(Washington). Peacefully at home after a long illness on 4th January 2019, aged 62 years. Michael, devoted husband of Susan, idolised dad of Christopher, Martin and their partners. Cherished grandad of Grace, Christopher and Jessica. Funeral service to take place at Sunderland Crematorium on Monday 21st January at 3pm. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, can be left after the service for Marie Curie.