Sadly and unexpectedly passed away at Ashburton Hospital on May 24, 2020, aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Alan Hewson, loved mother and mother in law of Sharon and Gary, Gene and Melanie, Wayne, and the late Phillip. Nana to Craig, Mitchell and his wife Ana, Courtenay, and Ethan, and a very much beloved sister. Messages to the Hewson family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A special thanks to Coldstream Lifecare who cared for Val over the past months. Your support has been greatly appreciated. A private family service for Val will be held.