64 death notices from across North Staffordshire this week (2024)

These are the death notices published in this week's editions of The Sentinel. Our thoughts are with the families of their loved-ones.

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Margaret Rose (Aunt Marg) BARNETT

Passed away peacefully on May 4th 2024 at the RSUH, Margaret, aged 91 years of Berryhill.

The dearly beloved wife of the late Harry. Much loved mum of Paul and Wayne, loving mother-in-law of Janet and Gaynor, a very special nan and great-nan to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a very dear aunt.

Margaret will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

Funeral service to take place at Carmountside Chapel on Thursday June 6th at 12.30pm, followed by interment in the Lawn Cemetery.

Will relatives and friends kindly meet at Carmountside.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired for Ward 113 RSUH (UHNM Charity).

Donations & enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors,
Birch House,
Birches Head Road,
Hanley, ST1 6LH.
Tel. 01782 212880.

Lynne BROUGH

Passed away peacefully on May 12th 2024 at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Lynne, aged 77 years of Werrington.

The dearly loved wife of Tony, much loved sister of Pat and Nick, a dear sister-in-law and a loving aunty to all her nieces and nephews.

Funeral service to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Monday June 3rd at 1.30pm. Will relatives and friends kindly meet at Carmountside.

No flowers please, donations preferred for the Douglas Macmillan Hospice or the Alzheimer's Society.

Donations & enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors,
Birch House,
Birches Head Road,
Hanley, ST1 6LH.
Tel. 01782 212880.

Alice ASPLIN

(Mother) 24th May 1981

Deep in my heart your memory is kept, to love, cherish and never forget.

Loving Son Tony

Freda DAVIES (nee Woodco*ck)

Peacefully at rest, on Friday 17th May 2024 at Trentham House Care Home. Freda aged 89 years of Cheadle, formerly of Goldenhill.

Devoted Wife of the late Bernard, a loving Mum of Stephen and Jane, a treasured Mother in law of Jayne and David, proud Nana of Michael, Daniel, Andrew, Amy and Callum, a cherished Great Nan, Sister and Aunt.

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

Funeral service to take place at Cheadle Parish Church on Tuesday 4th June 2024 at 11am.

Will all relatives and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the above church.

Family floral tributes only please, donations if desired for the care of Dementia UK.

Donations and enquiries to J.P Keates and Son Bank House, 37 Bank Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire, ST10 1NR. Tel: (01538) 752164 www.jpkeatesandson.co.uk

Peter Karl (Pete) DEGG

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Suddenly fell asleep on 9th May 2024, Pete aged 44 years of Kidsgrove, formerly of Meir. A dearly loved Son, Grandson, Brother, Dad, Grandad, Uncle, Nephew, Cousin and Friend. Your big personality will be missed but never forgotten, in our hearts you will forever be. Shine on and guide us all.

Funeral Service and Cremation to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday 6th June 2024 at 11:45am.

Would all relatives and friends meet at the Crematorium. Floral tributes are welcome.

Enquiries to: Jackie Rowley TUDOR-DAVIES Independent Family Funeral Services, The Beeches, 142 Waterloo Road, Burslem. Tel. 01782 811411 www.tudor-davies.co.uk

Susan (Sue) EARDLEY

Peacefully at rest on Monday 20th May 2024 whilst at home in the presence of her loving family Sue aged 77 years of Bradeley.

The dearly loved wife of Mick, much loved and loving mum of Karen, Andrew and the late Steven, treasured mum in law to David and Helena, special and devoted nana Sue of Jack, Oliver, Jacob and Chakiela and great nana of Ruby, also a dear sister, sister in law, aunt and valued friend to many.

Funeral service will take place at Swanbank Methodist Church Burslem on Thursday 6th June 2024 at 10am prior to interment at Tunstall Cemetery.

Relatives and friends wishing to attend the service are invited to meet at the Church.

Family flowers only please, donations if so desired are preferred to Douglas Macmillan Hospice in memory of Sue via funeral-notices.co.uk.

All enquiries to:
John Johnson Funeralcare
22 Madeley Street
Tunstall
Stoke on Trent
ST6 5AT
Tele: 01782 837832

Pat GILLIGAN

Passed away peacefully on May 8th 2024 at Bradwell Hall Nursing Home, Pat, aged 82 years of Bradwell. The dearly beloved wife of the late Brian, much loved mum of Andrew, Mark, Nicholas, Christopher and Brian. Loving mother-in-law of Marie and Jill and a treasured nan of Natalie and Alison. Pat will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends.

Funeral Service to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Tuesday 4th June at 1:20pm.

Family flowers only please, donations preferred for Dementia UK.

Donations & enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors
Birch House,
Birches Head Road,
Hanley, ST1 6LH.
Tel. 01782 212880.

Jonathan William (Jon) GREENE

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Tragically on May 6th, 2024 while on holiday in Thailand, Jon, aged 37 years of Baddeley Green.

Treasured son and best mate of Jem and the late Karen, dearly loved brother of Jemma and brother-in-law Lea, a loving uncle to Kaydn, Jay, Lucas, Milly and Milo, much loved nephew of Vanessa & Tim, Nigel & Christine and a dear cousin.

Jon was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all his family and many friends.

Funeral service to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Friday June 14th at 12.00 noon.

