43 death notices in Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire this week

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

You can see the latest listings from your area on the InYourArea section. To see the full list of family announcements, visit this section of the StokeonTrentLive website.

Jim ALLEN

Peacefully at rest on Wednesday 22nd May 2024, surrounded by his loving family at the Royal Stoke University Hospital. Jim aged 83 years of Leek, formerly of Cheadle. Devoted Husband of Mary, loving Dad of David and a dear Uncle. Jim will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

Funeral service and cremation to celebrate Jim's life will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday 6th June 2024 at 3pm. Will all relatives and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. No mourning attire is preferred. Family floral tributes only please, donations if desired for the care of the Douglas Macmillan Hospice or the Amyloidosis Research Fund. 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

Beryl ADAMS

Passed away peacefully on May 16th at Golden Park Nursing Home, aged 74 years. Dearly beloved wife of Robert, much loved mum of Matthew and Katie, adoring Nana to Ivy, treasured sister to Jean, Ian and Kevin, and a dear sister-in-law and aunt. Beryl will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by her family and many friends.

Funeral service to take place at St Chad's Church, Bagnall on Monday 3rd June 2024 at 11.30am. Followed by cremation at Carmountside Crematorium. Family flowers only please, but donations in Beryl's honour will be greatly appreciated to Dementia UK and The Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries to: Geoff Tudor TUDOR-DAVIES Independent Family Funeral Services, The Beeches, 142 Waterloo Road, Burslem. Tel. 01782 811411 www.tudor-davies.co.uk


Roy William BOWDEN

Peacefully at rest on Friday 17th May at the Royal Stoke Hospital surrounded by his loving family, Roy aged 89 years of Northwood. The devoted Husband of Brenda, treasured Dad of Cheryl & Sue, Father in law of Peter & John, adored Grandad of Nathan and a much loved great Grandad of Esmae. Roy will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his family, friends and all that knew him.

Funeral service to be held at Temple Street Methodist Church, Fenton. Followed by a burial service at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday 12th June at 12pm. Family flowers only, donations to Alzheimer's UK & Temple Street Methodist Church, Hopkinson House, 15 Chetwynd Street, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 0EQ. 01782 715152. info@hwlfunerals.co.uk www.hwlfunerals.co.uk

Anthony 'Tony' Mark BRINDLEY

Suddenly at rest on Thursday 16th May 2024 whilst at home, Tony aged 54 years of Hempstalls. Much loved son, father, brother and uncle. Tony will be deeply and sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and many friends.

Funeral service and cremation at Bradwell Crematorium on Tuesday 11th June 2024 at 13.20pm. Would all those wishing to attend please meet at the crematorium. All floral tributes and enquiries to: Mr John Rowland, Rowland & Foulkes Family Funeral Services, 2a St Michael's Road, Cross Heath, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 9LW. Tel: 01782 901080 www.rowlandandfoulkesfuneralservices.co.uk

Alice CONNOR

Sadly announcing Alice has passed away on 13th May 2024 at St Quentin Nursing Home, aged 91 years. A beloved wife to the late Dennis, may they be reunited in peace. A treasured mum of Pat and mother-in-law to Gayna. Much loved grandmother and great-grandmother and a precious sister. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Alice's funeral service is to be held on Tuesday 4th June 2024 at 2pm at The Old Chapel, Etruria, ST1 5PE, where mourners are kindly asked to meet at the service. Floral tributes are welcome as are donations, if preferred, in loving memory of Alice to the British Heart Foundation. All enquiries to: W.R Bettelley Ltd, 315 Uttoxeter Road, Longton ST3 5LQ. Tel: 01782 313542

June Ann EMERY

Peacefully at rest on Saturday 4th May 2024, whilst at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, June aged 76 years of Meir. A devoted wife of John, a much loved mum of Martin and Helen, a proud nan of Daniel and Rebecca, loved mother-in-law of Graham, much loved sister of Bill, sister-in-law of Robert, Derek, Evelyn and Dorothy and a dear auntie of Jocelyn. June will be sadly missed by all her loving family and friends.

Funeral service to take place at Broadway Methodist Church, Meir on Monday 10th June at 10.15am prior to committal at Carmountside Crematorium. Family flowers only by request please, donations preferred in memory of June to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. All donations and enquiries to: H Dale Funeral Service, 176 Anchor Road, Sandford Hill, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, ST3 5EF. Tel: 01782 313866.

