Death Notice
  • "Many wonderful way-back memories of Helen and her family..."
  • "helen was so kind to us kids on gilmour tce we have some..."
    - sandy mitchell nee van hoof
  • "I will never stop loving you Nana. Thank you for making my..."
    - Juliette McKelvey
  • "So sorry to hear this, Helen was such a lovely lady. My..."
    - Melanie Freling
  • "Our sympathies go out to friends and family with the loss..."
    - jenny timothy

McKELVEY, Helen Lois:
On September 1, 2017, passed away peacefully, aged 81 years, at her home, Rose Cottage, Lyttelton, after a brief illness, surrounded by her family. Much loved, and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Stephen and Donn'e, Justine and Ben, and Elizabeth and Charlie. Special Nana to Emma, Sam, Amber, Juliette and Eliot. Great-Nana of Ruby and Isaac. In lieu of flowers, donations to Nurse Maude Palliative Care would be appreciated and may be made at the service. Messages to the McKelvey Family, C/- PO Box 35046, Christchurch. A Funeral Service for Helen will be held at St Saviours at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 17 Winchester Street, Lyttelton, on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at 1.30pm, followed by a private cremation.


Published in The Press from Sept. 2 to Sept. 4, 2017