Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Martin "Joe" Abbot RIP

I have today had sad news may have already reached you. Martin "Joe" Abbot has died quiet at home with his family.

NOTE CHANGE OF DATE : Joe's funeral will take place at Leatherhead Crematorium on Wednesday 17th June 2015 at12.30 NOT Tuesday 16th as previously stated.

More details when available.




1 comment:

Martin Jones said...

I'm sorry to hear of Martin's death. He was before my time but I have heard his name mentioned many times. RIP.

The ? Jones in the OP's rugby photo (? late 1950's / early 1960's) next to Paddy Collins is Mr D (? Derek / Dave?) Jones who was a teacher at Purley when I arrived there in 1960. He was a PE teacher but also taught English and, perhaps rather surprisingly, Latin, although, since I had Ed Stachak all the way through to my GCE year, I was never taught Latin (or anything else) by Mr Jones. I think he may also have taught RE but I can't confirm this.

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