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    DAVID CHARLES WIGLEY - of Glenhurst, Llandrinio passed away peacefully at home Sunday 22nd February 2015, aged 72 years. Dearly beloved Husband of Mair, loving Father of Angela, Adrian and Andrew and the late twins Ruth and Rachel, Father in law of David, Menna and Louise, a dear Grandad of George, Harri, Alfie and Megan and brother of Beth. The funeral service was led by Rev. Evelyn Davies at Llandrinio Church on 6th March followed by interment in the churchyard. The organist was Mrs Myfanwy Lloyd and the Eulogy was given by Father Roy Evans. The bearers were Andrew Woolley, Andrew Wigley, Andrew Evans and Pete Lewis. The ushers were Peter Jones, Lloyd Bright, Andrew Morgan and Andrew James. Mark and Colin Benbow arranged the car parking. The family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their sympathy and attending the funeral. Also for the generous donations for Llandrinio Church and Severn Hospice amounting to £3,987 - thank you everyone. Finally our grateful thanks to E.J. Francis Funeral Director, Forden, for the funeral arrangements.

    Published in the County Times on Fri 10 Apr 2015

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    DAVID CHARLES WIGLEY - of Glenhurst, Llandrinio passed away peacefully at home Sunday 22nd February 2015, aged 72 years. Dearly beloved Husband of Mair, loving Father of Angela, Adrian and Andrew and the late twins Ruth and Rachel, Father in law of David, Menna and Louise, a dear Grandad of George, Harri, Alfie and Megan and brother of Beth. The funeral service was led by Rev. Evelyn Davies at Llandrinio Church on 6th March followed by interment in the churchyard. The organist was Mrs Myfanwy Lloyd and the Eulogy was given by Father Roy Evans. The bearers were Andrew Woolley, Andrew Wigley, Andrew Evans and Pete Lewis. The ushers were Peter Jones, Lloyd Bright, Andrew Morgan and Andrew James. Mark and Colin Benbow arranged the car parking. The family would like to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their sympathy and attending the funeral. Also for the generous donations for Llandrinio Church and Severn Hospice amounting to £3,987 - thank you everyone. Finally our grateful thanks to E.J. Francis Funeral Director, Forden, for the funeral arrangements.

    Published in the County Times on Fri 10 Apr 2015

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    Edwards. - The Funeral has taken place of Sheila Ann Edwards, who lived at Daleside Avenue, Wrexham, and passed away at Nightingale House Hospice on 15th March, 2015, aged 76 years. The Funeral Service was at Pentrebychan Crematorium on 25th March, 2015, and was conducted by Helen Hedley. THANKS. Husband Bryn and children Gary, Jayne and Ian would like to thank all family, friends and relatives for cards and sympathy during their recent bereavement. Thanks also for donations amounting to £501 for Nightingale House Hospice. Special thanks to Dr Helen Wood, Borras Park Surgery, Shooting Stars and Nightingale House Hospice for their help and support throughout Sheila's illness.

    Published in the Leader on Mon 30 Mar 2015

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    Lewis. - The Funeral has taken place of Mrs Gaynor T. Lewis, who lived at High Street, Pentre Broughton, Wrexham, and passed away at home on 27th February, 2015, aged 73 years. She leaves husband Mike, son Keith, daughter Helen, and grandchildren Jack, Leah and Keiran. Gaynor was a carer for 30 years. The Funeral Service was at Pentrebychan Crematorium, on 13th March, 2015, and was conducted by Rev. Aylward. Bearers were family. Mourners were family, friends, neighbours and work friends. Flowers were sent by family and work friends. THANKS. Mr Mike Lewis and family wish to thank all friends, neighbours and work friends for sympathy and cards received in their sad loss. Thanks also for donations amounting to £300 for Hospice at Home and Marie Curie Cancer Care.

    Published in the Leader on Mon 30 Mar 2015

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    Jones. - The Funeral has taken place of Colin Jones, who lived at Holborn Crescent, Brynteg, and passed away at Wrexham Maelor Hospital on 19th February, 2015, aged 85 years. He leaves sons Christopher, Jeffrey, Clive and their families. He worked at Brymbo Steel Works in the Rope & Chain department for over 30 years. In retirement, Colin, a keen Crown Green bowler, acted as caretaker for the Broughton Bowling Club for many years. As a member of Brymbo Conservative Club, he enjoyed nothing more than a game of snooker and a pint with family and friends. The Funeral Service was at Pentrebychan Crematorium, with his ashes Interred at Pentre Broughton Church on 4th March, 2015. Bearers were Christopher Jones, Jeffrey Jones, Clive Jones and Ryan Thomas. Mourners were many relatives, friends and neighbours, too numerous to mention. THANKS. Mr Christopher Jones and the family of the late Mr Colin Jones, wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for the sympathy shown to them in the loss of a loving father and taid. Thanks also for the very kind donations amounting to £200 for Nightingale House Hospice.

