Jun 9 2012
On May 26th 2012, Mrs Barbara Leigh very sadly suddenly passed away at the age of 74 years at her home address.
The late Mrs Barbara Leigh was the mother of former team member and ex Deputy Team Leader Ian (‘Micro’) Leigh, and the Mother in Law of Ian’s wife, current team member Gill Leigh.
At her funeral service and committal on Friday June 8th at Overdale East Chapel, Bolton, it was requested by her family that donations be made to the Bolton MRT in lieu of flowers.
Today we can report the receipt of a very thoughtful £20.00 in this respect from Mr D.J.Pollitt of Paderborn Court, Bolton, a dear friend and neighbour of the late Mrs Barbara Leigh.
Our condolences are expressed to Ian and Gill Leigh, and to all the family and friends of the late Mrs Barbara Leigh.
Thanks are expressed to Mr Pollitt for his thoughtful kindness in making a donation to the team in memory of the late Mrs Barbara Leigh.
Mr D.J. Pollitt kindly made previous donations to the team on 1st November 2010 and 28th August 2010 to the memory of the late Mr Eric Edmund Leigh, who pre deceased his wife Barbara, on 26th July 2010, with donations to Bolton MRT requested in lieu of flowers at his funeral. (In total £270.00 in donations was received by the Bolton MRT in memory of the late Mr Eric Edmund Leigh)
Please also see website ‘News’ reports dated Monday 1st November 2010, Tuesday 7th September 2010 and Saturday 28th August 2010.