Current Funerals

  • BOWCOCK. Carl Robert
  • BOWCOCK. Carl Robert

    Suddenly on Friday 26th April at The Royal Stoke University Hospital, Carl, aged 60 years of Leek, the beloved husband of Alison, much loved dad of Claire and Julie and Julie's partner Martin, dearest brother of Anita, brother in law of Ron and a dear uncle. Carl was much loved and will be sadly missed.
    A service to celebrate Carl's life will take place on Friday 24th May at Carmountside Crematorium at 2:45pm.
    Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.
    Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the UHNM Charity.
    For any further details of the funeral arrangements please contact:- David H. Smith, Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain Street, Leek. ST13 6JS Tel: (01538) 399661 www.davidhsmith.co.uk

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • CHAPPELL. Arthur Roland
  • CHAPPELL. Arthur Roland

    Peacefully on Thursday 9th May at The East Cheshire Hospice, Macclesfield, Arthur aged 97 years of Rushton Spencer, the much loved husband of the late Mary, dearest dad of Christine and treasured grandad of Nicky. Funeral service followed by interment in the churchyard will take place at St. Lawrence Church, Rushton Spencer on Monday 3rd June at 12noon. Will relatives and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to East Cheshire Hospice and St. Lawrence Church, Rushton Spencer.
    For further details of the funeral arrangements please contact:-
    David H. Smith Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain St., Leek. Tel. (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • CRITCHLOW, G. W. Allen
  • CRITCHLOW, G. W. Allen

    The funeral service of the late Mr. G. W. Allen Critchlow, aged 80 years, late of Leek, will take place on Saturday 11th May. Service followed by interment at St. Paul's Church, Quarnford at 11:30am.
    Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at Church.
    Family flowers only please.
    Any kind donations will be forwarded to St. Pauls Church, Quarnford.
    For any further enquiries please contact our Leek funeral home:-
    David H. Smith Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain St., Leek. Tel. (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • DALE. Irene
  • DALE. Irene

    At rest on Thursday 23rd May at The Hawthorns, Buxton, Irene aged 94 years of Buxton.
    A very dear aunt who will be sadly missed.
    For further details please contact:- Mellor & Smith Funeral Directors, Prince of Wales House, Fairfield Rd, Buxton SK17 7DN (01298) 77703

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • DUNN. Barbara (nee Green)
  • DUNN. Barbara (nee Green)

    At rest on Saturday 11th May at Tree Tops Care Home Leek, Barbara aged 90 years. The much loved and loving wife of the late Kenneth Peter and a dearly loved mum.
    Funeral service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Thursday 23rd May at 1.30pm. Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Flowers may be sent. Any kind donations may be forwarded to Cancer Research UK and The R.N.L.I.
    Further details of the funeral arrangements to:-
    David H. Smith Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain St., Leek. Tel. (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • GORE. Robert Nicholas
  • GORE. Robert Nicholas

    Nick died peacefully at Abbey Court Nursing Home on 5th May 2019, aged 67. A passionate, funny, and kind-hearted man, Nick will be missed by family, friends, and all that knew him. Funeral service to be held at St Luke's Church, Leek, on Monday 20th May at 1pm, followed by cremation at Camountside Crematorium at 2:15pm, and then onto Leek Cricket Club for refreshments. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Knights Care Limited and to the N.S Health Care Trust Fund (c/o The Jackfield Ward)
    Further details of the funeral arrangements to:-
    David H. Smith Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain St., Leek. Tel. (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • GRAHAM. Margaret Elizabeth
  • GRAHAM. Margaret Elizabeth

    Peacefully on Friday 17th May at The Leys Care Home Ashbourne, Margaret aged 82 years of Hartington. The much loved and loving wife of Reg, dearest mum of Christine, Beverley, Diana, Joanna, Daniel & Graham.
    Funeral Tuesday 4th June. Service will take place at Earl Sterndale Chapel at 11.30am followed by private cremation. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Dementia U.K and to Earl Sterndale Chapel.
    Inquiries to:- David H. Smith, Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain Street, Leek. ST13 6JS Tel: (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • GREEN. Keith Andrew
  • GREEN. Keith Andrew

