It is with great sadness that we report the death of Michael Hollingbery OBE at the age of 76 earlier this month. He died on a visit to his son in Winchester and was a long-time resident of Bishop Burton. Michael had been the Chairman of Comet until it was sold to the Kingfisher Group in 1984. A fuller report of his life may be found on the Hull Daily Mail web site. Our condolences go to his wife Karen and the rest of his family.

Former Comet chairman dies

The following notice was published in the Yorkshire Post on 10th September


On Thursday September 3rd 2009, suddenly but peacefully in Winchester, beloved husband of Karen, dearest father of George, Jo and Richard, kind grandpa to Jess, Freya, Brooke, March, Christian and Rose and a much loved friend of many. Private family funeral. Thanksgiving Service to be held on October 8th 2009 at St Mary's Church, Beverley, East Yorkshire at 1.00 p.m. No flowers please, but donations if desired to The British Lung Foundation, FREEPOST SW 1233, London EC1B 1BR


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