THE funeral of Ronald Sanders, of Arnhem Way, Bourne, took place at Marholm Crematorium, Mr Ernest Fytche officiating.
Mr Sanders died at Peterborough City Hospital, aged 83.
Born in Derby, he worked as a pattern maker for Rolls Royce, Derby, and served his National Service from 1945 - 1948.
He was a member of the church and Stroke Association, enjoyed visiting gardens and had an interest in new cars.
Mourners included: Mr and Mrs B Gelsthorpe, Mr and Mrs J Plant, Mr Jim O’Grady, Mr John O’Grady, Mr and Mrs J Willson, Mr and Mrs S Bromley, Hales Care staff; carers - Barbie Belcher, Kayleigh Crumpler, Kathleen Dowland, Diana Williamson, Kelly and Donna Barnett and Frances Plummer, Mr and Mrs M Bromley, Mr and Mrs P Sanders, Mr and Mrs D Powel, Mr and Mrs Steve Hilditch, Mr and Mrs J White.