Monday 5 October 2020

Death of a retired Police Officer : PC 1378 George Michael (Mick) Keen

It is with regret that we have to announce the death of a retired Police Officer : PC 1378 George Michael (Mick) Keen, who died on the 26th September 2020 aged 82 years.

Mick joined Durham Constabulary on the 1st April 1962 in HQ Training. He was then posted to Stockton for 6 months before moving to Darlington in January 1963. 

From February 1965 to May 1984 he covered the detatched beat at Middleton St George and then to Darlington, working in Enquiry/Comms and as a Jailer.

He retired from the Force on 29th June 1998. 

Mick was the dearly loved husband of the late June, much loved Dad of Carol and the late Raymond, dear father-in-law of Charlotte and loving grandad of Megan.

Donations in lieu of flowers have been requested to St Teresa’s Hospice in Darlington.

A service will take place at Darlington Crematorium on Thursday 8th October 2020 at 13:45.

Due to Covid-19, the number of people able to attend the service is restricted to 30.

If you would like to pay your respects you are invited to stand outside of the crematorium. Please adhere to social distancing restrictions.

Any condolence cards are welcome and will be distributed to the family via Occupational Health at Headquarters (Please write on the envelope FAO The family of Mick or George Keen).

Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.

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