FERNIE John (Sam) Of Middleton. Died suddenly at home on 26th December 2021 aged 80 years. Beloved husband of Judith, a much loved dad of Jane and Peter, father-in-law of Linda and Martin, a dearly loved grandad of Alice, Libby and Sam and a dear brother, brother-in-law and uncle. A private cremation will take place followed by a service of thanksgiving at the Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul, Pickering, on Tuesday 18th January at 2:30pm. Family flowers only please but donations if desired may be given for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance, a plate will be provided at the service. All enquiries to Adam Collier Funeral Services Tel. 01751 477766.