Member for Lismore Thomas George today expressed his deepest sympathy to the family of Emily Betteridge following her passing in Lismore yesterday.

“I join with the Lismore community in mourning the loss of Emily, a vibrant face of our town.

“Deborah and I extend our prayers and sympathy to Mary, Charles and their families during this sad time.

“Emily’s service to the Westpac Rescue Lifesaver Helicopter is well documented and her association with the Lismore Garden Club.

“On a personal note Emily and Mary have been devoted supporters of mine throughout my public life, always there to offer me advice and help.

Vale Emily Betteridge.

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Office: 55 Carrington Street  LISMORE
Postal: PO Box 52  LISMORE  NSW  2480
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