The eulogy from Delia's daughter Beryl said: "Sadly we came to that awful, awful day when she was taken from us. Why her?" She said, in hindsight, she wished she hadn't persuaded her mum to move to Southampton.
She added: "But she wouldn't have had the closeness of her family round her, so I hope she will forgive me for that."
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