Tributes Online - Norma Withers

Norma Withers

19/01/1927 - 21/11/2021

Withers, Norma née Barr Peacefully, on 21 November 2021 at Te Hopai, formerly of Plimmerton, Papakowhai, and Summerset Aotea, aged 94. Loved wife of the late Ray Withers, loved sister of Lola Singleton (Melbourne), the late Bill Barr, Joan Lundy, the late Marie Barr, the late Bob Barr, and Deanna Cattell. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Jenny Robertson and Max Kerr, Diana and Con Paris, Sandie van Laecke and Carol Goodwin (North Carolina), and Graeme and Julie Withers. Loved grandmother of Silas Robertson, Harriet Kerr (London); Matt and Deli Paris (Dublin), Larissa Paris, Beck and Nick Evans, Mel and Ben Troy; Belinda and Jason Aboody (NC), Nick and Sheila van Laecke (NC), Beth Hill (NC); Hannah Withers and Callum Withers. Loved great grandmother of Isabella, Layla and Heidi (Dublin); Lani; Xavier, Felix and Danae; Lachie, Brodie, Charlie and Addie; Adam and Aubree (NC). Warm thanks to Nurse Maude, the Wellington Free Ambulance, the staff of Wards 3 and 6E at Wellington Hospital, and Te Hopai for their exceptionally attentive care. In lieu of flowers, donations to Wellington Free Ambulance would be appreciated and may be left online at

Messages for the Withers family may be placed in Norma’s online tribute book at or posted c/- 4 Moorefield Rd, Johnsonville, 6037.

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Service Information
Date: 29/11/2021 Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Guardian Funeral Home Chapel
4 Moorefield Road
Johnsonville, Wellington
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