(RNZN No. 5493) On April 28, 2023, passed away peacefully at St Albans Retirement Village, Christchurch, in his 99th year. Dearly loved husband of the late Betty for 68 years, much loved and loving father and father-in-law of Gaye and John Philpott, Dale and Charlie Brown, Sally Watson and Robin Smith, Reid and Virginia Watson. Loved grandad of James and Logan, Anna and Jonny, Kate and Josh; Louis, and Aimee; Oliver; Joshua and Emily, and Bridey. Special thanks to all the staff at St Albans Retirement Village for all the wonderful love and support given to Alec. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Alec Watson, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. A Service to Celebrate and Remember Alec’s life will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Christchurch, on Wednesday, May 3 at 2.00pm. Private cremation thereafter.