Recently Deceased

Dorothy Webb

“There are some who bring a light so great to the world that even after they have gone the light remains.”

Former teacher at St. Mary’s Primary School, Newcastle

Dorothy aged 103 years, peacefully at rest on Saturday 29th July 2023 at Heyfields Nursing Home, Tittensor, formerly of Newcastle, now reunited with her beloved husband John. The dearly loved mother of Michael, David and Elizabeth, a dear mother-in-law of Teresa, a much loved and treasured granny to Alex, Sylvie and Marian, also a dearly loved and cherished great granny to Bella, Dylan and Osian. Dorothy will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all her family and friends.

Dorothy’s family would like to express sincere thanks to all the staff at Heyfields Nursing Home for the exceptional care, support and love they showed to Dorothy and previously to John, as well as to all the family: you have all been amazing.

Requiem Mass to take place at St. Dominic’s RC Church, Margaret Street, Stone: 21st August 2023 at 10:15am

Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church, and (optionally) bring a single flower or a tiny bunch of flowers (e.g. from your garden) to place beside the coffin as you arrive.

You would also be welcome for refreshments afterwards at St.Dominic’s Parish Social Centre. There will then be a private cremation at Bradwell Crematorium.

Messages of condolence may be left below.

Donations would be gratefully received for the Douglas Macmillan Hospice in memory of Dorothy. .

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

Date Passed: 29th July 2023

Funeral Date: 21st August 2023

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Michael ‘Mike’ John Hopwood

“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 29th July 2023 in the presence of his loving family at Goldenhill Nursing Home, Michael aged 79 years of Loggerheads, the dearly loved and devoted husband of Margaret, the much loved and treasured dad of Kate, Rosey and Susannah, a dear father in law of Steve and Adam, a dearly loved and cherished grandad of Seb, Jess and Sophie also a dear brother and brother in law.

Michael 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 18th August 2023 at 11.20am.

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 Michael to the Alzheimer’s Society

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 29th July 2022

Funeral Date:  8th August 2022

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Howard ‘H’ Griffiths

“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.

Peacefully at rest on Tuesday 25th July 2023 at his home surrounded by his loving and devoted family after a long illness fought with great courage and dignity, Howard aged 73 years of Westbury Park, Clayton, Newcastle, the dearly loved husband of Sue, the much loved and treasured stepdad of Ben, Simon and Sylph, a dear father in law of Catherine and Charlotte, a dearly loved and cherished Gad to Leo also a loving brother of Linda. Howard 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 Monday 7th August 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 Howard to Our Space Newcastle-Under-Lyme 

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 25th July 2023

Funeral Date:  7th August 2023

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Cyril Tilstone

“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.”

(Former Postman) Knutton, Chesterton, Silverdale, Keele

Suddenly but peacefully, on Friday 21st July 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Cyril, aged 73 years of Alsagers Bank, the dearly loved husband of Julianne, a much loved and treasured dad of Hayley and Angele, a loving brother of Irene also a dear brother-in-law of Paul.

Cyril 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 Thursday 17th August 2023 at 9:20am.

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

Floral tributes welcome.

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 21st July 2023

Funeral Date:  17th August 2023

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Cynthia ‘Cynth’ Massey

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.

Passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving and devoted family at the Royal Stoke University Hospital on Tuesday 4th July 2023, Cynthia aged 85 years of Werrington, now reunited with her loving husband Roger, partner of Ernie, the dearly loved and treasured mum of Chris, loving step mum of Lyn, a loving mother in law to Michelle, a much loved and cherished Non to Jemma and her husband Nathan, Megan and Georgia also a very special great Non to Dylan and Alexis.

Cynthia 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 Tuesday 25th July 2023 at 11.20am.

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

Cynthia loved her garden and her plants so bright colours please, she was not keen on black!

She was also a Stoke City season ticket holder for many years so wouldn’t object to the odd Stoke shirt either.

Family flowers only please; donations would be preferred in memory of Cynthia 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: 4th July 2023

Funeral Date:  25th July 2023

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Alfred Peter Berrisford

“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 Monday 3rd July 2023, Peter aged 78 years of Newcastle, now reunited with his beloved wife Jane, a much-loved father of Christopher and James, a dearly loved and treasured grandad of Hannah and father-in-law of Helen.

