Memories of past residents (7/6/2017)
We decided to run this page from April 2013. As we build up these pages if you have someone that lived in Bowlacre and is no longer with us and you would like them mentioned here just let us know along with a note giving us permission to publish their information as we need this under the rules of data protection & personal information along with any information you would like us to post along with their photograph as long as we either have a copy or you can supply us with one.
3/3/17 John Malloy died in the home with his family in attendance; his last days were made as comfortable as possible as he chose to die here ‘in his home’.
17/2/17 Ronnie Gandy died
17/2/17 Enid Stanley died
Abell died in
December 2nd Gerald Purslow passed away.
September 25th Leo Rand died here in the home. Leo was one of our elder ‘Gentleman’ a word that described him exactly .
July 21st Stephen Bennett enjoyed his nightly can of lager with his tea. He enjoyed his TV in the privacy of his room. When the family came to visit they were ‘his people’!.
June 26th ; Alan Longley went to Tameside hospital & then to Willow Wood where he died; Alan was our longest stay resident at that time. Always a red (Manchester United was his favourite team ) as you could tell from his room full of memorabilia of his team;
June 11th ; Nellie Jefferson died at the age of 91. Her friendly face will be missed especially at the arts & crafts sessions Nellie enjoyed with Pauline & the other residents. She enjoyed reading & watching TV and having a good chat with the staff.
June 11th ; Muriel Sayer died on the same day as Nellie. Like Nellie she enjoyed her arts & crafts sessions & also sitting in the sun lounge enjoying watching the wild life.
Jan 16th : Alwyn Fenton died in
December 6th Emily Marlborough; she had enjoyed going stock car racing with her family. She spent a lot of her time with quiz books & jigsaws and taking part in the entertainment. She was known to enjoy a rum & peppermint drink.
July 10th David Ellison was taken to Tameside hospital where he passed away.
Elizabeth Slack died in
June 30th Marion Charnley died in Tameside hospital. She enjoyed her family visits and enjoyed listening to music but was usually found napping in the afternoon.
Nov 29th. Mr Arthur King left Bowlacre on 21st and went to Willow Wood via Tameside hospital and died in Willow Wood.
Nov 22nd Mrs Ada Wood died here in Bowlacre.
Nov 6th Mrs Margaret Corcoran died here in Bowlacre.
Sep 19th Mrs Muriel Leah died in Tameside hospital; again missed by her generous family & friends.
Sep 18th Mr Eric Lancashire died here in Bowlacre Home; much missed by his family & many friends; thanks for their generous donations
June 25th one of our more recent arrivals Mrs Eileen Proctor died in Tameside Hospital just as she was becoming established here & making herself ‘at home’.
June 19th Freda Bobart died in Tameside hospital; we would thank her family for their generous support in their difficult time.
June 5th Ken
Higham died in his home here in Bowlacre having spent some time in
May15th Joe Heaton our oldest gentleman passed away in Stepping Hill hospital at the age of 98.
March 10th another one of our ‘grand old ladies’, Mrs Kate Curry passed away at the age of 97 here in her home at Bowlacre; Kate had been with us over 5 years
Bert Church was with us from 10th May 2011 until 30th October 2013. We thank his family and friends for their donations in his memory.
Alan Leah left us but soon after he passed away in October 2013. We thank his family and friends for their donations in his memory
Dora Turnbull was at Bowlacre from 15th May 2007 until 16th June 2013
Peggy Drinkwater was here from 9th July 2008 until 10th June 2013-07-17
Rachel Ogden was in the home from 26th Jan 2010 until 8th April 2013 and died at the grand old age of 106.