    Published in the Leader on Thu 19 Mar 2015

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    Ewart Davies - Passed away suddenly at Morriston Hospital, Swansea on Tuesday 09 December 2014, aged 72 years. Born at Machynlleth, he was the youngest child of the late Roland and Hannah Davies and was raised at Brynclygo, Penegoes. Subsequently, he moved to Ty’r Ysgol, Penegoes with his mother and sister, Anne, his father having passed away some years before. After completing his education at Machynlleth County School, Ewart started working for the Royal Mail delivering telegrams and messages on foot and by bicycle and after a period of time successfully gained a full time position as a Postman at Machynlleth Delivery Office. He was eventually promoted to a Postman Higher Grade, heralding the start of a long period of indoor work. Ewart completed 47 years of service with the Royal Mail retiring in February 2007. After his retirement, he continued maintaining gardens for many within the Dyfi Valley as well as giving talks about his postal career. A committed Parish Councillor, he held a position on the Cadfarch Parish Ward for a period in excess of 25 years. Ewart is survived by his two children, Nia and Emyr Wyn and by two of his siblings, Richard and Mai. A family funeral service took place on Saturday 20 December 2014 at St Cadfarch’s Parish Church, Penegoes conducted by the Reverend Kathleen Rogers followed by interment in the Church’s cemetery. A further public service was subsequently held later on the same day at Maengwyn Chapel, Machynlleth conducted again by Rev. Rogers with a contribution made by the Reverend Sior Coleman. Hoffai’r teulu ddatgan eu gwerthfawrogiad diffuant i bawb am eu cydymdeimlad a’r rhoddion a aethpwyd i Sefydliad y Galon Prydeinig - Cymru ac a ddaeth at gyfanswm o £1,501.30. The family wish to express their sincere appreciation to everyone for their condolences and donations which were kindly given towards the British Heart Foundation – Wales and which amounted to £1,501.30.

    Published in the County Times on Fri 13 Mar 2015

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    JONES. - The Funeral has taken place of John Emlyn Jones who lived in Gresford and passed away at Wrexham Maelor Hospital on Monday, February 16th, 2015, aged 89 years. He leaves daughter Anita, granddaughter Faye and great grandsons Urquhart and Hector. The Funeral Service at All Saints' Church, Gresford was conducted by Fr. Tudor Hughes and Cremation followed at Pentrebychan Crematorium. THANKS. Anita and Faye wish to thank all family, friends and neighbours for sympathy and kindness received in their bereavement. Thank you also for donations amounting to £280.00 for Wrexham Hospital League of Friends.

    Published in the Leader on Wed 11 Mar 2015

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    REEVES. - The Funeral has taken place of Tony Reeves who lived in Acrefair and passed away at Wrexham Maelor Hospital on February 14th, 2015, aged 72 years. The Funeral Service at Pentrebychan Crematorium was conducted by Martin Baldry, Funeral Celebrant. THANKS. Moira and Sharon Reeves, wife and daughter of the late Tony Reeves, wish to thank all family and friends for sympathy and flowers received in their bereavement. Thank you also for donations amounting to one thousand pounds for the Intensive Care Unit at Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

    Published in the Leader on Wed 11 Mar 2015

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    OWENS. - The Funeral has taken place of Patricia Ann Owens, who lived in Wrexham and passed away at Wrexham Maelor Hospital on Thursday, 5th February, 2015, aged 74 years. She was the much loved wife of the late Trevor Owens. She leaves her devoted son Mark, daughter-in-law Sarah, beloved and precious grandchildren Matthew and Holly and much loved brother and sisters John, Pearl and Avril. The Funeral Service was at St. Mary's Church, Ruabon followed by Interment at Ruabon Cemetery. Mourners were many relatives, friends, neighbours and colleagues too numerous to mention. THANKS. Ann's family with to thank everyone for their kind messages of sympathy and donations in lieu of flowers amounted to £250 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

    Published in the Leader on Wed 04 Mar 2015

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    Smith. - The Funeral has taken place of Gwyneth Smith who lived at Jubilee Road Wrexham and died at Trewythen Hall Care Home on 11th February 2015 aged 88. She leaves son Martin, daughter Christine, daughter in law and son in law, Susan and Tony. Grandchildren Daniel, Stuart, Beccy and Stephen, great grandchildren Seren and Emilia. The Funeral Service at Pentrebychan Crematorium on 24th February was conducted by Rev. Sam Erlandson. Bearers were Daniel, Stuart, Stephen and Anthony. THANKS. The family of Gwyneth wish to thank everyone for their kind messages of sympathy and donations for The Alzheimers Society (Wales).

    Published in the Leader on Fri 27 Feb 2015

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