Kochi | Professor Mercy Williams, former mayor of Cochin corporation passed away today evening. She was 67. The former mayor was undergoing treatment for cancer for some time. The funeral is to take place on Thursday 3 PM at The St John baptist church cemetery, Palarivattom.
A former teacher of St Treasa’s college, Ernakulam prof. Mercy was elected to the corporation council in 2005 under LDF ticket and became the corporation’s first woman mayor. As the city’s mayor she was instrumental in implementing the solid waste disposal scheme of the city, first of its kind in the state which won her many accolades.
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