Obituaries

Geoffrey (Geoff) Gordon MAXWELL

09/04/2021
Died with courage and with grace in the arms of his family  at home, aged 73 years. Best mate, lover and fellow adventurer with Jennifer for 53 years. Loved friend, father and father-in-law of Justin and Jen. A special thanks to the medical staff at...
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Kenneth (Ken) FELGATE

06/04/2021
On April 6, 2021, passed away at Christchurch Hospital after a short illness, in his 87th year. Dearly loved husband of Ann, cherished and adored father and father-in-law of Sally and Kelvin, Jane and Chris, and grandfather of Angus, Sam, Archie, and...
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Donald (Don) Harvey WATSON

08/04/2021
(Previously of Greenpark): Sadly after a short illness, Don passed away on April 8, 2021, at home in Lincoln, in his 89th year. Very much loved husband and best friend of Margaret, and dearly loved Dad of Stuart and Libby, Fiona, Ian and Christine; a...
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Alison (Rae) R DICKSON

06/04/2021
Passed away peacefully at Diana Isaac Village, Christchurch, on April 6, 2021, aged 84 years. Beloved wife of Frank, much loved mother and mother-in-law of John (Australia), Chris and Terry Ekstrom (Australia), Glyn and Birgit, loved Grandma of Annek...
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Patricia (Pat) May BISHOP

06/04/2021
On April 6, 2021, peacefully at Parklands Hospital, aged 83 years. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Tanya and Phil Smith, and Darryl Bishop. Dearly loved sister-in-law of Mary Banks and dearly loved aunty of Nicky, and Glenn, long time friend...
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Russell Allan JOHNSON

03/04/2021
On April 3, 2021, suddenly at Christchurch Hospital, aged 54 years. Much loved dad of Jamie, and Sarah, loved grandad of Kaden, Tyler-James, Amaia; and Olivia. Loved brother of David, James, and Arron, and their partners, and a much loved uncle of hi...
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Robert (Bruce) Bruce COOMBES

09/04/2021
On April 9, 2021, at Diana Isaac, surrounded by his loving family. Loving husband and best friend of Gwenda for 52 years. Dearly loved dad of Grant and Jody, and Tracey and Simon, adored ‘Pop’ of Sam, and Amie, and best mate of his four-legged fr...
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Geoffrey (Geoff) John Charles WRAY

06/04/2021
On April 6, 2021, peacefully at home, aged 79 years. Dearly beloved husband of Shona, much loved father and father-in-law of Cameron and Alexa, Andrew and Hélène, loved grandad of Beth, William; Danielle, and Ben, loved brother and brother-in-law o...
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Jessie Lorna THOMPSON, NZOM, FNZEI

29/03/2021
On Monday, 29 March, 2021, at Anthony Wilding Hospital, peacefully in her sleep. Loved wife of the late Lin, much loved and respected mother of Liz Hoani and David Roddick, the late Sue, Lorna Thompson and Bruce Maclennan, and James and Joanne Thomps...
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Bruce Blair TRANGMAR

02/11/1952 - 04/04/2021
2 November 1952 – 4 April 2020. Dearly loved husband of Sharon, much loved dad of Lauren, and Rachel. At the time of Bruce’s death, a funeral service was unable to be held due to Covid-19 restrictions. The Memorial Service to celebrate Bruce’s ...
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Patricia Elizabeth TAYLOR

03/04/2021
(formerly Roberts): Peacefully at Rangiora on Saturday, April 3, 2021, aged 88 years. Devoted and loving wife of Cliff, and the late Steve, loving mother and mother-in-law of Marilyn and James (NSW), Andrew (deceased), Jeffrey and Victoria, Alastair ...
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John FACER

01/04/2021
April 1, 2021. At Christchurch on Thursday April 1, 75 years of age. Much loved father of Michelle, Jon, and Ryan, and father-in-law of Michelle (married to Ryan). Grandad to Emma and Jaxon, Jaime, Kaleb and Bradley, Connie and Liam, Great-grandad to...
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Dennis Ramon Nelson MCCANN

29/03/2021
(Reg. No. 15464, RNZN) - On March 29, 2021 passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family, aged 81 years. Loving husband, father and father-in-law, Papa, and Great-Papa. A life long member of Linwood Rugby League Club and Service to the NZ Navy. ...
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Eugene Francis EGAN

31/03/2021
On March 31, passed peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 87 years.  Dearly loved husband of the late Judith, loved father and father-in-law of Lynne and Brian (Jock), Chris and Jenny, David and Belinda, and Clare and Ravi (Canberra), treasured ...
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Desmond (Des) Charles KEECH

01/04/2021
On April 1, 2021, aged 84 years, passed away at Burwood Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved and cherished husband of Rose, much loved father and father-in-law of Andrea and Arjen, Vanessa and Alister, Steve and Sarah, much loved g...
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Robert (Bob) Rowland CURRIE

28/03/2021
On March 28th, 2021, peacefully at home, in his 86th year. Loved life partner to Jill Grierson, highly regarded friend of her family Calum; Erin, Chris, Jeremy, and Meg; Kim, Andrew and Finn (England). Heartfelt gratitude to manager Nicki Brown at...
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Leanne Jane MILES

31/03/2021
Passed away suddenly at Christchurch Hospital, on Wednesday, March 31st 2021, aged 49 years. Very much loved partner for 32 years of Darryl, very devoted mother of Rebecca, Jayden, and Natalia, Courtney, and Carlee. Special Nana of Luka, much loved d...
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Stephen William DICK

27/03/2021
Passed peacefully, surrounded by family, on March 27, 2021, aged 59 years.  Much loved husband of Debbie, proud dad of Alesha, Stacey, and Nathan.  Son of Snow (deceased), son-in-law of Beverely and Murray Woods (deceased). A special thank you to t...
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Nadine Anne RODGER

29/03/2021
On Monday, March 29, 2021, passed away with family by her side, aged 73 years.   Nadine fought a courageous battle right until the very end.   Dearly loved partner and best friend of Tak, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Anne-...
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Joanne (Nick) Nicola O’NEILL-HAY

24/03/2021
Passed away after a short illness on March 24, 2021, peacefully, but too soon, surrounded by her loving family at Nurse Maude Hospice. Much loved wife and friend of Chris, devoted, generous, and caring mum of Kim and Bryn, Aimee, and Sara and AJ. Tre...
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