Funeral notices (updated)

It is with considerable sadness that we let members know of the death, on 30 December 2014, of Mrs Yvonne Surtees and on Friday 2 January 2015, of Dr Kevin Reilly.

Mrs Yvonne Surtees

Mrs Yvonne Surtees was the former Research Assistant in the Institute of Bibliography and Textual Criticism (School of English) and Teaching Assistant in the Schools of English and Education between 1971 and 1994.

A Memorial Service will be held at 12pm at St John’s Church, Back Church Lane, Adel, LS16 8DW, on Friday 23 January, followed by a private family cremation.  All are welcome to attend the reception afterwards at The Old Stables behind the Church.*

The flag on the Parkinson Building will be flown at half-mast on the day of the funeral.

*Page updated on 21/01/2015. If colleagues were wishing to attend the refreshments after the service, could they kindly go to The Old Stables behind the Church, and not to The Stables at Weetwood Hall.

Dr Kevin Reilly

Dr Kevin Reilly was a Senior Lecturer and former Head of the Economics Division in the Business School.

Before joining the University as a Lecturer in 1995, Dr Reilly held Assistant Professorships at the University of Waterloo, Bishop’s University and York University in Canada.  He was promoted to a Senior Lectureship at Leeds in 2002 and was Head of the Economics Division, from 2004 until 2007.

The secular funeral service will be held on Monday 26 January at 3pm at Rawdon Crematorium, Leeds Road, Rawdon, LS19 6JP, on which day the flag on the Parkinson Building will be flown at half-mast in Dr Reilly’s memory.

Obituaries are being prepared.

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