Family pays tribute to crash victim
THE family of a great-grandmother who died in a crash in Brynmawr have described her as a “warm and welcoming” lady whose death will leave a “chasm “in their lives.
Pedestrian Sheila Skuse, 86, died after being hit by a car in the town on Sunday, June 24.
She was a mother to two children, a grandmother to seven, and also had four great-grandchildren.
Her family said, in a statement released through Gwent Police, that she had lived in Blaenavon for many years and had run Skuse’s offlicence with her late husband, Stan, .
They added: “Sheila was a warm and welcoming lady with a ready smile for everyone.
“She had recently moved back to her birthplace of Brynmawr, where she reconnected with old friends and made many new friends as a resident of Wesley House.
“Sheila was deeply loved and her passing has left a chasm in our lives.”
A 29-year-old man from Brynmawr was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving but has since been released under investigation.
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