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Marie A Gardener

18/04/1929 - 02/03/2023


GARDENER Marie Amelia: Peacefully at Essie Summers Retirement Village on March 2nd, 2023, aged 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Thomas. Dearly loved oldest daughter of Norma and Jack Crowe. Much loved sister and sister-in-law of Beryl (deceased) and David (deceased) Cartwright, Colleen and John (deceased) Waine. Cherished mother and mother-in-law to Suzette and Peter (Nelson), Gillian and Ron (deceased), Paul, Dean, Deborah and Nigel (deceased). Loving Nana to Jason and Rosemary, Jasmine and Shane, Kerry, Hayden and Kat, Jerimiah and Steph, Obadiah, Keziah and Troy, Petra and Joe, Alivia, James and Alana, Thomas and Chayla, Daniel and Jessica. Great Nana to 22 adoring great grandchildren.


Our family would like to thank all the wonderful staff at Essie Summers Retirement Village for the great care they all gave to Marie. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the Late Marie Gardener C/- PO Box 39127, Christchurch, 8545. In lieu of flowers donations to St Vincent de Paul would be appreciated and may be made online only at A Requiem Mass for Marie will be celebrated at St Peter’s Church, 11 Fisher Ave, on Thursday March 9, 2023 at 11am. Private burial thereafter.