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Annemarie Thomson nee Manera

June 12, 2022

On Sunday, June 12, suddenly at home, surrounded by her family.  Dearly loved wife of Barry, almost 50 years married.  Much loved mum of Melanie and Grant Rennie (Hokitika), Michelle and Willie Coates (Haupiri), and the late Stacey.  Loved Nani of Shanae, Andrea, and Keisha Rennie; Annabelle and Felicity Coates.  Loved daughter of the late Marie and Bill Manera and daughter-in-law of the late Mavis and Brownie Thomson.  Loved sister and sister-in-law of Margaret and Barry (deceased) Whitcombe (Ashburton), Pauline and Derek Muir (Whangamata), and the late Maryanne.  Loved sister-in-law of all of the Thomson family and a loved aunt of all of her nieces and nephews.  Messages to the Thomson Family C/- PO Box 162 Hokitika 7842 or may be left on Annemarie’s tribute page at www.thompsonfd.co.nz.  A service to celebrate Annemarie’s life will be held at All Saints Church, corner of Stafford and Bealey Street, on Thursday, June 16, commencing at 1.30 pm.  Following the service, Annemarie will be laid to rest with her son Stacey in the Lawn Section of the Hokitika Cemetery.

Loved sister and sister-in-law of Margaret and the late Barry, Loved Aunty and friend of Paul and Patricia, Jolene and Geoff, Jamie and Laura, Laurie and Paul, Brody and Hayley and Jessie and a great aunty and friend of Nico and Vinnie, Indi, Jax and Billie and Frankie and Tommy and Beau.

Loved by all. 

102 Comments

  1. Anne Boddy Nee Donaldson

    To Barry and Margaret Please accept my deepest sympathy in Anne Maries passing

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    • Bryan and Sandra Cudmore

      Deepest condolences to Barry Mel Michelle and Families. So sorry to hear the sad news of the Beautiful Annemarie passing. Love and thoughts with you all at this very difficult time ahead . Hold onto all your beautiful memories. R.I.P Annemarie Fly High 💞💕

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      • Diane and Joe Tapp

        Deepest condolences to Barry Mel, Michelle and families loved the times we had with Annemarie she will be missed with much sadness

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      • Fitchett

        To Barry and Family ..

        So saddened to hear of Annemaries passing
        Our love and thoughts are with you all..

        Colleen & Russell Fitchett

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      • Ingrid Martini

        Deepest sympathy to the Thompson family. From the Martini family. May Annemarie rest in Peace.

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    • Carole Jones

      My sympathy and love to Barry, Melanie ,Mechelle, Margaret & Pauline at this time of sadness. I had great pleasure making Annemarie’s wedding dress and bridesmaids dresses nearly 50 years ago. Fond memories RIP Annemarie

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      • Rhonda and family

        Barry Mel Michelle so sad to hear the news thinking of you at this time one special lady will be sadly missed Rhonda and family rip

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    • Julia G.

      My sincerest condolences to Barry and the rest of the family.
      Wishing you lots of love & emotional support through these hard times.
      Annemarie will always be a part of you.

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  2. Helen pilcher

    Annemarie was a great boss when I was a youngin working at new world. Very firm but a complete softy also. I always look back fondly on those times. I remember Annemarie being so proud when I got my nursing degree. Lots of love to whanau

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    • Trixie and Murray Montagu

      Barry and Family, so sorry to hear this sad news. A lovely lady gone too soon.

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  3. Stacey Ryan

    To Mel and family my deepest sympathy to you all. Annemarie was such a lovely person to work with and as a customer to talk to she will be missed. Thinking of you all

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  4. Murray and Shona Marshall

    Really shocked to hear this very sad news. Condolences to all the family.

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  5. Linda Gardyne

    Deepest sympathy to Barry, Margaret, Pauline and all the families. Love and many fond memories of a hard worker. Will be deeply missed.xxxx

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    • Kerri Jones

      Mel and whanau, my deepest condolances to all on the passing of annemarie.

      She was a lovely lady and boss.
      Xoxo

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      • Sue Tozer

        Deepest sympathy to Annemarie’s family and friends. Thinking of you in this sad time.
        Garry and Sue Tozer

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  6. Sharyn Newcombe

    Deepest sympathy to Barry, Mel and Michelle on your loss. Annemarie was one in a million. She will be deeply missed by so many people. Lots of love Sharyn and Ian Newcombe

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    • Ken and Judy Tomlinson

      Our deepest sympathy Barry and Family.So shocked to hear of your loss .

