Obituaries

Brenda Lillian BENTON

21/09/2017
  On September 21, 2017, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 81 years. Dearest mate of Morris for nearly 69 years, treasured mother and mother-in-law of Phillip and Tracey, and Julie, and a loved grandmother and great-grandmother. Messa...
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Janice Josephine INGLIS

14/01/2018
On January 14, 2018. Passed peacefully at Summerset Hospital, aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife, friend and mate of Murray, loving and devoted mum and mother-in-law of Grant and Vanessa, Scott and Iona, and Deane, treasured nana of Joshua; McCartney, ...
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William (Bill) BOYD

21/09/2017
On September 21, 2017, peacefully at WesleyCare, aged 88 years.   Dearly loved husband of the late Jill, and loved partner of the late Noeline Savenije, loved father and father-in-law of Tom and Cindy, Mark and Christine, Lindsay and Barry, Bill an...
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Christine Anne MAGRATH

12/05/2020
After many courageous battles fought, Christine passed away peacefully on May 12, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving husband and sons (her boys). Dearly loved wife of Neale, adored and loved mum, mother-in-law and best friend of Steve and Bec, Ch...
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Athol Barry THOMAS

05/09/2020
On September 5, 2020, peacefully at Diana Isaac Retirement Village after a long illness, aged 82 years. Loved husband of Dawn for almost 60 years, adored father and father-in-law of Dion and Devika (Adelaide), loved brother and brother-in-law of Darr...
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James Edwin (Jim) SEALES

05/09/2020
On September 5, 2020, unexpectedly at home, aged 76 years. Beautiful adored husband of Laraine, devoted father and father-in-law of Belinda and Mark Thompson, and Meredith and Hamish Gilbert, loved step-father of Simon and Bronwyn Paterson, proud Gra...
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Bertha Ngaire PATTERSON

25/02/2017
(formerly of Leeston): On February 25, 2017, peacefully at Parklands Hospital, aged 86 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Murray, loved and treasured mother and mother-in-law of Stuart and Jenny, Jill (deceased), Jenny and Terry, Super-Cool Nana ...
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Dorothy Eleanor GORRIE

27/09/2017
On September 27, 2017, peacefully at Elmswood Court, in her 97th year.  Dearly loved wife of the late Jack, much loved mother of Susan, and grandmother of Eleanor, Alice, Jenny, and Andrew.  Many thanks to all the staff of Elmswood Court for all th...
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Harry KEMPER

11/05/2018
KEMPER, Harry: On May 11, 2018, passed away peacefully at Radius Hawthorne (St Winifreds), aged 82 years. Loved husband of the late Nora, loved father of Mike, Paul, and the late Karen and Kristin. Loved ‘Opa’ of Danielle, Aaron, Anna; Joshua, Co...
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James (Derek) Derek McLELLAND

27/05/2020
On May 27, 2020, peacefully at Radius Hawthorne, aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Nance, much loved father and father-in-law of Allan and Chris, and Derek and Donna, loved grandfather of Matthew, Samuel, Isaac, and Grace, and great-gra...
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Elvin Alex Robert (Joe) POULTNEY

05/09/2020
On September 5, 2020, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, aged 80 years. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Val, much loved father of Steven, Tina, Nicola, Sherrie, Rachel, Janine, and Corrine; adored by Ruby, and Coco; and a pr...
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Nancy Belle KENNEDY

22/09/2017
On September 22, 2017, peacefully at Anthony Wilding Retirement Village, aged 95 years.  Dearly loved wife of the late Robert, whom she sadly missed. Loved by her wider family and friends.  Many thanks to Dr Jacobs, and the staff at Anthony Wilding...
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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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John BLACKWELL

05/09/2020
On Saturday, September 5, 2020, at Cashmere View. Loved husband of Wendy, loving and loved father of Anthony, and Michael, loved father-in-law of Emma, and smitten grandfather of Everett. Special friend of the late Spike. Heartfelt thanks to Pam and ...
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Bertha Rosalie ANNAN

28/02/2017
On February 28, 2017 unexpectedly at home, aged 76 years. Dearly loved wife of Richard for 58 years, much loved mum and mother-in-law of Allan and Wendy, Sharon and Neville, Lorna and Darryl Kerr, Kelly and Gavin Ravenwood, loved nana of Connor, Nico...
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Andrew MAWSON

26/09/2017
MAWSON, Andrew:  On September 26, 2017, peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospice, aged 85 years.  Loved husband of Jan, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Daniel and Karen, Brad and Lea, Hilary and Craig, Louise and Andy, much loved granddad of Samu...
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Patricia (Trish) Anne RADFORD

10/05/2018
On May 10, 2018, peacefully at Adriel Rest Home, Amberley, aged 77 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Leon, loved mother and mother-in-law of Trevor and Denise, David and Sandy, Stephen and Anita, Leeanne and John Reed (JR), loved nana of her 9 gra...
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Edward (Ted) HUGHES

09/09/2020
On September 9, 2020, peacefully at Burwood Hospital, in his 90th year. Dearly loved husband of Adrienne for 51 years, treasured father and father-in-law of Kathryn and Shane Holdsworth, and Edward and Christine, adored grandfather of Liliana, Elysia...
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Russell Vincent GIBSON (NZ Army WWII, Reg No. 455770, Driver)

02/03/2017
On March 2nd, 2017, peacefully at Silverdale Hospital, aged 94 years.  Much loved husband of the late Margaret, loved and respected father of  Keith, and Helen, father-in-law of Robyn, and Dave, treasured grandad of Sarah and Logan, Anna and Craig,...
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Noeline Phyllis OWEN

23/09/2017
  On September 23, 2017, peacefully at Addington Life Care, in her 91st year.  Dearly loved wife of the late John, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Jenny and Dennis, Rob and Wendy, loved nana of Nicole and Andrew, Rachel and Shane, Haylee ...
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