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From: Graham WhitesidePosted: 24-3-2020
wreath.jpg Farewell Brian Warren
  Jessica Warren contacted us about her Dad's death

My Dad, Brian Warren sadly passed away last Monday (the 16th March). He had been poorly for a few months but his passing was sudden and unexpected - I have only just managed to get access to this site to inform you.

My Dad worked in Dial House in Manchester for many years, all he ever did was tell us stories about his days as BT Engineer and his escapades with ‘the lads’.

Due to the nature of our current situation there will be no funeral, once the restrictions have been lifted we will be arranging a memorial service for people to pay their respects. I will post the details on here as soon we have them.

Stay safe and thank you :)
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From: Pete LiveseyPosted: 23-3-2020
notice.jpg Farewell to Dennis Massey
 Sadly, Dennis passed away on Saturday 21st March after a two year battle with Lymphoma.

Dennis joined Post Office Telecoms in Manchester Central Area as a TTA in 1971, he then worked on PABX Maintence based in Gorton. After 15 years Dennis left the company and worked in Oman for 9 years before returning to the UK.

Ann, Dennis' wife hopes to organise a celebration of his life when current restrictions have been lifted.
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From: Chris LeonardPosted: 21-3-2020
notice.jpg Farewell David H Nicholson
 Dave’s son has just informed me that Dave passed away last Monday.

His funeral is this coming Tuesday but because of the cornavirus no celebration of his passing will take place. His son plans to organise a get together once things get back to normal.
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From: Mike NorrisPosted: 20-3-2020
cross.jpg Bill Clarke
 With regards the funeral of Bill Clarke this Monday 23rd March.

The family have been in touch to advise us that due to the current situation, they have requested ONLY FAMILY attend the funeral.

They are very disappointed friends and ex colleagues of Bill cannot attend, but In the current situation it is not allowed.
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From: Graham WhitesidePosted: 19-3-2020
question.jpg Corona Virus Symptoms
  As the covid-19 pandemic starts to take hold, How do you know if you have it?

Despite all the measures you can take it is inevitable that millions will catch the virus.

Indeed from a scientific point of view the only way that will stop the virus at the moment is that most people will eventually catch it.
If enough people build up immunity to covid-19 the virus will be stopped in it's tracks.

Presently there is no anti-viral vaccine available, it may take up to a year or even longer to develop and produce one.

For healthy and young people it can be no worse than traditional flu, but for anyone with other complications it can be deadly.

If you do contract covid-19, take care not pass it on to vulnerable people.

Take care and stay safe.
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From: Ian TomlinsonPosted: 12-3-2020
notice.jpg Terry Crowe

The Union Office has received a message from Terry Crowe's daughter, Fiona Butterworth, advising that her father had sadly died last Wednesday 4th March. Fiona said that she fondly remembers the Christmas Meals she had attended with her Dad at retired members events.

Terry was a much appreciated colleague who worked in TASS and Manchester Telex, in York Street.

Fiona wishes to let you know that the funeral has been arranged for Monday 23rd march at Altrincham Crem starting at 11.30.
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From: Mike NorrisPosted: 10-3-2020
cross.jpg Bill Clarke
 The funeral details for Bill Clarke have been announced.

St Stephen and All Martyrs Church
Radcliffe Road

Monday 23rd March 11:00 am

The onto

Overdale Crematorium
Overdale Drive
Chorley New Road

Monday 23rd March 12:00 pm

Family Flowers only, any Donations - Dementia Society
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From: Graham WhitesidePosted: 8-3-2020
cross.jpg Farewell Bill Clarke
  Mike Norris has informed us of the sad news of Bill's death.


Just to let you know Bill Clarke, formerly of Trunk Test, Dial House, sadly passed away yesterday.

Funeral details, when known, will be posted on here on the website.


Mike Norris
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From: Graham WhitesidePosted: 3-3-2020
reunion.jpg 2020 Reunion on hold
 Due to circumstances beyond our control, The 2020 Reunion needs to be postponed!

Click the Reunion2020 button for more details.

Sorry, people!
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From: Graham WhitesidePosted: 27-2-2020
flowers2.jpg Farewell Steve Kruger
 Andrea Rogers contacted us with the sad news of Steve's death.

I have just had notification of the sad passing of Steve Kruger.
I think he was from the St Helens or maybe Warrington area but I best know him from BS Facilities Manager in Telecomms House.

Funeral Details:-

Friday 28th Feb at 4:00pm
Howe Bridge Crematorium
Off Lovers Lane
M46 0PZ

Then afterwards at Steves local pub
The Travellers Rest
433 Newton Rd

Everyone Welcome
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