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      • Jennie Roberts

        Thoughts go out to her family and friends

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        • Carol Stibbard

          Thinking of you all at this sad time.sending deepest sympathy. Love to family.🦋⚘❤

          From Carol Stibbard and Phimister boys

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  7. Heidi Detlaff

    Thoughts are with Annemarie family at this very sad time. I worked with Annemarie many years ago a lovey Lady. R. I. P.

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    • Carrol Barnes Baker

      Barry and family so sorry about your loss my heart goes out to family and friends

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  8. Tony Copping

    Condolences to all

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    • Jill and Grant Foster

      So sorry to read you have lost your precious Mum. Thoughts are with you, Mel, Grant, Michelle, Willie and girls. Hugs to you all.

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    • Dianne O’Brien

      Our thoughts and condolences are with you Barry and your family. It’s hard to lose a loved one but the happy memories are the ones to cling too and they help the pain.
      Dianne and Martin

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  9. Kirsty Cadigan

    Rest in Peace Mother Duck, such a special lady. Condolences to Narna and family

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  10. Ann Marie Wall

    My thoughts are with you all at this very sad time.xx

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    • Barb Sheard

      Thinking of you Barry and Family for the sad loss of Annemarie. Cherish the Memories

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      • Marie and Trevor Molloy

        Deepest condolences to the family, words can not say enough. Love to you all.

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    • Maggie Houston

      I was shocked and sad to hear of Annemaries passing.. My deepest sympathy to you Barry, Mel and Michelle and your families. You are in my thoughts xxx

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    • Nicola Johnsen

      My deepest sympathy Barry, Melanie,Michelle and families thinking of you all at this sad time.

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  11. Raylene Sandrey 😘

    My thoughts are with you all at this very sad time l had the pleasure of working with her at new world she was one of a kind

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  12. John Tacon

    Condolences to Barry and the entire family. Such a shock to learn this news. RIP

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    • Wendy n Tegal Oats

      Our deepest sympathy to Barry, Michelle n Family.

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      • Chris Aitken

        Our deepest sympathy to you all

        Bruce & Chris Airken

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    • Jenny Adamson

      Thinkiing of you all.

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  13. Angela & Graeme Anderson

    We have been friends for many years, Ann Marie you left us far too soon. To spend these last few days with you I will hold in my heart for years to come. A courageous little soul, At home now with your lad Stacey whom I know you have missed so deeply for all these years. RIP dear friend

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  14. Judy Wayne Woodham

    Thinking of you all. Our deepest sympathy. Such fond memories

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    • Anne and Terry manera

      To Barry Melanie and Michelle and families we are so very sad to hear the passing of Anne Marie you will be missed so much by everyone will miss our chats at stumpers xx

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  15. Bronwyn Woodham

    I’m shocked to here the news,
    Nana thought a lot of Annemarie, the Thompson’s were great neighbours.
    Condolences to you all,

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  16. Jenny leach

    So sorry to hear of annemarie passing condolences to the Thomson family RIP.

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  17. Colleen Astwood

    Condolences to Barry and family. R.I.P Annemarie. Colleen Astwood nee Blair

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  18. Ted Brennan & family

    Really sorry to hear that.
    Kia kaha Barry.

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  19. Doug & Yvonne Cochrane.

    We are very saddened to hear this news of the passing of Annemarie.
    Sincere condolences to Barry, Melanie, Michelle and all families at this very sad time.
    She will be deeply missed.
    RIP Annemarie.🌹

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  20. Norm & Rosie Pamment

    Our thoughts go out to the thompson family at this sad time

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    • Rosemary Nolan

      Condolences to Barry and families.
      I have fond memories of Anne Marie and her lovely mother.
      My thoughts are with you. Kia kaka

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  21. Kayla McLellan

    Very sad to hear the news about Annemarie. She was a great lady and boss, she was so encouraging and supportive when I started uni. She will be well missed. Condolences to all her family and friends.

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  22. Jade Campbell

    Thinking of you all at this sad time

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  23. Gail and Gary Martin

    Barry our deepest sympathy to you and your family Regards Gail &Gary Martin

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  24. Kristy Veale

    Sorry sorry to hear this news Melanie Thinking of you all at this sad time x

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    • Jeanette Hall

      Sorry to hear your sad news, worked with annemarie for a few years a great lady. Condolences to all the family. Jeanette & Graeme Hall and Jack Searle

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  25. Carole Hebbend

    Very sad to hear of the passing of Annemarie.My condolences to Mel, Grant and the girls. Also to extended family.Thinking of you all.xx

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  26. Wes Armstrong

    Condolences to you Barry and the wider family for your sad loss.Wes Armstrong

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  27. Vicky Bennett

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family Barry, It came as quite a shock and sad to hear of Annmarie’s passing, my love and thoughts go out to you and your family. X
    Vicky B

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  28. Nicky von Ah

    So sorry to hear of your mum passing Mel. My thoughts are with you and your family, during this difficult time.

