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Hilarious funeral tribute to UK’s toughest mum who threatened locals with shovel and attacked neighbour’s front door

BRITAIN’S most formidable mum was remembered by her kids in a hilarious funeral notice praising her battleaxe qualities. The obituary for tough Geordie Joan Parkin included her family revealing she once “chopped lumps out of a neighbour’s front door”. Anyone posing a risk to her brood was threatened with having their head “cut off with […] The Sun Newcastle upon Tyne …