We always strive to go above and beyond for our patients and when Francis Keenan (Frank), aged 77, whose dying wish was to marry his partner of 49 years, Lynne Mather, this was a wish we simply had to grant.
With special permission from The Bishop of Sodor and Mann and strictly observing social distancing guidelines, our Hospice conservatory and Day Unit were transformed into a beautiful wedding venue. Adorned with gorgeous flowers which were very kindly supplied and donated by local florists and wedding designers, we arranged for our Hospice kitchens to cater the event and our Pastoral and Chaplaincy team arranged for Reverend Canon Joe Heaton, Vicar of Rushen Parish, to officiate the service.
On her wedding day, Lynne recently said;
Anne Mills, CEO of Hospice Isle of Man said;