Burnham-On-Sea’s oldest resident has celebrated a very special birthday this week as she reached the grand age of 108.

Margaret Reed celebrated the milestone with a birthday cake, a card from The Queen and a party at Priory Court Care Home in the town.

Margaret is a very independent lady who is an active member of the community in Burnham-On-Sea. She still attends Roman Catholic mass once a week.

“Margaret is an amazing lady and a wonderful part of our family here at Priory Court,” Raji Sunil, Home Manager at Priory Court Care & Nursing Home, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.

“Margaret had a great day and it was a pleasure to celebrate this milestone with her.”

“All the staff and residents have wished her a very happy 108th Birthday.”

Margaret was treated to lunch out with her family in Bridgwater to mark the special day.

Born on 20th April 1910 in Ireland, Margaret was one of nine children. During World War II she was part of the Royal Air Force AT Farnborough, where she served in a secret establishment.

After she married she moved to Cornwall and has one child named David. She has lived at Priory Court Care Home since 2015.

Priory Court Care & Nursing Home is home for up to 71 residents, providing high quality care for those with nursing, dementia and residential needs.

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