Obituaries

Dr Doreen Galloway PAE

16/08/2019
Passed away on Friday, August 16, 2019, aged 75 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Kirsty and Steven McGregor, and Andrew and Te Awhina O’Hara; beloved grandmother of Emera, Jamie, Ahrlyn, Caitlin, and Isla. The family would like to than...
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George Lincoln WETHEY

21/08/2019
Dearly loved husband and companion of the late Margot for more than 62 years, devoted father and father-in-law of Jane and Rob Phillips, Dave and Tess Wethey, and Joanne (Jo) and Tony Dowell. Loved and loving grandfather of Anna and Neil, Elissa, Stu...
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William Rawiri RIGBY

20/08/2019
On August 20, 2019, passed away peacefully aged 71 years.  Dearly loved father of Michelle, Andrea, and David, much loved grandfather of Lucas, and Amber and a loved brother and uncle.  Special thanks to Bainlea House who cared for William.  In li...
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Isabella Cessford (Stella) WILSON

19/08/2019
On August 19, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital, with family at her side, aged 86 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late John Swift, and the late Stan Wilson, deeply loved mother and mother-in-law of Pauline and Graeme, Brenda and Rick, and Mark, proud ...
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John Bevan EATHORNE

18/08/2019
On 18th August 2019, peacefully at home, aged 75 years.  Much loved and treasured husband of Colleen, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Leanne and Dale Flanagan, Scott and Nicky (Sydney), Mark and Stefany (Perth), proud and loving “BJ” (g...
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Owen Veasey SMITH

18/08/2019
On August 18, 2019, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, aged 66 years.  Dearly loved husband of Heather, loved father and father-in-law of Georgina and Ryan, Kerry and Steve, Erin and Gareth, and Kylie and Luke, loved gr...
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Hermanus (Cracker) van TRIERUM

17/08/2019
Passed away at Nurse Maude Hospital on August 17, 2019, aged 94 years.  Dearly loved husband of Jacoba (deceased 2013), much loved father and father-in-law of Jack and Raelene, Marjo and Paul Bendall, and Lynette and Bill Davidson.  Adored Grandfat...
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Beverley Ann DIXON

14/08/2019
(formerly Kingi): Passed away peacefully on August 14, 2019, with family by her side, aged 75 years. Dearly loved wife of John, loved and cherished mother, mother-in-law, and step-mother of Sue, Dion and Jen, Sandra, Brenda and Ivan, and Vaughan; Tra...
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Barry John O’CARROLL

15/08/2019
Passed away peacefully at home on August 15, 2019, aged 65 years.  Much loved husband of Karen, adored father and father-in-law of Natalie and Kym Townsend, Cathy and Tom Heather, loved Baz of Hazel, and Jed Townsend, loved only son of Oonah and the...
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Jeremy Keith KAYWAH

14/08/2019
8/2/1986 – to - 14/8/2019 It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Jeremy. Youngest son of Mary and Peter. Loved brother of Gum, and Nick. Loving partner of Hannah. Proud father of Ngahuia, Mei-Xing, Te Manawa, and Jia-Li. A ...
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William (Bill) Thomas GARLICK

15/08/2019
On August 15, 2019, peacefully at Bishop Selwyn Rest Home, beloved husband of Verle for 60 years, loved father and father-in-law of Joy, Philip and Lynda, and the late Anthea, fun granddad of Daniel, and Jordan.  The loving care of staff at Bishop S...
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Maureen SPARKS

13/08/2019
On August 13, 2019, passed away peacefully, aged 79 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Leonard, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Andrew and Adele, Jacqui, and Meghann, and a loved grandma of Evelyn, and Lloyd; Lachlan, and Henry; and Samantha...
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Mary-Jean McLAUCHLAN

14/08/2019
On August 14, 2019, peacefully at home. Loved wife of John, loved mother and mother-in-law of Roderic, Emily and Jim, and Amy, loved granny of Calum, and Gemma; Lewis, and Dominic; Elliot, and Theo. Mary-Jean will be sadly missed by family and fri...
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Gordon ROBINSON

11/08/2019
On August 11, 2019, peacefully in his sleep, aged 89 years.  Beloved soulmate, rock, dear friend and husband of Elizabeth (Liz), loved brother of Joan and the late Edric Mason (Scotland), loved uncle of Pauline and Andrew Harris (Scotland), and dear...
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Steph MAINPRIZE

11/08/2019
On August 11, 2019, passed away at Nurse Maude Hospice, surrounded by family and friends, aged 44 years. Adored and treasured wife of Steve, and proud, ‘best Mum ever’ of Cate. Steph was an inspirational, fun-loving, high-energy, generous soul am...
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Paula Lillian LAIRD

11/08/2019
On August 11, 2019, at Nurse Maude Hospice, surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved partner and soulmate of Mark, adored mother of LeeAnn and Kimberley, and a cherished grandmother. Much loved by her brothers, sisters and their extended familie...
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Janine May MORTON

12/08/2019
Passed away at Christchurch Hospital on Monday, August 12, 2019, aged 57 years. Much loved wife of Andrew, beloved mum of Georgia, and Victoria; and much loved sister and sister-in-law of Karen and Gary Luff, Paul and Vicki Griffiths, and John and Vi...
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Elizabeth Audrey (Liz) BELL

10/08/2019
On August 10, 2019, passed away unexpectedly at home, aged 57 years.  Loving mum and mother-in-law of Carl and Hayley, Shane and Brooke, and Aaron, treasured Rakaia-Nana of Sophie, and Lexi.  Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Eliz...
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John Stuart McKINNEY

03/08/2019
On August 3, 2019, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, in his 83rd year.  Dearly loved husband of Shirley, loving father and father-in-law of Stuart and Beatrix, and Hannah and Tim. “We will miss this Yorkshire man’s quick wit.” “I to...
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Betty Marion MORRISON

08/08/2019
On August 8, 2019, passed peacefully in her sleep, in her 94th year.  Dearly loved Wife of the late John. Very loved and cherished Mother of Wayne, and Marianne and Mother-in-law of Wayne, loved and caring Nana of the late Tiffany, Michael and Holle...
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