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Brookes, Don

The funeral was held on 2nd February for the late Donald Brookes of Northwich who died on 21st January 2006 aged 71 years. Don was born in Northwich, the elder of two sons born to the late Joe and Annie Brookes. He was brought up in Northwich where he attended school and later went to Rudheath Secondary Modern. He married his wife Joan on 25th June 1960 at St Helenís Parish Church, Witton, Northwich and lived in Northwich all his life. Don worked as a gentís hairdresser and had his own shop in Witton Street and then at Weaverham. Later he worked at B.I.C.C., Helsby until his retirement, when he was aged 58. Don liked to watch sport on T.V. and was a lifelong Witton Albion supporter. He enjoyed meeting friends at Rudheath Social Club and loved to spend time with his family and grandchildren. He is survived by his wife Joan, son Mike, daughter Jayne, daughter-in-law Ann-Marie, son-in-law Nigel, grandchildren Joshua, Samuel, Rebecca & Lois, brother Colin and parents-in-law Harold & Mary. The funeral service was held at St Helenís Parish Church, Northwich and was followed by interment at Northwich Cemetery, conducted by Rev Paul Dawson. In addition to family floral tributes donations were received for Christie Hospital. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Greenacre Funeral Home, Northwich,

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