Recently Deceased

Neil Lawton

“Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim.”

At rest on Tuesday 10th May 2022 in the presence and loving care of his family, after a long illness fought with great courage and dignity, Neil aged 89 years of Trent Vale now reunited with his beloved wife Brenda, the dearly loved and treasured dad of Fay, a dear second Dad to Andy, a much loved and cherished grandad to Sigourney and Rián, a loving fiancé to Bobbie, and all extended family.

Neil will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

Funeral Service to take place at Stoke Minster Church, Stoke on Monday 30th May at 2:45pm prior to cremation at Carmountside 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 Neil 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: 10th May 2022

Funeral Date:  30th May 2022

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Angelina ‘Angela’ Mansueto

The darker the night, the brighter the stars. The deeper the grief, the closer is God.

Of your charity please pray for the repose of the soul of Angela who passed away peacefully at the Royal University Hospital Stoke on Monday 2nd May 2022 in the presence and loving care of her family, fortified with the rites of the Holy Church on whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy R.I.P. Angela aged 87 years of Stoke now reunited with her beloved husband Giovanni, the dearly loved and treasured mum of Susan and John, a loving mother in law of Tom and Anita, a much loved and cherished Nan of Liam, Ginni, Greg and Beth, a dearly loved and very special big nan of Luca, Robair, Ruby, Ivy and Lily also a dear sister.

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

Requiem mass to take place at Our Lady of the Angels and St. Peter in Chains Roman Catholic Church, Stoke on Friday 20th May 2022 at 10:45am prior to interment at Hartshill 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 Angela to Cancer Research

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 2nd May 2022

Funeral Date:  20th May 2022

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George Battisson

Love is strong. Love lives on.

Peacefully at rest on Friday 29th April 2022 George aged 90 years of Blurton, the dearly loved dad of Jacqueline and the late Gillian, a dear father in law of Brian and Joseph, a much loved grandad of Brett, Matthew, Melanie, Nicola, Leighton and Rodney, also a loving great grandad, brother, brother in law and uncle. George 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 Friday 20th May 2022 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 George 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 April 2022

Funeral Date:  20th May 2022

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Sylvia Hadley

Be the things you loved most about the people who are gone.

Peacefully at rest on Tuesday 26th April 2022 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Sylvia aged 74 years of Basford, the dearly loved and loving wife of Rob, the much loved and treasured mum of Richard and Samantha, a dear mother in law of Lisa and Chris, a dearly loved and very special Nan of Jack, Madison and Ethan also a dear sister and sister in law.

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

Funeral service to take place at Bradwell Crematorium Chapel on Thursday 19th May 2022 at 2.40pm prior to interment at St.Margaret’s Churchyard, Wolstanton.

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

Family flowers only please donations would be preferred in memory of Sylvia to Cancer Research

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 2022

Funeral Date:  19th May 2022

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Carole Fisher

“Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.  Love never ends.”

Peacefully at rest on Monday 25th April 2022 at home, Carole Fisher.  Carole will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends.  Dearly loved and loving wife of Peter and much-loved mother of Tania and loving grandmother to James and Victoria.

The Funeral Service will take place at St James the Great, Clayton on Tuesday 24th May 2022 at 2.00pm. Do not feel you need to wear black or dark colours. Colours will be welcome.

Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the Church.

No flowers please, but donations in Carole’s memory will be gratefully received for Great Ormond Streel Hospital for Children.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 25th April 2022

Funeral Date:  24th May 2022

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Francis Wilson

Even if we’re apart, I’ll always be with you.

Peacefully at rest on Saturday 23rd April 2022 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital after a long illness fought with great courage and dignity, Francis aged 66 years of Cross Heath, the dearly loved and loving husband of Susan. Francis will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

Funeral service to take place at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Hanley prior to interment at Keele Cemetery on Thursday 12th May 2022 at 12.00 midday Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church.
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: 23rd April 2022

Funeral Date:  12th May 2022

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John Douglas Blowe

May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special will never be forgotten.

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: 18th April 2022

Funeral Date:  13th May 2022

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John Turner

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

At rest on Sunday 17th April 2022 at his home in the presence and loving care of his family, John aged 73 years of Burslem, the dearly loved and loving husband of Rita, a much loved and treasured dad of Philip and Sharon, a dear father in law of Sandra a loving brother of the late Lucy, Valerie and Brian a beloved brother in law to Winifred and Ron, also a cherished uncle. John 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 Wednesday 11th May 2022 at 3.20pm 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 John to 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: 17th April 2022

Funeral Date:  11th May 2022

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Audrey Smith

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

Peacefully at rest on Tuesday 12th April 2022 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Audrey aged 88 years of Oakhill, the dearly loved and loving wife of the late Derrick, the much-loved aunty of Ron, David and families, also a very dear grandmother.

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

Funeral service to take place at St. John’s Centre, Trent Vale, ST4 6QD on Tuesday 10th May 2022 at 11.45 am followed by 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 Audrey to
St. John’s Church, Trent Vale.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 12th April 2022

Funeral Date:  10th May 2022

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David George Turner ‘Dave’

Grief never ends but it changes. It’s a passage, not a place to stay. Grief is not a sign of weakness, nor a lack of faith. Grief is the price of love.

Peacefully at rest on Tuesday 5th April 2022 at home, surrounded by his loving family, Dave aged 64 years of Trent Vale, the dearly loved and loving husband of Ann, the much-loved dad of Brandon, JoJo, Sam, Josie and Liam, a loving grandad to Amelia, Lily, Oliver, Ella and Leo, a dear son in law to Kath, also a close friend to Kev and many more.
Dave will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

Funeral Service to take place at Stoke Minster Church, Stoke-on-Trent on Wednesday 4th May 2022 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.
Family flowers only please; donations would be preferred in memory of Dave to Cancer Research.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 5th April 2022

Funeral Date:  4th May 2022

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Des Morley

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

Suddenly, on Sunday 3rd April 2022 at his home after a long illness fought with great courage and dignity, Des aged 60 years of Wolstanton, the dearly loved and loving husband of Sue, a much loved and treasured dad of Chris and Steve, a dear father-in-law of Emma and Kate, a dearly loved and cherished granddad of Sarah, Logan, Jessie and James, a loving brother of Chris and the late Lorraine, a dear brother-in-law of Carole and Rob, also a much loved uncle to Sue, Carl, Jordan, Ryan, Tracy and Sharon. Des will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.

 Funeral service to take place at St. Mark’s Church, Basford on Thursday 28th April 2022 at 11:45am prior to cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Would all friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church.
Family flowers only please; donations would be preferred in memory of Des to Midlands Air Ambulance.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 3rd April 2022

Funeral Date:  28th April 2022

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Frank Simpson

“Like scattered seeds memories bloom forever.”

Passed away on Thursday 17th March his Funeral Service is to take place at The Holy Trinity Church Newcastle- under- Lyme on Friday 8th April 2022 at 11:30am followed by interment at Knutton Cemetery. Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the Church

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 17th March 2022

Funeral Date:  8th April 2022

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