On August 6, 2017, Vera passed away peacefully, aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife of Harry, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Jane and Simon Porter, Mark and the late Jen Dent, and Anna Wood, loved grandmother of Nicholas, and Laura; Brad, and Scott; Andrei, Nicole, and Amy, and loved by her 6 great-grandchildren. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Ruby and Alfred Helms, and John and Connie McFetridge. Special thanks to the staff at Anthony Wilding for their wonderful care and support over 6 years. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Vera Dent, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be made at the service. A Funeral Service for Vera will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Saturday, August 12, at 10.00 a.m., followed by interment at Avonhead Park Cemetery.