Obituaries

John (Ace) Samuel BERRY

27/03/2017
On March 27, 2017, aged 60 years, passed away of a sudden heart attack.  Loving husband to Elaine, caring father to Samantha, Jenna and Tyson, and beloved brother of Rhonda, George and Dawn.  Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late John...
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Raymond (Ray) MARSH

28/03/2017
Passed away peacefully in ICU Christchurch Hospital on March 28, 2017, aged 67 years.  Loved husband of Linda, loved son of Ette and the late Ron Marsh, loved brother of Gary (Sydney), much loved brother-in-law of Judith, Paul, Brian and K, Colleen ...
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Noel Alfred CROSS

24/03/2017
Passed peacefully at Christchurch Hospital on Friday, March 24, 2017, aged 78 years. Much loved husband of Judi, loved father and father-in-law of Debra and Shane Campbell, Paul, Greg and Sue, and Natasha. A dearly loved grandfather and great-grandfa...
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Mervyn Francis THIAN

25/03/2017
On March 25, 2017, peacefully at Burwood Hospital, aged 86 years. Dearly loved husband of Lorna for 62 years, much loved Dad and father-in-law of Mark and Donna, Niki and Peter, and Deidre, loved “Pommie” of Whitney and Jayson, Alex and Jodey, Sa...
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Gerald David WHITLA

23/03/2017
On March 23, 2017, at Nurse Maude Hospice, aged 59 years. Loved husband and best friend of Alison, proud father of Emma, Marie, and Renee, loved son of Neil (deceased) and Mary, loved brother of Vanda, Lorraine (Mini), Stephen (deceased), Douglas (de...
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Margaret Patricia DOLAN

22/03/2017
On March 22, 2017, at Fendalton Retirement Village, aged 71 years. Dearly loved daughter of the late Marcella and Daniel Dolan (Rakaia), loved sister and sister-in-law of Agnes Brunning (deceased), Des (deceased) and Joan, Frank, Kathleen (deceased) ...
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Alfred (Cobby) Graham COBB

21/03/2017
On March 21, 2017, Cobby suddenly collapsed doing what he loved while visiting family in Lyttelton.  Dearly loved husband of Joan, adored father and father-in-law of Anthea and Michael, Helen, Liz and Ben.  Awesome grandad of Rosey, Alice, and Mary...
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Margaret Alison WOODHOUSE

22/03/2017
On March 22, 2017 suddenly at Christchurch Hospital, aged 79 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Des, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Angela, Gary and Kim (Auckland), Katrina, Scott and Jane (Gold Coast), proud nana of Chris, Heléna, Nick, T...
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Josephine (Jo) Marie DAVEY

14/03/2017
On March 14, 2017, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 78 years.  Dearly loved wife of Ken, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Michelle and Stu, Katrina (deceased), Bryan and Angela, Craig and Ana, loving Nana of Jarrod, Jonah, Dylan, and ...
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Margaret (Joy) NIVEN

18/03/2017
Our beautiful mum, on 18 March, 2017, passed away unexpectedly but peacefully, surrounded by her loving family. Mum we will miss you, you were the heart of our family, now with dad (Harold), Love you forever.  Allison and the late Bill, Pauline and ...
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James (Jim) Alfred SEARLE

21/03/2017
On March 21, 2017, passed away peacefully at Radius Hawthorne Rest Home, aged 84 years.  Dearly loved husband of the late Gloria, loved brother of Dorothy and the late Brian, and friend of Sue.  Messages may be addressed to D. Price, 41 Andrew Stre...
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Jennifer (Jenny) Margaret HOMAN

19/03/2017
Passed away unexpectedly on March 19, 2017, aged 71 years.  Dearly loved wife of David, beloved mum of Stephen, the late Matthew, and Anna.  Cherished sister of her 8 siblings, and a much loved aunty of all her nieces and nephews. “Sadly misse...
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John Frederick PETERSON

13/03/2017
On March 13, 2017, suddenly at his home in Christchurch, aged 66 years.  Loved husband of the late Patricia Thornton, much loved father and father-in-law of Julie Peterson and Jamie Hales (Greymouth), stepfather of Brendon, and Shamus, brother of Ji...
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Hugh Noel FLAY

15/03/2017
On March 15th 2017, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 83 years. Dearly loved husband of Marie, cherished step-dad of Joanne Watson, David and Josephine Watson, Wendy and Ross Webb, and Rachel and Martin Russell, grandad of William, Hamish, Charlotte, Ge...
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Norman Frederick DANIELS

17/03/2017
On March 17, 2017, peacefully at Silverdale Private Hospital, Merivale, Christchurch, aged 85 years. Loved father of Rachel Hagglund and David (Auckland), and Mark and Cate (Loburn), loved grandfather of Olivia, and Sophie Hagglund (Auckland), and Ni...
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Harley (Bob) KNOWSLEY

11/03/2017
Passed away suddenly on Saturday, March 11, 2017, in Melbourne.  Loving husband of Lex, and brother of Eileen. Much loved father and father-in-law of Debbie and John, Mike and Carrie, Cathy and Jo.  Loved by his nieces and nephews and Cathy and Jo'...
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Patricia (Trish) Elsie PREBBLE

13/03/2017
Passed away on March 13, 2017, at home surrounded by her loving family.  Loved wife of Merv, loved mum and mother-in-law of Hamish and Emily, Tim and Kath, and their children, Courtney, Charlotte, and Will; and Poppy, sister of Jamie, and the lat...
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Kay GUNDRY

14/03/2017
On March 14, 2017 peacefully at Parklands Hospital, surrounded by her loving family, aged 76 years. Dearly loved wife and soulmate of the late Peter Gundry, much loved mother of Tracey Gundry, Amanda and Carl Balani, cherished nana of Oliver, Lily, a...
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Peter JOHNSON

13/03/2017
On March 13, 2017, suddenly at Christchurch Hospital, aged 60 years.  Beloved husband of Trish, adored son of Eric and the late Rachel, dearly loved father of Ben, Amy, Nick and Penny, Nicholas, and last but not least Adam.  Much loved and respecte...
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Alice Gabrielle CLAYTON (WAAF, W1790, 1941-45)

13/03/2017
On March 13, 2017, aged 94 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Ralph, and loving mother of Christopher and Maria, Anna, and Beth. Loved Grandma of Sarah, Raphael, Johanna, and Jeremy. Loved daughter of the late Oswald and Ada White (formerly of Ha...
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