Obituaries

Peggy GUNN

18/07/2018
On Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at Maples Retirement Village after a short illness. Much loved sister and best friend of Alison Lee, loved sister of the late Ray, Jim, and Don Gunn, and sister-in-law of Jack Lee, Jan Gunn, and Valmai Gunn. Loved special...
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Paul John STAPLETON

07/04/2018
On April 7,  2018, surrounded by his family, aged 64 years. Treasured and much loved partner of Sally, much loved son of Ivan (deceased) and Renia, special brother and brother-in-law of Grant and Jean, Glennis and Dave. Messages may be addressed to ...
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Brian Joseph COLUMBUS

22/05/2017
Peacefully taken from us on Monday 22nd at Silverdale, loved and loving husband of Marjorie, father and father-in-law to Deirdre, Michael and Meagan.  Eldest brother and brother-in-law of Patricia Stagg, Raymond deceased and Linda, David and Beverly...
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Harry Carel HOFF

Passed away at home, aged 86 years.  Greatly missed as a father, father-in-law, granddad, great-granddad, brother, and uncle.  Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Harry Hoff, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545.  At Harry’s reque...
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Joan Mary NEWMAN

Passed away peacefully in her 98th year.  Devoted wife of the late Maurice for 64 years, much loved mother of Derek, John, Alastair and Rosalind.  A much loved grandmother and great-grandmother.  Messages may be sent to The Family of the late Joan...
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Beverley (Bev) Yvonne MARSHALL

09/11/2018
On November 9, 2018, passed away peacefully with family by her side, at Essie Summers Hospital, in her 90th year.  Beloved wife of the late Bruce for 62 years, loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Lynne and Andrew Marwick, Sally and Paul Sta...
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Shirley Maude PARRATT

13/01/2017
On January 13, 2017, passed away peacefully at Parkstone Care Home, in her 100th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Ernest (Dick), much loved mother and mother-in-law of Lesley and Doug Everest, Warren and Maureen, Glenn and Karen, loved nana of all...
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Christopher (Kit) Richard VENNELL OBE, Commander RNZN (Retired)

23/01/2017
On January 23, 2017, at Ilam Lifecare, aged 87 years.  Most dearly loved husband of Elizabeth, very much loved father of Caroline, loved brother and brother-in-law of Adrian, Guy, Jock, and Tim, and Dennis O’Rorke.  Messages may be addressed to T...
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Gwen CARTER

26/07/2018
On July 26, 2018, aged 91 years. Passed away peacefully in the loving care of Elmswood Retirement Village. Wife of the late Frank, and beloved mother of Maureen Morris, Fay Bennett, and Chris Carter. Loved Nana of her 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grand...
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Winifred (Win) Wild

10/12/2017
On December 10, 2017, peacefully at Avonlea, aged 86 years. Much loved and adored wife of the late Ray for 66 years. A loved mother and mother-in-law of Raymond, Barb, Stephanie and Warren, treasured grandma of Shane, Melissa, Steven; Mitchell and Li...
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Ian Adrian YEE

12/12/2017
On December 12, 2017, sadly taken too soon, aged 48 years. Fun, loving, and supportive dad of Olliver, and Holly, and his four legged buddy Taco. Dearly loved son of Ken and the late Angela, loved brother of the late Julian, and Bethany, and former p...
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Margaret Elizabeth CANDY

07/04/2018
On April 7, 2018, peacefully at Bethesda Rest Home, aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Brian Candy, and mother of Alistair, Alison, Phillipa, and Joanna, sister-in-law of Merle and George, and aunt of Jocelyn, and Stephen. Thanks to the sta...
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Olive Mervyn Josephine James

25/03/2019
Passed away peacefully at Holmwood Rest Home, Rangiora, on Monday, March 25, 2019, aged 96 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Aubrey, loved mother of Kenneth (deceased), and Jocelyn (Taupo), and mother-in-law of Carol. Special thanks to the managem...
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Delma Regina Margaret CRAZE

27/03/2019
On March 27, 2019, passed away peacefully at Ngaio Marsh Retirement Village, aged 88 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Ken, loved mother and mother-in-law of Neville and Tania, Simon, Nicola, and the late Andrea.  Special thanks to the wonderfu...
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Marian Elizabeth WOOD

05/04/2018
WOOD, Marian Elizabeth: On April 5, 2018, unexpectedly following a short illness, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 58 years. Dearly loved partner of George, very much loved mother of Philip (UK), loved sister of John (UK), and a loved friend of Annita ...
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James (Jim) Arthur PALMER

18/07/2018
With deep sadness we announce the passing of James Arthur Palmer, peacefully in Christchurch, on July 18, 2018, aged 94 years. Born Palmerston North, July 11, 1924. Beloved wife of Joan Mary (RIP), and Mary Catherine (RIP 1971), brother-in-law of Bil...
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Rhonda (Rin) Lesley KNIGHT

29/03/2019
Passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, on Friday, March 29, 2019, having recently celebrated her 90th birthday.  Loved wife of the late Derek (Rick), loved mother and mother-in-law of Michelle and Warren Barnes, loved gran of Kate, and Mat...
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Joan Alisoun GRUMITT

21/05/2017
16-10-1919 – 21-5-2017. Dearly loved wife of the late Neil (Snow) Williamson and loved mother of the late Barry, Sally, and Tim. Loved grandmother of Rachel, and Emma; Scott, Tom, and Kate. Loved wife of the late Bruce Grumitt and adored ‘Joanie...
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Lionel SHAW

25/07/2018
Peacefully on July 25, 2018, at Nurse Maude Hospice. Treasured husband and best mate of Wendy. Beloved son of Phyllis and the late Fred. Loved brother of Debbie and a cherished and respected brother-in-law, nephew, cousin, uncle, great-uncle and frie...
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Gavin George DICKSON

28/03/2019
On March 28, 2019, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital with family by his side, in his 88th year. Doting husband of Trixie, loved father and father-in-law of Anne and Ted (deceased), Terry and Carole, Colleen (deceased) and Peter, Lynette and John, d...
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