Cllr. Denise Michell’s family have asked Glastonbury Town Council to publish the following statement:
“Denise Michell Price, Archdruidess, Elder Ovate and Bard, ‘Fairy Queen’, and twice Green Mayor of Glastonbury passed away on the morning of 22nd June 2020.
Denise’s funeral will be held on Wednesday, 8th July. The funeral cortege will leave from Glastonbury Town Hall at 1:45 pm and process up to St. John’s Church, where her funeral will be held.
After the funeral the cortege will then proceed to the Glastonbury Cemetery.
Please Note: Due to restrictions as a result of the coronavirus, funeral attendees are by invitation only.
Denise’s family intend to hold a celebration of her life in ‘a year and a day’ to mark the laying of her memorial stone and to have a community celebration.
Donations, if desired, made payable to ‘Bridging the Gap Food Bank’
Please mark it ‘In Memory of Denise’
TSB Bank plc
Payee Name: Glastonbury Bridging the Gap
Sort Code: 77-68-58
Account number: 02287460
Or via email firstname.lastname@example.org telephone 07980 458 600 or forwarded to Forsey and Son, Funeral Directors, Willowfields, Lowerside Lane, Glastonbury. BA6 9GY.”
Glastonbury Town Council ask anyone who wishes to pay tribute to Cllr. Michell to respect the wishes of the family.
Part of the procession will be visible ‘virtually’ via the Marketplace Webcam: https://glastonbury.uk/marketplace-webcam/
However, if you do decide to attend in person – to watch the procession of the funeral cortege from Glastonbury Town Hall to St. John’s Church – please observe the social distancing guidelines and keep at least 2 metres apart.