Family Notice - Deaths

MONK, Joan Mary (née Douglas). On April 6th 2018. Loved wife of the late Vern Duckmanton, and of the loved late Geoff Monk. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Jan and Charlie Matthews (Australia), Gerald and Stacey Monk (USA), Peter and Debra Monk (Palmerston North), Loving grandmother and great-grandmother (Mema) of Geoffrey and Paula Matthews, and their children Liv, Tom, and George; Fran and Tony Gibson, and their children Konnor and Presley; Anthea and Rob Hawley, and their daughter Lucy; Ana and Tristan Hancock, and their children Rian, Badi, and Samirah; Felicity and Ant Holmes, and their children Georgia and Elliot; Storm Monk and Jamilah; Jade and Jacob de Ruiter; Mikade and Glen. Loved sister of Graham Douglas and his wife Patricia, and of the late Bill Douglas. Loved sister-in-law of Pat Douglas. A private family service will be held at Joan's request. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gisborne Palliative Care. Friends and family who would like to share memories or express condolences can mail them to 70 Disraeli Street or email them to gerald.monk@gmail. com