Mrs Phyllis Wilkinson

Phyllis Wilkinson, for obit 22-02-12
Phyllis Wilkinson, for obit 22-02-12

PHYLLIS Wilkinson, of Elmwood House Nursing Home, has died in the Bostonian Wing of Pilgrim Hospital following a short illness.

She was 91.

Born in Donington, she had lived in the area for her entire life.

A widow, she leaves behind daughters Janet and Jean, sons Ivan, Graham and Michael, grandchildren Stephen, Andrew, Ian, Jason, Aaron, Emma, Sarah, Lynsey and Katie and great-grandchildren James, Jasmine, Robert, Archie, Evie, Thomas, Molly-May, Jacob, Jessica, Ben, Liam and Ella.

Mrs Wilkinson was a housewife in her younger years, and her interests included knitting, embroidery and doing quizzes and crosswords.

Her funeral took place at Boston Crematorium and was followed by cremation. The service was officiated by Julie Doddrell.

Chief family mourners were: Janet Leaper (daughter), Michael Wilkinson (son), Graham and Lynda (son and partner), Jean and John Ellis (daughter and son-in-law), Ian Hall and Jo Howard (grandson and partner), Anita Hall (granddaughter-in-law), Emma and Steven Dowse (granddaughter and husband), Sarah Magee and Chris Firth (granddaughter and partner), Lynsey and Katie Ellis (granddaughters), Ben Dowse (great-grandson), George and Walter Wilkinson (brothers-in-law), Maisie and Derek Machin (sister-in-law and husband), Janice and Alan Howsam, Margaret and Geoff Spriggs, Christine Riggall, Pauline Thomas and Anne Plummer (nieces), David Brown and David Gedney (nephews)

Unable to attend: Ivan Wilkinson (son), Stephen and Andrew Hall and Jason and Aaron Wilkinson (grandsons), Doris Gedney (sister-in-law), Jenny Elston (niece).

Arrangements by F. E. Addlesee and Son.