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Frances Isobel NEATE

Westpark Chapel

On February 10, 2024, surrounded by her family, at Elmswood Hospital, aged 95 years. Much loved wife of the late Ken. Precious Mum and mother-in-law of Pam Marsom, Graham and Gayleen, and Glenys and Kevin Melhop (Mosgiel). Much loved and treasured Gran of Blair and Emily, Sarah and Nathan Rich, Kylie and David Miller (Mosgiel), Todd Melhop (deceased), Luke and Shaney Melhop (Mosgiel), and Blake Melhop (Invercargill). Adored Great-Gran of Imogen, and Sienna; Makenna, and Kalani; Nika, Luca, and Frankie; and Roman, and Marigold. Loved sister of Richmond Treasure (deceased), Wyndham Treasure (deceased), Barbara Drake, Phyllis Treasure (India), and Onawe Joy Stedman (deceased).

‘Absent from the body, present with the Lord.’

The family would like to thank all the wonderful staff at Elmswood Retirement Village and Hospital for their kindness and care of Frances. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rehoboth Girls’ Orphanage, South India. Contact the family for details. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Frances Neate, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Celebration of Frances’ life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Saturday, February 17, at 10.00am, private interment thereafter.