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Annette “Anne” Fenlon Lightfoot

  • Birth 1872 England
  • Death 4 May 1950 Widnes, Halton Unitary Authority, Cheshire, England
  • Burial Widnes, Halton Unitary Authority, Cheshire, England
  • Plot Grave No 1952 Section 7R
  • Memorial ID 53946110

Anne Lightfoot, Obituary May 1950, Widnes, Lancashire, England

Mrs. Anne Lightfoot, of 5 Moss Street, Widnes, died on Thursday of last week only a fortnight after the passing of her husband, Mr. James Lightfoot, whose funeral was reported in our last issue. Mrs. Lightfoot attended St Marie's Church.

The funeral took place at the Borough Cemetery on Monday, following Requiem Mass at St Marie's Church the Rev. Fr. McLindon officiating.

The chief mourners were: Mrs. E. Davenport, Mrs. H. Ryan, Mrs. W. Purcell, Mrs. M. Jackson, daughters; Mr. W. Lightfoot, Mr. J. Lightfoot, sons; Mr. T. Fenlon, Mr. P. Fenlon, brothers; Mrs. M. Byrne, sister; Mrs. J (cannot read), Mrs. M. Carolan; Masters J. Purcell, T. Purcell, E. Ryan, N. Pitt, D. Pitt, Anthony Purcell, grandchildren; Mrs. W. Byrne, Miss M. Byrne, nieces; Mr. J. Byrne, Mr. E. Byrne, Mr. L. Fenlon, nephews; T. Purcell, R. Jackson, R. Graeber, sons-in-law; A. Lightfoot, daughter-in-law; Mrs. J. Keegan, cousin, Mrs. T. Fenlon, Mrs, K. Byrne, Mrs. J. McDonald, Mrs. Breen, W. Coyne, M. Condron, W. Ryder, P. Tague, P. Brady, Mrs. Brady, J. Daley, M. McPartland, Mrs. Lines, Mrs. McDermot, J. Rimmer, J. Leedham, Mr. and Mrs. D. McManus, Mrs. Corns, Mrs. Hanky.

The bearers were: Messrs. H. Davenport, W. Davenport, J. Davenport, J. Pitt, W. Pitt, P. Pitt, grandsons.

Floral tributes were sent by: Billy and Jimmy (U.S.A.) Lizzie and family; Margaret and family; Winnie and Tom; John and Ann and children; Mary and Ralph; Winnie's children; May's children; Richard and John Wayne; Bridget and Richard; Willie, Mary and baby Bill; Phil, Kathleen and baby Philip; May and children; Hilda, Everett and children (U.S.A.); Jim, Nellie and children; Nancy; Dennis Leedham and John Williams; Phil (Manchester); Tommy, Katie and family; Jessie and Kathleen; Jackie McManus; Mr. And Mrs. Cornes and Mrs. Hankey; Nellie Sullivan; Mrs. Wilkinson and customers of the Golden Bowl; Mrs. Bagurski; Neighbors of Moss Bank.

Mass cards were sent by: Billie; Jimmy (U.S.A.) Lizzie and family (3); Margaret and family; Mary, Ralph and children; John, Ann and children (2); Sister Mary; Sister Bridget (U.S.A.); Tommy and Katie and family; Paddy; Peter and Mary; Bee and Jimmy; Bridgey, Richard and children; May Carolan and children; Mary and Kathleen; Theresa and Jimmy (2); Hilda and Everett and family (U.S.A.); Hilda (Preston); Nephew Jackie and Kitty and family; Katie, Johnny and Christina; Mrs. McDonald and Jimmy; Mr. and Mrs. Breen; Aunt Elizabeth and family (2); Sally and Eddie; Mrs. Purcell and Eileen; Mrs. Coyne and Lizzie; Mary and Peter Lightfoot; Mrs. Finnegan and family; Mrs. Bate and family; Mrs. Stapleton and family; Neighbours of Moss Bank (7); Janey; Syl and Paddy.

Children unable to attend, her oldest son, James Gerald and wife Dorothy Lightfoot, their two daughters, Dorothy and Rita who live in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Her oldest daugher, Anne Lloyd and her children Terrance, John, Marguerite, and Nellie, who live in Widnes and Dylis and her husband, Tommie , and daughter Carol Anne , living in Crockett, Texas USA, also were unable to attend.

Anne and James were married on May 22, 1893.

From Anne's aunt's will:

Fenlon Family Info: This is part of the New York Court case for Anastasia (Brennan) Newport's Will, it shows the family relationships. The Estate was worth over twenty thousand US dollars in 1912. "THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
-To Michael Newport of Syracuse, New York; Catherine Fendlen, John Fendlen, Thomas Fendlen, Annie Lightfoot, Mary Burns, Patrick Fendlen, Philip Fendlen, James Fendlen, all of Widnes, Lancashire, England, and Bridget Finan of Syracuse, New York; heirs at law and next of kin of Anastasia Newport, late of the City of Syracuse in the County of Onondaga, New York, deceased. Whereas, Margaret Brennan, the Executrix
Courtesy of Barbara Starr

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Sacred Heart of Jesus have Mercy on the soul of Anne, age 76 years.

Gravesite Details Her death certificate has her name as Annette
  • Created by: Carol Hoch
  • Added: 21 Jun 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53946110
  • Carol Hoch
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Annette “Anne” Fenlon Lightfoot (1872–4 May 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53946110, citing Widnes Cemetery, Widnes, Halton Unitary Authority, Cheshire, England ; Maintained by Carol Hoch (contributor 47059088) .