Obituary: Mr Norman Leonard Burrage

Mr Norman Leonard Burrage
Mr Norman Leonard Burrage
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Mr Norman Leonard Burrage, of Tennyson Avenue, Grantham, has died at home. He was 89.

Mr Burrage was born in Rochester, Kent.

His family worked either at the docks in Chatham, or at Aveling Porter’s steamroller factory. The family moved to Grantham when Aveling Barford was set up in the town.

Mr Burrage’s working life was spent at Aveling Barford, apart from his National Service which was spent in Egypt.

His interests were walking, dancing, winemaking and model making.

The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel, conducted by Sheila Finch.

Other than the immediate family, mourners included: Joan Hare, Mr M. Chevalier, Maureen and Roy Bartlett, Jonathan and Melanie Beech, Joseph and Lilley Beech, Mr and Mrs Basford, Gordon and Betty Beech, Joe and Barbara Kime, Michael and Diane Allsop, Jed and Gillian Parker, Joan Drapper, Mervyn and Veronica Hallam, Julian Cartwright, Stewart and Angela Darley, Grahame and Judith Forster, Paul and Anne Topping, Mr and Mrs Ward, Rachel White, Jean White, Helen Chamberlain, Bill Walker, Mr and Mrs A. Wilson, Shirley Henson, Graham Oates, Alison Watson, Faith Watson and Maurice and Joan Measures.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.

Donations were received for the RNLI and St Barnabas Hospice.