Bosham’s Mary celebrates 103rd birthday

Mary Grant celebrates her 103rd birthday
Mary Grant celebrates her 103rd birthday

FAMILY and friends of Mary Grant gathered in Bosham to celebrate her 103rd birthday.

Mrs Grant, who lives at the Cornelius House residential care home in Chichester, celebrated her birthday on April 3. Her family took her out to lunch at the Millstream Hotel in Bosham.

Mrs Grant was born on the Shetland Islands and went into business with her brother selling knitwear, which became very popular.

She met her husband Spencer in 1942 and they had three sons and one daughter. She now has five grandchildren and three great-grand children.

Pam Venus, manager at Cornelius House said: “Mrs Grant had a lovely day.

“She really enjoys visits from her family and the Reverend Canon David Parker from the Lavant Parish.”

Mrs Grant has lived at Cornelius House since 2006 and staff there said she was very happy there.