On November 16, 2022, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, in her 87th year, after a short illness. Dearly loved wife of the late Peter, a much loved mother and mother-in-law of David and Carol (Oxford, UK), and Rosemary (Akaroa). A loved gran to Isabella (Milan, Italy). A loved and cherished sister and sister-in-law of Tony and Flo Birdling (both deceased), John and Betty Birdling (Rangoria), and David and Yvonne Birdling (Queensland, Australia). A respected and loved aunt and great-aunt to her many nieces and nephews. Anne was a much loved and valued friend to many in Akaroa. Anne’s family would like to thank Dr Suzanne Knapp and Rebecca Barnett from the Akaroa Health Centre, members of the Akaroa Volunteer Fire Brigade and the crew of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter for all the kindness and care they showed her. In honour of all the wonderful care Anne received from all the Medical Staff in the ICU at ChristchurchHospital, donations can be made to ICU Study Day, directly into the following bank account: 02 0800 0754556 00. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Anne Paterson JP, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch, 8545. At Anne’s request, a private service and cremation has taken place.