Obituaries

Grahame (‘Bread’) James ROLL

04/03/2020
On March 4, 2020, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 79 years. Brother of Barbara, Beevor, and the late Diana, a very dear friend of Brenda, and a friend and shipmate of many. ‘ On land or sea, always a sailor at heart’ Many thanks to the staff...
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Paul Gideon BOLGER

04/03/2020
Died unexpectedly on March 4, 2020, in Christchurch, aged 58 years. Much loved husband of Trudi, adored father of Cleo, and Xanthe, loved son of Audrey and Peter (Australia), brother of Jeremy, Clancy, and Lachlan. Messages may be addressed to The Fa...
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John (Jack) Henry DONALD

08/03/2020
On March 8, 2020, in his 101st year, dearly loved and devoted husband of the late Trixie, much loved and loving father and father-in-law of Jenny and Roger, dearly loved and very proud grandfather of Richard and Lee-ann, Andrew, and James and Esther,...
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Michael (Mike) Wayne BOURKE

07/03/2020
On March 7, 2020, peacefully at home following a short illness, with family at his side, aged 65 years. Very much loved husband of Wendy, devoted father and father-in-law of Jaimee and Brett, and Hayley, proud and loving grandad of Rylee, Tayla, and ...
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Hilda Victoria BURLING

07/03/2020
On March 7, 2020, peacefully after a short illness, aged 95 years.  Loved daughter of the late George and Rebecca Burling, and sister of Mary Hoy, Ernest, and Rob (all deceased), dearly loved sister-in-law and friend of Lois Burling.  Loved aunt of...
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Margaret Eleanor HAWKE

08/03/2020
On March 8, 2020, peacefully at Bainswood on Victoria, Rangiora, in her 80th year, loved only daughter of the late Les and Sadie Hawke (Sheffield), friend and neighbour of Roger O’Byrne, lifelong friend of Roger and the late Margaret Knowles (Darfi...
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Ian McCurdy MURRAY

01/03/2020
On March 1, 2020, peacefully at Parklands Hospital, aged 85 years. Dearly loved and devoted husband of Barbara for 61 years, much loved father and father-in-law of Dianne and Lloyd Greenfield, and David and Constant (USA), proud and loving Grandy of ...
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Joan Agnes PEOPLES

04/03/2020
Passed away on March 4, 2020 at Christchurch Hospital, aged 91 years. Loved wife of the late Jim Peoples. Loved sister and sister-in-law of the late Andy and Mona Brown, Doris Brown, Dick and Lou Brown, Madge and Jim Nicholls, Felicia and the late Do...
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Patricia (Pat) Evelyn WARD

08/03/2020
Passed away peacefully on March 8, 2020, at Nurse Maude Hospital, aged 80 years. Much loved mother of Leanne Ward, and Tanya Crossland, mother-in-law of Andrew Crossland, adored grandma of Jeremy, Kate, Jack, and Millie, sister of the late Ann Archer...
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James David WILSON

05/03/2020
(formerly of Balcairn): In his 89th year at Ballarat Care Home, Rangiora, on March 5, 2020. Dearly loved husband of Eileen Avis Wilson (nee Hood) for 67 years, much loved father and friend of Marilyn and Doug (Christchurch), Pamela (Wellington), Brya...
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Phillip (Phil) John KEENE

03/03/2020
Unexpectedly on March 3, 2020, surrounded by his loving family at Christchurch Hospital, aged 54 years.  Much loved husband and soul mate of Steph, dad and best mate of Theo, and Max, loved son of Janet and the late John. “Will be missed by man...
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Leslie Alan (Les) HARRIS

02/03/2020
On March 2, 2020, peacefully surrounded by his family at Christchurch Hospital, aged 65 years  Dearly loved husband of Claire, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Brad and April, and Rachael and Will, treasured Da of Mia; Ollie, Connor, and Isl...
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Paul Francis SAVAGE

03/03/2020
Passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital on Tuesday 3 March, 2020, aged 78 years. Loved husband of Bev, much loved father and father-in-law of Jayne and Brent, Jason and Pip, and Rachel and Johno, loved granddad of Jackson, Olly, and Finley; T...
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Nola Irene MURFITT

03/03/2020
On March 3, 2020, at Nurse Maude, in her 94th year.  Dearly loved wife of the late Frank, loved mother and mother-in-law of Alison and Bruce Aldridge, Judy and Peter van Beek, Naomi and Marty Fuller, and Lois and Richard Lester.  Much loved nana of...
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Kevin James COPE

03/03/2020
On March 3, 2020, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by his family. Very much loved husband of Annette, loved father and father-in-law of Shane and Tracey, Jason and Keri, loving pop of Aaron, and Shaun; and Hayden, and a loved great-grandad ...
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Colleen Anne SULLIVAN

05/03/2020
On March 5, 2020, suddenly at Christchurch Hospital, aged 79 years. Dearly loved wife and soulmate of Brian for 58 years, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Craig and Adele, Gavin and Terri (UK), Claire and Pablo, loved nana of Dani, Jared, Brian...
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Michael ANDA

01/03/2020
Passed away at home on Sunday, March 1, 2020, aged 86 years.  Loved husband of Evelyn, much loved father of Anna, Jon, and Michael, and grandfather of Nicholas, and Antonia.  Loved brother of Klari, and the late Feri; Life Member of Crockford Bridg...
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Neil Virtue JACK

01/03/2020
On March 1, 2020, surrounded by family at home, aged 93 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Hazel, much loved father and father-in-law of Marilyn and John McCall, David and Kathryn, and Graeme and Megan, loved Pap of Craig (deceased), Priscilla a...
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Eileen Margaret POULSEN

02/03/2020
On March 2, 2020, peacefully at Holmwood Rest Home, Rangiora, in her 93rd year.  Loved wife of the late John, and former wife of the late Norbert Bamford.  Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Christine and John; Vincent; Diane (deceased), Nick...
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Kiwi Clara TIMUTIMU

03/03/2020
On March 3, 2020, died peacefully at Rosewood Rest Home.  Dearly loved wife of the late Ron, mother and mother-in-law of Daniel and Marilyn, Jason and Rezel, Terence and Rose, and the late Karen.  Special grandmother of Blake, Dwayne, Lance, and Si...
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