Peacefully at Annie Brydon, Hawera, on Tuesday 12 June 2018, aged 86 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Robin. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Pam & John O’Dea, Alice, Paul, and Tom & Suzie. Adored Gran of Kirsten, Tim; the late Tania, Aaron, Paula; Harriett, Henry, and Olivia. Loving great-gran of Oliva; Saphire, Hunter; Lucy, Kate, Ava; Ryan, Kemp, Marshall; and George. Special thanks to the staff at Annie Brydon for their love and care of Val over the past two and half years. Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Val’s life to be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Regan Street, Stratford, on Friday 15 June 2018, at 1.00pm. To be followed by her burial in Kopuatama Cemetery.