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NEPIA, Ani (aka Annie or Hine Enid) nee NGATOA

Passed away on September 13 2017

Our Mum, Nanny, Aunty passed away Wednesday 13 September at 2.40pm surrounded by her whanau at Kowhainui to be reunited with her true love, our dad Uncle Bon Paraone Nepia.
No more hurting Mum ...
Treasured and apparently spoilt mokopuna of the late Koro Iharaira (Wongi) Ngatoa and Kuia Hapai ki te rangi Ngatoa (nee Toto). Eldest daughter of the late Rawiri and Panapana Ngatoa. Sister to the late Tangi, Aroha & Joe Henry, Patricia & Boydie Pene, Margaret and the late Russell Brown, Mere & Gary Millar and Rawiri (Willy) Ngatoa and cousin to many.
The best Mum & friend of all time to her children & partners - Tu & Sandy, Robin & Dave, Marlin & Sharon, James, Char & Junior, Sandy & John, Dominic, Bonita & Antz, Chrissy & Brian and Alan & Justine and Raewyn Nepia, Kura Patea,Tania Williams-Blyth and the late Phil Keelan.
The greatest Nan of all time who captured the hearts of all her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Aunty Ani was also a tower of strength for her many nieces and nephews who had short stays at Hakeke St, as well as her beloved City Boyz with Doma & Ngareta Patea at the helm.
Mum will lay at Putiki Marae until her nehu on Saturday 16 September 2017 at 10am, followed by interment at the Aramoho Cemetery to be with Dad.
"Mums hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever."
Moe mai Moe mai ra Mama

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