Obituaries

Valmai Evelyn RATAHI

17/02/2018
On February 17, 2018, peacefully passed away surrounded by her loved ones, aged 83 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Jim, and loved by her whanau and friends who will all miss her dearly. A Service to Celebrate Valmai’s life will be held in...
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Helen Margaret WESTLAKE

18/02/2018
On February 18, 2018, peacefully at Avonlea Rest Home, aged 83 years.  Dearly loved wife of Tony for 60 years, loved mother and mother-in-law of Steven and Paul, Paul and Kati, Sue and Steve, treasured Nana of Mimi, loved sister and sister-in-law of...
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Caroline RADCLIFFE

13/02/2018
On February 13, 2018, at home surrounded by family. Dearly loved wife of Michael, treasured mum and mother-in-law of Lisa and Gregg, Belinda and Sean, Mia, and Amanda, loved nana of Demi, Drew, Lexie; Eden, Lille, Mia, Flynn, Lila, Pearl; Brianna, an...
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Joan Bennett CLARK

07/02/2018
(Reg No.W228980,WRAC): Peacefully on February 7, 2018, at Ngaio Marsh Retirement Village, aged 96 years. Dearly loved by all her family; wife of the late Bert Clark, mother and mother-in-law of John and Pat Clark (England), and Frieda (and the late A...
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Andrea Lynne THWAITES

15/02/2018
Passed away peacefully in Christchurch on February 15, 2018, aged 59 years. Very well loved wife of Jason; cherished mother of Andre, and Jasmine, and step-mother of Oliver. The “boss” will be sadly missed and forever in our hearts Messages...
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Brian (Barney) George McNee WILLIAMSON

11/02/2018
On February 11, 2018 suddenly at home, aged 80 years. Most loved husband and best mate of Margaret, and the late Barbara, much loved father and father-in-law of Brett and Jacki, Dean and Sue, Craig and Fiona, and Julie, adored grandad of Scott, Nicol...
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Shirley Jean RIGHTON

14/02/2018
On February 14, 2018, unexpectedly at home, aged 82 years.  Dearly loved wife and soulmate of Laurie for 63 years.  Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Mark and Lorraine, Julie and Kerry, adored nana of Carl, Scott, Nicole, Kate, Emily and their...
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Janice (Jan) Charmaine MCPHERSON

11/02/2018
(of Marshland): On February 11, 2018, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at home with her 2 remaining dogs, aged 78 years. Loved wife of the late Len, loved mother and mother-in-law of Chris and Lisa, Andrew and Raeann, loved nana of Ryan, Laura...
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Colin (CJ) James PATTERSON

14/02/2018
Colin passed away peacefully in Leeston on February 14, 2018.  Dearly loved husband, soulmate and friend of Valmai, cherished father and father-in-law of Susan and Ken, Mark and Jude, Heather and Rob, Sharon and Paul.  Treasured ‘Bagpipes’ Gran...
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Elizabeth (Betty) Therese DUFF

15/02/2018
On February 15, 2018, peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospice, surrounded by her family, aged 79 years. Dearly loved wife of Maurice, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Julie and Barry, Tony and Ana Maria, Paul and Nikki, Richard, and Suzanne and Mick....
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David John BEDFORD

11/02/2018
On Sunday, February 11, 2018, died at Nurse Maude Hospice.  Dearly loved husband of Sandra, and father of Sam.  Son of Frank and May (deceased), brother of the late Michael, and of Brian Harnor, and Dianne Hickling.  A wonderful man.  Thank you t...
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Jenny LAU

08/02/2018
Returned to Our Lord on February 8, 2018.  Beloved wife and soulmate of Peter, dearly loved and cherished mother of Evelyn, Victoria, and Rebecca.  An adored sister, aunty, grand-aunty, sister-in-law, niece, cousin, and friend.  We will miss your ...
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Leila Grace Lillian POLLARD

13/02/2018
On February 13, 2018, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, in her 103rd year.  Loved wife of the late Walter (Wal), dearly loved mother of Bernice, and the late John, loved mother-in-law of John Parker, and Lynne Pollard.  Much loved nan of Simon, ...
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Sascha David BEAUMONT

04/02/2018
On 4 February 2018, died peacefully in Maroochydore, Australia. Loved son of Scott Beaumont and Jean Catherwood, loved brother of Alban, and a loved nephew, cousin, friend, and colleague. The Funeral Service for Sascha will be held in our AvonPark Ch...
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Colleen Lois KING

09/02/2018
On February 9, 2018, passed peacefully in her sleep with her family by her side at home. Devoted and adored wife of Peter, cherished and irreplaceable mother of Joanne, Jason, and Steven, loved mother-in-law of Darren, Julie, and Leonie, loved daught...
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Brendon Mark LAUGHTON

05/02/2018
Adored husband of Leanne, and loving father of Tivoli, and Logan - was taken away from us too soon on Monday, February 5, 2018.  We are all devastated by our loss.  Thank you so much to the army of supporters who helped in so many ways in the searc...
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Raymond (Ray) Leslie ARMSTRONG

09/02/2018
On February 9, 2018, peacefully at Lakewood Rest Home, Ray lost his long battle with Alzheimer’s.  Beloved husband of Lesley for 39 amazing years, much loved father of Mike, Steve, and Kelli, cherished grandad of Mase, Rydah, Deakyn, Hunter, Max, ...
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Gavin Francis WILLIS

 A Memorial Service for Gavin will be held in St Barnabas Anglican Church, corner Fendalton Road and Tui Street, Fendalton, on Thursday, February 15, at 2.00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations to Dementia Canterbury would be appreciated and may be mad...
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George Vincent (Duke) EDWARDS

11/02/2018
On February 11, 2018, at Parklands Hospital. Dearly loved husband of Margaret, loved father and father-in-law of Warren and Tania, Grant and Janene, Reon and Nicola, Kirsten and David, Patricia (deceased), Teresa, Margaret and Archie, loved brother a...
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Jean YOUNGMAN

11/02/2018
Passed quietly on Sunday, February 11, 2018, aged 77 years.  Loving mother of Grant, and Mike, sister of Thelma, and Valerie, the late Dennis, John, and Billy, much-loved Nana of Maddie, and Gus, cherished mother-in-law of Liz and former loving wife...
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