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Birkenhead, Kenneth

The funeral was held recently for Kenneth Birkenhead of Moulton, who died on 21st November 2012, aged 90 years. Kenneth was born in Northwich on 24th March 1922, to Arthur and Lucy Birkenhead. He was brought up in Northwich and attended Witton Boys’ School. In August 1950, he married Kathleen Burns in Salford; they settled in Leftwich and later moved to Moulton. Sadly he was widowed in 1996. During the second world war Kenneth joined the Royal Navy and served on H.M.S. Illustrious. He was employed at Pimblotts Shipyard; the silkworks in Middlewich; Parks Steelworks and I.C.I. Winnington. Kenneth enjoyed sport, especially football and was a Manchester United fan. He is survived by daughter Joan and son Keith, grandchildren, a great granddaughter, his sister Gwen and brother Maurice. The service at Moulton Parish Church was followed by committal at Altrincham Crematorium. Family floral tributes were received and donations for Parkinson’s UK. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich

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