SAVAGE, Charlaine Deane (Char)

Sunrise 16.11.1976 – Sunset 03.10.2023

On behalf of our whanau, it is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our beautiful sister Char, aged 46 years. Char passed peacefully at Kalamunda Palliative Care Hospital in Perth Western Australia, in her mother’s arms after a courageous battle with cancer.

Beloved daughter of Parehuia (Bub) Savage nee Carroll-Paku and the late Derek (Charlie) Savage. Loved sister of Moana and Darcy (dec.), Deon and Justine, Lee and Leigh. Adored Aunty to Tia, Tiana, Brylee, Rico, Kyan and Rome. Loving partner of Mark. Deeply loved by all her extended Paku and Savage whanau and a very special friend to many.

Char will make her journey home from Western Australia, Friday 13th October and arrive at Huramua Marae, the evening of Saturday 14th October.   A service to celebrate Char’s life will be held on Monday 16th October, 11am at Huramua Marae located at 18 Huramua East Rd, Wairoa. Hakari to follow service.  Char’s final wishes for cremation will be fulfilled privately.

Cards and messages can be sent to 1 Robert Shortt Street, Wairoa, Hawkes Bay, 4108.

Char brought immense joy and love to our whanau, her extended whanau, and her friends near and far. Her presence will be greatly missed.

Fly high Char into the arms of our loved ones who have passed before you. No more pain, now you can walk free. Thank you for the light and love you gave to us all.

Ka aroha matou ki a koe mo ake tonu atu. We will love you forever and ever.