Peter Farmeary - Retired GMB Legal Officer

17 Jun 2013

It is with great sadness that the region has to report the passing away over the wekend of retired GMB Yorkshire & North Derbyshire regional legal officer, Peter Farmeary.

Peter Farmeary’s funeral will take place on Tuesday, 2nd July 2013 at 1.40pm at Lawnswood Crematorium, Otley Road, Adel, Leeds, LS16 6AH.  Then afterwards at Haley’s Hotel, Shireoaks Road, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 2DE to celebrate Peter’s life.

Family flowers only but donations can be made to:

Martin House Children’s Hospice
Grove Road
Clifford
Boston Spa
Wetherby
LS23 6TX

If you donate by cheque, please make the cheque payable to ‘Martin House Children’s Hospice.’ Could you also sign the back of the cheque and write ‘Gift Aid’ as well as your home post code so that the hospice can claim the tax back if you are a taxpayer.  If you intend to go could you please conact Maria Ford at GMB on 0845 337 7777.

Regional Secretary, Tim Roache, said, “I have known Peter for many years and he was a great comrade, friend and colleague who will be sadly missed. Peter was a one off character the like of which will never be seen again, extremely knowledgeable about employment law and always happy to assist officers and lay reps. The region sends its condolences to wife Sheila and family.”