“Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.”

With your love and goodness please pray for the repose of the soul of Terry who passed away at the Royal Stoke University Hospital on Friday 16th April 2021.

Terry aged 78 years of Newcastle, the dearly beloved and loving husband of Mary, the much loved and treasured Dad of James and Russell, a loving father in law of Sarah and Louisa, a dearly loved and cherished Grandad to Edward James, Hollie Rose, Isabelle Sophia, Poppy Lois and soon to join us Baby Mary Fleet.

A truly lovely gentleman, who always said charity starts at home, he loved a games of bowls but more than anything he was a man who loved his family especially his adoring grandchildren. Terry will be sadly missed but will always be warmly remembered and have a special place in the hearts of his loving family and many friends. Strengthened with the rites of the Holy Church on whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy R.I.P.

Requiem Mass will take place at The Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, Newcastle on Tuesday 4th May at 1:15pm prior to interment at Newcastle Cemetery.

Terry’s family ask that donations be made in his memory to Adoption Matters c/o the funeral director. Messages of condolence may be left on this website

For any further enquiries please contact Kevin Lownds Family Funeral Services on 01782 914777

Date Passed: 13th April  2021

Funeral Date: 26th April 2021

Kevin Lownds Funeral Service


  1. Dad thank you for all of the love, support and friendship that you have shown to myself and Russell throughout our lives. You will be missed each and every day, and remembered with the warmth, compassion and kindness that you consistently showed to others. Whilst your passing has devastated us all we do know that you will be looking down and keeping us safe, and for this we are truly grateful and blessed. Lots of love James

  2. You will be sadly missed. Thank you for all of your support over the last 22 years. Edward and Hollie are missing you so much. I hope you can rest in peace in the knowledge that I will do all I can to care for the wonderful family that you have left behind.

  3. Thank you Dad, you were always there for me and have taught me so much. You always show me complete love and dedication and I can only hope to make you proud and do the same for my girls. I promise that you will always be remembered and I will keep talking to the girls about the lovely things you did and the fun times we had. I’m so sorry you didn’t meet your latest granddaughter but I promise she will know all about how kind and loving you were. You were such a special and strong man and you will always be in my heart. Thank you Dad, I love you so much.

  4. Thank you Grandad for all the memories. I am truly blessed to have shared them with you. I really wouldn’t be who I am today without you. You will always be with me. I miss you but am cuddling the teddy you got me every night to feel close to you. Thank you. Love Hollie xxx

  5. Deepest sympathy to Mary, James, Russell and extended family on Terry’s untimely death.
    He was a true gentleman and is a huge loss to his dearly loved family.
    Ar dheis De go raibh a anam dilis.
    James, Margaret, Padhraig, Cathal and Diarmuid O’ Connor
    Limerick, Ireland.

  6. Our sincerest condolences to the Fleet family. I always enjoyed my time listening to Terry and have so many fond memories talking with him and taking his advice. Whatever the topic, it wasn’t long before he changed the subject to speak of his immense pride for his two sons and his outpouring of love for his grandchildren. We miss him deeply and are grateful for having known him.

    The Cronin Family

  7. Thinking of all the family, you will be truly missed so much. I know it’s been such a long time since i have seen you, but I always enjoyed the time we spent together. Thank you for creating a son who adores my sister and who is a brilliant dad to my nephew and niece. You would be so proud of how they are all handling things and what a beautiful family you have, I hope your looking down on them all. RIP terry xx

  8. Sincere Sympathy to Mary, James and Russell and their families on the sad loss of Terry such a lovely caring man who adored his family and and will be very much missed by them and all those who had the pleasure of knowing Terry.
    Rest in peace Terry
    Ethel and Tom Corduff and family

  9. On behalf of myself and my Canadian family I extend sincere condolences to my dear sister, Mary and her sons James and Russell, and their families on the death of Terry, loving husband, caring and protective father and grandfather.
    I know it is a time of sadness; Terry will be greatly missed.
    Through all my encounters with Terry I found him to be a gentleman through and through.
    May he rest in peace.

  10. Sincere sympathy to Mary, James, Russell and families on the Death of Terry, loving husband, father, grandfather. Terry was gentle kind and lovely to be around. May Terry rest in peace Ita and family.

  11. Mary, James and Russell,

    We are thinking of you during this period of loss for Terry. Along with you we celebrate his laugh, the stories he had told you before, his long-standing love for you all, the quiet moments of closeness, his kindness, the turn of his head as he listened. We celebrate the treasures of love and attention that he gave you all.
    Regards, and our deepest sympathy,
    Sarah O’Connor, and Alan and baby Conor

  12. Sincere condolences Mary to you,James and Russel on the recent passing of Terry.
    Our Mom ,Dad and all of us came to know Terry and really value him as part of the family.He was a good man and we knew he would look after you Mary and the Boys.

  13. Thinking of you Mary, James, Russell, and your families and friends at such a difficult time for you all. I hope all your lovely memories of your Dad will get you through the sad times ahead.
    Jenny, Rob, Tiernan, Fionn & Cara (Kilkenny)

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