Death Notice
  • "We have lost a favourite cousin. Elsa Arthur Gordon and I..."
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  • "Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your..."
    - John Broughton
  • "Very sorry to read of your mothers passing Scott, I worked..."
    - Wayne Newport
  • "Deaar Scott, Wendy and family, I am so sad to read of..."
    - Phyl Paul
  • "Deepest sympathy in the sad loss of Elsa hope she did not..."
    - Mary (nee Stanway) Wills

Phyllis Elsa
(nee Burtenshaw):
On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, Elsa passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family, after a short illness. Wife of the late Arthur, dearly loved mother of Scott and mother-in-law of Wendy. Treasured grandmother of Kelly and Te Ahu Manawatu, Nicole and Geoff Pybus, Mathew and Nicole Taylor, Jessikah and the late James. Great-Grandma "GG" to her great-grandchildren, Kenadee, Tawhiri, Isla-Mary, Tamai, Kaitlyn, William and Ever. She will be greatly missed by so many and has left an immeasurable hole in our hearts.
Messages may be sent to the Cresswell Family, c/- PO Box 110, Blenheim 7240. In lieu of flowers, a donation to St John would be appreciated and may be made at the service or sent to PO Box 467, Blenheim 7240. A celebration of Elsa's life will be held at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Henry Street, at 1.00pm on Tuesday, November 14.


Published in Marlborough Express from Nov. 10 to Nov. 13, 2017