Peacefully, with family on 14 December , 2020, aged 86 years. Loving daughter of the late Reverend Sam and Nancy Baird. Much loved wife and best friend of Brian for more than 60 years. Loving and adored mother of Juliet, Jonathan, Peter, and Anna, and mother-in-law of Andrew Donaldson, Alessandra Zecchini, and Tim Stevenson. Dearly loved Nan of Arantxa, Isabel, Max, James, and Thomas, cherished sister of Sadie, James, Marg, and the late Fran, and aunt to their families. A special thanks for the tender care of Nan by the staff of Christchurch Hospital, and Ilam Lifecare. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Nan Dowling, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Service to remember Nan’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside on Saturday, 19 December at 2.00pm.