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MCLEOD Millicent Vernon, (Vern) May 2, 2017

MCLEOD Millicent Vernon, (Vern) (nee Cunliffe) on May 2, 2017, peacefully at Rosebank Rest Home, Ashburton, in her 99th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Gordon. Treasured Mother and mother-in-law of Graeme  and Barbara, (Invercargill) Don and Denise, (Ashburton) Alan and Tania, (Manapouri) and Marg and Richard (Wellington).  Loved friend of Lesley, Elizabeth, and Rhian. Cherished Nana Vern of Iain and Robert (China) Liam and Rachel (Christchurch) Michael (Dunedin) Katie and Vendi (Oamaru) Erin and Shaun, Hannah and Duncan (Invercargill) Matthew and Sarah (London) Jono (Dunedin) and loved great grandmother of Lukas, Lola, and Caleb. Messages to McLeod Family P O Box 472 Ashburton 7740 or email to donandden@hotmail.com. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Community House, at the service or direct to Community House, Cass Street Ashburton.  Special thanks to the management, staff and residents of Rosebank for their loving care of and friendship with Vern.

“Rarangi maunga, tu tonu, tu tonu,

Rarangi tangata, ngaro noa, ngaro noa.”

(You have gone, but your mountain is everlasting.)

A celebration of Vern’s life will be held at Our Chapel, Cnr East and Cox Streets, Ashburton on Saturday May 6 commencing at 1.30pm, followed by interment at the Ashburton New Lawn Cemetery.