Peacefully on Saturday 19th May 2018 at Southland Hospital with her loving family by her side. In her 82nd year. Loved wife of Les. Loved mother of Tony, Mark & Julie. Loved grandmother & great grandmother. As to Val's wishes a private service and cremation has been held. Messages to 9 Hamilton Street, Invercargill 9810.
Peacefully at home with her loving family by her side, on Sunday 6th May 2018. In her 85th year. Dearly loved wife of Les for the past 65 years. Dearly loved mother & mother-in-law of Keven & Karen (Australia), Avril Johnston (Tuatapere), Gaylene Toomata (Invercargill), Barry (Australia), Tracy & Jim Hendren (Scotland), Blair & Bronwyn Johnston (Pukemaori). Loved nan & nana to her 12 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Loved sister & sister-in-law of Shirley & the late Graeme Froude, Robert Dyer, Judith & Bill Henderson. A loved aunty to all her nephews & nieces. As to Violet's wishes a private cremation will take place. But a celebration of Violets life will be held in the Waiau Town & Country Club, Tuatapere on Saturday 12th May at 2pm, All welcome. Donations for Hospice Southland would be appreciated and can be left at Violet's Celebration. Messages to 12 King street, Tuatapere 9620.
Peacefully at Peacehaven on Friday the 4th May 2018, in her 99th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Douglas Lloyd Watkinson and the late Leonard Eccles Favel. Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Eric & Betty* Watkinson (Sydney),Colleen & Chris Adamson (Christchurch), John & Liz Watkinson (Pourakino Valley), Peggy & Gus Guise (Riverton), Jimmy* & Paula Watkinson (Hawea), George & Annette Watkinson (Wallacetown), Joy Watkinson (Timaru), Trevor Watkinson*. Step mother of Pat & Stuart Ogilvy (Invercargill). Much adored grandma of her 24 grandchildren. Special great grandma of her 55 and counting great grandchildren. Loved great, great grandma of 3.
“The family would like to thank the staff of Iona Peacehaven
for the love and care they gave to our Mother
over the last 5 years”.
A service to celebrate Jean's life will be held at the Lindisfarne Community Church, crn Lindisfarne & Millar street, on Wednesday 9th May 2018 at 1pm, followed by an interment at the Riverton Cemetery. Messages to 54 Brook Street, Riverton 9822. * Denotes Deceased.