Donations and tributes

  1. Photo: Geoff Tevlin

    Geoff Tevlin

    19th April 1943 – 5th September 2021

     

    Loved and loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend.

     

    Geoff’s funeral will be held at 3pm on Tuesday 21st September in the Old Chapel at Manchester Crematorium. Please do not feel that you have to wear black. If you would like to make a donation in Geoff’s memory make it for StAnne’s St.Anne’s Hospice. There will be a donations box at the crematorium.

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690

     

  2. Dr Andrew Monaghan

    14th April 1964 – 4th August 2021



    Loved and loving son of Molly and the late Peter, brother of Tony and Lisa, uncle of Martin and Ellie Mae and friend.Dr Andrew Monaghan



    Andrew was from Rossendale but was living in London. He was a university lecturer at Middlesex University and Barnet & Southgate College.

     

    Andrew’s celebration of life will be held at West Pennines Remembrance Park at 1.30pm on Wednesday 18th August. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for The North London Hospice who gave him such great support and care. Please add Andrew’s name when donating via this link in the ‘gifts in memory or celebration’ section.



    Enquiries to Natural Endings Funeral Services. Tel; 0161 969 6690

  3. May Jeannette Nap-Whittaker

    11th July 1928 – 3rd August 2021

     

    May NapLoved and loving wife of the late Jan, mother of Marie and Jeannette, mother-in-law of Paul, grandmother of Roland and Palli, Tom and Lotte, Ted and Amber, Fleur and Shane; great grandmother of Orna, Brandon and Wren, and friend to many.

     

    May’s funeral will be held at 3.30pm on Friday, 13th August in the New Chapel at Manchester Crematorium.

     

    Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the National Trust. May had many happy years working with the National Trust. Therefore, if you would like to make a donation in her memory, please donate to them.

     

     

     

  4. Photo: Sean Matley

    Sean Matley

    9th December 1987 – 30th March 2021

     

    Loved and loving partner of Ash, son of Linda and Jim, brother of Jimmy, Jamie, Vicky and Lucy and friend to many.
     
    Sadly due to current restrictions only a small number of family and friends can attend Sean’s funeral. If you would like details of the live webcast please get in touch with Natural Endings. You can make a donation in Sean’s memory for the Christie Hospital through his Just Giving page.
     
    Enquiries to natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.
  5. Photo: Keith Siddall

    Keith Siddall

    18th October 1955 – 11th March 2021

     

    Loved and loving husband of Janet, father of Jessica and James, father-in-law of Jenny and friend.
     
    Keith lived in Sale.
     
    Keith’s funeral was held at Altrincham Crematorium on the 7th April 2021. If you would like to make a donation in his memory for Cancer Research please contact Natural Endings.
     
    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.
  6. Photo: Joyce Fairhurst

    Joyce Fairhurst

    23rd  September 1933 – 22nd  December 2020

     

    Loved and loving wife of the late Brian, mother of Douglas, Kevin and Karen, sister of Betty and Molly, grandmother of Lee, Dan, Sophie, Ben and Adam, great grandmother of Bella and friend.

     

    Joyce’s service will be held at Peel Green Crematorium on Thursday the 7th January. Sadly due to current restrictions not everyone that would like to attend in person can. If you would like to be part of her service through a live webcast or watch it again within two weeks please email Natural Endings for details.

     

    Donations in Joyce’s memory can be made for St. Ann’s Hospice and made through Natural Endings.

     

    All enquiries to Natural Endings.

     

  7. Photo: Nicholas Alexander Pakes

    Nicholas Alexander Pakes

    12th May 1955 – 16th December 2020

     

    Loved and loving husband of Angela, father of Charlotte, Holly and Hayley, grandfather of Sofia, father in law to André, brother to Alison and friend to many.                 



    A small private family gathering to honour Nick’s life will take place at Stockport Crematorium.

     

    If you wish to make a donation in his memory for The Brain Tumour Charity please visit his Just Giving page.

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. tel; 0161 969 6690

  8. Photo: Marija Marošević

    Marija Marošević

    18th July 1934 – 9th December 2020

     

    “Her love, kindness and joyful spirit will be greatly missed by us all”

     

    A small memorial service will be held at the Cypress Chapel at Stockport Crematorium on Wednesday 23 December. Sadly numbers will be limited due to Covid-19 restrictions. Her family hope to have a memorial service in Tuzla, Bosnia in summer 2021 alongside her friends and family, where her ashes will be laid to rest next to her husband, Luka.

     

    When a loved one departed, Marija used to light a candle in honour of their life. We invite you to do the same as you remember her.

     

    If you would like to make a donation in her memory, please consider Shelter, a charity that Marija supported.

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690

  9. Photo: Rose Acton

    Rose Acton

    8th July 1992 – 2nd December 2020

     

    Loved and loving fiancé of Tom, daughter of Susan and Charles, grand-daughter of Beryl, niece of Joanne and Julie and friend.

     

    Sadly not everyone was able to attend Rose’s service on Monday 14th December a Vale Royal Crematorium due to current restrictions. If you would like details of her service recording, which is available until the 29th December,  please email; enquiries@naturalendings.co.uk

     

    You are able to donate in Rose’s memory through her Just Giving page.

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690

  10. Photo: Lev Alexander Adams

    Lev Alexander Adams

    10th February 1967 – 30th October 2020

     

    Loved and loving partner of Martine, dad of Max, son of Marina and John, brother of Kate and valued friend.

     

    Lev served his community as a landscape architect and he volunteered with The Real Food Project. He was also grower and friend at Scott Avenue Allotments.

