Obituary: John Murray Porritt

Date published: 21 April 2023

On 7th April 2023, following a short illness, John aged 88 years. Beloved husband of Sarah, loving Father to Stephanie and Alison, and Father in law to David. He will be sadly missed.

Funeral Service to take place at Rochdale Crematorium Chapel on Thursday 4th May at 1.40pm followed by Interment within Rochdale Cemetery.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to SCOPE or Barnardos c/o Dixons Funeral Service, 2 Manchester Road, Rochdale OL11 4HY. Tel 01706 645501.

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