    Passed away peacefully following a short illness on Wednesday 8th May at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Keith aged 64 years lately of Bentilee, formerly of Werrington and former proprietor of Goslings Butchers, The Strand, Longton. Much loved dad of James, dear father in law of Laura, fondly remembered by Sue, dearly loved son of the late Dennis and the late Rita, cherished brother of Donald, Derith and Beverley, dear brother in law and uncle who will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
    Funeral service to take place at St. John's Church Wetley Rocks on Wednesday 22nd May at 11.30am followed by private interment. Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to The U.H.N.M Charity (Critical Care Unit)
    For further details of the funeral arrangements please contact:- David H. Smith, Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain Street, Leek. ST13 6JS Tel: (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • LEE. Mary "Maura"
  • LEE. Mary "Maura"

    Peacefully on Friday 26th April at Abbey Court Nursing Home, Maura aged 90 years. Devoted wife of the late Jack, dearest mum of John & Tom, mother in law of Victoria and Sophie, and treasured grandma of Jack.
    Funeral service will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday 29th May at 11.00am. Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to CLIC Sargent.
    Further details of the funeral arrangements please contact:-
    David H. Smith Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain St., Leek. Tel. (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • MELLOR. Edward
  • MELLOR. Edward

    At rest on Wednesday 8th May 2019 at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Edward Mellor aged 70 years of Longnor.
    Funeral Thursday 6th June. Service followed by interment at St. Bartholomews Church, Longnor at 11.30am. Will relatives and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to The R.S.P.C.A. and to Flash & Longnor Community First Responders.
    For more details of the funeral arrangmements please contact:-
    David H. Smith Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain St., Leek. Tel. (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • NELSON. James Vincent "Jim"
  • NELSON. James Vincent "Jim"

    The funeral of the late Jim Nelson aged 76 years of Buxton is yet to be arranged. Jim will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
    For further details please contact:- Mellor & Smith Funeral Directors, Prince of Wales House, Fairfield Rd, Buxton SK17 7DN (01298) 77703

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • NIXON. George
  • NIXON. George

    Peacefully on Wednesday 8th May at Burleigh House, Cellarhead, George aged 97 years. A very dear uncle of Bill and Stuart.
    Funeral service will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium on Tuesday 28th May at 11.20am. Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. No flowers please by request. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to The Douglas Macmillan Hospice.
    Further details of the funeral arrangements to:-
    David H. Smith Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain St., Leek. Tel. (01538) 399661 www.davidhsmith.co.uk

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • PIERCE. Sidney
  • PIERCE. Sidney

    Suddenly on Sunday 21st April at his home in Alstonefield, SIDNEY "Sid" aged 91 years. Reunited with his late wife Jean, much loved and sadly missed by his family.
    Funeral to take place on Friday 17th May. Service followed by cremation at Markeaton Crematorium at 3:00pm in the round chapel.
    Would friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium.
    Family flowers only please.
    Any kind donations will be forwarded to Marie Curie & Blythe House Hospice .
    For any further enquiries please contact our Leek funeral home.
    David H. Smith Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain St., Leek. Tel. (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • POTTER. Jennifer (nee Mellor)
  • POTTER. Jennifer (nee Mellor)

    At peace on Friday 17th May at her home in Harpur Hill, Jennifer, aged 70 years, beloved wife of the late Kalvin, dearly loved mum of Beverley and David, treasured grandma of Billy, Jake, Ella and Oliver and a much loved sister, who will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
    Funeral Friday 31st May.
    Service at St. Mary's Church, Dale Road, Buxton at 11.00am followed by interment at Buxton Cemetery.
    Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the Church.
    Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Ashgate Hospice.
    Inquires to :- Mellor & Smith Funeral Directors, Prince of Wales House, Fairfield Road, Buxton. Tel. (01298) 77703

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • SIMPSON. Elizabeth May
  • SIMPSON. Elizabeth May

    At peace on Wednesday 8th May at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, Bessie aged 80 years of Buxton (formerly of Harpur Hill) Beloved mum of Julie, dearly loved sister of Esme and Mary, mother in law of Jonathan, cherished gran of Luke, dear sister in law of Stuart and the late Vincent and a dear auntie. Funeral service will take place at St James' Church, Harpur Hill on Tuesday 21st May at 2.00pm followed by interment at Buxton Cemetery. Will relatives and friends wishing to attend kindly meet Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Cancer Research U.K. and to The Pavilion Care Centre, Buxton.
    Further details of the funeral arrangements to:- Mellor & Smith Funeral Directors, Prince of Wales House, Fairfield Road, Buxton. Tel. (01298) 77703



