Death Notice
  • "Our thoughts are with you all. Wish we could be there..."
    - Rex and Joanne Bottcher
  • "Goodbye my neighbor and friend. Pearl you will be missed..."
  • "you will sadly missed aunty pearl. you be chatting and..."
    - andrina reid
  • "BOTTCHER, Pearl Justine (nee Reid): Passed away October..."
    - Pearl BOTTCHER
    Published in: Manawatu Standard

Pearl Justine (nee Reid):
of Rongotea – On Sunday, October 7th, 2018, peacefully in the presence of family at ward 25, in her 87th year. Dearly loved wife of Norm for 63 years. Much loved Mum and mother-in-law of Alan (Longburn), Steve and Carolyn (Palmerston North), Mazz and Quinten (Northland). Cherished sister of Yvonne (decd), Dorothy, Evelyn (decd), Ashley, Brian (decd), Lorna (decd), Mavis, Murray (decd), Graham (decd) and Owen. Loved Nana to Anita, Renee, Gabriel and Caleb. Proud Great-Nana to Sophie Pearl. Loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews.
"Now at peace".
Thank you to all who have cared for and supported Pearl throughout her life. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Arohanui Hospice, PO Box 5349, Palmerston North or left in the church foyer. Messages to Norm, c/o Private Box 109, Rongotea 4865 or may be left at A service to celebrate Pearl's life will be held at St Luke's, Rongotea Uniting Church, cnr Thames and Tamar Street, Rongotea, on Friday the 12th October at 11.30am. Thereafter private cremation.

Published in Manawatu Standard on Oct. 10, 2018