Donations and tributes

  1. 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 will be a private family funeral at East Lancashire Crematorium. His family would love to have you there but due to current restrictions this isn’t possible. You are invited to watch the livestream.

     

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.

  2. 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. 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.

     

  3. 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

  4. 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.

     

  5. 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.

     

  6. 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.

  7. Photo: Dr Thomas Harold Ianto Stanley

    Dr Thomas Harold Ianto Stanley

    15th May 1933 – 9th August 2020

     

    Known as Hal Stanley.

    Loved and loving husband of Ruth, father of Ieuan and David and valued friend.

     

    Formerly of Warrington, Hale and Lymm. A much loved former captain of Sale Rugby Club. Hal’s family would like to be in touch with  family and friends that Hal lost contact with. Please get in touch with Natural Endings to pass on messages.

     

    Hal’s funeral will be held on the 24th August. If you would like to attend please call natural Endings on 0161 969 6690.

     

    donations in his memory are for The Wooden Spoon Rugby charity for children.

  8. Photo: Joan Coombes

    Joan Coombes

    8th March 1933 – 10th July 2020

     

    Loved and loving wife of the late Harry, mother of Philip and Katie, grandmother of Rufus and Kitty and valued friend.

     

    Joan was laid to rest with her late husband Harry on 29th July at Blackley Cemetery.

     

     If you would like to make a donation in Joan’s memory please make it for The Passage a charity that works with the homeless.

  9. Photo: Kate Hulme

    Kate Hulme

    18th July 1948 – 24th June 2020

     

    Much loved mother of Lynsey and Hilly, grandma, sister and valued friend. 

     

    Kate was the vibrant owner of the Fairview Hotel in Blackpool.

     

    Kate’s funeral took place at Manchester Crematorium on 9th July. If you would like to make a donation in her memory please make it for St Ann’s Hospice.

  10. Bee Parker

    7th August 1928 – 30th May 2020

     

    Also known as Cheng Parker.

    Loved and loving mother of Steve, grandma of Jake, Mei Lee and Taro, mother-in-law of Paula. Bee’s private committal was held at Manchester Crematorium on Friday 17th July. A memorial was held on what would have been her 92nd  birthday in a small woodland in  Highfield Country Park in Levenshulme. 

    If you would like to make a donation in Bee’s memory a special fund has been set up called Bee’s Wildflower Fund as part of the Bee Sanctuary Movement  in Levenshulme.

  11. Photo: David Edmondson

    David Edmondson

    26th August 1939 – 4th June 2020

     

    Much loved husband of Jean, dear father of Peter, Lee and the late Tracey, beloved brother of Sandra, a devoted granddad and great grandad, uncle and valued friend.

     

    David worked at Kelloggs as a foreman in the Combines Department.

     

    His funeral took place on Wednesday 1stJuly 2020 at Manchester Crematorium.

     

    David’s funeral was  held on Wednesday 1st July at Manchester Crematorium.  Donations in David’s memory can be made for Kidneys For Life charity.

     

     

     

  12. Photo: John McCloy

    John McCloy

    19th December 1966 – 10th June 2020

    Much loved son of John and the late Mary, dear father of Callum and Kieran, beloved brother of Paddy and Geraldine, grandfather of Lucy, uncle of Darren, Jay Liam and Connor, brother-in-law to Wayne and Shelly, great-uncle and valued friend.

     

    John served with the Kings Own Scottish Boarderers regiment.

     

    His funeral was held on Friday 19th June at Manchester crematorium.

  13. 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 18th May at Manchester Crematorium. On the  14th July there was  a memorial for him when his ashes are interred in his family grave.

  14. 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.

     

  15. 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.

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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.

  19. 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

     

  20. 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.