Rufina Hecksher (née Okpu)

Died on May 7, 2022

We extend our sympathy to the family of Rufina Hecksher (née Okpu) who passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family on 7th May, in the kind care of the staff at St. Vincent’s University Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Percy John and devoted mother to Percy, Rodney and the late Honeybelle and Jason John. She will be very sadly missed by her sons, daughter-in-law Violet, her cherished grandchildren Thalius, Julian, Fiona, Tara, Jason and Kelvin, great-grandchildren Athena, Ellysia, Jasmine, Saphira and Viola, nieces, nephews, relatives, extended family and a wide circle of friends. May Rufina rest in peace.

Her funeral Mass is on Wednesday 11th May at 10am here in St. Patrick’s Church, Monkstown followed by burial in Deans Grange Cemetery. For those unable to attend, the Mass can be viewed online using the following link:


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