Fri, 1 July, 2022


Farewell – Obituaries

  • Jeff Howlett

    Posted: June 24th, 2022


    We are grateful to Douglas Bence for letting us know that former Daily Mirror picture desk man and stone sub JEFF HOWLETT …

  • David Graves

    Posted: June 9th, 2022

    Veteran People photographer DAVE GRAVES died on June 9 [2022], aged 82, following a stroke.

    His funeral service is at noon …

  • Ron Jepp

    Posted: June 9th, 2022

    RON JEPP, a popular and efficient operator in MGN’s House Management network, died on May 13, [2022]. More details when we have …

  • David Jack

    Posted: May 27th, 2022

    DAVID JACK, who has died aged 94, was a stalwart reporter who helped The People reach sales figures of more than five …

  • Vernon Rowe

    Posted: May 25th, 2022

    VERNON ROWE, a much respected and well-loved former Mirror chief sub, died on May 8 [2022].

    Northerner Vernon was a linchpin of the …

  • Charles ‘Charlie’ Catchpole

    Posted: April 7th, 2022

    DOYEN of the TV critics Charles “Charlie” Catchpole died on March 31 [2022], after a long illness. He was 76.

    His funeral will …

  • Bill Freeman

    Posted: March 26th, 2022

    Former Daily Mirror northern news editor BILL FREEMAN died on March 21 [2022]. He was 89. His funeral is at …

  • LAURIE MANIFOLD

    Posted: March 22nd, 2022

    We’ve belatedly learned that LAURIE MANIFOLD, doyen of investigative reporters, died on March 3 [2022] at the age of 94.

    ROY …

  • David Banks

    Posted: February 23rd, 2022

    The funeral of David Banks will be held in Northumberland on Monday, March 7, 2022. There will be a very …

  • John Dempsie

    Posted: February 15th, 2022

    FORMER Daily Record photographer JOHN DEMPSIE died in Croydon Hospital on February 14 [2022], after a long and debilitating illness.

    His …

  • Mervyn Pamment

    Posted: February 11th, 2022

    WE’VE just heard the sad news that former Sunday People picture editor Mervyn Pamment died suddenly this morning [February 11, …

  • Derek Dodd

    Posted: February 10th, 2022

    DEREK DODD, former chief-sub on the Sunday Mirror, London, and later, the paper’s northern editor in Manchester, died on February …

  • Roy White

    Posted: February 9th, 2022

    WE are sad and sorry to announce that ROY WHITE, an AMP founder member and for many years its treasurer, has died, …

  • William “Danny” Daniels

    Posted: February 1st, 2022

    By Andy Lines Chief reporter, Daily Mirror (Pic: Dick Williams)

    Legendary and committed Daily Mirror reporter BILL DANIELS died on January 26 [2022], …

  • Russell ‘Rusty’ Steele

    Posted: October 31st, 2021

    RUSSELL Steele (‘Rusty’ to one and all), former features editor of the Daily Record and sports editor of the Sunday Mail, died …

  • Ian Sharp

    Posted: October 26th, 2021

    IAN SHARP, a former Sunday Mail investigative reporter, lost a long battle with Parkinson’s disease on September 26 [2021] when he died …

  • Danny Garrett

    Posted: October 2nd, 2021

    DANNY GARRETT, who was The Sporting Life’s boxing correspondent (with Malcolm Hanover), died on September 29 [2021] aged 87. Danny had been …

  • Greg Miskiw

    Posted: October 2nd, 2021

    GREG MISKIW, former Sunday Mirror journalist, has died, aged 71.

    His daughter has given a full tribute to him in the Press Gazette.

  • John Sheard

    Posted: October 2nd, 2021

    JOHN SHEARD, a former Sunday Mirror journalist, and long-running columnist on the Craven Herald, died on September 5 [2021], aged 82.

    John spent …

  • Len Gould

    Posted: September 13th, 2021

    LEN GOULD, former editor of The People, died on September 12 [2021] at his home in Spain, following a lengthy cancer battle. …

  • Frank Thorne

    Posted: September 9th, 2021

    We are indebted to Sandra White for sharing her eulogy, which has been added to tributes at the foot of this post.

    Our …

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