'Betty' Elizabeth Mary O'DONNELL

23rd August 1936 - 4th July 2021
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J Fraser & Sons' Chapel
cnr Esk and Doon Streets
15 July 2021, 2:00PM

O'DONNELL, Elizabeth Mary ”Betty”.

Passed away peacefully on Sunday 4 July 2021, aged 84 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Tim (Timothy). Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Karen and the late Danny Henry, Jan and Jack Tipene, Simon, Alison and Ken Farquhar. Beloved Grandmother of Sherstine, Nikki and Dylan; and the great-grandchildren Tyler, Charvez, Kruz, Kiana, Mahlia, and Kyron.

“You were our heart”

A service to celebrate Betty’s life will be held in J Fraser and Sons’ Chapel, cnr Esk and Doon Streets, Invercargill on Thursday 15 July at 2pm followed by private cremation. Messages can be sent to O'Donnell Family, c/- PO Box 1380, Invercargill, or to Betty’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes where there is also a livestream link to the service.

O'DONNELL, Elizabeth Mary ”Betty” (nee Thwaites).

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved sister, sister-in-law and aunty. From the Thwaites family *Ian and *Claire, Eddie and Grace, Gordon and Louise, Alvin and Helen, John and Daphne, Owen and Gay; and all of Betty’s nieces and nephews. Also from the O’Donnell, Macklin, Trewin, Weir, and Pownceby families, and many more. Betty was much loved, respected, and admired by many.

Rest our beautiful angel.


So sorry for your loss of such a wonderful lady. Had some great games of bowls with her.
Beautiful memories silently kept of one we loved and never forget
Clare Turrell, Whangamata
The best nana in my world. We always felt your love, and in your arms I felt a sense of belonging. Rest in love nana, you will be dearly missed by your granddaughters and great gran children.

Thank you for the live stream. It was a beautiful service to be a part of here in Brisbane, Australia.
Nikki Henry, Brisbane, Australia