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Ex-Cornet’s mum Dorothy celebrates her 105th birthday

Friday, October 12th, 2018 - Written by SARAH WILLIAMSON
Back row from left: Lisa Lothian, home manager; Karen Craig, piper; and Julie Bandeen, senior carer. Front: Dorothy McCrerie and senior carer Cathryn Anderson. PICTURE: DERICK THOMSON

The mother of an Ex-Cornet has become the district’s oldest lady, after celebrating her 105th birthday last week.

Dorothy McCrerie, whose son  Charlie led the Common-Riding in 1975, was the toast of Bonchester Bridge Care Centre last Friday when she reached the remarkable milestone.

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