Maria AUSTIN

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    - Melissa Wood
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    - Pam Howorth
Service Information
Celebration of Life
Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
3:00 p.m.
Academy Funeral Services Chapel
65 Main South Rd.
Upper Riccarton
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Death Notice

AUSTIN, Maria (Ria):
Peacefully passed away on November 6, 2019, at Parkstone Care Home with family by her side; aged 80. Dearly loved wife of the late Trevor, loved mother and mother-in-law of Julie and Greg, Karen and Arron, Michelle and Quincy. Maria was the most special Nana of Kate, Ashleigh, Brooke, Danielle, Harrison, Jackson, Conor and Hannah, and Great-Nana of Maniah, Lily, Isabel, Rilee, Ruby, Evie and Lexi. Family would like to thank the staff at Parkstone for their care and support. Messages to the Austin Family c/- PO Box 111-01, Christchurch 8443. Ria has returned home to rest and we welcome friends and family to visit to say a final farewell. A celebration of Ria's life will be held in the Academy Funeral Services Chapel, 65 Main South Rd, Upper Riccarton, on Monday, November 11, at 3.00pm.

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Published in The Press on Nov. 9, 2019
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