Obituaries

Janice Valerie HOCKLEY

29/05/1938 - 20/03/2021
(29 May 1938 – 20 March 2020). Much loved and respected wife of Tony for 60 years, dearly loved by her children, grand-children, great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.  At the time of Janice’s death, a full funeral service was unab...
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Kelvan (Rusty) Brian HENDERSON

13/04/2021
On April 13, 2021, suddenly and unexpectedly, passed away, aged 51 years. Loved and devoted husband of Wendy, proud and loving dad of Luke, and Jess. Much loved son of Brian and Lynette (Lyn), loved brother and brother-in-law of Kerry and Lindsay, Su...
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Patrick (Paddy) Francis Lee DILLON

16/04/2021
Passed away at Nurse Maude Hospice on Friday, April 16, 2021, aged 75 years.  Beloved husband of Sue, loved father of Lisa, Jono, Mark, and Brigid, treasured ‘grandpa’ of Kimberley, Rose, Sophia, Theo, Levi, and Jimmy. An adored brother, brother...
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Alister John McKENZIE

16/04/2021
On Friday, April 16, 2021, at Christchurch Hospital, in his 80th year. Dearly loved husband and soul mate of Denise for 53 years. Dearly loved father of Andrew, and Sarah, father-in-law of Kersty, and Whare. Loved grandad of Jessica, Kathryn, and Ang...
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Glenis Anne BROWN

17/04/2021
On April 17, 2021, peacefully at Ballarat Care Home, Rangiora, aged 54 years. Dearly loved wife and best friend of Roger, much loved and treasured mother of Kate, dearly loved daughter-in-law of Stewart and Valerie Brown, much loved sister-in-law of ...
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Joyce Sylvia KNOX

16/04/2021
On April 16, 2021, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 89 years. Loved wife of the late Matthew Knox, loved sister of John James (Rotorua), and of the late Margaret Tibbles, and sister-in-law of Fred Tibbles. Aunt of Barry, and the late Sandra ...
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Shona June REED

18/04/2021
Passed away peacefully on April 18, 2021, at Ballarat Care Home, Rangiora, in her 99th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Ross, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Wreford and Jan, and Stuart and Sue. Loved grandmother of Mark and Leanne, Jane an...
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Craig Vernon AUSTIN

19/04/2021
Passed peacefully on April 19, 2021, aged 64 years.  Dearly loved husband of Anne, loved dad of Mel, Johnny, and Kevin. Dearly loved son of the late Walter and Joy Austin, and a loved brother and brother-in-law of Garth (deceased), Sharon and Ian Do...
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Aubrey David SMITH

16/04/2021
Passed away peacefully on April 16, 2021, aged 96 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Joan, cherished father and father-in-law of Heather and Jean-Marc, Alison and Dieter, Mark and Bronnie, Michael, and Paul and Lesley; loved grandfather of Alex,...
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Michael (Mike) Joseph BERESFORD

17/04/2021
Liz, Jackson, and Ruby would like to notify you that on Saturday, April 17, 2021, Mike’s waka came to take him to a place of peace. Please come to celebrate Mike’s contributions to the world at the Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside on ...
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Kathryn Ann Mary SCULLY

30/03/2021
(1952-2021) Passed away peacefully on March 30, 2021, at her home in Rangiora. Dearly beloved mother of Joanne, Nada, and Nicole. A much treasured Granny to Hadley, Jonty, Artie and Raphi. Caring mother-in-law to Elliot and Kris. Loving sister to ...
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Lynne Margaret ROWE

12/04/2021
On April 12, 2021, peacefully at Park Lane Lifecare, aged 79 years. Dearly loved mum and best friend of Nicola and Susan Rowe, and mother-in-law of Willie Palmer; treasured grandma of Thomas, and Henry. Lifelong friend of Alison Williamson, and Dav...
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Rose (Lyn) Evelyn COYLE

16/04/2021
On April 16, 2021, peacefully at Wesley Care, surrounded by her loving family, aged 88 years. Wife of the late Thomas Coyle, sister and sister-in-law of Eric and Elaine, dearly loved mum of Carol (deceased), Eleanor, John, and Philippa, mother-in-law...
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Thelma Josephine RICHARDSON

10/04/2021
On April 10, 2021, peacefully at Archer Village and Rest Home, surrounded with loving family support, in her 96th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Jimmy. Much loved mother and mother-in-law of Ray and Joanne, Pam (deceased) and Barry, Lois, Bryan ...
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Michael Gilding READ

13/04/2021
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, after a well-fought battle against cancer. Much loved husband and soulmate of Jan for 31 years, dedicated father of William. Beloved brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, adored by family and friends, and ...
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Elva Jean WOOD

14/04/2021
On April 14, 2021, passed away peacefully at Charles Upham Special Care, in her 97th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Norman, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Dennis and Beverley, and Gillian Small, loved nana of all her grandchildren and gr...
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Jennifer (Jenny) Margaret BARRETT

13/04/2021
On April 13, 2021, peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospice, surrounded by family and friends, aged 62 years. Much loved wife and best mate of Glenn, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Michael and Lori, Laura and James, loved daughter of Margaret and ...
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Jennifer Mary HOBERN

22/02/2021
At Christchurch, on February 22, 2021, in her 83rd year. Beloved wife and soulmate of the late Robin, dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Andrew and Kathy (Sydney), Catherine and Clive, Alison, David and the late Elisabeth, much loved grandmothe...
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Helen Vermeulen

11/04/2021
On Sunday, April 11, 2021, Helen passed away peacefully at  Nurse Maude Hospice, aged 64 years. Loved wife and soulmate of John, cherished and adored mother and mother-in-law of Michael and Angela, Elyse and Ralph, the most amazing grandma of Xavier...
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Colin Tamaroa WAHO

10/04/2021
Suddenly on April 10, 2021, aged 69 years. Dearly loved husband of Karen for over 50 years. Loved and dedicated father and father-in-law of Riki and Michele, Lee-Anne, Tony and Nicole, and Karl and Jeanna. A much loved and treasured grandfather of Da...
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