The funeral was held recently (20th June) for the late Allen Beckwith of Northwich who died on 8th June 2011, aged 83 years. Allen was born in Northwich on 3rd December 1927, to parents Ethel and William Beckwith. He was the middle child of a family of five, having two brothers and two sisters. Allen grew up in Northwich and attended Witton Boysí School. He married Florence Yarwood on 6th August 1955 at St Helenís Parish Church, Northwich. They settled first in Marple Road, Northwich before moving to Middlewich Road; sadly Allen was widowed in 1998. Allen worked at Joseph Parks and Sons from 1942 until 1988, thereafter he cared for Florence. He enjoyed watching television, especially football and was a keen supporter of Northwich Vics Football Club. He is survived by his son Alan, daughter Loraine and granddaughter Sally, also his two sisters Ivy and Joyce. The service was held at St Helenís Parish Church, Northwich, followed by interment at Northwich Cemetery and Revd Barry Jobber conducted the service. In addition to family floral tributes, donations were received for British Heart Foundation and Age UK. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Lostock Green, Northwich.