Suffolk Care Home Resident Celebrates Centenary Year

A resident at Aldringham Court care home in Aldringham, between Leiston and Aldeburgh, has marked her 100th birthday with a special celebration at the home.

Wendy Botterill has been living at Aldringham Court since July this year and reached her milestone birthday on 13th September 2020; she is delighted to have the honour of being the oldest resident living in the home.

Wendy grew up in Ipswich and worked for the Electric Corporation during the war.  In the early 60s Wendy moved into a bungalow in Aldeburgh, just three miles away from Aldringham Court, where she worked at the Aldeburgh Surgery.

Wendy was happily married to John for many years, having met at the electric company.  They enjoyed traveling together and Wendy has always particularly liked visiting Greece.  She has two step-sons, John and Peter, who were both born in Ipswich in 1932.

To mark the occasion, Wendy’s family were able to visit her from a distance whilst observing Covid restrictions.  She also enjoyed a special cake and celebratory barbecue with her fellow residents.

National Operations Manager, Mike Parris said, “It was an absolute delight for staff to be able to spoil Wendy with a beautiful cake, gifts and drinks to mark her milestone birthday with her residents and friends.

“She is a joy to have at the home, and on behalf of everyone at here at Aldringham Court I’d like to wish her a very happy 100th birthday.”

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