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Remembering our HUIA

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Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 10 Dec 2017 05:58

I am thinking, especially at this time, of our dear friend Huia, our Kiwi friend, who left us a year ago this weekend.

I received a lovely card from her son, just after last Christmas, telling me of her death, and I was heartbroken to learn that Huia was not found until a few days after she had died, so died alone. The cause was put down as a third stroke, after the two mini strokes she had over previous months. I hope Huia didn't suffer and knew nothing ss soon as the stroke happened. I sm sure she and her husband Phil are resting in peace together now.

Thanks Huia for all you contributed to our lives on gr and fb



LaGooner Report 10 Dec 2017 08:59

RIP Huia, it does not seem that long ago that you left us, time flies by <3 <3


GlasgowLass Report 10 Dec 2017 09:30

I spent 3 weeks of Nov on holiday NZ and passed through a town called Huia.
She immediately came into my thoughts.

RIP lovely lady. Xx


AnninGlos Report 10 Dec 2017 10:24

RIP Huia, missing sending you a card this year. Much missed, such a lovely person. <3 <3


Mersey Report 10 Dec 2017 10:34

<3 <3 lovely lady


Bobtanian Report 10 Dec 2017 10:41

I knew of her from a London history site ages ago..and was pleasantly surprised to find her on here, also...RIP Huia


Elizabethofseasons Report 10 Dec 2017 16:01

Rest in peace, dear Huia.

Much missed and respected

Love Elizabeth, EOS

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 10 Dec 2017 19:36

I have missed sending a card too.

Huia left a wonderful legacy of family history and local knowledge as well as all her fsbulous photographs, her family must be so proud.



JingleJem Report 10 Dec 2017 20:58

Thinking of Lovely Huia <3


PricklyHolly Report 10 Dec 2017 21:57

Me too.



maggiewinchester Report 10 Dec 2017 23:05

Lovely lady <3