Death Notice
  • "Ourthoughts are with you at this sad time. Suzanne,Joan..."
  • "Deepest Sympathy to all Lily's family. Many happy "Ohoka..."
    - Heather & Murray Walls Kaiapoi
  • "Sincere condolences to Lily's immediate and extended..."
    - Linda Moody
  • "Rest in peace"
    - Jo Walker
  • "A sad time for all who knew such a lovely lady and A very..."

SANDS, Lily Avis June
(formerly Gebbie)
(nee Hyde):
On September 25, 2017, passed away peacefully at home after a short illness, aged 83 years. Cherished mum and mum-in-law of Dianne and Dave Thomas, Peg and the late Neil Eder, Stephen and Shirley Gebbie and Jacquie Leaman. Treasured nannie, grandma and gran-nan to Megan and Mathew Thomas; Beki-Toby Eder and Jonathan Alger and Brigit Eder; Ryan Gebbie and Laura Coleman, Krystal, Joe, Naia and Manu Shih, Laura Gebbie and Tim Driver and Mitchell and Greg Leaman. Loved wife of the late Barney Gebbie and the late Jack Sands. Dearly loved by Jack's children; Arthur and Sandra, Jack and Julianne, David and Heather and Sandy (deceased) and Paul; and their families. Thanks to the Palliative care team, including Dr Graham Macdonald and Nurse Maude.
"If you love the life you live you will live
a life of love."
A service to celebrate Lily's life will be held the Kaiapoi Co-operating Parish, Fuller Street, Kaiapoi, on Friday, September 29, at 2.00pm, followed by a private cremation.

Published in The Press from Sept. 27 to Sept. 29, 2017