Maureen Greaves, Widow of church organist Alan Greaves
Alan Greaves death: Maureen Greaves, Widow of church organist who was beaten to death as he walked to Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve has said she forgives the men who killed him.Alan Greaves suffered catastrophic" injuries when he was battered with a pick-axe handle in Sheffield on 24 December.On the night of the attack, the father-of-four had left his home in High Green, where his wife Maureen was with two of their children and twin grandchildren.The 68-year-old retired social worker was making the short walk to St Saviour's Church to play the organ for the service, something he had done for 40 years.But Mr Greaves never arrived.Continue reading the main story???Start QuotePerhaps they'll find while they're in prison a journey they can go on where they will be able to think of what they've done ???Maureen GreavesWidowInstead, he crossed the path of two men who had gone out with the purpose of looking for someone to attack.Ashley Foster, 22, was found guilty of manslaughter in a trial at Sheffield Crown Court.Jonathan Bowling, also 22, had earlier admitted the killing.Maureen Greaves said forgiving her husband's killers had been "one of the hardest things" she had done."
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