Brian Gudgeon Obituary, Death – The Westmorland Cricket League mourns the loss of a true cricketing legend, Brian Gudgeon. A former player for Westgate, Lancaster, and Silverdale, Brian’s influence on junior cricket in the Lancaster district was immeasurable. His passing leaves a void that will be felt throughout the cricketing community.
Brian Gudgeon’s dedication to the sport and his exceptional leadership skills were exemplified during his time as the captain of Silverdale’s first team in the 1960s. Under his guidance, the team achieved remarkable success, securing the Division 4 championship, a testament to his leadership and cricketing prowess. His contributions to Silverdale and the wider cricketing community were a source of inspiration for generations of players.
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the funeral of Brian Gudgeon, which will take place on Wednesday, November 15th, at 11:00 AM at Thurnham Catholic Church, postcode LA2 0DT. Following the church service, there will be an internment at Scotforth Cemetery, a place where Brian’s legacy will forever reside.
After the internment, there will be a gathering at the Fox and Goose Pub, where friends, family, and fellow cricket enthusiasts can come together to share stories and celebrate the life of this remarkable individual.
During this somber time, our thoughts are with Brian’s friends and family. His impact on the Westmorland Cricket League and the Lancaster cricketing district is immeasurable, and his memory will continue to inspire all those who follow in his footsteps. Brian Gudgeon’s dedication, leadership, and love for the game will remain a cherished part of the cricketing heritage in this region.