Hi Paul I was sent this sad news about Johnny Marcelle thought it would be prudent to put it on the site because he had such an influence on us all and he did a marvellous job of organising parcels to the lads in Iraq and Afghanistan plus his tireless work with Blind Veterans.
Hope this is OK
PWO2 J M MARCELLE
14TH/ 20TH KING’S HUSSARS 1948-1972
It is with sadness that we inform you of the death of WO2 John Michael Marcelle on Sunday 8th January 2017, aged 85
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday 24th January 2017 at 11:00 am, at South Essex Crematorium, Ockendon Road, Upminster, RM14 2UY. All are welcome.
Family flowers only please. Donations in John’s memory will go to St Dunstan’s (Blind Veterans UK). A collection will be taken at the service, or donations may be sent via the Funeral Directors, Coop Funeral Care, 90 Dagenham Road, Rush Green, Romford, RM7 0TJ.
A reception will be held afterwards at The Royal British Legion, 54 Weston Road, Romford, RM1 3LP. Parking is available on site.
John is survived by his children Sandra, Tony and Nicholas. Should you wish to write, Sandra’s address is:
24 Lincoln Avenue
The family plan to inter John’s ashes into the Regimental Columbarium on Sunday 12th November 2017.
To assist with planning, please inform HHQ if you are attending the funeral. Telephone: 01962 828539 or Email: RACHQ-KRH-HHQ-N-AdminOffr@mod.uk