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

Funeral Service to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Wednesday 19th July 2023 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 Peter to Dementia UK

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 3rd July 2023

Funeral Date:  19th July 2023

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Kenneth ‘Ken’ Raymond Boddy

“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.”

Suddenly but peacefully on Sunday 2nd July 2023 at his home surrounded by his loving and devoted family, Ken aged 62 years of Clayton, the dearly loved husband of Karen, the much loved and treasured dad of Adam and Martin, a dear father in law of Kylie and Katie, a dearly loved and cherished grandy to Layla and Daisy also a loving brother.

Ken 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 26th July 2023 at 12:40pm.

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

At the family’s request, please can all mourners wear Leeds United colours; blue, yellow and white.


Family flowers only please; donations would be preferred in memory of Ken 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: 2nd July 2023

Funeral Date:  26th July 2023

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Frank Birchall

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

Frank’s family would like to announce his foreseen but peaceful passing on Saturday 1st July 2023 at his home. Frank aged 71 years of Kidsgrove the dearly loved and devoted partner of Janet, now reunited with his much loved mum Elsie, a brother, a brother in law and uncle. Frank will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

A private cremation will take place followed by a remembrance service at St.James Church, Newchapel on Monday 24th July 2023 at 11.30am.

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

No flowers please; donations would be preferred in memory of Frank 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: 1st July 2023

Funeral Date:  24th July 2023

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William ‘Bill’ Bagguley

“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.”

At rest, after a comparatively short illness, on Friday 23rd June 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Bill aged 82 years of Bradwell now reunited with his beloved wife Barbara, the dearly loved and treasured dad of Deborah, Stephen and Richard, a loving father in law to Gwynfor and Sharon, also a much loved and cherished grandad to Gareth, Sion, Kerry, Nicola and her partner Mark, David and Kieran and his partner Natalie and a much loved brother and brother in law.

Bill 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 Friday 14th July 2023 at 12:40pm.

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 Bill to Leukaemia Research.

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

Date Passed: 23rd June 2023

Funeral Date: 14th July 2023

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Carol Brown

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

Suddenly, on Friday 23rd June 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Carol aged 80 years of Newcastle, a loving partner of John and devoted mother to Sharon.

Carol 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 Wednesday 12th July 2023 at 3.20pm.

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

No flowers by request; donations would be preferred in memory of Carol to
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.

Messages of condolences may be left below.
For all further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777
 
Date Passed:
23rd June 2023

Funeral Date: 12th July 2023

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Margaret Ann Kemp

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

At rest on Monday 19th June 2023 at Walsall Manor Hospital, Margaret aged 76 years of Mount Pleasant, Fenton now reunited with her beloved husband Alan, the dearly loved and loving mum of Diane and her partner Sean, a much loved and treasured Nan to Lauren and her husband Mark, a dearly loved and cherished great nan to Grace. Also, a loving sister and sister in law.

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

Funeral Service and cremation to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday 13th July 2023 at 2pm. Will relatives please accept this intimation and would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.

A live stream of the service will be available, for log in details please contact the funeral directors.

Family flowers only please donations would be preferred in memory of Margaret to Stroke Association

Messages of condolences may be left below.

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

Date Passed: 19th June 2023

Funeral Date:  13th July 2023

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Tracey Fuller

“Our joys will be greater, our love will be deeper, our life will be fuller because we shared your moment.”

At rest on Saturday 17th June 2023 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Tracey aged 52 years of Silverdale, now reunited with her late husband Rob, a much loved daughter to Val and Roy, mother to Ashley, Immy and Alicia, sister to Michael and Anthony, partner of Adam and great friend to Max and many others. Also, a loving Auntie. Tracey will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who knew her.
Funeral Service and cremation to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Tuesday 4th July 2023 at 1:20pm. 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 Tracey to the Royal Stoke University Hospital – Critical Care Unit.

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

Date Passed:  17th June 2023

Funeral Date:  4th July 2023

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