Very spe­cial birth­day for for­mer nurse

Egham News - - NEWS -

A MUCH-LOVED great­grand­mother who has lived through two world wars, the fall of the Berlin wall and the as­sas­si­na­tion of John F Kennedy has cel­e­brated her 101st birth­day.

Eva Miller was sur­rounded by friends and fam­ily, in­clud­ing her great­grand­daugh­ter, who flew over from Norway es­pe­cially, for her party at White­gates Care Cen­tre in Lale­ham last Wed­nes­day.

The for­mer nurse, who was born on De­cem­ber 3 1913 in Leis­ton, Suf­folk, en­joyed some nos­tal­gic rem­i­nisc­ing with mu­sic from the last 100 years per­formed by the mem­bers of en­ter­tain­ment company Cham­pagne En­ter­prise Ltd.

Jackie Pen­fold, events or­gan­iser at White­gates Care Cen­tre, said: “She’s a plea­sure to have in the home and just a lovely lady.

“It was a lovely af­ter­noon with lots of presents and flow­ers and she had a big party and choco­late cake, which is her favourite.

“She’s very good for her age and still likes to keep in­de­pen­dent as much as she can and join in with the ac­tiv­i­ties.

“She gets on with every­body and is well liked.”

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