Marjorie Negrea (nee Beasly)
Died on August 23rd 2002, aged 89, in hospital in Bucharest after a sudden illness. In earlier years she had been a civil servant at the Ministry of Health and a member of the NEC of the Civil Service Clerical Association.
As a Communist and a minority member of the right-wing dominated NEC during the late 1940s and early 1950s, she suffered vicious political attacks.
Later, Marjorie and her husband Steve (a Romanian) were well-known to as active members of the British/Romanian Friendship Society.
They moved to Bucharest in the mid-1950s. Her husband died in 1998.
Source: Morning Star 12th October 2002