Doris celebrates her 100th birthday


CONGRATULATIONS – Doris Walding has celebrated her 100th birthday.

Doris’s early years were spent in Knox Road, Wellingborough, where she attended the Catholic School.

She married her husband Donald in 1943 and they had one son – David.

Doris worked in the goods office at Rushden Station as an accounts officer during the war and in her later years her and Donald lived in Sharnbrook, where he worked, but once they retired they moved to Rushden.

She has lived in Victoria House in the town for three years and is very happy.

And her secret to reaching 100? Keeping her mind active by reading her paper every day and doing the crossword – she likes to keep up-to-date with everything going on in the world.

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