John 'Nofty' Purvis (18 Jan 1950 - 14 Feb 2023)

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Sunderland Crematorium Chester Road Sunderland SR4 7RS
1st Mar 2023
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The Colliery Inn Front Street Hetton-le-Hole DH5 9PF
1st Mar 2023


Purvis (‘Nofty’)


At home, after an illness bravely borne, with family at his side, on February 14th aged 73 years, John (‘Nofty’). The devoted husband of Aud, much-loved dad of Lee, Adam, Danielle, Gareth, Leona, Lyndsey and Steve. A cherished grandad and great-grandad. A dearly loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle and dear friend of many. Never forgotten.

Family and friends please meet on Wednesday March 1st for a service in Sunderland Crematorium at 10:30am. By request from the family, no flowers. Donations in lieu kindly received for The Pheonix Unit and Ward B28 in Sunderland Royal Hospital. A donation box will be available in the crematorium. Please join the family afterwards in The Colliery Inn, Hetton-le-Hole for refreshments.

All enquiries to Andrew Grey Funeral Directors, 30 Station Road, Hetton-le-Hole. Tel: 0191 5265800.

Funeral Director: Mr Ben White

With deepest sympathy from Andrew and staff.

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Pat And Rachel wrote

Sending all our love to Audrey and family.
Thank you Mr P for everything xx

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Charlotte and Hadden Bramham wrote

Heart broken.
You were a great friend and we thank you for everything.
Love you loads.

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It is with heavy hearts that we write this. Our world is a darker place with the loss of a dear friend. Gone, but never to be forgotten. Our thoughts and love go to Audrey and all the family.

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So sorry for your loss Audrey me and my mam are thinking of you and sending deepest condolences xx

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