Tree is last­ing me­mo­rial to loved ones

Macclesfield Express - - GROOM HIT BRIDESMAID IN WEDDING PUNCH-UP -

MAC­CLES­FIELD Cre­ma­to­rium now has a novel way for be­reaved rel­a­tives and friends to re­mem­ber their loved ones.

Art in­stal­la­tion the ‘Tree of Mem­o­ries’ is a hand-crafted bronze tree struc­ture. It of­fers peo­ple the chance to add per­son­alised, en­graved leaves to its branches.

Stand­ing in the en­trance to the Cre­ma­to­rium Chapel, it has been de­signed to rep­re­sent ‘the beauty of life, en­dur­ing strength and eter­nal peace’.

Coun David Mar­ren, chair­man of Or­bitas Be­reave­ment Ser­vices, which runs the coun­cil owned ceme­ter­ies and cre­ma­to­ria in Cheshire East, said: “I am pleased that we are able to of­fer such a spe­cial way for peo­ple to re­mem­ber their loved ones.

“This is a beau­ti­ful art in­stal­la­tion that cel­e­brates the mem­o­ries of those we have loved and lost in a re­spect­ful and el­e­gant way.

“It will pro­vide a fo­cus for fam­ily and friends who wish to have a me­mo­rial at the cre­ma­to­rium.”

For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact Mac­cles­field ceme­tery of­fice on 01625 383946.

Pic: An­thony Keith Gosliny

● The new Tree of Mem­o­ries at Mac­cles­field Cre­ma­to­rium with (from left) Coun David Mar­ren, Chris Heath­cote and Mary Slinn

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