Mr Brian Derek Osborne

BRIAN Derek Osborne, of Tower Gardens, Boston, has died at Pilgrim Hospital following illness.

He was 70.

He was born in East Heckington.

A married man, he is survived by wife Sandra, stepson Mark, son Jason, daughter Lisa, granddaughters Shelbie, Emilia and Maddie, grandsons Sonny, Harry Oliver, brother Ron and sister Shirley.

During his working life Mr Osborne was a caretaker at St Thomas’ School and Boston College, working almost 13 years at St Thomas’ until retiring in March 2006.

He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and working in his garden.

He also enjoyed holidaying abroad with his wife and having weekends away in Mablethorpe.

His funeral took place at Boston Crematorium and was followed by cremation. The service was officiated by Canon Robin Whitehead.

Chief family mourners were: Sandra Osborne (wife), Mark Osborne (stepson), Jason and Kirsty Osborne (son and wife), Kevin and Lisa Lea (daughter and son-in-law), Shelbie, Emilia and Maddie Osborne (granddaughters), Sonny Osborne and Harry Oliver Lea (grandsons), Sam Armatage and Lewis and Alisia Armatage (stepson’s partner and children), Ron and Lorraine, Tony and Anne Clark, Brian and June Clark and Paul and Margaret Clark (brothers and sisters-in-law), Shirley and Keith Dunn (sister and brother-in-law), Chas Clark (brother-in-law), Shirley Clark and Linda Taylor (sisters-in-law), Ian and Rachel Clark (nephew and niece), Mandy Clark, Julie Fixture, Donna Powell, Monique Taylor, Hilda Burton, Christine Osborne and Sue Gaunt (nieces), Timothy Clark (nephew), Alan Osborne and wife (nephew), Colin and Amanda Payne (niece and husband), Alan and June Clark (cousin and wife), Mr and Mrs R. Cornall (cousin and husband), Freda Wild, Greta and Tony Cooke and Ron and Gill Clark (cousins), Alison Louth and Sean Mindham (nephew and niece), Donna and Dave Taylor and Tina and Tony Thayne (nieces and husbands).

Arrangements by F.E. Addlesee and Son.