Anthony William GLOVER

At peace 17th May 2024 at Royal Stoke Hospital following a sudden illness. Ant, aged 63, of Meir, beloved partner of Diane, father of Kyle and Becky, and granddad 'G' to Harry and Benjamin. Ant will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

The funeral service will be held at Carmountside Crematorium on 7th June 2024 at 3:30pm. Family and friends to kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only, by request. A donation to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice will be greatly appreciated.

Stanley Charles LITTLECHILD

Peacefully at rest on Friday 3rd May 2024 at the RSUH. Beloved husband of Sylvia, proud father of Michael, Penny and Debbie and fondly remembered by his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

A private service and cremation is to take place on Thursday 6th June for close family only. A web streaming link is available via the Co-op Funeralcare for friends and associates for the day and 28 day link. Family flowers only, donations if desired in memory of Stan to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. On Sunday 9th June their will be a Commemorative gathering at The Borough Arms, Newcastle for family, friends and associates from 1.30pm to 4.30pm. All enquiries to : Co-op Funeralcare, 1 Park Avenue, Wolstanton, N-U-Lyme, Staffs, ST5 8AX. Tel :- 01782 711244

David Thomas NIX

With utter sadness to announce David has passed away on Thursday 16th May 2024 at RSUH aged 77 years. A devoted husband and dad to his late wife Ann and his late son Craig. May they all be reunited together and rest in eternal peace. A precious dad to Sam, much loved father in law to Billy and Sandra, unforgettable grandad to Jack, Owen and Dru. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

David's funeral service is to be held on Thursday 6th June 2024 at 2pm at Carmountside Crematorium where mourners are kindly asked to meet at the service. It would be an honour if mourners can please wear Stoke City football tops in David's memory. Family flowers only please by request, however should you wish to donate in loving memory of this unforgettable gentleman, donations, towards the Douglas Macmillan Hospice would be gratefully received. Thank you. All enquiries to: W.R Bettelley Ltd, 315 Uttoxeter Road, Longton, ST3 5LQ. Tel: 01782 313542

Joan SADLER (nee Goulding)

Of your charity please pray for the repose of the soul of Joan, aged 87 years of Goldenhill who departed this life peacefully on May 14th, 2024 at the RSUH surrounded by her loving family, fortified with the rites of the Holy Catholic Church on whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy. R.I.P. The dearly beloved Wife of the late Jim, much loved and treasured Mum of Mike, Carole, Lesley, Michael, Neil and Tina, a loving Mother-in-law and a wonderful Nan and 'Granny Joan' to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Joan will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew her.

Reception into St Joseph's RC Church, Goldenhill on Tuesday 11th June at 4.30pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday 12th June at 11.15am followed by cremation at Bradwell Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Goldenhill Community Centre Defibrillator Fund or the Alzheimer's Society. Donations and enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

Lorna Mary SMITH (nee Taylor)

Peacefully at rest in the care of the Douglas Macmillan Hospice on Sunday 12th May 2024 after a long illness fought with truly outstanding bravery and composure, Lorna aged 83 years of Stone. Dearly loved and loving wife of Clive, a much loved and treasured mum of Warren and Lyndon, a very dear sister of Leslie and the late Denis and sister-in-law of Sandra. Lorna will always be remembered with love and affection by all her family, close friends and bowling members of Little Stoke Cricket Club.

The funeral service will be held at Bradwell Crematorium on Thursday 6th June at 11.20am. Family and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only, donations can be given in memory of Lorna to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice c/o the family. All enquiries to: PRICE & STUBBS (A Boulton & Sons) Funeral Services, Mill Street, Stone. Tel. 01785 812556

Frances 'Fran' SMITH (Nee Davies)

Passed away peacefully on May 18th 2024 in the loving care of the devoted staff at Trentham House Care Home, with her family by her side, Fran aged 92 years (formerly of Clayton). Loving wife of the late Albert Trevor (George), treasured mum of Lynn, Karen, Kim and Julie, dearly loved mother-in-law of Ray and Phil, a much loved nan and great-nan and a dear sister and aunty.

