THE funeral service for Susan Dewey, who died aged 54 after a long and brave battle with cancer, took place at St Firmin’s Church, Thurlby, Canon Janet Beadle officiating.
Susan, of Maple Avenue, Turlby, was the youngest of three children born to Douglas and Violet Amis, of Sustead, Cromer, Norfolk, where she lived and worked until marrying Brian.
She devoted her life to looking after Lynda, who is handicapped, and still provided a loving home to husband Brian and Louise.
She enjoyed all kinds of handicrafts, reading and gardening.
She faced cancer bravely, never complaining, and battled to live with courage and dignity.
She will be sadly missed and leaves husband Brian, daughters Lynda and Louise and Louise’s partner Glynn West.
Family mourners included: Brian Dewey, Lynda Dewey, Louise and Glynn, Robin and Christine Amis, Dan and Matt Amis, Barry and Julie Amis, Katie Amis, Terry and Angela Dewey, Jonothan and Kathryn Dewey, Irene and Ronnie Pell, Pamela and Adrian Norris, Alan and Soonil Dewey, Jane and John, Cherry and David Pearson, Gill and Lewis West, Lynda and Ged Pateman, Mel and Bernie, Kerry and Carla Pateman.
Sympathisers included: Mr and Mrs D Harper, Margaret and David Thompson, Mrs Marion Murfet (Mr Frederick Murfet), Amanda Baxter (Adrian Baxter and family, Flatters family), Nicola Revill (Lockhart/Sykes families), Karen Brown, Roger Brown, Mr and Mrs Tony Hallam (Blayne and Susan), Janet Dear, Janice Metheringham (Trinity Day Care, Steph Pakey), Zoe Wilson (D Wilson and family), Karen Coles (Nick Coles, Warwick Banks), Sara Smith, Dee Eggleston, Roger Osborn (Pat Osborn), Jane Watson (Social Services, Home Care), Tony and Barbara Baker (Tim and Clare Thorold), Andy and Jan Baker (Ed, Ell and Emily), Malcolm and Christine Sleight (Mrs Eva Sharman), Mr and Mrs Tim Sleight (Christine Cowlan, Mrs S Murphy and family), Jan Sims (Yvonne Sandal, Karen Parsons, Carol Burton, Royal Oak darts team), John Wade, Michael Scott (Opico), David Deaton (Sue Deaton), Eileen Stubbs (David and family), Alan and Jenny Gray (Nev and Eileen Walsham), Paul and Susan Greaves, Robert Gray (Cherry, Archie, Alfie and Amelia), Nancy Gray, Anna Roberts and Graham Stockdale (Joe and Nathan, Paul and Elizabeth Spence, Stamford Tractors), Mr Ian Fowler, Margaret Smith (Alan Smith, Anna-Marie Smith), Avril McDermott and Dee Buckberry (Lincoln Co-op Chemists Ltd).
Mrs Sheila Donnor, Mr Harry Donnor, Debra McMillan, Pauline Shillingford, Marilyn and Keith Quincey (Margaret, Beverley, Philip, Ronnie and families, Day families), Maggie Godfrey (Translinc, Maurina Cox, Eleanor Shier), Pam Palmer, Jan Brown and Dawn Armitage (Stamford/Bourne Learning Disability Services), John and Claire Cappitt (Adrian and Elizabeth), Karen Woodock, David Woodcock (Rose Woodcock and family), Mr Bob Wye, Mrs Margaret Wye, Maurice Collishaw and Eric and Marion Bowell (Bourne Fire Station Club), John and Vivienne Riley, Freda Young (Beryl Pell), Lynette Huddlestone, Lorraine and Martyn Edwards (Isla), Mrs Doreen Edwards (Stephanie Strutt), Tony Christian (Carol and Emma), Barbara Sampson, Stella Burggraf, Tim Izatt, Nigel Asher (Amber and Ben Walker), John Snowden (Maggie Snowden), Debbie, Gary, Merv and Simon Sleight, Stewart Pateman (Jackie Matthews, Ella Pateman), Catherine Nanson, Mrs E Day (Russell, Alec, Julie and families, Ken and Fred Pick).