Death Notice
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Phyllis Dorothy (nee Davies):
Passed away peacefully after a short illness at Brydon Court Hawera, on Wednesday 4th October 2017, aged 96 years. Loved wife of the late Cecil (Tec) Townsend. Dearly loved mum of Doug and Heather Townsend (Auroa). Very special and much loved Nana to Kristy and Hiki Toroa (Hamilton) and Matthew and Kate (Cambridge). Loved Nana Phyl to Michelle and Tony, Emma and Ben (Tauranga). Very precious Great-Grandmother to Charlie Anne Dorothy Toroa (born 1.10.17). Loved and respected Aunty Phyl to her nephews and nieces. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to Helen and the staff of Brydon Court for their compassion and care for Phyl over the past years. Phyl's passing has left a huge void in our family and she will be very sadly missed. All communication to Townsend family 333 Auroa Road, RD28, Hawera 4678. A private family service and cremation has been held in accordance with Phyl's wishes. No flowers by request.

Published in Taranaki Daily News on Oct. 11, 2017