Frances Jackson

Born 17 February 1935, Warrington
Died 3 December 2018, Bury


Frances was born in Warrington and lived in Latchford,the only child of Lily and Jack. From an early age she was dancing and this was to be a major part of her life. She met her husband Harry in Blackpool , he was from Coventry. They married at Warrington Parish Church when she was nineteen and went to live in Coventry, moving back and to eventually finally settling in Warrington to raise their two children Christine and Stephen. She worked at Crosfields,the GPO , as a demonstrator for Electrolux and Unilever. Frances and Harry both were members of Crosfield and the CO-OP amateur operatic society's and after Harry's death she joined the Gilbert and Sullivan Society and also took up crown green bowling. She had a caravan in the Lakes, Silverdale ,for 18 years,spending great times with her grand children Lee , Emma, George, Scarlett and Heston. During that time she moved to Bury to be nearer Christine, which turned out to be a wise decision , as after two years she was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease. She never gave into it and adjusted as it took control of her body. She was adamant that she stay in her own home alone. She did this with the help of carers , whom they say she trained to her standards, many of whom became her friends. She managed this until the last few days which she spent in Bury Hospice, where her care was exceptional. During the last few years Frances enjoyed her great grand children Naomi and Ellis , her face lighting up as they came into her room, she knew she was right not to give up , to fight , a very brave lady who will be greatly missed.

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Greeting Frances I will miss you always, today I will light a candle and remember you Goodnight God bless we said this every night love Wendy xxxxxxx
Wendy  13/12/2018

GreetingYou will always be remembered by us all at care connect Frances...See more
Tracey  11/12/2018

GreetingA lady who had determination in what she wanted , a big heart and a unique sense of humour who will be missed by many people
Cath N   11/12/2018

Auntie Francis was a lovely lady and a significant influence when we were growing up...See more
David Nikolich  10/12/2018

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Goodnight god bless Frances a lady who was loved by many...See more
Jeani  08/12/2018

Rest in peace Frances x You are missed everyday xxx
Bev B  07/12/2018

GreetingA lady with a big personality and lots of smiles. I will miss seeing her everyday and having the good talks we had about things she enjoyed...See more
Caroline Park  07/12/2018

GreetingA very special lady inside and out. I will miss seeing you every week...See more
Debra Goldin   06/12/2018

GreetingI am what I am because of you mum, thank you.
May my memories never fade and you will be with me forever love you Christine x
Christine Clegg  06/12/2018

GreetingRest in peace, my wonderful Nanna. I will always treasure the special memories that we have made together over the past 31 years of my life, you have looked after me and been an amazing role model, and I thank you for this...See more
Emma Bell  05/12/2018

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Funeral information

Funeral Service: St Elphin's Church at 11:00am

Location of Funeral Service
St Elphins Church,Church Street,WA1 2TL,Warrington
Location of Cremation
Walton Lea Crematorium,Chester Road,WA4 6TB,Warrington

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