30 March 1947 – 8 September 2017. With great sadness we announce that Tony passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by family, after a courageous battle against cancer. With a heart and personality the size of Akaroa Harbour, Tony will be forever missed and lovingly remembered always by his wife Penny, sons Mark (Reg) and wife Shell, Jett Sun and partner Hans Peter (Berlin), daughter Sharon and the lights of his soul, grandchildren Sam, Hayden, Jack, and Te Paea.
You will live on through all of us.
Messages may be addressed to: The Family of the late Tony Rodgers, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Flowers respectfully declined, however, donations in memory of Tony can be made directly to the Akaroa Health Hub, or the Cancer Society. In accordance with Tony’s wishes, a private service has been held. A celebration of Tony’s life will be held at a later date.