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Passed away on June 27 2017
26 August 1952 – 27 June 2017
Lavinia passed away happily at home in Castlecliff, Whanganui surrounded by family and friends.
Beloved mokopuna of the late John Aorangi Nikorima Peni Tuka and Sarah Hinera (Church), James Mehira Albert and Hine Anne (Tamehana).
Eldest daughter of the late Johnny Nikorima Tuka and Katherine Puketapu.
Beloved mother of Christopher James Albert, Brenda Katherine Reuben, Wayne Cory Reuben, Coreen Tina Reuben, Gabriel Phillip Whaiti Mason and the late Shane Carl (Te Ha).
Loved sister to Darnella, Evelyn and Robert, Corrinne and Tuk, Belinda and Ants, the late John Charles and Nikorima Howard.
Loved Nanny and Great-Nanny of many adored mokopuna.
Beloved and devoted partner of Christopher Henry Mason.
Loved Aunty of her many talented nieces and nephews.
Loved cousin and friend.
Lovey’s funeral will take place at the Kaiwhaiki Pa, Kaiwaiki Road, Whanganui, on Friday 30 June 2017 at 11am followed by interment at Manuriki Urupa.