GLORIA HERBERT 22/05/1936 - 08/09/2015
Our beautiful wife and mother, heart of our whanau has found her way through and left us with grace and certainty at 10.25am this morning. Fly free you beautiful woman. God be with you till we meet again.
Grandmother of Janine Herbert, Shona Stephens, Lewis Ariki Mita-stephens, Cheye Baillie, Chev Reti, Michael Chapman, Conan Herbert,Quest Hobson, Dru Hobson, Chase Herbert, Sam Chapman, Brooke Hobson, Sean Herbert, Jordan Herbert, Denise Chapman, Talmage RF Herbert, Kapowairua Stephens, Ngature Stephens, Maui Herbert, Xenon Herbert, Sienna Herbert.
Great grandmother of 31 and growing.
Mum is lying at home in Pawarenga until 1pm today when she leaves for Geards Funeral Parlour in Kaitaia.
This evening she will return to her home at 1214 Pawarenga Rd for one last night with her whanau who welcome all our hapu and neighbours to join us for whakamoemiti / karakia at 7pm tonight.
Tomorrow morning (Wednesday 9th September) at 10am Gloria will be taken to lie in state at Taiao marae until the ra nehu - date yet to be confirmed.
Haere e te whaea. Haere atu ra ki to kainga tuturu. Haere haere haere.