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Patricia Anne (Ann) Third

July 25, 2023

Peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, aged 75 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Frank Third, and Archie Fluerty.  Loved mother of Kathy, Graeme, Peter, and the late Kerry.  A loved stepmother, mother-in-law, nana, great-nana, sister, sister-in-law, aunty, cousin and friend. Messages to 105 Kaniere Road, Hokitika 7811, or can be left on Ann’s tribute page at  A Service to celebrate Ann’s life, will be held at All Saints Anglican Church, 57 Bealey Street, Hokitika, on Saturday, July 29, commencing at 11.00am.  Following the Service, Ann will be laid to rest with Archie in the lawn section of the Hokitika Cemetery.     


  1. Diane & John Craig

    To all the Family. So very sorry to hear this sad news. Our deepest sympathy is extended to you all.

    • Dianne & Richard Norton-Taylor

      Ann will be sadly missed & remembered fondly. I’ll always cherish those days hanging out in Bealey St & the Camp ground & think of Anns cheeky humour. Much love & strength to Kath, Graeme, Pete and families

    • Chris May

      Very sad to hear of Anne’s passing. A lady with a huge heart, very caring and alot of fun to be around. All my love and thoughts to Nana Anne’s family.

    • Dicey

      Our thoughts are with you all in the lose of your mother Anne. Kind regards. Nida an dicey Davidson

    • Brenda

      To all the family so sorry to hear of Anne’s. Passing. Such a very caring and fun lady. Always made me feel welcome. Will be sadly missed. Love Brenda miranda ,Jade and Katrina Rackley.

  2. suemuller

    To Graeme and all the family so sorry for the loss of Anne.Sue Muller Hills.

  3. Suzanne Theyers/Vercoe

    Sad news, Ann was a beautiful lady. She always had time for a chat. Love and hugs to Kim, Cathy, Tom and Matt. You’ve all lost a special lady. Rest in love Ann ❤️

  4. Raylene Sandrey

    Good bye dear friend you will be sadly missed

    • Michael Third

      Goodbye Ann and thankyou for being you . I will always have happy memories of you , Just a wonderful lady to talk too, always seeing the best in people , My dad was a lucky man to spend his last year’s with you.

      Mike & Phetlada

    • Andrea Foster

      Condolences to the family.a lively lady

  5. Gina Straker nee Blair

    So sad to hear of Ann’s passing . Sending love to all Ann’s whanau.

  6. Dawn Morrissey

    Beautiful lady
    Deepest condolences to the family at this sad time
    Love Dawn Madden(Fox)

  7. Janie

    RIP Ann – it was a priviledge working with you. I loved our time together 😿

  8. Karen

    It’s with great sadness in our hearts that we are sending all our love to you all on the passing of dear Aunty Anne. Remembered with total love never forgotten.
    Harry and Karen Wilson.

  9. Margaret Mills

    Ann was a school friend of mine at Reefton District High School.we lived across the road in Dick street,often she came home with me for lunch remember in winter mum had hot vegy soup for us.
    R I P Anne
    Margaret Mills ( Grifffin )

  10. Lorraine Kerr

    Condolences to Kathy Pete Graeme and the late Kerry, our thoughts are with you all for ever Ann was a great friend and we have fond memories, was great to talk to her on the phone couple weeks ago and talk about great times, love to you all big time, sorry health won’t let us come down for her funeral but will be thinking about you all, love Stu and Lorraine ❤️❤️❤️❤️🌹

  11. Sue Leask

    Happy memories working with Ann at Woodstock. Many smoke breaks and lots of laughter. Ann was a loved by many and will always be remembered.
    Deepest sympathy to all her family.
    Sue L

  12. Juliet

    So sorry to hear. Love to the family.

  13. Kirst

    Ann was a weapon.
    Never short of a good time…..especially in work time. Precious memories, forever grateful for those mornings 💛
    Sincerely gutted and sorry for your loss.

  14. Jeff keenan

    Kath, Graeme and Pete sorry for your loss. Sad time gor you all☹️

  15. Joy Russ

    To Kath, Graeme, Pete and families. So sorry to here the sad news.
    Remember the days when you were in Appleby and Richmond.
    A wonderful kind generous friend. Love to you all.
    Sorry due to health I won’t be able to be with you on Saturday
    but will be thinking of you.


  16. Richard

    Lovely Ann beautiful person
    You and Dad had beautiful time together. Kath,Pete,Graeme and families sorry for your loss


  17. Vonnie Cherry

    Ann we are so sad we can’t be here for your last party!
    We have been friends for a long time, we have laughed, danced and cried together many time.
    Thank you for being the kind fun loving person you always were and for having an open door always.
    To Kath, Graeme and Pete we would like to offer love and sincerest condolences, and to Ann thank you for being such a wonderful friend ❤️
    You will be missed so much, but never forgotten xxx
    Doug & Vonnie

  18. Estelle Courtney

    Precious memories of a precious neighbour who soon became a loyal friend, way back in the very early 80’s.. We have been so blessed to have her make her mark in our lives. Sadly distance and busy lives can get in the way of catching up., but the love is always there XX Thinking of you all with much sympathy XXX

  19. Dean Fearn

    Kath, Graeme and Pete, so sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of Ann growing up, she was an amazing lady. Love and thoughts from us. Dean & Josie 🌹

  20. Lisa Quick

    Oh my,
    I did notwant you to go. So many precious Qualities you have my friend Anne.

    I’m sorry I knew you only a few years at the end.

    People whose lives you have touched are correct,
    You were the best conversation and never said a bad word, a bright a cherry picture I will never forget.
    I’m so sorry your family will miss you so much.
    Including Bella.


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