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    • Kelvin & Shirley Grant

      So sorry and shocked to hear of Anne- Marie’s passing, our thoughts are with you all at this very sad time. 💔

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  29. Suzanne Theyers

    So sorry to hear this news. Such a lovely lady. Sending love to Melanie and Grant. Xx

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  30. Gwen & Brian Arnold

    Our very deepest sympathy to all the family so shocked to hear of AnnMaries passing Wonderful neighbours kids grew up together lots of stories and fun times RIiP old friend

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  31. Murray and Gail Grant.

    So sorry to hear this sad news Barry , our deepest sympathy to you and all the family.

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    • Russell and Kay Mitchell

      Our thoughts are with you Barry and family on hearing the sad news Annemarie’s passing Sincere Sympathy from Russell and Kay

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      • Miriam McClunie

        Our sincerest sympathy Mel, Grant, Shanae, Andrea, Leisha and all your family. Very sad news. Rest in peace Ann Marie.

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  32. Neroli Nolan

    So very shocked and saddened to read of Annemarie’s passing. My deepest sympathy to Barry, Mel and Michelle, Margaret and Pauline and families. I will never forget you and your family for your love and support when I was a teenager.
    RIP my old friend, sorry we never had a retirement catchup.

    we

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  33. Judy Kelly

    We are so sorry to hear of Annemarie’s passing. All our sympathy to Barry and all the family, we are thinking of you all at this sad time.
    Judy and Mike Kelly,
    Nelson ( formerly Harihari )

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  34. John Wallace (Wally)

    To Annemarie’s family. Please know we are thinking of you all at this saddest of times.
    Deepest sympathy to you all

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  35. John Wallace (Wally)

    To Annemarie’s family please know we are thinking of you all at this saddest of times.
    My deepest sympathy’s to you all.

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  36. Fran and David amberger

    To Barry, Mel, Michelle and families , so sorry to hear of Annemarie’s death, she will be so missed, thinking of you all

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  37. Mary Molloy

    So very sorry. Our condolences to you Barry, Melanie,Michelle and your families.
    From Mary & Lindsay Molloy
    A very great loss to you all and Annemarie’s friends.

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  38. Pauline Adams

    Deepest sympathy to you all at the sudden passing of Annemarie, always a friendly face at NW. Maybe she Rest In Peace

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  39. Miriama

    I am so shocked very sad to hear of Annemarie’s passing. Thinking of all her family at this sad time.

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    • Catherine, Wayne and Jan

      Dear Barry, Mel and Michelle, Margaret and Pauline and families, We’ve lost one truly lovely and special lady in Annemarie – and way too soon. Hold on to all the wonderful memories you have and know we are sending all our love to you.
      Annemarie, you will be so sadly missed by us all.
      Catherine, Wayne and Jan xxx

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  40. Donna McBrydie

    I am so sorry to hear that Anne Marie has gone too soon. Barry and family I send you a message of support and love.

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  41. Noeline Minehan

    Deepest sympathy to you all at this sad time

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  42. Doreen Thomson

    So sorry for your loss Barry my condolences to you and all your family

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  43. Jamie Wilson

    Sending our love at this heartbreaking time, She was an amazing Lady, Take care of each other. Love from the Wilson Family from over the Hill

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  44. Rick & Wendy Fennell

    Our condolences to all at this sad time. RIP Annemarie.

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  45. Carolyn and Darryl Lawson

    So shocked to read this notice, thinking of you all that this sad time. Treasure the special memories of your loved one. Anne Marie was taken. Way to soon.. RIP lovely lady.

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  46. Wayne and Eileen Jones

    Shocked to read of Annmarie’s passing. Love and hugs to you all at this time Barry, Mel , Michelle and families, 💕

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  47. Cheryl & Clarke Johnston

    Our thoughts are with Barry and family at this very sad time for them all. RIP AnnMarie.

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  48. Malcolm and Toni Hayes

    To Barry Melanie Michelle and families.
    Thinking of you all at this very sad and difficult time.

