MERRY, Kathleen (née Mitton) - Aged 85 years. Passed away suddenly but peacefully at Furness General Hospital on Tuesday, 15th May, with her son by her side. Beloved wife of the late John, much loved mother of Robert, his fiancée Wendy and the late Alan and Carl, dear sister of Norma and her partner Rupert and devoted nanna to Liam and Curtis. She was greatly respected and a good friend to many. An amazing, strong and independent woman, a great life well lived. Funeral service will be held on Friday, 25th May at 9.15am at Thorncliffe Crematorium. No flowers by request, donations, if so desired, to The North West Air Ambulance and Barrow Sea Cadets. All enquiries to Co-op Funeralcare, Barrow. Tel. 01229 820517.