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Joan Dorothea McKENZIE


On January 28, 2024, in Christchurch, aged 102 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron Tait, the late Reg McKenzie, and the late Bill Thompson. Mother of Pieter, Brooke, Grant, Deane, and Jacqui, and stepmother to Helen. Grandmother of 12 grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Joan McKenzie, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to The National Foundation for Deaf and Hard of Hearing online at In accordance with Joan’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.