Marconi Veterans Association is sad to announce the death on 24th November of Lady Telford, wife of the late Sir Robert Telford who was until his retirement Life President of The Marconi Company.
“Betty Telford” as she preferred to be known had been unwell for several months following a fall in which she broke her leg. She was at one time an employee of the old MWTCo and was active in sport playing Tennis and Netball for the Company Teams. She was also an excellent Bridge Player representing the County on many occasions.
The funeral service will be held at All Saints Church, Rettendon on Monday 15th December at 2-30pm and afterwards at Rettendon House.
Funeral arrangements are being made by Pennack and Sons, Great Baddow.
If anyone wishes to make a donation in Lady Telford’s memory monies should be sent to Pennack and Sons will be distributed to three charities that she supported.