Obituary: Mrs Patricia Housley

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Mrs Patricia Housley, of Sunningdale, Grantham, has died in Lincoln County Hospital. She was 78.

Born in Melton Mowbray, she was the daughter of the late Phylis and Walter Claydon and sister of Neville.

She was the wife of the late Ronald Housley, mother of Debra, Veronica, Dawn, Verity, Corinne, and the late Karen. Mrs Housley had nine grandchildren.

During her working life she had been employed as a photographic assistant, then a restaurant manageress and later as a care assistant.

Mrs Housley enjoyed gardening and she was an avid reader. She enjoyed caring for her grandchildren.

Robert Holland conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: Debra and Nigel Strutt, Veronica and Roger Jashek, Dawn Housley, Verity and Andy Payne, Corinne and Dave Towning, Rebecca Jashek, Darryl Jashek, Shane Towning, Karl Towning, Joshua Payne, Hannah Payne, Ruth Payne, Laura Perry, Sean Perry, Neville and Felicity Claydon, Lee and Jodie Claydon.

Other mourners included: Margaret Crow, Gill Casey, Colin Holloway, Joy Strutt, David Reddish, Mavis French, Pat Taylor, Louise Brown, Barbara Green, Ann Bennett, Steph Massingham, Audrey Bellamy, Rita and Roy Ballentine, Caroline Jackson, Mary Marriott, Mr and Mrs J. Prenderville, Amanda Mapletoft, Dawn Bain, Ray Hibbert, John Housley, Hazel Housley, Nigel and Cathy Warner, Susan Mackley, Sandra Elkington, Jenny Reid, Kate and Jim Crawford, Fred and Beryl Birkett, Ian Carroll, Jeanette Strutt, Mr and Mrs C. Spencer, Alan Harwood, Mrs Perry, Mr and Mrs Bond, Jayne and Kingsley Shaw, Muriel, Diane and Richard, Kim and Greg.

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

Donations were accepted for the British Heart Foundation and Cancer Research UK.