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    Margaret Betty HughesB 18th December 1932 - 15th July 2014B The funeral of Margaret Betty Hughes of Bethany, Tregarthen Lane, Pant took place on Thursday 24th July 2014 at Pant Methodist Chapel followed by burial at Morton Churchyard. The service was conducted by the Reverend Andrew Evans. Betty was known to many through her connections with Pant Methodist Chapel and the Methodist Circuit, as well as her involvement in many other local groups and her wide circle of friends. Family mourners were: Betty's husband Ron, daughters Tina, Jackie and Vicky, sons-in-law Roger, David and Jason and grandchildren Grace, Claire, Ross, Emily, Eliot and Nate. There were also nieces and nephews, other close family members and many friends present at Betty's funeral which was attended by over 200 people. Ron, Tina, Jackie and Vicky would like to thank everyone for their love and support, condolences and prayers over the last few weeks. Betty had been a lay preacher in the Methodist Chapel for more than 60 years and spent much of her time carrying out different roles within the circuit. She spent many happy times entertaining different local groups with her poetry, talks, sketches and singing with the Pant Chapel Choir. She will be fondly remembered by many for her sense of humour and love of life.

    Published in the Border Counties Advertizer on Tue 05 Aug 2014

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    JONES. - The Funeral has taken place of Mrs Gwyneth Jones, who lived at Ty Newydd, Park Road, Coedpoeth and passed away at home on Tuesday, 8th July, 2014, aged 89 years. She leaves her husband Mr Kenneth H Jones, son Michael, daughter Linda, daughter-in-law Chris, son-in-law Kevin, grandchildren Steven, Paul and Christepher, great grandchildren Aaron, Rhys, Emlyn, Owen and Gwenan. The Funeral Service and Cremation was at Pentrebychan Crematorium, on Monday, 21st July, 2014 and was conducted by Rev. John Elwyn Thomas. Bearers were Kevin, Steven, Paul and Christepher. Flowers were sent by immediate family only. THANKS. Mr Kenneth Hugh and family of the late Mrs Gwyneth Jones wish to thanks all relatives, friends and neighbours for their sympathy and flowers received in their bereavement. Thanks also for donations amounting to £702 for RNIB, Marie Curie, Mr Cockran's Breast Cancer Fund, Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

    Published in the Leader on Wed 30 Jul 2014

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    JONES. - The Funeral has taken place of Mr Stephen Jones, who lived at Marchwiel and passed away at Nightingale House Hospice, on 10th July, 2014, aged 52 years. He leaves his wife Diane and numerous loving family and friends. THANKS. Diane and family wish to express their sincere thanks for the love and support given to them by relatives, friends and neighbours. A special thank you to Stephen's band friends who played for him and for the generous donations of £1, 590 to go to Nightingale House Hospice, The Shooting Star Unit and Macmillan Nurses.

    Published in the Leader on Thu 24 Jul 2014

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    FLETCHER. - Maureen Sylvia (nee Garbutt), after a long illness died peacefully, aged 79 years at home, Claremont, Stronsay, Orkney, on 16th July in the presence of Bruce, her loving husband for almost 40 years. Funeral took place on 21 July, 2014.

    Published in the Leader on Wed 23 Jul 2014

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    GUNTRIP. - The Funeral has taken place of Joan Guntrip from Wrexham, who passed away at the Maelor Hospital on 13th June, 2014, aged 81. She leaves husband Peter, daughters Elaine and Diane, grandaughters Harriet, Alexandra and Charlotte and son-in-law David. A keen singer in her teens, Joan was destined for a career in music. She won the Mezzo Soprano 1st prize at Llangollen International Music Eisteddfod in 1955. She chose instead to carry on the family business (The Fruit Bowl, Abbotsfield Priory Hotel and Baby First) until her retirement in 2002. The Funeral Service was at St Giles' Parish Church followed by Burial at Wrexham Cemetery on 4th July was conducted by Canon John Lomas. Bearers were David Thomas, Geoffrey Freeman, Philip Guntrip and Peter Evans. Mourners were many relatives and friends, too numerous to mention. THANKS. Mr P Guntrip and family of the late Mrs Joan Guntrip wish to extend their thanks to all relatives, friends and neighbours for the kind thoughts and sympathy received in their bereavement. Thanks also for donations amounting to £400 which will be shared between the Accident and Emergency Department of the Maelor Hospital and St. Giles' Parish Church.

