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Eleanor BORTHWICK

21/01/2022

On January 21, 2022, Eleanor passed away calmly like the quiet woman she was, tucked up in her bed at Lady Wigram Hospital, Christchurch, aged 92 years. Eleanor was the cherished wife of Jimmy (deceased), and most beloved mother of Lynda (deceased), and Alan. She was the precious mother-in-law to Julie, treasured Gran to James Borthwick and Bridgit Foley, and Sarah and Mark Sutton. To her Wee Weans, her great grandchildren, Harry Foley-Borthwick, and Penelope and Alexander Sutton, she was Gran and Granny Biscuit. She was, without a doubt, our matriarch and our most loved HRH, and we will miss her guidance always. In accordance with Eleanor’s wishes a private family funeral will be held, and she did not want any flowers, however a donation to St John is what she would prefer. Heartfelt thanks to the caring staff at Lady Wigram Hospital for being so gentle, and honouring Eleanor the way you did. The family are so grateful she spent her last days in your tender care. All messages to:10 Rugby Street, Merivale, Christchurch 8014.