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on May, 7th 2023, in Christchurch. Passed away peacefully, now in the presence of her dear Lord and Saviour. Born June, 4th 1935, to Frederick and Lily Niblett on the Isle of Wight UK. Much loved wife of the late Colin Richardson of Portsmouth UK. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Kevin and Emma Richardson, Ian and Kaye Richardson, Clive and Karen Richardson, and Jane and Lester Zonneveld. Devoted Grandma of Monique, Chloe, Sarah and George, Kirstie and Masashi, Daniel, Mary and Gina. Our sincere thanks to the staff at Summerset at Wigram for their care and support. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Joan Richardson, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers donations to the Starship Foundation would be appreciated and may be made directly online at: A Memorial Service to celebrate Joan’s life will be held in the Opawa Baptist Church, 285 Wilsons Road, Waltham, on Friday, May 19th, at 1.30pm.

Psalm 121:1, “I lift up my eyes to the hills – where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth”.