Wilfred "Wilf" Longford (24 Aug 1938 - 1 Aug 2022)

Funeral Service

Location
St Michaels & All Angels Parish Church Church Street Houghton-Le-Spring DH4 4DN
Date
16th Aug 2022
Time
1pm
Funeral Director
Andrew Grey Funeral Directors, Houghton Le Spring

Cremation Details

Location
Sunderland Crematorium Chester Road Sunderland SR4 7JA
Date
16th Aug 2022
Time
2pm

Funeral Reception

Location
Chester le Street Cricket ClubRopery LaneChester le StreetDH3 3PF
Date
16th Aug 2022
Time
2.30pm

Longford

Houghton le Spring

(Formerly of Plains Farm)

Peacefully on August 1st after a brave fight with dementia aged 83 years, Wilfred (Wilf). The devoted husband of the late Pat. The much loved dad of Maxine, Wilf and the late Andrew and father-in-law to Alan and Alison. The treasured grandad of Sophie and Amelia. A loved son of the late Hector and Winifred. A loved brother of Sunny, Ralph, Joe and John and brother-in-law of David, Sheila, Paula, David, Edie and Olive. The special uncle of Edward, a dear family member and friend to many. A service will take place on Tuesday August 16th in St Michael & All Angels Parish Church, Houghton at 1.00pm. Committal to follow in Sunderland Crematorium. Refreshments are being served at Chester le Street Cricket Club afterwards. Family flowers only, donations in lieu of flowers will be kindly accepted for Action on Dementia, Sunderland. A donation box will be provided at the Church. All enquiries to Andrew Grey Funeral Directors, 30 Station Road, Hetton-Le-Hole Tel: 0191 5265800. Forever in our hearts.

Funeral Director: Mr Andrew Grey

With deepest sympathy from Andrew and staff

Greg Barnes is attending the funeral and the reception
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Kathy Dransfield wrote

R.I.P Wilf A true gentleman and loving husband, father and grandad...back in the arms of Pat & Andrew...You will always be remembered for your gentle kind ways xxx

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Paula Winship wrote

Wilf, the quiet โ€œgentle-manโ€. More than a brother in law, you were there all my life and you and our Pat always took care me and later my family. May your mind be at peace, your body at rest, go now into the loving arms of our Pat and Andrew who are waiting for you.

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Tony & Mags Majorca Gosling wrote

So sorry to hear the passing of Wilfred we have happy memories from Cala Bona seeing him enjoy the good times. Our condolences to you and your family. Lots of hugs and love โค Tony and Mags xx

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Kevin Stables wrote

RIP Wilf. ๐Ÿ˜ข

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Ray & June Wilkinson wrote

Well what can I say what a true gentleman& steward of the Glendale S.C & Houghton Buffs Club, some great memories,& Pat to,Great stewardess they were a couple made in heaven, now together in heaven with Andrew or n little Ernie RIP WILF XX

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A true gentleman and a brilliant boss RIP WILF you will not be forgotten back with Pat and your son Andrew ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’” xx

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Glynis Lloyd wrote

A true gentleman was wilf now with pat.sleep tight r.i.p.

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Sharon Royal wrote

Thinking of yous he will be with your mam and brother Andrew so sorry for your loss sending our condolences to a lovely family love and hugs Sharon and micky gibbon ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™xxxx

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