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‘Service of Thanksgiving’ for John Uren
Following the recent passing of John Uren, aged 94, it has been confirmed that a Service of Thanksgiving in his memory will take place at Wesley Rock Chapel, Heamoor, on Friday 9th March, commencing 2pm.
John held a special place in the history of the Pirates, having featured for Penzance & Newlyn RFC in the club’s first ever game, played against Guy’s Hospital at the Mennaye Field on the 22nd September 1945.
A knowledgeable man, well-liked in the community, John was born at Trescrowan Farm in Bone Valley and it was there that he died peacefully after a long and hard-working life.
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Cornish Pirates coaches Alan Paver and Gavin Cattle have taken the opportunity to show their sincere appreciation.
It is a few weeks before the start of the season and two men are tending to the pitch at mainland UK's most remote sports team in Penzance.