On July 16, 2023, passed away peacefully at Lady Wigram Retirement Village, aged 96 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron, much loved mother of David (deceased), Diane, Barry, and Michael (deceased). Loved nana of Daniel, Nicholas, and Laura; Alese, and Misha, loved sister of all her late siblings, and a loved aunty to her nieces and nephews. Special thanks to all the wonderful staff at Lady Wigram for their care and support to Joan. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Joan Payne, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In accordance with Joan’s wishes a private family service has been held.