    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • SPENCER. Mavis Frances
  • SPENCER. Mavis Frances

    Unexpectedly on Sunday 19th May at her home, Mavis aged 90 years of Buxton. A much loved mum of Patricia and Christine and a very dear grandma. Mavis will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
    Inquiries to:- Mellor & Smith Funeral Directors, Prince of Wales House, Fairfield Road, Buxton. Tel. (01298) 77703

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • STARKEY. Mavis
  • STARKEY. Mavis

    Peacefully on Thursday 23rd May at Arbour Court Care Home, Marple, Mavis aged 86 years. Beloved wife of the late Alfred Starkey, much loved sister of Audrey & Barbara, a very dear aunt and great-aunt. Mavis will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her. Funeral Thursday 13th June 2019. Service and cremation will take place at Macclesfield Crematorium at 1.20pm. Will relatives and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium . Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to Dementia U.K
    Inquiries to:- Mellor & Smith Funeral Directors, Prince of Wales House, Fairfield Rd, Buxton SK17 7DN (01298) 77703






    For further details please contact:- Mellor & Smith Funeral Directors, Prince of Wales House, Fairfield Rd, Buxton SK17 7DN (01298) 77703

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • STUBBS. James William
  • STUBBS. James William

    At peace on Thursday 25th April at Wall Hill Care Home, Leek, Jim, aged 86 years, formerly of Wetton and Cauldon, the beloved husband of Janet, dearly loved dad of Graham and Sarah, step dad of Debbie and Trevor, dear father in law of Andrea and Jonathan, treasured grandad of Lucy, Ben, Jessica, William, Oliver, Sophie, Emma, Matthew and Adam, great grandad of Lily, Oscar, James and Alex, much loved brother of Mary and the late Margaret, a dear brother in law, uncle and great uncle, who will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. Funeral service will take place at St. Margaret's Church, Wetton on Tuesday 21st May at 11.00am followed by private cremation. Will relatives and friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the church.
    Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Dementia UK.
    For details of the funeral arrangements please contact:- David H. Smith, Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain Street, Leek. ST13 6JS Tel: (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • TITTERTON. David Edmond
  • TITTERTON. David Edmond

    Suddenly and unexpectedly on Friday 3rd May, David aged 66 years of Leek. Dearly loved husband of Jean, a much loved dad of David and the late Sandra, a treasured grandad. David will be sadly missed by all his family and friends.
    Funeral arrangement are yet to be made.
    Inquiries to:-
    David H. Smith Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain St., Leek. Tel. (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • WILMOT. Mark Richard
  • WILMOT. Mark Richard

    Unexpectedly on Monday 13th May at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Mark aged 59 years of Longton, Stoke on Trent. Dearly loved dad of Mark & Luke, loving partner of Liz. Mark will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him
    Inquiries to:- David H. Smith, Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain Street, Leek. ST13 6JS Tel: (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk

  • WOOD. Gordon Harry
  • WOOD. Gordon Harry

    Peacefully on Wednesday 8th May, at the Royal Stoke University Hospital, Gordon aged 98 years of Longsdon. Devoted husband of Glenis, dearly loved dad of Richard and Lorna.
    Funeral service and cremation will take place at Carmountside Crematorium on Wednesday 29th May ay 2.15pm. Will friends wishing to attend kindly meet at the crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers may be sent to The Midlands Air Ambulance.
    Further details of the funeral arrangements to:-
    David H. Smith Funeral Directors, Fountain House Funeral Home, 17/21 Fountain St., Leek. Tel. (01538) 399661

    All enquiries to:

    Leek, Fountain House, 17-21 Fountain Street, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 6JS
    Tel: 01538 399661
    Buxton, Prince of Wales House, 3, Fairfield Road, BUXTON. Derbyshire, SK17 7DN
    Tel: 01298 77703


    E-mail: info@davidhsmith.co.uk






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