Taking Paddy back to Everest

Closed Cause page created in the Community category by Rochelle Rafferty

  • $1,065.00 donated
  • 13 generous donors

The community based in the Canterbury High Country are supporting Rochelle Rafferty's bid to climb Everest in March. This trip honours a p

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Rochelle will be taking her husband, Paddy Freaney's ashes on the summit bid which would be a wonderful gesture after his two intrepid missions on Everest.

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Rochelle Rafferty


This page was initiated by Rochelle's close friends in the upper Waimakariri valley to assist her in taking her husband Paddy Freaney's ashes to Everest. Paddy, of Bealey Hotel, Moa spotting, mountaineering and 22 SAS fame, and Rochelle Rafferty have been an integral part of our community for many years. It was with huge sadness we learned in December last year of Paddy's terminal lung cancer diagnosis. Paddy and Rochelle continued their involvement in high-country gatherings until the very end. So it is with great excitement and encouragement that we wish Rochelle well on quest to summit Mt Everest. If you can help support her on this epic adventure that would be fantastic, please visit the facebook page for updates of rochelle's trip, thanks so much.

Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Rochelle Rafferty.

  • $1,065.00 donated
  • 13 generous donors

$1,065 donated



This cause page was created on 13 Dec 2012 and closed at 12:33 NZST (UTC +12:00) on 01 May 2013.

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