Obituary: Grace Compton

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Grace Compton

THE funeral service for Grace Compton took place at Browne’s Hospital Chapel, Stamford, followed by cremation at Marholm, the Rev Michael Ruff officiating.

Mrs Compton, formerly of Browne’s Hospital, Stamford, died at Tallington Care Home, aged 91.

Daughter of Wright and Grace Bowring and widow of Frederick Compton, when she was younger she ran a florist shop and later became landlady of the Roebuck Inn.

She also worked as a deli manager, was a hospital cleaning manager and also an operative for Newage engineering.

She was a resident at Browne’s Hospital for more than 10 years and enjoyed spending time with her family, including her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She leaves her son David and daughter Elizabeth.

Family mourners included: David and Pamela Compton, Elizabeth and Robert Sharp, Richard, Linda, Matthew, Rachel and Sarah Compton. Paul and Lisa Sharp, Stewart Sharp, Dee and Simon. Darren Compton (representing Steven and Ryan Compton), Amy Compton, Lindsay, Madeline and Ethan Sharp, Ann and David Gibb, Jeanette and Mick Cushen, Tina (Martin and Jamie), Diane Copeland.

Sympathisers included: Sue Compton, Ian Plowman, Pat Sharpe, Mrs G Parsley (Mr and Mrs P Primett), Hayley Ashberry, Barnaby Craig, Catherine Simmonds (Alan Simmonds), Jenny Burke (John Burke), Jean Waterfall, Val Strickley, Helen Marsh, Mr and Mrs E Middleton and Susan, John Naylor, Tracey Middleton, Gillian and Alan Loft (Fiona and James), Mrs Kath Windsor and family, David Goodinson, Margaret Smart, Pamela Sharp (John Craddock), Lilian Popple and governors of Browne’s Hospital, Joanna Hinch and Analiza (Tallington Care Home).