14th August 1924 - 21st November 2021
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Due to Covid-19 restrictions this service is limited to 100 people.
23 November 2021, 1:30PM

ANDERSON, Edith May ‘May’.

Formerly of Gore, aged 97. Passed peacefully with her loving family by her side on Sunday 21 November 2021. Beloved wife of the late Morrie, and special friend of Les. Adored Mum and mother-in-law of Eileen and Jim Bright (Ingll), Beverley and the late Douglas Soper, and friend Max (Ingll), Valerie and Kerryn Brown (Temuka), Glenys and Allan Henderson (Alexandra). Dearly loved “Nana A” of her 12 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Due to Covid-19 restrictions there will be a private service to celebrate May’s life to be held in the Gore District Memorial RSA (Inc) on Tuesday 23 November (today) at 1:30pm, followed by private interment at Gore Cemetery. Grateful thanks to the staff of Peacehaven for their dedicated, loving care. Messages can be sent to 9 Gretna Street, Invercargill 9812 or to May’s tribute page at frasersfunerals.co.nz/tributes where there is a livestream link to the service.


ANDERSON, Edith May, (nee Waddell).

Dearly loved daughter of *Tom and *Edith Waddell. Loved sister and sister-in-law of *Isobel and *Oscar Pumpa (Chch), *Tom and *Mary (Mossburn), *Margaret and *Len McCallum (Ingll), Lesley and Amy (Gore), David and Lorraine (Ingll), *Andrew and *Ngaire (Gore), *Dorothy and *Cliff Cairns (Chch), Shirley and *Bob Nicholson (Ingll), Irene and Alan Wilson (Gore); *William and *Anne Anderson (Gore), *Margaret and *Tom Shaw (Wyndham). Loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews. (* denotes deceased)


Lovely lady and such a great dancer. Condolences to you all.
Margaret Macgregor , Gore
Deepest sympathy to the family. I met May regularly when she was in Cargill with my Mum. A delightful woman with a bright, positive warmth of personality.
Raewyn Whitworth, Cromwell
A lovely lady who always was interested in what you were doing. Loved chatting to her when she visited Temuka. My sympathy to you all
Maureen Skinner , Timaru
Auntie May was a beautiful happy lady. A real Inspiration to me. Whenever I took Amy & Les (mum & dad)to visit her cheerfulness laughter and love for people around her always warmed my heart ❤️ sending my love to you all ❤️
Heather , Gore