“It’s all our memories that will keep you near.”
On Sunday 8th October, Sam passed peacefully away in the care of St Luke’s surrounded by the love of his family. The beloved husband of Jackie, much loved dad to Michelle, stepdad to Vicky and Daniel, cherished grandad to Anthony, Callum, Levi, Luke, Billy, Leila, Olly and Lucy. Also a dearest brother to Alan, Ken, Dennis and Pat(Patricia) and a good friend who will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all his family and friends. Donations are welcome to the incredible work of St Luke’s.
Sam was born in Glover Street, Crewe on Sunday 21st December 1941. He was the fourth child of proud parents Lily and Harry. He went to school at Ludford Street where he enjoyed football. After leaving school he started work in Crewe Works as a storeman. He later became an engineer for BT, a job he spent most of his working life at, retiring at around 50 years of age.
It was at Sainsbury’s that he met Jackie while he was working part time and they later married. Sam played Sunday League football and supported Liverpool and Crewe. Sam also liked to play darts. Sam and Jackie had been on lovely cruises and holidays including coach tours to place like “The Cotswolds and the Isle of Wight” His family described him as generous, kind, a thoughtful man who never said a bad word about anyone.