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Shirley Doris Blakemore

Shirley passed away at Murchison on Tuesday December 8, 2020, aged 94 years. She was the loved wife of the late George, loved mother of Simon and Elizabeth, and loved mother in-law of Brett Rayne (Christchurch). The treasured Grandma of Lucy (Temuka), and Penny; Kirsten and Joanna (Christchurch). A loved great Grandma of Annabell and Zoe; Henry and Emily; Nahla; and Henry.


Messages can be sent to the Blakemore family c/- Shone & Shirley, 164 Tahunanui Drive Nelson 7011 or left online here. 


In lieu of flowers a donation in Shirley’s memory can be made to Nelson Tasman Region Hospice these can be made at the service or sent to PO Box 283 Nelson 7040, or online at


A funeral service for Shirley was held at St Paul’s Anglican Church 95 Fairfax Street, Murchison at 3pm on Saturday December 12 followed by a burial at the Murchison Cemetery. 

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