The Remembrance Book

Remembering those who sadly lost their lives to the coronavirus pandemic.

This online book of remembrance is here to not only help us reflect on our loss, but to celebrate and be thankful for those we have loved and the good they have brought to our lives.

If you would like to leave a message for a loved one, you can do so using our online message of condolence form.

It's open to people of all faiths or none.

A beautiful book of remembrance is also available at Wigan Crematorium - find out more about memorial and remembrance options.



1963 - 2020

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I am at a loss for words during this sorrowful time. Please know that I am thinking of you and praying for peace and comfort. Steve, I miss you so much. You loved so deeply and fiercely and even if you disagreed with someone or didn't like them, you never excluded people. I miss you, Steve. I love you.



1949 - 2020

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Cliff you went away so suddenly we did not say goodbye but brothers can never be parted, precious memories never die love and miss you



1958 - 2020

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You may be gone from our sight but you are never gone from our hearts. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. My wonderful Husband and awesome Dad Taken far too soon.



1951 - 2020


Loving memories of our Len a true Leyther, a kind caring man who had the ability to make everyone he met smile. He filled our world with so much love and Laughter, we were blessed as a family to have had him in our lives, our world is a much sadder place without him. Goodnight God bless, love and miss you always Carol, Graham, Colleen and James xxxxx



1931 - 2020

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The beloved wife of the late John and a much loved Mum, Grandma and Great-Grandma. She was a light in the lives of everyone who knew her. She was devoted to her family, her friends and her faith. We are filled with sadness that we couldn’t be with her but take comfort that she knew how loved she was. We were so lucky to have her and miss her terribly.



1938 - 2020


We are all missing you so much. We wish we could have been there holding your hand to the very end. You will always be in our hearts and memories everyday, every Christmas, every birthday. 7 great grandchildren- you had such a happy life. You made such a big impact on everybody’s lives! Rest in peace. We miss you, love all the family x



1960 - 2020


I can’t believe you’ve gone, this is so hard for me to comprehend. I miss you so much. Your loving wife

Robert H.


1930 - 2020


The best Dad and Grandad in the world. 

Graham D.


1962 - 2020


Graham was a giant of a man with a smile that could light up any room. He was a much loved brother, dad, grandad and friend to many. His memory will always live on through his children an grandchildren an we will always have thanks for the memory's we have and will cherish forever.. Till we meet again.. RIP Graham love always an forever xxx 



1942 - 2020


Jack A babe was born, his name was Jack, and smothered love made up the lack, of Farley’s Rusk in short supply, bread pobs sufficed as cheap meal try. His rugby, his football, his holidays enjoy, just needed the support his family deploy, say goodbye your pain, say goodbye dark thought, say hello lost family, say hello Heaven sought. - George Melling Th’Owd Chap

Graham D.


1962 - 2020


In loving memory of Graham David Fleming. Beloved Dad, Grandad and Brother. 7th November 1962 - 14th April 2020 Taken too soon loved and missed everyday.

Graham D.


1962 - 2020


Graham was a giant of a man he was loving caring and funny and always put his family before himself he was the best dad grandad brother and friend we all loved him so much he will always be in our hearts and thoughts until we meet again graham R.I.P

Gordon I. 


1965 - 2020


Taken too soon, we will always miss you brother and will never forget you as long as we live, All we have now are photos and memories hope wherever you are its paradise Good night god bless 

Gordon I.


1965 - 2020


Our darling brother. How are we supposed to go on without you in our lives anymore? A link is missing in our family chain and there is a large hole in our hearts that cannot be filled. You were taken too soon from us because of this horrible virus. I hope you found peace and are with our mum and dad. Good night God Bless Gordon. xx



1946 - 2020


My beloved Husband Mick Soulmate and best friend went to Wigan ICU on 28/03/2020 by ambulance we never saw him again or spoke to him ICU did everything possible for him. He was a quite gentle family man Dad to Mark and Michelle, Father in law to Cheryl and Daren, Granddad to Carrieanne, Courtney and Cathryn, He was always smiling love you always Mick R.I.P XX

Shaun B.


1965 - 2020


Our Dad, Shaun Brendan Brady, was only 55 when he contracted coronavirus. He battled for 42 days on ICU, ventilated and sedated, before succumbing to the virus on 16 May 2020. He was a linesman and football coach in Wigan all his adult life and worked at Heinz for 34 years. He leaves behind two daughters, Hannah and Tasha.

Ernest M.


1936 - 2020


Goodbye dearest dad. I will never forget you and will live by what you taught me. You leave a massive hole in our lives and you are missed every day. Thank you for everything you did over the years. You were a good man. Xxxx


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