Mrs Joan Melville Owen

JOAN Melville Owen, of the Georgians Care Home, 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 the 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.