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Gwendoline (Elsie) Elsie MORIARTY


On February 19, 2022, passed away suddenly at Holmwood, Rangiora, aged 83 years.

Dearly loved wife and soulmate of the late Evan. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Richard and Janet, Shell and Tom, Jock and Cheryl, Greg and Danette, Andy and Jo, Tim and Wendy, adored Nana of Jemma and Rollie, Beau and Zara, and Tayla; Ryan, and Amy; Conor and Alex, Sascha and George, and the late Regan; Grace, and Sean; Sam, and Kiaran; loved Nana to her great-grandchildren Lucy, and Hugo; Macey, and Max. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Hazel and Mervin Johnston, June and Devon Crozier, George and Lois Ward, Edward and Gaynor Ward (all deceased), Chris (deceased) and Gill Ward, Kathleen and David Muir, loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews.

“Elsie will be forever loved and remembered”

Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Elsie Moriarty, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John would be appreciated, and may be made online at  Due to current restrictions on large gatherings, Elsie’s service will be private, with invitations personally extended by the family. Elsie’s service will be on Friday, March 11, at 10.30am.

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