A funeral service was held at the East Riding Crematorium on Friday, 24 January for Mrs Doris Dean of Glenfield Nursing Home who died peacefully in Glenfield on 16 January. She was aged 92 years.
The service was conducted by the Rev Jacki Tonkin.
Doris was the middle of three daughters to George and Miriam Wharram of Middle Street North, Driffield. Her father was a local coal merchant and later a local taxi propieter. She had two sisters and her elder sister Freda still lives in Scunthorpe with her huband Norman, her younger sister Audrey sadly passed away several years ago. Doris was educated at schools in Nafferton and Driffield. After leaving school she worked at Longbottom’s lemonade factory on Victoria Road, Driffield. During the second world war she joined the Auxiliary Territorial Army and it was there in 1943 that she married her husband Leslie Linford Dean. They went on to have two sons Stuart and Keith.
Doris lived in Driffield for the majority of her life but unfortunately her husband Les passed away in 1991.
In the last few years of her life, due to her failing physical health she moved to Glenfield Care Home on Montgomery Square, Driffield where she settled and made many good friends prior to her death.
Family mourners: Mr & Mrs S Dean (son & daughter in law), Keith Dean rep Frank & Pat Dean,Sally & Brett Morgan (granddaughter & husband), Martin & Paula Dean (grandson & wife), Christine Marshall rep Freda & Norman Powell (sister & brother in law).
Others present: Richard & Judith Johnson, Jim & Lesley Yeats, Jane Smith, Glenda Smith, Brenda Wildsmith, Maria Rayner, Tony Marshall, Joanne Christie, Ann & Geoff Rudd, Mr M Lakes, Peter & Lynne Powell, Alma Leason, Patricia Dawson, Anthony Backhouse rep Glenfield, Lily Sanderson, Mrs M Limburn, Mrs P Beachell, Alan Hook rep Margaret Hook, Dorothy Robson, Linda & Philip Hilton, Alan Walker, Colin Hyde rep Paul McBride, Janet Hall rep Tony Hall, Ian Preston, Karen Preston, Geoff & Chris England, Linda & Geoff Simpson, Barry Dean.