Peacefully in hospital on July 9th, aged 86 years. John, loving Husband of the late Jean (nee Chapman) devoted Dad of Stephen, Diane, John, Christine, Philip, Jean and Alan, dear Father-in-law, Grandad and Great-Grandad. John will be greatly missed by all his loving family and friends. Would friends please meet for service in Sunderland Crematorium on Thursday 21st July at 11.30am. Family flowers only, donations to Sunderland Royal Hospital, a plate will be provided at the Crematorium. Resting peacefully with Peter Dodd Family Funeral Directors, Grindon. Tel: 5200666.