It is with sadness that I have to inform you of some sad news relating to John Staite, Flight Engineer who died Sunday, 17th April, 2016. He met and married Maureen Ferrie, a stewardess with Eagle in 1963.
The funeral is at Guildford crematorium on Tuesday, 3rd May, 2016 at 14.15 and location of the wake is yet to be decided.
Please can you circulate this sad news to fellow Eagle folk who may wish to attend the funeral. Funeral directors are Gould & Chapman, Avenue House, Headley Road, Grayshott, Surrey GU26 6TZ . Our sympathy goes out to his wife and family at this sad time.
John had donated the last Eagle flag to fly at Heathrow and a number of films that relate to Eagle activities to the archives.