Thornton, Hilda Olga
Funeral report for the late Hilda Olga Thornton The funeral was held on 16th February 2009 for the late Hilda Olga Thornton née Meredith, who died 5th February aged 90 years. Olga was born in Chester to Frank & Amy Meredith, the 3rd child of six having three brothers and two sisters. She was brought up in Chester where she also attended school. She married John Leslie Thornton on 15th October 1951 at St Oswald’s Church, Chester. Settling at first in Chester, they later moved to Crewe, Oldham, back to Chester then Lostock Green where they remained. Olga worked as a short hand typist for a metal window frame manufacturer. Her interests included bowls, horseracing and watching football on tv, especially England & Liverpool FC. Olga is survived by husband Les. The funeral service held at Lostock Green Methodist Church, conducted by Rev Charles Makonde was followed by interment in Lach Dennis Churchyard. Flowers and donations for Lostock Green Methodist Church were received. Arrangements by George bell Funeral Service, Northwich.