Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Lionel Geoffrey Stopford Sackville 1932-2013

_.Lionel Geoffrey Stopford Sackville, of Lowick, near Kettering, who died 2 November, 2013, aged 80, was a scion of the Earls of Courtown (Peerage of Ireland, cr 1762). He was born 4 Nov, 1932, son of Col Nigel Victor Stopford Sackville,CBE, by his 1st wife the former Beatrix Helen Constance Pakenham, scion of the Earls of Longford; educ at Eton; married 1stly, 1960, Sysan Coles; 2ndly, 1980, the Hon (Mary) Tereesa Pearson, daughter of the 3rd Viscount Cowdray. He leaves issie from his first marriage, two sons Charles, Thomas and a daughter, Camilla from his second marriage. He was predeceased by a daughter from his first marriage. Service of Thanksgiving at St Peter's Church, Lowick, 14 Nov. -=-

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