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Reeney, Florence Lilian (Lily)

The funeral was held recently for the late Florence Lilian Reeney, who died on 20th October 2012, aged 95 years. Lilian, known as Lily, was born in Northwich on 5th February 1917, the only daughter of Jack & Ellen Oakes. As a child she attended Victoria Road School, leaving at the age of 14 to work at Lomas & Spencer sewing factory in Dean Street, Northwich. She then went on to work at Vantona Textiles in Manchester. In 1937, aged 20, she married Thomas Reeney at St Helenís Parish Church, Northwich and they settled in Rudheath. Sadly she was widowed in 1976. Lily enjoyed her garden and reading. In later years she became housebound, but enjoyed the company of her family and was very proud of her grandchildren. Lily leaves her daughter Barbara, son John, son-in-law Dave, daughter-in-law Ruth, two grandchildren Suzanne & Caroline and two great grandchildren Jack & Hannah. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. The service and committal held at Altrincham Crematorium were conducted by Revd Alison Harris. Family floral tributes were received. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Lostock Green, Northwich

Reeney Florence Lilian (Lily)

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