DUNDON: John Patrick

Died 23 July 2003: Born in Tralee, John Patrick Dundon worked as a bookmaker and became a champion featherweight boxer, coming in 1946 to Wakefield, where he was accountant at Sutcliffe's, of Horbury. In 1953 in Sligo he married Margaret Healy, a State Registered Nurse from Pinderfields Hospital. They lived at the Horse & Groom, Heath Common, then at 38 Barnsley Road before moving to Duncan Avenue. They later went to Kettlethorpe Hall residential home as superintendent and matron. When they retired in 1984 they moved to a bungalow on the Mountbatten estate. John was captain of Wakefield Golf Club. He and his wife had two daughters, Elizabeth Anne and Mary.

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