Eric Steele

It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the passing of life-long Wittoner Eric Steele.

Eric sadly passed away this morning at the age of 97, he had been a resident at Acorn Hollow Care Home in Manchester Road.

Further details regarding his funeral will be announced at the appropriate time.

Very sad news, used to enjoy my chats with Eric about all things Witton, a very good Wittoner.


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Just to let people know, Eric Steele’s funeral details, particularly Witton Albion supporters and bowlers and those who knew him.

It’s on Monday, 26th February @ 11.30am at Barnton Christ Church, 12 Church Road, Barnton, Northwich. Postcode is CW8 4JH.

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Witton Albion in the Community (WAITC).

The wake is not yet decided, but if interested in attending that, please WhatsApp his daughter Norma on 07720 742261 so she can arrange catering etc.


Following Eric’s funeral service, the wake will be held at The Hayhurst Arms, Bostock Green. Postcode is CW10 9JP.

Please let Norma (Eric’s daughter) know if you wish to attend as space will be limited.