The funeral was held on Monday 27th March for the late Ellen Hughes of Weaverham who died on 20th March 2006 aged 101 years. Ellen was born in Liverpool, she was one of a family of four children born to the late Thomas and Eleanor Capper. Ellen grew up in Everton, Liverpool. She married William Victor Hughes on 5th April 1927 at St Benedictís Church, Everton. They settled in Everton before moving to Walton, Liverpool. Ellen was widowed on 20th August 1956. Ellen worked as the manageress of a club, a shop assistant and a domestic assistant. She enjoyed reading and liked knitting. Ellen is survived by her daughter Aileen Pinnington, who lives in Canada and travelled to attend the funeral, also her nieces and nephews. The service and committal were held at Crewe Crematorium, conducted by Mr George Kidd. Her family, friends and staff from Gleavewood E.P.H. attended the service and many floral tributes were received. Arrangements by George Bell Funeral Service, Northwich.