Maria peacefully passed away surrounded by family at Trinity Home and Hospital Hawera on Sunday 8th August 2021, aged 87 years. Reunited with her dearly loved husband, the late Frank. Dearly loved and cherished Mum of Marian and Neil Head, Yvonne and Ross Halliday, Margie and Paul Jones, Lucia and Kevin Deane, Frank and Michelle, Sylvia Duffus, and Carol and Dave Palmer. Adored Oma of Nicole and Ali, Simone; Hayden and Carla, Steven and Rachel, James; Blair and Skyler, Mandy and Paul, Kirsty and Mitch; Cassandra and Leigh; Coral and Kyle, and the late Brady; Aimee and Hamish, Liam and Alana; Sheldon and Harris, and Savannah and Jack. Loved Great Oma of Toby; Linc, Ashlee, Tayla; Sol; Blake, and Finn. A tribute may be left at her tribute page hardingsfunerals.co.nz. In lieu of flowers donations to Trinity Home and Hospital may be made in memory of Maria and can be left at the service. You are warmly invited to celebrate Maria’s life in a Requiem Mass at St Joseph’s Catholic Church Hawera on Thursday 12th August 2021 commencing at 11:00am after which a private committal will be held.