Watering cans donated to Hitchin Cemetery in grandmother’s memory
PUBLISHED: 07:02 06 June 2018
The family of a much-missed grandmother have donated watering cans to Hitchin Cemetery in her memory.
The donations are in memory of Gill Glenholme, who died in February, and were the idea of her husband Bernard – who goes to the cemetery off St John’s Road every morning to water rose bushes and bulbs he has planted at her grave.
“The only problem was that to water them I had to take a tatty plastic milk container from the rack,” he told the Comet.
“Eventually I got fed up. We have 19 children and grandchildren in total, so I persuaded each of them to donate a watering can in a Gill’s memory.”
Each of the green six-litre Wilko watering cans bears a picture of Gill.
Bernard has posted a notice on the rack urging others to donate watering cans in memory of their departed loved ones, to “bring a little dignity to this special place”.
The cemetery is run by North Hertfordshire District Council.