Jon, loved to wear a cap. In celebration of his life, everyone is encouraged to wear a cap at the service.

Following the service everyone is warmly invited to join the family for refreshments at Milton Bowling Club.

Floral tributes welcome, casual clothing preferred.

All floral tributes and enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors,
Birch House,
Birches Head Road,
Hanley, ST1 6LH.
Tel. 01782 212880.

David Willis HARPER

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Ex Florence Colliery Miner

Suddenly on 16th May 2024, at home. David, aged 70 years, of Weston Coyney.

Dearly beloved Husband of Carole, much loved Brother of John, loving Brother-in-law of Lynn, Trish and Graham, and a dear Uncle of Michelle and her Sons.

David will be sadly missed by all his loving family and friends.

Funeral service will take place at St Andrews Church, Weston Coyney, on Wednesday 5th June at 1.30pm. Followed by interment at Fenton Cemetery.

Will relatives and friends kindly meet at the Church.

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired for the Midlands Air Ambulance.

Donations and enquiries to:
Birch House,
Birches Head Road,
Hanley, ST1 6LH.
Tel. 01782 212880.

Samantha Jane ('Sam') HESSELL

Peacefully passed away on 14th May 2024, at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice surrounded by her loving family, Sam, aged 43 years of Birches Head. Devoted wife of Rich, loving mum of Lily, Kayla and Jamie, Cherished daughter of Karen & Stephen and the bestest sister of Clare.

Sam will be sadly missed but fondly remembered and much loved by all her family and friends.

The funeral service will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday 6th June 2024 at 1pm.

Family and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the Crematorium.

Sam's wishes were to celebrate her life and to wear a splash of colour for the service.

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

All enquiries to John Garside Funeral Directors, 2, Cross Street, Biddulph, ST8 6BD. Telephone No:01782 513210.

Robert Peter (Peter) HILDITCH

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Peacefully at rest surrounded by his loving family after a short illness on 5th May 2024 at the Haywood Hospital. Peter aged 91 years of Madeley, formerly of Clayton.

A devoted husband of the late Winnie, a much loved dad of Robert, Janet and Diane and father in law of Karen, Derek and Lee, a cherished grandad of Daniel, Holly, Rob, Amy, William, Alice and the late Stacey, a treasured great grandad of Harrison, Vinnie, Stanley, Arthur, Mabel, Alba, Ralph, Violet and Elijah.

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

Funeral service and cremation to be held at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday 7th June 2024 at 12.00noon. Will all relatives please accept this the only intimation, friends wishing to attend please meet at the crematorium.

Family flowers only, donations preferred to Dementia UK.
Enquiries to:
Mr Ben Simpson
Simpson & Wilde
Independent Funeral Directors,
317 Hartshill Road, ST4 7NR.
01782 616034
info@simpsonwilde.co.uk

Jeanette Rose JOHNSTON (Nee Matthews)

Peacefully at rest on Wednesday 8th May 2024 at the RSUH. Jeanette aged 71 years of Packmoor. Dearly beloved wife of the late Paul, much loved mum of Emma, Sharon, Eleanor and the late Claire, a devoted nan and great-nan, dearly loved sister of Tyrone, Penny and the late Richard and a dear sister-in-law and auntie. Jeanette will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends.

The funeral cortege will leave her home in Packmoor on Wednesday 5th June for service and cremation at Bradwell Crematorium at 1.20pm. Would relatives kindly accept this the only intimation, friends wishing to attend please meet at the crematorium.

Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Jeanette if desired may be sent for Alder Hey Neonatal Unit c/o the Funeral Director.

Arlington Funeral Services
Enquiries to David Podmore

Arlington House
Ford Green Road
Smallthorne SOT
ST6 1NX
Tel. 01782 818888

Lillian (Lilla) NIXON

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At rest on Thursday May 16th 2024 at her niece's residence in Chester, Lilla aged 85 years of Talke. The dearly loved wife of the late David and a much loved sister of Clifford, Bob, Joy & Jeff and a dear sister-in-law and aunty.

Funeral Cortege will leave her own residence on Tuesday June 11th 2024 for Service and Cremation at Bradwell Crematorium at 12.40pm. Will relatives and friends please meet at the Crematorium.

Family flowers only, donations preferred in memory of Lilla for The Dystonia Society c/o The Funeral Director.

Donations & inquiries to:- Gail Spender C. EDWARDS & SON (FUNERAL SERVICES) 155 High Street, Talke Pits, Stoke-on-Trent. ST7 1QQ. Tel No: 01782 782842

Dorothy PEGG

At rest on Saturday 4th May 2024. Dorothy aged 96 years of Silverdale.

Dearly loved mum of Tony and Eileen, dear mother-in-law of Sally and John, treasured nan of Laura, Emily, Loren and Georgia and great nan of Elodie and Ella.

Funeral service and cremation will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Tuesday 11th June at 2pm.

Relatives and friends wishing to attend the service kindly meet at the crematorium.

