VELTKAMP SMITH, Patricia Mary (Pahty)

VELTKAMP SMITH, Patricia Mary (Pahty). — At Invercargill, following a short illness, on Friday, March 22, 2019. Dearly loved wife of Ben Veltkamp* and deeply loved wife of the Rev. Ivan, much loved mother of Joseph Veltkamp and Nicky Wilson (Blenheim), treasured stepmother of Chrys (Mosgiel), Phil and Rose (Hokitika), Robyn and John Marnane (Cromwell), also dearly loved aunty, grandmother and great-grand- mother, loved only sister of Jim and Mary Flannery (London), John* and Maria Flannery (Canada), Michael and Enid Flannery (Wye Creek), Brian Flannery (Invercargill), lifelong friend to Vanya Bailey. The family would like to thank the staff from Kew Hospital and Clare House for their amazing care and support to Pahty and Ivan. Pahty's loss will be felt across the Southland and wider communities. A true friend to many. R.I.P. — Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 26, at 1 p.m., at St Theresa's Church, Perth Street, Invercargill, then leaving for the Eastern Cemetery. Rosary will be recited on Monday, March 25, at 7 p.m., at St Theresa's Church, Perth Street, Invercargill. In lieu of flowers, please place a donation to St John Ambulance Service at the Mass. Messages of condolence can be sent c/- Clare House, 51 Durham Street, Invercargill 9810, or emailed to pativan2019@ gmail.com