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ELLIS,Elsie Jane: (nee McDowell) April 26, 2019

On April 26, 2019, passed away peacefully at Coldstream Resthome, in her 88th year. Dearly loved and cherished wife of Bert for 65 years. Loved mum to Maree and Bill Pickering, Lynne and Nick Bensdorp, special Nana to Andrea and Atu, Hayden and Miriam, and adored great grandmother of Amelia, Jacob, and Naomi.

“Forever in our hearts”

Special thanks to staff at Princes Court and Dr Penny Holdaway and the team for all the love, support and care provided to Mum for the past 18 months and also to Coldstream for their care these past 10 days. Messages to P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Ashburton branch of Alziehmers Canterbury would be appreciated and may be left at the service. A service to celebrate Elsie’s life will be held at our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Tuesday April 30, commencing at 2.00pm. Followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.