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Alan James Kemp

“Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You’re loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.”

At rest on Friday 18th June 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital whilst in the care of his loving and devoted family, Alan aged 78 years of Fenton, the dearly loved and loving husband of Margaret, the much loved and treasured dad of Diane, a dearly loved and cherished Grand of Lauren and Mark, also the most precious and loving Great Grandad of Grace.

Alan was kind hearted, funny, generous, hard working, a people person who was always thoughtful, a man with many interests from steam trains and drains, to pints with his boys club but most importantly, Alan was a loving family man. He will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.

A private funeral service to celebrate Alan’s life will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Tuesday 6th July 2021 at 12 noon.

There will be live webcast of the service; for log in details please contact the funeral director.

Messages of condolence may be left on this website.

Family flowers only please; donations would be preferred in memory of Alan to The Stroke Association or Diabetes UK

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

Date Passed: 18th June 2021

Funeral Date: 6th July 2021

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Elizabeth Bromley (Dixie)

“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 Thursday 17th June 2021, at home surrounded by her loving family, Liz aged 84 years of Mill Street, Silverdale, the dearly loved and treasured mum of Denise, Marie, Susan, Julie, Joseph, Elizabeth and Donald, a much loved and cherished mother in law, little nana, great nana and aunty.

Liz was kind & funny, gentle, genuine & generous, independent, a little Geordie power house. Fiery & determined, she would be out armed with her trolley come rain or shine. Everyone knew her and she saw the good in everyone. She was a real spade-is-a-spade type of lady. She will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and many friends.

A private funeral service to celebrate Liz’s life will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday 5th July 2021 at 12:40pm.

There will be a live webcast of the service; for login details please contact the funeral director.

Messages of condolence may be left on this website

Flowers are welcome

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

Date Passed: 17th June 2021

Funeral Date: 5th July 2021

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Lorna Edith Nicholson

“You are forever in our hearts, until we meet again.”

Peacefully at rest on Tuesday 15th June 2021 in the loving care of her family and the wonderful staff at Broadmeadow Court Care Home, Lorna aged 89 years of Clayton, the dearly loved and loving wife of Eric, the much loved and treasured mum of Heather and Janet, a loving mother in law of Paul & Peter, a dearly loved and cherished Nana to Hannah, Laura, Oliver and Chloe, a very special great nana to Ava, Leo, Evelyn, James, Isaac and Zak, also a dear sister of Joyce.

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

A funeral service to celebrate Lorna’s life to take place at St. Luke’s Methodist Church, Severn Drive, Clayton on Thursday 15th July 2021 at 1.15pm prior to cremation at Bradwell Crematorium.

A live webcast of the service will take place at Bradwell Crematorium following the church service. For details please contact the funeral director.

Messages of condolence may be left on this website

Family flowers only please donations would be preferred in memory of Lorna to the Alzheimer’s society or Animal Lifeline c/ o the funeral director

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

Date Passed: 15th June 2021

Funeral Date: 15th July 2021

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James Arthur Edwards (Jim)

“There are no goodbyes for us…Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart.”

Peacefully at rest on Saturday 12th June 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, surrounded by his loving and devoted family, Jim aged 75 years of Madeley now reunited with his beloved wife Margaret, the dearly loved and treasured dad of Robert, Laura and Rebecca, a loving father in law of Kia, Robin and Daniel, a much loved and cherished grandad of Oliver, Pippa, Elliott and Heidi, also a loving brother to Christine.

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

A funeral service to celebrate Jim’s life is to take place at Madeley Methodist Church on Wednesday 30th June 2021 at 11.45am prior to interment at Madeley Cemetery, Manor Road.

Messages of condolence may be left on this website.

Family flowers only please donations would be preferred in memory of Jim to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice c/o the funeral director

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

Date Passed: 12th June 2021

Funeral Date: 30th June 2021

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Graham Hassall

“Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes because for those who love with heart and soul, there is no such thing as separation.”

Peacefully at rest on Thursday 10th June 2021 in the presence and loving care of his
family and the staff at Hilton House Care Home, Graham aged 85 years of
Etruria Road, Basford, now reunited with his beloved wife Dorothy, the dearly loved
and treasured dad of Kevin and Karen, a loving father in law of Deborah and Mark,
a much loved and cherished Grandad of Jessica, a dearly loved Great Grandad of
Stanley and Ralph also a loving brother of Audrey.Graham will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.
A private funeral service to celebrate Graham’s life will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday 25th June 2021 at 11:20am. Messages of condolence may be left on this website

Family flowers only please, donations would be preferred in memory of Graham to the Alzheimer’s Society c/o the funeral director

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

Date Passed: 10th June 2021

Funeral Date: 25th June 2021

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Annie Dry

“Go in peace, you’ve earned your sleep. Your love in our hearts, we’ll eternally keep.”

At rest on Saturday 5th June 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Annie aged 97 years of Cobridge, a dearly loved and treasured daughter, sister, auntie and a dear friend to many.  Annie was kind and considerate, giving and loving, a super person and a pleasure to be around, she had a love for dogs, sport and the soaps, but above all a passion to care for those she loved.  She will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and many friends.

A private funeral service will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Friday 18th June 2021 at 2pm

Messages of condolence may be left on this website

Flowers are welcome.

