Shirley Lorraine Heard

ID# 124, (27 Mar 1938 - 15 Jan 2016)

Shirley Lorraine Heard was born on 27 Mar 1938 at Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand .1
She was the daughter of Lindsay Ford Heard and Rita Mavis Church.

Shirley Lorraine Heard married John Clinton Savage on 16 Dec 1961 at Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand .2
John Savage & Shirley Heard
16 Dec 1961

As of 16 Dec 1961,her married name was Savage.

Shirley was present on the 1963 Electoral Roll Island Bay, Wellington, New Zealand , in the household of John Clinton Savage.

SAVAGE John clinton, 23 Emerson St, Jeweller
SAVAGE Shirley Lorraine, 23 Emerson St, married.3

Shirley died on 15 Jan 2016 at Mary Potter Hospice, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand , at age 77 years, 9 months and 19 days.4

Shirley's cause of death on 15 Jan 2016 was from Very Suddenly - diaganoised with cancer of which she must have had for some time.

Shirley's death notice appeared on 18 Jan 2016 in the "Dominion Post", New Zealand ,

SAVAGE Shirley Lorraine
Of Tawa. Peacefully at Mary Potter Hospice, Wellington on 15 January 2016, after a short illness. Ever loving wife of the late John (Sos). Loving mother of Leigh, Linda and Christine. A loving grandmother and great-grandmother.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Mary Potter Hospice, PO Box 7442, Newtown, Wellington 6242 would be appreciated and may be left at the service.
Messages for "The Savage Family" may be sent C/- PO Box 50-347, Porirua 5240.
A service for Shirley will be held in the Whenua Tapu Crematorium Chapel, Airlie Road, Pukerua Bay on Wednesday, 20 January 2016, at 11am

NINNESS, Funeral Home.5

Shirley was cremated on 20 Jan 2016 at Whenua Tapu Crematorium Chapel, Pukerua Bay, Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand .

Shirley and John had 3 children, who are still living.

Family: Shirley Lorraine Heard and John Clinton Savage

FatherLindsay Ford Heard (5 Apr 1907 - 17 Sep 1983)
MotherRita Mavis Church (23 Dec 1916 - 18 Oct 1971)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1938 Folio No 2799, June Qtr. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: Folio No 18160.
  3. [S6] Elections, Electoral Roll (Auckland, New Zealand: BAB Microfilming, 1853 - 1967), 1963 Electoral Roll, Island Bay Wellington, via Hereinafter cited as Electoral Roll.
  4. [S178] Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Qld, Australia) , held by myself; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Spoke to Leigh about her Mum, 24 Jan 2016. Also she had rung my Mum to advise.
  5. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, Dominion Post, Jan 18 2016 - Online editon for copy. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.