The funeral was held on 19th May for the late John Jardine Gaskarth of Rudheath who died on 7th May 2006, whilst on holiday in Spain. John was born in Maryport to John and Marjorie Gaskarth, he was the youngest in the family having an older brother and sister; Douglas and Julie. John was brought up in Liverpool where he attended Sudley Road Junior School and later Quarry Bank Grammar School. He married his wife Lynda at Northwich Registry Office on 14th November 2001, they settled in Rudheath. John worked as a Trust Manager for Barclays Estates and Trusts at Gadbrook Park, taking early retirement in 2001, after 36 years. John played table tennis at county level in his younger days, but he enjoyed all sports. He is survived by his wife Lynda, sons Stuart and Kevin, stepchildren Sharon and Robbie and grandchildren Jessica, Brandon, Warren and Hollie. The service and committal were held at Walton Lea Crematorium conducted by Mr Steve Grant. In addition to family floral tributes, donations were received for St Luke’s Hospice.