Obituaries

Yong-Hyun KWON

07/01/2019
On January 7, 2019, with family by his side at Christchurch Hospital, devoted husband of Young-Sook, dearly loved dad of Su-Jung and Jiho, and Tae-Woan. “Released from pain, now with the Lord.” Special thanks to all the nurses and the teams...
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Dennis Andrew PAXIE

03/01/2019
Passed away peacefully in Christchurch, on 3rd January, 2019, in his 75th year. Much loved father of Jeffrey, David and Frieda, Merryn and Jens, Dion and Lisa, and Katie and Luke, and proud Papou of Rhyan, Louis, and Ruby; Ephelia; Jens; Beatrix, and...
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Peter Douglas MOTT

03/01/2019
Passed away peacefully on January 3, 2019, in the loving care of Kaiapoi Lodge, aged 69 years. Beloved husband of Leone, loved father of Joanne, Nicola, and Daniel, father-in-law and friend of Karel, Aaron, and Trudy, much loved ‘Ga-Ga’ of Hayley...
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Mary Magdalene HENDERSON

03/01/2019
Mary passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital, at 2.15pm, with her family by her side. Loved by her late husband Leslie Chiles Henderson, devoted mother and mother-in-law of Russell, and Jeanne and Dean, loved gra...
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Pedro Herrero CARAZO

21/12/2018
Our much loved Pedro has taken his final siesta. Pedro passed unexpectedly on December 21st, aged 73 years. Much adored father of Christian (deceased), Ana, Chelsea, Sebastian, Lola, and Stella. Brother to Mari, and Leonor. Brother-in-law to Pepe, an...
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Merilyn KILTY

30/12/2018
On December 30th, 2018, at Nurse Maude Hospice, aged 78 years. Precious wife of the late Graham; beloved and loving mother of Grant, Rachael, Jenny, and Todd; much loved mother-in-law of Chris Redmond and Tony Hay; adored grandmother of Cameron, and ...
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Ria EMSLIE

01/01/2019
Passed away on January 1, 2019. Dearly loved and cherished partner of Wayne. “Fly free with Michael and K.G. my love. Love you always. Wayne xxx.” The Service for Ria will be held in the AvonPark Chapel, corner  Kerrs and Pages Roads, Linw...
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Nicholas (Earl) Earl ROPATA

22/12/2018
On December 22, 2018, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 47 years.  Devoted father of Chloe, a loving friend of Patricia, dearly loved son of the late Hank and Queenie, loved brother of Guy, and loved by his extended Whanau.  Mes...
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John Alexander STOREY

28/12/2018
On December 28, 2018, passed away unexpectedly at Christchurch Hospital, aged 75 years. Husband of the late Jan Storey (nee Ness), much loved dad of Amanda, Tom, and Hannah, loved son of the late Jack and Mavis Storey, brother of Gabrielle, uncle of ...
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Pamela Joan (Pam) RAMSDEN

29/12/2018
On 29 December, 2018, suddenly at Christchurch Hospital, surrounded by love. Dearly loved wife of Allister, much loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Keryn and Greg Strachan, and Leanne and Gary Luscombe, most amazing nana of Lyssa, Amy, C...
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Donald Wayland SMITH

27/12/2018
On December 27, 2018, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, aged 83 years.  Dearly loved husband and best friend of Frances, loved and respected father and father-in-law of Murray and Lynn, Jillian and Dayne, Michael and Julie, Rodney...
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Jill Ethel HEMMING

28/12/2018
On December 28, 2018 at Christchurch Hospital. Wife of the late Graham, mother of Regan, grandmother of Wil, Summer, and Piper, sister of Jack, and Neville. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Jill Hemming, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchu...
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Ruby HOOD

01/01/2019
On January 1, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 89 years. Loved wife of the late Don, much loved mum of Shirley, and David, dearly loved Nan of Brendon and Luana, and Sharlene and Darryl, and G Nan of Kadeesh, Kahani, Reihana, Jayahalia, Neemia, A...
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Ian William THOMPSON

28/12/2018
On December 28, 2018, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 63 years.  Loved son of the late Mary and Bob, dearly loved brother and brother-in-law of John and Ruth, treasured uncle of his niece, and nephews and their families.  Than...
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Stuart Robert (Stu) CHAPMAN

26/12/2018
On December 26, 2018, suddenly at home, aged 71 years.  Dearly loved husband and best friend of Judi, much loved dad of Rachel, and Jacki, and loved father-in-law of Steve, and John. “Will be sadly missed.” Special thanks to St John Ambula...
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Doroth Georgiana Gordon PINFOLD

24/12/2018
Georgie died peacefully at Burwood Hospital on December 24, 2018, with family. Loved wife of the late Anthony, loved mother and mother-in-law of Giles and Colleen, Mary and Jamie, Judy and Colin, and Hamish and Sara. Special grandma of Lauren and Pet...
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Jacqueline Fay (Jackie) TAU TAU

23/12/2018
On December 23, 2018, passed away unexpectedly at Christchurch Hospital after a short illness,  aged 65 years. Much loved mother of Dean, John, Glen (and partner Tanya),  and Carla, dearly loved and adored ‘positive’ nana of Michael, Marshall, ...
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Monica Annette GROSE

22/12/2018
Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at George Manning House on 22 December, 2018, aged 86 years. Much loved wife of the late Jack, loved mother and mother-in-law of Bernadette, Pat and Adrienne, Terry and Barb, and Jeff and Donna, ...
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Shirley Averil MOORE

25/12/2018
Passed away peacefully on 25th December, 2018 at Nagio Marsh Retirement Village, aged 87 years. Loved wife of the late Trevor, dearly loved mother of Glenda and Jonno McDonnell, Cliff and Jan, Barry and Katharine, very much loved Nan to her 9 grandch...
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Dorothy Catherine MACKAY

19/12/2018
On Wednesday, December 19, 2018, suddenly but peacefully, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 82 years, Dearly beloved wife of the late Jim, loved and treasured mother and mother-in-law of Mandy and Paul Burrows, Julie and Murray Hollings, Philip (decease...
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