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Jean Agnes ROWE


On November 10, 2021, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family, aged 81 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Bill, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Maree and Murray, Callum (Tommy) and Nancy, Joanne (Jo) and Bill, proud and loving ‘Nanny’ of Samuel and Kirsty, Matthew and Sarah, Sean and Janaya; Ross, Penny; James and Tessa, Thomas, and Hannah, and loved ‘Nanny Jean’ of Arki, Emily, and Ellie.

Jean lived by the creed of colourful clothes, a colourful garden, and a colourful life.

Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Jean Rowe c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Jean’s service will be held tomorrow (on Wednesday 17 November) at 2pm. Due to the current restrictions on large gatherings, if you wish to attend Jean’s service, please email the family at, and the family will respond with further details.

To view a livestream of the service from 1:45pm please click here.