happy birthdayHappy 109th – yes 109th Birthday to the lovely Chrissie.  We hope you enjoy this very special day for a very special lady – let the party begin.

A little information about Chrissie:

Chrissie was born in 1907 in Howard St in Loughborough, she has outlived her two brothers and one sister.  Chrissie went to Warner School in Loughborough and worked as a Secretary for Johnson & Son, Hosiery Manufacturers on Trinity St.  Chrissie married Cyril on 3 August 1935 and had a daughter, Marion who was born in 1942.  Chrissie was a strong supporter of the Church of the Good Shepherd and regularly attended on Sunday morning service and the Wednesday Ladies meetings.  After her husband, Cyril passed away in 1990 Chrissie remained in her home in Loughborough until 2005 when Chrissie moved to Westfield House here in Loughborough.

Westfield House would like to thank Marion, Chrissie’s daughter for sharing Chrissie’s life story with us.

 

 

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