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Kirkman, Joyce

The funeral was held recently for Joyce Kirkman of Rudheath, who died on 4th September 2011, aged 85 years. Joyce was born in Salford to Charles and Ellen Helps, she was the youngest of their three children, having two older brothers. She was brought up in Salford, where she attended school. Joyce was married to Henry John Kirkman on 6th September 1947 at St Helen’s Parish Church, Witton, Northwich. They lived at Delamere Camp before moving to Wright Avenue, Rudheath. Sadly Joyce was widowed in February 2002. Joyce worked at Broadhursts’ Bakery; as an Auxiliary Nurse at Cranford Lodge and as a carer for County Council Night Care. She also enjoyed sewing and knitting. She leaves her children Raymond, Ellen and Kenneth, grandchildren and great grandchildren. The service was held at Shurlach Methodist Church, Rudheath, conducted by Revd Hilary Howarth, prior to interment at Rudheath Cemetery. As well as family floral tributes, donations were received for Ward 18 at Leighton Hospital. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Lostock Green, Northwich,

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