June Britton

June Britton, who spent a lifetime helping other people and organisations in North Norfolk, has died after a short illness, aged 87.

June Britton, who spent a lifetime helping other people and organisations in North Norfolk, has died after a short illness, aged 87.

She was the founding chairman of MADRA, the Mundesley & District Recreation Association, which provides playing fields and sports facilities for young people in the area.

Mrs Britton, who wrestled for years with paperwork and bureaucracy to start sporting projects, was also a Samaritan for many years at Norwich becoming a “leader of leaders.” She was much respected for her patience and understanding.

For about 40 years, she was president of the Mundesley Women's British Legion. A keen and talented self-taught painter, working in oils, she ran the Pawle studio for Mundesley artists until shortly before her death.


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Her late husband was Major Geoffrey Britton, who founded the Blue Riband Mushroom at Cromer - once the largest mushroom producer in Europe.

She leaves a son, John, and daughter, Xandra. A service of thanksgiving was held at Knapton Church, near Mundesley.

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