Donations and tributes

  1. Leonard DuNoyer

    9th December 1933 – 7th May 2020 

     

    Much loved brother of Kenneth, dear uncle of Christine and valued friend. He lived in Didsbury and Withington.

    Len’s funeral was held on Monday 18thMay at Manchester Crematorium. At a later date  there will be a memorial for him when his ashes are interred in his family grave in Southern Cemetery

  2. Photo: Pauline Hammerton

    Pauline Hammerton

    13th July 1944 – 11th February 2020

     

    Loved and loving mum, grandma, sister and friend.

     

    Pauline’s ceremony will be held at 1pm on Friday the 13th March in the Central Chapel at Blackley Cemetery.  Followed by a burial in The Woodlands. The track up to the Woodlands is quite muddy so please wear sensible shoes. Please don’t bring big floral tributes. If you would like to bring some flowers please bring a daffodil or two. If you would like to make a donation in Pauline’s memory please make it for Manchester Palestine Action.

     

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

     

  3. Photo: Sybil Miller

    Sybil Miller

    16th June 1930 – 27th February 2020 

     

    Loved and loving Mum, Grandma, Great Grandma, sister and friend.

     

    Sybil’s funeral has been changed and now only close family may attend. We are sorry that this has happened but they are acting upon the advice of the crematorium due to the current health crisis.  Donations, if desired, for Didsbury Good Neighbours can be sent to Natural Endings Funeral Services. If you would like a jpeg of the order of service please email; enquiries@naturalendings.co.uk

     

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

  4. Photo: James Boyle also known as Tony Vallon

    James Boyle also known as Tony Vallon

    15th May 1928 – 6th February 2020

     

    Loved and loving father, uncle and friend.

     

    Tony was a professional wrestler and business man.

     

    Tony’s funeral will be held at 1pm on Monday 24th February in the New Chapel at Manchester Crematorium.

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690

  5. Photo: Nicola Shields

    Nicola Shields

    11th June 1965 – 18th January 2020

     

    Loved and loving daughter of Davina and Colin, mother of Nathaniel, sister of Rachel, partner of Alan.

     

    The celebration of Nicola’s life will be held at 4pm on Thursday 13th February in the Old Chapel at Manchester Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, towards the work of the Donkey Sanctuary. There will be a donations box at the crematorium.

     

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

  6. Photo: George Roach

    George Roach

    29th March 1943 – 6th February 2020

     

    Loved and loving father of Donna and Paul, granddad of Holly, Beth and Ewan, brother of Kath, father-in-law of Dave and Andrea and friend to many.

     

    George lived in Higher Broughton and worked as a builder at Manchester and Cheshire Construction in Salford.

     

    George’s farewell will be held at 11am on Friday 21st February at Agecroft Crematorium. Family flowers only please. 

     

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

  7. Photo: Jeffrey Sheppeck

    Jeffrey Sheppeck

    12th December 1937 – 4th February 2020

     

    Loved and loving husband of the late Doreen, father of Janet and Ged, grandfather of Chloe, the late Laura, Sam, Madison and Ryan., father-in-law of David and Katie and friend. 

     

    Jeff’s service will be held at 1.30pm on Friday 14th February at Manchester Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired towards the work of The Christie Hospital. There will be a donations box at the crematorium.

     

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

     

  8. Photo: Ann Shaffi

    Ann Shaffi

    9th August 1942 – 24th January 2020

     

    Née Kenny. Ann lived in Dublin, Chorlton and Didsbury. She served her community as a nurse.
     
     
    Ann was a loved and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunty and friend.
     
     
    Her funeral will be held at St. Catherine of Siena Church, Didsbury at 9.30am on Friday 31st January. Family flowers only please.
     
     
     
    Enquiries to Natural Endings Funeral Services. tel; 0161 969 6690.

     

  9. Photo: Luke McDermott (aka Tony Reilly)

    Luke McDermott (aka Tony Reilly)

     

    9th October 1946 – 7th January 2020

    Luke was a loved and loving  husband, father, brother, granddad, great-granddad and friend. Luke’s funeral will be held at 12pm on Monday 27th January at Manchester Crematorium.
     
     
    Family flowers only please.
     
     
    Enquiries to Natural Endings Funeral Services. Tel; 0161 969 6690.
  10. Photo: Mary McClarnan

    Mary McClarnan

    24th June 1946 – 8th January 2020

     

    Mary was a loved and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, mother-in-law and friend.

     

    Mary’s service will be held in the East Chapel at Blackley Cemetery at 1.30pm on Wednesday 22nd January followed by a burial.

     

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

     

  11. Photo: David Morris

    David Morris

    7th August 1957 – 10th December 2019

     

    David was a much loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle, nephew and friend.
     
     
    Chef, artist and writer.
     
     
    His funeral will be held at 10am on Friday 10th January in the Old Chapel at Manchester Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for the RSPCA. There will be a donations box at the crematorium.
     