Family flowers only please, donations if so desired, are preferred to The British Heart Foundation in memory of Dorothy via funeral-notices.co.uk
Enquiries to Co-op Funeral Care.
1 Park Avenue,
Wolstanton,
Newcastle-under-Lyme
ST5 8AX
Tel. 01782 711244

Stan GRANDFIELD

Of your charity please pray for the repose of the soul of Stanley Peter from Goldenhill, who died peacefully whilst in the loving care of his family at the RSUH on 4th May 2024, aged 77 years. Dearly beloved husband to Barbara. Devoted dad to Justin. A brother to Ricky and Terrance. A dearest brother in law to Margaret, John, Pat and Kevin, a loving uncle and friend who will be truly missed and was fortified with the rites of the Holy Catholic Church R.I.P on whose Soul sweet Jesus have mercy.

Reception into St Joseph's RC Church Goldenhill on Monday 3rd June at 5.30pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday 4th June at 11.15am, followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium.

Would all relatives and friends please meet at the church, please wear something colourful.

No flowers by Stan's own request, donations preferred to The Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

Donations and enquiries:

C McGough & Sons 79 Roundwell Street Tunstall Stoke-on-Trent ST6 5AW 01782 834300

Pauline HALL (Nee Dale)

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Peacefully at rest on 15th May 2024 whilst in the loving care of her family at the RSUH, Pauline of Tunstall aged 67 years. Wife to Andrew. Devoted mum to Jonathon. A loving and much loved nan to Kian. A dearest sister to Marie, Kathleen, Lorraine and the late Sandra and Freddie, a dear sister-in-law, a loving aunt and friend who will be truly missed.

Funeral service and cremation to be held at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday 3rd June at 10.00am. Would all relatives and friends please meet at the crematorium.

No flowers by request, Donations preferred to the UHNM Charity.

Donations & Enquiries:-
C McGough & Sons
79 Roundwell Street
Tunstall
Stoke-on-Trent
ST6 5AW
01782 834300

Jean Ann HUGHES

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At rest peacefully at Bradwell Hall on Tuesday 30th April 2024 Aged 83 years.

Beloved Wife of the late Peter, loved Mother of Christopher and Libby, dear Grandmother of Keeley and Farrah and a loved Sister and Aunt.

Jean will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

A private funeral service has been arranged for Jean at the family's request.
Joseph Lymer & Son
Trent Bridge
Bucknall
Stoke on Trent
ST1 6AH

Kenneth Edward (Ken) HUME

Unexpectedly but peacefully on Tuesday 14th May 2024, Ken aged 77 years of Sneyd Green. Dearly loved and devoted husband of Julia. Special dad of Justin and Antony, treasured grandad of Noah and Polly.

Funeral to take place on Monday 3rd June 2024. Service and cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 12 Noon.

Family flowers only please. Donations would be gratefully accepted for Cancer Research UK in memory of Ken. A donation box will be available at the crematorium. Enquiries to: Jackie Rowley TUDOR-DAVIES Independent Family Funeral Services, The Beeches, 142 Waterloo Road, Burslem. Tel. 01782 811411 www.tudor-davies.co.uk

Edward (Ted) JEWESS

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Edward 'Ted' Jewess, peacefully passed at Park Lane Nursing Home on 10th May 2024. Ted aged 93 years of Packmoor, devoted husband to the late Esme, treasured father of Linda and father in law to Keith, a much loved grandad to the late Kerry, great grandad and great great grandad to Jessica-Leigh, Hollie and Oakleigh-Edward, a dear brother, uncle, cousin, also a special friend to many. Ted will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by his loving family and friends. A Funeral Service is to be held to celebrate the life of Ted at Bradwell Crematorium, on Thursday 30th May at 15:20 pm. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Palliative Care Team at Bradwell Hospital, in memory of Ted.

All Enquiries to: John Garside & Son, 2 Cross Street, Biddulph, Stoke on Trent, ST8 6BD. Telephone: 01782 513210

Douglas JONES

23rd May

So sadly missed along life's way, quietly remembered every day. No longer in my life to share, but in my heart you are always there.

Loving Daughter Pauline x x x

Hector Roy MOLLOY

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(23rd May)

Another year, another tear, Always wish you were here. Forever loved by your Wife Evelyn and all the Family xxx

Douglas Michael (Doug) OAKLEY

Suddenly after a short illness on 15th May 2024 at Royal Stoke University Hospital. Doug aged 74 years of Meir formerly of Cheadle. Much loved father, loving grandad dear brother of Christine and brother in law of Dek, also a dear uncle. Doug will be sadly missed by his loving family and dear friends.

Funeral on Wednesday 5th June, Service at Holy Trinity Church, Meir at 1pm prior to interment at Garden of Remembrance, Spring Garden Road, Longton. Anyone wishing to attend kindly meet at the Church.

Flowers welcome in memory of Doug.
Enquiries to:
Forrester Brothers Funeral Service,
56 Trentham Road,
Longton,
Stoke on Trent,
ST3 4DJ.
Tel; 01782 313874.

Sheila Dorothy REDMOND (Nee Mountford)

Peacefully entered her final sleep on 9th May 2024 with her devoted son Patrick by her side, Sheila of Hen Cloud House, Leek and formerly of Meir Heath, the dearly loved wife of the late Alf Redmond, much respected by Patrick's partner Kim, a much loved sister to Philip and the late Keith, Tony and her twin brother Stewart, a dear sister-in-law, dear auntie and special friend to many.

Rest in Peace.

