Your Stories

Joseph Quinn

Joseph Quinn was born in 1951 and grew up on Empress Road in Kensington with his mum, dad and five siblings. He lived on the same road for almost 70 years. He was a carpenter by trade and spent his life working in the building industry. We sat down with Joseph’s son, Chris, and daughter, Daisy, to talk about Joseph’s life and their family’s experience of the hospice...

Michael Moore

Michael was born in the Vauxhall area of Liverpool in 1944. He was the youngest of five children, with three sisters and one brother. They all lived together with their parents in a small terraced house with no hot water or inside toilet. We sat down with Michael’s nephew, Peter Hall, who has kindly shared Michael’s story...

Stanley Whitaker

The Whitaker family have been supporters of St. Joseph’s Hospice for many years and so when Stanley needed end of life care, his son David was keen to move him to the hospice where they could spend more time with him in a comfortable environment, closer to their home. David has kindly agreed to share his father’s story and their experience of the hospice...

Betty Boyd

Betty Boyd was born in Wales but spent her childhood and later years in Seaforth. Betty's nephew Gary and his wife Alison have kindly agreed to share Betty's story and her experience of the care she received at St. Joseph's Hospice.

The Woods Family

Doreen Woods, from Kirby, was part of our hospice family for just over 10 months until she passed away peacefully in March 2020. We were privileged to spend so much time with her, her husband Eric and their children Lorraine, Denise, Martin, Carmel and Nicola, who has kindly offered to share their story as a tribute to her Nicola's story.