WILSON Frances Rose

Frances Rose WILSON aged 93 years of St Ives. Passed away 14th February 2005.

“She says goodbye to all who loved her”.

The funeral service will be held at Cambridge Crematorium on Monday 21st February at 10.45. Family flowers only, donations if desired made payable to Arthritis Care or the British Heart Foundation, may be sent c/o Dennis Easton Funeral Service, The Lodge, 1 Broad Leas, St Ives, PE27 6PU

“We regret to announce the death of Mrs Frances Rose Wilson, aged 93 years of St Ives. Frances was born in 1912, the second child of Alfred Charles and Rosetta Kate (nee Smith)Joyce.

After leaving Fenstanton school, she went in to service working at the Elms in Houghton as. a maid.

She also worked for Mr Day, the town clerk at Rheola until her marriage in 1933 to Frank Wilson. During the war, Frances, along with her sister Ettie were in the N.A.A.F.I. based at Warboys.

After her husband returned from service, they set up a printing business in Free Church Passage, St Ives. In the later years, Frank Wilson of East Street. Frances assisted her husband with the running of the St Ives Youth Club, he was appointed its leader in 1946, shortly after it had opened . They retired in 1963 from the club. Frances and Frank continued to run their printing business until his death in 1978.”