Obituaries

Peter (Pete) Francis HOLM

18/01/2021
Passed away on January 18, 2021, after a battle with cancer, in his 78th year. Pete fought so hard to stay with those he loved. Precious and adored husband of Gloria (in their 52nd year of marriage), dearly loved dad of Warren and Serena, and Karl, p...
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Lois Joy RUSSELL

16/01/2021
On January 16, 2021, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital with Steve by her side, aged 59 years. Dearly loved wife of Steve and ‘mummy’ of Bailie. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Lois Russell, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 854...
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Denese McARDLE

29/12/2020
On December 29, 2020, died peacefully at home, with family. Dearly loved wife and soulmate of the late Bob, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Baden and Marianne, and Lisa and Darren, loved grandmother of Elias and Sophia, loving sister and siste...
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James (Andy) A THOMPSON

15/12/2020
Dad, Brother, Grandad, Uncle, Mr T, and Friend, formerly of Waipara. Passed away on 15th December 2020, peacefully at Amberley Resthome, aged 80 years. Much loved by the Thompsons, Pestells, Angelos, Tommies, Giles, beloved brother of Lorraine Lindsa...
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Robert (Bob) Henry MULLALY

12/01/2021
On January 12, 2021, unexpectedly and tragically taken from us, aged 61 years. Dearly loved partner and best friend of Faith, and much loved by all of his family and friends. A service for Bob will be held in our AvonPark Chapel, corner of Kerrs and ...
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John Leslie PEGLEY

17/01/2021
On Sunday, January 17, 2021, surrounded by his loving family, John passed away after a battle he fought to the end. Loving husband and best friend of Margaret, treasured father of Jason, Katrina, and Daniel, cherished and admired father-in-law of ...
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Norman Gerald PARKYN

19/01/2021
On January 19, 2021, peacefully at home, dearly loved husband of the late Iris, loved father and father-in-law of Brian and Amber, Shirley and David, Marie and Graham, Peter and Sheryl, David and Sharon, Marion and Peter, and a much loved grandad to ...
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Olive (Dee, Di) Mary Jean FOSTER

16/01/2021
Peacefully on January 16, 2021, at Nurse Maude Hospital, aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Heywood, mother of Richard and Sharon, Juliet and Ian, Phil and William. Loved gran of Andy and Sarah, Kate and Hayden, adored great-gran of Hunter,...
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Robert (Bob) Allan PRINGLE

17/01/2021
On Sunday, January 17, 2021, with family and in the loving care of Nurse Maude Hospice, Bob passed away following a short illness, borne with courage and dignity, in his 70th year. Treasured husband of Roz, dearly loved father and mate of Paul and...
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Daphne Elizabeth CROSS

17/01/2021
On January 17, 2021, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, in her 84th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Malcolm, treasured mother and mother-in-law of Paul and Nic, Steve and Linda, Lisa and Murray, Trish and partner John, adored nana of Sam, Lucy,...
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James (Jim) KENNEDY

13/01/2021
Passed away on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021, aged 70 years.  Beloved husband of the late Carol, much loved dad and father-in-law of Jamie and Lindsay (London), and Deborah and James, a loved ‘Grandpa Jim’ of Niamh, Poppy, and Florence.   Mess...
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Murray Allan McMILLAN

12/01/2021
On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 90 years. Much loved husband of Carmen, father and father-in-law of Ruth and Jeremy Baker, Malcolm and Monica, Stephen and Kathryn, the late Kenneth, and Fiona and Tony Nissen, grandfather ...
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Edna May JENNINGS

12/01/2021
Passed away at Redwood Lifestyle Care and Village, Blenheim, on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, aged 87 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Arthur, much loved mum and mother-in-law of Graham and Susanne, Barbara and Steve, and the late Michael and Davi...
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Anthony (Tony) Andrew SMITH

11/01/2021
On Monday, January 11, 2021, peacefully at Waikari Hospital, aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Christine, loved father and father-in-law of Gary and Paula, Paul and Lynda, and Peter. Proud grandad of Laura, Charlotte, and Riley; Tori, a...
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Josephine (Joy) Elizabeth CALDWELL

13/01/2021
On January 13, 2021, peacefully at Diana Isaac Hospital, aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Graham, loved mother and mother-in-law of Brian and Pauline, Ann and the late John Ross, Gwen and Ken Scrivner, Keith and Angela, Phil and Averil, J...
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Paul Edmund JACKSON

10/01/2021
Passed away in his home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, January 10, 2021. He was a loving and much-loved husband to his wife Heather, father to Stuart, and Hayley, grandfather to Daniella, and brother to Karl, Pam, and Sonja. He was passionate ...
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Terence (Terry) Grenville DOWNEY

08/01/2021
On January 8, 2021, passed away at Parklands Care Home, aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Betty, adored father and father-in-law of Kerry (deceased), Vicky and Jeff, Martin and Sylwia, Joanna and Tony. Treasured grandad of Ben and Steph...
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Campbell (Cam) William BALLANTYNE

22/12/2020
On December 22, 2020, in Christchurch, aged 89 years. A Memorial Service for Campbell will be held in St Barnabas Anglican Church, Fendalton Road, Christchurch, on Thursday, January 14, at 2.00pm. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late C...
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Margaret Rose GREENFIELD

22/12/2020
On December 22, 2020, passed away at Diana Isaac Retirement Village, aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Robert, loved mother and mother-in-law of Lloyd and Dianne, and Hilary and David Ward, treasured grandmother of Natalie, Brodie, Alexand...
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Raymond (Ray) Bruce COOPER

09/01/2021
Passed away at home on Saturday January 9, 2021, in his 75th year. Much loved husband of the late Maureen, beloved dad and father-in-law of Kelly and Owen, and Kim and Matt, grandfather of Krystal, Isla, Alec, Fergus, and Maggy, and great-grandfather...
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