The funeral has taken place of the late Ellen Dutton of Leftwich who died on 12th January 2006 aged 68 years. Ellen was born in Wincham and had one brother and five sisters, her parents were George Henry and Ann Margaret Southern. She was brought up in Northwich and attended Church Walk School. Ellen married Cyril Dutton on 28th July 1956 at St Helen’s Parish Church, Northwich, they settled in Leftwich where they remained, Ellen was widowed in August 1988. Ellen retired in May 2003 after working for 30 years at Leftwich County Primary School as a cook’s assistant and later as Catering Supervisor. She enjoyed reading, playing bingo and going on holiday. Ellen is survived by her children Lynn, Michael, Angela and Jason, sons in law Peter and Ian, daughter in law Lisa and grandchildren Michelle, Mark, Samantha, Ryan, Kieren and Leigh. The service was held at St Wilfrid’s Parish Church, Davenham and was followed by interment at Northwich Cemetery, conducted by Canon Michael Walters. In addition to floral tributes, donations were received for St Luke’s Hospice. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Greenacre Funeral Home, Northwich.