Funeral arrangements revealed for Deborah Cavendish, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire

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Funeral arrangements have been announced for Deborah Cavendish, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, who died aged 94 yesterday.

A spokesman for Chatsworth House said: “The funeral cortège will leave Chatsworth at approximately 11.15am on Thursday, October 2.

“The funeral service will be held at St Peter’s Church, Edensor, at 12pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. There will be refreshments at Chatsworth after the service.

“No memorial service will be held, as were her express instructions. Donations in her memory to the Addington Fund and/or Helen’s Trust will be much appreciated.”