Co-founder of Cavy Corner Guinea Sanctuary and thoroughly decent gentleman, Winston, who passed away last month aged 61, had a heart of gold and an irrepressible sense of humour.
Alison Byford, editor of The Guinea Pig Magazine, described Winston as: “Caring, compassionate and brave. A unique, special and extremely clever man who made a difference to animals and people alike.”
The funeral will leave from 311 Bentley Road, Doncaster at 10.30 on April 12, going to Rose Hill.
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The hearse will be outside between 10.15am and 10.30am.Winston, who will go in style in a bespoke coffin adorned with pictures of his favourite animals, will have a guinea pig Guard of Honour as he leaves.
Set up in 2008 by Winston and his wife Sue, Cavy Corner rescues abused, abandoned, neglected and unwanted guinea pigs.