Funeral Tuesday June 4th, Service at Lyndhurst House, Queen Street, Leek at 3pm, prior to private cremation. Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at Lyndhurst House.

No flowers please by request, donations if desired to The Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Blurton.
Inquiries to
S. Sigley & Sons,
Funeral Directors, Leek,
Tel. 01538 382048.

Raymond Arthur STEELE

Passed away on May 9th 2024. Raymond aged 89 years of Butt Lane, formerly of Alsager.

Husband of Hilda, dad of Elizabeth, Suzanne, Jeanette and Audrey, also a brother of Brian.

A private funeral will take place.

All enquiries to:
H Dale Funeral Service
176 Anchor Road
Sandford Hill
Longton
Stoke-on-Trent
ST3 5EF
Tel: 01782 313866.

Christine Ann STEPHAN

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At rest on Monday 13th May 2024 in the presence of her loving family. Christine aged 78 years of Basford.

Special and much loved wife of Paul, treasured and loving mum of Carolyn and Andrew. Adored nan of Ben, Rebekah and Calum, great nan to Lillie and Rose, dear sister of Kath, also a dear aunt to Sam, Sarah and Robert.

Funeral service and cremation will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday 31st May 2024 at 10am. Relatives and friends wishing to attend the service are kindly requested to meet at the crematorium.

Family flowers only please, donations if so desired are preferred to UHNM Charity - Ward 222 and West Midlands Air Ambulance - Stoke division.

Formal attire would be greatly appreciated.

All enquiries to - Co op Funeralcare, 1 Park Avenue, Wolstanton, Newcastle, Staffordshire. ST5 8AX. Telephone - 01782 711244.

Ann Maud WAGSTAFF

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Peacefully at rest on Saturday 18th May 2024 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Ann aged 77 years of Silverdale, now reunited with her beloved husband Allan, the dearly loved mum of Stuart, a loving mother in law of Emma, a much loved and treasured nannie to Olivia and Ashton, also a dear sister of Gerald.

Ann 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 4th June 2024 at 10.40am.

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

Messages of condolence may be left on the funeral directors' website www.kevinlowndsfuneralservices.com

Family flowers only please; donations would be preferred in memory of Ann to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

All enquiries to
Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services
12 - 13 Andrew Place,
Newcastle
ST5 1DL
Tel : 01782 914777 or 07841 028404

George WALKER

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Passed away peacefully on 7th May 2024, aged 84 years.

Loving Husband to Ann. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

A funeral service will take place on Thursday 6th June 2024 at St Margaret's Church, Draycott in the Moors at 2pm, followed by refreshments at The New Broom in Checkley.

Family flowers only please but your kind donations in memory of George will be forwarded to RSPB.

All enquiries to Field Funeral Services (01538 722 665).

Una ATKIN (Nee O'Sullivan)

At rest on May 12th 2024 at the R.S.U.H after a short illness, Una aged 67 years of Cheddleton, the dearly loved wife of Chris, dear mum of the late David and grandmother of Connor, Una will be much missed by all family and friends.

Funeral Mass on Saturday June 1st at St Marys R.C. Church, Leek at 10am, followed by private interment. Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church.

Flowers are welcome or donations if desired to Cancer Research UK.
C/O donations and
inquiries to
S. Sigley & Sons,
Funeral Directors, Leek,
Tel. 01538 382048.

Gerald (Gerry) BAKER

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Suddenly but peacefully on May 3rd 2024 at the RSUH with family by his side, Gerald, aged 78 years of Sneyd Green.

Devoted husband of Carol, much loved and loving dad of Lesley and Philip, dearest father-in-law of Lincoln and Vikki and a treasured and doting grandad to Elliott, Aston, Lucas, Boyd and Zara.

Gerald will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.

Funeral service to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday May 29th at 2.15pm.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired, for Make A Wish UK.

Donations & enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors,
Birch House,
Birches Head Road,
Hanley, ST1 6LH.
Tel. 01782 212880.

John Harold BUCKTON

John passed away peacefully on Saturday 4th May 2024 in the presence of his loving family at his home in Werrington aged 89 years. Retired miner of Wolstanton and Norton Collieries.

Beloved husband of Sonia, loved dad of Graham, Steven and David, dear father in law and much loved grandad and great grandad. John will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all of his family and friends.

A service to celebrate John's life will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday 5th June 2024 at 11:30am. Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium and by request of the family no mourning clothes if possible.

Family flowers only please. Any kind donations in lieu of flowers will be forwarded to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice Children's Services (formerly the Donna Louise Trust).

Donations and enquiries to:

Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors,
Birch House,
Birches Head Road,
Hanley,
ST1 6LH
Tel: 01782 212880

Margaret BUTTERS

Age 92 Years It is with heavy hearts that the family announce the passing of Margaret on Friday 3rd May 2024. Margaret beloved wife of the late Walter. A much loved Mother, Grandma, Great Grandma, Sister, Aunty and Mother in Law. Margaret will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Funeral Service to celebrate Margaret's life will take place at Stafford Crematorium Friday 31st May 2024 at 1pm. Will family and friends please meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only.

