CHESTER CHRONICLE Funeral report for the late Mabel Gertrude Garner The funeral was held on 3rd March 2009, for the late Mabel Gertrude Garner née Hughes, who died 24th February aged 98 years. Mabel was born in Chester to Mr & Mrs Frederick Hughes, the middle child of eight children. She was brought up in Chester where she also attended school. She married Eric Robert Garner in June 1933 at Holy Trinity Church, Castle. They lived in Castle before moving to Leftwich, later returning to Castle where they remained. Sadly Mabel was widowed in 1962. She worked in the family Coal Merchants business and her interests included knitting, reading, gardening and her family. Mabel is survived by her daughters Margaret & Gill, son Ronald, her seven grandchildren and one great grandchild. The funeral service held at Holy Trinity Church, Castle, conducted by Rev Carol Seddon was followed by interment in Northwich Cemetery. Family flowers and donations were received for Arthritis Research Campaign. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.