Obituaries

Alison Louise SWAIN

29/11/2016
 Tragically taken on November 29, 2016, aged 42 years.  Loved wife and friend of Brett, loved and devoted mum of Journey, and Alfie, beloved daughter of Lesley and John Walker, loved sister and sister-in-law of Stephanie and Tony Gardner, loved dau...
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Roy Eugene BLYTH

27/11/2016
On November 27, 2016, peacefully after a short illness, aged 76 years. Dearly loved husband of Lorraine (Betty) and father and father-in-law of Julie and Regan, Matthew and Rachel, treasured Poppa and mate of Cameron Blyth, Gareth Spiers, Jamie-Lee a...
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Colin Arthur STEWART

26/11/2016
On November 26, 2016, at Christchurch Hospital, Colin peacefully boarded the ship to the Undying Lands where he is finally free from his physical shell, aged 74 years.  Much loved husband of Rose, adored Dad and father-in-law of Melissa and Scott, C...
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Jeanne Marion WILLIAMS

30/11/2016
Passed peacefully at Ballarat Care Home surrounded by her family, on November 30, 2016, in her 81st year.  Dearly loved wife of the late Doug, deeply cherished mother of Marianne Guy, Christine, Judith, Barbara, Margaret, Angela, and Marc, and their...
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William (Gordon) Gordon INCH

25/11/2016
 On November 25, 2016, peacefully at Elmswood Retirement Village, in his 93rd year. Dearly loved husband of the late Merlyn, much loved and respected father and father-in-law of Bruce and Leonie (and the late Lea), Lindsay and Olga, and Margaret and...
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Christopher (Chris) William MESSERVY

26/11/2016
On November 26, 2016 unexpectedly at Christchurch Hospital, aged 24 years. Beloved son of Cherie Carr and the late Des Messervy, loved brother of Steffan, treasured grandson of Len and Kay Carr, much loved partner of Sam, soon-to-be proud father of B...
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Andrea (Andy) Joy COLEMAN

27/11/2016
On November 27, 2016, at Essie Summers after a brave struggle, aged 62 years.  Much loved partner, best friend and soulmate of Maree, amazing mother of Johns and Mat, adored granny of Harry and Emily, and a loved daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. ...
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Donald (Don) (Foz) Schofield FOSTER

23/11/2016
(Late of Cheviot / Leithfield): On November 23, 2016, peacefully at Ballarat Care Home, Rangiora, aged 81 years, beloved husband of Margaret, loved father and father-in-law of Kathryn and Phil Te Hau, Alison and Tim Marsland, Christine and Ian Coppar...
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Colin (Buddha) George HODSON

24/11/2016
On November 24, 2016, peacefully at ICU Christchurch Hospital, aged 61 years.  Dearly loved husband of Beth, much loved dad of Jake, loved son of the late Jack and Betty, loved brother and brother-in-law of Graham (deceased), Joan, Doreen (deceased)...
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Trevor Douglas JOHNSTON

18/11/2016
Passed peacefully on November 18, 2016, aged 67 years.  Dearly loved father of Elliot, Bennet, Randall, and Gabrielle, loved grandad of Oliver, and Lydia, loved friend and former0 husband of Sue, dearly loved son of the late Ray and Ivy, dearly love...
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David CADMAN

22/11/2016
On November 22, 2016, David passed away peacefully at Anthony Wilding Retirement Village, aged 91 years.  Dearly loved husband of the late Mary, loved dad and father-in-law of Neil and Kathy, Clive and Glennis, Barry and Lynette, loving grandad of K...
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John Harold GRAY

23/11/2016
GRAY, John Harold: CBE (Civ), OBE (Mil), ED, JP, former Christchurch City Manager, and Brigadier, NZ Territorial Force (Reg. No. 203013) - On November 23, 2016, passed away suddenly at home.  Former husband of the late Shirley, and greatly loved hus...
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Marie Roma MALLETT

22/11/2016
Passed peacefully at Parkstone Care Home on November 22, 2016.  Much loved and beloved wife of Graham, and mum to Andrew, the dog.  Graham would like to thank Parkwood Rest Home for their dedicated care of Marie.  Messages may be sent to The Famil...
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Leonard (Leon) Carl Faid

20/11/2016
Suddenly, on Sunday, November 20, 2016, aged 83 years, dearly loved husband of Dorothy for 58 years, loving and beloved father of Liz, the late Matthew and Catheryn and Steve, Maree and Mike McNeilly (Victoria), Paul and Sal, Andrew and Nikki (Melbou...
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Shirley Thomas Wilson

19/11/2016
On November 19, 2016, peacefully at Diana Isaac Retirement Village, aged 98 years.  Dearly loved husband of the late Lorna, loved and cherished father and father-in-law of Denis and the late Annette, Graeme and Juanita, and Kathryn. Much loved grand...
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Gaynor Marie Brown

19/11/2016
Peacefully with family. Much loved wife of the late Tony, loved mother and mother-in-law of Amanda and Blair, Rebecca and Andrew, Melissa and Martin, and Miranda and Rob, nana of Nico; Ella, and Ned; and Jack, loved sister and sister-in-law of Carol ...
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Harry James BOWLEY

17/11/2016
On November 17, 2016, peacefully in his sleep, aged 72 years.  Much loved father and father-in-law of Tiffany, Fletcher and Angela, beloved partner of the late Susie Chaytor, loved brother of Sharon (deceased), Rodger, John and Toni, and dearly love...
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Neil Leslie DUNN

21/11/2016
On November 21, 2016, at home in Christchurch, after a long illness, aged 76 years. Much loved husband of the late Mae, dad of Brian, and Jackie, father-in-law of Dianne; and much loved grandpa of Anna, and Matthew. “Forever in our hearts.’’...
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June Margaret KING

22/11/2016
1926–2016: On November 22, 2016, unexpectedly, at Elmswood Rest Home, Christchurch, in her 91st year.  Devoted and cherished wife of the late Laurie Dew, and wife of the late Frank King, adored and much loved mother of Loretta, Dianne, and Phillip...
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Kirk Pretyman HAYES

21/11/2016
On November 21, 2016, at Avonlea, Christchurch, aged 64 years, after a long illness, much loved only son of June Elva Hayes and the late Denis Hayes, loved brother of Ann, and Charlotte, and uncle to Andrew, and great-uncle to Sophie, and Hamish.  S...
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