THE funeral service for Mary Potter, of Welland Mews, Stamford, took place at Christ Church, Stamford, Deacon Jane Calderin officiating. Julia Lamb was organist.
Mrs Potter, a retired cook, died at Peterborough City Hospital, aged 81.
She was a member of Christ Church, Stamford, and enjoyed dressmaking and baking.
She leaves her widower Arthur and daughters Ann and Joyce.
Family mourners included Arthur Potter, Ann and David Brown, Joyce and Tony Phillips, Gordon and Yvonne Smith.
Sympathisers included: June Baldwin, Steve and Pat Ellis (representing Dot Potter), Shaun Oliver (Lesley, Leah and Simon Oliver), Marion Donnelly (Margaret and John Smith), Mr and Mrs N Norris, Ruth Lock (Ilse Williams), Catherine and Glyn Le Beche’e (Christine Horsfall), Ray and Margaret Hawes (Alex, Charlotte and Brett), Fred and Cilla Smith (Trevor and Ian), Eva Potter, Stephen Potter, Chris Thorley (Claire Thorley), Bill Mawsdley (Ruth Mawdsley), Sandra Woodhouse, Mr Woodhouse, Rob and Margaret Woods, Shirley Burke (Jean Healey), Jean Hoyles, Linda Pattison, Alan Want (Vera Want), Pauli and Peter Greenhalgh, Amy Munton, Alan and Christine Potter (Sophie and Matthew), Cathy Wootton, Barbara Morley, Katie Blay (Christ Church), Pam Coulson, Mary Rudkin (family), Gill and Phil Stafford (Dawn and Colin Field), Michael and Sue Stretton, Doris Davies, Mrs Win Bradley.
Rose Joyce, K Wilcox, Arthur Ingram (Janet), Ann Turner, Maria and Jim Jackson, John and Jean Garfield, Roy Prentice, Marian Freeman, Pat and Eric Thompson, Brian Appleyard, Claire Colton, David Hollis (Zoe, Shirley Smith, Cath Stafford), Amy Crisp and Carolyn McCarthy (Christ Church Day Centre), Janice and Alan Patient, Diana Toy and Hazel Lee (Margaret Towl, Jean Heath), Tony and Doreen Shallish, Margaret Croson and Mary Slater (St Nicholas School), Kath Heyden-Dale (May), Rosemary Henley; Jill Jackman, Pat, Dennis and Andy Hagan, Michelle Burke and Lorna Bryant (The Well, Barn Hill Methodist Church), William Harries, Jeannette Huntley, Joan Graham (Don Graham), Margaret Barwell, Thelma and Jim Wilson (Brenda Townsend, Barbara and Stephen Barker), Lorna Lewthwaite, Daphne Burnham, Linda Brown (Yasmin and Zoe), Linda Leighton (Ted Leighton), Mrs Ruth Ashton, Margaret Young, Peter Wise (David Wise and family), Daphne Wise (Vera Davies), Jill Smith and Linda Kelham (Samps Place, Melody Hudson, Sam Anderson, Joan Johnson, Beryl Peill, Kim Waterfall, Abbie Smith), Kath and Shaun Murphy, Tony and Valerie Story (Ben and Irene Goldsmith), Sandra Ford, Ron Macey (Susan). Jean and Bob Collin, Colin and David Smith, Jane Glover, Joyce Clarke).