Tributes Online - Helen Rushton

Helen Georgina Rushton

24/01/1946 - 17/06/2022

RUSHTON, Helen; (Scruff) formerly White, nee Bond.

Helen passed suddenly on Friday 17th June 20232. She had an incredible love of life
and all that it gifted to her. She gave back In love to the world.

Loved wife of John. Adored Mother of Jenni, Natalie, James, David and Michelle and stepmother to Antony
Loving mother-in-law, sister & Aunty
devoted ‘Grandmelon’ to her 17
Helen was an amazing collector of friends

In lieu of flowers, the family would welcome donations to Sailability Wellington Trust No 06-0545-0279558-00 or may be left at the service.
All communications to the Rushton family can be sent C/- PO Box 30067 Lower Hutt 5040 or may be left on Helen’s (Scruff’s) tribute page at
Those not able to attend the service a livestream opportunity may be viewed on

To Honour Helen’s faith, we will gather at the Church of Ss Peter and Paul, Knights Road, Lower Hutt on Thursday 23rd June 2022 at 11:00am for her Requiem Mass. We will share a ‘cuppa’ and then take Helen to her final resting place at Akatarawa cemetery.

Croft Funeral Home Ltd, FDANZ


Service Information
Date: 23/06/2022 Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: The Church of Ss Peter & Paul
Knights Road
Lower Hutt, Hutt City