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By now, may of us will know someone whose life has been affected or cut short by this terrible disease. As the death toll reaches nearly in Greater Manchester, it's vital to remember there is person behind every figure. By now, many of us will know someone whose life has been affected, or cut short by this terrible disease.
Over the weekend, we carried a tribute from scores of families, wanting to remember special people who they had lost to coronavirus.
From the avid Manchester United fan who would go anywhere to catch a game, to the dedicated factory workers who kept Manchester running - we want to remember them all. Here are some of the people from Greater Manchester who passed away after testing positive for coronavirus. If you have a loved one that you want to pay tribute to - fill the form in here.
Pete lived in Oldham and had worked as an egineer. He passed away at Royal Oldham Hospital on April 3, aged Pete worked hard all his life as a prestige engineer and loved his children, the sun, keeping fit and looking good. She was born in Mossley and moved to Ashton to marry her late husband Bernard Gummersall, and had two children. The year-old left behind her son Martin and daughter Bernadette, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Paying tribute, her family said: "Barbara was a special mum, nan and great nana, dearly missed by us.
He was husband to Joandad to Nicola and Ryan and was a much loved father in law to Wayne and Jasmine, brother, brother-in-law and Uncle. Brian grew up in Broughton area of Salford and is the son of Frank and Eileen - the third child out of six. People or Irlam will remember Brian walking his dog Zac every day, where he made many friends over the last twelve years. He will be remembered for resting at the railings near Tesco and sitting by the fire station eating the black currants.
Over the years Brian was well known throughout the pubs in Irlam playing for many of dart teams in the earlier days Lost friend from Manchester hill area the last decade the catholic club every Sunday night for the quiz and bingo.
Paying tribute, his family said: Brian was a man of few words but when he did people listened. He was a big friendly giant.
She used to love cooking for neighbours and was well known in Shaw for making the best rag puddings. Tragedy struck the family only three years ago when Marrion lost her daughter to cancer, aged only Marrion passed away on the 22nd March, and her daughter's birthday would have been the 21st March. Paying tribute, granddaughter Lucy said: "My grandma was an amazing woman, she was well loved and known by so many people. The year-old was a wonderful mum to Jill, Lynne and Alan.
Liz was well known around the Altrincham area and you could always find her at Mecca bingo in Sale on a Saturday afternoon with her friend Ann. She had a very active lifestyle and recently celebrated her 80th birthday with over people turning up to her party. Malcom grew up and lived in Wythenshawe. He sadly passed away in the ambulance on his way to hospital on April 4. The year-old leaves behind his devoted partner Katrina Thompson, daughters Rebecca and Leanne and son Ryan. Between them they have nine grand-children who will miss him dearly. His brother-in-law, Anthony Thompson said: "Life was a giggle to him, cracking jokes with his one-liners all day every day.
He didn't have a serious bone in his body. Malcom enjoyed his Saturdays at his local Con Club with his brother George and the gang, and enjoyed having a bet on the horses. Doris lived in Reddish in Stockport and has been described as the "heart of the family. Doris worked as a printer and married in Hong Kong, and spent time in Canada before returning to England.
She was full of love and always put everyone before herself. Freda was born in Burnage and lived in Failsworth.
She passed away at Royal Oldham Hospital on April 8, aged A very special lady! Will be sadly missed! Margaret lived in Milnrow, in Rochdale. She passed away at Fairfield General Hospital on March 31, aged She leaves behind three daughters and one son, and a lot of grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Paying tribute her family said: "A wonderful mum and nana to all, dearly missed but is now reunited with Andy. She was a mum to four girls and leaves them and their partners, as well as three granddaughters, one grandson and one great grandson.
Rebecca, known as 'Reba' was born in Belfast in and moved to Manchester in to train as a nurse. She worked at Hope Hospital, now Salford Royal, for over 30 years as a senior sister in the operating theatres. She loves her friends and has been described as the "kindest, most patient person, and would always put her needs last. Paying tribute, her daughter Heidi said: "Mum you will never know how much you will be missed by all your boys and girls. Jean lived in Hazel Grove in Stockport. She passed away at Stepping Hill Hospital on her grandson on April 6, aged Jean won a scholarship to the catholic grammar school in Manchester and loved maths, and dreamed of becoming an ant.
She absolutely loved to travel and had visited lot of places abroad, usually with large groups of friends or family. Jean loved to have fun, loved parties, but most of all loved her family and friends. She would help anyone out in need, and never liked to think anyone was alone, especially at Christmas. Paying tribute, daughter Pauline said: "Mum was loved by everyone who new her.
She had a way of chatting to absolutely everyone that made them instantly fall in love with her. Irene lived in Heywood and had bravely fought cancer for two years before she sadly contracted coronavirus. RIP from your heartbroken family xx. Alan was in the army for over five years from the age of He lost his parents the year before. Steven lived in Tyldesley in Wigan. He passed away at Bolton Royal Hospital on April 15, aged Steven was very passionate about his music, especially rock music. He was brilliant at darts ad loved to go fishing.
Paying tribute, his family said: "Steven Pearson our loving gentle husband dad and grandad gained his wings on 15th April He touched so many peoples hearts he truly was an amazing man who got taken from us to soon. We love you so much and we will look after our mum we promise. Love you always and forever. Until we meet again good night god bless RIP our true hero. Clifford lived in Higher Blackley and was a big Manchester United fan. He passed away at North Manchester Hospital on April 17, aged He was a much loved father in law to Paul, Janet and Vanessa. Ian grew up and lived in Northern Moor in Wythenshawe.
He passed away at Wythenshawe Hospital on March 30, aged He was a much loved husband to Jane and had three children, Ben, Michael and Lucy, who he adored and always put first. Ian had many grandchildren who he loved and cared for immensly. He then moved to Chorlton with his wife Jane, where they spent many years building Lost friend from Manchester hill area family and making memories. Ian moved back to Wythenshawe with his family in and was a huge fan of Manchester United.
So big, that he followed them around Europe and held a season ticket in his younger years. Paying tribute, his daughter Lucy said: "Dad, you are incredibly missed by so many. We all love and adore you and you will always be in our hearts! Frank sadly lost two brother's, Barry and Tony in the last 14 months. He was extremely close to brother Tony. Philip lived in Mossley in Ashton-under-Lyne. He passed away at Tameside Hospital on March 31, aged Philip enjoyed socialising on a Saturday in Stalybrigde. He loved walking his daughter Alison's dogs and enjoyed taking his grandchildren out on walks too.
His hobbies were fishing, watching Manchester United and formula one racing. Music was a big part of Philip's life and he thoroughly enjoyed listening to a wide variety of music. Paying tribute, his daughter Alison said: "Our dad is going to be truly missed by his loving wife Julie his daughter Alison, son in law Alan, Donna and his 5 beautiful grandchildren LewisJenna, Hannah, Dalen and Dougie. Margaret lived in Northenden in Wythenshawe. She passed away at Wythenshawe Hospital on April 11, aged She was a mother-in-law to Michael and Diane.
Margaret was a retired cook and loved to cook for her family, especially baking cupcakes for her grandson Daniel.Lost friend from Manchester hill area
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Loved and Lost: Greater Manchester remembers the people we've lost to coronavirus