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Archive - Thursday, 31 July 2014

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  • joan calder

    JOAN CALDER Died 27th July 1979 Fondest memories of Joan a much missed Mum and Nan. Forever in our thoughts Gill, Tony, Debbie, Jason and Kimberley read more

  • stanley glover

    STANLEY H. GLOVER Mrs Dorothy Glover and family would like to thank most sincerely all relatives and friends for letters and cards of condolence, messages of sympathy and donations for "Bury Hospice" received in his memory. These thanks are extended to all doctors and nurses at North Manchester General, also Reverend Simon Cook for his kind ministrations. Silletts Funeral Directors for helping us all through this sad time. And to everyone who attended the funeral God Bless you all. read more

  • barbara morgan

    BARBARA MORGAN Passed away July 21, 2014. Bev, Colin and family would like to thank all friends and family for their kindness. Special thanks to the staff on Ward 21 at Fairfield Hospital. Thanks are extended to the Sillett family and Rev. Thirkell for the lovely service. Barbara is Re-United with her beloved Manny. read more

  • avis denise hilton

    AVIS DENISE HILTON Trevor and his family would like to thank most sincerely all family, friends and neighbours for the many kind letters and cards of condolence, personal messages of sympathy and donations for Cancer Research received following their sad loss. These thanks are extended to Janice Wood, District Nurses, Doctors and Staff at The RLC, Nurses on HDU Fairfiled, Silletts Funeral Directors, Rev. Roy Machin and all who attended the funeral. read more

  • glenis rushworth

    GLENIS RUSHWORTH Well done on gaining your PGCE from Edge Hill University We are all very proud of you! Love Dad, Barry, David, Reece & Georgia x read more


    JOAN HILTON On July 25, 2014, peacefully at home in Whitefield, aged 94 years. Beloved wife of the late Julian, loving mother of Robert. A lady of strong character, much loved by her family and friends alike. The service will be at Whitefield Methodist Church on Friday, August 1 at 3.00 pm, followed by committal at Radcliffe Crematorium at 4.00 pm. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, cheques only made payable to The National Childrens Homes or the NSPCC, may be forwarded to Silletts Funeral Service, Spring Lane, Radcliffe M26 2TQ Enquiries Tel: 0161 723 2383 read more


    ELSIE ELEANOR BROWN On July 27, 2014, peacefully in Mill View Nursing Home, Bolton and of Radcliffe, aged 83 years. Beloved wife of the late Joseph, loving mother of Martin, Ian, Andrew and Stuart, dear mother in law, grandma, great grandma and sister. All enquiries to Silletts Funeral Service, Spring Lane, Radcliffe M26 2TQ Tel: 0161 723 2383 read more


    MARY 'MAUREEN' HUGHES On July 25, 2014, peacefully in Cartmel Grange, Grange over Sands, Cumbria and formerly of Tong Road, Little Lever, Bolton, Maureen, aged 77 years. Beloved wife of Frank, loving mother of Paul, Gary and John, a dear mother in law, nana, sister and sister in law. The service will be held at East Lancashire Crematorium (Radcliffe) on Wednesday, August 6 at 3.00 pm. Flowers and colourful dress code welcome. All floral tributes and enquiries to Silletts Funeral Directors, Herbert Street, Little Lever BL3 1LU Tel: 01204 861300 You were a wife in a million, Why did you have to go? You meant the world to me, I really loved you so. If I had one choice today, My choice would not be hard, I'd wish that I could have you here, To always love and hold. God has taken you away from us, And taken you to rest, It's not for us to understand, He only takes the best. The family chain is broken now And nothing seems the same, But as God takes us one by one, That chain will link again. Your devoted husband Frank xx You can only have one mother, Patient kind and true, No other friend in all the world, Will be the same to you. When other friends forsake you, To mother you will return, For all her loving kindness, She asks nothing in return. As we look upon her picture, Sweet memories we recall, Of a face so full of sunshine, And a smile for one and all. Sweet Jesus, take this message, To our dear mother up above, Tell her how we miss her, And give her all our love. Goodnight, God Bless Mum, your loving sons Paul, Gary and John xxx read more


