Criddle, Elizabeth (Betty)
Funeral report for the late Elizabeth (Betty) Criddle The funeral was held on 14th April 2010, for the late Elizabeth (Betty) Criddle née Tunstall who died 6th April aged 76 years. Betty was born in Prestwich, Manchester to Frank & Annie Tunstall, the middle child of three children having an older and younger brother. She was brought up in Prestwich where she also attended school. She married Percival Robert Criddle on 7th February 1964 in Bury, Lancashire. They settled at first in Oakengates, Shropshire before moving to Rudheath, then Radcliffe, Manchester then Hartford where they remained. She worked in ladies fashion for Marshall Snelgrove in Manchester, then Adrian’s Fashions, Manchester before becoming an escort for handicapped children in Bury & Oldham. Her interests were Rugby Union; Sedgley Park and Northwich RUFC. Betty is survived by her husband Percival Robert and son Julian Arthur. The funeral service held at Agecroft Cemetery Chapel, conducted by Rev Paul Broady was followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at Hartford Parish Church conducted by Rev Mike Smith. Family flowers and donations for Northwich Victoria Infirmary were received. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.