Current Funerals

These are the current funerals that we are arranging. Click on a name to see the funeral arrangements.
BOWERS Clive

On 4th April 2019, Clive of Buxton passed away peacefully at Stepping Hill Hospital, aged 54 years. Beloved husband of the late Hazel, loving father of Lisa and Andrew, brother of Stephen and Philip, and brother in law of Diane and Laura, and a cherished grandad to Ayla and Jessica. He will be greatly missed by all family and friends. Funeral service to take place at St. Peter’s Church, Fairfield, on Tuesday 23rd April, 2019 at 1pm followed by burial at Buxton Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Clive for Blythe House Hospice may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056

BYRNE Karen

Peacefully on May 5th, 2019, Karen of Buxton passed away aged 48 years. Karen will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to be held at St. Peter’s Church, Fairfield on Thursday 16th May, 2019 at 2pm followed by committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please. For any enquiries please contact: R.W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056 

FREEDER Brian

On 2nd May 2019, Brian of Buxton passed away peacefully at Hollin Knowle Care Home, aged 75 years. He will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. Loved younger brother of Eric Freeder, Uncle to Sharon and Paul, and great uncle to Jordan and Nathan. A good friend to historic vehicle enthusiasts and many others in the community of Buxton and beyond. Funeral service to take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Monday 20th May, at 1:20pm. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Brian for Blythe House, Ashgate Hospice and St. Helen’s Trust may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056 *Please make cheques payable to Challenge Derbyshire

GREGORY Brian

On 9th May, 2019 Brian of Buxton passed away peacefully at home aged 79 years. Beloved husband of Maureen, loving father of the late Tracey, a devoted grandpa of Daniel, Julian, Georgia and Maia and also a great grandpa. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place at St. Peter’s Church, Fairfield on Tuesday 28th May, 2019 at 10:45am followed by committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Brian for Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056

McBRIDE James

On 6th April 2019, James of Buxton passed away peacefully at home aged 98 years. Beloved husband of the late Mary, loving father of Richard and the late Elizabeth, and a cherished grandad of Richard, Kirsty, Vicky and Hannah and a great grandad of Niamh, Sam and Elijah. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place at St. Peter’s Church, Fairfield on Friday 3rd May 2019, at 10:45am followed by committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of James for Challenge Derbyshire may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056

ROBERTS Kathleen

On Friday 12th April, 2019 Kathy of Buxton passed away peacefully at East Cheshire Hospice aged 81 years. Beloved wife of Alan, loving mother of David and Patrick, cherished grandmother of Ellen, Ewan, Alessia and Simon. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Friday 26th April, 2019 at 10am. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Kathy for East Cheshire Hospice may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056

SMITH Dianne

On 18th April 2019, Dianne of Buxton passed away peacefully at The Argyle Nursing Home aged 72 years. Beloved wife of Allan, loving mother of Colin, Graham, Lynsey and the late Joanne, also stepmother to Susan and Diane, and a cherished grandmother. She will be greatly missed by all her family and friends. Funeral service to take place at St. Peter’s Church, Fairfield, on Monday 13th May, 2019 at 10:45am followed by committal at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Dianne for The Argyle Amenity Fund may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056

STEWART John

On 20th May, 2019, John of Buxton passed away at home aged 77 years. Beloved husband of Gwenda, loving father of Sally and Robert, a dear brother to Michael and also a cherished grandfather, great grandfather and step father. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. Funeral service to take place at Christ Church, Burbage on Tuesday 4th June, 2019 at 1:30pm followed by cremation at Macclesfield Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of John for Sarcoma UK may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056

THORPE Graham

25th March 1931. Passed away peacefully at The Branksome Care Home, Buxton aged 88 years. Much remembered former proprietor of the legendary family business Thorpe’s confectioners and tobaconists, Fairfield Road Buxton for many years. He will be missed greatly by sister Elma and niece Dawn, Colin, Paul and Tiarnan. Funeral service to take place at Macclesfield Crematorium  on Wednesday 29th May at 3.20pm, followed by refreshments at The Cavendish Golf Club Buxton. Family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Graham for Cancer Research UK may be sent to: R.W. Percival, Heath Street, Buxton, SK17 6LT. Tel: 01298 23056