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

Date Passed: 5th June 2021

Funeral Date: 18th June 2021

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John Coleman

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

At rest on Monday 31st May 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital after a short illness fought with great courage and dignity, John aged 78 years of Kidsgrove, the dearly loved and loving husband of Bev, the much loved and treasured Dad of Wayne, Dean and Georgina, a dear father in law of Jeanette, Abi and Carl also a dearly loved and cherished grandad of Scarlett, Lily, Daisy and Leif.

John was a sweet man, loyal and loving, and a gentle soul, he adored his family and they were all he needed in life, he was never in the lime light more of a quiet observer, often the butt of the joke but took it all in good humour, he will be dearly missed but cherished in the memories of his loved ones. He will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.

A private funeral service will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday 11th June 2021 at 12:40pm. Messages of condolence may be left on this website

Donations are welcomed in memory of John to Parkinson’s UK c/o the funeral director. For any further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 31st May 2021

Funeral Date: 11th June 2021

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John Stuart (Jack)

“You left our arms, but never our hearts.”

At rest on Thursday 27th May 2021 in the wonderful care of the staff at Rowan Court Care Home, Jack aged 69 years of The Westlands, the dearly loved and loving brother of Marie, a much loved and treasured uncle, a loving family man and friend to many.

Jack was a sports fan: the darts, football, golf, a huge rangers fan and a chap who didn’t mind the odd little bet. A man with an impressive memory and an abundance of information to share. He will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.

A private funeral service will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday 21st June 2021 at 12 noon. Messages of condolence may be left on this website

Donations are welcomed in memory of Jack to the Douglas MacMillan Hospice c/o the funeral director. For any further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 27th May 2021

Funeral Date: 21st June 2021

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Winston Burns

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

Suddenly, on Monday 24th May 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Winston aged 83 years of Hanford the dearly loved husband of Jean a much loved and treasured dad of Alan, Mandy and Ronnie, a dear father in law of Sue, Fred and Edna, a dearly loved and cherished grandad of Jill, Bobby, Mary, Adam, Ryan and Alan, a loving great grandad of Kaitlin, Skyla-Rose, Dougie, Willow and Bella-Mai, also a loving brother. Winston will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.

A private funeral service will take place at St. Thomas’ Parish Church, Penkhull on Thursday 17th June 2021 at 1.00pm prior to interment at Hartshill Cemetery.

Messages of condolence may be left on this website

For all floral tributes and any further enquires please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 24th May 2021

Funeral Date: 17th June 2021

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Gwendolen Florence Bradbury (Gwen)

“Love is strong. Love lives on.”

At rest on Monday 24th May 2021 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Gwen aged 84 years of Newcastle, now reunited with her beloved husband John, the dearly loved and treasured mum of Paul and Lisa, a dear mother in law of Michelle and Terry also a much loved and cherished Momma of Ryan, Megan and Jamie. Gwen will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and many friends.

A private funeral service will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday 16th June 2021 at 12 noon.

Messages of condolence may be left on this website

Family flowers only please, donations would be preferred in memory of Gwen to TASC – The Ambulance Staff Charity

To make a donation of for any further enquires please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 24th May 2021

Funeral Date: 16thJune 2021

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Norma Perkins

“When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure.”

Peacefully at rest on Thursday 20th May 2021 at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Norma aged 92 years of Newcastle now reunited with her beloved husband Reg, the dearly loved and loving mum of Shirley and Chris, a dear mother in law to Glynis, a much loved and treasured Nan of Amy, Sally, Kerrie and Neil, a dearly loved and cherished Great Nan of Freddie, Isabel, Sally and Beth also sadly missed by Mark, Mark, Andy and Lisa.

Norma was one of a kind, she lived her life to the full, no day wasted, full of adventure and love for her family and friends, no obstacle in life too big, she would make friends wherever she went, all over the world. Norma would encourage you to live your life and never take a day for granted. She will be fondly remembered by all her loving family and many friends. Let her memory make you smile.

A private funeral service will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday 7th June 2021 at 2pm

Messages of condolence may be left on this website.

Family flowers only please; donations would be preferred in memory of Norma to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice c/o the funeral director.

For any further enquires or to make a donation please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 20th May  2021

Funeral Date: 7th June 2021

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Harry Barlow

“The tide recedes, but leaves behind bright seashells on the sand. The sun goes down, but gentle, warmth still lingers on the land. The music stops, yet echoes on in sweet, soulful refrains. For every joy that passes, something beautiful remains.”

At rest on Wednesday 12th May 2021 at the Harplands Hospital, after a short illness fought with great courage and dignity, Harry aged 87 years of Clayton, the dearly loved and loving husband of Winnie, a much loved dad of Gill, Kev and Phil, a dear father in law of Paul and Nic, a dearly loved and treasured grandad of Kelly, Craig, Chris, Josh and Alex, also a much loved and cherished great grandad of Lola, Toby, Edward and Miller.
Harry will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

A private funeral service will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday 21st May 2021 at 12.40pm.

Messages of condolence may be left on this website

Family flowers only please donations would be preferred in memory of Harry to The Harplands Hospital wards 6 & 7 c/o the funeral director.

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

Date Passed: 12th May  2021

Funeral Date: 21st May 2021

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