Funeral service to take place at St James the Great Church, Clayton on Friday June 14th at 1.00pm followed by interment at Newcastle Lawn Cemetery. Will relatives and friends kindly meet at the church. Mourning clothes optional. No flowers please by request, donations will be given to Fran's favourite charities. Donations and enquiries to Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

Stanley 'Stan' SMITH

With heavy hearts, the family announce Stan, aged 88 years of Bucknall sadly passed away at the RSUH on Sunday 19th May 2024 surrounded by his loving family. A most wonderful and much loved husband to Elsie, loving and devoted dad to Lesley and Jackie, dear father-in-law to Barrie and Jim, treasured grandad to David, Fran, Kathryn and Jack and treasured great-grandad to Mhari and Remy. Stan will always be deeply missed and fondly remembered by all his family and friends.

Service to take place on Wednesday 5th June at Bucknall Methodist Church at 11.30am followed by cremation at Carmountside Crematorium. Will relatives please accept this intimation, friends kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only, donations if desired in memory of Stan to either Bucknall Methodist Church or Dementia UK. Enquiries to Co-op Funeral Care. 1 Park Avenue, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 8AX Tel. 01782 711244

Kathleen 'Kate' Mary WALLIS (Nee Salmon)

Suddenly on May 19th 2024, Kate aged 78 years of Stockton Brook. Dearly loved wife of Les, beloved mother of Lauren and her partner Adrian, loving nana of Calista and Theo, much loved sister of Colin and sister-in-law Freda and a loving aunty. Kate will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all her family and friends.

Funeral service to take place at Milton Parish Church on Wednesday June 5th at 12.30pm followed by cremation at Carmountside Crematorium. Floral tributes welcome, or if preferred donations for the British Heart Foundation. Donations and enquiries Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

Harold 'Monty' Edward ASH

Peacefully on Wednesday 22nd May 2024 in the RSUH, Monty aged 77 years of Betley. Dearly loved husband of the late Gill, adored dad of Mark, Lyndon, Thomas, Claire and Kenny. Treasured father in law, grandad and great grandad. Monty will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.

Funeral service to take place at Crewe Crematorium on Friday 7th June 2024 at 12.15pm. Family flowers only, donations in lieu of flowers will go to the Alzheimer's Society. Please meet at the Crematorium. All enquiries CONRAD MOTTRAM C W Mottram Funeral Services Ltd Audley stoke on Trent ST7 8JB 01782 720057

Gillian BILBIE

At peace on Sunday 12th May 2024 at Queens Hospital, Burton, Gillian aged 89 years of Fenton. Now reunited with her late son Paul, the dearly loved mum of Carl, Martyn and Tim, treasured nanna of Alexander, Emily, Katie, Joe and Lottie, special aunty of Joanne, Stephen, Jeremy, Michael and Stephen and a good friend and neighbour especially cared for by Pam and Michael. Gillian will be greatly missed and fondly remembered.

A funeral service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday 6th June 2024 at 2.30pm. Relatives and friends wishing to attend kindly meet for the service. Mourning clothes not necessary. Family flowers only please, donations can be given in memory of Gillian to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. All enquiries to: Harold H. Leese (A.Boulton & Sons), St Peters Close, Stoke, ST4 1LP. Tel: 01782744433

Lorraine BROOKS (Nee Green)

Please pray for Heather Lorraine of Clayton who died peacefully whilst in the loving care of her family at the RSUH on 16th May 2024 Aged 63 years. A dearly beloved wife to Mick. Devoted mum to Aaron and Olivia. A dearest daughter, sister, mother-in-law, daughter-in-law, sister-in-law, aunt and friend who will be truly missed.

Funeral service to be held at Our Lady & St Werburgh RC Church, Clayton on Friday 7th June at 12.15pm, followed by interment at Keele Cemetery. Would all relatives and friends please meet at the church. No flowers by request, Donations preferred to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice & Breast Cancer UK. Donations & Enquiries: C McGough & Sons, 79 Roundwell Street, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 5AW. 01782 834300.

Patricia' Pat' Ann DURBER (Nee LeRolland)

At rest on Friday 10th May 2024 at The Limes Residential Home, Fenton. Pat aged 87 years, formerly of Baddeley Green. Beloved wife of the late Peter, much loved mum of Russell, Anthony and Andrea, dear mother-in-law of Elizabeth and Joy, and a much loved nana and great nana. Pat will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all of her family and friends.

