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Doris Patricia Oliver

"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal."

Date passed: 22nd of February 2020

Funeral date: 5th of March 2020

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves memories no one can steal.”

Doris passed away peacefully in the care of Leighton Hospital on 22nd February aged 88 years, knowing that she was loved.

The beloved wife of Geoff. Dearest mum of Michael, Alan, Graham, Robert, Paul and Anthony. Also a cherished nan of Vickie, Zoe, Farrah, Gemma, Elliott and Jack, great grandma of Maisy, Ollie and Freddie, a loving sister of Len, Tom, Vin, Mary and the late Doreen, Den, Margarate and Barbara  and dear sister-in-law. Doris will be sadly missed but lovingly remembered by all who knew her.

Doris was born on Sunday 24th May 1931 to proud parents Len and Doris Woodbridge. She attended St. Mary’s school in Crewe and after education worked in the family business and as a carer before her retirement on 24th May 1991.

She was a volunteer for S.V.P. and also in her spare time she loved knitting and being a full time grandmother. Every year her and Geoff would travel throughout the UK holiday. They also enjoyed vacations in Germany, Spain, Holland and also three trips to California and and adventure tour across the USA, travelling from Boston in the east to San Francisco in the west.

The family would like to pass on their gratitude to all family and friends for the compassion and love shown by them at this difficult time.

Doris’ coffin will repose in church the night¬† before her funeral at 5.30pm.

A requiem mass for Doris will be held in St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception RC Church, Crewe on Thursday 5th March at 12 noon, followed by cremation.

Donations in memory of Doris will be gratefully received on behalf of S.V.P.

For further information please contact our funeral home on 01270 584447.

2 Condolences

  1. Corky & Donna Axelson on February 29, 2020 at 9:21 pm

    We had the great privilege of knowing Doris. We have many marvelous memories. She was a feisty gal.

    - Approved by oconnell
  2. Gemma, Jack, Maisy and Jon Oliver on March 3, 2020 at 10:31 pm

    There are not enough words that we could say that expresses the amount of love this lady had. She showed love not only to her family but the community and people who were in need. Your big character will be missed and the world will not be the same without you in it.
    We are so proud that you are our nan. Thank you for being the best nan/ grandma ever. You were always there for us all and we know you still will be in our prayers. Your memory will live on in us all and we will cherish the times we had together so you are never forgotten. Even though it’s painful, I hope you are at peace. It’s not goodbye, it’s see you soon Nan. We love you so very much. All our love Gemma, Jack, Maisy and Jon xxxx

    - Approved by oconnell

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