Obituaries

David William Gardner  SYME

16/10/2018
On October 16, 2018, peacefully at Burwood Hospital, aged 87 years.  Loving husband and friend of Jenny for 63 years, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Rose and Kerry Bray, and Ian and Alison, very much loved grandad and poppa of his grandchi...
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Alfred James URE

13/10/2018
On October 13, 2018, passed away peacefully with family at Christchurch, aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband of his late wife, Hazel.  Loved and cherished father and father-in-law of Heather and Tony, Graeme and Kirsty, dearly loved ‘Grandee’ of...
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Hamish Jonathan LEITH

15/10/2018
10.01.1985 - 15.10.2018. Passed away peacefully in his sleep, aged 33 years, dearly loved and cherished younger son of Chris and Trisha, loved brother and brother-in-law of Nick and Jenna, loved by his aunts, uncles, cousins, and many friends. “...
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Roger William Keith ANDERSON

14/10/2018
On October 14, 2018, passed away at Christchurch Hospital, aged 79 years. Loved father of Deidre, Jayne, Dougal, and Elizabeth, loved father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Roger Anderson...
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Antonia (Toni) Mary HERBERT

12/10/2018
Passed away unexpectedly on Friday, October 12, 2018, aged 56 years.  Loving mother of Nicole, and Regan, proud nana of Thea, Marko, and Reuben.  Loved daughter of the late Gerald and Imelda, much loved sister of Bill, Mary, Anne, Margaret, Joe, Mi...
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Dennis John SMOLENSKI

14/10/2018
On October 14, 2018 peacefully at Christchurch Hospital. Adored soulmate and best friend of Jill, treasured son of Brian and Dot (deceased), Pam, loved son-in-law of Faye, loved brother and brother-in-law of Pat and Jan, Tony and Ellen, Lynda, Raylee...
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Annie Jean DONALDSON

11/10/2018
Born January 27, 1925, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital on October 11, 2018.  Loved daughter of the late Annie and John Kulsen (Kaniere), former wife and friend of Kenneth James Donaldson, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Diane ...
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Lillias Carmel STEPHEN

08/10/2018
Passed away suddenly at home, on October 8, 2018, aged 88 years.  Much loved wife of the late Brian John Stephen, loved mum of Leonie Frances Stephen, and the late Edwin Curtis Stephen, best friend and cousin of David McLauchlan, and much loved by h...
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Jessica GOSLING

11/10/2018
With aching hearts, Lana and Blair Vinson announce the passing of our loving mother and grandmother, on Thursday, 11th October, 2018, peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospital, aged 90 years. Pre deceased in 2008 by her devoted husband George, two loving so...
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Virginia Anne LOFFHAGEN

12/10/2018
September 24, 1960 – October 12, 2018 Most cherished wife of the late Peter Loffhagen, dearly loved daughter of Joy Hannah and the late Ken Robinson, sister and sister-in-law of Stephen and Michelle Robinson, Geoffrey and Toni Robinson, Sandra a...
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Heather Therese LAUGESEN

10/10/2018
On October 10, 2018, passed away peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospice, Christchurch.  Beloved wife of Rupert, loved mother and mother-in-law of Johanna and John, Sarah and Craig, Annabel and Jamie, Phylippa and Willy, Terry and Sonseeahray, and Ruth an...
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Allan John SUTHERLAND

04/10/2018
On October 4, 2018, passed away unexpectedly at Christchurch Hospital, aged 62 years.  Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Daniel and Aleashia, Matt and Michelle, loving granddad of Ashley, Riley, Zoe; and Max, loved twin brother of James, love...
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Stephen Andrew WHEELANS

Steve, gone too soon. A much loved father of Tori, Bryden, Angus, and Cooper, son of Anne and John, husband of Julie, brother of John, Phillip, Richard, Simon, Matthew, and Hamish and a much loved uncle to his nieces and nephews. ‘A bright spark...
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Wi Tamihana KARENA

06/10/2018
On October 6th, 2018, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, after a long battle with an illness, surrounded by his family at age 67. Dearly loved husband of Dianne, loved and respected father of Rawiri, Amber, Pat, Dozer, Daisy, and his whangai Connor...
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William Whithair (Bill) GILLESPIE

07/10/2018
On October 7, 2018, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, in his 95th year.  Dearly loved husband and soulmate of Marj, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Sue, John (deceased), Anne and Geoff, a loved grandfather and great-grandfath...
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Gloria Kathleen THORNS

06/10/2018
On October 6, 2018, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 73 years. Beloved wife and best friend of David, dearly loved mother of Karen and Joy, loved mother-in-law of David and Garry, much loved Gran of Liam, Callum, Blair and Logan. Will be sad...
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Newell William ROGERS

11/10/2018
On October 11, 2018, peacefully at Avonlea Rest Home, aged 81 years.  Dearly loved husband and best friend of Joy, much loved father and father-in-law of Darren and Claire, Scott and Angeline, Todd and Leisa, loved father-in-law of Geraldine, loving...
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Noel Desmond BATEMAN

04/10/2018
On October 4, 2018, passed away peacefully at Margaret Stoddart Retirement Village, aged 88 years. Loved husband and friend of the late Patricia, loving dad of Kim, Stephen and Anita, and a good friend of Darryl. Cherished grandad of Julian and Liana...
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Elizabeth (Betty) Phyllis HARRISON

05/10/2018
Passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, surrounded by her family, on Friday, 5th  October, 2018, in her 86th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Gordon, loved mother and mother-in-law of Kevin and Pauline, the late Wayne, Craig and John, lo...
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Janet Elizabeth (formerly MacDonald) PAULING

03/10/2018
Passed away on Wednesday, 3rd October, 2018, aged 53, at home in Christchurch surrounded by those she loved after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Dearly beloved wife of Trevor, much loved daughter of Joan and the late Ross Grigor, sister an...
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