Paul Booth memorial golf day

North Manchester Golf Club raises £1,565.

Family members with cheque for Francis House

The family of Paul Booth at North Manchester Golf Club.

The friends and family of Paul Booth were devastated when he died suddenly at the age of 64.

Paul, lived in Langley, Middleton and was a devoted brother, father and grandfather. He loved his golf and was a big character at his local club in North Manchester.

In tribute to Paul a golf day was held in his memory.

Daughter Jenny said: “Dad loved his golf and would play a couple of times a week. When he died, we thought what better way to celebrate his life than with a golf event. He also loved children, and we wanted to donate the money raised on the day to Francis House, a charity that was also supported by his late mother.”

A Manchester City fan all his life, Paul was the brother of footballing legend Tommy Booth.

The family later invited Francis House fundraiser, Julie Williams, to the club to receive a donation of £1,565.

Julie said: “It was lovely to meet the family and to hear about Paul. It was also a great opportunity to tell everyone more about Francis House and the services that we offer to the families of children and young people with life-limiting conditions. Their kind donation will help towards providing much needed care.”

The Paul Booth Memorial Golf Day will be an ongoing annual event in aid of Francis House.

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