Obituaries

Robert Lawrence Nuy

02/12/2019
Passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 2, 2019, aged 64 years, in Motueka. Dearly loved son of Henny and the late Cor, much loved brother and brother-in-law of Peter and Sherryn, beloved uncle of Jacqueline and Jason, and Michael and Emma; a fr...
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Shirley Noreen Scambary

02/12/2019
Passed away peacefully at Bishop Selwyn, on December 2, 2019, aged 93 years.  Wife of the late Murray Scambary, and the late Ray Mowat.  Sister of Joan Thomson (Timaru), the late Natalie Trower (Winton), John Kroon (Nelson), loved mother and step-m...
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Marie Maude PARKER

Passed away in her 90th year at Ngaio Marsh, Christchurch, and at peace now with the love of her life and soul mate, the late Hylton. Mother and Mother-in-law of Kit (Chris) and Glenis, Tim and Nadja. Grandmother of Angela and Peter, Amy and Phill, S...
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Walter (Wally) James FORD (Reg. No. 8247. RNZN A.B.)

02/12/2019
Walter passed away in the care of Elmswood Hospital on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, in his 95th year.  Treasured father of Jane (Marriner), and brother of Ann Ford; father-in-law of Tony; adored Poppa Wal of James and Katie; respected by Margaret Ford...
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Kathleen Moreen COSTELLO

04/12/2019
On Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital. Dearly loved wife of Kevin, loved mother and mother-in-law of John and Jan, Angela and the late John Eldershaw, Gillian, and the late Delwyn, and loved ‘Mama’of all her grandchildren and gr...
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Nancy June Atwill

05/12/2019
Passed peacefully at Christchurch Hospital on Thursday 5th December, 2019, aged 91 years. Much loved wife of the late Clarrie, dearly loved mum and mother-in-law of John and Linda, Ray and Dawn, and Heather; loved grandma of all her grandchildren and...
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Owen Stephen SOUTHEN

02/12/2019
On December 3, 2019, peacefully at home surrounded by family, aged 66 years.  Dearly beloved husband of Maureen, treasured father and father-in-law of Emma and David, and Sarah and Alex, adored granddad of Charlotte, and Benjamin, loved son of the l...
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Peter Alexander RAYNE

27/11/2019
On November 28, 2019, peacefully at Anthony Wilding Retirement Village, aged 87 years.  Dearly loved husband of the late Jenny, much loved father of Suzie and Tom, Alistair and Sharon, Niki and Richard, Rusty and Lisa, and Rochelle.  Adored grandfa...
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Kathleen (Kathy) BLAIR

29/11/2019
Passed away peacefully on the morning of November 30, 2019, aged 76 years. Beloved wife of Wattie for 56 years, dearest mum of Jayne and Peter, loved mother-in-law of Aaron Mulcay and Sirena Blair, cherished nana of Emma, Laura, Billy, Daniel, and Ka...
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Molly CRAIG

30/11/2019
Molly passed away peacefully at Parklane Retirement Village, on December 1, 2019, aged 86 years. Dearly loved daughter of the late Dave and Lil Craig, much loved sister and sister-in-law of the late Margaret and Owen Craig, the late Brian and Pat Cra...
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David John LOWES

29/11/2019
On November 30, 2019 suddenly, aged 48 years. Dearly loved son of Mary and the late Stephen, eldest brother of Katherine, Chris, and Richard. David’s family and friends are invited to gather at the family home, 53 Reynolds Avenue, Bishopdale on Fri...
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Arthur (Des) Desmond HANN

29/11/2019
Passed away peacefully at Anthony Wilding Retirement Village on 30th November 2019, aged 89 years. Des was the dearly loved husband of Carol for 66 years, loved and respected father and father-in-law of Jill, Mike and Jan, Andrea and Cam Douglas, and...
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Malcolm Keith DODGE

29/11/2019
On November 30, 2019, peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospice, aged 73 years. Dearly loved husband of Val, much loved father and father-in-law of Joanne and Andrew Riordan, Adrienne and James Mounter, Campbell and Mel, and dearly loved ‘Pop’ of Caleb, ...
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Maureen Lyane WHITE

30/11/2019
On November 30, 2019, peacefully at Addington Gardens, aged 76 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Peter, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Debra and John, Donna, Maureen and Garry, Marie, Pete, and Jason, much loved nana of her nine grandchild...
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Nicholas (Nick) Logan BUCHANAN

28/11/2019
On November 29, 2019, suddenly at home, aged 32 years. Adored son of Claire Phillips and Logan Buchanan, loved step-son of Greg, and Sharon, best mate and cherished brother of Sam, amazing Dad of Fergus, and Willow, much loved grandson of Jack and An...
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James (Jim) Reidford MARR

28/11/2019
On November 29, 2019, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, aged 88 years. Cherished husband for 40 years of Lorraine (Lori), much loved father and father-in-law of Russell and Wendy, Stephen and Christine, Liz and Graeme Dempsey, much...
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Graeme Richard WALLIS MNZM

28/11/2019
On Saturday, November 30, 2019, surrounded by his family, aged 74 years. Much loved fiancé of Penni; former husband of Susan Wallis; loved and respected father and father-in-law of Nathan and Michelle, Natasha and Paul, Tristan and Fiona, Taisia and...
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Thomas (Wilton) Wilton TYSON

21/11/2019
Passed away peacefully at Anthony Wilding Hospital, on November 21, 2019, aged 92 years.  Dearly loved husband of the late Rosemary, loved father and father-in-law of Chris and John Burnell, Jenny and John Adams, Murray and Sue Tyson, and the late R...
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Pamela Emily WARD

24/11/2019
Passed away at Parklands Rest Home on November 24, 2019, aged 85 years. Loved daughter of Elsie and George Bennett, and much loved mother of Michele, Maxine, and the late Gregory (Greg). Grandmother of Emily, Anna, and Heidi. Her indomitable spiri...
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Samuel John (John) PEARCE

25/11/2019
On November 25, 2019, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved and treasured husband of Helen, much loved and adored father and father-in-law of Kay and Graeme Bell, Jan and Wayne Feast, Donna and David Butts, Dav...
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