With love Phil and Suzanne
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Sadly, we announce that our father, George Henry Smirthwaite passed away peacefully on Saturday 22nd May 2021 a few days before his 85th Birthday.
Husband of over 60 years to Valerie, father to Kerry, Debbie, Dean and Lee. Father-in-law to John and Michele. Grandfather to Alex, Jamie, Natalie and Holly, Brother, Uncle, and loyal friend to many!
Dad was the life and soul of the party. A huge character, well-loved for his sense of fun, friendly outgoing nature, loyalty and of course his stories, most of which it turns out, were true !!
He was an amazing Dad and Grandad, and we have been comforted by the love and words of support from family, friends, and ex-work colleagues. He was a big presence in all of our lives and will be deeply missed.
The funeral service and burial will take place at St Margaret’s Church, Chapel Lane, Great Barr, B43 7BA, on Tuesday 22nd June 2021 at 2.30pm.
Due to the pandemic, attendance inside the Church and at the burial afterwards, is still quite limited. However If you would like to attend, please contact a member of the family as the situation may change in line with the latest government guidelines.
We ask for family flowers only, but should anyone wish to make a donation, The Royal British Legion, were a great support to both Mom & Dad following Dad’s diagnosis with Alzheimer’s and were Dad’s favourite charity.
A link to the JustGiving page for donations can be found in the link:-