Plim­mer­ton bridge club stal­wart dies

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Miriam Phillips, long-time pa­tron of Plim­mer­ton Bridge Club, died on May 12, aged 89, af­ter a rapid de­te­ri­o­ra­tion in her health.

Mrs Phillips and her late hus­band, Jack, joined the club in the mid-1980s.

They both be­came in­volved in the ad­min­is­tra­tion.

He was the club au­di­tor from 1987 un­til they re­tired to Peka Peka in 2010. In the early 1990s heav­ily

club Mrs Phillips be­came the club’s part­ner stew­ard.

Dur­ing the years of her in­volve­ment, the at­ten­dance reached its high­est in the 34-year his­tory of the club, and many cur­rent play­ers said they would not still be play­ing if it hadn’t been for her enthusiasm and perserver­ance.

Her well-at­tended fu­neral was held at Our Lady of Fa­tima Church in Waikanae on May 17.

Hard worker: Miriam Phillips, who did such good work for Plim­mer­ton Bridge Club.

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