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Obituary: Mrs Ruth Elizabeth Bramhall


Mrs Ruth Elizabeth Bramhall, of Spire View, Grantham, has died in Grantham Hospital. She was 93.

Born in North Shields in 1921, she was the eldest daughter of Nellie and Percy Schoffield.

She moved with her family to Denton in 1934 to her grandparents’ home.

In 1941 she marrie Hewitt Bramhall. They had two daughters, Elizabeth and Pauline. Pauline died aged 4.

Mrs Bramhall worked in a small haberdashery shop in Grantham from 1936 to 1938. She was then employed at Woolworths until 1940. Her next job was as a clerk for the Air Ministry, Works Directorate at Belton until 1945.

From 1962 to 1971 she was employed at Wolsey’s factory in Gonerby Hill Foot. She had also worked at Grantham Electrical and the shoe factory and her final job was as a home help until her retirement in 1980.

The funeral service was held at Grantham Crematorium Chapel, conducted by the Rev June Rowland.

Family mourners included: Elizabeth Storey, Claire Storey, Ruby Storey, Tony Storey, Mr L. Selby, Mrs B. Bradley, Mr D. Bradley, Mrs J. Taylor, Mr J. Moir, Miss H. Moir, Miss S. Moir, Mr C. Schoffield.

Other mourners included: Ms W. Oakes, Mr D. Selbourn, Mrs A. Clarkson, Mrs B. Phillips, Mrs J. Weir, Mrs U. Clayton, Mrs E. Asher, Mr R. Asher, Mrs C. Sutton, Mrs E. Taylor, Mrs V. Crunkhorn, Mrs V. Gilder, Ms S. Chambers, Mrs C. Greetham, Miss D. Fardell, Mrs S. Fardell, Mrs Cole, Mr J. Prendeville, T. Wright, and Mrs V. Gadd.

Funeral arrangements were by Geeson Funeral Directors, Westgate, Grantham.

Donations for Cancer Research UK and the British Heart Foundation amount to £184 to date.


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