Friday 29 September 2023

Death of a retired Police Officer : D/Sgt 478 Thomas (Tom) Marjoram

It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of a retired Police Officer, D/Sgt 478 Thomas (Tom) Marjoram, who died at St Cuthbert’s Hospice, Durham on Sunday 17 September 2023, aged 75 years.

Tom joined Durham County Constabulary on 3 March 1969.  The majority of his Police Service was in CID, with attachments in Durham City in the early 1970’s.  He later joined the CID at Stanley and also worked with the Crime Support Unit at Police HQ and as a D/Sgt at Peterlee.  He moved to Darlington and later served with No.2 Regional Crime Squad, based at Boldon.  His last posting was at Chester-le-Street in the Criminal Justice Unit, retiring on 2 March 1999, serving with exemplary service.

Tom is survived by his wife Valerie (Val), daughter Julie, son Richard; their respective spouses, Dean and Mellissa and grandchildren Tom, Issy, Molly, Yasmin and Oscar.

A funeral service is to be held at 10.30am Friday 6 October 2023 at Durham Crematorium, South Road, Durham DH1 3TQ.

Family flowers only, donations in lieu to St Cuthbert’s Hospice.

After the funeral, friends are invited to join the family at Durham Indoor Bowling Club, Abbey Road, Pity Me, Durham DH1 5GE.

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

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