3 August 2016

21st March 1947: Uncle Dick

21 Fri. Fairly mild, dull, rain nearly all day, very gusty sou’wester. To the butchers & other shops locally in morning. Went to Merton Church to pay my past respects to Uncle Dick. The first part of the burial service was read there by the vicar who also gave an address and a personal testimony to the virtues of one he knew so well. The only relatives were Cousin Ruby and Fred Bevis, Lily, Cousin Alf’s wife and myself. Edie Davenport a friend also followed. A large company of those who knew Uncle Dick came to pay their respects. The second part of the service was conducted at the Streatham Crematorium; only Fred, Ruby and Lily and of course the vicar went. So Uncle Dick and Aunt Aggie are reunited in the happy land where death is known no more.

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