Bereavement Notices

The Passing of former club member Peter Brown

Posted by Howard (Webmaster) - 21st November 2019

Sylvia Mould has e-mailed me to say : I am contacting the club to make them aware of my fathers passing at 85 years of age, last Wed 13th November.
Peter Brown and wife Ann, who passed away in Dec 17 , were members from the 70s until a couple of years ago. Their boats Kilree and then Kilsoanas were moored at the club for that time.The boat its maintance, holidays and club life were a big part of the childhoods of my sister Felicity and myself.
Dad continued to hold happy memories of his canal boating through numerous photos on display in his room and conversations about them. I would be grateful if you could pass this information to the present Commodore and any members who may remember Mum & Dad.
All welcome to attend the celebration of life service which will take place on Wed 4th December at 10.45am at Heswall United Reformed Church, Wirral CH60 7SE. The service will be followed by refreshments in the hall.
Donations to RNLI Hoylake or Parkinsons UK.
Thank you Sylvia.

If any of you knew Ann or Peter Brown and have any memories, please let me know and I will pass them on to Sylvia. Just e-mail me using the Club's contact page. Many thanks.


Funeral of Norman Oldfield

Message from the Commodore, Neville Lacey - 24th September 2019

Dear Members,
It is my sad duty to relay the news given to me by John Pearson today, that Norman Oldfield, a club member for nearly 40 years, passed away on the 17th September.
John has also let me know for anyone who would like to pay their respects, Norman's funeral will be held on Tuesday 1st of October at 12.30 pm. The funeral is to be held at Manchester crematorium, Barlowmoor Road, Manchester. M21 7GZ.


Funeral of John Hibberd - 2nd January 2019

Posted by Howard (Webmaster) on 30th December 2018

Jonathon Hibberd, son of John Hibberd who was a member of NBCYC for many years has e-mailed me to say "It is with great sadness that we announce the death of former NBCYC member John Hibberd, who passed away on 20 December 2018 at the age of 87. The funeral service will be held at St James', Audlem, at 2 p.m. on Wednesday 2 January. All who knew John are welcome to attend."



The Sad Passing of Joan Boughey

Message from Paul Daniel - 28th March 2018

Dear Members,
It is with the greatest of regret I have to advise the membership of the passing of Joan; I am sure some of our membership will remember her with fondness, and the good times spent together.

The family will advise me in due course as to arrangements if they so wish, and I will further advise as appropriate.

Update on 22nd April from Marina Ashton (via the Club's Facebook page) - The funeral for Joan Boughey (NB Dudley No 3) is on Monday 23rd April at Holy Apostles & Martyrs' Church Wallasey Wirral 11am. Further details here.


Thanksgiving Service for Ann Brown - 22nd January 2018

Posted by Howard (Webmaster) on 19th January 2018

Sylvia Mould e-mailed me on the evening of 19th January to say " I am contacting the club to let you know Mum, Ann Brown passed away on 31st December 2017. She and Dad, Peter Brown had firstly Kilree and then Kilsoanas moored at the club for over 30 years. A service of thanksgiving for her life will be held at Heswall United Reformed Church, Wirral CH60 7SE on 22nd Jan at 10.45 followed by refreshments in the hall. Any members past or present would be welcome. Donations to Parkinson's UK. Thank You."

If any of you knew Ann or Peter Brown and have any memories, please let me know and I will pass them on to Sylvia. Just e-mail me using the Club's contact page. Many thanks.


Funeral of Mrs. Joyce Clifford - 19th December 2017

Message from Paul Daniel - 5th December 2017

Dear Members,
It is with the greatest of sadness that I have to advise the Membership of the passing of Mrs. Joyce Clifford on Sunday 3rd December 2017; she will be sorely missed by all those who knew her, and such a lovely person is for sure a loss to the club as well as her family.

I believe she passed peacefully, in the presence of her family, and on behalf of the club, I offer our sad condolences.

Her funeral was at St. Mary's Church, Upton, Birkenhead on the 19th December at 11:15am.


Funeral of Mrs. Edna Weatherby - 20th November 2017

Posted by Howard (Webmaster) on 11th November 2017

Celia Crompton e-mailed me on 11th November to say "I write to advise that my mother Mrs Edna Weatherby BEM has passed away. She was an honorary life member of the NBCYC having been a member since the early 1950's. My father Mr John Weatherby was Commodore for many years and then President of the NBCYC until his death. Some members will remember our family and Taylor built boat "Quiet Waters" which we moored at the Basin End for 30 plus years. Please would you advise members of her passing. The funeral will be held on Monday 20th November at 11.30am at Wesley Place Methodist Church, Alsager and all are welcome to attend."

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I found a reference to Celia's father on this history page of our website. If any of you knew John or Edna Weatherby and have any anecdotes, I'm sure that Celia would be pleased to hear them, or to have seen you at her mother's funeral on Monday 20th November.

I have Celia Crompton's e-mail address. Just e-mail me using the Club's contact page. Many thanks.