THOMAS ‘TOM’ DAWSON On 16th January 2016, peacefully in hospital after a long illness borne with dignity, Tom aged 78 years and of Alkrington, past Chairman of the Friends of Heaton Park and a retired police Inspector from Whitefield. Dearly loved husband of Sheila and a loving father of Clare. The funeral service took place at the Parish Church of St Margaret, Holyrood, Prestwich on Tuesday 26th January prior to the committal at Blackley Crematorium. Donations are still being received for the benefit of Macmillan Nurses or the Dog’s Trust. Donations may be forwarded, along with all enquiries, to Paul Williams Independent Funeral Directors, 138-140 Bury New Road, Whitefield, M45 6AD Tel 0161 796 6018.