The funeral service was held on 16th February 2010, for the late Mary Elizabeth Smith née Walton, who died 8th February aged 101 years. Mary was born in Wigan, the third child of seven children. She attended Wigan Grammar School. She married Ernest Stanley Smith in 1935 in Wigan, settling at first in Billinge before moving to the Lake District then Allostock where they remained. Sadly Mary was widowed in 1992. She was a retired nurse and her interests included knitting, sewing, jam making and reading. Mary is survived by her daughter Sheila Stockley and family. The funeral service and committal held at Macclesfield Crematorium were conducted by Rev Brian Peace. Family flowers and donations for East Cheshire Hospice were received. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.