Valerie Perry

Luke and family regretfully announce the passing of Valerie Perry who, alongside Frank, built the original Shirley Swimming Pool in 1974.

Val (88) died peacefully at home on Christmas Day 2022 with David and Ruth at her bedside. Val had been diagnosed with cancer in 2020.

A memorial service will be held at St.Joseph’s Church, Bugle Street Southampton on Wednesday January 25th 11.30am. Friends and colleagues and all welcome.

Read more on the history of the pool here