Donations and tributes

  1. 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.

     

  2. 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.
  3. 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.

     

  4. 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.
  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.
  8. 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

     

     

  9. 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.
  10. 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.

  11. 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.

     

     

  12. 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.
  13. 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.

  14. Photo: John Brocken

    John Brocken

    3rd October 1963 – 2nd August 2019

     

    Much loved brother of Sally and valued friend.

    A celebration of John’s life  will be held at 3.30pm on Wednesday 28th August at Manchester Crematorium.
     
    Enquiries to Natural Endings Funeral Services. Tel; 0161 969 6690.
  15. Photo: Lou Henshaw

    Lou Henshaw

    20th July 1937 – 6th August 2019

     

    Loved and loving husband of the late Cynthia, father of Jane and Stephen, grandfather of Emily and Georgia, brother of Molly and Ken, father-in-law of Colin and Sandra, uncle and valued friend.

     

    Lou’s funeral will take place at 12.20pm on Friday 16th August at Peel Green Crematorium.

     

    Family flowers only please. If you would like to make a donation in Lou’s memory please make it for St.Ann’s Hospice or Macmillan Cancer Support. There will be a donations box at the crematorium.

     

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

  16. Photo: Mildred Wrigley

    Mildred Wrigley

    1st March 1929 – 10th July 2019

     

    Loved and loving wife of the late John, mother of Barbara, John and the late Diane, grandmother of Graham, Vanessa, Katie, Samantha, Victoria, Adam, Daniel, David, Alex and Bradley, great- grandmother of Connor, Ellie, Jack, Oliver, Maisie, Oliver, Leo, Harry, Frankie and Luca.

     

    The thanksgiving for Mildred’s life will be held at 11am at Clayton Methodist Church on Monday 29th July followed by a burial. 

     

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

     

  17. Photo: Sue Butterworth

    Sue Butterworth

    28th April 1971 – 4th July 2019

     

    née Wynne

     

    Loved and loving wife of Cassian, daughter of Lynn and Steve, step-daughter of Dave, sister to Mandy, artist, teacher and treasured friend.

    The celebration of Sue’s life will be held at 12.30pm on Friday 19thJuly in the Old Chapel at Manchester Crematorium.

    Please don’t feel like you need to wear black.

    Charity donations in Sue’s memory will go towards the work of St Ann’s Hospice that gave her such great care. There will be a donations box at the crematorium.

    Enquiries to Natural Endings. Tel; 0161 969 6690.

     

  18. Photo: Emily Dale

    Emily Dale

    22nd October 1939 – 20th June 2019

    Wife of Jonathan, mother of Meredith, Gareth and Branwen, grandmother of Yola, Zora, Bulak and Silke, great-grandmother of Akeem and Pamina. Member at Central Manchester Quaker Meeting, formerly St Andrews, Blackburn and Wanstead Quaker Meetings.

    Meeting for worship and for Emily at Sale Quaker Meeting House on Thursday 18th July followed by a burial (family and close friends only).  Memorial Meeting on Saturday 7th September at Mount Street Quaker Meeting House.

     

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

     

  19. Photo: Lilian Morgan

    Lilian Morgan

    21stMay 1927 – 15thJune 2019

     

    (née Wood)

    Much loved mother of Mike and Philip, mother-in-law of Jane, grandmother of Sarah, Rachel, John, Tom, Georgina and Alice and great grandmother of Oliver.  

    Lilian’s funeral will take place at 11.30am on Tuesday 9th July in Altrincham Crematorium Chapel followed by a burial in Dunham Lawn Cemetery.  Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Guide Dogs for the Blind. There will be a donations box at the cemetery or donations can be sent to Natural Endings.

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

     

  20. Photo: Joyce Johnston

    Joyce Johnston

     27th September 1925 – 12th May 2019

    Née Branch. Much loved wife of the late Bill, loving mother of Melanie and Andrew, grandmother of Sophie, Bill, Georgia and Joe and great grandmother of Lily, Maisie, Frankie, Izzie, Maddox and Benny and valued friend.

    Of Worsley and formerly of Clifton and Huddersfield.

    Joyce’s funeral will be held in the New Chapel at Manchester Crematorium at 12.30pm on Thursday 30th May.

    Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, for Macmillan Cancer Support  or Relatives and Residents Association (support for families of people in care who campaign for better conditions in care homes). There will be a donations box at the crematorium. 

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