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No. 010/24

9th January 2024

To:   All Branches

Dear Colleagues


The General Secretary’s Office has recently been notified of the very sad news of the death of Steve Mann retired CWU T&FS Safety Officer.

Steve played a full and active role in the CWU joining the UPW in 1970 as a Postman at Muswell Hill Delivery Office. He transferred to Post Office Telephones in 1974 and became a member of the POEU. He was elected to various positions both in the POEU and the NCU.

He was appointed as CWU T&FS Safety Officer in 2000 and retired in 2020.

Steve was also a member of the Labour Party, elected as a Councillor in Wood Green, Haringey in 2014. He also served as Deputy Mayor of Haringey from 2016 to 2018 and served as Mayor from 2017-18.

Information regarding the funeral arrangements and donations are detailed below and the family have requested that there be no flower tributes instead donations to Steve’s charities are requested.  

The Funeral Mass

The Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30am on Monday 15th January at:

St. Peter in Chains Roman Catholic Church

Wormesly Road

London N8 9AE

The Burial

The burial will be a private family burial which will be held after the funeral.

The Wake/Reception

A gathering will be held at 1pm at:

The Three Compasses Public House

62 Hornsey High Street, London N8 7NX 

(There are coffee shops and pubs close by to use between events).

Dress Code

Dark colours with an optional splash of red (for Arsenal FC).

Optional Donations

The family asks that people donate to the charities Steve supported instead of flowers (Mind Haringey, Studio 306 as well as St. Joseph’s Hospice where he spent his final days).

You can do so via this link: Please feel free to upload any pictures or videos you have of Steve on the Tribute Website.

Yours sincerely

Dave Ward                                                                 

General Secretary     


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