Wed, 28 June, 2017


Farewell – Obituaries

  • Stuart Barr

    Posted: June 25th, 2017


    FORMER Daily Record assistant editor STUART BARR died on April 23 (2017), aged 89. He began his distinguished newspaper career as a …

  • Denis Cassidy

    Posted: April 11th, 2017

    Former Sunday People journalist DENIS CASSIDY (also of the Cassidy and Leigh news agency) died on April 9 (2017) after a long …

  • Frank Jeffery

    Posted: March 13th, 2017

    Former Sunday People diarist FRANK JEFFERY died last November. This obituary includes words of tribute from his son Mick.

    Frank Jeffery began his …

  • Chris Buckland

    Posted: March 3rd, 2017

    A memorial sevice for CHRIS BUCKLAND will be held at St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, London, EC4Y 8AU at 11.30am …

  • Albert Foster

    Posted: February 12th, 2017

    Former Daily Mirror photographer ALBERT FOSTER died on February 12 [2017], aged 83. His funeral is at 11am on Friday, February 24 …

  • Ron Pell

    Posted: January 2nd, 2017

    FORMER Daily Mirror sub-editor RON PELL died on December 29 (2016), aged 79.  Ron worked as a reader and reporter for the …

  • Linda McKay

    Posted: December 10th, 2016

    LINDA MCKAY died of pneumonia last December. Her funeral will take place at 10.30am on Tuesday, February 7 at Vale …

  • Peggy Hayward

    Posted: August 20th, 2016

    PEGGY HAYWARD, AMP member and widow of former Sporting Life executive editor the late Alec Hayward, died aged 100, on 14 August …

  • Rod Shelley

    Posted: July 26th, 2016

    ROD SHELLEY: born November 24, 1945 – died July 24, 2016

    We hear from his friend and colleague Alex Henderson that ROD SHELLEY, …

  • Bernard Shrimsley

    Posted: June 13th, 2016

    With thanks to ROY GREENSLADE and The Times
    Photo: courtesy Press Gazette

    Bernard Shrimsley, who edited The Sun, News of the World and Mail …

  • Charles Lyte

    Posted: May 18th, 2016

    Former Daily Mirror gardening correspondent CHARLES LYTE died, aged 80, on May 17 (2016.) His funeral will be on May 31 at …

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