It is with the deepest gratitude that the family of Valerie Reid of Bombala would like to thank all of our family and friends for their heartfelt messages and the beautiful flowers.

To those who were able to join us to celebrate her life, we thank you for sharing your memories and lifting us up during such a difficult time.

To Father Mick, we thank you for bringing us all together as you gently led and guided us with your kind and humble manner.

To Mark and Brenda of Sapphire Funerals – we thank you for making our day as easy as possible with your reverence, empathy and attention to detail.

For the compassion, kindness and humour shown to Val by all of the staff of Currawarna, we are eternally grateful.

You truly are extraordinary people.

We thank all of the staff of both the Bombala Doctor’s Surgery and the Bombala Pharmacy, for always going above and beyond to help us in so many little ways.

It has been truly appreciated.

To Doctor Colin – for the many years of care, and more recently to Doctor Tim, we are so grateful to you both for your expertise and empathy shown to Val.

Lastly, to the community of Bombala – we have no words to thank each and every one of you for your friendship, gifts of time and the care that you have given to Val and to us, her family. To each of you, we say a heartfelt thank you.

Slip, Fiona, Donna, Judy and Mervyn.