Death Notices

BURNS, Deborah Mary

25.12.48 — 16.5.2018 Of Levin. At Arohanui Hospice, Palmerston North. Loving mother of Eva Viorica Vilcea, (C-F France) and Andrei Ionut-Marian Parlac (Ioni) (Wellington / Levin). Mother-in-law of Remi le Meur & potential grand mere. Daughter of Cliff & Betty Peck (dec) Waikanae & Hutt. Sister to Helen McDonald, Melbourne. Cousin to her many Peck & Callaway descendent relatives locally. Keen walker, tramper, & Francophile, & above all, seeking to make a difference in people's lives by improving communication, including NZs telephone interpreting service in 30+ languages. Policy manager, research manager, & consultant to government agencies. Sought to contribute to much needed improved local government, communications and transport, in Horowhenua DC & in the MCDHB.
“Lived life to make a difference."
A service to celebrate Deborah’s life will be held in St Luke’s Anglican Church, Elizabeth St, Waikanae, on Wednesday May 23, 2018 at 2.00pm, followed by private cremation at Kaitawa Crematorium.
Waikanae Funeral Home
Tel 04 2936844