Dorothy’s Still boogying at 100

CONGRATULATIONS and celebrations took place at Blaenos Nursing Home in Llandovery for a very special lady who turned 100-years-old on December 3rd.

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Dorothy Hollick celebrated her 100th birthday in style and incredibly she was still up and dancing to Cliff Richards tunes.

Dorothy was surrounded by family and friends and of course, she received that special card from King Charles and Queen Camilla.

Dorothy broke her hip a year ago so ‘to see her up and dancing was wonderful’, said her daughter-in-law Janice.

Dorothy’s son John and daughter-in-law Janice said they would like to thank the home so much for the wonderful care they provide for Dorothy. They also wanted to thank Jess, Amy, Ivy and Dawn for a wonderful party and Gorgeous cake and Robbie Lee for making it an unforgettable day.

Dorothy (circled) pictured at school

Janice said: “It was a very emotional day.” Llongyfarchiadau Mawr Dorothy from all of us here at Carmarthenshire News Online.

Dorothy in her beloved garden

Dorothy Hollick was born in 1923 Halesowen and her grand parents lived in Aberystwyth. Dorothy was in the RAF and was married to her husband Bernard for 68 years. Bernard died in 2022. Dorothy loved her garden and lived in the same home in Cheltenham for 44 years.

Pictured: Dorothy as a young woman in the RAF

Dorothy and Joan Lancaster who served on Radar Watch during the war.

Dorothy with son John (l) and husband Bernard (r)

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