Funeral report for the late Emily Hodgkinson The funeral was held on 30th January for the late Emily Hodgkinson née Keen of Marston, who died 16th January 2008 aged 81 years. Emily was born and brought up in Lostock Gralam to the late Frank & Bertha Keen, the middle child of five with two brothers and two sisters. She also attended school there. Emily married Harry Massey in 1948 at Lostock Gralam Parish Church and they settled in Lostock Gralam. Sadly she was widowed in 1978. She re-married in 1987 to Vincent Hodgkinson also at Lostock Gralam Church and moved to Marston. Sadly Vincent passed away in 2000. Her interests included her family, the church, reading, music, gardening and travelling. Emily is survived by her daughter & son in law Diane & Gerald Cross, stepsons & daughters in law Alan & Sue Hodgkinson and Peter & Kath Hodgkinson, her six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. The funeral service at Lostock Gralam Parish Church, conducted by Rev Barbara Sharp, was followed by interment in the churchyard. Family flowers were received and donations for Lostock Gralam Parish Church. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service.