Tuesday 10 May 2022

Death of a retired Police Officer : D/Supt John Sutton Graham

It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of a retired Police Officer :  D/Supt John Sutton Graham who died on 4th May 2022, aged 76 years.
John had been suffering the effects of Parkinsons Disease but he died in North Tees hospital as a result of a heart attack.
Born in Chopwell on the 7th September 1945 John was educated locally and on leaving school commenced an Engineering Apprenticeship with the NCB. However in 1968 he joined Durham Constabulary.
After initial training at Newby Wiske he was posted to Gateshead. He served in various divisions and departments within Durham Constabulary and rose to the rank of D/Superintendent. He retired in 1997.
He leaves a wife Janett and three children.
The funeral is to be held at 2pm on Monday 23rd May 2022 at Durham Crematorium followed by a gathering at Shotton Hall Banqueting Suite, Shotton Hall, Peterlee. All friends and colleagues are invited to attend.

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu may be made on leaving the funeral service to British Heart Foundation and other associated charities.
Our thoughts are with John's family and friends at this sad time.

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