Clitheroe school dinner lady dies (79)

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RETIRED school dinnerlady Mrs Sheila Metcalfe, who had worked at Edisford Primary School for more than 30 years, has died at home in Mitchell Street, Clitheroe, aged 79.

For many years, Mrs Metcalfe made costumes for the Clitheroe Scouts’ Gang Shows, and in recent years she enjoyed monthly whist and domino meetings at Rimington Memorial Institute.

Her husband, Mr Jeffrey Bell Metcalfe, died 15 years ago.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at St Mary’s Parish Church, Clitheroe, followed by interment at Clitheroe Cemetery.

Mrs Metcalfe leaves a son Philip, daughter Pamela and six grandchildren.