BIRKETT Melvin Herbert Of Rievaulx, passed away on February 7th, 2018, aged 78 years. Loving husband of Mary, a much loved father of Daniel, Justin, Sarah and Charlotte, father-in-law of Jen, Nik, Sean and Tim, a dearly loved grandpa of Charles, Henry, Hannah, Beth, Tilly, George and Daisy and a dear brother of Irene. A private cremation will take place followed by a service of Thanksgiving at All Saints Church, Helmsley, on Wednesday, February 21st, at 2.00pm. Family flowers only please, but there will be a plate for charitable donations as you leave the church. All enquiries to Adam Collier Funeral Services. Tel. 01439 772340.