Popular Parish Councillor dies

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Malpas Parish Council are saddened by the passing in office of popular Councillor Mrs Jill Ardern from Old Hall Street, Malpas. Her funeral will be at 11am on Monday July 11 at St Oswald's Church, Malpas.

At the time of her death Mrs Ardern had the longest continuous service of any of the Councillors, having served since shortly after the start of the Century. For most that time she was the council's representative on the Malpas Alport Primary School Governing Body. She also served on Malpas Recreation Ground Committee and Malpas Jubilee Hall Committee.

Parish Council Chairman Charles Lowick Higgie said "she worked quietly and conscientiously for Malpas for many years. She will be greatly missed."
Mrs Ardern was a widow and is survived by two daughters and grandchildren.

Her funeral will take place at 11:00am at St Oswald's Church on Monday 11th July.

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