Obituaries

William (Bill) Douglas MacDONALD

08/11/2017
On November 8, 2017, peacefully at home, aged 70 years. Dearly loved husband of Diane, loved father of Hamish and Natalie and grandfather of Chloe, adored son of Doug and the late Doris (Canada). ‘Forever in our hearts.’ Messages may be add...
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Murray (Muz) Christopher WAKELIN

20/11/2017
(Lifelong resident of Spencerville):  On November 20, 2017, at Christchurch Hospital, after a long illness, aged 69 years.  Dearly loved husband of Karen for 38 years, loved father and father-in-law of Jenny and Danny, Craig and Karena, treasured M...
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Loraine LEARY

21/11/2017
After a long illness Loraine passed away peacefully in her sleep at Burwood Hospital, on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, aged 75 years.  Wife of Gordon (deceased), much loved mother and mother-in-law of Julie Hercock and Brett Hales, Averil and Brent...
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Marjorie WEAVER

16/11/2017
Quietly passed away at Nurse Maude Hospital on the November 16, 2017, aged 75 years. Beloved wife of Leonard Pierce, mother of Peter, David, Maryanne and Lucy, and specially lovely Grandma to Kate, Sarah, Anton, Tim, Chavagh, Robert, Emma, Jack, Myah...
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Patricia May (Patty) AITKEN

18/11/2017
On November 18, surrounded by her loving family, at Christchurch Hospital. Loving wife and best friend of Bruce, a very special mother and mother-in-law of Sandra and Graham, Greg and Nancy, dearly loved nana of James, Luke, Kate, Olivia; Lauren, and...
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Philomina (Mina) MANNING

A Gathering to celebrate Mina’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Thursday 23 November, at 5.30pm.  Following this service Mina will head home to Wairoa for a family burial at her family Marae, Tawhiti-a-Maru, ...
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Clifford (Ray) Raymond SULLIVAN

16/11/2017
On November 16, 2017, peacefully at Wesley Care, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of Patricia, and the late Teresa, loved father of Paul, Alison, Tony, Mark, Peter, Maryanne, and Patrick, a loved grandfather and great-grandfather, loved son of the...
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Constance Isobel (Connie) CHAPLIN

19/11/2017
On November 19, 2017. Passed away at Essie Summers aged 96 years. Loved wife of the late Cliff, loved mum and mother-in-law of Paul and Kirsti, John and Eve, Roger and Toni, adored gran of Louise, and Katrina; Amy, and Todd; Emily, and Tim, treasured...
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Alan Ronald Thomas BATEMAN

17/11/2017
On November 17, 2017, following a short illness, aged 62 years. Loved husband and mate of Robbyn, much loved dad of Gemma and Damon, the late Kate, Grace and Aaron, and Taylor, and soon to be grandad of “Panda”, loved son of Winnie and the late R...
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Clifford Raymond (Ray) SULLIVAN

16/11/2017
On November 16, 2017, peacefully at Wesley Care, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of Patricia, and the late Teresa, loved father of Paul, Alison, Tony, Mark, Peter, Maryanne, and Patrick, a loved grandfather and great-grandfather, loved son of the...
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Emily Rose JOHNSTON

14/11/2017
On November 14, 2017, at home “Ashley Gorge”, aged 76 years, dearly beloved wife of Robert, loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Roz and Caz, Sis and Alastair, Nick and Rach, and Mike, adored granny of Harry; Lucy, and Eva, much loved ...
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Glenda Mary ANDREW

16/11/2017
On November, 16, 2017, aged 71 years, at home. Loved wife of Alvin for 49 years and devoted mother and mother-in-law to Lee and Jonathan, Chris and Val, and Kelly and Brendan. Grandma to William, George, and Grace; Emily, and Cam; Rory, and Arlo, and...
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John Lindsay REEVE

14/11/2017
On November 14, 2017 peacefully, aged 83 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Ngaio, much loved father and father-in-law of Jim and Jasmine, Debbie and Bill Frame, Richard and Michelle, proud grandad of Andrew, Sam, Hamish, Michael, Katie, and Gra...
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Annette Isabel SCHIST

11/11/2017
On November 11, 2017, peacefully at home, aged 74 years. Dearly loved wife of the late David, adored and cherished mum of Graham, Mike, Jo, Ali, and Sammie, loved mother-in-law and friend of Krissie, Sara, and Wayne. Much loved nan and nana of Julia,...
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June Elsie Alice MCLEAN

Dearly loved wife of the late Douglas, loving and treasured mum of Warren and Laurel, Lynette and Murray, Marie and Alistair, Raewyn and David.  Awesome nana and grandma of Shane and Becks, Kere and Kate, Joshua and Hannah, Ryan and Lisa; Karl and C...
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Betty Guat Eng RUTTER

15/11/2017
On November 15, 2017, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital.  Dearly loved wife of the late Gerald, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Michael and Meilan, and Kim and David, loving Por Por of Jonathan, and Christopher; Deenie, and Edwa...
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Bruce ANNAN

05/11/2017
On November 5, 2017, at 5.10am, passed peacefully in Christchurch, aged 74 years.  Dad of Kim, partner of Kara. “A racing stock car legend.” ‘45c’ Special thanks to the Nurses at Princess Margaret, Christchurch Hospital, and Nurse M...
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Wyatt Forrest ORMOND

08/11/2017
Suddenly at home in Governors Bay, on November 8th 2017. Much loved husband of Grania, adored father of Calum, and Joce, and loving brother and brother-in-law of Jane, Paul and Caro, Dan (deceased), Tika and Paul. The Funeral Service for Wyatt will b...
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Gillian (Jill) RUSSELL

08/11/2017
On November 8, 2017, peacefully at home with family at her side, aged 69 years.  Dearly loved wife of John, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Karen, Dean and Emily, loving grandma of Alexa, and Nadia, and loved by her extended Taylor and Russel...
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Alison Ruth WANTY

10/11/2017
Passed away peacefully on November 10, 2017, at Albarosa Rest Home, aged 90 years. Wife of Bernard (deceased), loved and wonderful mother and mother-in-law of John and Annette, Paul and Margy, Susie, Maggie, and David and Moni, loved grandmother of S...
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