Service at Carmountside Crematorium on Tuesday 11th June 2024 at 11:30am. Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers will be forwarded to Dementia U.K. Donations and enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

John Russell HEATH

Peacefully at home on Monday 13th May 2024, John aged 79 years, dearly loved husband of Yvonne. Much loved father of Jason, Adrian, Alexandra, Olivia and grandpa to Alice, Adam, Alex, Cameron, Dempsey and Zara. John will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.

Family flowers only, donations in lieu will go to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Funeral service will take place at Bradwell Crematorium on Friday 14th June 2024 at 12 noon. Please wear something bright. All enquiries CONRAD MOTTRAM C W Mottram Funeral services Ltd Audley Stoke on Trent ST7 8JB 01782 720057.

Phil HUMPHREYS

At peace on 15th May 2024 at Haywood Hospital following a long illness, Phil, aged 67 years of Chell. Devoted husband of Linda, much loved dad of Chris and Mark, treasured grandad of Luke, Eve and Zac and a loving brother, brother-in-law and uncle. Phil will be fondly remembered by all his family and friends.

Funeral service will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Tuesday 4th June at 12 noon. Will relatives and friends kindly meet at Carmountside. No floral tributes please by request, donations preferred for the Alzheimer's Society. Donations & enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

Lily MEIGH

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lily Meigh on Saturday 18th May 2024, aged 90 years. Lily will be dearly missed by her daughter Heather, son in law Christophe and grandchildren Luca and Eva Rose.

Lily's funeral service will be taking place at Wolstanton Methodist Church on Friday 21st June 2024 at 1pm. Would all those wishing to attend please meet at the Church. Donations in memory of Lily with be gratefully received and forwarded to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. All enquiries to: Co-op Funeralcare 1 Park Avenue Wolstanton Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 8AX 01782 711244

Val PARKER

Passed away peacefully after a very short illness on the 16th May 2024, surrounded by her loving family. Val aged 61 years of Keele, Newcastle. Val was the much loved wife to Simon, mother to Robert and Christopher, daughter to Myra, sister to Paul and Nannie to Jayden and Hunter. Now reunited with her father Henry. Val will be deeply missed for her infectious smile, laughter and humour. Val was devoted to her immediate and wider family and enjoyed life to the full.

Service to take place on Thursday 6th June 2024 at 1.20pm, at Bradwell Crematorium, Newcastle, ST5 8LE. Family flowers only, donations if desired in memory of Val to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice It was always Val's wish to celebrate her life and not to be sad, therefore no black ties please. All enquiries to: MARSH & SON Funeralcare, 36 Friarswood Road, Newcastle Tel. 01782 717019.

Joan WINFIELD

With heavy hearts, the family sadly announce, Joan aged 80 years of Lyme Grove off Hempstalls Lane, Newcastle, passed away peacefully at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice on Thursday 16th May 2024, with Karen her daughter, Jim her soulmate for many years and Abby her friend at her side. Joan will always be deeply missed and fondly remembered, by all her family and many friends as a fierce campaigner for social justice and for others throughout her life.

Service and cremation to take place on Friday 14th June at Bradwell Crematorium at 2pm. Wake celebrations will take place afterwards at the Borough Arms Hotel, where guests are invited to bring their musical instruments. In lieu of floral tributes, donations preferred in memory of Joan to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice, who so beautifully and tenderly cared for Joan in the last two weeks of her life. A request from the family please, is no black outfits to be worn, we would prefer that everyone please wear their most colourful outfit in memory of Joan's wonderful and exciting life. All enquiries to :- Co-op Funeralcare 1, Park Avenue, Wolstanton, N-U-Lyme, Staffs, ST5 8AX. Tel :- 01782 711244

Susanna BYRNE (Nee Farrell)

Of your charity, please pray for the repose of the soul of Susanna Mary, formerly of Trentham, who died peacefully whilst in the loving care of her family at Trentham House Care Home, on 20th May 2024, aged 90 years. Dearly beloved wife to the late Vincent. Devoted mother to Tom, Grainne, Fionnuala, Rory and the late Mary. A dearest mother-in-law to Bernadette. A loving and much loved grandmother to Matthew, James, the late Gerard, Adam and Georgia and great grandmother to Catherine. A dearest sister to Mary, Kathleen and the late Elizabeth and a dear sister-in-law, aunt and friend who will by 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 Teresa's RC Church on Tuesday 4th June 2024 at 6pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday 5th June at 11am, followed by interment at Longton Cemetery. Would all relatives and friends please meet at the Church. No flowers by request, donations preferred to The Douglas Macmillan Hospice or RSPB. Donations and enquiries: C McGough & Sons, 79 Roundwell Street, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 5AW. 01782 834300

