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Claire M Twose

12/01/1935 - 11/04/2023


TWOSE, Claire Marian: Died peacefully on April 11, 2023, aged 88 years.  Much loved wife of 42 years of the late Ernie, mother and mother-in-law of Megan and Paula, Simon and Deborah, Matthew and Alison, Andrew and Patricia, and grannie of Kimere, Saimoni, Melini, Eseta-Claire, Laura, Imogen, Evie, Frances, Samuel, and Emeri. An indefatigable gardener, conservationist, traveller, and giver of advice.  All communications to the Family can be left on Claire’s tribute page at In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory can be made to the Forest and Bird Society.  A private family Service will be held for Claire, and she will thereafter be laid to rest in Kaikoura Cemetery, next to Ernie, facing the seawards Kaikoura mountain range.