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.