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  49. Judy, Murray & Jimmy

    For Barry, Mel, Michelle and families our most sincere condolences. So sorry to hear of Anne Marie’s passing. Such a huge loss for you all.

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  50. Robert Vincent

    Sincere sympathy to Barry and family. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time.💐

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    • Trev & Davina Mitchell

      Our sympathy and thoughts are with you Barry & family

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  51. Robyn Berry

    Thinking of you all, Barry and family at this sad time, our deepest sympathy. Anne Marie was a lovely lady, always ready for a chat.

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  52. Pauleen Arnold

    Our deepest sympathies Barry and family thinking of you with the very sad loss of Annemarie
    Jimmy and Pauleen

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  53. Joanne Bill

    To Barry and family, thinking if you at this sad time. Annemarie always had a hello and a smile whenever we met. She will be missed.
    Jo and Graham Bill

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  54. Milan & Sandra Arnold

    Our thoughts are with you Barry & family at this very sad time of Annemarie’s sudden passing.

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  55. Maree and John Schimanski

    To Barry (my good friend) Melanie Michelle and families very sad news and our thoughts are with you all. Anne Marie will be with Stacey again now. Hold on to all your memories.

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  56. Judith Arnold

    Our sincerest sympathy to Barry, Melanie and Michelle and families at this very sad time.
    Anne Marie will be deeply missed.
    Thinking of you all.
    Judy, Tommy, Laurie, Ryan and friends and work mates at Arnold Transport

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  57. Linda, Leanne & Trudy Manera

    So so sorry to hear of Anne Marie’s sudden passing Barry, Melanie, Michelle her precious grandies and family our sincere sympathy at this sad time, thinking of you all.

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    • Andrea and Terry Foster

      Deepest sympathy to all the family at this sad time. Thinking of you all.

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  58. Dave & Chris Donaldson

    Deepest sympathies to Barry, Margaret, Pauline and extended family Thinking of you all

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  59. Nahina Thorne (Tinirau)

    Barry, Melanie, Michelle and family

    We were saddened to hear of Annemarie’s passing, we’ve such fond memories of our time in Hari Hari and the cheerful hello’s in the supermarket. She will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

    Much love to you all during this difficult time from the Tinirau family
    Sandra, Nahina and Kamari

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  60. John Nancekivell

    Barry and family my condolences on your sad loss of Annemarie RIP

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    • James & Alwyn Friend, Ashburton

      Barry and family – very sad to hear of the passing of Annemarie. We are thinking of you at this time. Please accept out apologies for not being able to come over to the funeral. James and Alwyn Friend

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  61. Robbie Phelan

    Barry, Margaret, Pauline and family please accept my heart felt sympathy on the passing of Annemarie RIP

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  62. Ngaire McGregor

    Deepest sympathy to Barry and family for the sudden loss of Annemarie. She was a lovely lady and I used to enjoy meeting her at Glow hairdressers. She was such a friendly, helpful staff member at New World. Fly high beautiful Angel xx

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  63. Gary & Christine Keown

    Very sad to hear the news of Annemarie’s passing, our thoughts are with you at this sad time, all our sympathy to Barry, Melanie, Michelle, Margaret, Pauline and families. RIP

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    • Robert and mema

      Barry Mel Michelle Margaret and Pauline
      Our deepest sympathies in the passing of Annemarie our thoughts are with you all in this very sad time and our condolences go to all the family
      RIP Annemarie

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  64. Deb

    I am very sorry to hear of Annemarie passing.so sad and all my love and hugs to Barry Mel Michelle all annemaries granddaughters and family. My thoughts are with you all .Lots of great memories.

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  65. Les Smith

    So sad to hear of Annemarie passing. Condolences to Barry and entire family. R.I.P

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  66. Bronwyn, Wayne, Rhonda and Trudy Thomson

    So incredibly sorry to hear of the passing of Annemarie. Our thoughts are with you Barry, Melaine, Michelle and your family at this sad time.

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  67. Ray and Alvilda Breeze

    Ray and Alvilda Breeze.

    So very sad to hear of Annemarie’s passing. Such a lovely person. Gone far to soon.
    So sadly missed. Our deepest sympathy to Barry, Mel and family, Michelle and family and Margaret, Pauline and all your families. Sending love and prayers of strength.

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  68. Geoff Marshall

    So sorry to hear about Annmarie’s passing.
    Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time.
    A wonderful neighbour to Peg and Jack
    Geoff and Doreen

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