Mrs Sylvia Thornton (Sylv)

SYLVIA Thornton (Sylv), of Carlton Road, Boston, has died at Pilgrim Hospital following an illness.

She was 78.

Born in Great Hale, she had lived in the area for 58 years.

A widow, she is survived by son Mr F. Thornton, four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Her funeral took place at Boston Crematorium and was followed by cremation.

Chief family mourners were: Mr F. Thornton and Mrs H. M. Thornton (son and daughter-in-law), Mr J. J. Thornton, Miss N. E. Thornton, Mr E. J. Thornton and Miss E. J. Thornton (grandchildren), five great-grandchildren, Jenny Woods (sister-in-law), Eric Woods and Anthony Woods (nephews) and Roweena Williamson and Sharon Rudkin (nieces).

Arrangements by F. E. Addlesee and Son.