Obituaries

Hazel Winifred SWINARD

09/08/2018
Peacefully at Christchurch Hospital on August 9, 2018, in her 96th year. Deeply loved wife of the late Dick, much loved mother and friend of Adrienne and Art, Rick and Paula, the late Geoff, and Jane. Beloved Nan and Great-Nan of Geoff, Karyn and Oli...
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Allan (Ally) Jordan POPE

06/06/2017
Loved and precious youngest son of Catherine, nature loving “taller” brother to Matthew, Jonathan and Karen, Reuben, Caleb and Angelique.  Special and sometimes “grumpy” uncle Al to Ava, Zephaniah, Lucus, Ari, Isla and Amy-Jade.  Adored Sou...
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Errol Moulin PRENDERGAST

09/04/2020
Passed away on April 9, 2020, aged 83 years. Dearly loved husband of Beverley for 63 years, loved father and father-in-law of Andrea and Mark, Pierce and Jackie, Patrick and Fiona, cherished Poppy of Katherine, Anna and Michael, Aimee, Natalie and To...
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Michael (Mike) David ANDERSON

03/04/2019
Died suddenly on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, aged 88 years.  Dearly loved husband of the late Val, father and father-in-law of Linda and Peter, Frank and Trish, Michael and Teresa, and Greg and Nicola, dearly loved granddad of Harry, Jane, and Lucy; M...
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Ken FINNEMORE

02/06/2020
On June 2, 2020, age 82 years. Peacefully at home in Heathcote Valley.  Beloved husband of 57 years of Ann (France). Loved father of Cameron, Dawn (Dart), and Mike, cherished father-in-law of Lisa, Andrew, and Michelle. Adored granddad of Abbey, Geo...
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Isla Jean JONES

27/05/2020
Passed away at Christchurch Hospital on Wednesday morning, 27th May, 2020, aged 80 years. Much loved wife of Bill, loved mum and mother-in-law of Shaun, Lyndsey, Nicola (deceased) and Cyril, and Chris and Jo, much loved Nanny of Reuben, Ella, and Kim...
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Linda Frances BROWN

On February 10, 2017, peacefully with her children Megan and Jeremy by her side, loved by her extended family. ‘It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember’ Messages may be addressed to: The Family of the late Linda Brown...
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Lisa Monique Van Maanen

21/05/2020
On May 21, 2020 peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, aged 51 years. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Caitlyn Jones, and Liam and Sophie van Maanen, much loved daughter of Gerry and Jeanne van Maanen, cherished sister and siste...
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Stanley (Stan) George O’KEEFE (MBE)

17/08/2020
Sadly and unexpectedly passed away on August 17, 2020.  Stan will be lovingly remembered by wife Lynne, children and partners Elizabeth and John, Wayne and Paulette, Helen and James, and Sarah and Matt. Fondly remembered by grandchildren Eamon, Fynn...
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Annie May (Nance) MEADOWCROFT Q.S.M, J.P

15/05/2020
On May 15, 2020, peacefully at Akaroa Hospital, aged 101 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Robert Bann Meadowcroft and much loved mother and mother-in-law of Bob and Liz (West Melton), Barbara and Michael Harrington (Takamatua), and loving grandmo...
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Arthur Cuthbert PITCHER

18/08/2020
Sadly passed away on August 18, 2020, aged 75 years. Much loved husband of Averil, loved father of Justin (deceased), Emma, Sarah, and Laura, father-in-law of Mark, and Ryan, treasured grandad of Rachel, Matthew, and Lauren. He will be greatly missed...
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Anthony (Cliff) Clifford GRIMSEY

12/04/2019
Passed away peacefully at Burwood Hospital Palliative Care Unit, on Friday, April 12, 2019, aged 86 years.  Former husband of the late Rae Grimsey, and most recently loved partner of Jeanie, father of Andrew, and Julie, grandfather of Jamie, Hannah,...
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Gavin Allan CAMERON

28/05/2020
(Reg.No. 899435, NZ Army) – On May 28, 2020 at Christchurch Hospital, aged 79 years. Dearly loved husband of Pauline, loved stepfather of Dallas Faass and partner Ray Smith, Ginny Faass and partner Keri Maaka, Rosemary Scheuber and partner Nelson O...
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Colleen Patricia SLOSS

15/08/2020
On August 15, 2020, passed away at Bainswood on Victoria, Rangiora, aged 94 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Bob, and a much loved and loving mother and mother-in-law of Sandra and Roger McLeod, Wendy and Kieran McGoverin.  A devoted and much ...
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Katrine CONNELL

29/05/2020
On May 29th, 2020, aged 87 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Pat, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Steve and Carol, Tricia, Paul and Alison, Mark and Maureen, Deb and Greg, Nick, Rich and Paula, John and Dallas, and Jen.  Loved grandma of...
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Donna Marie RUSSELL

19/08/2020
Passed away on August 19, 2020, after a long and courageous battle.  Dearly beloved daughter of the late Les and Margaret Russell, much loved sister and sister-in-law of Norman, Keith, Stephen and Yvonne, and Trish, loved aunty and great-aunty of Na...
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Michael Douglas James (Mike) BROWN

29/05/2020
Passed away after a short illness at Christchurch Hospital, on 29 May, 2020, with loving family by his side, aged 65 years. Much loved partner and best friend of Jackie, loved and cherished father and father-in-law of Dana and JJ, treasured “grandg...
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Shirley Francis COMYNS

20/08/2020
On August 20, 2020, passed away peacefully at Annaliese Haven, in her 90th year. Much loved wife of the late Alf, loved mother and mother-in-law of Stephen, Ralph and Diane, Christine and Phil, and Craig and Dawn, cherished nana and great-nana of all...
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June Henty de Breuk

28/05/2020
On May 28, 2020, peacefully at Bainswood on Victoria, Rangiora, in her 89th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Johannes (Jan), much loved and respected mother and mother-in-law of Peter (Greymouth), Joanna and Derek Prescott (Picton).Very much loved...
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Robin Lindsay GRANT

20/08/2020
On Thursday, August 20, 2020, suddenly at home, aged 79 years. Dearly loved husband, soulmate and best friend of Wilma, much loved father and father-in-law of Karen and John Sunckell (Brookside), Christine and Shane Wylie (Dunsandel), and Tony and Sa...
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