Mrs R. A. Tampin

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MRS Rose Alice Tampin (Kitty), of Chandos House, Grantham, has died there. She was 93.

Born in Geeston, Ketton, Rutland, to John and Rose Harvey, she was the youngest of 10 children. Her childhood was spent in South Witham. Her siblings have all predeceased her.

She met and later married Fred in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershite. They had four daughters. Her husband was in the Royal Air Force so the family moved around with various postings.

Mrs Tampin moved to Grantham in 1974 after her husband’s death.

In her younger days she worked in service in Melton Mowbray.

Her interests included embroidery, crochet and knitting, dancing and watching all sport on the television.

The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel, conducted by Robert Holland. Her ashes will be interred in South Witham.

Family mourners included: June and Sam Cunningham, Ivy and Dave Cox, Sally Cunningham, Sam Baldwin, Megan Baldwin Cunningham, Emily Baldwin Cunningham, Gary, Joanne, Anya and Jessica Churchill, Julia Fry, Nick and Nicola Ferguson, Steven, Tina, Jack and Emily Sharples, Natasha Downing, Ian Downing, Tony and David Burnett, Joyce Yates, Mavis Miles, Ann Johnson, Ric and Deborah Clegg, Jean and Carol Goodson, Barry and Dean James and John Cook.

Other mourners included: Eileen and Les Selby, Ted King, Yvonne and Ron Franklin, Mark Franklin, Maureen Newcombe, Claire Weston, June Barber, Sue Smith, Barbara Parker, Claire Allen, Linda Broad, Vivian Charlesworth, Sharon Ballaam, Peter and Ann Cox, Barbara and Neville Money, Casia Galvin, Mike Jackson, Jackie Williams, Mr and Mrs Peatman, Pat Graves, Joan, and Anne and Andrew Burton.

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

Donations were received for the PDSA and RAAFA (Grantham branch).