On February 16, 2023, aged 83 years, Shirley started her long journey, surrounded by her loving family. Devoted mother of Sharron (deceased), Carol, Mark and Jackie, and Leonie and Gordon. Much loved grandma of Thomas; Jamie, Andrea; Ryan, Shenae, Blake; and Maddison. Loved great-grandma to Ursula, Freya and Claire. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Shirley Thomson, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In accordance with Shirley’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.