Passed away suddenly on Saturday, 16 February, 2019, aged 88 years. Much loved wife of the late Ian, loved mother and mother-in-law of the late William, Margot and Rob, and Brian and Nico, and treasured grandmother. Special thanks to all her friends in Christchurch for their support of Joan. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Joan Atkinson, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In memory of Joan, donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Service to farewell Joan will held in our Rangiora Chapel,Wai-mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, Rangiora, on Tuesday, 19 February , at 10.30am. Private burial to follow.