Donations in Margaret's memory to be shared between Dementia UK and The activities fund at Weston House Nursing Home. All enquiries Stone Funeralcare 33 High Street Stone Staffs ST15 8AJ 01785 813375

Jean COOK (Nee Chadwick)

Passed away peacefully on May 5th 2024 at The Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Blurton, Jean aged 98 years of Cellarhead, beloved wife of the late Thomas William (Bill), much loved mum of Michael and a cherished grandma of Chris and Nick.

Funeral Thursday May 30th, Service and Cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 10.30am. Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.

No flowers please by request, donations if desired to The Douglas Macmillan Hospice, Blurton or The British Heart Foundation.
Inquiries to
S. Sigley & Sons,
Funeral Directors, Leek,
Tel. 01538 382048.

Jean FEARNS

At peace on the 10th May 2024, Jean aged 93 years, formerly of Blythe Bridge.

The beloved and devoted wife of the late Arthur and a treasured auntie, great auntie and friend.

Funeral Wednesday 29th May, service and cremation at Stafford Crematorium at 3pm.

Family and friends wishing to attend are kindly invited to meet at the above crematorium.

No flowers please by request, donations if desired for Parkinson's UK.

Donations and enquiries to J P. Keates and Son Funeral Directors, Bank House, 37 Bank Street, Cheadle, ST10 1NR Tel 01538 752164 www.jpkeatesandson.co.uk

Geoffrey (Geoff) HANco*ck

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Peacefully on Sunday 12th May 2024 at the RSUH after a long illness fought with great courage, dignity and humour. Geoff "with a G" aged 80 years of Fenpark. Dearly beloved husband of Marleen, much loved and loving dad of Steven and Jane, dear father-in-law of Sue and John, devoted grandad of Ashley, Jude, Alicia and Alfie, treasured great grandad of Rory and Winston, dearly loved brother of Lynn and a dear uncle and cousin. Geoff will be sadly missed by all his loving family and friends.

The funeral cortege will leave his home in Fenpark on Friday 7th June for service and cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 1.30pm. Would all relatives and friends wishing to attend please meet at Carmountside.

Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Geoff if desired may be sent for Approach (a local Dementia Charity) c/o the funeral Director
Donations and enquiries to David Podmore

Arlington House
Ford Green Road
Smallthorne SOT
ST6 1NX
Tel. 01782 818888

Sheila KELLY

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Passed away peacefully on 4th May 2024 at her home address in Packmoor, Sheila, aged 81 years. Devoted wife of the late Roy, cherished mum of Michelle, Louise and the late Denise, mother in law of David and Stuart, also a dearly loved nan of Leonie, Milan and Sienna Sheila will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by her family and friends. The funeral service will take place at Packmoor Methodist Church on Wednesday 29th May 2024 at 2.30pm, followed by Committal at Bradwell Crematorium. Family and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the Church. Family flowers only please.

Donations, if desired, to Alzheimers Society. All enquiries to John Garside Funeral Directors, 2, Cross Street, Biddulph, ST8 6BD. Telephone No:01782 513210.

Peter Frederick LANE

Peacefully at home on Tuesday 7th May 2024, Peter Frederick Lane.

A thanksgiving service is to take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Tuesday 28th May 2024 at 1:20pm.

Family flowers only donations if desired to Pancreatic Cancer UK.
All inquiries to:
MARSH & SON
Funeralcare
36 Friarswood Road,
Newcastle
Tel. 01782 717019.

Doreen May LEEK (nee Cartlidge)

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Of your charity please pray for the reposed soul of Doreen, late of Red St, Chesterton who departed this life peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Goldenhill Nursing Home on 14th May aged 86 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Reginald Thomas Leek, much loved mum of Angela, Sylvia, Annette, June and Craig. Devoted nana, great-nana, dearest mother-in-law, sister, sister-in-law and aunty. R.I.P.

Funeral service to take place on Thursday 6th June at Holy Trinity R.C. Church, Newcastle at 11.30am prior to cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Would relatives please accept this intimation and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church.

Family flowers only please. Donations may be sent to The Alzheimer's Society and to Parkinson's Disease.

Further enquiries to:- Carl Jones at David H. Smith Funeral Directors, Fountain House, 17/21 Fountain Street, Leek. ST13 6JS. Tel. (01538) 399661. www.davidhsmith.co.uk

Irene Mary ROBERTS

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Irene passed away peacefully at RSUH on Wednesday, 1st May 2024 aged 85 years.

Beloved wife of the late Arthur Albert Simpson and Kenneth Roberts, a much loved mum to Paul, Angela and Adrian and mother-in-law to Joy, also a treasured nan and great-nan.

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

Funeral service and cremation to be held at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday, 30th May at 1.00 p.m. Will relatives please accept this intimation and friends kindly meet at Carmountside.

Floral tributes welcome or donations if preferred to Salvation Army or British Heart Foundation.

Enquiries to:- W.R. BETTELLEY Funeral Directors, 315 Uttoxeter Road, Longton, Stoke on Trent, Tel. 01782 313542

Kenneth Henry (Ken) SWINGEWOOD

Suddenly and unexpectedly on Sunday 5th May 2024 at his home in Sneyd Green, Ken aged 80 years. Now reunited with his devoted wife Maureen and a much loved brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle and cousin. Ken will be sadly missed by all his loving family and friends.

