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Elsie May SMITH


On January 23, 2023, passed away peacefully at home, with family by her side, aged 90 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Alan, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Nigel (Coffs Harbour), Priscilla and Simon Cameron (Ben Ohau, Twizel), and Lea Smith (Coffs Harbour). Loved grandma Essie of Ben, and Callum; Janie, and Sarah; loved sister of Jack, Tom, and Margery Checkley (all deceased). Loved sister-in-law of Adrienne, the late Nancy, and the late Ian Checkley. Special aunty and great-aunty to the Checkley and Hamilton families. A special thanks goes to all the staff at Nurse Maude, and Dr Andrew Manning, for their support. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Elsie Smith, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In accordance with Elsie’s wishes, a private family service has been held.