FRANCIS On 28th December 2008, peacefully in hospital of Winsford and formerly of Wincham Hall, Irene (Rene) Francis aged 85 years. The dear wife of the late Norman, much loved mother of Michael, Christopher, Susan & Barbara and a beloved mother-in-law, gran and great gran. Funeral service at Lostock Parish Church on Friday 9th January 2009 at 12.30 pm, followed by committal at Altrincham Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if wished for the Stroke Association and Cancer Research UK. Donations and enquiries to George Bell Funeral Service, 49 Birches Lane, Lostock Green, Northwich, CW9 7SN. Tel. 01606 42534.