Thursday 9 March 2023

Death of a retired Police Officer: PC 1271 John Robson

It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of a retired Police Officer: PC 1271 John Robson of Peterlee, who died in Sunderland Royal Hospital on Thursday 23rd February 2023, aged 81 years.

John joined Northumbria Police in 1969 and stationed at Sunderland.  Following amalgamation, he transferred to Durham County Constabulary covering mainly Peterlee and Horden before retiring in 1993.

He is survived by sons Ian and his wife Julie, Jonathan and his wife Leigh and David. Grandchildren Chloe, Matthew, Ethan, Holly, Caitlyn and Camryn and great grandchildren Aurora, Lennon and Freya.

A funeral service will take place at 10.30am Thursday 16th March 2023 at Durham Crematorium, South Road, Durham DH1 3TQ.

Any donations to the British Heart Foundation.

Following the funeral friends and colleagues are invited to Castle Eden Cricket Club.

Our thoughts are with John’s family and friends at this sad time.

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