    GERALD FISH On July 24, 2014, peacefully at home, Gerry, the devoted husband of the late Brenda, beloved dad of John [and Margaret], dearly loved grandad of Iain [and Lucy] and Steven. Happy again with his beloved Brenda. Both deeply missed by us all. Funeral on Friday, August 1 at 12 noon at East Lancashire Crematorium [Radcliffe]. No flowers, at his request, donations in lieu, if so desired, cheques only made payable to Bury Hospice may be forwarded to Silletts Funeral Service, Spring Lane, Radcliffe M26 2TQ Enquiries Tel: 0161 723 2383 read more

  • prudence mary horridge

    PRUDENCE MARY HORRIDGE On 24th July 2014 PRUE peacefully at Epworth Grange RCH Bury aged 90 years. Beloved wife of the late Gerald. Loving Mum of Lynn, Nan of Paul Carl and Jane Great Nan of Daniel and Adam and a much loved sister. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Alzheimer's Society. All enquiries to Silletts Funeral Service Spring Lane Radcliffe. Tel: 0161 723 2383 read more

  • hilda walker

    HILDA WALKER 9th July peacefully passed away aged 89 at the Turfcote Residential Care Home, Haslingden. Beloved wife of John Walker. Dear mother of Anne and Eric. Five Grand children and two Great Grand children. Rest in peace, treasured memories we will all share. read more


    AUDREY MELIA (Heap) 5/9/1947 to 15/7/2014 Passed away peacefully in hospital. Wife of the late Ken, sister to Mo & Carol, sister in law, Auntie, Great Auntie and Great great Auntie. Funeral Friday 24th at 2.30pm at Preston Crematorium. read more

  • keith williams

    KEITH WILLIAMS ‘TAFFY’ Aged 81 of Arley Avenue, Bury, formerly of Trealaw, Rhondda, South Wales, died July 23, 2014, at Fairfield General Hospital. Devoted and loving husband of the late Freda, brother of Glyn, June & Pat, brother-in-law of Mal & Hilary, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Funeral service to take place on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at Radcliffe Crematorium at 11am. No flowers please, but donations to the RSPCA care of the Funeral Director. All enquiries to Bernadette Gibson Funeral Director, Fairfield House Funeral Home, 289 Rochdale Old Road, Bury, BL9 7SA. Tel: 761 6214. read more

  • james egerton

    JAMES EGERTON Passed away peacefully on July 25, 2014. Devoted husband of the late Elizabeth, loving father of Leslie, Carole and the late Jamie. A cherished grandad to Jeanette, Karen, Georgina, Harry, Susan and Yvonne and a great grandad to Charlotte, Marcus and Tamzin. Much loved brother to Mary and the late Louis and Lilian. Also a treasured friend to Mavis. Funeral service to take place at Our Lady Of Delours Church (Servite), Kersal on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at 10am followed by interment at Agecroft Cemetery at 11am. Flowers welcome. All enquiries to Lilleywhite Funeral Service, 301 Bury Old Road, Prestwich, M25 1JA. Tel: 0161 773 2749. read more

  • john kenneth mather

    JOHN KENNETH (JACK) MATHER On July 23, 2014, peacefully at home after a short illness, Jack aged 89 years. Beloved husband and best friend of Margaret, devoted father of Alison and loving grandad of Rachel and dear brother of Kathleen. Service will take place at St Luke's Church, Heywood on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, at 12pm followed by committal at Rochdale Crematorium at 1pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired can be made to Springhill Hospice c/o S.Wellens and Sons, 121 Long St, Middleton, M24 6DL, tel: 0161 643 2677 to whom all enquiries should be made. read more

  • Stand's league hopes falter Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: NEW LOOK: Ammanford Cricket Club will look to promote local talent after relegation from the Premier League.

    STAND’S season looks in danger of fading out with a whimper after they extended their winless streak to four matches following a 30-run defeat at Woodbank. read more

  • KENYON CUP: Prestwich Heys 3 Prestwich FC 3 Prestwich and Whitefield Guide:

    A RYAN McGreevy equaliser four minutes from time earned Heys a draw at home to neighbours Prestwich FC in the Kenyon Cup last Tuesday night. read more

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