Church volunteer Florence celebrates landmark 100th birthday

A church volunteer and school pianist has celebrated her landmark 100th birthday.

Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 11:35 am
Updated Tuesday, 17th April 2018, 11:41 am
Florence Chettle on her 100th birthday.

Florence Chettle, a resident at Barnfield Care Home in Chesterfield, received a card from the Queen and enjoyed a party organised by the care home including an entertainer, buffet and birthday cake.

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Florence, a devout Methodist, who until last month was still living independently, has three children, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren who live in Canada, America and Australia, as well as the UK.

Alison Riley, home manager at Barnfield Care Home, on Heath Road, said: “Florence hasn’t been with us long but she became a part of the Barnfield family from day one.”