Cllr Linda Hawthorn Obituary, Death – On Friday, Owen Ware, who had served on Havering Council as the member for the Upminster ward for the previous 16 years, passed away. Mr. Ware, who is now 89 years old, was originally elected in 1990, and after he stepped down as an alderman in Havering in 2006, he was designated an honorary alderman. The former BT worker from Barking served as chairman of the Upminster and Cranham Residents’ Association for a decade and as chairman of the board of governors of Gaynes School at Brackendale Gardens in Upminster. Gaynes School is located in Upminster.
During his operation, Mr. Ware, who had been afflicted with Parkinson’s disease, passed away. Cllr Linda Hawthorn, who represents the Upminster Residents’ Association, stated that “He will be very greatly missed. He treated everyone with the utmost respect and courtesy, and I found him to be the epitome of a gentleman. “He was a trustworthy and highly thoughtful individual. In all honesty, the Residents’ Association was his whole life.
After four decades of being my buddy, he is someone I will truly miss. His wife, Marjorie, three children, and a number of grandkids will carry on after his passing. Owen was well-liked by his fellow governors, staff members, and parents, according to a statement released by Gaynes School. The statement said that “Owen always supported school events.” “The school is thankful to Owen for the many years of service he provided to the school as well as the positive contribution he made to the community of the school.”