Maida Helen Gannaway

Passed away on 18 Oct 2019

Maida Helen Gannaway

Passed away on 18 Oct 2019

GANNAWAY Maida Helen

Peacefully at Kohatu Rest Home on Friday 18 October 2019, aged 91.

Dearly loved wife and best friend (and ears!) of Albert for 71 years.

Cherished Mum of Colleen and Dave Thompson, Shirley and John Findlay, Marie and Trevor Jorgensen, Wendy Gannaway, and the late Bryan Alexander.

Loving Nana of all her 7 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Special thanks to the wonderful staff at Kohatu Rest Home for their exceptional, loving care.

Messages to the Gannaway family may be left on Maida’s tribute page at

In preference to flowers a donation to Idea Services New Plymouth would be appreciated and may be left at the service.

A service to celebrate Maida’s life will be held at Eagars Te Henui Chapel, 174 Lemon Street, New Plymouth on Tuesday 22 October 2019 at 2pm, followed by a private cremation.


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Our deepest sympathy to all the Gannaway family with the loss of your beautiful mum and nana . Such a lovely lady💕 Big hugs from Lyn and Colin Cooper and family .

Lynette Cooper ( 21 Oct 2019 )

To the Gannaway family, sending our deepest sympathy and love to you all at this sad time.
From the McCaul family

Glenys Brisco ( 19 Oct 2019 )