    Published in the Leader on Wed 16 Jul 2014

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    Evans. - The Funeral has taken place of Joan Beverley Evans, who lived in Bwlchgwyn and died at Wrexham Maelor Hospital on the 20th of June, 2014, aged 91 years. She leaves a son Anthony. She had been a member of a family bakery business in Rhostyllen. The Funeral Service at Esclusham Parish Church, Rhostyllen was conducted by Rev. Burns. Burial was at Wrexham Ruabon Road Cemetery. Mourners were Graham Richards, Shirley Richards, Cicely Gabriel, Geoffrey Gabriel, Eric Chesworth, Sylvia Wellings, Sian Jones, Christopher Jones, Betty Arnold, Noel Edwards, Nancy Swinnerton, Merys Swinnerton, Mary Roberts, Mair Hughes and Carol Thomas. Flowers were sent by Anthony, Leonard Haycocks and family (Canada) Christine Jakubowski and family (U.S.A), Mr and Mrs Graham Richards and Mrs Cicely Gabriel and family. THANKS. Anthony would like to thank all those that attended the Service and for sympathy cards and donations for Esculsham Parish Church.

    Published in the Leader on Wed 16 Jul 2014

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    Roberts. - The Funeral has taken place of Phyllis Mary Roberts who lived at Allington Drive, Caia Park, Wrexham and passed away on Sunday, 22nd June, 2104, aged 87 years. She leaves children Mike, Steve and Christine, daughters-in-law Sarah and Carole and son-in-law Phillip, grandchildren Martin, Alex, Simon, Daniel and Aaron, great grandchildren Andrew, Jessica, Charlotte, Ffion and Fraser, family in Wrexham and Gloucestershire and many, many friends from the churches around Wrexham. The Funeral Service was at St Mark's Church, Caia Park, Wrexham followed by Cremation at Pentrebychan on Friday, 4th July, 2014, and was conducted by Phillip Carey and clergy friends of Phyllis. Family and friends filled St Mark's Church to mark her passing and give thanks for her life. THANKS.The family would like to express thanks to all who gave donations for Macmillan Cancer Support and St Mark's Church in memory of Phyllis and for the many messages of condolence received in their bereavement.

    Published in the Leader on Mon 14 Jul 2014

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    MARION EDNA JEAN KNIGHT - of Chirbury sadly passed away at the Severn Hospice on June 21st 2014. The dearly loved sister of Dorothy, she was the wife of the late Thomas Eric and mother of the late Kathleen. After living at 'The Lilacs' Churchstoke where she had cared for her grandmother, she moved to Chirbury on her marriage to Thomas Eric 'Busty' Knight, the blacksmith. Even whilst nursing her handicapped daughter, she still managed to return weekly to the family farm 'The Glebe' at Old Churchstoke to care for her widower Uncle, Cliff Marston. She also looked after her parents, in-laws and Aunt Dora at Chirbury in their latter years, as well as welcoming friends and family to visit and stay with her. She had worked at Humphrey Jones' Welshpool, The Herbert Arms, The Nag's Head, Chirbury shop and Harry Tuffin's at Churchstoke. She leaves niece Heather Jones, nephews Stephen and David Winch, 6 great and 9 great grand nephews and nieces all of whom attended the celebration of her life. Sorely missed by Dorothy and all her family and many friends, she will always be remembered with great affection. Thanks: The family wish to express sincere thanks to all who have shown such kindness, help and sympathy in their bereavement, for their cards, and for the donations given to the Severn Hospice. Special thanks to Geraint and Anne Peate for the wonderful service and the meticulous attention to every detail, and to the caterers and florists contributing to the lovely celebration of her life.

