Passed away peacefully, at Ashburton. Dearly loved wife of John. Much loved mother and mother in law of David and Karina (Nelson), Sue and the late Ant Newton, and the late Karen, and Warwick McCarthy. Loved Nana of Bevan, Robert, and Katie; and Brooke. Loved great Nana of Izzy, Aston, and Xander. Messages to the Welch family, c/- P O Box 472, Ashburton. Shirley’s wish was for a private cremation.