On January 6, 2019, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 93 years. Dearly and much loved wife of the late Bill, most cherished and loving mother and mother-in-law of John and Deborah, Tony (Anthony) and Clare, Rosemary (Sam) and Russell Lye, exceptional grandma of Sarah and Charles; and Amelia, loved aunty of her nieces and nephew. Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Christchurch Hospital, Ward 27, and AMAU, for their love and care of Monica and her family. Grateful thanks to Monica’s “Access Girls”, Mary, Betty, Linda, and Stephanie, and to Michelle for her help in the garden, and to Nurse Maude Association. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Monica Gibson c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers donations to SPCA would be appreciated and may be made at the service. The Service to celebrate Monica’s life will be held in our Rangiora Chapel, Wai-mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, Rangiora, on Friday, January 11, at 2.00pm, private cremation thereafter.