     

    Lev’s funeral was held on Friday 27th November at Manchester Crematorium. Sadly due to current restrictions only a small number of people could attend. You can watch a recording of his service if you click here.

     

    If you would like a copy of  a PDF of his printed order of service please email enquiries@naturalendings.co.uk

     

    If you would like to make a donation in Lev’s memory please visit his Much Loved charity  page.

     

     

  11. Neville Alfred Jackson

    23rd February 1937 – 25th October 2020

     

    Loved and loving husband of the late Lesley, father of Lynne, Rachel and the late Sally, partner of Gill, brother of the late Pat and the late Mue, grandfather of Jourdan, Grady, Tomas, Natascha, Amelie and Ace, uncle and friend.

     

    Nev served his community as a painter and decorator.

     

    Nev’s funeral was held on the 9th November at Altrincham Crematorium. Due to current restrictions only a small number could attend. You can watch his service later on in November if you contact us with your details.

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Email; enquiries@naturalendings.co.uk

     

  12. Photo: Johannes Bruinsma

    Johannes Bruinsma

    5th May 1954 – 3rd October 2020

     

    Much loved long standing friend of Marion, dear brother of Roelf, Derk and Pieter.

     

    John’s service took place on Monday 19th October at Manchester Crematorium.

     

    If you would like to make a donation in John’s memory please make it for St Ann’s Hospice.

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.

     

  13. Photo: Steve Vernon

    Steve Vernon

    28th April 1957 – 21st September 2020

     

    Also known as Stan Vernon.

     

    Steve died after a long illness borne bravely and without complaint.  Loved father of Candice and dear brother of Michael, Christine and Marilyn. 

     

    Steve lived in Heald Green and was a comedian and playwright.

     

    If you would like to attend his funeral please call  Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.

  14. Photo: Dr Anna ‘Annie’ Austin

    Dr Anna ‘Annie’ Austin

    27th November 1980 – 26th September 2020

     

    Loved and loving wife of Stephen, mother of Joseph, daughter of Deborah and Allan, sister of Michael, loving aunty to Victoria and Elizabeth and dear friend to many.

     

    Annie was a social scientist publishing work on well-being, social justice, public policy and empirical ethics.

     

    Annie’s service was held in the Woodland Room at Greenacres, Rainford on the 7th October.

     

    Donations in Annie’s memory for The Brain Tumour Charity, via her MuchLoved page

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.

  15. Photo: Adam Foster

    Adam Foster

    23rd November 1974 – 13th October 2020

     

    Loved and loving partner of Sandra, son of Debbie and Roger, father of Demira and Malisse and valued friend.

     

    Adam was a much loved teacher and colleague at Elms Bank School in Whitefield.

     

    If you would like to make a donation in Adam’s memory please make it for Amnesty International.

     

    His funeral was held at East Lancashire Crematorium on the 2nd October. Numbers were limited due to current restrictions but you can get in touch to watch the funeral online.

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.

  16. Photo: Peter Kerrigan

    Peter Kerrigan

    9th July 1942 – 27th August 2020

     

    Peter lived in Levenshulme. He was a good friend to many and a skilled meditation teacher. His funeral was held at Manchester Centre for Buddhist Meditation on 1st October followed by committal at Altrincham Crematorium. Numbers were limited due to current restrictions but get in touch if you would like to watch online.

     

    If you would like to make a donation in Peter’s memory please make it for The Manchester Samatha Association at www.peoplesfundraising.com/donation/the-manchester-centre-for-buddhist-meditation

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings Funeral Services. tel; 0161 969 6690.

     

  17. Photo: Dr Raine Roberts MBE

    Dr Raine Roberts MBE

    19th September 1931 – 5th September 2020

     

    Loved and loving wife of the late Jim, mother of Philippa and  Simon, grandmother of David , Gareth and Nicolas, mother-in-law to Rick and Jane and valued friend.

     

    Raine was buried with her late husband Jim at Friends of Nature Burial Ground on the 17th September with a small family service. 

     

    Raine set up  The St.Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Manchester. The first of it’s kind in the UK. See her obituary in the Manchester Evening News. If you would like to make a donation in her memory please make it for the centre.

     

    Enquiries and donations to Natural Endings Funeral services. Tel; 0161 969 6690

  18. Photo: Ruth Stanley

    Ruth Stanley

    20th October 1933 – 29th August 2020

     

    Née Smith

    Formally of Hale and Oldfield Brow.

     

    Much loved wife of the late Harold, dear mother of Ieuan and David.

     

    Ruth’s funeral will be held on 11th September in Altrincham.  The donations in Ruth’s memory are for The RSPB or Altrincham Little Theatre.

     

     

    If you would like to attend the funeral or make a donation in memory please contact Natural Endings Funeral Services. Tel; 0161 969 6690.

     

  19. Photo: Julie Scott

    Julie Scott

    10th October 1964 – 21st August 2020

     

    Loved and loving wife of Stephen, mother of Elizabeth and Thomas, daughter, sister and friend.

     

    Julie served her community as a dentist in Marple.

     

    Julie’s funeral was held on Friday 4th September at Adlington Memorial Park.

     

    If you would like to make a donation in Julie’s name please make it for The Maggies Centre (Manchester) and send to Natural Endings Funeral Services.

     

  20. Christine Hession

    19th October 1949 – 1st August 2020

     

    Loved and loving mother of Pauline, Grandma of Adam, Lisa and Bronty, mother-in-law of Kris and valued friend.

     

    Christine was laid to rest at West Pennines Memorial Park on Friday 14th August.