Funeral report for the late Beryl Blocksidge Northwich Guardian The funeral was held on 8th September 2009 for the late Beryl Blocksidge nťe Egerton, who died 1st September aged 77 years. Beryl was born in Northwich to Harriet and Herbert Egerton and was the 5th child of seven. She was brought up in Northwich and attended Witton Junior School and Rudheath Secondary Modern. She married Alan Blocksidge on 15th August 1953 at St Helenís Parish Church, Northwich and they were married for 56 years. They settled at first in Lostock Gralam before moving to Rudheath where they remained. She served her time as an apprentice Tailoress at Hankinsonís Tailors, Northwich and after bringing the children up she worked as a seamstress at Bostock Hall. Her interests included making clothes, caravanning, holidays abroad and the grandchildren. Beryl is survived by her husband Alan, sons Robert & Peter, daughter Gillian, six grandchildren and sister Joan. The funeral service held at St Helenís Parish Church, conducted by Rev Barry Jobber was followed by committal at Altrincham Crematorium. Family flowers and donations for the Alzheimers Society were received. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.