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Doris Ivy PACK


J.P. (Rtd), Cert. Lib. Studies, Life member of Assoc. Legal Executives, NZ Labour Party and Senior Net Shirley, and longstanding volunteer at Riccarton Police Station. Born 10/9/1930, London, and grew up in Whitstable, Kent. Passed away peacefully 28/1/2024 aged 93 years, in Christchurch with Alby, her beloved husband of 72 years, by her side. Loved daughter of Bertie and Emily (nee Pinson) Goodyear, sister of Phyllis, and Ruby, and their families. Mother of Yve, and her husband David Shorter, loved grandmother of Ciara and Doug Johnston, and Tyrone and Gemma Shorter, adored great-grandmother of Vanna, and Zaria Johnston, and Aleseia, Trilese, Eliana, and Zadie Shorter. Loved and respected by all her nieces and nephews, and their families in the UK, NZ, and USA. Special thanks to cousin Judy and friend Glynis for all their love and care of Ivy these past few years. Messages to the family may be emailed to In lieu of flowers, donations to S.P.C.A. would be appreciated. At Ivy’s request there will be no funeral. Our family will celebrate her life and spread her ashes at the Lewis Pass bach she and Alby so loved, where they fished, walked, birdwatched, and communed with nature.