Recently Deceased

David Nixon

“If there ever comes a day when we can’t be together, keep me in your heart and I’ll stay there forever.”

Peacefully at rest on Thursday 24th August 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, David, aged 81 years of Clayton, the dearly loved partner of Kath, devoted brother of Angela, the late Ursula and Elizabeth, dear brother-in-law of Peter, and a much-loved uncle, great-uncle and friend to many.

David will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by all his family and many friends.

Funeral service to take place at Our Lady & St. Werburgh Catholic Church, Clayton prior to a private family burial on Wednesday 13th September 2023 at 1pm.

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 David 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: 24th August 2023

Funeral Date:  13th September 2023

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Patricia Thompson

“Perhaps they are not stars in the sky, but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy.”

Peacefully at rest on Wednesday 23rd August 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital after a short illness, surrounded by her loving family. Patricia, aged 68 years of Madeley, the much loved and loving wife of Trevor, a treasured mum to Nicola and Sarah, wonderful daughter of Margaret and the late Brian, and cherished sister of John. An adored grandmother of Ruby, Jack and Poppy, and dear mother-in-law, sister-in-law and auntie.

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

Funeral service to take place at St. John’s Church, Keele prior to cremation at Bradwell Crematorium on Wednesday 20th September 2023 at 11:30am.

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 Patricia to the Royal Stoke University Hospital – Cancer Centre

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 23rd August 2023

Funeral Date: 20th September 2023

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Elaine Mary Pickford

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

Peacefully at rest on Sunday 20th August 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Elaine aged 85 years of Talke, now reunited with her beloved husband John, the dearly loved and treasured mum of Fiona and Jacqueline, a dear mother in law of Paul, a much loved and cherished nan to Ryan and his partner Shannon, Natasha, Cameron and Alex also a dearly loved great nan to Kameel and Sofia.

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

Funeral Service to take place at The Baptist Church, Butt Lane ST7 1NU on Tuesday 12th September 2023 at 11:40am prior to cremation at Bradwell 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 Elaine to Shropshire Staffordshire Cheshire Blood Bikes or SSCBB

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 20th August 2023

Funeral Date:  12th September 2023

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Edward ‘Eddie’ Grocott

“In life we loved you dearly, in death we love you still. In our hearts you hold a place, no one else could ever fill.”

 

Peacefully at rest on Saturday 12th August 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Eddie aged 87 years of Fenton, the dearly loved and loving husband of Maureen, the much loved and treasured dad of Sue, Jan and Carol, a dear father in law of Kev, Clive and the late Ray, a dearly loved and cherished grandad to Andy, Jason, Clare, Dan and Sarah. Also, a loving great grandad to his 12 great grandchildren.

Eddie 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 7th September 2023 at 12.00 noon.

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 Eddie to Prostate Cancer.

Messages of condolence may be left below

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

 

Date Passed: 12th August 2023

Funeral Date:  7th September 2023

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Maureen Mountford (nee Colclough)

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

Suddenly but peacefully at rest on Thursday 10th August 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Maureen aged 88 years of Baddeley Green, now reunited with her beloved husbands Bert and Roy (Tut), a much-loved mother of Janet and Andrew and step-mum to Sue, a wonderful mother-in-law to Neil and Lynn, cherished sister to Christine, a dearly loved and treasured Nan-Tut of Sam, Kevin and David. Also, a much-loved Great Nan-Tut, Aunty and friend.
Maureen will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her loving family and friends.
Funeral Service to take place at St. John’s community centre, Trent Vale on Friday 8th September 2023 at 12:45pm.
Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the community centre.
Flowers or if preferred donations are welcome in memory of Maureen 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:  10th August 2023

Funeral Date:  8th September 2023

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Robert Philip Massey ‘Phil’

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

Suddenly but peacefully, at rest on Wednesday 9th August 2023 at home, Phil aged 75 years of Penkhull, now reunited with his much-loved mother, father and brother; Joyce, Tom and Peter, a wonderful brother-in-law to Felicia, cherished uncle to Andrew and dearly loved great-uncle to Rebecca, Peter, Katie and Jade. Also, a much-loved great-great-uncle, treasured work colleague of Anita and Nicky and good friend to many.

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

Funeral Service to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday 4th September 2023 at 12:40pm.

