JOHN GERARD POYNER OBE On the 26th May 2021, JOHN GERARD peacefully passed away in Belong Village, Atherton aged 90 years. Beloved husband to Mary. Loving father to John, Christopher and Stephen and father in law to Janet, Ursula and Karen. Cherished Grandad and Great Grandad. John will be sadly missed by all his family and friends. A private Requiem Mass Funeral Service will take place on Thursday 10 June 2021at 12pm at St Richards RC Church, Atherton followed by interment in Leigh Cemetery. Due to Covid Restrictions only 30 close family and friends are allowed at the church and at the graveside. Family flowers only or if so desired donations in aid of CAFOD. All enquiries and donations to: - Abbey Funeralcare, Leigh. 01942 261936.