Passed away peacefully at Anthony Wilding Retirement Village, surrounded by family, on Christmas Day 2018, aged 81. Darling wife and best friend of the late Brendon. Loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Lynne and Paul, Craig and Yvonne, Jan, Nicki and Susie, and Mark and Sarah. Loved Nana of Andrew, Kieran, Brad, Nicole, Lydia, Kate, Jacob, Sophia, Hannah and Connor, and Great-Nana to Charlie-Rose and Wilco. Thanks to those who have shown their love and support. Special thanks to Dr Paul O’Gorman and the team at Anthony Wilding Hospital for their care of Joan during her brief illness. Messages c/o PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. Joan’s life will be celebrated with a Vigil on Sunday 30 December at 5:00pm and a Requiem Mass on Monday 31 December at 10:30am. Both will be held in Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, 170 Hoon Hay Road. Burial at Shands Road Cemetery.
Two Christmas angels to remember with love, together again.