At Ashburton Hospital, in her 81st year. Dearly loved soul mate of Don for 62 years. Loved and cherished Mum and mother in law of Nicole and Pete, Adrian and Wendy, and Simone. Loved ‘Jossie’ of Joel and Petra, Sheridan, and Eli and Nadja; Stacey and Bailey, and Jarod. Messages to the Hopwood family P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. Donations to the Ashburton Cancer Support Group would be appreciated and may be left at the service. Special thankyou to the nursing staff at AAU and Ward 1 Ashburton Hospital for their loving care of Joy, and her family. A service to celebrate Joy’s life will be held at St David’s Union Church, Allens Road, Ashburton on Friday February 14, commencing at 11.30am. Followed by interment at the Rakaia Cemetery.