Passed away peacefully on June 21, 2022 at Ashburton Hospital with her family by her side. Dearly loved wife of the late Ken, loved mother and mother in law of Kaye and Lawrie Halkett, the late Wayne, Dean and Carol, Blair and Sharon. Loved grandmother of Scot and Jenna, Brett and Michelle, Leigh and Leif, Kate and Joel, Ben and Lisa, Sam, Todd, Jade, Grace, Quinn, and great-grandmother of Kingston and Monty. Messages to the McConnell family P O Box 472, Ashburton 7740. In Lieu of flowers donations to the Blind Low Vision NZ would be appreciated and may be made online at http://bit.ly/rdgmcconnell2106 . Many thanks to Rosebank Lifecare and Ashburton Hospital staff for their care of Rona. Family and friends are welcome to the celebration of Rona’s life which is to be held at the Sinclair Centre, Park Street, Ashburton on Saturday July 2nd, commencing at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation at the Ashburton Crematorium.