• "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 Dominion Post from Oct. 13 to Oct. 16, 2021
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