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Iris  Victoria TUCKER

AvonPark Chapel

It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of Iris Victoria Tucker on February 7, 2024, aged 97 years. Mum passed away peacefully at Ashford Care Home with family by her side, surrounded with love. A lady who touched the hearts of everyone she met. Dearly loved wife of the late George. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Graham (deceased) and Sharon, Veronica and Ray (deceased), Jeanette and Kevin, Carolyn and Peter, Malcolm and Lynda, Lynda and Martyn, Neville and Lynley, and Debbie and Alan. Adored Gran of Kelly and Shane, Colette and Barry, and Melanie and Cain; Correne and Wayne, Suzanne and Andy, Colin and Jenny, and Amie and Antony; Craig and Hui Leng, Denise and Greg, and Mark and Megan; Darren (deceased), Steven, and Martin; Giovanna and James, and Melissa (deceased); Shane and Melissa, and Dee and Rob; George and Victoria, and Nina and Sam; Matthew and Saleemah, and Andrew. Loved Great-Gran of Nicholas, Sophie, Elliot, Victoria, Lachlen, Ethan, Daniel, Riley, Luigi, Gianni, Adam, Maia, Maggie, Issac, Charlotte, Robson, Jessica, Toby, Reeve, Leopold, and Vann. Life-long friend of Gwen Kemp.


We are broken hearted, but you will be forever in our hearts


Special thanks to the Ashford Care Home staff for the care, compassion and respect given to Iris during her stay with them. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Iris Tucker, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Flowers gratefully received. In memory of Iris, donations to St John Ambulance or the Cancer Society would be appreciated and may be made directly online at or A celebration of Iris’s life will be held in the AvonPark Chapel, cnr Kerrs and Pages Roads, Linwood, on Tuesday, February 13, at 2.30pm, private cremation thereafter.