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Funeral of former Lord Mayor, Cyril Waite
10:44am Thursday 7th March 2013 in News
THE funeral of a former Lord Mayor of York will be held later this month.
Cyril Waite, who held the civic role in 1986/87 and was a Heworth councillor for 23 years, passed away last month aged 92.
His funeral service will be held at Holy Trinity Church in Heworth at 10.30am on March 20, with his family asking for donations in lieu of flowers to be made to the Salvation Army and Heworth Scout Group.
The funeral service will be followed by interment at York Crematorium.
Mr Waite, was a Second World War Spitfire pilot and later worked in insurance, as well as being vice-chair of York’s Labour group, an Honorary Alderman of the city and being involved in the Co-op movement.