Peacefully at Ashburton Hospital. In her 90th year. Much loved wife of the late Arthur. Loved and respected mother and mother in law of Deirdre and Kelvyn, and the late Peter Curd, Dr Kate Richardson and Doug, Rose and Bruce Leonard, Trish and Omar Palov. Loved Granny of Charmaine, Lynette, Harry and Sam, Marissa, Rebecca, Stephanie, Megan, Peter, and Lizzy, and loved great Granny of all her great grandchildren. Loved sister and sister in law of John and the late Maude Kennedy, David and Jennifer Kennedy, Marina and the late Ken Pomeroy, Stan and the late Claire Kennedy, the late Betty and Ron Matchett, Doug and Marion Kennedy. Loved sister in law of Edna and the late Willie Adamson, the late Alice and Ken Keen, Linda and Keith McKenzie, Allan and Maureen Maude. Loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews. Special thanks to the Dementia team at Radius Millstream for their love and care of Joan and the nursing staff at Ashburton Hospital. Special thanks to Clarice Humphries for her kindness to Mum. Messages to the Maude family c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. A celebration of Joan’s life will be held at Our Chapel, cnr East & Cox Streets, Ashburton on Saturday March 27, commencing at 1.00pm.