She sent this note to community councillors who had clubbed together to buy her a gift.
“Thanks you very, very much for the delightful brooch I have received on my retirement. I wore it the next day in my role as VIP at the Gala!
“I have had a wonderful send-off from the Library, memories I will treasure forever,” wrote Rosemary. ”Thanks again – I look forward now to being a village person!”