The funeral cortege will leave his home in Sneyd Green on Wednesday 12th June for service at St Mary's R C Church, Norton at 11.45am followed by interment in Smallthorne Cemetery. Would relatives kindly accept this the only intimation, friends wishing to attend please meet at the church.

Floral tributes in memory of Ken are welcome.
Enquiries to David Podmore

Arlington House
Ford Green Road
Smallthorne SOT
ST6 1NX
Tel. 01782 818888

Andrew Thomas (Andy) WALLINGTON

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Passed away unexpectedly on 28th April 2024 aged 63 years. Devoted Husband to Joan, a much loved father to Samantha, loving brother, uncle, brother-in-law and friend to many. Andy will be very deeply missed by all who knew him.

A celebration of Andy’s life will take place on Tuesday 4th June 2024 at The Old Chapel, Etruria (ST1 5PE) at 10.30am. Due to limited seating, you will need to let us know if you are attending. There will be tea & coffee available at the chapel. The dress code is colourful. This will be followed by a committal at Uttoxeter Cemetery. Family and close friends welcome.

We will be hosting a small intimate gathering at the family home after the funeral. Should you wish to attend, please let us know and we will send you the details.

All flowers are welcome, or any kind donations in memory of Andy will be forwarded to The Salvation Army. Thank you.

All enquiries to Field Funeral Services (01538 722 665)

Martin (Mart) WILSON

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It's with heavy hearts that the family announce on Friday 10th May 2024, Martin aged 65 years of Blurton sadly passed away.

Much loved husband of the late Jacky, devoted son to Doreen and the late Alan, dearly loved dad to Sarah, Ryan and Bethan and a cherished father-in-law to Rachael, treasured grandpa, a loving brother and a dear friend to many. Martin will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all his family and friends.

Funeral Service and Cremation to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Tuesday 4th June 2024 at 11:00am Would relatives please accept this intimation and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.

Family flowers only please, donations preferred in memory of Martin to Caverswall Scout Group,
Enquiries to:
Co-op Funeralcare
Sandon Road
Meir, Stoke-on-Trent
ST3 7DJ
Tel. 01782 315238

Dorothy Ethel (Dot) BROOKES

Peacefully on 4th May 2024 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital surrounded by her family, Dorothy aged 90 years of Silverdale. A loving Wife of the late Harold. A treasured Mum to Alan, Paul, Glyn, Brian, Chris and Julie. A dear Nan and Great-Nan. Dot will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all of her loving family and friends. Funeral service to be held on Tuesday 4th June 2024 at Saint Luke and Evangelist Church Silverdale at 11:00am followed by a cremation at Bradwell Crematorium at 12:00pm. At Dot's personal request, bright and colourful clothing to be worn as a reflection of her life. Floral tributes welcome. Donations greatly received to Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

Hopkinson Wootton Lovatt

Hopkinson House
15 Chetwynd Street
Wolstanton
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Staffordshire
ST5 0EQ
01782 715152
info@hwlfunerals.co.uk
www.hwlfunerals.co.uk

Anthony (Tony) BUTLER

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Suddenly, whilst at the Royal Stoke University Hospital on 26th April 2024, Anthony 'Tony' Butler, aged 78 years.

Tony was the devoted and cherished soul mate to Gloria, a much loved Dad to Andrew, Jane, Tracy, Dawn, Michael and Jen, a proud grandad and great grandad to all his many grandchildren, and a dear father-in-law, brother and friend.

Tony will be sadly missed by all his loving family and friends. He was the ultimate family man.

Funeral service to take place at St Mary & St Chad's Church, Sandford Hill, on Wednesday 29th May at 10.30am, prior to internment at Longton Garden of Remembrance. Floral Tributes are very welcome.
All donations and enquiries to:
H Dale Funeral Service
176 Anchor Road
Sandford Hill
Longton
Stoke-on-Trent
ST3 5EF
Tel: 01782 313866.

Kyle Peter DAVIES

Another birthday year, without you here. No card, no cake, just flowers to your graveside I can take. I miss you so much my dear Son Kyle. How much I wish I could sit and talk with you for awhile.

Love you always and miss you loads.

Love from Mum, Mark and Sox xxx

John DEAVILLE

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Peacefully at rest on Tuesday 14th May 2024 in the presence of his loving family John aged 87 years of Werrington formerly of Bucknall. Dearly loved husband of Carrie, treasured dad of Karen and Richard also a cherished grandad to Hannah.

Funeral service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Friday 31st May 2024 at 3pm.

Relatives and friends wishing to attend the service are kindly invited to meet and disperse at the Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired are preferred to Dementia UK in memory of John via funeral-notices.co.uk All enquiries to Co-op Funeralcare, Nile Street, Burslem. ST6 2BH Tel: 01782 838724

Jan JOYNSON (nee Bryan)

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Jan, Happy Birthday Princess.

From Dave and Greg.

Love and kisses.

Harold LOCKER (Former proprietor of Woodland Rustic)

Passed away peacefully on May 12th 2024 at the R.S.U.H Harold aged 92 years of Bentilee.

Beloved husband of Beryl, treasured dad of Steven and Linda, a dear father-in-law of Gaynor, also a devoted grandad of Robert, Martyn and Thomas.

Funeral to take place on Wednesday May 29th. Service and cremation at Carmountside Crematorium at 3pm.

