed: 20th March 2020

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Michael Morris (Mick)

Like a bird singing in the rain, let grateful memories survive in time of sorrow.

Port Vale Striker

Peacefully at rest on Sunday 15th March 2020 at St.Mary’s Nursing Home in Stone, Mick aged 77 years formerly of Clayton, now reunited with his beloved wife Avis, the dearly loved and respected dad of Andrew and Laura, a loving father in law of Sally and Jon, also a dear brother of Robert and James.

Mick was a former Port Vale striker, he joined the Valiants in 1967 after being signed by Stanley Matthews, he made a total of 200 appearances scoring 25 times, he was a Port Vale promotion winner and popular forward.

Mick will be sadly missed by all his loving family and many friends.

Funeral service and cremation to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday 9th April 2020 at 10 am. Only close family members to attend due to the current social restrictions please. A memorial service will take place in memory of Mick later in the year.

Family flowers only please, donations would be gratefully received in memory of Mick to The British Heart Foundation or The Alzheimer’s Society.

For any further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Funeral Services on 01782 914777.

Date Passed: 15th March 2020

Funeral Date: 9th April 2020

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Chantal Anneliese Mary Daniel

“The loss is immeasurable but so is the love left behind.”

At rest, too soon, on Monday 2nd March 2020, Chantal aged 52 years of Clayton, a dearly loved and loving wife of Ashook, a much loved and treasured mum of Krista.

Chantal will be sadly missed but remembered with great fondness by all of her family and friends.

Funeral service to take place on Friday 20th March 2020 at 1.15pm, at The Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Newcastle, followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium.

Will relatives please accept this the only intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Flowers would be gratefully received in memory of Chantal via the funeral director.

For any further enquiries please call Kevin Lownds Funeral Services on 01782 914777.

Date Passed: 2nd March 2020

Funeral Date: 20th March 2020

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May Craig

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves memories no one can steal.”

Peacefully at rest on 28th February 2020 at The Royal Stoke University Hospital, May, aged 79 years of Knutton, now reunited with her beloved husband Michael. Dearly loved and loving mum of Amanda, mother-in-law of Jonathan, treasured nanna of Amy and Lee. Also, a dear sister of Ivy and loving aunt.

May was a sociable character, enjoyed a cheeky Subway or McDonald’s and loved spending time completing her word search book. She will be greatly missed but lovingly remembered by all her family and friends.

Funeral service to take place at St. Mary’s Parish Church, Knutton on Friday 13th March 2020 at 11am prior to interment at Knutton Cemetery.

For any further information please call Kevin Lownds Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 28th February 2020

Funeral Date: 13th March 2020

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Eric Taylor

“Sad are the hearts that love you, silent the tears that fall.”

Peacefully at rest on Wednesday 12th February 2020 at The Douglas MacMillan Hospice after a long illness fought with great courage and dignity, Eric aged 78 years of Trentham, the dearly loved and loving husband of Vera, the much loved and treasured dad of Darren and Debbie, a loving father in law of Joanne, a dearly loved and cherished grandad of Lauren, Bethan, Megan, Hannah and George, a much loved and treasured great grandad of Chase and Leo, also a dear brother of Ann and brother in law to Margaret.

Eric 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 28th February 2020 at 2:00pm.

Family flowers only please, donations would be preferred in memory of Eric to The Douglas MacMillan Hospice.

For any further information, please call Kevin Lownds Funeral Service on 01782 914777.

Date Passed: 12th February 2020

Funeral Date: 28th February 2020

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Patricia Emery (Pat), nee Palmer/Spencer

At rest on Thursday 6th February 2020 at The Royal Stoke University Hospital, after a long illness fought with great courage and dignity, Pat aged 71 years of Hartshill, now reunited with her beloved husband Mick, the dearly loved and loving mum of Trudy, Jenny, Kay and Mick, a dear mother in law to Steve, Tony and Rob, a much loved and treasured mama to Hannah, Sam, Maisie, Samantha, Mike, Marcus, Tommy and Millie, a dearly loved and cherished great mama  to Layla, Evie, Francesca, Kellin, Hollie, Callen, Kiera and Ashton, also a much loved sister and sister in law.

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

Funeral service and cremation to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday 24th February 2020 at  3:20 pm.

Family flowers only please. Donations would be preferred in Memory of Pat to the UHNM Charity (Dialysis Unit)

For any further information, please call Kevin Lownds Funeral Services on 01782 914777.

Date Passed: 6th February 2020

Funeral Date: 24th February 2020

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Philip Ellis

“Gone from our sight, but never from our hearts.”

Peacefully at rest on Tuesday 4th February 2020 at Goldenhill Nursing Home. Much loved and respected father of Paul Ellis, Philip, aged 74 years, will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his family and friends.

Date Passed: 4th February 2020

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Clifford Bateman-Price

“Nothing can ever take away a love the heart holds dear.”

Cliff, known to his friends as

“Cliff The Clock”, passed away in his own home on Saturday 1st February 2020,

aged 71 years, knowing he was loved.

His funeral will take place on Friday 21st February in the Carmountside Crematorium Chapel at 10am, followed by cremation.

For any further information please contact Kevin Lownds Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 1st Feburary 2020

Funeral Date: 21st February 2020

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Patricia Ann Fereday (Pat) formerly Foster

Peacefully at rest on Wednesday 29th January 2020 at The Royal Stoke University Hospital, Pat aged 71 years of Hanford, the dearly loved and loving mum of Caroline and Craig, a loving mother on law to Katerina, a much loved and treasured nana to Jacob and Alex.

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

Funeral service and cremation to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Wednesday 26th February 2020 at 11:20 am.

No flowers please, donations would be preferred in memory of Pat to The Donna Louise Trust.

For any further information, please call Kevin Lownds Funeral Services on 01782 914777.

Date Passed: 29th January 2020

Funeral Date: 26th February 2020

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Mavis Edna Holdcroft

‘Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure.’

Peacefully at rest on Wednesday 22nd January 2020 at The Royal Stoke University Hospital, Mavis aged 93 years of Endon, now reunited with her beloved husband Bill, the dearly loved and loving mum of Billy, Lenny, Paul, Lynn, David, Denise and Philip, a dear mother in law, a much loved and treasured nana, a dearly loved and cherished great nana, also a loving sister. Mavis will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and many friends.

Funeral service to take place at Endon Methodist Church on Tuesday 11th February 2020 at 1:15pm prior to interment at Carmountside Lawn Cemetery.

For any further information please call Kevin Lownds Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 22nd January 2020

Funeral Date: 11th February 2020

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