Staff at Figham House in Beverley have pulled out all the stops as they hosted a party to mark the 100th birthday of resident Eunice Lillian Spavin.
Eunice, who was born on 8 February 1918 was joined by her family and friends to celebrate her 100th birthday with very special party that included a special guest, Cllr Ann Willis, the Mayor of Beverley.
Speaking to HU17.net, daughter, Anne Mawson said;
“My dad got job with ICI in Huddersfield and eventually moved to moved Beverley where she lived with me before moving into this care home.”
Eunice, has spent her life very much as home bird raising her family. She worked in the mail room at ICI. Eunice a lover of music spent many years teaching other people how to play the piano.
Eunice has three children in total. Two sons and a daughter, three grand children and five great grand children many of which joined her for big day.
“Her birthday has gone brilliantly. The staff have made such a fuss of her. The hairdresser came in early and set her hair. Staff at the home have come in even though it’s there day off to be part of the day.”
“My mum has enjoyed looking at her cards. We showed her the telegram from the Queen which has a beautiful picture of the Queen on it, my mum where she saw it asked ‘is that me’ which made us all smile.”
The Mayor of Beverley passed on her best wishes to Eunice, she said;
“I would like to wish Eunice a happy birthday, she does not look a day over 80. Also I well-done to Figham House for doing a party for her and for looking after her.”