Obituaries

Hazel Ann WATT

04/12/2016
On December 4, 2016, surrounded by family at home, aged 75 years. Dearly loved partner of Ian, much loved mother and mother-in law of Debra and Brendan, and Brent and Maria, loved step-mother of Lee and Tina, Scott and Victoria, and Craig and Carla, ...
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Margaret McMILLAN

05/12/2016
On December 5th 2016, peacefully at Cashmere View Hospital, aged 87 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Mervyn, much loved mother and mother-in-law of David and Helen (Greymouth), Terry and Barbara (Ashburton), Bruce and Lesley, and Sue, adored nana...
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Geoffrey (Geoff) Charles DENNY

01/12/2016
On December 1, 2016, suddenly at Christchurch Hospital, aged 72 years. Much loved father and father-in-law of Tash and Gus, and Luke and Su, dearly loved grandpa of Emma, and James, treasured partner of Lizzie, loved brother and brother-in-law of Phi...
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Eudora May MATHIESON

03/12/2016
On December 3, 2016, Eudora passed away peacefully at Burwood Hospital, aged 84 years. Dearly loved wife of Colin, dearly loved mum of Sandy and Myrna, the late Karen, David and Jan, loving special grandma of Aleksander, Thomas, Jennifer, Michael; Bl...
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Sir David Russell HAY Kt, CBE

03/12/2016
On Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Silverdale, aged 88 years. Dearly loved husband of Jocelyn, much loved father of Nicola, and Natasha, loved identical twin brother of the late Hamish, loved brother of Laurie, and the late Helen. “At Peace.” ...
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Rae Edwin Jack ANDERSON

03/12/2016
On December 3, 2016, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 88 years.  Dearly loved husband of Val, and a much loved father and father-in-law, grandfather, and great-grandfather.  Special thanks to the staff at Ward 27, Christchurch ...
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Kin Fong LI

05/12/2016
On December 5th 2016, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family, aged 81 years. Much loved mum of Monica and Chris (Swee Ting), loved nana of Jessica, and Daphne, and loving Godmother of Tsz Fung and Yasmine. Special thanks to Dr Colin Ding ...
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Mary Margaret WELLS

01/12/2016
On December 1st, 2016 peacefully in her sleep at Christchurch Hospital, aged 75 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Stephen, much loved mother of Julie, and the late Tony, mother-in-law of Karen, grandmother of Trey, and Devon, loved sister and sist...
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James (Jim) Balfour WILL

02/12/2016
Peacefully at Bethesda Hospital.  Beloved husband of Kym, much loved father and father-in-law of Nicola, Fiona and Mike, Katrina and Peter, Christopher and Michaela, Antony and Sebon, loved and loving grandad of Anita; Sam; Daniel, Jake, and Rebecca...
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Barbara Burnice YOUNG

30/11/2016
 On November 30 at Cashmere View Hospital, aged 84 years.  Much loved wife and lifelong friend of Dennis, loved and inspiring mum and mum-in-law of Mark and Vicki, Bryce and Cheryl, an awesome grandma and grandma-in-law of Cameron, Perry, Adam and ...
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Doreen Ruth MAY

29/11/2016
 On November 29, 2016, peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospital, in her 96th year.  Much loved wife of the late Ron, cherished mother and mother-in-law of Barry and Caroline, Phillip and Margaret, Maxine and Trev, and Michelle and Mark, adored gran and g...
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Alison Louise SWAIN

29/11/2016
 Tragically taken on November 29, 2016, aged 42 years.  Loved wife and friend of Brett, loved and devoted mum of Journey, and Alfie, beloved daughter of Lesley and John Walker, loved sister and sister-in-law of Stephanie and Tony Gardner, loved dau...
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Roy Eugene BLYTH

27/11/2016
On November 27, 2016, peacefully after a short illness, aged 76 years. Dearly loved husband of Lorraine (Betty) and father and father-in-law of Julie and Regan, Matthew and Rachel, treasured Poppa and mate of Cameron Blyth, Gareth Spiers, Jamie-Lee a...
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Colin Arthur STEWART

26/11/2016
On November 26, 2016, at Christchurch Hospital, Colin peacefully boarded the ship to the Undying Lands where he is finally free from his physical shell, aged 74 years.  Much loved husband of Rose, adored Dad and father-in-law of Melissa and Scott, C...
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Jeanne Marion WILLIAMS

30/11/2016
Passed peacefully at Ballarat Care Home surrounded by her family, on November 30, 2016, in her 81st year.  Dearly loved wife of the late Doug, deeply cherished mother of Marianne Guy, Christine, Judith, Barbara, Margaret, Angela, and Marc, and their...
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William (Gordon) Gordon INCH

25/11/2016
 On November 25, 2016, peacefully at Elmswood Retirement Village, in his 93rd year. Dearly loved husband of the late Merlyn, much loved and respected father and father-in-law of Bruce and Leonie (and the late Lea), Lindsay and Olga, and Margaret and...
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Christopher (Chris) William MESSERVY

26/11/2016
On November 26, 2016 unexpectedly at Christchurch Hospital, aged 24 years. Beloved son of Cherie Carr and the late Des Messervy, loved brother of Steffan, treasured grandson of Len and Kay Carr, much loved partner of Sam, soon-to-be proud father of B...
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Andrea (Andy) Joy COLEMAN

27/11/2016
On November 27, 2016, at Essie Summers after a brave struggle, aged 62 years.  Much loved partner, best friend and soulmate of Maree, amazing mother of Johns and Mat, adored granny of Harry and Emily, and a loved daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. ...
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Donald (Don) (Foz) Schofield FOSTER

23/11/2016
(Late of Cheviot / Leithfield): On November 23, 2016, peacefully at Ballarat Care Home, Rangiora, aged 81 years, beloved husband of Margaret, loved father and father-in-law of Kathryn and Phil Te Hau, Alison and Tim Marsland, Christine and Ian Coppar...
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Colin (Buddha) George HODSON

24/11/2016
On November 24, 2016, peacefully at ICU Christchurch Hospital, aged 61 years.  Dearly loved husband of Beth, much loved dad of Jake, loved son of the late Jack and Betty, loved brother and brother-in-law of Graham (deceased), Joan, Doreen (deceased)...
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