Jennifer Florence WARD

12th April 1949 - 13th March 2020
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J Fraser & Sons' Chapel
cnr Esk and Doon Streets
19 March 2020, 11:00AM

WARD/KISSELL, Jennifer Florence

Passed away suddenly but peacefully at Southland Hospital on Friday 13 March 2020, aged 70. Cherished wife of the late Keith and beloved sweetheart of the late Peter. Loving and devoted mother of Jodi and Darren. Loved stepmother/grandmother of Andrew and Andrea, John and Polly, and their families. Loved sister and sister-in-law of John and Pat (Perth), and Trevor Ward (Christchurch). Dearest loved friend to Pam and Peter Calder, Lyn Low, and loved Aunty Jen to their families. Cherished friend and colleague to many. A service to celebrate Jennifer’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill on Thursday 19 March at 11am, followed by interment at Greenpoint Cemetery. Messages can be sent to 78 Moulson Street, Invercargill 9812, or to Jennifer’s tribute page at


WARD/KISSELL, Jennifer Florence.

Highly respected lifelong special friend of Pamela and Peter Calder. Special Aunty of Ursula and Cheryl , and special Nana of Annaliese, Brax, and Athena.



Very said to hear this news. Jennifer was the most wonderful and tender loving Mother in the world. No words can express the sadness and thoughts are with Jodi and Darren.
Carole Power, Invercargill
Having worked at Idea Services I found Jennifer to be such a wonderful woman, Jodi and Darren will miss her terribly as she was just the most caring gentle and loving Mother to them both.
Jenny Carmody, Christchurch
Jenny rest in peace you were a wonderful Mum,a wonderful friend too many. Darren and Jodi will miss you so so much. I bet there is a beautiful garden in heaven for to pottie around in. Christine& Graeme.
Christine Darnill, Invercargill
Awh so sad i spoke to her all the time when i was on checkouts. Such a wonderful women looking after disabled kids for a life time is no walk in the park.
Louisa Baird Warehouse , Invercargill
Oh my goodness, I am so saddened by this news. She has just retired and was looking forward to having more time to do things she has put off doing. I saw her on Thursday. She was a lovely lady and amazing mother.
Barbara Purdie-Smith, Invercargill
Oh so sad— such a lovely lady! She was always so nice when she came into store.
Wazida Kahn (warehouse), Invercargill