NORTHWICH GUARDIAN Funeral report for the late Eric Pickering The funeral was held on 30th July for the late Eric Pickering of Hartford, who died on 19th July 2014, aged 79 years. Eric was born in Northwich on 10th August 1934, to Stanley and Louisa Pickering. He was their middle child, having three brothers and three sisters. He grew up in Northwich where he attended school. On 13th August 1955, he married Marjorie Barlow at Castle Church. They settled in Moulton and stayed there for 41 years, before moving to Hartford to be with daughter Jane and family. Eric completed his National Service From 1955 – 1957, he worked at Pimlotts Shipyard and at I.C.I. The Avenue Works. He enjoyed crown green bowling and played for the bowling team at Moulton British Legion Club where he was a member. Eric is survived by his wife Marjorie, daughter Jane & her husband Michael and two grandchildren Matthew & Olivia. The service was held at Moulton Parish Church followed by committal at Vale Royal Crematorium, Northwich, conducted by Rev Geoffrey Greenhough. Family flowers were received and donations for Cancer Research UK. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.