Obituaries

Margaret Gillian (Gill) EASTGATE

23/06/2019
On June 23, 2019, peacefully in her sleep, dearly loved wife and life partner for 60 years of Norman; loved mother and mother-in-law of Andrew and Anja; Russell and Christine; and loved grandma of Matt, and Nicole.  Loved sister and sister-in-law of...
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Frank Ernest Leslie (Q.S.M.) MITCHELL

25/06/2019
On June 25, 2019 at Diana Isaac Village, passed away peacefully in his 91st year.  Loving and devoted husband of the late Joan, caring and supportive father and father-in-law of Eve and John, Julie, Jeff and Norma, Andrew and Eriko, treasured Pop of...
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Ellen Mary (Molly) SMITH

22/06/2019
On June 22, 2019, passed away peacefully, aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of Syd for 70 years, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Dianne, Murray and Paula, and Janette and Mike, loved nana of Mark, and Anna; Lisa, and Cameron; and loved great-na...
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Richard John CONNELL

17/06/2019
On June 17 2019, passed away peacefully at home, aged 92 years.  Beloved husband of Vilma for 66 years, devoted father of Glenda (deceased), Christine, and Dianne and a loving grandfather and great-grandfather. “Rest in Peace” Messages may...
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Conrad (Con) Hugh MACKLE

20/06/2019
On June 20, 2019 peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 81 years. Much loved and devoted husband of Thora for 55 years, and a loved brother, brother-in-law, uncle, great-uncle, cousin, and friend. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the lat...
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Robert (Bob) Douglas DEWAR

21/06/2019
Passed away peacefully, at Wesley Care Hospital, on Friday, June 21, 2019, aged 84 years. Dearly loved, loving husband and best friend of Bernice for almost 62 years. Loving father and father-in-law of Robyn and Bryan Fotheringham, Bronwyn and Brent ...
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Cara SELLARS

22/06/2019
Cara died peacefully in Christchurch on 22 June, 2019, aged 95 years. Loved mother of Judith Bright, Susan Sheldon and the late Garry Sellars, and beloved wife of the late Richard Maurice Westrupp, and the late Kenneth Ronald Sellars. Cara love...
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Gordon Thomas BRADY

01/03/1950 - 22/06/2019
Beloved father and father-in-law of Jessi and Brian, and Abe and Alice Joy, and friend of a lifetime to Cheryl. Devoted “G-G” of Lara Philomena, Gabrielle Brady, Rosemary Norma, Lucy Joy, Harley George, and Baby Brady (Dec 2019). Dearly loved bro...
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David Patrick O’LOUGHLIN

16/06/2019
Suddenly on June 16, 2019 at home, doing what he loved. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Janet, much loved and cherished Dad of Thomas, step-dad of Johnny and Mackenzie, loved grandad of Aria-Marie, Katana-Jane, and Johnny Ace, and a loved son...
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Michelle Lee BROOK

19/06/2019
On June 19, 2019, peacefully at home, surrounded by family, aged 42 years.  Dearly loved wife of Adam, much loved mother of Matt, and Ollie, adored daughter of Adrian and Karen Stephen-Feod, much loved and adored sister and sister-in-law of Nicole a...
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Joan Prudence POFF

19/06/2019
on June 19, 2019, passed away peacefully at Edith Cavell Home, in her 95th year.  Devoted, loving and caring wife of the late Kevin, loved mum of Trish and Bruce, Pete and Sheila, treasured nana of Robert, and Murray, cherished grandma of Sean, Lind...
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John Stanley LIGHTFOOT

19/06/2019
Passed away peacefully on June 19, 2019, at his home in Punakaiki after a long journey with cancer. Dearly loved partner of Christine (Chris) King, stepfather of Andrew King and his fiancé Stephanie, and Poppa of Lily. Special thanks to the Oncology...
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Martin John LAMMERS

14/06/2019
On June 14, 2019, died suddenly at home, aged 52 years. Loved husband of Faye, adored father of Sjaak, Joshua, and Corban, loved son of the late Martinus and Henrica, son-in-law of Pauline and Donald Foster, loved brother and brother-in-law of Rosjie...
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Colin M.B.E GRAHAM

18/06/2019
(Retired Member of the NZ Police): On June 18, 2019, passed away peacefully, aged 88 years.  Deeply loved husband of Pamela, much loved father and father-in-law of Fiona and David, and Morag and Chris, adored Poppa of William, Laura; Harry, and Nich...
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Ora Ellen HARTSTONE

27/05/2019
On May 27, 2019 peacefully at Essie Summers Hospital, aged 84 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Ted, mother and mother-in-law of Wesley and Tonya, Drew and Tessa, grandmother of Taryn; and Harry. At Ora’s request, a private cremation has taken p...
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Shing (Stanley) Min LEE

11/06/2019
Passed away peacefully in his sleep early Tuesday morning, June 11, 2019, aged 78 years. Devoted husband of the late Yem Shui, much cherished father and father-in-law of David and Diana, John and Jo; loving grandfather of Alexa, Ethan, Sophie, and Sa...
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Jason Alexander ORME

Passed away suddenly at his home, aged 51 years. Dearly loved son of Muriel and Terry, loved brother of Gary, and Julieanne. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Jason Orme c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. The Funeral service for J...
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Matthew Philip ABELA

16/06/2019
Unexpectedly taken from us on Sunday, June, 16, 2019, aged 21 years. Treasured son of Peter Abela and Karren Johnson; loved big brother of William; cherished grandson of Mervyn and Jo Johnson, and the late Philip and Carmen Abela. He was a nephew, he...
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Jean BROOK

19/06/2019
Passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, aged 86 years.  Loved wife for 54 years of the late Harry; beloved mother and mother-in-law of Andrew and Ingrid, David and Allison, and Paul and Joanne; and a much loved grandma and great-grandma....
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Christine COMFORT

13/06/2019
Passed away peacefully after a long battle, on June 13, 2019, at 7.30pm, aged 68 years.  Much loved and sadly missed wife of Clive, and mother of Martin, Julie, and Susan.  Treasured nana of Jake, Hayley, Mikaela, Mathew, Daniel, and Hagen.  Speci...
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