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Celebrations for Caroline’s 100th birthday!

Published: 27/06/2016

The Chairman of Flintshire County Council has helped another Flintshire resident celebrate a special birthday. Caroline Bellis enjoyed her 100th birthday at Marleyfield Care Home, Buckley on 20 June where she was visited by Councillor Peter Curtis and Mrs Curtis. Family and friends all attended a big party with a 40 piece choir to mark the occasion. Mrs Bellis came to live in Mold at a very young age. She had one sister and one brother. She married Ted on Boxing Day in 1939 at the age of 23. She has two daughters, Moira and Jean. Her husband Ted was in the RAF and when he was away at war, she lived with her in-laws and she worked at the Ammunitions Factory in Rhydymwyn. Her husband was awarded a BEM at the age of 64, following 34 years with the Ambulance Service. He died at the age of 80. Caroline later went to work at Ysgol Bryn Gwalia as a school dinner lady and she worked there until she retired. Chairman, Cllr. Peter Curtis and Consort, Mrs. Jennifer Curtis with Caroline Bellis