Joyce VICKERS (1931 - 2020)

  • "Our loving thoughts are with you all at this very sad time...."
    - Val & David Hebden
  • "Sending our love and prayers to Graeme and the rest of the..."
    - Lolohea Fakahau
  • "A wonderful, caring and gracious lady. Our sincere..."
    - Grant Adams
  • "To the family of Sylvia please except our sincere..."
    - Lyn Armstrong
Service Information
Canterbury Christian Funeral Services
84 Carmen Road
Christchurch, Canterbury
Funeral service
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020
1:00 p.m.
Hope Presbyterian Church
27 Amyes Road, Hornby
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Death Notice

Joyce Sylvia (Sylvia):
Born 9 September 1931
Died 8 February 2020
Sylvia passed away peacefully in the night, into the arms of her Lord. Loved daughter of Walter and Wilhelmina Rodger, adored sister of Kathleen and Nancy. Much-loved wife of Graeme for 65 years, Mum of Kathryn and Leona, Rodger and Shirley, Jillian and Mark, Tonya and Grant, and Vivienne and Tonto. Precious Grandma of 18, great-Grandma of 16+. Valued friend to many.
The legacy of Sylvia's caring and generous heart will live
on in all of us.
Special thanks to Sylvia's doctor Olivia Tan of Halswell Health and to the caring staff of Miranda Smith Homecare, Nurse Maude, Burwood and Christchurch Public Hospitals, for their wonderful support and service to Sylvia and to her family during her illness. People are welcome to come and visit Sylvia who is lying at home. A funeral service for Sylvia will be held at Hope Presbyterian Church, 27 Amyes Road, Hornby, Christchurch, at 1.00pm, Tomorrow, Thursday, February 13, 2020, to be followed by interment at the Yaldhurst cemetery.
"No guilt in this life – no fearin death.
This is the power of Christ in me
From life's first cry to final breath
Jesus commands my destiny."


Published in The Press from Feb. 10 to Feb. 12, 2020
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