Obituaries

Russell John ALLFREY

28/02/2021
On February 28, 2021, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital with family by his side, aged 74 years. Dearly loved father and father-in-law of Cymon and Ange, Emily and Nequita Giesteira, Charlotte and Nathan Rump, loved granddad of Grace, an...
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Anne (Barbara Annesley) KEAR

01/03/2021
On February 26, 2021, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, surrounded by family, aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Reg, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Helen and Graham Pugh, and Janette. Loved nana of Penny, wonderful Jeremy, Aliso...
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Catherine Mary DENTON

01/03/2021
On March 1, 2021, aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Bill, beloved mum and and mother-in-law of Mary, Julie and Colin DeFilippi, John and Sue, loved nana and Grandma Cath of Nadia; Darren (deceased), Mandy and Brad; Nikki and Matt, and Jeff...
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Brian Peter AITCHISON

01/01/2021
Peacefully at Burlington Village, aged 82 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Barbara, loved and respected father and father-in-law of Martin and Gosia, Darryn and Philippa, Simon and Nikki, special grandad of Thomas, and William; Henri, Elliot, ...
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Doreen Lorraine ORANGE

02/03/2021
On March 2, 2021, passed away peacefully at Merivale Retirement Village, in her 96th year. Loved wife of the late Leicester Orange. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Lorraine and Rodger, and Allan and Ruth. Adored grandma of Gary, Christina an...
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Susan (Sue) Carol FRANCIS

22/02/2021
Passed away in her home on Monday, February 22, 2021, aged 60 years. Wife of Pete, mother of James and Jenny, beloved daughter, sister, and a friend to hundreds. At the request of the family, no flowers please. Donations to Leukaemia and Blood Can...
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Ernest (Ray) Raymond FROST

18/02/2021
Peacefully at Christchurch Hospital on February 18, 2021, aged 91 years. Dearly loved husband of Ila for 67 years. Devoted father and father-in-law of Paul (deceased) and Suzanne (Beck), Jill and Ken (deceased) Copplestone, and a much loved grandfath...
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Alan Felix LESLIE

23/02/2021
Peacefully on 23rd February, 2021, aged 92 years. Dearly loved and adored husband of Ruth, much loved and cherished father and father-in-law of Kaye and Harry, Paul and Jo, and Robyn. Much loved grandad and great-grandad of Sarah and Wayne, Justine a...
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Richard John DRAKE

17/02/2021
On February 17, 2021, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 81 years.  Dearly loved husband of Rosemary.  Loved father and father-in-law of Tony and Sally, and Stephen.  Treasured grandfather of James, and Sophie.  Loved brother and brother-i...
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Loreto Anne CREAGH

20/02/2021
On February 20, 2021, peacefully at Parkstone Hospital, surrounded by her family. Dearly loved wife of Martin, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Anne, Michele and Tim, Terrence and June, Shane and Belinda, and Karyn, dearest nana of Gregor, Call...
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Audrey Jill TAYLOR

16/02/2021
On February, 16, 2021, peacefully at Charles Upham, Rangiora, aged 83 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Kevin Taylor, and the late Bryan Antill. Much loved and cherished mother and mother-in-law of Stephen (deceased), Dannie and Rob Armstrong, Pat...
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Kate Louise GUTRY

15/02/2021
Tragically taken from us on February 15, 2021, in a car accident. Loved daughter of Jane and Rob, adored sister of Emma, and Pippa. Cherished by her grandparents Dave and the late Barbara Gutry, Lyn Fossey-Campbell and Mike Fossey. Sadly missed by he...
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Karen Anne VARNHAM

17/02/2021
Peacefully on February 17, 2021, surrounded by her loving family, aged 67 years. Loved eldest daughter of the late Doug and Margaret Varnham, much loved sister and sister-in-law of Bruce and Karen, Rachelle and Ken Jones, Donna Rodgers (Perth), and t...
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Eleanor Mary PARISH

12/02/2021
Passed away on Friday, February 12, 2021, aged 90 years.  Dearly loved wife of Jack, sister of Pat and Maureen (United Kingdom), a much loved aunt, and friend to many.  Messages may be addressed to The Family of late Eleanor Parish, c/- PO Box 3900...
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Robert YEE (Kwong Yee)

12/02/2021
On February 12, 2021, passed peacefully at Christchurch Hospital surrounded by his family. Dearly loved husband of the late Allison, father of Loretta, Alistair, Suzannah, Virginia, and Daphne, father-in-law of Ben, and Peter; Goong Goong of Ashleigh...
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John Edward HENDRY

12/02/2021
Peacefully at Diana Isaac on Friday, February 12th, 2021, in his 85th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Margaret, much loved father and father-in-law of John and Karina, Andrew and Angie, and Peter and Maria, much loved granddad of Alex, Lisa, O...
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Sue Louise STEELE (nee Anderson)

13/02/2021
On February 13, 2021, passed away peacefully with family by her side, at Nurse Maude Hospital, aged 61 years. Dearly loved mum and mother-in-law of Nathan and Hayley, Sarah and Shannon, much loved daughter of Marie and the late Ian. Dearly loved sist...
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Deborah Tumema FITIALO

12/02/2021
On February 12th, 2021, surrounded by her family at home, aged 47 years. Beloved daughter of Anitele'a Matale and Saifaga Fitialo.  Dearly beloved Mother of Cassandra, and Izaiah, loving sister and sister-in-law of Sandy and Nathan, the late Elena, ...
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Lina YEO (Lim Hsiu Lien)

10/02/2021
Passed away peacefully on February 10, 2021, at Russley Village, aged 83 years. Faithful wife and best friend of Eng, adored mother and mother-in-law of Elisha and Garrick, treasured grandmother of Antonia and Thelonius, cherished sister and sister-i...
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Peter WARD

12/02/2021
Passed away peacefully on Friday, February 12, 2021, in his 86th year. Best friend and partner of Helen Gardiner for 28 years, former husband of Margaret Shepherd, loved and cherished father of PJ, Michael, Steve, Geoff, Maryanne, Nigel, Amanda, and ...
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