     
    Enquiries to Natural Endings Funerals. Tel; 0161 969 6690.
  12. Photo: Joan Fanning

    Joan Fanning

    8th November 1922 – 9th December 2019

     

    David and Michelle would like to invite you to Joan’s funeral on Monday 23rd December in the New Chapel at Manchester Crematorium, Barlow Moor Rd, Chorlton, M21 7GZ.  

     

    Flowers are welcome or optional donations to the Musicians Benevolent Fund, also known as Help Musicians UK . There will be a donations box at the crematorium.

     

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

  13. Photo: Irene Williamson

    Irene Williamson

    29th May 1953 – 22nd November 2019

     

    Loved and loving wife of Roy, mother of Karen, Karl and Paul, grandmother of Megan and Tigerlily, sister of Robert and friend.

     

    Irene’s funeral service will be held at Walton Hall and Gardens at 2pm on Monday 2nd December followed by a committal at Walton Lea Crematorium at 3pm. You are welcome to arrive at the hall from 12pm. There will be refreshments, lovely gardens and even a petting zoo. 

     

    Family flowers only please. If you would like to make a donation in Irene’s memory please make it for RNLI. You can donate through the Just Giving page. There will also be a donations box at the service. 

     

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

  14. Photo: Nick Gage

    Nick Gage

    23rd September 1958 – 5th November 2019
     
     
    “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away”
     
     
    We will say goodbye to Nick and celebrate his life at 12pm on Monday 25th November at Greenacres Woodland Burial Ground. For directions click here Please join us for tea and coffee from 11.30am prior to the farewell. Please don’t feel the need to wear black, just dress as you would if you were meeting Nick for a drink. On this note, please wear hardy shoes as the woodland area is quite wet at the moment.
     
     
    No flowers please but if you would like to make a donation in memory of Nick, this will go to WaterAid. There will be a donation box at the venue.
     
     
     
    Enquiries to Natural Endings Funeral Services. Tel; 0161 969 6690.
  15. Photo: Gladys Allen

    Gladys Allen

    16th February 1925 – 7th November 2019

     

    Much loved wife of the late Frank, dear mother of Glynis and Kay, beloved grandmother of Peter and Philip and valued friend. Gladys was a much loved member of staff at St. John’s Infant School in Failsworth and a member of St.John’s Church Choir.

     

    Gladys’ service will be held at 1pm on Friday 29th November at Hollinwood Crematorium, Oldham. Please do not feel that you need to wear black. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Keate House that gave Gladys such wonderful care. There will be a donations box at the crematorium.

     

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

     

     

  16. Photo: Chris Burns

    Chris Burns

    9th March 1968 – 7th October 2019

     

    Loved husband of Catherine, father of Dan, Ollie and Ruth, son of Sheila and friend.
     
    Chris’ service will be held in The Old Chapel at Manchester Crematorium on Monday 28th October at 2pm. Please do not feel like you need to dress in a formal way or wear black. Family flowers only please (no lilies). Donations, if desired, for Manchester MIND charity. There will be a donations box at the crematorium. 
     
     
    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.
  17. Photo: Julian Platt

    Julian Platt

    19th January 1960 – 10th August 2019

     

    Julian was a much loved member of the Hulme community.

    His funeral will be held at Manchester Crematorium on Friday 20th September 2019 at 4pm.  do not feel a need to dress formally or in black. 

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.

  18. Photo: Kenneth Wheeler

    Kenneth Wheeler

    7th October 1951 – 2nd October 2019

     

    Dearly loved husband of Carol, devoted dad of Linsi and Sam and their partners Ian and Chris and valued friend. Kenny worked for the Royal Mail. He will be sadly missed by all that knew him.

     

    Kenny’s service will be held in the Old Chapel at Manchester Crematorium on Friday 25th October at 11am. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Support. There will be a donations box at the crematorium.

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.

     

     

  19. Photo: Maureen Elliott

    Maureen Elliott

    4th March 1953 – 24th September 2019
     
     
    Loved and loving wife of the late Peter, mother of Sarah and Joanne, mamo of Thomas, Oliver and Daniel and friend.
     
    Maureen’s funeral will be held at 12.30pm in the New Chapel at Manchester Crematorium on Wednesday 9th October.
     
    Family flowers only please. If you would like to make a donation in Maureen’s memory please make it for Cancer Research UK. There will be a donations box at the service.
     
    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.
  20. Photo: Bob Moores

    Bob Moores

    13th September 1948 – 18th August 2019

     

    Much loved and loving husband of Julie, brother of Val and Kevin, father, grandad of Dexter, nephew, uncle and valued friend.

     

    The celebration of Bob’s life will take place at 1pm on Thursday 29th August at Agecroft Crematorium, Salford. Please don’t feel like you need to wear black. If you would like to make a donation in Bob’s memory please make it for St.Ann’s Hospice. You can  send it direct to St.Ann’s Hospice Little Hulton with a note of Bob’s name and mentioning that he was in their care this month. Alternatively there will be gift aid envelopes and a donations box at the crematorium.

     

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