Family flowers only please, donations appreciated for Ward 122 at the R.S.U.H (Cheques made payable to the U.H.N.M Charity)

All enquiries to:
H Dale Funeral Service
176 Anchor Road
Sandford Hill
Longton
Stoke-on-Trent
ST3 5EF
Tel: 01782 313866.

Jacqueline Ann (Jackie) NEWLAND

Peacefully passed away on Tuesday 14th May 2024 whilst in the presence of family, Jackie aged 75 years of Trentham. The dearly loved wife of Graham, treasured mum of Sharon and Catherine, devoted nannie of Millie, Emma, Marion and Kate. Special mum in law to Phill and Rob and sister of Linda.

Funeral service and cremation will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday 3rd June 2024, at 10.40am. Will relatives and friends wishing to attend the service kindly meet at the crematorium.

Family flowers only please, donations if so desired are preferred to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice in memory of Jackie via the funeral notices website In the Sentinel.
Enquiries to:
H GOODWIN FUNERALCARE
Verona House
114 London Road,
Newcastle under Lyme
ST5 1LZ
Tel. 01782 616586.

Freda Lilian SPICER

Of Argyll Close, Blythe Bridge, formerly of Normacot, died peacefully on Tuesday, 7 May 2024, aged 78 years.

Dear sister of Fred. Funeral service on Wednesday, 29 May at St Peter's Church, Forsbrook at 12.00 noon followed by Interment at Forsbrook Cemetery.

Would family and friends kindly meet at the Church. Floral Tributes welcome.

Lucy May STEELE

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Peacefully whilst at the Royal Stoke University Hospital on Monday 29th April 2024, Lucy aged 88 of Sandford Hill.

Devoted partner and soul mate to "Her Dougie," cherished mum to Sandra and the late Lee, a kind mother in law to Steve. Lucy was also a proud Nan to Matthew, Kirsty, Jordan and Liam, a sister in law to Pam and Stepmum to Wayne and Phil. Lucy will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday 30th May at 2pm. Family flowers only by request please.
All donations and enquiries to:
H Dale Funeral Service
176 Anchor Road
Sandford Hill
Longton
Stoke-on-Trent
ST3 5EF
Tel: 01782 313866.

Jeffrey William (Jeff) TAYLOR

In memory of Jeff Taylor Butcher of Werrington, late of Hanley Market after a long illness died on the 23 April 2024.

Janet and her family wish to thank everyone who were kind enough to send their condolences.

Due to Janet's ill health and ongoing treatment she is unable to bring family and friends together to celebrate Jeff's life. Everyone who knew Jeff will agree he was one of a kind a true character who will be remembered by all who know him, he will never be forgotten. There will only ever be one Jeff Taylor.

To send him on his way raise a glass.

Mary BERESFORD

Passed away peacefully at home with her loving husband by her side, on Thursday 9th May 2024, aged 73 years.

Mary, a beloved wife to Neil, much-loved mum to Ian, Sarah and Angela, grandma to Alice, Sister to Jim and the late Gillian, cared for deeply by Joy. Mary will be missed by all of her family and friends.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday 30th May 2024, 10:40am at Bradwell Crematorium. Would all those wishing to attend kindly meet at the Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations in memory of Mary will be gratefully received and forwarded on to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. All enquiries to: Co-op Funeralcare 1 Park Avenue Wolstanton Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 8AX 01782 711244

John H. DENNIS

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With heavy hearts, the family sadly announce, John aged 87 years of Endon, passed away peacefully at the RSUH on Friday 3rd May 2024. Re-united with his dearly loved wife Vera, much loved dad to Karen, Paul, Jonathan and Russell, dear father-in-law to Alan, Sue, Allison and Mandy and a treasured grandad, cherished great grandad, beloved brother-in-law and uncle.

John will be deeply missed and fondly remembered by his family and friends.

Service to take place on Monday 3rd June at St Anne's Church, Brown Edge at 11.00am followed by interment at Brown Edge Lawn Cemetery. Will relatives please accept this intimation, friends kindly meet at the Church.

Flowers welcome or donations if preferred in memory of John to the British Heart Foundation.

All enquiries to :-
Co-op Funeralcare
1, Park Avenue, Wolstanton,
N-U-Lyme, Staffs, ST5 8AX.
Tel :- 01782 711244

Ann GOODWIN

Peacefully on 30th April 2024 at the RSUH with Mark by her side following a short illness, Ann aged 81 years of Milton.

Devoted wife of the late Josh, much loved mum of Mark, cherished sister of the late John and a loving sister-in-law and aunty.

Ann will be fondly remembered by all her family and friends.

Funeral service will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday May 29th at 11.30am. Will relatives and friends kindly meet at Carmountside.

No floral tributes please by request, donations preferred for the British Heart Foundation.

Donations & enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors,
Birch House,
Birches Head Road,
Hanley, ST1 6LH.
Tel. 01782 212880.

Danielle JONES

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Happy 35th You're always in our thoughts today and every day.

Lots of love,

Dad and Paul x x

Reginald (Reg) LUNT

Peacefully but suddenly while at home on Thursday 2nd May 2024, Reg, aged 83 years of Harriseahead.

