January 2018 has been a painful month for us at Paneltex, as we were shaken by the dispiriting loss of a dedicated friend and colleague. Tony Strafford was a longstanding member of the Paneltex team, who sadly passed away on 8th January. Tony joined Paneltex in May 1994 and, as such, was one of our most well-known and respected colleagues. As a cleaner at our main site in Hull, the nature of his work took him all over the site, in every building and working with the majority of us. This made him a familiar face to almost everyone at Paneltex and he will be sorely missed.
His funeral was held on Monday 22nd January at the Chanterlands Avenue Crematorium and it was attended by a large number of us wanting to pay our respects. As an employee of Paneltex for over 20 years, Tony was a reliable, well-liked, hard-working member of our team. We are truly saddened, but we can affirm that Tony will not be forgotten.