Joy Lynette (nee Birch):
On Wednesday 6th October 2021, peacefully at Whakatane Hospital; aged 72. Loved mother and mother-in-law of Craig and Rebecca, Kylie and Graham, and James and Michelle. Adored Noni to all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Loved sister and sister-in-law of Glennis and Richard, and Graeme and Tina. Due to Covid restrictions, a funeral service for Joy has been held in Whakatane. Communications please to the Kavanaugh family, C/- PO Box 2070, Whakatane, or online at

Published in Waikato Times on Oct. 11, 2021