Ethel Mary Hodgson (Mary) of Revesby died peacefully in her sleep at the age of 85.
Mary was born at Coningsby Moorside and was the youngest of five children born to Charles and Sarah Digby.
She married Bryan Hodgson and moved to Revesby Cottage Farm at Tumby Woodside where she helped Bryan on the farm.
Mary and Bryan had three children, Bernard, Susan and Kathleen.
She moved to the Almshouses in Revesby following the death of Bryan.
While at Revesby, Mary took on the role of playing the church organ for Sunday services at St Lawrence’s Church, Revesby. The first time playing was the Christmas Eve midnight service to a full congregation.
Mary enjoyed knitting for her great-granddaughters and her great niece as well as making items for the maternity ward at Pilgrim Hospital, Boston.
She will be missed by all who knew her.
She leaves son and daughter-in-law Bernard and Linda, daughter Susan, and daughter and son-in law Kate and Mick; grandchildren and partners Neil and Emma, Claire, Tristran, Marcus and Sadie, Andrew and Gemma, Stuart and Alison, Craig and Lindsey and great-granddaughters Chloe and Isobel.
Her funeral took place at Boston Crematorium followed by a service of thanksgiving at St Lawrence’s Church, Revesby.
Donations were invited for Macmillan Nurses and St Lawrence’s Church Revesby.
Funeral arrangements were by Michael H Sivill, Leagate Road, Coningsby.
Family mourners were: Mr and Mrs B Hodgson son and daughter-in-law, Mrs S Russell daughter, Mr and Mrs M Gosling son-in-law and daughter, Mr N Hodgson and Miss E Gage grandson and partner, Mr T Russell grandson, Mr and Mrs M Russell grandson and wife, Mr and Mrs A Russell grandson and wife, Mr and Mrs S Gosling grandson and wife, Mr and Mrs C Gosling grandson and wife, Mr J Hodgson nephew, Mr P Hodgson nephew, Mr and Mrs K Hodgson nephew and wife, Mr and Mrs A Roberts nephew and wife, Mr and Mrs D Roberts nephew and wife, Mrs J Chapman niece, Mr P Digby nephew, Mrs F Cook great niece, Ms S Roberts great niece, Mr P Gosling great nephew, Mr and Mrs A Wilson cousin and wife, Mr and Mrs R Wilson cousin and wife, Brian and Shirley Wilson cousin and wife, unable to attend were Claire Hodgson granddaughter and Sheila Ladlow niece.
Other mourners were John Brader, Eileen Johnson, Margaret Johnson, Margaret Parker, Iris Parker, John Pridgeon, Eamon and Joan O’Callagan, Ann and Frank Johnson, Len Hodgson rep Maureen and Ken Hodgson, Judy Hodgson, Sue Rundle, A Daubney, Don and Julie Brown, Beryl Biglin, Mrs J Roe also rep Mr J Roe and Mr and Mrs Roe, Mr and Mrs Gosling, Earnest Leimanis, Doug and Elsie Hodgson, Georgina Roberts, J Bontoft also rep Mr Bontoft, Marly Hough, P Digby, John Lark, Gordon and Joyce Hodgson, Ann Hoyes rep Paul and John Hoyes, Margaret Albans, W Hutton, Peter Wiggins-Davies, Margaret Cole, Jenetta Wilkinson, Joan Sewell, Angela Sewell also rep Alan Sewell, Lesley Mullen, Mr and Mrs Maurice Scarbro, Mr and Mrs T Hutton, Andy and June Smith, Mr and Mrs T Watts, Donna Watts, Doris Dinwall, Karen Hobson, Mr and Mrs Colin Gosling, Mr and Mrs Cartwright, Judith Ironmonger, Shirley Petut, Richard Petut, Patricia Borrows also rep John Borrows, T H Borrows and Sons and Wendy Ranshaw, Harvey Wingate, Beryl Bett, Millie Russell, Paul Gosling also rep Catherine and Emily Gosling and Sheila Ladlow, J Milligan, Howard Gosling and others.
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