England Hockey deeply saddened by passing of Pam Parker OBE

Pam Parker receiving the Freedom of the City of Leicester from the Mayor, Sir Peter Soulsby, on behalf of Leicester Ladies HC
Pam Parker OBE 1929 – 2019

England Hockey was saddened to hear of the news of the death of Pam Parker, a former International umpire and long-time servant of hockey for her club, Leicester Ladies HC, Leicestershire, the Midlands and England. 

She was for many years President of both Leicestershire and the Midlands and from 1984 was elected Vice-President of AEWHA, a post she held for over 15 years.  Following the merger of the women’s and men’s associations in 1999, she served on the Management Committee of English Hockey as an elected member.  Pam will be remembered as a kind, loyal and much-admired colleague and friend by many throughout the hockey world. 

For a full obituary, go to The Hockey Museum obituaries page here.

There will be a private cremation followed by a Service of Thanksgiving at St. Luke’s Church, Thurnby LE7 9PN on Monday, 8th July 2019 at 2.00pm. The family have requested no flowers but donations, if desired, can be made payable to Breast Cancer Now or Prostate Cancer UK,  c/o A.C. James & Son Funeral Directors, 9, Biddulph Street, Leicester, LE2 1BH. Tel. 0116 2542 900

Photo: Pam Parker receiving the Freedom of the City of Leicester from the Mayor, Sir Peter Soulsby, on behalf of Leicester Ladies HC.