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Lorraine Gillies STIRLING


Passed peacefully, on January 30, 2023, at Elmswood Hospital, aged 90 years. Cherished daughter of the late John and Mabel Stirling, loved sister of Joan, Valmai and Neil, Ngaire and Les, Beverley, Doug and Shirley (all deceased), Kevin, Janice and the late Bruce, much loved Aunty Bid and great-aunty of all her nieces and nephews, especially Alison and Mark Field, Brent Gray and Jan Cooper, Sandy and Stephen Brinkhurst, and Janette Gray.  A loved friend and neighbour of Colleen, Sue, and Peter. Special thanks to Elmswood Hospital, especially to Paddy and her staff, for their wonderful care of Lorraine. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Lorraine Stirling, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Donations to St John would be appreciated and may be made online at A private gathering to Celebrate Lorraine’s life has been held.