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Margaret Mary KELCHER


(formerly of Greymouth and Reefton): On May 15, 2024, peacefully at Nazareth House, surrounded by her family, aged 91 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Melville, beloved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Frances (Motueka), Bede (Sydney), John and Moira, Patrick, Anne and Ian Flatley (Charteris Bay), beloved Grandma of Finn, and Dan; and Sarah, and Liz; great-Grandma of Harvey. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Mary and the late Bernard Neame, and the late Bill O’Neill. Loved sister-in-law of Patricia Hayes.

Rest in peace

Special thanks to the staff at Nazareth House for the love and exceptional care given to Margaret. Messages may be addressed to: The family of the late Margaret Kelcher, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St Gregory’s Catholic Church, 26 Cotswold Avenue, Bishopdale, on Friday, May 24 at 11.00am, followed by burial at the Avonhead Memorial Cemetery. The recitation of the rosary will be held in the church on Thursday, May 23 at 7.00pm.