Former Whitby RNLI crew member Ronnie Frampton has passed away aged 91.
Whitby Lifeboat crew would like to express their condolences to the family of former Lifeboat man Ronnie Frampton who passed away earlier this week.
Station mechanic Richard Dowson said: ‘Frammy will be greatly missed not only by his friends at the station but by the whole community, he was a great character and always a pleasure to be sat with in the Black Horse on a Friday tea time. RIP ord lad.’
The funeral will be held on Thursday 26th September, 12.30, St Hilda’s Church, Whitby.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.