HIGNETT. - The Funeral has taken place of Leonard Hignett (Skid) who lived in Rhostyllen and passed away at Wrexham Maelor Hospital on 25th April, 2014, aged 82 years. He leaves sons Paul, John, Martin and Andrew, daughter-in-laws Penny, Karen and Gina, all his grandchildren and great-grandson, sister Joan and brother-in-law Trevor. He was a miner for 34 years at Bersham Colliery. Skid was a real Character and well respected in the village of Rhostyllen. The Funeral Service was at Holy Trinity Church, Rhostyllen, followed by Burial at Holy Trinity Churchyard, on 2nd May, 2014 and was conducted by Rev. Matthew Burns. Bearers were grandson Darren Hignett and Roberts Bros. Family mourners were sons Paul, John and Martin, daughter-in-laws Penny and Karen, sister and brother-in-law Joan and Trevor, sister-in-law Dilys, grandchildren Philip, Darren and wife Beth, Shelley and Luke, many relatives, friends and neighbours, too numerous to mention. Flowers were sent by John and Penny, Philip, Darren, Beth and Noah, Martin, Karen, Shelley, Joan, Trevor and Family and dear friend Francis.
THANKS. The family of the late Len Hignett (Skid) would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the sympathy received at this sad time. Thanks for donations amounting to £520 for Cystic Fibrosis.
Published in the Leader on Mon 12 May 2014