Family Notice - Deaths

PRIESTLEY, The Reverend Canon, Keeni Puti (nee Paenga). Aged 97 years. Sunrise 27.1.1922. Sunset 10.7.2019. Eldest loving daughter of the late Te Hira and Maraea Kirikiri Paenga (nee Milner). Loving sister to the late Venerable Archdeacon Te Keepa Pomare and Noi, the late Reverend Ahipene Rangi and Arihia Maahi, Heni and the late George Henderson, Riwai Te Aupouri, the late Eru Kawhia and Marie, the late Raharuhi and Nellie, the late Eru Kawhena and Mavis, the late Marangai and Dave Kutia, Erana and the late Wiremu (Dinky) Matene, Hinemahi (Mahi), the late Niwa and Marion, Riwai and Diane, Ope and the late Bill Maxwell, the late Hone and Heeni Green. Whaangai sister to the late Te Hira Te Otane Smith, Wairaima Hinaki (Nanny Kuikui) and Jack (Hira) and Margaret Smith. A special and loving Aunty-Mum to Te Atawhai, her Roebuck Road whanau, and all her nieces and nephews. Aunty will lie in state at Kohupatiki Marae Clive, Hastings Thursday 11 July. We will bring Aunty home Friday 12 July, arriving at approximately 11.30am where she will lie at The Holy Trinity Church, Derby Street, Gisborne, until her service, followed by her interment at the Pouawa Urupa. E te whanau whanui e moe e, e moe i roto i nga ringaringa o te runga rawa, maana ia e manaaki koe i nga wa katoa. A SERVANT OF GOD, NOW AT REST