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Aitchison, Jack

Funeral report for the late Jack Aitchison The funeral was held on 29th January 2009, for the late Jack Aitchison who died 19th January aged 88 years. Jack was born in David Street, Castle on 25th November 1920 to David & Jessie Aitchison, the eldest of two children having a younger sister Mary. He was brought up in Castle and attended Park Street Infants School and Darwin Street Boys School. Jackís first job was with his dad in their metalwork business in Queen Street and later in London Road. When World War 2 started his metal work skills were needed for the war effort and he was sent to Fodens Truck Plant in Sandbach. His job was to fabricate fuel tanks for Spitfires. After a while he decided to join the RAF. He was posted to Holland and attached to the Royal Canadian Air Force where he drove a mobile workshop. He married Vera Randles and they settled at first in David Street before moving to Davenham. Sadly Jack was widowed in 2003. He also worked with his father in Body Care then along side his son, the late Alan, at Barbers Garage Body Shop, then with both Alan and his other son Mark at Alanís Davenham Body Care Centre. He could still do a full days work well into his 70ís and 80ís. Jack was always cheerful, never dull, was very intelligent and very positive. Jack is survived by his son Mark, daughter-in-law Mandi and granddaughter Sasha. The funeral service held at Davenham Parish Church, conducted by Rev Martyn Cripps, was followed by interment in the churchyard. Flowers and donations for Leighton Hospital were received. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.

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