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Barbara Anne FORD


On July 20, 2023, peacefully at Summerset on Cavendish, after a short illness. Beloved wife of the late John, beloved sister and sister-in-law of Noeline (Sister Gemma) (deceased), Frances Townsend, and the late Austin Townsend, Edna Finlay (Sister Jane) (deceased), David and Susan Finlay, John and the late Sheen Finlay, Allan and the late Denise Finlay, Mary Finlay, and Tony House, Pat and Anthea Finlay, Catherine Finlay and Tom Healey, Min Sarginson (Margaret), and the late Euan, and Min’s partner Richard Lyth. A loved aunt of all her nieces and nephews. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Barbara Ford, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance, would be appreciated, and may be made online at: The Service for Barbara will be held at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, 373 Manchester Street, Christchurch on Friday, July 28, at 10.30am. Private cremation thereafter. To watch a livestream of the service, please click here.