Donations and tributes

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

     

     

     

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

     

  9. 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.

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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.

  13. 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

     

  14. 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.

     

  15. 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.
  16. 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.

     

  17. 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.
  18. 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

  19. 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.

  20. 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.