Obituaries

Marshall David MERCER

21/01/2021
(Reg. No. 4211904, Flying Officer, RNZAF) – On January 21, 2021, peacefully at Holly Lea Retirement Village, aged 97 years.  Dearly loved husband of the late Marilyn for 68 years, much loved father and father-in-law of Anne Williams and Bruce Rhod...
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Graeme Herbert THORP

26/01/2021
On January 26, 2021, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends at Ward BG, Burwood Hospital, in his 79th year.  Beloved husband of the late Rose, much loved and adored father of Andrea, and Derek, and treasured father-in-law of Paul, ...
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George Kirkland MORROW

28/01/2021
On January 28, 2021, passed away peacefully at Anthony Wilding Hospital, in his 96th year.  Loved husband of Isobel, loved father and father-in-law of Denise, Jennifer and John, Carolyn and Wayne Anderson, Julie and Kevin Collins, Christopher and Do...
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William (Bill) EDWARDS

29/01/2021
(of Waikaremoana) - On January 29, 2021, peacefully passed at Elmswood Hospital, aged 89 years. Beloved life partner of Barbara. Loved father of Gary, and Dean. Cherished grandad of James, Luke, Gabriel, and Leon. Dearly loved by his extended whanau...
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Graeme Frederick ASHBY

27/01/2021
On January 27, 2021, peacefully at Diana Isaac Retirement Village, aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of Janet and much loved father and father-in-law of Brian and Trudy, and Dean and Sara. Loved Granddad of Frano, and Belle; Grace, and Jack. Loved ...
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Desmond (Des) John SCHUMACHER

27/01/2021
 – It is with much sadness that the family announce the passing of Des on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Very dearly loved husband of Judith, loved father and father-in-law of Karl and Jessica, Phillip and Beth, Samantha and Simon, and much loved gr...
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Iris Maude WELD

24/01/2021
On January 24, 2021, at Nurse Maude Hospital, aged 88 years. Beloved wife and friend of the late Reg Weld. Dearly loved mother and mother-in-law of Suzanne and Babak, Jacqueline and Tony, Nicola and Susan. Loved grandmother of Sam and Holly; Roshan a...
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Johannes (John) Jacobus van de POLL

09/01/2021
Passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital in the company of loving family, on January 9, 2021, aged 82 years. Dearly loved father of Marcel, and Monique, father-in-law of Jody, and Thomas, cherished friend and companion of Thea, Judy and Elly, ...
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William (Grant) G WOODS

20/01/2021
On January 20, 2021, peacefully at home after a long illness aged 75 years. Loving partner of the late Diane, son of the late Joan and Ernest, brother of the late Roger Woods, uncle of Jason, and Dawn and their partners Delwyn, and Phil, great-uncle ...
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Olive Rose MACDONALD

25/01/2021
Passed away peacefully on January 25, 2021, at St Albans Retirement Village, Christchurch, in her one hundredth year. Cherished wife of the late Alister,  beloved mother of Judy and Roger Raymer     (Texas), Bruce and Vicky ( Auckland), Graham a...
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Betty Inez VANSTONE

24/01/2021
Died peacefully on January 24, 2021, aged 93 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Cliff, (Little River), a much loved mother and mother-in-law of Maureen (deceased) and David Clegg, Faye (deceased) and Grant Robertson, and Leita Vanstone and David Si...
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Peter (Pete) Francis HOLM

18/01/2021
Passed away on January 18, 2021, after a battle with cancer, in his 78th year. Pete fought so hard to stay with those he loved. Precious and adored husband of Gloria (in their 52nd year of marriage), dearly loved dad of Warren and Serena, and Karl, p...
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Lois Joy RUSSELL

16/01/2021
On January 16, 2021, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital with Steve by her side, aged 59 years. Dearly loved wife of Steve and ‘mummy’ of Bailie. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Lois Russell, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 854...
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George (Jeff) Victor BRIGNULL

20/01/2021
On January 20, 2021, peacefully at home with family at his side, aged 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Sue, loved father and father-in-law of Tracey, Lee and Lisa, Tanya, Rion and Jacqui, Lisa, Gina (deceased), Suzanne, and Zane, a much loved granda...
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Denese McARDLE

29/12/2020
On December 29, 2020, died peacefully at home, with family. Dearly loved wife and soulmate of the late Bob, much loved mother and mother-in-law of Baden and Marianne, and Lisa and Darren, loved grandmother of Elias and Sophia, loving sister and siste...
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James (Andy) A THOMPSON

15/12/2020
Dad, Brother, Grandad, Uncle, Mr T, and Friend, formerly of Waipara. Passed away on 15th December 2020, peacefully at Amberley Resthome, aged 80 years. Much loved by the Thompsons, Pestells, Angelos, Tommies, Giles, beloved brother of Lorraine Lindsa...
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Robert (Bob) Henry MULLALY

12/01/2021
On January 12, 2021, unexpectedly and tragically taken from us, aged 61 years. Dearly loved partner and best friend of Faith, and much loved by all of his family and friends. A service for Bob will be held in our AvonPark Chapel, corner of Kerrs and ...
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John Leslie PEGLEY

17/01/2021
On Sunday, January 17, 2021, surrounded by his loving family, John passed away after a battle he fought to the end. Loving husband and best friend of Margaret, treasured father of Jason, Katrina, and Daniel, cherished and admired father-in-law of ...
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Norman Gerald PARKYN

19/01/2021
On January 19, 2021, peacefully at home, dearly loved husband of the late Iris, loved father and father-in-law of Brian and Amber, Shirley and David, Marie and Graham, Peter and Sheryl, David and Sharon, Marion and Peter, and a much loved grandad to ...
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Olive (Dee, Di) Mary Jean FOSTER

16/01/2021
Peacefully on January 16, 2021, at Nurse Maude Hospital, aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Heywood, mother of Richard and Sharon, Juliet and Ian, Phil and William. Loved gran of Andy and Sarah, Kate and Hayden, adored great-gran of Hunter,...
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