Obituaries

Gail Patricia CURRAGH

24/06/2017
On June 24, 2017, aged 68 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family.  Dearly and much loved wife of Bob, adored mother and mother-in-law of Jonathan, Nicholas, Melanie and Jonathan Coote, devoted nana and nanny to Lily, Olive, an...
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Raymond (Ray) Arthur BOAKES

23/06/2017
On June 23, 2017, passed away peacefully at Christchurch Hospital surrounded by his loving family, aged 88 years. Dearly loved partner and best friend of Barbara Sloan, loving father of Gary, Tony, and Peter. Many thanks to the staff of Ward 23, Chri...
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Bryan James SLATTERY

23/06/2017
On June 23, 2017, at Nazareth House, aged 80 years.  Dearly beloved husband of Marie for 58 years, loved father of Joanne, Sherryn, Mark, Kevin, and Karyn, loved grandfather of his 12 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren. Rest in peace. Sp...
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Smithy Mete NEHO

23/06/2017
Passed away peacefully on June 23, 2017, at Christchurch.  Much loved husband of Elizabeth, loved dad of Lisa, Vanessa, and Shannan, father-in-law of Terry, Aaron, and Kirsten, adored grandad of Aaron, Nathan and Charmaine, Keanu, Tyrone, Alyssa, An...
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Keith Warren MAUGER

23/06/2017
On June 23, 2017, in Christchurch, aged 59 years. Beloved family man who will be deeply missed by all who loved him. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Keith Mauger, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations ...
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Alexander (Lex) Albert STEWART

24/06/2017
Dearly loved husband of Rita, loved father and father-in-law of Lynette and David Tillman, Grant and Sally, Brenda and Peter Rolfe, and Philippa, and a much loved grandad to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Messages may be addressed to The ...
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Jenny FIELD

21/06/2017
On June 21, 2017, passed away peacefully at Diana Isaac.  Dearly loved wife of the late Aub, loved mother of Duncan and Claire, loved gran of James and Jo, Anna and Aaron, and Mike, loved great-gran of Flinn, and Lachie, and a loved sister of Margar...
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Mary Elizabeth MCKEE

01/06/2017
Aged 62, died in Bermuda on June 1, 2017, as a result of a tragic boating incident.  Adored wife of Arthur, beloved mother of Lucy, Guy, Missy and Elliott, and devoted grandmother of Grace and Poppy.  Cherished daughter of Gerrard Beeson and Yvonne...
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Hugh Alexander WALKER J.P.

19/06/2017
Passed away peacefully at Ngaio Marsh Retirement Village, on Monday, June 19, 2017, aged 86 years.  Dearly loved husband of Lorraine for 62 years, loved and loving father and father-in-law of Grant and Liz (Te Anau), Peter and Leone (Invercargill), ...
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Bruce Ian HURLEY

18/06/2017
Peacefully passed away at home on June 18, 2017, aged 70 years.  Dearly loved husband and best friend of Anne, loved and respected father and father-in-law of Stephen and Sue, Glen and Samantha.  Very much loved grandfather (Dar) and playmate of Lu...
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Norma FOSTER

21/06/2017
On 21 June, 2017, passed away peacefully at Ilam Lifecare, aged 89 years. Loved wife of the late Bevan, loved mother and mother-in-law of Diane and Ian Wilson, John and Nicola Foster. Loved gran of Vicki and Steve Henshaw, Kelly and Chris Morison, Ni...
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Kurt Charles STURGESS

13/06/2017
Suddenly on June 13, 2017. Dearly and much loved husband of Lucy, adored ‘daddy’ of Charlie.   “Taken too soon,  far too short an innings.”   “Forever in our hearts, missed more than you will ever know – We l...
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Olga (Molly) Helen BAYLIS

18/06/2017
Passed away peacefully at Palm Grove, on June 18, 2017, aged 98 years.  Beloved wife of the late Stanley Baylis, much loved mother of Margaret Geddes, and Lyn Epps, mother-in-law of Ron, much loved sister of Nola, and twin of Jimmy (deceased), and F...
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Peter Wignall GURNEY

18/06/2017
On June 18, 2017, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family at WesleyCare, aged 83 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Valerie, much loved father and father-in-law of Pam and Reinhold, and Rachel and Jeff, and loved Grandad of Jonathan, and Mi...
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Jozsef Frigyes TEMESVARI

15/06/2017
On June 15, 2017, peacefully at Parklands Hospital, loved father of Ildiko, Anjelica, and John, and loved grandad of his grandchildren.  A Service to celebrate Jozsef’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, on Wedn...
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Ian Schooler DARLING (JP)

12/06/2017
Passed away peacefully at Parklands Hospital, on Monday, June 12, 2017, with his family close by, aged 86 years.  Much loved husband of Margaret, beloved father and father-in-law of Peter and Julianne; Tim and Tracey, and Sally; and Hamish and Karen...
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Emiel Peter DEN HARING

11/06/2017
It is with great sadness that we advise the death of Emiel. He died peacefully at home on June 11th 2017, surrounded by his loving family, aged 61 years. Much loved husband and soulmate of Jo, dearly loved father and father-in-law of Amy and Chris He...
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Allan (Hylton) Hylton PARKER

12/06/2017
On June 12th 2017, passed away peacefully in his sleep at Parklands Hospital, Christchurch, in his 89th year. Husband and soulmate of Marie, father and father-in-law of Chris (Kit) and Glenis, Tim and Nadja, grandfather of Angela and Peter, Amy and P...
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Leonard Allan COLLETT

After a short illness at Burwood Hospital Len passed away, in his 82nd year.  Dearly loved husband of Ann for 60 years, loved father and father-in-law of Nelson and Catherine, Barry and the late Joann, Michael, Kenneth and Debbie Collett (USA), Mare...
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Douglas (Wattie) WATSON

12/06/2017
On June 12, 2017, passed away peacefully at Diana Isaac Retirement Village, in his 96th year.  Loved husband of the late Irene, loved father of Karen, Sandra, and Julie.  Loved father-in-law of Dave, and loved grandad of Craig.  Messages may be ad...
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