Dozens pay repects to loyal servant
SYDNEY Marriott will be remembered for his loyal service to the people of Ipswich for forty years.More than 50 people turned up at the funeral of the 89-year-old to pay their respects to the former Ipswich Borough Council worker.
SYDNEY Marriott will be remembered for his loyal service to the people of Ipswich for forty years.
More than 50 people turned up at the funeral of the 89-year-old to pay their respects to the former Ipswich Borough Council worker.
Mr Marriott died on April 8 and his family said the amount of people that turned up to his funeral was the greatest tribute of all.
"More than 50 friends and family turned up to pay their respects. Young men he had helped train said they were so grateful for all the help he had given them. On behalf of all his family I would like to say that we are immensely proud of him and will miss him greatly," said his daughter Janice Mutimer.
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Sydney worked for Ipswich Borough Council where he over saw the building of many of Ipswich's landmarks, including Willis Caroon's glass offices and the AXA buildings.
In his younger days he tended a small holding where his aim was to be self-sufficient and this interest carried on through out his life.
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He leaves behind his wife Violet, three children, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
His funeral was held on April 18 at Ipswich Crematorium West Chapel which Sydney actually helped to construct.