• "Sending much love and sympathy at the loss of Velda...."
    - SUZIE ROCKHOUSE (nee Cunneen)
  • "To the family of Velda, Our most sincere condolences to you..."
  • "A privilege to have known Velda and take care of her in..."
    - Barbara MacDonald
  • "Our deepest sympathy to all the family. She was a lovely..."
Service Information
Gulliver & Tyler Ltd
37 Blackett Street
Rangiora , Canterbury
Death Notice

SMITH, Velda Marjorie:
Formerly of Otematata, Twizel and Waipara. On October 10, 2021, passed away peacefully surrounded in the loving care of Amberley Rest Home; aged 91 years. Loved wife of the late Max Smith, cherished mother and mother-in-law of Andrew and Tania, Murray and Claire (Hawke's Bay), and Philippa (Pip) and Grant Sutherland (Waipara). Dearly loved Nana and Grandnan of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Dearly loved sister of Leila Pilkington, and a loved friend of Jennie. A very special thanks to Amberley Rest Home and Amberley Medical Centre. A private cremation has been held. Messages for Velda's Family to PO Box 104, Waipara 7447.
A beautiful, gentle lady with a wonderful sense of humour.


Published in The Press from Oct. 13 to Oct. 16, 2021
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