Family tribute to Monmouth woman following fatal collision
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The family of a 79-year-old woman who died following a road traffic collision in Monmouth have paid tribute to her.
Officers are investigating a collision between a pedestrian and a cyclist which took place on the junction of Wonastow Road and Somerset Road at around 9.55pm, on Monday 7 June.
The pedestrian, a 79-year-old woman from Monmouth, was taken to hospital, however later died from her injuries on Friday 11 June.
She can now be named as Jane Stone (née Elizabeth Jane Bruten).
Her family have issued the following tribute:
“Jane was a very caring and active member of the Monmouth community.
“Having been born and brought up in Monmouth she trained in London as a teacher, in which profession she was well respected and appreciated. In retirement and being a widow, she returned to her roots, involving herself with great enthusiasm in many aspects of Monmouth life.
“She was a past Churchwarden of St. Thomas’s Church, was a Lay Eucharistic Minister, Sacristan and heavily involved in all church activities, helping and supporting members of the community as needed. She was healthy and physically active, only a few years ago abseiling down the church tower to raise funds. She also led a group of Church Recorders for The Arts Society (formerly National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies).
“She was a member of Monmouth Choral Society and enjoyed concerts with the Merlin Music Society.
“She enjoyed long distance walking, setting herself the challenge of completing 1,000 miles per year and was currently tackling, with her walking friend, Offa’s Dyke from South to North Wales.
“Jane was a well-loved member of the family and closely followed the lives of her great nieces and nephews.”
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