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GEAR Beatrice Betty (nee Evans), on January 12, 2023

Born Greenwich England 1930. Sadly, passed away Thursday 12th January 2023, in the care of Ashburton Hospital. Devoted and loving wife of the late Reverend Frank William Gear, minister of the Ashburton Berean Bible fellowship. The grieving mother of two sons, Richard died age two of Leukemia and eldest son Geoffrey tragically lost at age 40 years. ‘Death no longer will part us, or distance divide, for when I awake, I will rise by their side.’ Betty is survived by her granddaughter Zoe Gear. No flowers by request. Messages to Betty’s family, P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A service to celebrate Betty’s life will be held in Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Friday, January 20, commencing at 11.00am, followed by private interment.