Obituaries

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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Biddy (Dorothy Ann) ARMITAGE

10/08/2019
On August 10, 2019, passed peacefully and calmly in Christchurch, aged 73 years.  Dearly loved wife of Richard, loved mother and mother-in-law of Victoria (Tori) and Daniel Comber, the late Katherine, Amanda and Ryan Baird, treasured grandmama of Sa...
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John Thomas REID

10/08/2019
John died peacefully on August 10, 2019, after a courageous battle with diabetes, aged 80 years.  Dearly loved husband of Helen for nearly 50 years, loved and respected dad and father-in-law of Hamish (deceased) and Andrea, Michele and Keith, and El...
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Amy Constance (Connie) RICHARDS

11/08/2019
On August 11, 2019 peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 92 years, dearly loved wife of the late Graham, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Gerry and the late Pip, Jeff and Joy, and Ann and Pat Maunsell, loved nana of Linden (deceased), and L...
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Margaret Helen JENKINS

09/08/2019
Died peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, on Friday, August 9, 2019, in her 89th year. Beloved wife of William, mother and mother-in-law of Christopher and Diane, Philipa and Andrew, Belinda and David; grandmother of Simon, Julian, Sarah, Catherine, ...
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Johanna (Annie) Antonia TORK

09/08/2019
Died peacefully at home on August 9, 2019, aged 82 years. Loved wife of Gerrit, loved mum of Heather (deceased) and Rob, Sandra and Tony, Anthony and Janelle, loving Oma of Nicholas, Michael, Jennifer, Jayden, Cody, Karl, Leon, Jasmin, Ruben, Hannah,...
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Elsie Vera BARNARD

11/08/2019
On August 11, 2019, passed away in Christchurch, with loving family at her side, in her 101st year. Loving wife of the late Len, loving mother and mother-in-law of Wendy and Peter McCallum, Pamela, and Peter, cherished nana of Lee, Glenn, Gina; and J...
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Petrus (Piet, Peter) FLORIS

08/08/2019
On August 8, 2019, at Rangiora, aged 91 years.   Dearly loved husband for 55 years of Els, much loved Pappa of the late Christine and Wayne, Peter and Helen, Robert and Jackie, and Mark and Hayley, adored Opa of Jonathan, Georgia, Taine, Brittany, ...
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Robert (Bob) Charles RISHWORTH

06/08/2019
On August 6, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 92 years. Deeply loved husband of the late Beryl.  Best father ever of Penelope, and Sally, loved father-in-law of Stewart, proudest Grandpa of James and Chloe, Charles, Françoise and Simon. “S...
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Nigel BOWRON

07/08/2019
On August 7, 2019, passed away peacefully at Merivale Retirement Village, aged 92 years.  Loved husband of Nola, loved father and father-in-law of Brigit and Grant, Roger and Anna, and Murray, grandpa of Harry, Max, Zoe, James, Tom, and Connor, and ...
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Dulcie Edna BAIN

05/08/2019
On August 5, 2019, passed away peacefully at Mayfair Retirement Village, aged 73 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Dick, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Samuel and Milly, and a loved friend to many. Special thanks to Debbie, staff, and ca...
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John (Graham) Graham CARRINGTON

04/08/2019
(late of St Martins): Born January 3, 1931, at St Helens, England. Passed away peacefully on August 4, 2019, aged 88 years. Father and father-in-law of Vicki and Glenn Richards, and the late Lynn, grandfather of Meghan, Hamish, and Caitie, former hus...
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Gavin (Gav) TAYLOR

31/07/2019
On July 31, 2019, unexpectedly at home, aged 62 years.  Dearly loved father and good mate of Tim, and Sam, and loved by Janice, loved brother and brother-in-law of Gordon and Maree, David and Eileen, and Trevor and Jackie, a cherished uncle, and a g...
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John Sullivan FAIRHALL

04/08/2019
Left us peacefully on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Dearly loved husband and father of Shirley, and Richard, loved brother of Gerard, Peter, and Mary.  Messages may be addressed to PO Box 684, Christchurch 8140.  A Service for John will be held in St And...
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Ngaire Isobel SIBBALD

06/08/2019
Passed away peacefully with her family beside her on Tuesday August 6th, 2019, aged 87 years. Loved wife of the late Jack; loved mother and mother-in-law of Christine and Kelvin, Andrew, and Helen; loved nana of Kayla, and more nana of Jordyn; loved ...
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Donald (Don) James BISMAN

05/08/2019
Left us peacefully on August 5, 2019, at 91 years of age. Much loved husband of June, and cherished father and father-in-law of Elizabeth, Diana and Sean, Heather and Robert. Beloved grandfather to Lucy and John, Samantha and Dylan, Laura and Ben, Am...
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