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Today, hundreds of people - including actors and comedians - paid their final respects to Gloria Minghella who died at the age of 83.
The much-loved islander founded Minghella's Ice cream with her husband Edward in 1950.
And she was mother to the famous film director Anthony Minghella. She also received an MBE from the Queen in 2007 for her services to the community. From Ryde, Richard Slee reports.
Gloria Minghella, best known for her founding a famous ice cream company, was remembered today at her funeral in the Isle of Wight.
The church in Ryde saw a big turnout from friends and family, including Jo Brand, who looked back on the contributions Gloria gave to island life.
Dominic Minghella, the son of Gloria Minghella, looks back at how her mum has helped and inspired communities and charities on the Isle of Wight.
This comes ahead of Gloria's funeral, which took place earlier today.
The funeral of Gloria Minghella, of Minghella icecream, will take place today in the Isle of Wight.
Gloria was dubbed the 'Queen mum of the IOW' as she headed the ice-cream business on the island, was involved in various charity work and was previously Deputy Lord Lieutenant for the island.
She died on Thursday 27th March and left behind her husband, who she co-founded the Minghella business with, and four grown-up children.
Her son Dominic Minghella, who was a producer for Doc Martin and Robin Hood, paid tribute to his late mum on his website: "You can imagine our pain. You cannot imagine our pride."