Tributes paid to much-loved Daventry council worker Margaret

Tributes have been paid to a much-loved council worker from Daventry.

By Lucie Green
Saturday, 1st May 2021, 2:29 pm
Updated Saturday, 1st May 2021, 2:36 pm
Margaret was loved by everyone who knew her.
Margaret was loved by everyone who knew her.

Friends and loved ones of Margaret Rose Lambell will be remembering her on her birthday - May 9.

She was 77 when she lost her battle with Alzheimer's. She had vascular dementia for five years.

Margaret spent most of her career with Maclaren making pushchairs.

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Married to Geoff, she was a well known and popular figure in the town.

One of her four grandchildren, Faye, said: "She was a really wonderful woman and loved by all who knew her.

"My grandmother did various other jobs cleaning and predominately spent the last of her working days at Daventry District Council working on the trolley and providing staff with refreshments."

She had two sons, Kenny and Trevor, who she loved dearly.

Margaret was married to Geoff, who she met more than 30 years ago. She had four grandchildren - Faye, Heather, Joe and Ashley. She had two great grandchildren, Jaime-Leigh , Ava Rose and Darcie.

Faye added: "Margaret made all her grandchildren her life and lived for them..

"She was a inspiration and respected lady of the town."

Margaret died in November.

Geoff said: "How I miss the sunshine of her smile."

The family has since been raising money for the Alzheimer's Society.

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