Fam­ily pays tribute to great gran who died after road crash

Macclesfield Express - - BUSINESS - STU­ART GREER

THE fam­ily of a great-grand­mother who died after a col­li­sion with a van have paid tribute to her

Mar­ion Ferny­hough, 69, from Rush­ton-Spencer, sus­tained fa­tal in­juries after she was in an accident with a blue Vaux­hall van near the Daven­port Arms pub on Con­gle­ton Road, Mar­ton, on Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 2. A state­ment re­leased by Cheshire Po­lice said: “The fam­ily and friends of Mar­ion Ferny­hough have been dev­as­tated by her tragic death and life with­out her will never be the same.

“Mar­ion was so full of life and al­ways en­joyed be­ing in­volved in so much show­ing an enor- mous amount of en­ergy and en­thu­si­asm in ev­ery­thing she did and will be deeply missed.

“A huge void has been left by her fam­ily and every­one who knew her which can never be filled.

“She al­ways took the time for every­one she knew and showed much in­ter­est in ev­ery­thing her fam­ily was do­ing for which she was very proud.

“She was very well known within the farm­ing com­mu­nity as she was born to a farm­ing fam­ily in Rainow and then mar­ried in 1966 and lived and worked on Hilly Lees Farm, Swytham­ley for 50 years where she still con­tin­ued to work on the farm.

“She was a mem­ber of the Swytham­ley WI for al­most 50 years and sang in the Dane­bridge choir for 40 years.

“She had also put in a great deal of time and ef­fort over her life­time for the Swytham­ley and Heaton Cen­tre where she had re­cently be­come Chair­per­son on the com­mit­tee.”

Mar­ion’s fu­neral took place at St Lawrence’s Church, Rush­ton Spencer, on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 29.

Her rel­a­tives have re­quested no flow­ers but do­na­tions in her mem­ory can go to Swytham­ley and Heaton Cen­tre.

An in­quest into her death has been opened and ad­journed.

Po­lice are con­tin­u­ing to ap­peal for wit­nesses to the in­ci­dent.

Any­one with in­for­ma­tion is asked to call 101, quot­ing in­ci­dent 840 of Oc­to­ber 2 or Crimestop­pers, anony­mously, on 0800 555111.

Mar­ion Ferny­hough sus­tained fa­tal in­juries after she was hit by a blue Vaux­hall van near the Daven­port Arms pub on Con­gle­ton Road .

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