The dearly loved husband of the late Lily, loving dad of Karen, Paula and Julie, much loved father-in-law to Keith, Simon and Mark, treasured grandad of Dwayne, Paul, Claire, Michelle and Lisa, great grandad of Jack, Marnie, Jacob, Tom, Evie, Isaac, Archie, Harriett and Malia and a good neighbour to many.

Reg will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends.

A service of celebration and thanksgiving will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday 30th May 2024 at 11.20 am. Will relatives please accept this, the only intimation, would friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service.

Floral tributes welcome, or if preferred donations gratefully received to Douglas Macmillan Hospice C/o the Funeral Director.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to: Ryan Dolman, Dolven Funeral Services, Independent Family Funeral Directors, 31-33 Congleton Road, Biddulph, SOT, ST8 6DY. Tel: 01782 379191. Dolven Funeral Services, "Our family, looking after yours".

Gerald (Gez) MARSON

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Passed away peacefully Friday 10th May 2024 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital. Gez aged 68 years of Sneyd Green.

Beloved son of the late Jim & Jean, loving husband of Elaine, much loved dad of Brett, dear and loved step dad of Lee and Matt, treasured grandad and great grandad and a cherished brother and brother in law. Gez will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all who knew and loved him.

A service to celebrate Gez's life will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Friday 31st May 2024 at 10:45am. Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired will be forwarded to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice and Cancer Research U.K.

Donations and enquiries to:

Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors,
Birch House,
Birches Head Road,
Hanley, ST1 6LH.
Tel. 01782 212880.

Clarence PROCTOR

Peacefully at rest on Friday the 10th of May 2024 at the Douglas MacMillan Hospice aged 97 years.

Beloved husband to the late Joyce Proctor, much loved father of Susan and son in law Bob, treasured grandad to Zoe and Lee along with great grandad to Sophie, Thomas, Cameron and Georgia. Clarence will be deeply missed and lovingly remembered by all his family and friends.

Funeral service and Cremation to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday the 5th of June at 11am.

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

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Douglas MacMillan Hospice
Enquires to:
Coop Funeralcare
Sandon Road,
Meir
Stoke on Trent
ST3 7DJ
Tel. 01782 315238

Gordon Graham STANIER

Peacefully at rest after a long illness, on Thursday 2nd May 2024 at his home. Gordon aged 88 years of Cheadle, formerly of Freehay.

Devoted Husband of Sylvia, loving Dad of Tony, Melanie and Julian, a dear Father-in-law of Catherine, Neil and Jo, proud Grandad of Emma, Samantha, Sam, Becky, David, Erica, Jake, Jessie and Gracie, a treasured Great Grandad, Great Great Grandad and a Brother.

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

Funeral service and cremation to take place at Stafford Crematorium on Friday 31st May 2024 at 12 noon.

Will all relatives and friends please accept this intimation and kindly meet at the above crematorium.

Family floral tributes only please, donations if desired for the care of the Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

Donations and enquiries to J.P Keates and Son Bank House, 37 Bank Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire, ST10 1NR. Tel: (01538) 752164 www.jpkeatesandson.co.uk

Lucy STEELE

All my love eternally.

From my Dougie xxx

William David (David) TURNER

Peacefully at rest on Monday 13th May 2024 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital. David, aged 88 years.

Dearly loved husband of the late Barb.

Loving dad of Julie, Simon, Debbie and Daniel. A dear father in law of Hilary and Laura. Also, an adored grandad of Alex, Joseph, Anna, Delilah, Esme, Belle and Woody.

David will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all that knew and loved him.

Funeral service and cremation is to take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday 29th May 2024 at 10:30am. Will relatives and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the Crematorium.

Family flowers only please, donations preferred to Dementia UK.
All enquiries to:
MARSH & SON
Funeralcare
36 Friarswood Road,
Newcastle
Tel. 01782 717019.

Betty WETTON

Peacefully at rest on Sunday 5th May 2024, whilst at the RSUH, surrounded by her loving and devoted family, Betty aged 83 years of Dresden, now reunited with her beloved husband Douglas.

A much loved mum of Lynn, Stephen and Philip, loved sister of David and a treasured grandma, great-grandma and aunty.

Betty will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends.

The family would also like to thank all the staff at Trentham House for all their kindness and care shown to Betty.

A service to celebrate Betty's life will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Friday 31st May at 11.30am. Floral tributes most welcome.
All flowers and enquiries to:
H Dale Funeral Service
176 Anchor Road
Sandford Hill
Longton
Stoke-on-Trent
ST3 5EF
Tel: 01782 313866.

Janet Ann ZYG

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Jan, my darling angel we miss you so so much on your birthdays, much more than words can say.
We had so many memories together,
we wish you could be here today,
but I know you are by our sides in every way.

Jan my darling no-one else in all my life has loved me more than you.
We love you now and forever, our Jan.

From your loving Husband Mick
and loving Son Darren.
Happy birthday xxxx

Mark Anthony (Brutus) BRUNT

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28/07/66 - 19/05/2020 4 years have passed, since that sad day, our hearts still hold memories of those special years we had. Your resting place we visit, to put flowers there but no one knows the heartache, as we turn and leave you there. Love always, Mum, Angela, Andrew & families. Sons, Brandon, Max, Lukas, Daughter-in-law Stacey, Granddaughters, Grandson & Great Grandsons xx

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