A GRIEVING family want to say goodbye to their “beautiful daughter” in an open way form everyone to share their love.

As previously reported in the Gazette, Bella Pearcey and her twin Destiny were born at 25 weeks on January 3 this year.

After a number of tests Bella was diagnosed with Pulmonary Vein Stenosis (PVS), a disease in which the veins in her heart were shrinking and closing, stopping blood flow.

After campaigning to get their daughter potential life changing surgery in Boston, Vicky and Kevin Pearcey sadly had to say goodbye to the 10-month-old who lost her battle on October 23.

However, the pair have said they want Bella's funeral to be open to all who have shown their support.

Vicky told the Gazette: " We want Bella's day to be open to who ever would like to attend we are doing this as we have had so much love and support from everyone though the whole off Bella's journey.

"So we only think it is right to to let people say their goodbyes as Bella was very much loved by all and the support that was given to Bella and her family was amazing."

She added: "All we ask is if people who would like to attend could wear the colour pink and black as pink is Bella's colour, all flowers are welcome, there will also be a charity pot at the church and donations will be sent to icklepickles as this charity is also close to our heart."

The family are looking to raise £2,000 for the funeral to give Bella the "send off she deserves."

Vicky added: "We just want to say thank you to everyone at the hospital, all the people who have supported us through what has been a really difficult time."

The funeral will be help on November 21 at Saint Thomas of Canterbury at 1pm before heading to Worting Road cemetery.

To support the family visit https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/bellaxxx,