Sun, 22 May, 2022


Farewell – Obituaries

  • 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 …

  • Donald Zec

    Posted: September 7th, 2021

    DONALD ZEC, one of the greatest Daily Mirror journalists – and a long-time member of the AMP –  has died aged 102 …

  • Alan Freeman

    Posted: August 25th, 2021

    ALAN FREEMAN’S funeral is on Monday, September 20 at 10.15am at Beckenham Crematorium, Elmers End Road, Beckenham BR3 4TD. The …

  • Derek Bland

    Posted: August 10th, 2021

    Mirror Library stalwart DEREK BLAND died on August 4 [2021], aged 89. He is remembered with great affection and a smile by …

  • David Wright

    Posted: July 31st, 2021

    FORMER Mirror man DAVID WRIGHT died from cancer on July 31 [2021] in Florida. He was 82.

    David joined the Daily Mirror from …

  • Fidelma Cook

    Posted: July 9th, 2021

    FIDELMA COOK, a former deputy news editor at the Daily Record, died on June 26 [2021], aged 71, in hospital at Mossaic, …

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