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Formerly of St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England and latterly of Templeton, Christchurch, New Zealand. On December 2, 2023, passed away peacefully at her rest home, Summerset on Cavendish, aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Jim, much-loved mother of Raymond and Trevor, and mother-in-law to Niki and Deb, adored grandmother of Harry, Toby, Geena and Ben, treasured great-grandmother of Madison and Lachlan. Now re-united with her sweetheart, Jim, she will be sadly missed and forever in the hearts of those who knew her.

                                                    ‘Rest in peace’


Very special thanks to the wonderful staff at Summerset on Cavendish for their care of Sylvia. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Sylvia Simpkin, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Funeral Service for Sylvia will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Christchurch, on Saturday, December 9, at 2.00pm, private cremation thereafter.