Friday, 22 April 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : Sergeant John Simpson

It is with regret that we have to inform you of the death of a retired Police Officer : Sergeant John Simpson who died on 13th April 2016 aged 94 years.
Mr Simpson retired from the Force on 24th April 1966.
Mr Simpson leaves no widow.
His family have requested that the funeral will be private.
Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : PC 1833 George Neville Barlow

PHOTO Neville and Paddy

It is with regret that we have to advise you of the death of a retired Police Officer : PC 1833 George Neville BARLOW who died on Friday 8th April 2016, aged 81 years.

Neville initially joined the police service with Sunderland Borough where he served from 1961 until 1967 when he transferred to Durham County Constabulary as a Dog Handler.  He continued to serve with the Dog Section at Bishop Auckland and at Chester-le-Street , later moving to Community Relations and medically retiring from Wear and Tees on 2nd April 1989.

Funeral service is to be held at 11:15 on Friday 22nd April 2016 at St Stephen’s Church, Willington. 
The service is not private and friends and former colleagues are welcome meet at church.  This service will be followed by cremation at Durham at 12 noon.
Our thoughts are with Neville’s friends and family at this sad time.

Saturday, 2 April 2016

Death of a retired Police Officer : William Appleton (Ex Durham & Northumbria)

It is with regret that we have to inform you of the death of a retired Police Officer :
William (Bill) Appleton, aged 91 years died 26th March, 2016 in a nursing home. (His son, John is making arrangements re. the funeral). Details are :-Church  Memorial and Funeral service at St. Paul’s Church, Winlaton  at 12.15pm Monday, 12th April, 2016. The funeral is not private. Family flowers only. Friends welcome to attend.
Bill joined Durham County Constabulary in 1947 and served at Blaydon at the time of amalgamation in 1974, joining Northumbria force . He continued to serve in Blaydon and then Town Office at Whickham until his retirement in 1976.

Our sympathies and condolences have been shared with his family at this sad time.


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