Margarette Lillian Fox

ID# 4041, (23 Jun 1927 - 10 Dec 2014)

Margarette Lillian Fox was born on 23 Jun 1927 at Westport, Westcoast, New Zealand ,

Recorded as Lillian Margarette - but always known as Margarette.1,2

She was the daughter of Alfred Ernest Fox and Frances Cain.

Margarette Lillian Fox married Lincoln Harcourt Evans on 29 Jun 1946 at Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand .3,2

As of 29 Jun 1946,her married name was Evans.

Margarette was in the photo with Frances Fox taken on 11 Apr 1971;
Family gathering to celebrate Frances's 80th birthday, taken the day after the wedding of her granddaughter Shelley Evans.4

Margarette died on 10 Dec 2014 at Ashwood Park Hospital, Blenheim, Nelson-Marlborough, New Zealand , at age 87 years, 5 months and 17 days.5,6

Margarette's death notice appeared on 11 Dec 2014 in the "The Press", New Zealand ,

EVANS Margarette Lillian
Our darling Mum and Nana passed away, quietly in her sleep, on December 10, 2014, at Ashwood Park Retirement Village, Blenheim. In her 88th year. Widow of Buster Evans, mother and mother-in-law of Shelley (Invercargill) and Kevin Jenkins (deceased), and Jan and Paul Burrough (Blenheim). Nana of Karen and Bruce Christie, Michelle and Andre Reynolds, and Simon Jenkins; Sarah and Richard Steer, Daniel Burrough and Wendy Webster, Rachel and Eddie Sharples, Bethany Burrough and Richard Kingsford; a loved Gran Nan of her 10 great grandchildren, and a much loved Aunty.
Messages to the Evans family, c/- PO Box 110, Blenheim 7240. In lieu of flowers, a donation to Alzheimer's Marlborough would be appreciated and may be made at the service or sent to c/- 8 Wither Road, Blenheim 7201.
A service to celebrate Margarette's life will be held at the Mayfield Chapel, corner Hutcheson and Parker Streets, Blenheim, on Saturday, December 13, at 11am, followed by cremation at the Sowman Crematorium.

Geoffrey T Sowman Blenheim FDANZ.7

A celebration of Margarette's Life was held on 13 Dec 2014 at Mayfield Chapel, Blenheim, Nelson-Marlborough, New Zealand ,
at 11am.

Margarette and Lincoln had 2 children, still living.

Family: Margarette Lillian Fox and Lincoln Harcourt Evans

Father*Alfred Ernest Fox (15 Oct 1889 - 8 Jul 1961)
Mother*Frances Cain (7 Apr 1890 - 7 Dec 1981)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, 1927 Folio No 4747, Sept Qtr - Buller. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S179] Letter or email from Shelley Jenkins (New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) email June 2013.
  3. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 1946 Folio No 7423.
  4. [S179] Letter or email, Shelley Jenkins to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails email 19 June 2013.
  5. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes: 2014 NZ Online Database: 2014/31925 - DOB 23 June 1927.
  6. [S179] Letter or email, Shelley Jenkins to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails email Dec 2014.
  7. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, The Press Christchurch, Dec 11 2014. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.