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Donald Leonard Harmer - Memorial Service 22nd March 2016

09 Mar 2016, 18:07 by John Snell


We sadly report the death of Mr. Donald Leonard Harmer  who died on Friday 22nd January 2016 aged 90 years. (12 April 1925 – 22 January 2016).
A beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather.
Mr Harmer was highly regarded in his areas of practice as a member of the Bar at New Street Chambers and at New Walk Chambers in Leicester, an Arbitrator and formerly an Architect. He was directly involved in the training of Arbitrators in his role as Course Director of the Diploma in Arbitration at the College of Estate Management. In his interesting and varied career he had also served as an officer in the army during and after WWII in India and in Nigeria.
His funeral was held in Mojacar at the end of January.
A memorial service will be held at All Saints Church, Thurcaston, Leicestershire on Tuesday 22 March 2016 at 14.00hrs ( and there will be light refreshments afterwards at The Woodman's Stroke in Rothley.
 If you would like to attend please can you contact his daughter Josephine by email ( as soon as possible.


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