Passed into the presence of her Lord and Saviour at Christchurch Hospital on January 22, 2023, aged 86 years. Treasured wife of John (Ross), dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Rowena, Andrew and Catherine, Marty and Leasa. Much loved Nan of Hannah, Charlotte, Jacob, Henry, Millie, Lucy, Lara, and Grace and her five precious great-grandchildren. Many thanks to the hospital staff who gave above the call of duty to ease Val’s final journey. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Valerie Watson, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Service to Celebrate Val’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Friday, January 27, at 10.00am, interment thereafter at the Avonhead Memorial Cemetery.