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Gloria Minghella's funeral taking place today

The funeral of Gloria Minghella, of Minghella icecreams, will take place today in Ryde, IOW.

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Hundreds pay their final respects to the 'Queen Mother of the Isle of Wight'

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.

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