Mr Keith Raymond Green


KEITH Raymond Green, of Fishtoft, has died at Pilgrim Hospital following illness.

He was 66.

Born in Wyberton, he lived in this area for six years.

A married man, he is survived by wife Katherine Green, daughters Julia Holland and Fiona Green, grandsons Joshua Frestle and Samuel Frestle and granddaughters Rebecca Green and Hannah Green.

Mr Green was a retired hospital porter at Pilgrim Hospital, where he had worked for 27 years.

He enjoyed gardening, eating out and spending time with his family.

He also attended a day centre group on Tuesdays at Richmond House.

His funeral took place at St Guthlac’s Church, Fishtoft, and was followed by interment. The service was officiated by the Rev Marc Cooper.

Chief family mourners were: Katherine Green (wife), Julia Holland and Fiona Green (daughters), Joshua Frestle and Samuel Frestle (grandsons) and Rebecca Green and Hannah Green (granddaughters), Sharon Green (daughter-in-law) and Dean Holland (son-in-law), Adam Cock (daughter’s partner), Jennifer Bloom (sister-in-law) Mick Bloom and Anthony Clark (brother-in-law), Sally Wright (brother-in-law’s partner), Caroline and Edward Newton (niece and husband), Alison Bloom, Rita Myatt-Jones, Christine Green and Valerie Green (nieces), Jamie (niece’s son), Ellie Newton and Lavinia Green (niece’s daughters), Daniel Newton (niece’s son), Lee Clark and Barry Green (nephews), Alice Green (sister-in-law) and Michelle Holland, Marc Holland and Liam Holland (step-grandchildren).

Arrangements by F.E. Addlesee and Son.

RALPH Henry Jenkin died at Pilgrim Hospital.

He was 93,

Born in Gorleston-on-Sea, his mother died when he was four days old, and he came to live with his grandparents in Boston.

A widower, he was married to Kathleen for 65 years.

Mr Jenkin served for 28 years on Boston Borough Council. He was mayor in 1962-63, during which he gave the freedom of the borough to RAF Coningsby. He was also deputy mayor twice.

Among his many roles he was chairman of the docks committee and pilots’ committee, and had a pilot centre named after him.

Mr Jenkin was chairman of the governors at Tower Road school for 22 years.

He was a coal merchant, starting his own business in 1964, playing an active part until his retirement in 1985. During the war, he served for six years in the RAF. He loved all sports, including salmon fishing, golf, bowls and football, and was a director of Boston United up to his death,

His funeral took place at Boston Stump, and was followed by burial at Boston Cemetery. The service was conducted by the Rev John Moore.

Chief family mourners were: Alan and Christine Jenkin, Graham and Vanda Jenkin, David and Susie Jenkin (sons and daughters-in-law), Sandra and Rodney Rook (daughter and son-in-law), Rob and Pam Jenkin (half-brother and wife), Sarah, Peter, Katie, Alex, Victoria, Rosie and Sophie (grandchildren).

Unable to attend: Ken Jenkin (half-brother) and Matt (grandson).

Arrangements by F.E. Addlesee and Son.

GRACE Mary Botterill (Mary) has died at Hunters Creek Care Home, Boston.

She was 83.

She was born in Canada, where her father, local man Jack Westland, had emigrated and was one of the original pioneers who opened up the Canadian outback.

A widow, she is survived by daughters Janet and Linda, grandchildren Peter, Claire, Jamie, Lauren and Katherine and great-grandson Alfie.

Mrs Botterill came to Lincolnshire with her family at the age of seven and lived in the area most of her life. She trained as a nurse in London during the Second World War and met her husband Jim while he was recuperating from illness following war-time service in the Merchant Navy.

Mrs Botterill spent most of her working life as a theatre sister, both at the former Boston General Hospital and then Pilgrim Hospital.

She and her husband enjoyed many years together, living at Swinfields, which remained her home after she was widowed.

JOAN Melville Owen, of the Georgians Care Home, has died at home following a long illness. She was 88.

Born in London, she had lived in the area for 30 years, and before moving to the Georgians, she lived in Sibsey.

A widow, she did not leave behind any family members.

During her working life she was a state-registered nurse and registered chiropodist, working in both roles until she retired in 1990.

Away from work she enjoyed horse riding, travelling and music. She was a member of the British Equestrian Society and St John Ambulance Brigade and Fellowship.

Her funeral took place at Boston Crematorium and was followed by cremation. The Rev Hugh Jones officiated.

Arrangements by F.E. Addlesee and Son.

PETER Richard Tyrrel, of Kirton, has died in Peterborough following a sudden illness.

He was 60.

Born in Boston, he lived in this area all his life.

A married man, he is survived by wife Lyndis Tyrrel and daughter Hannah Oakes.

He worked as an interview officer with the UK Passport Office and was a former sergeant in Lincolnshire Police.

He enjoyed reading and collecting books, listening to music and was interested in cars and motoring.

His funeral took place at Boston Crematorium and was followed by cremation. The service was officiated by the Rev Ken Still.

Chief family mourners were: Lyndis Tyrrel (wife), Hannah Tyrrel and Jonathon Oakes (daughter and son-in-law), Geoff Tyrrel and David Tyrrel (brothers), Nicholas Hubbard and Stephen Hubbard (brothers-in-law), Jane Hubbard and Jayne Hubbard (sisters-in-law), James Tyrrel and Jamie Hubbard (nephews), Sarah Hubbard, Rebecca Beavers and Laura Hubbard (nieces) and Daniel Hubbard (nephew).

Arrangements by F.E. Addlesee and Son.