Basildon resident celebrates her 101st birthday surrounded by family


A resident at Mundy House care home in Basildon has celebrated her 101st birthday with family and friends at the home.


Nora English enjoyed a party with fellow residents and members of her family, including her daughter Gill Simmons, who regularly praises Mundy House for the ‘amazing’ work it does, as well as its ‘fantastic’ members of staff.


Nora was married to her husband Archie, and after he passed away she met Tom, who she was with for ten years. She has had seven children – five daughters, Gill, Beryl, Mandy, Molly and the late Kathleen and two sons, Keith and Roger.


Nora is a keen participant in Mundy House’s activities and enjoys being out in the fresh air with nature and around animals. Nora also used to enjoy knitting and gardening.


Nora has been a resident at the care home since 2012 and celebrates birthdays with her friends and family every year. Her family have expressed their thanks to the home for continuing to deliver excellent levels of care and for being instrumental in Nora having a long and healthy life.


Josi George, home manager at Mundy House, said: “Nora is such a lovely member of our home, she’s so friendly and caring and she always brings a smile to my face any time I see her.”


Nora’s daughter, Gill who is 75, said: “We all had a wonderful time at Mum’s 101st birthday party, the home went to a great deal of effort to make sure it was special.


“I can’t fault Mundy House at all. The staff are brilliant and the care they provide is second to none!”


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