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Press Release

28th August 2013

Alderman Ruth Godrich

Fareham Borough Council is sad to report the death of former Mayor and Councillor, Alderman Ruth Godrich, who passed away peacefully at home on Monday (26th August).

Ruth Godrich was a well-respected Borough Councillor, representing Locks Heath from 1979-1983, 1990-1994 and 1996-2012, during which time she also served as Mayor in 2009/2010. She was admitted to the roll of Honorary Aldermen in June 2012.

Executive Leader of the Council, Councillor Seán Woodward, said: "Ruth was a dear friend and colleague who will be sadly missed. She dedicated much of her life to working hard for the community as a Councillor for Locks Heath and as Mayor. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, most especially her children Juliette and Simon."

No funeral arrangements have yet been made.

 

ENDS

For Further Information Contact:

Lorna Tipper, PR and Marketing Support Officer, tel: 01329 824302

fax: 01329 824505, e-mail: publicity@fareham.gov.uk

This and previous media releases can be viewed on the Council's website: www.fareham.gov.uk/pressreleases



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