Death Notice
  • "Love you and will miss you. At last you are at peace with..."
    - Carol De Candia

June Violetta:
2.6.1923 - 6.8.2018
(95 years old) Passed away peacefully at Shona McFarlane Rest Home on 6th August 2018. Dearly loved wife of the late Lewis Osborne Cairns-Cowan for 54 years. She is now in the arms of our Dad forever. Much loved and cherished Mum of Leonie Campbell, Carol & Seb De Candia, Michael Cairns-Cowan, Susan & David Lafrentz, and Julie & Dean Chamberlain. Beloved Grandmother of her 10 grandchildren and Great-Grandmother to her 21 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Many thanks to the Staff at Shona McFarlane Retirement Home for the wonderful love, care and compassion they gave our Mum for 2 years, and caring support from Te Omanga Hospice. A celebration of June's life will be held at St Augustine's Church, Britannia Street, Petone, on Friday, 10th August at 10.30am. A private burial will be held with the family at Taita Cemetery after the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made at the service to Te Omanga Hospice. All messages to the "Cairns-Cowan family", PO Box 30-127, Lower Hutt 5040.


Published in Dominion Post on Aug. 8, 2018