Valerie Kaye Rycroft

20 Jan 1931 - 05 May 2015


20/05/1931 – 05/01/2015

Val died peacefully at Princess Alexandra Retirement Village, Napier. Her wonderful, positive, gutsy attitude allowed her to cope graciously with ongoing illness.

Adored wife of Victor. 

Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Charles and Joy, Peter and Angela, and Julia.  Cherished Granny of Simon and Lily, Alex and Janell, Sam, Ryan, David and Adele.  Amazing sister and sister-in-law of Shirley and Roger (deceased), Gail and Michael, Christopher (deceased) and Nancy, and David and Diana.

Heartfelt thanks to Dr Richard Stubbs, Princess Alexandra and Hawke’s Bay Hospital for their caring and very professional support.

A celebration of Val’s life was held at The Dunstall Memorial Chapel,

Edwardes Street Napier, on Saturday 10 January 2015.

Tributes may be left at our website or posted to the Rycroft Family, c/- PO Box 1055, Napier 4140.