Passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital on September 6, 2021, aged 88 years. Loved mother of Sue (Queensland), and Matthew (Wellington), and a very much loved and loving ‘Grammit’ of her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Bett and the late Ross McClelland, Margaret and the late Gerald Patterson, Jeanette (deceased) and Colin Davies, John and Janet Reese, Alan and Merle and the late Yvonne Reese, Peter and Ruth Reese, Bev and Noel Alexander, Gwen and John Heffernan, and the late Geoffrey Reese, and a much loved aunt of her many nieces and nephews.
A much loved friend, teacher and gardener now at rest.
Special thanks to Liz and her wonderful team at Woodcote for their care and friendship for Daphne over the last year. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Daphne Beaton, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. At Daphne’s request, a private cremation has taken place, and a gathering will be held at a later time when family members are able to travel.