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Hughes, Douglas Austin

Douglas was born in Wick, Caithness, Scotland to the late Lilla and Douglas Hughes. The family consisted of five children, Douglas, Colin, Lesley, Heather and the late Christopher. He and his family lived in Wick, until he was 12 years old, when they moved south. He then attended school in High Street, Winsford. Later he met and married Alice Bailey of Northwich. They were married at St Helenís Parish Church, Witton and settled in Northwich before moving to Hartford. Douglas worked as a fitter and turner at I.C.I. He liked drawing and in his younger days attended night classes at the Art College, London Road. He also liked cars and bikes and enjoyed repairing them. He leaves his wife Alice, brother Colin and sisters Lesley and Heather. The service at St Helenís Parish Church, Northwich was conducted by Rev Paul Dawson prior to interment at Northwich Cemetery. As well as floral tributes, donations were received for The Stroke Association. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Greenacre Funeral Home. Northwich.

Hughes Douglas Austin

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