ROPATA, Lillian Ruahine. Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday 30 June 2018, aged 84 years. Lillian is currently lying in state at Whakarongotai Marae, Waikanae. Dearly loved wife of the late Robert. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Karen (deceased), Robert & Joy, Brian (deceased), Murray & Hinerangi, Sharon & Peter, Peter & Gloria, Ann-Marie & Peter, Carolyn & Sam, and Deborah. Treasured Nana to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. “You are Soul – an eternal, individual spark of God, who can never die”.
Special thanks to the Mary Potter Hospice team, Community Health Nurses and Wellington Free Ambulance. A service to celebrate Lillian’s life will be held at Cedarwood, 17 Parata Street, Waikanae, on Tuesday July 3, 2018 at 11.00am, followed by burial at the Ruakohatu Urupa, Pehi Kupa Street, Waikanae. (opposite the Waikanae