Funeral details confirmed for former Corby Council leader

THE date for former Corby Council leader Pat Fawcett’s funeral has been confirmed.

There will be a public service at St Andrew’s Church of Scotland, in Occupation Road, Corby, at 12.30pm on Thursday, May 10.

This will be followed by a private service for family and close friends.

There will also be a wake, details of which are to be confirmed.

Cllr Fawcett lost her battle with cancer at the weekend, six months after standing down as leader of the council.

A book of condolence for Cllr Fawcett should be available to sign from Wednesday, in reception at the Corby Cube.

A permanent memorial is also being considered.

There will be family flowers only at the service, but donations can be made to county children’s cancer charity Chelsea’s Angels at