WEST, Christine Anne (née Alexander)

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Born on May 11, 1940. Passed away on July 21, 2022.

Much loved mother of Susan, Helen and Angela (Pange). Loved mother in-law to Paul. Magical Granny to Georgia, Bridget, Amelia (Milly) and Maya.
Beloved “Big Sis” of Bill and Pete and sister in-law to Rhonddha and Lyn.

Funeral Notice

Private service

In accordance with Christine's wishes, a private cremation will be held.

27 tributes Leave your tribute

  1. We shared laughter and tears. Always will be remembered with affection. Loads of wonderful memories, Ireland was a special one!
    Deepest sympathy to her loving family and friends

    Susie Yard July 26 2022 4:19 pm
  2. Beautiful memories of a quirky lady. So much energy, inspiration and thoughts for others. Well respected friend of Jean and Stan White. Your hard battle is over Chris . RIP.
    Fond Memories
    Gill

    Gill Launer July 26 2022 5:41 pm
  3. A beautiful and talented lady who will be sadly missed.

    Megan Doolan July 26 2022 6:40 pm
  4. A loving sister and a joy to all those that new her. you will always be remembered and in my heart. Your loving brother Bill

    Bill Alexander July 27 2022 9:25 am
  5. May you make merry mischief where you are Chris, I know Mum (Sandy) will be a willing collaborator.
    I love you, will miss our chats and laughs …

    Simone A Senisin July 27 2022 9:58 am
  6. I will miss our phone discussions on many aspects of life. Please keep the discussions happening where you are going. You will be missed Sue.

    Rhondda Alexander
    July 27 2022 11.07 am

    Rhondda Alexander July 27 2022 11:07 am
  7. So very blessed to have had 65 years of treasured friendship, conversations, and love shared with Chris. I will always be happy when I think of her, and think of her when I am happy. Her footprints are embedded in my soul.
    My Warmest love Suzie, Helen, and Pange
    Joan Morrison💕

    Joan morrison July 27 2022 12:28 pm
  8. Though our encounter through this part of our journey was brief, I felt the warmth of your smile, your love nature and your very special love for your family ….. till we meet again a Cara – Slan

    Paul North July 27 2022 12:56 pm
  9. Love you biggest mobs Aunty Sue. XO May you be at peace. Thank you for so many beautiful and magical memories.
    Much love to my cousins Susan, Helen and Pange and their families 💝.
    Living forever in our hearts 💕

    Jacqui Beale July 27 2022 1:22 pm
  10. Many happy memories of hanging out as a teenager and young adult in the West/Milligan home. Its been a few years but I still can see her warm and welcoming smile whenever I visited like yesterday. Back with your Mum again Chris. I hope there are lots of craft materials for you in heaven. X

    Julie Erez (Nielsen) July 27 2022 2:02 pm
  11. Please accept our sympathies on the passing of Chris who kept our group of embroiderers on their toes, going out of our comfort zone and for me personally, instilled an ongoing love of gold work embroidery. Love from Gina and Charlie McMonagle

    Gina McMonagle July 27 2022 7:52 pm
  12. Goodbye to a wonderful friend of many many years, sharing our lives, our stories, and our children. You will be sadly missed, but never forgotten

    Nev Morrison July 27 2022 10:02 pm
  13. At Norwood Street Toowong was a welcoming cottage, not far from our home.
    Many happy memories…
    The Roxborough family. XXXXXX

    The Roxies July 28 2022 9:17 am
  14. So sorry for the loss of your dear mum Suzie and your grandmother Georgia and Bridget. She was a lovely warm friendly lady. Although she may be gone her love for you and your love for her will live on. Sandra xx

    Sandra Eckert July 28 2022 2:55 pm
  15. My dear sister in-law I will miss you so much but I will always have our wonderful memories we had so much fun you were a kind loving talented beautiful lady you will be in my heart forever

    Lyn Alexander July 29 2022 9:37 am
  16. Dear Susan Angela Helen and the Treasured Gran Children
    Chris was an extraordinary person and I was blessed to have known her. She was an inspiration to me. I’m sure she will be in your soul wherever you travel. my love to all at this sad time.
    CateEdwards xo

    Cate Edwards July 29 2022 3:40 pm
  17. Our deepest sympathies to all her treasured family.
    “Everyone’s old friend. Birre’s Chris”
    A talented, wonderful, well drawn crafty with a wealth of knowledge.
    Our memories of staying with her Roxburghshire cousins so very vivid in the Scottish Borders.
    So missed but never forgotten.
    Dave & Wendy Dennis

    Dave & Wendy Dennis July 29 2022 3:40 pm
  18. Will miss you, our ‘putting the world right’ sessions, our philosophical musings, your energy and enthusiasm. Love and sympathy to Helen, Susan Angela and the rest of your family.
    Angie

    Angie Smales July 29 2022 5:09 pm
  19. To Helen, Susan and Ange and families
    It was a privilege to care for Chris over the last 3 yrs esp the last few month and getting to know her girls who she adored.
    What a special lady Chris was, love and sympathy to you all
    Cheryle CCW

    Cheryle Goodwin July 29 2022 5:58 pm
  20. Dear Chris, thank you for being the loveliest neighbour with your gorgeous girls. Will remember you always smiling. Have a cuppa with Mum for us. See you in the light❤️❤️
    Lyn, Robyn and Chris Hartley.

    Lynda Hartley July 30 2022 10:15 am
  21. Dear Chris, thank you for the welcome you showed to my parents when we first arrived to Australia. Kaija will always cherish your friendship, and I will never forget the wonderful moments in the little white cottage. Love and sympathy to you all.
    Helena

    Helena Laakso July 30 2022 5:10 pm
  22. Sorry to hear the sad loss of your Mum

    Carol Williams July 31 2022 11:00 am
  23. How can we describe how much we miss you already and always will. You brought a beautiful warmth and joy to every special, precious moment we shared and how we talked. We had so much in common (even our maiden names). Our love and thoughts are with you, Susan, Helen & Angela at this sad time. Rest In peace Chris, our wonderful friend.
    Much love
    Bob, Susan and Billy xxx

    Susan McAvoy July 31 2022 11:39 am
  24. We will miss a very dear and special cousin, loved, admired and enjoyed. We are grateful for so many memories forged through her sustained efforts to keep us all linked, ensuring that our family bonds continue across the world.
    Our love goes to Susan, Helen, Angela and All the wider family.
    From Sarah and Dinny in UK.

    Sarah Hawes July 31 2022 8:48 pm
  25. Bonded us all across the seas.

    Oliver August 1 2022 3:59 am
  26. So many happy and fond memories and laughter with you and your beautiful daughters! Especially in the close knit community of Toowong, with school, church, youth group, dancing and many other social gatherings, organised and spontaneous. Our homes were always open to each other.
    Love and Hugs from Katyna, Brenden and family. xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo

    Katyna Roxborough Flynn August 1 2022 11:36 am
  27. I will forever cherish the fun memories of family gatherings at your little cottage in Amberley Street. Thanks for being a wonderful Auntie. Rest In Peace Auntie Sue. XO

    Stephen Alexander August 1 2022 1:16 pm

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