On Thursday, August 18, 2016, at the Palm Grove Retirement Village, Christchurch, aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Colin. Much loved mother of Dave, and Steve. Loved sister of Joyce Watson, John and the late Joan Abbott, and the late Jennifer Somerfield. A loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the staff of Ward 16, Christchurch Hospital for their love and care of mum.  Messages to the Craib family c/o PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. In Lieu of flowers donations to the Coeliac Society would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A celebration of Jean’s life will be held in  the Ferry Park Chapel, 297 Ferry Road, Christchurch, on  Wednesday, August 24, at 1:30pm.  Private cremation thereafter.