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Marta Ferrusola, wife of Jordi Pujol, dies at 89

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A life dedicated to family and Catalonia

Marta Ferrusola, wife of the former president of the Generalitat Jordi Pujol, has died at the age of 89. Ferrusola, who married Pujol on June 4, 1956, has lost her life after battling Alzheimer’s during her final years. During her husband’s 23-year term as president of Catalonia, Ferrusola was the first lady and held honorary and representative positions in charitable organizations.

The funeral and tributes to Marta Ferrusola

The funeral of Marta Ferrusola, wife of the former president of the Generalitat Jordi Pujol, will take place on Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. at the Sant Gervasi funeral home in Barcelona. The wake will be held on Tuesday in the same place, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., and on Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The indictment in the Pujol case and the accusations

Marta Ferrusola was charged in the Pujol case, a case that has not yet been tried. She is credited with using the nickname “mother superior” to move money in tax havens, although so far it has not been proven. The Pujol family has claimed that this is a setup by the Spanish police to persecute and discredit them.

The pressures and revelations

The newspaper has published documents that certify pressure by the so-called patriotic police of the Ministry of the Interior of the PP towards the heads of the Private Bank of Andorra and the former CEO of the BPA, to illegally obtain banking information from the Pujol family Ferrusola.

The legacy and role of Marta Ferrusola

Marta Ferrusola was not only recognized as President Pujol’s wife, but she also had her own prominent role as a businesswoman. She founded the gardening company Hidroplant in 1990, which supplied contracts to the Generalitat chaired by her husband. In addition, she had a direct impact within the Convergència party, directing the Sports sector and later the DiR foundation. She is also credited with participating in an operation against Roquismo in 1992 to remove Miquel Roca from the party apparatus and its finances.

The memory of Marta Ferrusola

The journalist and writer Pilar Eyre has shared fond memories of her time working with Marta Ferrusola. She highlighted her closeness and gave her flowers with the colors of the senyera when her son was born.

Life and political struggle with Jordi Pujol

Marta Ferrusola was a key figure in the political life of her husband Jordi Pujol. Since the beginning of democracy in Catalonia, she was an active companion and participated in the president’s decisions. Additionally, she formed a large family with Pujol, having 7 children together. Her commitment to Catalonia was always a priority for both of them.

A farewell to Marta Ferrusola

Marta Ferrusola passed away after a long battle against Alzheimer’s. Her death leaves a void in the Pujol Ferrusola family and in Catalan society. Various political figures and citizens have expressed their condolences and condolences to her family at this difficult time.

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