Mrs I. M. Chesney

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MRS Irene Mary Chesney (nee Hollingworth), of Grantham, has died in St Edmunds Nursing Home, Grantham. She was 97.

Born in Grantham, she was the daughter of John Rhodes Hollingworth and Mary Hollingworth and sister to Fred and Louis, who predeceased her.

She was married to the late William John Greenlees Chesney and had two children, Jane and James.

She is survived by son James, son-in-law, Bill and grandson, Adam.

Her interests included reading, knitting, walking and the natural world.

The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: James Chesney, Bill Walker, Adam Walker, Nina Hollingworth and Julia Gandolfo.

Other mourners included: Ray and Rosemary Taylor, Mrs Featherstone, Mr Parker, Vilma Bachelor, June Willmer, Sue and Dave Wilson, George Hare, John and Joan Michael, Alistair Michael, Janet and Bob Howbrook, Pearl and Tony Parker, Tom and Betty Selby, Maureen Mattison, Douglas Gorin and Philippa Storey.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.

Donations were received for the RNLI and the RSPB.