Obituaries

Francis (Frank) Paul CLARK

05/08/2020
Reg No: 825075 NZ ARMY. PEACE CORPS, MALAYA: On August 5, 2020, at Cashmere View Care Home, aged 82 years.  Dearly loved husband of the late Damien (Mary), much loved father and father-in-law of Tania and Gary, Edward and Bridget, Pieta and Jeremy,...
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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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Alexander David LONG

04/08/2020
On August 4, 2020, peacefully at Summerset on Cavendish, aged 85 years. Loved husband of the late Frances, loved dad of David Jr, and the late Liz, much loved grandad of Eleanor, father-in-law of Joe, and brother of Bob (deceased), and Judith. Specia...
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Roger Godfrey DUKE

30/07/2020
On July 30, 2020, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, in his 80th year. Born in Middlesex, England, September 22, 1940 to Ernest and Ivy Duke, he wasn’t one to conform. Shoes were definitely an optional accessory in Dad’s world and his guitar w...
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Raymond (Ray) John Ian SMITH

01/08/2020
Suddenly and peacefully at home, on August 1, 2020, aged 85 years.  Dearly loved husband of the late Thelma, and respected father of Michael, Andrew, and Megan, supportive Pop to George, and Harry. Special thanks to the Waikuku Community for their c...
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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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Erwin (Johnny) Alfred HAWTHORNE

23/05/2017
On May 23rd 2017, peacefully at Rosewood Rest Home, aged 79 years. Treasured husband of Daphne, much loved dad of Kim, Viv, and Susy, father-in-law of Bruce, Mark, and Graham, proud grandad of Jonathan, Morgan, Amelia, James, Jennifer, Sophie, Charlo...
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Andrew John (Andy, Griz) CLAYTON

09/11/2019 - 18/11/2019
On November 9, 2019, suddenly whilst out walking in the Hanmer Forest, aged 66 years, dearly loved husband and best mate of Roz, much loved son of the late Hilda and John, son-in-law of Joan and the late Chris, brother of Jackie, Sue, Mandy, the late...
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