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Eileen Rose Roberts (nee Growcott)

April 27, 2024

On April 27, 2024, at Ultimate Care Allen Bryant, Hokitika, surrounded by her loving daughters.  Dearly loved wife of the late Maurice, loving Mum and mother-in-law of Christine and Vernon Abbott, Rosemary and Ross McKenzie, Michael (deceased), Pauline Roberts and Russell Parry, Bernadette and Michael Havill, loved Nana of Nigel and Mary Abbott, Mark and Jemma Abbott; Wayne McKenzie (deceased), Duncan McKenzie and Laura Elwood, Laura McKenzie; Sara and Matthew Valentine, Paul and Stacey Duncan, Adam Duncan (deceased), Dylan Bedford; Jamie and Olivia Havill, Gareth and Portia Havill, Kristy Havill and Ella Chandler, loved great nana of Niko, Maya, Lila, Jai, Jet, Carter, Taylor, Reeva, Katelyn, Noah, Jaxon, and Jack, loved sister, sister-in-law, aunty, cousin and friend.  Messages to 178 Weld Street, Hokitika 7810, or can be left on Eileen’s tribute page at www.thompsonfd.co.nz. A private Requiem Mass has been celebrated, and Eileen has been laid to rest with Maurice in the Hokitika Cemetery.

31 Comments

  1. Shona and Murray Marshall

    Our deepest sympathy to the families. Loved Eileen in the old Addison’s shop days with some of the others that now sadly have passed also. Rest in peace Eileen

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    • Rosemary Hutchison

      Condolences to all the Roberts family 🙏

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    • Pattie & nJack Manderson

      So sorry to hear of Eileen,s passing.Fond memories of her and the family.

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  2. Jennifer Roberts

    Love too you all,Eileen sure had a strong heart now she can RIP

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    • Jill Foster

      Condolences to you all.

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  3. Beryl & Roger Agnew

    Deepest sympathies and hugs to you all. RIP Eileen.

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    • Nancy Woolhouse

      Thinking of you all at this sad time,

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    • Nancy Woolhouse

      Thinking of you all at this sad time.

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  4. Wendy n Tegal

    Our deepest sympathy to Christine, Rose, Pauline, Bernie and all the family. At the loss of Eileen, such a lovely lady.
    Biggest hugs.

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  5. Ron Hibbs

    I have fond memories of Mrs Roberts when she used to have lunch at my sandwich bar in Hokitika. She was a real lady and loved by everyone who knew her. My deepest condolences to her family.
    Ron Hibbs Tuatapere

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  6. Donna Kersten

    Thoughts are with you all at this time. A gentle lady at rest.

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  7. Dave Lyes

    RIP Eileen. Finally catch-up with Michael. Sincere condolences to all the girls, a lovely lovely lady.

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  8. Donnelly Lois

    R.I.P Eileen. You have lived a full life and now you are at rest. Much love to you Christine, Rosemary, Pauline and Bernadette and all the family, x

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  9. John Ryall

    Rose and family our deepest condolences to you all

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  10. Noeline Minehan

    Deepest sympathy to you all. RIP

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  11. Eileen McLeod

    Deepest Sympathy to Eileen’s Family. Love and hugs to you all. 🥲❤️

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  12. Linda Condon

    Thinking about you all at this sad time.Eileen was the most beautiful lady inside and out.”Death leaves a heartache no one can heal.Love leaves a memory no one can steal.RIP Beautiful Lady ❤️🌹All our love Linda & Family xxxx

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  13. Leanne DIEDRICHS

    So sad to hear of Eileen’s passing , she was such a lovely lady . Loved working with her at Addisons. Sending much ❤️

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  14. Merryn O’Malley

    Deepest Sympathies to you all. Thinking of you all and remembering fondly times catching up with Eileen. ❤️

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  15. Cheryl Hutchison

    Deepest sympathy to all the family. Eileen was a beautiful gentle sincere lady. Special thoughts to you all.
    Brian and Cheryl

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  16. Shirley Guenole

    Thinking of all the family in the sad loss of your Mum. Eileen was a genuinely lovely lady and you all did a great job looking after her in her later years. Love to all 💐💕 Shirley & Lanky Guenole.

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  17. Russell and Kay Mitchell

    Condolences to all the family ,our thoughts are with you.

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  18. Margaret & John Atkinson

    Deepest sympathy to all the family. Eileen was one of the best, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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  19. Judith Hebberd

    So sorry to hear of your Mum’s passing Christine. Thinking of you.

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    • Lyn Robinson

      To Eileens family, accept my deepest sympathy in the loss of your lovely Mum. Will hold fond memories of her. Big hugs to you all.Lyn Robinson, Kumara Junction

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  20. Yvonne Grant

    Our condolences to Christine and Family from Yvonne and Ray Grant

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    • Jackie Douglas

      Deepest sympathy and heartfelt thoughts to Bernie and Mike, Chris, Pauline, Rose and all Eileen’s loving family and friends at this difficult time.
      Love from Jackie and Bob

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  21. Rose Keenan

    Christine, Rosemary, Pauline, Bernadette & families, keeping you all in my thoughts & prayers as you mourn the loss of your Mum. A lovely lady at rest. RIP Eileen.

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  22. June

    Thinking of you allat this sad time. I have fond memories of Eileen

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  23. Liz and Kyle Scott

    Our condolences to you all for your sad loss of such a lovely lady

    Thinking of you all, many memories are a great thing and you will have so many of those

    lots of love XXXXXXXXXX

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  24. Leanne, Pete, Natalie, Jamie & Tom mcDonnell

    May you rest in peace Eileen. A lovely lady who was very loved. Thinking of you all. Keep your memories close. Lots of love

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