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'A real livewire' - Tributes to nurse who cared for thousands

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A former nurse who cared for thousands of patients in a 40-year career before retiring to a North Walsham hospital has died aged 79.

Marie Young, who lived on Happisburgh Road, rose to become a theatre nurse, ward sister, nursing officer and at one time specialised in training, at hospitals in Sheffield, Birmingham and Market Bosworth.

Marie Young, left, from North Walsham, cared for thousands of people over her 40-year career as a nurse. - Credit: Supplied by the family

When she and civil engineer husband Mike moved to North Walsham, Marie worked as a part-time staff nurse mainly on night shifts.

Outside of work she........

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