The family of Lillian Conroy have paid tribute to a “kind lady who loved her family.”

81-year-old Lillian Conroy collapsed whilst crossing the road, before being hit by a car on Christmas Day evening

A man in his 60s was later arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. He has since been released under investigation.

In a statement, Lillian’s family said: “Our Mum Lillian was tragically taken from us on Christmas Day.

“She was a mother, sister, mother in law, grandma, great-grandma, aunty, sister in law and a friend to many.

“Our family will never come to terms with our loss, Mum was a kind lady who loved her family and liked nothing more than having us all around her.

“We take some comfort from knowing that she is now resting in peace with our dad who she missed dearly following his death seven years ago.

“We would like to thank everyone who helped her, it gives our family a lot of comfort to know there were such lovely people with her, we are very grateful to you all for everything you did and all the caring and kindness you showed to our Mum.”


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