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Mary Josephine O’BRIEN


Passed away peacefully at Parkstone Care Home, surrounded by her loving family, on May 22, 2024, aged 88 years. Beloved wife of the late Des, loved mother and mother-in-law of Richard, Greg and Linda, Tim and Karen, David and Sarah, and Sarah and Nick Burns. Treasured Nana of Louis; Chris and Haylee; Liam, Tessa, and Ella; Laura, Ed, and Kate; Gabby, Logan, and Andrew. Loved sister and sister-in- law of Jenny and John, Ngaire and the late Peter, the late Charlie and Judy, and their families.

Rest in peace

Heartfelt thanks to the doctor and staff at Parkstone Care Home. Messages may be addressed to: The family of the late Mary O’Brien, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated in Our Lady of Victories Catholic Church, 106 Main South Road, Sockburn, on Wednesday May 29, at 11.00am, interment thereafter at Avonhead Memorial Cemetery. The recitation of the Rosary will be held in the church on Tuesday, May 28 at 7.00pm.