THE funeral will be held on Monday of a much-loved mother, grandmother and restaurant owner from St Leonards who died last week after falling 80ft from a cruise ship.

Karleen Pang, who ran a restaurant in Bournemouth with her husband of 47 years, Chi Ming Pang, went missing from the Oceana liner ,which was bound for Southampton after a two-day cruise to Zeebrugge, and her body was later recovered near Cowes, on the Isle of Wight.

The funeral service will be held at St Mark's Church, Talbot Village at noon on Monday. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Macmillan Unit at Christchurch, care of Tappers Funeral Service, Parkstone Road, Poole.