Death Notice
  • "Goodbye my favourite yoga student, I will miss your..."
    - Andrea Nicholls
  • "Lovely strong lady. Did a great service to the community. ..."
  • "A wonderful woman. My thoughts are with you Karen."
    - Lia Sinclair
  • "Thank you Gill for a small moment in time where our paths..."
    - Kate
  • "Such a strong passionate woman who cared about her..."
    - Trish Balmer

Gillian Clare (Gill):
Passed away peacefully after a brief stay at Ranfurly Manor Rest Home, Feilding, on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, aged 84 years. Dearly beloved mother of Karen Manson and son-in-law Richard Barton (Bexhill-on-Sea, UK). Loved stepmother of the late Richard Absolon. Loved sister of Felicity Wallis (San Francisco). In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Gill's name to Forest & Bird at or may be left in the chapel foyer. Messages to the Absolon family, 69 Fairview Avenue, Feilding 4702, or may be left on the tributes page at A service to celebrate the wonderful life of Gill will be held at the Feilding Funeral Chapel, 282 Kimbolton Road, Feilding, on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019, at 11.00am. Guests are requested to wear any colour except black!


Published in Dominion Post on Jan. 10, 2019