    Published in the County Times on Fri 11 Jul 2014

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    Roger Thornes Goolden - The funeral has taken place of Roger Thornes Goolden who lived at Weston Lane, Oswestry then Meifod, Welshpool and died at The Lodge Nursing Home, Welshpool on 23rd May 2014 aged 81. He leaves his wife Barbara, son Jonathan, grandchildren Elizabeth, Emily and Oliver, brother Alec and nephews John, Peter and Michael. He was born on 19th February 1933 at Disley in Cheshire and was educated at Denstone College, Uttoxeter. He saw active service as a 2nd Lieutenant with the South Staffordshire Regiment in Egypt from 1951-53 and received the General Service Medal with Canal Zone clasp in 2005. He was Clerk of Works of Moreton Hall School, Weston Rhyn from1963 to 1993, overseeing a significant expansion of the buildings and facilities of the school. The funeral service and burial was held at St Tysilio and St Mary’s Parish Church, Meifod and was conducted by Rev’d Jane James and Rev’d Glyn Morgan with organ music played by Malcolm Clarke. Family mourners were: Barbara Goolden (wife), Jonathan Goolden (son), Dr Hayley Hood (daughter in law), Elizabeth, Emily and Oliver Goolden (grandchildren), Alec Goolden (brother), Ethne Goolden (sister in law), Peter Goolden (nephew), Joshua Goolden (great nephew), Anne and Sandie Gair, Sheila Hoddinott, Lady Pamela Stewart-White and Lucy Mockett. Other mourners were: Dean “Oscar” Aldridge (also rep. Camilla Pickstock) ,Maggie Baldock, Nigel Baldwin, Mandy Barnes, Liv Beckett (also rep. the Headmaster, and Director of Development, Ellesmere College), David and Mona Breeze, Claire Brook, Jane Burnett, Malcolm, Joyce, Alice and Philip Clarke, Cdr and Mrs Bob Clifford, Susan Correll, Barry Davies, Diana Deakin, Ruth Dean, Carolle Doyle, Anne Evans (also rep. The Lodge Nursing Home), Daphne Evans (also rep. Tim Evans, Helen Hughes and Lyn O’Connor), Hywel Evans, John and Valerie Geddes, Mary Gittins, Pen Godber, Valerie Howell, Gaynor Hughes (also representing Terry, John and Sian Hughes), Keith Hunter, Anne Jones, Millie Jones, - Bob Knill, Doreen Leggatt, Lynne Lloyd, Beryl Loake (also rep. Keith Shuttleworth), Neil McKeown, Anne Murray, W Pethnerbridge, County Councillor Eldrydd Jones, Sharon and Gareth Owen, Jane Roberts, Ann Robinson, Lynn Rowles, Mark Rowles, Timonie Sadler, Philippa Scorer, Mandy Simpson, Peter and Mary Stevens, Patricia Thomas, C Trant, Elaine and Jim Watts, Lyn Whiting and Janet Williams. Barbara, Jonathan and family wish to express their heartfelt thanks to all relatives and friends for their kindness and support at this difficult time, especially in view of Barbara’s recent illness and for your kind donations which will be divided equally between Asbestos Support West Midlands and Meifod Parish Church. Very special thanks also to the staff of the Lodge Nursing Home, Welshpool for their loving care of Roger, to Rev’d Jane Jones and Rev’d Glyn Morgan for all their support and to the staff of David Davies and Sons, Oswestry for their calm professionalism.

    Published in the County Times on Fri 11 Jul 2014

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    Ralphs. - The Funeral has taken place of Mrs Majorie Ralphs, who lived at Wisteria Court, Wrexham and passed away at Gwern Alyn Care Home, on 26th June, 2014, aged 88 years. She leaves her brother Jeff and sister-in-law Sylvia. THANKS. Jeff and Sylvia would like to thank family, friends and neighbours for the sympathy shown following their sad loss. Also for the donations in Madge's memory which amounted to £200 and will be given to the Shooting Star Appeal at the Maelor Hospital, special thanks to Roberts Bros, for their caring Funeral arrangements and also to Rev. Sarah Errington.

    Published in the Leader on Mon 07 Jul 2014

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