Wednesday 3 February 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : DC 824 Derick Hewitson

Derek HewitsonIt is with regret that we have to announce the death of a retired Police Officer :  DC 824 Derick Hewitson, who died on the 31st January, 2016 aged 84 years.
He joined on the 26th April, 1952, during his time with Durham Constabulary he worked at Jarrow, Hebburn Quay, Toronto, the Coroner Office at Darlington and then in 1967 he moved to CID in Darlington where he remained until he retired in 1981.
Mr Hewitson leaves two sons, Malcolm and Colin.
The funeral will take place on Thursday 11th February, at 11.00am at St Cuthbert’s Church, Darlington. This service is not private. This service will then be followed by a private cremation.
Anyone who would like to attend the service has been advised to check the funeral arrangements in the Northern Echo should there be any changes.
The family have requested no flowers.
Donations are welcomed to Cystic Fibrosis and St Teresa’s Hospice.
Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.

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