Obituaries

Harry GISBERTS

13/04/2017
Passed away peacefully at home in the arms of his loving family. Dearly loved and cherished husband of Leny, adored father and father-in-law of Marjo and Paul, Sylvia, and Sonja and Graham, much loved Opa of Michaela and Richard, Daniel, Samuel, Tima...
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Pauline May HUGHES

12/04/2017
Passed away on April 12, 2017, aged 72 years, at Christchurch Hospital, after a short illness.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Andrew and Eilís, and Janine and Peter, cherished Nana of Mackenzie, Clodagh, Brooke, and Aisling.  Much loved sister...
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Ruth Eileen BROPHY

13/04/2017
On April 13, 2017, at Holly Lea Village, aged 89 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Jack, loved mother and mother-in-law of John and Loretta, Chris and Hilary, treasured grandma of Cameron, James; Shaun, Matthew, and Sarah. “Your sense of humo...
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Gavin Charles SINGLETON

11/04/2017
Passed peacefully at Parklands Hospital, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, with his family by his side, in his 87th year.  Most dearly loved husband of Dore, much loved father and father-in-law of Graeme and Ange; and Mark and Hannah (Auckland), cherished...
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Marguerite (Anne) DWYER

12/04/2017
On April 12, 2017, aged 86 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Dennis, loved sister and sister-in-law of Martin and Carol (both deceased), Norman and the late Iris, Alan and Maureen, Paul and Edna, Vincent (deceased) and Nellie, and Mary, and a lo...
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Valma (Shirley) Shirley CLARK

12/04/2017
Passed peacefully at Ballarat Care Home, on Wednesday, 12th April, 2017, in her 89th year.  Beloved wife of Ian (deceased), much loved mum and mum-in-law of Murray (deceased), and Dallas; Malcolm and Wendy; and Judith and Quentin.  Much loved grand...
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Lloyd Ronald COX

12/04/2017
On April 12, 2017, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 73 years.  Dearly loved husband of Sarila, much loved father and father-in-law of Siobhan and Alex, and Ryan, loved step-father of Ankit, loved grandfather of Luca, Nikita, Cha...
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Rebecca (Betty) McQUEEN

12/04/2017
On April 12, 2017, peacefully at Bishop Selwyn, aged 95 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Gavin, very much loved mum, nana, and great-nana of Gavin, Diane, Andrew, Darryl, and Conor.  Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Rebecca ...
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Andrei John MARTIN

04/04/2017
On April 4, 2017, peacefully at home, following sheer determination, surrounded by his family and friends, aged 41 years.  Beloved husband of Abby, loved and adored ‘Da’ of Alice, dearly loved son of Nola and Kevin, much loved brother and brothe...
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Dorothy Mary STURT

07/04/2017
On April 7, 2017, passed away peacefully at Rose Court in her 95th Year.   Dearly loved wife of the late Alfred, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Michael and Shirley, Anthea, Lindsay and Janine, and Stephen, loved grandma of Anita, Jonathan, ...
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Mary Elizabeth READMAN

08/04/2017
On April 08, 2017, at WesleyCare, aged 87 years.  Beloved wife of the late Ken Readman, treasured daughter of the late Mildred and William Harnett (Kaikoura), much loved step-mother of Janet Berry, Vivien and Jack Frost, Helen Conroy, and Jocelyn an...
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Lillian (Fay) Fay STUPPLES

08/04/2017
On April 8, 2017, peacefully at Rose Court Rest Home, aged 71 years. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Shelley and Mark, Nigel and Anna, adored Granny Fay of Aidan, Ollie, and Axton, loved sister of Margaret, and aunty to Donna, and Justine. Mes...
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Stephen Alfred BOTTING

09/04/2017
On 9th April 2017, aged 37 years. Treasured son of Calder and Wendy, little brother of Mark and Angi, Philip and Iris, Lara and Tim, utterly loved uncle of Kate, Amy, Ella, Indi, Tuva, Olli, and a valued and respected friend and colleague. Stephen’...
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Murray Clifford Douglas MARKS

08/04/2017
On April 8, 2017, surrounded by family, aged 51 years.  Much loved father of Rosa, and Ethan, and the mother of his children, Michelle, beloved son and friend of Sally and Peter Marks, loved partner of Anna, loved brother and brother-in-law of Sue a...
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Janet Irene LISTER

10/04/2017
On April 10, 2017, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 68 years.  Much loved partner of Graham Thorne, loved mum of David, Andrew, and Sally, adored grandmother of Sarah, Robert, Jordan, Lochlan, Riley, and Eric.  Loved sister of Margaret, th...
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John Lindsay JOSEPH

03/04/2017
On April 3, 2017, peacefully at home following a short illness, aged 71 years.  Dearly loved husband of Christine; adored father and father-in-law of Justine, Annabel and Milan, Olivia and Alistair; and good friend of the girls’ mother, Patricia. ...
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Paul Richard GUEST

07/04/2017
On April 7, 2017, unexpectedly at home surrounded by his family. Much loved husband of Glenis, loving eldest son of Ngaire, devoted father of Susanne, Heather, Carolyn, Nigel and Katrina, special Grandad to Ashleigh, Kieran, and Elliot; Sophie, Laura...
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John (Jack) GREENHALGH

09/04/2017
On April 9, 2017, passed away peacefully at Parkstone Care Home, aged 80 years.  Loved husband of Beryl, dearly loved father of Sarah, Jonathan, and Tamara, father-in-law of Derek, and Geoff, and much loved Grandad of Emma, Matthew, Jennifer, Campbe...
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John (Jack) Alfred RYAN

04/04/2017
On April 4, 2017, peacefully at Ngaio Marsh, aged 85 years, dearly loved and treasured husband of Marion; father and father-in-law of John and Carol, Cathie and Graeme, Carl and Jen, and Mike and Delwyn; adored Grandpa of his 8 grandchildren, and Gre...
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Norma CLEPHANE

04/04/2017
Passed peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in her 89th year.  Treasured wife of the late Ian, devoted Mother and Mother-in-law of Paul and Margaret; David and Christine; Nigel; and Richard and Carol.  Cherished Nana of N...
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