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Velma “Vel” Dawn HAINSWORTH

Wai-mana Chapel

(Formerly of Taumarunui): Passed away at Charles Upham Retirement Village, Rangiora, with family at her side, on Wednesday, 12 June, 2024, aged 83 years. Beloved wife and soulmate of the late John, dearly loved Mum of Glen, Sandie, and Brett, and their partners Deb, Stu, and Chelsea. Cherished “Nanna Vel” of grandchildren Rachael, Joe and Leah, Jaskier (Rhianna), and Keira, Jasmine and Amelie, and great-grandchildren Javan, Zara, Stevie, Luca and Heath. Sincere thanks to Vel’s wonderful nursing and support staff who have also become dear friends. Messages may be addressed to: The family of the late Vel Hainsworth, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A celebration of Vel’s life will be held in our Rangiora Chapel, Wai-Mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, Rangiora, on Friday, 21 June, at 2.30pm, followed by a private cremation.

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