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Alexander (Lex) James COCKBURN


On Thursday, August 31, 2023, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, aged 87 years. Loved husband of Annette for 60 years, loved Dad and father-in-law of Paul and Julie, and Helen, loved Grandad of James, Thomas, and Mitchell, loved uncle, brother-in-law, cousin, and friend to many. A special thanks to St. John for their care and service. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Lex Cockburn, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. John would be appreciated, and may be made online at

Rest in peace

The Funeral Mass for Lex will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 31 Gerald Street, Lincoln, tomorrow (Thursday), September 7, at 11.00am, followed by interment at Weedons Cemetery, at 2.00pm. To watch a livestream of the service, please click here.