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Wai-mana Chapel

On April 17, 2024, passed away peacefully at Holmwood Rest Home, with her daughters by her side, aged 96 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Doug, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Sandra and Tony Pugh, Lindsay (deceased), Brett (deceased), Heather and the late Grant Fuller, loved Nana of Kylie and Mike, Andrew and Alison, Alex and Hayley; Caitlin, and Caysea; James and Danni, and Nick and Tash, and loved great-Nana Edna of Holly, Grace, and Alba; Hudson, Eve, and Parker; Matilda, and Archie; August, and Harley.

‘To us you were someone special,

someone dear and true,

you will never be forgotten, because we thought the world of you’.


Special thanks to the amazing staff at Holmwood, for their love, care and compassion, you treated Mum like she was your family, and this is something we will always treasure. Messages may be addressed to: The family of the late Edna Graham, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A service to celebrate Edna’s life will be held in our Rangiora Chapel, Wai-mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, Rangiora, on Tuesday, April 23, at 2.30pm, thereafter private cremation.