Obituaries

Peter (Pete) Donald DAVISON

19/12/2023
Passed away peacefully, surrounded by love, at Christchurch Hospital, on Tuesday, December 19, 2023, aged 75 years. Loved husband of Pam, much loved father and father-in-law of Kymberly and Matt, Bevan, and Emily and Ben. Very much loved Granddad of ...
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Mary Andrea VIECELI

20/12/2023
(formerly of Greymouth): On Wednesday, December 20, 2023, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 82 years. Beloved wife of Brian for 62 years, loved Mum and mother-in-law of Louis and Lynda, and Donna, adored Gran of Matthew, Emma, Sophie, Libby, ...
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Brent William NESBIT

16/12/2023
On December 16, 2023, peacefully in Rangiora, aged 82 years. Loved husband of Mary, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Andrew and Stephanie, Jane and Brydon, James and Anna, Philip and Jos, much loved grandad of Poppy; Sam, and Jemma; Ella, and...
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Murray Noel LYALL

14/12/2023
It is with great sadness that Murray’s family announce his death, on December 14, 2023, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 65 years. Treasured husband of Glynis Spooner, much loved father of Andrew, dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of Janice and...
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Kevin Geoffrey MONK

14/12/2023
On December 14, 2023, passed away peacefully at Elmswood Hospital, aged 70 years. Dearly loved husband of Jennifer (Poulter), adored father and best friend of Christopher, youngest son of the late Muriel and Les, brother of Lester, Julie, Ian (deceas...
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Neil Alexander SHASKEY

18/12/2023
On December 18, 2023, died peacefully at home with Ruth by his side, aged 67 years. Dearly loved husband of Ruth, much loved father and father-in-law of Susan and Joseph, Andrew (deceased), Rebecca, and Scott and Nikki, adored granddad of Hayley, Luc...
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Joanne (Jo) Valerie den HARING

12/12/2023
On December 12, 2023, surrounded by her loving family and friends, aged 69 years. Much loved wife and soulmate of the late Emiel, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Amy and Chris Hewett, proud Gran of Sam, and Pippa, adored sister and sister-in...
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Audrey Vivian ELMS

15/12/2023
Peacefully, at Ngaio Marsh Retirement Village, on December 15, 2023, aged 91 years. Much loved daughter of the late Rene and Tui Elms, sister of the late Stewart, and sister-in-law of Kay. Adored aunt of Tanya, Anna, Lisa, and Kate, and cherished gre...
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Jane Nixon EWART

03/12/2023
Passed away peacefully on December 3, 2023, in the loving care of staff and family at Ellesmere Hospital. Dearly loved wife of Roy, loved and treasured mum and mother-in-law of Cameron, Melinda and Charlotte. Adored Grandmother of Felicity, Theo, Ben...
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Barrie Alwyn BROWN

11/12/2023
On December 11, 2023, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, in his 80th year. Dearly loved partner of Dot, much loved father and father-in-law of Collette, Joanne and Blu, and Michelle; Bev, and Sharon, Loved grandad of Danielle, Ashleigh...
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Helen Judith PEARCE

13/12/2023
On December 13, 2023, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family. Dearly loved and treasured wife of the late John, much loved and adored mother and mother-in-law of Kay and Graeme Bell, Jan and Wayne Feast, Donna and David Butts, David...
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Kay Margaret OBORN

11/12/2023
On December 11, 2023, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 71 years. Much loved wife of Grant, loved Mum of Matt, and Scott, loved mother-in-law of Libby, and Steph, devoted Nana of Sophie, and Hannah, and Madison. Will be sadly missed. Special ...
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Kerei William RURU

13/12/2023
Passed away at Akaroa Health Centre, with Family beside him on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, aged 78 years. Much loved father of Lauren, Keri-anne (deceased), Tracie, Grey, Sydney, and Kylee, and a beloved Granddad of his grandchildren. Messages may ...
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Lynda JANKS

02/12/2023
Passed away peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospice on Saturday December 2, 2023, aged 76 years. Originally from Michigan, USA, made New Zealand her home since 1987. Loved daughter of the late Roy and Virginia, loved sister of Penny, Julie, and the late Da...
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Nigel Morton TAYLOR

06/12/2023
21/1/1941 - 6/12/2023. Kind and loving husband of Suzanne, and the late Anna, father and father-in-law of James and Helen, and the late Tim, stepfather and stepfather-in-law of Serena and Neil, and Chantal and Jon, grandfather of Amy, Olivia, William...
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Dorothy (Jean) Jean PATTERSON

08/12/2023
Passed away peacefully, after a short illness at Christchurch Hospital, on Friday, December 8, 2023, aged 90 years. Dedicated and devoted wife of Sid, loved mother and mother-in-law of Craig and Michelle, Darren and Jane, Melissa and Jason, and grand...
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Brian Alexander BREMNER

08/12/2023
Peacefully on December 8, 2023, at Nurse Maude Hospice, aged 87 years.  Loved husband and soulmate of Heather. Father and father-in-law of the late Patricia and the late Dick Waller, and Phillip and Sharon Bremner. Proud Grandad to Amanda, and Loren...
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Sameer (Ricky) Warwick Mattock HOWE

06/12/2023
Passed away at Palm Grove Rest Home and Village, on December 6, 2023, aged 79 years. Much loved husband of Jano, treasured father of the late Haseena, and grandad of Fatma Nyaga. Messages may be addressed to the family of the late Ricky Howe c/- PO B...
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John (Ross) Kinross WATSON

07/12/2023
Passed into the presence of his Lord and Saviour at Radius Hawthorne, on December 7, 2023, aged 90 years. Loved and loving husband of the late Val, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Rowena, Andrew and Catherine, Marty and Leasa. Much loved Gra...
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Francis (Frank) James WHITE

01/11/2023
On November 1, 2023, peacefully at Windsorcare, aged 88 years. Beloved father and father-in-law of Rory and Jacqui, Jim and Cathy, and Ritchie, loved Grandad of Adelaide, Nevie, Emily and Ryan. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Fran...
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