Notice is given of the following Veterans Funerals:
Name: Tom Roper
Born.1926 Passed Away. 30/05/2021
Service. royal Navy
Where HMS Boxer, HMS Theseus, HMS Royal Arthur. Served, mainly in the Mediterranean
After – After leaving the Navy Tom worked at British Steel, he took early retirement. He worked in a care home within the village after retirement. He was also the Treasure for the church for forty years and held main roles in the church he loved.
Royal British Legion - Member of Stanton by Dale for 60+ years. A Committee member of Ilkeston branch when the branch became a Sub-Branch of Ilkeston. Tom worked closely with the Ilkeston PAO to continue to raise funds for the Poppy Appeal even after the branch became a County Supported Branch which he was the main Port of Contact.
Funeral 10:45 15th June 2021. St Michael and All Angels Church , Stanton by Dale, Derbyshire.
As the lone piper plays going home, we thank you for your service Tom.