Former Corby Mayor Mary Butcher dies

Tributes have been paid to Corby councillor Mary Butcher, who died yesterday.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 5th July 2019, 11:14 am
Mary Butcher
Mary Butcher

A serving member of Corby Council, Cllr Butcher had represented the Beanfield ward since 2007, was a former mayor of Corby and was also a former county councillor.

Council leader Cllr Tom Beattie said: “Mary’s death is a shock to members and officers of the council.

“Our deepest sympathies from all members and officers are with her son, other members of her family and her friends and associates.

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Mary Butcher

“Mary was a colleague for many years and believed passionately in Corby and its citizens.

“Mary was a community champion and would always speak up for the town. She was proud of Corby and what it had achieved.”

Corby Council will open a book of condolence available at the Cube HelpDesk during normal office hours and is flying the Union Flag at half-mast as a sign of respect.