Sunday 3 September 2023

Death of a Retired Police Officer: PC 1587 Stephen (Steve) Shotton

It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of a retired Police Officer, PC 1587 Stephen (Steve) Shotton, who died suddenly in Sunderland Royal Hospital on Sunday 27th August 2023, aged 63 years.

Steve joined Durham Constabulary in June 1998 and served most of his Police career in Neighbourhood Policing at Chester-le-Street; he retired in December 2015.

Following his retirement from the Police Service, he gained employment with Patient Transport with the North East Ambulance Service.

Steve is survived by wife Lisa and sons William, Tom and Nathaniel.

A funeral service is to be held at 12 noon Wednesday 13th September 2023, at St Paul’s Church, Ryhope Street, Ryhope, Sunderland SR2 0HH, followed by his burial at 1.00pm at Sunderland Cemetery, 28 Kitchener Terrace, Grangetown, Sunderland SR2 9RR.

Family flowers only.

After the funeral, friends are invited to join the family at The Rosedene Public House, Queen Alexandra Road, Tunstall, Sunderland SR2 9BT from 1.30pm.

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

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