(by Louise Dunderdale, Dunmow Broadcast, August 06, 2020)
Over 8,000 people gathered online for a 9pm toast to remember the late Rodney Bass OBE on the evening of his funeral.
Essex Freemasons were unable to attend the funeral because of Covid-19 restrictions.
But they wanted to show final respects to Mr Bass, the former Essex County Council chairman and Provincial Grand Master of the Essex Freemasons.
Paul Reeves, Deputy Provincial Master, who …