Obituaries

Dr Peter Floyd SHEPPARD

09/12/2019
Passed away peacefully on December 9, 2019, at Elmswood Hospital. Loved husband of Robin, loved father and father-in-law of Georgina and Richard Sprott, Matthew and Alison Sheppard, Annabel Sheppard and Stephen Smith, loved grandfather of Abbie, Zoe,...
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Lionel James HOPGOOD

07/12/2019
HOPGOOD, Lionel James: Passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, 7th December, 2019, aged 42 years. Much loved husband and soulmate of Rebecca, best dad in the world of Thomas and Daisy, beloved son of Keith and Judy, and son-in-law of John and Ros...
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Shirley Noreen SCAMBARY

02/12/2019
Passed away peacefully at Bishop Selwyn, on December 2, 2019, aged 93 years.  Wife of the late Murray Scambary, and the late Ray Mowat.  Sister of Joan Thomson (Timaru), the late Natalie Trower (Winton), John Kroon (Nelson), loved mother and step-m...
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Nancy June ATWILL

05/12/2019
Passed peacefully at Christchurch Hospital on Thursday 5th December, 2019, aged 91 years. Much loved wife of the late Clarrie, dearly loved mum and mother-in-law of John and Linda, Ray and Dawn, and Heather; loved grandma of all her grandchildren and...
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Gordon William FREEMAN

06/12/2019
On December 6, 2019, passed away peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospice, aged 63 years.  Dearly and much loved husband of Sandy, loved father and father-in-law of Mandy and James, and Jamie, loved grandad of May, and Judd, loved brother and brother-in-la...
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Meryle Evelyn LAWRENCE

08/12/2019
Passed peacefully in her 85th year, at Radius Hawthorne Christchurch, on December 8, 2019.  Much loved daughter of the late Harry and Alma Peacock. Meryle was the devoted wife of Russell, and dearly loved Mum and Mother-in-law of Julie and Martin (B...
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Marie Maude PARKER

Passed away in her 90th year at Ngaio Marsh, Christchurch, and at peace now with the love of her life and soul mate, the late Hylton. Mother and Mother-in-law of Kit (Chris) and Glenis, Tim and Nadja. Grandmother of Angela and Peter, Amy and Phill, S...
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Walter (Wally) James FORD (Reg. No. 8247. RNZN A.B.)

03/12/2019
Walter passed away in the care of Elmswood Hospital on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, in his 95th year.  Treasured father of Jane (Marriner), and brother of Ann Ford; father-in-law of Tony; adored Poppa Wal of James and Katie; respected by Margaret Ford...
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Kathleen Moreen COSTELLO

05/12/2019
On Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital. Dearly loved wife of Kevin, loved mother and mother-in-law of John and Jan, Angela and the late John Eldershaw, Gillian, and the late Delwyn, and loved ‘Mama’of all her grandchildren and gr...
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Owen Stephen SOUTHEN

03/12/2019
On December 3, 2019, peacefully at home surrounded by family, aged 66 years.  Dearly beloved husband of Maureen, treasured father and father-in-law of Emma and David, and Sarah and Alex, adored granddad of Charlotte, and Benjamin, loved son of the l...
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Peter Alexander RAYNE

28/11/2019
On November 28, 2019, peacefully at Anthony Wilding Retirement Village, aged 87 years.  Dearly loved husband of the late Jenny, much loved father of Suzie and Tom, Alistair and Sharon, Niki and Richard, Rusty and Lisa, and Rochelle.  Adored grandfa...
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Kathleen (Kathy) BLAIR

30/11/2019
Passed away peacefully on the morning of November 30, 2019, aged 76 years. Beloved wife of Wattie for 56 years, dearest mum of Jayne and Peter, loved mother-in-law of Aaron Mulcay and Sirena Blair, cherished nana of Emma, Laura, Billy, Daniel, and Ka...
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Molly CRAIG

01/12/2019
Molly passed away peacefully at Parklane Retirement Village, on December 1, 2019, aged 86 years. Dearly loved daughter of the late Dave and Lil Craig, much loved sister and sister-in-law of the late Margaret and Owen Craig, the late Brian and Pat Cra...
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David John LOWES

30/11/2019
On November 30, 2019 suddenly, aged 48 years. Dearly loved son of Mary and the late Stephen, eldest brother of Katherine, Chris, and Richard. David’s family and friends are invited to gather at the family home, 53 Reynolds Avenue, Bishopdale on Fri...
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Arthur (Des) Desmond HANN

30/11/2019
Passed away peacefully at Anthony Wilding Retirement Village on 30th November 2019, aged 89 years. Des was the dearly loved husband of Carol for 66 years, loved and respected father and father-in-law of Jill, Mike and Jan, Andrea and Cam Douglas, and...
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Malcolm Keith DODGE

30/11/2019
On November 30, 2019, peacefully at Nurse Maude Hospice, aged 73 years. Dearly loved husband of Val, much loved father and father-in-law of Joanne and Andrew Riordan, Adrienne and James Mounter, Campbell and Mel, and dearly loved ‘Pop’ of Caleb, ...
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Graeme Richard WALLIS MNZM

30/11/2019
On Saturday, November 30, 2019, surrounded by his family, aged 74 years. Much loved fiancé of Penni; former husband of Susan Wallis; loved and respected father and father-in-law of Nathan and Michelle, Natasha and Paul, Tristan and Fiona, Taisia and...
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Nicholas (Nick) Logan BUCHANAN

29/11/2019
On November 29, 2019, suddenly at home, aged 32 years. Adored son of Claire Phillips and Logan Buchanan, loved step-son of Greg, and Sharon, best mate and cherished brother of Sam, amazing Dad of Fergus, and Willow, much loved grandson of Jack and An...
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James (Jim) Reidford MARR

29/11/2019
On November 29, 2019, peacefully at home, surrounded by his loving family, aged 88 years. Cherished husband for 40 years of Lorraine (Lori), much loved father and father-in-law of Russell and Wendy, Stephen and Christine, Liz and Graeme Dempsey, much...
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Maureen Lyane WHITE

30/11/2019
On November 30, 2019, peacefully at Addington Gardens, aged 76 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Peter, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Debra and John, Donna, Maureen and Garry, Marie, Pete, and Jason, much loved nana of her nine grandchild...
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