Brenda FOULKES (nee Hall)

Passed away peacefully on May 11th, 2024 at her home in Abbey Hulton. Brenda aged 82 years. The dearly beloved wife of the late Ken, much loved mum of Kenneth and his partner Vanessa, Stephen, Daren and his partner Julie, Mark, Barry and his wife Sue, loving nan of Simon, Rachel, Lauren, Lara, Nathan, Daniel and great-grandson Oscar, dearly loved sister of John, Peter, Phil, Elizabeth, Terry, Margaret and the late Stan, Doreen and Barry and a very dear sister-in-law and aunty. Brenda will be sadly missed by all her family and friends.

Funeral service to take place at Carmountside Chapel on Monday June 10th at 12.30pm followed by interment in the Lawn Cemetery. Floral tributes welcome or, if preferred, donations for the RSUH (UHNM Charity). Donations and enquiries to: Williamson Brothers Family Funeral Directors, Birch House, Birches Head Road, Hanley, ST1 6LH. Tel. 01782 212880.

Clifford 'Cliff' FRYER

Peacefully at rest surrounded by his loving family on 10th May 2024 at the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Cliff aged 91 years of Harriseahead, formerly of Kidsgrove. Beloved husband of Delys, loving father of Steven and father in law of Janice, a treasured grandad of Kerry and Hayley and a cherished great grandad. Cliff will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by all his loving family and friends.

Funeral service and cremation to be held at Bradwell Crematorium on Monday 10th June 2024 at 1.20pm. Will all relatives please accept this the only intimation, friends wishing to attend please meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only, donations preferred to the Douglas Macmillan Hospice. Enquiries to: Mr Ben Simpson, Simpson & Wilde, Independent Funeral Directors, 317 Hartshill Road, ST4 7NR. 01782 616034 info@simpsonwilde.co.uk

Gillian 'Sara' MANN

It is with profound sadness we announce that Sara passed away on Sunday 5th May 2024, aged 62 years. A wonderful wife, mum and sister, and an unforgettable lady. May she rest in peace, having done so much for those around her.

Sara's funeral service is to be held on Friday 7th June 2024 at 11am at The Old Chapel, Etruria, ST1 5PE. As this will be a celebration of Sara's life, colourful wear would be preferred and attendees are kindly asked to meet at the service. It is requested to have family flowers only please. Should you wish to act on your memories of Sara, we encourage you to donate your time, attention, and skills to the benefit of your community. Any enquiries please contact the funeral director. Thank you. W.R Bettelley Ltd, 315 Uttoxeter Road, Longton ST3 5LQ Tel: 01782 313542

Geoffrey William PLANT

Of Uttoxeter. Died on Sunday 19th May 2024, after a long illness. A funeral service will be held at Stafford Crematorium on Friday 14th June, at 12 midday, for those who are wishing to attend.

Gordon Robert STALEY

Passed peacefully on 22nd May 2024 at Needwood Nursing Home, Heath Hayes after a long battle with dementia. Gordon aged 80 years of Meir, beloved and devoted husband to Linda, best friend and father to Martin and daughter-in-law Julie, treasured grandfather to Carl and Nathan and grandfather-in-law to Catherine, great-grandfather to Poppy and Nora, a dear brother to his much-loved sisters Pat and Pam and brother-in-law to Stan, Robin and Margaret. Gordon will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by his loving family and friends.

In keeping with Gordon's wishes there will not be a funeral.

Thomas Derek WOODWARD (Retired Director & Secretary of Woodward & Co (Builders) Ltd)

At rest at the Royal Stoke University Hospital aged 95 years. The much loved husband of Rita and devoted dad of Scott.

A private funeral in celebration of Derek's life has been arranged. It would be appreciated if you wish to attend the service please contact the funeral directors. No flowers by request. Donations if desired would be gratefully accepted for Newcastle Community Transport. A donation box will be available at the service or cheques can be sent directly to the funeral directors. Enquiries to: Geoff Tudor TUDOR-DAVIES Independent Family Funeral Services, The Beeches, 142 Waterloo Road, Burslem. Tel. 01782 811411 www.tudor-davies.co.uk

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