Passed away peacefully at home in Greymouth, with loving family by her side on January 19, 2023, aged 80.
Dearly loved wife for 58 years of Mel,
cherished and loving Mum and mother-in-law of Ross, and Neil & Tena,
kind and much loved Grandma of Alecia, and Katie,
dearly loved sister and sister-in-law of Helen & the late Brian Mitchell, John Shepherd, Margaret & the late Barney Murray,
and Brian Shepherd (deceased) & Lanita Adams,
a loved sister-in-law of Violet & John Wood-Oliff and the late Kelvin Wood,
Len (deceased) & Joy Woodgate, and Marion Meads, and Vernon (deceased) & Pamela Woodgate and the late Norma Woodgate,
a loved aunty, cousin and a friend of many.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated and can be made online at or at the Service.
Messages to 70D Shakespeare Street, Greymouth 7805.

A Funeral Service to celebrate Norma’s life will be held in the
William Sampson Memorial Chapel , Tainui Street, on Thursday at 11am
followed by cremation here on the Coast at the Westland Crematorium.