Cheers to Doreen from Wellingborough on her 104th birthday!

Despite lockdown, Doreen was still able to raise a glass with her son through the window of her care home

Tuesday, 19th May 2020, 9:46 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th May 2020, 9:48 am
Doreen Adams celebrating her 104th birthday in Wellingborough

Lockdown didn't stop this wonderful woman raising a glass to toast her 104th birthday through the window with her son.

Despite not being able to celebrate in the usual way, Doreen Adams still managed to have a lovely day as she celebrated her birthday at Dukes Court Care Home in Wellingborough on Saturday.

Heidi Smith, manager of the care home in Northampton Road, said: "She had a lovely day, her son Clive came to visit her through the window.

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Doreen Adams celebrating her 104th birthday in Wellingborough

"She received lots of flowers, cards and gifts."

Doreen was born in Wellingborough on May 16, 1916, and grew up in the town.

She later served as a magistrate for 10 years.

When the Northants Telegraph covered Doreen's 103rd birthday last year, she said she's 'graced with good genes.'

Doreen raising a toast to her 104th birthday through the window with son Clive

Doreen is a resident at Dukes Court, where staff have been working hard to keep them entertained during lockdown.

This has included staff creating their own version of Is This The Way To Amarillo.

To see the video, click here

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