Recently Deceased

Iain Charles Mackirdy

“May the peace that comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead.”

On the 31st December 2023, Iain, at the age of 72 years old, passed away at home suddenly after a short battle with lung cancer.

Iain was a kind and cheery man who had a laugh to remember. He is survived by his wife Vivian who he cared for dearly. Remembering him fondly are his sister, sons, daughter in laws, daughter, grandchildren and great-grand children.

He will be forever missed. 

Funeral service to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Friday 9th February 2024 at 1pm followed by a celebration of Iain’s life at the Foxley Hotel, Milton. 

Would family and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.

Donations would be appreciated instead of flowers to Macmillan Cancer Support in memory of Iain. A donation box will be available on the day should anyone wish to leave a donation then.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed:  31st December 2023

Funeral Date:  9th February 2024

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Gerald Foy (Ginge)

“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.

At rest, Gerald aged 87 years of Sandford Hill, the much-loved and loving father of Stephen and daughter in law Kerry, a treasured grandad of Kierren, Nathan, Samantha, Craig, Chloe and their partners; Tracey, Leanne, Owen and Tammy, a cherished great-grandad, former husband of Janet and later partner to Francis, also a loving brother, uncle and dear friend to many.

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

Funeral service to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday 31st January 2024 at 11am.

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

Flowers welcome

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

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Graham Frank Steele

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

Peacefully at rest on Tuesday 26th December 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Graham aged 74 years of Trentham, the dearly loved and devoted husband of Patricia, the much loved, treasured and respected dad of Teresa, Paul and Chris, a dear father in law of Martin and Lucy, a dearly loved and cherished grandad of Emily, Ben, Oliver, Jacob and Lewis, a loving brother of Sandra and Trevor.

Graham 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 Monday 15th January 2024 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 Graham to Mind – Mental Health Charity (www.mind.org.uk)

 

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 26th December 2023

Funeral Date:  15th January 2024

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Bernard Hulme

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

At rest on Monday 25th December 2023 at his home with his wife and family by his side, Bernard aged 85 years of Trentham, the dearly loved and loving husband of Barbara, a much loved dad of Robert and the late Richard, and Robert’s partner Sheri, a dearly loved and treasured grandad to Zoe, James and Natalie, a cherished great grandad to Jackson, Harrison and Ella. Also a much loved Brother, Brother in Law and Uncle.

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

Funeral Service to take place at St. Mary’s and All Saints Parish Church, Trentham on Tuesday 16th January 2024 at 2.00pm prior to cremation at Carmountside Crematorium.

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 Bernard 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: 25th December 2023

Date of Funeral: 16th January 2024

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Philip Whitten

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

Peacefully at rest on Monday 25th December 2023, Phil, aged 70 years of Meir, will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 25th December 2023

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Ellen Elizabeth Roberts

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

It is with great sadness we announce that Ellen Elizabeth Roberts, aged 82 years of Silverdale, sadly passed away after a long illness on Saturday 23rd December 2023.

Reunited with her beloved husband Peter. Treasured mum of Lindsay and Louise and son-in-laws Nick and Peter, loving nana to Victoria, Lucy, Miles and Marcus. Great Nana to Archie and Louis. She was also a beloved sister to Celine, Margaret and Irene.

Mum will be greatly missed by all of her loving family and friends.

Funeral service to take place on Tuesday 9th January 2024 at 3.20 pm at Bradwell Crematorium.

No flowers by request of the family.

Donations welcome to Douglas Macmillan Hospice & Stone Alzheimer’s Club.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 23rd December 2023

Funeral Date:  9th January 2024

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Kelvin Christopher Hilton

“Remembering you is easy, I do it every day. I hold you tightly within my heart, and there you’ll forever stay.”

Peacefully at rest on Saturday 23rd December 2023 at home surrounded by his loving family, Kelvin Christopher, aged 60 years of Baldwins Gate, formerly Stafford, the dearly loved and loving husband of Mehri, a much-loved father of Alexander and Mal, wonderful step-father to Niaz and Niayesh, also a cherished brother, brother-in-law, uncle, friend and dear colleague to many

Kelvin Christopher will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

Flowers or if preferred donations in memory of Kelvin Christopher to Cancer Research UK

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 23rd December 2023

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Daniel ‘Dan’ George Gamble

“A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our loved ones are sealed inside to comfort us.”

Peacefully at rest on Friday 15th December 2023 at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice with his wife by his side, after a long illness fought with great courage and dignity, Dan aged 51 years of Norton, the dearly loved and loving husband of Dawn, a much loved and treasured dad of Jade, Jordan, Brogan, Owen and Dottie, a loving son of Joyce and the late Harry, a dearly loved brother of Nick, Robert, Carl and the late Mick, a dear brother in law of Julie and Jenny also a much loved and cherished Grandpa to his 10 grandchildren.

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

Funeral Service and cremation to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Friday 12th January 2024 at 2:30pm. Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.

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 Dan to The Douglas Macmillan Hospice

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

Date Passed: 15th December 2023

Funeral Date: 12th January 2024

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Cheryl Zari Potts

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

Peacefully at rest on Sunday 10th December 2023 surrounded by her loving family.

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

Funeral Service and cremation to take place at Bradwell Crematorium

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: 10th December 2023

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Elizabeth Shropshire

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

Peacefully at rest on Friday 8th December 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Liz aged 77 years of Sneyd Green, the dearly loved and loving partner of David, a much loved and treasured step-mum of Angela and Jonathan, a dear mother in law of Will and Katie, also a dearly loved and cherished nanny of Sam and Laura, Oliver and Amy, Keira and Lincoln.

Liz 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 Wednesday 3rd January 2024 at 12pm

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 Liz to the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.

Messages of condolences may be left below.
For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777
Date Passed:
8th December 2023

Funeral Date: 3rd January 2024

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Christine Ann Smith

“Loving you changed my life. It should come as no surprise that losing you has done the same.”

Peacefully at rest on Sunday 3rd December 2023 surrounded by her loving family.

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

Funeral Service and cremation to take place at Bradwell Crematorium

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: 3rd December 2023

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Ronald ‘Ron’ Turner

“Your memory feels like home to me. So whenever my mind wanders, it always finds its way back to you.”

Peacefully at rest on Sunday 3rd December 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, after a long illness fought with great courage and dignity, Ron, aged 73 years of Silverdale, the devoted and loving husband of Teresa, a treasured dad of Michelle, and wonderful friend to many.

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

Funeral service to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday 14th December 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 Ron to Dementia UK. A donation box will be available on the day should anyone wish to leave a donation then.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 3rd December 2023
Date of funeral: 14th December 2023

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