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

Flowers welcome or if preferred donations in memory of Phil 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: 9th August 2023

Funeral Date:  4th September 2023

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Peter Raymond Jackson

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

Peacefully at rest on Sunday 6th August 2023 at Heyfields Nursing Home, Tittensor, Peter aged 91 years formerly of Meir, now reunited with his beloved wife Joan, the dearly loved dad of Pete and Mark, a dear father in law of Kath and Amanda, a treasured grandad of Shaun, Ian, Amy and Hannah, a cherished great grandad of Matthew, Arthur, Erin, Evie, Harry, Isabel and Thomas, a loving brother of Arthur, Les and Alan also a much loved brother in law of Dot, Anita, Robert and Brenda.

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

Peter’s family would like to express their sincere thanks to all the staff at Heyfields Nursing Home for all the wonderful care, love and support shown to Peter and all our family.

Funeral Service and cremation to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Friday 25th August 2023 at 1.30pm.

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 Peter to Heyfields Resident Fund.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed:  6th August 2023

Funeral Date:  25th August 2023

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Peter Fisher

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

Peacefully at rest on Sunday 6th August 2023, Peter Fisher, aged 88 years of Newcastle, now reunited with his beloved wife Carole, the dearly loved and loving father of Tania and loving grandfather to James and Victoria.

The Funeral Service will take place at St James the Great, Clayton on Thursday 31st August 2023 at 2pm. Do not feel you need to wear black or dark clothing. Colours will be welcome.

Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church.

No flowers please, but donations in Peter’s memory will be gratefully received for the NSPCC

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 6th August 2023

Funeral Date:  31st August 2023

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Terence ‘Terry’ Harold Burgess

“Memories, let them fill your mind, warm your heart & lead you through.”

At rest on Sunday 6th August/ Monday 7th August 2023 at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice surrounded by all his loving and devoted family, Terry aged 78 years of Clayton. The dearly loved and loving husband of Margaret, the much loved and precious Dad of Melanie and Steven, a dear Father in law of Robert and Mel, a dearly loved and treasured Gaga to Jessica, Shannon, Molly, Sasha and Jude, a loved and cherished Great Gaga to Myles, Arlo and Harrison, a loving Brother of Barbara, Margaret and Alan also a dear Brother in law to John and Amelda.
Terry will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.
Funeral Service to take place at St. Mary’s Parish Church, Knutton on Tuesday 22nd August 2023 at 12.00 noon prior to interment at Keele Cemetery.
Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church.
Terry loved his football and the family have requested that all mourners attending the service wear a football top or sports top of Port Vale, Everton or England.
Family flowers only please, donations would be preferred in memory of Terry 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:  6/7th August 2022

Funeral Date:  22nd August 2022

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Arthur Buttery

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen nor even touched, but just felt in the heart.”

Peacefully at rest on Sunday 6th August 2023 at Samuel Hobson House, Wolstanton, Arthur aged 92 years of Werrington, the dearly loved husband of Barbara, a much loved and treasured dad of Carolyn and the late Andrew, a loving father in law of John and Helen also a dearly loved and cherished papa to Madeleine, Philip and Timothy. Arthur 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 23rd August at 12.40pm. Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Arthur’s family would like to express sincere thanks to all the staff at Samuel Hobson House, Wolstanton for the exceptional care, support and love showed to Arthur and all of his family, you have all been amazing. 

 Family flowers only please donations would be preferred in memory of Arthur to Samuel Hobson House

 

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

 

Date Passed:  6th August 2023

Funeral Date:  23th August 2023

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Clarissa ‘Cal’ Hammersley

“Nothing will ever take away our memories.”

Peacefully at rest on Friday 4th August 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, after a long illness fought with great courage and dignity, Cal aged 88 years of Samuel Hobson House, Wolstanton and formerly of Knutton and Chesterton, now reunited with her beloved husband Jonty, the dearly loved and very special mum of John, Brenda and Des, a dear mother in law of Jayne and Maurice, a much loved and treasured Nan of Gareth, Nathan, Matthew, Ashley and Samantha, also a dearly loved and cherished great nan of Jacob, Sonny, Sam, Isabel, Logan, Brooke, Aubrey, Grace, Cora and Willow.

Cal 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 Friday 18th August 2023 at 2:40pm.

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 Cal to RSUH Stroke Department.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 4th August 2023

Funeral Date:  18th August 2023

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Joyce Richardson

“Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.”

 

Peacefully at rest on Tuesday 1st August 2023, Joyce, aged 97 years of Stoke-on-Trent.

Messages of condolence may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 1st August 2023

Funeral Date: 16th August 2023

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