BIRNIE Anthony (Tony) Of Rookhope Passed away peacefully March 28 in hospital after a long illness aged 64 years. Husband of Joyce, father of Paul, Matthew and Lisa. Father-in-law to Rachel, Nick and Lorraine. Grandad to Jacob, Ethan, Casey and Olivia. Much loved son of Esther and the late John and a loving brother and brother-in-law. A big thank you to Redwell Care Home, Leadgate. Due to current restrictions a private funeral service will take place at Wear Valley Crematorium. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if so desired to Redwell Care Home, Leadgate.